Monthly Archives: December 2016

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VR Headset Christmas Gifts Are a Big Success

From Mashable's Adario Strange: The year 2016 may have been the year when virtual reality didn't quite hit the mainstream, but that's mostly because most people didn't have a VR headset. That all changed on Sunday, as so many woke up on Christmas morning to discover a VR headset under the tree. The signs were [...]

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

Virtual Reality Helps David Attenborough Works Come to Life at National Museum of Australia

From ABC.net.au : Virtual reality (VR) technology is being used to give visitors at the National Museum of Australia the chance to dive deeper into the documentary works of Sir David Attenborough than ever before. From today, the museum is offering two experiences narrated by Sir David, made specifically for VR technology. One looks back [...]

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

Five Ways To Incorporate Virtual Reality Into Your Marketing Campaign

From Forbes' Azad Abbasi: Virtual reality and 360-degree virtual reality: Everyone seems to be talking about it nowadays. But what is it exactly, and how does it work? First, you must know that there are two sides to the VR coin: Virtual Reality (VR): Virtual reality is computer generated, like a game or a 3D [...]

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

Virtual Reality Content Startup Jaunt Lands on PlayStation VR

From Engadget's Roberto Baldwin: The PlayStation VR just got some additional content via the recently announced app launch by Jaunt. The platform will have instant access to 150 cinematic titles from the startup. The app includes videos like the award-winning animation Invasion, CBS' JPL Mars 2020, Shaq Goes to Cuba, Zombie Purge and the Pure [...]

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

Virtual Reality’s Year of Success in China

From Forbes' Lisa Hanson: 2016 became "year one" of virtual reality in China, due to the fact that the sector finally truly started to grow. My company Niko Partners estimates China’s VR hardware 2016 market size will hit $300 million by the end of this month with mobile VR being the unequivocal leader in terms [...]

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

Apollo 11’ Latest News & Update: Immersive VR Education’s Flagship App To Land On PlayStation VR, Along With Radial Games’ ‘Fantastic Contraption’

Sony's virtual reality headset will be receiving more apps already available for the HTC Vive. It's good news still that the PlayStation VR is catching up, and its recent additions, "Apollo 11" and "Fantastic Contraption," should make the PSVR all the more exciting. Immersive VR Education and Radial Games, the companies behind "Apollo 11" and [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

Virtual Reality is Actually Here

From Computer World's Bart Perkins: If you think virtual reality exists today primarily in the gaming industry, you are seriously behind the times! VR springing up all over, and in some rather surprising places. VR videos are already available on YouTube, Android PlayStore and the Apple Store. Equipment prices and quality vary dramatically, from Google’s [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

What’s After VR is Straight Out of ‘The Matrix’

From Digital Trends' Nick Mokey: In 1999, The Matrix introduced your neighbor, your dad, and pretty much every hacky-sacking college kid in the country to the idea that the real world around us … might not be so real. In the film, our trenchcoated protagonist Neo discovers that the world as he knows it is [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

Five Ways Virtual Reality Will Impact SEO in 2017

From The Drum's Ben Acheson: 2016 was dominated by Mobile First and the Internet of Things. And there can be little doubt that 2017 will be the year of Virtual Reality. But VR is not just an app - it has the potential to transform the way we interact and communicate. VR equipment is selling [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

How Virtual Reality Will Expand Our Social And Metaphysical Limits

From Forbes' Martina Welkhoff: My friend Gabe and I had just lost a game of dodgeball. As the winning team gloated on a pedestal above us, Gabe turned to me with open arms and offered a consolatory hug. I felt comforted by the friendly embrace. None of this would be remarkable unless you consider that [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments