David Imel

David is a writer at VR Source, Systems Engineer at Intel Corporation,and a senior at UC Santa Cruz. His hobbies include building computers, being a Google fanboy, journalism, and mechanical keyboards.

David's Posts

Disney demonstrates catching a real ball in virtual reality

Disney is experimenting with new VR tracking mechanisms that can allow for physical interaction by tracking object trajectory.
by David Imel1 week ago

Report: VR and AR headset shipments could approach 100 Million by 2021

A new report suggests that virtual and augmented reality headset shipments will rise up to 10x in the next 4 years, drastically changing public perception of the space.
by David Imel1 week ago

‘Narcosis’ gets a launch date alongside new trailer

Narcosis is a game about survival, leaving you deep below the sea attempting to figure out a way out without draining your limited oxygen. Will you survive?
by David Imel2 weeks ago

Deal: Samsung Gear VR for only $50 from T-Mobile ($50 off)

T-Mobile is selling USB Type-C Gear VR headsets for 50% off to prepare for the new models hitting the market later this year.
by David Imel2 weeks ago

‘Trinity’ is an interactive VR TV show by UNLTD

'Trinity' is the new VR TV show from UNLTD, allowing viewers to walk around the space while the show is playing.
by David Imel2 weeks ago

These are the best VR capable drones and accessories

Have you ever dreamed of flying high in the air like a bird? With the advent of VR and drones, you can finally do just that. Check out our picks for the best VR capable drones and ...
by David Imel2 weeks ago

Best Daydream View Games (March 2017)

These are some of the best Daydream View games released so far, with much more coming over time.
by David Imel2 weeks ago

Google patents smartphone packaging that transforms into a VR headset

Google has filed a patent to use a Google Cardboard headset as packaging for smartphones, easily getting VR technology into the hands of consumers.
by David Imel2 weeks ago

Oculus CTO John Carmack sues ZeniMax for $22.5 million

John Carmack is seeking $22.5 million from ZeniMax for outstanding debts from the sale of his company, id Software.
by David Imel3 weeks ago

‘Mission: ISS’ is Oculus’ free space station simulator for the Rift

Oculus is working with NASA and the French Space Agency to help Rift users know what it is like to be an astronaut aboard the ISS.
by David Imel3 weeks ago
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