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Some interesting video footage was recently leaked about an alleged HTC Vive smartphone. HTC is a power player in the virtual reality field. The company's supposed entry into the realm of VR-oriented smartphones likely means that mobile VR will be taken to a new level at some point in...
Most people think of virtual reality (VR) as a high-tech headset for playing exciting games. However, VR has the potential to drastically improve quality of life. This technology will soon help people overcome their fears, get into shape and even reduce or eliminate pain.   VR for Pain Treatment Physicians are...
We've already seen some great inventions come out this year like the Samsung Gear, Google Cardboard, and now we've started seeing different designs for VR controller start to roll out. The best part of this is that the controllers that do come out tend to be of a tracking...
There has been plenty of talk about how consumers will access virtual reality content. Some believe VR games and other software should be rolled out to “middle man” stores like Best Buy, Toys R Us and GameStop. Others think VR content should be provided directly to the consumer through...
This year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas featured all sorts of cool devices including plenty of virtual reality technologies. All-in-all, 800 exhibitors from across the world put their electronics on display. VR creations with a particular focus on fitness made quite the lasting impact on show-goers. HTC Vive's...
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The possibilities for virtual reality are endless. When this technology first hit the market in the form of Nintendo's Virtual Boy, most people cast it aside as a means of playing video games and nothing more. Fast forward a couple decades later and virtual reality is now being used...
Virtual reality sports have arrived. It is now possible to partake in a boxing match, cycling competition, marathon and baseball game in a virtual environment. It won't be long until the masses are engaging in these sports and activities from their living rooms, man caves, offices and other spaces....
It's the start of a new year and with a new year often comes the exciting glimpse of what's ahead of us in our technology future. They may not all happen, but most of the announcements and previews found at CES are just launching announcements where they get technology...
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Virtual reality is supposed to be all about immersing yourself in a digital world. Of course, back when the technology was new, there were a number of issues that took users out of the experience and reminded them that yes, they were still in their living room. For instance,...
If virtual reality is to become a legitimate means of exercising in 2017, the industry will have to overcome some hurdles.  At the moment, VR is viewed as a breakthrough technology geared toward youngsters who play video games.  Add in the lack of VR fitness spaces and the fact...
As in every year, there is some hype around what will be at CES this year but I've got some theories as to what we can expect in the VR fitness topic. This is a much more refined area than what will actually be at CES, but a good...
Think the world of fitness isn't catching on to the VR phenomenon? Think again! Life Fitness just announced huge news that's going to make VR a big part of your daily routine in the gym! Life Fitness (in case you never looked at most of the equipment you use...
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Admit it, when you think of Fitbit, you feel like you know all there is to know, right? You put it on, it tracks your movements and becomes an afterthought to your health and fitness regime. It's a great tool, but it probably isn't going to change your life...
Just about everything is going wireless these days. From video game controllers to mice, headphones and printers, it seems like the majority of electronic devices are wire-free.  At the current moment, virtual reality systems are wired. However, this will not be the case in the near future. This week's CES...
You know what virtual reality is, and you know what augmented reality is. But what could mixed reality be? And why do mixed reality and fitness go hand in hand? First things first. If augmented reality overlays content on the real world, mixed reality anchors that content to real...
Did you think the major push from CES for VR was going to be dull? Think again! Lenovo just made good on the low-cost HMD promise we heard a while back with a prototype device that will make the Microsoft Holographic platform a reality. What does the new device...
A lot of people are talking about VR lately. It's become the cool thing to peg for futurists and pundits trying to look relevant. But with that in mind, there has to be at least a little hype surrounding it, right? Let's look at virtual reality objectively. Once in...
There have been a lot of companies to try and say they are providing the true tether-free experience, but the truth of the matter is that these companies are tackling, perhaps, the easiest part of the problem. Let's go over what Immersive Robotics have created and why many technology...
If you have ever suffered from motion sickness you know the symptoms: dizziness, headache, disorientation and various degrees of nausea that may create, let’s just say, an uncomfortable memory. But motion sickness through virtual reality, without the motions, how can that be?  In short, it’s because your brain is...
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It seems like smartphones can do a little bit of everything these days. From providing weather updates to reserving a seat on a flight, smartphones are essential to a life of convenience and efficiency. Yet few would expect these little devices to provide captivating virtual experiences.The worlds of smartphones...