Street View Comes To Google Earth VR

Street View Comes To Google Earth VR

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Street View Comes To Google Earth VR
The new update brings Street View imagery from 85 countries. Last year Google launched a VR version of Google Earth, letting you visit locations around the world in 3D. A favorite app for many, Earth VR lets you fly over a city, stand on top of the highest peaks, or just casually walk down the […]
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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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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 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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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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The First ‘Halo’ VR Experience Comes to Windows VR Headsets This Month

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The First ‘Halo’ VR Experience Comes to Windows VR Headsets This Month
We learned back in August that Microsoft was planning to bring content from the iconic Halo series to the Windows “Mixed Reality” VR headsets, and now the company has announced that its coming sooner than expected. Though we’re not expecting a full blown Halo VR game just yet, we will get our first taste of Halo in […]
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Samsung’s $500 Odyssey VR Headset Comes With OLED Displays

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Samsung’s $500 Odyssey VR Headset Comes With OLED Displays
The Windows VR headset looks impressive on paper. Samsung, in partnership with Microsoft, today announced the Samsung HMD Odyssey—a Windows VR headset expected to have some impressive specs. According to Samsung, the Odyssey VR headset rocks dual 3.5-inch OLED displays and a 110-degree field of view. With an OLED screen at 1440 x 1600 per […]
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‘Fallout 4 VR’ Now Comes Free With Purchase of HTC Vive

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‘Fallout 4 VR’ Now Comes Free With Purchase of HTC Vive
HTC today announced a new Vive hardware bundle featuring a free copy of Bethesda’s upcoming Fallout 4 VR, a VR port of the entire game that lets you haunt the Wasteland like never before. Customers who purchase an HTC Vive starting today will now receive a free redemption code well ahead of Fallout 4 VR’s December 12th launch. Currently available […]
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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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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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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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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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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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The VR Society’s ‘On The Lot’ is Back—and Fully Augmented

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The VR Society’s ‘On The Lot’ is Back—and Fully Augmented
‘On The Lot’ is back—and now featuring AR—October 13 and 14 at The Lot in West Hollywood. Last year, the inaugural VR On The Lot brought together major players from Hollywood, Silicon Valley, Europe, and China for a two-day exploration of the intersection between entertainment and technology. Organized by the VR Society, presented by AMD Studios, […]
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Duck Season Review: A Nightmare On 8-Bit Street

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Duck Season Review: A Nightmare On 8-Bit Street
Type ‘Duck Hunt VR’ into Google and you’ll discover a ton of tributes to a Nintendo classic. None of them, though, are quite like Stress Level Zero’s Duck Season. On the surface, this looks like yet another clever nod to one of the first games that really let you hold and aim a gun, but […]
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Become a Digital Vagabond With Atlas Obscura VR Experience

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Become a Digital Vagabond With Atlas Obscura VR Experience
The multiplatform travel brand comes to VR with a new exploratory app. If you’re looking for more information on the world’s most bizarre and off the beat locations, there’s no better source than Atlas Obscura. Whether it be their website or best-selling book, the popular travel guide has served as an integral tool for travelers […]
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New Trademark Labels HTC Standalone Headset As Vive Focus

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New Trademark Labels HTC Standalone Headset As Vive Focus
This is likely the name of HTC’s standalone VR headset coming soon. When Oculus first revealed its prototype standalone VR headset, code-named Santa Cruz, back in 2016, we all new a response from HTC was inevitable. Earlier this year those suspicions were proven correct when HTC as well as Lenovo announced their own upcoming versions […]
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STXsurreal Partners With Google to Launch Pay-Per-View VR Video, Aiming to Become ‘HBO of VR’

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STXsurreal Partners With Google to Launch Pay-Per-View VR Video, Aiming to Become ‘HBO of VR’
STXsurreal, the immersive media division of STX Entertainment, is partnering up with Google’s VR team to launch a new “pay-per-experience” app on the Daydream VR platform, which will host a selection of curated live-action 360 films. Casting it as the ‘HBO or Showtime of VR’, the deal allows STXsurreal to develop and produce multiple live-action scripted VR series coming […]
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Google Sets Press Event For October 4, Pixel 2 And VR Updates Likely

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Google Sets Press Event For October 4, Pixel 2 And VR Updates Likely
Google just sent out press invites to an event on Oct. 4 where it is likely to reveal the Pixel 2 as well as next steps with its ambitions in VR and AR. Last year Google launched Pixel alongside the Daydream View headset, bringing the Android ecosystem to a higher tier of VR hardware. It […]
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