Virtual reality hasn’t reached mass markets yet. And price is a big entry barrier responsible for that. The HTC Vive costs $799 and the Cinera VR Headset is $449.Facebook’s Oculus recently announced a milestone in their VR development: a $199 standalone VR headset, called the Oculus Go. Standalone sets don’t rely on a cable (Oculus Rift) or […]
Neurable, a Boston-based startup, recently debuted a part of their virtual reality (VR) game in the works. But this sci-fi game, Awakening, is no ordinary VR game. To play, you use your mind to control objects. The demo is an actual realization of neuroreality, an emerging field that could revolutionize the way we interact with machines. […]
New developments in augmented reality and virtual reality are announced every day. There are already incredible AR and VR devices out on the market today that deliver experiences unheard of just 10 years ago. Keeping true to form, the next step in the evolution of full immersion is something that sounds impossible now but may be a […]
Google’s recent acquisition of Owlchemy Labs is more than just a business transaction. It represents the emergence of Virtual Reality technology in the consumer marketplace. With popular VR platforms that include Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality and Job Simulator, the VR studio Owlchemy has quite the impressive resume. Google has obviously taken notice.
If you ever wanted to “experience” space but don’t have the $250,000 to secure your spot on Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity’s spacecraft, then you might want to try the next-best-thing: Virtual Reality. Oculus Touch has partnered with NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Canadian Space Agency to develop a VR simulation that educates users […]
Whether you’re talking about the HTV Vive virtual reality (VR) headset or the Microsoft HoloLens holograph computer, the way we engage in digital content has changed drastically over the past year. VR’s fully immersive experience is ideal for environmental storytelling. The technology is being adopted as an enterprise solution and of course, is poised to […]
A dramatic unveiling of the latest high-performance electric vehicle doesn’t have to be isolated to Tesla – even though its Model 3 release this past July was impressive. Jaguar may have just one-upped Tesla by incorporating HTC Vive’s virtual reality technology into the London unveiling of its SUV-concept called I-Pace. With its production version set […]
The advances in virtual reality technology, although groundbreaking, have yet to break a very important barrier: full immersion. This is where the user transforms from an observer to a participant. The HTC Vive, for example, is arguably the most sophisticated VR systems ever sold but can you call it full-immersion? More like unparalleled immersion.