RYOT, Kaleidoscope and Oculus Announce DevLab 2018 To Support Next Generation of VR/AR Artists
Oct19

RYOT, Kaleidoscope and Oculus Announce DevLab 2018 To Support Next Generation of VR/AR Artists

RYOT, Kaleidoscope and Oculus Announce DevLab 2018 To Support Next Generation of VR/AR Artists “The second annual incubator will offer ten XR artists the opportunity for mentorship and creative exploration; top executives from RYOT, Kaleidoscope, Oculus and the Sundance Institute serving as curators” RYOT, the immersive media company and Academy Award-nominated studio, announced a partnership with the funding platform,...

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Surgical Theater Presents AR Experience for Neurosurgery
Oct17

Surgical Theater Presents AR Experience for Neurosurgery

Surgical Theater Presents SynchronizAR™ – AR Experience for Neurosurgery Surgical Theater will be exhibiting at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Annual Meeting in Houston, TX, from October 6-10, 2018, booth #1911. CNS provides Neurosurgeons with a great opportunity to experience Surgical Theater’s vision for bringing mixed reality into the Operating Room for Neurosurgery. SynchronizAR™ provides neurosurgeons a...

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Virtual Reality & Marketing: What You Need to Know
Oct15

Virtual Reality & Marketing: What You Need to Know

Virtual Reality & Marketing: What You Need to Know VR and AR are two of the most exciting developing technologies of the 21st century, and their applications are expanding all the time. Now, it’s not just gaming, concerts, and live sports events that can benefit from VR—marketing is beginning to embrace these technologies as innovative companies work to engage and excite potential customers. More and more people want to have...

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STRIVR Raises $16M to Fuel Expansion of Immersive VR Job Training
Oct14

STRIVR Raises $16M to Fuel Expansion of Immersive VR Job Training

STRIVR Raises $16M to Fuel Expansion of Immersive Virtual Reality Training across Fortune 500 STRIVR, the leader in immersive virtual reality (VR) training, announced a $16-million round of financing led by GreatPoint Ventures (GPV) to advance the company’s expansion into the enterprise market. With this investment, GPV Managing Partner Ray Lane also joined the company’s Board of Directors. STRIVR secures $16-million round of...

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Exit Reality Debuts PlayVR Turnkey LBVR Solution for the Out-of-Home Entertainment Market
Oct12

Exit Reality Debuts PlayVR Turnkey LBVR Solution for the Out-of-Home Entertainment Market

Exit Reality Debuts PlayVR Turnkey LBVR Solution for the Out-of-Home Entertainment Market Exit Reality, a leading location-based virtual reality platform solutions company, announced today its partnership with Neurogaming, a world renowned virtual reality technologies and content developer. Together, they launched the new multiplayer unit X Arc, a turnkey VR gaming solution that is packaged with Neurogaming’s PlayVR content platform...

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Wundervu Putting New York Comic Con into Virtual Reality
Oct10

Wundervu Putting New York Comic Con into Virtual Reality

Wundervu Extends Partnership with NBC Universal and SYFY, Putting New York Comic Con into VR Pixvana’s VR Production Studio, Wundervu, and NBCU’s SYFY WIRE to Help Comic Con Fans Explore the Floor in 360 Degrees Wundervu, Pixvana’s XR production studio specializing in high-resolution, immersive experiences, today announced that it has extended its partnership with NBC Universal and will produce a series of entertaining VR experiences...

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What’s the Future of Mobile AR and VR? 
Oct08

What’s the Future of Mobile AR and VR? 

What’s the Future of Mobile AR and VR? Tracing back to the 1860s, long before the development of digital technology, the first reference of ‘artificial reality’ came from the stage. Conceived by French playwright Antonin Artaud, the idea took the view that illusion was not distinct from reality. Over 150 years later, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have become more than just a pipe dream, with new virtual reality...

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VRHealth Working with Oculus To Enhance Patient Healthcare
Oct08

VRHealth Working with Oculus To Enhance Patient Healthcare

VRHealth Working with Oculus To Enhance Patient Healthcare VRHealth, the healthcare technology company providing specialized virtual reality (VR) technology solutions and data analysis, today announced that they are working with Oculus to deliver their newest health and wellness solutions using Oculus products. Virtual Reality solutions have the potential to be transformative for the healthcare industry since the immersive experience...

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Oxford VR Concludes Major New Investment Round
Oct07

Oxford VR Concludes Major New Investment Round

Oxford VR Concludes Major New Investment Round to Boost Pace of Product Innovation in VR Psychological Therapies Oxford VR, a spinout company from the University of Oxford, has raised £3.2m with investors including Oxford Sciences Innovation, University of Oxford, Force Over Mass, RT Capital and GT Healthcare Capital Partners. This new investment round powers the pace of company growth to bring automated immersive, clinically...

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PokerStars Previews Virtual Reality Poker
Oct06

PokerStars Previews Virtual Reality Poker

PokerStars Previews Virtual Reality Poker: Taking Players into Immersive Online World “Live and online poker collide in brand new VR experience” PokerStars, the world’s largest online poker site, is previewing a virtual reality version of its online poker software in expectation of a commercial release in the future. An exciting and innovative experience for new and existing players, PokerStars VR is a free-to-play,...

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Grammy Award-Winning Producer Launches VR Game Studio 
Oct05

Grammy Award-Winning Producer Launches VR Game Studio 

Grammy Award-Winning Producer Launches VR Game Studio: Moshpit XR Studios Moshpit XR Studios, a new Virtual-Reality game studio, was recently founded by Grammy Award-Winning producer Darryl Swann. Under Swann’s direction, Moshpit XR Studios first VR release, Moshpit, is set to serve as a VR music platform allowing artists, bands and DJ’s to be discovered by millions of fans. Moshpit, a Virtual-Reality 3D-audio music-based video game,...

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Quytech Sees a Huge Demand in Augmented and Virtual Reality Solutions
Oct04

Quytech Sees a Huge Demand in Augmented and Virtual Reality Solutions

Quytech Sees a Huge Demand in Augmented and Virtual Reality Solutions Immersive technologies such as VR and AR are among some of the most exciting and promising technologies of the current market. Augmented and Virtual Reality will radically change the ways humans use technology. It has the potential to disrupt many major industries. “Digi-Capital evaluated that the virtual and augmented reality markets would hit $150 billion in...

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Nozon Releases Volumetric VR Plugin PresenZ
Oct03

Nozon Releases Volumetric VR Plugin PresenZ

Nozon releases its Volumetric VR plugin PresenZ for V-Ray and 3ds Max for commercial use Starbreeze Group company Nozon, a Visual Effects (VFX) studio based out of Belgium, today announced that its Volumetric Virtual Reality (VR) technology PresenZ is available as plugin for Chaos Group’s V-Ray Next and Autodesk 3ds Max®. Since 2015, PresenZ has established a quality benchmark for volumetric VR, by offering both perfect image quality,...

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You Can Now Buy and Sell High Fidelity Currency
Oct02

You Can Now Buy and Sell High Fidelity Currency

You Can Now Buy and Sell High Fidelity Currency High Fidelity, the new virtual world platform started by Linden Lab founder Philip Rosedale, now allows its users to convert its virtual currency to real-world cash. Guide to Virtual Reality Adult Games “This opens the possibility for people to earn real money creating and selling virtual goods and services within High Fidelity,” Rosedale said in an announcement late last month. “We see...

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VR Shows Value in Enterprises
Oct01

VR Shows Value in Enterprises

VR Shows Value in Enterprises Survey: Enterprise Companies Seeing Strong Return on Investment in VR & AR LONDON – Businesses working in areas such as automotive, construction, manufacturing and retail are seeing a good return on their investment in virtual and augmented reality, according to an industry survey by VR Intelligence. The survey targeted senior-level business execs in VR & AR, aiming to filter through the hype...

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FIBRUM Launches DESIRIUM VR Platform With $1 Million in Funding
Sep30

FIBRUM Launches DESIRIUM VR Platform With $1 Million in Funding

FIBRUM Launches DESIRIUM VR Platform With $1 Million in Funding FIBRUM announces the launch of the DESIRIUM VR platform that has a potential of changing the VR content distribution market. FIBRUM received an investment of $1 million for the launch of DESIRIUM. The FunCubator and NP Capital funds led the investment round. DESIRIUM is a unique product for the VR market, through which entertainment content is distributed. On September...

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Virtual reality Bridges Gap Between Hazardous Workplaces and the Classroom
Sep25

Virtual reality Bridges Gap Between Hazardous Workplaces and the Classroom

Virtual reality Bridges Gap Between Hazardous Workplaces and the Classroom Virtual reality technology is being used to teach refrigeration students in South Australia how to identify workplace hazards in real-world settings from the safety of the classroom. Students studying Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration at TAFE SA’s Tonsley Campus will trial the new Lenovo Mirage Solo virtual reality headsets with specifically...

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Supersphere Partnering with Oculus to Live Stream Oculus Connect via Venues
Sep23

Supersphere Partnering with Oculus to Live Stream Oculus Connect via Venues

Supersphere Partnering with Oculus to Live Stream Oculus Connect via Venues “180° Streams of Keynotes and Venues’ First-Ever Immersive Esports Tournaments” Leading VR creative and production studio Supersphere announced today that they are partnering with Oculus to live stream keynotes and immersive esports tournaments during the upcoming Oculus Connect Conference. Taking place at San Jose’s McEnery Convention Center on...

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Ctrl V Launches Free VR Initiative
Sep21

Ctrl V Launches Free VR Initiative

Ctrl V Launches Free VR Initiative Ctrl V,North America’sfirst and largest virtual reality arcade chain, today announced its monthlyFree VR Demo Day, a brand new initiative with the goal of increasing awareness of (and access to) virtual reality technology.StartingSeptember 5th, 2018, Ctrl V locations acrossNorth Americawill provide free 20-minute virtual reality demos on the first Wednesday of every month. Customers will have...

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HTC VIVE Opens Viveport Subscription Service To Oculus Rift Users
Sep21

HTC VIVE Opens Viveport Subscription Service To Oculus Rift Users

Viveport Opens Subscription Service To Oculus Rift Headset Owners Viveport, HTC VIVE™’s global platform, app store and subscription service, today began distributing content compatible with the Oculus Rift in addition to the HTC Vive. Starting today, consumers can download and purchase hundreds of games and apps from the Viveport store to use with their Rift headset. In addition, Oculus Rift users can now become Viveport...

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Jaunt Continues to Expand Jaunt XR Platform With Augmented Reality R&D Efforts
Sep20

Jaunt Continues to Expand Jaunt XR Platform With Augmented Reality R&D Efforts

Jaunt Continues to Expand Jaunt XR Platform With Augmented Reality R&D Efforts Jaunt Inc., the global partner of choice for producing and distributing immersive XR content, announced new research and development initiatives that support its growing Jaunt XR Platform, a B2B solution that enables partners to distribute augmented, virtual, and mixed reality content through their own applications and channels. “Standing as one of the...

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Verizon’s Immersive Media Company RYOT to Launch the Innovation Studio of the Future
Sep19

Verizon’s Immersive Media Company RYOT to Launch the Innovation Studio of the Future

Verizon’s Immersive Media Company RYOT to Launch the Innovation Studio of the Future With 5G Technology in Los Angeles, Fall 2018 Immersive media company and Academy Award-nominated studio RYOT announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind innovative entertainment studio to revolutionize the next generation of content creation leveraging Verizon’s 5G technology. The state-of-the-art technology housed in the RYOT Innovation...

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4 Ways Virtual Reality can Improve Brain Function
Sep17

4 Ways Virtual Reality can Improve Brain Function

Four Ways Virtual Reality can Improve Brain Function We all know that brain function has a major impact on our quality of life and ability to relate to others. How well our brain functions depends on the types of activities we choose to engage in. Virtual reality (VR), which immerses us into a new reality, is good for more than just playing games or watching a game from courtside. What you need to know about VR is that it can...

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Virtual Reality Is Changing How We Learn and Play Baseball 
Sep16

Virtual Reality Is Changing How We Learn and Play Baseball 

Virtual Reality Is Changing How We Learn and Play Baseball Baseball is a classic American sport. Fans all over America flock to stadiums for hot dogs, Cracker Jacks and a fun-filled game. Ball games are an awesome place to socialize, spend time with friends and conduct business. However, the game is evolving. Virtual reality is transforming how people watch the game and how athletes play and train. For consumers, deep immersion using...

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Walter Schindler Selected as Advisor of XR Advertising Firm Trivver
Sep12

Walter Schindler Selected as Advisor of XR Advertising Firm Trivver

Walter Schindler Selected as Advisor to the XR Advertising Technology Company TRIVVER Newport Beach-based Trivver, a cutting edge Extended Advertising (XR) technology company, has added Dr. Walter Schindler — lawyer, investor, and thought leader — as an advisor. Trivver’s patented XR advertising technology provides brands with a simple way to effectively deliver targeted advertising within this fast growing space....

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Use Virtual Tours to Help Recruit Top Talent
Sep09

Use Virtual Tours to Help Recruit Top Talent

Virtual Tours and Interactive Maps Can Help Attract the Right Employees to Your Company What is it like to work at your organization? This is one of the top questions job candidates ask during the hiring process. Help better answer this question by creating a virtual company tour. Virtual tours can help future talent to better understand your company’s ethos and work culture and as a result help your business to stand out among other...

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Pixvana Open-Sources SDK to Advance VR Video Streaming Apps
Sep09

Pixvana Open-Sources SDK to Advance VR Video Streaming Apps

Pixvana Open-Sources SDK to Advance VR Video Streaming Apps Pixvana Aims to Advance VR Ecosystem by Offering Open-Sourced SDK Pixvana, a company that powers the future of XR storytelling and immersive media, today announced that it is open-sourcing its software development kit (SDK), allowing third-parties to incorporate Pixvana’s cloud-services and VR video streaming technology with their own publishing infrastructure to create...

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Chips Brand Takis Reaches Younger Audience with New Immersive 360 ADs
Sep06

Chips Brand Takis Reaches Younger Audience with New Immersive 360 ADs

Chips Brand Takis Reaches Younger Audience with New Immersive 3D and Interactive 360° ADs Takis launched a first-to-market 3D and 360° advertising campaign in partnership with OmniVirt, a 360° VR/AR ad platform. To better reach a younger customer base inundated by increasingly cluttered online content, Takis wanted to deliver ad creative that jumped off of mobile phones just as its bright-colored bags of chips jump off the supermarket...

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“Independence Day” Director Partners with Vresh & Insta360
Sep05

“Independence Day” Director Partners with Vresh & Insta360

Vresh Invites Content Creators To Join Elite Beta Program For 360-Degree Social Media Platform “Independence Day” director Roland Emmerich and his partner Marco Weber, today announced a strategic partnership between their company Vrenetic’s 360-degree social app platform Vresh and Insta360, the world leader in 360-degree cameras. Together, the two companies are working to expand the accessibility of 360-degree cameras to a broader...

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SPACES Opens Multi-Sensory VR Attraction – Terminator Salvation: Fight for the Future
Sep04

SPACES Opens Multi-Sensory VR Attraction – Terminator Salvation: Fight for the Future

SPACES FIRST MULTI-SENSORY VR CENTER OPENS AT IRVINE SPECTRUM CENTER SPACES opens the door to the world’s first VR SPACES Center, featuring the multi-sensory VR attraction: Terminator Salvation: Fight for the Future with more adventures slated for the future. Located within the recently revamped Irvine Spectrum Center in Orange County, one of Southern California’s most popular entertainment lifestyle destinations that attracts more...

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