Tag: virtual reality

Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Trends, Types

Report: Samsung Working On Wireless AR/VR Headset With Microsoft

May 9, 2018

Via: UploadVR

It sounds like Samsung is working on a new headset that will utilize both virtual and augmented reality technology. That is according to the Korea Times, which cites a Samsung official familiar with the company’s plans. Apparently, this new headset […]

Innovations, Trends

Real deal: Mixed reality moves from fantasy world to business world

November 20, 2017

Via: TechGenix

Before the onset of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), our view and sight of everyday life were just, well, everyday ordinary. We first started to experience things virtually in a digital environment through virtual reality. Soon after that, […]

Types, Videogame Virtualization

How VR Changed My Perspective On Video Games

November 2, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Six months ago you couldn’t have convinced me that before the year was over I would be spending hours each day playing a computer game, entering an e-sports tournament and proselytizing about the beauty and benefits of virtual reality. After […]

Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Types

Secret Location Expands Vusr Distribution Platform For VR Apps

October 3, 2017

Via: UploadVR

The virtual reality industry is fragmented. Secret Location, a VR tech company, wants to address that with Vusr, a white-label distribution platform for VR apps. It’s getting an update that makes it easier to publish, distribute, and monetize 360-degree video […]

Challenges, Trends

BBC Bets Big On VR With Reality Labs Initiative

September 8, 2017

Via: UploadVR

The BBC is no stranger to virtual reality. The research and development division of the media giant has been testing and experimenting with VR and 360 content for over five years. Apparently, there’s something promising in these VR dalliances, because […]

Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Trends, Types

Sensics Releases High Resolution VR Headset Built Specially for Arcades and Theme Parks

August 30, 2017

Via: Road to VR

Sensic, a long-time player in virtual reality and co-founder of OSVR, finally released their VR headset destined to make its way to public venues such as theme parks and arcades. Teasing the project late last year, the enterprise-facing headset is […]

Innovations, Trends

UPS adds VR to driver training to simulate road conditions, hazards

August 15, 2017

Via: ZDNet

United Parcel Service said it will train student delivery drivers with virtual reality headsets to simulate city driving conditions. These headsets, designed to help drivers spot road hazards, will be deployed for training in September at nine Integrad facilities. Integrad […]

Vendors & Products

VR Testing Firm Fishbowl Expands into Augmented Reality

August 9, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Virtual reality consultancy and testing firm Fishbowl has told UploadVR they have expanded their services to include augmented reality testing. The company produced their first AR usability test with INKHUNTER, an application that allows users to see how a tattoo might look on […]

Predictions, Trends

Europe’s VR Sector Has Grown To Nearly 487 Companies

August 7, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Europe’s virtual reality economy continues to expand at a remarkable pace despite some overall skepticism about the technology, according to the second European Virtual Reality landscape released by The Venture Reality Fund and Belgium’s LucidWeb. The report identified 487 virtual […]

Innovations, Trends

New VR Exhibits On Show At The Shard In London

July 31, 2017

Via: UploadVR

The tallest building in the United Kingdom, The Shard, now offers a VR experienceon its viewing platform. Developed by VR firm Happy Finish and using the Oculus Rift, visitors can experience a roller coaster-like corkscrew slide at 100 miles-per-hour that will take them […]