Oculus boosts virtual reality development with acquisitions
Facebook-owned Oculus VR moved closer to launching its virtual reality gear on Friday with fresh acquisitions of startups and talent.
Software engineering students on the 'cutting edge' of immersive virtual reality
Back in 1987, Robert Teather received his very first Nintendo Entertainment System.
Google Cardboard delivers fresh round of updates
See it, touch it, feel it: Team develops invisible 3-D haptic shape (w/ Video)
Technology has changed rapidly over the last few years with touch feedback, known as haptics, being used in entertainment, rehabilitation and even surgical training. New research, using ultrasound, has developed ...
Financial planning gets a dose of virtual reality
Financial planning often involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over.
Virtual reality study shows echolocation in humans not just about the ears
Virtual stimuli help identify deviant sexual behaviors
Virtual reality may be the key to predicting both the behaviour of sex offenders and the effectiveness of the therapies they have undergone, according to a study undertaken by Massil Benbouriche of the University ...
Virtual reality system simulates the International Space Station
They say space is the final frontier, but it's just another day at the office at Iowa State University's Virtual Reality Applications Center.
A new spin on virtual reality helps engineers read robots' minds
In a darkened, hangar-like space inside MIT's Building 41, a small, Roomba-like robot is trying to make up its mind.
Magic Leap moves beyond older lines of VR
Oculus Rift users to see Moon live through robot
When emotions control objects
Dimming a light, immersive playing on a computer, and tracking yoga exercises in real time – sensors developed by SmartCardia use various vital signs to transmit data to a host of everyday objects.
Houston: We have a problem...but no worries, our virtual therapist is on it
Hiking in the mountains or lying on the beach are good ways to relieve stress on Earth, but on spaceflights there's no way to get back to nature. Astronauts feeling stressed on long-duration flights, however, ...
Do we want an augmented reality or a transformed reality?
It seems we are headed towards a world where augmented reality (AR) systems will be as common as smartphones are today – it's already about to revolutionise medicine, entertainment, the lives of disabled peop ...