Now is the time to train with virtual terrorists!

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!

VRFC- The latest addition to sports VR

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

VR to improve empathy in domestic abusers

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

oksusu Social VR is here to make virtual reality more fun

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

HP goes VR heavy!

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!

Step into Unabomber’s cabin, in VR

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

Here’s the future of the Olympic Games

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

Here’s the new year’s VR gift from HTC

In our last post itself, we mentioned about a standalone VR headset from HTC. Well if not a standalone HMD, we finally have a premium high-res headgear and a wireless adapter. While the likes of LG, Samsung and Sony stole the spotlight at CES 2018, HTC sneaked in a surprise announcement of its own before the day was over. The announcement about the new Vive … Continue reading Here’s the new year’s VR gift from HTC

Sneak peak into the VR world of 2018

The concept of VR has been here for decades but it was in mid-2014 that the modern consumer VR era was kickstarted with the launch of Google Cardboard. The onslaught really began in November 2015 with the release of Samsung Gear VR. A year later, substantial growth was recorded in the industry with the launch of high-end Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. In every case, … Continue reading Sneak peak into the VR world of 2018

IKEA’s newest retail concept: VR experience

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