Intel to Bring 2018 Olympic Winter Games Experience to Windows Mixed Reality

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Intel to Bring 2018 Olympic Winter Games Experience to Windows Mixed Reality
Announced during the main press briefing at Microsoft’s event held in San Francisco, Intel will be bringing a ‘Windows Mixed Reality experience’ for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. This forms part of a multi-year technology partnership between Intel and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Originally announced in June, Intel’s partnership with the IOC […]
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World’s Largest Cinema Chain, AMC, Leads $30M Investment to Bring VR to Movie Theaters

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World’s Largest Cinema Chain, AMC, Leads $30M Investment to Bring VR to Movie Theaters
AMC Theaters, the largest cinema chain worldwide, and largest in the United States, has announced a strategic investment in Dreamscape Immersive, a firm developing multi-user out-of-home VR attractions. AMC is leading a $20 million investment in the company—aimed at rolling out a number of VR attractions both inside and outside of AMC theaters—and is committing $10 […]
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Rockstar to Bring ‘L.A. Noire’ to HTC Vive With Cases “rebuilt specifically for virtual reality”

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Rockstar to Bring ‘L.A. Noire’ to HTC Vive With Cases “rebuilt specifically for virtual reality”
L.A. Noire (2011), the hit neo-noire adventure game for PC and console, is coming to VR in a series of cases taken from the original game that Rockstar says are being “rebuilt specifically for virtual reality.” Called L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files, the game will deliver seven of the original, self-contained cases from L.A. Noire. Rockstar maintains its new […]
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Immersv Raises $10.5M Investment to Bring Ads into VR and Mobile 360 Video

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Immersv Raises $10.5M Investment to Bring Ads into VR and Mobile 360 Video
Today, California-based interactive advertising platform Immersv announced the successful completion of a $10.5 million Series A round of financing, led by venture capital fund Rogers Venture Partners. This marks a positive step for the company, and another indication of the incredible (and unavoidable) potential of VR monetisation. With its inherent ability to engage the viewer, […]
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Modest Gains Bring Rift’s Share of Headsets on Steam to a New High Amid Sale

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Modest Gains Bring Rift’s Share of Headsets on Steam to a New High Amid Sale
According to the latest figures from Valve’s Hardware & Software survey, Rift has reached its highest historical market share on Steam thanks to modest gains amid an ongoing sale. Despite the new high point, the HTC Vive still holds the majority share. Steam is the defacto content platform for the HTC Vive, though it technically supports […]
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nDreams Raises £2.7M to Further Develop VR Games, Signs Deal to Bring Exclusive Content to VR Arcade

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nDreams Raises £2.7M to Further Develop VR Games, Signs Deal to Bring Exclusive Content to VR Arcade
nDreams, creators of The Assembly and publishers of the upcoming brawler Bloody Zombies, have completed an additional £2 million investment with Mercia Technologies, and £700,000 from private investors to create more VR games. In addition, nDreams has signed a deal to bring exclusive new content to a “leading VR arcade company.” According to a nDreams blog post, the VR arcade […]
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New Published Patent For Apple Could Bring Light Field AR To Facetime

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New Published Patent For Apple Could Bring Light Field AR To Facetime
The patent process is a lot like throwing a ton of things at a wall to see what sticks. In June alone, Apple secured 68 of them and many most likely will never be implemented in any significant way. One particular one, as reported on VC Daily, could add some new flavor to an iOS […]
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ARKit and HTC Vive Bring Mixed Reality to iPad

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ARKit and HTC Vive Bring Mixed Reality to iPad
Apple’s ARKit combined HTC Vive shows us the future of mixed reality. Apple’s recently released ARKit platform is absolutely killing it right now. The augmented reality developer application has been breaking down walls for both amateurs and professionals providing an experience that’s as impressive as it is accessible. We recently covered some of the cooler creations made […]
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‘Bigscreen’ Overhaul to Bring “Flawless” Multiplayer Streaming, More Users Per-room

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‘Bigscreen’ Overhaul to Bring “Flawless” Multiplayer Streaming, More Users Per-room
Bigscreen is a social VR app which lets VR users bring their PC desktops into virtual reality, as if sitting at their computer next to friends or co-workers. Users inside of Bigscreen can see each other’s desktops which means you can watch movies or play games together. With Bigscreen still in beta, the streaming functionality has […]
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VR for Good: Holograms From Syria Uses HoloLens To Bring Images Of War To Everyday Life

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VR for Good: Holograms From Syria Uses HoloLens To Bring Images Of War To Everyday Life
For many of us, the world’s problems are all too easy to forget, especially when we’re far removed from tragic disasters and global conflicts. We simply put it to the backs of our minds and continue about our day. But what if you couldn’t escape those horrors? What if they populated the world around you, […]
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‘Front Defense VR’ Review – Room-scale War Will Bring You to Your Knees

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‘Front Defense VR’ Review – Room-scale War Will Bring You to Your Knees
Having announced ‘Vive Studios’ at the end of 2016, HTC is steadily building up its first-party VR content offering. After a number of relatively well received titles launched under the umbrella of Vive Studios, we take the latest, Front Defense VR, for a test drive. What is it that makes the HTC Vive special and different […]
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‘Front Defense VR’ Review – Room-scale War Will Bring You to Your Knees

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‘Front Defense VR’ Review – Room-scale War Will Bring You to Your Knees
Having announced ‘Vive Studios’ at the end of 2016, HTC is steadily building up its first-party VR content offering. After a number of relatively well received titles launched under the umbrella of Vive Studios, we take the latest, Front Defense VR, for a test drive. What is it that makes the HTC Vive special and different […]
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Google to Bring 3D 180 ‘Point-and-Shoot’ Cameras to Vloggers this Winter

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Google to Bring 3D 180 ‘Point-and-Shoot’ Cameras to Vloggers this Winter
To fit alongside the company’ Daydream mobile VR platform, Google is partnering with Lenovo, LG, and YI Technology to create a new class of 180 cameras. Called VR180, the point-and-shoot video cameras create stereoscopic 180 video that can be uploaded or livestreamed to YouTube, and viewed on VR headsets. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki took the stage at Vidcon […]
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Apple and Valve Have Worked Together for Nearly a Year to Bring VR to MacOS

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Apple and Valve Have Worked Together for Nearly a Year to Bring VR to MacOS
Apple’s broad embrace of VR this week shows that the company has had virtual reality support on its roadmap for quite some time. During a session at WWDC, Apple and Valve confirmed they’ve been working together for nearly a year to bring SteamVR and OpenVR to MacOS. Though you might think that porting SteamVR and OpenVR […]
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Intel & Major League Baseball Partnership Will Bring Free Weekly Games Streamed in VR

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Intel & Major League Baseball Partnership Will Bring Free Weekly Games Streamed in VR
Live VR broadcasts from the world’s biggest sporting leagues are steadily becoming easier to find. A major new three year partnership between Intel and MLB, America’s leading baseball league, will bring weekly live baseball games streamed in VR for free to Gear VR via Intel’s ‘True VR’ tech. Hot off the heels of a deal to stream […]
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Daydream 2.0 Platform Update to Bring Major Improvements to All Daydream Devices

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Daydream 2.0 Platform Update to Bring Major Improvements to All Daydream Devices
Daydream’s 2.0 software update, called Daydream Euphrates, is going to bring along with it some major changes that are set to reach down to the core of the upcoming Android ‘O’ operating system. In a AR/VR press briefing, Google told us there are a number of new systems the update will add across all Daydream headsets, regardless […]
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Valve and Pixvana Bring High-quality Adaptive VR Video to Steam, Beta Launches Today

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Valve and Pixvana Bring High-quality Adaptive VR Video to Steam, Beta Launches Today
Pixvana, makers of the cloud-based 360 video creation studio SPIN, today announced that their software services—integrated at the core of Valve’s own Steam 360 Video Player—will be launching today into beta. This effectively lets SPIN users publish their VR videos directly to the Steam Store, but more importantly means VR headset owners will be able to browse […]
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VirZOOM Partners With AMD to Bring VR Fitness Bikes to Locations Across the Globe

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VirZOOM Partners With AMD to Bring VR Fitness Bikes to Locations Across the Globe
Pedaling a stationary bike is kind of a sad metaphor for life: try as you may, you’re never going anywhere. But thanks to virtual reality, there might be an exercise machine coming to your local gym or arcade that promises to gamify what many people not only find to be an existential commentary on their […]
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Mozilla Pushes Game-changing WebVR to Bring VR to the Masses

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Mozilla Pushes Game-changing WebVR to Bring VR to the Masses
The web has democratized once unattainable products to people across the globe — and virtual reality is no exception. More accessible VR content hosted on the internet will only spur further adoption of the tech. That’s why Mozilla, the makers of the popular FireFox web browser, are advocating their open source JavaScript API WebVR platform and […]
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New Unity Tools Bring Interactivity and Real-time CGI to 360 Video, Now in Beta

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New Unity Tools Bring Interactivity and Real-time CGI to 360 Video, Now in Beta
360 video combined with real-time CG and interactive elements was demonstrated on stage at today’s Vision VR/AR Summit 2017 keynote. Using two layers of video with 3D elements in between, it is a simple way of enhancing standard 360 video footage to make it interactive. Natalie Grant, Senior Product Marketing Manager of VR/AR/Film at Unity, […]
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HTC Wants to Bring Its First-party Game ‘Arcade Saga’ to PlayStation VR

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HTC Wants to Bring Its First-party Game ‘Arcade Saga’ to PlayStation VR
Arcade Saga, a futuristic sports action game from HTC’s internal Vive Studios development and publishing group, could be coming to PSVR. Launched for the Vive headset in December 2016, the game quickly received Oculus Rift support, and recently saw further optimisations for Oculus Touch. Now wanting to bring the game to PSVR, HTC is going a […]
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