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A lot of people are talking about VR these days, but how to properly setup your VR experience isn't really something too many of us are aware of. Sure, you know how to make the computer and we also covered what you need to have a good experience, but what...
Think fitness has no room to evolve? Think again. ukactive is a not for-profit health body and Argos is a leading digital retailer. Earlier this year, they teamed up to commission research for National Fitness Day 2016. The study asked Brits what they expected to see in the realm of fitness in ten years' time. The...
The three big VR companies have competed for the VR world, but HTC, seemingly ahead of the others, made a call for cooperation from its competitors leaving the gaming world with raised eyebrows and crazed theories. So, let's take a look at why and what this could mean for...
The ongoing debate on the effect of video game play has often had negative connotations – players acting violently, lacking of personal interaction, and reducing their physical activity – but now there is evidence video game play could also have a positive impact and help people live a healthier,...
While the VR world seems to be in a hype over the latest and greatest games coming out, along with ways to make playing less frustrating, the true core of VR has begun to push its seeds into an unlikely but logical area of expertise. With games such as...
Despite having the technology we do today, scientists are still unable to answer some of the biggest questions they face. The placebo effect is just one example. Nevertheless, new studies and research might help us understand how our brain perceives the universe around it. And in the core of...
Weight loss is one of life’s biggest challenges for many people, but now there could be hope in virtual reality support. Results from a recent study that included 20 overweight and obese people showed significant weight loss results after three months participating in programs that included both virtual reality...
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The Far Cry video game series has the reputation of featuring some of the most beautiful graphics in gaming. Game developer Crytek dropped its players in expansive, open world environments using their very own game engine: CryEngine. Imagine the possibilities if VR producers were able to utilize the engine for...
Mativision isn't the only one turning VR's focus to the advancement of the medical field. Earlier this year, Dr. Paul Szotek of Indianapolis, Indiana performed a routine procedure for a colleague on the other side of the world. Using Google Glass, Szotek used the experiment as a test to compare live...
Virtual Reality is shaping to be the hot new media of this decade. While critics were quick to dismiss it as a fad, the virtual reality industry continues to disprove them. Earlier this month, VR received a new injection boost in the form of investments. Companies such as InstaVR,...
Researchers are in the process of developing an “active chair,” a piece of furniture that could be a dream come true for those who want a healthier lifestyle, but don’t want to spend time exercising in the traditional sense. The active chair looks much like a regular reclining chair with...
3DiVi is the company behind VicoVR, a full-body motion tracking Bluetooth accessory. As we've said time and time again on the website, immersion is an important aspect of the VR experience. VicoVR aims to knock down another barrier between the real and the virtual with its technology. 3DiVi's Google Play...
Virtual reality is proving to be a viable solution to easing the social anxiety teens with ADHD and Asperger’s syndrome encounter daily. These teens go through tremendous difficulty developing the social skills to interact with peers and adults in what most consider normal social situations. The Center for Brain...
Intel has recently been buying companies that deal with VR so it got us thinking about what they've got planned in the virtual world. Are they keeping quiet to cover a huge advance that will change how we experience new realities? We did some digging and found out what...
IWoah, hold on with that $300 price tag on the newest VR device on the market. The Microsoft Surface VR has just hit the news market and there seems to be a lot of hype around the device, but let's take a deep look into this device. It's Not VR-Ready...
Transporting your brain to another world with the power of brain-neural interfaces is still a long way off. However, continuous studies of the effects of current virtual reality technology show rather staggering results. While VR goggles can't interact with most senses, including touch and smell, the visual and auditory immersion...
  In a recent interview, Joel Breton, VP of VR Content for the HTC Vive, commented on a number of current issues with the headset and how his team is about to tackle them. Among his talking points were the upcoming content for the platform, as well as how this...
There's a lot of technology out on the market for VR because the industry is blowing up. As more and more options become economically available, one has to ensure that what they buy will not be replaced by something else later on down the road. In this article, we'll...
Owners of lower-end PCs will be happy to hear that Oculus is bringing forward Asynchronous Spacewarp. While at first this might seem as a technological jargon that has come out of a Star Trek movie, Asynchronous Spacewarp (ASW) is actually a new software technique that allows VR games to...
Some disregard virtual reality as a fad, but the truth is that it is a technology that will soon revolutionize the way we live. This is further shown with new investments in VR and new experiences that introduce a wider audience to the exciting capabilities of what VR has...