Virtual Reality Production Company, MANDT VR, Appoints Bradley Scott as Head of Production
Mar22

Virtual Reality Production Company, MANDT VR, Appoints Bradley Scott as Head of Production

Virtual Reality Production Company, MANDT VR, Appoints Bradley Scott as Head of Production Virtual reality pioneer, MANDT VR, today announced the hire of seasoned producer, Bradley Scott, to the role of head of production. As the producer of several hit television programs including “Top Gear” and “Ice Road Truckers,” Bradley brings a vast breadth of knowledge to the MANDT VR team, and will oversee the company’s serialized content....

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WorldMapPortal – The First Mixed Reality Map –Instant Access to the World
Mar22

WorldMapPortal – The First Mixed Reality Map –Instant Access to the World

WorldMapPortal – The First Mixed Reality Map –Instant Access to the World WorldMapPortal brings virtual teleportation to life through its mixed reality set that is now available on Kickstarter campaign. The set, which includes a dynamic 2-D world map, a mobile application, and a VR Viewer, allows users to take virtual tours of countries of their choice. More information about how WorldMapPortal works and a discussion of its many...

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Sounders FC Debuts VR Experience Showcasing Club’s 2016 MLS Cup Championship Run
Mar21

Sounders FC Debuts VR Experience Showcasing Club’s 2016 MLS Cup Championship Run

Sounders FC Debuts VR Experience Showcasing Club’s 2016 MLS Cup Championship Run Seattle Sounders FC today announced that the club is debuting its first virtual reality (VR) experience this Sunday prior to the team’s home-opener against New York Red Bulls (4:00 p.m. PT / FS1, KIRO Radio 97.3 FM, El Rey 1360 AM). The immersive, 360-degree VR experience is available for viewing beginning at 2:30 p.m. PT in the club’s...

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Timelooper, Virtual Reality Experience App Launch at Cherry Blossom Festival
Mar19

Timelooper, Virtual Reality Experience App Launch at Cherry Blossom Festival

Timelooper, Virtual Reality Experience App Launch at Cherry Blossom Festival The TimeLooper app will launch its Washington, D.C. 360-degree virtual reality experiences during the Cherry Blossom Festival with local students from the District of Columbia, Arlington, VA, and Alexandria, VA. Check out Viral 360 Degree Video Collection The experiences were created in partnership with the The Close Up Foundation, a non-profit, non-partisan...

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Realize Mobile Communications of the SoftBank Group and Morita Develop MR Dental Treatment Simulation System
Mar19

Realize Mobile Communications of the SoftBank Group and Morita Develop MR Dental Treatment Simulation System

Realize Mobile Communications of the SoftBank Group and Morita Develop Mixed Reality Dental Treatment Training System  Realize Mobile Communications Corp. (“Realize Mobile”), a member of the SoftBank Group, and J.MORITA CORPORATION (“Morita”) announce that they have developed the world’s first* dental treatment simulation system that utilizes mixed reality (MR) technology, a technology that combines augmented reality (AR) and virtual...

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The VR AR MR Industry Ecosystem
Mar19

The VR AR MR Industry Ecosystem

The VR AR MR Industry Ecosystem The VR/AR Association (VRARA) launched theDirectory earlier this year at CES. Just before the launch, we did a quick survey and asked “How many companies do you think are already doing VR AR MR?” 255 people voted and 43% voted “10,000” companies are doing VR AR MR already.       Currently, theDirectory, has over 3400 organizations registered. The breakdown is as follows: 42%    Apps &...

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Dusun Electron Annouces 9-Axis Motion Sensing Virtual Reality Controller
Mar19

Dusun Electron Annouces 9-Axis Motion Sensing Virtual Reality Controller

Dusun Electron Annouces 9-Axis Motion Sensing Virtual Reality Controller Dusun Electron Ltd. is announcing a Virtual Reality (VR) based handheld controller to explore VR environment in 3D space by pointing, clicking on objects, and navigating menu. This VR controller features a touchpad and a 9-axis motion sensing based gyroscope, compass, and accelerometer sensors to control the VR headset via Bluetooth wireless communications....

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Access Sports Medicine Uses Virtual Reality to Reduce the Need for Anti-Anxiety Medication
Mar16

Access Sports Medicine Uses Virtual Reality to Reduce the Need for Anti-Anxiety Medication

Access Sports Medicine Uses Virtual Reality to Reduce the Need for Anti-Anxiety Medication Patients at Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics are now able to experience appliedVR’s virtual reality (VR) gear while waiting for their procedure to begin or while in post-operative recovery. It doesn’t matter if it’s surgical or a common in-office procedure; patients will have the option of using this technology as a distraction to calm...

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DMG ENTERTAINMENT PUSHES BOUNDARIES OF VIRTUAL REALITY, LAUNCHES DMG VR WITH WORLD-CLASS TEAM
Mar16

DMG ENTERTAINMENT PUSHES BOUNDARIES OF VIRTUAL REALITY, LAUNCHES DMG VR WITH WORLD-CLASS TEAM

DMG ENTERTAINMENT PUSHES BOUNDARIES OF VIRTUAL REALITY, LAUNCHES DMG VR WITH WORLD-CLASS TEAM  Dan Mintz Forms Best-In-Class Immersive Entertainment Unit & Unveils First Incubated VR Company, Arcturus DMG Entertainment, a global media and entertainment company co-founded by Dan Mintz, today announced the official launch of DMG VR, a best-in-class immersive entertainment unit dedicated to pushing the boundaries of storytelling by...

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Just Relax VR – A Beautiful Beach Experience
Mar16

Just Relax VR – A Beautiful Beach Experience

Just Relax – A Virtual Reality Beach Experience London Independent VR start up Mostly Human Studios has released Just Relax, a VR relaxation and meditation app for the Gear VR that places the user on a beautiful beach paradise. The app allows the user to sit and relax by the ocean on a tropical paradise island complete with gentle waves lapping against the shore, a sparkling ocean horizon and other environmental effects. A...

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Pixvana Studies Dance Movements in VR with Pacific Northwest Ballet
Mar15

Pixvana Studies Dance Movements in VR with Pacific Northwest Ballet

Pixvana Studies Dance Movements in VR with Pacific Northwest Ballet Pixvana partnered with the Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) to explore the unprecedented possibilities for dance and performance within virtual reality (VR), resulting in the 3-minute VR film Silent Resonance. Directed by Pixvana’s Creative Director and CTO Scott Squires, the film’s eponymous ballet was choreographed by PNB Company dancer Price Suddarth and features PNB...

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GAF Launches VR Experience at IRE
Mar14

GAF Launches VR Experience at IRE

GAF Launches VR Experience at IRE “Roofing system virtual reality tool helps contractors educate property owners” Since it’s not always practical to bring the property owner to the roof, the new GAF VR Experience enables contractors to bring the roof to them. The GAF VR Experience, which premiered at the International Roofing Expo (IRE) in Las Vegas, immerses property owners in a cutting-edge learning environment...

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Direct Agents To Present On Multi-Screen Video Advertising & Virtual Reality At Google
Mar14

Direct Agents To Present On Multi-Screen Video Advertising & Virtual Reality At Google

Direct Agents To Present On Multi-Screen Video Advertising & Virtual Reality At Google Direct Agents – a data driven digital marketing agency specializing in analytics, media and creative – will host a video advertising and virtual reality event at Google. The event will take place on Thursday, March 16 at the Google HQ in New York City. This event will demonstrate how video and virtual reality are transforming digital...

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World’s First 8K:VR Motion Ride Debuts at SXSW With a Trip to Tokyo
Mar14

World’s First 8K:VR Motion Ride Debuts at SXSW With a Trip to Tokyo

World’s First 8K:VR Motion Ride Debuts at SXSW With a Trip to Tokyo Japanese media and entertainment companies NHK Enterprises, NHK Media Technology, RecoChoku Labo, and Wonder Vision Techno Laboratory create immersive VR experience without Head-Mounted Display (HMD) AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwired – March 07, 2017) – SXSW attendees will have the opportunity to travel through Tokyo on the world’s first 8K:VR...

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The Porn Business Evolution & VR Porn’s Disruptive Potential
Mar14

The Porn Business Evolution & VR Porn’s Disruptive Potential

The VR Porn Industry Evolution It is the era of new technological advancement that provides users with exceptional virtual sex experience, where you can be inside the immersive porn movie in first person point of view, simply by using a mobile phone and cheaper VR goggles such as Google Cardboard. Here, we enter the era of truly immersive virtual reality adult film! The first so-called 3D VR porn movie was The Stewardess in 1969, and...

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APE is Bringing Virtual Reality to ConExpo 2017
Mar12

APE is Bringing Virtual Reality to ConExpo 2017

APE is Bringing Virtual Reality to ConExpo 2017 American Piledriving Equipment Inc. (APE) been working closely with Ziaphos, a visual media production agency, to bring Foundation Construction into the Digital Age. Virtual Reality, or VR, has made a stunning re-emergence into the market last year. APE’s innovative team has taken this cutting edge technology and produced two exciting VR experiences that will make you feel like you’re...

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ProBility Media Corp. and GlobalSim Inc. Join Forces to Introduce VR Training to Crane Industry
Mar12

ProBility Media Corp. and GlobalSim Inc. Join Forces to Introduce VR Training to Crane Industry

ProBility Media Corp. and GlobalSim Inc. Join Forces to Introduce VR Training to Crane Industry ProBility Media Corp. (OTCQB: PBYA), an education technology company building the first full service training and career advancement brand for the skilled trades, has teamed up with GlobalSim Inc., a leading provider of simulators and training systems for a variety of industries including ports, construction and military throughout the...

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Behind the Wheel: How Virtual Reality is Building the Machines of Tomorrow
Mar11

Behind the Wheel: How Virtual Reality is Building the Machines of Tomorrow

Behind the Wheel: How VR is Building the Machines of Tomorrow Thanks to the rise of new technologies such as Virtual Reality and the increasing capacities of High Performance Computing (HPC), the days of crash test dummies and costly physical prototypes are becoming a distant memory in the automotive and capital goods sectors. The CNH Industrial Design Analysis & Simulation department works internationally, collaborating on the...

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OmniVirt Powers Programmatic 360° VR Video Campaign for The New TV Series, “Time After Time.”
Mar08

OmniVirt Powers Programmatic 360° VR Video Campaign for The New TV Series, “Time After Time.”

OmniVirt Powers Programmatic 360° VR Video Campaign for The New TV Series, “Time After Time.” OmniVirt Delivers 360° Video into IAB Standard Banners Across Yahoo, Bustle, and Google Doubleclick AdX. OmniVirt announced today that it supported the first television network to promote and programmatically drive exposure to a 360 Video experience at scale to promote the new drama series titled, “Time After Time.”   Based on the novel...

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The American Dream VR Experience: A look at the Every day Uses of Guns in America
Mar08

The American Dream VR Experience: A look at the Every day Uses of Guns in America

The American Dream VR Experience: A look at the Every day Uses of Guns in America Today the upcoming VR title, The American Dream by Australian developer Samurai Punk, releases its first trailer into the wild today revealing the game’s dark social commentary on America’s obsession with guns showcased via an on-the-rails shooter in VR.   Set against a 1950’s backdrop, learn how to live every day life with various...

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Research: Global VR Industry Landscape Grows 40% Over Last Quarter
Mar08

Research: Global VR Industry Landscape Grows 40% Over Last Quarter

Research: Global VR Industry Landscape Grows 40% Over Last Quarter Today The Venture Reality Fund (The VR Fund) released its quarterly global virtual reality (VR) industry landscape, featuring dozens of companies developing apps, infrastructure, platforms and tools for the ecosystem. The VR Fund is led by industry luminaries Tipatat Chennavasin and Marco DeMiroz and is the world’s most active early-stage VR/AR investment firm. The...

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Scope AR and Caterpillar® Launch CAT® LIVESHARE for Real-Time Remote Support, Training and Equipment Maintenance using Augmented Reality
Mar07

Scope AR and Caterpillar® Launch CAT® LIVESHARE for Real-Time Remote Support, Training and Equipment Maintenance using Augmented Reality

Scope AR and Caterpillar® Launch CAT® LIVESHARE for Real-Time Remote Support, Training and Equipment Maintenance using Augmented Reality Scope AR, the creator of the first-ever true augmented reality smart instructions and live support video calling solutions, and Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, today announced the official availability of its CAT® LIVESHARE software platform at...

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While Millennial Males Dominate VR Market, Greater Availability of Entertainment and Interactive Content Will Increase Female User Base Over Time
Mar07

While Millennial Males Dominate VR Market, Greater Availability of Entertainment and Interactive Content Will Increase Female User Base Over Time

While Millennial Males Dominate VR Market, Greater Availability of Entertainment and Interactive Content Will Increase Female User Base Over Time “SuperData Research profile of VR consumer marketplace says women already represent 41% of mobile VR users” Although millennial males represent a majority of the VR industry, accounting for 37% of the addressable market, females and older adults will begin to own a larger market...

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Sensics Home Suite Launches as First Open, Complete Commerce Platform for Home VR
Mar06

Sensics Home Suite Launches as First Open, Complete Commerce Platform for Home VR

Sensics Home Suite Launches as First Open, Complete Commerce Platform for Home VR Sensics, the developers of groundbreaking virtual reality (VR) technologies and co-founder of Open-Source Virtual Reality (OSVR), announced today the launch of the Sensics Home Suite, a new open platform that will make VR simpler and safer for users, more profitable for brands and customizable for companies looking to develop unique VR offerings. Built...

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360 Degree Ad Format by Advrtas Achieves 85 Percent Ad Engagement
Mar06

360 Degree Ad Format by Advrtas Achieves 85 Percent Ad Engagement

360 Degree Ad Format by Advrtas Achieves 85 Percent Ad Engagement In an age where advertisers and digital publishers are faced with the challenge of banner blindness, digital ad formats that feature 360 degree content represent an entirely new opportunity when it comes to triggering and sustaining ad engagement.   A recent case study released by 360 degree and virtual reality industry pioneer Outlyer Technologies for its 360...

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ZTE Launches E2E VR Live Solution
Mar04

ZTE Launches E2E VR Live Solution

ZTE Launches E2E VR Live Solution ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced the official release of its end to end (E2E) virtual reality (VR) live solution at Mobile World Congress 2017. Hosted by the Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA) in Barcelona, Spain, MWC is the...

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CCP Games Announces Sparc, A Full-Body Virtual Sport Only Possible in Virtual Reality
Mar02

CCP Games Announces Sparc, A Full-Body Virtual Sport Only Possible in Virtual Reality

CCP Games Announces Sparc, A Full-Body Virtual Sport Only Possible in Virtual Reality CCP Games has announced Sparc, a unique virtual sport only possible in virtual reality. In Sparc, players connect online to compete with each other in fast and fun full-body VR gameplay. Currently in development for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR, Sparc will be the first wholly original IP to be shipped by CCP outside of the EVE universe...

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The Impact of VR on the Holiday Rental Industry
Mar01

The Impact of VR on the Holiday Rental Industry

The Impact of VR on the Holiday Rental Industry Most independent holiday rental business owners who want to stand any chance of succeeding online understand the importance of doing as much as they can to make their listings stand out. Adding high quality photos, detailed descriptions and genuine reviews are all fairly standard practices these days, but many holiday rental business owners have now gone a step further by incorporating...

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Unity Announces Upcoming Releases of 5.6 and Unity 2017 Beta
Feb28

Unity Announces Upcoming Releases of 5.6 and Unity 2017 Beta

Unity Announces Upcoming Releases of 5.6 and Unity 2017 Beta Today at GDC Unity Technologies announced that Unity 5.6 will release on March 31, 2017, marking the final installment of Unity 5. The company also provided an early look at Unity 2017, the next generation of Unity with version 2017.1 Beta arriving in April. “The Unity 5 cycle culminating in 5.6 represents great progress in our key focus areas: graphics, performance,...

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Android Nougat and Daydream by Google Available Now for the ZTE Axon 7
Feb19

Android Nougat and Daydream by Google Available Now for the ZTE Axon 7

Android Nougat and Daydream by Google Available Now for the ZTE Axon 7 ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the U.S. and second largest in the no-contract market,* today announced that both Android Nougat and Daydream are available now for its award-winning Axon 7 smartphone. With these updates, the ZTE Axon 7 continues to deliver the best value of any flagship smartphone on the market today.   “Also, with Daydream...

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