Spatial’s VR App Gains Full-Body Avatars

Float around in virtual reality long enough and you’ll feel disembodied. Your eyes are covered entirely by a headset. Virtual boundaries create activity parameters within your living room, but you’re still feeling your way through the dark, and the threat of knee-capping yourself on a coffee table is real. Hand controllers, and the preternatural hands … Read more

Transformation Generated by the Intersection of Virtual and Reality

Transformation Generated by the Intersection of Virtual and Reality Steampunk pavilion. Image via Soomeenhahm Design Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or As Antoine Picon describes in Architecture and the Virtual Towards a new Materiality? : “An architectural project is indeed a virtual object. It is all the more virtual that it anticipates … Read more

Virtual reality kissing is finally here. And it features real-time haptics

Virtual reality has come a long way in recent years, creating unreal environments and tactile experiences. However, researchers have struggled to recreate an adequate simulation of our most precious senses of touch, like kissing. Until now. Carnegie Mellon University’s Future Interfaces Group has tweaked an off-the-shelf virtual reality headset to recreate the sense of touch … Read more

Paradigm shift in education sector

According to a new UNICEF study, 23 countries – home to nearly 405 million kids – are yet to fully open schools, putting many students in danger of missing out as the COVID-19 pandemic approaches its third year. As schools and universities across the globe were suddenly devoid of in-person classroom lectures, India embraced a … Read more

Varjo Brings High-Fidelity XR Streaming To The Cloud With Varjo Reality Cloud

Still from the new Varjo Reality Cloud Platform. Varjo I have followed Varjo since it launched its first VR headset just before MWC 2017. Since then, I have tried all of its subsequent headsets and products and had a front row seat to the company’s evolution. Varjo now offers a broad range of high-end headsets, … Read more

Vitek IP Announces the Availability of the Long-Use VR Patent Portfolio

The patents provide an immersive end-to-end VR experience and are used in many of the most popular VR headsets on the market.” — Daniel Buri, Vitek IP PORTLAND, OR, UNITED STATES, April 27, 2022 / — Vitek IP, LLC announced that they are the exclusive representative to sell the patent portfolio owned and developed by … Read more

WE MET IN VIRTUAL REALITY, Authentic Feel-Good Experience

The Metaverse is coming. But before we get to that future dystopia, be it Neil Stephenson’s Snow Crash Or Zuck’s cringey-what-have-you, there is this charming little cafe-stop along the way. Joe Hunting’s We Met In Virtual Reality Is a surprisingly sophisticated documentary, shot entirely inside the VRChat platform at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. … Read more

Tiktok Parent ByteDance Follows Meta’s Footsteps Down Risky Path Toward The Metaverse

A TikTok logo is seen displayed on a smartphone with a ByteDance logo on the background. Sheldon Cooper/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images What Meta, the parent company of Facebook, is trying to do to dominate the future virtual world called the metaverse in the West, Chinese tech giant ByteDance has been matching with the aim … Read more

Holographic art, NFTs, gaming pods in Denver offer serious fun

Ray Kallmeyer rushed down the center of a former Victoria’s Secret store last week clutching a trio of iced lattes as dance music blared overhead. Around him, two dozen people in HoloLens 2 headsets pored over 3D images that could only be seen through semi-transparent eyepieces. “It’s opening day, so we’re trying to get some … Read more

Global Metaverse Market Research Report 2022 featuring

Dublin, April 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Metaverse Market, By Component (Hardware and Software), By Platform (Desktop, Mobile), By Technology (Blockchain, VR & AR, Mixed Reality), By Application, By End User, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2017-2027” report has been added to’s offering. The global metaverse market is anticipated to grow … Read more