AmazeVR Secures 9 Millions Series A Funding to Expand VR Channel Distribution
Feb21

AmazeVR Secures 9 Millions Series A Funding to Expand VR Channel Distribution

AmazeVR Secures Additional Series A Funding to Expand Distribution Into Offline Channels With Immersive Content for Top Artists AmazeVR, a premium, cloud-based platform for high-quality VR content production and distribution, today announced that it has secured $2.5 million in additional Series A funding, bringing its A round total to $9.5 million. The additional funds were added by two strategic investors. Partners Investment, which...

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Organize Your VR Content with Head Jack VR Management System
Feb17

Organize Your VR Content with Head Jack VR Management System

Organize Your VR Content with Head Jack VR Management Solution Modern VR video applications require a lot more content than just simply the video itself: to display your content correctly within a dedicated VR user interface you also need to be able to manage assets like video thumbnails, descriptions and spatial audio tracks. To keep track of all these assets and prepare them for final distribution, you need the Headjack Content...

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Panasonic Develops First HDR(1) Capable UHD VR Eyeglasses
Feb15

Panasonic Develops First HDR(1) Capable UHD VR Eyeglasses

Panasonic Develops First HDR(1) Capable UHD VR Eyeglasses Panasonic Corporation announced that it has developed the world’s first High Dynamic Range(HDR) capable ultra-high definition(UHD) virtual reality (VR) eyeglasses which boasts a comfortable fit that makes users feel as if they were wearing eyeglasses. With anticipation of the forthcoming full-fledged commercial services of the fifth generation (5G) mobile communications...

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Actronika Launches Haptic Jacket: Real-Life Sensations
Feb11

Actronika Launches Haptic Jacket: Real-Life Sensations

Actronika Launches Its Own Haptic Jacket: Real-Life Sensations, for Unique Virtual Experiences Currently, VR headsets have the ability to transport gamers to another world thanks to the stimulation of the senses of sight and hearing, but one is still missing in order to enjoy a complete immersive experience: the sense of touch. The haptic jacket offered by Actronika revolutionizes VR as it allows users to simultaneously touch, see and...

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ReelTime VR Featured in TIME Magazine
Feb08

ReelTime VR Featured in TIME Magazine

ReelTime VR Featured in TIME Magazine ReelTime VR/ReelTime Media (OTCPK:RLTR): ReelTime VR is currently featured in TIME Magazine (Jan. 20, 2020 – Vol 195 No.1) in a full-page Virtual Reality Insider promotion. On the page, the headline “Virtual Reality Market Expected to Grow at CAGR of 90%…ReelTime VR and Oculus Among Those Set To Gain” appears under a VR Headset and the ReelTime VR logo. Also highlighted is an article “Inside...

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Virtual Reality’s Role in Detox Featured at CES’ 2020 Digital Health Summit
Feb06

Virtual Reality’s Role in Detox Featured at CES’ 2020 Digital Health Summit

Virtual Reality’s Role in Detox Featured at CES’ 2020 Digital Health Summit Harbir Singh, MD, MBA, FACEP explained his hospital’s innovative use of virtual reality in detox at CES’ Digital Health Summit on January 8, 2020. A board certified emergency room physician, Singh is CEO of Kyle ER & Hospital in Kyle, TX, the first hospital to use the tools, and a co-founder of Cynergi Health Partners, which provides the virtual reality...

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World’s First Virtual Reality Sitcom The BizNest Wins Award At CES
Feb05

World’s First Virtual Reality Sitcom The BizNest Wins Award At CES

World’s 1st VR Sitcom WINS AWARD at CES Exelauno CEO Eve Weston accepted the Best Project For Television award from DreamlandXR at Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest and most influential technology event. Exelauno, Weston’s production studio, received this award for The BizNest, the very first sitcom created for virtual reality, with which it has developed a new approach for telling stories in a 360-degree...

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MELODY VR LAUNCHES OPEN/R MUSIC DISCOVERY MONTH
Feb04

MELODY VR LAUNCHES OPEN/R MUSIC DISCOVERY MONTH

MELODY VR LAUNCHES OPEN/R MUSIC DISCOVERY MONTH MelodyVR is proud to introduce four of the most exciting new artists as part of its inaugural Open/R Music Discovery Month. Launching today, January 16, with L Devine, JC Stewart, Ashnikko and Hamzaa, Music Discovery Month will showcase the sounds of the future, presented in the medium of the future. Melody VR Facebook Get Melody VR Melody VR Website WATCH MUSIC DISCOVERY MONTH TEASER...

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Health Scholars, VR Healthcare Training Platform, Raises $17M in Series B Funding
Feb03

Health Scholars, VR Healthcare Training Platform, Raises $17M in Series B Funding

Health Scholars, the Virtual Reality Healthcare Training Platform, Raises $17M in Series B Funding “Funding will be utilized for expansion of clinical training simulations and virtual simulation technologies.” Health Scholars, known for their VR simulations and cloud-based training platform utilized for management, delivery, and analysis of clinical training, is excited to announce the successful completion of a $17M round...

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Metro VR Studios Unveils First Look at Orion13
Jan27

Metro VR Studios Unveils First Look at Orion13

Metro VR Studios Unveils First Look at Orion13 Metro VR Studios (MVRS), a Boston-based start-up and independent virtual reality (VR) video game development company, has unveiled the first trailer for its inaugural game Orion13, a first-person, hack-and-slash VR adventure. Marking the first installment of an action-packed trilogy, Orion13 will officially be available for download on Feb. 13, 2020, through the Oculus and Steam stores....

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Introducing OpenVR Benchmark: The Real VR Benchmark Software
Jan25

Introducing OpenVR Benchmark: The Real VR Benchmark Software

Introducing OpenVR Benchmark: The Real VR Benchmark Software Stonebrick Studios releases OpenVR Benchmark, the first benchmark tool for reproducibly testing your real VR performance, rendering inside of your VR headset. See if your hardware performs correctly! OpenVR Benchmark will be available for free on Steam on December 20 at 12 PM PST. After running the benchmark, you are presented with a score and your result is automatically...

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evo Teams up with Pixvana to Create Scalable Onboarding Through Interactive XR Training
Jan23

evo Teams up with Pixvana to Create Scalable Onboarding Through Interactive XR Training

evo Teams up with Pixvana to Create Scalable Onboarding Through Interactive XR Training Pixvana, an XR platform and solutions provider specializing in corporate learning and training, and evo, a leading retailer of action sports lifestyle gear, today announced that they have partnered to create an interactive XR training experience to better onboard seasonal warehouse workers at their 170,000 square foot warehouse. While the evo...

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Center for Academic Innovation Series Brings Leading XR Experts to Campus
Jan21

Center for Academic Innovation Series Brings Leading XR Experts to Campus

Center for Academic Innovation Series Brings Leading XR Experts to Campus The head of technology at Disney Studios. A researcher who encourages people to understand the social realities of racism by virtually walking in the shoes of a black man. An expert in how to build safe virtual worlds. The head of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab. These leaders will share their work with extended reality during a...

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VR Studios Announces Availability of Terminator: Guardian of Fate
Jan20

VR Studios Announces Availability of Terminator: Guardian of Fate

VR Studios Announces Availability of Terminator: Guardian of Fate VRstudios, creator of turn-key multiplayer Virtual Reality (VR) attractions for Location-Based Entertainment (LBE) businesses has announced the latest exclusive experience for Dave & Buster’s proprietary multiplayer virtual reality simulator – Terminator: Guardian of Fate. The intense, action-packed interactive experience featuring the incredible talents of...

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MWM Interactive’s Ghostly ‘Chained: A Victorian Nightmare’ Holiday VR Experience Available Now on Steam and HTC Vive
Jan18

MWM Interactive’s Ghostly ‘Chained: A Victorian Nightmare’ Holiday VR Experience Available Now on Steam and HTC Vive

MWM Interactive’s Ghostly ‘Chained: A Victorian Nightmare’ Holiday VR Experience Available Now on Steam and HTC Vive MWM Interactive (MWMi), a leading creator of story-driven VR and interactive entertainment, today released “Chained: A Victorian Nightmare,” a virtual reality retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol,” on Steam and HTC Vive. “Chained” is the...

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South Korean Company Moiin Group Receives Patent Recognition for Motion Capture Technology
Jan16

South Korean Company Moiin Group Receives Patent Recognition for Motion Capture Technology

South Korean Company Moiin Group Receives Patent Recognition for Motion Capture Technology The Moiin Group (http://www.moiin.com), a global leader in virtual reality (VR) tech, has been awarded US patents for their Fiber-Bragg Grating (FBG) motion capture suits, paving the way for CEO Mr. Jae-yun Ok to take a leading role in the expansion of a global VR-based ecosystem. The idea of VR has long captured the minds of the public, with...

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Monsterful VR Expands Major League Baseball Presence With Acquisition of TrinityVR Technology
Jan15

Monsterful VR Expands Major League Baseball Presence With Acquisition of TrinityVR Technology

Monsterful VR Expands Major League Baseball Presence With Acquisition of TrinityVR Technology Monsterful VR, a virtual reality baseball company, has agreed to acquire an exclusive license to TrinityVR’s baseball technology, which is currently used by several Major League Baseball (MLB) organizations. Monsterful’s RibeeVR platform allows players of all levels to take virtual reps against skill and age-matched pitching. The...

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Fundamental Surgery Achieves CME Accreditation for VR Total Knee Arthroplasty Simulation
Jan11

Fundamental Surgery Achieves CME Accreditation for VR Total Knee Arthroplasty Simulation

Fundamental Surgery Achieves CME Accreditation from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons for VR Total Knee Arthroplasty Simulation “Haptic Virtual Reality Training Platform Creates Immersive Real-world Training Experience and Offers Access to New Technologies” Fundamental Surgery is announcing that its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) simulation was reviewed by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and...

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MasterpieceVR Launches 3D Content Creation Suite – Masterpiece Studio
Jan08

MasterpieceVR Launches 3D Content Creation Suite – Masterpiece Studio

MasterpieceVR Launches 3D Content Creation Suite – Masterpiece Studio MasterpieceVR announced the release of Masterpiece Studio, a 3D content creation suite that combines Masterpiece Creator, the fastest 3D modeling software in the world and Masterpiece Motion, the easiest way to rig any 3D model. Masterpiece Studio uses virtual reality and powerful machine learning that makes it possible for any creative without technical 3D...

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Location-Based VR Leaders SpringboardVR and VRstudios Join Forces
Jan04

Location-Based VR Leaders SpringboardVR and VRstudios Join Forces

Location-Based VR Leaders SpringboardVR and VRstudios Join Forces SpringboardVR, a leading content marketplace and distribution platform for VR Arcade operators and VRstudios, an innovator of turn-key wireless multiplayer Virtual Reality (VR) systems for Location-Based Entertainment (LBE) businesses, are pleased to announce a partnership to deliver a selection of SpringboardVR titles for play on VRstudios’ ATOM VR attractions in...

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XR Association, Voice of XR Manufacturers, Releases Update to Developers Guide
Jan03

XR Association, Voice of XR Manufacturers, Releases Update to Developers Guide

XR Association, Voice of XR Manufacturers, Releases Update to Developers Guide The XR Association (XRA), the trade association representing the technology manufacturers that power the virtual, augmented, and mixed reality industries, released an update to its XR Primer, a starter guide for developers designing reality-expanding experiences. “Guidance for Culture, Conduct, and Content in XR Environments” offers design...

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Murata: Notice of Acquisition of MIRAISENS, a 3DHaptics Company
Jan02

Murata: Notice of Acquisition of MIRAISENS, a 3DHaptics Company

Murata: Notice of Acquisition of MIRAISENS, a 3DHaptics Company Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and MIRAISENS, Inc., which offers haptic solutions technology using 3DHaptics technology*1, have signed an agreement for MIRAISENS to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing. However, the specific terms and conditions of this agreement have not been disclosed. 1 By combining vibrations of various intensity generated by a...

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HOOPS Exchange Provides Foundation for SALT AND PEPPER Software’s Cutting-Edge VR Applications
Dec28

HOOPS Exchange Provides Foundation for SALT AND PEPPER Software’s Cutting-Edge VR Applications

HOOPS Exchange Provides Foundation for SALT AND PEPPER Software’s Cutting-Edge Virtual Reality Applications Tech Soft 3D, leading provider of development toolkits to the engineering software industry, today announces that SALT AND PEPPER Software, a Germany-based company that develops advanced technology and software solutions, is using HOOPS Exchange to develop applications that integrate virtual reality (VR) into the...

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HumanEyes Technologies Announces Holiday Pricing Deals for Vuze XR Camera
Dec26

HumanEyes Technologies Announces Holiday Pricing Deals for Vuze XR Camera

HumanEyes Technologies Announces Holiday Pricing Deals for Vuze XR Camera HumanEyes Technologies, a leading 3D-Virtual Reality holistic solutions developer, today announced the following Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal for its award-winning VR camera, the Vuze XR. As part of the company’s holiday pricing promotions which kicks off on Virtual Reality Day, Saturday, November 23, and runs through Wednesday, January 1, 2020, consumers...

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Vicarious Surgical Announces Breakthrough Designation by the FDA
Dec25

Vicarious Surgical Announces Breakthrough Designation by the FDA

Vicarious Surgical Announces Breakthrough Designation by the FDA, Appoints Scott Huennekens to Board of Directors Vicarious Surgical Inc., the leading innovator in virtual reality and robotics for minimally invasive surgical treatments, announced today they were recently granted the Breakthrough Device Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA Breakthrough Devices Program is intended to help patients receive...

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HTC VIVE Launches Beta of “VIVEPORT Streaming” Enabling Wireless Streaming
Dec23

HTC VIVE Launches Beta of “VIVEPORT Streaming” Enabling Wireless Streaming

HTC VIVE Launches Beta of “VIVEPORT Streaming” Enabling Wireless Streaming of PC VR Content As standalone virtual reality (VR) devices have risen in popularity over the last year, one significant challenge that remains for the industry is the ability to offer easy access to the rich library of high-quality PC VR content without being tied down by a physical wire. Today, HTC VIVE released the Beta of VIVEPORT Streaming,...

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Immersive VR experience from Glue Collaboration and MacWell Creative
Dec21

Immersive VR experience from Glue Collaboration and MacWell Creative

Immersive VR experience from Glue Collaboration and MacWell Creative provides innovative showcase for Microsoft security products Glue Collaboration, the world leader in collaborative, real-time VR software services, today announced that it has developed a new showcase of Microsoft® security solutions as an interactive, worldwide ‘escape room’-like VR experience in tandem with acclaimed creative agency MacWell Creative. With cyber...

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The Future Of Film And Advertising Has Arrived In NYC With VRAccelerator
Dec20

The Future Of Film And Advertising Has Arrived In NYC With VRAccelerator

The Future Of Film And Advertising Has Arrived In NYC With VRAccelerator Leading photography and multimedia studio complex PIER59 STUDIOS announces today that VRAccelerator (VRA), the first premium, fully integrated Volumetric Capture stage in America, is now open and available for creative inspiration and commercial activation. VRA’s Vol-Cap (Volumetric Video Capture) system captures the highest fidelity moving holograms for...

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‘Another Reality’ Launches Innovative Kickstarter Campaign to Open an Interactive VR Arcade for Playing
Dec16

‘Another Reality’ Launches Innovative Kickstarter Campaign to Open an Interactive VR Arcade for Playing

‘Another Reality’ Launches Innovative Kickstarter Campaign to Open an Interactive Arcade for Playing Founders of Another Reality, a social high-tech entertainment center located in Toronto, have launched a Kickstarter campaign that will allow backers to not only play games and enter tournaments, but also learn more about game development, content creation and receive valuable experience in innovation. Another Reality Founders Paul...

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PokerStars VR Unveils Virtual Reality Super Lair for Spy Fans
Dec15

PokerStars VR Unveils Virtual Reality Super Lair for Spy Fans

PokerStars VR Unveils Virtual Reality Super Lair for Spy Fans PokerStars VR, the virtual reality arm of the world’s biggest poker site, has announced that its brand-new and immersive experience ‘Spies’ goes live now! In PokerStars VR’s most intense challenge yet, the series of spy-themed virtual reality content will see players face-off in a super villain’s lair located inside an active volcano at the...

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