VR

Facebook’s New Name is ‘Meta’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that his company is renaming itself as "Meta" as it aims at a future in virtual reality, a place he has repeatedly referred to as the metaverse.

Duo Captures the First 8K VR Drone Video Over Iceland’s Volcano

The Perlan Museum -- host of a state-of-the-art 8K planetarium and other exhibitions focused on Iceland -- commissioned filmmaker Ragnar Th. Sigurðsson, founder of Arctic Images, and drone pilot Arnar Þór Þórsson to fly an 8K-capable 360 camera over the erupting volcano to capture an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience.

Artist Uses VR to Recreate World’s First Photo Exhibition from 1839

The world's first major photography exhibition was held back in 1839 when British scientist and photography pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot held a show to unveil his photo prints to the public. Fast forward nearly 180 years, and now an artist has created Talbot's first photo show as an immersive virtual reality experience.

Nokia Shelves Its $25,000 VR Camera, the OZO

Back in mid-2015, as interest in virtual reality headsets was heating up, Nokia announced a $60,000 spherical virtual reality camera called the OZO. This week, Nokia announced that it will be halting development of the camera system and cutting 310 jobs in the process.