QIYU VR Mobile VR Arm Tracking & 4K Video Software Detailed

iQIYI Intelligence has revealed its latest virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD), the QIYU VR II at the CES 2018, Las Vegas. As previously reported by VRFocus, the HMD supports 4320p, 7680 x 4320 video playback, but now iQIYI has offered more details on the software utilised for this as well as the VR videogame…

Drunk or Dead Lives On With New DLC

You know what they say, you just can’t keep a good zombie down. Unfortunately, when it comes to the worlds of film, tv and videogames it’s very difficult to keep a bad one down as well. Mainly due to the fact that whilst you’re doing that another one has leapt on your back and is looking…

Blade Runner: Revelations Gameplay Details Revealed

Alcon Media Group has announced a partnership with Google and technology company Lenovo to release the upcoming virtual reality (VR) videogame Blade Runner: Revelations for Google Daydream. The news of this latest VR tie-in for the Blade Runner franchise came at CES 2018, Las Vegas, announced by Alcon co-founders and co-CEOs Broderick Johnson and Andrew…

Viveport VR Enters Early Access, Delve Into the Immersive Portal Today

At the beginning of the week, just prior to CES 2018, HTC Vive made some big announcements. The most attention grabbing was HTC Vive Pro, updating the original with integrated headphones and improved resolution. There was also the Vive Wireless Adaptor for users keen to free themselves from cables. Both of these are still to…

Mayweather Boxing & Fitness VR Program Debuts At First Gym This Month

Take a closer look into what the world-class boxer promises to be the “future of fitness.” No matter what your opinion of Floyd “Money” Mayweather may be, there’s no denying the man knows exactly what he’s doing. The super star athlete has accumulated fifty wins and zero losses in his 20 plus years of boxing,…

Hands-on With Black Box VR – Muscling into VR

In an era where everyone is becoming more concerned about their health, whether that’s by eating the right foods or getting some regular exercise, videogames aren’t necessarily seen as a healthy life style choice. Yet with virtual reality (VR) that’s not the case, as roomscale experiences get you up off the couch and moving around,…

WWE Is Coming To A Headset Near You Via NextVR

Fancy ringside seats to the biggest matches in the WWE? They’re only a VR headset away. NextVR this week announced that it had formed a partnership with the wrestling brand to bring highlights from its biggest matches to its app later this year. As reported by Variety, six episodes are to be produced, running around…

Vimeo Has Come To Vive Video, Watch The CES Trailer Here

When it comes to watching video online in most cases, unless it is live gameplay, it boils down to whether you watch YouTube… or not. That might be a slight oversimplification of things, but one thing that is true is that like or not YouTube is pretty much the sole destination for a lot of…

CES 2018: Hands-On With The Ultrawide Pimax 8K VR Headset

Other than the move towards wireless VR and an obsession with developing groundbreaking new haptic technologies, the biggest trend at CES this year for virtual reality was a focus on improved resolutions for HMD displays. From the Vive Pro’s purported “3K” combined resolution and the crisp, clear quality of Samsung’s Odyssey headset, all the way…

Who’s Watching You When In VR? An App For Cardboard Will Let You See

As we, and other have said before on VRFocus do not count out the humble cardboard headset just yet. We may be moving into an immersive world where wireless technology and Standalone virtual reality (VR) are going to dominate the 2018 conversation. Certainly if the end of 2017 (the Vive Focus, Oculus Go and Santa Cruz)…

Google And YI’s VR180 Camera Offers 5.7K Resolution

Lenovo isn’t the only company with one of Google’s new VR180 cameras on show at CES this week. Earlier in the week YI Technology also announced its own contribution to the line of accessible VR cameras, the YI Horizon VR180. Like other VR180 products, the device offers a 180 degree field of view with two…

It Looks Like Vive Pro Already Has FCC Approval

HTC’s Vive Pro was only announced a few days ago, but it looks like it already has FCC approval. As spotted by Reddit user Igats, an HTC Vive headset was issued FCC approval on 16th November 2017 (if only we’d spotted it back then). There aren’t many details about the device itself but, considering the…

Hands-on With Noveto – Listening is Believing

CES 2018 may be crammed with the latest technologies from global innovation leaders based around the world but a lot of it never quite truly feels transformational. The same can be said for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR); there are some interesting new additions yet nothing that seems like it massively pushes the…

SuperData Research Weighs-In on CES 2018’s Biggest VR News

This year’s annual CES event, Las Vegas, has brought two major announcements for the virtual reality (VR) industry: HTC’s Vive Pro and Oculus VR’s partnership with Xiaomi for the launch of the Oculus Go in China, set to be known as Mi VR. Both of these announcements will shape the future of VR over the…

Realmax Qian AR Glasses Come to CES 2018

For CES 2018, Shanghai, China-based tech company Realmax has unveiled two new products that it’ll be showcasing during the world’s largest technology convention. The first being Realmax Qian, a pair of augmented reality (AR) glasses and the other is Realmax Studio, an AR creation platform. With the mission to “deepen human understanding by making Augmented…

VR To Feature As GEEK Returns To Margate

It seems like only yesterday we were discussing everything that had occurred during 2017 and looking forward to what 2018 would bring. Now we’re already a good way into January and so much has happened, in particular over the last few days it is almost difficult to comprehend it all. But while there’s been a…

DisplayLink Show Off Multiplayer Wireless At CES 2018

It seems you just cannot escape wireless virtual reality (VR) at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).  The 2018 show held in Las Vegas has been throwing up all kinds of news updates in relation to cutting the cords for VR and enabling users to go untethered.  In fact, we’re practically falling over stories…

OmniVision and ASTRI Reveal Production-Ready AR Glasses Reference Design

OmniVision Technologies, Inc. has today announced that it has collaborated with Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI) to develop a reference design for production-ready augmented reality (AR) glasses. The AR glasses combine OmniVision’s lightweight and power-efficient OP02220, the industry’s only single-chip, 1080p high definition (HD) liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS)…

Project Interactive AR from Your Smartphone with the Count Projector

Yinscorp Ltd. has revealed the Count Projector, a pico projector capable of transforming a smartphone into an interactive desktop augmented reality (AR) projector, at the CES 2018, Las Vegas. The projector delivers a brand-new user experience based on AR, projection mapping and interactive desktop technologies. On display at CES 2018, the Count Projector is being…

CES 2018 VR And AR News Roundup: Everything You Might Have Missed

Now that the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in full swing it can be tough to keep track of everything. Each day is jam-packed full of announcements across a wide range of industries and as we get the time to go hands-on with everything we’ve got impressions and news stories coming out extremely quickly….

Intel Give VR Update At CES 2018, Reveal Intel Studios

When you think of virtual reality (VR) the chances are you think of the main hardware manufacturers. The likes of Facebook owned Oculus with their Oculus Rift head mounted display (HMD), of HTC and the Vive – and now by extension the HTC Vive Pro. for console VR the PlayStation 4’s headset the PlayStation VR…

WaveOptics Announces AR Module Program

Previously this week, we brought you news coming out of UK based technology company WaveOptics. WaveOptics’ business centres around the use of its waveguides as a key component in augmented reality (AR) enabled wearable devices and previously in this, CES 2018 week, it has revealed a new partnership with the Taiwanese firm Coretronic. A partnership that will, they…

META Partners with Dell for Retail Distribution

Dell’s CES 2018, Las Vegas, press conference revealed two important new initiatives for the virtual reality (VR) industry: a brand new VR-ready PC for $799 USD, and a partnership for reselling HTC Vive head-mounted displays (HMDs). However, little was mentioned about AR; that is until the confirmation that the PC reseller was also partnering with…

NetEase Look To Bring Budget AR Glasses To Chinese Market

Las Vegas, Nevada is all of a buzz this week as the entire circus that is the computer technology industry has rolled into town for the International Consumer Electronics Show, better known the world over as CES. For the 2018 edition of CES we’ve seen plenty of news relating to virtual reality (VR) – in particular…