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Oculus Rift S and Quest VR Headsets Come to the Benelux on May 21

It would appear residents of the Benelux will soon be able to get their hands on the Oculus Quest and Rift S VR headsets. Both units are expected to go on sale on May 21. With a price tag of 449 euro each, these units are slightly more affordable compared to the other units on […]

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SunExpress Taps Inflight VR as its VR Headset Partner

A few rather interesting trends involving virtual reality have come to surface recently. SunExpress is looking into ways to make inflight VR more mainstream. Anyone who flies with this Turkish airline can experience VR for an extra fee of eight euros. It is evident more and more companies will try to explore this innovative technology […]

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Can the Valve Index Make VR Appealing to Consumers?

A surprise announcement in the VR industry can create plenty of buzz. Valve surprised the industry by suddenly announcing its Index VR headset. With a tentative release date of May 2019, this new unit will go toe-to-toe with Oculus and Sony. How successful this headset will prove to be, remains a big unknown. The Valve […]

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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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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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Varjo’s $6,000 VR Headset is not for Consumers

Consumers are not too happy about the price tag of VR headsets. Considering how this hefty price tag will not automatically warrant a great experience, it is not hard to see where they come from. Instead of countering the problem, Varjo has done the exact opposite. Their new $6,000 headset packs quite the punch, but […]

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HP is Working on a VR and Mixed Reality Headset Known as “Copper”

It is somewhat surprising to learn Hewlett Packard is interested in virtual reality. So much even that the company is building a new headset. It is expected the unit will offer a higher resolution than most, if not all, competitors. However, it will not be VR-exclusive, as the unit also supports Windows Mixed Reality. HP […]

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HTC’s Hybrid VR Headset is met With Mixed Reactions

During CES 2019, it was to be expected there would be some VR-related announcements. Big was people’s surprise when HTC announced a new consumer-oriented virtual reality headset. It is also somewhat of a hybrid, which may take PC-based virtual reality into the mainstream. HTC Isn’t Giving up on Virtual Reality It has become more apparent […]

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HTC Taps Christianity to Save its VR Business Model

It has become increasingly difficult for VR hardware manufacturers to tap into new audiences. HTC, a company somewhat struggling in this regard, has identified a new potential demographic. The company wants to tap into the Christian faith to bring virtual reality to the masses. An interesting approach, although one that might need a miracle to […]

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VRGineers Moves Ahead With its $5,800 VR Headset

Many people will argue the VR industry doesn’t need even more expensive hardware and gadgets. There is something to be said for this particular statement. At the same time, the XTAL headset costs $5,800 and has many people excited. The device is developed by VRgineers and will be showcased during CES 2019. Another VR Headset […]