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The real-world uses for virtual reality

October 24th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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But VR can also be embedded in reality to give people more understanding of the world around them. Increasingly it is being used as a tool by journalists, teachers, healthcare workers and retailers. The BBC took a look at a few of the more unexpected uses of the technology. Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37576755

PlayStation VR headset: The verdict

October 13th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Many analysts think Sony’s kit will outsell rival headsets from HTC and Facebook’s Oculus division because of its lower price and the fact that more than 43 million PS4 consoles have been shipped. Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37630609

Virtual reality sickness ‘tackled with field of view trick’

June 17th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Virtual reality-induced nausea can be reduced with a simple field of view alteration, Columbia University researchers have said. They found that, when a user’s field of view was restricted when moving in a virtual environment, they were happier to stay in VR for longer. Some find VR uncomfortable as there is a sensory mismatch between […]

YouTube live-streams in virtual reality and adds 3D sound

April 19th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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YouTube is introducing live-streamed 360-degree videos on its service. The Google-owned platform said select concerts from California’s Coachella festival would be the first to use the virtual reality facility. In addition, it announced videos on its service could now be enhanced with “spatial audio”, which simulates the effect of sounds coming from different directions and […]

PlayStation VR is cheaper than Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

March 16th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Sony has revealed that its virtual reality headset will cost $399 (£282). That makes it $200 cheaper than Facebook’s rival Oculus Rift and $400 less than HTC’s Vive. Although the PlayStation VR is seen as being less advanced than its two rivals, many experts think it will outsell them. However, the disclosure that it will […]

VR Is Almost Here: What Will I Need to Be Ready?

January 6th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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After years of waiting, dozens of different developer kits, and more beta tests than we can shake a stick at, the era of truly immersive virtual reality headsets is finally upon us. Both HTC’s Viveand Facebook’s Oculus Rift are primed and prepped to hit shelves for everyone to buy for themselves…but with HD screens and gigabytes […]

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