Virtual Reality

Check Out the Bomb-Defusal Robot That Can Be Controlled in Virtual Reality

Bomb disposal is one of the most frightening, high-pressure, high-risk jobs out there. It's as life-threatening as it is intricate and...

Chelsea Gohd
Monday, 18 September 2017 - 12:01PM

Worlds Fair Nano 2017: The Future of VR Will Be Another Moral Panic

VR is finally here, but where is it headed? That was the question asked at Worlds Fair Nano NY's Future of VR panel, which brought...

Chris Mahon
Saturday, 16 September 2017 - 7:53PM

'Minority Report' User Interface Gets Recreated with Augmented Reality

Currently, virtual reality is seen as the future of immersive technology, being used by everyone from major tech giants to NASA...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 01 September 2017 - 5:02PM

Microsoft's Patent for Magic Augmented Reality Wands Has Been Revealed

At present, virtual reality technology is not quite where it needs to be. There are a lot of plans in motion to try and overcome its...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 24 August 2017 - 10:52AM

NASA Astronauts Are Now Training With Virtual Reality

Let's do some quick math here. Princeton and Yale's acceptance rate is about 6-7%, and Harvard's acceptance rate is around 5%. NASA's...

Chelsea Gohd
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 12:38PM

Researchers Created a Working 'Star Trek' Holodeck for Mice

If you could only create a holodeck for one species of mammal, it really should be for humans. Tiny holodecks for mice take up less...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 - 9:14PM

Augmented Reality Provides an In-Depth Look at the Moon's Surface

While progress is definitely being made, we're still disappointingly far from the point where anyone can take a quick trip to the moon...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 18 August 2017 - 5:24PM

Upcoming 'Star Wars' VR Experience at Disney Parks Will (Apparently) Explore Darth Vader's Castle

For those of us who had life-affirming experiences playing Star Wars video games (Knights of the Old Republic, Jedi Knight, Shadows...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 04 August 2017 - 10:16AM

Tech Startup Neurable Allows You To Control VR and AR Using Only Your Thoughts

Every couple years, tech geeks like us watch questionable press releases come out announcing that soon we'll be able to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 - 3:31PM

Why Facebook Is Shutting Down Oculus' VR Film Studio

When Oculus Rift was acquired by Facebook, a lot of VR nerds were cautiously optimistic--we've grown used to trusting that a small...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 05 May 2017 - 11:39AM

Sports Illustrated Releases a New 360 VR Experience That Lets You Climb Mount Everest

Today marks the release of Sports Illustrated's new VR experience, Capturing Everest. It's a trip up the highest mountain in the...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 - 11:47AM

Syfy Talks About The Future of VR Storytelling at Silicon Valley Comic-Con

We came away from the Syfy/Digital Domain panel on VR with one conclusion: if VR is going to succeed as a medium, there have to be...

Chris Mahon
Saturday, 22 April 2017 - 1:27AM

What You Should Know About Each Virtual Reality Headset

Have you tried out virtual reality yet? As the new technology continues to grow in popularity, more and more people have embraced VR...

Matthew Loffhagen
Sunday, 26 February 2017 - 5:25PM

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off VR Tech in his Oculus Lab Tour

Mark Zuckerberg recently documented his journey to the Oculus Research Lab in Redmond, Washington on his public Facebook account....

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 13 February 2017 - 7:44PM

The Three Biggest Challenges Facing Augmented Reality, According to Disruptive Technologists

Last night, Outer Places sat in on a panel on augmented reality at Microsoft's Times Square HQ to learn where the industry...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 12:50PM

Apple's Augmented Reality Glasses May Soon Be Hitting Shelves

A juicy new rumor has dropped on Facebook--and it may mean that Apple Augmented Reality is in our future. Augmented and virtual...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 12 January 2017 - 2:52PM

Top 10 Awesome Things From The CES 2017 Show Floor

CES is a glowing display of the latest and greatest advances in the world of technology. Since the "world of tech" is now just...

Rhonda Dehaini
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 3:42PM

EXCLUSIVE: This Crowdfunded Concept Uses Augmented Reality to Deliver Instant Special Effects to Your Phone

With the incredible advancement of personal devices, anyone can be a filmmaker these days, using just their camera phones. Now, Toy...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 06 October 2016 - 2:00PM

The Director of Iron Man Is Making an Interactive VR Movie About Tiny, Adorable Gnomes

Iron Man director Jon Favreau took the stage last night at TedX Hollywood, an independently organized Ted conference that specifically...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 16 September 2016 - 1:33PM

The First Feature-Length VR Movie Will Be a Jesus Christ Biopic

Filmmaking is about to take a giant step into a whole new genre: virtual reality religious biopics. The Venice International Film...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 22 August 2016 - 4:18PM