Virtual Reality

New Star Chart App Is the First Virtual Reality Planetarium

There are several star chart apps on the market with augmented reality, including the Star Chart app from Escapist Games. But now,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 5:06PM

Explore Hypatia, the World's First Virtual Reality City

Arizona tech company Timefire recently announced an ongoing project called Hypatia, the first entirely virtual city that will have...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 1:59PM

NASA Is Working on an Ultra-Realistic Virtual Reality Game "Mars 2030"

Between finding water on Mars and their partnership with The Martian, which basically serves as an hour-and-a-half-long commercial for...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 25 February 2016 - 10:22AM

Virtual Reality Therapy Could Help People with Depression

Could virtual reality help treat mental illness? According to a new study by researchers from UCL (University College London) and...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - 3:06PM

How Virtual Reality Will Soon Revolutionize Sports Viewing

Virtual Reality is rapidly becoming the darling of the Entertainment industry, with video game developers clamouring to utilize the...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 08 February 2016 - 3:21PM

Steven Spielberg is Working on a Project Exclusively for Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality is widely regarded to be the future of the gaming industry, but what about the film industry? While the likes of...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 - 5:33PM

First VR Roller Coaster to Send Riders into Space

British theme park Alton Towers has unveiled a new ride today - Galactica, as it's called, is the first of its kind to incorporate...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 - 3:07PM

Computer Generated Celebrities Bring Us One Step Closer to Augmented Reality

In the sci-fi comedy Simone, a film director pulls a fast one on viewing audiences by filming a movie with an entirely virtual lead...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 - 9:50AM

Distinguishing Reality from Virtual Reality: The Danger of the Rise of VR in Film

Wouldn’t it be cool to be your favorite movie character? Soon, your daydreams of hunting down the Lost Arc as Indiana Jones or...

Alexandra Grunberg
Sunday, 25 October 2015 - 12:16PM

Virtual Reality Room Takes One Step Closer to a Real-Life Holodeck

The Unreal Engine brings an "intense level of realism never before achieved."

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 - 12:12PM

Mark Zuckerberg's Utopian/Dystopian Vision of the Future as a Shared Virtual Reality

Mark Zuckerberg wants us all to live in The Circle.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 July 2015 - 12:38PM

NASA Testing 'Science Fiction' Holographic Goggles for Astronauts on the ISS

A few months ago, NASA announced their intention to develop augmented reality goggles to assist astronauts living on the ISS. At the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 3:29PM

Virtual Reality Helps Bridge the Gap Between Online and In-person Learning

Virtual Reality could revolutionize online learning methods.

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 22 June 2015 - 3:02PM

Archaeologists Want to Create 3-D Augmented Reality Versions of Ancient Sites to Preserve the Real Ones

What if tourists could explore famous caves without ever going inside?

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 - 11:57AM

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headsets Will Be Available to Buy in 2016

Virtual reality headsets will be commercially available from Oculus Rift starting next year.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 May 2015 - 10:40AM

Steven Spielberg to Direct Adaptation of Virtual Reality Novel 'Ready Player One'

Steven Spielberg will helm the adaptation of acclaimed virtual reality dystopian novel, Ready Player One.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 3:49PM

NASA Developing Augmented Reality Goggles for Astronauts Living on the ISS

Someday soon, astronauts living on the ISS could all be wearing augmented reality goggles. After Google unceremoniously rejected a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 March 2015 - 12:40PM

Performance Artist to Live as Someone Else for 28 Days Through Virtual Reality

UK performance artist Mark Farid is getting ready to plug into the Matrix. For 28 days, he will essentially live someone else's life,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 6:14PM

Microsoft Unveils Windows Holographic and HoloLens Augmented Reality Goggles

At the Windows 10 event today, Microsoft announced their newest project: augmented reality goggles called Hololens. Creator Robert...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 2:17PM

Brian Cox and Gravity VFX Team to Recreate the Universe Using Augmented Reality Technology

Popular physicist Brian Cox will join forces with the visual effects team behind the dazzling 2013 film Gravity in order to create an...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 3:17PM