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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....

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Entertainment

Apple CEO Tim Cook Wants Augmented and Virtual Reality Tech to “Encourage” Human Contact

Posted on October 14th, 2016.

So far, Apple has been the slowest of the big boys to getting an augmented or virtual reality product to market. The company’s iPhone is the single most popular smart phone on the planet and its computer products enjoy relative popularity (in early 2014, they were almost 9% of the market, a quadrupling from turn-of-the-century numbers)....

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Politics

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...

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Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Tours Could Be the Holidays of the Future

Posted on September 5th, 2016.

Futuristic predictions such as pilotless planes and 3D printed plane food in addition to the use of virtual reality may be part of our holiday experiences by 2035, according to a new report by travel website Expedia.

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Opinionated

New Bike Simulator Makes it Amusingly Fun to Exercise

Posted on December 15th, 2015.

We joined Activetainment‘s Norway launch of their new B\01 Bike in Oslo earlier this month. The new bike is a part of the training concept named ebove which is: a unique training concept that combines exercise and gaming. Activetainment strives to make indoor exercise more like outdoor exercise, with both visual and motional...

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Artificial Intelligence

Samsung Enters New Market With Pre-Ordering of Gear VR

Posted on November 11th, 2015.

The new Samsung Gear VR looks futuristic. It is not the first of its kind, but it is the first consumer-focused VR headset, which requires the user to insert a preferably Samsung brand smartphone to do virtual reality. The headset is powered by Oculus, the VR company dominating the space. The headset only costs $100, so it appears to be...

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Technology

Mark Zuckerberg Confirms Facebook’s Foray into Augmented Reality

Posted on October 7th, 2015.

  Mark Zuckerberg has put a rest to speculation by confirming that Facebook is working on augmented reality. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was speaking at Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit when he was asked if the social network giant was working on augmented reality, to which he nodded. “Yeah,” he said before adding “it’s a bit...

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Gaming

Virtual Reality Theme Park Will Offer the Best VR Experience to Everyone – THE VOID Exclusive

Posted on September 29th, 2015.

The Vision Of Infinite Dimensions (THE VOID), the world’s first Virtual Reality (VR) theme park, will open its doors in Pleasant Grove, Utah, in the summer 2016. THE VOID will combine physical environments with VR technology to offer the ultimate entertainment experience. “At THE VOID you will walk into new dimensions and...

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Science Fiction

Short VR Film ‘Dirrogate’ Offers Intriguing Preview of Future Tech Wonders

Posted on September 10th, 2015.

Science fiction writer and Virtual Reality (VR) developer Clyde DeSouza has produced a short VR Graphic Novel, Dirrogate, based on his near-future science fiction novel, Memories with Maya. Dirrogate is an early example of VR Cinema intended for VR headsets like Oculus Rift or Gear VR, but for those who don’t have yet a VR headset...

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Videos

Stanford Researchers Develop Next-Generation Virtual Reality Headset

Posted on August 4th, 2015.

Stanford researchers have developed a Virtual Reality (VR) headset that reduces eye fatigue, nausea, and “VR motion sickness,” often reported by users of VR headsets. The device, developed by the Stanford Computational Imaging Group, is a light-field stereoscope that creates a more natural VR experience than today’s...

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Videos

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.

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Videos

Nokia Unveils Futuristic 360-Degree Virtual Reality Camera OZO

Posted on July 29th, 2015.

Nokia announced OZO, a Virtual Reality (VR) camera designed and built for professional content creators. OZO was unveiled at an entertainment industry event in Los Angeles attended by representatives from major studios, production houses and media and technology companies.

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Companies

Steven Spielberg Joins Hollywood Virtual Reality Company

Posted on July 14th, 2015.

Steven Spielberg has joined Virtual Reality (VR) startup The Virtual Reality Company (VRC) as an adviser, UploadVR reports. The Los Angeles based startup, with a super team of Hollywood talent, is in the process of raising about $23 million to leverage the many VR headsets that will begin to appear in early 2016, and bring VR cinema to...

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Business

Virtual Reality Porn Has Arrived

Posted on July 12th, 2015.

The first naughty scenes are streaming to virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift right now. Naughty America debuted two videos that allow you to participate in a threesome. The scenes are available for free and the company plans on releasing more in the coming weeks. Eventually, the scenes will only be included with a subscription...

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Artificial Intelligence

Google Glass Not Dead: New Enterprise Version Coming Soon

Posted on July 9th, 2015.

As it turns out, the near future at least is not going to be sidewalks peppered with folks wearing smart headsets that can access information about the buildings and people around them. No, Google Glass did not change the world quite the way people thought it might. There were a lot of social issues in adoption, and then there was the...

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FinTech

OnePlus Cardboard VR Set Giveaway Sells Out

Posted on July 6th, 2015.

The aptly named Google side project, Cardboard, folds together creating a virtual reality headset powered by a smartphone. Google has released the specifications free online and is encouraging everyone to get involved building and developing for Cardboard. To encourage inclusion and adoption, Chinese startup OnePlus...

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Artificial Intelligence

Telepathy is the Ultimate Communication Technology, says Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg

Posted on July 2nd, 2015.

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg is persuaded that we will become telepathic species. The technology of social networks like Facebook will, someday, become so advanced that people will be able to exchange thoughts directly, brain to brain, just like we exchange pictures of cats today.

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Gaming

Samsung Ventures Backs Fove Virtual Reality Headset

Posted on June 29th, 2015.

Fove is on a mission to unlock the essence of Virtual Reality. The eye-tracking headset reached it’s Kickstarter goal 72 hours after its campaign was launched. Samsung Ventures Japan committed additional funding to add extra functionality to the product. Fove is equipped with infrared cameras that read subtle eye movements. The...

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Space

Microsoft HoloLens Augmented Reality Headset to Conquer Outer Space

Posted on June 26th, 2015.

NASA and Microsoft are teaming up to develop Sidekick, a new project using commercial technology to assist astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Sidekick uses Microsoft Augmented Reality (AR) headset HoloLens to provide virtual aid to astronauts. Two HoloLens devices are scheduled to launch on SpaceX’s seventh...

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Gaming

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.

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