Facebook Is Retooling 360 Video To Use Less Data

"You're going to start seeing a lot more 360 degree video on your News Feed," Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer told Popular Science last week at the Future of AI conference at...

Meet the YouTube of Virtual Reality

  Wevr Transport just raised $25 million from investors. A California-based tech start-up, Wevr Transport, is developing a novel online channel for virtual reality content, according to a Fortune report. The company has...

Asus Will Launch An Augmented Reality Headset in 2016

HoloLens looks cool, but costly The augmented reality creating HoloLens will be available to software developers at a price of $3000 in the first quarter of 2016. The marketplace of virtual reality headsets...

I talked with Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey about working at Facebook, being worth...

    image: Bryan Steffy/Getty A lot has changed since the last time I talked to Palmer Luckey, the 23-year-old creator of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. We last spoke over the phone back...

Virtual reality to transform future workplaces

  Virtual reality is set to transform future workplaces by becoming the preferred method of communication, training, socialization and collaboration due to its ability to deliver immersive experiences in these areas,...

Virtual-Reality Lab Explores New Kinds of Immersive Learning

  College Park, Md. — Standing in a virtual-reality lab at the University of Maryland here, Ramani Duraiswami passed around a standard pair of headphones. Music played over them — but to the wearer,...

What VR means for the future of storytelling

As The New York Times brings new attention to VR, immersive journalism could drive not only changes in the media industry, but mainstream adoption of the technology. By the end of the...

Escape Helmet: How virtual reality will grow in 2016

  From the early years, back in 1838 with the introduction of the Wheatstone Stereoscope, to 1968 and the debut of Ivan Sutherland’s head-mounted display (considered to be the first VR...

Samsung Should Dominate Virtual Reality in 2016

Samsung Gear VR. Source: Samsung When it comes to virtual reality, Samsung (NASDAQOTH:SSNLF) has been a pioneer.  In 2014, it launched its first headset, the Gear VR Innovator Edition. Rough around the edges,...

Facebook massively boosts 360 virutal reality video resolution

Facebook's big plans for the future of social VR are finally coming into focus. In the two years since Facebook bought Oculus Rift for $2 billion, the company has been busy. It...
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