According to research by Goldman Sachs, the virtual and augmented reality industry will become a $85 billion market by 2025. However, while a lot of the conversation surrounding VR and AR is focused on gaming and video, a huge part of the market value is being driven from non-entertainment use cases. Show More Summary
Today, Eurostar unveiled the world's first on-board virtual reality experience, available to all passengers on services between London, France and Brussels.
Zotac's VR Go Backpack PC promises a tether-free VR experience, but should you invest the money into a PC dedicated for virtual reality?
From Georgia to India, social media and apps are teaching young people about sex and relationships Almost half the world’s population is online and billions of young people use social media. So why doesn’t more sex education happen across...Show More Summary
Sanzaru and Oculus Studios' upcoming Marvel Powers United VR is a first-person, cooperative, action-oriented super hero take on the whole virtual reality experience, and for the first time ever gamers get to see what it's like playing as Deadpool in a VR environment. It's about as crazy...
Watching killer whales cavort, leap and swim has long been the hallmark of a visit to SeaWorld, but now the San Diego park is taking visitors right into the water with the huge cetaceans — virtually. DeepSee VR: Orca 360, which opened this month only at the San Diego park, is SeaWorld’s latest...
Ready At Dawn Studios spent 20 months working on its science fiction single-player virtual reality game Lone Echo and its accompanying multiplayer companion mode Echo Arena. Both are debuting today exclusively on the Oculus Rift + Touch VR platform, and they’re going to take the quality of VR entertainment up a notch. I played Echo Arena again in […]
Over the next decade, Mark Zuckerberg wants virtual reality to permeate every facet of our lives — replacing the TV, the PC, and maybe even the smartphone as the primary way we interact with the digital world. In the meantime, we have...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Presence Capital — one of the earliest venture capital firms to focus on virtual reality and augmented reality startups — is today announcing that it has made 33 investments. That’s a lot of investments for a fund that was announced in December 2015. Presence Capital has invested in Baobab Studios, Bigscreen, Harmonix, Nomadic, Meta, Resolution Games, […]
A new partnership to provide VR music video experiences from musicians and artists
We got a preview of Los Angeles' cyberpunk future thanks to a mix of virtual reality and movie-making magic.
If you love the idea of virtual reality, but hate having to wear a headset, this is going to appeal to you. Japan's public broadcaster NHK has come up with an ultra high-definition immersive experience, featuring a rounded 8K projection...Show More Summary
At Disney’s D23 event over the weekend, Marvel announced the company’s first virtual reality game, which goes by the name of Marvel Powers United VR. The game, which allows players to choose from 12 Marvel characters, is not due out until 2018 and will be exclusive to the Oculus Rift. Show More Summary
Google has long sold its Cardboard VR format as a super accessible platform for getting people into virtual reality. One of their major initiatives for it has been in education markets through its Google Expeditions program, which allows students to get in the center of 360 photos and 3D scenes with historical importance. Show More Summary
VR ad experiments are taking place at Google’s Area 120 workshop because developers are itching to monetize their apps according to a recent blog post. But unfortunately, the ads aren’t as cool as you think. Because virtual reality is such a personal experience, developers are leaning away from intrusive ad experiences. Show More Summary
(Harvard Medical School) A new study in mice trained to perform a sound identification task in a virtual reality maze reveals contrasts in how groups of neurons in different regions of the brain function during decision making.
Meet the virtual reality arcade, a lesson in how new technology offers small businesses an opportunity to update an old concept.
Smart-mouthed, mayhem-prone anti-hero "Deadpool" made a virtual reality debut on Wednesday in a "Marvel Powers United" game being tailored for Oculus Rift gear.
Last weekend, Disney announced "Marvel Powers United VR," a new virtual reality game designed in conjunction with Facebook's Oculus VR subsidiary, which will launch exclusively for the Oculus Rift headset in 2018. At the time, Disney...Show More Summary