• Deluxe VR offers creative services for virtual reality productions

    Deluxe VR offers creative services for virtual reality productions

    The Los Angeles-based company offers end-to-end production in entertainment, promotional, and enterprise applications, and now it will showcase several VR projects and services from the new VR division at the National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas this week.“We’ve invested heavily in laying a strong technical foundation for our proprietary VR workflows and in building a dedicated VR team, with the ability to leverage the artistic and technical talent of Deluxe companies worldwide, to handle projects of any complexity and scale.
  • Outlyer Technologies’ Advrtas brings ads to virtual reality

    Outlyer Technologies’ Advrtas brings ads to virtual reality

    Outlyer Technologies is announcing its Advrtas platform today, which enables the creation of interactive ads in virtual reality.The ad technology enables the development and distribution of fully interactive 360-degree advertising.
  • This flying saucer is Facebook’s virtual reality 360-degree camera

    This flying saucer is Facebook’s virtual reality 360-degree camera

    The Facebook Surround 360 camera solves a problem that few folks who have their own VR headsets experience.The camera films 360-degree videos, which are then viewable with a VR headset.
  • Zuckerberg: Future VR and AR gadgets will look like ordinary glasses

    Zuckerberg: Future VR and AR gadgets will look like ordinary glasses

    It finally launched the Oculus Rift VR headset on March 28.And the Samsung Gear VR, a mobile VR device powered by Oculus, debuted back in November.
  • How Rothenberg Ventures got ahead of the VR investing craze

    How Rothenberg Ventures got ahead of the VR investing craze

    That’s a very difficult problem to solve, how you can understand where the individual in the VR environment is looking.They have their own headset– VB: So sort of like Google Trends with predictive abilities, but within VR?
  • Oculus VR’s Rift headset gets Roblox’s massive player-created gaming universe

    Oculus VR’s Rift headset gets Roblox’s massive player-created gaming universe

    “We have this vision, that over time, social play and great content will be the core of great VR,” Baszucki told GamesBeat.While Roblox already has “15 million experiences,” VR clearly benefits when developers build specifically for its quirks.
  • Naughty America tries to get VR porn just right

    Naughty America tries to get VR porn just right

    But Ian Paul, chief information officer for porn site Naughty America, told me in an interview that it’s actually pretty hard to get the first-person camera angle just right in a VR porn video.-based Naughty America started releasing VR versions of its videos last July, and it has 40 scenes available now.
  • The Foo Show is already exploring the future of virtual media

    The Foo Show is already exploring the future of virtual media

    But it’s also already changing virtual reality — and it could give us one of our first cyber stars.The Foo Show is a new virtual reality series that is going to kick into full, weekly production this summer, and it has me convinced that gaming isn’t the only form of entertainment that will thrive on this new platform.
  • Oculus Rift delays are hurting VR spending, but it’s not a long-term problem

    Oculus Rift delays are hurting VR spending, but it’s not a long-term problem

    This is due in large part to Oculus VR’s and HTC’s inability to keep up with consumer demand, which has led to delays in delivery dates from April to May or even June for many people who preordered the Rift.But despite this rough start, SuperData is still confident the VR industry will reach $22.
  • How European game developers view unpaid ‘crunch,’ diversity, and VR

    How European game developers view unpaid ‘crunch,’ diversity, and VR

    The Quo Vadis game development conference in Berlin has been good for judging the sentiment and state of the European game industry.As an example, the European developers I talked with have a very different view of “unpaid crunch time,” or forcing developers to work long hours to finish games on time.
  • 10 Tools To Bring Virtual Reality To Life

    10 Tools To Bring Virtual Reality To Life

    Here's a look at 10 tools that will shape that virtual world.Of all the virtual reality technology emerging from labs or on the horizon, Magic Leap appears to be the most mesmerizing.
  • Watch: Grab Your VR Headset and Watch This Tornado Chase

    Watch: Grab Your VR Headset and Watch This Tornado Chase

    I don’t typically watch YouTube videos worthy of sharing on this site, but with the popularity of VR (Virtual Reality) going on, I might as well share this one.Posted to the AccuWeather channel, a 360-camera (model unknown) is placed on the top of a vehicle which is in pursuit of the tornado.
  • Google I/O 2016: What To Expect

    Google I/O 2016: What To Expect

    , next door to Google's headquarters.Bloomberg is reporting that Google intends to expand Project Tango, its Android-based system for mapping indoor areas in three dimensions, by making Project Tango spatial maps shareable.
  • Google Confirms That It is Making a VR Headset for Daydream

    Google Confirms That It is Making a VR Headset for Daydream

    This morning, during the “VR at Google” session here at Google I/O, Google’s VP of virtual reality, Clay Bavor, confirmed that the company is making its own VR headset.During the session, Google also showed off the Daydream controller and how it will work in a virtual environment.
  • Google's Virtual Reality Vision Comes Into Focus

    Google's Virtual Reality Vision Comes Into Focus

    It's safe to say that Google has a vision for virtual reality that is coming into focus.The cheap, foldable VR viewer was Google's first real foray into VR from a hardware perspective.
  • Google Reportedly Still Working On Mixed VR, AR Headset

    Google Reportedly Still Working On Mixed VR, AR Headset

    An unnamed Google spokesman has told technology blog Engadget that the search giant is still working on a secretive device that would blur the boundaries between virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR).Citing unnamed sources within the company, the July 16 Engadget article stated that Google is still dedicated to a mixed VR and AR headset, but the company has changed tactics somewhat.
  • Google Reportedly Still Working On Mixed VR, AR Headset

    Google Reportedly Still Working On Mixed VR, AR Headset

    They are empowered While Google may be retooling its virtual reality roadmap, the company is still dedicated to producing a standalone headset that blends the boundaries between VR and augmented reality.An unnamed Google spokesman has told technology blog Engadget that the search giant is still working on a secretive device that would blur the boundaries between virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR).
  • Want ZTE To Build an Underwater VR Headset? Vote Now.

    Want ZTE To Build an Underwater VR Headset? Vote Now.

    Chinese electronics giant ZTE, maker of the Axon smartphone, has decided that crowdsourcing isn't just for startups.The winning design will get handed over to an exclusive team at ZTE to build, according to ZTE VP Jeff Yee, and it'll come out sometime next year.
  • Leap Motion Mobile Platform Embraces Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Leap Motion Mobile Platform Embraces Virtual and Augmented Reality

    The Leap Motion Mobile Platform, created specifically for untethered devices, promises to meet the next-generation needs of VR and AR users when it comes to tracking hand and finger movements."We needed to build a whole new Leap Motion sensor with higher performance and much lower power," he said.
  • Is the Smartphone Already Obsolete?

    Is the Smartphone Already Obsolete?

    The smartphone era turns 10 this year, but the next great form factor may be ready to take its place.Under his second tenure at Apple, the company had already managed the twin masterstrokes of reimagining consumer hardware design and reinventing the music industry.