At Level Up 2016, DNA caught up with Mohd Hezri Amir Bin Abdul Latiff, MD, Hezmedia Interactive. His company is heavily involved in developing VR applications and arcade VR games.
Microsoft's announcement of cheaper and more versatile VR devices is a clear shot across the bows of Sony and Facebook, writes Ajith Ram.
Microsoft's HoloLens mixed reality headset is now available for pre-order in some European countries. But there is no word yet on its availability in Asia.
GTCx Australia held in Melboune provided a brief glimpse of a future which included VR simulations and virtual babies for pioneering medical research, writes Ajith Ram.
Alienware has launched a new lineup of VR-capable laptops designed with new materials. Some of the new features include eye-tracking and enhanced audio.
Logitech is one of the world's largest PC peripheral manufacturers. DNA recently interviewed Max Pan, Senior Category Manager for Gaming at Logitech.
According to an amended lawsuit in the US, Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus and the 'boy genius' behind the VR headset, Oculus Rift, did not invent anything. The updated lawsuit accuses videogame legend and the programming genius behind games such as Wolfenstein, Doom and Quake, John Carmack, of stealing VR-related trade secrets to help Oculus.
IT has indeed been a long wait for the avid PC gamer - the wait for a new generation of graphics cards using new GPU architectures. It has also been a long wait for replacements for the 'mainstream' GPUs like the Nvidia GeForce 970 and AMD Radeon R9 380. The wait is finally over now with the release of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060.
The big game publishers such as EA and Activision are yet to commit fully to VR. VR gaming is also hampered by a fragmented hardware scene with incompatible devices and lack of standards.
Windows Holographic for all VR/ AR devices Including HoloLens and third-party hardware