(VRfun18) HTC Vive Flow is a foldable VR headset

HTC Vive Flow foldable VR headsetThe HTC Vive Flow is a new foldable VR headset.  Not counting Google Cardboard viewers, this is the first foldable VR headset I’m aware of.  Should you buy it?We are arguably living in one of the most stressful times of the recent past, with a raging pandemic isolating us from…

(VRfun18) Working in VR is GETTING REAL with this VR keyboard

Working in VR with the FIRST virtual keyboardWill your boss buy you a VR headset someday?  That seems far-fetched but it may be more likely than you think, as VR headsets are becoming practical as virtual monitors.  I got to try working in VR with the first VR keyboard and virtual monitors with Oculus Quest…

(VRfun18) All Nippon Airways to introduce VR safety training to enhance

VR 360 is a news, analysis and opinion site devoted to virtual reality technology, promoting thought leadership from leading brands and platforms and collaborating with industry bloggers to deliver insight, reviews and strategy for all aspects of the ecosystem, from developers to CIOs. Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has announced that it will soon…

(VRfun18) Big video game companies just can’t stop buying studios

Sony just announced its intent to acquire Destiny maker Bungie for $3.6 billion, capping what’s been an absolutely massive month for gaming acquisitions. Take-Two kicked things off with its deal to buy Zynga for $12.7 billion, which at the time may have counted as the biggest deal in the video game industry, but Microsoft significantly…

(VRfun18) Hands-on with the Lynx R-1 Mixed Reality Headset

Lynx is a Paris-based startup building the Lynx R-1, a standalone mixed reality headset that’s small and lightweight. The headset’s Kickstarter reached its goal 15 hours after launch and is still ongoing, having recently doubled its funding goal. You can pledge for a unit starting at $500. Cas & Chary Present Cas and Chary VR is…

(VRfun18) Varjo Aero Review – A VR Simmer’s Dream

Varjo today announced Aero; while it’s the company’s most affordable headset yet, its $2,000 price point still limits its to businesses and wealthy enthusiasts. But with stunning clarity its sure going to be a dream headset for VR simmers who aren’t afraid to trade cash for immersion. Varjo Aero is a pared down version of…

(VRfun18) Bloomberg: Facing Overheating Issue, Apple’s Headset Probably Won’t Ship This

Apple recently informed suppliers its mixed reality headset probably won’t release this year, Bloomberg reports. Bloomberg, The Information, and supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo all claim Apple is preparing to release a premium headset for VR and AR with high resolution color passthrough. Recent notes from Kuo claim it will weigh far less than Meta’s Quest…

(VRfun18) VR Ears Review: Great Sound, With Issues

Rebuff Reality’s VR Ears offer clear sound and versatility, but they’re not quite as easy a sell as the VR Power. Read on for our VR Ears review. Rebuff Reality really impressed us with both iterations of its VR Power battery extender for the Quest and Quest 2. The device was well-made, added extra comfort…

(VRfun18) Varjo Aero vs Oculus Quest 2: the best VR headset

Varjo Aero could be the best VR headset for 360 photos and videosHow would you like a VR headset with photorealistic detail?  Varjo Aero is a new VR headset with twice the resolution of the Oculus Quest 2.  How do they compare and should you buy it?  Here’s what we know so far.Who or What…

(VRfun18) Check out these 6DOF 3D photogrammetry samples shot automatically by

Skydio 2 3D Scan can capture 3D models with photogrammetry automaticallySkydio 2 can now capture detailed 3D models through photogrammetry, and it can do it all automatically.  Here are samples you can view on your desktop or in VR.Until now, creating a detailed 3D model of an area required either multiple scans with LIDAR cameras…

(VRfun18) Porsche introduces VR experience for customers to explore new Taycan

VR 360 is a news, analysis and opinion site devoted to virtual reality technology, promoting thought leadership from leading brands and platforms and collaborating with industry bloggers to deliver insight, reviews and strategy for all aspects of the ecosystem, from developers to CIOs. Porsche has announced the launch of the Taycan VR Experience, which aims…

(VRfun18) AR and VR headsets to see short-term Covid-19 decline –

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(VRfun18) Hands-on with Nreal Light, One of the First Consumer-available AR

Nreal is a China-based startup behind the Nreal Light AR glasses, which aim for a sunglasses-like design. By hooking it up to your (Android) phone, it’s able to project virtual objects in your real environment and even allow you to walk around with position tracking. While we’re not quite there yet, I think the Nreal…

(VRfun18) PSVR vs. PSVR 2 – How Far Has PlayStation VR

PlayStation VR 2 isn’t here quite yet, but at the very start of 2022 Sony revealed the first detailed specs for the headset. Comparing PSVR vs. PSVR 2 specs side-by-side shows us how much has changed since Sony’s first consumer headset released in 2016. Among the major players in the VR space, Sony has bided…

(VRfun18) Hands-on: New Reverb G2 Tweaks Make a Solid Headset Even

Last month HP announced that it was releasing a new Reverb G2 headset with some tweaks designed to improve field-of-view and controller coverage. We got out hands on the new headset and put it through the paces. Reverb G2 is a decent headset and in our review we really loved the clarity of its display…

(VRfun18) Magic Leap 2 Specs Suggest A Best-In-Class Seethrough AR Headset

Magic Leap 2’s specs – at least some of them – were revealed this week in a presentation at SPIE Photonics West 2022. While Microsoft HoloLens came out first targeted toward businesses, the original Magic Leap One launched in 2018 as the first augmented reality headset available to consumers, priced at $2300. After reportedly selling just…