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Thursday, 28 January, 2021 UTC

Google's Tilt Brush VR painting app goes open source

Tilt Brush is being abandoned by the tech giant - but it is making the code open source for others. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Wednesday, 20 January, 2021 UTC

CES 2021: Smart sport kit put to the test

Can a virtual reality cricket bat and bluetooth-connected baseball improve your form? ... more - bbc.co.uk


Wednesday, 13 January, 2021 UTC

David Attenborough to front government-funded 5G AR app

Sir David will showcase an augmented reality app as part of a drive to prove the uses of 5G. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Wednesday, 30 December, 2020 UTC

Tyne and Wear Metro drivers use virtual reality to test trains

The computer-generated images give drivers a virtual tour of the controls and layout of the cabs. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Tuesday, 29 December, 2020 UTC

Maestro Dudamel takes virtual reality Symphony on tour

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel believes music can lead the way and wants to inspire young people. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Saturday, 12 December, 2020 UTC

Oculus Facebook account row prompts German competition probe

Germany is investigating the tech giant for forcing VR users to use their Facebook accounts. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Thursday, 3 December, 2020 UTC

Web Summit: Oculus co-founder talks China and military AI

He offers his opinion on why tech firms are reluctant to work with US military. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Saturday, 31 October, 2020 UTC

Coronavirus: Is virtual reality tourism about to take off?

Tourism boards, hotels and destinations are turning to virtual reality to woo potential visitors. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 9 October, 2020 UTC

US Army trials augmented reality goggles for dogs

The goggles could let handlers direct their dogs from a safe distance, the army says. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 2 October, 2020 UTC

Robotic virtual reality shoes and other tech stories

BBC Click’s Paul Carter looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Thursday, 17 September, 2020 UTC

Facebook boosts power and cuts price of VR headset

The Oculus Quest 2 is also getting Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell video games. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Wednesday, 16 September, 2020 UTC

‘You get fully submerged’ - Taser training in VR

The virtual worlds helping to train and sharpen the skills of a UK police force. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Wednesday, 16 September, 2020 UTC

Could VR help universities teach students?

With social distancing rules in place, universities are looking at new ways to educate students. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 4 September, 2020 UTC

Facebook-Oculus login rift grows as sales stop in Germany

It comes as a German regulator criticises the requirement for Oculus users to have a Facebook login. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Tuesday, 4 August, 2020 UTC

Virtual house hunting gets a pandemic boost

Estate agents say demand has soared for tours of houses using virtual reality headsets. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Monday, 13 July, 2020 UTC

Beyond Zoom: The future of virtual meetings

Chris Fox explores how virtual reality could become the office of the future. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Thursday, 11 June, 2020 UTC

Developer warns VR headset damaged eyesight

Spending too long wearing a virtual reality headset could have implications for vision, doctor warns. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Sunday, 31 May, 2020 UTC

Supernatural: The next-generation keep-fit coach?

Will virtual reality fitness classes lead a revolution in home workouts - or is it a passing craze? ... more - bbc.co.uk


Sunday, 31 May, 2020 UTC

‘Why I recreated my local pub in virtual reality’

Tristan Cross taught himself how to make the 3D models from scratch by watching YouTube videos. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 15 May, 2020 UTC

Google spotlights more suspected Oculus VR gadget-scam ads

Some large ads at the top of its results were for sites it now believes were stealing users' cash. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Thursday, 19 March, 2020 UTC

Apple's new iPad has built-in laser depth-scanner

The new tablet features a Lidar scanner, which Apple says will aid augmented reality apps. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Tuesday, 3 March, 2020 UTC

Half-Life: Alyx - Hands on with Valve's virtual reality game-changer

After a long wait, the highly-anticipated sequel is about to launch - and could be VR's killer app. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 17 January, 2020 UTC

Smart contact lens: 'It feels seriously sci-fi'

Mojo Vision has revealed its new lens which puts augmented reality in front of your eyes. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 10 January, 2020 UTC

Why we've never fallen in love with virtual reality

It was thought VR would be as common as televisions, but despite improvements it is yet to take off. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Tuesday, 7 January, 2020 UTC

Apple's iPhone XR has O2 network problem

O2 customers with the iPhone XR say they rarely have signal. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Thursday, 28 November, 2019 UTC

Russian cows get VR headsets 'to reduce anxiety'

The herd was shown "a unique summer field simulation program" in a bid to boost milk yields. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 UTC

Can Valve tempt gamers to try virtual reality?

The game studio is preparing a prequel to its iconic Half-Life title that will be set entirely in VR. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Saturday, 9 November, 2019 UTC

Berlin Wall VR: ‘I was looking into my grandma’s eyes’

Thirty years after fall of the Berlin Wall, a new experience recreates what life was like. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 18 October, 2019 UTC

Google and BBC scrap VR projects

Virtual reality may still be a few years from realising its potential, says one expert. ... more - bbc.co.uk