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A ‘Wright Brothers Moment’ for Mobile? NYT VR Wins a Grand Prix at Cannes

CANNES, France—Virtual reality has been a major a theme at this year's Cannes Lions festival—and indeed, in the advertising and media world writ …

First standalone VRDC debuts in November, call for talks now open

Great news, VR enthusiasts: GDC organizers are proud to announce that the first ever standalone Virtual Reality Developers Conference, the premier …

This Is Officially the Best City in the World for Women Entrepreneurs

When Aquila Leon-Soon was in the early stages of launching her startup, she was rejected for a loan by three different banks.<p>She also knew that …

VR skateboarding at E3

I’ve been skateboarding for longer than I care mention, and I still had to hold onto the damn railings. I’m going to blame it on the screwy sense of orientation one experiences in virtual reality, but it probably owes just as much to my fear of falling off a mechanical skateboard simulator in the …

Tap Into Free, Cheap, and Easy Visual Marketing Tools [Infographic]

Marketing that looks attractive is, well… attractive. Go figure.<p>So part of the formula for doing right in the digital domain is injecting useful eye …

9 Data Points That Show How Marketers Are Using Snapchat

New York-based L2 researches emerging social platforms, and we asked the company to pull numbers for our June 13 cover story about Snapchat. Due to …

8 Instagram Tools to Create, Manage, and Analyze Your Marketing Results

Are you ready to improve your Instagram marketing? Wondering which tools can help you? To build a successful Instagram marketing presence, you need …

Marketing

Here's everything we just learned about the PlayStation 4 VR headset

Sony just dropped a bombshell about its PlayStation VR helmet.<p>The helmet, which works with every PS4, will launch on October 13 for $399. By the end of 2016, Sony says 50 games will support VR on the PS4.<p>At its E3 presser, Sony also showed some pretty great looking games as part of this …

Virtual Reality

11 Ways Virtual Reality Will Dramatically Change the Business World

Between sitting down with team members who are halfway across the world and allowing customers to try out your product before they buy it, here are 11 ways virtual reality is expected to dramatically change the way we do business.<p>A. Richer Entertainment Experiences<p>ZinePak is already using augmented …

Meet the top 100 business visionaries creating value for the world

At Business Insider, we believe capitalism can and should be a force for good. With this inaugural edition of <b>Business Insider 100: The Creators</b>, we are celebrating leaders who embody this spirit.<p>Many rankings focus only on those who have achieved great financial success. Our CEO Henry Blodget sums …

Startups

Inside the ‘world’s first HoloLens class’: UW computer science students show mixed reality projects

What happens when a group of talented computer science students at the University of Washington get to play with a HoloLens device for 10 weeks as …

Forge your own reality with Valve's free VR toolkit

To encourage some aspiring VR world builders, Valve is releasing a free set of virtual reality creation software called Destinations Workshop. Included in the bundle are the same Source 2 engine tools that Valve uses in-house and example maps designed to help creators learn how to use them.<p>"Content …

Google really likes making things out of cardboard

Google's foray into virtual reality has involved a lot of heavy-duty paper, and even its fancy new hardware for VR is no exception. Google VP of Virtual Reality Clay Bavor tweeted a picture of an early controller prototype for the company's Android-based VR platform, Daydream, and as you can see, …

Meet the duo who left DreamWorks for their own virtual reality startup

It's not just the technology that needs to grow up; it's also the storytelling tools.<p>Brad Herman has been waiting for virtual reality to become actual reality for a really long time.<p>He played with the early Disney Quest virtual reality amusement park ride as a teenager in the mid-1990s and was …

360-degree camera maker Jeffrey Martin talks about what it takes to film for VR

This week on the Technotopia podcast I interviewed Jeffrey Martin, the creator of 360Cities and the maker of the Sphericam. Martin is a skilled 360-degree camera operator and has created amazing panoramas of cities around the world.<p>“I’ve been working with VR since the days of CRT monitors,” he said …

7 Valuable Lessons About VR and AR for Healthcare and Education

We’ve seen VR help save a baby’s life, help cure isolation in hospital patients, and even deal with PTSD in military veterans. It’s a diverse and …

Virtual fantasy planned on a grand scale at Guizhou theme park - Business

Plans have been unveiled for a groundbreaking virtual-reality theme park where visitors can find themselves immersed in a world living with aliens, …

Virtual Reality

Time Machine VR Review

A virus is spreading across the world infecting all in its path. Millions are dead. This pandemic is referred to as the ‘Jurassic flu’ named for the …

Virtual Reality

A fake VR product made strung-out workers think they were in nature — and people wanted to buy it

Connie Tsang/Situation Lab<p>Imagine during work, when you're feeling the walls are caving in on you, that you can just run to the woods. No packing, no …

Virtual Reality

IMAX Plans to Open Six VR Theaters This Year

<b>IMAX is hoping to bring virtual reality into the mainstream and is partnering with Starbreeze and Google to make it happen.</b><p>Following IMAX’s Google VR …

The Netherlands is a serious hotbed for virtual reality content

The Netherlands is already known as an innovation hub. Indeed, this past April the European Commission awarded the European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) to Amsterdam.<p>The country has built an outstanding infrastructure for facilitating innovation. The government has made it easy and affordable …

Virtual Reality

Create your own Time Lord adventures with the Doctor Who: Comic Creator

In order to unlock and insert additional props, effects, and characters into your comic, a trip to the store is required to purchase the …

Google’s vision for VR: Bringing high-end VR to the masses

With Daydream VR finally out in the open, Google’s vision for virtual reality is slowly coming into focus. What Google is aspiring to do with Daydream shouldn’t come as much of a surprise: Google wants VR to be high-quality, affordable and mobile.<p>One of the key terms coming up in Google’s talks on …

Online Harassment and Trolling in Virtual Spaces

During Google’s Daydream Labs presentation at Google I/O, they discussed how to deal with different types of trolling behaviors. Suzanne Leibrick is …

Magic Leap Is Suing Two Former Employees, Here Are The Court Docs

Magic Leap is suing two former employees for breach of contract, alleging the former vice presidents violated intellectual property agreements and …

6 Things to Know about How to Use iPhone VR Headsets

While Apple made a big splash announcing ARKit at WWDC 2017, indicating a focus on augmented reality rather than virtual reality on the iPhone, that doesn't mean we should give up our iPhone VR dreams. So far, the best VR headsets have been for Android phones and PCs, such as Google's DaydreamView …

Virtual Reality

Knocki Turns Any Flat Surface Into a User Interface

A Texas-based startup is living the dream thanks to a successful campaign on Kickstarter. The company is trying to manufacture a new consumer …

DevOps

How JCPenney And Pinterest Are Trying To Update The Humble Shopping Mall

Using Pinterest, JCPenney is showcasing products and styles inside their mall-based stores

J.C. Penney

Email List-Building Strategies One Tech Founder Used to Earn 75K+ Subscribers

Edgar's Founder Laura Roeder has put the company's focus on growing its email list. Discover her process and tactics that produced successful results.<p>Edgar, a software tool for social media, has an email list with more than 75,000 subscribers. That's thanks, in part, to Founder Laura Roeder's …