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Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Types

Secret Location Expands Vusr Distribution Platform For VR Apps

October 3, 2017

Via: UploadVR

The virtual reality industry is fragmented. Secret Location, a VR tech company, wants to address that with Vusr, a white-label distribution platform for VR apps. It’s getting an update that makes it easier to publish, distribute, and monetize 360-degree video […]


Challenges, Trends

BBC Bets Big On VR With Reality Labs Initiative

September 8, 2017

Via: UploadVR

The BBC is no stranger to virtual reality. The research and development division of the media giant has been testing and experimenting with VR and 360 content for over five years. Apparently, there’s something promising in these VR dalliances, because […]


Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Trends, Types

Sensics Releases High Resolution VR Headset Built Specially for Arcades and Theme Parks

August 30, 2017

Via: Road to VR

Sensic, a long-time player in virtual reality and co-founder of OSVR, finally released their VR headset destined to make its way to public venues such as theme parks and arcades. Teasing the project late last year, the enterprise-facing headset is […]


Innovations, Trends

UPS adds VR to driver training to simulate road conditions, hazards

August 15, 2017

Via: ZDNet

United Parcel Service said it will train student delivery drivers with virtual reality headsets to simulate city driving conditions. These headsets, designed to help drivers spot road hazards, will be deployed for training in September at nine Integrad facilities. Integrad […]


Vendors & Products

VR Testing Firm Fishbowl Expands into Augmented Reality

August 9, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Virtual reality consultancy and testing firm Fishbowl has told UploadVR they have expanded their services to include augmented reality testing. The company produced their first AR usability test with INKHUNTER, an application that allows users to see how a tattoo might look on […]


Predictions, Trends

Europe’s VR Sector Has Grown To Nearly 487 Companies

August 7, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Europe’s virtual reality economy continues to expand at a remarkable pace despite some overall skepticism about the technology, according to the second European Virtual Reality landscape released by The Venture Reality Fund and Belgium’s LucidWeb. The report identified 487 virtual […]


Innovations, Trends

New VR Exhibits On Show At The Shard In London

July 31, 2017

Via: UploadVR

The tallest building in the United Kingdom, The Shard, now offers a VR experienceon its viewing platform. Developed by VR firm Happy Finish and using the Oculus Rift, visitors can experience a roller coaster-like corkscrew slide at 100 miles-per-hour that will take them […]


Predictions, Trends

3 Reasons Why the Finance Industry Needs VR

July 28, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Virtual reality provides an unmatched ability to interact with financial information like never before. The finance industry is one of the most data-driven trades, and by visualizing and analyzing data in VR, early adopters can get a leg up on […]


Innovations, Trends

Models of Consciousness Transformation & Unlocking Latent Human Potentials with VR

July 27, 2017

Via: Road to VR

The Institute of Noetic Sciences was founded by Apollo 14 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell after he had a mystical experience on the way back from being the sixth man to walk on the moon. After finding a description of his spiritual awakening […]


Vendors & Products

Virtual, augmented reality developers gravitate to HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

June 22, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Augmented reality and virtual reality developers want more standards and prefer to develop for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, according to a survey of 600 professionals. The VR/AR Innovation Report surveyed 600 professionals developing virtual, augmented, and mixed reality experiments. […]