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Japanese Instrument Manufacturer Korg Teases VR Music-Making App

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A short video shows VR music production on the Oculus Quest 2.

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Atari Bets On Blockchain & NFT Gaming With ZED RUN’s AR Horses

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Atari lends its IP to ZED RUN’s digital horses, the up-and-coming Tamagothchi of AR. What if you could combine virtual worlds, blockchain, and digital ownership to create a Tamagotchi 10.0?

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SenseGlove Nova VR Haptic Gloves Are Straight Out Of ‘Ready Player One’

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CES 2021 continues to deliver with the reveal of SenseGlove’s motion tracking haptic gloves.

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Panasonic’s AR HUD Could Be The Future Of Automotive Safety

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Eye-tracking, AI navigation, and 3D imaging radar promise next-level road traffic safety.

Storm The Beaches Of Normandy In ‘Days Of Heroes: D-Day’

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Embark on 26 military missions as an airborne division jumper or infantry soldier.

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Build Your Own Open-Source AR Headset For Under $80

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CheApR is the open-source headset you build on your own. When Jeri Ellsworth and her team launched a Kickstarter campaign for their Tilt Five tabletop augmented reality glasses, it caught the attention of tech enthusiast Arnaud Atchimon.

Baobab Studios Rolls Out The Virtual Red Carpet For The Premier Of ‘Baba Yaga’

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Jennifer Hudson and Daisy Ridley Jump into AltspaceVR to Promote Baba Yaga. Baobab Studios hosted a virtual premier in AltSpaceVR for the launch of their latest adventure Baba Yaga on the Oculus Store.

How To Optimize Your CV For A Career In VR & AR

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Set yourself up for success within the immersive industry. As we move into 2021, both the VR and AR industries exhibit a plethora of career development opportunities for aspiring developers. According to Tech Jury , the global AR and VR markets are expected to grow to $209.2

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Education’s Next Big Leap: Immersive VR Education For Better Learning

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Immersive education presents a safer, more effective alternative to conventional learning. Training and education barriers exist at all levels of education—from primary to post-secondary students and on through these student’s careers into Enterprise and business training programs.

Holotron And The Pursuit Of The Perfect VR Exoskeleton

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This German lower-body exosuit aims to revolutionize man-machine interfaces. Despite the considerable advances in immersive technology these past few years, simulating physical locomotion in a virtual environment remains one of the most difficult aspects of developing interactive VR content.

Your Backstage Pass To Jean-Michel Jarre’s Virtual NYE Concert

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As one may expect, the circumstances for this year’s NYE celebration was slightly different than a full-blown warehouse party, laced with smoke, laser beams, and a couple of hundred people out to see the sunrise.

‘Defunctland VR’ Brings A Legendary Disney Ride Back To Life After 25 Years

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Creator Kevin Perjurer is bringing Disneyland to life in VR, one digital attraction at a time.

Rumor: Apple Will Debut AR Headset & Tracker In 2021

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Veteran analyst Ming-Chi Kuo returns with fresh predictions for the new year.

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Three Ways VR And Gaming Are Driving Modern Edutainment

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VR & AR lead the way for a new generation of immersive education. Over the past year there have been varying levels of learning options for students ranging from in-person learning and hybrid learning to a mix of in-person and remote online learning.

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10 Highly-Anticipated VR Games We’re Excited To Play In 2021

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This is shaping up to be one hell of a year for VR gaming. 2021 is absolutely packed with exciting releases, from VR adaptations of tentpole franchises to highly-anticipated originals built from the ground up for VR headsets.

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Open-World Survival Sim ‘Green Hell’ Heading To PC VR & Oculus Quest

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Struggle to survive the many perils of the Amazonian rainforest Q3 2021.

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New Looking Glass Cloud Service Turns 2D Photos Into 3D Holographic Images

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The future of personal holographic displays looks bright.

VR Coworking Platform ‘Spatial’ Launches Mobile AR Workspace

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Interact with 3D holograms of coworkers directly from your living room. Social VR coworking platform Spatial has seen a massive spike in usage this year as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020 alone the platform has hosted over half a million virtual meetings.

Facebook Announces Multi-User Support And App Sharing For The Oculus Quest

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You and up to three friends can now share a single Quest headset. Oculus Quest and Quest 2 owners are finally getting several features they’ve been asking for since launch: support for multiple accounts and app sharing.

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‘Quantaar’ Brings Fast-Paced Third-Person Melee To VR In 2021

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The PvP VR melee game Quantaar is preparing to land on Kickstarter in March 2021.

Merge Cube AR Teaching Tools Coming To Instagram And Facebook

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Merge Labs brings its AR-enabled educational cube to social media. When Merge Labs launched their Merge Cube in 2017, the device instantly changed how people could access AR experiences.

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Panasonic’s Ultra HD VR Eyeglasses Return To CES With New Improvements

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Panasonic’s HDR eyeglasses are as gorgeous as they are mysterious. Panasonic turned heads at last year’s CES with the reveal of its ultra high definition VR eyeglasses.

HP Reverb G2 Review: The Best Windows Mixed Reality Headset Just Got Better

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But good lord those controllers… Despite some initial hiccups and a handful of questionable decisions regarding the controllers, we thoroughly enjoyed our time with the original HP Reverb.

TikTok’s First LiDAR-Powered AR Filter Now Available

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Ring in the new year with this 2021-themed AR effect. Social media app TikTok this week released its first LiDAR-powered augmented reality filter, offering those with the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max access to a unique interactive effect perfect for ringing in the new year.

Study Shows VR Technology Can Have A Positive Psychological Impact During Lockdown

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How immersive technology is keeping users sane during the coronavirus pandemic. There’s no question about it. The current COVID-19 pandemic has us going through a roller coaster of feelings right now.

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Innova’s Virtual Patients Offer Cost-Effective VR Medical Training

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Cost-effective VR healthcare education in a post-coronavirus world. As medical professionals around the globe continue to focus their undivided attention on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, well-trained healthcare professionals are in higher demand than ever before.

Virtual Concerts Need A “Banksy Style” Hijacking Says Electronic Music Pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre

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A deep dive into VR concerts, what’s happening in the industry, and hopes for the future. As 2020 draws to a close, I continue to search for the next killer app combining music and technology in the context of virtual concerts.

Five Ways VR Is Being Used In Modern Healthcare

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How VR technology is revolutionizing the heatlhcare sector. When you hear the term “VR,” you might think of entertainment, social media, or the exploration of virtual worlds; perhaps the last thing you’d ever think of is the healthcare industry.

10 VR Sports Games To Keep Us Occupied At Home

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Stay active under lockdown with these fitness-focused games & apps. 2021 might be presenting a more optimistic outlook, but right now many of us are still confined to our homes. You don’t need me telling you how hard last year was.

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‘Streetball League’ Brings Arcade Basketball To The Oculus Quest And Steam

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The sweeter your moves the higher your score in this NBA Jam -style streetball VR game. Inspired by classic arcade basketball games such as NBA Jam and NBA Street Vol.

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Official VR Support Heading To ‘Microsoft Flight Sim’ This December

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Step into the cockpit this December. This past July Microsoft confirmed that Microsoft Flight Sim 2020 , the latest iteration of the companies legendary flight sim experience, would be receiving official VR support shortly after launch.

VR Film ‘Symphony’ Hopes To Introduce Younger Generations To Classical Music

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Maestro Dudamel’s ambitious four-year project consists of 100 musicians from 42 countries. Symphony , a new VR film featuring the music of Beethoven, Bernstein, and Mahler, premiered recently in Madrid after roughly four years in development.

Wallace & Gromit City-Scale AR Adventure Now Available On Smartphones

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Become an employee of Spick & Spanners and help the duo “Fix Up” Bristol.

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VAR LIVE Combines Wind, Smell, And Haptics For Next-Level Location-Based VR

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VAR’s somatosensory system brings an extensive catalog of multiplayer LBVR experiences to life. We’ve come a long way since the early days of location-based VR entertainment.

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Zylia’s 3D Audio Technology Could Be The Start Of Virtual Concert Halls

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A collaboration with the Pozna? Philharmonic Orchestra signals a new era in live-recorded audio for virtual reality creators.

Engage With French Culture Through XR And Art

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French Embassy launches a series that explores art and XR to promote culture.

A Mystery HTC VR Headset Appears In FCC Filings

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The above image deptics the Vive Proton prototype VR headset. Before any consumer electronic product with electromagnetic emissions (radiofrequency) can be sold to the public, they must meet specific requirements to be considered safe by the FCC through an FCC Test Report.

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