Oculus’ Founder on the Pros and Cons of VR for Social Good

Oculus’ Founder on the Pros and Cons of VR for Social Good

Virtual reality’s potential to transform entertainment and social networking has been discussed ad infinitum. But we’re only starting to understand its promise for doing good.

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Oculus Reinvents Cinema for a Virtual Reality World

Oculus Reinvents Cinema for a Virtual Reality World

In a fancy room in an even fancier hotel during January’s Sundance Film Festival, Saschka Unseld is doing something he’s not used to doing: playing pitchman. But when you’re trying to change the way people watch movies, you do what you have to. The room today is full of the usual festival types—filmmakers, press, Adrian […]

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How to Reduce VR Sickness? Just Add a Virtual Nose

How to Reduce VR Sickness? Just Add a Virtual Nose

It turns out the solution to VR simulation sickness might be right under our noses.

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Mini’s Working on Augmented Reality Driving Goggles

Mini’s Working on Augmented Reality Driving Goggles

The brand is working on augmented reality goggles, populating the driver’s field of vision with helpful information, layered on top of the real world.

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Tech Time Warp of the Week: Remembering the Worst ‘Virtual Reality’ Game System Ever

Tech Time Warp of the Week: Remembering the Worst ‘Virtual Reality’ Game System Ever

The R-Zone’s marketing was probably the most egregious example of false advertising in videogame history.

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How Facebook’s Chief Geek Will Meld Reality With the Oculus

How Facebook’s Chief Geek Will Meld Reality With the Oculus

Facebook’s CTO tells WIRED that Facebook users will be able to share 360-degree videos soon. And that’s just the beginning of his VR ambitions.

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