Las Vegas To Debut Virtual Reality Marketing Campaign During Miami Art Week

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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), will unveil a groundbreaking destination marketing program, Vegas: Alter Your Reality (VAYR), at the world's premier modern and contemporary art event during Miami Art Week, Dec.

VR gains foothold in destination marketing at Miami Art Week


The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), announced yesterday that they will be unveiling what they herald as a “groundbreaking destination marketing program” at Miami Art Week (Dec 7-9, 2017). Entitled “Vegas: Alter Your Reality,” the experience consists of five, two to three-minute long VR content pieces showcasing various aspects of Las Vegas. Vegas: Alter Your Reality puts the two together.

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The World of Mobile VR After Pokemon Go


With the introduction of Google Cardboard and the Daydream VR platform, Oculus and HTC discrete VR headsets and GearVR headsets for even smartphones like the Samsung’s Galaxy S7, the first tentative steps towards virtual reality gaming are being taken.

Samsung Reveals Four New AR & VR In-House Projects


Samsung’s C-Lab initiative is churning out some seriously incredible projects. The company revealed some of its innovative in-house projects at last months CES in Las Vegas, but has remained silent since. News Gear VR Hardware Samsung

CES 2016 Day 1 - Look at VR


This year around 150K gadget lovers from all over the world congregate together and turn Sin City (Las Vegas) into Geek City. Samsung Booth Samsung always has a massive booth at CES and CES 2016 is no different. Wednesday Jan 6th is the first full day of CES 2016.

WWE Is Coming To A Headset Near You Via NextVR


Previously, WWE highlights appeared on Samsung’s own 360-degree video platform for Gear, but this latest move will ensure more fans have access to this content. Over at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas the company revealed its new broadcast solution that will actually allow viewers to physically move around inside 360-degree content. Fancy ringside seats to the biggest matches in the WWE? They’re only a VR headset away.

CES 2018: Hands-On With Vive Pro And Its Megapixel Upgrade


It’s hard to compare to the Samsung Odyssey since we didn’t have it on hand in Las Vegas for a side by side demo, but we confirmed with HTC the panels used in the Pro are Samsung OLEDs — so it seems likely the panels are the same ones used in the Odyssey.

CES: NextVR announces realism-boosting upgrades


The announcement was made in conjunction with the opening of CES 2018 in Las Vegas. NextVR is currently compatible with the Samsung Gear VR headset or Google Daydream View combined with an appropriate smartphone, PlayStation VR, or Windows Mixed Reality system. “VR NextVR , a leading provider of systems for broadcasting live sports and music events in virtual reality, yesterday previewed several upgrades to its technology platform.

FOVE Begins Shipping $599 Eye-Tracking Headset this Month

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Born from a successful Kickstarter campaign back in early summer of 2015, FOVE attracted over $480,000 in crowd sourced funds along with an undisclosed amount from Samsung Ventures.

Nvidia Predicts 50 Million VR Headsets Sold By 2021


During the company’s opening keynote for CES 2018 in Las Vegas last night Nvidia revealed that it expects 50 million VR headsets to be sold by 2021, as seen in the slide above. But VR has a long way to go to hit it; we currently know that Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) has sold two million units while Oculus and Samsung’s Gear VR had shifted five million units last time we heard.

CES 2018: The 5 Biggest VR Tech Updates


We’re recovering today from the mad dash that was CES 2018 in Las Vegas. At CES though, the company showed reality captures tuned for higher resolution headsets like Samsung Odyssey. For comparison, the Samsung Odyssey and upcoming Vive Pro feature 1.4k

VR Coaster and Sensics to Create All-in-one VR Headset for Theme Parks

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VR headsets have been in use on rides like roller coasters and drop towers basically since the initial Samsung Gear VR for Note 4 came to market in late 2014. Sensics will also be at the CES show in Las Vegas in January 2018.

‘HOLO CUBE’ Lets You Hold And Play With AR In The Palm Of Your Hand


When I first tried out the Samsung Gear VR, I immediately reached out with my hands. Merge VR is showing the HOLO CUBE at CES 2017 this week in Las Vegas, NV and we will report back with impressions and more detailed thoughts when the opportunity arises.

CES: uSens strives to bring augmented reality to billions of users


announced the availability of uSensAr, a smartphone augmented reality engine, this week at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. With the release of uSensAR, we are allowing developers, smartphone manufacturers, and content creators to build those AR experiences not just for iPhone, Pixel and Samsung S8 users… but for the entire Android ecosystem,” he continued. HCI systems manufacturer uSens, Inc.

Huawei’s Mate 9 Pro is Daydream-compatible, Future Phones to Include Tango

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” The current count of Daydream-compatible phones includes Google Pixel and Pixel XL, Moto Z and Z Droid, Asus ZenFone AR, and ZTE Axon 7, with more to come from Samsung, LG, HTC, Mi, and Alcatel.

A Brief History of Virtual Reality at CES

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Wedged somewhat inconsiderately at the very start of every year (it’s OK CES organisers, no one in the tech industry have families they want to spend time with), the annual Consumer Electronics Show held in Las Vegas is still the biggest event for hardware in the world.

‘Casino VR Poker’ Launches on Oculus Home, Touch and Vive Support to Come

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I only spent about 10 minutes on the high roller table sitting across the top two players—each with around 6 million chips to their names—and was cleaned out quicker than a Las Vegas tourist.

Pico Bumps the Resolution in Newly Revealed Version of Mobile VR Headset

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We have feet on the ground at CES in Las Vegas, and will be bringing hands-on articles and breaking news of all the newest AR and VR headsets. Pico Technology , a China-based VR hardware company, today unveiled the latest iteration of their mobile VR headset, the Pico Neo CV.

Cirque du Soleil’s DREAMS OF “O” VR Experience Comes to Gear VR


Well thanks to the amazing minds over at Felix & Paul Studios , best known for their impressive interactive entertainment pieces, one of Cirque du Soleil’s most fascinating water-based spectacles has just arrived on the Samsung Gear VR for your enjoyment.

UploadVR’s 2016 CES Party Brings All The VR Goodness To Vegas


To celebrate the huge VR milestones of 2016, and to usher in what looks to be an even bigger year for our industry coming up next, UploadVR is throwing our biggest party yet right in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. This will include: Over 20 VR demo experiences across the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PS VR, Samsung Gear VR, and Daydream by Google. Tagged with: audi , CES , party , uploadvr , vegas. Events audi CES party uploadvr vegas2016 was rough.

Three Interesting VR Games No One is Talking About


Available for Samsung Gear VR and an Oculus Rift beta title, Casino VR is our first example of a poker game for VR devices. Called the best $5 you can spend in virtual reality by Polygon , Viral is available just for Samsung Gear VR users.

CES 2017 VR And AR News Roundup: Everything You Might Have Missed


The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV is traditionally one of the largest tech events of the entire year and CES 2017 is no different. Many of the biggest companies on the planet, from Samsung and HTC, to Facebook, Amazon, and Google, and even all the way to Ford, Mercedez, and countless startups, all gather in the desert at the start of the year to unveil the latest and greatest advancements in consumer electronics.

CES 2017 to feature more than 70 VR exhibitors

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More than 70 virtual and argumented reality companies will showcase their products, innovations and demos at CES 2017, starting this Thursday in Las Vegas.

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How VR is Evolving All Forms of Gaming


For a more social setting, you can simply be connecting to Schmitts-Casino to play games in a virtual Las Vegas style setting, immersion is important. If there is one thing that gamers can be sure about right now, it is that we are going through a golden age of gaming.

Is Porn Leading Innovation for VR?


In the same report, it also claims that 3 out of 4 headset owners own a mobile VR viewer such as the Google Cardboard or Samsung GearVR. ” VixenVR, comprised of ex-Activision folks, have built a virtual Las Vegas tower with portals leading to different VR adult experiences.

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Argentina’s Crystalis VR Game Wins The 2018 Global WebXR Hackathon


This year’s event was sponsored by Mozilla, Samsung Internet, Supermedium, and VR First, and unlike last year, the competition theme was narrowed down to just two tracks: participants could either reinvent a classic game or give education a facelift using the immersive web as the medium. The VR app market has found its temporary cash cow in fast paced visually overwhelming games that make you feel like you have Las Vegas and Times Square strapped to your head.

Check out best VRFest video, game nominees—3 days left to vote

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The Virtual Reality Festival will be holding its Extreme Virtual Reality Challenge event in Las Vegas starting next Thursday, January 5, but you still three days to vote for your favorite virtual reality movies, video games, and ads. First Person ep 4: Las Vegas.

Happy New Year!


as a small team is en route towards Las Vegas, Nevada. 2017 looks to offer a large number of innovative products, ranging from CPUs and GPUs from usual suspects, first 10nm processors from Apple, Qualcomm and Samsung. We wish to congratulate a Happy New Year 2017 to all of our readers. These lines are being typed at 36,000 feet over the Continental U.S.

5 Things We’re Likely To See In 2019 VR Headsets


At CES in Las Vegas we saw a collection of next-generation technologies. If you’ve ever complained about the “screen door” effect of current VR headsets — where you can see the individual pixels — then you’ll be very happy to try the Samsung Odyssey or upcoming Vive Pro. Wireless , super high resolutions and eye-tracking all showed potential to dramatically improve future VR headsets.

As UploadVR Turns 2 We Reflect On The First Full Year of Consumer VR


Samsung starts off the month debuting its VR Internet browser for Gear VR, becoming the first to offer a VR browser. The enormous Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas kicks off the year with major showings for both Oculus and HTC.

VeeR presents at CES 2018


This year CES will be held in Las Vegas from January 9th to January 12th. VeeR VR app has been featured on App Store’s front page in many countries and regions, and handpicked by editors on Google Daydream, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive, and Oculus.

Cinematic VR: 10 Avoidable Rookie Mistakes


The recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas made it clear: virtual reality is taking on serious forms ! All the big names in tech are working on their own devices, including Apple, Sony, Samsung, and Google. Even Microsoft decided to join the club. 2015 is going to be an exciting year! So far there are two major types of VR companies: those creating hardware, and those creating games and animated content.

Top 37 VR Film Festivals to Attend in 2018


Virtual Reality Festival Held annually in Las Vegas, Virtual Reality Festival is one of the first virtual reality film festivals, which also opened world's first VR Lounge. Projects must be viewable via Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR, or Google Cardboard.

The Tantalizing Promise Of Augmented Reality Games


CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas last week, was loaded with augmented reality smartglasses, which layer digital animations and information on top of the real world.