Using Samsung GearVR, HTC Vive and HoloLens headsets, University of Newcastle students will be among the first in the world to learn key anatomy and birthing techniques through virtual and augmented simulation. More »
Remembering where a goal is requires the same parts of the brain in virtual reality as it does in the real world, a new study demonstrates. The study showed that mice performed poorly on the virtual test if they lacked Shank2, a protein known to be associated with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disabilities.
Orlando Bloom made an appearance on last night’s (May 24) episode of The Tonight Show, and participated in a super fun round of Jimmy Fallon‘s Virtual Reality Pictionary! The 40-year-old actor teamed up with The Roots‘ Tariq Trotter to face off against Jimmy and special guest Zoe Lister-Jones in a virtual reality version of Pictionary. [...]
The Virtual Reality Co. (aka the one working with Steven Spielberg) is putting out its first animated VR project, "Raising a Rukus," on Samsung Gear VR.
There are only a few virtual reality titles that I’ve played where I need a bit of a “come down” period to regroup my thoughts and start thinking like a real human again. SUPERHOT VR is one of those titles. Today, the Rift-exclusive is finally coming to the HTC Vive natively via the Steam store, nearly six months after its launch on the Oculus Store. Read More
With virtual reality (VR) seemingly infiltrating every facet of our lives, from movie theaters and theme parks to TV broadcasting and internet searches, it’s only a matter of time before companies figure out how to make it easy for people to pay for things while immersed in their virtual worlds. And this is exactly what Worldpay is […]
Dutch company VeriCon, a structural engineering firm, has just created a new HoloLens app that would allow its customers to view the inside and outside of their homes in Virtual Reality. Above, you can check out a VeriCorn customer visualizing her new home after seeing 2D drawings of her new home. With this, you would […]
Transform and roll out … and into your neighborhood virtual reality arcade. That’s what Transformers fan will soon be doing in China. This week, Hasbro and DMG Entertainment announced they were launching augmented and virtual reality experiences around Transformers, the robots that turn into cars, warplanes, and dinosaurs. They’ve been a phenomenon in toy stores […]
GUEST: When the term “virtual reality” first became a topic of general conversation, many people had grand expectations of what it would look like when it arrived. Spurred by sci-fi movies like 1982’s “Tron” and 1992’s “The Lawnmower Man,” we imagined complex, fully immersive environments entered using headsets and specialized haptic suits. A quarter-century later, we’re […]
As abortion access continues to come under threat in Congress, women who are trying to access the procedure are regularly confronted with anti-abortion harassment and vitriol outside of clinics nationwide. Planned Parenthood’s new virtual...Show More Summary
Queen guitarist Brian May is releasing a book of 3D photographs that include photos of his childhood as well as his time in the band Queen. May is passionate about 3D — or stereo — photography and has designed his own 3D photo viewer. He...Show More Summary
Torksey AD 872/873 A 1,100-year-old camp the Viking Great Army at Torksey has been brought to life in stunning virtual reality based on the latest research. Heralded as the most realistic immersive experience ever created of the Viking world, the exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum in York runs from May 19 to November 5. Show More Summary
Maybe it's just me, but all realities, virtual or otherwise, should include Sarah Shahi. Shahi stars in NBC's upcoming drama Reverie, a science fiction series due out next midseason, and from the sounds of it, it's going to mess with your mind. Shahi plays Mara, an expert in human behavior who must... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Reverie Sarah Shahi Dennis Haysbert
Facebook's Oculus virtual reality unit has moved on from its founder, Palmer Luckey, but that doesn't mean that the guy who literally kickstarted the modern VR space is done thinking about the future of VR. In an interview with Japan's...Show More Summary
The league’s new VR platform will come at no additional charge to At-Bat subscribers.
Hasbro and Dan Mintz’s Hollywood film studio DMG Entertainment are launching interactive Transformers virtual reality and augmented reality centers in China — a nation where the robots in disguise films have thrived in recent years. The centers will treat guests to “digital simulation experiences” based on the Transformers universe in both VR and AR. The first […]
WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke held a video call in April with an infamous right-wing internet troll and a virtual reality entrepreneur to discuss the Trump administration’s plans to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico...Show More Summary
The first employee hired to work on the Oculus Rift at Oculus VR — the virtual reality headset company Facebook paid $2 billion for — is quitting. "Chris Dycus, employee number 1, out," he wrote in a public Facebook post on May 15. Dycus...Show More Summary
Mark Terrano cut his teeth as a game designer on real-time strategy (RTS) titles such as Age of Empires II. Now at Hidden Path Entertainment, he is using that experience to take RTS games into virtual reality. The company is making its next VR RTS title, Brass Tactics, as an exclusive for the Oculus Rift […]