Thursday, July 27, 2017

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VICELAND Launches First Episode in VR Documentary Series

In March, VICE announced their partnership with Samsung to co-produce a documentary series that follows VR creators as they take on various projects within the new immersive medium. These documentaries will be distributed not...

Stuntman Backflips Over Formula E Car in 360°

Watch Bond stuntman, Damien Walters, backflip over a Formula E car in this 360° video. In a worlds first, Damien Walters, becomes the first person to ever carry out a fully blind car-dodge captured in 360°...

‘V’ Brings the Web to Any VR Experience You Choose

‘V’ is your new favorite VR app. Virtual reality has the incredible ability to fully captivate users by transporting them from reality, to endless virtual worlds. However completely ditching reality does have its drawbacks. For...

Report: VR Will Become a Big Part of the Classroom in the Next 5...

Education is arguably VR’s most exciting potential application. Everyone from Google to Palmer Luckey agrees with that. So it’s not surprising to see predictions of a huge increase in VR’s usage in schools in...

AltSpaceVR Introduces VR Call Feature for Easily Meeting and Chatting with Friends

AltSpaceVR is one of the leading social VR companies. Their flagship platform, also known as AltSpaceVR, provides a flexible and open ecosystem across all VR platforms to cross-communicate and socialize. Whether you have a...

BMW is Using VR and Mixed Reality to Build Your Next Car

A BMW executive in the United States is sitting at his desk with an HTC Vive strapped to his face. At first glance, you might think he is piloting a spaceship shooting down enemies...

VR Lens Lab Unveils Prescription Solution For Rift And Vive

VR Lens Lab is back on Kickstarter.The German company previously took to the fundraising website in an attempt to gather funds for its prescription virtual reality lenses. These would ideally provide vision impaired VR users with...

Hands On: SMI’s Gear VR Eye Tracking is Accurate, Fast and Lightweight

SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) is a Berlin based company involved in creating eye tracking solutions across several industries, and has been doing so for the past 25 years. At MWC I sat down with Christian Villwock,...

Eye Tracking and Foveated Rendering Could Mean Big Things for the Future of Mobile...

VR is one of the hottest topics at Mobile World Congress this year with HTC and Valve revealing the pricing of the Vive, Samsung shipping potentially over a million Gear VRs into the wild and announcing a consumer...

ThingLink Raises $1.3 Million to Expand Media Annotation Platform to VR

Money continues to pour into the VR space, but not all of it is aimed at brand new ventures. Last week, the interactive media platform, ThingLink (founded in 2008), announced the closing of a $1.3M round...