Practical Ways VR Technology Can Be Successfully Deployed In Classrooms

2019-04-03T11:35:59+01:00November 5th, 2018|VR News|

Since around 2015, businesses of all kinds have become ever more aware of the uses of virtual reality outside of the entertainment industry. Many have been convinced of the power of the technology to transform the way in which businesses communicate with customers, train staff or work as a team. However, it’s not just marketing [...]

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

2018-10-28T22:24:05+00:00August 14th, 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 [...]

Study Finds VR Effective In Treating Phobias

2018-10-28T22:03:21+00:00August 4th, 2018|VR News|

Virtual reality made its name in the gaming industry, but the technology was soon applied to training by entrepreneurs and corporations alike - both looking to find greater efficiency in their programmes. It’s the medical sector, however, that is now tuning in to the benefits of the virtual world. Academics at Oxford University have recently [...]

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

2018-11-12T10:20:22+00:00August 1st, 2018|VR News|

One of the greatest benefits of virtual reality for training is that the technology allows participants to practice trial and error, without facing real-world consequences. This is of even greater significance when applied to health and safety training, where real-world trial and error could actually be quite dangerous. Here, we explore how VR is [...]

VR Products for your event/team building

2018-10-28T22:14:37+00:00August 1st, 2018|VR News|

VRE are happy to be able to offer a wide range of VR experiences that are ready to use at your team building event. As well as offering these ready-made experiences as part of our team building service, we can also create customised VR and AR experiences for our clients. These customised experiences can include [...]

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

2018-06-26T15:46:07+01:00June 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+01:00June 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+01:00May 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

2018-11-12T10:22:43+00:00May 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 [...]