Virtual Reality

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — February 13

This week’s 3D printing news begins with news of a Golden Mousetrap award for Stratasys in the category of Materials and Assembly. 3D software company 3YOURMIND has partnered with Vectorworks…

3DPrint.com Introduces Job Search: Find Your Next 3D Printing/Tech-Related Job Here!

While the 3DPrint.com staff and I get to spend all day, every day delving into the depths of 3D printing and other high-tech wonders of our age, we know that…

Depth-Sensing Cameras Will Soon Turn Every Smartphone into a High-Quality 3D Scanner

It looks like the depth-sensing time-of-flight camera technology that was developed and popularized for projects like the Xbox Kinect and the ZCam are already showing up in the next generation…

Tokyo Tech Students Design a Prototype for an Interactive Mixed Reality Design Tool

Within the next few years virtual reality is going to be a huge part of our lives. Not only will it affect the way that we consume media like movies,…

It Looks Like Apple is Finally Jumping into the Virtual Reality Market

While Apple has always been notoriously tight-lipped when it comes to ongoing projects and technology development, it seemed a little off that we haven’t heard much from them concerning virtual…

3D Technology-Powered Self-Driving Cars Will Be a Personal Privacy Nightmare

With virtually every car manufacturer on the planet heavily investing in the development or research of self-driving or assistive driving technology, driverless cars are virtually guaranteed to play a huge…

Focus on Virtual Reality: HP to Release Sprout Pro in February, Retailing at $2199

While it may seem to many that it was just yesterday HP was announcing their entry into the 3D market, as well as promoting their immersive new desktop PC called…

A Day in the Life of Lebron: Samsung’s Gear VR Takes You Inside King James’ Training Regimen

Remember the “Be Like Mike” commercial from the 1990s? It featured Michael Jordan doing all sorts of cool things, like playing basketball (naturally), hanging out with neighborhood kids, and, most…

VICE Takes a Look at the Future of Interactive Virtual Reality Pornography With Tori Black (NSFW)

They say that you should never learn how the sausage is made, because the chances are that you’ll never be able to eat the sausage again. I don’t think that…

Today’s 3D Virtual Reality Scanners by FARO Can Be Used to Understand and Make or Break a Courtroom Case

While there often seems to be a euphoric, worldwide 3D printing party going on, resulting in one new gizmo after another that we can barely stand to pass up, the…

Sketchfab Introduces New Virtual Reality Setting: Walk Inside a 3D Scene with the Click of a Button

This morning, I visited the home of Vincent van Gogh. His blue-walled bedroom was so well-kept that I almost believed he would return any minute and demand to know who…

World’s First Mobile VR Social Network vTime Hits CES 2016

Virtual Reality sometimes seems like one of those technologies that just sound too futuristic to be fully adopted in my lifetime, like flying cars or jetpacks it just seemed too…

Oculus Rift Delights Eventgoers at CES 2016; Promises Delivery of VR Headsets at $599 in March

Oculus Rift is seriously intense in every way. Not only is it an enormous business enterprise on its own, acquired by Facebook in 2014 for $2 billion, but this virtual…

MecklerMedia Announces Several New Dates for Virtual Reality Summit in 2016, in Conjunction with Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo

MecklerMedia has been holding its Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo in cities all over the world since 2013. This October, the corporation held its first Virtual Reality Summit in Santa Clara….

Lowe’s and Made In Space will Launch First Commercial 3D Printer into Space and First In-Store VR Design Tool

The first permanent 3D printing facility on the International Space Station (ISS) is being made possible thanks to a partnership between Lowe’s Innovation Labs and Made In Space, the creators…

SpaceVR’s Virtual Reality Space Experience To Be Enabled By In-space 3D Printed Camera Casing

It’s an interesting bit of information. Of the 108 billion people who’ve ever lived, only 536 have ever seen the the Earth from space in person and in real-time. As…

3D Printed Virtual Reality Headset Adds Appealing Form to High-Tech Function

When Shapeways designer Masaharu Ono began conceiving of his elaborate, 3D printed virtual reality (VR) headset, chances are that he didn’t find much inspiration on the web. An image search…

Microsoft Uploads 3D Printable Schematics to Better The Quality Of Your Oculus Rift Lenses

Virtual reality has been promising to change the way we all interact with the world around us for years now. With that said, the technology has yet to reach a point…

Sketchfab Receives $7 Million in Series A Funding from FirstMark Capital; Expanding Further into VR/AR

Sketchfab is a world unto itself. Featuring a unique platform for checking out and integrating 3D content into your own social media or files, you can get lost in viewing,…

InMoov Explorer: Wheel-Mounted 3D Printed Robot Virtually Takes Hospitalized Children to the Zoo

“I want to go to the zoo!” How many times have we all heard, or said, that? Especially kids; going to the zoo is one of those magical memories that…

3D Systems Rolls Out the Touch Haptic 3D Stylus & a Virtual Reality Game at CES 2015

The 3D Systems Touch Haptic 3D Stylus and the OpenHaptics SDK for digital design and virtual gaming represent a virtual sculpting software tool to transform 3D modeling from a complicated,…

New Details on VRClay, The Virtual Reality CAD Software Which Could Transform the 3D Modelling Space

We’ve said it so many times, one of the main road blocks obstructing wider spread adoption of 3D printing is the difficulty many have in creating their own designs to…