Google Announces New Daydream View & Pixel 2

Google Announces New Daydream View & Pixel 2

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Google Announces New Daydream View & Pixel 2
Stranger Things AR stickers and League of Legends AR are coming too. Last year Google showed us their commitment to VR, unveiling a Daydream View VR headset, Daydream platform, and Pixel phone. Now exactly a year later, Google is back again with VR updates and an additional focus on augmented reality (AR). New Pixel & […]
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Discovery and Google Announce VR Travel Series ‘Discovery TRVLR’, First of 38 Episodes to Arrive in November

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Discovery and Google Announce VR Travel Series ‘Discovery TRVLR’, First of 38 Episodes to Arrive in November
Discovery and Google today announced the launch of a new 38-episode VR video series called Discovery TRVLR, a product of both Discovery and Google’s internal VR teams. The first 6 episodes is slated to launch on Friday, November 3. Discovery TRVLR comes exclusively to YouTube and DiscoveryVR.com, and on the Discovery VR app. This means you can watch […]
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Google’s New Pixel Phones Are “factory calibrated and optimized for AR”, Now With 60 FPS Tracking

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Google’s New Pixel Phones Are “factory calibrated and optimized for AR”, Now With 60 FPS Tracking
Google’s event today saw the unveiling of its newest smartphones, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. According to the company, the Pixel 2 camera has been “factory calibrated and optimized for AR.” Google says its specially calibrated Pixel 2 camera enables robust tracking, even in low-light conditions, allowing the phone to track the environment and render AR […]
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Watch Google’s Pixel 2 Event Livestream Here, Starting at 9AM PT / 12PM ET

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Watch Google’s Pixel 2 Event Livestream Here, Starting at 9AM PT / 12PM ET
According to Google “There’s something new to love on October 4th,” as the company is slated to unveil its newest smartphone today, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Watch here for suspected updates surrounding the company’s AR/VR aspirations. Google does VR (Daydream). Google does AR (ARCore). But what will they do next? And what extras do […]
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Matchbox Twenty to Stream Concert Live In VR

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Matchbox Twenty to Stream Concert Live In VR
The legendary rock band will livestream their Colorado concert with customizable options for VR users. Matchbox Twenty is a band infamous for not only their stellar rock music, but also their desire to experiment and innovate. Now the Florida-based rock group is pushing the boundaries even further with a concert live-streamed in VR that allows […]
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Google is Adding ‘AR Stickers’ to Pixel 2 Camera App

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Google is Adding ‘AR Stickers’ to Pixel 2 Camera App
Exclusive to Pixel smartphones is an experience called ‘AR Stickers’. Built into the camera app, this enables creative use of augmented reality objects and animated characters giving users new ways of capturing unique video moments to express themselves. Demonstrated using the new Pixel 2 smartphone revealed at Google’s hardware event today, AR Stickers is a […]
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New Google Daydream Revs Up Phone Performance for VR, & Brings Improved Comfort, Field of View

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New Google Daydream Revs Up Phone Performance for VR, & Brings Improved Comfort, Field of View
Today at an event in San Francisco, Google revealed the second version of their Daydream View VR headset which makes comfort improvements across the board, including new, custom lenses with a wider field of view. Interestingly, this passive device even makes your phone run faster for VR. Although Daydream View is a passive device, from […]
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Google Teases League of Legends AR Experience

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Google Teases League of Legends AR Experience
The ARCore experience is coming to Pixel 2. With new updates to Google’s Daydream View headset, the unveiling of Pixel 2, and a preview of AR Stickers that included packs for Stranger Things and Star Wars, Google also teased a slew of new apps and experiences built with ARCore by their partners. One of those […]
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Microsoft’s Newest Headset Advert Focuses in on Portability, Ease of Use & Travel

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Microsoft’s Newest Headset Advert Focuses in on Portability, Ease of Use & Travel
Microsoft’s special Windows “Mixed Reality” event today saw the unveiling of its latest addition to the VR family, the Samsung HMD Odyssey, and also announced that all VR headsets slated to ship before holiday season are currently in pre-order. With a fresh advert, the company is delineating just how portable and easy to use their new class of […]
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Hands-on: Samsung Odyssey Windows VR Headset & Controllers

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Hands-on: Samsung Odyssey Windows VR Headset & Controllers
Microsoft and Samsung formally announced the Odyssey Windows VR headset today, positioning it as the “premium” option among the Windows VR headsets, with a range of features not found on the other headsets, and the top price point. The headset became available for pre-order today and will launch on November 6th (a few weeks after […]
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New PSVR Model on the Way Featuring Integrated Audio & HDR Pass-through

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New PSVR Model on the Way Featuring Integrated Audio & HDR Pass-through
Sony today announced that a new PlayStation VR model is in the works focusing on some issues surrounding ease of use. Update (10/02/17): The updated PSVR model in launch in Japan October 14th. New images have been sourced from the Japanese PlayStation blog. Sony has published specs of the new model on their Japanese PlayStation blog, and […]
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‘The Exorcist’ Episodic VR Experience Coming to Rift, Vive & PSVR This Month

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‘The Exorcist’ Episodic VR Experience Coming to Rift, Vive & PSVR This Month
Just in time for Halloween, The Exorcist franchise is getting an episodic VR horror adventure, with the first two chapters due in October. Called The Exorcist: Legion VR, the experience promises to let you finally take part in what the creators call “a variety of increasingly disturbing exorcisms” across a five-chapter narrative. Created by Wolf & Wood, the minds behind A Chair In […]
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Al Jazeera Releases VR Documentary ‘I Am Rohingya’

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Al Jazeera Releases VR Documentary ‘I Am Rohingya’
‘I Am Rohingya’ shines on a light on the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. Virtual reality’s ability to influence users on an emotional level by immersing them in new worlds and situations has made it the perfect tool for documentarians looking to further impact their audiences. Being able to place users directly into the shoes […]
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Google, Facebook and Microsoft Line Up For VR Standalone Push

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Google, Facebook and Microsoft Line Up For VR Standalone Push
Over the next two weeks we are expecting major announcements related to VR from Microsoft, Google and Facebook. It couldn’t come at a better time for VR developers who spent the summer reading headline after headline about how VR is dead, fulfilling the prediction of Unity CEO John Riccitiello that journalists couldn’t stop themselves from writing […]
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For Once, Microsoft Got The Jump On Google and Apple with HoloLens — Will It Last?

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For Once, Microsoft Got The Jump On Google and Apple with HoloLens — Will It Last?
Mixed reality (MR) is a new computing platform that‘s emerging from the current fields of augmented and virtual reality. MR blends the physical and the digital worlds into a single space, using a combination of cutting edge optical hardware and artificial intelligence (AI) software. Over the next 5 to 10 years, most industry analysts agree that […]
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HTC Vive Will Give 100% of Holiday App Profits to Developers

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HTC Vive Will Give 100% of Holiday App Profits to Developers
Viveport celebrates it’s first birthday with holiday benefits for committed developers. With the holidays just around the corner everyone is starting to get into the giving spirit. This includes HTC, who despite selling its Pixel smartphone team to Google last week is now giving 100% of its holiday app revenue directly to Vive developers. Normally […]
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Oculus Rolls Out Worldwide Refund Policy for Rift & Gear VR Digital Content

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Oculus Rolls Out Worldwide Refund Policy for Rift & Gear VR Digital Content
Oculus announced its digital marketplace will now include automated refunds for games purchased on both Oculus Rift and Gear VR platforms—effective immediately and across the entire world. Oculus says they will refund many Rift content purchases made on their store “for any reason if the request is made within fourteen days of the purchase date and you […]
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Graphmented Brings Your Google Sheets Into The Real World With ARKit

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Graphmented Brings Your Google Sheets Into The Real World With ARKit
If AR is the future of productivity, then it needs some of the biggest apps out there to help it get there. Graphmented aims to bring some of the software we use on PCs every day into a whole new reality. Created by BadrIT, Graphmented augments your real world workspace with support for Google Sheets. […]
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Can You Fall in Love in VR?

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Can You Fall in Love in VR?
That’s the question Oculus, Tool of America, and director Kevin Kornish set out to answer with the new experimental VR experience, Fall in Love VR. The collaborators behind the project were inspired to use the high-tech medium of VR as a means to reintroduce a timeless aspect of human life: romance. It was a 2015 New […]
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Massive ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Update ‘Warzone’ Rolls Out Today, Including PC & PS4 Support

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Massive ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Update ‘Warzone’ Rolls Out Today, Including PC & PS4 Support
The biggest update ever to EVE: Valkyrie (2016) is launching today. Called ‘Warzone’, the expansion brings with it a number of big features including support for PC and PS4, new maps, and a whole reworking of ship classes and abilities that essentially makes it feel more like the popular team-based shooter Overwatch (but in space). Since its […]
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The Rise of Consumer AR in China

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The Rise of Consumer AR in China
When the smash-hit mobile gaming application Pokémon GO swept the globe last summer, the disruptive potential of augmented reality (AR) was thrust into the spotlight. It became the fastest game ever to reach $600 million in revenue, which it did in just a few months. While time has taken some of the fizz out of […]
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Latest Chrome Update Lets Google Daydream Users Easily Browse the Web in VR

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Latest Chrome Update Lets Google Daydream Users Easily Browse the Web in VR
We knew that Google was working on adding VR capabilities to its mobile version of Chrome since last year. Now with the release of Chrome 61, Daydream VR users can browse websites and also continue to enjoy the quick and easy VR experiences delivered via WebVR. Chrome team member François Beaufort released the news on […]
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‘Raw Data’ Devs Share Player Metrics & Insights Ahead of October’s v1.0 Launch

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‘Raw Data’ Devs Share Player Metrics & Insights Ahead of October’s v1.0 Launch
Raw Data (2016) launched more than a year ago in Early Access. Following a number of major updates including the addition of a PVP mode, the game is set to hit version 1.0 and launch out of Early Access on October 5th on Rift and Vive, are will also come to PSVR for the first time on October […]
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Blocker is a Revolutionary AR Application for Filmmakers

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Blocker is a Revolutionary AR Application for Filmmakers
Filmmakers rejoice! Augmented Reality just made your job a whole lot easier. Much has been made of the storytelling capacities of VR and AR, but what about using them as tools to aid other storytelling media? The recent release of iOS 11 has ushered in a slate of new AR applications into the mainstream, and […]
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Chunnuan UCVR VIEW Virtual Reality VR 3D 360 Degrees Full View Immersive Gaming Experience Glasses Blue For 5 To 5.7 Inch Smarthone (Blue)

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Chunnuan UCVR VIEW Virtual Reality VR 3D 360 Degrees Full View Immersive Gaming Experience Glasses Blue For 5 To 5.7 Inch Smarthone (Blue)
PRODUCTION PARAMETER Size:175*95*80mm Weight:198g Lens:Fresnel Optical lens FOV:MAX 110° ODA:No adjustment,0-800° IPD:Direct Viewing Phone Size:4.7-5.7 Android/IOS/Windows Resolution:1080P Above Material:ABS+PC Buffer Material:Leather+Memory foam Interface:Earphone Product Features UC VIEW 3D virtual reality headset, your private IMAX theater UCVR VIEW custom-made VR lenses offer the most immersive feeling with a 110° Field Of View. IPD adjustable to adapt […]
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Legoland Bringing VR Roller Coaster To Parks This Year

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Legoland Bringing VR Roller Coaster To Parks This Year
LEGO continues the VR theme park trend with new VR attractions at parks. There’s no such as thing as too much LEGO content. Three movies and several video game tie-ins later and the world is still clamoring for more of that sweet plastic magic that made all our childhoods memorable ones. Of course true fans […]
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Google Buying HTC’s Pixel Team for $1.1 Billion

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Google Buying HTC’s Pixel Team for $1.1 Billion
HTC retains brand but lets part of their smartphone business go. Google has announced a $1.1 billion cooperation agreement under which certain HTC employees – many of whom are already working with Google to develop Pixel smartphones – will join Google. Leading into today’s news, shares of HTC were halted on the Taiwan Stock Exchange […]
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HTC Getting $1.1 Billion Injection From Google To Aid VR And Phone Business

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HTC Getting $1.1 Billion Injection From Google To Aid VR And Phone Business
Google is taking a team from HTC that developed the Pixel smartphone, and getting access to HTC intellectual property, in exchange for $1.1 billion. The money could help HTC push its VR efforts into next steps, which likely includes a future generation of its HTC Vive PC-powered VR system as well as a coming standalone […]
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Behind the Scenes of Felix & Paul’s Emmy-winning White House VR Documentary

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Behind the Scenes of Felix & Paul’s Emmy-winning White House VR Documentary
The White House VR documentary People’s House by Felix & Paul Studios won a Emmy for the outstanding original interactive, and I had a chance to talk with Paul Raphael of Felix & Paul Studios about the challenges of producing a high-profile piece. LISTEN TO THE VOICES OF VR PODCAST http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/d1icj85yqthyoq.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Voices-of-VR-577-Paul-Raphael.mp3 Initially they didn’t know […]
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YouTuber Brings VR To Commodore 64

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YouTuber Brings VR To Commodore 64
The VR64 retro virtual reality headset is as cool as it is totally unnecessary. Remember the Commodore 64 home computer? No? That makes sense. After all, the revolutionary device was released all the way back in 1982, a year some of you younger folks probably consider the stone age. However for many veteran gamers the […]
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Aobiny Glasses Cardboard Quality VR 3D Virtual Reality Glasses for Google

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Aobiny Glasses Cardboard Quality VR 3D Virtual Reality Glasses for Google
▶ Features: ▶ ▶ 100% Brand new and high quality. ▶ ▶ Compatible With 4-6 Inch Screen CellPhone. ▶ ▶ DIY Virtual Reality 3D Glasse. ▶ ▶ Material:Cardboard + Resin Lens. ▶ ▶ Compatible FOR iPhone, Google,Nexus 6 & Samsung Mobile Phones &Other Brand Phones With 4-6 Inches Screen ▶ ▶ Product installation dimensions:13CM(Long)*8CM(Width)*9CM(High)/5.1″*3.2″*3.6″ ▶ […]
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