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Samsung Gear VR

Report Suggests Samsung Funding Some VR Titles

The wait for solid release information on Samsung's Gear VR smartphone-based virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) continues long past the kit's suggested release window in mid-October 2014. It's currently unknown when the company…

Ocean Rift Aiming to Launch With Gear VR

One of the many virtual reality (VR) videogames announced for Samsung's Gear VR smartphone-based head-mounted display (HMD) at its reveal earlier this year was Ocean Rift from indie developer and Bangor University Lecturer Dr Llyr ap…

Guided Meditation Demo Heads to Oculus Share

Earlier in October 2014 VRFocus reported on the launch of a new demo for Guided Meditation, a virtual reality (VR) compatible relaxation experience that works with the Oculus Rift's second development kit (DK2). Now that demo has launched…

Sixense Announces Gear VR Support for STEM System

After a few months of delays, Sixense is finally preparing to ship its STEM motion controller system to Kickstarter backers in November 2014. VR developers have been waiting to get their hands on the kit for a long time now and will soon be…

Jobe Founder Talks Competition, Gear VR and Future Plans

Plenty of smartphone-based virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMD) have been announced this month. Among them is the Jobe VR HMD which, as with the others, uses a handset's display and sensors to create low cost VR experiences…

Garage Entertainment Creating Surfing Series for Gear VR

As virtual reality (VR) companies are keen to let anyone listening know, the technology isn't just going to be used for videogames. In fact South Korean electronics giant Samsung itself seems particularly enthusiastic to bring video content…

VR vs. Smartphone HMDs

It’s astonishingly clever, really. A virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) that does away with expensive PC hardware and utilises the smartphone, something that almost everyone has in their pocket, as a display, processor and…