Shokworks and Immersity Partners to Produce Education Experience in VR
Jul03

Shokworks and Immersity Partners to Produce Education Experience in VR

Shokworks and Immersity Partners to Produce Education Experience in VR at the University of South WalesWelsh tech company Immersity and Dallas based Shokworks  is working on using VR to educate future law enforcement officers and aeronautical engineers in the United Kingdom by utilizing an affordable virtual reality solution the produces immersive training opportunities for a wide range of industries. The companies are working...

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XYZ Reality Closes £20m Funding Round as the Company Seeks Growth
Jul02

XYZ Reality Closes £20m Funding Round as the Company Seeks Growth

XYZ Reality Raises Fund to Resolve Billion Dollar Pain Point from Construction IndustryConstruction Tech AR startup, XYZ Reality, recently closed a £20 million series A funding round as the company seeks fund for growth outside the European market to further develop its products. The company plans to enter the US markets, and further investment to refine research and development as well as adding a team in London for manufacturing,...

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Facebook Files a Patent for an AR Hat : but is it Better than AR Glasses?
Jul01

Facebook Files a Patent for an AR Hat : but is it Better than AR Glasses?

Do You Prefer to Wear AR Hat or Glasses ? According to a new patent filed by social media giant, Facebook, the social network is currently working on developing an AR hat which would enable user augmented reality immersion of the device, providing more advanced AR applications within an isolated standalone device.The patent was first noticed by Founders Legal, who also points out why Facebook plans to develop the AR hat as in unison...

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Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Raised $450 Million to Turn US Troppers into Super Heros
Jun30

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Raised $450 Million to Turn US Troppers into Super Heros

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Plans to Turn US Troppers into Invincible Technomancers We best know Palmer Luckey for his Kickstarter success that led to Facebook acquiring his company for 2 billion USD. The Oculus Rift founder later departed from Facebook to work on his latest endeavors.... actually he was fired with tons of cash in his pocket. Palmer Luckey recently announced that his new company, Anduril, has raised an...

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Unity CEO Predicts AR-VR Headsets Will Become Mainstream by 2030
Jun29

Unity CEO Predicts AR-VR Headsets Will Become Mainstream by 2030

Unity CEO Predicts AR-VR Headsets Will Be As Common as Game Consoles in the Next Ten YearsAccording to a recent report from TheInformation, Unity CEO John Riccitiello talks about his view about the market for VR and AR in the next ten years. He thinks by 2030 VR platforms will become mainstream, assuming that VR headsets sales hits 20 million each year. His thoughts on AR is a bit different, as the current engineer are based...

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Japanese VR Robot Maker Telexistence (TX) Raises 2.2 billion JPY Investment
Jun29

Japanese VR Robot Maker Telexistence (TX) Raises 2.2 billion JPY Investment

Japanese VR Remote Control robot Manufacturer Completes  Investment Tound of 2.2 Billion JPY According to Morgura VR, Japanese VR remote control robot manufacturer Telexistence (TX) announced completions of a recent investment round of 2.2 billion JPY, with investors such as Monoful Co., Ltd, KDDI Open Innovations Fund, Airbus Ventures, Deepcore, Today IPC and few others. The company plans to utilize the fund to expand growth,...

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Apple Glass May Introduce New Cooling Mechanism to Keep Users Cool
Jun27

Apple Glass May Introduce New Cooling Mechanism to Keep Users Cool

Apple Glass Plans to Keep Users Cool Through Air ConditioningRegular users of computers, laptops, and mobiles phones are long aware of the necessity for a cooling mechanism after long usage period. Heavy usage of any electronic device result in a reduction in level of user comfort, as possibly causing potential irreversible damage to the device itself. This pain point of excess heat applies for VR and AR head mounted displays as...

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3Glasses CEO Award Most Influential Person of the Year at the Gold V Award
Jun25

3Glasses CEO Award Most Influential Person of the Year at the Gold V Award

3Glasses CEO Award Most Influential Person of the Year at the Gold V AwardAfter screening by multiple judges, 3Glasses successfully stood out amongst numerous participating companies and won two awards: "Annual Excellent VR Hardware Award" and "Annual Excellent 5G+XR Application Award". 3Glasses CEO Wang Jie was awarded the “Most Influential Person of the Year" prize".Analysis of New Consumption Habits Affecting the Future Development...

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AR Headset Maker REALMAX Unveil Newest AR Glasses at 5G+AR Summit
Jun24

AR Headset Maker REALMAX Unveil Newest AR Glasses at 5G+AR Summit

AR Headset Maker REALMAX Unveil Newest AR Glasses at 5G+AR Summit In a keynote speech at Huawei's Win-Win Future 5G+AR Global Summit (Better World Summit), Cai Mengbo, Chief Marketing Officer of Huawei BG talked about using 5G to ignite the AR industry. As a leader of the 5G technology, Huawei reflects on multiple perspective application, market, and end users that calls for the entire industry to work together to jointly promote...

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Arkio is a Tool for Architects to Design, Review, and Collaborate
Jun24

Arkio is a Tool for Architects to Design, Review, and Collaborate

Arkio: A Collaborative Tool for Architecture Design and ReviewArkio is a collaborative tool designed for users to quickly sketch and share architectural ideas for review in groups. The company aims to make this tool available for both VR and non-VR users. The first version 1.0 is now available across the Quest, SteamVR, iOS, Android, and Windows platforms. Iceland startup, Arkio, is a fully self-funded company aiming to introduce...

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Sony May Launch Next Generation PSVR in 2022
Jun23

Sony May Launch Next Generation PSVR in 2022

Sony Could Release PSVR 2 During Holiday Season 2022 We have learned that Sony has plans to release their next generation VR headset. Recent report have added additional details regarding the specification and launch date.According to report from Bloomberg, detailing the growing application of using LCD panels in virtual reality headsets, and Sony is one that is going with OLED. The company will be using OLED displays made by Samsung...

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Third Person Speculator View to Be Released on Oculus Quest for Casting
Jun22

Third Person Speculator View to Be Released on Oculus Quest for Casting

You Will Soon Be Able to See What Your Friend is Doing in VR Through CastingIn a recent update of Unity and Oculus integration, a beta release was made to make a spectator camera available to allow developers to showcase a third-person view to enable spectator to watch on web browser or via a smartphone.  If you would like to invite a friend to come and join your gaming experience in VR, you can cast your first-person view to...

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Facebook Acquires : Fifth VR Studio Population One Developer BigBox VR
Jun20

Facebook Acquires : Fifth VR Studio Population One Developer BigBox VR

Facebook Acquires BigBox VR-Developer of Popular OneFacebook announced today their latest acquisition of a VR production, BigBox VR would be the fifth acquisition the social media giant has made to date. Population One was launched in 2020 on both Oculus Quest and PC VR, and has since topped the chart as one of the most popular titles.So far the top six Oculus games has generated over 10 million USD since release, and Facebook...

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Top 18 Best Relaxation and Meditation VR Games
May01

Top 18 Best Relaxation and Meditation VR Games

Top 18 Best Relaxation and Meditation VR Games Sometimes it’s nice to get away from everything - the noise, stress from work, or whatever it is, even if it’s just for a quick moment. Not to worry, if you have a VR headset, then you’re one of the few lucky ones who can enter different VR spots from the comfort of your living room, so why not use it to relax? We’ve gathered some of the VR games and apps that’s just focused on you...

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Omni VR Treadmill Maker Virtuix Seeking Pre-IPO Investors
Mar26

Omni VR Treadmill Maker Virtuix Seeking Pre-IPO Investors

Buy a VR Treadmill Today and Become a Pre-IPO Investor in Virtuix Motion in VR has always been a huge topic for consumers and developers. Early stage VR experiences have largely been stationary, while newer generation tracking technologies such as the HTC Vive Tracker 3.0 have made significant improvements with body movement tracking.However, most people would agree  simulating walking and running in VR games and experiences...

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HTC Reveals Latest Body and Facial Tracking Sensor
Mar23

HTC Reveals Latest Body and Facial Tracking Sensor

Image Courtesy: HTCHTC announced today their newest accessories for next generation VR facial and body tracker. Press release reveals the VR body tracker will have a significant 75% battery increase, while being 33% smaller and weights 15% less than its predecessor. This only could mean longer playing time and increase ergonomics and overall comfort.What's even more exciting is the company's "near-zero latency" facial tracker, the...

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Guide to Reduce Motion Sickness in Virtual Reality
Mar17

Guide to Reduce Motion Sickness in Virtual Reality

How to Avoid Motion Sickness in Virtual Reality One of the most common issues when it comes to being immersed in the virtual world is the experience of motion sickness.During early stage of development, especially for headsets such as the Oculus DK1 and DK2, the lack of comfort was largely due to the hardware's refresh rate not being able to keep up with moving images.However, with today's refresh rate have achieve more than 90/sec...

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Immersion and StrikerVR to Collaborate on Advanced Haptic Peripherals for VR and Gaming
Mar14

Immersion and StrikerVR to Collaborate on Advanced Haptic Peripherals for VR and Gaming

SAN FRANCISCO & NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ: IMMR), the leading developer of haptic technologies, and StrikerVR, the manufacturer and developer of cutting-edge force feedback peripherals, announced that the two companies will collaborate to bring new and imaginative haptic experiences to StrikerVR's VR and gaming peripherals. The devices in development by StrikerVR will be built on StrikerVR's...

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Sony Announce Next Generation VR Headset for PS5 Console.
Mar14

Sony Announce Next Generation VR Headset for PS5 Console.

Sony has always been quiet about their upcoming plans following the original release of the PSVR PlayStation 4 headset. The company did not mentioned about their plan during the initial recent release of the PlayStation 5. Today the company announced that a new PlayStation 5 headset is on the way.Sony' Senior Vice President of Platform Planning & Management, Hideaki Nishino, publicly announced in a blog postregarding the first...

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Taiwan’s Penghu Government Releases the Blue Cave VR Experience
Mar13

Taiwan’s Penghu Government Releases the Blue Cave VR Experience

Penghu Launches Blue Cave VR Experience Taiwan's Penghu County government has launch a new virtual reality experience the provide people the opportunity to enjoy the splendid "Blue Cave" in the Penghu Marine Geopark in Magong.According to the Department of Tourism, the Blue Cave is located on the coast of the uninhabited Xiji Islet approximately 35 kilometers south of Magong. The Blue Cave was formed through natural erosion and is...

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VR Has Found New Ways to Assist Doctors Deal with Patients
Mar12

VR Has Found New Ways to Assist Doctors Deal with Patients

VR Helps Transform Medical Healthcare IndustryFor junior doctors and medical students, training result can be a hit or miss from time to time. Without an actual patient in need of medical care, students sometimes train with actors who plays the role of a patient, rehearsing various difficult scenarios. Sometimes students would examine a dummy, while his or her colleague pretend imaginary symptoms such as "dropping blood pressure" or...

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Top Analysist Ming Chi Kuo Predicts Apple AR/VR Headset 2022 Release Date
Mar11

Top Analysist Ming Chi Kuo Predicts Apple AR/VR Headset 2022 Release Date

Top Apple analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo, predicts the tech giant's release of their first mixed reality headset in mid-2022. The release will also kick-off a brand new product line, as Apple enters into the emerging space of virtual and augmented reality devices.According to MacRumors, it is predicted that Apple's VR/AR/MR roadmaps will be sectioned into three phases. The first phase will helmet type by 2022, glasses type by 2025, and contact...

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How Virtual Reality Tranforms Mental Health Treatment
Mar07

How Virtual Reality Tranforms Mental Health Treatment

3 Ways How VR Can Support Mental Health Therapy According to Doctor Poppy Brown in a presentation at the World Economic Forum, Virtual reality may be a potential solution for psycho therapies. It could be potentially be an alternative and affordable mental health treatment. By simulating real world environments, people can safely experience and overcome situations that normally appear challenging to them. These virtual scenarios may...

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What Apple Patents Reveal About the Company’s AR and VR Plans
Mar05

What Apple Patents Reveal About the Company’s AR and VR Plans

Patents Reveal Apple's Ambition to Dominate the AR/VR/MR SpaceApple has always been known as a secretive company, it's usually difficult to determine the tech giant's agenda's and what their future plans are.Some believed that patent filings can determine the company's future directions, but the truth is there's so many patents filed by the tech giants, some might be closer to science fictions and ideas that may never come to...

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Top 5 Reasons to Use Virtual Reality in Education in 2021
Mar04

Top 5 Reasons to Use Virtual Reality in Education in 2021

Top 5 Reasons to Use Immersive Technology in Education in 2021Back in the days we were used to chalk and whiteboards to the advent of projectors and the modern computers. Technology in education is constantly evolving. Needless to say we are able to create immersive reality with the latest VR, AR, and MR technologies.Virtual reality enables users to fully immersive themselves in the virtual world, this is especially practical for the...

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Microsoft Mesh Lets You Collaborate with Coworkers in VR
Mar03

Microsoft Mesh Lets You Collaborate with Coworkers in VR

Microsoft's New Platform Takes Video Conferencing Into VR ModeMicrosoft is on its way to make VR and AR a reality for enterprises and consumers, where  simple conference video zoom calls are no longer sufficient for their appetite.At the annual Microsoft conference, the company unveiled a new platform called Microsoft Mesh  that is designed to simulate virtual environments where users can interact with each other with...

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Interplay Learning Raises $18 Million in Series B Funding Following 300% Growth on Year-Over-Year Sales
Feb28

Interplay Learning Raises $18 Million in Series B Funding Following 300% Growth on Year-Over-Year Sales

Interplay Learning Raises $18 Million in Series B Funding Following 300% Growth on Year-Over-Year Sales Interplay Learning, the global leader in training essential skilled trade workers to be job-ready, announced today, it completed an $18 Million Series B round of financing. Owl Ventures and S3 Ventures co-led the round, with additional investment from Strada Education Network and The Venture Reality Fund, as well as participation...

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Tobii, Valve, and OpenBCI Engaging in Research Collaboration to Make VR Gaming More Immersive
Feb23

Tobii, Valve, and OpenBCI Engaging in Research Collaboration to Make VR Gaming More Immersive

Tobii, Valve, and OpenBCI Engaging in Research Collaboration to Make VR Gaming More Immersive Tobii, the world leader in eye tracking, today confirmed that it is engaging in research collaboration with Valve and OpenBCI by incorporating Tobii’s eye tracking technology with elements of Valve’s Index hardware to produce developer units for the recently announced Galea Beta Program. “We are excited to work with Valve...

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Adjustify Augmented Reality Video Calling is a Game Changer
Feb18

Adjustify Augmented Reality Video Calling is a Game Changer

Adjustify Augmented Reality Video Calling is a Game Changer Marrying emerging technology with practical application, Adjustify is offering a new level of face-to-face engagement that sets a fresh stage for remote interactions with users. With the incorporation of on-site inspections and advanced video calling, this state-of-the-art technology makes connecting with customers easier than ever before. What was initially developed for...

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Nextech AR Signs Poly Deal
Feb11

Nextech AR Signs Poly Deal

Nextech AR Signs Poly Deal Nextech AR Solutions (Nextech) (OTCQB: NEXCF) (NEO: NTAR) (FSE: N29), a leading provider of augmented reality (AR) and virtual experience technologies (VXT) and services for 3D ads, eCommerce, education, conferences and events has signed a renewal agreement with Poly (NYSE: PLT), with an initial value of $470,000 for a six month term and the potential for additional revenue after the six months. Evan...

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