Virtual Reality
Researchers have developed an electronic skin (e-skin) with magnetosensitive capabilities, sensitive enough to detect and digitize body motion in the Earth's magnetic field. As this e-skin is extremely thin and malleable, it can easily be affixed...
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VIDEO Augmented reality systems show virtual objects in the real world – like cat ears and whiskers on a Snapchat selfie, or how well a particular chair might fit in a room. The first big break for AR was...
A New York Times report says Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg shifted blame amid mounting troubles at the...
The upcoming standalone headset from Oculus is sure to fill a gap in the VR market. Oculus is one of the first companies most people think of when it comes...
With virtual reality (VR) sizzling in every electronic fair, there is a need for displays with higher resolution, frame rates and power efficiency. Now, a joint collaboration of researchers from SCALE Nanotech, Graphenea and...
VIDEO What's worth playing in virtual reality? Here are all our favorites.
A new version of Oculus Rift is still coming, but it's probably not what we were expecting. If you were excited about all the prototype "Half Dome" VR...
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VIDEO The latest virtual-reality film from Baobab Studios also puts the voices of John Legend, Diego Luna, and Constance Wu inside...
Researchers have developed an electronic skin (e-skin) with magnetosensitive capabilities, sensitive enough to detect and digitize body motion in the Earth's magnetic field. As this e-skin is extremely thin and malleable, it can easily be affixed...
For the last year or so, Disney has been dabbling with massive virtual reality experiences that let players strap on a portable VR rig and run...
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One of the biggest challenges for AR headsets like Microsoft's HoloLens is their bulk....
For the last year or so, Disney has been dabbling with massive virtual reality experiences that let players strap on a portable VR rig and run...
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niantic s pokemon go style harry potter game is coming in 2019
VIDEO Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the latest augmented reality venture from Pokémon Go developer Niantic and publisher...
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samsung s next flagship processor has an npu for on device ai
Samsung Electronics is the latest mobile system-on-chip vendor to start using dedicated hardware for on-device machine...
The trippy space flick was the first virtual-reality experience to sell to a distributor for more than a million dollars.
This Thursday, crystallizing proteins from the Michael J. Fox Foundation, a dizzying virtual-reality system, ultratiny membranes and the "Refabricator" — a device that turns waste into...
The trippy space flick was the first virtual-reality experience to sell to a distributor for more than a million dollars.
It's a haptic, full-body suit that lets you feel the force in VR. And it hurts!
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This full-body suit creates sensations on your skin so VR feels all the more real.
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Valve is reportedly working on its own virtual reality headset, which might come bundled with a Half-Life VR prequel title.
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Today, Google’s YouTube VR app arrives on the $199 Oculus Go, bringing the largest library of VR content on the web to Facebook’s entry-level VR device. YouTube brings plenty of content in...
You can get behind the wheel of this moving go-kart and literally drive through a video game.
youtube vr launches today for the oculus go
YouTube is launching its virtual reality app on the Oculus Go mobile VR headset today, after announcing its plans in...
The video site also updates its tools for people uploading virtual reality content.
Nothing to be Written is a VR experience about field postcards sent home by soldiers during WW1.
Virtual reality hasn’t proven itself to be the lucrative escape of the every-man but the medium has done a fairly good job...
outlaw king is a purposeful but empty bid for netflix s filmmaking legitimacy
VIDEO Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review was originally posted in...
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Black Friday giveaways have become a tradition for online sneaker marketplace GOAT. Today it’s announcing the details of this year’s campaign, which will be its first to incorporate augmented reality....
People tend to copy other people's behaviour, facial expressions or speech when socially interacting with them. Understanding this unintentional mimicry using sophisticated technology was the subject of the INTERHYTHM project.
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Nokia 8.1 is one of the few models from HMD Global that will support Google's ARCore to deliver advanced augmented reality (AR) experiences.
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Too bad it’s only being sold to enterprise customers in the US.
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HTC’s VR department on Thursday announced the launch of its Vive Focus standalone VR headset focused towards the enterprise market...
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htc s china exclusive vive focus vr headset is now launching worldwide
HTC will start selling its standalone Vive Focus virtual reality headset worldwide today, after an initial...
HTC announced its new push toward enterprise VR applications.
Time to create a whole new backlog of video games! Amazon has the Oculus Rift + Touch virtual reality system on sale for $349...
The system would let you pop in and out of VR without removing your headset. Between HoloLens and its Windows Mixed Reality efforts, Microsoft...
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league of legends adds a neon look in celebration of its virtual k pop star
During the League of Legends World Championships this...
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A protected marshland has been wired with sensors, cameras and microphones to create a virtual reality world inspired by nature's rhythms
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Scooter companies are looking for ways to stop people leaving them in dangerous places, and Fantasmo may have the answer.
flickr promises it won t delete creative commons photos when it limits free storage
Last week, Flickr announced some major changes to the way...
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Google has been pushing for consistency in augmented reality on the Android and Chrome...
deracine is a short somber vr story from the creators of dark souls
VIDEO The first virtual reality experience created by From Software, the...
GPS is too inaccurate to tell if a scooter is being driven or parked in off-limits area. But as scooter startups compete for permits from city governments, they...
Extreme tech was needed to recreate the mountain from this extreme bike competition.
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With augmented reality, relive and interact with the race experience from your phone.
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The latest advances in computing and virtual reality (VR) have enabled researchers at KAUST to develop a suite of apps that allow users to visualize and interpret large and complex datasets in three dimensions.
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niantic s massive ingress reboot launches today on ios and android
Niantic Labs made itself a global name when it worked with Nintendo to create augmented reality...
Augmented reality is certainly the gimmick du jour these days. Case in point: ABC News is covering tomorrow’s U.S. midterms using a custom-made 360-degree stage and AR technology. The media...
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VIDEO Before Pokémon Go, Niantic had an augmented reality game called Ingress that was similar to Pokémon Go, tasking players with taking over and controlling...
the league of legends world championship opened with an ar k pop concert
VIDEO League of Legends developer Riot Games opened its annual world championships with a special K-pop augmented reality performance created specifically to promote its new...
Why do some people react more strongly than others when faced with the unknown? Researchers at EPFL's Laboratory of Behavioral Genetics, headed by Professor Carmen Sandi, have set out to...
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Separate studies explore why women are less likely to receive bystander CPR. A small survey found that people may worry that chest compressions by bystanders will seem improper or may hurt women. A virtual...
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Facebook is again looking to whip Oculus into shape for its 10-year journey towards making virtual reality mainstream. According to two sources, Facebook reorganized its AR and VR team this week from a divisional structure focused...
Walmart is giving augmented reality a shot. The retailer today announced the launch of a new AR scanning tool in its iPhone application which...
VIDEO Cheap, user-friendly virtual reality hardware could help VR therapy go mainstream. Some treatments are ready for primetime, while others are still in early testing.
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Eyewear can be a statement-making, attention-grabbing fashion accessory — if done right. King Children, a custom eyewear startup emerging from stealth today, aims to give everyone unique, custom designs made for them,...
Facebook’s virtual reality arm may soon find itself in the unfamiliar position of playing catch-up with hardware competitors. Last week,...
The paranormal professionals at CNET offer their advice for playing Ghostbusters World, a map-based AR game that puts a ghoulish twist on Pokemon Go.
We had way too much fun making a video about this app.
The next generation of electronic devices, ranging from personal health monitors and augmented reality headsets to sensitive scientific instruments that would only be found in a laboratory, will likely incorporate...
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By structuring nanowires in a way that mimics geckos' ears, researchers have found a way to record the incoming angle of light. This technology could have applications in robotic vision, photography and augmented reality.
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Google kicked off its Halloween festivities yesterday with an open call to recreate costumes...
Best answer: If you're in the market for a Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) head-mounted display (HMD), Samsung's new Odyssey+ is a smart choice. It has some...
lenovo is now licensing sony s patents for its playstation vr copycat headset
Sony has officially licensed its PlayStation VR headset design to Lenovo, which is currently selling a headset that looks a whole lot like the...
Apple is expanding the number and types of classes it hosts at its retail stores, under...
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Battery-free eye-tracking glasses developed at Dartmouth College could create an even more realistic experience for augmented reality enthusiasts. The new technology improves player controls for gaming...
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Best answer: If you're in the market for a Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) head-mounted display (HMD), Samsung's new Odyssey+ is a smart choice. It has some worthwhile improvements over the...
Best answer: If you're in the market for a Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) head-mounted display (HMD), Samsung's new Odyssey+ is a smart choice. It has some...
Of all the features and hardware that dropped at Google’s event earlier this month, one that felt particularly glossed over was Playground,...
Google-acquired Tilt Brush is of the coolest contest creation tools for virtual reality headsets...
Arachnophobia is the technical term for the fear of spiders. Approximately 3.5 to 6.1 percent of the population suffer from this phobia. Exposure therapy is the most common form of treatment. However,...
Craig Chaytor's 360° videos were inspired by his daughter's learning difficulties.
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Craig Chaytor's 360° videos were inspired by his daughter's learning difficulties.
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VR esport athlete Tim McGuinness says the technology lets him do things traditional sport competitors cannot.
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Snapchat is launching its first Mac and Windows software that takes over your webcam and brings its augmented reality effects to other video streaming...
VIDEO With Google’s expansion into consumer devices, its supply chain expanded from more than just...
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VIDEO Researchers and autistic artists are exploring immersive visuals to study and simulate autism traits
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From virtual reality police training programmes to gun-toting drones and iris scanners, a public security expo in China showed the range of increasingly high-tech tools available to the country's police.
A new study shows that in virtual reality news experiences, basic interactivity can increase buy-in without compromising faithful reporting.
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fortnite s scar will make its nerf debut next summer
wLast September, the FN SCAR made its virtual debut in Fortnite’s popular battle royale mode as the legendary...
pokmon go to integrate with apple s health app
In an upcoming update, popular augmented reality game Pokémon Go will gain support for the Apple Health app, developer Niantic...
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facebook is building its own ar glasses
Facebook has a huge investment in virtual reality, most prominently in its ownership of Oculus, but the social media giant has confirmed...
Immersive journalism uses virtual reality (VR) to put the viewer directly into a news event. But how can you help someone to personally engage and interact with a story, when...
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“Yeah! Well of course we’re working on it” Facebook’s head of augmented reality Ficus Kirkpatrick told me when I asked him if Facebook was building an AR glasses at TechCrunch’s AR/VR event in LA....
Researchers have taken a new look at augmented reality's potential to help cardiologists visualize myocardial scarring in the heart as they perform ventricular tachycardia ablation or other electrophysiological...
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pimax opens preorders for its very expensive 8k and 5k vr headsets
Pimax has begun taking preorders for its 8K and 5K+ VR headsets. The 8K model will cost $899 for just the headset — no...
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Augmented reality, a technology that superimposes computer-generated information on a user's view of the real world, offers a new platform to help physicians better visualize complex medical data,...
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TechCrunch's own Josh Constine and Sarah Buhr talk about some of the coolest tech-enabled baby products helping tired parents, why it might...
Legitimate augmented reality use cases are hard to come by. Spatial, which dubs itself as a cross-reality platform, is launching today with $8 million in...
Sara Farthing, a first-year student in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech, needed a mental picture.
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The 41 best VR games - CNET
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What is augmented reality, anyway?
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Meet Oprah, the omnipotent VR bug, in Crow: The Legend on Oculus - CNET
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Wonderscope's Apple AR app makes storybook characters walk up and talk to you - CNET
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Niantic’s Pokémon Go-style Harry Potter game is coming in 2019
THE VERGE
Outlaw King is a purposeful but empty bid for Netflix’s filmmaking legitimacy
THE VERGE
Déraciné is a short, somber VR story from the creators of Dark Souls
THE VERGE
The League of Legends world championship opened with an AR K-pop concert
THE VERGE
AR ‘flight simulator for surgeons’ offers easy access to valuable training with precise haptic feedback on Mac
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Pokémon Go Creator Niantic Launches Major Update for Augmented Reality Game Ingress
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Virtual reality therapy has real-life benefits for some mental disorders
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Google publishes 2018 Responsible Supply Chain report with immersive VR videos
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Virtual reality could show others what autism feels like—and lead to potential treatments
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The new Halloween is a slasher movie with an actual message
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Modifying a virtual environment in just a few clicks
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