VR could get resolutions so high they’ll trick the human eye this year

I am standing in a virtual living room rendered via Unity. Except I am seeing things I never have before in VR. There is a virtual television on the wall to my More »

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 »

 

Adobe Continues to Drive 360 Video and VR Innovation with Acquisition of Mettle’s Skybox Tools for Editing and Visual Effects

Adobe Continues to Drive 360 Video and VR Innovation with Acquisition of Mettle’s Skybox Tools for Editing and Visual Effects “Acquisition Accelerates Adobe’s Position in Cutting Edge New Medium” Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced it has acquired all SkyBox technology from Mettle, a global developer of best-in-class 360-degree and virtual reality software. The acquisition

SIGGRAPH 2017 to Host Special VR Presentation and Film Produced by The New York Times

SIGGRAPH 2017 to Host Special VR Presentation and Film Produced by The New York Times SIGGRAPH 2017, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, is pleased to announce that it will host a special VR presentation and film screening produced by The New York Times. SIGGRAPH

Enterspace to Open Sweden’s Largest VR Centre in Stockholm

Enterspace to Open Sweden’s Largest VR Centre in Stockholm “Swedish virtual reality (VR) company Enterspace, a company within the Starbreeze Group, has confirmed it will open a new VR centre in Stockholm in the fall of 2017. The 900-square meter debut Enterspace VR centre will include both VR experiences and a dedicated café bar.” Enterspace

ViveX Demo Day Batch 2 Featured 26 VR And AR Companies

Today at an event in San Francisco HTC hosted a Vive X Demo Day for its second batch of funded company demos. The event featured 26 different companies ranging from game developers, enterprise applications, ease-of-use convenience tools, and a litany of other projects. To date Vive X has funded over 60 different companies with over

Report: LA Noire Getting A PSVR Remaster

Rockstar Games is known for pretty consistently releasing some of the best games on the planet such as Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption. But one of its most divisive games of the last decade, LA Noire, could be the first to make it into VR. WWG cites three separate sources related to

Microsoft’s Direct Reality Is VR’s Answer To DirectX

Just ahead of Microsoft’s E3 conference last week the company filed a trademark for Direct Reality. Given the company’s penchant for relabelling virtual reality as mixed reality, we had hoped that would mean VR would make an appearance at its showcase. Sadly that wasn’t the case, but do now know what Direct Reality really is.