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Google to Bring 3D 180 ‘Point-and-Shoot’ Cameras to Vloggers this Winter

To fit alongside the company' Daydream mobile VR platform, Google is partnering with Lenovo, LG, and YI Technology to create a new class of 180 cameras....

YouTube VR Creator Lab to Mentor and Fund Creators up to $40K

On August 7th 2017, YouTube Space LA hosts the beginning of the VR Creator Lab, a 3-month program to assist content creators in producing...

Hands-on: IBM Watson Brings Voice Commands to ‘Star Trek: Bridge Crew’

IBM Watson, the artificial intelligence platform designed to understand natural language, today launched support for Star Trek: Bridge Crew (2017) across PSVR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Before...

Valve Reveals More Detail on ‘Knuckles’ Motion Controllers

Valve has lifted the veil somewhat on its Knuckles controllers, first revealed as a prototype last October at the company's annual Steam Dev Days conference....

This Flexible Thermoelectric Skin Has Made Me a Believer in Thermal Haptics

Korea-based TEGway is developing ThermoReal, a thermoelectric array which can generate heat and cold with impressively low latency. The flexible nature of ThermoReal could...

Dungeons & Dragons ‘Dungeon Chess’ Comes to Oculus Rift and Gear VR

Dungeon Chess, described as "the first official Dungeons & Dragons-themed Gear VR Game", is now available on both Samsung’s mobile VR platform and the...

YouTube Now Offering Heatmaps for 360 Video Analytics

Spherical YouTube videos with over 1,000 views now include ‘360° Heatmaps’ within the Analytics section of the Creator Studio. The new feature provides a...

The Crazy VR Goggles in HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Are Not a Prop but a...

HBO's show Silicon Valley entertains with tales of the pervasive startup culture of California's San Francisco Bay Area. While virtual reality has graced the show previously,...

SteamVR Home Gets Virtual Collectibles, an Intriguing Glimpse at the Future of Achievements &...

Valve has added the first wave of SteamVR Collectibles to SteamVR Home, unlockable rewards which can be used to decorate your virtual Home space...

‘Mage’s Tale’ Lead Designer on VR RPG Character Progression & Gameplay Mechanics

Oculus premiered about a dozen games ahead of GDC this year, and one that stood out to me was Mage's Tale  for its distinct art...

Startup Aims for Retinal Resolution VR Display With 70x “effective resolution” of Today’s Headsets

Finland-based Varjo has announced a new display technology for AR and VR which the company is calling "the first human eye-resolution VR/AR/XR immersive display."...

Review: ‘The Mage’s Tale’

Stepping into The Mage's Tale, a first-person dungeon crawler RPG that puts you in the enchanted boots of an apprentice mage, is a bit like jumping...

HTC Explains Why It Hasn’t Lowered the Price of the Vive

Despite its primary competitor, Oculus, making a major price cut to the Rift & Touch earlier this year, HTC's Vive headset still sits at...

Oculus Begins ‘Summer of Rift’ Sale, $100 Credit for Rift & Touch Bundle Buyers

Oculus have announced they will be offering up to 60% price reductions on over 30 titles across the Oculus Store for the Rift and...

Racing Game “Sprint Vector” is an Intense Workout with VR Locomotion that Just Works

Sprint Vector is an "adrenaline platformer" racing game that relies upon a unique locomotion technique of swinging your arms in order to run through...
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