The best VR and AR from Sundance 2018, from haptic gloves to alien abduction The Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier experimental section featured its first virtual reality experience in 2012, and with every festival, its projects have grown longer and … Continue reading Experience touch
How virtual reality developers are surviving the hype cycle Today, Oculus kicks off its fourth annual Connect developers conference, where the Facebook-owned company will set the tone for virtual reality development in 2018. Connect will be capping off what’s arguably … Continue reading Embracing VR
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
Seven VR predictions from Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe Oculus announced a surprising amount of VR news at last week’s Connect conference. Its research division teased a new all-in-one headset, parent company Facebook demonstrated some new social features, and most pertinently … Continue reading Is room-scale VR the future?
Virtual reality for the masses is here. But do the masses want VR? At an Oculus Connect event this week, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced a small change to the Oculus Rift, his company’s virtual reality headset, which will have … Continue reading IS VR in the yesterday’s tomorrow?
Oculus Rift and the uses and abuses of VR In muggy Tokyo, a man wearing an Oculus Rift headset crouches in front of a blank-faced mannequin and fondles her breasts. On screen, an animated cartoon version of the girl (despite … Continue reading Palmer Luckey’s idealism
Setting Up a Virtual-Reality Playroom? Avoid These Pitfalls My first few minutes playing the quirky virtual-reality game “Job Simulator” went by entirely without incident. I’d already strapped on a VR headset that obliterated the real world from view and made … Continue reading VR is not a new TV