Woojer’s Ryg Haptic Vest Will Let You Feel Your Games

When we play games, we typically rely on two of our senses: sight and sound. However Woojer is hoping that touch will be part of our gaming experience as the company has since launched the Ryg haptic vest on Kickstarter, where it appears to have been a success and managed to shoot past its $50,000 goal in a few hours.


Apple Reportedly Acquired A Visual Effects Company Last Year

Apple acquires companies from time to time, as per their boilerplate statement they issue whenever such acquisitions come to light. However it seems that many missed an acquisition that took place nearly a year ago where it is now being reported that Apple had bought a visual effects company in December 2017.


Borderlands 2 VR Announced For PlayStation VR This December

If you’ve always felt that if there is one thing the Borderlands series is missing is virtual reality (VR), then you’re in luck because 2K Games and Gearbox Software have officially announced Borderlands 2 VR, which is essentially Borderlands 2 but playable in VR and will be launching for Sony’s PlayStation VR platform this December.


Standalone, Wireless Oculus Quest Headset Confirmed For Spring 2019

One of the problems of early iterations of virtual reality (VR) headsets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift is that they required to be connected to a power PC and tethered with a wire. This severely limited its usefulness as it meant that mobility was not very possible, unless you had a huge room and very long cables.


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Alaska Airlines Passengers Will Experience VR Movies On Select Flights

Alaska Airlines is going to offer an amped up in-flight entertainment experience to first class passengers on select flights. The airline will provide when with virtual reality movies which they will be able to experience in-flight. This is part of a pilot involving the SkyLights’ Allosky Cinematic VR headset on the airline’s Seattle-Boston and Boston-San Diego routes. Alaska points out that it’s the “first airline in North America to trial […]


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.


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.