Six Flags Introduces Virtual Reality Rollercoasters

Six Flags is teaming up with Samsung to create North America’s first virtual reality rollercoasters. By equipping riders with Samsung Gear VR headsets powered by Oculus, Six Flags will be able to completely transform the rollercoaster experience and transport riders into the virtual world of Superman’s Metropolis or into the cockpit of a fighter jet. Coasters at nine different parks—from Montreal to New York to …

Lytro is Revolutionizing the Way We Capture Virtual Reality

Lytro first entered the photography market with a camera that differentiated itself by capturing a scene’s entire light field, allowing users to adjust focus after the shot. Now, they’ve applied that same technology to virtual reality, resulting in the Lytro Immerge—a spherical camera that may revolutionize the way people capture 3D video. Previously, VR cameras would need to stitch tons of images together in order …

Oculus Rift Now Lets Users Touch

After strapping on an Oculus Rift headset, one of the first things people want to do is reach out and feel around in their new virtual world, but, until now, their pokes and prods have gone unanswered. Oculus hopes to fill this void in the VR experience with a new gadget called Oculus Touch. Announced alongside the consumer version of the Rift, Touch features two …