Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR Design To Fuel Next-Generation VR Experiences
Feb21

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR Design To Fuel Next-Generation VR Experiences

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR Design To Fuel Next-Generation VR Experiences Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, ahead of Mobile World Congress, today unveiled a new virtual reality (VR) reference platform based on the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 Mobile Platform. “We continue to deliver new advancements in technologies for our customers to utilize as they aim to capitalize on...

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Maguss App Brings Magic into AR
Feb21

Maguss App Brings Magic into AR

Maguss App Brings Magic into AR Central European software company Mawa s.r.o. recently announced the open-beta launch of Maguss, a free-to-play location-based mobile MMORPG that offers gamers a full wizarding experience. The game transforms the real world into a fantastical land where players can cast spells, collect ingredients, brew potions, battle magical creatures, and duel other players for glory and treasure. Maguss is available...

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Luxury Architecture Firm IR Architects Launches Architecture VR/AR Studio AVR
Feb21

Luxury Architecture Firm IR Architects Launches Architecture VR/AR Studio AVR

Luxury Architecture Firm IR Architects Launches Architecture VR/AR Studio AVR “AVR Generates Property Inspections of Luxury Housing in Virtual Reality” LA-based architecture firm IR Architects launches AVR (Architectural Virtual Reality) Studio, a VR studio specializing in architecture. Led by CEO Ignacio Rodriguez and a team of professional VR developers, architects and interior designers, AVR will produce interactive VR...

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Pixvana SPIN Studio Introduces VR Casting for Content Creators and Distributors
Feb21

Pixvana SPIN Studio Introduces VR Casting for Content Creators and Distributors

Pixvana SPIN Studio Introduces VR Casting for Content Creators and Distributors “Innovative VR platform the first to “pair and share” content with a single click” Pixvana, a company that powers the future of XR storytelling and immersive media, today announced the release of Virtual Reality Casting to its SPIN Studio platform. VR Casting is a first-of-its-kind solution that lets customers easily manage and...

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VISYON Presents VROADCASTER at the MWC 18
Feb21

VISYON Presents VROADCASTER at the MWC 18

VISYON Presents VROADCASTER at the MWC 18 “First VR end-to-end platform for enterprise communications” VISYON presents in this edition of the Mobile World Congress their new platform VROADCASTER, a fully customisable platform for watching live video and video on demand (VOD) content with multiple camera feeds and several layers of dynamic data visualisation and personalised virtual environments. This tool enables brands to...

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Fast Company Names Unity Technologies Among World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in VR & AR
Feb21

Fast Company Names Unity Technologies Among World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in VR & AR

Fast Company Names Unity Technologies Among World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in VR & AR In recognition of the Fast Company award, Unity unveils SXSW lineup focusing on VR/AR innovation” Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, today announced it has been named by Fast Company as a “World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Company.” Chosen as the #4 “Most Innovative Virtual...

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Forward Partners Leads Gravity Sketch’s 1.7 Million Seed Funding
Feb17

Forward Partners Leads Gravity Sketch’s 1.7 Million Seed Funding

Forward Partners Leads Gravity Sketch’s 1.7 Million Seed Funding Virtual reality and 3D design sofware startup Gravity Sketch has raised $1.7m (£1.2m) in Seed funding. The startup’s round was led by London-based VC Forward Partners. Gravity Sketch also received backing from Super Ventures, a San Francisco-based augmented reality and VR-focused venture capital firm. Wacom, a Japanese company specialising in graphic tablets and related...

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Unity at GDC 2018: Week-Long Event With 100+ Sessions to Experience Unity’s New Technologies
Feb17

Unity at GDC 2018: Week-Long Event With 100+ Sessions to Experience Unity’s New Technologies

Unity at GDC 2018: Week-Long Event With 100+ Sessions to Experience Unity’s New Technologies Unity Technologies (https://unity3d.com/), creator of the world’s most widely-used real-time 3D development platform, today announced Unity at GDC (https://unity3d.com/gdc-2018): a week-long series of events that democratizes access to the games industry by giving all developers the opportunity to experience Unity’s new technologies. Centered...

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VR/AR Gaze-Based Adtech Token Gaze Coin Is Now Listed on QRYPTOS Cryptocurrency Exchange
Feb17

VR/AR Gaze-Based Adtech Token Gaze Coin Is Now Listed on QRYPTOS Cryptocurrency Exchange

VR/AR Gaze-Based Adtech Token Gaze Coin Is Now Listed on QRYPTOS Cryptocurrency Exchange Gaze Coin, a currency that provides AR/VR advertisers and creators trackable ROI by rewarding audiences for gaze-triggering content today announced its listing on leading Asian cryptocurrency exchange, QRYPTOS (a subsidiary of QUOINE). The event marks the first major-exchange listing for Gaze Coin (token symbol GZE) since its recently-completed...

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RICK AND MORTY: VIRTUAL RICK-ALITY COMING TO RETAIL FOR PLAYSTATION
Feb16

RICK AND MORTY: VIRTUAL RICK-ALITY COMING TO RETAIL FOR PLAYSTATION

RICK AND MORTY: VIRTUAL RICK-ALITY COMING TO RETAIL FOR PLAYSTATION  Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality for PlayStation®VR is coming to retailers for $29.99 on April 10, 2018. Fans can also pick up the limited Collector’s Edition, which includes a copy of the game, a Funko Pop! Rick and Morty vinyl figure and an exclusive double-sided poster featuring Rick and Morty comic book cover art. From Adult Swim Games, and developers Owlchemy...

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GVR Fund Raises $18.3 Million, Investing in Seventeen VR & AR Startups
Feb16

GVR Fund Raises $18.3 Million, Investing in Seventeen VR & AR Startups

GVR Fund Raises $18.3 Million, Investing in Seventeen VR & AR Startups GREE VR Capital, LLC., investors in such popular startups as VRChat, Sliver.tv and Littlstar, today announced it has completed its first VR/AR/MR fund with a total commitment of $18.3 million. The fund was established in April 2016, and upon completion, the fund name will change to GFR Fund as it prepares for a second fund later this year. One of the early...

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Radiant Webinar Replicates Human Vision for Evaluation of AR/VR Display Quality
Feb15

Radiant Webinar Replicates Human Vision for Evaluation of AR/VR Display Quality

  Radiant Webinar Replicates Human Vision for Evaluation of AR/VR Display Quality Radiant Vision Systems, a leading provider of test and measurement solutions for lighting and displays, announces that it will host a webinar to introduce display measurement technology that evaluates augmented and virtual reality displays under the same conditions as they are viewed by human users. The webinar, titled “Replicating Human Vision for...

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STYLY Gives Virtual Reality Workshops at 15 Universities in Pakistan
Feb15

STYLY Gives Virtual Reality Workshops at 15 Universities in Pakistan

STYLY Gives Virtual Reality Workshops at 15 Universities in Pakistan STYLY visited 15 universities in Punjab, Pakistan to promote awareness and knowledge of VR and help an emerging but struggling VR market get on its feet.  Workshops on AR/VR technology, along with STYLY's VR content creation and distribution service (https://suite.styly.cc), were held at each university. A total of 2,165 students and faculty attended the workshops...

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360 Video Series Takes an Honest and Intimate Look at Modern Dating
Feb15

360 Video Series Takes an Honest and Intimate Look at Modern Dating

360 Video Series Takes an Honest and Intimate Look at Modern Dating In a time where technology–from dating apps to VR headsets–is allowing for more disconnected physical social interactions, LA-based virtual reality studio VR Playhouse set out to create a 360-degree short video series that would experiment with the emotional intimacy and storytelling power of the new medium. What has emerged is a tender, touching,...

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New Hyper-Reality Star Wars™ VR Experience Coming to Westfield Stratford City
Feb14

New Hyper-Reality Star Wars™ VR Experience Coming to Westfield Stratford City

New Hyper-Reality Star Wars™ VR Experience Coming to Westfield Stratford City From a galaxy far, far away comes the first multi-sensory immersive virtual experience that blurs the line between the physical and virtual world where you move freely, hear, touch, feel and even smell an environment as you explore it with friends and companions. Due to the incredible response from fans and critics alike at the Westfield London location in...

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VR Allows Scientists to Walk Through Cancer Cells
Feb10

VR Allows Scientists to Walk Through Cancer Cells

VR Allows Scientists to Walk Through Cancer Cells UNSW researchers are revolutionising medical research by creating virtual reality technology that allows scientists to walk around the landscape of human cells. Ground-breaking virtual reality technology is allowing multiple scientists to see inside a human cell at the same time, giving researchers a three-dimensional tool to improve doctor interaction and help analyse how cancer drugs...

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inVRsion Introduces ShelfZone
Feb09

inVRsion Introduces ShelfZone

inVRsion Introduces ShelfZone inVRsion, an international technology company specializing in developing ultra-realistic and customized virtual reality (VR) experiences for business to business, presents its newest virtual reality experience, ShelfZone®. ShelfZone simulates the retail space and the shopping experience and it also analyzes user behavior through accurate analytics with scientific results. ShelfZone enables retail and the...

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The Humanity Bureau VRevolution – Nicolas Cage Honored at Cinequest Film and VR Festival
Feb07

The Humanity Bureau VRevolution – Nicolas Cage Honored at Cinequest Film and VR Festival

The Humanity Bureau VRevolution – Nicolas Cage Honored at Cinequest Film and VR Festival Cinequest, a vanguard organization that fuses creativity with technological innovation to empower, improve, and transform the lives of people and communities, today announced that it will bestow its most prestigious award to a true modern-day legend of film.  In a special event on February 28th, Nicolas Cage will receive Cinequest’s highest...

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AR/VR Developers Can Now Easily Import and Use 3D CAD Data
Feb05

AR/VR Developers Can Now Easily Import and Use 3D CAD Data

HOOPS Visualize 2018 SDK Supercharges AR/VR Development using CAD Data Tech Soft 3D, leading provider of development toolkits to the engineering software industry, today announces the release of HOOPS® Visualize 2018 software development toolkit (SDK), the gold standard graphics engine that powers hundreds of successful engineering applications worldwide. HOOPS Visualize 2018 enables full 3D viewing for AR and VR applications, full...

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Axon Hires Team of World-Renowned Imaging and VR/AR Experts Led by Juha Alakarhu
Feb05

Axon Hires Team of World-Renowned Imaging and VR/AR Experts Led by Juha Alakarhu

Axon Hires Team of World-Renowned Imaging and VR/AR Experts Led by Juha Alakarhu  Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, today announced the addition of a new imaging engineering team led by industry expert Juha Alakarhu. The team begins work today from Axon's new research and development office based in Tampere, Finland. This group will focus on enhancing the capabilities of Axon's future...

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Canadian Speed Skater Ted-Jan Bloemen Teamed Up with CEEK VR
Feb05

Canadian Speed Skater Ted-Jan Bloemen Teamed Up with CEEK VR

Canadian Speed Skater Ted-Jan Bloemen Teamed Up with CEEK VR Canadian speed skater and double world record holder Ted-Jan Bloemen has teamed up with ONG Social and CEEK VR in a unique sponsorship. The terms of the agreement include cryptocurrency compensation, which Bloemen will use to achieve his speed skating goals. In return, Bloemen will share his journey to success on the ONG Social network and will be featured in a 360 Virtual...

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Is Your PC Powerful Enough To Handle VR?
Feb05

Is Your PC Powerful Enough To Handle VR?

VR Ready PC Specifications Not sure whether your PC is powerful enough to run VR? Let’s discuss specifications. Newegg Recommended VR PC Specs: i5-6500 or Greater CPU NVIDIA GTX 980 or AMD R9 390 GPU or greater 16GB+ RAM SSD (PCIe NVMe recommended) Official Oculus Rift Recommended Specs: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater NVIDIA GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 or greater 8GB RAM or more HDMI 1.3 and 3x USB 3.0 plus 1x USB 2.0 Windows 7 64 bit...

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Noitom Announces Launch of Perception Neuron 2.0 and Introduces New Neuron Mocap Ecosystem
Feb04

Noitom Announces Launch of Perception Neuron 2.0 and Introduces New Neuron Mocap Ecosystem

Noitom Announces Launch of Perception Neuron 2.0 and Introduces New Neuron Mocap Ecosystem Noitom, the company dedicated to putting affordable motion capture technology into the hands of 3D animators, filmmakers, performers and game developers worldwide, announces the release of Perception Neuron 2.0, and with it, introduces their new Neuron Mocap Ecosystem. Perception Neuron 2.0 is the first product of Noitom’s newly conceived Neuron...

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Immoviewer Now Creates Floor Plans From Your 360° Photos
Feb03

Immoviewer Now Creates Floor Plans From Your 360° Photos

Immoviewer Now Creates Floor Plans From Your 360° Photos Immoviewer is launching a new service – floor plan creation. The service, which has been in beta for several months, allows immoviewer subscribers to generate dimensionally accurate floor plans using just the 360° images from their immoviewer tours. There is not measuring of rooms required. “When I saw the first floor plan generated from just the photos in our tours, it felt a...

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VRLA 2018 Passes Now Available
Feb01

VRLA 2018 Passes Now Available

VRLA 2018 Passes Now Available Experience “A New Reality” May 4-5 at the premier tech expo from the future Passes to VRLA 2018, the world’s largest immersive and transformative technology expo, are now on sale! Experience how VR, AR, and other emergent technologies are creating a positive new future for the world on May 4th and 5th, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This year’s expo will feature hundreds of tech demos, educational...

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The VR/AR Association Welcomes Cathy Hackl
Feb01

The VR/AR Association Welcomes Cathy Hackl

The VR/AR Association Welcomes Cathy Hackl HTC VIVE’s Atlanta VR Evangelist To Advisory Board NBC News named Hackl as one of the top Latina women working in Virtual Reality The VR/AR Association (VRARA) is adding industry leader, Cathy Hackl, to its advisory board. Hackl, who works as a VR Evangelist in Atlanta for HTC VIVE, will be giving the Association insight and counsel as the VRARA continues its global expansion. “As the VRARA...

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I-EXIST’s VR CONCEPT ALBUM SET TO LAUNCH ON KICKSTARTER FEBRUARY 13
Jan31

I-EXIST’s VR CONCEPT ALBUM SET TO LAUNCH ON KICKSTARTER FEBRUARY 13

I-EXIST’s VR CONCEPT ALBUM SET TO LAUNCH ON KICKSTARTER FEBRUARY 13 With the goal of raising $20,000, I-Exist will step into VR delivering the first full-length virtual reality concept album by Q4 2018 “Consciousness – The world’s first VR concept album” by Indianapolis two piece I-Exist will launch via Kickstarter on February 13th, 2018. The group is embracing crowdfunding to finalize completion of its new hybrid release after...

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12th VR Patent Granted to SyncThink
Jan31

12th VR Patent Granted to SyncThink

12th VR Patent Granted to SyncThink SyncThink was granted another huge patent that captures eye tracking attention and analyzes for a variety of purposes. SyncThink Adds to IP with Patent for Adapting Content to User Attention SyncThink’s patent allows adapting content to a user’s interest using eye analytics SyncThink, a leader in neurotechnology and creator of EYE-SYNC, announces today the granting of patent US 14/530,598 by the...

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Kaon Fuels Enterprise WebVR Adoption
Jan31

Kaon Fuels Enterprise WebVR Adoption

Kaon Fuels Enterprise WebVR Adoption Kaon Interactive, the leading provider of 3D marketing and sales applications for global B2B brands, today announced that its 3D product and solution experiences are now available in WebVR using the Microsoft Edge and other WebVR supported browsers upon their release. With the recent release of Windows Mixed Reality headsets, Kaon Interactive is driving early WebVR adoption in the B2B space,...

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ImmVRSe: A New Revolutionary Blockchain-Based VR Content Sharing Platform
Jan30

ImmVRSe: A New Revolutionary Blockchain-Based VR Content Sharing Platform

ImmVRSe: A New Revolutionary Blockchain-Based VR Content Sharing Platform Virtual reality (VR) has established itself as a technology that will play a momentous part in our lives within the next decade. Forecasts by Goldman Sachs indicate that VR revenue has the capability to reach in the region of $110 billion by 2025. We are already witnessing the technology being implemented into the medical, gaming, manufacturing and educational...

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