The VOID to Open Immersive Entertainment Venues at Glendale Galleria im 2018
Dec20

The VOID to Open Immersive Entertainment Venues at Glendale Galleria im 2018

The VOID to Open Immersive Entertainment Venues at Glendale Galleria im 2018 The VOID today announced plans to open two new VOID Experience Centers™ (VECs) in partnership with retail real estate company GGP Inc. in early 2018. The new VECs will be located at Glendale Galleria in Glendale, CA, and at the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian|The Palazzo in Las Vegas. Each new VEC will feature the critically acclaimed hyper-reality...

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Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID Announce Tickets Are Now On Sale for Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience
Oct11

Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID Announce Tickets Are Now On Sale for Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience

Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID Announce Tickets Are Now On Sale for Star Wars:Secrets of the Empire Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated hyper-reality experience, Star Wars™: Secrets of the Empire, debuting at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando on December 16 and Downtown Disney at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim on January 5. “We are so excited about this magical...

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Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID Announce New Hyper-Reality Experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire
Aug05

Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID Announce New Hyper-Reality Experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID Announce New Hyper-Reality Experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire “New VOID Experience Centers Coming to Downtown Disney and Disney Springs This Holiday Season” Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID today announced the new Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire hyper-reality experience. This ground-breaking experience will open to the public at two new VOID Experience Centers at Downtown Disney at...

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Disney Announces Investment in The Void for 2017 Accelerator Program
Jul16

Disney Announces Investment in The Void for 2017 Accelerator Program

Disney Announces Investment in The Void for 2017 Accelerator Program The Disney Accelerator program, in which the House of Mouse invests in up-and-coming technological entertainment companies, is going strong in its fourth year. Today the program announced its annual list of creative tech firms that will receive “access to the range of creative expertise and resources of The Walt Disney Company to help them develop their innovative...

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THE VOID Continues International Expansion with Toronto Launch
Jun28

THE VOID Continues International Expansion with Toronto Launch

THE VOID Continues International Expansion with Toronto Launch Hyper-Reality Ghostbusters: Dimension Experience Now Available to Guests of Cineplex’s Newest Location of The Rec Room THE VOID, the critically acclaimed immersive entertainment company, today announced the opening of its newest VOID Experience Center™(VEC) in Toronto, Canada in a joint venture with Cineplex.   THE VOID is part of The Rec Room, Toronto’s newest...

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THE VOID Fortifies its Executive Bench with Three Key C-Suite Hires
Jun20

THE VOID Fortifies its Executive Bench with Three Key C-Suite Hires

THE VOID Fortifies its Executive Bench with Three Key C-Suite Hires “Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer Andrew Darrow, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Ruggels and Chief Experience Officer Sarah Marsh Join World-Class Leadership Team” THE VOID, the critically acclaimed immersive entertainment company, today announced significant expansions to its executive bench with the appointment of entertainment industry...

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THE VOID Taps Entertainment Veteran Cliff Plumer to Serve as Chief Executive Officer
Feb22

THE VOID Taps Entertainment Veteran Cliff Plumer to Serve as Chief Executive Officer

THE VOID Taps Entertainment Veteran Cliff Plumer to Serve as Chief Executive Officer THE VOID, the critically acclaimed immersive entertainment company, today announced it has appointed Cliff Plumer as chief executive officer. With more than 30 years of experience spanning production, creative and technology, Plumer will lead the company effective today.     He succeeds co-founder Ken Bretschneider who has transitioned to...

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Premiere in Germany: James Jensen (THE VOID) set to present the technology and content for futuristic VR theme parks at VR Now Con
Nov02

Premiere in Germany: James Jensen (THE VOID) set to present the technology and content for futuristic VR theme parks at VR Now Con

Premiere in Germany: James Jensen (THE VOID) set to present the technology and content for futuristic VR theme parks at VR Now Con James Jensen is the Chief Visionary Officer of THE VOID, one of the world’s most exciting tech companies. He will be coming to the VR NOW Con – The Tech Biz Art Conference in Potsdam/Berlin on November 16 to speak for the first time and exclusively in Germany about the US start-up’s plans...

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THE VOID Launches Ghostbusters: Dimension, an Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience Powered by Unity Technologies 3D engine at Madame Tussauds New York
Jun30

THE VOID Launches Ghostbusters: Dimension, an Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience Powered by Unity Technologies 3D engine at Madame Tussauds New York

THE VOID Launches Ghostbusters: Dimension, an Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience Powered by Unity Technologies 3D engine at Madame Tussauds New York Unity, the largest global development platform for creating 2D, 3D, VR and AR games and experiences, today announced a new and truly unique virtual reality (VR) experience “Ghostbusters: Dimension” has been built using the Unity Technologies platform. Led by tech innovators THE VOID, the...

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The VOID Virtual Entertainment Center Opens In Pleasant Grove, Utah
Aug11

The VOID Virtual Entertainment Center Opens In Pleasant Grove, Utah

The VOID Virtual Entertainment Center Opens In Pleasant Grove, Utah The VOID Virtual Entertainment Center (VEC) is set to open in 2016 in Q3 during September or October. According to The VOID, the first VEC will open in Pleasant Grove, Utah, USA.     The First VOID Virtual Entertainment Center ( VEC ) The first VEC will have seven large 18 x 18 meters rooms that can each fit up to ten people. Players will be gaming from a VR...

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The VOID Theme Park: New Generation of Virtual Reality & Mixed Reality Virtual Entertainment Centers For Gamers
Jul04

The VOID Theme Park: New Generation of Virtual Reality & Mixed Reality Virtual Entertainment Centers For Gamers

The VOID Theme Park: Future of Immersive Virtual Reality + Physical Reality Gaming Experience The future of immersive gaming and entertainment is here! A Salt Lake City, Utah based virtual reality startup company The VOID VR has released an exciting pitch demo video on May 4th on The Void’s official Youtube channel.       “Our technology allows us to create the illusion that the player is exploring miles of...

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Oxford VR Launch Social Engagement™ to Tackle Anxious Social Avoidance
Apr09

Oxford VR Launch Social Engagement™ to Tackle Anxious Social Avoidance

Oxford VR Launch Social Engagement™ – a First-in-class Digital Therapeutic Using VR to Tackle Anxious Social Avoidance Oxford VR (OVR) announces the launch of OVR social engagement™ a ground-breaking and progressive behavioral health intervention using virtual reality technology to help individuals overcome anxious social avoidance, prevalent in multiple mental health conditions including agoraphobia, panic disorder, social...

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Learn How to Avoid Taxes in VR Adult Film!
Jun04

Learn How to Avoid Taxes in VR Adult Film!

New Entertainment Tax? Want to Know How to Avoid It? Wear Your VR Headset! Attention, attention! The Internal Revenue Service hast just recently announced the introduction of a newest entertainment tax within the area of the United States of America, and from now on… Nah, we are just kidding! This could indeed sound disturbingly true, but it is just a yet another VR porn fantasy from the world-famous professional VR porn movies’...

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Step into Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire by Void VR
Apr09

Step into Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire by Void VR

Star Wars Secrets of the Empire Available @ Las Vegas The VOID, the global leader of a new category of immersive location based experiences, has teamed up with ILMxLAB to create Star Wars™: Secrets of the Empire – a first-of-its-kind location based multi-sensory interactive adventure in a galaxy far, far away. Using state-of-the-art VR technology, The VOID will transport guests deep into the Star Wars universe where they can walk...

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Lcation-Based Virtual Reality Reaching $3.6 Billion in 2019
Aug05

Lcation-Based Virtual Reality Reaching $3.6 Billion in 2019

Location-Based Virtual Reality Reaching $3.6 Billion in 2019, says Greenlight Insights In 2023, the number of venues offering location-based virtual reality is expected to nearly double, to 24,500 global locations. Virtual reality in location-based entertainment is set to reach $3.6 billion in 2019, according to Greenlight Insights important new report, 2019 Location-Based Virtual Reality Industry Report. This report includes global...

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VR/AR Professionals Set to Convene for Greenlight Insights’ xRS Week 2019
Mar31

VR/AR Professionals Set to Convene for Greenlight Insights’ xRS Week 2019

VR/AR Executives and Professionals Set to Convene for Greenlight Insights’ xRS Week 2019 Hundreds of executives charged with creating value in their organizations through the development and use of Virtual and Augmented Reality, together referred to as xR, will be convening in San Francisco for the fourth annual xRS Week, hosted by Greenlight Insights. The leading market intelligence firm covering these fields. On October 16-18, 2019,...

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VR Days Europe’s Media, Arts and Entertainment Summit will shine spotlight on Location-Based VR
Oct24

VR Days Europe’s Media, Arts and Entertainment Summit will shine spotlight on Location-Based VR

VR Days Europe’s Media, Arts and Entertainment Summit will shine spotlight on Location-Based VR The Media/Arts/Entertainment Summit is one of three market-specific summits being hosted during VR Days Europe 2018, which takes place in Amsterdam from 24 to 26 October. Each summit will feature presentations from leading VR experts, panel discussions and roundtables. Its theme will be ‘Location-Based VR’. Background Virtual reality...

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Winners Announced for VR Awards 2018
Oct16

Winners Announced for VR Awards 2018

Winners Announced for VR Awards 2018 The VR Awards has announced the winners of the second VR Awards, which looks to celebrate outstanding achievement in the Virtual Reality industry. With over 400 nominations received internationally, 105 finalists went before a jury of 40 expert judges undergoing a rigorous judging process. This evening’s events now features the following 12 exceptional winners: VR Headset of the Year: HTC Vive Pro...

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PokerStars Previews Virtual Reality Poker
Oct06

PokerStars Previews Virtual Reality Poker

PokerStars Previews Virtual Reality Poker: Taking Players into Immersive Online World “Live and online poker collide in brand new VR experience” PokerStars, the world’s largest online poker site, is previewing a virtual reality version of its online poker software in expectation of a commercial release in the future. An exciting and innovative experience for new and existing players, PokerStars VR is a free-to-play,...

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RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVEALS IMMERSIVE STORIES LINE-UP & NOMINEES
Sep03

RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVEALS IMMERSIVE STORIES LINE-UP & NOMINEES

7 MIRACLES, THE WORLD’S FIRST FEATURE-LENGTH CINEMATIC VR EXPERIENCE TO RECEIVE ITS WORLD PREMIERE Raindance Film Festival continues to champion creators who are pushing the artistic development of the new mediums of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. This year’s immersive strand, Raindance Immersive Stories and Interactive Worlds, held between Thursday 4th – Sunday 7th October, will feature the annual showcase, Gallery of...

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MWM LAUNCHES THREE-PART SERIES OF VR SHORTS CREATED BY SOKRISPYMEDIA
Jul11

MWM LAUNCHES THREE-PART SERIES OF VR SHORTS CREATED BY SOKRISPYMEDIA

MWM LAUNCHES THREE-PART SERIES OF VR SHORTS CREATED BY SOKRISPYMEDIA MWM (Madison Wells Media) announced the launch of a three-part, immersive short video series created in partnership with digital creators SoKrispyMedia, through their AR/VR entertainment division MWM Immersive (formerly Reality One). The entire series is titled “SoKrispy Daydreams.” Best known for their Chalk Warfare series, which has accumulated over 55 million...

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State of the VR Arcade Industry by SpringBoardVR Co-Founder
Jun27

State of the VR Arcade Industry by SpringBoardVR Co-Founder

State of the VR Arcade Industry An by SpringBoardVR Co-Founder Will Stackable The modern VR Arcade industry (outside of Asia) is just over two years old. It is still a baby industry. And for such a new industry, it is doing pretty well. Based on the largest industry survey* to date, nearly two-thirds of VR Arcades are at break even or better right now. Great news! That said, many VR Arcades are struggling. Struggling to find the right...

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MK2 Launches Plug-and-Play Pods & Worldwide VR Distribution Network
Mar14

MK2 Launches Plug-and-Play Pods & Worldwide VR Distribution Network

MK2 Launches Plug-and-Play Pods & Worldwide VR Distribution Network MK2, the leading virtual reality experience provider in Europe, debuts the first VR plug-and-play solution for professionals: the mk2 VR Pod. The announcement comes one year after the opening of mk2 VR, the first and biggest VR space in Europe. With this large VR offering, mk2 will become the first VR distribution network worldwide with this end-to-end premium and...

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New Hyper-Reality Star Wars™ VR Experience Coming to Westfield Stratford City
Feb14

New Hyper-Reality Star Wars™ VR Experience Coming to Westfield Stratford City

New Hyper-Reality Star Wars™ VR Experience Coming to Westfield Stratford City From a galaxy far, far away comes the first multi-sensory immersive virtual experience that blurs the line between the physical and virtual world where you move freely, hear, touch, feel and even smell an environment as you explore it with friends and companions. Due to the incredible response from fans and critics alike at the Westfield London location in...

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Inside the Great Pyramid Documentary Shot Using VR Technology and Cosmic Rays
Jan25

Inside the Great Pyramid Documentary Shot Using VR Technology and Cosmic Rays

New CuriosityStream Documentary Gives Viewers Exclusive Look Inside the Great Pyramid’s Secret Chambers Behind-the-Scenes Film Reveals How Scientists Use Cosmic Rays, Virtual Reality to Peer Inside the World’s Most Mysterious Structures to Discover Hidden Rooms A new CuriosityStream documentary is giving viewers an inside look at mysterious new chambers discovered deep inside Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza. The...

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Disney Accelerator Showcases 11 Startups at 2017 Demo Day
Oct11

Disney Accelerator Showcases 11 Startups at 2017 Demo Day

Disney Accelerator Showcases 11 Startups at 2017 Demo Day “Companies, Investors and Disney Leaders Gather at The Walt Disney Studios to Share Ideas for the Future of Media and Entertainment” The Walt Disney Company concluded the 2017 Disney Accelerator program today by hosting its fourth annual Demo Day. At the event, the eleven participating companies presented their businesses to investors, Disney executives and other...

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IMAX and Cineplex Expand Partnership, Adding Two Auditoriums and IMAX VR Centre in Canada
Aug24

IMAX and Cineplex Expand Partnership, Adding Two Auditoriums and IMAX VR Centre in Canada

IMAX and Cineplex Expand Partnership, Adding Two Auditoriums and IMAX VR Centre in Canada Check out Zero Latency VR Gaming Centre & The Void VR Gaming IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and Cineplex (TSX: CGX) today announced an agreement that will see the installation of two new IMAX auditoriums as well as the installation of a new IMAX VR Centre. An IMAX® auditorium will be added at Cineplex Odeon Eglinton Town Centre Cinemas in...

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Innovative Theme Parks Pursue the Virtual Frontier
Aug06

Innovative Theme Parks Pursue the Virtual Frontier

Innovative Theme Parks Pursue the Virtual Frontier The future is now as virtual reality has finally reached the quality and usability levels imagined by Philip Dick in his famous sci-fi novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, published in 1968. Countless books and movies have portrayed virtual reality as the ultimate platform for visualization, communication, and entertainment. Hindered by timely technological limits, virtual...

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Saebo Announces FDA Clearance of SaeboVR – World’s First Virtual ADL Rehabilitation System
Jul12

Saebo Announces FDA Clearance of SaeboVR – World’s First Virtual ADL Rehabilitation System

Saebo Announces FDA Clearance of SaeboVR – World’s First Virtual ADL Rehabilitation System Saebo, Inc. announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared SaeboVR, a virtual ADL (activities of daily living) rehabilitation system designed to engage neurological clients in both physical and cognitive challenges involving simulated functional tasks. This first-of-its-kind software system is...

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VRTO — CANADA’S LARGEST VIRTUAL & AUGMENTED REALITY CONVENTION — ANNOUNCES UPDATED LINEUP OF EXCLUSIVES AND SUPER SESSIONS
Jun19

VRTO — CANADA’S LARGEST VIRTUAL & AUGMENTED REALITY CONVENTION — ANNOUNCES UPDATED LINEUP OF EXCLUSIVES AND SUPER SESSIONS

VRTO — CANADA’S LARGEST VIRTUAL & AUGMENTED REALITY CONVENTION — ANNOUNCES UPDATED LINEUP OF EXCLUSIVES AND SUPER SESSIONS THE VOID, AMD, IMAX, and TWO BIT CIRCUS headline groundbreaking panel revealing their vision for a future with Out-of-Home VR as public entertainment VRTO (Virtual & Augmented Reality World Conference & Expo), Canada’s largest virtual, augmented and mixed reality convention — and the largest on North...

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