VR Awards Winners Answer Questions in VR with AltspaceVR
Jan13

VR Awards Winners Answer Questions in VR with AltspaceVR

VR Awards Winners Answer Questions in Virtual Reality with AltspaceVR in AMA Series The VR Awards, an annual awards ceremony dedicated to celebrating outstanding achievement in the virtual reality industry, has announced a series of AMA (Ask Me Anything) sessions with winners of the 2018 VR Awards. The VR Awards will partner with pioneers in mixed reality, AltspaceVR to deliver this exclusive weekly series. This will be the second...

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Tobii and HTC Bring Eye Tracking to Next Generation VR Headset
Jan11

Tobii and HTC Bring Eye Tracking to Next Generation VR Headset

Tobii Bring Eye Tracking to HTC VR Headset Tobii today announced that it is working with HTC to integrate its eye-tracking technology into the new VIVE Pro Eye Virtual Reality (VR) Headset. The VIVE Pro Eye and its eye-tracking features will be demonstrated by both companies at the CES 2019 trade show. In the fall of 2018, Tobii announced that it signed an agreement with a leading VR manufacturer. Today, Tobii confirms that agreement...

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VRX Hosting XR Webinar on January 15th
Jan10

VRX Hosting XR Webinar on January 15th

VRX Hosting XR Webinar on January 15th The enterprise use-cases of XR are numerous and growing. But what’s needed for successful implementation? How can you scale roll-out? How do you demonstrate ROI? On Tuesday 15th January, an expert panel of speakers will address the key industry question: ‘XR for business 101: What’s critical for success?’ With panellists including: Coen Sanderink, Business Developer Digitale Infra, Heijmans Julio...

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How Virtual Reality Can Improve Businesses
Jan07

How Virtual Reality Can Improve Businesses

How Virtual Reality Can Improve Businesses As time goes on, remarkable changes evolve in the business world. At times, innovations have left some business leaders off balance. Today, however, savvy executives recognize that change is constant. For instance, virtual reality (VR) is becoming mainstream as the price of equipment drops and becomes financially viable for consumers. Now that the technology is more cost-effective, businesses...

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VRtuoso Makes Virtual Reality Learning Real for US Businesses
Jan06

VRtuoso Makes Virtual Reality Learning Real for US Businesses

VRtuoso Makes Virtual Reality Learning Real for US Businesses VRtuoso, the creators of an innovative VR presentation platform, has announced its immediate availability in North America. VRtuoso is the first enterprise product to enable anyone in a company to quickly and easily create VR presentations. The enterprise VR training market is expected to grow to $6.3 billion by 2022 from $216 million in 2018, according to ABI Research1....

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Connect to the Ultimate VR Experience with Accell’s New USB-C VR Adapter
Jan03

Connect to the Ultimate VR Experience with Accell’s New USB-C VR Adapter

Connect to the Ultimate VR Experience with Accell’s New USB-C VR Adapter “Accell’s adapter allows users to effortlessly connect their Oculus Rift or Windows Mixed Reality VR Headset to NVIDIA RTX GPUs for the ultimate virtual reality experience” Accell, a provider of innovative Powramid power products and enhanced connectivity solutions, today announced the release of its new USB-C VR Adapter. Having received Oculus Ready...

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Digital Domain Incubates Iconic Engine To Focus On XR Space
Jan02

Digital Domain Incubates Iconic Engine To Focus On XR Space

Digital Domain Incubates Iconic Engine To Focus On XR Space Digital Domain, one of the world’s most innovative creators of visual effects content and immersive reality experiences, announced the formation of a new partner company—Iconic Engine—to target the extended reality (XR) content market. With the increasing availability of AR-capable devices and standalone VR headsets, Iconic Engine will lead the charge in further...

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Clay AIR Provides VR/AR Hand Tracking and Gesture Recognition Solutions
Dec30

Clay AIR Provides VR/AR Hand Tracking and Gesture Recognition Solutions

Clay AIR to Offer Hand Tracking and Gesture Recognition to the AR & VR Industry Clay AIR, a hardware-agnostic hand tracking and gesture recognition software company, today announced that it is collaborating with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. to provide OEMs with critical interaction technology to accelerate adoption of AR & VR devices. This is a part of the company’s larger mission to standardize hand tracking-enabled...

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Axonom Releases New CPQ, VR, AR Features in Powertrak Version 11
Dec26

Axonom Releases New CPQ, VR, AR Features in Powertrak Version 11

Axonom Releases New CPQ, VR, AR Features in Powertrak Version 11 Axonom, a global provider of visual and virtual product configurator software, today announces the release of Powertrak Version 11 – a CPQ solution suite that includes 2D and 3D product configurators, floor space planning, virtual reality, and augmented reality. Powertrak v11 delivers a set of enhancements to streamline how consumers engage, customize, experience, and...

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The Wild Allows Users to Create and Import VR/AR Content on the Cloud
Dec26

The Wild Allows Users to Create and Import VR/AR Content on the Cloud

The Wild Allows Users to Create and View VR/AR Content on the Cloud The Wild have announced an update to their proprietary, cloud­based platform that enables designers to create and share immersive experiences using any device. Now, in addition to PC, iOS, VR and AR, users of The Wild now have the option to create, import, manage content, and view spaces in The Wild directly from their Mac. “The macOS app is a game changer for 3D...

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State of XR Market: 2018 Round-Up Report
Dec25

State of XR Market: 2018 Round-Up Report

State of XR Market: 2018 Round-up As we end another year of XR innovations and new releases, the industry is faced with a brand new set of opportunities and challenges to push immersive tech forward in 2019. So what are the key takings from this year and how should XR businesses prepare for what’s to come? Throughout the year, VR Intelligence has been gathering insights and analysis from its network of XR business leaders – and...

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Trivantis Unveils eLearning and VR Authoring Software 
Dec24

Trivantis Unveils eLearning and VR Authoring Software 

Trivantis Unveils Releases of its eLearning and VR Authoring Software Trivantis®, the creators of the widely-used Lectora® software product, and innovators in the virtual reality eLearning space, has finished Q4 with new releases of Lectora Online, Lectora Inspire and Publisher (desktop version 18), and CenarioVR authoring products – all within a swift span of 38 days. The updates made to each product line are significant and...

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Liminal VR Launches Platform to Change How People Feel and Perform
Dec20

Liminal VR Launches Platform to Change How People Feel and Perform

Liminal VR Launches Platform to Change How People Feel and Function Liminal VR is officially launching a platform of short virtual reality experiences to empower people to consciously choose how they feel and perform. Initially, the platform will consist of 14 experiences (7 calm, 7 energy) with additional experiences to be added over time. While some of the experiences have been created by Liminal, the majority have been developed by...

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Metaverse Ventures and Decentraland Co-Invest in Vegas City
Dec17

Metaverse Ventures and Decentraland Co-Invest in Vegas City

Metaverse Ventures and Decentraland Co-Invest in Vegas City Vegas City, a popular virtual district operating in Decentraland, announced that they raised investment funding from two entities: Metaverse Ventures, a Digital Currency Group company, and Decentraland, the creators of the Ethereum-based virtual world. Decentraland is a platform where individuals and businesses can create 3D content and applications which can be monetized and...

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DataViewVR: VR Data Analytic Company Releases Version 2.0
Dec15

DataViewVR: VR Data Analytic Company Releases Version 2.0

DataView VR Releases DataView Version 2.0 DataView VR, LLC., a New York City based Virtual & Augmented Reality (VR & AR) analytics and presentation software company targeting data-intensive industries, announced that it has released DataView Version 2.0 for commercial deployment. DataView is a comprehensive virtual workspace, designed to provide insight into complex data, improve productivity, and facilitate virtual...

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VR Goggles: The New Tech Trend of 2019?
Dec13

VR Goggles: The New Tech Trend of 2019?

VR Goggles: The New Tech Trend of 2019? Today, most mainstream consumers have some exposure to virtual reality (VR) technology. They can now enter digital worlds by donning special VR goggles that allow them to immerse themselves in environments that parallel reality. Relatively recently, the technology has exploded onto the consumer market. VR goggles are getting more and more popular and are definitely a tech trend for 2019....

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Surgical Theater Introduces Precision VR
Dec07

Surgical Theater Introduces Precision VR

Surgical Theater Introduces Precision VR: Explore at The Radiology Society of North America Surgical Theater will be demonstrating its innovative 360˚ Virtual Reality platform at the Radiology Society of North America’s Annual (RSNA) Conference in Chicago, IL, from November 25-30. Surgical Theater will be debuting Precision VR® Explore – a new addition to the Precision VR® platform empowering radiologists with a tool that aides...

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Can VR Improve Your Communication and Connection Skills?
Dec07

Can VR Improve Your Communication and Connection Skills?

Can Virtual Reality Improve Your Communication and Connection Skills? Let’s face it, being able to humanely connect with people and develop good relationships is a key skill that many people need help mastering. Learning to improve your communication skills and being willing to grow and how you connect and talk with others can help you greatly in your life, career, business dealings and romance. In the United States, the number...

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EXIT REALITY PREVIEWS THE X HUB, MIXED REALITY UNIT POWERED BY LIV AND SPRINGBOARDVR
Dec05

EXIT REALITY PREVIEWS THE X HUB, MIXED REALITY UNIT POWERED BY LIV AND SPRINGBOARDVR

EXIT REALITY PREVIEWS THE X HUB, MIXED REALITY UNIT POWERED BY LIV AND SPRINGBOARDVR AT IAAPA 2018 At IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018 Exit Reality previewed their newest product offering the X HUB, which is scheduled to debut in 2019. The X HUB is a high-end, turnkey VR gaming system which uses LIV’s built-in V-Screen technology and Springboard’s massive library of content to provide the ultimate location-based VR attraction for FECs and...

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ViewR: VR Streaming Solution
Dec04

ViewR: VR Streaming Solution

Launching: VR Streaming Solution Turns Phone into a Camera that sees into VR ViewR turns your phone into a camera that sees the virtual world that you are experiencing. By creating a window into the VR world, more than just the person wearing the headset can experience and observe what is going on in the immersive world. It is the only streaming solution to let others into the VR gaming environment from a phone or another smart...

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Create AR/VR from Your Phone with Visual Vocal’s Mobile Authoring
Nov30

Create AR/VR from Your Phone with Visual Vocal’s Mobile Authoring

Create AR/VR Content from Your Phone with Visual Vocal’s New Mobile Authoring Tech Visual Vocal launches Mobile Authoring, the easiest way to create immersive, sharable AR/VR content from a phone. Construction teams can now produce high-resolution experiences on-site in under two minutes, using any iOS or Android phone to deliver actionable insights on jobsite progress. Here are the iTune app link and Google Play app link Mobile...

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VIVEPORT Developer Awards Submissions Opens Now
Nov29

VIVEPORT Developer Awards Submissions Opens Now

Third Annual VIVEPORT Developer Awards Submissions Opens Now VIVEPORT, HTC VIVE’s global platform, app store and subscription service, today opened submissions for the third annual Viveport Developer Awards. The awards program is an open contest for VR developers who have been, or will be, published on Viveport Subscription. Winners in each category can walk away with up to $50,000 in cash and prizes to support their current and...

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RYOT Announces Free Immersive Film Experience in DTLA HYPERSPECTIVE
Nov29

RYOT Announces Free Immersive Film Experience in DTLA HYPERSPECTIVE

RYOT Announces Free Immersive Film Experience in DTLA HYPERSPECTIVE to screen 360 Degree Immersive Films RYOT, an immersive media company and Academy Award-nominated studio, announced today a free immersive full-dome film festival experience, HYPERSPECTIVE, is coming to the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles from Nov. 30-Dec. 2. Created, powered and curated by META, a 360-degree dome theatre will screen next-generation immersive films...

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HTC VIVE Announces Fourth Batch of Companies for Vive X
Nov27

HTC VIVE Announces Fourth Batch of Companies for Vive X

HTC VIVE Announces Fourth Batch of Companies Selected for Vive X Accelerator Program VIVE X, HTC VIVE’s™ global AR/VR accelerator today announced the next group of companies selected to join the prominent program. Eighteen new start-ups from across the world will join Vive X programs in the San Francisco, London, Taipei, Shenzhen, Beijing, and Tel Aviv offices. Vive X has proven to be one of the most consistent and active...

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RYOT, Kaleidoscope, Oculus Announce AR/VR Artists for DevLab
Nov21

RYOT, Kaleidoscope, Oculus Announce AR/VR Artists for DevLab

RYOT, Kaleidoscope and Oculus Announce Selected Speakers and AR/VR Artists for DevLab 2018 “11 XR artist groups will participate in the second annual incubator, where they’ll work alongside advisors to hone their immersive projects” RYOT, the immersive media company and Academy Award-nominated studio, along with partners Kaleidoscope and Oculus, announced the selected participants and advisors for DevLab 2018, which takes...

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New VR Software Treats PTSD for Veterans: Dept. of Defense Grants $3M to University of Central Florida
Nov20

New VR Software Treats PTSD for Veterans: Dept. of Defense Grants $3M to University of Central Florida

UCF RESTORES Clinic Receives Grant to Develop New VR Software to Treat PTSD Thanks to a $3 million grant from the Department of Defense, the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) RESTORES clinic is developing new virtual reality software designed to virtually expose veterans to the scenes and sounds of war to treat PTSD and other trauma-related disorders. RESTORE’s VR therapy has already proven effective with a 66 percent success rate...

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The VR Sound Mixing Console of the Future
Nov19

The VR Sound Mixing Console of the Future

dearVR Spatial Connect: The VR Sound Mixing Console of the Future Dear Reality officially releases the revolutionary and brand-new dearVR SPATIAL CONNECT which enables sound engineers and musicians to create immersive 3D audio content directly in VR. It eliminates the necessity to switch back and forth between your DAW and your VR production environment and enables you to experience a revolutionary gesture-controlled workflow. About...

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Can Virtual Reality Enhance Romance and Relationships?
Nov18

Can Virtual Reality Enhance Romance and Relationships?

Can Virtual Reality Enhance Romance and Relationships? It’s not easy being single in today’s world. Finding your soulmate on Tinder seems about as likely as winning the lottery, and although we’re more connected than ever, we’re also lonelier than ever. Our relationships—both romantic and platonic—can be the most satisfying aspects of our lives. But is it harder to form these deep relationships these days? In many ways, yes. Our...

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HTC VIVE Launches Premium VR Offerings For Businesses
Nov15

HTC VIVE Launches Premium VR Offerings For Businesses

HTC VIVE Launches Full Suite Of Premium VR Offerings For Businesses Of All Sizes HTC VIVE announced a premium virtual reality experience for the enterprise market, including a new platform, new hardware, and new software available specifically for commercial use. This launch reinforces Vive’s increased commitment to bringing best-in-class design and software expertise—paired with the world’s best VR hardware—to businesses...

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Epic Games Awards $800,000 in Unreal Cash Grants
Nov11

Epic Games Awards $800,000 in Unreal Cash Grants

Epic Games Awards $800,000 in Unreal Cash Grants Dozens of developers across games, film, VR, enterprise and more to receive no-strings-attached cash assistance. Epic Games announced the latest recipients of Unreal Dev Grants , a $5 million fund supporting developers working with Unreal Engine 4 (UE4). This new round awards $800,000 to more than 30 individuals and teams, with no restrictions or obligations to Epic Games. As with...

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