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Minneapolis’ WellnessVR by Visual, Inc. is bringing positivity and compassionate VR experiences to the elderly living in senior communities and activity programs. Virtual reality has rapidly become a legitimate life tool that doesn’t discriminate against age or ability. Rather, it is accepted by forward thinkers of all ages and...
Sourcenity and VisionBody have come together to create a new full-body haptic suit that sends Electrical Muscle Stimulation, or EMS pulses, to the wearer’s body to simulate touch and impact in virtual reality. The pulsations and vibrations sent from their PowerBeatsVR game and to the VisionBody PowerSuit, work together...
Since VR has become more popular, the industry has created characters, storylines, and interactive worlds that allow virtual reality users to take on roles and interact with games and goals presented to them. Playing games as another character or inside a virtual world that defies our reality’s constraints can...
The complexity of sports today demands critical thinking skills the industry didn’t rely on even a decade ago. The back office’s ability to manage talent by allocating players based on how they perform is crucial to a team’s success. Moneyball is an excellent example of this kind of thinking,...
In virtual reality, there are those that experience VR motion sickness from locomotion movement and those who can jump in head first without any issue. Before you throw in the towel and ship or return your VR headset back, please know that we’re here to help you earn your...
Zombie Grenades Practice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enbuOXHHYcE Throw grenades at zombies to save hostages and blast them apart with specialized frag, contact, and UV grenades as well as other exciting explosives and objects! Hide and strategize which grenade to use, aim and then throw them to avoid taking damage from zombies and turrets. Fitness Potential...
"Oh, there once was a hero named Ragnar the Red, who came running to Whiterun from ole Rorikstead. And the braggart did swagger and brandish his nerd as he told of bold battles and the calories he burned." It is official! Skyrim VR has been released for the HTC Vive...
Gooboberti is a VR caster who shared his Sprint Vector shortcut videos on Reddit for the rest of us sweaty Vectorheads to improve our game and level up the competition! He makes racing, flying, and climbing in multiplayer look so effortless that it gives us hope and determination that...
GDC 2018 presented a significant number of VR and AR companies and had a good amount of talks dedicated to XR specifically. One of the new types of experiences I tried this year was boxing experience called ‘Creed: Rise to Glory’ produced by Survios and MGM. Sharing my experience...
Juan Espinosa is a software tester who plays VR for fun and fitness. After receiving an Oculus Rift as a gift from his wife, Juan entered the Rift and has been using it ever since. Even with an old knee injury, he uses VR as a low impact exercise...
Beat the Blitz is a free title available for the HTC Vive and backed by Gatorade designed to try and teach some practical sports knowledge. The target-practice based approach is quite fun, albeit not as physically demanding as other games. A life-sized Peyton Manning will coach you through the...
In the left corner, coming here all the way from the North Sea...we have the eight-armed, tea drinking, cephalopod of a man. He's mean, he's nonchalant. Let's give it up for Octopunch! And in the right corner! We have the challenger. A Vive wand wielding, quick punch shielding, never yielding real...
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8Ggl421myE The PC and console video game franchise just released The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and is getting great reviews. Players make their way through the open world, collect and upgrade items, and use sword and shield among other weapons and abilities to fight, hunt,...
If you’ve seen Ready Player One you’ve seen an omnidirectional treadmill (ODT) in action. For everyone else who hasn’t seen the blockbuster film, virtual reality treadmills that can be walked on in all directions aren’t like those found in gyms, they come in different designs ranging from a single...
Hold onto your heads! Jousting Time has made its way to Kickstarter this week and is accepting donations until Wednesday, May 2nd in an all-or-nothing round of funding. With a goal of $23,267 Trebuchet (the studio, not the catapult) is going to need community support to turn their existing...
When picking out a VR system it’s important to weigh the cost, PC and console compatibility, visual specs, and what types of game titles you like the most. We’ve compiled a list of the best virtual reality headsets you can buy right now. Vive Pro The Vive Pro is a...
5G is the new standard of mobile broadband that is going to change live sports as we know it. Everything about how we interact with our phones will change with it, but live sports will see an incredible shift in the form of immersive VR. For the past year,...
We just got word from Survios that Sprint Vector will be getting a new map today called Outer Vegas! This new single and multiplayer map is just one part of Intel and Survios’ Space Race DLC (Downloadable Content), with a second update added to it in May! Sign on...
Cyclists looking to switch up their training routes are going to love hooking up their bicycle to Zwift. The Zwift bicycle system isn’t a true VR experience, but it does connect bikes with indoor training gear where cyclists ride solo or with a group as they train remotely and...
When we glance around a room without focusing on one thing in particular, our eyes move around and then blink in small eye jumps known as saccades. Road to VR has an interesting article that covers how researchers have devised saccade tracking that will move and reorient players incrementally...