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Oculus Rift Used to Control Law Enforcement Robot

The Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset is being used to help control a prototype law enforcement TeleBot being developed at the Florida International University. The project aims to aid disabled police officers by getting them back in…

Students Exhibit VR Projects at NFTS Games Show

A group of National Film and Television School (NFTS) graduates are showing off a range of indie titles in London this week, including two virtual reality (VR) supported experiences. One of them is Sandman, a narrative-driven title in which…

Ether One Returning to Rezzed, Possibly With Oculus Rift Demo

Developer White Paper Games has confirmed that it is returning to the EGX Rezzed PC expo with its first-person experience, Ether One. The announcement was made via the EGX Rezzed Twitter account, which also suggested that the team would be…

Gravity Studio Working on Oculus Rift Project

Framestore, the visual effects company behind the 2013 blockbuster Gravity, has revealed that it is working on a project for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. The studio did not reveal any specifics on the project, but did…

VR vs. Audio

For virtual reality (VR) to reach its full potential developers are going to need to think beyond our sight. True, fooling our eyes is the most pivotal mechanic in the likes of the Oculus Rift VR headset, but there are other senses that…

Oculus VR Files Trademark for RiftCon Convention

Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset, has filed a trademark for RiftCon. The listing for the trademark suggests that this will be a new convention devoted to VR videogames and their development. The…

ZeldaVR made available through VirtualReality.io

VirtualReality.io, a software portal that allows users to download and launch virtual reality (VR) apps from within a VR interface, has announced the launch of the Beta version of Zelda VR exclusively on its service. This early version of…