News & Views #VR


The ImmersivEdge Blog. Sharing some of our thoughts and observations. Have an announcement or news we should know about? Send it to News@ImmersivEdge.com.

  •  11/04/2019 12:22 PM

UL, a leading global safety science company, announced today that it will pursue a new Standard, UL 8400, addressing safety for augmented and virtual reality (xR).

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  •  11/01/2019 04:00 AM

VRgineers has announced that Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform, including its popular applications CATIA, SOLIDWORKS, ENOVIA, DELMIA and SIMULIA, is now compatible with the XTAL VR head-mounted display. Engineers are now able to utilize a powerful VRgineers' solution capable of work in an immersive environment in the popular 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

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  •  10/31/2019 10:19 AM

Aircraft de-icing is a critical aspect of winter operations in cold-weather climates. A system developed by the Lithuanian VR developer Inlusion, trains airport workers to correctly de-ice aircraft.

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  •  10/29/2019 03:00 AM

Having identified a vital services gap in the rapidly expanding xR business sector, several Bay Area Virtual and Augmented Reality experts have launched ImmersivEdge Advisors, a new consultancy to provide strategic services for businesses in immersive technology. With a team history of results for clients on four continents, advising companies ranging from Apple to Xerox, ImmersivEdge has the ‘Tomorrow Now’ expertise needed by start-ups and rapidly growing companies.

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  •  10/18/2019 10:10 AM

xRS Week 2019 xRSWeek.com) wrapped up October 18, 2019 in San Francisco. More than 300 business leaders saw and herd about new applications for xR in every aspect of business, from visualizing key data to training for welders.

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  •  10/18/2019 09:57 AM

NUS researchers have developed a novel bodysuit and mixed virtual reality game that simultaneously engages a player's senses of sight, hearing, touch and smell to complete challenges. This novel technology could be used to recreate realistic scenarios for training and education purposes.

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  •  10/14/2019 12:00 PM

Varjo is releasing two new HMDs before the end of 2019, which may further shake up the head-mounted display marketplace. The Varjo VR-2 and VR-2 Pro once again raise the bar for all other HMD manufacturers.

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  •  10/02/2019 02:35 PM

EPFL scientists have developed a soft artificial skin that provides haptic feedback and – thanks to a sophisticated self-sensing mechanism – has the potential to instantaneously adapt to a wearer’s movements. Applications for the new technology range from medical rehabilitation to virtual reality. Can teledildonics be far behind?

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  •  10/01/2019 11:34 AM

DigiLens is leading designer of waveguides for smartglasses and HUDs. Listen to their CEO talk about the company and their technology.

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  •  09/19/2019 09:30 AM

Plessey, a leading British embedded technologies developer working on microLED technology, has produced a record-breaking 2.5-micron pixel pitch ultra-high resolution microLED display. This is a substantial step on the road to all-day-wearable smartglasses and other wearables.

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  •  09/16/2019 08:34 PM

As virtual worlds become more common, and we spend more time in them, what mores and morals should we expect? this panel discusses that question, and more.

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  •  09/16/2019 08:18 PM

Some veterans of VR in the '90's talk about what worked, what didn't and how amazing the entire experience was. From AWE 2019, Santa Clara

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