Nvidia claims its FCAT VR tool is good for framerate
Published in Graphics


Analyze time slices of gameplay and improve VR experiences


During its Editor’s Day conference in San Francisco, Nvidia announced a software utility to measure the quality of VR gameplay called FCAT VR. This tool is built on frame capture technology and, Nvidia claims,  lets users to forego an expensive hardware capture solution in order to analyze individual frames and interpret data sets through software.

Sony's PlayStation VR reviewed
Published in Reviews
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 19:47

Sony's PlayStation VR reviewed


Plenty of 3D immersion in film and gaming entertainment

Back in October, Sony became the first console manufacturer to introduce its own virtual reality headset for the masses, complete with the industry’s highest refresh rate and a decent handful of games available at launch.

Virtual assistants to outpace VR sales over holiday season
Published in News


Tied with wearables

In a new report from Reuters featuring interviews with nearly two dozen analysts, shipments of personal virtual assistants including Amazon Echo, Google Home, and other smart speaker devices featuring Microsoft’s Cortana are expected to outpace VR headset sales this holiday season.

Daydream VR gets Netflix support
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 10:25

Daydream VR gets Netflix support


Makes it more useful

Netflix is now available for Google’s Daydream VR platform. The app supports HBM and Hulu too. 

Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR shipments to lead market in 2017
Published in News


Sony's $399 VR headset expected to take the lead


According to a recent estimate from virtual reality market sources, Oculus and Sony are positioned to pull ahead in total shipments of their VR headsets next year as HTC trails behind due to a disadvantage in pricing.

Google Daydream wants 1080p+
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 10 November 2016 15:18

Google Daydream wants 1080p+


Won't dream on 720p

Google has revealed specifications for Daydram and has defined a minimum specification that you will need to make a Daydream work.

Google's second headset brings the world into VR
Published in News


Combines elements of AR and VR

Aside from the Daydream VR headset announced earlier this month, Google is reportedly working on a secondary headset that combines elements of augmented reality and virtual reality using a front-facing camera and motion tracking technology.

VR headsets are a “slow burn”
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 13 October 2016 10:48

VR headsets are a “slow burn”

People go for cheap option

A report from research company Strategy Analytics said that by the end of this year only three percent of Brits will own a VR headset.

Virtually Touring Bank of England and new Nvidia Headquarters
Published in Graphics

Professional Quadro VR 

We had a chance to see the VR deployed in a professional scenerio with a few demos that were compiling structural building data and showed us a simulations of buildings via HTC Vive glasses.

AMD’s Taylor becomes a film star
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 15:29

AMD’s Taylor becomes a film star

Bathing in the limelight

Last week the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) decided it would enter the world of virtual reality and has created a group to let it cover the developments in the medium.