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Report: VR Adoption Rates Significantly Jump in 2017


VR headset adoption rates this year have been sluggish. According to a Steam survey , HTC Vive users increased merely 0.3 percent in July and growth was flat in August. Oculus Rift users also grew only 0.3 percent in July and a measly 0.1 percent in August. Today, about 0.18

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New HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 09/18/16


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United Nations endorses peace walkway with AR and VR Technology


The United Nations has endorsed a unique way for people to celebrate art monuments and heroic world peacemakers with the latest AR and VR technology. On September 4, the United Nations invited peace walkway artist Paul-Felix Montez to speak at the U.N. in New York City for World Peace day.

Google Daydream SDK Launches Out of Beta, Adds Unity Integration

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After announcing Daydream earlier this year, Google’s platform for high-end virtual reality on Android, the company has now says the Daydream VR SDK has reached version 1.0 and is now ready for download.

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Alejandro Inarritu and Legendary are Creating a VR Short Film


The ILMxLAB created world will immerse you in a border crossing journey between Mexico and the United States. Alejandro Inarritu is taking a big step into the world of virtual reality.

Oculus Seed Investor Greg Castle Announces $12 Million Investment Fund


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Pixvana Reveals 10K VR Video Player and Publishing Platform ‘SPIN’

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Pixvana , a cloud-based VR video company, today announced their much awaited solution for publishing and streaming 360 video, a platform that promises to deliver up to 10K resolution streaming playback from the cloud to your VR devices. They’re calling it Pixvana SPIN.

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5 Bizarre Virtual Reality Headsets


Whether it be the 90’s or even the 21st century, these virtual reality monstrosities are the definition of ridiculous. With new technology comes endless manufacturers hoping to discover the winning formula that makes their design the gold standard for the industry.

Google Pixel Leaks Could Give Us Our First Look At Daydream Ready Phones


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Rage of the Gargoyles Virtual Reality Ride at Six Flags


Six Flags theme parks in Vallejo, California, and Arlington, Texas will unveil the Rage of the Gargoyles Roller Coaster to guests on September 30.

Only Select Developers Can Publish Google Daydream Apps Until 2017

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Google Daydream is supposed to launch Fall 2016, but only a select group of developers will be able to publish Daydream apps to the Google Play store until 2017. See Also: Google Daydream SDK Launches Out of Beta, Adds Unity Integration.

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Hollywood Is Throwing A Big VR Conference Next Month


The two-day summit takes place at Paramount Studios October 13-14. October is going to be a busy month for VR. Google is set to debut their Daydream platform, Oculus is hosting their third annual developer conference and Sony will finally release their PlayStation VR headset.

The ‘Vive Fitness Guy’ Is Launching His Own VR Content Studio


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Viveport for HTC Vive Launches With Discounted Apps


HTC has launched their new app store call Viveport and is available in over 30 countries around the world. To celebrate their launch, HTC is offering substantial discounts on some premium content. theBlu where you stand on the edge of a ship and play with a Whale is now available for only $1.00

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PlayStation VR Unboxing

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PlayStation VR is nearly here and we’ve got an unboxing to tide you over until its launch in just two weeks. Sony’s PSVR is the first console-based VR headset to hit the market and also the most affordable of the big three headsets (which includes the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift).

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Vegas Casino Introduces Cash Bets on VR Games Using Beautiful Glass Box


What happens in a Vegas virtual reality cube, stays in a Vegas virtual reality cube. Casinos are about to take a huge leap into the future next year thanks to the team over at Gamblit Gaming.

Tilt Brush Multiplayer Prototype And Other Experiments Revealed By Google


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Galaxy S8 details leak: this might be Samsung’s secret weapon


Is it too early to look toward the Galaxy S8? With Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 woes still at the forefront of a lot of conversations, most would probably say no, but the Galaxy S8 leaks keep coming anyway.

Steam Now Boasts More than 600 VR Games and Apps, 30% of Top 10 Steam Games Are VR

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Focusing on cross-headset support, Valve aims to make Steam the go-to place for virtual reality content distribution. Now touting more than 600 VR titles, the platform’s VR apps are steadily rising through the ranks of the entire Steam library.

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SeaWorld Shifts Entertainment To Virtual Reality Coaster


SeaWorld has been treading rough waters for awhile now, thanks in large part to the fallout from the Blackfish documentary, the US theme park chain has been facing swirling consumer sentiment and declining attendance.

Top Gartner Analyst: “No Doubt About It” Google’s Daydream is a Winner


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DJI Mavic Pro’s secret weapon sits on your head


This morning the DJI Mavic Pro was introduced with a headset by the name of DJI Goggles, delivered with a single video showing how DJI’s newest drone might be paired with their also-brand-new VR headset.

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Final Specs Show PSVR is Heaviest Among Rift and Vive, But It Still Gets My Vote for Best Ergonomics

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Final specs show that PlayStation VR is the heaviest headset among the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, but its smart design will have you wondering how much weight can actually tell you about comfort.

The One Take 360° Music Video Experience of OneRepublic


The pop rock band teamed up with Here Be Dragons to challenge what we’ve seen in the past from music experiences.

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Virtual Reality Helps Legally Blind Man See Clearly For The First Time


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Occipital VR Dev Kit finally gives iPhones some VR chops


Despite execs’ show of support for virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technologies, Apple’s iPhones have sadly been mostly left out of the party.

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‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ PlayStation VR Experience ‘Blood Ties’ Detailed

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HTC Launches Dedicated VR App Store Viveport


HTC’s VR app store is now live, giving you more options to discover and experience non-gaming content. Back in August at VRLA , HTC announced they would be opening a dedicated virtual reality app store called Viveport, which would be home to a host of largely non-gaming immersive content.

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New VR Dev Kit From Occipital Turns iPhone Into Room-Scale VR


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PlayStation VR will be sold early at 350 Best Buy stores


The PlayStation VR’s launch is nearly upon us, and for those who can hardly contain their excitement, Best Buy has some good news: 350 of its physical retail stores will be opening early to sell the headsets, giving you a chance to grab the unit before they start shipping.

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‘Alien: Isolation’ is One of VR’s Missed Opportunities, But There’s Still Hope

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Alien: Isolation is one of the best VR games never released. We look back at why the title was so revered by VR enthusiasts and that there’s now finally hope we’ll see an official VR release after all.

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