Adult Entertainment & Technology Collide In BaDoinkVR


It’s difficult to gauge revenue in the early days of VR since most of the funding was made available by grants from companies like Oculus, Google, and the like. We believe that this is the next natural evolution of VR and entertainment.

SeaWorld Shifts Entertainment To Virtual Reality Coaster


The latest immersive addition is part of SearWorld Entertainment’s plan to spend $175 million on new attractions. The post SeaWorld Shifts Entertainment To Virtual Reality Coaster appeared first on VRScout.

Google Spotlight Stories VR Movie Team Shutting Down – Report


Google’s Spotlight Stories division gave us VR gems like Pearl and Age of Sail. ” We’ve reached out to Google to confirm the report. According to a Variety source members of the team are being given the chance to look for new positions within Google.

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A ‘Brand New’ Google Earth Experience Is On The Way


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Remedy Entertainment Alums Form New VR Company, 3rd Eye Studios


It’s made up of several industry veterans with experience ranging from working at companies like Unity, Pixar, Google, and more. Quantum Break, by Remedy Entertainment. Starting a new game studio specifically dedicated to VR content is all the rage these days.

Hollywood Studio DMG Entertainment Moves Into VR


DMG Entertainment , the Hollywood Studio that made Iron Man 3 , is moving into virtual reality. based company, announced the launch of DMG VR, which is dedicated to entertainment that mixes storytelling with the new medium of VR. Ewan Johnson led production teams at Pixar and DreamWorks Animation, Devin Horsman is well-known in the industry as a leader in VR gaming, and Andy Stack was content and product pioneer for 360/VR Tech at YouTube/Google. “We’re

Nickelodeon Tests Waters For Kids VR With New Entertainment Lab


Nickelodeon’s stable of children’s shows is ripe for experimentation with VR, and that’s exactly what the company is going to be doing with the reveal of its Entertainment Lab. Don’t expect to see any fully featured products from the team yet; Entertainment Lab will first create prototypes that test a range of ideas — taking it slow when it comes to the use of VR and kids.

Google Play Awards Add VR And AR Categories


Taking place at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California, Google I/O is an outdoor developer festival that lasts for three days. The festival will also be home to the Google Play Awards and it has undergone a bit of change.

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Netflix VR Launches on Google Daydream


Only a day after seven new apps dropped on Google’s Daydream VR platform, we finally got the one app that many of us have all be waiting patiently to arrive this month. The post Netflix VR Launches on Google Daydream appeared first on VRScout.

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Google Announces New Daydream View & Pixel 2


Last year Google showed us their commitment to VR, unveiling a Daydream View VR headset , Daydream platform, and Pixel phone. Now exactly a year later, Google is back again with VR updates and an additional focus on augmented reality (AR).

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How is VR Changing the Face of Alternative Online Entertainment?


VR is here, and it has already started its quest to revolutionize entertainment as we know it. And it should be awesome, both in Mobile VR version (which is waiting on Google’s Daydream VR platform), or high-resolution version for the popular VR headsets from HTC and Oculus.

Graffiti VR Experience Paints the Future of Art & Entertainment


Graffiti Simulator launches next week on Steam and takes the level of creativity we saw in Google’s Tilt Brush to a whole another level. Breaking Entertainment Google News Cultural Institute GOOG graffiti Hendrix Bridge King Spray Tilt Brush VR VR Experience VRex

Google’s Amazing VR Spotlight Stories Are Getting Their Own Art Book and Exhibition


If you own a VR headset of any kind there’s a good chance you’ve checked out one of Google’s amazing Spotlight Stories. The Art of Google Spotlight Stories is a new book that collects the works of spotlight stories from the past few years, including memorable pieces such as Patrick Osborne’s Pearl, which blew us away when it first released two years ago, and Son of Jaguar, the Jorge Gutierrez-directed feature from the team behind The Book of Life.

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System Shock 3 Dev Working on a Google Daydream Exclusive


OtherSide Entertainment is best known for its upcoming surprise sequel, The post System Shock 3 Dev Working on a Google Daydream Exclusive appeared first on UploadVR. Experiences gaming Dayream google daydream OtherSide Entertainment System Shock 3 Underworld Overlord

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Google’s Latest Daydream Videos Make VR Animation Accessible to Anyone


The post Google’s Latest Daydream Videos Make VR Animation Accessible to Anyone appeared first on UploadVR. entertainment Experiences Android google daydream google vr vr animationAnimation, whether within games or films, can be an expensive and complex process.

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Google Nominates Top AR/VR Apps for 2017 Play Awards

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This year’s 2017 Google Play Awards include new categories for top VR and AR apps, to which Google has nominated five apps each. The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 18th at 6:30PM PT during Google I/O, the company’s annual developer festival.

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Google’s Experiment With Web-Based Augmented Reality


Google reveals new prototype that lets you share interactive augmented reality assets online. Reza Ali and Josh Carpenter work on Google’s Daydream WebXR team—a group working to integrate more virtual and augmented reality elements into everyday web browsing.

Discovery and Google Announce VR Travel Series ‘Discovery TRVLR’, First of 38 Episodes to Arrive in November

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Discovery and Google today announced the launch of a new 38-episode VR video series called Discovery TRVLR, a product of both Discovery and Google’s internal VR teams.

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Google’s New Daydream Labs Videos Showcase Bowling and Puzzling in Mobile VR


Remember Google’s goggle-eyed The post Google’s New Daydream Labs Videos Showcase Bowling and Puzzling in Mobile VR appeared first on UploadVR. entertainment Experiences Daydream Daydream Labs google daydream

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XR in Entertainment: MTVVR and Virtual Sports Leagues?

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The Future of Immersive Entertainment. So, apart from gaming, how will we entertain ourselves and be entertained in the XR future? The Intel True VR app is available for Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream; hence, Oculus Venues, the result of a partnership between Oculus and NextVR. The post XR in Entertainment: MTVVR and Virtual Sports Leagues? By Emily Friedman. I recently went on a date in virtual reality. Yes, really.)

Google’s Daydream Impact Project Aims to Bolster Philanthropic Efforts With VR

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Google’s newly announced Daydream Impact program is a philanthropy project that provides organizations, nonprofits, and advocates for change with resources, tools, and training to create immersive VR content to support their cause.

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NBCUniversal & Google Are Bringing NBC Original Shows to VR


It appears as though NBCUniversal is making an even deeper commitment to VR after announcing a new partnership with Google to bring some of its most popular original programming to the world of VR in the form of 10 multi-episode 360-degree productions.

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HBO NOW Launches on Google Daydream VR; Netflix Coming This Month


Google’s Daydream VR is getting even better today with the launch of seven new apps and the release of two new colors for the Daydream View headset. Google also announced that these new popular titles will be coming to Daydream later this month.

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Google’s Next VR Spotlight Story Looks Absolutely Gorgeous


Google’s Spotlight Story series of gorgeously animated 360-degree videos has produced some of the best-looking experiences you can have inside a VR headset. 360 Video Entertainment Experiences Age of Sail

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Google Tango App Turns Real World Into The Matrix


Current VR might not be as convincing as the Matrix, but this Google Tango app lets you peer into the real world as if you were Neo himself. Entertainment Experiences

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Age of Sail Review: Google’s Latest VR Short Is Worth The Sea Sickness


I mean that quite literally; as I sit here typing up my thoughts on Google’s latest Spotlight Story, I can still feel myself bobbing up and down on the rough waves that you brave alongside Ian McShane’s world-weary sailor and Cathy Ang’s defiantly optimistic rescuee.

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Google Launches Social Awareness VR Initiative ‘Daydream Impact’


Google Daydream will provide organizations with VR training and equipment rentals. That’s why Google is launching a new program dubbed Daydream Impact , with the hope of helping organizations and creators utilize virtual reality to take their programs to the next level.

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‘Audio Factory’ is a Compelling Showcase of Google’s Spatial Audio Engine for VR

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Google has released a Daydream VR app called Audio Factory , a polished and even entertaining demonstrating their Spatial Audio Engine for VR. Photo courtesy Google. Photo courtesy Google. The free app is available on the Google Play store.

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Google moved: IMAX VR to AR


Google made a switch from virtual reality to augmented reality in an apparent hardware-focused move in late 2017. Google and IMAX announced a collaboration on a VR camera back in May of 2016 – all that appears to be … Continue reading.

Google’s Johnny Lee Excited To Merge Tango And Daydream


CES saw the reveal of the ASUS ZenFone AR, which should be the first phone to put both Google’s depth-sensing Tango augmented reality technology into the same device as the Daydream virtual reality platform. AR Google VR johnny lee tango

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Preview: ILM Uses ‘Star Wars’ Assets to Show Potential of Google’s ‘Seurat’ VR Rendering Technology

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Google’s newly announced Seurat rendering tech purportedly makes use of ‘surface light-fields’ to turn high-quality CGI film assets into detailed virtual environments that can run on mobile VR hardware. Feature News VR Rendering google ilm ILMxLAB star warsg suerat

Back To The Moon Is A Brilliant New VR Animation From Google


Google’s latest Spotlight Story, Back to the Moon, is not one to be missed. Art & Science Entertainment Experiences Back to the Moon

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The 2017 Lumiere Awards: Google and Dear Angelica Win Big


Google Earth VR. presented Google Earth VR with the Century Award for VR in service of environmental enrichment. Google Earth VR turns much of the world into a digital playground that you can fly or teleport around in immersive 3D space.

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Netflix finally gets Google Daydream support


Archive Android Apps Daydream Entertainment google Google Play Store Netflix virtual reality vrDaydream View owners take note, because your wait is over: Netflix has finally arrived.

First Music Video Created In ‘Tilt Brush’ Hints At A Major Change In Storytelling


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‘Google Earth VR’ Launches For Free To Let You Fly Around The World


I haven’t seen my hometown in almost a year but even the pull of nostalgia isn’t enough to keep me entertained forever. This is Google Earth VR. Google Earth VR is a surprise project from Google’s Geo team that is being both announced and released today. This is the team behind Google Maps and the original Google Earth. Google Earth VR’s primary locomotion system is flight.

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Need For Speed Comes to VR on Google Daydream


The major racing franchise makes its way to the Google’s new VR platform. Need for Speed is officially making its way to virtual reality thanks to the upcoming Google Daydream mobile VR platform. The post Need For Speed Comes to VR on Google Daydream appeared first on VRScout.

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Google Working on VR Short Film With ‘Book of Life’ Director Jorge Gutierrez


The new animated VR film will be part of Google Spotlight Stories. The VR short is being developed with Google Spotlight Stories and revolves around Mexican wrestling and “the tradition and the responsibility of carrying on the legacy of your culture.”

The NFL Is Creating a VR Film Series Exclusively For YouTube and Google


The National Football League is one of the biggest, most ubiquitous brands in the entire world of sports entertainment. But bringing things even closer to viewers is always the goal and that’s exactly what the NFL aims to do in its latest partnership with Google.

You Can Watch Breaking Forth’s Amazing ‘Ctrl’ Next Week


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Former PlayStation VP, Google, And Activision Staffers Join CastAR


Peter Dille, Former Senior Vice President of Marketing and PlayStation Network at Sony Computer Entertainment (now Sony Interactive Entertainment); Mel M.

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Google Launches ‘We Wear Culture’ to Showcase 3,000 Years of Fashion—with a Taste of VR


Google’s newest archive is an online showcase of over 3,000 years of fashion—featuring four VR films. Google’s vision—to tell people the stories behind the clothing they wear— is being brought to life with the help of innovative technology, including virtual reality.

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Former PlayStation VP, Google, And Activision Staffers Join.


Former PlayStation VP, Google, And Activision Staffers Join CastAR CastAR’s consumer release might seem a ways off, but the company today announced yet more key hires that will help it get there. google castar

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