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Virtual Reality (VR) News

TC Sessions AR/VR 2018
TechCrunch and UCLA’s The Anderson Venture Accelerator are hosting TC Sessions AR/VR 2018 conference in Los Angeles on October 18th. VR and AR supporters, leading industry experts, and start-up innovators will have a full day...
IdeaNova Brings Virtual Reality to Inflight Entertainment with Launch of INPLAY VR
IdeaNova, a leading provider of Inflight Entertainment (IFE), today announced the launch of INPLAY VR, a new multimedia player that brings Virtual Reality viewing to inflight entertainment. Now, airline passengers will be able to do...
Jaunt Acquires ‘Teleporter’ Volumetric Capture Technology and Engineering Team from Personify; Opens Chicago Office
Personify’s CTO and six-person team join Jaunt to continue enhancing the Jaunt XR Platform, a B2B solution for brands and publishers to create and distribute augmented, virtual, and mixed reality Jaunt Inc., the global partner of...
Sony’s New PS VR Bundles Pack Two Games Each
Sony is releasing two new PS VR bundles around the end of September. The good news here is that instead of the industry standard one game per pack, Sony decided to offer two games inside...
Despite Decline in VR Headset Shipments in Q2 2018, the Market Outlook Remains Positive
Worldwide shipments of virtual reality (VR) headsets were down 33.7% year over year in the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker. IDC...
Xbox VR Gaming Isn’t Happening Anytime Soon
In light of the recent Google pullout from the joint IMAX project, another VR hopeful comes to an abrupt end. Microsoft decided to discontinue plans of developing VR gaming support for its Xbox console. While...
Google Brings Virtual Reality Labs to STEM Students
Google keeps teaming up with cutting edge companies in the agenda to spread VR to different spheres of life. The latest partnership with Labster comes as a great boost to STEM students, particularly those who...
VR Camera Project from Google and IMAX Rolled Back
Just as we thought that the future has arrived, the clocks are now back to normal speed. The juicy partnership between Google and IMAX promised a groundbreaking 3D virtual reality technology to be built from...
Walmart Set to Enter the Virtual Reality Shopping Space
There is a race going on. Having exhausted many worldly means to get to their consumers, the retail heavyweights are devising ways to implement virtual reality into shopping experience. Walmart aims to take the lead; the company...
StarVR Unveils Advanced Virtual Reality Headset With Integrated Eye Tracking
StarVR the leading market player in the premium virtual reality headsets genre, recently unveiled their next level VR headset that has shaken the market upside down. The next-gen virtual reality headset is designed and built...