How Virtual Reality is Altering Football Training
May26

How Virtual Reality is Altering Football Training

How VR Tech is Changing Football Training When you think about football injuries, you probably don’t think about how many of them occur not during a game, but during practice. Football can be brutal on players’ bodies, and coaches have to be smart about providing enough practice time while keeping their players as injury-free as possible for the field. Training techniques have changed a lot over the years as new technology has...

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SITA EXPLORES EMERGING WORLD OF MIXED REALITY FOR AIR TRANSPORT I
May26

SITA EXPLORES EMERGING WORLD OF MIXED REALITY FOR AIR TRANSPORT I

SITA EXPLORES EMERGING WORLD OF MIXED REALITY FOR AIR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY Early research with Microsoft HoloLens shows potential of mixed reality A new world of mixed reality is emerging and SITA Lab, the research arm of air transport IT provider SITA, is exploring its potential for airlines and airports. Today it released early results of research carried out with Helsinki Airport using Microsoft HoloLens to analyze and manage airport...

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VR Educate and Virtual Content Group announce VR Content Production “The Three Kingdoms” as “Tomorrow” receives Top Honor Apollo Award
May26

VR Educate and Virtual Content Group announce VR Content Production “The Three Kingdoms” as “Tomorrow” receives Top Honor Apollo Award

VR Educate and Virtual Content Group announce VR Content Production “The Three Kingdoms” as “Tomorrow” receives Top Honor Apollo Award VR Educate ( VRE ) received top Honor at 2017 Apollo Awards’ “Immersive Experience (Virtual Reality Experience) Award” with “ Tomorrow – the Evolution of Language “. Tomorrow is a Virtual Reality experience produced by Future Lighthouse Production and it is about the...

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AiSolve Launches WePlayVR – Immersive VR Attraction for Location-based Entertainment
May26

AiSolve Launches WePlayVR – Immersive VR Attraction for Location-based Entertainment

AiSolve Launches WePlayVR – Immersive VR Attraction for Location-based Entertainment AiSolve debuts latest version of new, location-based VR Attraction, WePlayVR Future lies in experiential out-of-home VR more than console and PC gaming VR’s appeal goes beyond traditional gamers to demographics of all ages   AiSolve has officially launched the latest single-player version of its out-of-home virtual reality gaming...

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Edge-MT Developed Virtual Reality Application for the Israeli Subsidiary of KONE
May24

Edge-MT Developed Virtual Reality Application for the Israeli Subsidiary of KONE

Edge-MT Developed Virtual Reality Application for the Israeli Subsidiary of KONE Edge-MT, a developer and provider of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications, today announced that it has developed a virtual reality application for KONE Israel. KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and...

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HASBRO AND DMG ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH WORLD’S FIRST TRANSFORMERS DIGITAL AR/VR EXPERIENCE CENTERS
May23

HASBRO AND DMG ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH WORLD’S FIRST TRANSFORMERS DIGITAL AR/VR EXPERIENCE CENTERS

HASBRO AND DMG ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH WORLD’S FIRST TRANSFORMERS DIGITAL AR/VR EXPERIENCE CENTERS  “Highly Interactive, Immersive Digital Simulation Experience Centers Give Fans” “Up-Close Encounters and Adventures with Transformers Characters” In collaboration with Hasbro, Dan Mintz’s DMG Entertainment is launching highly-immersive, interactive Transformers digital simulation experience centers. Featuring...

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Psychic VR Lab & Fashion Brand hloma Launching  “chloma x STYLY HMD Collection (REAL⇄MR⇄VR)”
May22

Psychic VR Lab & Fashion Brand hloma Launching “chloma x STYLY HMD Collection (REAL⇄MR⇄VR)”

Psychic VR Lab & Fashion Brand hloma Launching  “chloma x STYLY HMD Collection (REAL⇄MR⇄VR)”  Psychic VR Lab Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo Shinjuku-ku, Representative Director: Masahiro Yamaguchi), is launching VR fashion shopping service “STYLY” by using the VR technology, and the fashion label “chloma” (designer: Junya Suzuki), have together created a collection of head-mounted displays (below HMDs) for users,...

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U.S. Navy to Feature New Virtual Reality Experience During Fleet Week New York
May22

U.S. Navy to Feature New Virtual Reality Experience During Fleet Week New York

U.S. Navy to Feature New Virtual Reality Experience During Fleet Week New York If you’ve ever wanted to pilot a high-speed assault craft or extract Navy SEALs from enemy territory, you’ll get your chance during Fleet Week New York, when the U.S. Navy will feature its new high-tech, virtual reality experience showcasing what it feels like to be part of today’s Navy. Check out more 360 Degree Military and Tank 360...

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The Evolution of Advertising and Marketing – what’s next?
May22

The Evolution of Advertising and Marketing – what’s next?

The Evolution of Advertising and Marketing – what’s next? The way that our customers like to be sold to has changed. We live in a society were our customers will fast forward through the TV adverts, ignore the pop-up banners and click ‘skip’ on the YouTube adverts as quickly as possible. When did you last hear a business in any sector say in an advert that they are ‘OK’ or ‘average’ or even that there is ‘probably better out there’?...

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Support Soars for Game-Changing VR Technology
May21

Support Soars for Game-Changing VR Technology

Support Soars for Game-Changing VR Technology After launching a Kickstarter campaign, VRgluv (www.vrgluv.com) soared past their $100k crowdfunding goal in just 56 hours. Their gloves give users the ability to see, use, and even feel their hands in VR using force-feedback technology, and players from the gaming, medical, military, and educational industries have participated in supporting the campaign so they can use VRgluv in their...

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InstaVR Launches Publishing and Controller Compatibility With Google Daydream
May21

InstaVR Launches Publishing and Controller Compatibility With Google Daydream

InstaVR Launches Publishing and Controller Compatibility With Google Daydream InstaVR, Inc., a virtual reality (VR) authoring, publishing, and analysis company, announced today the availability of single-click Daydream publishing. The virtual reality platform and headset, manufactured and owned by the VR division of Google, is offering a fresh take on mobile VR by effectively simplifying access to VR content on mobile devices....

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World’s Largest Mixed-reality Display Unveiled With 3D Rocket Launch – Realfiction
May21

World’s Largest Mixed-reality Display Unveiled With 3D Rocket Launch – Realfiction

World’s Largest Mixed-reality Display Unveiled With 3D Rocket Launch – Realfiction Realfiction, an innovator and frontrunner in mixed reality solutions, today announces its ground-breaking display DeepFrame. DeepFrame is the largest display of its kind to convincingly mix physical reality with lifelike digital 3D animations completely without the use of glasses providing viewers with jaw-dropping effects that realistically...

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HAPTO: VR CONTROLLER PROVIDING A REALISTIC EXPERIENCE FOR VR HEADSETS
May20

HAPTO: VR CONTROLLER PROVIDING A REALISTIC EXPERIENCE FOR VR HEADSETS

HAPTO: VR CONTROLLER PROVIDING A REALISTIC EXPERIENCE FOR VR HEADSETS Hapto launches on Indiegogo on May 31. Here is a unique virtual reality (VR) controller that has no analogues in the world and that provides a realistic haptic effect. Hapto has all the functions of the best VR controllers. You can do any movements: touch things, hold them, throw, use and change weapons, and more. It is easy to use. Just put it on and you’re set....

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VRARA Digital Health Committee Industry Survey Results
May20

VRARA Digital Health Committee Industry Survey Results

VRARA Digital Health Committee Industry Survey Results The VRARA Digital Health Committee conducted an initial industry survey for companies making VR/AR products in healthcare among healthcare providers. The goal was to understand current state of VR/AR healthcare market and identify challenges to adopting VR/AR healthcare solutions. The results are shown below. For a detailed slide presentation of the survey and Committee’s...

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ASUS ZenFone AR to Bring AR & VR in One Device to Verizon this Summer
May19

ASUS ZenFone AR to Bring AR & VR in One Device to Verizon this Summer

ASUS ZenFone AR to Bring AR & VR in One Device to Verizon this Summer “The World’s First Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) Smartphone that is Both Google Tango-Enabled and Daydream-Ready Will Be Available on Verizon” Today at Google I/O, ASUS announced that Verizon will be the exclusive wireless provider of the ZenFone AR in the United States. The next-generation smartphone represents a significant...

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Get a First Look at EarthCam’s App for 360° VR Jobsite Tours at ICSC RECon
May17

Get a First Look at EarthCam’s App for 360° VR Jobsite Tours at ICSC RECon

EarthCam Demos New Photography App for 360° VR Site Tours at ICSC RECon in Las Vegas WHAT: EarthCam, the leader in construction imagery, will be offering demonstrations of their improved mobile app for 360° virtual reality (VR) jobsite tours. Site Map Cam harnesses the power of 360° spherical technology to create interactive virtual reality photographs at significant cost savings compared to current methods. With EarthCam’s free app,...

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AMD Announces Radeon Vega Frontier Edition for Early Adopters in VR, Game Development & Machine Learning
May17

AMD Announces Radeon Vega Frontier Edition for Early Adopters in VR, Game Development & Machine Learning

AMD Announces Radeon Vega Frontier Edition for Early Adopters in VR, Game Development & Machine Learning AMD announced its brand-new Radeon Vega Frontier Edition,a powerful solution for VR and game development, machine learning and advanced visualization, aimed to empower the next generation of data scientists and visualization professionals — the digital pioneers forging new paths in their fields. Designed to handle the...

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HoloGirlsVR Announces Special Sale of Virtual Reality Content
May16

HoloGirlsVR Announces Special Sale of Virtual Reality Content

HoloGirlsVR Announces Special Sale of Virtual Reality Content Utherverse Digital’s HoloFilm Productions, the award-winning producer of adult’s leading Virtual Reality adult content, is offering licensing deals on its million dollar library. “We are hearing more and more complaints from leading membership web sites that their paying members are leaving to join VR porn sites.  While this has been great for our own VR pay sites, we want...

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Springboard VR Launching VR Arcade Platform
May15

Springboard VR Launching VR Arcade Platform

Springboard VR Launching VR Arcade Platform Springboard VR fastest growing arcade platform. 64 arcades worldwide now signed up on Springboard’s custom game launcher. LA, California Springboard VR, an arcade management platform for VR Arcades launched a month ago and with 64 arcades signed up is already the largest VR arcade platform outside of China. Springboard VR lets customers review and select games in a beautiful VR environment,...

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Oregon Story Board Launching VR 101 Classes
May15

Oregon Story Board Launching VR 101 Classes

Oregon Story Board Launching VR 101 Classes Oregon Story Board is announcing the follow up to its popular 2016 HoloLens Development classes. Introducing the Intro to VR/MR Summer Courses beginning in June! The board has expanded its curriculum to focus on UX Design, 3D Design and Programming for virtual and mixed reality. All 3 of new class tracts provide a hands-on learning environment for students interested in exploring different...

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Japanese Startup VAQSO Launches Smallest Scent Shooting Device for VR Headsets
May15

Japanese Startup VAQSO Launches Smallest Scent Shooting Device for VR Headsets

VAQSO Introduces Smallest Scent Distributing Device to Enable More Immersive VR Experiences Today’s VR games, 360 degree videos and VR adult content are capable of providing compelling VR experiences with visual, sound, and haptic feedbacks, but something is still missing… Imagine how a certain scent can possibly enhance a particular VR experience, and make it more realistic and more immersive. For example, the scent of...

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Detached Announced Release Date and Story Teaser Trailer
May14

Detached Announced Release Date and Story Teaser Trailer

Detached Announced Release Date and Story Teaser Trailer Anshar Studios has announced the release date of Detached along with a new teaser trailer for the main story. The space survival game available only for virtual reality devices (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and OSVR) leaves the early access phase on Steam and the Oculus store on May 18th.     “It was supposed to be a simple salvage operation… but in space…...

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Engadget Announces First Ever Alternate Reality Artist Grants to Debut at Engadget Experience
May13

Engadget Announces First Ever Alternate Reality Artist Grants to Debut at Engadget Experience

Engadget Announces First Ever Alternate Reality Artist Grants to Debut at Engadget Experience About: Engadget is announcing an alternate reality grant program. A board of technology and art tastemakers will reward 5 grants of up to $100K a piece toward the production of ongoing or original works to be debuted at The Engadget Experience, a one-day event, on November 16, 2017 at the United Artists theater at the Ace Hotel in Los...

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The Future of VR in 5 Major Industries
May13

The Future of VR in 5 Major Industries

The Future of VR in 5 Major Industries Think virtual reality amounts to just some guy sitting on his couch playing a game through a headset? Think again. Virtual reality (VR) is making a splash in all kinds of industries, not just in gaming. While it’s true that VR headsets for immersive entertainment have finally become accessible and inexpensive enough for the average consumer, there are some very exciting advancements in VR on the...

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Scope AR Launches First Mixed Reality Smart Instruction Creation Platform for Microsoft HoloLens
May12

Scope AR Launches First Mixed Reality Smart Instruction Creation Platform for Microsoft HoloLens

Scope AR Launches First Mixed Reality Smart Instruction Creation Platform for Microsoft HoloLens “Scope AR empowers HoloLens users to easily create mixed reality smart instructions for limitless applications and use cases around training, repair, support and more” Today at Microsoft Build 2017, Scope AR, the creator of mixed reality (MR) smart instructions and live support video calling solutions, announced that its MR...

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PICO INTERACTIVE INC. REVEALS NEW ALL-IN-ONE VR HEADSET – THE PICO GOBLIN; OFFERS HANDS-ON DEMOS AT E3
May10

PICO INTERACTIVE INC. REVEALS NEW ALL-IN-ONE VR HEADSET – THE PICO GOBLIN; OFFERS HANDS-ON DEMOS AT E3

PICO INTERACTIVE INC. REVEALS NEW ALL-IN-ONE VR HEADSET – THE PICO GOBLIN; OFFERS HANDS-ON DEMOS AT E3 New Stand-Alone Headset Pico Goblin, Upcoming Pico Neo CV Headset, and a Selection of Pico’s VR Games Will Be Showcased in South Hall for E3 Attendees Pico Interactive, Inc. is set to shake up the world of VR head mounted displays (HMD) with the reveal of the Pico Goblin, Pico’s brand new all-in-one VR headset, at this year’s...

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VR/AR Developers Need to Show More Focus and Ambition to Attract Growth Capital
May10

VR/AR Developers Need to Show More Focus and Ambition to Attract Growth Capital

VR/AR Developers Need to Show More Focus and Ambition to Attract Growth Capital Virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) developers have to show more focus and ambition to attract the capital needed to reach their full potential. A market survey report released today by the Brabant Development Agency (BOM) reveals a wide discrepancy between the revenue ambitions and financing needs of developers. This gap needs to be addressed or it...

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Augmented and Virtual Reality Tracking Technology from uSens Now Needs Only One Stereo Camera Module
May10

Augmented and Virtual Reality Tracking Technology from uSens Now Needs Only One Stereo Camera Module

Augmented and Virtual Reality Tracking Technology from uSens Now Needs Only One Stereo Camera Module “At Augmented World Expo, uSens to demo next-gen capabilities for combined 6DOF head tracking and 26DOF hand tracking that reduces ARVR system size and power consumption” uSens, Inc., a pioneer in hand-and-head tracking technologies for Augmented and Virtual Reality, has developed the next-generation of technology for...

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VR Revolutionises Trauma Training at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
May09

VR Revolutionises Trauma Training at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

VR Revolutionises Trauma Training at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles VR simulation recreates emergency room environment for training Project sponsored by Facebook Oculus and designed and delivered by AiSolve and Bioflight VR in collaboration with doctors at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Initiative opens up faster, more realistic and more cost-effective training in healthcare and other industry sectors AiSolve, the UK-based...

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Age Of Heroes VR Launches Kickstarter Campaign
May06

Age Of Heroes VR Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Age Of Heroes VR Launches Kickstarter Campaign OmniGames have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their exciting new VR title, Age of Heroes VR. The multiplayer raid combat game, which is inspired by co-op combat featured in MMO’s is set to be a hit with virtual reality fans with its team focused combat, multiple classes, and actual body movement system. The developers already have the funds to deliver the core product and the...

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