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Getting Fully Immersed at the “Star Wars: Secrets of The Empire” VR experience

April 10th, 2018|Categories: VR News|Tags: , , , |

VR-based entertainment is most certainly creeping it’s way into the homes of gamers and enthusiasts, but it’s Stratford’s Westfield shopping center where the wider public are getting their first taste of the fun that can be had while wearing a VR headset. “Star Wars: Secrets of The Empire” is a [...]

Virtual Experiences For The Travel Enthusiast

February 27th, 2018|Categories: VR News|Tags: , , |

Armchair travel has never been taken so literally before. For the cost of a cheap, really cheap, airline ticket you can now jet around the world, in first class, and never leave the ground. Brought to you by First Airlines, which is being described as the ‘world’s first virtual airline’, [...]

Virtual Reality Takes Center Stage in “Ready Player One”

February 27th, 2018|Categories: VR News|Tags: , , |

Seeing The Matrix was many a geek’s first time imagining people living out their existences in a life-like virtual world. Ever since that seminal film graced the silver screen in 1999, sci-fi fans and luddites alike have pondered how human culture will evolve when virtual reality and virtual worlds inevitably [...]

2018 The Year That Big Business Will Adopt Augmented Reality

February 3rd, 2018|Categories: VR News|Tags: , , , |

Virtual Reality Started the Revolution, Now its Augmented Reality’s Turn Virtual reality has gamers and geeks around the world itching for more immersive digital experiences, be they video games, 360 videos or virtual tours. It’s augmented reality (or AR) however, that appears to be transforming the way in which many [...]

Chinese Startup Pimax Make Big Promises to VR Fans

February 3rd, 2018|Categories: VR News|Tags: , , , , |

Do you remember the first time you tried VR? Newbie users tend to have the same reaction - their minds blown by the realistic and immersive power of the technology. For many, feeling transported to another world or simply interacting with a computer in such a futuristic fashion is a [...]

5 Virtual Reality Trends of the Future

January 17th, 2018|Categories: VR News|Tags: , , , |

Virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality are applications that are still babies in the perspective of their growth as technologies. However, they are certain to have an impact on the future of technology and the world. VR trends are changing the way customers and designers interact, making communicating more [...]

Augmented reality and the future of events planning

November 5th, 2017|Categories: VR News|Tags: , , , , |

AR (augmented reality) has been around the consumer market for a while now, most notably in Samsung’s earlier handsets, but leave it to Apple to really bring it into focus. The next line up of handsets to come out of the iStable will all be saddled with Apple’s new ARKit; [...]

Google Chrome Gets The VR Treatment

September 28th, 2017|Categories: VR News|Tags: , , , |

Web browsing just got a lot more interesting with the arrival of VR support in Google Chrome for mobile. Google is always pushing search forward but Chrome rarely gets any love beyond various minor updates and bug fixes. All of that is set to change, however, at least it is [...]

How Virtual Reality Will Change Advertising

September 16th, 2017|Categories: VR News|

Advertising has come a long way from the street hawkers shouting about their wares at those who pass by. Of course, advertising still exists in that ancient form, but it exists alongside print ads, billboards, television commercials, radio marketing and online advertising. In order to find out what’s next for [...]

VRE build a Hololens Application for Havaianas in Europe

September 12th, 2017|Categories: VR News|Tags: , , |

Havaianas contacted us for an urgent piece of work requiring development of a Hololens application for their European launch event showcasing their brand new flip flop ranges. It was an interesting project for VRE and a new challenge for our development team, in just 7 days we went from concept [...]

VRE @ The International Aviation Academy Norwich (IAAN)

August 23rd, 2017|Categories: VR News|Tags: , , |

VRE were pleased to be present at the opening of the new International Aviation Academy Norwich (IAAN), and see the start of a unique collaborative venture between employers in the aviation sector and funding bodies, educators and local government. This brand new facility will be providing the next generation of pilots, [...]

Virtual Reality Health and Safety Training – A Solution in Search of a Problem?

August 14th, 2017|Categories: VR News|Tags: , , |

We recently came across a new application for the HTC Vive, the “Lathe Simulator” and we thought we would give our thoughts on using VR for Health and Safety Training. The Lathe Simulator The application itself is nicely made, well produced and walks users though basic lathe operation, fitting a [...]