Intel to Bring 2018 Olympic Winter Games Experience to Windows Mixed Reality

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Intel to Bring 2018 Olympic Winter Games Experience to Windows Mixed Reality
Announced during the main press briefing at Microsoft’s event held in San Francisco, Intel will be bringing a ‘Windows Mixed Reality experience’ for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. This forms part of a multi-year technology partnership between Intel and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Originally announced in June, Intel’s partnership with the IOC […]
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Valve: No Steam Dev Days in 2017 “and not very likely for 2018”

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Valve: No Steam Dev Days in 2017 “and not very likely for 2018”
Valve’s ‘no press allowed’ dev conference, Steam Dev Days, is seeing the ax this year, and it seems next year doesn’t look any better. According to a tweet by Valve Marketing and Business Development team member Tom Giardino, Steam Dev Days is definitely not happening this year. Definitely not in 2017 and not very likely for […]
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Fear Not, ‘Budget Cuts’ Development is Still Underway, Headed for Early 2018 Launch

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Fear Not, ‘Budget Cuts’ Development is Still Underway, Headed for Early 2018 Launch
It’s been more than a year and a half since I first stepped into Budget Cuts, an instantly promising VR title from indie developer Neat Corporation with a novel and efficient locomotion system that blends perfectly with the game’s throwing-knife stealth action gameplay. Though the studio has been largely silent since then, they’ve assured me that […]
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VR Headsets Based on Kopin’s 2K Display Expected by End of 2018

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VR Headsets Based on Kopin’s 2K Display Expected by End of 2018
After we went hands-on with Kopin’s prototype headset featuring their 2K VR micro display last week, people are curious to know when the screens might actually hit the market. Speaking with Kopin and manufacturing partner Goertek, the companies tell us that the first products incorporating the ‘Lightning’ display are expected by the end of 2018. […]
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Mind-Controlled VR Game Coming to Arcades 2018

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Mind-Controlled VR Game Coming to Arcades 2018
Awakening uses Neurable technology to let you control the experience with just your mind. Mind-control technology is nothing new. Once considered nothing more than farfetched science fiction, neuroscientists have since taken a much more optimistic stance on the potentially game-changing tech thanks to advances in brain-computer interfaces. In fact, one startup is claiming they’ll have […]
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There Will Be No Proto Awards In 2017, Return Planned In 2018

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There Will Be No Proto Awards In 2017, Return Planned In 2018
The organizers of VR’s biggest awards ceremony, The Proto Awards, say they won’t be hosting an event in 2017. In 2014, 2015 and 2016 The Proto Awards were held to recognize some of the groundbreaking efforts pushing forward the emerging medium of VR content. The event is organized by New Realities Inc, an outgrowth of […]
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$200 Standalone Wireless Oculus VR Headset Coming 2018

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$200 Standalone Wireless Oculus VR Headset Coming 2018
Oculus seeks to bridge the gap between PC and mobile VR with a mid-level headset. Oculus is all up in the news lately. The Facebook-owned VR manufacturer shut down its Oculus Stories department and revealed a ridiculous $399 Rift & Touch bundle sale running throughout the entire summer. Now the company is teasing brand new […]
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Report: Facebook to Ship a $200 Standalone Mobile VR Headset in 2018

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Report: Facebook to Ship a $200 Standalone Mobile VR Headset in 2018
According to a report by Bloomberg, Facebook is working on a wireless, standalone VR headset said to target the $200 price range. Citing “people familiar with its development,” the report reveals the Oculus-branded headset, code named ‘Pacific’, will ship sometime next year. The headset is said to be more compact than the company’s PC VR headset the Oculus Rift, […]
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The German National Team Will Use VR to Win World Cup 2018

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The German National Team Will Use VR to Win World Cup 2018
STRIVR, the firm that utilizes VR to enhance the performance of athletes, started partnering with National Team of Germany to help athletes train soccer in VR. With this partnership both companies will try to explore the possibilities of VR technologies. DFB has some experience in applying cutting edge technologies. Previously they used SAP software, which […]
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HTC & Intel to Offer High-end Wireless VR Solution in “Early 2018”

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HTC & Intel to Offer High-end Wireless VR Solution in “Early 2018”
At Computex 2017, Intel’s Gregory Bryant demonstrated the company’s wireless VR solution on stage. He claimed this was the first public showing of the HTC Vive using Intel’s WiGig technology, and further confirms that HTC is bringing the product to market in “early 2018.” Intel’s wireless VR solution, which was also shown at E3, uses […]
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E3 Spotlight: Microsoft Aims For A VR Sweet Spot In 2018

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E3 Spotlight: Microsoft Aims For A VR Sweet Spot In 2018
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is in Los Angeles, CA next week and it’s always one of the largest events of the year for gamers, giving giants of the industry including Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo the chance to show off the latest hardware and games to drive the next generation of consumer interest. We’ll undoubtedly […]
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Watch World Cup 2018 Through VR

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Watch World Cup 2018 Through VR
Telemundo, a well-known television network, published on NBCUniversal website that they will broadcast World Cup 2017-2018 through VR. Cesar Conde, who serves as a Chairman at NBCUniversal, reported in his speech that for Hispanic people the game soccer a faith and the World Cup is considered to be their Cathedral. 2018 World Cup VR app, […]
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