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Viveport Video “6DOF Lite” mode review: move your head in 360 videos

The Ghost Howls

At VEC 2019 HTC announced the “6DOF Lite” mode for Viveport Video , promising the fact that we would have been able to watch standard 360 videos with the possibility of actually moving the head in the video. But… does it work? Is it good enough?

‘VR Ping Pong’ Sequel to Launch in September, Trailer Here

Road to VR

VR Ping Pong Pro is the upcoming sequel to the 2016 ping pong simulator VR Ping Pong. However now the studio is bringing their 1v1 ping pong game to PSVR as well in addition to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. VR Ping Pong Pro is headed to all supported platforms sometime in September.

Disney’s VR Theatre Puts You In The Starring Role Of Aladdin, The Lion King, Frozen

VRScout

Take center stage in Disney’s biggest Broadway productions at the 2019 D23 Expo. With over 65,000 in attendance during the 2017 festivities, the biennial D23 Expo is the single largest Disney fan event in the world.

Hands-on: ‘Battlewake’ Delivers Frenetic High-seas Mayhem with a Splash of Smart VR Design

Road to VR

Survios, the studio behind Raw Data (2017) and Creed: Rise to Glory (2018) , is getting ready to release their next big VR soon, a pirate-themed nautical combat game called Battlewake. The game is set to launch on Rift, Vive, and PSVR sometime this summer.

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Disney Broadway VR Experience To Put You In Aladdin, Frozen And More

UploadVR

Disney is premiering a brand new VR short film at Siggraph in a few weeks, but it has VR plans for its D23 Expo too. A new VR experience highlighting the company’s array of broadway shows will be on display at the event this year.

Sansar Partners With Monstercat On Live VR Music & Entertainment Series

VRScout

One of EDM’s most influential music labels is throwing a massive dance party in VR, and you’re invited.

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Vive Enterprise Solutions Unit to Help Businesses Expand XR Portfolios

Peter Graham

Consumer virtual reality (VR) may have restarted the industry as a whole but solutions for business have become a key part of many immersive companies strategy. Today, HTC Vive has announced a new business unit which aims to help in that endeavour, Vive Enterprise Solutions.

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HTC’s ‘Vive Enterprise Solutions’ Separates Professional And Consumer VR Offerings

UploadVR

? There are two sides to HTC’s Vive VR business; consumer and enterprise. The original Vive targets the former market while the subsequent Vive Pro and Focus devices cater to the latter. The company’s messaging around which device belongs in what category hasn’t always been clear, however. With the launch of the consumer-focused Vive Cosmos pending, HTC is taking steps to clarify its target markets a little more with the launch of “Vive Enterprise Solutions.”

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Gamescom 2019 to Host The VR Games Showcase Featuring Six Titles

Peter Graham

Next month the biggest videogame event in Europe takes place in Cologne, Germany, Gamescom 2019. And for the first time, several studios from the virtual reality (VR) industry will be hosting a tie-in event called The VR Games Showcase.

VR Ping Pong Pro Is A Sequel To… VR Ping Pong Coming Soon

UploadVR

There’s a new contender in the highly-contested VR table tennis arena. VR Ping Pong Pro arrives this September. Those of you well-versed in this popular sub-genre might recognize that name. This is indeed a sequel to VR Ping Pong from Merge Games and Reddoll.

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RealWear AR Closes Series B, Total Funding Over $100M

Charlie Fink

RealWear, launched in 2017, has grown 500% year over year, now adds 80M of new funding to fuel further growth

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Oculus Summer Sale Kicks Off For Rift And Go But Not Quest

UploadVR

Today marks the official start of the Oculus Summer Sale for the Rift platform on PC and Oculus Go standalone headset. However, the Oculus Quest is conspicuously missing from the sale. We’ve reached out to Oculus for a statement about the exclusion.

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HTC Doubles Down With Vive VR Enterprise Solutions

Charlie Fink

HTC's new business unit, VIVE Enterprise Solutions, will deliver a full portfolio of extended reality (XR) solutions for business

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HTC’s ‘Vive Enterprise Solutions’ Separates Pro & Consumer VR Offerings

UploadVR

There are two sides to HTC’s Vive VR business; consumer and enterprise. The original Vive targets the former market while the subsequent Vive Pro and Focus devices cater to the latter. The company’s messaging around which device belongs in what category hasn’t always been clear, however.

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Disney on Broadway Celebrates 25th Anniversary With VR Experience at D23 Expo

Peter Graham

This year Disney on Broadway will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in style at the D23 Expo , in Anaheim, California, with an exclusive concert.

Disney Broadway VR Experience To Put You In Aladdin, Frozen And More

UploadVR

Disney is premiering a brand new VR short film at Siggraph in a few weeks, but it has VR plans for its D23 Expo too. A new VR experience highlighting the company’s array of broadway shows will be on display at the event this year.

Sansar and Monstercat Partner on Music Entertainment Experience Call of the Wild

Peter Graham

Independent music label Monstercat has been growing its virtual reality (VR) of late, most notably thanks to a collaboration with Beat Games and Beat Saber.

VR Ping Pong Pro Is A Sequel To… VR Ping Pong Coming Soon

UploadVR

There’s a new contender in the highly-contested VR table tennis arena. VR Ping Pong Pro arrives this September. Those of you well-versed in this popular sub-genre might recognize that name. This is indeed a sequel to VR Ping Pong from Merge Games and Reddoll.

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Esqapes massage center uses VR to offer ‘immersive relaxation’

Slashgear

On July 5, a new massage center will open in Los Angeles, but it won’t resemble the type of spas you’re familiar with. Called Esqapes, the center will combine automated massaging technology with virtual reality to transport customers into a different, more relaxing environment.

Oculus Summer Sale Kicks Off For Rift And Go But Not Quest

UploadVR

Today marks the official start of the Oculus Summer Sale for the Rift platform on PC and Oculus Go standalone headset. However, the Oculus Quest is conspicuously missing from the sale. We’ve reached out to Oculus for a statement about the exclusion.

Creator AVR Training – Series 2

EON Reality

Continuing our effort to help educators and trainers of all types become comfortable with using Creator AVR, EON Reality is happy to announce the next set of our new informational video series detailing the application’s many important aspects. READY TO EXPERIENCE THE PLATFORM?

Welcome To The New UploadVR

UploadVR

Hello dark mode, my old friend. For the last several months behind the scenes, we’ve been working on a brand new website. When I started with UploadVR back in December, my main goal was to update the site. Both for our readers, and for the team on the backend.

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E3 2019 Interview: Rebellion Shows a Keen Eye for Sniper Elite VR Perfection

Peter Graham

There were a few good virtual reality (VR) games at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2019 last month, and one of VRFocus’ favourites was Sniper Elite VR.

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Valve Index Blade & Sorcery Discovering How To Climb For The First Time

UploadVR

The post Valve Index Blade & Sorcery Discovering How To Climb For The First Time appeared first on UploadVR. Video

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MobiledgeX Offers Early Access to Proprietary Edge Computing Research Data

ARPost

MobiledgeX is giving away 3-year worth of proprietary use case research involving edge computing. The company has decided to offer early access to developers to its research data. Thus, according to the company, they hope to boost knowledge sharing and collaboration across various industries. What Is Edge Computing? Edge computing is a computing system that brings processes closer to the source of data, that is, the user’s device (computer, smartphone, or tablet).

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Cool Off with the Oculus Summer Sale!

Oculus

Summer’s here, and the time is right for some sizzling VR savings. Today, we’re excited to kick off our annual Summer Sale on the Rift