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Slender Man: his origin, his story, all about this mythical character

Slender Man: his origin, his story, all about this mythical character

SummarySlender Man: who is this character?Slender Man: origine du mythSlender Man: how did the legend quickly go viral?Slender Man: a legend that suddenly went viralThe Slender Man, a true modern mythSlender Man is one of the most terrifying and famous horror characters […]

Virtuix: the eSport VR platform passes the milestone of millions of players

Virtuix: the eSport VR platform passes the milestone of millions of players

SummaryVirtuix delivers valuable advice for VR arcadesFounded in 2013, Virtuix is ​​the American company behind the “Omni” treadmill designed for virtual reality. It is also the builder of the attraction "VR ARENA" which allows groups of players to compete […]

Oculus Connect 6: keynotes and presentations not to miss

Oculus Connect 6: keynotes and presentations not to miss

SummaryThe essentials of the Oculus Connect 6Keynotes Oculus Connect 6 at 19 p.m. on 25 and 20:30 p.m. on September 26From Lightspeed to Lightsabers: The Making of Vader Immortal - 21:30 p.m. September 25John Carmack meet and greet with developers - 2:00 am September […]

AmazeVR: the company that wants to save VR with the support of LG

AmazeVR: the company that wants to save VR with the support of LG

SummaryAmazeVR wants to create the Netflix of virtual realityIn the past five years, virtual reality has unleashed passions. Dmany startups have embarked on this new technology, and investors around the world did not hesitate to rain the tickets. They all had in […]

HTC - No more waiting list for the Vive

HTC - No more waiting list for the Vive

SummaryHTC Vive has taken the lead in the virtual reality marketThe manufacturer HTC has announced that there is no longer a waiting list for the purchase of the Vive. Now all orders will be delivered within 72 hours. This progression in the production and distribution […]

What results for the world of virtual reality in 2017?

What results for the world of virtual reality in 2017?

SummaryVirtual reality prices are going downIn 2017, technologies are improvingThe market is not yet mature2017: the resounding trial of virtual reality2017 the year of the start of democratization?Towards an essential improvement of equipment2016 was the year […]

UK wants to create more human VR characters with AI

UK wants to create more human VR characters with AI

SummaryUK could usher in a new era for video gamesThanks to virtual reality, it is possible to immerse yourself in imaginary worlds capable of deceiving our senses and our minds. Unfortunately, at present, the feeling of immersion is attenuated by the lack of realism […]

Jaunt: 360 video giant abandons VR for AR, many layoffs

Jaunt: 360 video giant abandons VR for AR, many layoffs

SummaryJaunt VR restructures and separates from a large number of employeesFounded in 2013 in Palo Alto, California, Jaunt is a pioneer in cinematic virtual reality. In April 2015, the firm launched its Jaunt Studios division dedicated to shooting virtual reality […]

Acer - A partnership with OSVR

Acer - A partnership with OSVR

The slogan of the company Aser, specializing in the construction of computer equipment and in particular computers, has always been “Explore beyond the limits”. And today, the Taiwanese company founded in 1976, seeks to explore the limitless lands of virtual […]

OSVR - A 5 million scholarship for developers

OSVR - A 5 million scholarship for developers

SummaryOSVR does not impose exclusivityThe consortium of electronics manufacturers OSVR has launched a $ 5 million scholarship that will be used to support developers working on their virtual reality platform. The latter wants to encourage programmers to create […]

Nearpod raises $ 21 million to democratize VR in education

Nearpod raises $ 21 million to democratize VR in education

SummaryNearpod: $ 21 million to bring more educational content in VRFounded in 2012, Nearpod officiates in the field of edtech. The startup offers a turnkey solution allowing a teacher to use iPads synchronized with each other to make his lessons more interactive. […]

What will virtual reality change

What will virtual reality change

SummaryWhat virtual reality will change in real estate  Virtual reality mixes with healthIncrease the entertainment offerAugmented reality and motion detectionWhat virtual reality will change in real estate It is not yet marketed, which already companies […]

Superhot VR: 800 games sold, even better than on PC

Superhot VR: 800 games sold, even better than on PC

SummarySuperhot VR: when the virtual goes beyond realityIn the first person shooter (FPS) market, Superhot is distinguished by its particularly original gameplay. In this game, time only advances when the player moves. Thus, with each new scene, the player must […]

OLED: a revolutionary scientific discovery for VR headsets

OLED: a revolutionary scientific discovery for VR headsets

SummaryOLED: researchers have found how to reduce the energy consumption of screensLa OLED screen technology is used more and more in the industry of televisions, smartphones, or even virtual reality headsets. Compared to LCD, these screens have many advantages […]

Pinscreen - Transfer your real faces into virtual reality

Pinscreen - Transfer your real faces into virtual reality

SummaryPinscreen could compete with Snapchat and FacebookThe Pinscreen company is developing technology that reproduces the face in virtual reality. She recently received a $ 1,8 million investment. It can compete with systems similar to Snapchat or Apple in development.An […]

Fallout 4 VR, Tilt Brush, Raw Data: top best selling VR games on Steam in 2017

Fallout 4 VR, Tilt Brush, Raw Data: top best selling VR games on Steam in 2017

SummaryFallout 4 VR is the highest grossing Steam VR game of 2017Google occupies 3 spots of the top 10 best-selling Steam VR gamesAlmost half of the top 10 best-selling Steam VR games in 2017 are from 2016As part of the New Year, Valve unveils the list of the best-selling […]

Top 10 VR and AR Investors

Top 10 VR and AR Investors

Apple is one of the largest company to create and sell electronic products. Renowned for the innovative and ergonomic nature of its products, it's not surprising to see the company take an interest in immersive 3D content. Information like a camera module for the […]

In the walls of i'm in VR

In the walls of i'm in VR

When we talk about the Oculus Rift, we are necessarily talking about virtual reality. If it has existed for several years, it is only today that it begins to democratize and to make its place in many areas. It was therefore necessary to know a little more about […]

Sandbox VR raises $ 11 million from Katy Perry, Will Smith and more

Sandbox VR raises $ 11 million from Katy Perry, Will Smith and more

SummarySandbox VR: American stars rely on out-of-home virtual realityWhile the VR headset market is struggling to take off, out-of-home virtual reality is certainly not. The life-size experiences offered in centers or arcades are very successful, and the many visitors […]

Why augmented reality is more hype than VR

Why augmented reality is more hype than VR

SummaryAugmented reality has targeted businesses before the general publicVirtual reality consists of completely covering the user's field of vision with virtual images, while augmented reality consists of superimposing virtual elements on the real world. In recent […]

VR training increases athletic performance

VR training increases athletic performance

SummaryVR training transfers skills from virtual to realWhat if you could become a champion in the real world by training in virtual reality? A recent study by researchers at the University of South Australia suggests that this is indeed possible.To carry out this […]

Discover the future of virtual reality in 7 predictions

Discover the future of virtual reality in 7 predictions

SummaryThe future of virtual reality1 - More senses stimulated2 - 3D scans of buildings3 - Faster networks4 - Smaller helmets5 - More diversified content6 - Education and training7 - another perspectiveIn this year 2016, virtual reality is democratizing and reaching […]

Psychedelic VR: when virtual reality simulates the effects of drugs

Psychedelic VR: when virtual reality simulates the effects of drugs

SummaryVisionariumSoundselfAyahuasca Space JourneyThe Acid EyeFeedback DelicatesRainbow SmokersFor millennia, man seeks to explore the mysteries of consciousness by consuming various psychedelic substances: LSD, Ayahuasca, psilocybes, mescaline ...These various […]

Facebook is preparing a bracelet to use fingers in VR

Facebook is preparing a bracelet to use fingers in VR

SummaryFacebook: finger tracking by sending an electrical signal to the wristThe more interactive virtual reality, the more immersive it is. When it was launched, the Oculus Rift came with a simple Xbox controller as a controller. A few months later, the Oculus […]

Valtech is organizing its second hackathon to modernize retail thanks to VR

Valtech is organizing its second hackathon to modernize retail thanks to VR

SummaryValtech: a product-oriented hackathonThe Valtech hackathon: a mini-incubator ...... for maximum impactEstablished in 13 countries, the Groupe Valtech's ambition is to showcase new technologies. With this in mind, the digital and technological marketing agency […]

Bill Gates finances robot surgeons controllable via VR

Bill Gates finances robot surgeons controllable via VR

SummaryBill Gates and Vicarious Surgical want to democratize access to the best surgeries through VRSince they are met during their studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Adam Sachs and Sammy Khalifa have continued to work on their miniature robot […]

The inventor of virtual reality denounces Facebook and Google

The inventor of virtual reality denounces Facebook and Google

SummaryVirtual reality inventor takes position following Facebook / Cambridge Analytica scandalFacebook and Google: a "tragic mistake" made at the end of the 90'sFacebook and Google have become "behavior change empires"The inventor of virtual reality wants the […]

Virtual and augmented reality 2018: the great results of the VR / AR market

Virtual and augmented reality 2018: the great results of the VR / AR market

SummaryVirtual reality 2018: an update on sales of VR headsetsVirtual reality 2018: the new VR headsetsVirtual reality 2018: the new VR gamesVirtual reality 2018: industry turns to VR arcadesAugmented reality 2018: what about AR?Two years after the launch of the […]

The stages of the development of virtual reality

The stages of the development of virtual reality

SummaryVR in the Oculus eraA little history with Sensorama, headsight and Ultimate DisplayArrival of the first gamesVR in the Oculus eraThe arrival of theOculus Rift in January 2016 could be a turning point in its history. Will many players hurry to acquire the […]

Steam VR slowing down according to platform report

Steam VR slowing down according to platform report

SummarySteam VR stagnation: supporting figuresIf this year the proportion of VR headset owners on Steam has peaked, this growth seems to have finally run out of steam.In January, there were therefore more than a million virtual reality users connected to the platform. […]

Pokémon GO - There are many more female players than male players!

Pokémon GO - There are many more female players than male players!

SummaryA surprising studyNostalgia, an important factor of successA trend that varies by countryThe average Pokémon GO user would be a 25-year-old white woman with a college degree and an income of around $ 90000 a year. These statistics have not been confirmed […]

#VRBreak: a look back at the first aperitif for virtual reality professionals

#VRBreak: a look back at the first aperitif for virtual reality professionals

SummaryConferences and pitches by startups to break the iceLarge groups and young shoots: the VR Break, the aperitif of VR networkingThis is at ESMOD, and with the help of Avanade, that we organized the first edition of VR Break, Thursday February 2. We aimed to […]

WebVR - Everything you need to know about the virtual reality platform for web browsers

WebVR - Everything you need to know about the virtual reality platform for web browsers

SummaryWhat is WebVR?What is WebVR for?Web VR: what are the main flaws?WebVR: how to use it?At the moment, the consumer virtual reality industry seems shared by four leaders: Oculus / Facebook, HTC / Valve, Sony and Google. These four companies seek to dominate […]

Which connection for an optimal virtual reality experience?

Which connection for an optimal virtual reality experience?

SummaryWhat is virtual reality?Why do you need a good internet connection for virtual reality?How to find the ideal internet connection?Technology is invading our homes and is constantly developing. Until some time ago no one knew about virtual reality. Today many […]

Sales of virtual reality headsets: a messed up ranking

Sales of virtual reality headsets: a messed up ranking

SummaryGear VR still at the top of sales, followed by PS VRThe Oculus Rift climbs to the third step of the podiumVirtual reality is an emerging market. Different major players compete for the market and compete fiercely. The 3 main manufacturers of high-end virtual […]

Microsoft unveils haptic controller for grabbing objects in VR

Microsoft unveils haptic controller for grabbing objects in VR

SummaryMicrosoft relies on neuroscience to trick the brainAlways more realistic, always more immersive. Over the years to come, virtual reality will continue to evolve to offer us an ever more perfect illusion. As Facebook this week revealed a technology allowing […]

Neurable raises 2 million to allow us to control objects and software by thought

Neurable raises 2 million to allow us to control objects and software by thought

SummaryTwo students, one idea and two millionWhat if we could control VR by thinking?Who has never dreamed of having the powers of Magneto from X-Men? Rhetorical question. The ability of telekinesis has long been a dream of human beings. The young Neurable sprout […]

Screen door effect: what is it and how to get rid of it?

Screen door effect: what is it and how to get rid of it?

SummaryScreen door effect: what exactly is it?Screen door effect: what does it look like?The effect of the screen door less noticeable in some casesWhat are the causes of this visual effect?A fairly usual effect for VR headsetsScreen door effect: how to fix it?Headsets […]

[Laval Virtual] A look back at a 19th edition which confirms the show's status as world leader

[Laval Virtual] A look back at a 19th edition which confirms the show's status as world leader

SummaryLe Laval Virtual, an institution among VR / AR professionalsLaval Virtual is diversifying to continue reaching as many people as possibleLaval Virtual, pillar of the democratization of VR in FranceLaval Virtual, a glimpse into the future of VR / ARLaval […]

Admix wants to put

Admix wants to put "non-intrusive" ads in VR / AR games

SummaryCompanies that bet on Admix and its VR adsAdmix, specialist in video game advertising placement, announces the raising of $ 7 million to develop non-intrusive solutions for AR / VR titles.The startup allows advertisers to naturally insert their ads into […]

Virtual and augmented reality allow concrete results in the company

Virtual and augmented reality allow concrete results in the company

SummaryVR and AR in the company: a market explosion to be expectedIt is particularly instructive for companies who still doubt the relevance of opting for these technologies today. 82% of companies that took the risk had results considered to meet or exceed expectations.VR […]

John Carmack abandons Oculus to focus on AI

John Carmack abandons Oculus to focus on AI

SummaryJohn Carmack steps down as CTO at OculusThere is no doubt : John Carmack is one of the leading figures of modern virtual reality. Known in the video game industry as the creator of classics such as Doom and Quake, it was he who allowed Oculus to present […]

2017 - The year of virtual reality in four predictions

2017 - The year of virtual reality in four predictions

SummaryA revolution for marketing in 2017A new kind of video gameA new platform for social networksA medium of choice for eventsAs virtual reality is booming right now, 2017 could be the year of virtual reality. Here are four predictions confirming the heyday of […]

If, and only if, Palmer Luckey bought HTC's Vive division

If, and only if, Palmer Luckey bought HTC's Vive division

Summary"What do you guys think, do I have to buy Vive from HTC?" - Palmer Luckey on RedditWith ifs, we bottle ParisThe rumors surrounding the sale of Vive, HTC's branch dedicated to virtual reality, have spread a lot in recent days. A man, famous figure in the […]

Dive into Mazaria, the VR arcade paradise in Japan

Dive into Mazaria, the VR arcade paradise in Japan

SummaryMazaria: virtual reality paradiseUnsurprisingly, when it comes to VR arcade, Japan is far, far away from the competition, with some of the best games set in incredible environments, such as the Mazaria site.It is quite simply the site known as being the […]

VR 2018 - Top predictions for the virtual and augmented reality market

VR 2018 - Top predictions for the virtual and augmented reality market

SummaryVR 2018: a rapidly growing marketVR 2018: the era of autonomous headsets begins, cables disappearVR 2018: augmented reality glasses are finally comingIn 2017, virtual reality has really become an accessible technology to the general public. The prices of […]

Sharp drop in fundraising from VR startups at the start of the year? ... don't panic

Sharp drop in fundraising from VR startups at the start of the year? ... don't panic

SummaryAn impressive drop in fundraising from VR and AR startups ... to be moderatedLess money, fewer players? more quality?Towards a consolidation of the sector?An impressive drop in fundraising from VR and AR startups ... to be moderated according to the late […]

VR and privacy: 5 minutes in virtual reality is enough to identify you

VR and privacy: 5 minutes in virtual reality is enough to identify you

SummaryVR and privacy: advertisers are watching everything you do in virtual realityLa virtual reality: a threat to privacy and confidentiality? An increasingly worrying problem, while VR is democratizing and conquering the general public.Stanford University Researchers […]

Top 10 most influential VR startups of 2017

Top 10 most influential VR startups of 2017

SummaryTop 10 VR startups 2017The InvisiVisionHypercellALT VRBaobab StudiosWEVRRENOVATIONSpaceout.VRRespectedMindMazeVR lucidTop 10 VR startups 2017The InvisiVisionFounders: Ryan Brooks and Robert Bruski, 2014Location: Kitchener, CanadaFunds raised: $ 20 CanadianThe […]

TRIPP Raises $ 4 Million To Make VR Games That Can Change Your Mood

TRIPP Raises $ 4 Million To Make VR Games That Can Change Your Mood

SummaryTRIPP: the effects of meditation through immersive gamesTRIPP: a unique and unprecedented experience totally detached from our realityGenerally, virtual reality allows you to escape from the real world for a few minutes, to visit other worlds, to escape […]

Minecraft Creator Loved Boneworks And Wants To Make VR Games

Minecraft Creator Loved Boneworks And Wants To Make VR Games

SummaryThe creator of Minecraft has been interested in VR from the startThe Boneworks VR game is “the best of all time” according to Markus “Notch” Personn, the creator of Minecraft. This experience seduced him so much that he plans to create his own virtual […]

7 ways to use augmented reality on your smartphone

7 ways to use augmented reality on your smartphone

SummaryAugmented reality on smartphones to measureAugmented reality on smartphones to decorate your homeAugmented reality on smartphones to learn new knowledgeAugmented reality for GPS navigationAugmented reality on smartphones for artistic creationAugmented reality […]

Virtual reality 2019: top trends for the VR market

Virtual reality 2019: top trends for the VR market

SummaryVirtual reality 2019: the revolution of autonomous VR headsetsVirtual reality 2019: the PSVR will always offer the best exclusive gamesVirtual reality 2019: finally a “killer app”?Virtual reality 2019: Eye Tracking, a major new feature of VR headsetsVirtual […]

AR investments are starting to catch up with VR investments

AR investments are starting to catch up with VR investments

SummaryInvestments in AR and VR: towards a balance?Amounts invested: uncertain readabilityAn overall rising market. Towards consolidation?Investments in AR and VR: towards a balance?According to CBInsights, investments in AR only represented 22% of the total fundraising […]

Should we be afraid of virtual reality?

Should we be afraid of virtual reality?

SummaryAll eyes on the Oculus and Project MorpheusPotentialities and thrill seekersIs there a typical user?Should we be afraid of virtual reality?All eyes on the Oculus and Project MorpheusThe doors of E3 show - annual meeting of the video game industry in Las […]

A record 1,3 million VR headsets connected on Steam in December

A record 1,3 million VR headsets connected on Steam in December

SummaryA record 1,3 million VR headsets on Steam in December 2019The number of virtual reality headsets connected monthly to the gaming platform, Steam VR, continues to grow. A record was achieved in December and the progression is becoming exponential.Valve's […]

Oculus Summer Sale: take advantage of the summer sales for VR Rift and Go games

Oculus Summer Sale: take advantage of the summer sales for VR Rift and Go games

SummaryOculus Summer Sale: 10 game packs at knockdown prices for Rift and GoLike every year, just like Steam with its Summer Sales, Oculus organizes summer sales for its VR application store. To July 7, 2019, many games are offered at reduced prices.On the Rift, […]

Children and VR - The dangers of virtual reality for the youngest

Children and VR - The dangers of virtual reality for the youngest

SummaryKids & VR: Common Sense Media Releases Full Report on Potential DangersDifferent from a book or a smartphone?Common concerns between children and adultsGreater instruction possibilitiesTo concludeOculus Rift, Samsung Gear, and HTC Vive VR headsets are […]

China - The virtual reality market is booming

China - The virtual reality market is booming

SummaryChinese helmets by the hundredsContent creation, the next challenge for the ChineseVR theme parks, a phenomenon in ChinaIn 2016, the Chinese virtual reality market is expected to reach $ 860 million. In 2020, he could reach a value of $ 8,5 billion. Over […]

Virtual Reality Startups, Survive Now, Thrive Tomorrow!

Virtual Reality Startups, Survive Now, Thrive Tomorrow!

SummaryPotential of VR to eclipse other technologiesVR take-off within 1 to 5 yearsSelective investorsThe levers of virtual reality startups1 - Game compatibility2 - Niche markets3 - Developer tools4 - Video gamesPotential of VR to eclipse other technologiesA moment […]

HTC Vive abandons fight against Oculus in VR market

HTC Vive abandons fight against Oculus in VR market

SummaryHTC Vive targets professionals, Oculus targets gamersUntil now, Oculus and HTC have been considered the two main competitors in the virtual reality market. Both have marketed their first PC VR headsets almost simultaneously in 2016, and have since released […]

Steam: virtual reality is more popular than ever

Steam: virtual reality is more popular than ever

SummarySteam: Valve Index and Oculus Rift S Drive VR AdoptionAccording to the Hardware Steam Survey for August 2019, virtual reality has never been so popular among Steam users. In total, 1,04% of platform users own a VR headset.This percentage may seem low, but […]

Oculus: all about the company, its history and its VR headsets

Oculus: all about the company, its history and its VR headsets

SummaryPalmer Luckey: a teenager passionate about virtual realityThe foundation of Oculus VRThe Oculus Rift KickstarterThe Oculus Rift DK1The Oculus Rift DK2Acquisition by FacebookThe partnership with SamsungOculus Story Studio or the failure of an adventure in […]

VR has never been so real for investors

VR has never been so real for investors

SummaryVirtual reality companies are attracting greed2015 is the year of all the madness for virtual realityVirtual reality is exported everywhereBut the virtual reality market is still embryonic4 billion : it's here total amount already invested in the virtual […]

Kenzan Studio raises 5 million Swiss francs to launch its own franchises

Kenzan Studio raises 5 million Swiss francs to launch its own franchises

Founded in 2006 by Pascal Conicella, Kenzan Studio has established itself as the major player in VR in Switzerland. Based in Geneva, the company, which employs 30 talents, explores and exploits the world of VR to satisfy customers from various sectors. Kenzan recently […]

E3 2019 VR: all VR video game announcements

E3 2019 VR: all VR video game announcements

SummaryE3 2019 VR: the new games for all headsetsE3 2019 VR: the new Oculus Quest gamesE3 2019 VR: the new PSVR gamesE3 2019 VR: the new games for PC (Rift, Valve Index, Windows Mixed Reality)Du June 11 to 13, 2019, E3 takes place in Los Angeles. The opportunity […]

Top 25 best games and experiences for the Oculus Quest

Top 25 best games and experiences for the Oculus Quest

SummaryBest games and apps for the Oculus Quest25. Raccoon Lagoon: a very relaxing game24. Wands: wizarding duels23. Fujii: a heavenly exploration on Oculus Quest22. Orbus Reborn: A very good MMO on Quest21. BoxVR: to exercise in a fun way20. Dreadhalls: an excellent […]

John Carmack is not happy with the pace at which VR is evolving

John Carmack is not happy with the pace at which VR is evolving

SummaryJohn Carmack says VR is still in its infancyAs part of the VR Awards 2019, John Carmack has just been crowned with a “Lifetime Achievement” award to reward him for his work as CTO of Oculus VR and for his entire career in the industry. video game. Remember […]

Valve acquires Impulsonic, specialist in 3D audio for video games and VR

Valve acquires Impulsonic, specialist in 3D audio for video games and VR

SummaryImpulsonic: 3D audio to enhance the VR experienceThe American studio Valve continues to be interested in virtual reality. After participating in the development of the Vive headset alongside HTC, the dad of Left Dead has justacquire Impulsonic for an undisclosed […]

Why augmented reality will overtake virtual reality in business

Why augmented reality will overtake virtual reality in business

SummaryAugmented reality and trainingAugmented reality and designAugmented reality and maintenanceAugmented reality and telepresenceThe potential of augmented reality in businessLa virtual reality and augmented reality are two emerging technologies. At present, […]

VR headset sales collapse, but not for long

VR headset sales collapse, but not for long

SummarySales of VR headsets should pick up quicklyAccording to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker, in the first quarter of 2018, sales of VR / AR headsets increased. down 30,5% compared to Q1 2017. A total of 1,2 million units […]

HP - Virtual reality in a bag and wireless

HP - Virtual reality in a bag and wireless

SummaryHP is not alone in this marketComputer maker Hewlett Packard has announced the release of a compact computer in a special backpack for a wireless virtual reality experience. HP is not the first to offer such a product.A new trend is animating computer manufacturers: […]

Nvidia is preparing an innovative eye-tracking system

Nvidia is preparing an innovative eye-tracking system

SummaryMore LEDs, fewer cameras and better battery managementPromising prototypesThe tracking of eye movement is a line of research on which many manufacturers of virtual reality headsets are working. Indeed, this system fits perfectly with what the VR of the future […]

[Interview] Ferchaud Ingenierie: the pioneers of industrial VR

[Interview] Ferchaud Ingenierie: the pioneers of industrial VR

Summary“The goal for Ferchaud Ingenierie is to become number 1 in industrial VR within 3 years”Ferchaud Ingenierie, specializes in project reviews for companies. To fully understand the challenges of the interview, we offer you a quick presentation of what […]

Worst VR Stories: Quirks and WTF Compilation

Worst VR Stories: Quirks and WTF Compilation

SummaryHe falls asleep drunk ... while playing Resident Evil 7 in VRFrightened by VR content, a woman kisses ... her dog's assA dog experiences virtual realityA VR wedding with a manga characterMoments of pure terror in virtual realityFalls from bowls, loss of […]

2016 VR - Review of a 1st year of virtual reality

2016 VR - Review of a 1st year of virtual reality

Summary2016, the first year of consumer VR PCThe potential of VR headsets remains chained by the threadsThe mobile VR market is taking its own directionIn China, the rise of VR cafes and specialized arcadesThe future of virtual reality2016, the first year of consumer […]

Facebook: 45% of French people think they will use VR on a daily basis

Facebook: 45% of French people think they will use VR on a daily basis

SummaryFacebook: 63% of consumers prefer to shop in VR than in storesIn order to measure the general public's interest in virtual reality, Facebook conducted a study among 11 adults from 000 different countries. According to this survey, 65% of consumers believe […]

Starbreeze - StarVR creator wants to become an entertainment giant

Starbreeze - StarVR creator wants to become an entertainment giant

SummaryStarbreeze: StarVR, a VR headset born in ToulouseStarbreeze wants to create its own network of VR arcades and enter the professional segmentSince February 2017, the first IMAX center dedicated to virtual reality opened in Los Angeles. Within these walls, […]

VR Awards 2018: Here are the best VR games, movies and headsets of the year

VR Awards 2018: Here are the best VR games, movies and headsets of the year

SummaryVR Awards 2018: the best VR headsetVR Awards 2018: Best VR GameVR Awards 2018: the best VR experienceVR Awards 2018: Best VR FilmVR Awards 2018: the best marketing experienceVR Awards 2018: the best attraction in VRVR Awards 2018: Best Rising CompanyVR Awards […]

Apple VR - Hundreds of employees secretly develop a headset

Apple VR - Hundreds of employees secretly develop a headset

SummaryApple's secret project for virtual realityA revelation at the 2017 keynote?Among the tech giants, Apple seems to be the latest to enter the virtual reality market. Facebook offers the Oculus Rift, Google the Daydream View, Samsung the Gear VR and Microsoft […]

Qualcomm Snapgragon XR2: VR and AR headsets move to 5G

Qualcomm Snapgragon XR2: VR and AR headsets move to 5G

SummaryQualcomm Snapdragon XR2: a chip designed for high-end standalone VR / AR headsetsQualcomm is currently the market leader in processors for stand-alone VR and AR headsets. Its chips are found in particular in the Oculus Quest, Oculus Go, HTC Vive Focus, HoloLens […]

VR headsets: users want more social interactions

VR headsets: users want more social interactions

SummaryVR headsets: only a third of users use them dailyAccording to a survey of 4217 consumers by Greenlight Insights, 77% of VR users want more social interactions in VR. The most requested social activities are multiplayer video games, group movie viewing and […]

Google Artie's Adventure: the 1st video game video game combining VR and AI

Google Artie's Adventure: the 1st video game video game combining VR and AI

SummaryGoogle Artie's Adventure: virtual characters able to chat orally thanks to AIAccording to Armando Kirwin, renowned expert in the field of virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence is the key to strengthen interactivity and the social aspect […]

Eye-tracking: Apple looks at SensoMotoric

Eye-tracking: Apple looks at SensoMotoric

SummaryWho is SensoMotoric, specialist in eye-tracking?Apple's VR and AR strategy unveiledApple's acquisition of SensoMotoric confirmed lip service by those responsible for American society. This operation seems to validate Apple's desire to favor augmented reality […]

Against Gravity raises 5 million to improve its social VR Rec Room app

Against Gravity raises 5 million to improve its social VR Rec Room app

SummaryRec Room, a social VR app in a gymA first lift to develop a global communityRec Room, a social VR app in a gymWith Rec Room, Against Gravity offers a social experience in VR allowing to practice sports activities while chatting with other users present in […]

Virtual reality: fundraising fell 81% in 2018

Virtual reality: fundraising fell 81% in 2018

SummaryVirtual reality: investors have lost faith in VRIn 2015, virtual reality seemed promised a bright future without the slightest cloud. Investors were flocking to this new technology, and every idea related directly or indirectly to VR seemed to be enough […]

Become a spider in virtual reality with this strange experience

Become a spider in virtual reality with this strange experience

SummaryVR study participants actually felt like they were becoming spidersHave you got ever dreamed of becoming a spider ? No ? This is rather normal, but know all the same that this curious metamorphosis is now possible thanks to the magic of virtual reality.Researchers […]

Jobs in virtual reality and augmented reality

Jobs in virtual reality and augmented reality

SummaryArchitecture professionsDesign professionsProgramming professions3D professionsGraphic design professionsJournalism professionsThe rental professionsTrades of trainingArchitecture professionsFew are those who use this trade in industry. Yet this expertise […]

Virtual reality, a market of more than 7 billion by the end of the year

Virtual reality, a market of more than 7 billion by the end of the year

SummaryA market supported by B2B according to Greenlight InsightsThe potential of virtual reality cinemaAccording to a report by Greenlight Insights, the virtual reality market is expected to reach $ 7,20 billion by the end of the year. A total which should then […]

Sony unveils incredible augmented reality Air Hockey table

Sony unveils incredible augmented reality Air Hockey table

SummarySony: an Air Hockey table with image sensors and projectorsVirtual elements interact with physical elementsSony proves augmented reality doesn't require headphonesAs part of the SXSW show which takes place this week in Austin, Texas, Sony Technology is organizing […]

[ITW] Laurent Chrétien, director of Laval Virtual, at VR Days 2019

[ITW] Laurent Chrétien, director of Laval Virtual, at VR Days 2019

The VR Days 2019 took place in Amsterdam from November 13 to 15, for a particularly successful fifth edition. This event celebrated the first "Lustrum" of virtual reality : a five-year cycle that began with the first edition of the show in 2014, also coinciding […]

2019 was a major inflection point for virtual reality

2019 was a major inflection point for virtual reality

Summary2019 a pivotal year for virtual realityVirtual reality software sales monitoringThe adoption of virtual reality is accelerating and 2019 has truly been a pivotal year. The numbers speak for themselves. It is true that the release of the Oculus Quest has […]

The Oculus Rift and Gear VR are well over 10 million sales according to Palmer Luckey

The Oculus Rift and Gear VR are well over 10 million sales according to Palmer Luckey

SummaryThe Oculus Rift and Gear VR are Facebook's biggest hits according to Palmer LuckeyThis Sunday, July 14, 2019, the CNBC website published an article in which Jack McCauley, co-founder of Oculus, explains why Facebook's VR is doomed to failure. In this article, […]

HTC Vive: 5G will boost sales of VR / AR headsets by 2020

HTC Vive: 5G will boost sales of VR / AR headsets by 2020

SummaryHTC Vive: 5G will make it possible to deliver VR content via the CloudHTC Vive: 5G will make it possible to manufacture VR headsets in the form of simple glasses5G won't be VR ready until 2020, HTC and Forrester sayIn 2017, sales of virtual and augmented […]

Samsung and NASA will make you walk the moon in virtual reality

Samsung and NASA will make you walk the moon in virtual reality

SummarySamsung and NASA combine Gear VR and ARGOS suit to simulate moon gravityThe 20 July 1969, Neil Armstrong walked on the moon as part of the Apollo Program. In a little less than a year, it will therefore be half a century since humanity has succeeded in setting […]

Digilens raises 22 million to improve AR screens

Digilens raises 22 million to improve AR screens

SummaryDigilens: a technology with many usesSince 2003, Digilens has established itself as a major player in the technology and equipment market that makes up AR devices.. The company has now managed to attract new investors during a roundtable. Alsop Louie Partners, […]

Hardlight VR abandons its haptic jacket project, due to lack of resources

Hardlight VR abandons its haptic jacket project, due to lack of resources

SummaryHardlight VR: "the VR industry is moving much slower than expected"This is very sad news for the virtual reality industry, and for those who dream of immersing themselves in VR as in. The Hardlight VR company, which develops the Hardlight VR haptic combination, […]

VR headsets: users only use them 6 hours per month

VR headsets: users only use them 6 hours per month

SummaryVR headsets: the French are the biggest fans of multiplayer games and non-gaming experiencesIn order to better understand the ins and outs of the virtual reality market in 2019, IDC surveyed 1643 users spread over five countries: France, Japan, Germany, […]

The little-known and particularly surprising origin of the term virtual reality

The little-known and particularly surprising origin of the term virtual reality

Summary1938: the origins of the term virtual realityVirtual reality: an oxymoron to describe a new worldCan you imagine that the term virtual reality appeared at a time when technologies had nothing to do with those of today? It is however the case. And fundamentally […]

Can Facebook Really Attract 1 Billion People Into VR?

Can Facebook Really Attract 1 Billion People Into VR?

SummaryFacebook must climb back up after disappointing start to VR headset marketFacebook is wrong to think that VR headsets can become the new smartphonesFacebook should perhaps have bet on augmented realityAt the Oculus Connect 4 conference in early October 2017, […]

Game Awards 2018: Astro Bot on PSVR voted best VR game of the year

Game Awards 2018: Astro Bot on PSVR voted best VR game of the year

SummaryGame Awards 2018: Astro Bot wins against Beat Saber, Moss and Tetris EffectThe prestigious Game Awards 2018 ceremony took place in Los Angeles on the night of December 6 to 7, 2018. Since 2014, this ceremony funded by industry giants such as Nintendo, Sony […]

VR advertising - Only 8% of brands plan to use virtual reality

VR advertising - Only 8% of brands plan to use virtual reality

SummaryDisappointing first VR advertising experiencesSeveral obstacles to overcomeIn the long run, VR advertising could prove effectiveAccording to a report released on February 8 by Forrester Research, 42% of American adults with an internet connection have never […]

Over 100 VR Games Pass Million Dollar Revenue

Over 100 VR Games Pass Million Dollar Revenue

SummaryThe VR gaming market is no longer to be taken lightlyLe VR gaming market has just passed an important milestone, according to a report released by VR Fund investor Tipatat Chennavasin. According to its analyzes, more than 100 games have passed the $ 100 […]

AxonVR raises 5,8 million to bring tactile sensation to VR

AxonVR raises 5,8 million to bring tactile sensation to VR

AxonVR, pioneer of advanced haptic technology and creator of the HaptX platform, announced that it has completed a $ 5,8 million round, led by NetEase, Chinese internet technology company. Other investors took part in this seed round: Dawn Patrol Ventures, a fund […]

JDI launches 2,1-inch LCD display for miniaturized VR headsets

JDI launches 2,1-inch LCD display for miniaturized VR headsets

SummaryThe JDI screen already equips the Pico prototype and the French LYNX R-1 helmetThe conglomerate Japan Display Inc (JDI) created by Sony, Toshiba and Hitachi, is determined to allow VR headsets to become more compact. The firm announces the launch of mass […]

Mapping of virtual reality companies in France

Mapping of virtual reality companies in France

SummaryFrance has nothing to be ashamed of when it comes to virtual realityMany new and old businesses are working in virtual reality. France has many of these innovators who represent the hexagon well on the international technological scene. Here is an extract […]

eSport VR: all you need to know about the 3rd season of the VRML Echo Arena

eSport VR: all you need to know about the 3rd season of the VRML Echo Arena

SummaryA third season accessible to eSport VR beginnersVRML Echo VR season 3: date and cash prizeIn a few years, virtual reality has gained momentum. Many VR headsets have been sold, and new players have joined the community.The field of VR eSports also continues […]

Virtual reality arcades: a comprehensive white paper

Virtual reality arcades: a comprehensive white paper

SummaryThe white paper on how to open a VR arcadeA little history of arcades to find your bearingsHow much space is needed and where to create a VR arcade roomHow many gaming stations and which headsets are usedAccessories that make all the differenceWhat business […]

Virtual reality is too unnecessary for the general public, study finds

Virtual reality is too unnecessary for the general public, study finds

SummaryVirtual reality, only for video games?Since 2017, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has dreamed of attracting a billion people into virtual reality. Unfortunately, almost three years after the launch of the Oculus Rift in early 2016, VR is still struggling to […]

This is what the future of virtual and augmented realities will look like

This is what the future of virtual and augmented realities will look like

SummaryLong years of fruitless researchAlone, we go faster, together, we go furtherIt all started when an Apple engineer once presented to his superiors the ultra innovative concept of a virtual reality headset. The idea was simple: it was about putting on a VR […]

Sales of VR headsets jumped in 2018, the Oculus Quest the 2019 success?

Sales of VR headsets jumped in 2018, the Oculus Quest the 2019 success?

SummaryA jump in sales driven by the PS VR and the Oculus Go2019 sales boosted by the Oculus QuestThe company Superdata has just published the figures concerning the sales, in clear progression, of virtual reality headsets in 2018 and presents a projection for […]

Startup Wevr raises $ 25 million to become VR's YouTube

Startup Wevr raises $ 25 million to become VR's YouTube

SummaryA fundraising of 25 million dollarsA vast network available to allWevr, original creatorA fundraising of 25 million dollarsWevr, a company that works on virtual reality, recently announced that it has managed to raise no less than $ 25 million, thanks to […]

HTC Vive and Make-A-Wish sent a sick child to Saturn thanks to VR

HTC Vive and Make-A-Wish sent a sick child to Saturn thanks to VR

SummaryHTC Vive and Make-a-Wish recreated Zayden's dream in VRHTC Vive and Make-a-Wish brought Zayden to virtual realityAt just 7 years old, young Zayden Wright has already undergone 38 echocardiograms, six heart cauterizations, and four open heart surgeries. This […]

[Startup of the week] Discover Diakse's virtual reality e-stores

[Startup of the week] Discover Diakse's virtual reality e-stores

SummaryDiakse enters into a partnership with Moët HennessyDiakse is a startup specializing in virtual reality which offers e-merchants a 3D vente solution. The young shoot offers create virtual shops within which customers can move freely and make their purchase. […]

VR side effects: risks and dangers of virtual reality abuse

VR side effects: risks and dangers of virtual reality abuse

SummaryVR side effects: nauseaVR side effects: epileptic seizureVR side effects: loss of orientation in spaceVR side effects: vertigoVR side effects: dry eye and blurred visionVR side effects: how long can you spend in virtual reality?Virtual reality is a formidable […]

2016 - The figures of virtual reality

2016 - The figures of virtual reality

2016, this year will launch virtual reality into a whole new era. If the last years were marked by curiosity, discovery and public seduction, this year 2016 will put virtual reality in a perspective of control, invasion of the general public and market war. It […]

Lumus, specialist in AR screens for smartglasses, raises 45 million

Lumus, specialist in AR screens for smartglasses, raises 45 million

Founded in 2000, Lumus, which now employs 70 people, specializes in the development and production of augmented reality screens for smartglasses. The Israel-based company had previously announced that it had raised 15 million euros. Today, it announces an additional […]

OpenXR: VR / AR industry standard goes to version 1.0

OpenXR: VR / AR industry standard goes to version 1.0

SummaryOpenXR 1.0: Oculus and Microsoft announce standard support for their VR / AR headsetsIn development since April 2017, OpenXR is a standard aimed at unifying the underlying connections between different VR / AR equipment, game engines and content. in order […]

GameForce hosts VR Beat Saber and Onward tournament in Belgium

GameForce hosts VR Beat Saber and Onward tournament in Belgium

SummaryGameForce organizes the first VR championship in BelgiumFor the sixth consecutive year, GameForce will take place in Belgium in October 2019 in Mechelen. This year again, this event will be an opportunity to discover AAA games, meet independent developers, […]

Head-up display: what is it and how does it work?

Head-up display: what is it and how does it work?

SummaryHead-up display: where does it come from?An appearance in other sectorsThe automotive sector: the sector using the HUD the most?Head-up display: what is it exactly?The purpose of the HUD in carsWhat information can be displayed by the HUD?Is it possible […]

The ultimate infographic to know everything about virtual reality in 2018

The ultimate infographic to know everything about virtual reality in 2018

SummaryOculus Rift: VR according to FacebookHTC Vive: the king of virtual realityPS VR: Sony brings virtual reality to your living roomHTC Vive pro: a headset for VR enthusiasts and professionalsPimax 8K: the future of virtual reality in 8KStar VR: Cocorico, France, […]

Poll - Which headset is most loved by developers?

Poll - Which headset is most loved by developers?

Forecasts? Ours were pretty down to earth for us the Oculus Rift was far ahead, closely followed by the HTC Vive, with at least in the top 5 Sony's Playstation VR, which will be released this October.But we weren't quite completely right, not see at all. Indeed, […]

BD VR - How virtual reality transforms comics

BD VR - How virtual reality transforms comics

SummaryBD VR: Madefire, the app that turns comics into interactive experiencesMadefire adds a fourth dimension to comicsMadefire's open source engine lets all comic book creators get started with VRVR professionals are interested in Madefire's potential for cinemaBD […]

Qualcomm unveils benchmark VR / AR headset for XR2 chip

Qualcomm unveils benchmark VR / AR headset for XR2 chip

SummaryQualcomm offers a glimpse into the future of standalone VR / AR headsetsAt present, more than 30 VR / AR headsets embed Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips. These devices include the Oculus Quest, the Oculus Go, the HoloLens 2, or the Vive Focus. The American chipmaker […]

Augmented reality, a market that surpasses virtual reality thanks to smartphones

Augmented reality, a market that surpasses virtual reality thanks to smartphones

SummaryIn India, the market is expected to reach $ 590 million by 2020Virtual reality, a technology that is still in its infancy seeking its marketIndeed, the price of such equipment represents a first major brake for the average consumer, the lack of qualitative […]

The first international pistol whip tournament will take place in March

The first international pistol whip tournament will take place in March

SummaryAn international pistol whip tournament in MarchThe rhythmic shooter, Pistol Whip, will be entitled to its first international tournament. It will be possible to compete from home or from an arcade for the first phases. The winners will be invited to the […]

Ubisoft and Zero Latency will release a free-roaming VR experience

Ubisoft and Zero Latency will release a free-roaming VR experience

SummaryWhat Zero Latency and Ubisoft see in this VR experienceUbisoft announces a partnership with the out-of-home virtual reality giant Zero Latency to adapt one of its franchises into a free-roaming VR experience.Until now, Ubisoft has been rather known for location-specific […]

Augmented reality versus virtual reality

Augmented reality versus virtual reality

SummaryThe chaotic beginnings of virtual realityAugmented reality is on the riseWhat is augmented reality?What is virtual reality?Differences and commonalitiesWhich technology will win?Technology is advancing rapidly: many things that were, despite our best efforts, […]

LG: artificial intelligence to eliminate nausea in VR

LG: artificial intelligence to eliminate nausea in VR

SummaryLG: a deep learning algorithm to reduce latency and motion blur in VR headsetsTwo years after the commercial launch of the first VR headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive, Motion Sickness remains one of the main problems of this technology. Many […]

Bell designed its latest helicopter 10 times faster with VR

Bell designed its latest helicopter 10 times faster with VR

SummaryBell designed a new helicopter in just 6 months using VRCreating a new model of helicopter takes a long time. Usually between 5 and 7 years old. US aircraft manufacturer Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., based in Fort Worth, Texas challenged its innovation team […]

Xiaomi Mi VR Play - Jaunt and Xiaomi team up for video content

Xiaomi Mi VR Play - Jaunt and Xiaomi team up for video content

SummaryXiaomi enlists Jaunt China for exclusive VR video contentJaunt wants to profit from booming Chinese virtual reality marketSince December 21, 2016, Xiaomi has been marketing its new virtual reality headset, the Xiaomi Mi VR Play. This virtual reality headset […]

VR headsets are too wide for more than a quarter of women

VR headsets are too wide for more than a quarter of women

SummaryVR headsets cause nausea in more women than menMotion Sickness is one of the biggest weaknesses in virtual reality today. This unpleasant feeling, comparable to seasickness, occurs in some users when they immerse themselves in the virtual.Between 40 and […]

E3 2019: finally a show dedicated to VR at the biggest video game show

E3 2019: finally a show dedicated to VR at the biggest video game show

SummaryE3 2019: UploadVR promises plenty of VR game announcementsEvery year since 1995, E3 takes place in Los Angeles. For 24 years now, this event has been recognized as the world's largest video game fair. The biggest game developers and other console makers […]

VR pros reveal why sales aren't soaring

VR pros reveal why sales aren't soaring

SummaryVR pros say price and lack of content are the biggest barriers to buyingIn order to get expert opinion on the virtual reality market and its future, SuperData conducted a survey of nearly 600 VR / AR pros. As regards the obstacles to the adoption of these […]

Bitcoin: VR will save cryptocurrencies according to Coinbase

Bitcoin: VR will save cryptocurrencies according to Coinbase

SummaryBitcoin and cryptocurrencies will replace money in virtual worldsMana: the cryptocurrency of a virtual worldIt's no secret: Bitcoin is no longer on the rise. While its price had almost reached $ 20 in December 000, it fell throughout the year, finally plummeting […]

[File] Key figures for the future of virtual reality

[File] Key figures for the future of virtual reality

SummaryA market of more than 4 billion dollars in 3 years24 million devices sold12 million virtual reality headsets sold in 2017Smartphones will represent 90% of sales of virtual reality itemsA market of more than 4 billion dollars in 3 yearsThis is a first in […]

PlayStation VR: Sony celebrates its sales and gives interesting figures

PlayStation VR: Sony celebrates its sales and gives interesting figures

Summary3 million PlayStation VR soldThe PlayStation VR virtual reality headset, despite serious doubts from executives at launch, quickly found its audience. Its success is undeniable and the PS VR is the headset, running on PC or console, the best-selling in the […]

Google continues to distance itself from VR by shutting down its Play Movies app

Google continues to distance itself from VR by shutting down its Play Movies app

SummaryGoogle denies its lack of interest in virtual realityWith the launch of its Daydream platform and its Daydream View headset in 2016, Google seemed determined to become a major player in virtual reality. Unfortunately, the success has not really been there […]

Wave, the musical VR social network, raises $ 30 million to develop

Wave, the musical VR social network, raises $ 30 million to develop

SummaryWave: solid experience in live VR entertainmentWhile it was only recently a curiosity of the musical world with its VR concerts, the Wave platform has risen in stature with the need henceforth for artists to find new ways to meet their audience. She therefore […]

[Laval Virtual] Laurent Chrétien, General Manager: “A big part of VR evangelization has already been done”

[Laval Virtual] Laurent Chrétien, General Manager: “A big part of VR evangelization has already been done”

Summary19 years old and not a wrinkle!Laval Virtual: a mission of evangelization ...... which starts with B2BA B2C VR market still in its infancyVR investment in France: “the ecosystem is extremely vigilant”19 years old and not a wrinkle!It is in 1999 that […]

The Oculus Rift S is widely used in Steam Hardware uses

The Oculus Rift S is widely used in Steam Hardware uses

SummarySteam Hardware et eye Rift SA few weeks ago, the figures unveiled by Steam Hardware were considered surprising by many specialists. Valve has just corrected this data as one would expect.The news fell like a hammer at the beginning of January. The study […]

Sales of VR headsets in France increased by 65% ​​in 2019

Sales of VR headsets in France increased by 65% ​​in 2019

SummarySales of VR headsets in France could reach 1,46 million in 2023No offense to its detractors, the virtual reality market is booming, including in France. This is what reveals a very interesting study published by IDATE DigiWorld (Institute of Audiovisual […]

The VOID announces the opening of 25 new VR rooms including one in Paris

The VOID announces the opening of 25 new VR rooms including one in Paris

SummaryThe VOID finally arrives in Europe following a partnership with URWIf you are a fan of VR, you probably already know The VOID. This Utah-based company is developing “out-of-home” virtual reality experiences combining the latest VR headsets with multi-sensory […]

Gabe Newell says the Matrix isn't such a distant dream

Gabe Newell says the Matrix isn't such a distant dream

SummaryA connection with the simple motor cortexOur colleagues from the American site IGN had the chance to interview Gabe Newell, the co-founder of Valve. He returned, for about half an hour, to the current situation of his company. The Half-Life: Alyx topic was […]

Reinventing the business with virtual reality

Reinventing the business with virtual reality

SummaryA technological leapDassault Systèmes 3D CenterChanging traditional modelsA technological leapVirtual reality was born in the 1990s, but since that time it has made a technological leap that could today place it at the forefront of innovative applications […]

Orange sees the future of sport in VR and 5G, stunning demonstration

Orange sees the future of sport in VR and 5G, stunning demonstration

SummaryOrange wants to improve Duplexes thanks to 5G and VR5G and augmented reality at the service of businessesFrom 2020, Orange intends to offer its first 5G offers. Today, in a video posted on its YouTube channel, the French operator offers us a glimpse of how […]

What are the differences between augmented, virtual and mixed reality?

What are the differences between augmented, virtual and mixed reality?

The origins of the conceptsThe concepts of virtual reality and augmented reality may benefit from relatively recent popularity, their origin is not new. For the virtual reality, we have to go back to 1962 to find its appearance, with the creation of Sensorama by […]

The 7 challenges of virtual and augmented reality

The 7 challenges of virtual and augmented reality

Summary150 billion in revenue in 2020MobilityVisionImmersionUsageFlexibility“Wearabilité”A budget for everyone150 billion in revenue in 2020In 2020, the augmented reality and virtual industry could pay off 150 billion in revenue according to Techcrunch (120 […]

The five biggest fears around virtual reality

The five biggest fears around virtual reality

SummaryThe five biggest fears around virtual realitySocial Psychology - Ethics and MoralsDesensitization of the individualProtection of private lifeMedia manipulationCognitive effectsConclusionVirtual reality has already proven these therapeutic virtues on the […]

The best augmented reality apps

The best augmented reality apps

SummaryAugmented reality?Top augmented reality applicationsStar Walk – Application RAMetro Paris - Application RAGoogle Translate - RA applicationIKEA - Application RALa Poste - RA applicationAugmented reality?Augmented reality, not to be confused with virtual […]

VR Television - How Virtual Reality Is Transforming Television

VR Television - How Virtual Reality Is Transforming Television

SummaryVR television: allow viewers to become an actor in their favorite seriesVR TV: Allow fans to discuss a series while watching itVR television: broadcasts of a new genreVR television: the advertising industry is planning to join in the funVR television: several […]

VR Music - How Virtual Reality Transforms Music

VR Music - How Virtual Reality Transforms Music

Summary4 revolutionary fields of application for VR musicImprove traditional video clipsAllow everyone to attend a concert from the front rowTell stories beyond songsCreate a link between spectators and artists4 revolutionary fields of application for VR musicImprove […]

What is the potential future of augmented reality?

What is the potential future of augmented reality?

SummaryHoloLens, Google Glasses et Magic Leap  “Try it before you buy”2015 saw the arrival of several augmented reality objects, but how is the future of this technology shaping up? Discover the future applications of augmented reality and the challenges […]

The best VR promotions and deals for Black Friday 2016

The best VR promotions and deals for Black Friday 2016

SummaryHTC Vive promotions for Black FridayFnac offers 100 € of content for the purchase of an Oculus RiftBlack Friday promotions on VR Ready PCs at CdiscountSamsung Gear VR Headset PromotionsPromotions on Homido mobile VR headsetsAll the best deals and discounts […]

Visbit raises 3,2 million to develop a VR platform in 4K

Visbit raises 3,2 million to develop a VR platform in 4K

Founded in 2015, the Californian startup has patented a technology allowing the streaming of 360 videos and VR content in 4 to 8K resolution via WiFi or LTE networks without any latency. With its Visbit View-Optimized Streaming technology, the start-up offers users […]

Apple ARKit: already 13 million AR applications downloaded on iPhone

Apple ARKit: already 13 million AR applications downloaded on iPhone

SummaryApple ARKit: 47% of downloaded applications are video gamesApple ARKit: the most downloaded free app is the game AR DragonApple ARKit: Utilities and Entertainment Are Also PopularSince the launch of iOS 11 on September 19, 2017, more than 13 million augmented […]

Facebook: a 9-camera VR headset for incredible realism avatars

Facebook: a 9-camera VR headset for incredible realism avatars

SummaryFacebook must succeed in miniaturizing its technology to democratize itOver the months, Facebook continues to increase the realism of its avatars for virtual reality. The firm considers that realistic and faithful avatars are essential for “Social VR” […]

Religion VR - How virtual reality transforms religion?

Religion VR - How virtual reality transforms religion?

SummaryVR Church: Virtual Reality Allows All Believers To Come Together To Pray TogetherBelieve VR: experience the power of faith through real life situations reproduced in virtual realityThe dangers of the VR religionVR Illumination: Elevate Your Spirit Through […]

VR Industry Has Over 550 Companies According To VR Fund

VR Industry Has Over 550 Companies According To VR Fund

SummaryThe VR industry shared between the general public and businessesAccording to the Venture Reality Fund, the VR industry now has more than 550 companies. The investment fund specializing in virtual reality also reveals to us that investments are flourishing […]

$ 1 Million VR Games: Oculus Store Recipes

$ 1 Million VR Games: Oculus Store Recipes

SummaryVR content sales are starting to take offOculus Store : the million dollar(s) strategyVR in search of its second windQuality as the only way outThe battle for consumer VR will be played out in particular on ability of players to offer content, in particular […]

HTC - Company co-founder quits his post

HTC - Company co-founder quits his post

SummaryHTC co-founder moved to Digital DomainThe departure of the co-founder of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC, Peter Chou, was recently announced. The latter already had one foot outside and the other in the Digital Domain studio. His departure does not bode well […]

GDC 2019 VR: review and summary of announcements for virtual reality

GDC 2019 VR: review and summary of announcements for virtual reality

SummaryGDC 2019 VR: virtual reality headsetsGDC 2019 VR: virtual reality video gamesGDC 2019 VR: new virtual reality softwareFrom March 18 to 22, 2019, the Game Developers Conference took place in San Francisco. Many new features have been announced for virtual […]

How virtual reality will impact the business

How virtual reality will impact the business

SummaryFirst experience with a Sony headsetTelepresence, the next revolutionVirtual reality meets some obstaclesChanges and problems will not be immediateVR could radically change the way we do things. It remains problems to solve, nevertheless virtual reality […]

VR Gloves - Top of the best gloves to interact in virtual reality

VR Gloves - Top of the best gloves to interact in virtual reality

SummaryHaptX Glove, the ultra-realistic VR gloveContact CI Maestro, a VR glove imitating the functioning of the human bodySense Glove, a VR glove with haptic feedbackCaptoGlove, a VR glove transforming hand gestures into commandsSensoGlove, a wireless VR glove […]

After-H: Zombies, a new collaborative virtual reality FPS

After-H: Zombies, a new collaborative virtual reality FPS

SummaryAfter-H: Zombies, a survival horror with a very strong atmosphereIf you fancy a cold sweat, then the new experience, offered by Eva (Esport Virtual Arena) should definitely be in your favor. We do the After-H: Zombies presentations.Virtual reality offers […]

7 days left in VR and stream live on Twitch, Twitter and YouTube

7 days left in VR and stream live on Twitch, Twitter and YouTube

SummaryStay 7 days in virtual reality to analyze the effectsIf you have used a virtual reality headset for an extended period of time, you probably know that harmful side effects are starting to be felt: nausea, migraine, eye fatigue, etc. so many symptoms that […]

Nearly one in two French people has already tested virtual reality

Nearly one in two French people has already tested virtual reality

SummaryVirtual reality, a family approach for the FrenchA niche technology virtual reality? Not really if we are to believe a poll published by radio Europe 1! Nearly one in two French people have already tested VR.For some, VR remains a technology for geeks. If […]

CES 2019 AR: top of the best news for augmented reality

CES 2019 AR: top of the best news for augmented reality

SummaryRealMax Quian, the widest field of view in the AR headset marketNreal, the ultra-light AR glasses from a former Magic Leap engineerCupixel, augmented reality for learning to drawHoloForge, when augmented reality finally makes it possible to assemble furniture […]

Ready Player One: is the film's virtual reality realistic?

Ready Player One: is the film's virtual reality realistic?

SummaryReady Player One: massively multiplayer virtual universesReady Player One: wireless VR headsetsReady Player One: gloves and haptic suitsReady Player One: the recognition of emotionsReady Player One: VR graphics worthy of the real worldDirectly adapted from […]

A WebVR hackathon with $ 30 and 000 months of acceleration

A WebVR hackathon with $ 30 and 000 months of acceleration

SummaryA worldwide call for applications$ 30 and 000 months of acceleration at stakeWebVR to accelerate the growth of the VR industryLe WebVR is a programming interface experimental in JavaScript which provides the support for VR headsets, such as the Oculus Rift […]

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