Riff Wants To Bring The Full Rock Band Experience To VR


Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet Home Alabama. Harmonix’s Rock Band VR was a pretty good stab at bringing the rhythm genre into VR, though it was let down by only supporting the series’ guitar peripheral. Riff VR from IMEX Media wants to go one step further, though.

360 Short Film ‘Step to the Line’ Published as Part of Oculus’ VR for Good Initiative

Road to VR

When I was in Alabama two months ago as part of my ‘Year of Travel’ challenge, one of the most powerful experiences for me was meeting Anthony Ray Hinton, a man who was exonerated and released after 30 years on death row.

VR Simulation Teaches Canadian Children The Importance Of Road Safety


Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s UAB’s Youth Safety Lab previously developed a 360-degree VR experience for Google Cardboard headsets in which children could practice road safety in the classroom.

Hands-On: Riff VR Has Potential To Realize A Full Rock Band VR Vision, But Not Yet


Since the game has such an excellent soundtrack of songs I already know by heart (Final Countdown by Europe, I Was Made For Loving You by KISS, Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd, and several others) it was fun to just jump right in and belt out the words.

Future NFL 1st-Rounder Deshaun Watson Trained To Pick Up Blitzes In VR


Watson and Clemson took on the University of Alabama in the most recent title game and, when facing the blitz from the defending champs in the final quarter, Watson completed 6 of 7 passes with two touchdowns. “I While the NFL may be waiting on mobile device improvements before further incorporating VR into its broadcasts, the league is opening up its virtual doors for improvements in other areas.

Instagram’s Kevin Systrom Talks Virtual Reality


The name of the project came through Kevin’s love for Bourbon and other spirits, mostly from Kentucky, Alabama and Tennessee. Kevin Systrom, co-founder and CEO of Instagram recently talked about Virtual Reality and working with Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook in Bloomberg’s Studio 1.0. Instagram story started on Stanford University where Systrom was studying, and Facebook gave him an job offer. Kevin didn’t want to drop out of school, so he passed on the opportunity.

The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule


Birmingham, Alabama. 2016 could be considered the official introduction of virtual reality to the world and many industries have either embraced the technology at varying levels or simply started paying attention to movements within the industry.