virtual reality Articles

IMAX announces new VR theaters

  • 21/05/2016 at 04:49 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

IMAXIMAX has announced the new wave of high tech cinemas with six planned virtual reality theaters.

The plan is to work with Google to create a cinema quality camera that can record original content. The programs are set to be fully immersive experiences that will be more entertaining than the home devices currently on the market.

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Introducing an easy, affordable VR streamer: Orah 4i

  • 10/04/2016 at 15:44 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Orah 4i VR StreamerIn a time when virtual reality is set to become the latest major evolution in media technology, we are still lumbering under its expense and complexity. But a new product called Orah 4i may have jumped us ahead to a cheaper, simpler level in VR.

A sleek new advertisement showing some of its capabilities have set the tech world ablaze. Shown as a basic rig that mounts a small, lightweight camera, it packs a lot of punch within its tiny frame.

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Impression Pi: a mobile connected virtual reality headset

Impression PIAll of our devices are becoming interconnected, from gaming to entertainment to education. The Impression Pi is hoping to continue that trend with a mobile connected virtual reality headset that can be used for a multitude of customized purposes.

The prevalence of virtual reality headsets since the Oculus Rift hit the mainstream is startling. But many, while impressive, lack the interconnected capabilities that we have come to expect. Impression Pi is the latest to try and close that gap, offering a similar setup to the teased Microsoft HoloLens.

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HTC and Valve Re Vive VR headset promises an epic experience

  • 02/03/2015 at 00:34 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Valve HTC Vive VRFor those who weren’t impressed with the HTC One M9, there is no doubt there will be more than a little thrill for their new virtual reality headset, the Re Vive, a partnership with Valve.

One upon a time, a commercial promising an incredible graphic experience would have been a huge letdown when the actual hardware was released. We all have memories of useless console accessories that barely worked in the minds of our younger years.

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Avegant Glyph’s CES showcase illustrates the potential innovation for VR design

Avegant Glyph VROf all of the many incredible gadgets shows at the CES 2015 show, Avegant’s Glyph virtual reality headset is among the more intriguing. But as we continue into the early stages of genuine VR, it is more about design than function.

The Glyph is most fascinating due to the way it looks: like a pair of headphones. A big pair, yes, but stylish enough to compare in look to the inexplicably popular Dre Beats.

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Sony steps into virtual reality with Project Morpheus

  • 20/03/2014 at 01:11 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

Sony Project MorpheusProject Morpheus, the official virtual reality product line by Sony, has been announced this week. It appears that Sony is the latest to follow in the footsteps of Oculus Rift, the 3-D VR gaming headset.

In many ways, virtual reality is the next major wave in technology. At least, that is the hope by developers who have been attempting for many years to come up with a viable, working product that uses the concept.

With Oculus Rift seeing its final dev kit released this week for its second gen model, this was the prime time for Sony to throw their hat into the ring.

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