SIGGRAPH 2017: Controlling VR With Your Mind

SIGGRAPH 2017: Controlling VR With Your Mind

At SIGGRAPH this week, Neurable, a Boston-based startup is showing its modified HTC Vive which include EEG (Electroencephalography) sensors along the interior of the headstrap. This is combined with eye-tracking technology from German firm SMI, which may have just...
Sports Game Sparc Coming to PlayStation VR

Sports Game Sparc Coming to PlayStation VR

While virtual reality hasn’t quite taken off like many hoped, perhaps its due to a lingering fear of Lawnmower Men, there is still hope that eventually VR gaming will click with people, and a sports game seems like it could definitely be the sort of thing to interest...
Sad but true: AltspaceVR is Closing Down

Sad but true: AltspaceVR is Closing Down

In a statement posted on their blog AltspaceVR announced that it is closing down due to “unforeseen financial difficulty” regarding their next round of funding falling through. Let’s hope that until August 3rd something will happen. Why August 3rd? Because...
Facebook Adds 4K 360 Video Streaming Support

Facebook Adds 4K 360 Video Streaming Support

Ever since 360 photos and videos came to Facebook, people around the world have embraced these new formats. 360 can take you into the action with your favorite sports teams, bring you behind the scenes at awards shows, transport you to beautiful places around the...