Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Does VR Hold The Key To The Future Of Education?

Does VR Hold The Key To The Future Of Education?

  Does VR Hold The Key To The Future Of Education? Twenty years ago, computers in schools were a novelty, not a necessity. By 2014, however, one-third of students in the United States were issued mobile devices by their schools. Some might not agree with children getting access to iPads, but like it or not,…
The Lenovo Mirage Solo Vs. The Oculus Go

The Lenovo Mirage Solo Vs. The Oculus Go

Let the stand-alone wars begin… Stand-alone VR. It’s the dream of any immersive technology enthusiast. A 100% wireless headset capable of providing immersive and engaging VR content without the need of an external PC or mobile device to operate. As cool as high-end headsets such as the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift may be, there’s…
Open-World Survival Game ‘The Forest’ Gets Beta VR Support in New Update

Open-World Survival Game ‘The Forest’ Gets Beta VR Support in New Update

The Forest (2018), a first-person open world-survival game from Endnight, launched out of a four-year stint on Steam Early Access last month. Starting today, The Forest has a few new badges on its Steam listing, including support for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The inclusion of VR headset support, which is now free and available in beta,…
Multiplayer VR and Cinematic Wizardry

Multiplayer VR and Cinematic Wizardry

Whether you’re well versed in the VR industry or new to the scene, the number of developers and designers entering the game is astounding. With this wealth of talent and ideas flooding the field, even more immersive and cinematic experiences are starting to be released. Here’s a look at some of our recent favorites from…
Where Virtual Reality Is Heading: A Podcast With Isobar Exec Leigh Christie – MediaPost Communications

Where Virtual Reality Is Heading: A Podcast With Isobar Exec Leigh Christie – MediaPost...

MediaPost CommunicationsWhere Virtual Reality Is Heading: A Podcast With Isobar Exec Leigh ChristieMediaPost CommunicationsThis podcast conversation with Leigh Christie deals with virtual reality, augmented reality and 360-degree video, where it's all heading and how brands fit in. Leigh Christie is director of NowLab Americas at Isobar, which is part of the Dentsu Aegis ...
CryptoCarz: Multiplayer VR Racing Powered By Blockchain

CryptoCarz: Multiplayer VR Racing Powered By Blockchain

Attend online auctions, customize limited-edition rides, and test your skills in this blockchain-enabled VR racing experience. As blockchain-based technology continues to dominate the tech industry, it’s the Ethereum platform that’s managed to garner the most attention among developers due in large part to its  decentralized, open-source, blockchain-based distributed computing system featuring smart-contract functionality. This means…
‘Rec Room’ to Get New Battle Royale Shooter Next Month, Open Alpha Starts This Weekend

‘Rec Room’ to Get New Battle Royale Shooter Next Month, Open Alpha Starts This...

Rec Room, the free multiplatform social VR app, is getting a new multiplayer battle royale shooting game soon. Starting June 7th, you’ll be able to engage in some PUBG-style shootouts in what the developers Against Gravity dub Rec Royale. Rec Royale will pit 16 players against each other in a national park setting, including “summer camps, mountains, forests,…
Meet the Winners of 3D Jam 2.0

Meet the Winners of 3D Jam 2.0

The votes are in! Based on community ratings and scores from the Leap Motion team, we’re excited to present the winners of the second annual 3D Jam. This year’s 3D Jam raised the bar with over $75,000 in cash and prizes, and we’re impressed with the imagination and creativity of everyone who participated. With nearly…
Virtual reality developer says blindness is an advantage not a barrier – The Dominion Post

Virtual reality developer says blindness is an advantage not a barrier – The Dominion...

The Dominion PostVirtual reality developer says blindness is an advantage not a barrierThe Dominion PostIt was after this, the devastation of losing his home, that Simon Che de Boer swapped his drums for a computer and started exploring in the world of virtual reality (VR). All he wanted was to 'rebuild' his house, so that…
World Trust Organization Presents Beyond Imagining VR Experience

World Trust Organization Presents Beyond Imagining VR Experience

World Trust Organization Announces Beyond Imagining VR Experience On Saturday June 16, 2018 World Trust Organization to host Beyond Imagining: A Virtual Experience of Justice and Healing event aimed to evoke positive change and societal healing through Virtual Reality. For over two decades, World Trust has produced equity and diversity films, curriculum and workshops that…

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6 Hidden Gems from our Dev Gallery

6 Hidden Gems from our Dev Gallery

With such a strong global community, we see a stream of creators building and sharing new content all the time. This week, we wanted to showcase some community projects that you may not have seen yet. Betatron Betatron is a 3D immersive puzzle game played by moving beta particles through the environment. Through the use…
Here's how Macy's is using virtual reality to drive sales – Cincinnati Business Courier

Here's how Macy's is using virtual reality to drive sales – Cincinnati Business Courier

Cincinnati Business CourierHere's how Macy's is using virtual reality to drive salesCincinnati Business CourierCincinnati-based retail giant Macy's Inc. is turning to something more at home in Silicon Valley than the home goods section of a department store in order to drive sales: virtual reality. In a call with investors on May 16, Macy's (NYSE: M)…
Does VR Hold The Key To The Future Of Education?

Does VR Hold The Key To The Future Of Education?

  Does VR Hold The Key To The Future Of Education? Twenty years ago, computers in schools were a novelty, not a necessity. By 2014, however, one-third of students in the United States were issued mobile devices by their schools. Some might not agree with children getting access to iPads, but like it or not,…