Traveling in Virtual Reality

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With RizortVR you can virtually check out your travel destinations before arriving at check-in. The Rizort VR app works on headsets such as the Oculus Go and Samsung Gear to allow potential guests to virtually explore hotels, resorts and experiences from anywhere in the world Click To Tweet.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2019

The Ghost Howls

Yesterday, I have dressed as a fortune teller and I have given you my predictions for augmented reality in 2019. Now, it is the turn of virtual reality. Let me do some speculations… Virtual Reality in 2018. It will be an important step for virtual reality.

Distorting Virtual Reality

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To complement the theatrical film release of Distorted on June 22nd, Minds Eye Entertainment and SkyVR have partnered to produce “Distorted Reality,” a scripted, live-action cinematic VR distributed through OneTouchVR on Google Daydream, Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, and iOs.

What is Virtual Reality?

VRCircle

I first had to update to their new version and during the App feature preview noted they have a default Virtual Reality section. Upon installation of the new app, I excitedly selected the Virtual Reality section. However, this is NOT Virtual Reality.

Building New Worlds in Virtual Reality

Tech Trends VR

AltspaceVR brings out new tools to make it easy for anybody to make and share their own personalized virtual environments. We’re so excited to see the new worlds our users build in reality.”. Virtual spaces for both newbies and creative developers to build custom Worlds.

Designing ‘Virtual Virtual Reality’, One of Mobile VR’s Most Immersive Games Yet

Road to VR

Our game Virtual Virtual Reality is a comedic adventure that is both love letter to VR and playful commentary on the tech industry. Players are welcomed by their manager Chaz to Activitude, a virtual service where humans are tasked with assisting AI clients.

New Samsung Gear VR widens virtual reality ambitions

VRCircle

There's a new Samsung Gear VR in town. Revealed alongside the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the latest Gear VR packs in a USB Type-C adapter so you can plug Sammy's newest handset straight in. Source: NEW SAMSUNG GEAR VR WIDENS VIRTUAL REALITY AMBITIONS.

The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Wireless

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We’re excited to see how the new Samsung Odyssey+ performs with SteamVR games, but it fundamentally still operates with a tethered connection to a PC.

Hulu Adds to Virtual Reality Entertainment

VRCircle

In November last year Hulu released their new VR app for Samsung Gear VR. The Hulu service has ordered ten episodes of The Big Picture: News in Virtual Reality , which, from the name itself is obviously going to be a VR news show.

Report: Samsung & Microsoft Boost “MR” Partnership, Samsung Builds Wireless AR/VR Headset

Road to VR

Samsung appears to be making a strategic partnership with Microsoft as it produces what Korean Times reports is a “powerful cordless headset that supports both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).”

Rage of the Gargoyles Virtual Reality Ride at Six Flags

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Leak Suggests Samsung is Building a Windows VR Headset

Road to VR

There wasn’t any mention of Samsung getting into the Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ program when it was announced last year, which saw OEMs like Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, and Lenovo tapped to create VR headsets around the same reference design.

Samsung Odyssey Windows VR Headset Now Available – Everything You Need to Know

Road to VR

The Samsung Odyssey, the company’s first PC VR headset, is available starting today in several countries, sold via Samsung and Microsoft stores. Samsung Odyssey Specs and Minimum Requirements. Image courtesy Samsung. Image courtesy Samsung.

NextVR Introduces NBA 2017-2018 MVP Highlight Reel in Virtual Reality

Road to VR

The NextVR app is available on Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Go, Google Daydream, PlayStation VR, and Windows “Mixed Reality” VR headsets. The post NextVR Introduces NBA 2017-2018 MVP Highlight Reel in Virtual Reality appeared first on Road to VR.

Samsung Odyssey is the Premium Windows VR Headset with Leading Specs, Integrated Audio

Road to VR

Last week images of the Samsung Odyssey Windows VR headset leaked online, and although they seemed plenty legit, a new leak from Microsoft’s own website confirms the existence of the device and offers new details of this premium headset.

Watch New York Fashion Week in Virtual Reality

VRCircle

Intel is a headline sponsor this year and working with IMG & Voke's Virtual Reality experiment. You can already watch the live stream from their site ( [link] ) but now you can Livestream fashion shows in 360 degrees via Voke's Samsung Gear VR.

Global Virtual Reality Industry to Reach $7.2 Billion in Revenues in 2017

Road to VR

In a new Virtual Reality Industry Report, Greenlight Insights forecasts modest VR industry growth in the short term, growing into a major global content marketplace by 2021. What’s Inside the Virtual Reality Industry Report: Spring 2017.

A Brief History of Virtual Reality at CES

Road to VR

Virtual reality has figured prominently at the event in recent years of course, quickly rising to become one of the shows hottest technologies. Vive’s entrance would help shape the conversation around what we should expect from consumer virtual reality throughout 2015 and beyond.

WEARVR LAUNCHES $10,000 VIRTUAL REALITY REMASTERED COMPETITION

Cats and VR

Cash prizes totalling $10,000 are on offer to the best Remastered virtual reality content submitted to the WEARVR app store before 1st May, 2018.

VR Experiences to Introduce Your Family to Virtual Reality Over Thanksgiving

Road to VR

The post VR Experiences to Introduce Your Family to Virtual Reality Over Thanksgiving appeared first on Road to VR. The turkey is in the oven, the cranberry sauce is in the can, and your VR setup is in the box ready to be shown off to the family at Thanksgiving.

Virtual Reality Headset History 2012 To 2018

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Over the last six years consumer VR products evolved considerably, with new capabilities added each year for developers to use in building virtual worlds.

Samsung Introduces Pro-focused ‘360 Round’ Camera for 4K 3D Livestreaming

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Announced at the Samsung Developer conference last week, the 360 Round is the company’s new camera for creating and streaming 4K 3D content. One-step stitching and control software, provided by Samsung, allows for 3D 360 livestreaming up to a claimed 4,096 × 2,048 at 30 FPS per eye.

A crazy night at the discotheque with the virtual reality app Beat Reality

The Ghost Howls

I’ve spent the last Saturday night in a real discotheque in Milan to make people try our virtual reality experience Beat Reality and I really had tons of fun. They also helped us in finding a girl that could help us in approaching people and making them try virtual reality.

Toronto’s First Virtual Reality Theatre

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Toronto is heading to the furious technology, thanks to a new virtual reality (VR) cinema that is slated to open up in July. And instead of sitting in the dark and watching movies, each audience member here will be given their own Samsung Gear VR headset to enjoy the show.

A Work in Progress: Virtual Reality

VRScout

On March 25th, 2014, many people were left scratching their heads: why did Facebook spend 2 billion dollars to acquire a Kickstarter funded virtual reality company called Oculus. Virtual reality has taken the world by storm. Samsung Gear VR expected 3.5

5 Windows VR Headsets Now Available for Pre-Order Including Samsung Odyssey

Road to VR

Since Microsoft provided its list of OEMs the same reference design, all of the available headsets except Samsung Odyssey follow the basic specs below. Samsung HMD Odyssey. Samsung HMD Odyssey Pre-order. Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset. HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset.

Virtual Reality Shopping Guide: 2017 Edition

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At the end of 2017 there are virtual reality headsets available powered by technology from some of the world’s largest tech companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, Sony, and Google. Unlike the failed 3D TVs of just a few years ago, these VR headsets convince your eyes and ears that you’re actually seeing and hearing a fantastic virtual world all around you. Mostly seated: Google Daydream / Samsung Gear VR.

Samsung Funds Episodic VR Videos, Filmmakers Use Company’s $10K ‘Round 360’ Camera

Road to VR

Samsung today launched ‘Pilot Season’, a new initiative aimed at putting original episodic VR video content into the Samsung VR Video service. Costing over $10K, the Samsung Round 360 boasts high-quality 3D 360-degree video captured via its 17-lens array.

The 2016 Virtual Reality Headset Shopping Guide

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Buying a virtual reality headset in 2016 is difficult, especially if you haven’t gotten hands-on time with the various systems. Unfortunately, if someone on your list has expressed interest in virtual reality, it is unlikely these kinds of headsets are going to blow them away. Here’s our guide to picking the right virtual reality headset this holiday. So all in all a full virtual reality system from Sony costs around $800.

Three Reasons Higher Education Has Embraced Virtual Reality

InstaVR

Virtual Reality has always been of interest to higher education. Below, we’ll delve into three reasons for the explosive growth of Virtual Reality in education over the last year. Virtual Reality also, when built properly, will be interactive.

Virtual Reality Takes On the VideoconferenceWith equipment for.

AllThingsVR

Virtual Reality Takes On the Videoconference With equipment for virtual-reality viewing now on the consumer market, public tech companies and venture capitalists are exploring possible applications in everything from videogames to medicine.

The World’s First Ballet Virtual Reality Premiere

VRScout

Dance is a natural fit for a virtual reality setting, as it is theatric by nature, and movement does well to keep and guide viewer attention, something that is a current challenge within the VR content creation space.

Facebook brings reactions to virtual reality

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Facebook reactions -- they're all the little emoticons you can "like" a Facebook post with, and as of this evening, they're now available in virtual reality. Archive facebook gear vr Samsung Gear VR virtual reality vr

Looking Back at Virtual Reality Over the Last 5 Years

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Back then, those of us who called ourselves ‘VR enthusiasts’ were just happily typing away our dreams in different forums [shoutout to the MTBS3D VR subsection], dreaming of the day we’d have the Holodeck, the Matrix, or whatever version of VR we each thought of as the “high standard” of a true virtual reality. We were supposed to get to the point where it feels as real as reality, and where VR could be something that we could just jack into whenever we pleased.

The World’s First Ballet Virtual Reality PremiereEnter.

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The World’s First Ballet Virtual Reality Premiere Enter Night Fall, created by VR company &samhound in collaboration with Dutch National Ballet and Samsung, a piece that promises to immerse audiences in dance story. ballet vr virtual reality

Virtual Reality Holiday Gift Guide 2017

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Lots of really interesting virtual worlds like Job Simulator and Fantastic Contraption require the Move controllers to play, and even games like Skyrim VR are better with hand controllers. Of the three major wired VR headsets, HTC Vive offers the greatest amount of freedom to explore a virtual world. These headsets range from $300-$500 and come from manufacturers including Lenovo , Acer , HP, Dell and Samsung. 500 Samsung.

NBC & Samsung Want To Broadcast The Olympics In Virtual Reality

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Before four years, virtual reality was a novelty concept on the verge of the tech and gaming worlds. NBC confirmed that it will stream 85 hours Rio de Janeiro Olympics in virtual reality, exclusively to Samsung Gear VR owners.

Virtual reality startup Vrse raises $12.56 million, changes name.

AllThingsVR

Virtual reality startup Vrse raises $12.56 million, changes name to Within Vrse , a startup building technology for delivering virtual reality video across platforms, is announcing today that it has raised $12.56 vrse virtual reality vr

Samsung Gear VR Install Base Has Passed 5 Million Headsets

Road to VR

Samsung confirms 5+ million Gear VR headsets are now in use worldwide, announced at their CES 2017 keynote. The full Samsung press conference can be watched here. The post Samsung Gear VR Install Base Has Passed 5 Million Headsets appeared first on Road to VR.

You Can Watch the Olympics in Virtual Reality

VRScout

For the first time, the Olympic Games will be available to watch in virtual reality. Only Samsung Galaxy smartphones compatible with Gear VR will be able to access the VR content section of the NBC Sports app. Image Credit: Samsung.

Virtual Reality 101: An Introduction to VRI first experienced.

AllThingsVR

Virtual Reality 101: An Introduction to VR I first experienced virtual reality (VR) in May 2015. How is it different from augmented reality (AR)? And what’s this new “Mixed Reality” term that’s popped up all of a sudden? vr virtual reality

Virtual Reality Porn is HereEveryone knew it was coming, and.

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Virtual Reality Porn is Here Everyone knew it was coming, and some manufacturers have already said they didn’t care ; but perhaps earlier than anyone expected, the first dedicated virtual reality porn scene from an established adult entertainment brand is here.

What a Netflix Video Store Looks Like in Virtual Reality

VRScout

These three developers created a virtual Netflix video rental store and we just had flash backs. But now we are in the time of VR, where anything is possible and whatever you want to create or do can all probably be done in a virtual world.