VR Gambling Eagerly Anticipated by Online Gaming Fanatics
Oct16

VR Gambling Eagerly Anticipated by Online Gaming Fanatics

VR Gambling Eagerly Anticipated by Online Gaming Fanatics Top online casinos like MrGreen and Betfair operate at the cutting edge of the digital software and program industries. They have to be as innovative as possible in order to attract players to their casinos rather than letting them drift off to their competitors, and the latest development that leading online casinos are investing in now is VR technology (Virtual Reality). The...

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Wild & Crazy Youtube 360 Video Part 1
Oct16

Wild & Crazy Youtube 360 Video Part 1

Wild & Crazy Youtube 360 Video Part 1 Freezing Waters: Russians take icy dip on Epiphany (360 Video) Roofers sneak on top of Chinese skyscrapers with 360-degree camera Impossible 360° Drone Shot Up into the dizzy heights of Chinese skyscraper (360 video) GoPro VR: Tahiti Surf with Anthony Walsh and Matahi Drollet Wingsuit 360° Experience Wild Atlantic Way in 360: Surfing Below the Cliffs of...

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Sensoryx Presents Autonomous Mobile VR/AR Hand & Finger Tracking
Oct13

Sensoryx Presents Autonomous Mobile VR/AR Hand & Finger Tracking

Sensoryx Announces Autonomous Mobile VR/AR Hand & Finger Tracking Swiss electronics company Sensoryx presented the first mobile hand- and fingertracking sensor system with fully integrated 3D-positioning on their website. The video shows the system developers playing VR minigolf with a Samsung GearVR, a VRfree® glove and a VRfree® headmount. The system captures the movement of hands and fingers fluently, precisely and without...

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THE IMGA SEA ANNOUNCES FINAL WINNERS FOR ITS SECOND EDITION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Oct12

THE IMGA SEA ANNOUNCES FINAL WINNERS FOR ITS SECOND EDITION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

THE IMGA SEA ANNOUNCES FINAL WINNERS FOR ITS SECOND EDITION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA 13 developers and studios featured Postknight takes home the Grand Prix Valiant Force wins the People’s Choice Award with 600+ votes The IMGA has announced the finalists of its second edition in Southeast Asia. A jury of industry’s experts, journalists and top developers selected 13 titles from a shortlist of 65 nominees. This year was also special for IMGA,...

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INDUSTRY REPORT: SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENTERPRISE IN VIRTUAL REALITY, LONG-TERM IN AUGMENTED REALITY
Oct11

INDUSTRY REPORT: SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENTERPRISE IN VIRTUAL REALITY, LONG-TERM IN AUGMENTED REALITY

INDUSTRY REPORT: SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENTERPRISE IN VIRTUAL REALITY, LONG-TERM IN AUGMENTED REALITY “Future Projections for Immersive Enterprise Technologies, Plus Current Use Cases from Intel, McLaren & Heatherwick Studios” As immersive technologies like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) take time to reach mass consumer adoption, industries such as architecture, automotive, retail and...

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Japanese Company Akatsuki Inc. Launches Investment Fund Focused On Entertainment Technologies Specializing In AR
Oct10

Japanese Company Akatsuki Inc. Launches Investment Fund Focused On Entertainment Technologies Specializing In AR

Japanese Company Akatsuki Inc. Launches Investment Fund Focused On Entertainment Technologies Specializing In AR Leading Japanese entertainment company Akatsuki Inc. has launched the Akatsuki Entertainment Technology Fund (AET Fund), a new investment fund focused on entertainment technologies, specializing in Augmented Reality (AR).  Akatsuki, an ambitious company established in 2010, is breaking into the world of AR by investing up...

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Microsoft to Deliver Closing Keynote at Develop:VR
Oct05

Microsoft to Deliver Closing Keynote at Develop:VR

Microsoft to Deliver Closing Keynote at Develop:VR Today, Tandem Events, organisers of Develop:VR, confirmed Microsoft will deliver the closing keynote at the one day conference and expo taking place on 9 November at Olympia London. The keynote entitled Windows Mixed Reality: Developing for the Virtual Continuum, to be presented by Pete Daukintis, Technical Evangelist and Mike Taulty, Developer Evangelist will focus on bringing...

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Yulio Launches VR Heat Map Analytics for Architects & Designers
Oct04

Yulio Launches VR Heat Map Analytics for Architects & Designers

Yulio Launches VR Heat Map Analytics for Architects & Designers “VR Heat Maps Offer Detailed Viewer Insights to Architects, Designers and Retailers” Leading VR for business firm, Yulio Technologies, today announced the launch of ‘VR heat map analytics’, a new technology for those within the fields of architecture, design and retail, that delivers a detailed heat map of where viewers are paying attention in created VR...

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Recap of VRARA Expert Panel at Ad Week New York: What do Agencies Need to Know about VR
Oct02

Recap of VRARA Expert Panel at Ad Week New York: What do Agencies Need to Know about VR

Recap of VRARA Expert Panel at Ad Week New York: What do Agencies Need to Know about VR On September 25, the VR/AR Association NYC Chapter hosted a panel during Advertising Week New York of leading advertisers working in VR/AR to spark discussion about virtual and augmented reality and possible use cases in branded work. Moderated by Friends With Holograms founder Cortney Harding (Co-Chair of the VRARA Advertising Committee), the...

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Top 5 iOS AR Apps You Should Try
Oct01

Top 5 iOS AR Apps You Should Try

Top Augmented Reality Apps Vuforia Chalk (free) A breakthrough remote presence capability that helps people help each other.         Prior to big companies like Google and Apple ventured into the augmented reality industry, Vuforia was one of the first companies that was creating AR software. Formerly owned by Qualcomm, Vuforia is now a subsidiary of PTC, a provider of technology for other to make apps that...

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Three Ways the Real Estate Industry Can Utilize WebVR
Sep30

Three Ways the Real Estate Industry Can Utilize WebVR

Three Ways the Real Estate Industry Can Utilize WebVR Though WebVR has only been around for a relatively short time, the technology has gained popularity through the promise of inclusivity and use of web browsers rather than expensive head mounted displays (HMDs). One of the companies leading the WebVR frontier is Vizor, a unique and powerful content creation platform. Vizor’s mission is to help build a more immersive web by allowing...

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Korean VR Startup Introduces 360 Social Media Platform
Sep25

Korean VR Startup Introduces 360 Social Media Platform

Korean VR Startup Introduces 360 Social Media Platform “From capturing 360 photos to sharing – this app does it all” Next Aeon Inc. a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, announced the official launch of its virtual reality brand, YouVR. On September 25th, YouVR 360 and YouVR Maker will be available on Google Play Store and App Store. This innovative mobile solution will change the way people engage with...

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Top AR Apps You Can Try Right Now
Sep25

Top AR Apps You Can Try Right Now

Best Augmented Reality Apps To Try Right Now AR has long been imagined as a wild and futuristic concept, and the technology has been depicted in Hollywood movies such as Minority Report. The relevant technology has been around military and aerospace industry for years, and it is becoming more and more mainstream over time. While virtual reality provides user a total immersive teleportation experience, augmented reality apps is far...

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CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art Around the Web – Chance to Get Your Digital Artwork Into the Spotlight!
Sep25

CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art Around the Web – Chance to Get Your Digital Artwork Into the Spotlight!

CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art Around the Web – Chance to Get Your Digital Artwork Into the Spotlight! CGTrader, one of the leading 3D model marketplaces globally, has announced a new digital design competition CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web! The competition encourages artists to submit their artwork for the prize pool valued at over $50,000 and gain wider visibility on both social media and digital art communities....

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Viveport Marks First Anniversary With New Services For Developers And 100% Revenue Share For Holidays
Sep23

Viveport Marks First Anniversary With New Services For Developers And 100% Revenue Share For Holidays

Viveport Marks First Anniversary With New Services For Developers And 100% Revenue Share For Holidays “Viveport announces Viveport Scene SDK, open beta of Viveport Arcade Manager, and additional enhancements at VRDC” Viveport, the HTC VIVE™ global app store and subscription service, celebrates its one-year anniversary at VRDC by rolling out a host of new Viveport™ platform features for developers and a boost to Viveport's...

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Kickstarter Campaign Launched for Virtual Reality Game Nemesis
Sep21

Kickstarter Campaign Launched for Virtual Reality Game Nemesis

Today Kevin Bramhill announced the launch of his brand new Kickstarter for Nemesis VR – a VR shooter game inspired by classic arcade games, such as Asteroids. This first-person VR game is set to be released on HTC Vive, and later releases will follow for Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR. Nemesis answers the question of what asteroids would look like in a VR 3D World. This new first-person VR game allows players to pilot a ship in...

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Portico Studios to Offer First Demonstrations of Groundbreaking, Data-Driven Virtual Reality Employee Training Solutions 
Sep20

Portico Studios to Offer First Demonstrations of Groundbreaking, Data-Driven Virtual Reality Employee Training Solutions 

Portico Studios to Offer First Demonstrations of Groundbreaking, Data-Driven Virtual Reality Employee Training Solutions  Portico Prepares for Demos at HR Technology Conference As Company Secures Initial Seed Funding and Adds VR and Enterprise-Software Leaders to Advisory Board  Combining the engagement and immersion of virtual reality with performance-based employee training, Portico Studios has created a signature VR-based training...

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Reflector Entertainment Partners with Unity Technologies as Exclusive Creative Platform Partner
Sep18

Reflector Entertainment Partners with Unity Technologies as Exclusive Creative Platform Partner

Reflector Entertainment Partners with Unity Technologies as Exclusive Creative Platform Partner           “Companies Dedicated to Pioneering the Next-Generation of Entertainment” Reflector Entertainment, the recently-launched studio committed to creating next-generation content for a global audience, today announced a partnership with Unity Technologies, author of the world’s most popular creation engine for gaming and...

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ASUS Launches $50 Million Venture Capital Fund w/ Fenox Venture Capital – AR/VR, AI, IoT, Big Data, Cloud
Sep14

ASUS Launches $50 Million Venture Capital Fund w/ Fenox Venture Capital – AR/VR, AI, IoT, Big Data, Cloud

ASUS Launches $50 Million Venture Capital Fund with Fenox Venture Capital – AR/VR, AI, IoT, Big Data, Cloud Taiwan electronics giant taps Silicon Valley venture firm to manage global strategic investment fund AsusTek Computer Inc., better known as ASUS, one of the world’s largest producers of desktops, laptops, mobile phones and consumer electronics, is partnering with Silicon Valley-based Fenox Venture Capital to launch a US$50...

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STXsurreal Launches First-of-its-Kind Premium Standalone VR Channel Exclusively on Daydream, Google’s VR Platform
Sep13

STXsurreal Launches First-of-its-Kind Premium Standalone VR Channel Exclusively on Daydream, Google’s VR Platform

   STXsurreal Launches First-of-its-Kind Premium Standalone VR Channel Exclusively on Daydream, Google’s VR Platform STXsurreal, a division of STX Entertainment, today announced a new partnership with Google’s VR team to launch a standalone, pay-per-experience channel on their Daydream VR platform for high quality, mobile VR. Included in the exclusive deal, STXsurreal will develop and produce multiple live action scripted VR series...

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Augmented Reality Production a Reality in Western Canada
Sep12

Augmented Reality Production a Reality in Western Canada

Augmented Reality Production a Reality in Western Canada “Western Canada's Largest VR company expands into next phase of Augmented Reality” Calgary-based MAMMOTH VR, already one of the largest Virtual Reality companies in Canada, is excited to announce the launch of its sister company, MAMMOTH AR, a new Augmented Reality content creator and service provider. MAMMOTH AR will be producing state of the art content for both...

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VR Bangers & TrafficPartner.com Strike Partnership
Sep11

VR Bangers & TrafficPartner.com Strike Partnership

VR Bangers, TrafficPartner.com Strike Partnership TrafficPartner.com and VRBangers.com today announced a new partnership that is designed to expand the amount of adult virtual reality content available in European countries. VRBangers.com recently revealed plans to expand their services to Europe soon. While first steps would most likely focus on Germany, due to the country being another strong market for adult entertainment besides...

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Justice League VR: The Complete Experience Allows Users to Be Part of DC’s Team of Super Heroes
Sep07

Justice League VR: The Complete Experience Allows Users to Be Part of DC’s Team of Super Heroes

Justice League VR: The Complete Experience Allows Users to Be Part of DC’s Team of Super Heroes Put your powers to the test in immersive VR experiences, leading up to the film’s much-anticipated November 17th release and beyond Warner Bros. invites fans to join the Justice League in a thrilling Virtual Reality experience that allows you to step into the shoes and feel the powers of the iconic DC Super Heroes: Batman, Wonder Woman, The...

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This Virtual Reality Porn Movie is Teaching Women How to Get Off
Aug31

This Virtual Reality Porn Movie is Teaching Women How to Get Off

This Virtual Reality Porn Movie is Teaching Women How to Get Off Virtual Reality Porn Industry Guide 2017 Inside a mansion, deep in the heart of Los Angeles glamorous Calabasas district, porn performer and former pro-soccer athlete Jay Smooth straddles his costar, his pecs pumped to perfection, the tiniest bead of sweat on his forehead. “And we’re rolling!” calls the director. Cue action, a few miles from the mansions of Justin Bieber...

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VR/AR Content Studio UNLTD Closes Seed Round Funding at $1,100,000
Aug30

VR/AR Content Studio UNLTD Closes Seed Round Funding at $1,100,000

UNLTD Closes Seed Round Funding at $1,100,000 “Funding raised allows virtual and augmented reality production studio to expand role in cinematic VR” UNLTD, a virtual and augmented reality (VR, AR) content and technology studio with vast experience in 3D, 360 and stereo camera development, today announced the close of its seed funding round with a total of $1,100,000 raised. The financing is led by a group formed by serial...

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Diageo to Reignite Virtual Reality Efforts with Experience Focused on Dangers of Binge Drinking
Aug30

Diageo to Reignite Virtual Reality Efforts with Experience Focused on Dangers of Binge Drinking

Diageo to Reignite Virtual Reality Efforts with Experience Focused on Dangers of Binge Drinking  In time for Labor Day – one of the most popular days for alcohol consumption in the U.S. – and back-to-school season, Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, today announced plans for a new virtual reality (VR) experience that will immerse consumers of legal drinking age in a first-person, multi-perspective story about the dangers of...

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KFC Creates Virtual World To Train Its Real-World Cooks “The Hard Way”
Aug24

KFC Creates Virtual World To Train Its Real-World Cooks “The Hard Way”

KFC Creates Virtual World To Train Its Real-World Cooks “The Hard Way” Check out Awesome & Cool VR Experiences Youtube 360 Video Archive “The Hard Way” virtual reality experience takes employee training to a new level to teach KFC cooks how to make fried chicken in a way the Colonel never could have imagined Blending virtual reality with real reality, KFC is using VR technology to demonstrate how to make...

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Gartner Says Worldwide Wearable Device Sales to Grow 17 Percent in 2017
Aug24

Gartner Says Worldwide Wearable Device Sales to Grow 17 Percent in 2017

Gartner Says Worldwide Wearable Device Sales to Grow 17 Percent in 2017 Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 310.4 million wearable devices will be sold worldwide in 2017, an increase of 16.7 percent from 2016 (see Table 1). Sales of wearable devices will generate revenue of $30.5 billion in 2017. Of that, $9.3 billion will be from smartwatches. In 2017, 41.5 million smartwatches will be sold. They are on pace to account for the highest unit...

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VR Game Studio nDreams Announces Shooty Fruity & Currently Hiring
Aug22

VR Game Studio nDreams Announces Shooty Fruity & Currently Hiring

nDreams Are Now Accepting Job Applicants for Position of Shooty Fruity Cashier on PlayStation@VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift from Late 2017. nDreams, the UK's leading publisher and developer of VR content, will begin in late 2017 accepting job applications for the position of multi-tasking Shooty Fruity Cashier at Super Megamart, our Americana themed grocery stores. Super Megamart is known for its low prices, helpful staff members, and...

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Virtual Reality has Strong Interest from U.S. Businesses
Aug16

Virtual Reality has Strong Interest from U.S. Businesses

Virtual Reality has Strong Interest from U.S. Businesses Virtual Reality (VR) is often viewed through the lens of consumer-driven gaming, but in a recent B2B technology survey of 455 U.S.-based companies across nine vertical markets, ABI Researchfinds that while only 4% of respondents have VR in operation, 85% are at least in the stages of early investigation. In fact, of the 13 technologies highlighted in the survey, VR fell roughly...

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