The new Oculus Rift S is now available for pre-order from Microsoft Store
At the Game Developers Conference (GDC) last month, Facebook’s Oculus announced their latest VR headset, the Oculus Rift S. This new VR headset is now available for pre-order from Microsoft Store for $399. The release date o...
HTC’s enterprise focused HTC Vive Focus Plus heads to shelves next month
Like many other VR and AR products, HTC is looking towards the enterprise for its next product, the HTC Vive Focus Plus. The HTV Vive Focus Plus is a more powerful version of the stand-alone HTC Vive Focus, with a single AMOLED d...
The new Oculus Rift S finally kills external beacons, for only $399
At the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 Facebook’s Oculus announced their latest VR headset, the Oculus Rift S. The headset is a significant improvement over the previous generation, with a new high resolution 2560×...
Microsoft discovers a Walking Head is better than Seven-League Boots
Microsoft’s researchers have been looking at the problem of rapidly moving around in a VR environment, and have discovered a novel solution which preserves speed and accuracy while keeping users immersed and feeling embodied...
SteamVR’s new Motion Smoothing feature will offer 90 fps performance on low-end PCs
The biggest inhibition to the spread of VR is not the cost of the headsets, which are available for as little as $200-$300, but the cost of the PCs needed to drive them, with high-end computers with dedicated graphics cards requir...
Microsoft reportedly shelved Xbox VR headset until better technology is available
When the Xbox One X—known at that time as Project Scorpio—was first announced, one of its advertised features was the ability to support VR. Things haven’t exactly gone according to plan since then. CNET reports that whi...
Oculus’ new standalone $199 VR headset now on pre-order at Amazon.com
The Oculus Go is a standalone and wireless virtual reality headset which Facebook’s Oculus hopes will make VR accessible to more people. The headset doesn’t require any PC or a phone, which does mean some limitations,...
Skyrim VR on PC will support Oculus Rift according to its Steam page
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR releases on PC in a few weeks on April 3, and according to its Steam store page it will support Oculus Rift along with HTC Vive and Windows Mixed Reality. Seeing its planned release on Oculus Rift is...
Microsoft Research’s nightmarish CLAW controller makes virtual reality more real
Microsoft Research has published a paper on a new VR controller they have been developing which combines multiple sensory modalities to make the sensation of working in VR more real. CLAW extends the concept of a VR controller to ...