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VR advertising SDK is now available for developers

VR advertising SDK is now available for developers

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by

Vertebrae, the native advertising platform for VR and mobile AR, has released from private beta version 1.0 of its software development kit (SDK). The drag-and-drop SDK allows VR developers to unlock numerous monetization options, affording an expansive mix of immersive ways publishers and brands can advertise natively in VR without disrupting people’s experience. ...

Bringing LEGO minifigures to life using AR and emotion recognition

Bringing LEGO minifigures to life using AR and emotion recognition

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 by

Goran Vuksic, an iOS developer for Tattoodo, has made a unique new application that is helping make childhood dreams come alive. The app uses emotional AI and Augmented Reality SDK's that help transform miniature LEGO characters into interactive models. The project responds to a user's facial features by analyzing and projecting the user's current mood onto the LEGO cha...

Why virtual reality might not become reality for online casinos

Why virtual reality might not become reality for online casinos

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by

The online casino industry is no stranger to innovation. Every year, gambling industry conferences are wowed with demonstrations of new technologies, and bold claims about the future of the industry. In a number of cases, these developments do make it through to the mainstream,changing the face of the industry forever. Novelties like mobile gaming and live dealer games ...

Experience severe weather in VR with new app from AccuWeather

Experience severe weather in VR with new app from AccuWeather

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by

AccuWeather announced the launch of the new virtual reality application, AccuWeather - Weather for Life for Samsung Gear VR, allowing users to and interact with exclusive 360-degree video content, weather information, and updates in revolutionary new ways. The new app gives users an additional platform to access the most personalized, localized weather information. ...

Robo Recall is now free on Oculus Touch

Robo Recall is now free on Oculus Touch

Monday, March 06, 2017 by

During their annual “State of Unreal” session at GDC 2017, Epic Games announced that their fully featured virtual reality shooter, Robo Recall, is now available for free on Oculus Touch! In a surprise move, Epic also revealed the Robo Recall Mod Kit, a native mod editor for the game in which new maps, characters and weapons can be added to the full game experience. The ...

VR tech to be used at this years BT Sport Industry Awards

VR tech to be used at this years BT Sport Industry Awards

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Laduma’s Virtual Reality technology will be at the heart of this year’s BT Sport Industry Awards with the Official Shortlist set to be revealed in a way never seen before. Each of those shortlisted in 15 categories will experience a bespoke and immersive piece of VR on a custom, branded cardboard VR headset.“We’ve seen some fantastic use of VR within the sport industry ...

Drag and drop app building platform now includes VR/AR elements

Drag and drop app building platform now includes VR/AR elements

Sunday, February 05, 2017 by

Appy Pie, a cloud-based mobile application builder platform, has announced the integration of their newest virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) features into their no-code platform, allowing small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) to easily integrate immersive technology into their apps, further enhancing the user experience. That means that there is nothing...

VR content company brings NFL Denver Broncos closer to fans

VR content company brings NFL Denver Broncos closer to fans

Friday, February 03, 2017 by

Laduma a 3D, 360° content company has partnered with the current Super Bowl champions Denver Broncos to give their fans an up-close, behind the scenes, virtual reality experience featuring their sporting heroes. Fans will see their team like never before, from walking out next to them onto the pitch, to soaking up the pre-game atmosphere, they will be truly immersed by ...

Virtual reality gambling expected to grow 800 percent by 2021

Virtual reality gambling expected to grow 800 percent by 2021

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by

How virtual reality will transport casino players and their friends to exciting locations for their online gambling experience.With the advances in technology and the corresponding growth in interest from major key players, VR is now in a position where the market can finally take off. Juniper released its study late last year into augmented reality across multi platfor...

VR gaming growth to explode by 2020

VR gaming growth to explode by 2020

Monday, January 09, 2017 by

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Virtual Reality in Gaming Market 2016-2020" report to their offering.The report forecasts the global VR in gaming market to grow at a compound annual growth rate(CAGR) of 84.4% during the period 2016-2020.The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global VR in gaming market for 20...

VR First says universities everywhere are adopting VR / AR

VR First says universities everywhere are adopting VR / AR

Friday, January 06, 2017 by

As more universities use VR and AR, it could help guide the future of developer learning courseware.The latest research from VR First presented at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with the support of the CONTEXT and IEEE Digital Senses Initiative, reveals an increase in VR/AR adoption at universities worldwide in 2016, highlighting the early impact of VR First's acad...

Moverio BT300 Developer Edition released for developing AR apps

Moverio BT300 Developer Edition released for developing AR apps

Friday, January 06, 2017 by

Create AR apps, including DJI drone apps, with the Epson Moverio BT-300 developer edition smart eyewear kit.Epson, providers of the Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart eyewear platform, has announced the immediate availability of its Moverio BT-300 Developer Edition. The new AR platform is designed for software developers creating new experiences in augmented...

How one company can improve your social interaction through VR

How one company can improve your social interaction through VR

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 by

Virtual Reality(VR) was the latest and greatest concept of 2016, but Christmas shopping reports of 2016 saw that the VR industry underperformed its predictions. Because VR is still in its infancy, many companies, who have lagged behind, are scrambling to make more realistic content for users to provide the best possible experiences. But let's face it, in VR every detail...

Finch Shift VR Kit to accelerate consumers' interest to virtual reality

Finch Shift VR Kit to accelerate consumers' interest to virtual reality

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 by

In spite of billions of dollars invested in virtual reality startups, current market demand for VR gadgets is significantly below earlier predictions. The industry experts see the mobile VR segment as the key to the doors to virtual reality consumer adoption. Tractica researchers forecast global sales of smartphone-powered VR devices to reach 323 million units between 2...

The VR emersion trailer of your dreams

The VR emersion trailer of your dreams

Friday, December 23, 2016 by

Jeff Hake, founder and Chief Executive Officer of JNT Company in Manhattan, Kansas has built a Virtual Reality InMotion simulator.Hake relocated to Manhattan in 2006 and began his career as a Networking Systems Analyst with Morgan Keegan and then with Kansas State University before founding JNT. The company first started as a side project in February of 2008 but by Sept...

VRTrek Library to help developers reduce VR latency

VRTrek Library to help developers reduce VR latency

Thursday, December 22, 2016 by

Latency is one of the biggest challenges in the burgeoning Virtual Reality (VR) industry. While wearing a VR Head Mounted Display (HMD), people notice even the smallest of delays between what's displayed at the screen and what the brain expects. Until now, there has not been a professional latency measurement tool that works across different HMDs and applications.Basema...

Okularion: The first VR and AR headset in one

Okularion: The first VR and AR headset in one

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by

HKLA Studio has released Okularion, the first standalone wireless mixed reality (virtual reality and augmented reality) headset on the market. The headset is available through a Kickstarter campaign for a special early bird pricing of $200 and will retail under $300, including two controllers. Okularion is designed to allow the user the freedom to experience AR and VR w...

Celeno and NGCodec join forces for zero latency VR

Celeno and NGCodec join forces for zero latency VR

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by

Celeno Communications have joined forces to deliver a wireless virtual reality (VR) solution.At the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, experts from both companies will showcase NGCodec's zero latency RealityCodec H.265/HEVC video compression technology running over Celeno's 802.11ac 5GHz Wi-Fi link for VR applications—the world's first demo of ...

The exploratory research to see how VR can help children with Cerebral Palsy

The exploratory research to see how VR can help children with Cerebral Palsy

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by

Design Interactive, Inc. has announced that it received an Early-concept Grant for Exploratory Research by the National Science Foundation to use VR to help children with Cerebral Palsy. The grant falls under the NSF's General & Age Related Disabilities Engineering program that supports research that will lead to the development of new technologies, devices, or soft...

Strategy Analytics releases VR Apps Data Nov 2016

Strategy Analytics releases VR Apps Data Nov 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by

Strategy Analytics tracks the apps available across the dedicated VR app stores for Samsung GearVR, Oculus Rift, and the VR apps available on Steam. Data collected from the storefronts at the end of November 2016 was analyzed in the report "VR Apps Data Nov 2016: Games and Education Top App Categories in VR App Stores." Unsurprising, games is the top apps category acros...

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