Oculus Rift

Virtual reality gets serious

Oculus Rift headset and Oculus Touch controllers (Credit: Oculus VR)

The latest virtual-reality headsets and gadgets battled for space with a bumper audience at the RTS early-evening event on virtual reality and 360° technology earlier this month. 

Kit from some of the leading innovators in virtual reality was available for the audience to test in a “playroom”, before and after a panel of experts discussed the consumer appeal of this new technology. 

Five virtual reality headsets to look out for in 2016

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2016 is looking like it could be a big year for Virtual Reality as the technology becomes ever more accessible. The Google Cardboard frame which allowed users to turn their smart phone into a VR headset was a fun and affordable toy, however the VR revolution is beginning in earnest next year. We have gathered five of the top VR headsets, set for release in 2016.

Our friend in the capital

As I find my seat among the 150 or more people who have come to Steve Dann’s latest Meetup, I know that the evening will be stimulating and, possibly, provocative. Dann, CEO of Amplified Robot, runs regular monthly Meetups, and this one, “AR and VR in medical education”, is being held in a lecture theatre at St Bartholomew’s Hospital.

London is an exciting place to be, as we live and work through the digital revolution in content creation and distribution.