If someday it’s said that here is your chance to save an airport from terrorists, escape insurgents in South Sudan, and rescue civilians in an underground station; don’t be stunned as now it’s all doable in one morning. All because of the modern technology! the ability to recreate these scenarios within virtual and augmented reality is here, and it’s being used to help train counter-terrorism … Continue reading Now is the time to train with virtual terrorists!
Virtual reality and sports go hand-in-hand. Whether you are watching games or playing them, VR has the ability to enhance a sporting experience. CherryPop Games, a brand well known for enhancing sporting experiences with its first title Sports Bar VR is now offering a second title, VRFC: Virtual Reality Football Club which hopes to take that mantle and run with it. Virtual Reality Football Club … Continue reading VRFC- The latest addition to sports VR
In a study, researchers from the University of Barcelona have shown that violent people have a lack of emotional recognition, but that a virtual experience improves their empathy. Although there are surveys which contend that violent people have difficulties in identifying emotions like fear or rage, there are some discrepancies due to the used methodology to determine empathy and ethical problems these studies present. Based … Continue reading VR to improve empathy in domestic abusers
South Korean wireless telecommunications operator SK Telecom is no alien to virtual reality and 360-degree technology having showcased its live broadcast platform ‘360 adaptive VR Live Streaming Platform’ (360 VR Live) at Mobile World Congress 2017. And going by its latest announcement, the corporate is prepared to debut “social virtual reality” at its 2018 Mobile World Congress booth next week. The demos will run from … Continue reading oksusu Social VR is here to make virtual reality more fun
We have always said that how much ever time it may take but we have in the future of the virtual reality market and now HP has proved the same with its latest announcement. HP recently announced workstations and a pro-grade Windows Mixed Reality Headset for content creators and industrial uses. The company already has its Windows Mixed Reality headset, which resembles a cross between … Continue reading HP goes VR heavy!
Not so long ago, we wrote about living the life of a detective in 1940’s Los Angeles and now comes the opportunity of being a part of the FBI Task Force, in charge of investigating one of the most challenging domestic terrorist cases in US history. We are talking about “Unabomber: The Virtual Reality Experience”. To give you a brief, Ted Kaczynski, or “The Unabomber,” … Continue reading Step into Unabomber’s cabin, in VR
At last year’s CES itself, Intel made its debut within the hardware VR race with a virtual reality headset of its own, named Project Alloy. Project Alloy was a wireless “merged reality” beta model that looked and felt kind of like a cordless Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. Although the corporate decided to cancel the plans of shipping its own VR headset within the fourth … Continue reading Here’s the future of the Olympic Games
IKEA, the world’s largest furniture retailer, is constantly trying new things—from rethinking co-living to launching pop-up restaurants. IKEA has already done some early work to embrace augmented reality in its brick-and-mortar stores with the launch of an AR app that lets users pick and place virtual furniture in their own space. Through a recent design collaboration with Wavemaker, the company is taking the next step … Continue reading IKEA’s newest retail concept: VR experience
India’s first digital incubator for college entrepreneurs, SV.CO has now partnered with Facebook to offer a broader exposure to students.The programme termed as School of Innovation will help engineering students in India make the most of the rapidly emerging tech ecosystem. The VR Program in School of Innovation, the first area of focus as part of the program, will provide a platform for the best … Continue reading School of Innovation is here to take India’s VR game to next level
VR has now crossed galaxies as Star Wars becomes the latest franchise to get the virtual reality treatment with its new computer-generated experience called Secrets of the Empire launching just in time for new movie The Last Jedi. Opening up at The Atrium in Westfield London shopping centre, Secrets of the Empire is dubbed as a “hyper-reality experience” by Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID. The … Continue reading Be the Stormtroopers and travel galaxies in VR!