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Playstation VR – Sony’s 23 Years of Virtual Reality Ambitions Realised

In the world of high end consumer Virtual Reality, there are currently three major players, and each is seeking something very different from VR. For Oculus, the goal is the culmination of a well-publicised journey from start-up to acquisition from the biggest social media company on Earth, and the hope for clearer waters after a … Continue reading Playstation VR – Sony’s 23 Years of Virtual Reality Ambitions Realised

VR Gets the Smell-O-Vision Treatment from a Japanese Startup

Introducing the power of smell into media has been something attempted by many in the past, all without much success. From the Sensorama, to Smell-O-Vision cinema to scratch-and-sniff video games, the ability to immerse audiences with more than just sight and sound has remained elusive. VR itself also lacks anything to stimulate this particular sense, … Continue reading VR Gets the Smell-O-Vision Treatment from a Japanese Startup

The Oculus Vs Zenimax War Continues: Facebook Challenges Proposed Oculus Sales Ban

The Zenimax lawsuit against Oculus concluded in March with an eye watering $500 million in damages, however the war is clearly not over as Facebook is challenging a proposed court order tabled by Zenimax banning sales of all Oculus products today, claiming it would “serve no one but ZeniMax”. A lot has happened since we … Continue reading The Oculus Vs Zenimax War Continues: Facebook Challenges Proposed Oculus Sales Ban

Zeiss VR One Virtual Reality Headset

HMD Name: VR One Designer: Zeiss Website: http://vrone.us/ Estimated price $120 (Excl. $10 phone tray) Display type: Phone dependent Resolution: Phone dependent Field of view: 100 degrees Head tracking: Yes Eye Tracking: No Audio: Own headphones Refresh rate: Phone dependent Latency: Phone dependent Optics: Custom Zeiss optics, no IPD needed Inputs: TBA Type: Smartphone HMD … Continue reading Zeiss VR One Virtual Reality Headset