Virtual Reality: big players invest heavily

Virtual Reality: big players invest heavily

Virtual Reality (VR) was predicted to be a fast growing market and this is more and more obvious by the sheer amount of investments by industry giants, all in an effort to push VR forward across a myriad of platforms. Analytics firm Quid reported that names such as...
Facebook moves forward with VR

Facebook moves forward with VR

Last year, Facebook launched the Surround 360 , a 360-degree camera that can capture footage in 3D and then render it online via specially designed software. Facebook used it as a reference design for others to create 3D 360 content, and open source it on GitHub later...
Is room scale a viable solution for moving in VR?

Is room scale a viable solution for moving in VR?

In a recent interview for UploadVR, Jon Hibbins, CEO of Psytec, the company that develops Windlands, that he is a firm believer in developers creating custom locomotion systems, rather than relying on blink, or teleportation mechanics. “The future of VR is not blink,...
HTC Vive Orders Now Ship in 72 Hours Worldwide

HTC Vive Orders Now Ship in 72 Hours Worldwide

HTC is striking Oculus where it hurts them most: hmd shipments. While Oculus struggles to fulfil original back orders from late March launch, the Taiwanese company is honoring the orders on the official Vive site within two to three business days to any of the 24...