YouTube has long supported 360-degree video, but let’s be honest: It’s mostly useless. Having a full 360-degree view is rarely useful for most videos, so Google decided to create a new format called VR180.
This new format is not just a 360-degree video cut in half. It’s much sharper and features stereoscopic 3D, giving it ... Read More »
Owlchemy Labs is a 23-person team working on VR games for the last six years. The company got into VR early and has had a few big hits like Job Simulator (you might have seen all of YouTube playing it at one point) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality.
This success has resulted in an ... Read More »
Today turned out to be a pretty big day for Samsung at MWC 2017. In addition to introducing a new Android tablet and teasing its next flagship, the company debuted a new controller for the Gear VR.
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HTC is no stranger to virtual reality, and it sounds like the company is doubling down on VR this year.
CNET reports that HTC has confirmed it will be launching a “mobile VR device” before the end of 2017. The new device will be compatible with the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone, Read More »
After spending time at Google and Xiaomi, the next landing spot for Hugo Barra has been revealed.
Hugo Barra will join Facebook as the company’s Vice President of Virtual Reality. The news was announced by Facebook ... Read More »
Google debuted the Daydream View virtual reality headset alongside the new Pixel smartphones, and with a $80 price tag at launch, it was a noteworthy accessory to pick up with the new flagship smartphones.
For anyone who has been waiting to pick up a Daydream View, though, Google may have the perfect ... Read More »
Google Daydream already supports a few current devices, but four more are being added to the stable. These devices are the Huawei Mate 9 Pro, the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9, the ASUS Zenfone AR, and the ZTE Axon 7 with ... Read More »
Samsung has already staked a claim in virtual reality, releasing two Gear VR headsets to date, and the company is not slowing down any time soon.
Samsung Electronics Vice President Dr. Sung-Hoon Hong recently spoke at the Virtual Reality Summit that took place in California. During his time on stage, ... Read More »
At the beginning of December, Google opened pre-orders for the Crimson and Snow Daydream View virtual reality headsets. Now those devices are officially launching alongside new apps to experience on them.
In the United States, the headsets are available from the Google Store right now and Verizon Wireless, and they are coming soon to ... Read More »
The Google Daydream View virtual reality headset is already available in Slate gray, but Google has now put up two new colors on its site. The colors are Crimson red and Snow white, and they will ship December 8.
Unlike the Slate model, the two new colors have white trim and ... Read More »