Google enables virtual tour creation via Street View or a smartphone

Digital tours presented in a 360-degree perspective are the closest thing to exploring a new location in real life — and now Google is helping anyone create a tour, no...

Magic Leap One AR headset for devs costs more than 2x the iPhone X

It’s been a long and trip-filled wait but mixed reality headgear maker Magic Leap will finally, finally be shipping its first piece of hardware this summer. We were still waiting on...

Baobab Studios CEO Maureen Fan to speak at TechCrunch AR/VR Sessions

The world of VR may have already sort of figured out the basics of how VR gaming will work, but when it comes to studios building the next generation of...

IrisVision uses VR to help people with fading eyesight to see again

From gaming to workplace training, virtual reality can be used for a broad range of applications. Here’s one we’ve not previously come across, however: Helping restore sight for people who...

The Google Daydream View, one of the best VR headsets, is now on sale...

If you own a compatible smartphone, the Google Daydream View is one of the best vVR headsets money can buy. If you've been looking to dip your toes into the...

Google Home’s too boring? You want Gatebox’s cute virtual character in your life

Do you want to share your life with a virtual character? If so, then your dream has taken one step closer to reality thanks to Gatebox. Like Alexa, it will...

Pico nabs $24.7M to create VR hardware that challenges Facebook, Google

While there aren’t many VR hardware startups raising cash out there these days, there are far less that are securing investments to actually build the VR headsets themselves. Even as established...

Can Electronauts help make VR more social?

Virtual reality is an isolating experience. You power it up, strap the headset on and just sort of drift off into your own world. But maybe that doesn’t have to...

Google snags Sony’s ‘Magic Lab’ VR guru

Google has hired Richard Marks, Sony’s Magic Lab head who was behind much of the company’s VR efforts, to a position in its Advanced Technology and Projects group,...

Magic Leap’s augmented reality interface floats wherever you want it

New screenshots of a potential user interface for the Magic Leap augmented reality headset give us a firmer grasp of what the AR world inside the goggles might actually look...

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Google announces artificial intelligence group for Google Cloud

Alphabet's Google announced the formation of an artificial intelligence group for Google Cloud, the tech company's latest gambit to increase its market share...