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SteamVR

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Valve Releases SteamVR Performance Test Utility

SteamVR is a virtual reality platform developed by Valve which offers an immersive 360 degrees full room experience and designed with the HTC Vive in mind. This incredible feat of technology uses laser-bases positional tracking and…

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HTC Vive – Eye Watering Price Revealed

There’s a great deal of anticipation surrounding the possibilities of virtual reality equipment in the gaming industry and other entertainment forms. Not only that, VR could be deployed to train new recruits in essential practical skills…

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AMD Releases VR-Ready CPU List

With the arrival of the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and other VR headsets later this year, the talk has turned to the hardware necessary to drive these displays. Unlike regular gaming, VR gaming will require much higher…

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EVGA Introduces GeForce GTX 980 Ti VR Edition

Virtual Reality is the new thing for 2016 as there is more than one VR device on its way. To pull this kind of hardware you need the rest of your hardware to play ball too,…

Unity

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Unity Vision Summit Attendees Receive Free HTC Vive

Virtual Reality is commonly perceived as the next step in entertainment and could revolutionize the way we all watch films, and play video games. Not only that, VR devices could theoretically be deployed in the medical…

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Samsung to Open VR Film Studio

  Samsung has revealed that it is opening its own virtual reality movie studio in New York. The company made the announcement at the Sundance Film Festival last week. The news follows the recent unveiling of…

Virtual Reality Hub

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Amazon Launches Virtual Reality Hub

Virtual Reality is often described as the future of home entertainment and could revolutionize the way we watch films, play games and engage in other pastimes. Since the advent of the Oculus VR development kit, other…

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NVIDIA Debuts Latest Light Field VR Headset Prototype at VRLA

In August last year, we reported that NVIDIA, in partnership with Stanford University, was developing its own VR headset that intended to push beyond existing stereoscopic technology. Now, at the recent Virtual Reality LA (VRLA) expo,…

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AMD Showcases R9 Fury X2 During VRLA

AMD’s Fiji architecture launched just over 7 months ago and looked set to revolutionize the GPU market due to the advent of high-speed HBM memory with a 4096-bit bus. Even though the flagship Fury X model didn’t…

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Apple Hires Top Virtual Reality Expert

Virtual reality is one of the big developments in recent years, with much hype surrounding Facebook’s soon-to-be-released Oculus Rift. Alongside this, other companies including Google, Sony and HTC developing their own VR offerings, while Apple seems…

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Nitero Promises Wireless VR in 2016

One of the big features in 2016 will be virtual reality or VR. Virtual reality is the idea of becoming so immersed into an experience that it seems like you are actually there. The Oculus Rift is…

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Google Cardboard Used to help Save a Baby’s Life

It is mostly the Oculus Rift and the Sony’s Playstation VR that take the headlines these days, but that doesn’t mean that simpler tools such as the Google Cardboard can’t be useful. In this case it…

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HTC Confirms Date of Vive VR Headset Pre-Orders

HTC has confirmed the date on which it will begin taking pre-orders for its Vive VR headset. Cher Wang, CEO of HTC, has told The Telegraph that pre-orders of the Vive, produced in conjunction with Valve,…

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Sony Denies PlayStation VR Price Leak

We’ve recently seen the Oculus Rift become available for pre-orders and the first batch of them was gone very quickly, so there is a market for these virtual reality devices despite their somewhat high price for…

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SyFy Labs Showcase Latest Technologies @ CES 2016

CES 2016: The show floor here at CES is absolutely packed with cool technology, but one that caught my eye was the SyFy Labs booth. It’s what they call their innovation lab, where they’re using all kinds…

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Oculus Rift Boss Explains The Price Confusion

We first speculated, then we got the confirmation but had to wait for a little while before we could place our pre-orders on the final Oculus Rift. Yesterday was the big day and the pre-order queue was…

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Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Now Available

Virtual reality is often described as a revolution in entertainment and the Oculus Rift demonstrated how visually stunning VR experiences can be. This inspired other companies to enter the VR market and look beyond traditional gaming…

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Original Oculus Backers to Receive Final Rift for Free

On the eve of making pre-orders of its hardware available, Oculus has announced that backers of the original Rift VR headset on Kickstarter will receive the final retail version of the hardware for free. Early backers…

Oculus

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Oculus Founder Discusses Adoption Challenges For VR Headsets

The potential of Virtual Reality is rather exciting and is tipped to be one of the biggest attractions of this week’s CES (Consumer Electronic Show 2016), this is also where the gang of eTeknix are currently…

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New NVIDIA Program Will Tell You if Your System is VR Ready

The new era of virtual reality is almost upon us, with the imminent release of Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Sony PlayStation VR all due for consumer release this year. In preparation, NVIDIA has partnered with…

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Oculus Announces More Freebies for Oculus Rift Customers

We could recently first report our speculations and later post the official confirmation that the Oculus Rift launch is imminent and that 2016 will be the year where the average consumer will get access to the…

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Oculus Founder Compares “Fancy Wine” Rift to “Muddy Water” Google Cardboard

Oculus Inc. founder Palmer Luckey is being bullish in the run-up to the imminent consumer release of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, making a devilish comparion between his company’s much-anticipated tech and Google’s own VR…

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AMD Chose to Delay R9 Fury X2

Originally set to debut before the holiday season, it’s no surprise now that AMD is delaying their R9 Gemini Fury X2 to 2016. AMD is officially confirming that the delays in shipping and launching the Fury…

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Oculus Rift Pre-Order Availability Confirmed

Yesterday we speculated that all signs are pointing towards an imminent release date for the Oculus Rift VR headset and we based on several individual sources and information. Shortly after we published this news, we got the official…

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NVIDIA Releases GeForce 361.43 WHQL Driver With Fixes and VR Improvement

Nvidia is ready with a new WHQL certified driver just in time before Christmas. The new driver fixes quite a few bugs such as the wrong clock speeds and higher power consumption on 144 Hz monitors…

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Everything Points to an Imminent Launch of the Oculus Rift

As a release date gets closer, more and more things start to line up and paint the picture even tho nothing official has been said. It looks very much like 2016 will be the year where…

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Figment VR: The Pocket Sized VR Experience

From time to time we take a break from the heavy work in the office to take a look at the future of technology. Not by checking out the specifications of the Apple iPhone 7 or…