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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


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