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HTC announces new Vive Focus with two updated motion controllers

The Verge reports: "HTC has announced the Vive Focus Plus, a new version of its Vive Focus standalone headset that includes a pair of its updated...

Accenture, Qualcomm, and Kellogg team up on eye-tracking mobile VR for...

Venture Beat reports: "Accenture, Qualcomm, and Kellogg have launched a pilot test that uses eye-tracking technology in a virtual reality headset to determine the best way to...

Vortex Plans to Open 2,500-Seat Dome Multiplex for Headset-Free VR Experiences

Variety reports: "Los Angeles-based immersive entertainment company Vortex Immersion Media wants to give consumers a new way to experience virtual reality (VR) without those pesky headsets: The company...

HP is making a new VR headset with a super high...

The Verge reports: "HP is planning a comfortable, high-resolution headset for Microsoft’s virtual reality (technically, 'Windows Mixed Reality') platform. Road to VR published a preview of the...

Sandbox VR Raises $68 Million for Location-Based VR Experiences

Variety reports: "Hong Kong-based virtual reality (VR) startup Sandbox VR has raised a $68 million Series A round of funding from Andreesen Horowitz, Floodgate Ventures, Stanford University, Triplepoint...

Oculus Expected to Sell 1.3M Quest Units in 2019, SuperData Believes

Variety reports: "Market intelligence company SuperData released its latest extended reality (XR) findings on Thursday. It believes Oculus will sell 1.3 million units of its anticipated...

Microsoft opens AI and VR incubator in China

Venture Beat reports: "Despite its struggles in some countries, virtual reality has steadily grown in popularity throughout China over the last few years, so Microsoft —...

HTC had a truly terrible 2018

Tech Crunch reports: "If you think times are bad at Apple, spare a thought for HTC, the once king-of-hill phone maker that continues to...

Rovio reveals Angry Birds VR game is coming in 2019

Venture Beat reports: "Rovio has announced that it’s bringing the Angry Birds franchise to virtual reality (VR) next year. 'Angry Birds VR: Isle of...

Sling TV, ESPN, and Fox Now arrive on Oculus Go headsets

The Verge reports: "Sling TV, ESPN, and Fox Now are now available on the Oculus Go virtual reality headset. Subscriptions will be required to access each...