• In a fragmented VR market, one company wants to unite them all

    3 days ago - By Engadget

    Virtual reality is a mainstream phenomenon these days, with major headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive now increasingly in consumer hands. There's even a flourishing market in the lower-end, with Samsung's Gear VR and Google's DayDream lead...
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  • This “shape-display” robot follows your hand and simulates the surface you're touching in VR

    This “shape-display” robot follows your hand and simulates the surface you're touching in VR

    3 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Touch. When it comes to virtual reality, it's a problem no one has quite cracked. You can crank a VR headset's resolution as high as you want and push the frame rate past what the human eye can see... but when the user reaches out and feels nothing but air, that sense of immersion is lost. At TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics this afternoon, a researcher out of MIT demonstrated a...
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