virtual reality headset

RealWear raises $17M as it looks to take a simpler approach to enterprise AR headgear

As the augmented reality industry slowly matures and those within it look to realize the path to ubiquity they have been preaching, it turns out they're showing more appreciation for the vision that G

Virtual reality headset unit sales are slowly improving

The number of VR headsets out there may not be reaching the stratospheric estimates that were first predicted, but they're still growing, at least. According to a report from Canalys, in Q3 of 2017, S

I had a lightsaber battle with Kylo Ren in Lenovo’s new augmented reality headset

Ah, the lightsaber. The thing we'd all totally be carrying around if it weren't for pesky physics getting in the way. Augmented and virtual reality are just about the only ways to bring lightsabers to

HTC teases a standalone Vive VR headset for China

Today at ChinaJoy, HTC announced that it is working on a standalone headset for Chinese markets built on its own Viveport content platform. The headset appears to be cosmetically identical to the one

Microsoft’s second-generation HoloLens will include a dedicated AI coprocessor

Microsoft has revealed that it is preparing to equip the second version of its HoloLens VR headset with its own AI processing capabilities to enable more features and services. The firm said that it i

The Hardlight VR Suit will vibrate all of your bodily buttons

Have you ever wanted to feel smack of the punches coming at you from sweaty aliens? The whang of bullet hitting your guts? The feeling of hitting the deck as pirates stream over the virtual bow? The s

HTC has another tough quarter, with revenue down 13% YOY, but smaller losses

HTC's latest financials make for another fairly dismal read for the mobile device and VR headset maker, though -- crumbs of comfort -- it's making a slightly smaller year-over-year loss.

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

Xiaomi beefs up its mobile virtual reality push with Mi VR

Xiaomi has added another mobile VR headset to its portfolio: announcing the Mi VR today -- which it says is its first virtual reality headset with an inertial motion controller.

Qualcomm unveils a wireless eye-tracking VR headset

Another day, another VR headset that you will never be able to buy. Today at the IFA conference in Berlin, Qualcomm unveiled a reference design for an all-in-one headset built on the company’s

Oculus opens pre-orders for Rift VR headset in Europe, Canada

After getting on top of some teething problems with shipping to domestic buyers, Facebook-owned Oculus Rift has opened up pre-orders for its VR headset outside the U.S., announcing today that the kit

Yet another red quarter for HTC as revenue drops 44% year-on-year

The latest HTC results, for its Q2, confirm another loss-making quarter for the smartphone and VR headset maker, with the Taiwanese company reporting revenue of NT$18.9 billion ($598 million) for the

HTC Vive now £70 more pricey in the UK, thanks to Brexit

The impacts of the U.K.'s Brexit vote to leave the European Union will undoubtedly be playing out for years and years to come. But here's one short term effect: the HTC Vive VR headset is now £70 mor

Signs of a new Samsung Gear VR are surfacing

It’s been less than a year since the consumer Gear VR was first shown off and it already seems as though Samsung and Oculus are regrouping to push out a new version of the pre-eminent mobile VR

Google is reportedly announcing a standalone Android VR headset next week

Google is moving beyond Cardboard. The company will reportedly be announcing a standalone Android VR headset at next week’s Google I/O event. Entrepreneur and former tech journalist Peter Roj

Sony’s PlayStation VR headset bundle will cost $500, pre-orders start March 22

Earlier this week, Sony announced that its PlayStation VR would be available for the low price of just $399. Given that competing VR headsets like the Oculus are at least $200 more expensive, people w

Play your Steam first-person shooters in full virtual reality with MyDream Swift

As the launch dates of the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive virtual reality headsets approach, so does the release of a ton of awesome VR gaming content. To gamers with full Steam libraries however, it&#

Survios Snaps Up $4M To Lead The Next Generation Of Virtual Reality Tech

Survios, a San Francisco startup that aims to pioneer the next-generation of virtual reality (VR) technology, has raised $4 million in series A funding. The round, which was reported this morning by V

ANTVR Is An Open-Source, Cross-Platform Virtual Reality Gaming Kit

A hardware startup called <a target="_blank" href="http://www.antvr.com/">ANTVR Technology</a> has created an open-source, cross-platform virtual reality gaming set that works with games made for Ocul

vrAse Is A Wearable Smartphone Case That Makes Your Face A Virtual Reality Play-Zone

The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset isn't even available for consumers to buy yet but here comes the cut-price competition... vrAse, a soon-to-be-launched-on-Kickstarter project, wants to turn you