CES 2015 Marks the Arrival of Consumer VR – Road to VR Will be There!

Another year, another Internaional CES. But as the rapid growth of the VR industry shows no signs of abating, we look at the signs that mean 2015 will be the year VR heads to people's homes. … Read the full article …

Innovega Demonstrates Progress on iOptik Contact Lenses for Augmented Reality [video]

The last time we heard from Innovega was back in April. They demonstrated their iOptik contact lens which allows users to focus their view on images that are extremely close to the eye. At CES 2013 last week, Innovega showed off it's latest prototypes of the iOptik augmented reality system which combines contact lens with a low-profile head mounted display. The setup allows the creation of an AR display system which is compact but still retains a wide field of view. … Read the full article …

Oculus Rift CES 2013 Interview with Palmer Luckey

Here's another interview from CES 2013 with details on the Oculus Rift head mounted display / VR headset. Again, we've heard most of it already, but if you're like me you're soaking up every scrap of info you can. In this interview Palmer Luckey, the creator of the Oculus Rift, talks to his long-time virtual friend Neil Schneider for the first time in person. … Read the full article …

Xsens Demonstrates Camera-less Full Body Motion Tracking at CES 2013

At CES 2013, Xsens is demonstrating a camera-less full body motion tracking system which could be used for virtual reality gaming and other applications. The company, which provides professional motion capture systems for film and industrial uses, is now hoping to provide affordable full body motion capture for consumer experiences. … Read the full article …

Oculus Rift HMD at CES 2013 Roundup — Praise and More Praise

Oculus Inc is that CES 2013 this year and the Oculus Rift is getting plenty of attention. The company isn't making any new announcements, though they are giving demos of the VR headset to press at CES. In this post I'll be pointing you'll find fresh interviews and hands-on demos that are coming out of CES 2013 this week. … Read the full article …

Microsoft Reveals IllumiRoom, A Projector-based System for Immersive Gaming

At CES this week, Microsoft has revealed a research project called IllumiRoom. The system combines a Kinect with a projector to scan your TV room and show content that extends beyond your TV. The goal is to create a more immersive gaming experience by adding peripheral information. The IllumiRoom appears very similar to a patent application recently filed by Microsoft. … Read the full article …

Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses Developer Kits Now Shipping; Hands-on with M100 at CES [video]

Vuzix announced the M100 Smart Glasses back in November. The company is now shipping developer kits along with the SDK which was offered for $999 when the unit was first announced. Engadget also has a brand new hands-on video with the M100 at the CES 2013 exhibition which is happening right now! … Read the full article …