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It’s time when Google Virtual Reality is set to dominate the world. VR is trending high in major Google IO 2016 Predictions everywhere already. The search engine behemoth is betting high on VR these days. The graph of VR evolution says everything without the need of any explanation. From Google Cardboard to fresh Google Virtual Reality plans, Sundar Pichai’s company has arrived a long way. The first ever Cardboard for VR experience, which also happens to be the first ever VR device, was launched during Google IO 2014. Google IO ...
Immersive technologies have pretty much become the new battleground at every game expo in the last few years. This year alone, consumers will spend $5.1 billion on virtual reality hardware, accessories, and software, up from $660 million spent in 2015. Meanwhile, the global market is expected to grow to $8.9 billion in 2017 and $12.3 billion in 2018. Major players like Oculus, Microsoft, HTC, and Sony may have leapfrogged to gain the attention of ultra-high-end PC gamers. But, what do gamers really think about it? Behind all the...
It has been a hectic time for immersive, 360-degree virtual reality world. Earlier this week, Oculus Rift, Mark Zuckerberg’s $2 billion baby, finally reached the homes of first buyers, and now HTC’s almighty Vive is about to follow the cycle. So, this seems like a perfect opportunity to lighten up the stress with what looks as a latest prank thrown by Google. The search engine giant absolutely loves the idea of trolling on the very first day of April and is known for its April Fools’ Day pranks. Pac-Maps, Ingress, Pacman, and #ChromeS...
Last month, heavy rumors were doing rounds regarding Google’s plan for developing VR hardware of their own, minus the current cardboard version. Allegedly, the company is planning to broaden its VR horizon with a robust plastic model equipped with an in-built sensor technology. The reports were based on the job sightings, which indicated that the search engine giant was interested in VR technology beyond just offering schematics for a VR headset, such as Google Cardboard. This means the search engine giant will have to follow their...
It looks like search engine giant is stepping up its game in virtual reality. Alphabet, the parent company of Google is forging ahead this year with its own division of virtual reality, giving multinational giants like Microsoft and Facebook a run for the money. Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai named Clay Bavor, former VP Product Management, to take over the role of new chief of the yet-to-be-named virtual reality department. So far, the tech goliath’s biggest and the only success related to virtual reality has been the Google...
The frenzied, pop-culture jamboree ‘San Diego Comic Con’ in downtown San Diego has literally evolved over the years into a stupendous spectacle of comic books, film, television, video games, products and now virtual reality - but only this time taking you into the action-packed, epic-fantasy world of Azeroth. At the preview night for Comic Con 2015, and Legendary Pictures virtual reality made a debut by announcing a virtual reality tryst with Google. People sweating in lines to see a couple of film clips and stars got a rare glimps...