Virtual Reality

Resident Evil 7: I Was Just Scared S***less in VR

Mike Andronico and I just finished streaming an hour of Resident Evil 7 and my heart's still pounding.By itself, Capcom's latest title is a cauldron of doom, gloom and jump scares, but Andronico and I took it up a notch and played the digital scare factory in virtual reality with PlayStation VR. ...
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Google Cardboard Redefines Class Trips with VR 'Expeditions'

By Sherri L. Smith20 January 2016Google has added new destinations to its educational virtual reality Expeditions software, letting kids explore the Great Barrier Reef and Buckingham Palace. SharesPermission slips for class trips might become a thing of the past if Google has its way. The compan...
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Huawei Patents AR Glasses to Work with Smartwatches

Huawei’s newest patented invention shows it’s striking out into the world of augmented reality, with the help of the burgeoning smartglasses style.(Image credit: The Vuzix Blade AR Glasses. Credit: Tom's Guide)Its patent application was made in August 2017, and was published by WIPO on Feb. 7.Wit...
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Microsoft Is Bringing HoloLens Apps to Android and iOS

Microsoft is bringing one of its HoloLens apps to Android devices, and introducing a new one for iOS, too.(Image credit: Microsoft)At $5,000 per headset, the HoloLens has been aimed businesses and educational instituitions. However, removing the requirement for the hardware means a lot more peopl...
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Qualcomm's Snapdragon XR2 chip promises killer VR performance with 5G support

Updated, 3:39 p.m. ET:We've added additional information from Qualcomm's XR2 unveiling including the company's partnership with Niantic on building AR glasses.WAILEA, Hawaii — Qualcomm has already brought 5G to its smartphone processors, and its Project Limitless initiative with Lenovo is deliver...
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I Tried Oculus' Hand Tracking and I Want It Now

SAN JOSE, CA - When I first demoed the Oculus Touch controllers back in 2018, I was blown away at the ease of use and overall comfort. And when they finally launched, they became the best way to interact with VR headsets, until now.I just demoed Oculus' latest controllers and I've gotta say, they...
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Get the Oculus Quest with all Star Wars VR series

The Oculus Quest is a wireless all-in-one VR headset. It's one of the best VR headsets you can get, and for a limited time you can get it with three epic Star Wars games.  For a limited time, you can get the Oculus Quest with all three Episodes of Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series for $399. T...
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HTC Unveils Vive Cosmos Headset for VR Newbies

LAS VEGAS - There’s a consensus that virtual reality is dead or dying. HTC strongly disagrees.The company announced two brand new headsets: the HTC Pro Eye and the HTC Cosmos. Both are wildly different devices for different audiences. Where the Pro Eye focuses on enterprise, the Cosmo has a firm ...
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This VR suit let me literally feel surround sound

Audio enthusiasts often fall into the cliché of saying that you can really “feel” the sound when you’re listening to something through a good set of speakers or headphones — me included. But in the case of bHaptics’ Tactot ($499), you actually can feel the sound.This vest contains forty haptic mo...
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Vuzix Blade AR Glasses Finally on Sale (For a Measly $999)

Vuzix's highly anticipated augmented-reality smart glasses are finally hitting shelves. (Image credit: Vuzix)The company has announced that its Blade glasses are now available for $999. You can buy them now on the Vuzix website. "The purchase price will give you immediate access to the Vuzix Blad...
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