One of the major promises of virtual reality is the ability to find yourself transported to exotic locations. Nothing is quite so exotic as the final frontier. SpaceVR wants to launch high-definition 360-degree cameras into space so that users can experience the majesty of the cosmos on their virtual reality headsets. The small 5-person company just… Read more »
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For all the attention lavished upon the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive and Magic Leap, most people will experience the wonder of VR with the same device they use to send a text and summon a car. It’s all going to be on your phone. “While mobile VR may not trump PC-based VR gaming,” says Nick DiCarlo, Samsung’s head of immersive… Read more »
YouTube will today begin supporting 360-degree live streaming on its service, confirming reports from earlier this year stating that such a feature was in development. One of the first videos to take advantage of this more immersive format will be this year’s live stream from music event Coachella, where select performances from the festival will now be live… Read more »
Oculus Rift has made the future the present by launching it’s VR headsets but uncertainty about it’s own future looms overhead with HTC and Playstation headsets on the way. Here are the tough questions that will determine what you should buy, the distribution of power between the platforms and VR’s effect on our lives. It… Read more »
Hulu has entered the world of VR. With the new Hulu/Oculus VR app, viewers can watch their favorite movies or tv shows from a fully immersive environment. Viewers play an active role as the app allows for adjustments of outside scene, lighting, and the entire look and feel of the experience. Hulu claims this is… Read more »
LA based story creation software company, VISIONARY VR is on a mission to build an “instinctive” experience with their VR headsets, allowing the user to create and experience their game at the same time. DFJ recently led Visionary’s quest for funds, and came out with an astounding $6 million. The $6 million will assist in… Read more »
5PM Mountain Time TODAY! #BreakingBand founder / executive producer Marc Scarpa is speaking on the #SXSW Concerts & Festivals: Television vs Streaming Panel.
MyDream Swift, a VR conversion software, is combining Virtual Reality software with old steam content, bringing games such as Battlefield and Borderlands into an immersive experience! Swift was not a planned project, the company originally planned to convert their own game (MyDream) into a virtual reality experience where users can build their own world. It… Read more »
Simply New Founder and Executive Producer Marc Scarpa is speaking at 3:30 Mountain Standard Time at #SXSW on the VR Live Music Experience Panel!
Virtual Reality may be the future of “social space” for long distance friendships. With the Gear VR platform, users can now create their own profiles and interact with others who have done the same in virtual space. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook (Parent company of Oculus) stressed, “…pretty soon we’re going to live in… Read more »