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Nvidia stuns by driving a car in real life through virtual reality

Today at Nvidia’s GTC conference the company unveiled a wild technology demo and it’s straight out of Black Panther. Simply put, a driver using virtual reality was remotely controlling a car i

TPCast unveils adapter to enable multiple wireless HTC Vive VR headsets

Late last year, TPCast announced an adapter that cut the HTC Vive cords. The company is back with an enterprise version that delivers 2k content to several HTC Vive units with sub 2ms latency. Unveile

HBO’s Silicon Valley gets the VR treatment for Season 5

For a long time, we’ve heard that VR is three to five years from becoming mainstream. While that premise remains questionable, HBO’s Silicon Valley is celebrating its fifth season with the

HTC debuts original Ready Player One content for the Vive

While some don’t care for the hit novel Ready Player One, it’s hard to deny that the book captured the hearts and minds of millions as it climbed the NYT Bestseller’s list in 2011. A

Facebook opens its social VR Spaces platform to HTC Vive

As Facebook looks to keep its VR dream moving, the company is opening its nascent social VR platform to run on headsets that the company doesn’t build. Today, a VR exec at the company announced

HTC cancels plans to release wireless VR headset with Google in the U.S.

One of the only questions I’ve asked HTC VR execs consistently over the past several months is whether the Daydream version of its upcoming standalone headset would ship on time in late 2017, th

MIT’s remote control robot system puts VR to work

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) has come up with a use for virtual reality headsets that goes beyond firing them up, checking out a new game, muttering “cool

HTC drops price of Vive by $200 as it looks to compete with Facebook’s aggressive VR pricing

Just as reality appears to be getting worse by the day, VR companies are doing the lord’s work and making the price of escaping it a bit more accessible. HTC is dropping the price of its Vive vi

Facebook really can’t decide how much VR should cost

On the heels of a temporary $200 price cut, today Facebook's Oculus has announced that the Rift and Touch will be receiving a permanent $100 price cut, bringing the bundled price of the virtual realit

Palmer Luckey backs development of VR tool that lets HTC Vive users play Oculus exclusives

The rift between Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey and the company he left earlier this year appears to be growing wider. Luckey is putting some of the money he made from Facebook buying his VR company

Vive’s Deluxe Audio Strap brings integrated audio, enhanced ergonomics to your VR experience

At launch the HTC Vive VR headset definitely had its shortcomings, but the people at HTC seem to have decided that there’s no point waiting for a second generation to correct some of these issue

The Oculus Rift’s best VR game comes to the HTC Vive

There are only a few virtual reality titles that I've played where I need a bit of a "come down" period to regroup my thoughts and start thinking like a real human again. SUPERHOT VR is one of those t

HTC has a strange little bundle deal going for its pricey Vive VR headset

Virtual reality really isn't good enough yet to justify going broke for. Though VR headset prices are steadily coming down, the fact is it's still not all that accessible for even the most gadget-obse

The reality of VR/AR growth

“VR will be big, AR will be bigger and take longer.” What sounded revolutionary when we first said it two years ago has become accepted wisdom. But now the market has actually launched, and we’v

HTC brings integrated audio to its Vive VR headset with a new accessory

When the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive launched there were a number of things debated in terms of finding superiority on one system or another, but pretty much everyone was a fan of the integrated headphon

The reality of VR/AR trial

If you haven’t heard about VR/AR by now, your desert island must not have Wi-Fi. But there are millions of folks who know about VR/AR who haven’t seen it yet. User trial is on the critical path fo

This guy combined an iPhone and an HTC Vive to make a virtual camera (sort of like the ones used for Avatar and Inside Out)

When a movie is more CG than it is real — think movies like Avatar or any of Pixar’s stuff, where all or nearly all of the environment is rendered — a new challenge appears: the camera. Gett

Rivvr brings wireless VR to the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

Wires don’t really exist in anyone’s conception of the future. Often they’re just needed for powering devices, but in the case of high-quality VR, the headsets rely on wires to conne

New HTC Vive headsets with enhanced ‘design factor, performance’ are on the way

Update 9:21PM PT: An HTC spokesperson has reached out to TechCrunch specifying that “any Vive hardware upgrades at arcades are related to the current business edition Vive hardware or innovatio

VR battle royale: PS VR vs. HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift

I’ve spent quite a bit of the last few months with headsets strapped to my face. Whether that has enriched my life significantly or left it in shambles I cannot say, but I will report that the
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