• News tagged "virtual reality"

Monday, 17 Aug 2015

Mow down the undead horde in this new 400 square meter virtual reality arena

Mow down the undead horde in this new 400 square meter virtual reality arena

A new virtual reality gaming center has opened in Melbourne, Australia, allowing gamers to literally walk, run, and shoot their way through shambling legions of zombies after their gray matter. Locales are varied, ranging from city streets to cramped laboratories.

Thursday, 13 Aug 2015

NVIDIA shows off a more comfortable and immersive VR display

NVIDIA shows off a more comfortable and immersive VR display

While VR technology is already impressive enough, there's always more that can be done to improve upon what we have. NVIDIA's done exactly that, creating a new display technology that helps make VR appear more natural and comfortable.

Thursday, 30 Jul 2015

Virtual Reality camera for filmmakers is Nokia’s next big thing

Virtual Reality camera for filmmakers is Nokia’s next big thing

Nokia announces the OZO virtual reality camera, hoping that it will set the new standard for professional cinematic content creation.

Saturday, 27 Jun 2015

Unveiling of OnePlus 2 on 27 July will be the world's first product launch in VR

Unveiling of OnePlus 2 on 27 July will be the world's first product launch in VR

OnePlus has confirmed that its next flagship smartphone will be announced on 27 July in virtual reality (VR) which it claims to be a world's first. Find out how after the jump.

Thursday, 18 Jun 2015

Intel acquires wearable technology company Recon Instruments for US$175 million

Intel acquires wearable technology company Recon Instruments for US$175 million

Intel has just confirmed that it has acquired Vancouver-based wearable technology display company Recon Instruments for US$175 million.

Thursday, 11 Jun 2015

Futuremark announces VRMark, a new benchmark for virtual reality experiences

Futuremark announces VRMark, a new benchmark for virtual reality experiences

Futuremark has just announced VRMark, a new benchmark for your virtual reality experiences. Read on to find out how the company attempts to measure virtual reality systems.

Monday, 1 Jun 2015

NVIDIA launches GameWorks VR for headset manufacturers and game developers

NVIDIA launches GameWorks VR for headset manufacturers and game developers

NVIDIA has announced GameWorks VR, an initiative aimed at giving hardware manufacturers and software developers in the VR space the tools they need to create even better VR experiences.

Friday, 29 May 2015

Apple acquires augmented reality firm Metaio

Apple acquires augmented reality firm Metaio

Just days following rumors that iOS 9 will feature augmented reality elements, Apple has just gone ahead and acquired augmented reality firm Metaio.

Monday, 18 May 2015

Here’s what you’ll need to power the Oculus Rift when it releases in 2016

Here’s what you’ll need to power the Oculus Rift when it releases in 2016

Oculus has announced the system specifications required to run its Rift virtual reality headset, and we've to say that those are some quite demanding specifications!

Monday, 20 Apr 2015

Microsoft dispenses with input peripherals with Handpose tracking software

Microsoft dispenses with input peripherals with Handpose tracking software

Microsoft Research's Handpose will allow precise tracking of the fine movements and positioning of hands and fingers, opening doors to potential applications in virtual reality, artificial intelligence, gaming and everyday computing.

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