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Take A Guided VR Tour Of Germany’s Last Industrial Coal Mine

<b>Photogrammetry and volumetric VR preserve every detail of this historic mining operation in Ruhr, Germany.</b>Available for free via SteamVR, the …

Mining

How VR Can Help Surgeons Hone Their Craft

<b>FundamentalVR’s low-cost simulation education could take the medical field by storm.</b><p>For the past 150 years, surgeons across the globe have been …

Virtual Reality

FREAKING OUT in Minecraft VR - Space Force

Virtual Reality

Nickelodeon Debuts Mixed Reality Competition Series ‘Slimezone VR Showdown’

<b>Nick Entertainment Lab’s social VR experience gets a competitive twist in this four-episode digital series.</b>Available to the public now at IMAX VR …

Nickelodeon

Oculus Rift Now Compatible With Viveport & Viveport Subscription

<b>Starting today, developers can display their Viveport titles as Rift-compatible, with full consumer support starting September 4th.</b>With nearly 500 VR …

Virtual Reality

MLB Holds First 'Home Run Derby VR Little League Challenge'

<b>ESPN3 broadcasted New England’s victory against Japan live in Little League International’s first ever virtual home run derby tournament.</b>ESPN3 was …

HTC Vive

Alibaba Is Using AR To Change The Shopping Experience

<b>Alibaba is launching Taobao Buy, a new shopping experience that uses AR technology to bring 3D versions of products into the real world</b>.E-commerce …

eCommerce

Steve-O Stars In VR Miniseries ‘Headset Hotshots’

<b>The modern day daredevil takes his signature brand of stunts to VR in this action-packed YouTube miniseries.</b> When it was first announced that …

Virtual Reality

You Can Now Watch The BBC Proms Music Festival In VR

<b>The world’s largest classical music festival is embraces virtual reality.</b> For the first time this summer, the BBC Proms are holding an event entirely …

Virtual Reality

Seven VR Titles Nominated At This Year’s Emmy Awards

<b>VR continues its mainstream invasion as a new pack of virtual content makes its way to the prestigious award ceremony.</b>This September the Primetime …

Virtual Reality

Beat Saber Tournament Looks To Become World’s Largest VR Arcade Event

<b>Over 120 arcades have signed on to participate in Virtual Athletics League’s upcoming International Beat Saber Tournament.</b>Since its official release …

Virtual Reality

Artist’s AR Exhibit Shows Two Sides Of The Same Reality

<b>Adobe’s artist in residence explains how augmented reality proved to be the perfect medium to express herself.</b> Growing up as a Chinese immigrant in …

Augmented Reality

Austin's Rapidly Growing VR Community

<b>Does Austin have the largest VR community outside of Los Angeles?</b>This was a question I asked myself several times last summer before moving. I was …

AltspaceVR Releases New World-Building Kits

<b>Microsoft just announced new tools to make it easier for users to build and share their own virtual spaces.</b>In a virtual Town Hall today, AltspaceVR …

Augmented Reality

Oculus & Chloë Grace Moretz Serve Up A Six-Course VR Meal

<b>Facebook’s Oculus teams up with actress Chloë Grace Moretz for an “omakase” dinner straight out of science fiction.</b><p>On July 31st, a group of lucky …

Virtual Reality

Developer Teases AR Functionality For The Apple Watch

<b>Apple’s popular smartwatch is even cooler with high-quality augmented widgets powered by ARKit.</b>When he’s not delivering expert-level gestures and …

Augmented Reality

Magic Leap One Available For Purchase, Starting At $2,295

<b>Magic Leap’s computer vision headset is now on sale in cities across the U.S.</b><p>December of last year U.S. startup Magic Leap first unveiled its …

Augmented Reality

Lufthansa Airlines Uses VR To Give Flyers A Glass Bottom Airplane Experience

<b>Lufthansa partners with 3Spin to deliver a unique VR experience featuring 3D maps of mountain tops, lakes, and cities, all in real-time.</b><p><i>‘Ladies and</i> …

Virtual Reality

Man Loses 138 Pounds Following Beat Saber Workout Routine

<b>A dedicated VR gamer has developed a 30 minute workout routine using Beat Saber and the results are promising.</b><p>After an unfortunate series of car …

Workouts

Rapper 2 Chainz Tries $3 Million Children’s VR Experience

<b>Watch the host of Viceland’s ‘Most Expensivest’ go hands on with a 12-minute VR movie with haptic feedback.</b>If you’re unfamiliar with the Viceland …

Virtual Reality

Prototype Backpack Features Robotic Limbs Controlled Remotely In VR

<b>Project Fusion’s VR-controlled robot arms could revolutionize remote collaboration.</b>As part of an ongoing effort to create a real-life Dr. Octopus, …

Robotics

Japanese Students Develop VR Recreation Of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing

<b>Experience life in Hiroshima before, during, and after nuclear warfare decimated the famous Japanese city.</b><p>On August 6th, 1945, at 8:15 in the …

Hiroshima

‘Electronauts’ Is A Surreal VR Music Production Tool For Any Skill Level

<b>Survios enlists the help of EDM’s biggest names for this mind-bending musical experience.</b>Thanks to the success of both Raw Data and Sprint Vector, …

HTC Vive

VR Docu-Series Explores The Lives Of Chimps Freed From Research Labs

<b>Follow former medical chimpanzees, Hercules and Leo, as they leave isolated captivity and step outdoors for the very first time.</b><p>During 2009 two …

Virtual Reality

Lockheed Martin Is Manufacturing Spacecrafts With The Help Of AR

<b>Lockheed Martin is using AR to build NASA’s Orion spacecraft on their mission to Mars.</b>Lockheed Martin Corp’s engineers thoroughly understand the of …

Employment

Nickelodeon In Development Of VR/AR Animated Series ‘Meet The Voxels’

<b>Nickelodeon’s Entertainment Lab sets its sights on their first VR/AR animated sitcom using virtual cinema technology.</b>With a second screen AR …

Virtual Reality

Disney Animation’s First VR Project ‘Cycles’ Debuts Next Month

<b>The VR short will take us beyond life as we know it.</b>After nearly a decade of animated short films, this year Disney will premier its first ever …

Virtual Reality

Creators Of Arizona Sunshine Launch Location-Based VR Studio

<b>Vertigo Games announces their new publishing company, Vertigo Arcades, alongside a location-based release of Arizona Sunshine.</b> As location-based (LB) …

YouTube VR Creator Lab is Coming to London - VRScout

<b>YouTube’s 3-month workshop heads to Europe for the first time.</b>Since launching the VR Creator Lab alongside YouTube last year, we’ve seen some of the …

Los Angeles

‘Pixel Ripped 1989’ Is A Nostalgia-Fueled VR Joyride Through Time

<b>Relive the early days of gaming in this multidimensional experience that blends classic video games with modern VR technology.</b>It takes a lot of guts …

Virtual Reality