Matchbox Twenty to Stream Concert Live In VR

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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Sony’s Dropping the Price of PlayStation VR

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Sony’s Dropping the Price of PlayStation VR
Everyone’s making VR more affordable before the holiday season. On the heels of price drops for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive this past month, Sony is also jumping into the price war game. Sony’s PlayStation VR will be sold bundled with the PlayStation Camera for $399 starting next month across the U.S. and Canada—roughly a $50 […]
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Microsoft Patents Mixed Reality Wand for HoloLens

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Microsoft Patents Mixed Reality Wand for HoloLens
Microsoft has patented wand controllers for use with HoloLens. 2017 has been a big year for Microsoft in Mixed Reality. With new creative developments like MR Easter Egg hunts via HoloLens at VRLA, a major giveaway of the Acer MR headset at Vision Summit in May, as well as a first glimpse of the company’s VR […]
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Facebook Now Lets You Take 360 Photos From Within App

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Facebook Now Lets You Take 360 Photos From Within App
You can also use them as cover photos. The feature is rolling out worldwide. Being able to publish 360° photos on Facebook has been a great way to share your immersive view of the world. Whether from the beaches of Belize or front row at Coachella, you could place your friends at the center of […]
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KFC Has A VR Job Training Simulator For New Employees

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KFC Has A VR Job Training Simulator For New Employees
The only way to escape this training room is learn how to fry chicken. We’ve seen brands like UPS integrate VR into training facilities and Walmart drop staff into Black Friday VR shopping simulators. Both powerful examples of employee training tools, VR can not only be be safer but also expedite the entire learning process […]
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Little League World Series Goes Big With VR Baseball Experience

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Little League World Series Goes Big With VR Baseball Experience
Little League game attendees step into the batter’s box and swing for the virtual fences.   The Little League World Series is once again upon us, which means so are aluminum bats, abnormally-athletic preteens and violent groups of parents taking their children’s games entirely too seriously. However this week fans are getting an extra special […]
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The VRScout Report – HTC Vive Drops $200, Clash of Clans in AR, & VR Mind Control

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The VRScout Report – HTC Vive Drops $200, Clash of Clans in AR, & VR Mind Control
Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report, a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst. Time to applaud for a sweet deal on the HTC Vive, Clash of Clans partners w/ Facebook to bring AR to fans, control VR with your mind, new predictions for spending & investment are out, the investment & […]
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HTC Vive Gets $200 Price Drop

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HTC Vive Gets $200 Price Drop
Making VR more accessible one discount at a time. On the heels of Oculus dropping the price of their Rift and Touch bundle from $599 to $399 this Summer, HTC Vive is also jumping in with a price reduction of their own. The HTC Vive is getting a $200 price drop, bringing the VR system […]
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Experience Near Death in VR

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Experience Near Death in VR
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to come back from the brink of death, then we have good news for you. It’s said that over 80% of those who go through a legitimate near death experience, or NDE, claim their lives were forever changed as a result of their incident. The recorded effects have […]
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Social VR Platform ‘AltspaceVR’ Reopens Virtual Doors, May Live On Yet

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Social VR Platform ‘AltspaceVR’ Reopens Virtual Doors, May Live On Yet
Following the recent announcement that social VR platform AltspaceVR would be permanently closing its doors after running dry of VR funds, the company has revealed that the service will live on, in a heartfelt message of thanks posted on the official blog. The team explained that the turnaround is due to “an outpouring of support,”, and are now […]
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Social VR Platform AltspaceVR Is Back

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Social VR Platform AltspaceVR Is Back
Better late than never. After an amazing run, Social VR pioneer AltspaceVR closed its doors earlier this month due to unforeseen financial difficulty. It was a sad day for many within the community, all hoping it wouldn’t come to an end. Hoping a solution would appear in the days leading up to its closure. AltspaceVR […]
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Kendall Jenner Takes You Inside Her Closet in VR

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Kendall Jenner Takes You Inside Her Closet in VR
Condé Nast Entertainment and Google team up for new ‘Supermodel Closets’ Daydream VR series. Standing in front of me, in a perfectly organized wardrobe closet, Kendall Jenner picks up a pair of platform booties given to her by Kanye West and proudly holds it out in front of her. Now i’m kneeling in a fitting […]
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UPS Is Integrating VR Into US Training Facilities

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UPS Is Integrating VR Into US Training Facilities
The global leader in package delivery will soon be using virtual reality to train its future drivers. UPS doesn’t joke around when it comes to training its employees. After all, the United Parcel Service is the number one package transportation service in the world, with over 100,000 UPS vehicles on the road at any given […]
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New App Lets You Control Ableton Live Music Software In VR

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New App Lets You Control Ableton Live Music Software In VR
One of music production’s most popular programs comes to VR in the form of a 3D sample and mixing interface. As VR continues its infiltration into mainstream technology, developers are scrambling to discover that “it” factor that will send the humble hardware skyrocketing in popularity. This of course includes the music industry who, in the […]
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Viacom Next + NYC Media Lab Present New VR Projects

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Viacom Next + NYC Media Lab Present New VR Projects
Viacom NEXT & NYC Media Lab present the music-driven VR projects of their selected fellowship students at NYC headquarters. Viacom NEXT & NYC Media Lab are back yet again for their 2nd annual Viacom VR Fellowship program and so are new experimental experiences from some of the brightest students of the technology today. This year […]
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RCtown FPV Drone RC Quadcopter with Wifi Camera Live Video Headless Mode 2.4GHz 4 Chanel 6 Axis Gyro RTF RC Quadcopter, Compatible with 3D VR Headset (DRAGONKNIGHT1)

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RCtown  FPV Drone RC Quadcopter with Wifi Camera Live Video Headless Mode 2.4GHz 4 Chanel 6 Axis Gyro RTF RC Quadcopter, Compatible with 3D VR Headset (DRAGONKNIGHT1)
RC TOWN DRAGONKNIGHT 1 Quad-copter Product Specifications Skill Level:Novice:Novice,Intermediate, Expert Assembly Required : No Batteries Required: Yes Batteries Included: Yes Tech spec battery description toys: battery type lithium ion Material Type(s): ABS Plastic Color: blue&white Product Information Remote controller: GR400 remote controller Helicopter battery: 3.7V 750 mAh Li-po battery Remote control battery£º 1.5V 4*AAA battery(not […]
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Coldplay’s ‘Head Full of Dreams’ Concert Will Stream Live in VR For Free

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Coldplay’s ‘Head Full of Dreams’ Concert Will Stream Live in VR For Free
One of the highest grossing tours of all time will be live via the Samsung Gear VR on August 17th. Getting your hands on Coldplay tickets isn’t an easy task. After all, the British pop sensation has been one of the biggest musical acts in entertainment for years garnering an absurd amount of awards and […]
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Coldplay to Livestream ‘Head Full of Dreams’ Concert on Gear VR for Free Next Week

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Coldplay to Livestream ‘Head Full of Dreams’ Concert on Gear VR for Free Next Week
Ever wanted to go to a Coldplay concert? If you own a Gear VR headset, you’ve got a free ticket for the VR livestream of the band’s ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ performance next week. Samsung and Live Nation are teaming up to bring Coldplay’s performance on August 17th from Chicago’s Soldier Field straight to your […]
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MLB Expands VR Content With Original 360 Video Series

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MLB Expands VR Content With Original 360 Video Series
Dive deeper into the lives of baseball’s biggest up-and-comers in the new “On the Verge” 360° series 2017 is basically becoming the year of VR for Major league baseball. The association has already partnered with Google to create the MLB At Bat VR experience for the Daydream platform earlier this year, as well as the MLB […]
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WebVR Support Comes To The Firefox Browser Today

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WebVR Support Comes To The Firefox Browser Today
The popular desktop browser becomes the first to support immersive WebVR content. WebVR is a hot word within the VR community that’s been thrown around quite a bit as of late. But what exactly does it mean? Simply put, WebVR allows you to explore common web apps in VR by translating the movement and position […]
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A Look at the World’s First Interactive Mixed Reality TV Show

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A Look at the World’s First Interactive Mixed Reality TV Show
The Norwegian program uses MR to bring competition to life; letting viewers play along. It was only a matter of time until mixed reality made its way to broadcast television. Developed by The Future Group and FreemantleMedia (the company responsible for American Idol and X Factor), Lost In Time is a Norwegian game show that […]
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Reuniting Undocumented Immigrant Families with VR

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Reuniting Undocumented Immigrant Families with VR
VR Postcards offer a slice of culture from a home they can’t visit. The Family Reunions Project is trying to bring some comfort and understanding to an extremely complicated, often heartbreaking situation—undocumented immigration. How? By using the power of VR to reunite undocumented immigrants who can’t return to their home country due to immigration laws or financial […]
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Getty Images and Jaunt Offer 360 Content for Creatives

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Getty Images and Jaunt Offer 360 Content for Creatives
Getty Images and Jaunt partner up to create a cinematic Virtual Reality database of 360 degree images and video. VR content continues to make its way into new and exciting industries, and now, thanks to a recent partnership between Jaunt and Getty Images, content creators and media publishers can discover and license cinematic VR content via Getty Images […]
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Star Wars VR Centers Coming to Downtown Disney and Disney Springs

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Star Wars VR Centers Coming to Downtown Disney and Disney Springs
This untethered multi-sensory VR experience will let you interact with friends and Star Wars characters. Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID are opening Star Wars hyper-reality experience centers this holiday season. Announced today, the Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire immersive experience centers will be open to the public at Downtown Disney (Disneyland Resort) and Disney […]
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First Look at RED’s Hydrogen Holographic Smartphone

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First Look at RED’s Hydrogen Holographic Smartphone
This prototype teaser gives us a little more info, but keeps the “holographic” features a mystery. High-end camera manufacturer RED has been working on a brand new smartphone device supposedly designed to crush current smartphone camera technology. Labeled the RED Hydrogen One, the upcoming device has remained a mystery since its initial reveal in July. […]
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This VR Meditation Experience Responds to Your Heart and Mind

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This VR Meditation Experience Responds to Your Heart and Mind
Keep your cool. SIGGRAPH 2017’s VR Village was jam-packed with a variety of immersive technologies. From haptic wearables, multiplayer VR dance parties, to a slew of mixed-reality demonstrations. Amid the madness, I found myself relieved to discover VFX studio The Mill’s latest meditative VR experience, Strata. Before putting on the Oculus Rift, the developer placed […]
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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Now Support Daydream VR

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Now Support Daydream VR
The wait is over. Google has finally confirmed the rollout of Daydream VR to Samsung’s pair of flagship smartphones. Previously announced at Google I/O in May, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus owners received news that Daydream VR support would be coming soon to their device. Now that day has finally come, at least […]
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Start Building Your VR Second Life in Sansar

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Start Building Your VR Second Life in Sansar
Second Life studio Linden Lab launches open beta for Sansar, a VR world where you build and monetize your own VR content. Since its earliest announcement three years ago—but ramping up considerably during the limited preview period this past winter—there’s been quite a bit of chatter about Sansar (formerly codenamed “Project Sansar”). Many have wondered if […]
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The Shard in London Brings VR Slide to Viewing Deck

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The Shard in London Brings VR Slide to Viewing Deck
You can now slide down Europe’s tallest building in VR. Visitors to London’s “The View from The Shard” experience (1020ft) are getting an added bonus on their visit this month, with The Shard opening up two VR experiences on the viewing deck. You can strap on an Oculus Rift VR headsets and hurtle at 100mph  down […]
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HTC Launching Standalone Vive Exclusively In China

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HTC Launching Standalone Vive Exclusively In China
The new model will use the Viveport Store as the official content platform for Chinese audiences. Standalone HTC Vive headsets appear to be all the rage lately based on several reveals made by HTC over the past couple of months. This past May saw the reveal of a standalone Vive for U.S. & European audiences […]
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Where is VR/AR and Education Now?

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Where is VR/AR and Education Now?
In March 2014 Facebook bought Oculus and the current wave of interest in VR and AR was reborn. While the public largely scoffed at the awkward goggles, industry pundits proclaimed VR/AR would one day replace our 2D screens, and highlighted education as one of the top applications in the years to come. Some analysts projected that […]
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