Many people with phobias are understandably reluctant to face their fears. But gradual exposure using virtual reality headsets can help with everything from a fear of spiders, heights or flying.
The technology needed to create a real Star Trek-like Holodeck is not that far out of reach.
Virtual reality holds huge potential for advertisers but we should all take note of its potential for manipulation.
We asked five design experts – what's your favorite product of all time, and why?
Augmented reality and holographic projections could hold benefits for victims testifying against sexual assault.
Detaching from the physical world may make for deeper bonds.
TV manufacturers have turned their backs on 3D technology. But there's a new technology hoping to win over viewers, and you don't need to buy a new TV.
An Australian virtual reality work premiering at the Sundance Film Festival this week takes the viewer on a wild ride through space.
We are now seeing technology being designed with education in mind, and it's changing the way students' learn and understand.
VR cinema explodes the frame, placing the spectator inside the space of the film. Audiences effectively edit it themselves, by choosing what to look at and when.
This will be the year when the Internet of Things becomes intelligent -- and useful.
If you find your partner having a virtual relationship with someone else – or with a computer-generated individual – is that the same as adultery?
Apple can learn a lot from Google Glass and other augmented reality glasses.
Medical students are using virtual reality to help them learn anatomy. But is it the game changing technology some people say it is?
Underlying online harassment is the false idea that events that happen on internet aren't real. But whenever people are interacting, it's all real.
ABBA are reportedly planning a 'virtual and live experience'. What might this actually entail?
The virtual reality rides of the early 20th century are now being documented in digital VR.
A long historical progression has brought technology to the masses – and will expand our capabilities as far as we can imagine.
What if your first contact with the Western world was witnessing an atomic test? This is the story of Nyarri Nyarri Morgan, told in stunning virtual reality in animation/documentary hybrid Collisions.
There is no doubt that virtual reality is the next big thing. But for families with young children, it may be wiser to wait a little before leaping headlong into this new reality.