Both ILMxLAB’s Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Story and Fable Studio’s Wolves in the Walls: It’s All over have both been selected as finalists in “Outstanding Innovation in Interactive Media” at this year’s 2019 Emmy Awards, joining a distinguished list of accomplished immersive experiences honored during the long-running American awards program.
In the years since Jemison left NASA, she has remained heavily involved in promoting spaceflight and space-related activities. Jemison sees a need for change in the next 50 years of space exploration.
Jack McCauley was one of the six Oculus co-founders, but he's also one of its biggest bears, telling CNBC he doesn't think there's a market for virtual reality video gaming.
Apple has disabled the Walkie Talkie app for the Apple Watch over the realisation that that users could listen in on other iPhone owner's phones without their consent.
FREEDIVER is a Finalist for VR Game of the Year!. That's right, FREEDIVER: Triton Down has been officially shortlisted for the AIXR VR Awards' Game of the Year! You can see the full list of VR Awards finalists across all categories here:
On top of that, the research firm expects the market to continue growing throughout the year, as standalone headsets become more popular in both categories. All told, IDC expects global shipments for the VR and AR market to reach 7.6 million units in 2019.
Camouflaj’s mobile stealth game, Republique, is coming to the headset next month. With two analog sticks for the Quest controllers, that doesn’t seem like it will be a problem this time around.
If you're after wearable discounts beyond Garmin, be sure to read our Amazon Prime Day 2019 guide where we're covering the best of the sales all in one place.
It looks like we can expect a bunch of new Wear OS smartwatches from the Fossil Group after a series of listings on the FCC were spotted revealing that new Michael Kors, Emporio Armani, and Diesel watches are on the way.
Mona Lisa: Behind the Glass, will be available to try at the iconic museum in Paris, giving users an in-depth look into the iconic painting.
On HTC’s Facebook page today the company showed a new faceplate for the upcoming Vive Cosmos. Vive Cosmos is HTC’s next consumer focused PC VR headset. As noted, it adds two additional tracking cameras from what we showed at CES this year.
Double Fine released the VR puzzler Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin on PSVR in 2017, and brought the game to PC VR headsets in 2018.
The successor to the Gear Fit2 Pro is available to buy now and we're hoping to have our hands on one very soon to see what it's made of. Check out our roundup of the best fitness trackers to snap up right now.
The Apple Watch will soon become a better companion for diabetics according to comments made by wearable glucose tracker makers Dexcom. While the latest Apple Watch does have serious health monitoring tech on board to detect heart conditions like atrial fibrillation, it doesn't currently offer any inbuilt features that cater for diabetics.
Facebook created a new open platform for embodied AI research called AI Habitat, while Facebook Reality Labs (which up until last year was Oculus Research) released a dataset of photorealistic sample spaces it's calling Replica.
"Sony could decide to hold its own event, separate from the next E3, to officially announce its next game system," said Marjorie Costello, editor of Consumer Electronics Online News.
Vertigo Games’ Arizona Sunshine is on its way to Oculus’ standalone headset. Vertigo promises this will offer the full Arizona Sunshine on a standalone VR headset. No word yet on how Vertigo will handle DLC for Arizona on Quest.
That sizable discount, which is available on both 40mm and 44mm models of the Series 4, means you can pick up the the GPS-only model for just $339 (40mm) and $369 (44mm).
Different publishers will likely come out with different projects on different days of the show, which makes it handy to stay on track with the scheduled events you’re interested in attending. Stay Up-To-Date On All The Latest VR Fitness News.
Vertigo Games, the developer of smash hit VR zombie shooter, Arizona Sunshine, appears to be hinting at an announcement. Vertigo also has a big presence in the location-based VR space with specialized versions of Arizona Sunshine and new games like The Corsair’s Curse.
In the latest edition of its Worldwide Quarterly Device Tracker, IDC put Apple out on top in terms of shipment volume and market share, ahead of Xiaomi, with the Mi Band 3 makers taking second spot, and Huawei, who secured third place.
Leap Motion, which made hand-tracking systems for virtual and augmented reality headsets, is reportedly being acquired by haptics company UltraHaptics. The company uses ultrasounds to create the illusion of touch in midair, and Leap Motion’s hand controls can complement that to create a controller-free interface with tactile feedback.
Canadian startup TritonWear is ready to upgrade the swimming wearable it launched back in 2015 in the form of the Triton 2. The startup still sees its wearable as a good fit for competitive swimmers of all skill levels as well as triathletes.
Dreamland VR, which describes itself as having Canada’s largest wireless VR arena, says it’s shelled out some big bucks to expand its operations to include a new eight-player, full-body VR system. Butros said it initially cost the company more than $750,000 to put together its 2,400-square-foot wireless arena.