In a ground-breaking move the BBC is to deliver live World Cup coverage in VR, allowing audiences to watch the World Cup like never before. The BBC’s first VR World Cup brings audiences live coverage of all 33 BBC matches from Russia through the dedicated BBC Sport VR – FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 app.
Over the last several years, we have seen significant adoption of virtual reality headsets. In 2017, UK based market research firm YouGov revealed that virtual reality headsets are experiencing much higher levels of early adoption than mobile tablets and wearables (such as the Apple Watch and the FitBit). In the study, titled VR: A Deeper
Virtual reality has been a dream come true for sci-fi enthusiasts and tech junkies alike. With the advent of the first VR headsets for home use at the market, gamers revealed themselves as a significant market that the VR industry has set its eyes on. Trying to tap into the gaming market’s potential has proven
The first few years of any new major technological release are always interesting. The world starts to get on board, popular media starts getting involved, and best of all, in our opinion, it draws in fresh minds willing to open the technology to its true potential. This is where we find ourselves when it comes
There’s been no doubt in anyone’s mind that VR brings a huge amount of potential to the gambling industry. Offering experiences that are both captivating and extremely immersive, it’s really the ideal gambling platform, particularly when it comes to virtualizing the casino experience. There’s been a lot of talks, a lot of experiments, but not
Samsung was the first phone manufacturer to embrace mobile virtual reality (VR) with its Gear VR headset in 2015. But when company executives announced Samsung’s newest flagship phones — the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ — at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, they didn’t even mention VR once! What is going on? There may be more to
Virtual reality has come a long way since the science fiction depictions of virtual reality simulations we saw in our television shows or books. The latest developments of VR are continuously pushing the limits of what developers can do with our favourite video games and sports. Yes, sports! In recent years, the biggest focus on
It’s been a while since we’ve seen news of a new commercial headset that really pushes the tech forward. Since the release of the original Vive and Rift nearly 2 years ago, the focus of the industry has been on increasing accessibility; justifiably so, but also not all too exciting for those eager to see