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The Line Review: Oculus Hand Tracking Gets A Fantastic Demo

One of the best things about the Oculus Quest headsets is that Oculus keeps adding more and more features to the hardware. Clever uses for the existing platform that the company hadn’t even thought of when they first released it. The most famous one now is probably Oculus Link, which lets you turn a Quest … Continue reading The Line Review: Oculus Hand Tracking Gets A Fantastic Demo

19th January 2021

The Age of “Retina” VR is Almost Here: What Does That Mean?

Let’s be honest; most VR headsets produce an image that’s blurry with many visual imperfections. This is very unlike what you see on modern flat displays.

15th January 2021

The 10 Games That Should Be On Every Oculus Quest

With the Oculus Quest 2 launching at a very palatable $299 this year, I expect a whole heap of people found one of these excellent VR headsets under the Christmas tree. However, any hardware platform is only as good as the software. Oculus games, despite being cheaper than console games in general, still aren’t cheap. … Continue reading The 10 Games That Should Be On Every Oculus Quest

13th January 2021

Rift S Prices Cut Down To $300, But Should You Buy It Or The Quest 2?

Until recently, the Oculus Rift S was the flagship PC-tethered headset that Oculus made. I say “made” because the headset has been officially discontinued. In fact, every single Oculus headset is now discontinued with the exception of the Oculus Quest 2. When the Rift S cost more than the Quest 2, it was pretty easy … Continue reading Rift S Prices Cut Down To $300, But Should You Buy It Or The Quest 2?

12th January 2021

Iconic Adventure Myst is Reborn in VR

I remember seeing Myst for the first time in the mid-90s. It was in a magazine, because there certainly was no way we could afford an Apple Macintosh computer capable of running the game. I wouldn’t actually get to play Myst until many years later, but those first screenshots were unforgettable. Myst was a game … Continue reading Iconic Adventure Myst is Reborn in VR

7th January 2021

JVC Shows Off XR Headset With Insane Field Of View

While the first Oculus Rift headsets, whether developer or retail, offered a properly immersive and present experience. However, they still had some major areas where improvement was necessary. Now we’re starting to see a new generation of high-end headset that seems to address what early modern VR has needed since day one. JVC, yes the … Continue reading JVC Shows Off XR Headset With Insane Field Of View

4th January 2021

Microsoft Flight Simulator Gets SteamVR Support In December 2020

When Microsoft released the latest version of Flight Simulator earlier this year, the title was almost universally praised for its realism and sumptuous next-generation graphics.  It seemed like the perfect VR title for these lockdown times, but that didn’t seem to be a priority for Microsoft.  Now, according to a report by Road To VR and another … Continue reading Microsoft Flight Simulator Gets SteamVR Support In December 2020

1st December 2020

Hands-on With The PS5 DualSense: Is This The Future of VR?

The Playstation 5 is finally out for everyone. Both the first release date and the “rest of the world” dates have passed. While it is still incredibly difficult to actually get your hands on a PS5, the public can experience the PS5 directly.  We’ve taken delivery of our own PS5 unit and have spent a few days … Continue reading Hands-on With The PS5 DualSense: Is This The Future of VR?

1st December 2020

Just A Few Minutes Of VR Motion Data Can ID You According To New Research

Virtual reality is quickly becoming a disruptive technology, and its adoption is surely being accelerated by enforced lockdown and work-from-home mandates.

23rd November 2020

Virtual Reality: what is it and why is it important to know about?

Virtual reality is essentially the use of technology to create the illusion of presence in an environment that isn’t really there. It works by sending information to various senses, such as sight and hearing, that fool our brains into experiencing something virtual. The illusion is often completed by the presence of interactivity, in other words the virtual world responds in some way to your presence.

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Where to go from here?

If you are new to virtual reality (or just want a refresher) we suggest you start with our What is virtual reality?section for a more in-depth discussion of the topic. We look at practical examples and discuss the core technologies in a clear and simple way. Providing a solid foundation for further reading.

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Pros and cons of virtual reality

We have series of articles about the various applications of this technology and the equipment used, for example, VR glasses (or goggles as they are sometimes called).

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