Stories tagged: virtual reality
Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
Crouched down in the forest, knife in hand, Brennon Leman starts to skin the bull elk lying dead on the ground. He draws his blade across the animal’s belly, over …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Jim Halsey, 83, has traveled to Japan and South Korea, through Europe and Central America. One recent day, he squatted in a narrow, wooden boat and …
Sat., Oct. 12, 2019
This year, Gonzaga University history professor Andrew Goldman is testing classroom applications for new virtual-reality technology with viewpoints of ancient civilizations based on archeological evidence. The work is being led …
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019
The Mead-based company that developed the seminal 1990s adventure game is crowdsourcing its next adventure, with a goal of raising $1.3 million in a month to make “Firmament.” The company’s …
Sun., March 10, 2019
The Watts Project will transform the former Watts Automotive shop, 1312 W. First Ave., into a 6,600-square-foot brewery production facility and tap room called Brick West Brewing.
Sat., March 9, 2019
The building at 1217 N. Hamilton St. will see about $50,000 in interior work to remove walls and build spaces needed for the gaming space.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
It’s a world away from the scene a few years ago, when VR products from Samsung, Oculus, HTC and Sony seemed omnipresent and unstoppable at CES 2019. These days, VR …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
It’s the first time the small developer Cyan Worlds has collaborated to release a title with another developer, though the relationship isn’t a new one. Chuck Carter, a former Spokesman-Review …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018
Virtual reality therapy can help people by exposing them gradually to their greatest terrors. The technology is just now reaching the mainstream after 20 years of research.
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
Living Computers: Museum + Labs is a unique convergence of new and old technology that shows in a fun, hands-on way how ideas can improve and evolve over time.
Fri., June 15, 2018
Beyond the new game announcements and software improvements, if there’s anything that this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo confirmed, it’s that virtual reality in the $116-billion worldwide gaming industry is here …
Fri., March 2, 2018
Cyan Worlds released a trailer early Thursday for what they hope will be a complete gaming adventure set in virtual reality. The steampunk-inspired “Firmament” does not have a release date, …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seems to be realizing a sobering reality about virtual reality: His company’s Oculus headsets that send people into artificial worlds are too expensive …
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017
Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling new device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning.
Mon., March 6, 2017
Virtual reality may be a hot new trend, but those dorky headsets certainly are not. What if experiencing virtual reality was as simple as putting on a pair of contacts?
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017
Darke’s “In Passing” takes place on the virtual street corners of the real Spokane, specifically the block around the Ridpath Hotel. Viewers who don Laboratory’s vitural reality headsets can see …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017
The immersive, live-streaming sports and music experience of a virtual reality technology born on the Palouse is going big time under its new owner, Intel.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016
The Big Ten network is making Saturday’s football game between Minnesota and No. 21 Nebraska available in virtual reality. The network released a statement on Thursday saying it has partnered …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016
Rand Miller, co-creator of the classic computer game “Myst,” said his small team of developers is closer now, with the advent of virtual reality technology, to creating the immersive experience …
Sun., July 31, 2016
Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador is the sixth-poorest member of Congress, according to a comparison by
Wed., March 30, 2016
Anna Czoski and Lew Strachman co-founded Novawake Studios to explore the potential of virtual reality technology. Their projects, which are loosely defined as “video games,” can be experienced at the …
Fri., March 18, 2016
Microsoft and Lowe’s are going to test customers’ appetite for virtual remodeling starting this month with a pilot program using the HoloLens headset inside a store in the Seattle area, …
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016
Microsoft says it will start shipping a developer version of its augmented reality device, HoloLens, for $3,000 on March 30.