‘ARKTIKA.1’ Launches October 10th, Pre-orders Now Available

‘ARKTIKA.1’ Launches October 10th, Pre-orders Now Available

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‘ARKTIKA.1’ Launches October 10th, Pre-orders Now Available
ARKTIKA.1, the sci-fi shooter from Metro developers 4A Games, is launching on Oculus Rift October 10th. Pre-orders are currently live on the Oculus Store, selling for a 10% discount off of the game’s $30 price tag. We got a hands-on with Arktika.1 back at GDC earlier this year, and from what we saw there, it’s going to be a game with a level […]
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Is Body Image from Perception or Attitude? – Studying Anorexia with VR Self-avatars

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Is Body Image from Perception or Attitude? – Studying Anorexia with VR Self-avatars
Do patients with anorexia nervosa suffer from body image distortion due to how they perceive their body or is it due to attitudinal beliefs? Betty Mohler has been using VR technologies to study whether body representation is more perceptual or conceptual. LISTEN TO THE VOICES OF VR PODCAST https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/d1icj85yqthyoq.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Voices-of-VR-576-Betty-Mohler.mp3 Mohler captured a 3D body scan of […]
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Microsoft Schedules VR Event For Early October

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Microsoft Schedules VR Event For Early October
It looks like we’ll be finding out a lot more about Microsoft’s plans for VR and more in a few weeks’ time. The company this week announced that it will be holding a ‘Mixed Reality event’ on October 3rd. Mixed reality is Microsoft’s broad term encompassing everything from its HoloLens augmented reality device to the […]
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Augmented Reality Big At On The Lot Conference This October

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Augmented Reality Big At On The Lot Conference This October
The VR Society has announced details for this year’s On The Lot conference, which will now include an all-new augmented reality track to discuss the latest on Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore. “We have long wanted to showcase AR professionals and their new technologies. On The Lot allows us to bring them together with our […]
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Crytek Adds HTC Vive & Oculus Touch Support to ‘Robinson: The Journey’

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Crytek Adds HTC Vive & Oculus Touch Support to ‘Robinson: The Journey’
Originally launched in November last year as a PSVR exclusive, Crytek’s Robinson: The Journey (2016) made its way early this year to Oculus Rift via Oculus Home and also eventually Steam too. Critically missing however was official support for HTC Vive and any support for motion controllers. Now, Crytek has finally launched an update on Steam which includes official support for HTC Vive, […]
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Apple iOS 11 Rolls Out Today, Augmented Reality Apps Now Showing Up on App Store

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Apple iOS 11 Rolls Out Today, Augmented Reality Apps Now Showing Up on App Store
Apple is rolling out iOS 11 today, its mobile operating system that’s compatible with “hundreds of millions of devices” including iPhones going back to the iPhone 5s, and a variety of recent iPads. If your device is able to update (check here), that means you may be getting a number of features like an optimized […]
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AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Now Available, Offering Close Competition with NVIDIA GTX 1080

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Now Available, Offering Close Competition with NVIDIA GTX 1080
AMD’s Radeon RX Vega 64 is finally out after the long wait, promising to offer stiff competition with what’s become the new standard for high-end VR, NVIDIA’s 16nm Pascal architecture-based GTX 1080. Created as a replacement for the Radeon Fury X and Radeon Fury, the RX Vega 64 is manufactured based on the 14nm FinFet architecture, incorporating 64 […]
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This Company is Building an AR Version of ‘Minecraft’ for iOS and Android

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This Company is Building an AR Version of ‘Minecraft’ for iOS and Android
South African startup Speak Geek? recently teased an update to their project that aims to replicate the official Microsoft version of Minecraft for HoloLens, the company’s $3000 AR headset, and put it on mobile devices capable of running Google’s ARCore and Apple’s ARKit. This is the company’s second attempt at bringing Minecraft to AR, the first taking place in 2015 right […]
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Sci-fi Survival-Adventure ‘The Solus Project’ Launches Today on PSVR

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Sci-fi Survival-Adventure ‘The Solus Project’ Launches Today on PSVR
The Solus Project (2016) is a sci-fi adventure-survival game from Grip Game and Hourences. Once only available for traditional monitors and PC VR headsets like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, the game is now available starting today on the PlayStation Store for PlayStation VR and PS4 at $20. The Solus Project started its tenure as a PC-only title on […]
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China’s Largest Messaging App ‘WeChat’ is Creating its Own AR Platform

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China’s Largest Messaging App ‘WeChat’ is Creating its Own AR Platform
WeChat, known in China as the app that offers everything from messaging to a ubiquitous payment service, is getting its own augmented reality framework; at over 963 million active users, the popular Chinese app could put AR in the hands (and minds) in more than just the mobile tech savvy. Tech in Asia recently caught wind of WeChat parent […]
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3-D Mazes–Dinosaurs (Dover 3-D Mazes)

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3-D Mazes–Dinosaurs (Dover 3-D Mazes)
Travel back in time to herd these bewildered dinosaurs to their destinations. When you put on the enclosed 3-D glasses, the colorful mazes will leap right off the page, surrounding you in a labyrinth of sharp horns and pointy teeth. But don’t be afraid! These easy mazes are geared toward kids ages 4 to 8, and complete solutions guarantee that no […]
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Review: ‘The Gallery: Call of the Starseed’

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Review: ‘The Gallery: Call of the Starseed’
The Gallery: Call of the Starseed (2016) is a first-person adventure from Cloudhead Games that’s unashamedly a ‘first’ in many categories. As a Vive launch title, it was one of the most cutting-edge adventure games of its time, and although it’s showing its age at this late review date, it remains an intriguing, well-realized cinematic experience that will […]
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Multiuser VR Sculpting & Paint Tool ‘MasterpieceVR’ Now Available on Vive & Rift

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Multiuser VR Sculpting & Paint Tool ‘MasterpieceVR’ Now Available on Vive & Rift
MasterpieceVR is a 3D creation tool that’s looking to get an edge on the competition by offering something no other volumetric art program has so far; a multi-user, spectator-friendly, sculpting and painting tool that promises to house everything you need in a single place. MasterpieceVR boasts some pretty impressive features outside of its 20+ sculpting and painting tools. […]
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3D Glasses for DLP Projectors with Improved Eye Protection System – Compatible with Optoma BenQ Viewsonic Panasonic Mitsubishi Vivitek Dell Acer & more – Rechargeable Active Shutter Glasses DLP-Link

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3D Glasses for DLP Projectors with Improved Eye Protection System – Compatible with Optoma BenQ Viewsonic Panasonic Mitsubishi Vivitek Dell Acer & more – Rechargeable Active Shutter Glasses DLP-Link
You Love 3D Movies. And You Have Recently Bought A Special 3D Ready DLP Projector For It… 3D movies are the best. It’s like you’ve been transferred to another dimension. It feels like you’re watching the movie while being…there. The thing is that you need two things in order to watch a 3D movie like […]
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Dell’s VR ‘Visor’ Headset Now Available For Pre-order at $350, Shipping Mid-October

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Dell’s VR ‘Visor’ Headset Now Available For Pre-order at $350, Shipping Mid-October
Dell’s virtual reality headset may be only one out of an entire fleet of PC VR devices designed with the auspices of Microsoft, but it appears to be the first consumer headset of the bunch currently up for pre-order. Slated to deliver their first batch on October 17th, you can pre-order the headset from Dell for […]
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HTC Registers ‘Vive Focus’ Trademark in EU & US, Likely Intended for Standalone VR Headset

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HTC Registers ‘Vive Focus’ Trademark in EU & US, Likely Intended for Standalone VR Headset
HTC has submitted a new trademark application in both Europe and the US, specifically requesting the use of a new name: Vive Focus. First revealed at Google I/O 2017 developer conference, both HTC and Lenovo announced they were building standalone VR headsets for the Daydream platform. Neither headset revealed its perspective name, only showing concept art […]
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Report: Magic Leap Could Reach $6B Valuation, First Device Shipping in 6 Months to “small group of users”

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Report: Magic Leap Could Reach $6B Valuation, First Device Shipping in 6 Months to “small group of users”
Magic Leap, the mysterious augmented reality startup with a multiple-billion dollar valuation, could soon be taking on more investments, bringing its total valuation close to $6 billion, Bloomberg reports. Citing sources familiar with the situation, the report contends that Temasek Holdings Pte., a Singaporean investment company, is considering taking part in a new financing round amounting to more than $500 million. […]
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Microsoft Launches PC Check Tool For VR Headsets

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Microsoft Launches PC Check Tool For VR Headsets
Planning to pick up one of Microsoft’s new virtual reality headsets when partners start rolling them out next month? You’ll want to make sure you’ve got a PC powerful enough to run them. Fortunately, Microsoft has a new tool that will help you with that. Windows Mixed Reality PC Check is now available in the […]
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Google Sets Press Event For October 4, Pixel 2 And VR Updates Likely

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Google Sets Press Event For October 4, Pixel 2 And VR Updates Likely
Google just sent out press invites to an event on Oct. 4 where it is likely to reveal the Pixel 2 as well as next steps with its ambitions in VR and AR. Last year Google launched Pixel alongside the Daydream View headset, bringing the Android ecosystem to a higher tier of VR hardware. It […]
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Google’s Massive Street View Library Now Available in ‘Google Earth VR’

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Google’s Massive Street View Library Now Available in ‘Google Earth VR’
Today Google has launched an update to Google Earth VR which brings the company’s huge library of street-level imagery into the application which lets users immersively explore the entire globe. Google Earth VR is a stunning VR experience which we called “a breathtaking new way to know our planet,” back when it launched in late 2016. […]
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‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ Won’t Be Supporting PSVR Headsets After All

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‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ Won’t Be Supporting PSVR Headsets After All
Criterion Games, the EA studio that developed the PlayStation VR-exclusive Star Wars Battlefront Rogue One: VR Mission, says Battlefront II won’t be getting the virtual reality treatment the developers previously announced, and that no VR missions will be present in the game. As tweeted by tech directior Alex Mole back in April, VR headset owners would be seeing “something […]
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EPSON-Compatible ValueView 3D Glasses. Rechargeable. ONE PAIR

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EPSON-Compatible ValueView 3D Glasses. Rechargeable. ONE PAIR
ValueView® 3D Glasses for Epson® RF 3D Projectors Includes ONE Pair of Epson 3D Glasses, Storage Case and USB Charging Cable Compatible with PowerLite Home Cinema: 750HD, 2000, 2030, 2040, 2045, 3020, 5020, 5025UB, 5030UB, 5030UBe, 5040UB, 5040UBe, 6020, 6030 Compatible with PowerLite Pro Cinema: 4030, 6030UB, G6550WU, G6900WU, LS9600e, LS10000 Compatible with Home Cinema: […]
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PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand

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PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand
HeroCade is a compilation of nine VR games for PlayStationVR, and while it’s already been out in North America since earlier this year, European countries will finally able to buy the cheap and cheerful game pack this month, which features a number of VR favorites previously available only Samsung Gear VR and PC VR platforms. Launching in France, […]
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Watch Apple’s Live iPhone 8 Event @10am PT, Suspected Augmented Reality Announcements

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Watch Apple’s Live iPhone 8 Event @10am PT, Suspected Augmented Reality Announcements
Today at 10am PDT, Apple is releasing news about upcoming products like the new iPhone 8 and Watch, taking place at the company’s newly debuted Steve Jobs Theater. Among the announcements, many of which have supposedly already been leaked, is sure to be news surrounding the public release of apps built using Apple’s ARKit. We knew Apple […]
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Carson 3D Series High Definition Compact & Waterproof Binoculars with ED Glass

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Carson 3D Series High Definition Compact & Waterproof Binoculars with ED Glass
“ Carson 3D Series High Definition Waterproof Binoculars with ED Glass The full sized 3D Binoculars combine our HD optical coating technology with ED glass to give you the brightest, and clearest image possible. Tough ConstructionThe 3D Series Binoculars with ED Glass is ideal for use as Hunting Binoculars or Birding Binoculars. Rubberized armor coating […]
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Felix & Paul’s ‘The People’s House’ 360 Video Wins an Emmy

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Felix & Paul’s ‘The People’s House’ 360 Video Wins an Emmy
The second night of the 69th Emmy Awards saw a number of nominations for virtual reality content, including rendered experiences and 360 video spanning a diverse swath of genres. Taking home an Emmy this year was The People’s House: Inside the White House with Barack and Michelle Obama, a 360 video created by Felix & Paul Studios and Oculus Studios […]
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Devs Use ARKit to Make an iPhone Motion Controller for HoloLens

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Devs Use ARKit to Make an iPhone Motion Controller for HoloLens
Ok, these ARKit experiments and mashups are getting darn cool. Here VR development studio Emergent linked together HoloLens and an iPhone with ARKit to turn the iPhone into a 6DOF motion tracked controller. The tracking may be somewhat rudimentary, but it’s becoming increasingly clear the many possibilities that come with smartphones that are able to […]
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ED Adult 4 Pack – LG AG-F310DP + AG-F400DP Cinema 3D Dual Play Compatible Gaming Glasses 4 Adult Glasses

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ED Adult 4 Pack – LG AG-F310DP + AG-F400DP Cinema 3D Dual Play Compatible Gaming Glasses 4 Adult Glasses
ED Adult 4 Pack – LG AG-F310DP + AG-F400DP Cinema 3D Dual Play Compatible Gaming Glasses 4 Adult Glasses Why pay more for lower quality glasses? Get twice as many glasses for a lower price than 2 elsewhere! ONLY COMPATIBLE WITH PASSIVE DUAL PLAY 3D TELEVISIONS! Compatible with LG’s LM and CM series of TVs […]
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Mimesys Leverages ARKit as a Mobile Viewer into Collaborative Virtual Environments

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Mimesys Leverages ARKit as a Mobile Viewer into Collaborative Virtual Environments
VR remote collaboration company Mimesys has dreamt up an experiment which envisions mobile AR as a portal into remote virtual environments, allowing for quick spatial collaboration on-the-go, without putting on a VR headset. VR collaboration and visualization can be massively powerful, but it’s generally only accessible if you’re near a VR ready computer and headset. But […]
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The Easiest Way to Set Up Oculus Rift Room-scale Tracking (without drilling any holes)

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The Easiest Way to Set Up Oculus Rift Room-scale Tracking (without drilling any holes)
While it’s true that the Oculus Rift didn’t initially support room-scale tracking, Oculus has embraced large-scale tracking, allowing for 360 degree tracking and room-scale gameplay at similar sizes as the HTC Vive. This guide will show you the easiest way to get up and running with rooms-scale tracking starting with just two Sensors (cameras) and […]
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Google & Song Exploder Create ‘Inside Music’ VR App to Help You Better Appreciate Songs

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Google & Song Exploder Create ‘Inside Music’ VR App to Help You Better Appreciate Songs
Song Exploder, the popular music podcast that lets musicians explain every part of their songs, has gotten some help from Google to create a new app that throws you in the middle of song so you can experience it like never before. Called Inside Music, the WebVR app lets you turn individual pieces of a song on […]
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