VR Startups

Walking in Virtual Reality

The Way We Walk in Virtual Reality

Virtual reality allows us to enjoy new, immersive experiences – we could be world-class runners, footballers or even soldiers serving in a special military unit. To fully become immersed in these experiences, the VR equipment should cover our entire body and all of our senses. There have been many advances in these fields; in this article, we will focus on walking in VR, and the upcoming gadgets which enable us to transmit our real-world leg movements into the virtual world.

Virtual Reality Social Network - Social VR

Virtual Reality in Social Media: Introducing Next Level Networking

The $2bn Facebook paid for Oculus in 2014 certainly raised a few eyebrows at the time. Many wondered why the world’s biggest and most popular social network wanted to own a virtual reality company that specialized in single-user experiences - the antithesis of social media, which is fundamentally about sharing experiences with others.

Virtual Reality in Architecture and Design

5 Creative Uses of Virtual Reality in Architecture and Design

For many design-led industries, the biggest challenge is often convincing the client that the finished article will look just like - or better than - the 2D or 3D representation.

Investing in Virtual Reality

Why It’s Smart to Invest in Virtual Reality

Although the road certainly had some stumbling blocks and potholes, technology market analysts can now say with confidence that virtual reality is here to stay. VR has not only captured the public imagination with the pure wonder and delight of entering the digital world, it shows real promise to change the world for the better with its countless (and lucrative!) applications to industries ranging from manufacturing to medicine. At long last, the question has changed from whether VR is worth investment, to how to invest in virtual reality.

Virtual Reality and Sports

Why Virtual Reality and Sports are a Match Made in Heaven

2016 made clear that virtual reality is poised to become one of the largest trends in tech. With the release of consumer-level equipment like the HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR, industry analysts predict that VR and AR will be a $120 billion industry by 2020. The technology is finding particular success by supplementing a much older and even larger industry - Sports.

Best Virtual Reality Startups for 2016

15 Best Virtual Reality Startups to Watch in 2016

Virtual Reality (VR), which uses state of the art motion sensing and speech recognition software to immerse users in a digital experience, is probably one of the most anticipated technologies currently approaching the market. Because a VR system uses much of the same hardware as mobile devices, it’s easy for Virtual Reality startups to come up with products using tools that they are already familiar with.