Virtual reality

Virtual reality and augmented reality news, device releases, applications and gaming.

One of the Magic Leap patents. Will their headset look like this?

Did Magic Leap kill Google Glass 2?

Magic Leap is a secretive US company working on a head-mounted display that could surpass the hopes of Google Glass, Hololens, Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive combined. While these devices use stereoscopic techniques...
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Star Trek: Bridge Crew VR game

While we wait for No Man's Sky to be released in VR, Ubisoft has shown off a new Star Trek based virtual reality experience at the E3 gaming conference in the US. Star Trek: Bridge...
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No Man’s Sky: 18 quintillion science fiction worlds ready for VR

If you're a science fiction reader, the visuals generated by the upcoming computer game No Man's Sky look hauntingly familiar. The trailers and screenshots released so far are striking reminders of the covers of science...

Best virtual reality and augmented reality gear

The science fiction devices and virtual landscapes described in books like Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash and William Gibson's Neuromancer are edging closer to reality. With the consumer editions of the Oculus Rift, Gear VR,...
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The rejects
A doctor patient confrontation where reality is variable and the stakes extreme. Enter the world of Colin Fitz, an average man who made a mistake in an unforgiving universe...
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Breathing space
All Vod wanted was to escape a dull job, a boring life, and a crowded solar system. In a universe full of infinite choices, ruled by a stifling bureaucracy, escaping the mundane proved more difficult than expected...
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City above the clouds
The Apex Foundation’s power is absolute, its instructors barely human. Bailey signed up to participate in the ultimate challenge.