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Displaying items by tag: Oculus Rift

Half-Life 3’s “imminent” arrival has been a running joke for such a long time that a generation of gamers will know about the meme without ever having played the original games.

Published in Games

Time to get caught up in Star Trek technobabble and blast some Klingons into oblivion, avoid being assimilated and observe the prime directive with Star Trek: Bridge Crew.

Published in Entertainment

Minority Report and Ready Player One are almost upon us. The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive headsets aren't just for gamers; they also show the future of remote working.

Published in The Wired CIO
Thursday, 14 April 2016 14:37

VR – take it slow and steady

VR is said to be the next big thing with total estimated market value in the multi-billions of dollars. But the reality its adoption will be slow and not necessarily steady.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 08 April 2016 01:28

Hands-on VR sampler

The VR Village - a central feature of the exhibition hall at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose - gave delegates an opportunity to experience a selection of VR games and experiences using Oculus Rift and HTC Vive HMDs driven by Nvidia Quadro graphics cards.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 31 March 2016 18:13

Virtual Reality – Oculus Rift is dope!

Our friends at iFixit – or should that be iWreck-it – have become quite famous for their teardowns of perfectly good, functional products. Although they claim to have dismantled and re-mantled) and give the Oculus Rift a 7 out of 10 for reparability.

Published in Internet of Things
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With predictions that shipments will reach over 12 million units by 2020, the current ‘stalled market’ will reportedly be invigorated by new use cases for Microsoft’s HoloLens.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 19:45

Video:Trackmania goes virtual reality

Sure you look like you are possessed by invisible demons as you thrash about at thin air, but experiencing the modern day version of virtual reality (VR) tech is a pretty mind expanding experience.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 16:58

Video: Earthlight gives you the astronaut’s view

Combining the virtual reality visuals of the Oculus Rift with the motion detection of the Kinect 2 Earthlight puts you in the rather foreboding position of an astronaut 430 kilometres above the surface of mother Earth.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 26 March 2014 10:42

Facebook buys Oculus Rift virtual reality system

What is Facebook thinking? Soon we will be able to immerse ourselves in a virtual 3D version of our acquaintance’s lives.  Facebook has announced the purchase of Oculus Rift, the current face of consumer grade virtual reality technology.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 20 March 2014 14:19

Oculus readies second Rift developers' kit

The Oculus team is answering its rivals with the second Rift developers' kit available to the public from today.

Published in Entertainment

Sony is taking on the Oculus Rift, unveiling a virtual reality headset of its own for Playstation 4 in San Francisco.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 18 March 2014 11:11

Experience a car crash with Oculus Rift

Aussie Insurance firm NRMA has used Oculus Rift technology to launch the Crashed Car Showroom, a Sydney CBD virtual reality experience that demonstrates exactly what it's like to be in a horrific car crash.

Published in Development
Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:00

EVE: Valkyrie launches onto Oculus Rift

EVE: Valkyrie will be the first game built exclusively to run on the Oculus Rift, and will be available within the launch window for the virtual reality headset.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 14:50

Oculus Rift receives big new updates

The Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset currently in development by Oculus VR, has received a number of hardware updates for its latest showing at this year’s CES conference.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 12:04

Kickstarter kicking off 13 November

Until now the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter said it would be launching down under 'soon', but aspiring crowdfunders down under now have a firm date for the Australia and New Zealand launch.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 22 July 2013 15:32

PAXAUS: Will it remain in Australia?

The first Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) show outside of US soil took place over the weekend.  PAXAus in Melbourne was seen as an overwhelming success.  Will it be back?

Published in Radioactive IT




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