I tried a new virtual reality program that puts firefighter trainees in front of a raging fire to prep them for life-threatening situations

Supplied I have been trying out a new virtual reality program that helps firefighters to get accustomed to dangerous, high-pressure situations without them having to be physically in the field tackling real fires. Dimension Data, a global technology integrator and managed services provider, and Flaim Systems, an immersive VR start-up owned by Deakin University, have […]

‘Ready Player One’ Honest Trailer: A Na’vi Who Joined a Boy Band Saves the Virtual World

After hitting the big screen in March, Steven Spielberg‘s adaptation of Ready Player One has already taken some licks for being a glorified trip down memory lane full of seemingly heartless pop culture references to movies that are far better than the one you’re watching. But the Ready Player One Honest Trailer still has some […]

Defying Reality: The oncoming train of virtual reality adventure

GUEST: The following is an excerpt from Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution by David M. Ewalt. After the bright lights of Vegas and overstimulation of the Consumer Electronics Show, I was looking forward to a change of pace. So at the end of January 2016, I flew to Salt Lake […]

‘Castle Must Be Mine’ Pairs Tower Defense & Virtual Reality

Remember the days of stacking blocks and commanding your army of toys to fend off opposing forces? In Castle Must Be Mine, you can relive your glory days as overseer and all-powerful. You’ll be defending your towers with your trusty hero, traps, and your own god-like powers (like fireball tossing). Keeping your area safe can […]

New videos show how Audi E-Tron’s new virtual side mirrors work

Audi is attracting lots of attention for the mirrorless virtual side mirror system fitted to its E-Tron concept electric SUV. Now, two new videos give us a better sense of just how it works. Instead of conventional side mirrors, the battery-electric crossover offers 7-inch OLED monitors mounted inside the doors, just above the door handles. […]

New videos show how Audi E-Tron’s new virtual side mirrors work

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Oculus launches virtual reality tour of Anne Frank’s house

Oculus Studios is launching a virtual reality tour of the Anne Frank House, a home in Amsterdam where the famous author hid from the Nazi’s from 1942 to 1944 during World War II. I’ve seen the outside of Anne Frank’s house. But I never stepped inside. Now I could do see inside that place that […]

Moss Is A Virtual Reality Adventure Between Player & Mouse

In this new virtual reality experience, Moss has players take on the role of a guiding light to a novice mouse adventurer. Join the small hero on her journey to rescue her Uncle from danger by using motion controls, helping her to navigate pathways by solving intricate puzzles or assist in combat by tangling up […]