Augmented reality is coming to your car, and WayRay aims to lead the way. At CES 2019 the company debuted its AR heads-up display in a car. As well as smart cars, this AR tech could also revolutions air and water transport and the world of entertainment.
National Geographic wants to take you to one of the "last wild places on Earth" - the African Wetlands. They have teamed up with Youtube to create a 4 part series offering a truly immersive 360 VR experience, that should transport you right to the Okavango Delta in Botswana.
The market for virtual reality and augmented reality eyewear and headsets grew by 8.2% in the third quarter of 2018, mainly thanks to Sony's contribution with its PlayStation VR, and the sales of the Oculus GO and Rift models.
Virtual Desktop is an app developed and published by Guy Godin. As the name suggests, it simulates using your desktop PC in virtual reality. While it might sound a bit silly at first, it can be useful and engaging. The app is finally arriving to the Oculus GO and Samsung Gear VR headsets later this week.
The future of virtual reality is murky. Many developers and consumers are beginning to lose confidence in VR products. Despite that, every year we hear more outlandish claims on how VR will change our lives completely. But will it really?
VR is becoming more advanced, and that means going beyond the typical clunky headset. Google is developing an idea that will let you walk around immersively in VR environments in the form of motorized sneakers. That's right, virtual roller skates. Let's see what Google has in store for us.
Gaming with virtual reality promises to be a lot of fun. And it sure is, but not for longer gaming sessions. This is why the technology is still yet to reach mainstream culture, but there's a lot more to it than that.
Despite the virtual reality industry being heavily focused on gaming and industry use, there are other great applications for consumers to enjoy, including immersive movies, educational experiences, and virtual tourism. Here are some of the must-try VR apps and services that will please non-gamers.