Tag Archives: virtual reality

Reality check – HTC on whether VR is going to change the world

In the last few years, VR has gone from a one horse race to having a number of different players. For a long time, Oculus alone was the VR scene. Then last year, PlayStation revealed its Morpheus headset. And the likes of Samsung and Razer have headsets, too. Then earlier …

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HTC to take its Vive VR headset on tour

Tech firm HTC is planning a world tour to let consumers try its new VR headset, Vive. HTC, who has teamed up with Valve on the project, plans to visit locations in the USA, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions. According to HTC’s connected products global marketing boss Jeff Gattis, …

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Is VR going to change the world? Find out in this week’s MCV

Now that consumer virtual reality headsets are finally on the horizon, are they really going to change the world as firms like Oculus would have us believe? We speak to HTC’s connected products marketing boss Jeff Gattis to see what it is doing to ensure the sucess of its Vive …

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Hololens doesn’t mean Microsoft won’t make a full VR headset

Microsoft’s investment in ambitious augmented reality headset Hololens does not mean the company won’t make a move into the ‘full’ virtual reality market. Hololens was debuted in January. Unlike the likes of Facebook’s Oculus Rift and Samsung GearVR, Sony’s Project Morpheus and now Valve’s Vive SteamVR, Microsoft’s effort blends computer …

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CryTek predicts big things for CryEngine in VR

Crytek is currently experimenting with virtual reality and how its CryEngine technology can power such an experience. The company’s managing director Faruk Yerli said Crytek has big plans for the VR space, claiming that his team had "already found solutions" to dealing with motion sickness – an inherent problem with …

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GAME: ‘VR is the games industry’s next big thing’

Virtual reality will have as big an impact on video games as motion controls, says GAME The statement follows last week’s GDC, which was filled with VR products including Sony’s Project Morpheus and Valve’s Vive headset. VR is the next big thing in the industry and as much of a …

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