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We live in a world where people like enjoying imaginative objects floating around them instead of unraveling the mysteries of nature. This sudden craze for graphically designed visions has led to the immense popularity of virtual reality. Taking into consideration these demands, even tech giants put their teams to work on the development of the same. This led to the innovation of VR headsets. Now a majority of people crave to own a VR headset to experience this novelty or simply as a status symbol. Whatsoever the intention might be, t...
If you think that virtual reality world is best offered by Oculus Rift and Gear VR, it’s time for you to experience the HTC Vive hands on. As a matter of fact, the HTC Vive offers the most high-end virtual reality experience currently. The experience that HTC Vive delivers is something that should be more felt than read about. As the VR market is developing, more and more tech giants are working towards innovations in virtual reality. HTC has proved itself as a strong competitor for the long run. With the release of its Vive headse...
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...
If you’ve ever wished to use a high-powered, immersive gadget to explore various tropical islands altogether in an hour, live underwater without those hefty oxygen cylinders and slippery diving suit, or jump into a battle with zombies, this is your chance. The Oculus Rift VR headset is neither the first-born of the big daddy of new age technology, nor it is the first and only VR gear to hit the market. The title for first entry has been secured by Samsung Gear VR since what it feels like ages and, of course, there are the others who ...
Oculus just shipped its first consumer product on Thursday. The high-end VR headset marks its debut in the market of virtual reality on Monday, but much to everyone’s surprise, the launch won’t be a massive marketing blitz or some star-studded launch event either. Instead, these doodads will start simply landing on the doorsteps of early Oculus Rift adopters who have pre-booked the device for $600. It has been four years since this immersive piece of technology fired up its first campaign on Kickstarter. The concept of Oculus Rift...
The team of High Voltage developers finally released the teaser of Dragon Front, an upcoming VR card game for Oculus Rift under the banner of Oculus Studios, which will be launched in spring 2016. Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus, suggested that the experience of Dragon Front might be a type of title for card battling with reference to Yu-Gi-Oh, a popular animation series. The new projected is expected to be a colorful experience designed in the style of Magic the Gathering card game. Here the players are offered to customize ma...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg absolutely stunned the audience in Barcelona during the ongoing Samsung Press Conference at Mobile World Congress 2016 by making a surprise appearance. Zuckerberg’s main agenda behind the visit was about discussion related to ongoing advancements in the world of virtual reality, and of course, to promote the VR technology as the major social platform of future. He demonstrated a highly appealing interplay among the undeniable potentials of the virtual world and apparent materialization. His appearance...
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...
The company behind the successful Kickstarter-funded campaign- Apollo 11 VR experience, Immersive Education, is all prepared to launch the experience on leading VR headsets such as Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, and HTC Vive. Immersive Education is working very hard to make sure that they hit the deadlines for quality checks and submissions for each platform. If you have always wanted to experience a trip to a stellar body, the world beyond our own, as the part of the first ever manned trip, then the Kickstarter-funded campaign- Apo...
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...