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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Does Wearing a VR Headset Make Your Balance Worse?

Does Wearing a VR Headset Make Your Balance Worse?

VR News: This case study by PLOS One put people into VR and asked them to walk across a plank which was 2.5 cm off the ground. They then did the same without a headset some they came to the conclusion VR not only makes your balance worse, it also caused increased mental exertion! But is there something else going…

Read More

Not All VR Businesses Fail, Some Do Very Well Indeed!

Not All VR Businesses Fail, Some Do Very Well Indeed!

VR News: This is the story of a couple (David and Sandra Whelan) from Waterford (a City in the Republic of Ireland). The two of them made the business based on immersive home VR Education. 6 months ago their business was merely a seed of an idea, but in less than half a year it has been given an estimated…

Read More

MTR Crossrail Make a VR Train Station, but This Is No Game

MTR Crossrail Make a VR Train Station, but This Is No Game

VR News: MTR Crossrail (The “MTR stands for “Mass Transit Railway”) has created its own training program in VR for staff to spot possible dangers and problems before they happen. Things like suicide attempts at the train station or possible terrorists attacks. This is the first time VR has been used in this way in the transport sector anywhere in…

Read More

What Is the Real Future of VR? Weird Tries To Find Out!

What Is the Real Future of VR? Weird Tries To Find Out!

VR News: Personally, I am not a fan of wired.com I find their articles too one-sided. But now and again they do strike gold and this article titled “The Wired Guide to Virtual Reality” is one of those moments. Written by Peter Rubin it’s a great article that goes through the history of VR to its future and it has…

Read More