Why hiring vr equipment makes better commercial sense

2023-05-29T07:45:16+01:00February 27th, 2023|Blog, VR News|

The Virtual Reality (VR) industry has seen a tremendous surge in popularity over the last few years, transitioning from a niche technology into a mainstream platform that's being embraced by an increasing number of businesses across various sectors. Market projections suggest that the VR industry is set to experience exponential growth in the coming years, [...]

What is the Metaverse?

2023-02-05T10:49:46+00:00January 5th, 2023|Blog, VR News|

Simply put, Metaverse is a three-dimensional synthetic universe that contains various forms of computer-generated virtual worlds resembling the real world where multiple users often use this as a platform to work or play (Dionisio et al., 2013; Mystakidis, 2022). This name was first coined in a novel called ‘Snow Crash’ written by Neal Stephenson, a [...]

How Hololens can be used to reduce covid exposure in medical environments

2022-03-12T11:23:49+00:00March 12th, 2022|VR News|

Digital technologies are expanding throughout healthcare. For a while now, we have seen them developing to improve the quality of care and it’s accessibility. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated their implementation like never before, with an added focus on finding new ways to protect healthcare staff. Mixed-reality (MR) technology is the latest iteration of telemedicine [...]

Quest 2, the next wave of mobile VR is here

2021-08-23T13:40:30+01:00October 11th, 2020|VR News|

It feels like forever ago that the original Oculus Quest landed in 2019 onto store shelves and into our hearts, its untethered design and power in its sleek and ergonomic form factor wowed us live nothing in the VR world prior. Now, Oculus has developed and released the sequel, which brings the initial design to [...]

COVID-19 and the remote revolution

2021-08-23T13:37:29+01:00May 2nd, 2020|VR News|

With around a third of the world’s population now under some form of lockdown due to the impact of coronavirus, businesses and their employees have had to quickly adapt to the ways of remote working. Many millions are facing the sudden challenge of reaching and maintaining their usual levels of productivity from home while embracing [...]

Could VR be the future of conferences?

2021-08-23T13:34:33+01:00April 16th, 2020|VR News|

For centuries, new technology has been used to overcome big challenges in times of pressing need, creating opportunities out of crises, and it seems that history is now repeating itself once again. With much of the world’s population forced into unfamiliar remote working conditions (for a very good reason, of course) and countless businesses and [...]

New VR headsets arriving in 2020 and beyond for VR Hire

2021-08-23T13:36:59+01:00March 12th, 2020|Review, VR News|

It might not be the first time we’ve heard predictions like this, but several industry commentators are suggesting that 2020 could be the year that virtual reality (VR) finally gains mass appeal, making it a great time to be bringing out a new headset. Although we’re unlikely to see quite as many launches as 2019 [...]

Antlion ModMic Wireless for your VR hire

2021-08-23T13:21:38+01:00November 24th, 2019|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 including very effective noise cancelling. [...]

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

2021-08-23T13:39:12+01:00September 29th, 2019|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 an innovative system that tests [...]

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