VR Company PlayWerk Announces Management Appointments and Capital Raise
Nov20

VR Company PlayWerk Announces Management Appointments and Capital Raise

VR Company PlayWerk Announces Management Appointments and Capital Raise Company Raises $2.2 Million USD in Seed Funding; Unveils Management Team of Seasoned VR and Technology Executives  Industrial virtual reality (VR) company PlayWerk today announced the addition of seasoned VR and technology executives to its management team.  PlayWerk’s management team includes CEO and co-founder Stijn Vanorbeek, COO Ryan Breed, co-founder Bram...

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PAYDAY 2 VR Beta Starts Now!
Nov17

PAYDAY 2 VR Beta Starts Now!

PAYDAY 2 VR Beta Starts Now! Starbreeze Studios and OVERKILL – A Starbreeze Studio just announced the start of the highly anticipated beta for PAYDAY 2 VR in the HTC Vive™ on Steam. Available immediately, all owners of any edition of PAYDAY 2™ and its respective DLC’s will be able to participate in the beta. PAYDAY 2 VR will allow players to cross-play with their friends on a standard desktop PC. Desktop PC Heisters wanting to...

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HTC VIVE Announces New Vive Tracker Bundles And Consumer Availability
Nov17

HTC VIVE Announces New Vive Tracker Bundles And Consumer Availability

HTC VIVE Announces New Vive Tracker Bundles And Consumer Availability “Tracker bundles available for pre-order starting November 16” HTC VIVE™, the leader in room-scale VR, today launched a slate of Vive Tracker bundles and announced the consumer availability of the Vive Tracker for the first time. Each Tracker retails for $99.99and can be used with dozens of VR titles and multiple new accessories including Hyperkin's...

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HTC Vive Announces The Vive Focus & Wave VR Open Platform
Nov14

HTC Vive Announces The Vive Focus & Wave VR Open Platform

HTC Vive Announces The Vive Focus & Wave VR Open Platform HTC Vive also unveils the VIVE FOCUS, its first standalone VR headset for the China market, at the Vive Developer Conference 2017. HTC Corporation (“HTC”), a pioneer in innovative, smart mobile and virtual reality (VR) technologies, today held its VIVE™ Developer Conference 2017 (VDC2017), where it announced VIVE WAVE™ (www.vive.com/cn/vive-wave-en), a VR open...

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Peraso Wireless VR Products Honored in CES 2018 Innovation Awards
Nov14

Peraso Wireless VR Products Honored in CES 2018 Innovation Awards

Peraso Wireless VR Products Honored in CES 2018 Innovation Awards  Peraso Technologies Inc., a leader in Wireless Gigabit (WiGig®) chipsets, today announced that it has been named a CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree for its V125 Reference Design for Wireless Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). With the growing industry demand for a wireless solution to accelerate the VR/AR market, Peraso's solution for Wireless VR...

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SoftBank Launches Third Round of ‘SoftBank Innovation Program for VR/AR/AI
Nov14

SoftBank Launches Third Round of ‘SoftBank Innovation Program for VR/AR/AI

SoftBank Launches Third Round of ‘SoftBank Innovation Program for VR/AR/AI New round seeks solutions in five categories, including AI as a Service, Disrupt and EdTech SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”), a subsidiary of  SoftBank Group Corp. (TOKYO:9984), today announced that it launched a third round for its ‘SoftBank Innovation Program’, a program that seeks a wide range of innovative solutions and technologies from around the world...

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MIXED Reality Education Launch in Canada Revolutionize How Students Learn English
Nov12

MIXED Reality Education Launch in Canada Revolutionize How Students Learn English

MIXED Reality Education Launch in Canada will Revolutionize the Way 100 Million Students Learn English Worldwide MRC Education Services Canada Incorporated, based in Canada'sCapital Region, Ottawa Ontario, has integrated their services into a joint venture with River Valley Technology Company of Beijing in People's Republic of China to launch an innovative approach for learning and applying English language skills and knowledge....

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arivis AG Introduces New VR Software
Nov12

arivis AG Introduces New VR Software

arivis AG Introduces New VR Software arivis AG will introduce its latest version of InViewR software at the 2017 Society for Neuroscience Meeting (SFN) November 11th – 15th in Washington, DC.  InViewR displays real image data in VR by utilizing patent pending direct volume rendering techniques with no need to convert data or make surface models.  The latest InViewR sets new standards for analyzing life science research images by...

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High Fidelity Integrates w/ DigitalOcean for VR Server Solution
Nov12

High Fidelity Integrates w/ DigitalOcean for VR Server Solution

High Fidelity Integrates w/ DigitalOcean for VR Server Solution This week, High Fidelity launched a new integration between the company's metaverse account services and DigitalOcean's Droplet cloud servers. The integration allows High Fidelity users to create and manage Droplets directly from their High Fidelity metaverse account. More importantly, High Fidelity users can now deploy and update instances of the company's virtual...

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Transcend VR Announces Settlement with Mike Rothenberg and Bend Reality LLC
Nov12

Transcend VR Announces Settlement with Mike Rothenberg and Bend Reality LLC

Transcend VR Announces Settlement with Mike Rothenberg and Bend Reality LLC “Transcend VR is pleased to continue as an investor with Rothenberg Ventures after resolving a legal dispute with Bend Reality LLC and Mike Rothenberg” Transcend VR LLC announced today that it has settled its lawsuit with Bend Reality LLC and Mike Rothenberg per a confidential settlement agreement. “We are pleased to have resolved our dispute...

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FARO® Leads in Virtual Reality for Construction, Design and Forensics 
Nov11

FARO® Leads in Virtual Reality for Construction, Design and Forensics 

FARO® Leads in Virtual Reality for Construction, Design and Forensics  “Introduces Scene 7.1 Software, Enabled for Virtual Reality” FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for product design,  construction BIM/CIM, and public safety forensics announces the release of  Virtual Reality (VR)-ready FARO®SCENE 7.1 software (www.faro.com/scene). FARO SCENE 7.1 enables an immersive VR experience with integration of...

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SERIOUS SAM 3 VR: BFE NOW AVAILABLE ON STEAM
Nov09

SERIOUS SAM 3 VR: BFE NOW AVAILABLE ON STEAM

SERIOUS SAM 3 VR: BFE NOW AVAILABLE ON STEAM Croteam and Devolver Digital have launched Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE to complete an unbelievable run of premiere VR releases this year including Serious Sam VR and The Talos Principle VR. The VR remaster of Croteam’s best-selling shooter is available on Steam with a 10 percent discount for all users plus an additional 10 percent off for users that own the standard Serious Sam 3. Serious Sam 3...

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HTC VIVE Launches VIVE Arts Global VR Program 
Nov09

HTC VIVE Launches VIVE Arts Global VR Program 

HTC VIVE Launches VIVE Arts Global VR Program Vive Studios will bring some of the world's most fascinating, historic and beautiful art installations into the home through VIVEPORT. HTC VIVE™, the leading virtual reality (VR) platform, today announced VIVE Arts, a new multi-million dollar global VR program set to change the way the world creates and engages with the arts. Vive recognizes VR's potential to share and engage with the...

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Turner Sports & Intel Announce Partnership to Bring VR to NBA Fans
Nov08

Turner Sports & Intel Announce Partnership to Bring VR to NBA Fans

Turner Sports & Intel Announce Partnership to Bring VR to NBA Fans “Intel and NBA to Provide VR and Volumetric Production Technology to League Media Partners Around the World”   Turner Sports* and Intel today announced a multiyear partnership to make live NBA* game action available in virtual reality using Intel True VR technology. Intel will become the Exclusive Provider of Virtual Reality for the NBA on TNT and...

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Byond Launching End-to-end 360/AR/VR Publishing Platform
Nov08

Byond Launching End-to-end 360/AR/VR Publishing Platform

Byond Launching 360/AR/VR Publishing Platform without Coding Skill Requirement “Utilizing the Byond Immersive Suite, companies can effortlessly create, upload, and publish engaging Augmented and Virtual Reality content in minutes with no coding skills required.” Byond which provides an AR, VR and 360 experiences publishing and CMS platform for brands and media companies like McCann, Coca- Cola, Samsung, HP and Turner, is...

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Felix & Paul Studios & For Laughs Launch  VR Comedy Series
Nov08

Felix & Paul Studios & For Laughs Launch  VR Comedy Series

Felix & Paul Studios & For Laughs Launch  VR Comedy Series Felix & Paul Studios, the EMMY® award-winning creator of cinematic virtual reality experiences, and Just For Laughs, producer of the world’s largest comedy festival, today announced the launch of Episode 2 of “The Confessional,” a seven-episode virtual reality comedy series available on Google Daydream and YouTube360. Episode 2 of “The Confessional” features...

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Artistic and Technological Expression Unite in VRt Ventures’ Kerry James Marshall VR Experience 
Nov07

Artistic and Technological Expression Unite in VRt Ventures’ Kerry James Marshall VR Experience 

Artistic and Technological Expression Unite in VRt Ventures’ Kerry James Marshall VR Experience  Los Angeles-Based Immersive Technology Company Partners with MOCA to Deliver First True-to-Life Museum Exhibition in Virtual Reality Bringing the celebrated works of world-renowned artist Kerry James Marshall to life like never before, VRt Ventures, in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), today unveiled a...

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Google’s Resonance Audio: High-Fidelity Sound Across Mobile & Desktop
Nov06

Google’s Resonance Audio: High-Fidelity Sound Across Mobile & Desktop

Google’s Resonance Audio: High-Fidelity Sound Across Mobile & Desktop By Michael Berg Google’s new Resonance Audio SDK for Unity lets you render hundreds of simultaneous 3D sound sources in the highest fidelity for your XR, 3D and 360 video projects on Android, iOS, Windows, MacOS, and Linux. With Resonance Audio, some of the biggest audio challenges for immersive and interactive experiences have been solved. It enables you to...

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Investing in VR/AR: What are VCs Saying and Doing? (new report)
Nov04

Investing in VR/AR: What are VCs Saying and Doing? (new report)

Investing in VR/AR: What are VCs Saying and Doing? (new report) Investors are excited about AR and VR, just like most of the tech world is. But they see things through a different lens. Given risk profiles and often-higher stakes than other entities in the AR and VR landscape, they have additional layers of insight and consideration. So ARtillry Intelligence ventured (excuse the pun) to capture that perspective in a new report. It...

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Announces VR Experience & Releases VR & 2D Music Video
Nov03

Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Announces VR Experience & Releases VR & 2D Music Video

BILLY CORGAN ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE FOR NEW SOLO ALBUM “OGILALA” Two-time GRAMMY Award winning artist Billy Corgan previewed today an immersive new VR experience for his new single “Aeronaut” off the recently released solo album “Ogilala.” The project is a collaboration between Corgan and teams at Isobar and Viacom NEXT, which partnered with San Francisco based filmmaker and VR artist Danny Bittman to conceive...

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Immoviewer Announces Exclusive Panono 360° Camera Partnership
Nov03

Immoviewer Announces Exclusive Panono 360° Camera Partnership

Immoviewer Announces Exclusive Panono 360° Camera Partnership immoviewer will Show Off A Unique Integration With The Panono 360° Camera at NAR Annual Conference In Chicago, November 3-6, 2018. immoviewer, the first international company to be selected to join the NAR REach® technology accelerator program, is announcing an exclusive integration and marketing partnership with the innovative Panono 360° camera. The Panono 360° camera...

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Virtual Reality Hot Air Balloon Ride Launches at Janimation Studios
Nov03

Virtual Reality Hot Air Balloon Ride Launches at Janimation Studios

Virtual Reality Hot Air Balloon Ride Launches at Janimation Studios Janimation, an Emmy award-winning production studio, is proud to announce the completion of its Virtual Reality Hot Air Balloon Ride. This immersive, interactive experience represents the latest-and-greatest creation to emerge from Janimation’s original content development pipeline. The VR Hot Air Balloon Ride takes virtual reality several steps further by stimulating...

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START VR BRINGS ON U.S. DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE AND PRODUCER ELA TOPCUOGLU
Nov03

START VR BRINGS ON U.S. DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE AND PRODUCER ELA TOPCUOGLU

START VR BRINGS ON U.S. DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE AND PRODUCER ELA TOPCUOGLU Sydney, Australia and Los Angeles-based virtual reality studio Start VR has brought on Ela Topcuoglu in the new role of  Development Executive and Producer, based out of their Los Angeles office. Ela will develop strategic partnerships and increasing business development in the heart of the entertainment and film industry. This hire comes on the heels of the VR...

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GET INTO THE WORLD’S LARGEST VR SCI-FI THEME PARK
Nov03

GET INTO THE WORLD’S LARGEST VR SCI-FI THEME PARK

GET INTO THE WORLD’S LARGEST VR SCI-FI THEME PARK Have you ever dreamed to travel the outer space and experienced a miraculous life with aliens? If yes, then you must be blown away by the world’s largest virtual reality sci-fi theme park named as “Oriental Sci-Fi Valley(东方科幻谷in Chinese)”, which is also the first VR theme park in China! Oriental Sci-Fi Valley projected to build 13 themed pavilions and cover approximately 13,000 sq.m,...

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Strata® Spaces VR™ Spearheads the Launch of Strata’s Design Suite
Nov02

Strata® Spaces VR™ Spearheads the Launch of Strata’s Design Suite

Strata® Spaces VR™ Spearheads the Launch of Strata's Design Suite “Virtual reality design and presentation, combined with a full suite of 3D tools” VR is now ready for designers. With Spaces VR, designers working in retail, exhibit, packaging and other areas can work on and present their designs in virtual spaces. These “spaces” can then be shared with project members, clients, and other decision makers. Spaces...

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VRstudios Partners With TPCAST to Provide Additional Wireless Virtual Reality Capabilities
Nov02

VRstudios Partners With TPCAST to Provide Additional Wireless Virtual Reality Capabilities

VRstudios Partners With TPCAST to Provide Additional Wireless Virtual Reality Capabilities “TPCAST Joins Forces with VRstudios to Provide Wireless VR Solutions to the Location Based Entertainment Industry” VRstudios, the leading provider of award-winning VR solutions for Location-Based Entertainment (LBE), announced today, a partnership with TPCAST Technologies headquartered in Beijing. VRstudios will become the first...

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Artists steal Tate Modern for a Virtual Art Show
Oct31

Artists steal Tate Modern for a Virtual Art Show

Artists steal Tate Modern for a Virtual Art Show  “Artists recreate the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in VR and Create Their Own Art Show” Ever wondered how exciting it would be to create an installation for a world-renowned space like the iconic Turbine Hall? Alex Adderley, Xavi Sole and Tom Szirtes from digital studio Mbryonic weren’t going to wait for an invitation from the Tate. So they decided to stage their own art show...

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WITHIN and Universal Music Group to Bring Premium Immersive Experiences to Music Fans
Oct30

WITHIN and Universal Music Group to Bring Premium Immersive Experiences to Music Fans

WITHIN and Universal Music Group to Bring Premium Immersive Experiences to Music Fans VR/AR entertainment and technology company WITHIN and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced a new strategic alliance to create and develop augmented reality and virtual reality music experiences featuring artists from UMG’s roster. WITHIN and UMG will work together to create multiple immersive...

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VR Studio Fast Travel Games Reveals First Project ‘Apex Construct’
Oct30

VR Studio Fast Travel Games Reveals First Project ‘Apex Construct’

VR Studio Fast Travel Games Reveals First Project ‘Apex Construct’ “Fully immersive action-adventure courtesy of former DICE, Rovio and EA leads” Fast Travel Games revealed today the existence of the company’s first project, Apex Construct. An action adventure game built exclusively for virtual reality gamers, Apex Construct is set in a shattered future where merciless robots prowl the world as a result of mankind’s...

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Moss™ Available for Pre-Order Today – Set for Release February 2018 on PlayStation®VR 
Oct30

Moss™ Available for Pre-Order Today – Set for Release February 2018 on PlayStation®VR 

Moss™ Available for Pre-Order Today – Set for Release February 2018 on PlayStation®VR  Details Announced During PlayStation’s Paris Games Week Livestream: Fans Can Pre-Order Moss and Instantly Receive Exclusive Pre-Order Bonuses Gamers looking to experience the full potential of PlayStation VR are one step closer today as Polyarc kicks off pre-orders for Moss today, the breakthrough action-adventure puzzle game revealed earlier this...

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