Three Original VR Experiences Snag 2017 Emmy Noms


The post Three Original VR Experiences Snag 2017 Emmy Noms appeared first on VRScout. News 2017 Emmy Nominations Emmy Awards Felix & Paul Magnopus Oculus Story StudioVR continues to make its way into the mainstream.

VRTO 2017: Where New Giants Stand on Giant Shoulders


Conversations are only as good as the participants; part of this netting of knowledge stems from the people Malicki-Sánchez has been able to assemble for VRTO 2017, including: Dr. Maria Karam (Co-inventor of the Emoti-Chair, Founder of TADs inc., The post VRTO 2017: Where New Giants Stand on Giant Shoulders appeared first on VRScout. News Toronto VRTO VRTO 2017Grab your tickets to VRTO , which kicks off June 25 at Rogers Communications Centre in Toronto.


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SVVR 2017: For Trailblazers, by Trailblazers


SVVR 2017 is less than a week away , and with an exciting roster of speakers and demos across all major industry verticals, with 100+ VR/AR companies represented, it’s slated to be a star-studded gathering of VR experts. Here’s a peek of the far-reaching topics at SVVR 2017: Education And Virtual Reality – Clay Park VR. ” SVVR is an iconic institution in the history of American and international VR—and SVVR 2017 is set to be their most historic yet.

Re-Thinking VR Market Adoption in 2017


The post Re-Thinking VR Market Adoption in 2017 appeared first on VRScout. The next 12 months could be the year of VR. 2016 was supposed to be the year for VR. As many of us who work in the VR industry know, it most certainly wasn’t. Headset sales were much lower than every research report ever made on the subject, the killer VR app was not discovered by an eccentric band of game designers, and VR was not a mainstay in the marketplace.

E3 2017: Six Big Predictions For VR This Year


The 2017 edition of the event officially takes place from June 13th – 15th, with three days of press conferences preceding it. Now E3 2017 is going to be all about pushing forward with exciting new games and experiences. Tagged with: e3 , E3 2017 Facebook Twitter Reddit More. E3 Entertainment Events Gaming e3 E3 2017For gamers, Christmas isn’t a snowy time of year.

‘Gran Turismo Sport’ Playable in VR at E3 2017

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Polyphony Digital’s latest iteration of the Gran Turismo driving simulator made an appearance at this week’s E3 2017 in Los Angeles, and was playable using a PSVR headset, but with some significant limitations. The game is due to launch exclusively on PS4 in Fall 2017. At E3 2017, a sim rig featured GT Sport on PS4 Pro using the new Thrustmaster T-GT wheel, and John Sabol of Inside Sim Racing gave some brief impressions of the PSVR mode.

Best VR Hardware Of E3 2017


Now that it’s all said and done it’s easy to see that E3 2017 just wasn’t a huge showing for VR hardware. Best VR Hardware of E3 2017: DisplayLink Wireless Vive. — What were some of the best hardware announcements and demos you saw at E3 2017? Tagged with: Antilatency , CaptoGlove , DisplayLink , e3 , E3 2017 Facebook Twitter Reddit More. E3 Hardware Antilatency CaptoGlove DisplayLink e3 E3 2017

Best HTC Vive Games of E3 2017


As expected Valve did not make an appearance at E3 2017 and the world is left wondering where their “killer app” is and what those three made-for-VR games could be. But nevertheless we played a lot of Vive stuff so we’ve made a list of the three best VR games we tried on the HTC Vive at E3 2017. Heading into E3 2017 this was easily the most anticipated VR game on most people’s horizons. Best HTC Vive Game of E3 2017: DOOM VFR.

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SDCC 2017: Warner Brothers Debuts Ready Player One Movie Trailer


Tagged with: ready player one , SDCC 2017 Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Entertainment Events Experiences ready player one SDCC 2017Warner Brothers arrives at San Diego Comic-Con with arguably one of their largest lineups, with eyes on them for news on Blade Runner 2049, Justice League, and news for the individual DC comic book heroes.

FeelVR Racing Seat at CES 2017


CES 2017 Oculus Rift VR VR GamesWarning: The video below is an accurate representation of my driving skills. I’ve played race car games using the Oculus Rift before and it seems pretty realistic. The Rift combined with the FeelVR system made me forget I was in middle of the Las Vegas Sands Hall at CES! Feel VR has created a motion simulator primarily for VR games that creates an entirely immersive experience.

April Fools’ Day 2017 VR Edition


Some of the better VR and AR jokes in 2017. The post April Fools’ Day 2017 VR Edition appeared first on VRScout. It’s that time of the year again. April Fools’ Day is upon us and so come with it the annual offering of jokes from tech companies and brands. It should come as no surprise that VR headsets usually end up being a favorite subject matter when it cooking up tricks. And for the most part, they are welcome “fake news” to most.

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CES 2017 – Day 1 VR Summary


Day 1 of CES 2017; VRCircle ventured to the South Hall at the convention center where VR and Gaming are showing their latest and greatest. Follow me and Michelle Figueras on Facebook where we will be appearing Live from CES 2017 and follow us on Twitter as we find cool new products. 360-Degree Movies 360-Degree Video 3D VR Sound CES 2017 Hardware Virtual Reality VR VR Movies VR NewsCES is a crazy place with a mass array of people, bright lights and tech galore.

Best Oculus Rift Games Of E3 2017


Although 2017 didn’t have quite as large of a presence overall, there were still plenty of quality experiences that the UploadVR team got the chance to play. Best Rift Game of E3 2017 – Transference. This was hands-down the most intriguing new VR announcement of E3 2017 and the best game we played on the Oculus Rift. — Which Rift games are you most excited about from E3 2017? E3 Experiences Gaming e3 E3 2017 Echo Arena Space Junkies Transference

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VR Bound Announces Nominees For Inaugural 2017 VR Awards


Back in March, VR Bound along with their partners AMD , Foundry and HP asked VR enthusiast from all around the globe to nominate VR experiences, hardware, startups and innovations in 12 different categories for the inaugural 2017 VR Awards ; an elegant black-tie event which will be held at the legendary Central London venue 8 Northumberland Avenue on October 9th. There you go, that’s the VR Bound VR Awards shortlist for 2017.

F8 2017: Facebook’s Social VR Spaces Will ‘Ideally’ Support Non-Oculus Platforms Including Vive


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Best PSVR Games Of E3 2017


Now that E3 2017 has officially come and gone it’s time to take a moment and look back to reflect. E3 2017 was good, but it wasn’t quite E3 2016 good. You can read more about why we were so enamored with Star Child at E3 2017 right here. Best PSVR Game of E3 2017 – The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR. — Which PSVR games are you most excited about from E3 2017? Tagged with: e3 , E3 2017 , moss , Skyrim , Star Child Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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12 Can’t Miss VR Talks You Have To See At GDC 2017


The Holodeck Year 2: Growing the VR Ecosystem in 2017. With its Editor VR tool now available in an early incarnation, 2017 is going to be a massive year for Unity and VR. Tagged with: GDC , GDC 2017 , VR talks. Events GDC GDC 2017 VR talksE3, Gamescom, TGS, PAX are all great shows for exhibiting VR content.

E3 2017: Doom VFR Coming to Vive, PSVR This Year


Tagged with: Bethesda , E3 2017 Facebook Twitter Reddit More. E3 Bethesda E3 2017We were expecting an update on Fallout 4 VR at Bethesda’s E3 press conference this year, but the company has gone the extra mile and revealed something new; Doom VFR. It appears that at least some version of developer id Software’s classic shooter franchise is coming to VR headsets.

Dancing and Creating VR Music at SXSW 2017


Here are two of my VR favorites that premiered at SXSW 2017 this week: SHOW IT 2 ME – Mark Brooks & Dylan Carter. The post Dancing and Creating VR Music at SXSW 2017 appeared first on VRScout. SXSW is known for its large music presence. With over 2,000 musicians performing at the festival annually, it would only seem natural to see some VR experiences direct their focus to be more musically-centered.

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E3 2017: Fallout 4 VR Is Coming To HTC Vive


The first true example of heightened focus is at Bethesda’s conference which opened with showing one of their flagship games, Fallout, running in full VR with a release slated for October 2017. Tagged with: Bethesda , E3 2017 Facebook Twitter Reddit More. E3 Bethesda E3 2017The virtual reality presence at E3 this year is expected to be almost double what it has been as developers and publishers move full steam ahead with immersive experiences.

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VR Gets Experimental At Moving Image New York 2017


Whether it be the interesting combination of nature and technology in Primal Tourism: Island , or the bizarre perspectives of World and Place Evaporated , Moving Image New York 2017 has brought some of the boldest thinkers together for one of the most interesting new age art exhibits I’ve ever been to. The post VR Gets Experimental At Moving Image New York 2017 appeared first on VRScout. The immersive NYC art exhibition featured some truly creative virtual reality installations.

Global Virtual Reality Industry to Reach $7.2 Billion in Revenues in 2017

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In its new Virtual Reality Industry Report: Spring 2017 , Greenlight Insights forecasts total virtual reality revenues to reach $7.2 billion globally by the end of 2017, of which, head-mounted displays (HMDs) will account for $4.7 The report also offers disruptive trends to watch in 2017, such as: New VR headsets powered by Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system will spark demand by enterprise firms for VR-related hardware, software and services.

‘Fistful of Stars’: A Memorable Gem from SXSW 2017


The post ‘Fistful of Stars’: A Memorable Gem from SXSW 2017 appeared first on VRScout. Since the beginning of time, we’ve looked up at the night sky, imagining what else might be out there, trying to give meaning to life by wanting to understand the origins of where we came from.

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CES 2017 – Day 2 VR Wrap Up


Another day and 16,324 steps later concluded Day 2 of CES 2017 here in Las Vegas. Review our CES 2017 Day 1 Summary HTC Takes VR to the next level Today, we spent most of the morning at the wonderful HTC event located in the Wynn Hotel. The tracker will have around 6 hours of battery life and released in Q2 2017; price is TBD. TPCast will be available in Q1 2017 for approximately $200.

E3 2017: Skyrim Confirmed For PlayStation VR


A trailer for the game made its debut at E3 2017 this week on Sony’s stage. Skyrim is coming to PlayStation VR (PSVR). Don’t need to say much more than that, do we? No details on Oculus Rift or HTC Vive support, nor date. Details when they come. Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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Virtual Reality Shopping Guide: 2017 Edition


At the end of 2017 there are virtual reality headsets available powered by technology from some of the world’s largest tech companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, Sony, and Google. This is a shopping guide to the systems available in 2017, outlining the setup, prices, and experience you can expect with them in plain English that most readers should be able to understand. In 2017, people get the best VR experiences from digital stores.

Mindshow Announces Open Beta at VRLA, Set for Q3 2017


After much anticipation, Mindshow revealed yesterday morning at VRLA that the open beta has been officially set for a Q3 2017 launch—with all new characters, sets, and functionality. The post Mindshow Announces Open Beta at VRLA, Set for Q3 2017 appeared first on VRScout. Get ready to create and share your own animated movies in VR. As I put on the headset and watched the tutorial at Mindshow’s VRLA demo booth, I had absolutely no idea what to expect.

VRLA Expo 2017: Bigger, Bolder, and Brighter


VRLA is the biggest conference of its kind in the world—and the Spring 2017 Expo on April 14 and 15 was the grandest outing yet. At the end of the day, there was way too much amazing stuff to cover all of it; you’ll just have to make sure you make it to the Fall 2017 Expo and see it out for yourself! The post VRLA Expo 2017: Bigger, Bolder, and Brighter appeared first on VRScout.

Your VR and AR Event Guide to Comic-Con 2017


The post Your VR and AR Event Guide to Comic-Con 2017 appeared first on VRScout. San Diego Comic-Con kicks off this week, and if last year is any indicator, we can again expect VR to make a major showing during the four-day conference. Comic-Con 2016 introduced VR to fans from all over the world last year, with brands like MTV , DC Comics , Conan , FX , Suicide Squad , and Mr. Robot making quite a splash.

UploadVR’s Best Of 2017 Nominees


If 2016 was the year of VR hardware, then 2017 was definitely the year of VR software. This has been one busy year for the virtual reality industry. As the first full calendar year of consumer-grade virtual reality we’ve got a lot to digest.

Field In View: So, Where Was Oculus At CES 2017?


While VR as a whole is thriving at CES 2017, there’s been nary a whisper from the Rift. Tagged with: CES 2017 , facebook , oculus , virtual reality , VR. Editorials CES 2017 facebook oculus virtual reality VRRemember the buzz you had this time last year?

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F8 2017: Facebook Launches Augmented Reality Camera Platform


The post F8 2017: Facebook Launches Augmented Reality Camera Platform appeared first on VRScout. “We’re making the camera the first augmented reality platform.” ” Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference kicked off today with Mark Zuckerberg taking the stage and announcing the company’s latest efforts in augmented reality.

E3 2017: How And When to Watch The Biggest Conferences


Tagged with: e3 , E3 2017 Facebook Twitter Reddit More. E3 Events Experiences Gaming HTC Vive Oculus Rift PSVR VR Industry News e3 E3 2017E3 is finally upon us. One of the biggest events on the gaming calendar is back for another week of announcements, press conferences, demos, and interviews. The next seven days are going to be some of the busiest of the year for VR, and you won’t want to miss a beat. Fortunately, you won’t have to.

VR & AR Rule the Floor Before CES 2017 Even Opens its Doors


Starting on Tuesday, media from around the world were invited to attend two days of media events at CES in Las Vegas—a new addition to 2017. Here’s what Consumer Technology Association, the organization behind CES, forecasts for VR/AR in the coming year: Sales of VR units to increase by 74% in 2017. Revenues are expected to increase by 43% in 2017 for a total of $660 million in revenue. The digital and the virtual customer experience will come closer in 2017.

The Best Samsung Odyssey Deal for Black Friday 2017

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We’re keeping tabs on the best Samsung Odyssey deals during Black Friday 2017 through Cyber Monday as they come in. The best Samsung HMD Odyssey Black Friday 2017 deal we’ve found online so far is Microsoft Store for $450 , a $100 savings which includes the headset and controllers. SEE ALSO The Best Windows VR Headset Deals for Black Friday 2017. The post The Best Samsung Odyssey Deal for Black Friday 2017 appeared first on Road to VR.

E3 2017 ‘Day 2’ Roundup: ‘Skyrim VR’ Announced, Intel Does VR eSports, ‘Lone Echo’ Dated & More

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Following the revelations from the Microsoft and Bethesda presentations , this is a second roundup of news from E3 2017, currently taking place in Los Angeles. The heavily-stylised, time-bending shooter has been thrilling VR gamers on PC since its initial launch in December 2016, and was given a ‘summer 2017’ release window for Sony’s headset.

PSX 2017 Showed Why Sony Is Leading The VR Race With PSVR


If last weekend’s PSX is any indication, 2018 is going to be an even bigger and better year for PSVR than 2017 and we can’t wait to see what it’s in store. Tagged with: playstation , PSX , PSX 2017 , sony Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Editorials PSVR Sony playstation PSX PSX 2017 sonyThis past weekend at PSX you could feel the momentum.

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