virtual reality


Virtual Reality is ultimate empathy machine: Facebook executive

Mar 10 2018

Jhaveri said that with VR, Facebook could also trace Syrian refugees or expose what happens to prisoners in the California Penal System.

Facebook regrets promoting Virtual Reality shooting game

Feb 27 2018

Facebook has apologised, saying it regrets promoting a VR shooting game named "Bullet Train" on its stand at the annual CPAC in the US.

Developers can now build richer 3D content for Facebook

Feb 21 2018

Facebook has rolled out support for industry-standard "glTF 2.0" file format that will enable artists and creators build richer and higher-quality 3D content.

Apple has filed a patent lighter, comfortable headset

Feb 10 2018

Apple has filed a patent for a device that appears to be much more lightweight than other AR or VRheadsets introduced by Microsoft and Facebook-owned Oculus VR.

HTC Vive extends partnership with World Economic Forum

Jan 23 2018

Virtual Reality (VR) company HTC Vive extended its partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to drive forward the "VR/AR For Impact initiative".

CES 2018 brought disruptive technologies closer to our lives

Jan 17 2018

It was a glimpse into tomorrow's world of technology which would bring far-reaching changes in the lives of those who would finally adopt it promising.

Microsoft Accelerator, Accenture Ventures to empower start-ups

Jan 12 2018

Microsoft Accelerator and Accenture Ventures announced a new ecosystem partnership To further strengthen the start-up ecosystem in India.

Facebook signs multi-year music deal with Universal

Dec 22 2017

Google-owned YouTube, Facebook and Universal Music Group have announced a global, multi-year agreement reportedly worth several hundred million dollars.

Samsung, UNESCO partner for videos on Indian heritage sites

Dec 17 2017

Samsung India has entered into a partnership with UNESCO to launch virtual reality content and 360-degree videos on Indian heritage sites.

Facebook unveils programmes to boost virtual reality in India

Nov 27 2017

Facebook unveiled two new programmes for startups and engineering students in India, aimed at promoting new-age technologies like virtual reality (VR).

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