VRARA Training Program – Learn or Teach VR AR
Apr24

VRARA Training Program – Learn or Teach VR AR

VRARA Training Program – Learn or Teach VR AR In response to requests from members and the industry at large, VRARA is building a Training ecosystem and we want to partner with leaders and experts in the industry to offer VR and AR training courses and workshops around the world. As VR AR move more towards the mainstream through the development of new, more affordable consumer technologies and in the enterprise, the industry...

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ImmersedLIVE Debuts 53’ OB Truck to Handle Simultaneous 4K and 360° Productions
Apr24

ImmersedLIVE Debuts 53’ OB Truck to Handle Simultaneous 4K and 360° Productions

ImmersedLIVE to Debut at NAB ImmersedLIVE is debuting a 53’ HybridVR truck at NAB 2017. The truck is a single OB unit with dual production bays designed to produce shows in 4K and 360° simultaneously, delivering significant cost and production efficiencies for live events. The truck will be in Las Vegas during NAB 2017 on April 25-26; meeting times can be requested at www.immersed.live. ImmersedLIVE brings experienced crews on-site to...

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ASUS VR-Ready VivoPC X Now Available
Apr23

ASUS VR-Ready VivoPC X Now Available

ASUS VR-Ready VivoPC X Now Available ASUS today announced the availability of the VivoPC X, an elegant and compact desktop PC designed for immersive virtual reality (VR) experiences. The VivoPC X is powered by a 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processor with NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 10 series graphics, and is fully compatible with the latest VR headsets. Its compact 5-liter chassis can be placed anywhere in the home, and has extensive...

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Asia VR & AR Fair Welcomes JD.com VR Buying Day By Organizing Committee
Apr22

Asia VR & AR Fair Welcomes JD.com VR Buying Day By Organizing Committee

Asia VR & AR Fair Welcomes JD.com VR Buying Day By Organizing Committee JD.com as one of the most favored and influential e-commerce website in China, has always been dedicated to enlarging VR & AR e-commerce. To further its development, JD.com VR Buying Day is designed to kick off on May 12-14, 2017. Consumers have the access to experience something interesting and new than ever before while the e-commerce is undertaken with...

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Is 2017 the Year for VR Poker?
Apr21

Is 2017 the Year for VR Poker?

Is 2017 the Year for VR Poker? For most VR is about taking yourself into space exploring alien planets or transporting yourself straight into a zombie horror apocalypse. The idea of a virtual reality poker table probably isn’t on the top of your excitement list, yet the combination of poker and VR is an incredibly exciting prospect when you consider the possibilities.   Playing online poker is exceptionally popular, with a...

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Virtual Reality Software Innovator, Vizor, Raises $2.3 Million and Announces Launch of Private Beta at F8 Conference
Apr19

Virtual Reality Software Innovator, Vizor, Raises $2.3 Million and Announces Launch of Private Beta at F8 Conference

Virtual Reality Software Innovator, Vizor, Raises $2.3 Million and Announces Launch of Private Beta at F8 Conference Facebook Developer Conference: F8, April 19, 2017 — Off the heels of a successful showing at the Facebook Developer Conference, Vizor, a pioneering virtual reality (VR) software company, today announced it has raised $2.3 million in a seed funding round led by The Venture Reality Fund (The VR Fund) and co-led by...

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FIRST-EVER HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR TESTIMONIAL IN ROOM-SCALE VR – THE LAST GOODBYE WORLD PREMIERES @ TRIBECA
Apr19

FIRST-EVER HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR TESTIMONIAL IN ROOM-SCALE VR – THE LAST GOODBYE WORLD PREMIERES @ TRIBECA

FIRST-EVER HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR TESTIMONIAL IN ROOM-SCALE VR, THE LAST GOODBYE, WORLD PREMIERES @ TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL(R) The Last Goodbye is a first-person testimonial of the Holocaust, for education and archival purposes, co-created by Gabo Arora and Ari Palitz and produced by USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director, Stephen Smith, premieres at Tribeca Immersive, in Storyscapes, presented by AT&T. Installation Experience Created...

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Anshar Studios Announced Detached with New Teaser Trailer
Apr19

Anshar Studios Announced Detached with New Teaser Trailer

Anshar Studios Announced Detached with New Teaser Trailer Anshar Studios has announced the release date of Detached along with a new teaser trailer for the main story. The space survival game available only for virtual reality devices (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and OSVR) leaves the early access phase on Steam and the Oculus store on May 18th.   “It was supposed to be a simple salvage operation… but in space… nothing is...

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Light Field Lab, Inc. Launches to Bring Holographic Experiences to Consumers
Apr19

Light Field Lab, Inc. Launches to Bring Holographic Experiences to Consumers

Light Field Lab, Inc. Launches to Bring Holographic Experiences to Consumers Light Field Lab, Inc. officially debuts today, co-founded by CEO Jon Karafin, CTO Brendan Bevensee, and VP of Engineering Ed Ibe. The co-founders previously worked together to design the world’s first professional light field capture system at award-winning company Lytro. Light Field Lab builds on the founders’ collective expertise with a new independent...

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Pixvana Partners with Akamai to Deliver Flawless VR Video Experiences
Apr19

Pixvana Partners with Akamai to Deliver Flawless VR Video Experiences

Pixvana Partners with Akamai to Deliver Flawless VR Video Experiences Pixvana Inc. today announced a partnership with Akamai Technologies to deliver enhanced virtual reality video experiences through its SPIN Studio VR content creation and delivery platform. Pixvana’s SPIN Studio users will now be able to distribute VR content via Akamai’s secure content delivery network (CDN), reducing latency and improving responsiveness for...

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50 HOURS IN VR – CYBERLINK SETS GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR LONGEST MARATHON WATCHING VR VIDEO CONTENT
Apr18

50 HOURS IN VR – CYBERLINK SETS GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR LONGEST MARATHON WATCHING VR VIDEO CONTENT

50 HOURS IN VR – CYBERLINK SETS GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR LONGEST MARATHON WATCHING VR VIDEO CONTENT Multimedia technology company, CyberLink, announced today that it has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest marathon watching virtual reality video content with non-stop 50 hours in a virtual headset, promoting the new PowerDVD 17 software that launched on April 11.   WHEN: Beginning Saturday, April 15 until Monday,...

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Avegant Brings Light Field to Mixed Reality
Apr15

Avegant Brings Light Field to Mixed Reality

Avegant Brings Light Field to Mixed Reality Avegant has brought the promise of immersion one-step closer to reality with the announcement it will bring its patent-pending Light Field technology to head-mounted displays, “enabling up close and personal interaction with stunningly vivid virtual objects.” According to the company, its Light Field technology solves one of mixed reality’s greatest challenges — by enabling virtual objects...

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MindMaze Unveils MASK: An Industry First Bringing Human Emotion and  Predictive Expressions to Social Virtual Reality Experiences
Apr15

MindMaze Unveils MASK: An Industry First Bringing Human Emotion and Predictive Expressions to Social Virtual Reality Experiences

MindMaze Unveils MASK: An Industry First Bringing Human Emotion and  Predictive Expressions to Social Virtual Reality Experiences MindMaze, the company building next-generation mind-machine interactions through neuro-virtual technology, launches MASK: the first-ever biosignal approach to translating pre-real time expressions into virtual reality (VR) experiences for gaming and social networking. With its pipeline of technologies for...

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Long Beach BMW Motorcycles Becomes First BMW Dealer to Offer Virtual Reality Experience
Apr14

Long Beach BMW Motorcycles Becomes First BMW Dealer to Offer Virtual Reality Experience

Long Beach BMW Motorcycles Becomes First BMW Dealer to Offer Virtual Reality Experience Long Beach BMW Motorcycles is now offering the first BMW Virtual Reality Experience in their Long Beach showroom, providing new and old riders alike the opportunity to take a virtual test ride on a variety of BMW motorcycles. “We are always looking for ways to get more non-riders interested in motorcycles,” explained David Lindahl, Owner and Sales...

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NextVR and Live Nation Will Give Fans a Front Row Seat to Experience a free exclusive VR Concert
Apr14

NextVR and Live Nation Will Give Fans a Front Row Seat to Experience a free exclusive VR Concert

NextVR and Live Nation Will Give Fans a Front Row Seat to Experience a free exclusive VR Concert Killswitch Engage exists deep within the eye of the storm, wielding the thunderous power of the elements like metallic alchemists, touching a nerve with the disenfranchised, and crafting populist anthems that both challenge the status quo and rally those who society casts aside. Across multiple albums, videos, and worldwide tours,...

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Visbit Launches the First All-In-One 360-Degree Virtual Reality Video Streaming Service in Open Beta
Apr14

Visbit Launches the First All-In-One 360-Degree Virtual Reality Video Streaming Service in Open Beta

Visbit Launches the First All-In-One 360-Degree Virtual Reality Video Streaming Service in Open Beta “Company Also Introduces Pilot Partner Program to Support Live Streaming of 360 VR Videos” Following a successful closed beta period that began in December 2016, virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree video streaming company Visbit is releasing their service into open beta, marking the industry’s first official availability of...

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360 Designs Introduces the World’s First Broadcast Quality 6K VR Drone
Apr14

360 Designs Introduces the World’s First Broadcast Quality 6K VR Drone

360 Designs Introduces the World’s First Broadcast Quality 6K VR Drone “Flying EYE Wirelessly Transmits Professional-Grade Live VR and 360-Degree Video; See It Live at NAB 2017” Live streaming VR pioneers, 360 Designs, today announced the release of Flying EYE™, the world’s first broadcast quality, live streaming, virtual reality drone. Flying EYE is the first drone system capable of streaming live, 6K, 360 video, and has...

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VR/AR Data Visualization and Analytics Pioneer, Virtualitics, Raises $4.4 Million Series A
Apr12

VR/AR Data Visualization and Analytics Pioneer, Virtualitics, Raises $4.4 Million Series A

VR/AR Data Visualization and Analytics Pioneer, Virtualitics, Raises $4.4 Million Series A  Virtualitics, Inc., a transformative startup developing next-generation big data visualization and analytics tools for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) environments, today announced it has raised $4.4 million in a Series A funding round led by The Venture Reality Fund (The VR Fund). Virtualitics will leverage the investment to...

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GeoCV Raises $1.8 Million for Its 3D Capture Technology
Apr12

GeoCV Raises $1.8 Million for Its 3D Capture Technology

GeoCV Raises $1.8 Million for Its 3D Capture Technology GeoCV, a New York-based 3D capture startup, raised $1.8 million in seed investment from Runa Capital, Emery Capital, and several New York angel investors.   GeoCV scans interior spaces using a 3D camera equipped smartphone and proprietary software. The space can be viewed in 3D from any angle in virtual reality (VR), or in a web browser. Unlike competitors that offer 3D scanners...

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Experience the First Music Album in Virtual Reality: The Melody of Dust from Viacom and Hot Sugar Is Now Available for the HTC Vive
Apr11

Experience the First Music Album in Virtual Reality: The Melody of Dust from Viacom and Hot Sugar Is Now Available for the HTC Vive

Experience the First Music Album in Virtual Reality: The Melody of Dust from Viacom and Hot Sugar Is Now Available for the HTC Vive The Melody of Dust, a virtual reality (VR) music and gaming experience created by multidisciplinary artist Nick Koenig (aka Hot Sugar) in collaboration with Viacom, was released today for the HTC Vive headset. Dubbed a “new art form” by Rolling Stone, this immersive exploration of sight and sound has...

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20 Countries Enter Deals for 360 VR Content with RT at MIPTV 2017
Apr10

20 Countries Enter Deals for 360 VR Content with RT at MIPTV 2017

20 Countries Enter Deals for 360 VR Content with RT at MIPTV 2017 RT, the global TV news network, has become a pioneer of 360-degree video format commercialisation by securing licensing agreements for VR content with organisations from across 20 countries. The deals followed an RT showcase in which it demonstrated expertise in integrating panoramic videos into documentary features at MIPTV 2017, one of the world’s largest annual...

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Concept3D Launches New Standard for Virtual Experiences
Apr10

Concept3D Launches New Standard for Virtual Experiences

Texas A&M the First University to Offer “Xplorer Virtual Tour” System for VR-Enabled, Immersive, Fully Customizable Virtual Tours Concept3D (http://concept3d.com) a leader in creating immersive online experiences with 3D modeling, interactive maps and virtual tour software, today unveiled Xplorer Virtual Tour, the new industry standard for VR-enabled experiences.        With Xplorer Virtual Tour, visitors can toggle...

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Kickstarter: Austrian Tech Start-up Wants to Conquer Virtual Reality
Apr10

Kickstarter: Austrian Tech Start-up Wants to Conquer Virtual Reality

Kickstarter: Austrian Tech Start-up Wants to Conquer Virtual Reality Kickoff for entering virtual reality: Innovative tech company EXCHIMP is collecting money on the crowdfunding portal kickstarter.com to finance one of the lightest, All-In-One Virtual Reality device worldwide. The start of serial production requires at least 37.500 euros. This technology is going to reach the revenue mark of one billion dollar worldwide this year:...

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How to Set Up Your Room for VR Tutorial by HomeAdvisor
Apr09

How to Set Up Your Room for VR Tutorial by HomeAdvisor

How to Set Up Your Room for VR Guide by HomeAdvisor We are entering a new era in home entertainment. Virtual Reality is making its way into our dens and games rooms, taking video game fun to the next level. But is your room set up properly to make the most of the VR experience?   First off, you need to figure out which is the best headset for you. For example, the Oculus Rift is relatively lightweight, if you’re worried about...

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EVOX IMAGES LAUNCHES RELAYCARS  VR App 6.0
Apr07

EVOX IMAGES LAUNCHES RELAYCARS VR App 6.0

EVOX IMAGES LAUNCHES RELAYCARS  VR App 6.0 “Most Expansive and Authentic Automotive VR App Now Available on Oculus Samsung Gear VR Store” EVOX Images®, a world leader in high-quality automotive stock photography, 360-degree automotive imaging, and global build-to-order automotive content solutions, today launched the 6.0 version of its highly successful free VR app RelayCars™. Featuring the most expansive and high-quality...

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The First VR|AR GAMBLING Conference Has Been a Success!
Apr07

The First VR|AR GAMBLING Conference Has Been a Success!

The First VR|AR GAMBLING Conference Has Been a Success!  On April 3, 2017, Prague brought together leading VR/AR gambling professionals and evangelists from the USA, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Israel, Spain, France, the Czech Republic and Russia to establish efficient collaborations in VR|AR and gambling sectors.     The presentation of Alexander Tomic, the founder of world’s first VR online casino, called Virtual reality in...

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Top Virtual Reality Marketing Questions Answered!
Apr07

Top Virtual Reality Marketing Questions Answered!

Top Virtual Reality Marketing Questions Answered! Philip Pelucha, Commercial Director for 3D Redshift, recently gave us his thoughts on the emergence of Virtual Reality Marketing and what it means for the industry. 3D Redshift plans to be at the forefront of the Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial intelligence (AI) Marketing revolution. In collaboration with their partners, 3D Redshift offers over forty years...

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VR DROP AND SHARE Official Launch
Apr07

VR DROP AND SHARE Official Launch

VR DROP AND SHARE Official Launch VR DROP AND SHARE launches today. This is the first free mobile platform that allows anyone to create and share their own social virtual reality experiences. Through VR DROP AND SHARE virtual reality is now made accessible, shareable and simple for everyone.       The VR DROP AND SHARE team believes that virtual reality should be simple for everyone. Harnessing the benefits of social VR on...

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Unimersiv Launches Breakthrough VR App to Let Users ‘Walk’ Through the Human Brain
Apr06

Unimersiv Launches Breakthrough VR App to Let Users ‘Walk’ Through the Human Brain

Unimersiv Launches Breakthrough VR App to Let Users ‘Walk’ Through the Human Brain “New app, aimed at educating users about history, outer space and the human anatomy, launches first VR experience aimed at walking users through the human brain” Unimersiv, a platform that provides users with Virtual Reality (VR) educational experiences, is launching a new VR experience to let users explore the human brain. Now, Unimersiv...

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Tenjin Adds Attribution and Analytics Support for Google Daydream
Apr06

Tenjin Adds Attribution and Analytics Support for Google Daydream

Tenjin Adds Attribution and Analytics Support for Google Daydream   “Measures app install campaigns and in-app behaviors on the popular Virtual Reality platform” Tenjin (www.tenjin.io), the mobile marketing infrastructure company, today announced that it has added attribution and analytics support for apps on Daydream, Google’s mobile Virtual Reality (VR) platform. Now app developers can track the effectiveness of Daydream...

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