Friday, September 22, 2017

VR Industry News

VR Industry News
VR Industry News

Oculus: Touch is “Fully Capable” of Roomscale Tracking, But Skeptical It’s “Absolutely Necessary for...

As the launch of Oculus Touch approaches later this year, the company is sticking firm to its plan to focus on standing, front-facing VR experiences for motion input. Though it's claimed that Touch can...

Microsoft ‘Holographic Shell’ Aims to Immerse You in Windows by 2017

At Intel's Developer Forum this week, Microsoft has announced that it's to bring its ‘Holographic Shell' to Windows operating systems everywhere by 2017 with an aim to provide "one platform for VR, AR and...

Intel Reveals Project Alloy, an All-in-one VR Headset With Mobile Positional Tracking

Today at the Intel Developer Forum event in San Francisco, Intel revealed Project Alloy, an all-in-one mobile virtual reality headset which the company says will launch in 2017 as an "open platform."   On stage at...

The New York Times Used Thousands Of Old Photos To Recreate Olympic Stadiums In...

The New York Times is one of the most well respected and venerable news outlets in the United States. It is also one of the few "old school" organizations that seems to be prioritizing...

Facebook Adds 360 Video Guide and Heatmap Tools

With more than 250,000 360 videos uploaded to Facebook since the feature launched in News Feed last September, publishers have been looking to Facebook to provide even more tools to help them better engage...

VR Matures From Entertainment Platform To Business Tool With ‘Speech Center VR’

In the words of Jerry Seinfeld, "According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two! That means that, to the average person, if you...

Samsung Won’t Confirm Daydream Note 7 Compatibility…Yet

We asked Samsung if the Note 7 is compatible with Google's upcoming Daydream mobile VR platform. The response is essentially a "no comment." Here's the actual statement: "We have a great, long standing partnership with Google...

The International Champions Cup Is Being Broadcast In Virtual Reality

This year the virtual reality broadcasting company NextVR is bringing the International Champions Cup (ICC) into the immersive space for the very first time. In a special free event, the company will be setting...

Top Five Reasons to Get Your Tickets to VRLA

Were less than two weeks out from VRLA Summer Expo 2016. Time to buy your tickets. Over the past couple years, weve watched VRLA grow from a 100 person meetup into the worlds largest virtual...

The Ridiculous Conan VR Headsets at Comic-Con

Interact with Conan Pop! Vinyl figures in virtual reality all while wearing this on your head. TBS and Conan were back at it again for Comic-Con International in San Diego with a slew of 360-degree...