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State of play of Virtual Reality - Reuters

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (Reuters) - Valkyrie, a new action-packed space adventure developed by game company CCP, was designed to harness the latest in virtual reality technology. A VR headset is the best way to appreciate the truly immersive nature of the ...and more »

Beyond Gaming: 10 Other Fascinating Uses for Virtual-Reality Tech - Live Science

Gamers and gadget hounds can now get their hands on the hotly anticipated Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset: The Facebook-owned company announced the commercial release of its virtual-reality device last week at CES in Las Vegas. At a whopping $600 ...and more »

Why Virtual Reality Isn't Just for Gamers - TIME

An attendee watches 'Collisions', a 15 minute film by artist Lynette Wallworth, on a Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset, developed jointly by Oculus VR Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., inside the Congress Center ahead of the World Economic Forum ...and more »

Armchair Travel, Hawaiian Style - Hawaii Business Magazine

A young Japanese couple experiences a dream Hawaii vacation. They start the day riding horses along a dusty mountain trail at Kualoa Ranch. Then they cruise down Kalakaua Avenue in a convertible, lounge on Waikiki Beach and end the day parasailing ...and more »

The Rise of VR Porn - Slate Magazine

Werner Herzog believes that virtual reality is getting ahead of itself. “It looked OK, but you get tired of it fairly quickly,” he told the New Yorker of watching VR film. “The strange thing here is that normally, in the history of culture … you have ...and more »

Virtual Reality Gets Real in 2016 - Institutional Investor

Investors are excited about the upcoming launch of Facebook's Oculus Rift headset, but that's only one way to make money off of virtual reality. By Daniel Nadler. January 20, 2016. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to ...and more »

Video Game Designers Say Virtual Reality Is Here to Stay - TIME

Game enthusiasts test the Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus at the Annual Gaming Industry Conference E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 16, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Christian Petersen—Getty Images. By Matt Peckham. January 20 ...and more »

This Startup Is Solving Virtual Reality's Biggest Problem - TIME

A visitor tries out a Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy Gear Virtual-Reality (VR) headset, jointly developed by Samsung and Oculus VR Inc., at Samsung's flagship store in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 24, 2014. Bloomberg—Bloomberg via Getty Images. By John ...and more »

GUEST ANALYSIS Can virtual reality save retailers? -

Virtual reality (VR) has recently hit the headlines hard. With the first batch of Facebook's Oculus Rift VR headset selling out in record time, Google creating a new division dedicated solely to VR, the world's first VR theme park ride launching in the ...and more »

Why VR is the future of gaming, Part 1: Oculus Rift and Bullet Train - SlashGear

Earlier this month I was with the rest of the SlashGear team at CES, and as you no doubt saw, VR had a big presence at the show. I was able to test out various VR offerings from different companies. Everything from Google Cardboard up to the Oculus ...and more »