Virtual reality

Co-founder of Facebook-owned VR firm Oculus quits

Mitchell was the head of VR products at Facebook which acquired Oculus for $3 billion in 2014.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:08 PM IST

Facebook's VR dream may not take off: Oculus co-founder

Facebook announced VR headset called "Oculus Go" at a starting price of $199 in October 2017. The $199 Oculus Go has sold a little more than 2 million units, according to market research firm SuperData.

Jul 15, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

Apple temporarily halts its AR, VR dream: Report

According to Taiwan-based portal DigiTimes that cited people familiar with the situation, the Apple team working on the AR/VR project has been temporarily disbanded and "reassigned to other product lines".

Jul 12, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

Virtual Reality can better detect early Alzheimer's: Study

Researchers developed and tried a VR navigation test in which patients wear a VR headset and undertake a test of navigation while walking within a simulated environment.

May 24, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

Oculus VR TV now available for watching shows on ''Oculus Go''

Originally announced at Facebook F8 2018, Oculus TV is a hub for must-watch programming, like Hulu and SHOWTIME shows.

Jun 26, 2018, 13:29 PM IST

Georges Melies, French illusionist master, is Google's first Virtual Reality Doodle

The Google Doodle, through its 360-degree interactive view, honours Melies groundbreaking cinematic work.

May 03, 2018, 07:58 AM IST

Now, iconic Indian tourist hotspots available in Google 360 Virtual Reality - Watch

The hope is that the virtual tours could get more people to visit the real thing.

Apr 26, 2018, 22:58 PM IST

When President Ram Nath Kovind played cricket in 'virtual reality'

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, and chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath were the centre of attraction at an eSport product launch recently, which will allow cricket to be played in the latest gaming techonlogy 'Virtual Reality' (VR).

Feb 23, 2018, 13:42 PM IST

HTC launches 'Vive Business Edition' VR system in India

Vive Business Edition includes a headset, two controllers, two base stations, a 3-in-1 cable and four face cushions.

Feb 22, 2018, 09:32 AM IST

Apple patents lighter, comfortable headset

Apple has filed a patent for a device that appears to be much more lightweight than other Augmented Reality (AR) or Virtual Reality (VR) headsets introduced by Microsoft and Facebook-owned Oculus VR.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

Apple patents lighter, comfortable headset

Apple reportedly proposed that the device will use what is called a "catadioptric" system that form the basis of optical telescopes, microscopes and telephoto lenses.

Feb 12, 2018, 08:00 AM IST

VR game may reduce pain while drawing blood

For the study, published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology, the researchers recruited patients, ages 10 to 21 years, the patient's caregiver and the phlebotomist in the outpatient blood draw clinic.

Nov 09, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Jio set to launch its own VR app in 2018

Jio is hoping to collaborate with experts at Birmingham City University in England.

Nov 09, 2017, 13:12 PM IST

50% of TV viewing in 2020 to go mobile: Ericsson

Approximately 70 per cent of consumers now watch videos on a smartphone -- double the amount from 2012, the findings showed.

Oct 09, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Microsoft acquires virtual reality platform AltspaceVR

According to him, on October 17, Windows Mixed Reality fans can enjoy more than 20,000 apps in the Microsoft Store.

Oct 04, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Microsoft pushes AR/VR features with October Windows 10 update

Microsoft is set to update its flagship operating system to enable the latest generation of Windows 10 hardware devices and software to tap augmented and virtual reality, among a range of new features, executives said on Friday.

Sep 01, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

Faster Intel Core X-series processors available from August 28

Gamers can experience up to 30 per cent faster extreme mega-tasking for gaming over the previous generation.

Aug 08, 2017, 14:45 PM IST

Asus Zenfone AR Review: Your first date with Google Tango and Daydream

The Rs 49,999 smartphone sports top-notch specifications like Snapdragon 821 chipset, a whopping 8GB RAM and 23MP "TriTec" camera at rear.

Jul 29, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Facebook drops price of its VR hardware again

After a price drop in March, Facebooks Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) hardware is getting a cumulative $400 drop for the summer, months before Oculus` big event in autumn.

Jul 11, 2017, 11:48 AM IST

ASUS likely to launch ZenFone AR in mid-July

ASUS took to its Facebook and Twitter pages on Wednesday to post a video of ZenFone AR

Jun 28, 2017, 16:38 PM IST