Sat.Jan 30, 2016 - Fri.Feb 05, 2016

Samsung's Gear 360 VR Camera Launching In February

VRCircle

What you see is a potential cool new camera from Samsung called the Gear 360 which features two 180 degree fish-eye lenses with the ability to switch between 360 and 180 degree video recording. It will be able to 3840 x 1920 footage in dual lens mode and 1920 x 1920 in single lens.

Virtual Reality for the benefit of customers in Financial Services

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Many role-players are experimenting with virtual reality technologies, particularly in the fields of brand & marketing which target customers in mass. When I consider Virtual Reality I’m not just thinking about Virtual Reality or Augmented Reality Headsets. I’m looking at Projection Mapping , Second-screen experiences , 360 degree immersive content (capture, authoring and display) and other technologies that offer a great number of opportunities.

VR Playhouse is going to SXSW!

VR Playhouse

Here’s a piece of news that we’re very excited to share: “The Surrogate,” a narrative, virtual reality experience VR Playhouse co-produced with Peter Flaherty and Logan Brown, is a finalist in the VR/AR category at SXSW's Interactive Innovation Awards.

Is Apple Working On A VR headset?

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Apple has been in the news recently and I do not mean because their iPhone sales are slowing. Rather they appear to have assembled a rather large VR team to work on secret projects.

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ALICE VR - Now on Steam Greenlight

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We featured Alice VR in a post back in December last year. Now the VR adventure game from Carbon Studio is now on Steam Greenlight where you can vote to help Alice VR be listed on Steam.

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The VR Divide

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As VR is slowly gaining more mainstream adoption (even though it is really early days) we need to consider the social consequences. VR has the ability to condition one’s mind by making the viewing of true or fictional experiences feel more realistic. If someone is unhappy with their existing reality they can don a headset and wish themselves away to a tropical paradise – at least virtually.