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Darpa heads-up display uses Oculus Rift style head tracking

Darpa heads-up display uses Oculus Rift style head tracking

By 22 May 2014

Darpa has shown off a new heads-up display for soldiers that uses Oculus Rift-like tracking to fix virtual markers on the real world view. The display prototype, called Ultra-Vis, was shown off by Darpa at its Darpa Demo Days. It was described as a "holographic... >>

What will F1 look like in 2030? Oculus Rift, breathable cars and AR slip streams, says Human Ignition

What will F1 look like in 2030? Oculus Rift, breathable cars and AR slip streams, says Human Ignition

By 12 May 2014

Burn energy drink and Lotus F1 Team have combined to create a documentary movie that looks at the future of Formula One motor-racing and attempts to predict how the sport will change by 2030. Human Ignition investigates the shift in technology over the... >>

Parrot Skycontroller and Bebop Drone include Oculus Rift support so you can see what your drone sees

Parrot Skycontroller and Bebop Drone include Oculus Rift support so you can see what your drone sees

By 12 May 2014

Parrot has announced two additions to its drone line-up - the smaller, more manoeuvrable Bepbop Drone and a controller accessory for iPad that adds the ability to control the drone from distances of up to 2km away. In addition, both have support for... >>

New Sir David Attenborough nature series being made for Oculus Rift

New Sir David Attenborough nature series being made for Oculus Rift

By 14 April 2014

Atlantic Productions is to make a version of its next nature documentary for Oculus Rift. Conquest of the Skies is currently filming in Borneo and is the latest programme made for Sky 3D fronted by Sir David Attenborough. However, rather than just film... >>

Upset by Facebook’s Oculus Rift acquisition? Never fear, True Player Gear is here

Upset by Facebook’s Oculus Rift acquisition? Never fear, True Player Gear is here

By 28 March 2014

Oculus Rift might have an altered future now that Facebook is in charge, but gamers need not fear. True Player Gear promises to be a replacement that offers all the awesomeness of the Rift and much more. The six year old, five employee startup from... >>

Oculus Rift goes swimming with sharks, and we don't just mean Facebook

Oculus Rift goes swimming with sharks, and we don't just mean Facebook

By 27 March 2014

Oculus Rift may have been bought by Facebook, making its future unclear, but that hasn't stopped new experiences being created with and for the virtual reality headset. One of which was on display at the Flux Innovation Lounge organised by Engage Productions... >>

How to cancel your Oculus Rift pre-order, should the Facebook buyout not float your boat

How to cancel your Oculus Rift pre-order, should the Facebook buyout not float your boat

By 26 March 2014

For those that have pre-ordered the Oculus Rift ahead of Facebook's buyout, fear not, your money isn't lost. You can still get a refund if you don't like the idea of the social network fiddling with the potential open source future of gaming. READ: Facebook... >>

Facebook buys Oculus VR for $2 billion, plans to make 'platform for many other experiences'

Facebook buys Oculus VR for $2 billion, plans to make 'platform for many other experiences'

By 25 March 2014

Facebook has purchased virtual reality company Oculus for $2 billion, the creator of the Oculus Rift headset that has been leading the VR space.  Facebook plans to extend Oculus' existing position in gaming to new verticals, including communications,... >>

PS4 gets virtual reality headset to beat Oculus Rift, behold Project Morpheus

PS4 gets virtual reality headset to beat Oculus Rift, behold Project Morpheus

By 19 March 2014

Sony has announced a virtual reality headset for the PS4 called Project Morpheus, during the Game Developers Conference on Tuesday. It's a blue light, 1080p screen, 90-degree field of view, and full 360 degree turning, headset that sits on top of your... >>

Could Microsoft also be working on Oculus Rift rival for Xbox One?

Could Microsoft also be working on Oculus Rift rival for Xbox One?

By 18 March 2014

Microsoft is rumoured to be working on its own Oculus Rift rivalling headset for Xbox One. While Sony is hottly tipped to unveil its own augmented reality headset for the PS4 during the Games Developers Conference in San Francisco from tomorrow, the... >>