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 »

 

Google to Bring 3D 180 ‘Point-and-Shoot’ Cameras to Vloggers this Winter

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To fit alongside the company’ Daydream mobile VR platform, Google is partnering with Lenovo, LG, and YI Technology to create a new class of 180 cameras. Called VR180, the point-and-shoot video cameras create stereoscopic 180 video that can be uploaded or livestreamed to YouTube, and viewed on VR headsets. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki took the stage at Vidcon

Gran Turismo Creator Hoped For ‘Something More Incredible’ Than PSVR

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Gran Turismo Sport is coming out later this year, but the promised PlayStation VR (PSVR) support is sounding increasingly underwhelming. From the sounds of it, the game’s developer isn’t too impressed either. Speaking to VentureBeat, Gran Turismo creator and director Kazunori Yamauchi noted that he had hoped current VR technology like PSVR would be better

5G network will transform human lifestyle by merging AR and VR with physical reality: Study

ibtimes.co.in – Even as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have started making an impact on consumers’ lifestyle, they collide with physically reality now, but this will change drastically with the ar… Tweeted by @raymondronamai https://twitter.com/raymondronamai/status/877649512528977920 The Ultimate Virtual Reality Guide

‘The SoulKeeper VR’ Gets August 15th Early Access Release Date, New Trailer

Since our preview with the graphically impressive VR RPG The SoulKeeper VR back in April, we’ve been looking forward to the launch of the game. Developer HELM Systems has finally announced that the game will launch in Early Access on August 15th, and have a new trailer to accompany the announcement (heading this article). SEE ALSO

Limited Time: Save $50 on HTC Vive, Get $50 Steam Credit & ‘Star Trek Bridge Crew’

As part of the Steam Summer Sale, HTC is offering a rare $ 50 discount on the Vive headset, along with a $ 50 Steam gift card to capitalize on VR deals during the sale. The bundle also includes the recently released Star Trek: Bridge Crew, and two older VR games. If you’re looking to buy

DEVELOP:BRIGHTON ANNOUNCES VR GAME FINALISTS IN INDIE SHOWCASE – 11-13 July 2017

DEVELOP:BRIGHTON ANNOUNCES FINALISTS IN SEVENTH INDIE SHOWCASE – 11-13 July 2017 Develop:Brighton, Europe’s leading game developers conference, today announced the shortlisted games to be on display as part of the seventh Indie Showcase, sponsored by Unity. Running on 12 and 13 July within the Develop:Brighton Expo, the Indie Showcase  highlights independently-developed games selected by a judging