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How To Turn Your Instagram Account Into A VR Gallery

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With one click you can turn any public Instagram account into a virtual museum. For all you Instagram obsessed, your prayers of having your heavily VSCOed snapshots hang on the walls of the Louvre have finally been answered – in virtual reality that is.

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Report: Snapchat Aquires 3D Model Capture Company Seene

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Snapchat already offers some great augmented reality (AR) features, but an alleged new acquisition suggests it could also get involved with VR soon. The post Report: Snapchat Aquires 3D Model Capture Company Seene appeared first on UploadVR.

Highlights From 60 VR Design Prototypes Built by Google’s ‘Daydream Labs’

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Rob Jagnow is a senior software engineer who was a part of Google’s Daydream Lab team that produced over 60 VR prototypes in 30 weeks. .

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Revive 0.6 Update Restores Oculus Support for HTC Vive

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Revive added support for Oculus games in the HTC Vive. With the Oculus 1.4 update , Revive compatibility was revoked. Good news folks, Revive 0.6 update restores compatibility that Revive had before the Oculus Runtime 1.4 update and support for Oculus home and some Oculus Steam games.

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Nicole Kidman Stars in This VR Film for Etihad Airways

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The lavish VR film shoot takes 360-degree video to new heights. Have you ever wanted to experience what its like to fly in a first-class apartment aboard a luxury Airbus A380 on its way to Abu Dhabi?

The Biggest VR Event At E3 Will Be Upload’s Massive Party

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Don’t let anybody ever tell you that gamers don’t know how to party. When the outside world hears about the “ The post The Biggest VR Event At E3 Will Be Upload’s Massive Party appeared first on UploadVR. Events bash big e3 industry influencers largest party uploadvr

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Google's Daydream? Sends me to SLEEP

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Some of you may be wondering why I didn't write about the announcement from Google I/O of the new Google VR headset. Before the event, rumors were flying high about an all inclusive VR headset sitting somewhere between Gear VR and the Rift or Vive. What did we end up getting?

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Samsung is Selling a Batman Gear VR and Galaxy S7

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Ok, we seriously want one. Earlier this year Samsung bundled the Gear VR headset with Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge pre-orders. It was a major win for mobile VR, getting a ton of headsets into the hands of first-time VR users.

Ctrl is Astonishing Proof that VR Storytelling is Growing Up

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When is VR storytelling going to grow up? That’s what I’ve found myself asking time and again over the past few months. The post Ctrl is Astonishing Proof that VR Storytelling is Growing Up appeared first on UploadVR. Art & Science Experiences Breaking Fourth Ctrl gear vr

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AMD Announces RX 480 GPU at $199 Targeting ‘the next 3-4 years’ of VR

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At Computex 2016 today, AMD took to the stage to reveal their latest GPU, the RX 480. Priced at starting at $199, the company says they designed the card to help make the first 100 million PCs ready for VR.

Edge of Nowhere Dropping June 6, 2016

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Just last year at E3 I first tried Edge of Nowhere on the prototype Oculus Rift. Fast forward to present day and Edge of Nowhere will land on consumer VR on June 6, just days from today. Edge of Nowhere is a VR third-person action-adventure from developer Insomniac Games.

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AI is Already Replacing VR’s Hottest Entry Level Job

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The virtual reality industry is exploding. Practically everywhere you look, VR is flooding into the mainstream consciousness at an increasingly rapid rate. Huge sums of money are being pumped in for content creation, and it’s all thanks to 360-degree video.

Report: Snapchat Buys 3D Model Capture Company Seene

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Snapchat already offers some great augmented reality (AR) features, but an alleged new acquisition suggests it could also get involved with VR soon. The post Report: Snapchat Buys 3D Model Capture Company Seene appeared first on UploadVR.

The Fearless Creativity of ‘Lucid Trips’ is Exactly What VR Needs to Thrive

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Born out of a lengthy period of experimentation, Lucid Trips begins with a novel method of locomotion and follows through with a unique approach to game design and multiplayer interactivity.

Amazon Oculus Rift Orders Start Shipping

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The Oculus Rift started shipping to pre-order customers on March 28. However, due to unexpected part shortages, the pre-orders were delayed between one and two months. The beginning of May saw some Oculus Rift's available at retailers such as Best Buy and Amazon.

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Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets

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Microsoft unveiled their vision of a mixed reality world today at Computex in Taipei. . When Microsoft first announced their HoloLens augmented reality headset, they also showed off their Windows Holographic platform, which let developers build Windows 10 apps and experiences for the device.

Alzheimer’s Charity Releases VR App that Simulates Dementia

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It can be impossible to imagine what life is like living with some tragic diseases, but VR is helping to change that.

Valve Releases ‘The Lab’ Unity Renderer for Free

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Valve have released the Unity based renderer for its superb VR experience collection The Lab in an effort to encourage adoption of what it sees as optimal rendering techniques for VR experiences.

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Samsung announces limited edition Batman themed Galaxy S7 and GearVR.

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Samsung Electronics announced the Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition in collaboration with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment.

RUMOR: Nintendo’s ‘NX’ Will Support VR

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The NX is delayed, but for good reason. I’m sure i’m not the only one deeply interested in what Nintendo has planned for it’s upcoming ‘NX’ device. I say ‘device’ because Nintendo has made it painfully clear that this isn’t JUST a console.

Donald Trump Gets Yuge in Virtual Reality Porn Parody: “F*ck Trump”

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Earlier this year, Donald Trump’s junk got a lot of attention when he decided it was appropriate to discuss it on a national debate stage.

GTA Boss on VR: “No Market” for VR that “Requires You to Dedicate a Room”

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Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick has poured scepticism on the hype surrounding VR post launch by voicing concerns about the cost and requirement of current systems, mostly (by the sounds of it) the HTC Vive. Strauss Zelnick isn’t exactly what you’d call a VR zealot.

Graffiti Simulator In Virtual Reality Kingspray VR (HTC Vive)

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It’s time for a brand new adventure in Virtual Reality. We are going to take a exclusive look at Kingspray the one and only graffiti simulator for the HTC Vive.

Björk Launches Traveling VR Exhibition

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The Icelandic music icon is taking her VR album on tour, starting in Sydney.

Report: Nintendo NX to Be VR Compatible

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Many of us, including Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey, have dreamed of the day that Nintendo gets into VR. According to a new report, that day may be coming soon. The post Report: Nintendo NX to Be VR Compatible appeared first on UploadVR. Nintendo nintendo Nintendo NX

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HP and MSI Show Off ‘PC on Your Back’ for Untethered Rift and Vive Sessions

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HP and MSI are working on concept ‘PC on your back’ projects (often known as backtops) which opens the door to untethered PC-level virtual reality experiences by allowing you to carry around your VR experience without those trailing cables.

AMD's New Radeon RX 480: Built For VR, Half The Price Of Nvidia

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At its Computex 2016 press conference, AMD has taken the wraps off its brand new Radeon RX 480 graphics card: a brand new 14-nanometre chip designed for 2016 and 2017’s most demanding games and virtual reality graphics.

Twitter Launches 360 Video Tweets for the NBA Finals

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Twitter announced that it will be enabling 360-degree content viewing for the first time on its platform just in time for the NBA finals. Partnering with the NBA and Samsung, Twitter will be giving fans an inside look at the games starting today with video content shot on the Samsung Gear 360 Camera.

‘Myst’ Creators Announce Price and Release Date for Spiritual Successor ‘Obduction’

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Cyan Games have finally announced what fans have been eagerly waiting for: the price and release date for the The post ‘Myst’ Creators Announce Price and Release Date for Spiritual Successor ‘Obduction’ appeared first on UploadVR.

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ILMxLAB Discuss Pioneering VR Storytelling with Star Wars and Beyond

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Ben Lang sits down with John Gaeta and Vicki Beck to discuss Lucasfilm’s focus on immersive storytelling with the formation of ILMxLab last year, and their constant experimentation in the.