Is It Possible to Make Real-World Friends in VR?

Is It Possible to Make Real-World Friends in VR?

VR News: While the total numbers are still low there are still a lot of people using VR devices all over the world, almost every day. So is it possible to make real-world or digital only friends in VR? For this video/article we take a look at Altspace VR and the types of interactions you can perform with it.

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Is This the Worlds Biggest VR Arcade…in the UK?!

Is This the Worlds Biggest VR Arcade...in the UK?!

VR News: While hundreds of VR entertainment arcades have been opened (and indeed closed) around the world this one opened by Colin Parnell (a video director) could well be the worlds biggest. With no less than 30 Vive Pro headsets running various programs and working with other simulator tools like racing and flight. Representing a massive £750,000 investment it could…

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Having a Neurosurgery Operation? Well, it might be in VR!

Having a Neurosurgery Operation? Well, it might be in VR!

VR News: For those who don’t know neurological surgery, is the medical speciality concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves. Basically detailed work and thanks to the power and new clarity of 360 video feeds surgeons hope to be using…

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Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking by Practicing in Virtual Reality

Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking by Practicing in Virtual Reality

VR News: One-third of people feel excessive anxiety when they have to speak in front of others. Many get better with experience, but some find it too daunting to try in the first place. Philip Lindner at Stockholm University in Sweden and his colleagues wondered if virtual reality could provide a safe environment for helping people face their public speaking…

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The Nintendo Switch Gets a Real Virtual Reality Headset?!

The Nintendo Switch Gets a Real Virtual Reality Headset?!

VR News: It seems that if Nintendo themselves won’t make a VR headset for the Nintendo Switch someone else will. That is where Canadian company Exkilm steps in and does just that. Called the Nintendo Switch “NS Glasses” it’s a 3DOF VR headset that uses-the Switch screen to power itself. So is this a Joke or is it a real…

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