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Oculus Quest 2

Best VR headsets in 2022

February 25th, 2022

The virtual reality headsets on offer have grown over the years, but not all head-mounted displays are created equal. If you plan to invest in the VR market, then getting one of the best VR headsets is important. To do that, though, you’ll need to take a number of things into account. First, you’ll want …

This country wants to use VR to check if elderly people are fit to drive

December 1st, 2021

South Korea plans to use virtual reality driving tests to see if elderly drivers are fit to drive. According to Yonhap News, the Korean National Police Agency wants to implement conditional licenses for the country’s elderly drivers (via TheNextWeb). The plan is set to kick in by 2025. Conditional licenses for older drivers aren’t new, …

Facebook haptic glove on hand

This new glove from Facebook lets you feel objects in VR

November 17th, 2021

A new prototype set of gloves from Meta (formerly Facebook) could open the door for devices that let you feel objects in virtual reality. The gloves were created by Meta’s Reality Labs, and they’re currently still in the prototype phase. That means they aren’t going to be available to the public anytime soon. The company …

Apple AR headset release was just delayed, top insider says

Apple’s AR headset release date was just delayed, top insider says

October 19th, 2021

Apple’s augmented reality headset was reportedly expected to launch in the second quarter of 2022, however, a note to investors from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has revealed an updated prediction for when production on the headset will begin. According to Kuo’s note, the production of Apple’s augmented reality head mounted display (HMD) will begin in the …

Apple headset

New details emerged about one of Apple’s most exciting new products

April 5th, 2021

The Apple blogosphere, as well as the technology industry press as a whole, has been buzzing for the last several days over the prospect of an Apple mixed reality headset — something to compete against other headsets currently on the market, like the Oculus Quest 2, and which would also represent Apple’s first major new …

VR skin

Researchers invented wearable skin that lets you feel touches in VR

October 2nd, 2019

When it comes to the virtual reality ecosystem, even die-hard fans like Facebook’s chief executive will tell you the technology still has a way to go before it can start to be regarded as anything resembling a mass-market technology. Mark Zuckerberg himself told CNET just a few days ago that, when it comes to VR, …

black hole vr

You can now visit a black hole in virtual reality

November 19th, 2018

Black holes are scary. They’re like bottomless pits that nothing can escape from, even light, and you probably wouldn’t want to get too close to one. Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is thought to feature a supermassive black hole at its center. at a point known as Sagittarius A*, and thanks to the wonders …