THE VOID Continues International Expansion with Toronto Launch
Jun28

THE VOID Continues International Expansion with Toronto Launch

THE VOID Continues International Expansion with Toronto Launch Hyper-Reality Ghostbusters: Dimension Experience Now Available to Guests of Cineplex’s Newest Location of The Rec Room THE VOID, the critically acclaimed immersive entertainment company, today announced the opening of its newest VOID Experience Center™(VEC) in Toronto, Canada in a joint venture with Cineplex.   THE VOID is part of The Rec Room, Toronto’s newest...

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MEGASHOW: Announces Curated Lineup of Virtual Reality & Tilt Brush Demos
Jun27

MEGASHOW: Announces Curated Lineup of Virtual Reality & Tilt Brush Demos

MEGASHOW: Games. Music. Art. Announces Curated Lineup of Virtual Reality Demos and Reveals Additional Indie Content to be Showcased in Atlanta  “Early Bird Ticket Pricing Ends Tonight; General Admission and VIP Tickets for Indie MEGASHOW Atlanta are Available Online for the July 15 Event at the Tabernacle” Producers of the MEGASHOW: Games. Music. Art., a new roaming event series from the creators of Indie MEGABOOTH...

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Munich Re, US Tornado Virtual Reality Experience
Jun27

Munich Re, US Tornado Virtual Reality Experience

Munich Re, US Tornado Virtual Reality Experience Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. (Munich Re, US) has developed an immersive Tornado Virtual Reality Experience to help people and businesses understand the devastation wrought by a tornado and the need to embrace resiliency to help reduce future property losses and save lives, all without actually being in harm’s way. “The U.S. experiences more tornadoes than anywhere else in the world,...

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Is Virtual Reality the Key to the Perfect Smart Home?
Jun26

Is Virtual Reality the Key to the Perfect Smart Home?

Is Virtual Reality the Key to the Perfect Smart Home? The Internet of Things (IoT) might still be in relative infancy, but it’s really starting to take hold in the smart home industry. Admit it, you’ve been drooling over some of the features these homes can have: smart thermostats so you’re never too hot or too cold, remote controlled locks, or even a smart toilet.   All these features are great, but they’re not quite perfect—yet. The...

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THE VOID Fortifies its Executive Bench with Three Key C-Suite Hires
Jun20

THE VOID Fortifies its Executive Bench with Three Key C-Suite Hires

THE VOID Fortifies its Executive Bench with Three Key C-Suite Hires “Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer Andrew Darrow, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Ruggels and Chief Experience Officer Sarah Marsh Join World-Class Leadership Team” THE VOID, the critically acclaimed immersive entertainment company, today announced significant expansions to its executive bench with the appointment of entertainment industry...

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Tremor Video Debuts 360 Degree Video Ad Units
Jun20

Tremor Video Debuts 360 Degree Video Ad Units

Tremor Video Debuts 360 Degree Video Ad Units Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE:TRMR), a provider of software for video ad effectiveness, today announced that it is offering 360 degree video ad units. These highly engaging and memorable ad units motivate viewers to watch, participate in and share richer brand experiences that positively impact brand recall, engagement, favorability, and identity by offering consumers greater control over their...

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goodboybob Opens – Coffee Bar Meets Virtual Reality in Santa Monica
Jun19

goodboybob Opens – Coffee Bar Meets Virtual Reality in Santa Monica

goodboybob Opens – Coffee Bar Meets Virtual Reality in Santa Monica Down a narrow alley near the corner of Broadway and 26th, goodboybob, a new coffee bar, is now open. It’s not just another third wave coffee bar with baristas, latte art and avocado toast (although that is on the menu). This special project, brought to life by Tool of North America founder Erich Joiner, represents an innovative idea to blend the creative worlds...

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ABC’s The Off Season 360 Experience by Light Sail VR Traps Viewers Into Cryptic Loop
Jun19

ABC’s The Off Season 360 Experience by Light Sail VR Traps Viewers Into Cryptic Loop

ABC’s The Off Season 360 Experience by Light Sail VR Traps Viewers Into Cryptic Loop As an effort to heighten today’s launch of ABC’s new original digital series “The Off Season,” by Retrofit Films, Hollywood-based VR production company Light Sail VR created a 360-degree video promo for the digital series that aims to elicit the same fears and frustrations in the viewer as experienced by the series’ trapped characters. The...

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The VR Industry is Booming
Jun19

The VR Industry is Booming

The VR Industry is Booming Virtual technology is increasingly becoming a mainstream advancement with its innovative ways of rendering three-dimensional imagery that can be interacted with. A 3D environment looks like those in the real world only it only plays in the mind of the one using it.   This revolutionary technology will affect every industry from healthcare to education. Every commerce has to keep up with this latest...

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The Top Hack ’n Slash Game, ‘Smashing the Battle VR’ is now playable for HTC VIVE
Jun16

The Top Hack ’n Slash Game, ‘Smashing the Battle VR’ is now playable for HTC VIVE

The Top Hack ’n Slash Game, ‘Smashing the Battle VR’ is now playable for HTC VIVE Smashing the Battle VR, a good familiar VR title to your ears. Presented by YJM Games, Smashing the Battle VR is now accessible on Steam for HTC VIVE. The long awaited VIVE version has just released on June 16th 2017 worldwide and now is available to download on Steam. Smashing the Battle VR is a hack and slash VR game that offers you a high quality game...

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Yulio Launches Market-first ‘Audio Hotspots’ Feature for  Virtual Reality Experiences
Jun15

Yulio Launches Market-first ‘Audio Hotspots’ Feature for Virtual Reality Experiences

Yulio Launches Market-first ‘Audio Hotspots’ Feature for  Virtual Reality Experiences Leading VR for business firm Yulio Technologies today announced the launch of ‘Audio Hotspots’, a market-first feature which enables its users to add audio clips to virtual reality experiences created on its platform. Sample VR experience with Text to Speech (TTS), Human voice and ambient sound audio hotspots: https://www.yulio.com/Vi36c3a0FB Used by...

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HBO’s Hit Show Breaking Bad is Back with a VR Experience!
Jun14

HBO’s Hit Show Breaking Bad is Back with a VR Experience!

HBO’s Hit Show Breaking Bad is Back with a VR Experience! Have you ever wished you could get a little closer to the heart-pounding action in Breaking Bad? If you have, you may soon get your chance! Don’t worry, you won’t actually be in danger from drug kingpins and gunfire, but you may soon be able to experience that adrenaline rush while staying safe in VR. The show’s creator Vince Gilligan and PlayStation are teaming up to bring...

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E3 2017: SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT & SKYDANCE INTERACTIVE PARTNER TO BRING THE WALKING DEAD TO VR
Jun14

E3 2017: SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT & SKYDANCE INTERACTIVE PARTNER TO BRING THE WALKING DEAD TO VR

E3 2017: SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT AND SKYDANCE INTERACTIVE PARTNER TO BRING THE VISCERAL WORLD OF THE WALKING DEAD TO VIRTUAL REALITY WITH MULTIPLE VIDEO GAME ROLL-OUT Skybound Entertainment, the creator-focused multiplatform entertainment company founded by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and David Alpert, has partnered with Skydance Interactive, a division of Skydance Media, to develop a number of original virtual reality...

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The Virtual Raccoon Lab Project (TVRLP) S.L. is a new Spanish start-up based in Albacete / Castilla La
Jun14

The Virtual Raccoon Lab Project (TVRLP) S.L. is a new Spanish start-up based in Albacete / Castilla La

The Virtual Raccoon Lab Project (TVRLP) S.L. is a new Spanish start-up based in Albacete / Castilla La Mancha, created as a result of a year and a half of effort and tenacity by its founders and partners. Dedicated to the development of customised software, and adapted for companies in environments of Immersive Reality, on 12th May 2017, The Virtual Raccoon Lab launches the first Spanish platform dedicated to the digital distribution...

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IMAX and AMC Theatres® Launch First IMAX VR Centre in New York City
Jun13

IMAX and AMC Theatres® Launch First IMAX VR Centre in New York City

IMAX and AMC Theatres® Launch First IMAX VR Centre in New York City IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) and AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC) today unveiled the new IMAX VR Centre at AMC Kips Bay 15 in New York City. The Centre, which marks the second IMAX has launched worldwide and the first to be installed within a multiplex, delivers guests immersive, multi-dimensional virtual reality experiences, including movie entertainment content and games....

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River Studios Appoints Interim CEO to Strengthen Operations and Cement Brand Leadership in Virtual Reality
Jun11

River Studios Appoints Interim CEO to Strengthen Operations and Cement Brand Leadership in Virtual Reality

River Studios Appoints Interim CEO to Strengthen Operations and Cement Brand Leadership in Virtual Reality Digital and interactive veteran to lead the creation of new dimensions for consumer augmented and virtual reality experiences River Studios, a pioneering virtual and augmented reality startup, today announced 20-year digital and interactive veteran Dulce Baerga as interim CEO. The appointment comes during a period of continued...

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Universal Pictures’ The Mummy Expands Beyond the Big Screen With New Digital Experiences in VR, Mobile and Console Games
Jun09

Universal Pictures’ The Mummy Expands Beyond the Big Screen With New Digital Experiences in VR, Mobile and Console Games

Universal Pictures’ The Mummy Expands Beyond the Big Screen With New Digital Experiences in VR, Mobile and Console Games Universal Brand Development announced today that fans will be able to continue the epic-adventure of The Mummy beyond the big screen with three new digital experiences: The Mummy Prodigium Strike location-VR game; The Mummy Dark Universe Stories mobile game; and The Mummy Demastered console game. The Mummy...

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Rémy Martin Launching “Rooted In Exception” Mixed Reality Experience for Microsoft HoloLens
Jun08

Rémy Martin Launching “Rooted In Exception” Mixed Reality Experience for Microsoft HoloLens

Rémy Martin Launching “Rooted In Exception” MR Experience for Microsoft HoloLens Rémy Martin is thrilled to announce the global launch the “Rooted In Exception” mixed reality experience using Microsoft HoloLens technology. “Rooted In Exception” mixed reality will be first seen by attendees at a private Rémy Martin party in Los Angeles on June 15 before rolling out to luxury retail stores and events...

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High Fidelity and Doob3D Announce Partnership for Realistic Scanned 3D Avatars
Jun08

High Fidelity and Doob3D Announce Partnership for Realistic Scanned 3D Avatars

High Fidelity and Doob3D Announce Partnership for Realistic Scanned 3D Avatars Today, High Fidelity and doob™ announce a partnership to enable the importing of doob™ full body scans into High Fidelity virtual reality environments as fully-rigged user avatars. To celebrate the achievement, High Fidelity and doob™ will process the first one hundred scheduled virtual doob™ scans into High Fidelity avatars for free. Reservations for...

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Jorjin Reveals J-Reality, the World’s First Android Mixed Reality Smart Glasses
Jun07

Jorjin Reveals J-Reality, the World’s First Android Mixed Reality Smart Glasses

Jorjin Reveals J-Reality, the World’s First Android Mixed Reality Smart Glasses Jorjin Technologies, provider of modular processing, IMU, sensing, and wireless connectivity solutions is partnering with InfinityAR (www.infinityar.com), the company behind the world’s most advanced augmented reality development engine, and Lumus, the leading developer of augmented reality transparent wearable displays, to announce its newest product,...

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AR & VR System Use Osram infrared LEDs to Know Where User is Looking
Jun05

AR & VR System Use Osram infrared LEDs to Know Where User is Looking

AR & VR System Use Osram infrared LEDs to Know Where User is Looking The new SFH 4055 from Osram Opto Semiconductors is based on the company’s proven Firefly platform, used widely for LEDs in the visible spectrum. The new transmitter, Osram’s smallest side-looking infrared LED to date, has a wavelength of 850 nm and is primarily targeted at eye-tracking systems in augmented and virtual reality headsets. Eye-tracking...

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Metareal to Debut Mobile-Ready VR Solution for Designer or Photographer Without Specialist CG Skills – To Disrupt VR and 3D Industry
Jun04

Metareal to Debut Mobile-Ready VR Solution for Designer or Photographer Without Specialist CG Skills – To Disrupt VR and 3D Industry

Metareal to Debut Mobile-Ready VR Solution for Designer or Photographer Without Specialist CG Skills – To Disrupt VR and 3D Industry Metareal, Inc. announces an early preview of Metareal Stage, a game-changing solution to capture and publish mobile-ready, 3D VR content that will empower designers and photographers, without specialist computer graphics skills, to grow their businesses. Gareth Morgan, Co-Founder and CEO, will...

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Lockheed Martin Offers Ultrarealistic Simulation for Training and Virtual Reality with Prepar3D® v4
Jun04

Lockheed Martin Offers Ultrarealistic Simulation for Training and Virtual Reality with Prepar3D® v4

Lockheed Martin Offers Ultrarealistic Simulation for Training and Virtual Reality with Prepar3D® v4 Pilots, instructors, and enthusiasts can dive into immersive training as Lockheed Martin released Prepar3D® v4. Prepar3D (pronounced “Prepared”) is Lockheed Martin’s flagship virtual reality simulation and training software solution that offers the most versatile, immersive and engaging training experiences for the...

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Rogue Initiative Launches First Original Cinematic VR Game Experience -‘Crowe: The Drowned Armory’
Jun02

Rogue Initiative Launches First Original Cinematic VR Game Experience -‘Crowe: The Drowned Armory’

Rogue Initiative Launches First Original Cinematic VR Game Experience -‘Crowe: The Drowned Armory’ The Rogue Initiative, a leading full spectrum entertainment studio and content developer, will unveil its first-ever original Cinematic VR Game Experience – ‘Crowe: The Drowned Armory,’ which combines traditional storytelling with innovative gameplay in a unique virtual world. The release will be exclusive...

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ICVR, LLC Established to Create Standard for VR Headset Connectivity
May30

ICVR, LLC Established to Create Standard for VR Headset Connectivity

ICVR, LLC Established to Create Standard for VR Headset Connectivity “Industry Standard Based on DisplayPort over USB-C Will Accelerate Growth of VR Ecosystem” ICVR, LLC has been founded by LG Electronics, Analogix Semiconductor, Tencent, and Dell to develop the Interface for Connected VR (ICVR™) standard, which defines how virtual reality source (VRS) devices, such as smartphones, PCs and other consumer electronics,...

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Top Virtual Reality Experience 360 Youtube Video Part 8 – Blue Man Group,The Antarctic, Tokyo Light…
May28

Top Virtual Reality Experience 360 Youtube Video Part 8 – Blue Man Group,The Antarctic, Tokyo Light…

Top Virtual Reality Experience 360 Youtube Video Part 8 – Blue Man Group,The Antarctic, Tokyo Light… Top Virtual Reality 360 Video Main Archive The People’s House – Inside the White House with Barack and Michelle Obama BLUE MAN GROUP – LIVE AT LUXOR VR/360 Chapter 1: Preparing To Hike To The Top Of Mount Everest In 4KVR | 360 Video | Sports Illustrated “Chrysalis” in VR, from The Antarctic, powered by HP GoPro...

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BRUNCH: NEW VIRTUAL REALITY SERIES A MIX OF RELATIONSHIPS, EAVESDROPPING, AND GREAT FOOD
May26

BRUNCH: NEW VIRTUAL REALITY SERIES A MIX OF RELATIONSHIPS, EAVESDROPPING, AND GREAT FOOD

BRUNCH: NEW VR SERIES A MIX OF RELATIONSHIPS, EAVESDROPPING, AND GREAT FOOD Sometimes overhearing a conversation can be just as juicy as your meal.  That’s the idea behind Brunch, a new virtual reality dramedy series.  Through the series, the viewer sits at different brunches and eavesdrops on Olive, a twentysomething girl who thinks she’s got it together but really doesn’t.  Olive “brunches” with people close to her—friends, family,...

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Award-Winning Virtual Reality Studio Wevr Adds Sundance Selection ‘IF NOT LOVE’ and Tribeca Selection ‘Auto’ to Transport Platform
May19

Award-Winning Virtual Reality Studio Wevr Adds Sundance Selection ‘IF NOT LOVE’ and Tribeca Selection ‘Auto’ to Transport Platform

Award-Winning Virtual Reality Studio Wevr Adds Sundance Selection ‘IF NOT LOVE’ and Tribeca Selection ‘Auto’ to Transport Platform Wevr, the award-winning virtual reality studio and content distributor, today announced the upcoming release of two critically acclaimed VR experiences on its Transport platform: IF NOT LOVE — A tragic account of the consequences of hatred and intolerance, written and directed by Rose Troche—the renowned...

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Qualcomm and Google to Enable Daydream Standalone Virtual Reality Headsets
May17

Qualcomm and Google to Enable Daydream Standalone Virtual Reality Headsets

Qualcomm and Google to Enable Daydream Standalone Virtual Reality Headsets At Google I/O 2017, it was announced that Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), collaborated with Google to develop a Daydream standalone VR headset reference design powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 VR platform. This advancement in Daydream builds on the earlier work Qualcomm Technologies and Google...

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VR Adult Industry: A Key Driving Force Taking VR to the Mainstream
May15

VR Adult Industry: A Key Driving Force Taking VR to the Mainstream

VR Adult Industry: A Key Driving Force Taking VR to the Mainstream 2016 was named the year of virtual reality, however, the explosion didn’t really happen, 2016 was not the year of VR. Nevertheless, the VR industry is more vibrant than ever! More new VR technology advancement has been introduced, new VR content programs have launched in 2017, however, that defining moment or turning point has yet to arrive. Facebook recently...

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