NextVR Brings Its Live Streamed Events to Oculus Quest

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NextVR, the VR livestreaming event app, is now available on Oculus Quest for free, which is said to come alongside a new technology that promises clearer and sharper video rendering. Previously, NextVR content was only available on Quest via the Oculus Venues app, which provides communal viewing of select real-time live events. NextVR is pairing our newest rendering technology with Oculus Quest to provide an outstanding fan experience.”

First Class Tickets Get VR Movies On Some Boston Routes

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What’s interesting to me is the use of specialized hardware here instead of, say, an Oculus Go or Gear VR. The headset is said to offer “a selection of 2D and 3D blockbusters” including “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Spielberg’s Ready Player One in 3D, and Ferdinand for the kids.” What better way to forget the experience of a coach passenger than to don a VR headset in first class and watch Ready Player One in 3D?

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iPhone-based VR Arcade Passes Kickstarter Goal

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Louis, Missouri, doesn’t mention the Apple device on its page. An iPhone 8+ is around $700 new from Apple while the upcoming Oculus Quest is $400 per headset. A Kickstarter project promising VR arcades powered by iPhones surpassed its funding goal. The project based in St. The project was launched on March 4 and ends on April 3. Just recently about 49 backers — most of them backing their first project — recently pushed the effort past its $5,000 funding goal.

“War Remains” Provides Immersive Experience of World War I

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MWM Interactive gifted the War Remains location-based experience to the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri.

Alaska Airlines Begins Testing VR As First Class Entertainment

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The program remains in its trial phase with an end goal of determining whether the idea of a VR experience, similar to that of the Netflix VR app or Oculus Venues , would resonate with airline passengers. Alaska Airlines new VR theater experience could make you forget you are on an airplane.

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‘Google Earth VR’ Lets You Experience the Total Solar Eclipse Right Now

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Whether or not you’re in the narrow band of ‘solar eclipse totality’ that’s making its way across the continental United States on Monday, August 21st, Google Earth VR has seen a recent update that will let you experience the rare event from the comfort of your own HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. ‘Google Earth VR’ on Oculus Store.

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