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XTAL Ultra High-End VR Headset Adds Neurable's Emotion Analysis A new partnership between Neurable and VRgineers adds the former's "brain sensors" to the ultra high-end XTAL VR headset. We tried out Neurable last year, a system which places EEG sensors along the interior of a VR headset's strap to gather data from contact with the skin around the brain.

LEGO Playgrounds: A Mixed Reality Portal Of Innovation Have you ever wanted to jump through a mysterious portal and travel to a brand new universe where you loose all sense of space and time? LEGO Playgrounds, LEGO's latest AR app-based channel, allows you to do precisely that.

AI and Music - Could tomorrow's next hit be written by robots? From robots stocking factory floors to our next recommended videos on youtube, it's fair to say that Artificial Intelligence surrounds us in our everyday lives. Therefore, it's also safe to say that Artificial Intelligence is also employed in many different aspects of the music industry.

Mini-Mech Mayhem to Cause Some Table-top Carnage in Q1 2019 for PlayStation VR It's the latest title from Tiny Trax studio FuturLab.

Borderlands 2 VR Gameplay Commentary Jonathon Dornbush sits down with Gearbox developer Jacob Lavender about the process of bringing Borderlands 2 into the world of VR.

Building An AR Platform For Intelligent Avatars Artie's engine uses AI to create entertaining and highly interactive avatars in augmented reality. The ability to create engaging avatars is crucial if social immersive experiences and platforms wish to catch on with consumers.

Oculus Announces the $100K VR Charity Challenge Today, the company has announced a new charitable scheme, the VR Charity Challenge, which is set to take place later this week.

StarVR's future in question after putting promising VR headset 'on hold' StarVR had aspirations of disrupting the VR market when it announced in August "the world's most advanced virtual reality headset," but those plans will have to wait. Just one month after launching its $3,200 StarVR developer program, the company is no longer accepting applications, which raises questions about the headset's future.

Twin Star Enhances Website Presentation With Virtual Reality Twin Star Home has introduced virtual reality content to its website to boost its online consumer engagement. The company first introduced the virtual reality functions to participants at the Fall High Point Market.

When is it safe to buy kids a VR headset? In fact, your child may find that no setting feels comfortable, because most headsets have a fixed interpupillary distance between the two VR lenses, specced to match the average adult's head size. Your child's eyes, too close together to properly see through the lenses, may never feel comfortable.

Explore Mortal Engines' Version of London in 360 VR Video Universal Pictures has released a 360-degree video for Peter Jackson's upcoming action adventure film Mortal Engines. The new video is a new VR experience that lets you explore through the British Museum of Ancient Tech with Tom Natsworthy guiding you through the history of "modern London" from the film.

Skyworld Translates Perfectly To PSVR, For What It's Worth Vertigo Games' Skyworld is coming to PSVR headsets early next year and, while the game hasn't changed all that much, the port is near-perfect.

The 25 Best Oculus Rift Games Day #1 We're here to pick the 25 best. Throughout the week we're going to be updating this list with five games a day in ranked order, leading up to the game we've crowned as, yes, the very best game on the platform. Once we're done, this will be our new and definitive list, replacing our previous, smaller version.

MelodyVR announces first live VR broadcast In his only headline show this year, the former One Direction star will perform at a "secret location" in London on 19 December, with the concert streamed live to fans via the recently launched MelodyVR app.

New Falcon Age Trailer Showcases Unveils Gameplay Details Together they escape and set off on an adventure to help the resistance reclaim their freedom and drive off the invaders." So as Ara, you need to reclaim her cultural legacy in the lost art of falcon hunting against a force of automated colonisers.

DTS Update in vTime Brings Better Sounds to the Virtual Reality-based Social Network Now, vTime announces the rollout of DTS:X Game Audio, a plugin that's going to do wonders for immersion, as it combines spatial and head-tracked sound to offer an unrivaled experience. "We believe that premium, immersive audio is essential for the best VR experience.

NBA's New Chinese Broadcast Deal With Migu Will Include Virtual Reality The multi-year agreement will deliver NBA content across mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau via Migu and China Mobile's family of media brands. The deal marks Migu's first official partnership with a North American sports league.

How To Sideload Apps And Games On Oculus Go If you want to find and install unique VR apps for Go that aren't available on the Oculus Store, or you want to use regular 2D Android apps like Amazon Prime Video and Steam Link, this guide explains how to achieve both. You'll need a Windows computer with a USB port - the Go can't sideload apps by itself.

Beat Sabre REVIEW: VR rhythm action heaven comes to PlayStation ONE of the most celebrated VR games of the year comes to PSVR…

How VR is helping flyers, dental patients calm down When Shaun Denis wants to relax at work, he steps into a quiet room, outfitted with a few ferns and a chair. He slips on a virtual-reality headset and a pair of noise-cancelling headphones, and escapes to the beach. For Denis, the CEO of Ottawa, Canada-based real estate firm Umber Realty, those minutes are for solitary meditation.

Oculus Announces VR Charity Challenge With $100,000 Up For Grabs Oculus is putting $100,000 up for grabs for one of two charities in its VR Charity Challenge created in partnership with ESL, airing this week.

How To Design A More Empathetic VR Experience Nate Robinson, Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Ntropic, discusses the key aspects of creating a VR experience designed to induce empathy.

'Spice & Wolf VR' Kickstarter Doubles Funding Goal, Coming to Rift, Vive, Go, PSVR & Quest SpicyTails, the studio behind VR anime experience Project LUX, recently launched a Kickstarter for their latest VR project, Spice and Wolf VR. After having reached their initial funding goal of ¥8,000,000 in the Kickstarter's first 24 hours, the campaign has now hit the 200% fulfillment mark.

First Live Virtual Reality Broadcast featuring Liam Payne Liam Payne of One Direction fame is giving fans around the world the chance to witness a secret head.

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