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Sony Computer Entertainment surprised last evening's Silicon Valley VR meetup #10 with the first public display of their Project Morpheus VR headset prototype. Morpheus, unveiled at this year's Game Developers Conference in March, was only shown to a limited audience...
Sixense, creators of the popular (and now rather expensive!) Hydra system, today announced to their Kickstarter backers a three month delay in delivery of their upcoming STEM motion controllers “for the sake of performance optimization." The controllers, originally due...
Futuristic cyber-thriller Technolust launches its Kickstarter today and unveils a stunning new prototype for the Oculus Rift. Brian Hart takes a look and speaks with its developer, Blair Renaud. Cyberpunk, Built for VR "In the early part of the 21st century, the...
After nearly a year, Jaunt comes out of stealth mode today with what they hope will be the launch of a new content medium: cinematic virtual reality. For many months now, they have teased on their their website: "At...
With the recent acquisition of virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR by Facebook last week, Microsoft has accelerated the release of their VR offering, targeting the lucrative enterprise market. Hardware and Reaction Dubbed Microsoft Office© Oculu 2014 Enterprise Edition™, the Oculu...
Atheer Labs, a maker of smart glasses with gesture recognition, recently completed a successful Indiegogo campaign, raising $214,407 of their $100,000 goal. Road to VR's Brian Hart recently visited their Mountain View, CA, office and sat down with Senior...
As part of continuing GDC 2014 coverage, Cymatic Bruce and myself had our first opportunity to experience Sony's new Project Morpheus, the PS4 VR dev kit, earlier today. How Does it Feel to Wear? Brian: I found it a little awkward...
Hot on the heels of the Spirited Away boiler room comes another nostalgic virtual reality experience. Jerry's Place VR is an Oculus Rift demo that puts you in an impressively detailed virtual version of Seinfeld's iconic New York apartment. It's...
On the heels of yesterday's story about major changes to Kickstarter reward levels and collaboration, Sixense announced today they are canceling the MakeVR campaign for now. Sixense pledges to reboot the project on Kickstarter as soon as possible. Today's update...
Sixense Entertainment, creators of the Hydra and STEM controllers, announced key enhancements to the Kickstarter for forthcoming virtual reality 3D modeling and printing software, MakeVR. Beta access, lower price points, and less restrictive conditions on collaboration bolster the company's...
Stretch goals for the record-breaking Avegant Glyph Kickstarter have been finalized, with some of the goals having been passed even before they were even created. Rewards include new colors, noise canceling, and limited edition engraving. Avegant is taking the...
Oculus VR Inc has released a draft Best Practices guide for VR developers that, in their words, seeks to maximize:  1) oculomotor comfort, 2) bodily comfort, and 3) a positive user experience. The document can be found on the Oculus...
CES 2014 has wrapped up, and the awards and mentions are still rolling in for Oculus VR's Crystal Cove prototype. Road to VR recaps them for you. Awards Engadget proclaimed: "Of all the exciting, innovative products we've seen at CES this...
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