Microsoft wants to make Direct Reality VR’s answer to DirectX

Just ahead of Microsoft’s media event prior to E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show) last week the company filed a trademark for Direct Reality. Given the company’s penchant for relabelling virtual More »

Russian Artist Arrested for Refusing to Take off Her VR Headset

Moscow artist Ekaterina Nenasheva claims she was arrested and taken to a psychiatric clinic. The crime? Refusing to take off her VR headset according to reports. Over the past four years, VR has More »

Video: Watch Valve’s New ‘Knuckles’ VR Controller in Action

Knuckles, Valve’s unique VR motion controller, is already in the hands of select developers who are no doubt designing ways to use the controller’s 5-finger tracking. In the video published by Zulubo More »

Steam’s Massive 2017 Summer Sale Kicks Off Today With Discounts To Over 800 VR Games

It’s that time of the year again. Kids are frolicking at parks during the day, free from the restraints of school life, the sun is shining high in the sky, and everybody More »

YouTube Introduces VR180 Format

So you don’t have to look behind you. During a keynote at Vidcon, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki took the stage to announce the rollout of a new video format called VR180. As More »

This Flexible Thermoelectric Skin Has Made Me a Believer in Thermal Haptics

Korea-based TEGway is developing ThermoReal, a thermoelectric array which can generate heat and cold with impressively low latency. The flexible nature of ThermoReal could make it suitable for integration into VR controllers, More »

 

Raspberry Pi VR Systems Enables Jurors To Explore Crime Scenes

A new Raspberry Pi powered virtual reality system has been created to enable jurors to be able to explore crime scenes as they actually were and has been designed by PhD researcher in forensic science and criminal investigations, Mehzeb Chowdhury. The MABMAT robotic imaging system Is capable of recording 360 degree high definition video using

Storyhunter CEO: Virtual reality is the ‘most powerful medium’ for storytelling

For video journalists, virtual reality (VR) technology is not new. It’s been talked about since the 90s. But recently, there’s been more of a push as big companies have made the jump and started embracing the technology. Popular platforms like YouTube and Facebook have introduced 360° viewing abilities. Google Cardboard has become more widely available

DeoVR Releases User-Friendly VR Video Player

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DeoVR Releases User-Friendly 360 Video Player DeoVR has announced the launch of its video player for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, providing another link in the VR chain.   According to the company, it’s easy to watch VR and streaming YouTube 360 videos on Oculus Rift with the DeoVR player, with the software receiving

PlayStation VR Porn: No Dedicated App For X-Rated Content

Currently, a company vouching for virtual reality porn is getting in touch with Sony for adult movies to be played on their virtual reality device. This means that PlayStation VR Porn is yet to become available in the upcoming virtual reality peripheral. Will Sony agree to the idea? Plans for PlayStation Debauchery According to PSU,

Hands-On: ‘The American Dream’ is a Controversial Satire About Gun Culture

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Hands-On: ‘Dragon Front’ is More Than Just ‘Hearthstone’ in VR

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