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Chemists Use Virtual Reality to Create New Drugs LONDON, June 26 - Virtual reality is changing the face of science for medical researchers who have now created new drugs to combat diseases such as cancer, Parkinson's, as well as some forms of addiction.

HTC Reveals Vive Cosmos Resolution, Refresh Rate, & Lens Details HTC is slowly releasing Vive Cosmos details ahead of a launch later this year. Today the company confirmed that the headset will have a 1,440 × 1,700 per-eye resolution, an 88% increase in pixel count over the original Vive. Though the company revealed the headset way back in January, HTC has been keeping Vive Cosmos details under wraps.

Nevada librarians catalog virtual reality content for worldwide access CARSON CITY - Librarians from two states - joined by volunteers across the country - spent the day Thursday cataloging virtual reality en masse as part of the XRCatalog Hack-a-thon.

Chicago area gamers step into future of VR - Gamers are literally stepping into the future of virtual reality at Mass VR, a pop-up experience inside Skokie's Westfield Old Orchard Mall.

HTC Confirms Vive Cosmos Combined Resolution At 2880x1700 HTC is confirming some specifications for its Vive Cosmos PC VR headset including an LCD display and a combined resolution of 2880×1700. Following the reveal of a six camera configuration last week, HTC is confirming some more details of its forthcoming headset which is said to have "modular" capabilities and a flip up design.

Australian Company Unbnd Signs VR/AR Broadcasting Deal With NBA Australian technology company, Unbnd, has signed a content partnership with the NBA, to integrate virtual reality and augmented reality features into broadcasts of NBA TV to subscribers in Australia and Singapore.

HTC's new Vive Cosmos VR headset has inside-out tracking and a high-res display HTC has teased the first specs of its upcoming Vive Cosmos VR headset, which it first unveiled at CES earlier this year. The Vive Cosmos is a PC-powered VR headset that uses six on-board cameras for inside-out tracking, similar to the Oculus Rift S.

Spider-Man: Far From Home VR Is A Fun, Free Web-Slinging Simulator Sony's free Spider-Man VR game is a quick, but surprisingly satisfying experience. Your time to swing through New York like Spider-Man has finally arrived! In breathtaking virtual reality, you'll finally have the chance to scale and swing from the highest towers in Manhattan.

Sairento Untethered Is A New Oculus Quest Game Based On The PC Hit Whereas the PC VR Sairento has online multiplayer and co-op modes, Sairento Untethered on Quest is a single player only experience. The developers claim they were unable to make multiplayer perform well with many enemies on screen.

Over 1,200 VR-Supported Games Discounted During Steam Summer Sale We've rounded up some of our favorite deals in the Steam Summer Sale specifically focused on VR games. There are over 1,200 VR games discounted!

What You Need To Know About The Vive Cosmos VR Headset HTC has been teasing their upcoming Vive Cosmos VR headset since the beginning of this year and they have finally announced some specs dealing with the VR headset. Vive Cosmos Specs. Cameras: 6 cameras offer users a premier inside-out tracking experience, including a robust room-scale experience and smooth controller tracking.

Community Download: Does Xbox Scarlett Need To Support VR? Today some rumors have started swirling that Microsoft plan to make the Oculus Rift S compatible with the upcoming new Xbox console, currently code named Project Scarlett.

Twisted Reality Founder Showcases Health Benefits Of Omnidirectional Treadmill With 90-Day Challenge 90 hours of VR gaming on Twisted Reality's KAT Walk Mini. Twisted Reality, a purveyor of VR-focused omnidirectional treadmills, offers a variety of locomotion alternatives to both consumers and businesses looking to maximize their space or increase the immersion of their VR setups.

Valve Plans First Wave Of Index Hardware To 'Arrive To Homes On June 29' Valve's goal is to have the first wave of Index hardware arrive to homes on June 29. We've seen reports surfacing in various places from early buyers seeing order status changes in anticipation of shipping the Valve Index VR headset and its new controllers.

Valve & Cloudhead Games Release 'Aperture Hand Lab' to Get Users Started with Index Cloudhead Games and Valve today released their previously teased VR game that aims to not only put you through your paces with your brand new Valve Index controllers, but directly in the familiar halls of Portal's Aperture Science labs.

Cyberpunk 2077 VR Support Isn't Planned 'Right Now' Due To Game Design Challenges CD Projekt RED have once again dashed the dreams of VR players across the world by stating that Cyberpunk 2077 will not have VR support "right now."

SIGGRAPH 2019's Immersive Programme Will be the Biggest to Date Over the past few years ACM's annual SIGGRAPH event has adopted more and more immersive content programming, whether that's highlighting the latest technology or new exciting experiences. 2019 is no different, in fact, it's looking to be the biggest yet with four world-premiere experiences to debut during the conference.

Pierhead Arcade 2 Brings Casual Carnival Thrills To VR This Week Mechabit are releasing Pierhead Arcade 2 in Early Access on Steam this week and are including full Index support from the start.

Surgeons use virtual reality to fly through patients' brains at Hoag Hospital Whether navigating a star ship through a meteor storm or lurking through the murky underbelly of a city at midnight, gamers have long used virtual reality technology to make their experiences seem… well, virtually real.

E3 2019 Interview: A Sneaky Talk With Espire 1: VR Operative Dev Digital Lode In the interview, VRFocus had a chat with Michael Wentworth-Bell, Espire 1: VR Operative Game Director at Digital Lode about the videogames' production, inspiration as well as all the cool stuff you can do when remotely controlling a robot body that's strong and more agile than a human.

Video Games: The New Therapy? Primarily, video games are a form of entertainment; a game that has since evolved into cultural, artistic and narrative forms. Recently, however, they have evolved past these definitions and entered the realms of education, as learning tools, and healthcare, as a form of therapy.

Rubin On Quest Curation: 'I Will Not Categorically Say No To Anything' Oculus' Jason Rubin says he will not categorically say no to any pitch for Oculus Quest titles, but it might be some time before they're approved.

Daily Briefing: Hotstar Records 100 Million Users - VR NBA TV in Australia Hotstar reaches 100 million for India v. Pakistan at Cricket World Cup, and NBA/Unbnd to broadcast NBA TV in VR in Australia and Singapore.

'Onward' for Quest Confirmed to Feature Cross-play with PC VR Onward, the first-person mil-sim shooter for PC VR, is heading to Quest at some point-that's what Downpour Interactive founder Dante Buckley announced back at the ESL VR League Season three championship earlier this month. Now, Buckley says the studio is currently also developing Onward to be cross-play compatible with PC VR headsets too.

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