Category: VR

We pick out stories from other publications to keep our readers up-to-date on the latest tech news. So that we keep informed our readers with the updates regarding the development of virtual reality applications.

08 Aug 2017
HTC Vive Focus

Brand-New Standalone VR Headset by HTC – Vive Focus

HTC has revealed the detailed technical characteristics of the standalone virtual reality set called Vive Focus. This device debuted in the middle of last month and will be initially sold exclusively in China. HTC Vive Focus’ work is based on AMOLED-display with a resolution of 2880x1600 pixels, refresh rate of 75 Hz and field of [...]
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18 Jul 2017
Mi Oculus

Facebook and Xiaomi Will Release a VR-Helmet Specially for the Chinese Market

Facebook and Xiaomi have agreed to create a virtual reality headset exclusively for Chinese users. This partnership will allow the American company to develop and promote on the Chinese market where Facebook’s primary business a social network is blocked since 2009. The project is named Mi VR Standalone. The technology of the headset will be […]

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06 Jun 2017
Robert Scoble

Futurologist Robert Scoble Makes 8 Predictions on AR/VR Technologies

One of the most famous futurists in the world and the author of Scobelizer blog, Robert Scoble told why the technologies of virtual and augmented reality can change everyday life and what is not enough for a breakthrough in this industry. It will be easier for us to use AR and VR Like any technology, [...]
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23 May 2017
2017 VR headsets

Third Quarter of 2017 Ends with over 1 Million of Sold VR Headsets

Canalys’ research that was recently published, revealed data regarding sales of VR-headsets. The report includes huge companies that produce Virtual reality headsets for the 3rd quarter of 2017. The following data proved that virtual reality technologies are not kinda prototypes, they are gaining popularity. Leading VR-helmets manufacturers have sold over 1 million devices just in […]

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10 Apr 2017
HTC Vive Pro VR headset

Meet the New HTC Vive Pro VR Headset

CES in Las Vegas has just begun, and here comes the first important VR announcement. The company HTC has revealed a revised and upgraded version of its virtual reality device called Vive Pro. There are some differences from the primary HTC Vive model. For example, Vive Pro has a more significant display resolution and built-in [...]
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07 Apr 2017
VR phobia treatment

Virtual Reality Method to Resist Phobias

Employees of Duke University have found a new method of therapy for phobias and anxiety states using virtual reality technology. Firstly, the patient undergoes a small interview. Based on the interview, the computer selects the suitable scenarios for the user to experience. The development of these scenarios is designed to prevent the user from the […]

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26 Mar 2017
AR and VR Models in Sketchfab Store

AR and VR Models in the New Sketchfab Store

Sketchfab is known as one of the sites for developers of 3D models. The site is used for their demonstration and distribution. Today the company announced a new feature. It’s the Sketchfab Store. Now people can buy and sell assets for 3D projects, augmented reality (AR) or virtual reality (VR). Until now, Sketchfab allowed users […]

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24 Mar 2017
Virtual Reality supernova remnants

Virtual Reality Will Allow Wandering among the Supernova Remnants

Based on the data received by the Chandra space telescope, NASA created a three-dimensional model of supernova remnants. With the help of technologies of virtual and augmented reality, there is a chance look at the fragments “from within”. The details can be found on the project page. The basis for the model was data on […]

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23 Mar 2017
virtual reality applications star wars

44 Best VR Apps for Google Cardboard

The virtual reality market is expanding, new applications appear in online app stores. Google introduced its own virtual reality headset – Google Cardboard. It is an affordable solution that lets you try out the VR technology and get some basic virtual reality features. The virtual reality is disrupting the digital landscape. Nowadays everyone can test [...]
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20 Mar 2017
AR experience by Airbnb

Airbnb Will Introduce New Tools That Enhance User-Experience

Online site for finding and renting apartments Airbnb possibly will introduce something new. The company dropped a hint - they are going to implement augmented and virtual reality technologies. The article that appeared on Airbnb’s blog described the use of AR and VR by travelers with their own cases. It looks quite promising and ensures [...]
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