Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Has the Power to Create Long-Lasting Empathy, New Study Finds

VR has been hailed as a lot of things: the next major video game platform, a new social networking platform, and even a rival to...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 18 October 2018 - 1:03PM

Former NASA Artist in Residence Laurie Anderson Creates an Immersive VR Moon Installation

Some lucky astronauts and a handful of very rich people will soon be traveling into space and around the moon, but what about the rest...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 10:56AM

Magic Leap's Visionary Flagship Game 'Dr. Grodbort’s Invaders' Looks Like the Future Of Mixed Reality

Even Magic Leap's CEO Rony Abovitz admits that all the hype surrounding the release of the company's new headset, which took several...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 11:54AM

Teaching Math to Kids Using the Microsoft HoloLens

There are some people who are genuinely fascinated by numbers and geometric shapes, but most will agree that math is not high on the...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 - 9:49AM

Virtual Reality Helps Amputees Feel Their Prosthetics

In a groundbreaking study that could change the lives of millions of people living with amputations, scientists at Ecole...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 11:35AM

'Rich Kids in Space' Inevitable as NASA Introduces Space Selfie and Virtual Reality Exoplanet Exploration Apps

Let's face it: most of us will never get the opportunity to go to space. Space tourism is on the way in the near future, but unless...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 9:36AM

Could Magic Leap's Mixed Reality Be The Progenitor To 'Star Trek's' Holodeck? Critics Weigh In

The reviews are rolling in for one of the most highly anticipated tech products in recent memory: the Magic Leap One. Created by the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 09 August 2018 - 10:37AM

Exit International's 'Suicide Machine' Euthanasia Capsule Lets You Experience Death in VR

As virtual reality tech continues to improve, developers and designers are finding new ways to create fantasies and rebuild real world...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 20 April 2018 - 10:44AM

This Electronic Skin Allows You to Control Virtual Objects

As virtual reality continues to grow in popularity, users are naturally going to want more control over their virtual environments....

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 21 January 2018 - 5:12PM

See the 'Stranger Things' Upside Down in Augmented Reality

Anyone who's seen Stranger Things will know that it's unwise to enter the Upside Down flippantly. The air in this strange alternate...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 05 January 2018 - 6:25PM

Super-Secretive Mixed-Reality Headset Magic Leap One Finally Unveiled

We finally have an initial look at the Magic Leap One "mixed reality" headset, and a promise that it will become available in 2018.

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 12:13PM

The BBC Made a VR Spacewalk Simulation That Impressed Real Astronauts

One of the most wonderful things about virtual reality is the opportunity it provides for exploring places and sights...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 8:44PM

VR World NYC

VR World is an immersive experience in which users are teleported into a 3D world in the largest virtual reality center on this side...

Could VR Solve the Opioid Epidemic?

Some of the greatest technological breakthroughs of all time were discovered by accident. As humans, we dream, build, invent, and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 02 November 2017 - 12:20PM

Explore Mars With NASA's New VR Experience

Visiting Mars without leaving your living room sounds like something Elon Musk might've dreamt up in college, but thanks to NASA...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 11:03AM

Nvidia Has Built a Real-Life Virtual Reality Holodeck

As the ability to wander around artificial simulated worlds becomes easier thanks to developments in virtual reality technology, many...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 10:57AM

Snapchat Launches AR Art Galleries in Major Cities Around the World

Imagine if you could fill a city with digital art sculptures that are completely invisible to the naked eye, but that appear in...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 - 8:52PM

Indie Developer DreamSail Games Creates a Mecha VR Game That's Essentially 'Pacific Rim'

Every kid who saw the original Nintendo Power Glove had the same thought: the future is now, and it is awesome. For this...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 - 3:10PM

MIT Engineers Create a Robot Avatar You Control Through VR

We're all eager for technology to get to the point where we can pilot robot avatars from the comfort of our own homes. There are...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 02 October 2017 - 7:28PM

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