Articles about Virtual Reality (VR)

Pico Neo 2 Eye VR Headset Announced With Eye Tracking
Virtual reality is designed to be an immersive experience, but it still lacks certain features that will make users truly feel like they are immersed in a virtual world. This is where Pico’s latest offering comes in, in the form of the Pico Neo 2 Eye in which this standalone VR headset will incorporate Tobii’s eye tracking technology.

Apparently Cows Wearing VR Headsets Will Produce Better Milk
Thanks to the magic of virtual reality (VR) technology, it allows us to be transported into virtual worlds while staying in one place. This is a pretty awesome feeling if you’ve ever taken a VR headset for a spin, and apparently it looks like the concept is now being tested on animals, in particular, the cow.

Half-Life: Alyx Will Be Launching In March 2020
For many, many years now, gamers have been eagerly anticipating the announcement of Half-Life 3. Unfortunately, that has yet to happen, but it seems that Valve has decided to breathe some new life into the Half-Life franchise by officially announcing Half-Life: Alyx, the latest title to be part of the Half-Life universe.

Apple’s AR Headset Might Have Been ‘Delayed’ To 2021 Or 2022
We have been hearing for a long time now that Apple is working on an augmented reality (AR) headset. When exactly that device will launch is up for debate, although recently we have heard that Apple could be close where it could launch in 2020. This is according to notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who has in the past proven to be very accurate with his predictions.

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Google Will Be Open-Sourcing Its Cardboard VR Headset
A few years ago, Google announced that they would be getting into virtual reality (VR) through a couple of initiatives, one of which is its Daydream VR platform, and the other would be Cardboard, a very affordable VR headset that would make it easier for anyone to get into VR technology.

It Looks Like Google’s Daydream VR Experiment Is Over
For a while now, it felt like Google was taking the lead on virtual reality (VR) on mobile with its Daydream platform, where the company attempted to create a unified platform of sorts amidst a bunch of other companies all trying to create their own VR devices. However, it seems that Google’s experiment with Daydream has finally come to an end.

Toyota Is Using Virtual Reality To Help Teach Robots
Unlike humans, robots do not come with the ability to think for themselves. This means that what a robot can do is pretty much what its creator has programmed it to do. While this is useful in factories on the assembly line where a robot might only have a few things to do, it becomes less useful when interacting with the real world.

Need To Fire Someone? You Can Now Practice in Virtual Reality
The process of letting someone go from a job is never a pleasant one, especially if that person has been working for you for years, or if you know that they need this job to survive. Unfortunately, layoffs are sometimes necessary for the long-run, but it still does not mean that it makes the process easier.

New VIVE Studios Title Lets You Assemble A Tyrannosaurus Rex In Virtual Reality
We’ve all been to museums at some point in our lives, and usually all the main exhibits are off-limits to visitors, where we can see the exhibits from far, but we can’t really get too close or even touch them. It makes a lot of sense, but at the same time, we’re sure that the experience would be a lot better if we could get up close and personal.

Facebook Reportedly Signs Exclusive Deal For Splinter Cell And Assassin’s Creed VR Games
Splinter Cell and Assassin’s Creed may be coming to Oculus virtual reality headsets. A new report claims that Facebook has inked an exclusive deal for this purpose. Not a lot of details are available at this point in time about this deal but it appears to be part of a larger push by Facebook to bring some exclusive games to the Oculus VR platform.

Los Angeles Is Getting A Virtual Reality Massage Center
Massage centers structure the ambiance in such a way that you feel you have been transported beyond the hustle and bustle of your busy life to a tranquil oasis. They have largely done that through interior design, scents, and music. A massage center in Los Angeles is taking the immersive experience to new heights by strapping a VR headset to customers’ faces.

Respawn Will Talk About Its AAA VR Shooter At Oculus Connect 6
It was confirmed back in 2017 that Respawn Entertainment was working on a AAA shooter for virtual reality. The studio hasn’t said much about this title since then so you could be forgiven if you actually forgot about this. It’s still around, though, and we will find out more about this elusive shooter later this year. Respawn Entertainment will be talking more about this title at the upcoming Oculus Connect […]

Facebook Confirms Dates For Oculus Connect 6
Facebook’s virtual reality division Oculus is returning to San Jose, California for its sixth annual Oculus Connect conference. The company today confirmed that Oculus Connect 6 will take place on September 25th and 26th. It will certainly have a lot to talk about as Oculus has had quite the busy year since its last conference.

HTC Vive Pro Eye Is Now Available For Purchase In North America
Unlike augmented reality which blends the real world and digital world together, virtual reality (VR) completely immerses the user into the digital word. This means that our controls need to be a lot more intuitive for users to use because with a VR headset on, they won’t be able to see what’s in front of them.