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Antlion ModMic Wireless for your VR hire

November 24th, 2019|Categories: VR News|

Sometimes the built in microphones on VR headsets is not high enough quality for certain applications, fortunately this can be easily solved with the addition on the excellent Antlion ModMic. This is a wirefree stick on mic that can fit on any VR headset to add high end mic functionality [...]

Could VR help people deal with dementia?

October 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

A new NHS trial has been looking at the effects of VR technology on dementia sufferers, with intriguing results. The study, which was carried out at the Marston Court care home in Oxford tested whether subjecting patients to simulations of events from earlier in their lives would have any impact [...]

Health and safety training could benefit from VR, new study suggests

September 29th, 2019|Categories: VR News|

New research undertaken at the University of Nottingham has shown how virtual reality (VR) could be used to improve employee safety by taking an immersive approach to common health and safety training tasks such as fire evacuation drills. The Human Factors Research Group at the East Midlands institution has trialled [...]

Could mixed reality overcome the language barrier?

August 29th, 2019|Categories: VR News|

For centuries technology has been gradually bringing people from different countries and cultures closer together in various ways. But even as it has enabled us to communicate quicker and easier than ever before wherever we are in the world, language barriers have remained tough to crack. Nevertheless, language service providers, [...]

The VRE Team’s most anticipated Oculus Quest launch titles

August 15th, 2019|Categories: VR News|

It seems that each time a new VR headset is launched, industry insiders become giddy with the prospect of the new piece of kit heralding a “VR revolution” that sees mainstream consumers and Luddites adopting the technology at scale. Could the new Oculus Quest, the first high-spec all-in-one VR system [...]

What’s New For The Oculus Rift S?

August 15th, 2019|Categories: VR News|

The Oculus Rift S is nearly here, just over three years after the original Oculus Rift brought VR gaming into the modern era. That relatively short timeframe hasn’t prevented Facebook-owned Oculus VR from outfitting the Rift S with several substantial upgrades over its predecessor. However, the company is also keen [...]

Achieving Mindfulness Through The Power Of VR

August 15th, 2019|Categories: VR News|

In modern society, it can be tough to take the time to soak up what is going on in the world around you. This day to day rush can be problematic when it comes to our mental health as it is well established that mindfulness can improve our well-being. Health [...]

Why Every Team Member Has A Role To Play In Cyber Security

August 15th, 2019|Categories: VR News|

The Threat With the introduction of the general data protection regulations (2018) it has never been more important for businesses and companies to protect their valuable data. According to the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019 conducted by the UK government, 30% of businesses and 36% of charities made changes because [...]