VR

  • NextVR is bringing live sports and virtual reality together

    By all accounts, 2016 will be the big year for Virtual Reality. With VR products from a number of hardware vendors (Oculus Rift, Sony PlayStation VR, Samsung GearVR) next year, most at an affordable price point, your next question will be content. The most obvious source for content is...
  • The most interesting news this week, wasn’t the new iPhone, it was VR

    Usually Apple owns the news cycle for much of the iPhone launch week. This year however with incremental updates to the phone (3D touch the exception), it demanded much less of the industry’s attention than years past. A much more exciting story that grabbed headlines came from Oculus and Samsung. Virtual...
  • Student creates VR experience to interrogate the human brain

    Biomedical Engineering student from Portugal, Filipe Rodrigues has combined the Unity game engine, a Leap Motion and an Oculus Rift for one amazing experience. It’s part of a master’s thesis and called Brain Connectivity. The app allows you to interact with a 3D Reconstruction of an actual human Brain and...
  • Brisbane turns to cardboard VR to promote the city

    Brisbane is using Google Cardboard Virtual Reality technology to promote their city. In an Australian tourism first, they’re giving Melbournians and Sydneysiders the chance to experience Brisbane in an effort to increase tourism, something that’s probably an easy sell on a chilly winter morning. While viewing the videos via...
  • Oculus Rift consumer version coming Q1 2016

    The most popular VR headset on the planet, Oculus Rift is finally ready for prime time, in the first quarter of next year. With pre-orders going live later this year, the rest of the details are limited, very limited. In a blog post, we finally got an answer on...
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