Virtual reality may be able to transport our sight and sound senses to new heights but one area it has failed to immerse us in is the power of touch.
Virtual reality (VR) can help to ease someone’s sensitivity to pain, new research suggests.
Virtual reality is taking to the skies as part of a trial on select British Airways flights.
Visitors to this year’s Wimbledon Championships are to be given the chance to step on to Centre Court with Andy Murray thanks to a new virtual reality experience.
A photo showing a Syrian refugee using virtual reality has won a prestigious science photography prize.
A new virtual reality system developed by a team of UK scientists is better at spotting the early signs of Alzheimer’s than “gold standard” tests currently use by doctors, research suggests.
North-east residents will be able to step inside a virtual reality version of the Tardis for the first time.
A brand new Doctor Who adventure has launched in virtual reality, allowing fans to fulfil their dreams of stepping inside the Tardis.
The BBC is to give people who have never used virtual reality (VR) the chance to try it out for the first time by launching demo sessions in UK libraries.
A virtual reality experience set in the world of Bafta-award winning TV series Peaky Blinders is to be developed with the help of Government funding.
The era of virtual reality (VR) as a mainstream product is edging closer as headsets become more convenient to use, a senior figure at Oculus has said.
A virtual reality experience made in collaboration with Professor Stephen Hawking will help children understand the complexities of black holes, the late physicist’s daughter Lucy has said.
Virtual reality sessions have helped children with autism overcome their fears with 45% of test cases free from their phobias six months after treatment, a study has found.
A short animated virtual reality film of Doctor Who is being produced by the BBC to allow fans of the long-running sci-fi series to experience life on the Tardis from a different perspective.
The UK maritime industry is to use virtual and augmented reality in seafarer training as part of Government plans to innovate in the sector.
A foot motion controller has been unveiled at CES for the PlayStation VR, which may address the issue of movement within virtual reality games.
An inquiry into the impact of immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality has been launched by a House of Commons select committee.
Chelsea Pensioners have tried out a virtual reality prom experience that takes viewers back to the trenches of World War One.
The co-founder of virtual reality headset firm Oculus, Brendan Iribe, has announced he is leaving Facebook – which bought the company in 2014.
Facebook-owned Oculus has announced it will be launching its new standalone virtual reality headset in spring next year.
A free-roaming virtual reality zombie shooter experience is coming to the UK just in time for Halloween.
PlayStation VR has sold more than three million units, maker Sony has revealed.
The BBC is to broadcast a performance during the Proms in virtual reality (VR) for the first time.
A centre that supports people with neurological conditions has introduced virtual reality technology – in a bid to help residents relax.
Fear of heights can be overcome using virtual reality to simulate dizzying experiences such as being perched on the edge of a 10th-floor balcony, a study has shown.
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Xbox has rowed back on suggestions it was looking into bringing virtual reality to its console line-up.
Motion gesture software firm Leap Motion has debuted its latest augmented reality developments with a feature involving a cat and its hand-tracking technology.
Virtual reality is being used to reach traumatised families struggling a year after the Grenfell Tower fire in what is believed to be a UK first.
Virtual reality has opened up a world of gaming possibilities, and this example is pretty epic.