Google, spotting a gap in the VR market, pushes Cardboard on the Play Store

Google, spotting a gap in the VR market, pushes Cardboard on the Play Store

Remember that neat little cardboard contraption that turns your Android smartphone into a pair of do-it-yourself virtual reality goggles? Well, it seems that Google isn’t content to let that cheeky little idea die. Instead, the folks at Mountain View are doubling down on this adorable low-cost VR solution, and dedicating an entire section of the […]

This weird exoskeleton adds the sensation of touch to virtual reality

This weird exoskeleton adds the sensation of touch to virtual reality

Virtual reality is so much more than visuals, but most of what we’re used to seeing is little more than head-tracking and 3D imagery in a head-mounted display. For real immersion, VR is going to need to take advantage of the other senses as well. Touch and smell are just as important as sight and […]