Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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…
‘Reality Portals’ Allow Real-Time Communication Between The Real World & VR

‘Reality Portals’ Allow Real-Time Communication Between The Real World & VR

SVVR’s first project under their ambitious MULTIVERSE initiative links VR with the real world via mixed reality live events. Since 2013, independent global VR community SVVR has worked tirelessly to develop a thriving global community for VR enthusiasts, developers, professionals, and entrepreneur looking to sink their teeth into immersive technology. The company recently crossed their…
Explorations in VR Design

Explorations in VR Design

Until the rise of VR, we lived on the edges of a digital universe that was trapped behind glass screens. Immensely powerful and infinitely portable, but still distant and inaccessible. The digital is taking substance in our reality. We are its artists, architects, and storytellers.Click To TweetNow the glass is breaking. We can see and…
This Disney Jacket Brings Physical Feedback to VR

This Disney Jacket Brings Physical Feedback to VR

The ‘Force Jacket’ could be the key to taking theme parks to the next level. Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be in the grips of a monstrous snake as it squeezes out every ounce of breath? It probably isn’t pleasant. But thanks to a collaboration between Disney Research, MIT Media Lab,…
Oculus Rift Consumer Edition FAQ

Oculus Rift Consumer Edition FAQ

With the recent release of the Oculus Rift CV1 and 1.3 SDK, this is an exciting time for virtual reality. Here’s what you need to know to start playing and building with the consumer edition. How can I build in Unity with the 1.3 SDK? Upgrading to a new SDK can be time-consuming and complicated. But…
Webmaster Central VR Offers Paid Clip, Scene Options

Webmaster Central VR Offers Paid Clip, Scene Options

Webmaster Central VR Announced New Scene Download Options Webmaster Central has announced a new revenue stream for its content partners and publishers to profit from — paid clip and scene downloads. “Paid clip and scene downloads are becoming more popular than ever, as consumers continue to pursue individual scenes, porn stars and clips that fit…
Power at Your Fingertips: Pinch Utilities for Orion

Power at Your Fingertips: Pinch Utilities for Orion

You can do a lot of things with Blocks: smack them around, turn off gravity, select different modes and shapes. But at its heart, our flagship demo for Orion contains two fundamental interactions – creating blocks and grabbing blocks. These are built on pinching and grabbing, which are based on how we naturally use our…
Sansar Elevates Esports Viewing With Social VR

Sansar Elevates Esports Viewing With Social VR

Sansar Elevates Esports Experience With Social Virtual Reality Sansar®, the premier destination for social VR, today announced plans to take esports to a new level with new partnerships with multiple professional teams from the Overwatch League (OWL), including the Houston Outlaws and the San Francisco Shock. This first-of-its-kind collaboration goes above and beyond what traditional two-dimensional chat and…

Will virtual reality become a political tool? – Big Think (blog)

Big Think (blog)Will virtual reality become a political tool?Big Think (blog)Given the line-up of this year's Tribeca Immersive at the Tribeca Film Festival, filmmakers are certainly learning something about how to utilize the growing immersive experience that Virtual Reality offers. Filmmakers are transforming the burgeoning ...
EON Reality receives Global Education Award for Outstanding Contribution In Education And Training

EON Reality receives Global Education Award for Outstanding Contribution In Education And Training

EON Reality received the Global Education Award for Outstanding Contribution In Education And Training from SCOO News’ Global Education Awards 2017. Dan Lejerskar, the Founder of EON Reality, and Sridhar Sunkad, MD of EON Reality Pte Ltd, were on hand to receive the award and participate in the conference. Lejerskar gave a talk on Virtual…

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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,…