Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case

Posted in Business on 2nd Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

A US court has awarded $500m (95m) to a firm which sued Facebook and other defendants over the use of its virtual reality technology.

Startup raises $679,000 to rebuild ancient sites in VR

Posted in Software on 30th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

Archaeology isnt an easy job, but it becomes easier in virtual reality, where you can walk around ancient buildings as if they were still there.

Samsung confirms it sold 5 million Gear VR mobile headsets

Posted in Hardware on 11th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

It confirms that mobile VR is accounting for the bulk of the market so far, in contrast to PC-based VR hardware.

Oculus's Jason Rubin on VR: 'The next 12 to 24 months are where the real creativity is going to happen'

Posted in Business on 26th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

'I don't think weve quite struck gold yet when it comes to the content that consumers want to buy for VR'

Oculus, Sony, Google, and more launch virtual reality advocacy group

Posted in Software on 8th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

The GVRA will focus on creating an environment where hardware and software meets guidelines in an effort to increase adoption of VR.