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This Startup Is Bringing the Sensation of Touch into the Virtual...

Have you ever felt physical discomfort when someone dragged their fingernails against a chalkboard? I belong in that camp, but I didn't realize that...

An Inside Look at Wayfair’s Bet on Virtual & Augmented Reality

This story was written in partnership with NBC Boston, which produced video for this feature. September 19, 2017, was a big day for Wayfair, but...

You May Now Slaughter VR Zombies In Woburn

Depending on who you talk to, virtual reality is either a one-off fad for the curious, or the future of everything from social gaming...

Why Virtual and Augmented Design Tools Are Here to Stay

The use of virtual reality as part of the design and construction process is arguably the “new normal” in the architecture, engineering and construction...

Coming to Greater Boston: It’s Like Virtual Reality Meets Laser Tag

David O'Connor remembers when he first stepped into a virtual reality arena in Melbourne, Australia. With a VR headset connected to a portable computer...

The Top Boston Tech Hires, Promotions (and Departures) in March

This month some big personnel moves happened at Boston tech companies like Cybereason, Brand Networks, VoltDB, Brightcove and Turbonomic. We also saw the departures...

A New External Graphics Card Will Superpower Your Gaming Laptop

The steadily increasing quality of graphics, along with the emergence of virtual reality, has been like a gamer's dream. But one aspect of these...

Does Virtual Reality Have a Place in Physical Therapy?

A lab at Northeastern explores whether this tech would work for PT.

This VR Startup Lets People in Elder Care Still Get a...

When people think of virtual reality, most of them probably equate it with the ultimate gaming experience. But for folks with relatives living in...

Could Boston Be the Augmented Reality Capital of the World?

Where is the augmented reality capital of the world? Last week I finally caught up with John Werner, formerly of the MIT Media Lab....

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