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Two Scientific Studies Show Viaiblity of Treating Autism With VR

The potential number of use cases for virtual reality remains unclear. In the scientific sector, it seems a few new options are being explored. One option comes in the form of treating autism. Two separate studies have confirmed VR can be of great help in this regard. Especially where autistic children are concerned, major breakthroughs […]

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No Man’s Sky VR is Free and not a Port of the Existing Game

Most people will readily agree virtual reality is a medium designed primarily for video games. Without games across multiple platforms, the consumer interest in VR would be even more lackluster than it is today. No Man’s Sky, a game which has finally entered a playable state a few months ago, will now receive a VR […]

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Alibaba Acquires Infinity Augmented Reality in VR and AR Push

The future of virtual reality still remains relatively uncertain. Despite the involvement of major companies, the technology still isn’t catching on in the consumer segment. Alibaba’s recent acquisition of Infinity Augmented Reality may help change that fact. Both companies have been collaborating since 2016m allowing them to work on AR, computer vision, and AI projects. […]

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New Nintendo Labs kit Offers Templates for Creating VR Games

In the world of virtual reality, a few interesting developments are taking place. Nintendo labs has shown a keen interest in exploring VR opportunities. Their latest Labo kit now lets users create their own virtual reality games. It is a different take on getting people more excited about this technology. Whether or not this will […]

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The Oculus Rift S Comes out This Spring and Costs $399

In the virtual reality industry, there is a strong focus on current and future hardware. Facebook recently introduced the Oculus Rift S. While there was some concern regarding this unit, it seems the device providers everything users had hoped for. It is clearly an upgrade for PC users, and there is no external sensor requirement. […]

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Microsoft Brings OpenXR to Windows Mixed Reality Devices

Microsoft seemingly has big plans for VR, AR, and mixed reality. As part of this ongoing effort, the technology giant has introduced OpenXR to Windows Mixed Reality. The main purpose of introducing this new standard is to facilitate the porting of VR apps and games between different platforms. If successful, a far more versatile ecosystem […]

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VR Startup Co-founder Spent an Entire Week in Virtual Reality

The impact of VR technology on the human body and mind remains unclear. Prolonged exposure to new technology often yields negative long-term consequences. One individual recently spent a week in VR without any breaks in between. A very dangerous concept, although it seems to be quite “enjoyable” for some. Don’t Live in VR Just yet […]

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HTC Confirms Viveport Infinity Launch for April 2nd

Although HTC isn’t overly successful in VR hardware sales, their software solutions can make a big impact. Earlier this week, the company announced Viveport Infinity. This service grants subscribers access to several hundred apps and games. While its monthly price of $19.99 is quite steep, it will be rather appealing to virtual reality enthusiasts. Can […]

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Facebook’s new 3D Video Chat Project Features VR Avatar Technology

Facebook has not given up on virtual reality as of yet. This may come as a bit of a surprise to some. Despite the Oculus not getting the reception the company had hoped for, things are still progressing on the software side. Their new 3D video chat solution will incorporate VR technology to recreate life-like […]

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Nintendo Announces a $80 VR Cardboard Headset for the Switch

It has been coming for some time now, but Nintendo has launched its first VR product. An $80 cardboard headset for the Nintendo Switch has been introduced late last week. It is a gaming accessory which is part of the Labo Line. It is also the first time Nintendo explores VR options since its Virtual […]