VirtualReality

  • Oculus Desktop app also getting an overhaul with Rift Core 2.0

    If you have an Oculus Rift, its time to get excited about updates. During the recent Oculus Connect 4 developer conference, Oculus announced we were getting a complete overhaul of the Oculus Home experience. Today they’ve announced their Oculus desktop app is also getting an overhaul. Launching as part...
  • Hyundai thinks we’ll be using VR in our autonomous cars, brings concept to CESAsia

    At CES Asia, Hyundai showed an autonomous concept car, joining a slew of other auto makers working on the technology. More interesting is Hyundai’s thoughts on what we’ll all be doing in the future when the cars are driving themselves. This photo is from Hyundai’s booth at CES Asia shows...
  • Review: 3SIXT Virtual Reality Headset

    3SIXT is a Mobile and Tablet Accessories company and one of their latest product is a VR headset. In 2016, there’s plenty of ways to create 360° videos, so having affordable devices to consume that content is important. 3SIXT Virtual Reality Headset uses your existing smartphone (compatible with devices between 4.7″...
  • Watch the Olympics in Virtual Reality

    The 2016 Rio Olympics is offering a very new experience, VR. Those people who have a Samsung GearVR headset and compatible Samsung phone can install a dedicated 7VR app that allows you to experience up to 100 hours of live events and highlights from Rio in Virtual Reality. As the Olympics...
  • Listen to your Spotify and SoundCloud playlists in VR with GROOVR

    Good news virtual reality fans, you can now listen to your Spotify and SoundCloud playlists inside the Oculus experience. Since getting the GearVR, there’s been a slew of new apps, both free and paid, arrive in the Store for download. One new app experience is called GROOVR (a play...
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    Review: Metricon’s GearVR display homes experience

    Earlier this year we told you about Metricon’s use virtual reality to show off their display homes. Well now thanks to the GearVR and Metricon, I’ve been able to get hands-on with the experience from home. Thanks to Android’s flexibility, sideloading allowed for the necessary content files to be...
  • Review: Samsung Gear VR, the hype is real

    Virtual Reality is about to go mainstream and there’s one company responsible, Oculus. Their technology was so impressive, they got bought by Facebook. With their focus on the high-end of the market, they partnered with Samsung to create a consumer friendly Gear VR, that’s available for just US$99, you...
  • Virtually walk through The Block apartments with Scann3D

    The Block Grand Finale was watched by over 2 million viewers last night and included a first for the show, a VR experience for the contestants. Scann3d is a Melbourne based 3D tour specialist partnered with Matterport, a 3D hardware provider, who came together to create an experience where...
  • Metricon using VR for new home previews (Updated)

    Australia’s largest home building company, Metricon Homes is giving potential home buyers the opportunity to experience their future home in virtual reality. On offer is a ‘Virtual Display Experience’ which lets people place a Samsung Gear VR on their head and look around the environment which will be a...