OnBuy.Com Report: UK Consumers Not Yet Ready For AR Smartglasses

OnBuy.Com has examined findings gathered from Mindshare during a survey of over 1,000 UK smartphone users with regards to the perception of augmented reality (AR) and how AR is best experienced. The compiled results found that the majority of British users would prefer to experience social media containing AR effects through smartphones rather than smartglasses….

Detu Announces 3D 360 Degree Camera

An increasing number of companies and creators are taking to 360-degree video for a variety of uses. 360-degree camera specialists are continuing to provide for this market with the launch of a new, professional-grade AI-powered 360-degree and VR panoramic camera with 3D capabilities. The Detu Max Camera is designed for professional photographers and VR content…

Virtual Revolution Turns to SeedingVR For Funding

An increasing number of businesses are turning to virtual reality (VR) for a variety of uses, including prototyping, design and collaboration between colleagues who might be in different countries or on different continents. To meet demand for this kind of technology, Glasgow-based company Virtual Revolution Technologies is turning to SeedingVR in an effort to seek…

HTC Vive Libraries Program Will Bring VR Headsets To Over 100 Libraries

Almost a year ago to the date Oculus announced an initiative to bring VR headsets to 90 different California libraries. Now, HTC has announced the Vive Libraries Program, which is set to bring VR headsets to 110 different libraries in California and Nevada. It’s hard to know how similar the programs are beyond the obvious,…

NextVR Release Third Episode In Their Paranormal Evidence Series

Fans of NextVR’s paranormal investigation series will be happy to hear that following enthusiastic fan feedback that the virtual reality (VR) series is getting a third installment. This new episode is titled “Paranormal Evidence: Missouri State Penitentiary” and as the title points towards, this episode will take viewers inside the Missouri State Penitentiary to look investigate for…

Hands-On: Echo Combat Is An Intense VR Shooter With Zero-G Movement

This article was originally published in early June and is being republished now to coincide with the upcoming Open Beta weekend, which starts tomorrow, June 21st. After playing lots of Echo Arena over the past year and being intimately familiar with the mechanics of Ready at Dawn’s groundbreaking zero-gravity movement system, I can still say that…

PeriscapeVR Brings A VR Experience To JFK Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport is one of the busiest in the world, and Terminal 4 will soon play host to virtual reality (VR) experiences featuring curated content that travellers can enjoy while awaiting their flights. PeriscapeVR’s Experience Center is a pop-up in Terminal 4’s Retail Lounge which has been equipped with freestand VR towers…

Ever Wonder What The Inside Of A Dog Looks Like? There’s An AR App For That

From animal anatomy to digital twinning and mining simulations, this Canadian company is bringing game development know-how to VR experiences After meeting Charles Lavigne and Kevin Oke at the BCTECH Summit last month, we were enticed to visit their headquarters on the beautiful Island of Victoria and try out their latest VR demos. But it…

Animal Force To Deploy Onto The PlayStation Store For The U.S. Next Month

PlayStation VR owners might well recall videogame publisher Oasis Games. The Chinese company, formed in 2011, is one of several of the more prolific publishers of virtual reality (VR) videogames. Including puzzle adventure title Light Tracer, escape room horror Dying: Reborn and colourful pixel-stylised shoot-em-up Pixel Gear. The latter of which was the recipient of…

Animal Force To Deploy Onto The PlayStation Store For The U.S. Next Month

PlayStation VR owners might well recall videogame publisher Oasis Games. The Chinese company, formed in 2011, is one of several of the more prolific publishers of virtual reality (VR) videogames. Including puzzle adventure title Light Tracer, escape room horror Dying: Reborn and colourful pixel-stylised shoot-em-up Pixel Gear. The latter of which was the recipient of…

Animal Force To Deploy Onto The PlayStation Store For The U.S. Next Month

PlayStation VR owners might well recall videogame publisher Oasis Games. The Chinese company, formed in 2011, is one of several of the more prolific publishers of virtual reality (VR) videogames. Including puzzle adventure title Light Tracer, escape room horror Dying: Reborn and colourful pixel-stylised shoot-em-up Pixel Gear. The latter of which was the recipient of…

Carly and the Reaperman Escapes On to Steam

Developer Odd Raven Studios have unveiled the expected release date for virtual reality (VR) co-operative platforming adventure Carly and the Reaperman: Escape from the Underworld to head to Steam. Designed to be a ‘couch co-op’ experience in which one player takes the role of Carly in third person on a standard display while the other…

Carly and the Reaperman Escapes On to Steam

Developer Odd Raven Studios have unveiled the expected release date for virtual reality (VR) co-operative platforming adventure Carly and the Reaperman: Escape from the Underworld to head to Steam. Designed to be a ‘couch co-op’ experience in which one player takes the role of Carly in third person on a standard display while the other…

Carly and the Reaperman Escapes On to Steam

Developer Odd Raven Studios have unveiled the expected release date for virtual reality (VR) co-operative platforming adventure Carly and the Reaperman: Escape from the Underworld to head to Steam. Designed to be a ‘couch co-op’ experience in which one player takes the role of Carly in third person on a standard display while the other…

New Trailer Released For Wands Update 1.4

Earlier this month it was announced by developer Cortopia Studios that a new update for their virtual reality (VR) multiplayer experience would be releasing, bringing with it a new map for players to battle in. Titled the Sanctum of Sahir, the map is planned to be included in the 1.4 update and now the developers…

SculptrVR Appears on PlayStation VR

Not every virtual reality (VR) application is about pure entertainment, some of them offer a way for users to tap into their creative side. SculptrVR has previously offered users on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Google Daydream the chance to create intricate 3D objects within VR. The PlayStation VR version allows users to take up…

SculptrVR Appears on PlayStation VR

Not every virtual reality (VR) application is about pure entertainment, some of them offer a way for users to tap into their creative side. SculptrVR has previously offered users on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Google Daydream the chance to create intricate 3D objects within VR. The PlayStation VR version allows users to take up…

DOOM On Your Smartphone In VR

It is an unofficial rule within the tech community that anything that any tech product that sits still for long enough will have the original DOOM ported to it, up to and including refrigerators and toasters. It’s no surprise then that a DOOM port for Android smartphones exists, then, but getting that same port in…

DOOM On Your Smartphone In VR

It is an unofficial rule within the tech community that anything that any tech product that sits still for long enough will have the original DOOM ported to it, up to and including refrigerators and toasters. It’s no surprise then that a DOOM port for Android smartphones exists, then, but getting that same port in…

A PlayStation VR 2 Wish List

The PlayStation VR is a fine bit of virtual reality equipment, which offers some great videogaming experiences without needing to invest the time and money in buying or building a VR-capable PC rig. However, the PlayStation Vr in its current form does have some drawbacks, something which we hope the next iteration of the device…

Déraciné Is A Return To From Software’s Pre-Dark Souls Roots

One of the most surprising VR reveals from E3 last week was Déraciné, a new PlayStation VR (PSVR) exclusive from Dark Souls and Bloodborne developer, From Software. Directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki, the game is very different from the two action series he’s best known for, but that doesn’t mean Déraciné is unlike anything the team…

Unity Announces Project MARS For Improved AR Development

Augmented reality (AR) has become hot hot topic in recent months, with the release of Apple’s ARKit and the later release of ARCore by Google. To feed into the increased demand for AR apps and services, at the Unite Berlin developers conference new tools were unveiled specifically for the development of AR. The new tools…

‘Echo Combat’ Open Beta Weekend Starts Tomorrow on Rift

If you didn’t get a chance to jump into the closed beta last month of Echo Combat, the upcoming online shooter expansion to Ready at Dawn’s Echo Arena (2017), then you’ll certainly have a chance this weekend, as the studio is opening up their pod bay doors to all Rift users starting tomorrow. Echo Combat throws you…

SpringboardVR Announces Partnership With VoodooVR

SpringboardVR, the dedicated platform for virtual reality (VR) operators that transforms the user experience, allowing people to run their entire location from a single device, has announced a partnership with Voodoo VR. This partnership will see the company able to offer turnkey VR solutions for the Location Based Entertainment industry throughout Europe. VoodooVR is a…