Walmart Uses Oculus Go To Train Its Staff

Walmart started out as your traditional retailer, relying on its brick and mortar stores to sell its goods to customers. However over the years as technology started to afford shoppers different ways of shopping, we’ve seen Walmart start to adapt its operations accordingly, whether it be turning to companies like Uber and Lyft for deliveries, or adopting the use of machines in place of cashiers.


Mozilla Enters VR With Its Firefox Reality Browser

We imagine that having to take a virtual reality (VR) headset on and off can be a bit disruptive to the whole immersive experience thing. That’s why there are apps for VR that offer users the chance to do things that they would do normally on a computer, such as browse YouTube videos and surf the web.


Upcoming Oculus Connect Conference Will Be Streamed In Virtual Reality

Oculus Connect is one of the biggest annual events of the virtual reality community conducted by the Facebook-owned company. The next one takes place in just about a week. Given that virtual reality is all about making you feel part of the experience without being there physically, it’s only fitting that the next Oculus Connect conference be streamed in virtual reality.


Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience Announced For Later This Year

After years of being teased, Square Enix has confirmed that Kingdom Hearts 3 will be launching on the 29th of January, 2019. This means that we still have a few more months until the game is official, and we’re sure that many gamers can’t wait to get their hands on it. However the good news is that Square Enix has announced something that will tide gamers over until then.


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Acer OJO 500 Mixed Reality Headset Launched

There is virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), and to date we have seen various companies attempt to develop software and create device for either (or sometimes both). However there is a subset also known as mixed reality which Microsoft has attempted to pursue with its HoloLens headset.


Microsoft Has Put Its Xbox VR Headset On Ice

With Sony seeing considerable success with the PlayStation VR, many have asked Microsoft if it’s going to launch a virtual reality headset for the Xbox. Mike Nichols, the company’s chief marketing officer for gaming, said in June this year that Microsoft has no plans to launch a VR headset for the Xbox in the near future. A new report reveals that Microsoft had been working on one but decided to […]


Google & IMAX’s VR Camera Project Has Reportedly Been Cancelled

Back in 2016, Google and IMAX announced a partnership which could have resulted in the development of a VR camera that would allow for movie-grade video capture. Unfortunately it appears that the development on the camera might have been cancelled, according to a report from Variety.


HTC Vive Wireless Adapter Will Cost $300

The problem with virtual reality (VR) headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive is that they require to be tethered to a computer. This means that in terms of motion, users can end up feeling a bit restricted. Last year HTC and Intel unveiled a wireless prototype which would allow existing HTC Vive headsets to go wireless.


Virtual Reality Shopping Could Soon Be A Walmart Feature

One of the joys and benefits of shopping in brick and mortar stores is that you get to see the product you’re about to buy. You can touch it, see it, smell it, and test it before deciding if it is right for you. Of course this also means having to take time out of your day to drive to the store, walk around, and so on.


Oculus Rift To Get HTC Viveport VR Support

HTC launched its Viveport VR store back in 2016. Many couldn’t really understand the need for it back then seen one could easily find the VR experiences on Steam as well. However, a subscription plan was made available last year which allowed subscribers to get five VR titles for a low monthly fee. Now, support for the HTC Viveport VR store is being added to the Oculus Rift as well.


Japanese Students Use VR To Recreate Hiroshima Bombing

Virtual reality (VR) can be used for entertainment, but at the same time it can also be used for educational purposes. A good example would be over in Japan where high school students have produced a 5 minute VR experience that is meant to recreate the sights and sounds of what it was like when Hiroshima was bombed.


China Uses VR To Gauge Success Of Drug Rehab Patients

Virtual reality has all kinds of uses, such as for gaming, entertainment, and can also be used to treat phobias. Now it seems that over in China, a new pilot program has been launched where drug rehab centers are testing out how using VR could potentially be used to gauge how well a patient’s drug rehab program is going.


YouTube VR Released For Samsung’s Gear VR Headset

YouTube, the largest user-submitted video platform on the internet, has an app through which users can access virtual reality content on compatible devices. The app is already available for Daydream, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR headsets. The company is finally bringing the YouTube VR app to the Gear VR headset from Samsung.


The Macallan Distillery Offers 4D Virtual Reality Tours

Ever wanted to visit your favorite whisky distillery without actually having to go to Scotland? The Macallan distillery has a solution for you. It’s now offering 4D virtual reality tours of its facilities which will guide viewers through the process for making its Single Malt spirit.