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PlayStation VR is getting a significant and permanent price drop

PlayStation VR is getting a significant and permanent price drop

If you’ve been holding off jumping on the virtual reality bandwagon, Sony may have just announced the incentive you need to make the leap: a price cut. On the official PlayStation Blog, Sony confirmed that the PlayStation VR headset will be receiving a permanent price cut in the US and UK from March 29 and Australia from April 2.
Infinadeck VR Treadmill Shows Improvements With Vive Trackers, Launches This Week

Infinadeck VR Treadmill Shows Improvements With Vive Trackers, Launches This Week

Infinadeck is an active omnidirectional VR treadmill which has been in development since at least 2014. A new video shows the treadmill now using Vive Trackers for enhanced tracking, which appears to have increased the responsiveness of the device. The Infinadeck is set to launch this week.
You Can Do Bong Hits With HBO’s “Silicon Valley” Crew–In VR

You Can Do Bong Hits With HBO’s “Silicon Valley” Crew–In VR

Have you ever wanted to do bong hits with the crew from HBO’s Silicon Valley? Now you can–in VR. To coincide with the show’s fifth season premiere, the hit-making cable channel is debuting Silicon Valley: Inside the Hacker Hostel, a virtual reality recreation of the infamous house where the show’s main characters have lived and failed, again and again, to build their business.
HTC Vive Focus to Release Internationally in 2018, Dev Kit Pre-Orders Live Now

HTC Vive Focus to Release Internationally in 2018, Dev Kit Pre-Orders Live Now

HTC’s standalone, untethered VR headset the Vive Focus, will come to western markets later this year, HTC announced today. The company also announced that developers can register for Dev-Kit units from today.
Magic Leap Launches Developer SDK, Confirms Eye-tracking, Room-scanning, and More

Magic Leap Launches Developer SDK, Confirms Eye-tracking, Room-scanning, and More

Today Magic Leap has launched the Lumin SDK, the toolkit which allows developers to build AR experiences for Lumin OS, the operating system that powers the Magic Leap One headset.
HTC will sell Vive Pro VR headset for $800, cuts price of Vive to $500

HTC will sell Vive Pro VR headset for $800, cuts price of Vive to $500

HTC said today it will sell the Vive Pro virtual reality headset for $800, with global preorders starting now. And it will also cut the price of the existing Vive headset by $100 to $500. VR is off to a slow start, but introducing better quality headsets like the Vive Pro while making existing headsets more affordable is the path to greater consumer acceptance, according to Taiwan-based HTC’s game plan.
Exiii is Developing Two Haptic Gloves with Different Approaches to Force Feedback

Exiii is Developing Two Haptic Gloves with Different Approaches to Force Feedback

Japan-based startuped Exiii is developing a pair of haptic gloves with force feedback, aimed at making VR more immersive. The company’s ‘EXOS Wrist’ device can rotate your hand about two axes, while the ‘EXOS Gripper’ providers finger stoppage to simulate the grabbing of virtual objects.
Google built a rotating rig of GoPros to capture more realistic VR images

Google built a rotating rig of GoPros to capture more realistic VR images

Google has begun experimenting with using light field photography to capture more realistic virtual reality scenes, the company announced in a blog post today. A new demo app was also released that will be available on the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows Mixed Reality headsets to show off what the company’s VR team has captured.
Motorcycle Simulator LeanGP Takes To Kickstarter

Motorcycle Simulator LeanGP Takes To Kickstarter

LeanGP Simulator is a new peripheral that aims to give users an immersive motorcycle  If you have ever been to an arcade you would of seen plenty of videogames that allowed you to climb onto a model motorcycle and get right into the action.
Microsoft Wants You to Touch the VR World With a Giant CLAW

Microsoft Wants You to Touch the VR World With a Giant CLAW

What Microsoft Research lacks in cinematography skills, it’s making up for with super-fun solutions to virtual reality’s biggest problem: the lack of real-world feedback. In a blog post published late last week, Microsoft detailed four different experimental methods for delivering haptic feedback, ...


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