Golden Gophers Go With Virtual Reality To Tempt Football Recruits The next time a college football player receives information concerning the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football program, it may come in the form of a virtual reality experience. Working … Continue reading How to recruit footbal players
We’re in a Virtual Reality Bubble The staff of Fortune is assembling its predictions for 2017 in our annual feature, the Fortune Crystal Ball, now on newsstands in the December 1 issue of the magazine. Here’s one of our forecasts. … Continue reading Living in a bubble?
VR eye tracking could shape your relationships with virtual people Well over a year ago, I tried a Kickstarter-funded virtual reality headset that could track not just your head, but your pupils. It was called Fove, and it’s now open … Continue reading You can’t trick the computer
Want to Know What Virtual Reality Might Become? Look to the Past The Scottish scientist David Brewster was one of those 19th-century characters with no real equivalent today. An ordained minister in the Church of Scotland, he took an early … Continue reading The world of natural magic
A bug in the matrix: virtual reality will change our lives. But will it also harm us? It won’t be long, the technologists tell us, before we’ll all be vacationing in virtual reality. We’ll can the commute and hold meetings … Continue reading The vices of the digital realm
Alibaba takes aim at virtual reality shopping Alibaba is set to introduce at this year’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival “Buy+”, the world’s first complete virtual reality (VR) shopping experience. The e-commerce giant promised to virtually transport shoppers to select retail … Continue reading Buy globally, sell globally
Content, not hardware, is king in virtual reality In 1992 Indie filmmaker Robert Rodriguez made a movie with a budget of just $7,000. In Hollywood terms that’s the equivalent of a cappuccino. El Mariachi went on to gross $2 million … Continue reading Why Content is Still King