Apple Embraces VR: Every Virtual Reality Announcement From Today’s WWDC Keynote

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At Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference today, the company made a major shift in their embrace of virtual reality with several new VR announcements during the event’s opening keynote. Today marks a major shift in Apple’s public support for virtual reality.

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NSA Spies via Virtual Reality?

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Mr. Taylor says that NSA has been communicating with him since 2006, and alleges that NSA personnel has threatened to kill him, insulted him, made racial remarks to him, and engaged in various nonconsensual sex acts with him via Virtual Reality.

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‘Tron’ Star Jeff Bridges Thinks ‘Tron 3’ Should be the “first virtual reality movie”

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Speaking on an Entertainment Weekly radio show to be aired on August 15th, actor Jeff Bridges, star of Tron (1982) and sequel Tron: Legacy (2010) , suggested that a third Tron feature should be “the first virtual reality movie.”

GE Opens Virtual Reality Lab

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Behind the flurry of global marketing campaigns, the organisation is evolving into a contemporary digital workspace, and the Virtual Reality (VR) lab is one such example. The post GE Opens Virtual Reality Lab appeared first on VR Guru.

Facebook Launches React VR to Let Devs Extend the Web into Virtual Reality

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What Virtual Reality Means For Marketers

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When new technology is introduced, businesses are never quite sure how to react. In 2008, marketing agencies were inundated with app requests from clients claiming ‘we want to be on the App store.’ Wanting to be first but not quite sure what they wanted, or why.

5 Revolutionary Educational and Professional Uses for Virtual Reality

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Spider-Man Comes To Virtual Reality

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– and swing through the air in a faceoff with The Vulture,” said Jake Zim, Senior Vice President, Virtual Reality at Sony Pictures in a statement. “It’s It’s every fan’s fantasy turned into virtual reality.”.

4 Virtual Reality Desktops For Vive and Rift Compared

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But if desktop productivity in VR is your main objective, you’ll want a virtual reality desktop that’s built around that task. Virtual Desktop. Feature Virtual Reality Software

‘President of Virtual Reality’ Plans to Create 300,000 VR Jobs

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According to multiple market analysts , the virtual reality industry will grow into a business worth hundreds of billions of dollars by 2020, and we’ve already seen a massive uptick in VR developer jobs in recent years.

eBay and Myer Launch World’s First Virtual Reality Store

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Myer and eBay have launched a virtual reality department store in which shoppers can browse and buy items by simply looking at them. The post eBay and Myer Launch World’s First Virtual Reality Store appeared first on VR Guru.

Future of Virtual Reality is Filled With Promise

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Virtual reality hardly came onto the market with the splash that many had predicted, especially given its considerable hype. The post Future of Virtual Reality is Filled With Promise appeared first on VR Guru.

HTC Announces $10 Billion Virtual Reality Venture Capital Alliance

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Taiwanese device maker HTC launched a consortium that pulls together 28 of the world’s largest VC firms, with a focus on virtual reality (VR), setting aside $10 billion of investible capital. News HTC Vive mwc shanghai venture capital virtual reality vr funding vrvc

How to win at virtual reality marketing

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Low-cost virtual reality viewers — some made out of cardboard — are a minimal investment from consumer standpoint or from a company who would like to distribute their virtual reality experiences themselves. (Image courtesy Volvo Car USA.).

Andy Murray Aces His First Virtual Reality Wimbledon Tennis Experience

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AltspaceVR To Host World’s First Virtual Reality Wedding

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This is, after all, uncharted territory, and the law often takes a while to catch up with technology so we’ll eventually have to wrap our heads around how exactly this is going to change relationships in the virtual age.

HBO’s Westworld Makes Virtual Reality Debut

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You may never come back from this virtual ride. Virtual reality was the first thing that came to mind after seeing the mysterious trailer for HBO’s Westworld back in June. A virtual host explains there are “no rules” in Westworld and proceeds to hand you a gun.

How Virtual Reality Can Assist the Elderly

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Among the many new technologies on the market, virtual reality offers plenty of possibilities for exploration as it can be used in different industries including senior care. They can either be connected directly to the wearable or wirelessly to render virtual reality images.

Google Lays Foundation For Virtual Reality Killer App: Chrome

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Above: A virtual coaster Chrome experiment running in the Safari browser on an iPhone. The post Google Lays Foundation For Virtual Reality Killer App: Chrome appeared first on UploadVR.

Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ Debuts Virtual Reality Pictionary Segment with ‘Tilt Brush’

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NBC’s popular late night talk show The Tonight Show with host Jimmy Fallon has debuted a new segment called Virtual Reality Pictionary which uses the HTC Vive and Google’s Tilt Brush VR paint app.

Community Download: Does Virtual Reality Live Up To The Hype?

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Chinese Juggernaut Alibaba Spearheading Virtual Reality Shopping

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SPACES and Songcheng Form $30 Million Joint Venture to Bring Mixed and Virtual Reality to China

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Virtual reality will thrill visitors to mainland China’s most popular theme parks under a groundbreaking $30 million joint venture announced today between SPACES Inc. Songcheng-SPACES also plans to build unique, standalone virtual reality attractions and parks throughout China.

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OSVR Co-founder on the Future of Open Source Virtual Reality

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An avalanche of new virtual reality devices has arrived. Continue Reading on Page 2 >> The post OSVR Co-founder on the Future of Open Source Virtual Reality appeared first on Road to VR. OSVR is an open source software platform and VR headset.

Applying Cognitive Science Research to Virtual Reality User Experiences

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Azad Balabanian is the co-host of the ResearchVR podcast where he discusses the latest cognitive science research that applies to virtual reality with fellow cognitive scientists Petr Legkov and Krzysztof Izdebski.

Your Virtual Reality Event Guide to Sundance

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1:00pm – Your Next Steps in Virtual Reality ( 500 Main St ). The post Your Virtual Reality Event Guide to Sundance appeared first on VRScout. 2017 Sundance Film Festival kicks of this week and it won’t be without VR.

See This Famous Masterpiece Recreated in Virtual Reality

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This time, however, we’re swapping the emotionally confused adolescent for the immersive power of virtual reality. Today is Sunday. Speaking of Sundays, the most famous work by the French post-impressionist, Georges Seurat is titled A Sunday on La Grande Jatte.

Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets

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Microsoft unveiled their vision of a mixed reality world today at Computex in Taipei. . When Microsoft first announced their HoloLens augmented reality headset, they also showed off their Windows Holographic platform, which let developers build Windows 10 apps and experiences for the device.

How Virtual Reality Could Revolutionize The Real Estate Industry

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As the technology approaches ubiquitous and the cost of engineering these experiences comes down, the prevalence of the virtual tours is expected to rise. Peter Alden, VP of Sales for Floored, tells me that Virtual Reality was a very natural vertical for them.

The Story of Your Life is a Virtual Reality

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Right now, I’m most excited about the ways it’s causing us to reflect on the very notion of reality. What is Reality? VR has already begun to help us analyze the ways we construct our own realities. The expression “Virtual Reality” is, in its way, redundant.

Google Earth Lets You Explore the Planet in Virtual Reality

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Thanks to virtual reality, that same sense of awareness and connection is available to all of us. The post Google Earth Lets You Explore the Planet in Virtual Reality appeared first on VRScout. Google Earth is now available for the HTC Vive.

Silicon Valley Season 4 May Focus On Virtual Reality

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The trailer for the fourth season of HBO’s Silicon Valley is out and it looks like Pied Piper’s technology might be used to improve virtual reality.

Kaleidoscope Launches Funding Platform For Premium Virtual Reality Content

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Even when René Pinnell launched Kaleidoscope’s virtual reality festival in 2015, his vision had always been to build a funding platform to help independent VR creators and studios raise money for their original VR projects. There is money to be made by investing in virtual reality.

Storytelling in Virtual Reality: A Starter's Guide

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For the first time since the creation of motion pictures, a new medium of storytelling is being built: virtual reality. As it stands currently within the realm of virtual reality, anything goes. All around us, virtual reality is gearing up to be 'the next best thing.'

Why Smells Are So Difficult To Simulate For Virtual Reality

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How do you think virtual reality will improve over the next few years? You’re probably hoping for better ways to see, hear and touch virtual worlds. By the time you smell smoke, you may have already moved away from a fire in the virtual world.

3 Reasons WebVR Is The Future of Virtual Reality

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‘Fallout 4? and ‘Doom’ Are “just the beginning of Bethesda’s future in virtual reality”

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” said Pete Hines, Bethesda’s VP of Marketing, after revealing that an incarnation of Fallout 4 (2015) and Doom (2016) are in development for virtual reality on the HTC Vive. “Weren’t expecting that were you?”

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.

NBC Orders Pilot for New Drama About Virtual Reality

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TV is no stranger to virtual reality. NBC has officially ordered a pilot for a new TV series based around the launch of an advanced virtual reality program that inevitably goes haywire. While the idea of ‘virtual reality gone wrong’ isn’t exactly a fresh concept (i.e

Steven Spielberg-backed Virtual Reality Company Raises $23 Million

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You may not have heard of The Virtual Reality Company yet, but you wouldn’t have heard of Universal Studios or Disney before watching one of the films made by those companies. The post Steven Spielberg-backed Virtual Reality Company Raises $23 Million appeared first on UploadVR.