The VR and AR Association’s Global Summit Features Applications in Every Industry
Dec04

The VR and AR Association’s Global Summit Features Applications in Every Industry

The VR and AR Association’s Global Summit Features Applications in Every Industry In the second-largest VR/AR ecosystem in the world, the final day of the VR/AR Association’s Global Summit saw the launch of an international women’s committee dedicated to closing the industry’s gender gap, the successful test of airborne virtual and augmented reality for military training purposes, leaps forward in health and security, and much...

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Vulcan Productions and Kaleidoscope Launch Inaugural Impact Reality Summit
Nov29

Vulcan Productions and Kaleidoscope Launch Inaugural Impact Reality Summit

Vulcan Productions and Kaleidoscope Launch Inaugural Impact Reality Summit “Leading virtual reality and augmented reality creators and social impact organizations to explore emerging media for measurable impact” Vulcan Productions and Kaleidoscope announced the inaugural Impact Reality Summit today, an event bringing together virtual and augmented reality creators, non-profits, technology leaders, funders, and others to...

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Webinar from VR Intelligence: Making the Business Case for XR and Understanding its Benefits
Nov25

Webinar from VR Intelligence: Making the Business Case for XR and Understanding its Benefits

Making the business case for XR and understanding its benefits: AR for Enterprise Alliance, Jaguar Land Rover, Vodafone and LADbible Group join XR Intelligence London: XR experts are getting ready to join a webinar to crack the XR communication question and dispel damaging myths around immersive technology on Wednesday 11th December at 13:30 GMT. Almost every industry could benefit from XR technology in some way and the immersive...

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VRX 2019 Announces Speakers from HTC Vive, Oculus, Snap & More
Nov16

VRX 2019 Announces Speakers from HTC Vive, Oculus, Snap & More

VRX 2019 Announces Speakers from HTC Vive, Oculus, Snap & More XR Intelligence, A Reuters Events Company, have announced the full speaker line-up for the VRX Conference & Expo, Taking Place in San Francisco, Dec 12-13 Focused on filtering through the hype around VR, AR and immersive tech, the VRX Conference & Expo 2019 speaker line-up includes senior executives from HTC Vive, ExxonMobil, DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures, HP,...

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VR Days Europe 2019 to include XR Gaming and LBVR Content Market 
Nov09

VR Days Europe 2019 to include XR Gaming and LBVR Content Market 

VR Days Europe 2019 to include XR Gaming and LBVR Content Market In its fifth year, the Amsterdam based 3-day conference and exhibition on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality content, creativity and innovation, will include the XR Gaming and LBVR Content Market, inviting developers, artists and startups to showcase and pitch their projects. The XR Gaming and LBVR Content Market will take place on November 13 at DeLaMar Theatre,...

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HP, Nokia, L’Oréal and More Share Insights Ahead of VRX Conference & Expo 2019
Oct18

HP, Nokia, L’Oréal and More Share Insights Ahead of VRX Conference & Expo 2019

HP, Nokia, L’Oréal and More Share Insights Ahead of VRX Conference & Expo 2019 Among those who understand the huge benefits and potential of immersive technologies, the argument has largely been won. How brands and businesses interact with customers can define success and failure and early adopters of extended reality (XR) technologies have demonstrated its power to win, engage and retain today’s digitally savvy consumer. Neither...

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XR Industry Insight Report 2019-2020: Featuring Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Intel, Nvidia and More
Sep14

XR Industry Insight Report 2019-2020: Featuring Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Intel, Nvidia and More

XR Industry Insight Report 2019-2020: Featuring Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Intel, Nvidia and More As the extended reality (XR) market matures, it appears to have reached a tipping point. Divergences in successful use cases are starting to make themselves evident, and questions have lingered around everything from consumer awareness and content availability to technology adoption, costs and ergonomics. While many of these questions are...

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FESTIVAL OF INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES CELEBRATES 5 YEARS
Sep12

FESTIVAL OF INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES CELEBRATES 5 YEARS

FESTIVAL OF INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES CELEBRATES 5 YEARS Featuring Dozens of Canadian and World Premieres Available For 3 Days Only Toronto, ON – The fifth annual Festival of International Virtual & Augmented Reality Stories (FIVARS) is set for Sept.13-15 (the final weekend of TIFF) and will showcase a curated selection of experiences from around the world powered by Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, projection-mapping,...

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Singularity University Announces VR Training Program and On-Demand Classes at 2019 Global Summit
Sep07

Singularity University Announces VR Training Program and On-Demand Classes at 2019 Global Summit

Singularity University Announces Virtual Reality Training Program and On-Demand Classes at 2019 Global Summit Singularity University (SU), a global community with a mission to educate, inspire and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges, announced today availability of its two newest products,On-Demand Classes, affordable, bite sized, learning on topics such as such as security and...

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HTC Vive, GE, Paramount, ExxonMobil and More Set to Join World’s Premier Extended Reality Event
Aug20

HTC Vive, GE, Paramount, ExxonMobil and More Set to Join World’s Premier Extended Reality Event

HTC Vive, GE, Paramount, ExxonMobil and More Set to Join World’s Premier Extended Reality Event According to one study, the extended reality (XR) market is forecast to grow to more than $209 billion in the next four years, an 800% increase from their 2018 prediction of $27 billion. Whatever the true figure, it is beyond doubt that this technology is set to revolutionize industries across the world, with more verticals than ever...

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Webinar: Companies Using AR to Build Consumer Engagement and Enhance Customer Experience?
Aug12

Webinar: Companies Using AR to Build Consumer Engagement and Enhance Customer Experience?

Fun Feature to Daily Essential: AR for Consumer Engagement & Retail with L’Oréal, NIVEA, Nestlé Webinar to focus on AR strategies for enhanced retail consumer engagement, driving adoption and measuring ROI, Wednesday, August 14, 9:00am PT Augmented reality (AR) is today being used by a growing number of companies to build consumer engagement and enhance the experience of customers. As with any novel, yet undoubtedly powerful...

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Microsoft, Sixense, Accenture, HP, Pico and More Join VR/AR Innovators for Solutions Showcase   @ xRS Week 2019
Aug10

Microsoft, Sixense, Accenture, HP, Pico and More Join VR/AR Innovators for Solutions Showcase @ xRS Week 2019

 Microsoft, Sixense, Accenture, HP, Pico and More Join VR/AR Innovators for Solutions Showcase at xRS Week 2019 At xRS Week 2019, October 16-18 in San Francisco, top solution providers, investors, and enterprise users of xR technologies will share winning strategies and technology breakthroughs. As the only xR (virtual and augmented reality) conference devoted to providing C-level executive with the information they need, xRS...

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Webinar: How VR & AR are Transforming Training, Education & Worker Guidance
Aug03

Webinar: How VR & AR are Transforming Training, Education & Worker Guidance

Webinar: How VR & AR are Transforming Training, Education & Worker Guidance: Sharing Strategies with Raytheon, Applied Materials As virtual and artificial reality take hold in worker training, education and guidance, specialists join exclusive VR Intelligence webinar, July 31, 9:00am PT/12:00pm ET/5:00pm BST. As with any novel and paradigm-shifting technology, the initial boom of virtual and artificial reality (VR/AR) has seen...

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The Human Effect of Tech: SIGGRAPH 2019 Shines Light on Adaptive Technology
Jul26

The Human Effect of Tech: SIGGRAPH 2019 Shines Light on Adaptive Technology

The Human Effect of Tech: SIGGRAPH 2019 Shines Light on Adaptive Technology SIGGRAPH 2019 announces programming focused around Adaptive Technology, a new focus area for its upcoming Los Angeles conference. Participants can discover the latest innovations with the potential to help humans of the future adapt during the 28 July–1 August event at the Los Angeles Convention Center. As existing technologies continue to expand and enhance...

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The Future of XR-Driven Product Design Webinar: Ford Motor Company, BASF, Jacobs Engineering Group and Flour Corporation
Jul23

The Future of XR-Driven Product Design Webinar: Ford Motor Company, BASF, Jacobs Engineering Group and Flour Corporation

The Future of XR-Driven Product Design: Ford Motor Company, BASF, Jacobs Engineering Group and Flour Corporation Share Insights Despite the relative slowdown in B2C uptake of extended reality (XR) (sales of consumer smartphone VR devices fell by more than 60% between 2017 and 2018), fields where outcomes are largely matching expectations are product design and visualization. An increasing number of enterprises are currently using XR...

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Immersive Healthcare Symposium at xRS Week 2019
Jul17

Immersive Healthcare Symposium at xRS Week 2019

Immersive Healthcare Symposium at xRS Week 2019: The Prescription for Better Outcomes and Reduced Costs As xR (the collective term for both Virtual and Augmented Reality technologies) becomes more affordable and its quality improves, medical care providers, administrators and investors are looking hard at the technology. To address the need for unbiased information on the benefits and challenges of xR in medical practice, Greenlight...

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Nexon Computer Museum to Hold the Fourth VR Open Call
Jun20

Nexon Computer Museum to Hold the Fourth VR Open Call

Nexon Computer Museum to Hold the Fourth VR Open Call Nexon Computer Museum (NCM) of NXC is holding the fourth virtual reality content contest, ‘2019 NCM OPEN CALL X REALITY’. NXC is a holding company of Nexon (TOKYO:3659). NCM OPEN CALL is an exhibit to discover and support virtual reality content creators. This year’s keyword ‘X REALITY’ encompasses all kinds of virtualization including VR, AR, MR, and more. It also implies eXtended...

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VR Days Europe 2019 Calling for Speaker and VR Content
Jun04

VR Days Europe 2019 Calling for Speaker and VR Content

VR Days Europe 2019 Calling for Speaker and VR Content VR Days Europe hosts over 27 different events during its three day festival. If you are interested in collaborating with us to share your story as a speaker, to showcase your last project, or pitch for your upcoming investment round, you can apply now for the following open calls: Share your case study, your vision, your tech, your failures and accomplishments with the community....

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17 Startups To Debut During Upcoming VIVE X Demo Days
May15

17 Startups To Debut During Upcoming VIVE X Demo Days

VIVE X to Showcase VR Startups Across Four International Demo Events VIVE X, HTC VIVE™’s global XR accelerator, is set to showcase the graduating class of startups from the program’s most recent portfolio. Held during four separate events in Beijing, Tokyo, London and San Francisco, seventeen companies from over six countries will present and exhibit their innovations to investors, press and potential business partners....

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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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VRTO World Conference & Expo Coming in June 2019
Mar30

VRTO World Conference & Expo Coming in June 2019

VRTO 2019 – SAVE THE DATE Canada’s leading international Virtual and Augmented Reality Conference is back for its fourth year in Toronto VRTO – Virtual and Augmented Reality World Conference is a unique forum for philosophers, ontologists, creators, technologists, distributors and investors to come together under one roof and work towards developing a framework and process to contend with the insane pace of today’s...

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Laval Virtual 2019 Taking Place From 20th to 24th March 2019
Mar16

Laval Virtual 2019 Taking Place From 20th to 24th March 2019

21st Laval Virtual Show Taking Place From 20th to 24th March 2019 From 20th to 24th March 2019, virtual and augmented reality professionals from around the world will gather in Laval, France, for the 21st Laval Virtual show. With over 320 exhibitors, spanning 9,000 m2, almost 200 speakers participating in 3 thematic cycles, the 10,000 professional visitors expected, experts, savvy or keen to learn about immersive technologies, will be...

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Develop:Brighton 2019 Announced VR/AR Talks
Mar16

Develop:Brighton 2019 Announced VR/AR Talks

Speakers From Microsoft, Bioware and Ubisoft Among First Announced For Develop:Brighton 2019 “Super Early Bird passes on sale now” Tandem Events, organizers of Develop:Brighton and The Develop:Star Awards, has announced the first set of speakers for 2019, which includes representatives from Microsoft, Bioware, Riot Games, Eidos Montreal, Jagex and Ubisoft. VR/AR Talks:...

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VR Awards 2019 Opens 3rd Year of Nominations
Mar15

VR Awards 2019 Opens 3rd Year of Nominations

VR Awards Opens 3rd Year of Nominations “A Nonprofit VR Industry Celebration of the Very Best VR has on Offer” Following a successful VR Awards 2018, AIXR, the independent not-for-profit trade body for immersive industries, is proud to announce the official opening of 2019 nominations. Last year saw many big names in attendance, including; Oculus, HTC, Bethesda, Framestore, Cloudhead Games, Beat Games, Magnopus, ILMxLAB,...

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Visionary Director Brett Leonard Hosting Immersive Screening at SXSW
Mar09

Visionary Director Brett Leonard Hosting Immersive Screening at SXSW

Film Director Brett Leonard Hosting VR Screening at SXSW 2019 Iconic filmmaker, Brett Leonard–who helped usher in the era of virtual reality with his hit film ‘Lawnmower Man’–will be treating VIP guests to the world’s first live-directed interactive group theatrical presentation as he debuts a sneak-peek of his latest groundbreaking project, ‘Hollywood Rooftop’ in a fully-immersive theater....

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VR Awards 2019 Nominations Open March 11th
Mar06

VR Awards 2019 Nominations Open March 11th

VR Awards Nominations Open March 11th Time has come for the nomination period for the VR Awards 2019. Nominations open on Monday 11th March and close on Tuesday 7th May. It’s time to get nomination materials prepared for submission. For guidance and help on submitting your nomination, make sure to check out our submission criteria. We will be releasing a full, free to access guide to nomination best practices in the coming...

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Webinar: Improving XR Adoption & Engagement
Mar05

Webinar: Improving XR Adoption & Engagement

Webinar: Improving XR Adoption & Engagement Mass adoption & engagement is pivotal to the progress, success & longevity of XR. But what’s needed to enhance the public’s interest? How important are distribution, content, UX and cost for improving adoption? On Wednesday 13th March, an expert panel of speakers will address the key industry question: Adoption & Engagement of Consumer XR – How Can We Improve? Register...

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FESTIVAL DE CANNES BETS ON EXTENDED REALITY WITH CANNES XR TEAMS UP WITH SPRINGBOARDVR
Feb21

FESTIVAL DE CANNES BETS ON EXTENDED REALITY WITH CANNES XR TEAMS UP WITH SPRINGBOARDVR

THE MARCHE DU FILM – FESTIVAL DE CANNES BETS ON EXTENDED REALITY WITH CANNES XR TEAMS UP WITH SPRINGBOARDVR TO DISTRIBUTE IMMERSIVE WORKS TO GLOBAL AUDIENCES. The Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes announces the launch of Cannes XR, a program fully dedicated to immersive technologies and entertainment in the very heart of the Palais des Festivals. From May 14-19, Cannes XR will bring together artists, producers, investors,...

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Global XR Leaders Meet in Amsterdam for VRX Europe 2019
Feb12

Global XR Leaders Meet in Amsterdam for VRX Europe 2019

Global XR Leaders Meet in Amsterdam for VRX Europe 2019 VRX Europe (10-11 April, Amsterdam) is the continent’s premier B2B immersive tech event, bringing together 300+ senior business leaders across enterprise, consumer entertainment, technology and investment. As an event partner, Virtual Reality Reporter can offer you a 15% discount on all tickets – plus, you’ll get an additional €300 discount if you book by this Friday Feb 15th!...

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VR Awards Launch The Academy of International Extended Reality
Feb10

VR Awards Launch The Academy of International Extended Reality

VR Awards Organizers Presents AIXR The organisers behind the VR Awards announce international not for profit, The Academy of International Extended Reality (AIXR). Expanding beyond virtual reality and the VR Awards, AIXR is to provide support to the entire XR industry. AIXR, The Academy of International Extended Reality, is a dedicated not for profit that exists to support individuals and companies of all sizes as the International...

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