HTC Vive Flow – First Look

HTC Vive Flow Header Image

Originally slated as the Vive Proton and in development for over a year and a half, HTC has finally lifted the veil on an all-new VR headset called the HTC Vive Flow. 

Continue reading “HTC Vive Flow – First Look”

Half-Life: Alyx – VR’s First Killer App?

Half Life: Alyx Header

Following a sixteen-year hiatus, one of the most successful PC games in history returns in a long-awaited continuation, but this time as a VR exclusive – Half-Life: Alyx.

Continue reading “Half-Life: Alyx – VR’s First Killer App?”

XR taking off in the airline industry


With ever growing expectations from today’s consumer of hyper-personalisation, airlines are looking beyond conventional customer experience to attract and retain customers. To remain competitive, airline focus has shifted beyond just selling seats, accruing loyalty points or offering more appealing meals on-board. 

Continue reading “XR taking off in the airline industry”

Oculus Quest and Rift S preorders now available

Oculus Quest vs Oculus Rift S

Oculus has announced both Oculus Quest and Rift S are available right now for preorders and will both be shipping May 21st. Oculus Quest is the first standalone headset for the mass market to have comparable quality to PC-driven VR. The Rift-S, on the other hand, is for the high-end PC-driven power users trying to achieve the ultimate in quality.

Continue reading “Oculus Quest and Rift S preorders now available”

Magic Leap L.E.A.P. keynote in a nutshell

Magic Leap Dr Grordbort Header

The Magic Leap “L.E.A.P.” Conference Keynote was broadcast live today from Los Angeles with a healthy dose of New Zealand influence centre stage. Below are some of our highlights.

Continue reading “Magic Leap L.E.A.P. keynote in a nutshell”

Oculus Quest: standalone Rift-compatible VR for everyone?

Oculus Quest

Oculus has announced Quest as its new standalone VR headset at a draw-dropping US$399. That is a Rift-compatible headset with no wires, no high-end PC or smartphone required, and it will launch with over 50 titles. Simply put, it might be the mass market break-through VR has been waiting for.  We can expect to see it hit the market in Q2 2019.

Continue reading “Oculus Quest: standalone Rift-compatible VR for everyone?”

Pimax 8k/5k Plus impressions – the next level for VR?

Pimax 8K bundle

Pimax 8K and 5K+ reviews from second-generation testers are out – Pimax lifting their NDAs this week. So what are their thoughts on what is essentially the final consumer-ready hardware?

Continue reading “Pimax 8k/5k Plus impressions – the next level for VR?”

VR Engine Building Simulator ‘Wrench’ early access

Bauer LTD. Catfish

If entering, rather than exiting, the pitlane spins your wheels you may be interested in the promising VR indie game ‘Wrench’ when it enters Steam’s early access in coming months. ‘Wrench’ is a beautifully detailed problem-solving game about building up a race car as a mechanic. Players run an auto shop where they build and maintain their client’s race cars – from fluid changes to replacing and building entire engines.

Continue reading “VR Engine Building Simulator ‘Wrench’ early access”

The Nun VR prank sends moviegoers screaming

The Nun Movie Promotional VR Stunt

Moviegoers have been sent screaming, thanks to the immersive powers of virtual reality. The Nun VR was an elaborate prank to promote the upcoming horror film The Nun. The latest instalment of The Conjuring series, which hits cinemas 7 September 2018.

Continue reading “The Nun VR prank sends moviegoers screaming”

Apple AR Glasses rumour: ‘Project Mirrorshade’

Apple has fueled the Apple AR Glasses rumour mill again by purchasing Denver-based AR lens start-up company Akonia Holographics. Akonia is currently sitting on a very light ultra-clear, ultra-thin, full-colour head-worn display. Akonia had become very quiet in the last six months suggesting the deal may have happened earlier this year.

Continue reading “Apple AR Glasses rumour: ‘Project Mirrorshade’”

© 2009-2024 Many Worlds Limited. All rights reserved.