Virtual Reality Technology

Facebook gets real about broadening virtual reality's appeal

Oct 11, 2017

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seems to be realizing a sobering reality about virtual reality: The technology has been too expensive to appeal to the masses.

Microsoft dives deeper into 'mixed reality' with VR devices

Oct 3, 2017

Microsoft is counting on virtual reality headsets made by other companies to help establish personal computers running on its Windows 10 operating system as the best way to explore artificial worlds

Sports in virtual reality sounds cool, but can feel distant

Sep 14, 2017

Watching sports in virtual reality sounds cool, but it's actually distant, sort of empty and doesn't really get you into the action

Are consumers ready to give augmented reality a try?

Aug 29, 2017

"Augmented reality," the blending of the virtual and physical worlds, is getting a boost this fall as Apple enables it on hundreds of millions of devices

Star Wars toy launch to unveil new 'Last Jedi' character

Aug 24, 2017

Star Wars toy-launch to unveil new 'Last Jedi' character

Next big leap for Apple? - augmented reality

Aug 2, 2017

Apple's iPhone may be ready for its next big act - as a springboard into "augmented reality," a technology that projects life-like images into real-world settings viewed through a screen.

Apple's next big leap might be into augmented reality

Aug 1, 2017

Apple's iPhone may be ready for its next big act - as a springboard into "augmented reality," a technology that projects life-like images into real-world settings viewed through a screen.

Take me out to the screen: VR baseball a hit

Jul 10, 2017

Take me out to the screen: Virtual Reality baseball is a hit at FanFest, where fans get to feel what it's like to be Buster Posey catching pitches _ without the pain of snatching major league tosses

SoftBank sinks $500M into UK virtual reality startup

May 12, 2017

A British startup founded five years ago by Cambridge University computer science graduates has received $502 million from a Japanese tech firm to develop large-scale virtual reality projects

Turning James Joyce's 'Ulysses' into a virtual reality game

Mar 17, 2017

College students in Boston are developing a virtual reality game based off James Joyce's "Ulysses."

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