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Facebook To Launch VR ‘Venues’ App Next Year

10/11/2017, By now Facebook’s plans and interest in virtual reality (VR) is pretty well-known, what with them acquiring Oculus and launching support for 360-degree photo and video uploads. In fact just recently Facebook launched a new Oculus Go standalone mobile VR...

Oculus Rift Price Permanently Cut To $399

10/11/2017, Oculus is making its flagship VR headset a bit more affordable. The company was offering a temporary price cut for this headset over the summer, discounting it from $499 to $399 for a limited time. The company has now decided to make this price cut...

Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset Unveiled, Costs $199

10/11/2017, Facebook-owned Oculus today announced the launch of its standalone virtual reality headset called Oculus Go. The headset won’t require a PC or smartphone. Everything that it needs to power a VR experience is contained within the headset itself. The...

New HTC VR Headset Called Vive Eclipse Could Be Launched Soon

10/11/2017, HTC recently sold much of its smartphone business to Google but it has kept the virtual reality division that seems to have been quite busy. Parting with a chunk of the smartphone business has freed up time, resources, and also injected cash into the...

HP VR Backpack Release Finally Takes Place This Week

10/10/2017, Virtual reality headsets are all the rage these days. However, the proper headsets require you to be tethered to a PC. You may have a very powerful desktop that can easily run VR experiences but it’s not mobile so you can’t take it anywhere...

Nokia Shuts Down Ozo VR Camera Division

10/10/2017, Nokia got out of the mobile hardware business a couple of years back and now it’s also leaving the virtual reality camera business. It launched the Ozo virtual reality camera system a couple of years ago but Nokia has now confirmed that it’s...

Google Launches New Daydream View VR Headset

10/05/2017, At Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL launch yesterday, the company also took the wraps off a brand new Daydream View VR headset. This is in line with the rumors that we have been hearing that Google might have a new Daydream View headset in the works, one...

Telesar V Is A Robot That Can Be Controlled In Virtual Reality

10/04/2017, [CEATEC 2017] Being able to control robots remotely has always been possible, like we’ve seen with drones, bomb disposal robots, and so on. However recently researchers have actually explored the idea of potentially using virtual reality (VR) to control...

ALPS Haptic Trigger Plus Controllers Lets Users Feel Hot Or Cold

10/04/2017, [CEATEC 2017] With virtual reality (VR) technology, the idea is to create an environment that is immersive for the user. This is done through VR headsets which lets users feel like they are in the world itself, and sometimes with headphones and audio...

Razergon VR Is A Wireless VR Headset That Does Not Require A Phone

10/03/2017, One of the problems we are seeing with most virtual reality (VR) headsets these days is that they are wired and usually require users to be tethered to a computer, or in some cases like the Google Cardboard, Daydream View, Samsung Gear VR, and so on,...

VR Could Be Used To Control Robots From Virtual Cockpits

10/03/2017, Virtual reality (VR) might seem like a pretty obvious candidate when it comes to entertainment, but recently we have been discovering that VR can also be used for educational purposes. For example companies like Walmart are using VR to train employees,...

Sony Announces Updated PlayStation VR Model

10/02/2017, While we’ve seen the various virtual reality (VR) headsets in the market undergo upgrades and improvements, Sony’s PlayStation VR headset hasn’t seen that much changes, or at least until recently where Sony announced on its PlayStation Blog that...

Chrome Update Lets Daydream Users Browse The Web In VR

09/26/2017, Virtual reality (VR) seems like a good place and medium for entertainment, where users can play more immersive games, enjoy videos that make them feel like they’re there, and so on. However if you thought that maybe browsing the web in VR sounds like a...