"Bullet Train" featured players firing on virtual people in a train station just days after the Parkland high school shootings.
The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art will debut Toni Dove: Embodied Machines, the first survey of Dove?s pioneering work, which operates at the crossroads of live performance, interactive narrative and virtual reality. The exhibition...Show More Summary
While the quality of the visual effects in virtual reality continues to improve with the power of PCs and GPUs used to render it, the same can not be said for most of the other senses we use to perceive reality, including the sense of touch. Show More Summary
Facebook pulled a virtual reality gun game from a major US conservative political gathering Friday, saying the demo was a mistake given the recent deadly school shooting in Florida. “We removed the demo and regret failing to do so at the start,” Facebook virtual reality vice president...
Facebook pulled a virtual reality gun game from a major US conservative political gathering Friday, saying the demo was a mistake given the recent deadly school shooting in Florida.
Facebook has been criticised for being "tone deaf" after showing off a virtual reality shoot-em-up demo at a conservative conference following the Florida school shooting. The social network has since removed the shooting aspects from...Show More Summary
Facebook apologized for the demos of violent shooter games at CPAC after the shootings at a high school in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 people dead.
A standard demo of games for the Oculus headset included at least one that allowed players to shoot guns.
Facebook has removed a virtual reality shooting demo from a booth it has set up at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday, after reporters drew attention to it online and questioned whether it was appropriate in light of the shooting last week in Parkland, Fla. A video of attendees shooting guns as part of […]
Facebook pulled a demo of Bullet Train, a virtual reality game that lets players use an imaginary gun to pretend shoot people in a train station, at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference. The move comes following criticism...Show More Summary
So you're looking for a work out in virtual reality. If games like Dance Dance Revolution and Just Dance have taught us anything it's that putting a little pep in your step always leads to a good time. Here we've found the best titles for your PlayStation VR (PSVR) system for you to break a sweat in. Show More Summary
While virtual reality is still fairly new in terms of overall adoption--with just a few million people buying headsets in 2017--several companies in both the hardware and content sectors have made 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, a platform to show how the technology is evolving. Leading up to the opening ceremony, Jaunt VR...
HINDHEAD, England (Reuters) - For 93-year-old Daphne Padfield, a dementia sufferer in an English care home, the arrival of a virtual reality (VR) headset offered a window back to the day in 1953 when Britain crowned its new queen.
Google's take on a mobile augmented reality framework is no longer limited to a modestly-sized preview. It just released ARCore 1.0, letting anyone publish Android apps that take advantage of the toolkit to meld virtual objects with the real world. Show More Summary
Fantasy author Brandon Sanderson's first novel in The Stormlight Archive series is crossing over into the world of VR with the upcoming virtual reality experience The Way of Kings VR: Escape the Shattered Plains. Greg Burke sat downShow More Summary
GUEST: Few emerging technologies generate as much buzz as augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and chatbots. Even so, it seems like these new technologies explode onto the public radar, then vanish as quickly as they arrive. Behind the scenes, though, companies and researchers are making ongoing breakthroughs in all three of these areas. And when […]
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SPONSORED: Presented by Intel Anyone involved in virtual reality over the course of the past few years, whether as a developer of VR, as a user of VR, or simply tracking the industry’s progress, will agree there’s a word they’ve heard a few times too many: Holodeck. The well-trod Star Trek concept has become a threadbare […]
GUEST: Why is the allure of virtual reality in the enterprise becoming increasingly difficult to resist for many marketers? Are there real-world use cases in business-to-business (B2B) marketing today, and will these translate into sales venues any time soon? While some companies are active in VR and AR in the enterprise, many large businesses have been […]
While virtual reality might seem like a recent technology, that’s far from the truth because we’ve had bits and pieces of it before. Since the 1960s we have seen prototypes of immersive stereoscopic videos, motion-tracking headsets and interactive Google Street View-like experiences. Show More Summary