How Augmented and Virtual Reality Are Transforming The Construction Industry For Good

2018-08-13T12:05:54+00:00 August 13th, 2018|VR News|

If you asked someone to name an industry that uses innovative emerging technologies to improve processes and increase efficiency, construction might not be the first industry that comes to mind. The sheer scale of many projects, tight regulation and the less than glamorous image of the industry just doesn’t scream “high-tech”. However, it is indeed [...]

Virtual Reality Team Building vs. Non-VR Team Building Events

2018-06-26T15:46:07+00:00 June 26th, 2018|VR News|

It’s easy to get caught up in the latest fads. Especially in today's social media driven world, in which we share every purchase and social outing with our friends. However, it can also go the other way, with us mistakenly dismissing game-changing technology as one of those fads. This causes us to miss out on [...]

Vive Focus and Oculus Santa Cruz – The next generation of VR?

2018-06-20T19:29:30+00:00 June 20th, 2018|VR News|

The forward march of technology never slows. As quickly as the HTC found success with the Vive and Oculus with the Rift, these relatively young tech giants are ready to follow up with new and improved hardware options. Taiwanese competitor, HTC, are following up on their market-leading Vive and Vive Pro headsets with a brand [...]

Magic Leap – The Story So Far

2018-05-10T23:29:24+00:00 May 10th, 2018|VR News|

Tech geeks of old forewarned us that every home would one day include a personal computer, that the Internet would transform the way in which we live and that mobile phones would quickly evolve into pocket-sized supercomputers - but something about human nature means that big promises of a better life through technology are often [...]

Virtual Reality – Making Health and Safety Training More Engaging

2018-05-03T18:14:02+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|VR News|

Many of us playfully moan about the rise and rise of health and safety rules, but ultimately we all benefit from living in a safer world than our parents and grandparents did. However, companies and organisations aiming to train staff in health and safety face a major challenge - health and safety training is [...]

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

2018-04-16T13:04:11+00:00 April 10th, 2018|VR News|

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 VR experience being hosted by [...]

Virtual Experiences For The Travel Enthusiast

2018-02-27T22:43:55+00:00 February 27th, 2018|VR News|

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’, the service comes in two [...]

Virtual Reality Takes Center Stage in “Ready Player One”

2018-04-16T13:16:42+00:00 February 27th, 2018|VR News|

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 become more immersive, more convincing [...]