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Microsoft Forked Out $150 Million For Wearable Computing IP

03/27/2014, When you look at things objectively, you would realize that $150 million is pittance compared to $2 billion, although having the former amount would be more than enough for any family to live out a comfortable lifestyle for generations without being...

Hands-On: Sony Morpheus Review

03/24/2014, At GDC 2014, Sony dropped a bomb in the VR world by introducing its VR headset concept to the world (this was preceded by its share of Sony rumors). Called Morpheus, the VR headset is Sony’s way of saying that Virtual Reality came make a comeback after...

Hands-On: Oculus Rift Review (Crystal Cove, DK2)

03/24/2014, It had been a while since I wore an Oculus Rift, and it was time to peek at the latest version of the hardware SDK, called Crystal Cove. I had missed out on the previous evolution, but it looks like this latest revision is much more interesting anyway....

Jerry Seinfield’s Apartment Recreated For Oculus Rift

03/05/2014, Oculus Rift might be the next big thing when it comes to video games (such as allowing players to defuse a bomb), and it seems that developers might be getting the hang of things. In fact, here we are with a video which depicts Jerry Seinfield’s...

Oculus To Hold An Event In November

10/10/2013, The Oculus Rift has been touted to be one of the more immersive virtual reality (VR) hardware that we have laid our eyes upon over the course of this year, especially when we spent some time with it at CES earlier this year. Well, the future for VR is...

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headset convinces gaming stars [+video]

08/01/2012, Oculus is a young company that is working on what everyone else has given up on: a great consumer-level virtual reality headset. It was a huge trend in the 90s, but hardware and software developers ultimately bumped on two walls: 1/ the field of vision...

DOOM 3: BFG Edition played using VR headset at E3 2012

06/07/2012, [E2 2012] Now here is an interesting idea – how about playing DOOM 3: BFG Edition using a virtual reality headset? If you happen to be at E3 this year in Los Angeles, you can check out such a gaming configuration as Bethesda and id Software has...

Expedition DI VR Infantry Training Tool, Upgraded

04/18/2012, Quantum 3D has a new version of its Expedition DI virtual reality (VR) simulation (the last one came out last year) which has been created to train Infantry teams to deal with tricky situations, as experienced by combat troops currently in the field. The...

Virtual boarding agents at Orly airport in Paris

08/18/2011, So you have a non-human DJ who is about to hit the airwaves soon, and boarding agents might be next on the cost-cutting exercise block. Virtual boarding agents, if all goes well, could be the next “upgrade” at airports wherever you go. If you...

Sony believes virtual reality will make a comeback

06/28/2011, Motion controllers are still the hottest gaming peripherals on the scene right now. Nintendo is still pushing its Wii Remote and will incorporate them into his Wii U controller, Sony is plowing ahead with its Move and Microsoft with its Kinect. Things are...

Microsoft Kinect used in Virtual Reality simulation

12/21/2010, The Microsoft Kinect has certainly garnered quite a following in the hacking community, as many people have already come up with a variety of methods to get their kicks. Even better news recently is that the Kinect’s full potential has yet to be...

UC San Diego Researchers Turn 3D HDTV Into Heads-up VR System

07/26/2010, With 3D technology becoming cheaper and more available, it seems that folks are beginning to look further and start looking to virtual reality technology again. Some researchers over at UC San Diego came up with the interesting idea of pairing a $2,300...