Turns out the answer to virtual reality sickness is right in front of your face
Virtual reality (VR) equipment has tended to be cumbersome and expensive, all heavy headsets and awkward gloves. Until recently it's been beyond the reach of the home consumer, but with the appearance of ...
Oculus virtual reality headsets set to ship in 2016
Oculus, the virtual reality firm acquired by Facebook last year, said Wednesday it would begin shipping its Oculus Rift headset to consumers early next year after years of development.
New centimeter-accurate GPS system could transform virtual reality and mobile devices
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a centimeter-accurate GPS-based positioning system that could revolutionize geolocation on virtual reality ...
GoPro buys virtual reality firm Kolor
The company that makes the popular GoPro cameras announced plans Tuesday to buy Kolor, a French-based firm specializing in virtual reality and other video technologies.
Increasing ecological understanding with virtual worlds and augmented reality
Immersive interfaces like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality are becoming ever more powerful, eliciting investment from the likes of Google, Samsung and Microsoft. As these technologies become commercially ...
Recreating history with technology of the future
The concept of virtual reality has been heavily used in Hollywood sci-fi blockbusters for decades, but few people have actually experienced it first-hand.
Zuckerberg sees 'wild' future for virtual reality
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg sees a wild future in store for virtual reality.
Facebook's enthusiasm and Oculus technology aside, virtual reality still faces challenges
If you believe the folks at Facebook, virtual reality is about to become the next big thing.
Reality substitution on track to replace traditional virtual reality
Until recently, virtual reality's widespread use, both commercially and in scientific research, has been hampered by the need to develop custom virtual worlds using labor-intensive 3D animation. Researchers ...
Facebook outlines plans for virtual reality
Facebook and virtual reality, at first glance, might seem like pieces of a puzzle that don't exactly fit in the social network's future.
Facebook moves ahead toward Internet drone air fleet
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday proclaimed the successful test of a wide-winged, solar-powered drone built to deliver wireless internet service to remote spots.
OSVR dev kit to carry optional faceplate with Leap Motion tech
'Virtual nose' may reduce simulator sickness in video games
Virtual reality games often cause simulator sickness – inducing vertigo and sometimes nausea - but new research findings point to a potential strategy to ease the affliction.
Playing a video game using thoughts
The start-up MindMaze has opened up a new dimension in the world of video games: moving with thoughts through a virtual environment or even directly interacting through certain emotions. Introduced earlier ...