If the VR industry is to experience the kind of growth that will make it worthy of the billions of dollars that have been invested in it, we need to view the metaverse as public infrastructure.
There are benefits to taking college classes in the metaverse, but there are also potential problems.
Sitting in the front row of a lecture hall could become obsolete as more colleges and universities enter the metaverse.
The metaverse is being hyped as a game-changing virtual platform that will transform our digital lives. But it has some inherent challenges to overcome in order to achieve mass adoption.
Young people have lost out from recent developments in the labour market. Could the shift to working in virtual reality be about to turn the tables?
The term metaverse was coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 science-fiction novel Snow Crash.
If you ever felt nauseous, fatigued or disoriented after using your phone or computer, you may be experiencing a condition similar to motion sickness.
Researchers are using mixed reality technologies to investigate how people behave in in emergency situations. The findings are helping shape disaster responses.
VR treatment can overcome many of the challenges of traditional therapy.
A panel of winter sports experts told us that pandemic-enforced technological advances are providing hope for the shattered sector.
While a line of defensive players complicates a free kicker’s task to shoot on target, new research suggests it could also impede the goalie.
Sony and Microsoft are straying from traditional video game service models. While it might help diversify the market, it could also force avid gamers to empty their pockets.
How much does your virtual reality headset know about your life?
The performing arts sector will need to change after the pandemic. This new venture is a glimpse of how it might look.
From VR music festivals to immersive meeting spaces, headsets are go.
There are more than 101 ways to immerse yourself in a foreign place, without having to leave your living room.
Participants of both virtual reality-based and Skype-based therapy sessions voted greatly in favour of using VR, reporting high levels of engagement and realism.
Virtual Reality is failing to live up to the hype - but why? One problem is a lack of imagination. In a world of limitless possibilities, there’s no need to test-drive a virtual family sedan.
In VR you can explore the world from a different point of view. And studies have shown that experiencing new perspectives in the virtual world can alter your behaviour in real life.
Virtual reality can allow teachers and students to explore coral reefs or the inside of cells without leaving the classroom.