On the Vive’s first birthday, the VR conversation is getting calmer One year ago today, HTC released the Vive virtual reality headset, marking a turning point for virtual reality. The Vive wasn’t the first commercial VR headset, or even the … Continue reading The Palm Treo era
What to know about the future of virtual reality Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies have gotten a lot of attention within the past few years. Sony’s PlayStation VR headset is shining a spotlight on the viability of … Continue reading 10 years to wait?
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
How our school is using Virtual Reality to prepare pupils for a future dominated by technology Virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, haptic feedback; the line between these and many other technological realities is becoming blurred and they are beginning … Continue reading Benefits of VR to learning
Virtual reality gets gritty with breaking news Bryn Mooser is “hell-bent” on changing the world, via virtual reality. Think of his Huffington Post/RYOT outfit as the Vice of virtual reality. A scrappy group of globe-trotting video journalists out for social … Continue reading Virtually there
When Will Virtual Reality Become Reality? When I attended the VRLA Summer Expo in August, I couldn’t stop thinking about Elon Musk’s speculation that there’s a “one in billions” chance that we aren’t living in a simulation. Musk draws a … Continue reading The future of VR hardware
How Cloud Gaming Will Popularize Virtual Reality Is virtual reality still too expensive? The answer largely depends on who you ask. Watching VR videos with Google Cardboard costs pennies (or nothing if you DIY the gizmo). Large companies don’t mind … Continue reading The costs of VR gaming