HTC has officially unveiled a brand new VR headset called the HTC ViveFocus, a standalone headset that runs on HTC’s own VR platform, the also brand new Vive Wave, and has access to the Viveport content store for downloading apps and games.
As part of a US $130 million (£100 million) research project backed by the UK government, a company named 3D Repo is creating 3D Virtual Reality visualisations to help simulate driverless vehicle routes. Led by Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), the project is part of the Smart Mobility Living Lab, located in Greenwich, London.
Mixed reality sim racer, Marcel Pfister –read our interview with him- has jumped behind the wheel of the Rfactor 2 beta, to take its F1 car to the virtual streets of Monaco. As usual, Marcel’s his hands and the wheel on the video are real, while everything else comes from the the Oculus Rift display. …
Car manufacturers are getting the latest trends right! Hyundai not just brought one of its autonomous IONIQ car to the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, but also let visitors of the show to take a glance into the future of driverless cars by wearing virtual reality glasses, while sitting in a simulator shaped like an IONIQ …
Audi Norway have come up with a new way to attract customers by combining physical installation with virtual reality. The experience lets Audi customers to test-drive the new Audi Q5 on their own self-made track, designed in a special, real life sandbox.
Claude Zellweger, vice president of design of the HTC Vive headset, leaves the company to join the competition, Google, and its fresh new VR project, called Daydream. The news has come from the designer himself in a Twitter comment.
D-BOX, a motion seating technology company, has announced to present an unparalleled immersive driving experience at the Montreal International Auto Show. D-BOX has teamed up with ICAR, Canada’s ultimate motor sports complex, to offer a demonstration of immersive virtual reality.