One participant of VR Chat – a popular virtual reality social platform similar to Second Life – equipped with motion-tracking sensors, appearing as a red robot avatar, suddenly collapsed in the middle of the chat room. While on the floor, his shaking avatar accurately imitated his movements. Yesterday a video emerged on YouTube of the alarming moment …
As part of the ongoing marketing launch of the all-new 2018 Kia Stinger, Kia Motors America will begin offering virtual reality test drive at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
French video game publisher Ubisoft has announced a partnership with another French giant, Renault, to develop a virtual reality experience for an autonomous vehicle. An experiment designed specifically for use in an autonomous Renault concept vehicle, namely the Symbioz Demo Car project, announced back in September 2017.
South Korean entertainment technology company CJ 4DPLEX has announced that it will showcase to the public the new 4DX VR Disk unit at the International Amusement Parks Expo 2017. The Disk allows people to explore 360 degrees of virtual reaction without having to place their feet on the floor.
The world’s first 8K virtual reality headset didn’t even need 24 hours to reach its Kickstarter goal of $200,000. With 43 days to go at the moment, the project has reached over $770,000. Very promising!
Since DiRT Rally has received Oculus Rift support, the game has become one of the must get titles for any gamer aspiring in VR racing. Now for a limited the game is on sale for 75% off the original price on Humble Store.
Google announced yesterday the coming launch of Street View for the Google Earth VR app. The update will let users to enjoy Street View images from 85 countries provided by the Street View team as well as pictures shared by users from around the world.
Why would you pay arms and legs for a high-end computer setup and the latest VR headset when all you need to experiment true virtual reality is a $10 plastic VR goggle and your good old retro Commodore 64 laying around forgotten in a shed or the basement.
Sony have recently announced a great discount for the PSVR system. The PlayStation VR headset will be available at a special price this autumn. Related software title prices have also been reduced as part of the current promotion.
At Gamescom 2017 Ford and Microsoft are bringing closer together the virtual world of gaming and the real world of car racing. Gamescom visitors will have the opportunity to compete through VR driving to win a real life track experience.
Adding a VR headset to your sim racing equipment is a great idea, but as you know there’s always room for improvement. We have been curious what a truly high quality, professional level motion rig setup could offer to sim racers, so we have reached out to R.E. Moore Jr., founder and chief engineer of Boston based VR …
The UK’s tallest building, The Shard has introduced two VR experiences designed to test tourists’ fear level when visiting the one of the latest attractions of London. While visitors enjoy the panoramic views 300m above the city, on the very same 72nd floor they can also test out a virtual reality slide simulation around a CGI version …