Transfr Secures $12M Series A Financing to Scale Immersive VR Job Training Platform

Road to VR

With record high unemployment, it’s becoming even more important to provide a path for jobseekers to learn new skills fast and retain them more easily.

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

Road to VR

The short documentary is an emotionally powerful 360 degree video production, funded by Oculus’ VR for Good initiative. 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. 360 Video News oculus vr for good step to the line vr empathy vr humanitarianism

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Virtual Music Festival ‘Lost Horizon’ Brought Glastonbury To Life In VR For Two Glorious Days

VRScout

Fatboy Slim, Carl Cox, Noisia, Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler, Frank Turner, Alabama 3, and Coldcut; just some of the many many acts that performed live on stage as either a 2D green screen hologram or a custom 3D avatar.

Social VR Movie Platform Bigscreen Streaming Critically-Acclaimed Film ‘Selma’ For Free

VRScout

The Selma to Montgomery march was organized in response to the murder of Jimmie Lee Jackson , an African American veteran and civil rights activist who was unarmed, was beaten and then shot by Alabama State Troopers during what was supposed to be a peaceful voting rights march.

Transfr raises $12M Series A to bring virtual reality to manufacturing-plant floors

TechCrunch

Hardware-wise, the business uses Facebook’s Oculus Quest headset with Oculus for Business, not the generic customer hardware available in stores. Most notably, though, is Transfr’s recent work in Alabama. The coronavirus has displaced millions of workers across the country.

BRINK Traveler – the Photogrammetry-Based AR and VR App Brings the World Close to You

ARPost

The VR version is available in the Oculus store (for both Quest and Rift ), as well as on Steam. Alabama Hills. Since spring 2020, people have been unable to travel to destinations they wished to explore.

2018 Highlights: Award-winning VR gloves, global customers, and a growing team

HaptX

We were the first VR company to introduce a prototype at Sundance since Oculus unveiled an early version of their Rift in 2012. Later in the year, Destin invited us to show off our new HaptX Gloves Development Kit with other YouTube stars in Huntsville, Alabama at the first-ever ThinkerCon. A new generation of HaptX Gloves. At HaptX, our team is celebrating a milestone-filled 2018.