Virtual Reality Is Now Being Used to Train Prison Officers!

Virtual Reality Is Now Being Used to Train Prison Officers!

VR News: Before VR come along anyone who wished to become a prison officer would have undergone years of training and most of that training would have taken place within a real working prison! But now things have been made a little safer thanks to a training program for prison officers featuring a virtual prison!

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How Virtual Reality Has and Will Shaking Up the Music Industry

How Virtual Reality Has and Will Shaking Up the Music Industry

VR News: While this is an older article the news is something many music journalists have been saying this for a few years now, but recently bigger and bigger names within the music journalism game have been saying the same thing including James Hanley from musicweek.com. This BBC published article looks at the success of Next VR as well as…

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Bang & Olufsen Just Entered the VR Market!

Bang & Olufsen Just Entered the VR Market!

VR News: OK, so the title of this post is a little click-bait in style as they aren’t bringing out a VR headset that costs the same as a luxury sports car, but they are using virtual reality for hyper-accurate simulations of how loudspeakers will sound in any given environment! When it comes to sound quality it goes without saying…

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Do you Remember Fibrum? They Might Be changing VR content FOREVER!

Do you Remember Fibrum? They Might Be changing VR content FOREVER!

VR News: When you think of Fibrum you might think of their pretty good VR headset, or maybe their games like the Fibrum coster and cinema. Well, you might have thought they have sunk into oblivion like many other early VR adoption companies, but that is not the case. They have just secured $1 million of funding to launch their…

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Virtual Reality Poker Just Got a Lot More Serious

Virtual Reality Poker Just Got a Lot More Serious

VR News: While it has been speculated for years now it seems PokerStars ( a massive name in online poker) has got around to making a serious VR poker app and it looks pretty great. You get a nice range of environments to play in as well as multiplayer table games with full voice chat. While it is only in…

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Could VR Be Regulated by Its Own Body One Day?

VR News: While leading brains talk about the pros and cons of VR at the Talking Tech conference in Norwich it was discussed is VR should ever need to be regulated by a government body! While the answer at the moment was no due to the small size of the market it was discussed that is should if the market…

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Virtual Reality Helps Shrink the Skills Gap

Virtual Reality Helps Shrink the Skills Gap

VR News: We have seen VR used for all sorts of training purposes in the past, even teaching railway platform attendants! But did you know this area is one of the fastest growing areas of VR! Sure, the VR games industry might be slowing down, but when it comes to skill training it is leaping ahead as many businesses have…

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