What's been happening with VR? June Edition

What’s been happening with VR? June Edition

Another month, another batch of VR news! Advances in Virtual Reality haven’t been as mind-blowing lately, but that hasn’t stopped us finding the juiciest bits of VR news for June! Why VR could fundamentally change education as we know it http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-way-we-learn-today-is-just-wrong_us_5766c8c9e4b0092652d7a173 We’ve known for a while that VR could change the way that not only teaching and educationational programmes are created, but also the way in which we learn. However, the wonderful thing about both VR and AR is that […]

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What's been happening with VR? May Edition

What’s been happening with VR? May Edition

Another month, another VR report! May has been a little busier, with the announcement of Google’s Daydream, more excellent exoskeletons, and much more! VR mission to Mars http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_29920031/mission-mars-vr-three-dimensional-time-machine Once again, the immense application of VR is shown off, this time on Mars! The particularly impressive achievement with this simulation, is that it combines with Artificial Intelligence to create the 3D world. Furthermore, this shows the educational value that VR could have. If VR can go to Mars, it stands to reason that […]

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VR April report

What’s been happening with VR? April Edition

Virtual Reality news has taken a bit of a backseat recently (possibly because of the heaps of new VR information only a few months ago!), but that doesn’t mean that plans and ideas aren’t in motion. Here’s what has been happening in April: Sales of VR headsets set to boom http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-36110422 The future of VR looks bright if these sales figures are anything to go by. However, it seems slightly less advanced devices that use smartphone screens will be the […]

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What's happening with VR March Edition

What’s been happening with VR? March Edition

March was a busy month for Virtual Reality, and we thought we’d help you out by giving our picks of the best bits of VR news! Playstation VR pricing http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35813653 Playstation VR is cheaper (£350) than other devices such as the Oculus and the Vive, but at the same time, does mean that an initial purchase of a Playstation will be necessary, and so it isn’t quite as good as it first appears. It is slightly less technologically advanced, but […]

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What’s been happening with VR? February Edition

Quite a bit has happened in February for Virtual Reality news, so we thought we’d give you a little breakdown of what’s been going on! New 360 Samsung Camera http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/02/samsungs-gear-360-camera-lets-you-take-your-own-vr-video/ This camera can map an entire room so it can be viewed in VR. What could this potentially mean? Honestly, it could mean anything! 360 videos are still in their infancy, but hopefully increased interest will mean that soon they could be the norm! Orion Leapmotion – Allows manipulation inside […]

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