Oculus Project Lets You Feel in VR without Gloves

Oculus researchers say their haptic project makes it possible to feel the direction of a virtual bouncing ball and other imaginary objects. Oculus’s researchers are looking beyond headsets that let you see virtual worlds. In hopes of making virtual reality feel even more immersive, they’re now working on technology that could let you feel virtual […]


A Virtual Reality Tesco Is Opening Shop In Berlin

Though it may first appear like the most mundane virtual reality game ever, Tesco supermarket’s recent dabbling with Oculus Rift in a project called “Tesco Pele,” is a future-forward research opportunity for the British-based chain, and it’s now debuting at the TCC International Marketing Forum in Berlin. In a video (above), the retailer shows customers […]


Virtual reality in de retail-branche

Dat virtual reality niet langer voorbehouden is aan de game-industrie, zullen we je niet hoeven te vertellen. De mogelijkheden lijken immers eindeloos: angststoornissen verhelpen, nieuwe medewerkers inwerken of, tsja, porno kijken. Maar dat virtual reality ook steeds vaker ingezet wordt om de shopervaring van consumenten te verbeteren, wist je misschien nog niet. In dit artikel […]


History of Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality (VR) has been making headlines for quite a while now. But did you know that the technology dates back to the 1950s? When the world was engrossed in Rock ’n’ Roll and jiving to the tunes of Elvis Presley, this technological innovation was slowly paving its way.   Douglas Engelbart, a young engineer […]



The First Face-Tracking Virtual Reality Headset Why use a headset that simply renders audio and visual information for a passive immersion, when you can have one that is able to track your facial expression and interpret your very emotions? Compatible with all your Apple’s IOS and Android devices, and offering revolutionary features never before introduced […]


Mixed Reality

Get a glimpse of the real world when you need it thanks to the front-facing camera. Open apps and games without taking off your headset. This is fully immersive VR.


Smartphones geschikter voor VR

Smartphones worden wellicht volgend jaar al een stuk krachtiger en zuiniger dankzij nieuwe processoren van ARM. Eén daarvan is de Cortex-A73 processor, die volgens de makers zo’n 30 procent zuiniger werkt dan voorganger A72. Ook moet hij 1,3 keer beter presteren. Dat komt vooral goed van pas om intensieve taken zonder problemen langer te kunnen uitvoeren. […]


Live Texturing of Augmented Reality Characters

Live Texturing of Augmented Reality Characters Coloring books capture the imagination of children and provide them with one of their earliest opportunities for creative expression. However, given the proliferation and popularity of digital devices, real-world activities like coloring can seem unexciting, and children become less engaged in them. Augmented reality holds unique potential to impact […]


Building virtual realities in the classroom

Leaving the classroom without leaving the classroom. That’s the promise of virtual reality for many teachers. Google Expeditions enables educators to take their students on missions to Antarctica or below the ocean’s surface. Other apps take kids on a journey through the human body or the galaxy, let them visit famous landmarks or go on […]