Monthly Archives: June 2016

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Gear VR Owners Can Watch The Rio Olympics In Virtual Reality

85 hours of this year's Olympics will be viewable using a VR headset. Last October, Samsung offered exclusive live streaming of one of the DNC debates using the Gear VR, its virtual reality headset. It was the first major debate to be presented in VR, but in the end the presentation, which switched between four [...]

By |June 30th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

We Tried Ghostbusters: Dimension, The World’s Most Emmersive VR Experience

At Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Times Square today, we got to try out one of the world’s most expensive and immersive virtual reality experiences. On July 1st, Sony and a Utah startup called The Void will open Ghostbusters: Dimension, which lets you become a ghostbuster in what The Void likes to call a "hyper-real" [...]

By |June 29th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

Is The Future Of VR NVIDIA, Sony And Apple?

Virtual reality is all the buzz nowadays. And why wouldn’t it be when analysts like Goldman Sachs make estimates that the industry is poised to surpass the TV market in annual revenue by 2025. That would make virtual reality bigger than TV in less than 10 years. These estimates are so massive because the breakthrough [...]

By |June 27th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

E3 2016: Seeing The Potentials Of Virtual Tourism Through Everest VR

Virtual tourism is one of the most interesting aspects of VR. To visit exotic locales I may never get a chance to explore is something I'm really looking forward to. Everest VR is one of these globetrotting virtual experiences, and given the ethos behind climbing Mount Everest, it's fitting to be one of the first. [...]

By |June 26th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

Pick apart your skull in VR and learn with Human Anatomy

Anatomy classes can be a drag and flipping page after page of ridiculously large books can kill the motivation of many students. Despite our digital progress, we still haven’t embraced digital culture to its fullest extent in the education sector. Whether it’s because reading syllables on thin wood is a lovely tradition, or because educators [...]

By |June 25th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

Start-Up Academy Xi Gets In Early On VR Education

What’s the fastest way to make money in virtual reality? Build experiences? It may be offering courses with Sydney start-up Xi Academy advertising a $4000 per head VR design course beginning in August. If all goes to plan, Xi Academy will roll out courses covering virtual and augmented reality available throughout Australia and the Asian-Pacific [...]

By |June 24th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

Virtual Reality – SteamVR Featuring The HTC Vive

We are excited to announce the Vive by HTC has been launched along with over 50 titles on Steam including Valve's The Lab. We have an overview of VR on Steam available here going into more detail. The videos featured on the page use mixed reality to help show what the games are like in [...]

By |June 16th, 2016|Uncategorized, vr-news|0 Comments