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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You Can Now Watch and Upload 360-Degree Videos on YouTube

You Can Now Watch and Upload 360-Degree Videos on YouTube

YouTube now supports 360 degree video—a smart move given the push we’ve seen in smartphone-based virtual reality systems.

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According to Hollywood, the Future of Sex Is Super Awkward

According to Hollywood, the Future of Sex Is Super Awkward

While it’s obvious why sci-fi delights in giving us creepy looks at our carnal future, what’s slightly less clear is why the execution are always so terrible.

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The NBA Will Film Its All-Star Game With Virtual-Reality Cameras

The NBA Will Film Its All-Star Game With Virtual-Reality Cameras

This weekend’s dunk contest, three-point shootout, and all-star game will be filmed with VR cameras for viewing on Samsung’s VR headset.

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Will Oculus Rift Help or Hinder Traditional Tourism?

Will Oculus Rift Help or Hinder Traditional Tourism?

Virtual reality technology is changing, and fast. Soon to hit the market, Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset which is worn like a pair of oversized goggles and, while still being refined, is already available to the public. Made to connect to computers and mobile devices, it gives users a 3D experience and allows […]

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At Sundance, the VR Filmmaking Revolution Is Officially Underway

At Sundance, the VR Filmmaking Revolution Is Officially Underway

If the offerings at this year’s Sundace Film Festival are any indication, VR filmmaking is coming—as soon as these folks figure out how to master it.

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