Argentina’s Crystalis VR Game Wins The 2018 Global WebXR Hackathon

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In total, 21 concepts were received from teams hailing from the USA, Serbia, Germany, Argentina, Italy and Canada. Refreshingly, over 80 percent of submissions were education-themed and although over two-thirds of submissions were developed by US-based teams, 4 of the top 10 were developed by foreign teams, including first prize by Argentina’s Alfredo Consebola for his mesmerizing game, Crystalis VR.

Watch World Cup 2018 Matches for Free in ‘Oculus Venues’ Starting This Weekend

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The World Cup is due to kick off today, and Oculus announced that US residents will be able to watch select matches of the quadrennial football championship for free in Oculus Venues , the company’s social VR event viewing app for Oculus Go and Gear VR.

Can VR Help Smokers Quit?

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Waitman created the program with his childhood friends who all went to school together in Argentina. Virtual therapy for smokers might be an app and headset away.

Google Earth VR Adds Search and Oculus Rift Support

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Some new locations include Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, Table Mountain in South Africa, Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina, Mt Lassen in California, Palermo in Italy, and more. VR’s killer app just got a major update.

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VR Film COLLISIONS Snags Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary

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Jaunt Inc. today announced the groundbreaking VR work COLLISIONS, a Sundance Institute New Frontier | Jaunt VR Residency Program project, has won an Emmy for the Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary category at Thursday night’s 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in New York City.

How To Watch The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Live In VR

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DIRECTV Sports VR via the Gear VR (Available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela). Immersing yourself in football’s biggest tournament has never been easier as leading media providers bring VR live streaming to the masses. With an average viewer audience of 3.5

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Sundance New Frontier Announces 2019 Line-Up

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Gloomy Eyes / France, Argentina (Lead Artists: Jorge Tereso, Fernando Maldonado, Key Collaborators: Antoine Cayrol, German Heller, Santiago Amigorena) — 1983, Woodland City. Sundance Film Festival has revealed their 2019 lineup for the New Frontier Exhibition.

Terminal 3 Finally Showed Me AR Can Be As Powerful A Tool For Change As VR

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You can catch it at the Brighton Digital Festival from September 21st – 30th and the Noviembre Electronico Festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina from November 9th – 17th.

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White Mirror: A Positive Vision for the Future of Technology

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She’s already working on events in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and as far away as Argentina. Herman Fredlund (right) prepares to shoot Bernard Fredlund (left) in a short film where a disabled father plays a virtual reality game with his son. The scene opens with with a robot coming online.

PenPal Schools launches a VR field trip for students to promote Pakistan

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Students from around the world can now travel to Pakistan and learn more about the country — virtually.

Eminem, Volumetric VR And More Lead Sundance’s 2019 New Frontier Line-Up

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Gloomy Eyes / France, Argentina (Lead Artists: Jorge Tereso, Fernando Maldonado, Key Collaborators: Antoine Cayrol, German Heller, Santiago Amigorena) — 1983, Woodland City. Over the past few years the annual Sundance Film Festival has become a staple event in the VR calendar, showcasing the latest efforts in VR filmmaking via its New Frontier line-up. The 2019 edition of the festival is coming up, and it’s set to offer the biggest slate of immersive experiences yet.

VR in Medicine

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Fernando Tarnogol, a psychologist from Argentina, designed a program called Phobos which combines virtual reality and exposure therapy. Virtual Reality is a versatile medium.