Pricing and lack of content are still barriers against the adoption of VR

Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images A recent survey questioned 595 virtual and augmented reality professionals about their business growth in the consumer and enterprise markets. Conducted by VR Intelligence and SuperData, the survey shows that 24 percent of the respondents report strong sales in the enterprise market while only 18 percent show strong sales in the consumer … Read morePricing and lack of content are still barriers against the adoption of VR

IrisVision uses VR to help people with fading eyesight to see again

[embedded content] From gaming to workplace training, virtual reality can be used for a broad range of applications. Here’s one we’ve not previously come across, however: Helping restore sight for people who are legally blind. That’s what a company called IrisVision is doing, with a smartphone-based VR system that uses the phone’s camera to help … Read moreIrisVision uses VR to help people with fading eyesight to see again

Magic Leap’s augmented reality interface floats wherever you want it

Previous Next There are no standards for what a virtual or augmented reality user interface should look like, but in the case of Magic Leap, it could be a blend of floating icons in wheels and grids. New mock-up screenshots of what users will see through their augmented reality goggles have been released, showing that menus … Read moreMagic Leap’s augmented reality interface floats wherever you want it

‘Hellblade’ comes to VR, free for those who own the game on Steam

[embedded content] Ninja Theory’s Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is a disturbing portrait of mental illness and sorrow, and when played with headphones, its audio can make it feel like you’re truly living out a troubled warrior’s nightmares. If that isn’t immersive enough for you, however, you’ll soon be able to experience the full game in virtual reality. … Read more‘Hellblade’ comes to VR, free for those who own the game on Steam

Get your moon boots ready: Samsung’s new VR experience launches you into space

Previous Next Forty-nine years ago, two men walked on the moon for the first time in history. NASA is preparing a wide-range of celebrations for the 50th anniversary next year, but Samsung can’t wait to get started. The South Korean company is kicking off a year-long 4-dimensional virtual reality experience to simulate a moon-like environment, so … Read moreGet your moon boots ready: Samsung’s new VR experience launches you into space