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Steam VR vs OpenXR: Which Runtime is Best?


In the world of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), you’ll often come across the terms OpenXR and SteamVR. Sometimes people will say that “OpenXR is better than SteamVR”, but what do these terms mean and how do they relate in terms of features, compatibility, performance, and developer-friendliness? SteamVR SteamVR is a software platform…

Best haptic vests for VR – Complete immersion

best Haptic Vests for VR

Virtual Reality (VR) gamers are always looking for ways to get more immersion, be it with bigger FOV, higher pixel amounts, increased comfort, audio, a yoke or steering wheel, or even a treadmill. There are also popular peripherals that are haptic vests. These look straight out of ReadyPlayerOne, but they’re not science-fiction. While visual and…

Improved Pimax Portal goes live on Indiegogo, including its VR view headset


The Pimax Portal was launched almost a year ago by Pimax, as a 4K Android handheld that doubles as a high-fidelity VR headset. Now after a year of revisions, both in hardware and software, the Portal is improved and live on Indiegogo for a round of crowdfunding. The Pimax Portal The Portal received reviews ranging…

Prebuilt VR-Ready PCs: A Quick & Easy Entry into VR

VR ready gaming PC

Virtual reality (VR) has taken the gaming world by storm, offering an unparalleled level of immersion and excitement. However, building a VR-ready PC can be a daunting task, requiring careful consideration of hardware components and compatibility. This is where prebuilt VR-ready PCs come in, providing a convenient and hassle-free solution for gamers seeking a seamless…