Virtual reality isn't just for video games anymore.
Visualize touching your sweetheart's face on the screen of your laptop and seeing a reaction to your touch in real time, even though you are miles apart. Suddenly, you feel a touch on your face.
When Facebook first introduced Portal, a smart speaker with a screen, in October of last year, the company was grappling with a seemingly endless list of privacy issues. The idea of Facebook -- that Facebook -- trying to sell consumers on putting its camera and microphone in their homes seemed tone deaf, to say the least.
While in labor with her second child, in November 2016, Erin Martucci's doctor suggested an unorthodox option to quell her anxiety about giving birth without the pain relief of an epidural: a virtual-reality headset.
Eighteen-year-old Ana Casciello couldn't find a filter she wanted for her Snapchat photo that matched her personal style.
Virtual reality is hugely popular for how it's transformed video games. It's also gaining more attention for helping patients during physical therapy, including for one local teen in a wheelchair.
Magic lovers, get ready: The Harry Potter-themed follow up to the hit mobile game Pokémon Go launches worldwide starting Friday.
The world of Minecraft is about to get even more real.
Video gaming therapy helps refine motor skill development and decision-making skills for Veterans with spinal cord injuries, amputations and neurological or other injuries.
Facebook is working on full-body virtual reality avatars that look and move just like real people, in hopes of making the technology feel even more engaging and immersive.
The Navy's Virtual Reality Experience, the NIMITZ, joined by recruiters assigned to Navy Recruiting Station (NRS) Victoria, paid a visit to Victoria East High School to spread Navy awareness and to pique students' interest about America's Navy.
More companies are sharing ambitious plans about how we'll live in a 5G world.
When Shaun Denis wants to relax at work, he steps into a quiet room, outfitted with a few ferns and a chair. He slips on a virtual-reality headset and a pair of noise-cancelling headphones, and escapes to the beach.
The "Wreck-It-Ralph" sequel is titled "Ralph Breaks the Internet," but the Disney franchise will break ground in virtual reality, too, as the first VR experience that the VOID has offered based on an animated property.
In the nearly four years since Microsoft introduced its HoloLens augmented-reality headset, consumers have largely forgotten about it. But now it's gaining traction among an unlikely audience: car makers.