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Major Marine Imaging Firm Develops VR System That Films Deepsea in 8K HD

Earlier this month, Marine Imaging Technologies, the official partner of National Geographic and BBC, has introduced a technology that enables filmmakers and education centers to create footage of underwater life and deepsea terrain in 8K HD, through the use of a highly sophisticated VR setup. The system aptly labeled ‘Hydrus VR’, makes use of ten […]

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HTC: Virtual Reality Isn’t Dead, Demand For VR Headsets Higher Than Ever

On July 19, Digital Trends criticized the decline in sales of Oculus Go and HTC Vive, thereby insinuating that virtual reality technology at large was losing its appeal. The HTC Vive team strongly refuted the report, showing its outstanding sales record. Based on data provided by Amazon, Digital Trends claimed that the sales of Playstation […]

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Healthcare Providers Are Using VR to Help Patients Recover Faster

Startups are beginning to utilize virtual reality (VR) enabled technologies in the healthcare industry to help patients in hospitals recover faster during their rehabilitation programs. Using VR as Therapy On June 24, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that Swibo, a highly anticipated startup within the nations healthcare scene, has begun to integrate VR within its […]

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New Tech Enables Humans to Explore Virtual Reality Realistically, Making Minecraft More Fun

The human eye spends 10 percent of the time looking at objects and sceneries blinking. Hence, for every 10 hours of perceiving an object, the human eye spends 1 hour blinking, becoming effectively and functionally blind for that period. Minecraft and Decentraland Just Became More Realistic According to the Association for Computing Machinery, humans blink […]

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Microsoft Executive Confirms Xbox Will Not Support VR, PS4 Chooses Different Path

$783 billion technology conglomerate and Xbox developer Microsoft has officially revealed its plans to cut off support for virtual reality (VR) on the Xbox console. Microsoft Chooses TV or VR Mike Nichols, the chief marketing officer of Microsoft, clarified in an interview with GamesIndustry that as of current, the Microsoft team believes PC is the […]

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Coinbase Co-Founder – VR Creates Faster Learning and Improves Memory

Fred Ehrsam, former Goldman Sachs executive and the co-founder of Coinbase, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has stated that immersive virtual reality (VR) creates faster learning and significantly improves the memory of humans, referring to the study of Maryland. VR Improves Memory This week, researchers at the prestigious University of Maryland, considered as the 69th […]

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Broadcasters like BBC are Airing World Cup Using VR, Placing Viewers in Stadiums

Over the past two years, since the beginning of 2017, major broadcasters, television network operators, and sports associations have spent billions of dollars in an attempt to commercialize virtual reality (VR) and use the technology to provide a more realistic image of professional-level competition. In 2017, for instance, NBA revealed its strategic partnership with $255 […]