The $399 Oculus Quest is a premium VR headset with no wires—and no PC required

Here we are, the fifth iteration of Oculus Connect—four years since the Facebook buyout, two and a half years after the consumer release of the Oculus Rift, a year after the debut of the mysterious Project Santa Cruz. So what’s next for virtual reality, at least from Facebook? The $399 Oculus Quest. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Oculus Go $199.00 See It on Amazon Oculus Quest is the evolution of last year’s Santa Cruz prototype, an all-in-one VR system that doesn’t need a PC or a tether of any kind. Think of it as a…

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New Business Opportunity In VR Fashion [Infographic]

Earlier this week a new virtual reality platform was announced that will be making waves in the virtual fashion market. Users will be able to take clothing that they have made in graphics software and sell them in a new marketplace for people to put on their avatars. What that means is people will be able to dress their characters inside certain computer games and environments with fashions that they buy in this new marketplace. The Opportunity The world leading Social VR platform, Sansar, is launching a fashion market for…

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Google says 11 smartphones will be Daydream VR enabled by the end of 2017

To say that Google’s Daydream VR platform is still a niche endeavor would be a definite understatement. But that may be about to change, in a few months at least. Speaking during the earnings call for parent company Alphabet, Google CEO Sundar Pichai uttered a very interesting number: 11. That is apparently the number of handsets that will support Daydream VR by the end of this year. That seems like a big number compared to how the situation stands now, but let’s do some counting, shall we? If we add…

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Best VR Device 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

The 13th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are just weeks away, with this year celebrating 14 categories from best phone and best camera to a couple of newbies in best VR device and best car. There is also a 15th category in the form of Product of the Year, which is given to the best overall product based on the winners of each of the main categories. To be nominated within our Awards, all products and devices must have been reviewed by us in full over the last 12 months and…

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Adobe unveils VR, character animation ahead of ”IBC 2016”

New Delhi: Keeping pace with content demands across new and traditional platforms,Adobe on Wednesday unveiled a series of innovations, including virtual reality (VR) and motion graphics which are coming soon in Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Marketing Cloud. Adobe will showcase advancements in virtual reality (VR), 3D, motion graphics and character animation supported by tools to deliver, measure and monetise TV and film content across multiple screens during the “IBC 2016” exhibition at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre, the Netherlands, from September 9-13. “Adobe is helping video creators of all…

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