Samsung Wants To Turn Augmented Reality Into The OS Of Your Life Google Glass and the Apple Watch have both flopped for the same two reasons. First, neither is very attractive. Second, neither proved as essential as the phone that’s … Continue reading The vision of Samsung
Social exclusion in virtual realities has a negative social and emotional impact in “real” life In this age of highly realistic computer games and increasingly popular social networks, social exclusion in virtual worlds is becoming more and more socially significant, … Continue reading Exclusion matters
You Gotta Try DIY Virtual Reality, Even if You Make Hideous Things I have zero virtual-reality skills. I don’t know how to work in Unity, the graphics software engine often used to make immersive worlds. I have little sense for … Continue reading The DIY scene emerging
Report: Global VR Hardware Revenue To Hit $3.6 Billion in 2017 After a mixed year for VR hardware sales in 2016, two new separate reports are painting a more optimistic outlook for the VR market going forward. In a new … Continue reading The rise of smartphone VR
5 Virtual Reality Projects That Will Change How You View the World In 1915, two decades after the first commercial film premiered, American audiences packed cinemas to see “The Birth of a Nation,” a three-hour, silent epic directed by D.W. … Continue reading Can empathy be taught?
Headset “Removal” for Virtual and Mixed Reality Virtual Reality (VR) enables remarkably immersive experiences, offering new ways to view the world and the ability to explore novel environments, both real and imaginary. However, compared to physical reality, sharing these experiences … Continue reading Google Perception
Here’s How to Make the Best of Virtual Reality—and Avoid the Worst “I can’t wait to see the art that people make with this.” Those were the first words from my friend Ryan after spending ten minutes in virtual reality. … Continue reading The face of the devil