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Wednesday, 24 November, 2021 UTC

VR helps parents visualise child's surgery

Click discovers how VR helps parents decide whether to go through with surgery for their child. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Monday, 18 October, 2021 UTC

Facebook to hire 10,000 in EU to work on metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg is a leading voice on the metaverse - a virtual reality version of the internet. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Wednesday, 13 October, 2021 UTC

Magic Leap reveals new AR headset and fresh funding

The firm secures an extra $500m in funding from investors as it announces a new headset. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 20 August, 2021 UTC

How virtual reality can help to recruit and train staff

VR headsets are making a leap from fun gimmick to serious tool for firms' workforce management. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Thursday, 19 August, 2021 UTC

How virtual reality can help to recruit and train staff

VR headsets are making a leap from fun gimmick to serious tool for firms' workforce management. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 13 August, 2021 UTC

Virtual reality: 'There's no max, there's no limit!'

"There's no max, there's no limit" to virtual reality, so is it the future of live music? ... more - bbc.co.uk


Thursday, 29 July, 2021 UTC

Oculus recalls Quest 2 headset pads after skin rashes

Quest 2 headset owners are urged to claim a free silicone cover to avoid skin issues. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Saturday, 24 July, 2021 UTC

Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become online 'metaverse'

CEO wants users to work, game and communicate in a virtual world, often using VR headsets. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 UTC

Facebook's VR ads test loses first game after backlash

Plans to test ads inside Facebook Oculus games hit a speed bump after first test game quits. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Monday, 21 June, 2021 UTC

‘Virtual beauty tests used to be gimmicky but now they are useful’

With stores closed the beauty industry has embraced augmented reality testing apps. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Saturday, 19 June, 2021 UTC

Facebook tests ads in virtual reality headsets

The ads will appear in only a few games at first as the firm assesses users' reactions. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 18 June, 2021 UTC

Flight of the Sky Lion: 'Like VR but without the headset'

The new experience is a wonderful and complex mix of creativity and technology, BBC's LJ Rich says. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 11 June, 2021 UTC

Facebook developing smartwatch with AR control

The company says the device is in only its early stages - and may never be released to the public. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Saturday, 22 May, 2021 UTC

Snapchat Spectacles AR: Augmented reality on your face

Snap Inc's new specs promise AR overlays through glasses - but are on limited release for now. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Thursday, 22 April, 2021 UTC

Amazon is opening a hair salon in London

The salon will use augmented reality to show styles and colours on clients before they have their hair done. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 2 April, 2021 UTC

Microsoft to sell augmented reality goggles to army

The tech giant will provide around 120,000 headsets to the US army in a 10-year deal worth $21.9bn. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Tuesday, 23 March, 2021 UTC

Facebook VR wristband powered via 'brain signals'

As the technology company expands its virtual-reality tools, experts warn of potential privacy implications. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Wednesday, 17 March, 2021 UTC

Museum Alive: App brings a dinosaur to your living room

The augmented reality app, Museum Alive, allows users to experience a prehistoric world up close. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Monday, 15 March, 2021 UTC

Microsoft Mesh: Will it change how we collaborate?

The mixed reality platform can be used on the Hololens 2, computers, VR headsets and smartphones. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Monday, 8 March, 2021 UTC

Smart glasses help to find your makeup pallet

Jen Copestake tries out some of the latest augmented reality beauty technology. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Monday, 1 March, 2021 UTC

Military trials training for missions in virtual reality

BBC's Zoe Kleinman experiences software which creates virtual training simulations for the military. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Wednesday, 24 February, 2021 UTC

PSVR2: Sony announces 'improved' PlayStation VR for PS5

The games giant says PSVR2 will feature a less-cluttered set-up and numerous visual improvements. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Tuesday, 23 February, 2021 UTC

Augmented reality art: Where your home becomes the gallery

How virtual artworks allow you to see anything from the sun to a giant spider in your own home. ... more - bbc.co.uk


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