An AR headset for the people Asus, the PC hardware manufacturer, is planning on releasing an augmented reality headset as early as 2016, according to CNET. While the exact price of the headset is still unknown, a low-cost offering could change the landscape of augmented reality, and bring it to people who might not be […]
The sound inside VR experiences is getting a major upgrade with the 1.0 beta release of an Audio SDK from Oculus.The new software should make it easier for developers to add immersive sound to their apps as Facebook’s VR division moves closer to a finalized platform for the launch of the Rift early next year. […]
When you compare the two, it’s clear we’ll increasingly opt to live with a headset on. Source: How the cutting edge of virtual reality is making the real world seem boring – The Washington Post
Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif., has opened a first-of-its-kind virtual reality learning center that’s been designed to allow students from every program—dentistry, osteopathic medicine, veterinary medicine, physical therapy, and nursing—to learn through VR. Read More at this Source: How this med school is using virtual reality to teach students
Soon, nearly everyone will have a VR device, or use one regularly. The well of content is rising, and the cost is dropping; only the execution of the various applications is limiting exponential growth. Source: Virtual Reality: How Patients, Doctors and Athletes Will Be Educated | Kevin R. Stone, M.D.
Where will VR be in five years? Everywhere, according to research firm Tractica. Source: Why enterprise VR will be worth $4.5 billion in five years – Fortune
Virtual reality is helping the company design better, safer cars. Ford Motor Company is using virtual reality to not only help design new vehicles, but also to help develop autonomous vehicle technologies, at its Immersion Lab in Dearborn, Mich. and its Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, Calif. Source: How Ford goes further with […]
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The first ever semester of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Bachelor of Serious Games Development has commenced on September 1, with enrollments open for 2016. The three-year undergraduate degree to be offered from next year is the only one of its kind in the world. Source: Bachelor Of Serious Games Opens @ USC In […]
The Australian Department of Defence is exploring the use of virtual reality, by way of Oculus Rift head-mounted displays, kicking off a study to explore the future applications of the technology. Source: Australian defence force employs Oculus gear to explore VR | ZDNet