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virtual reality

Facebook bets on AR & VR tech for future growth
Business strategy

Facebook bets on AR & VR tech for future growth

The company has launched tools for new Snapchat-style filters
19 Apr 2017
Why virtual reality is big for business
Mobile

Why virtual reality is big for business

Don't let the consumer hype put you off, VR has important business applications too
26 Jan 2017
Google VR is arriving in UK classrooms
public sector

Google VR is arriving in UK classrooms

Sundar Pichai wants to help UK build up digital skills
16 Nov 2016
How VR can help bring back history's lost treasures
Business strategy

How VR can help bring back history's lost treasures

One of London's most important lost buildings has been resurrected - thanks to virtual reality
28 Oct 2016
Intel to swallow low power chip outfit Movidius
Hardware

Intel to swallow low power chip outfit Movidius

The low power chip outfit's tech could boost virtual reality, drones, and robotics
6 Sep 2016
Was Google working on its own VR headset?
Mobile

Was Google working on its own VR headset?

Tech giant was secretly developing a standalone VR device, says report
18 Jul 2016
iOS gets full Google Cardboard support
Mobile

iOS gets full Google Cardboard support

Google brings true mobile VR to iPhone for the first time
17 May 2016
Starbreeze and Acer partner up on virtual reality headset
Virtual reality
Business strategy

Starbreeze and Acer partner up on virtual reality headset

The joint venture will be targeted at the business and location-based game market
17 May 2016
HTC Vive review
Hardware

HTC Vive review

Virtual reality has finally come of age, but can it live up to all the promises?
16 May 2016
Meet your future workplace: AI bots, 3D printing and VR
collaboration

Meet your future workplace: AI bots, 3D printing and VR

Vodafone says collaboration and gaming will fuel future office design
19 Apr 2016
Huawei launches VR headset that works with Mate 8 and P9
Mobile

Huawei launches VR headset that works with Mate 8 and P9

The firm takes on Samsung in the virtual reality arena
19 Apr 2016
YouTubers can livestream 360-degree VR videos
Mobile

YouTubers can livestream 360-degree VR videos

Coachella festival will be the first live VR content streamed on YouTube
19 Apr 2016
MWC 2016: Facebook creates Social VR team
Mobile

MWC 2016: Facebook creates Social VR team

Social network wants to help people connect through virtual reality
22 Feb 2016
Leap Motion unveils Orion hand-tracking system for VR
Software

Leap Motion unveils Orion hand-tracking system for VR

Company is in talks with headset manufacturers to build in motion control hardware
17 Feb 2016
YouTube adds virtual reality to its app
Mobile

YouTube adds virtual reality to its app

Google cardboard and an Android phone will immerse users in VR vids
6 Nov 2015
Facebook is planning a 360-degree virtual reality video app
Facebook
business apps

Facebook is planning a 360-degree virtual reality video app

Social network's virtual reality app would work on iOS and Android
14 Sep 2015
Virtual Reality devices to hit 14 million in sales by 2016
Hardware

Virtual Reality devices to hit 14 million in sales by 2016

Gaming applications of hardware like Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Project Morpheus will be key growth drivers, experts say
4 Aug 2015
Transport catapult to launch 'virtual reality Milton Keynes'
public sector

Transport catapult to launch 'virtual reality Milton Keynes'

Programme uses treadmill and virtual reality headsets to test public interaction with driverless cars
20 Jul 2015
NASA's HoloLens project has its wings clipped
Microsoft HoloLens boldly goes into space
Business strategy

NASA's HoloLens project has its wings clipped

Elon Musk's rocket detonates after launching to deliver HoloLens to ISS
29 Jun 2015
Could virtual reality revolutionise your business?
Business strategy

Could virtual reality revolutionise your business?

Forget gaming - VR has plenty of use cases in the office, too
18 May 2015
Facebook reveals virtual reality app plans
Mobile

Facebook reveals virtual reality app plans

The company will encourage social users to share their experiences and environments with friends
19 Feb 2015
Apple secures iPhone virtual reality headset patent
Mobile

Apple secures iPhone virtual reality headset patent

Six years after applying for it, Apple's finally secured a patent that could see it move into the realms of virtual reality
18 Feb 2015
Qantas & Samsung to offer VR in-flight entertainment
Plane
Mobile

Qantas & Samsung to offer VR in-flight entertainment

System will allow passengers to watch inflight entertainment, have virtual tours of the aircraft and experience an A380 landing
30 Jan 2015
Virtual reality: moving on from the home to the workplace
Virtual reality
Business strategy

Virtual reality: moving on from the home to the workplace

Primarily considered as consumer technology, how is virtual reality beginning to make waves in business?
17 Dec 2014