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Research Shows VR Can Improve Vision In Young People
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Parents have often chiding their offspring for sitting too close to the TV, warning that doing so would ruin their eyesight. With the advent of virtual reality (VR) and head-mounted displays (HMDs) that put the screen right next to your eyeballs, some were concerned over the effect this could have upon children and their eyes. This worry appears to have been wide of the mark, however, since some research indicated that VR actually helps improve eyesight.

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nDreams Secures £2.7 Million In Funding
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The British virtual reality (VR) industry continue to grow alongside the larger VR industry. As a sign of this growth, UK VR developer nDreams have announced that it has secured £2 Million in funding from Mercia Technologies, with an additional £700,000 from other private investors.

The company has been focussed on rapid growth as the VR industry continues to grow and mature. Ndreams have recently welcomes Paul Fitzsimmons as its new chairman and Rob Precious, a former Direc...

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Bundle Stars Offering Big Deals on VR Videogames this Weekend
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The Oculus Store and Steam Sales are now over for the summer but if you’ve got any cash left you may want to checkout Bundle Stars which is offering a new range for virtual reality (VR) discounts.

Launching today is the Pure VR Bundle 3, a ten title deal of Steam videogames for £4.99 USD. Offering a discount of more than 90 percent off the normal retail price, the experiences included in the bundle are:

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Smashbox Arena Developers Release PlayStation VR Gameplay Videos
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Competitive multiplayer title Smashbox Arena has already delighted players on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive with its simple, fast-paced combat, and back in May, developers BigBox VR announced that they were bringing the title to PlayStation VR, and have now released three videos showing what it will look like on Sony’s virtual reality (VR) platform.

Smashbox Arena is a team-based first-person shooter that offers fast-paced action and over-the-top physics driver power-ups to m...

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All-In-One Exynos VR Headset from Samsung Revealed
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Several companies in the virtual reality (VR) industry are turning to an ‘all-in-one’ solution for head-mounted displays (HMDs). As we have previously seen with plans for the Standalone HTC Vive headset. Now it seems that Samsung are also working on an all-in-one headset powered by its Exynos processor.

It has been recently announced that Samsung are planning to use the VR eye-tracking technology developed by Visual Camp. The Visual Camp eye-tracking system has ...

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Altspace VR News Show Gets Bill Nye The Science Guy
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Altspace VR has established itself as one of the forefront of the new wave of social-oriented virtual reality (VR) content. The app not only provides a social meeting space for the VR world, but also broadcasts content, with various forms of entertainment and events appearing to users of VR. Altspace VR is planning to introduce famous TV scientist, Bill Nye as part of its MACH in V...

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Amazon Prime Day Deals Include PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR
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If you’ve been in the market for a virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) but have been awaiting some decent deals to appear this week certainly has one or two available. Yesterday VRFocus reported on Oculus launching a very agressive promotion for the Oculus Rift with Touch, dropping the price down to $399 USD/£399 GBP...

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KryptCrawler Creeps Out Of The Dungeon Onto Oculus Store This Week
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Load up rations bag, polish up your armour and sharpen your sword because it’s time to enter the darkness and descend into the abyss once again with the imminent release of KryptCrawler.

Announced almost a year ago at the 2016 edition of Gamescom, the title by Headup Games and CrazyBunch is a first-person dungeon explorer with a touch of classic game mechanics about it. With grid and turn based gameplay combined with real-time combat and the twist of virtual reality (VR) game mechan...

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Virtual Reality Helps Aspiring Pilots Learn to Fly
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Simulations have been used to assist in pilot training for decades, with both military and commercial pilots using large hydraulic simulator rigs to learn the art of piloting in a safe environment, including how to fly in emergency situations. However, simulators are large, expensive pieces of equipment, so one pilot training school is offering a potential alternative.

A flight instruction school in Australia’s Caloundra Airport called GoFly Aviation is offering virtual real...

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Nyko’s PlayPad VR Lets You Play VR Games With a Controller on the Samsung Gear VR
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VRFocus has already covered various virtual reality (VR) accessories you may want to own to make your life easier by Nyko Technologies, such as the Charge Block and Charge Link for the PlayStation VR controllers or the VR An...

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