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 [...]

Chinese Startup Pimax Make Big Promises to VR Fans

2018-04-16T13:21:31+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|VR News|

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 genuinely surreal experience. The new [...]

Augmented reality and the future of events planning

2018-01-15T18:51:19+00:00 November 5th, 2017|VR News|

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; a free software update for [...]

Google Chrome Gets The VR Treatment

2017-09-28T12:08:49+00:00 September 28th, 2017|VR News|

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 if you are the proud [...]

VRE build a Hololens Application for Havaianas in Europe

2017-09-12T17:51:07+00:00 September 12th, 2017|VR News|

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 to build to deployment and [...]

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

2018-04-05T15:23:08+00:00 August 14th, 2017|VR News|

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 piece of material into a [...]

Can Virtual Reality Cure Mental Health Issues?

2017-07-31T14:52:09+00:00 July 31st, 2017|VR News|

The use of virtual reality has long been thought of as being purely for entertainment purposes, and no doubt are superb delivery methods for some truly memorable experiences and events. The technology however does have more ‘practical’ applications too and can be put to use in very innovative ways such as helping doctors within the [...]