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Tuesday, 17 May, 2022 UTC

'I've got bass in a backpack': VR revives 1989 rave culture

The In Pursuit of Repetitive Beats exhibition shows visitors what the acid-house scene was like. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 13 May, 2022 UTC

Apple iPod creator warns the metaverse will encourage trolls

Tony Fadell says the virtual reality world risks damaging human interaction and creating toxicity. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Wednesday, 4 May, 2022 UTC

£5m Virtual Reality centre launches in Portsmouth

The university centre received more than £3m in government funding to help businesses create VR. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 18 March, 2022 UTC

Meta to let parents limit teenager's virtual-reality exploration

Parents will be able stop over-13s accessing inappropriate content via Meta's VR headset. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Thursday, 24 February, 2022 UTC

Metaverse app allows kids into virtual strip clubs

A BBC investigation witnesses grooming, sexual material and a rape threat in a virtual reality world. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Thursday, 10 February, 2022 UTC

How augmented reality could spot when building work goes wrong

The augmented reality device is able to highlight where construction has deviated from the plans. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Saturday, 5 February, 2022 UTC

Meta moves to tackle creepy behaviour in virtual reality

Women describe their experiences but what can firms behind virtual-reality platforms do about it? ... more - bbc.co.uk


Tuesday, 25 January, 2022 UTC

Coventry City of Culture: Acid house party recreated by virtual reality

People will experience the thrill of tracking down and arriving at an illegal warehouse party. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Tuesday, 11 January, 2022 UTC

Oculus Quest 2: Meta to discuss children's VR safety with watchdog

The information commissioner wants to talk about child protection in virtual reality. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Monday, 20 December, 2021 UTC

What is the metaverse?

From virtual versions of ourselves to augmented reality, we break down what the metaverse is. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Monday, 20 December, 2021 UTC

Virtual reality worship: What carols at home looks like this Christmas

The Church of England has released a series of virtual reality carols ... more - bbc.co.uk


Monday, 20 December, 2021 UTC

Nreal Light: Augmented reality specs put to the test

BBC Click's Chris Fox finds out what Nreal's augmented reality specs can do. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Saturday, 11 December, 2021 UTC

Meta releases social VR space Horizon Worlds

After more than a year in private test mode, Meta's first foray into connected digital worlds goes live. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Tuesday, 7 December, 2021 UTC

Using virtual reality to treat pain and anxiety

Government research suggests immersive technologies have the potential to "transform" therapy and healthcare. ... more - bbc.co.uk


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