Lei Jun’s Xiaomi stepped into the Virtual Reality world with the launch of Mi VR Play headset in China. This VR headset comes with a zipper design and several options with personalized colors. Here is the unboxing of Mi VR Play headset. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi VR Play Unboxing”
Google has launched a new experimental VR camera app for Android. Dubbed as Sprayscape, the app uses device’s gyroscope and takes pictures on the inside of a 360-degree sphere. Continue reading “Google Sprayscape VR camera app for Android launched”
Google has hired Matt Apfel, a former VP of content strategy for Samsung VR. He will now be a part of the Google VR team. Continue reading “Google appoints former Samsung VR exec Matt Apfel for Daydream”
Over the weekend, a report stated that Google has dropped plans to make a standalone virtual reality (VR) headset. Now a new report from Engadget says, Google is still working on a headset that will support both AR and VR. Continue reading “Google is reportedly still working on a standalone AR/VR headset”
Google is working on bringing VR to Chrome for Android. A report from Roadtovr says recent builds of the Chrome Beta and Chrome Dev for Android show the beginnings of VR support.
HTC has announced that it has spun off their virtual reality (VR) division into a separate company. The company has also formed a wholly-owned subsidiary called “HTC Vive Tech Corporation.”
Twitter has hired former Apple designer Alessandro Sabatelli as the Director of AR and VR, according to a latest report by Upload VR. The latest move comes from the company following acquisition of machine learning company Magic Pony earlier this month.
Google has appointed Amit Singh as the Vice President of business and operations for virtual reality (VR) division. He moves to VR after heading Google for Work for almost 2 years.
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HTC has just announced that they are launching Vive X, an accelerator program targeted at startups operating in the Virtual Reality space.
A few days back, we reported that Samsung might be looking to release a Gear 360 VR camera alongside the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge later this month. Now, the source code of the Unpacked event seems to indicate that the device will be announced there.
Homelane has just announced a new VR headset that is aimed at enriching the user experience for the home décor market. The headset is called Kaleido and was launched today in Bangalore and we went ‘eyes-on’ with the device to see how they have implemented it.
Google has just announced its new open source VR platform. They are teaming up with GoPro to bring a 16 camera array that is capable of shooting 360 degree 3D videos.
Oculus has just announced that the Rift will be shipping to consumers globally in the first quarter of 2016. They have also teased the product in two renders of the front and back of the device and it looks quite good.
Carl Zeiss is venturing into virtual reality market with its own VR One headset. Priced at $99, the VR One headset falls in the same line of the Samsung Gear VR and Google’s Cardboard.