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Report: Apple’s been developing AR glasses for over a year, launch at least a year away
March 27, 2017 at 11:01 am

Following up after an earlier report from Bloomberg on Apple’s behind the scenes efforts developing augmented reality tech, Financial Times is out with a profile today highlighting efforts by Apple, Facebook, and Magic Leap to build AR smart glasses. Building on Bloomberg’s report that detailed Apple’s team of hundreds of engineers working on augmented reality…

Your next Google phone's box could double up as a VR headset
March 16, 2017 at 8:55 am

Though the library of available virtual reality content is increasing daily, user uptake of that content is still slower than many companies invested in the tech would like. One such company is Google, which has recently published a patent for its idea to turn Android phone packaging into a VR wearable. It is, essentially, a Google…

'Trinity' will be the first interactive VR sci-fi TV show
March 14, 2017 at 10:24 am

Virtual reality production studio UNLTD today revealed that it is working on the world's first interactive sci-fi TV show. Speaking at SXSW, the company announced the premise for Trinity- a show set in a future where humanity has long become extinct. With only a few surviving androids left on Earth, the story follows the robotic…

Oculus CTO John Carmack is suing ZeniMax for $22.5 million
March 10, 2017 at 11:57 am

The feud between Oculus and ZeniMax Media is opening up once again, this time with the CTO of Oculus, John Carmack, suing his former employer for earnings that he claims are still owed to him. The suit is largely unrelated to the $6 billion trade secrets suit which ended last month with a $500 million judgment against Oculus.…

You can create your own augmented reality experiences with this app
March 7, 2017 at 11:26 am

2017 is the year tech will change the way we interact with the world around us. Augmented reality is the emerging tech that’s slowly disrupting our lives. Perhaps you spent a good chunk of last year running around after Pokemon IRL? Or sent a Snap of you with an adorable pair of dog ears to…

LG’s new headset is basically an HTC Vive, with an awesome flip-up screen
March 2, 2017 at 11:43 am

For the past couple of years, HTC and Valve’s virtual reality efforts — which produced the HTC Vive in 2015 — have seemed largely interchangeable. But Valve’s SteamVR platform isn’t limited to one manufacturer. Earlier this week, LG and Valve introduced a competing headset with many of the Vive’s features — but a few serious…

Sony's PlayStation VR Giving Hope to a Temperamental Market
February 27, 2017 at 2:58 pm

Historically, the editors at Dealerscope have been kind of hard on VR. And truthfully, we've been burned by it. But we see the good as well, and we are staying optimistic. We have also followed the general narrative produced by consumers as well. When the 2012 Kickstarter kicked off the first announcement of the Oculus Rift, people…