Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The VOID puts virtual-reality experience into motion – Los Angeles Times

The VOID puts virtual-reality experience into motion – Los Angeles Times

The VOID puts virtual-reality experience into motionLos Angeles TimesThe VOID, which provides multisensory, immersive virtual-reality experiences, is currently presenting its "Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire" interactive simulation at the Glendale Galleria. After debuting its "Ghostbusters: Dimension" at Madame Tussaud ...
BaDoinkVR Debut Augmented Reality Stripteases

BaDoinkVR Debut Augmented Reality Stripteases

BaDoinkVR Debut Augmented Reality Stripteases ARPorn.com in collaboration with BaDoinkVR has released an augmented reality demo featuring a real 3D person — rather than a computer-generated likeness — something it says has never been done before. According to the company, the continued pursuit of integrating augmented reality into daily life has just taken another large…
Oculus & ESL Return For VR League: Season Two

Oculus & ESL Return For VR League: Season Two

Five new titles, generous prizes, and a more flexible tournament system could take VR eSports to new heights. Whether it’s the conventional headset technology used in Ready Player One, or the futuristic, cerebral connection featured in Sword Art Online, it seems as though the end goal for competitive esports has always been VR. So while…
Humble Bundle Spring Sale Offers up to 75% Off Top VR Titles, Ends May 24th

Humble Bundle Spring Sale Offers up to 75% Off Top VR Titles, Ends May...

Humble Bundle just started their big Spring Sale, which is now offering between 10-75% off on over 20 top VR titles. Notable games at $20 or under include Superhot VR, Star Trek: Bridge Crew, GORN, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, Werewolves Within, and The Gallery Episodes 1 & 2. Links are below. Remember: the Humble Bundle Spring Sale…
VR Innovation Academy in Duncanville Now Recruiting

VR Innovation Academy in Duncanville Now Recruiting

Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students. The VR Innovation Academy in Duncanville teaches the skills needed to create Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality applications…
Introducing Orion: Next-Generation Hand Tracking for VR

Introducing Orion: Next-Generation Hand Tracking for VR

A lot has been going on behind the scenes here at Leap Motion. Today we’re excited to finally share what we’ve been building for the last year – Orion. Interacting with digital content on a physical level needs to start with the human hand.Click To TweetWe believe that technology has the power to augment human capabilities.…
Facebook is building a 3D virtual reality based on your photos — so you can relive your prom album in real time … – Mashable

Facebook is building a 3D virtual reality based on your photos — so you...

MashableFacebook is building a 3D virtual reality based on your photos — so you can relive your prom album in real time ...MashableFacebook is building a 3D virtual reality based on your photos — so you can relive your prom album in real time (without your date). Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter. Michelle…
‘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…
Pimax to Ship Pre-production “8K” Headsets This Month, Kickstarter Version Slated for June

Pimax to Ship Pre-production “8K” Headsets This Month, Kickstarter Version Slated for June

Pimax today updated their “8K” headset Kickstarter page to announce that pre-production units of the 200 field of view headset, dubbed M1, will be shipping to a handful of closed beta testers this month. The company says 10 of the Pimax 8K testing units will go out in total, which will proceed the general launch…
VR Innovation Academy Dubai – Now Recruiting

VR Innovation Academy Dubai – Now Recruiting

EON Reality and EAIT (Emirates Advanced Investments Trading) have partnered to form EON Reality UAE LLC, an Interactive Digital Center (IDC) focused on vocational skills training and higher education utilizing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. The IDC houses the HCT EON Virtual Reality Innovation Academy (VRIA) which teaches the skills needed to be successful in…

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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,…