Cyber Paint – A Unique Mobile VR Painting App
Jul21

Cyber Paint – A Unique Mobile VR Painting App

Cyber Paint – A Unique Mobile VR Painting App Cyber Paint was made by an artist, Sterling Crispin, with the goal of going beyond what’s possible with traditional paint. It’s a laboratory for digital mark making, it’s for painting with the rational magic of cyberspace, it’s for finding poetic truths only possible within software.     Cyber Paint lets you paint and draw in virtual reality. It’s a fun creative tool...

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The Venture Reality Fund Releases Q2 2017 Global Augmented Reality Landscape
Jul20

The Venture Reality Fund Releases Q2 2017 Global Augmented Reality Landscape

The Venture Reality Fund Releases Q2 2017 Global Augmented Reality Landscape The Venture Reality Fund (“The VR Fund”), a leading global venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in the augmented, virtual and mixed reality (AR/VR/MR) spaces, today released its AR industry landscape for the second quarter of 2017. The report highlights nearly 150 companies developing infrastructure, tools, platforms and apps for the AR...

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uSens Announces Mobile SLAM-based Inside-out Positional Tracking Solution for Virtual and Augmented Environments
Jul20

uSens Announces Mobile SLAM-based Inside-out Positional Tracking Solution for Virtual and Augmented Environments

uSens Announces Mobile SLAM-based Inside-out Positional Tracking Solution for Virtual and Augmented Environments  uSens, Inc., a pioneer in interactive tracking solutions for immersive augmented, virtual and mixed reality experiences, today announced the development of a Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) based mobile inside-out 6DOF positional tracking solution. Designed from the ground up for mobile devices through...

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Flexpoint Sensor Systems Receives Record Purchase Order Volume from Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Partners
Jul19

Flexpoint Sensor Systems Receives Record Purchase Order Volume from Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Partners

Flexpoint Sensor Systems Receives Record Purchase Order Volume from Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Partners “Flexpoint Bend Sensor® becomes integral component of VR/AR glove peripherals” Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (FLXT) today announced Q1 and Q2 2017 resulted in receipt of record production purchase order volumes in the rapidly growing Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality (VR/AR) market segment. Flexpoint has received...

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VR APP RELAYCARS HITS 1 MILLION DOWNLOADS
Jul18

VR APP RELAYCARS HITS 1 MILLION DOWNLOADS

VR APP RELAYCARS HITS 1 MILLION DOWNLOADS – Popular Automotive VR App Reaches Major Milestone EVOX Images®, a world leader in high-quality automotive stock photography, 360-degree automotive imaging, and global build-to-order automotive content solutions, today announced that its free VR app RelayCars™ has been downloaded more than one million times since launch. RelayCars features the most expansive and high-quality VR...

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Carvaka Presents Getting Started with VR Infographic
Jul18

Carvaka Presents Getting Started with VR Infographic

Carvaka Presents Getting Started with VR Infographic We’re all obsessed with virtual reality but to the wider public, virtual reality can seem like something that’s out of their reach both in terms of cost and ease of use. Of course, that is entirely wrong seeing as once you have a smartphone, there’s a high likelihood that you have instantaneous access to virtual reality. There’s likely a wide misconception too that VR is mostly...

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AllSeated Disrupts the Event Space with Virtual Reality
Jul18

AllSeated Disrupts the Event Space with Virtual Reality

AllSeated Disrupts the Event Space with Virtual Reality Event tech giant AllSeated releases the first ever Virtual Reality experience for event planning. The company, which provides free collaborative planning tools to 10 percent of all corporate and social events in the U.S., will now help its 100,000+ users experience their event before it even happens through VR. VR capability is the latest in AllSeated’s tools that include scaled...

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Leap Motion Announces $50 Million in Series C Funding Led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Jul17

Leap Motion Announces $50 Million in Series C Funding Led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Leap Motion Announces $50 Million in Series C Funding Led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management “New Investment Will Accelerate Global Expansion, Innovation of VR/AR Motion Tracking Technology, and Expansion into New Commercial Applications” Leap Motion, Inc., the leading creator of motion tracking technology for natural input in virtual and augmented reality, today announced $50 million in Series C funding led by clients...

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Disney Announces Investment in The Void for 2017 Accelerator Program
Jul16

Disney Announces Investment in The Void for 2017 Accelerator Program

Disney Announces Investment in The Void for 2017 Accelerator Program The Disney Accelerator program, in which the House of Mouse invests in up-and-coming technological entertainment companies, is going strong in its fourth year. Today the program announced its annual list of creative tech firms that will receive “access to the range of creative expertise and resources of The Walt Disney Company to help them develop their innovative...

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VRARA & Cisco Execs: VR and AR are Changing Retail
Jul16

VRARA & Cisco Execs: VR and AR are Changing Retail

VRARA & Cisco Execs: VR and AR are Changing Retail Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are already being used by retailers to enhance customer experience and those dealers that aren’t taking advantage of these nascent technologies yet should seriously consider jumping on the bandwagon, according to Cisco executives. Some retailers don’t allow their store sales associates to use email or tablets, or even go online to...

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Sketchfab Releases World’s first WebVR Animated Short
Jul15

Sketchfab Releases World’s first WebVR Animated Short

Sketchfab Releases World’s first WebVR Animated Short Hot on the heels of the platform surpassing one million members the company has unveiled another striking piece of news today.   In partnership with the virtual studio platform Artella – Sketchfab gathered together an incredible team of of industry professionals from the likes of Disney, Pixar, and Weta. The team, led by director Tim Rudder and producer Bobby Beck combined...

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Virtual and Augmented Reality are Revolutionizing the Education System
Jul14

Virtual and Augmented Reality are Revolutionizing the Education System

Virtual and Augmented Reality are Revolutionizing the Education System Technology has changed the way we live our lives and its impact on the education system is no different. While some aspects of education look the same year after year, technology has put massive amount of information at our fingertips. Technology has given students a new way to learn including augmented and virtual reality. Augmented reality uses the student’s...

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$200 Wireless Oculus VR Headset to Be Unveiled in 2018
Jul13

$200 Wireless Oculus VR Headset to Be Unveiled in 2018

$200 Wireless Oculus VR Headset to Be Unveiled in 2018 Facebook Inc. is focusing closely on the price point for its Oculus Rift virtual reality products. This week it was revealed in a report by Bloomberg that the company will market a non-tethered VR headset, currently code-named “Pacific,” that will sell for as little as $200. The cheaper, wireless device resembles a more compact version of the Rift and will be lighter than...

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Atheer Acquires SpaceView to Create a Richer Augmented and Mixed Reality Experience
Jul12

Atheer Acquires SpaceView to Create a Richer Augmented and Mixed Reality Experience

Atheer Acquires SpaceView to Create a Richer Augmented and Mixed Reality Experience Atheer, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise class Augmented Reality solutions for industrial enterprises, today announced the acquisition of SpaceView. This acquisition will give Atheer customers enhanced ways to visualize and place 3D virtual objects in the real world, creating richer Mixed Reality experiences. “We’re constantly...

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MOMENTUM WORLDWIDE AND FLIGHT SCHOOL’S ‘GMC RANGELAND DERBY VR EXPERIENCE’ A FIRST FOR THE CALGARY STAMPEDE
Jul12

MOMENTUM WORLDWIDE AND FLIGHT SCHOOL’S ‘GMC RANGELAND DERBY VR EXPERIENCE’ A FIRST FOR THE CALGARY STAMPEDE

MOMENTUM WORLDWIDE AND FLIGHT SCHOOL’S ‘GMC RANGELAND DERBY VR EXPERIENCE’ A FIRST FOR THE CALGARY STAMPEDE “The first-ever gamified multi-player VR experience puts players in the midst of a traditional chuckwagon race” The 2017 Calgary Stampede will play host for the first time ever, to a unique gamified multi-player VR experience created by Momentum Worldwide and Flight School.  The GMC Rangeland Derby VR experience is a...

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Saebo Announces FDA Clearance of SaeboVR – World’s First Virtual ADL Rehabilitation System
Jul12

Saebo Announces FDA Clearance of SaeboVR – World’s First Virtual ADL Rehabilitation System

Saebo Announces FDA Clearance of SaeboVR – World’s First Virtual ADL Rehabilitation System Saebo, Inc. announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared SaeboVR, a virtual ADL (activities of daily living) rehabilitation system designed to engage neurological clients in both physical and cognitive challenges involving simulated functional tasks. This first-of-its-kind software system is...

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R3ex – VR at Theme Parks Just Got Real
Jul11

R3ex – VR at Theme Parks Just Got Real

  R3ex – VR at Theme Parks Just Got Real  Experience designer Holovis has achieved a VR world-first – real-time immersive visuals with gesture based interactivity, synchronised with the dynamic motion of being onboard a giant robot arm.     Created initially for the attractions market, this takes the thrill of the experience to a whole new level when compared to other onboard rides and VR attractions. The R3ex...

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GTL Releases Virtual Reality Platform for Rehabilitating Inmates
Jul10

GTL Releases Virtual Reality Platform for Rehabilitating Inmates

GTL Releases Virtual Reality Platform for Corrections “Proprietary VR headset and educational content bring real world experiences to inmates” GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced that it has built a virtual reality platform for corrections that will be piloted with an inmate control...

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How Virtual Reality is Helping Treat PTSD
Jul10

How Virtual Reality is Helping Treat PTSD

How Virtual Reality is Helping Treat PTSD   Virtual reality (VR) was once considered to be the future of entertainment, and nothing more. As the industry stands today, it’s still the most well-known use of VR, but it’s by no means the only application it has in our everyday lives. Gaming is a great way to use VR technology, but the hardware is also starting to be used in diverse applications ranging from training football players to...

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1st Oculus-Produced Horror VR Series Being Directed by Alex Aja with guest star Robert Englund
Jul09

1st Oculus-Produced Horror VR Series Being Directed by Alex Aja with guest star Robert Englund

1st Oculus-Produced Horror VR Series Being Directed by Alex Aja with guest star Robert Englund Master of horror Alexandre Aja and Oculus have partnered with multi-faceted VR (virtual reality) studio, Future Lighthouse, to create their first Horror VR series, Campfire Creepers, in a deal brokered by WME. Casey Cooper Johnson and Martin Andersen co-created the show with Aja and wrote the first season.  The live action anthology series,...

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Oculus and Vizor: Driving Forward WebVR
Jul09

Oculus and Vizor: Driving Forward WebVR

Oculus and Vizor: Driving Forward WebVR WebVR has come a long way since its inception in 2014: from a few experimental builds and demos, to an entire ecosystem today. One pioneering company in the movement is Oculus, which specializes in virtual reality hardware and software products and is continuing to drive forward the movement of WebVR with Vizor, an innovative virtual reality software company. Together, Oculus and Vizor are...

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Three Digit Studios Releases Your Journey From Home
Jul09

Three Digit Studios Releases Your Journey From Home

Three Digit Studios Releases Your Journey From Home Three Digit Studios has just released Your Journey Home, for Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift and any headset that allows 360 video. It will be available for download at threedigitstudios.com. Your Journey Home is a VR experience like no other. In a mysterious white desert, you are placed face to face with the moments before your death. Tied to the ground, you have nothing to do but...

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Red Hydrogen One: The World’s First VR/AR/MR Smartphone
Jul08

Red Hydrogen One: The World’s First VR/AR/MR Smartphone

Red Hydrogen One: The World’s First VR/AR/MR Smartphone “Globally renowned, high-end camera maker Red announced on Thursday the arrival of the “world’s first holographic media machine,” the Hydrogen One smartphone” RED Weapon 8K Helium | RED Red is a prominent name in the world of digital cinema. The company has been making cinema-grade cameras used to shoot films and some Hollywood blockbusters for years now. Red’s camera...

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VR Car Chase “DIRE” Demo Now Available on Itch.io
Jul07

VR Car Chase “DIRE” Demo Now Available on Itch.io

VR Car Chase “DIRE” Demo Now Available on Itch.io Foretell Studios, a virtual reality gaming studio, has launched a free demo version of DIRE, a VR car chase that the creators describe as a driving experience happening in a graphic novel.  The free demo is available for download on direthegame.itch.io/dire.   The game, which will be released regularly in volumes, features a high-intensity metal soundtrack and graphic...

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VRstudios Announces the VRcade Arena and Attraction Management Platform (AMP)
Jul05

VRstudios Announces the VRcade Arena and Attraction Management Platform (AMP)

VRstudios Announces the VRcade Arena and Attraction Management Platform (AMP) “The Industry’s First Arena-Scale, Multi-Player, Free-Roaming Virtual Reality System and Comprehensive Attraction Management Platform Powers New Location-Based Entertainment VR Attractions” VRstudios, the leading provider of globally acclaimed VR solutions for Location-Based Entertainment (LBE) is pleased to announce the release of the VRcade...

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Visual Camp Mounts VR Eye-tracking Technology Onto Samsung’s Exynos 3
Jul04

Visual Camp Mounts VR Eye-tracking Technology Onto Samsung’s Exynos 3

Visual Camp Mounts VR Eye-tracking Technology Onto Samsung’s Exynos 3 “Offers eye-tracking technology optimized for mobile HMD, attracting significant attention from visitors at MWCS 2017” Users of Samsung Electronics’ Exynos 3 (3rd generation) will now be able to experience Visual Camp’s VR eye-tracking technology. The K-ICT Born2Global Centre, a major Korean government agency under the Ministry of...

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Announcing Renew VR – The World’s First VR Wellness Portal
Jul03

Announcing Renew VR – The World’s First VR Wellness Portal

Announcing Renew VR – The World’s First VR Wellness Portal RenewVR.com is proud to announce the launch of RE:NEW the company’s VR wellness portal. Decades of research studies have shown that virtual reality has unique powers to increase health and wellness of the mind and body.   RenewVR.com is the only place to discover the growing number of VR wellness products. Meditation, nature, mindfulness, stress relief, personal...

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8i Launches Holo to Let you Add Holograms of Real People to Videos and Photos
Jul01

8i Launches Holo to Let you Add Holograms of Real People to Videos and Photos

8i Launches Holo to Let you Add Holograms of Humans to Videos and Images “Launching with Columbia Pictures’ ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming,’ Hearst Magazines Digital Media, Verizon go90, and other partners and talent, mobile app Holo™ introduces a new way to create with characters you know and love” At VidCon 2017, holographic technology company 8i announced the global launch of Holo, the first mobile app of its...

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New Research Reveals More Than 50% of Developers Cite HTC Vive as Most Popular VR, AR, or MR Platform
Jul01

New Research Reveals More Than 50% of Developers Cite HTC Vive as Most Popular VR, AR, or MR Platform

New Research Reveals More Than 50% of Developers Cite HTC Vive as Most Popular VR, AR, or MR Platform “Virtual Reality Developers Conference Fall 2017 (VRDC) reveals industry trends in second annual VR/AR Innovation Report” VRDC Fall 2017 released its second annual VRDC VR/AR Innovation Report, compiled from survey responses from over 600 professionals involved in the development of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality...

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WalkinVR Project Self-Introduction
Jun27

WalkinVR Project Self-Introduction

WalkinVR Project Self-Introduction  WalkinVR is a product for Virtual Reality dedicated to applications and games on SteamVR platform from Valve where you need to use virtual headset and virtual hand controllers for gameplay. In such virtual space, our movements in physical world are translated to virtual reality by headset and controllers.     From the above description, you can easily conclude that each limitation in the...

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