Oculus Rift Can Now Stream Live VR To Facebook

Facebook has the ability to stream live for a while now, such as the games you’re playing or if you just want to get in front of the camera and talk to your friends or followers. However it looks Facebook is now giving users more options when it comes to streaming, one of which is the ability to live stream what you’re seeing in VR via the Oculus Rift headset.


HTC Vive Cosmos Standalone VR Headset Announced

#CES2019 – One of the early limitations of VR headsets was that they were largely dependent on being tethered to a PC. This is because a PC was required to power them and also run the apps for the headset. However we’ve started to see more models launched as standalone headsets, with the latest offering coming from HTC.


VR Headset Use On Steam Has Doubled In 2018

Is virtual reality (VR) still too much of a novelty to be considered a must-have device when it comes to gaming? Unfortunately that seems to be the case, but the good news is that according to Valve’s monthly Hardware Survey (via UploadVR) of its Steam store, it appears that while VR gaming isn’t exactly dominating, it has doubled in usage.


Scientists Use Virtual Reality To Study 3D Model Of Cancer

Virtual reality (VR) can be used for all kinds of things, the most obvious being for entertainment purposes. However as we have found in the past, VR can be used in other industries as well, such as cancer research. According to a report from the BBC, it appears that scientists over at Cambridge have developed a 3D model of a tumor that can be viewed and studied while in VR.


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IMAX To Shutter Its Remaining VR Centers

Watching a movie in IMAX is a pretty amazing experience on its own, but several years ago the company tried to expand that experience by introducing virtual reality (VR). Unfortunately it looks like IMAX’s VR experiment is coming to an end, according to a report from Variety in which IMAX confirmed that they would be shutting down it remaining VR centers.


YouTube & National Geographic Team Up For VR Series

One of the benefits of using virtual reality (VR) is that due to the immersive nature of the technology, it helps the user feel like they are actually there, which is handy when it comes to games. We’ve all seen those videos of people freaking out while experiencing VR due to how real it feels.


Virtual Reality Used To Foster Empathy For Dying Patients

Virtual reality (VR) can be used for all kinds of things, education, entertainment, and now it also seems that it can be used to teach people about empathy. While it’s easy to sympathize with someone who might be dying, empathizing might be harder unless you have been in a similar situation yourself.


Google Releases ‘Age Of Sail’ Film In VR

Virtual reality (VR) is expected to be one of the futures of entertainment. Google themselves have been dabbling in the technology and to showcase how VR can be enjoyed, Google Spotlight Stories has since released a new film for VR called “Age of Sail”. The short is directed by Academy Award winner John Kahrs who also behind the popular Disney Paperman short.


Valve Could Be Making Their Own VR Headset

According to a report from UploadVR, it seems that Valve could be looking to develop its own virtual reality (VR) headset. This is according to leaked images of an alleged prototype that Valve has developed, along with UploadVR confirming with their own independent sources that such a device could be in the works.


YouTube’s VR App Now Available On Oculus Go

One of the perks and upsides to watching videos in virtual reality (VR) is that it gives us a feeling like we’re actually there in person, and it allows us to look at the video from different angles and perspectives. If you do enjoy VR videos, then you might be interested to learn that YouTube has launched its VR app on the Oculus Go.


HTC VIVE Focus VR Headset For Enterprise

HTC has announced the HTC VIVE Focus VR headset for Enterprise in San Francisco.  We’re still at the event looking at VR demos, but we can talk about the hardware right now.


Oculus Video On Demand Offerings Have Been Shut Down

Watching movies in virtual reality (VR) is one of the uses of the technology, so it was no surprise that devices like the Oculus Rift had options to allow users to rent titles to watch using the headset. However according to a report from Variety, it appears that the feature has since been shut down.


Mitsubishi Eyes Virtual Reality As A Vehicle For Trading Stocks

#CEATEC2018 – When you watch TV shows or movies about stock trading, they usually show a room where there are tons of screens. This is because there is so much information to keep track of that multiple screens are necessary if traders hope to stay on top of the game. Of course such a setup wouldn’t really be realistic for home traders.


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.