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German Study Confirms Virtual Reality is a Viable Sales Tool

There are still plenty of reasons why VR technology is of great value. Although its practical use cases remain severely limited, numerous options are being explored. Online shopping experiences may very well be transformed with the help of virtual reality. A new German study confirms VR may get more buyers to conduct purchases in a […]

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Drop CEO Expects VR to Become Mainstream in the Next two Decades

It would appear competition in the virtual reality space is heating up. While headsets are not necessarily selling all that great, software-based solutions are being developed left, right, and center. If Drop CEO Russell Ladson is to be believed, VR will have its major breakthrough in the years to come. The Future of VR Solutions […]

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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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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 […]

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The Weather Channel Plans to Incorporate More AR and VR Elements Into its Broadcasts

Most people consider virtual reality as an immersive and educational technology. Being able to visualize certain concepts or types of data can unlock a lot of new use cases. In the US, the Weather Channel has begun using VR to educate the masses on ice fishing and frozen lakes. It is a very interesting development which can even […]

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UK Companies Join Forces to Bring Haptic Feedback to Virtual Reality

The VR industry is still firing on all cylinders, even though the same struggles remain in place. Some companies are looking to make this technology more appealing. With the introduction of haptic feedback, a VR experience can be elevated to a whole new level. This new collaboration between Ultrahaptics, Fallen Planet Studios, and ImmotionVR is […]

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NordicTrack Gamifies Exercise Bikes With VR Technology

Although it remains to be seen which mainstream use cases need a VR component the health and fitness industry is certainly on this list. NordicTrack acknowledges there is room for potential there. Their new VR bike ride experience makes an exercise bike almost feel like a real bike. It also helps users forget they are […]

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Nintendo Suddenly Starts Paying Attention to Virtual Reality Avatars

It would appear there is another shocking gaming-related VR development happening in 2019. Nintendo, one of the few companies purposefully holding out on virtual reality, is slowly changing its stance. The company has confirmed it will participate in a VR project. While this is a promising development, experts aren’t holding their breath for any real […]

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VR Technology Becomes More Important in Plastic Surgery Trials

The future of virtual reality still remains uncertain at this time. Some interesting advancements are being made in the medical sector. Especially where plastic surgery is concerned, things will get very interesting over the coming years. So far, it has proven to be a valuable and viable tool in terms of dealing with faces being […]

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Is There a Future for Virtual Reality in the Music Industry?

On paper, one would expect virtual reality and music to come together in a meaningful manner. In the real world, however, that correlation is far less apparent at this time. Identifying the key business case for VR in the music industry has proven to be challenging first and foremost. To date, the search is still […]