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Meta Discontinues Most Popular VR Game For Quest 1 Customers

Meta is discontinuing Quest 1 VR headset support for "Population: One," their popular VR battle-royale game. Owners of Quest 1 will be unable to launch or play the game after October 31 said BigBox VR. Players can still play Quest 1 if they have a VR-capable PC. Population: One's account progress, in-app purchases, and crossplay are still available on compatible devices such as Meta Quest 2 and Oculus Rift. 

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 07:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: meta, Virtual Reality, Video games, Quest 1 owners, BigBox VR

Courtesy: Zee news

UNSC experiences 3-D VR technology

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UNSC Experiences 3-D Virtual Diplomacy For The 1st Time

On January 20, for the first time, the United Nations Security Council went on a virtual field trip to Columbia and experienced the Columbian peace process with the help of 3-D VR technology. Taking to Twitter Indian Diplomat Prateek Mathur said, "Innovative solutions to better understand conflicts, peacekeeping, and peace-building." "Bringing the Colombian peace process closer to decision-makers in New York today and making Colombian voices… read-more

Sat, 22 Jan 2022 - 09:08 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: UNSC, Virtual Diplomacy, Virtual Reality, New York, United Nations

Courtesy: ANI

Facebook to reintroduce headsets, for a better VR experience

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Facebook To Reintroduce Headsets With 'Better' VR Experience

Facebook Research Lab has been working on reinventing the idea of headsets and re-figuring them in such a manner that the enlarged eyes of the users are visible through "octagonal googles". The idea behind this invention is to make the user's faces more visible in virtual reality and to have an easier eye contact with fellow users. FRL scientist Nathan Matsuda has been working on it since 2019.

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 - 06:56 PM / by Prerna

Tags: Facebook, Virtual Reality, Technology, Trending Tech

Courtesy: The Verge

Mark Zuckerberg

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Zuckerberg Aims To Modify Facebook Into Online 'Metaverse Company'

In an interview, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said he wants to transform Facebook from just a social media network into a "metaverse company" within the next five years as he believes "people should not live through small glowing rectangles". Sharing his vision for Facebook's future, Zuckerberg added that once transformed, Facebook's metaverse will be accessible across different platforms including VR, AR, PC, and mobile devices.

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 10:02 AM / by Balaji L

Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, metaverse company, Virtual Reality

Courtesy: BBC


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QuaQua VR Offers 360-degree Virtual Tour Experience at Delhi Airport

Indira Gandhi International airport, Delhi offers a virtual touring experience to passengers in a VR booth. Installed and run by QuaQua - a virtual travel guide platform, the booth provides a 360-degree virtual tour on destinations that the travellers choose. Reportedly, the destinations include Venice and Egypt among the others. Founder Sandesh Reddy said, "We started with two titles on launch day and now we are close to 10."

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 05:33 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Virtual Reality, Delhi

Courtesy: The Hindu

Researchers Exhibit 3D Avatar of Spreadsheets

Researchers from Coburg University, Microsoft Research, and the University of Cambridge have developed three-dimensional spreadsheets for both Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel, leveraging virtual reality technology. The new concept displays spreadsheet's components such as menus, charts and individual cells in 3D. This allows users to work on multiple sheets simultaneously. Reportedly, the objective of the project is to eliminate the… read-more

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 04:58 PM / by D. RamaKrishnan

Tags: Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, Virtual Reality, 3D

Courtesy: Tech Radar