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Global tech

Apple’s hoping its $5000 computer headset, Vision Pro, will be the new iPhone, but will we all walk around wearing augmented reality googles?

- January 30, 2024 4 MIN READ

Apple Vision Pro is a mixed-reality headset – which the company hopes is a “revolutionary spatial computer that transforms how people work, collaborate, connect, relive memories, and enjoy entertainment” – that begins shipping to the public (in the United States) later this week. Critics have doubted the appeal of the face-worn computer, which “seamlessly blends… Read more »

Artist John Olsen's work projected onto the Sydney Opera House in a work by Curiious for Vivid Sydney

Curiious, the virtual reality company behind the Opera House Vivid show, raises $1 million in pivot to corporate metaverse

- August 17, 2023 2 MIN READ

Sydney virtual reality startup Curiious has found a new niche for its technology, helping companies embrace 3D worlds for customer engagement, job training and marketing.  The veteran visual content business Curiious, best known for its Vivid Opera House projections, this year featured the late artist John Olsen, has raised $1 million led by seed VC… Read more »

Apple VR headset
Global tech

Apple’s new VR headset, Vision Pro, hasn’t sent the crowds wild, but for now that’s not the goal

- June 14, 2023 3 MIN READ

Apple’s new Vision Pro mixed reality headset has generated a significant amount of buzz. Announcing it at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, chief executive Tim Cook said the virtual and augmented reality headset will allow users to “see, hear and interact with digital content just like it’s in your physical space […] seamlessly blending the… Read more »


A Kiwi virtual reality startup, oVRcome, which treats anxiety and phobias, is looking for Australian investors

- June 2, 2023 2 MIN READ

A New Zealand entrepreneur who developed virtual reality software to treat anxiety and phobias is heading to Australia as part of a bid to source additional funding to help further enhance his product.  oVRcome founder Adam Hutchinson, from Christchurch, will pitch to investors at the Digital Health Festival in Melbourne starting June 6. Funding will… Read more »

Tia Cummins
Antler Australia

This neuroscientist and ex-soldier’s startup uses virtual reality to treat PTSD and other mental health conditions

- August 18, 2021 3 MIN READ

One of the most popular new innovations we’ve seen in recent years has been virtual reality (VR) technology. While many might associate virtual reality with games or leisure activities, a growing field of research suggests it can be an incredibly valuable tool in dealing with a range of mental health issues. After completing a PhD… Read more »