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Lloyds Bank to Use Virtual Reality for Graduate Programme Intake

Posted on October 20th, 2016.

The Lloyds Banking Group is taking a different approach toward its 2017 graduate intake by using virtual reality to test the reactions of potential candidates. Every year, Lloyds receives more than 20,000 applications from graduate applicants. Each of them is seeking a place on one of 14 placements in its Graduate Leadership Programmes....



The US Presidential Elections Brings Virtual Reality to the Spotlight

Posted on September 26th, 2016.

There are many options to watch tonight’s first U.S. Presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Virtual reality is among them. The debate will be broadcast by the major networks and cable channels, and webcast via YouTube, Facebook and Twitter live streaming. There is also a high-tech option: you can strap your...



Facebook Debuts Short Virtual Reality Film ‘Henry’ for the Oculus Rift

Posted on July 29th, 2015.

“Henry,” a 10-minute animated Virtual Reality (VR) film for Facebook’s VR headset Oculus Rift, debuted Tuesday in Beverly Hills. Facebook hopes to persuade filmmakers to produce compelling content that attracts consumers to the Rift.



Crytek Moves to Go Full VR, Announces Awesome Virtual Reality Game

Posted on June 23rd, 2015.

Crytek, a German video-game developer known for its highly realistic video-games and its high performance game engine CryEngine, is preparing to push into Virtual Reality (VR) gaming, UploadVR reports.



2015 – Virtual Reality Gets Real

Posted on January 1st, 2015.

2014 has been a banner year for Oculus VR thanks to Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of the Virtual Reality (VR) company. Fortune interviewed Oculus VR CTO John Carmack about what’s next for the immersive technology.



Real Virtual and Augmented Reality Apps, Coming Soon From Facebook

Posted on December 27th, 2014.

Oculus VR, the Virtual Reality (VR) technology company acquired by Facebook earlier this year, announced recently that they are acquiring two small start-up companies,  Nimble VR and 13th Lab, to fill gaps in their virtual reality capabilities, Seeking Alpha reports. The acquisitions may indicate that, besides VR games and social worlds,...



Facebook’s Oculus Rift is Going to Change Everything

Posted on December 13th, 2014.

The Oculus Rift headset is well on its way to revolutionize Virtual Reality (VR) and immersive gaming. Earlier this year Oculus VR was acquired by Facebook for US$2 billion in cash and Facebook stock, leading to speculations that Facebook may soon launch VR applications and virtual worlds. When you put the headset on, you step into an...

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