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Compact Motion Simulator ‘Yaw VR’ Reaches Kickstarter Funding Goal

Claiming to be “the world’s most compact and affordable VR motion simulator,” Yaw VR is a 3DoF motion system using a spherical dome design...

Noitom Releases Perception Neuron 2.0 Motion Capture System

Noitom, the Beijing-based company building affordable motion capture systems, announced the release of Perception Neuron 2.0, a hardware refresh of the company's original tracker which...

5 VR Backpack PCs at a Glance

One of the current barriers to immersion for high-end VR headsets is being tethered to a powerful PC. For now, there are two options...
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Hands-on: Tactical Haptics’ New Controllers Let You Switch Your Grip on the Fly

This week at CES 2018, Tactical Haptics debuted a new prototype of their haptic VR controller which allows the devices to attach and detach on...

Here’s What Could Be in HTC’s ‘Vive 1.5’

HTC made a not so subtle tease today that a new version of the HTC Vive is on the way with improved resolution. While it...

7 Companies Aiming to Cut the Cord on High-end VR Headsets

Today's most immersive virtual reality systems, like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, rely on a bothersome tether to send power and high fidelity...

Google is Developing a VR Display With 10x More Pixels Than Today’s Headsets

Earlier this year, Clay Bavor, VP of VR/AR at Google, revealed a "secret project" to develop a VR-optimised OLED panel capable of 20 megapixels...

Oculus Offers Comprehensive List of VR GPUs Meeting Recommended and Minimum Specs

With so many choices for graphics cards out there, it's hard to know exactly what you should buy to outfit your next VR-ready PC. To...

Oculus Go Headsets Are Now Shipping to Developers

Oculus Go, the upcoming standalone VR headset from the makers of Rift, is now arriving to developers looking to get a jump start on creating apps...

Hands-on: HaptX Glove Delivers Impressively Detailed Micro-pneumatic Haptics, Force Feedback

The company formerly known as AxonVR, which has raised more than $5 million in venture capital, is rebranding to HaptX, and revealing a feature...

LG Patent Shows Unique Split Design for VR Headset

LG revealed its prototype VR headset using Valve's Lighthouse positional tracking earlier this year, and while it isn't certain what will become of the headset—or if...

VR Coaster and Sensics to Create All-in-one VR Headset for Theme Parks

VR Coaster and Sensics today unveiled RideVR, a new all-in-one VR headset built especially for use on high-flying theme park rides. VR headsets have been in use...

Designers Prototype New Approaches to VR Headset Ergonomics and Input

Two common types of head-mounts for VR headsets dominate the market today: the side & top strap approach, and the halo approach (which rests...

Wind Simulation Accessory for VR Headsets Hits $30k Crowdfunding Goal on Day One

Launched on November 2nd, the crowdfunding campaign for ZephVR, a VR fan accessory that “adds realistic wind at the right moments” achieved its $30,000...

Pimax Kickstarter Blasts Past $2M Funding Mark, Revealing $2.5M Stretch Goals

Pimax, the China-based VR headset manufacturer known for their '4K' headset, have hit Kickstarter with their newest devices last month, the Pimax '8K' and '5K'...
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