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Doraemon VR Attraction Opens In Japan
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Doraemon VR Attraction Opens In Japan

Doraemon is a popular anime show in Japan featuring a young kid named Nobita and his robot cat Doraemon who can conjure futuristic gadgets out of his belly pocket. It started as a manga series during the...
Why retailers should invest in Virtual Reality
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Why retailers should invest in Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality (VR) has the potential to shake up the retail industry as we know it. Retailers can create unique and immersive customer experiences through this technology. We speak to regional players...
Virtual reality is potentially vital engagement tool
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Virtual reality is potentially vital engagement tool

The new wave of virtual reality (VR) is here, allowing users to visit distant planetscapes, pilot a fighter jet, or clock a quarterback's point of view as he surveys an opposing defense.Not everyone believes...
Google Glass is Back, Glass ‘Enterprise Edition’ Unveiled
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Google Glass is Back, Glass ‘Enterprise Edition’ Unveiled

Google Glass, the iconic heads-up display (HUD) introduced back in 2012—known for spawning the portmanteau “glasshole”—is finally back, this time albeit it as a special business model dubbed Glass Enterprise...
Ericsson: AR and VR to merge with reality
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Ericsson: AR and VR to merge with reality

Seven out of 10 consumers believe that virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) will become mainstream in media, education, work, social interaction, tourism and retail, according to Ericsson’s...
Making mobile video VR a reality
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Making mobile video VR a reality

Immersive VR will go mainstream not on laptops, smart TVs or games consoles but on mobiles.Soon every smartphone will be VR-enabled. This will open up the virtual floodgates, making video-based VR experiences...

Introducing Google’s Next-Generation VR Camera
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Introducing Google’s Next-Generation VR Camera

Google has officially unveiled their next generation Jump camera — the Yi Halo. Announced at the NAB conference in Las Vegas Monday, the Xiaomi-backed...
VR makes shopping simpler with ‘try before you buy’
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VR makes shopping simpler with ‘try before you buy’

The advent of virtual reality (VR) technology is predicted to fundamentally change the way we live over the coming decades.Cinemas will immerse...
We Tried ‘The Mummy’ VR Zero Gravity Experience
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We Tried ‘The Mummy’ VR Zero Gravity Experience

Taking a walk inside the replica plane and past the infamous sarcophagus from The Mummy movie, I was expecting the film’s VR companion experience...
When Art and Virtual Reality Collide
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When Art and Virtual Reality Collide

The left brain and the right brain came together for a party.For artists, VR is a thrilling emerging medium that explorse the boundaries of creation....
Virtual Reality For the Hospital
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Virtual Reality For the Hospital

Ludovic Avot and Yannick Le Berre are big video game fans with Avot’s favorite being “Fallout 4, which guides players through post-apocalyptic...
This VR Suit will vibrate all of your bodily buttons
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This VR Suit will vibrate all of your bodily buttons

Have you ever wanted to feel smack of the punches coming at you from sweaty aliens? The whang of bullet hitting your guts? The feeling of hitting...
Resident Evil 7 Could Have Some 280,000 PSVR Players
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Resident Evil 7 Could Have Some 280,000 PSVR Players

Capcom has announced that the recently released Resident Evil 7: Biohazard has shipped 3 million units. This new figure, when combined with official...
Psychonauts PlayStation VR Game Releases February 21
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Psychonauts PlayStation VR Game Releases February 21

Double Fine is proudly announcing that Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin, a PlayStation VR exclusive adventure game, is going to launch starting...
 Check It Out! What Is IMAX Virtual Reality Technology
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Check It Out! What Is IMAX Virtual Reality Technology

IMAX, an extraordinary experience of watching a movie, has joined ranks with the virtual reality to create an advanced technology for an extensive...
Apple WILL Merge AR and VR Together In 2017
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Apple WILL Merge AR and VR Together In 2017

Apple may finally be joining the VR/AR trend with its own headset design THIS YEAR.Tim Cook has given plenty of on the record indication that...
New Tracker Turns Every Real World Object Into a VR Toy
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New Tracker Turns Every Real World Object Into a VR Toy

Last year, HTC made the best virtual reality experience possible. One as close to the promise of Star Trek’s Holodeck as we’ve ever come. This...
HTC Vive Exec Predictions for the Next 2 Years of VR
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HTC Vive Exec Predictions for the Next 2 Years of VR

HTC’s China Regional President of Vive, Alvin Wang Graylin, took to the stage at the Unity Vision Summit in Asia this week and made a series...
How VR and AR will impact businesses in the next 5 years
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How VR and AR will impact businesses in the next 5 years

Although not yet in the hands of everyday consumers, virtual and augmented reality are gaining traction.From the Oculus Rift becoming a well-known...
HTC has sold more than 140,000 Vive VR headsets
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HTC has sold more than 140,000 Vive VR headsets

On March 1st, HTC began taking pre-orders for its Vive VR headset. Within the first 10 minutes, 15,000 units were reserved. That is about $12...
Forget about smart glasses. Here come smart contact lenses
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Forget about smart glasses. Here come smart contact lenses

If you want to see the future, look to the patent office. Google recently published the full text of a patent for a contact lens that can monitor...
The Game Awards 2016 to Stream Live in VR
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The Game Awards 2016 to Stream Live in VR

The Game Awards 2016 is building towards its third year, scheduled for December 1st at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Spiritual successor...
HTC Opens VIVELAND VR Theme Park in Taiwan
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HTC Opens VIVELAND VR Theme Park in Taiwan

One week after opening their first Vive branded VR cafe in Shenzhen China, HTC has now unveiled a VR theme park in Taiwan, touting over 20 different...
HTC's Big Play For VR Content Distribution In China
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HTC's Big Play For VR Content Distribution In China

HTC announces Mobile VR platform, Viveport M, for China alongside a VR Arcade "publishing" model for developers worldwide and content partnership...
SyncThink gets a patent for eye tracking in VR
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SyncThink gets a patent for eye tracking in VR

Neuro-technology firm SyncThink announced today that it has received a patent related to tracking eye movements in virtual reality headsets.That...
IMAX To Launch VR Center in Europe
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IMAX To Launch VR Center in Europe

With a test pilot center already under development in Los Angeles, IMAX has announced they will also be launching their first European center...
2016 Unity Awards Ceremony on November 1st
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2016 Unity Awards Ceremony on November 1st

After reviewing hundreds of nominations and countless hours of deliberation, Unity Technologies has just announced the 2016 Unity Awards finalists,...
Vibrant characters at the Tokyo Game Show
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Vibrant characters at the Tokyo Game Show

Not being a big video game fan, I was hesitant to head all the way out to the Makuhari Messe convention centre (a 1000 yen train ride each way)...
Samsung talks about the future of virtual reality
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Samsung talks about the future of virtual reality

At an event in San Francisco, Samsung President & Chief Strategy Officer Young Sohn has been dishing out details on where the company sees...
Losing Weight In VR With This VIVE Workout
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Losing Weight In VR With This VIVE Workout

For those of you who’ve tried games like Audioshield on the HTC VIVE, you know how physically demanding it can be sometimes. It’s pretty easy...
Augmented Reality will be bigger than Virtual Reality
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Augmented Reality will be bigger than Virtual Reality

In an interview with ABC News Good Morning America, Apple CEO Tim Cook reconfirmed his interest in augmented and virtual reality. However Tim...
Artists Are Taking to ‘Tilt Brush’ with Incredible Results
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Artists Are Taking to ‘Tilt Brush’ with Incredible Results

Virtual reality has been described as a ‘new medium’—that is, a canvas for creation which is unique among other forms (books, radio, paint, music,...
Most Educators Want to Try VR in Classroom
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Most Educators Want to Try VR in Classroom

Virtual reality (VR) is on the rise. Less than a quarter of educators (23 percent) have tried out VR in their schools so far, and most of that...
World’s first VR ballet experience is absolutely stunning
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World’s first VR ballet experience is absolutely stunning

VR is quickly taking over video games, movies and all other media around us. The next frontier? Ballet.With Night Fall, the Dutch National Opera...
Uncorporeal Can Create 3D VR Scenes from Your Photos
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Uncorporeal Can Create 3D VR Scenes from Your Photos

Uncorporeal are unveiling what it terms as it’s “Holographic Photography Technology” which the team claim will allow anyone with a smartphone...
Google Daydream VR will reportedly launch in ‘weeks'
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Google Daydream VR will reportedly launch in ‘weeks'

Google is recruiting YouTube stars and other creators to build a catalog of exclusive material for its Daydream virtual reality platform, which...
Gloves Ready To Freeze, Burn, and Shock You
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Gloves Ready To Freeze, Burn, and Shock You

PowerClaw is a haptic glove that lets you feel heat, cold, and a number of sensations on the tips of your fingers. Coming to Gamescom 2016 right...
Orlando Gets Terrifying Halloween VR Attraction
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Orlando Gets Terrifying Halloween VR Attraction

Theme parks and tourist destinations are getting decidedly more virtual, with a variety of locales featuring their own VR-based attractions....
V One is a VR headset with a surprisingly cool look
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V One is a VR headset with a surprisingly cool look

I had my doubts when China's Dlodlo (pronounced "dwaw dwaw") announced the V One, the world's thinnest and lightest VR headset back in April....
A Majority Of Universities Use Oculus Over Vive
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A Majority Of Universities Use Oculus Over Vive

Crytek announced several months ago that it would be stepping up its virtual reality efforts big time. To that end the company announced its...
Galaxy S8 with 4K VR Display Planned for 2017?
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Galaxy S8 with 4K VR Display Planned for 2017?

While the industry as well as Samsung fans the world over will be looking forward to the recent launch of the Galaxy Note 7, there’s always something...
Finalists revealed for Global VR Challenge.
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Finalists revealed for Global VR Challenge.

The finalists for the Global VR Challenge have been chosen following a second round of intense judging. A panel of experts have narrowed down...
 Keiichi Matsuda´s de-hyped Reality
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Keiichi Matsuda´s de-hyped Reality

I´m a big fan of the all-time classic Domestic Robocop and his latest work on hyper-reality, but until now just didn´t make it to mention Keiichi...
Pokémon Go Took AR Tech Mainstream
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Pokémon Go Took AR Tech Mainstream

Augmented reality—the ability to witness an altered version of our world via a smartphone display, goofy glasses, or through a camera—is not...
Is theBlu the Ultimate VR Experience?
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Is theBlu the Ultimate VR Experience?

In 1980s, a breakthrough movie came out that influenced a whole generation of film makers. This is a movie where Luc Besson started to make its...
New Artwork for EVE: Valkyrie Carrier Assault
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New Artwork for EVE: Valkyrie Carrier Assault

CCP Games announced at EVE fanfest in April that its virtual reality (VR) videogame EVE: Valkyrie would be getting a brand new game mode called...
 Existing Phones Not Qualified as ‘Daydream Ready’.
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Existing Phones Not Qualified as ‘Daydream Ready’.

Google’s ambitious Daydream VR platform for Android hinges on a combination of hardware and software to enable a high quality VR experience....
Learning Just Became Fun Thanks To Virtual Reality
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Learning Just Became Fun Thanks To Virtual Reality

Look, let’s just state the facts: for a lot of children – and more than a few adults – learning new things can be a bit on the boring side. Sure...
This is Microsoft's ambitious plan to own virtual reality
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This is Microsoft's ambitious plan to own virtual reality

Microsoft wants Windows 10 to be the destination for next-generation computing experiences. It wants to be the company that facilitates your...
Project Sansar launches in Summer
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Project Sansar launches in Summer

Project Sansar from Second Life creator Linden Lab is a new virtual world, built for virtual reality which promises world building tools capable...
The Reality Editor is a new kind of tool
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The Reality Editor is a new kind of tool

The Reality Editor is a new kind of tool for empowering you to connect and manipulate the functionality of physical objects. Just point the camera...
Samsung Gear 360 a neat new tool
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Samsung Gear 360 a neat new tool

We're finally about to enter the realm of virtual reality: the technology has been growing for a while, but it will finally mature into mainstream...
Facebook Built a 360-Degree Camera For Shooting Video
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Facebook Built a 360-Degree Camera For Shooting Video

With Oculus Rift out in the wild, Facebook is giving us our first look at its design for a 360-degree video camera. The new camera looks sleek...
Ride Along with the Long Beach Formula E Race
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Ride Along with the Long Beach Formula E Race

Formula E is F1's less noisey, more obscure cousin. But one place it really shines is the video highlights, which let you ride on board with...
HTC Sold 1,000 Vive Headsets Per Minute
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HTC Sold 1,000 Vive Headsets Per Minute

With the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive now up for pre-order, anxious analysts worldwide are finally starting to get a handle on how much the general...
Google Is Finally Selling VR Headsets Directly
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Google Is Finally Selling VR Headsets Directly

Google’s Cardboard VR viewer is the cheapest way to get in on the virtual reality game, but up until now, they’ve only been sold by third parties...
Really Cool New VR App Wraps Your PC Desktop Around You
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Really Cool New VR App Wraps Your PC Desktop Around You

I’ve played a lot of VR games this week, but the best thing I’ve done in virtual reality wasn’t a game at all. It was just my computer desktop,...
Here's How a Desktop Will Look in Virtual Reality
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Here's How a Desktop Will Look in Virtual Reality

Good, desktop-compatible VR headsets are just about ready to ship to average consumers. In addition to all the demos of skydiving and porn, people...