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Virtual Reality (VR) News

Walmart Turns to Technology for Nation-wide VR Training
Walmart decides to double down on Virtual Reality associate training. The big retailer is deploying 17k Oculus Go headsets across the country for staff training purposes. Each of nearly 5, 000 locations is getting training...
Elon Musk Confirms the Possibility of SpaceX VR Space Trip
According to the SpaceX founder Elon Musk, the company’s manned mission to the moon will be streamed in VR. Though the year 2023 is some time ahead, Space X is giving VR companies a great...
Conquer a fear of heights with VR
An extreme fear of heights or acrophobia affects about 1 in 5 people and is one of the leading fears on the planet. If this sounds like you or someone you know -- there’s hope. Researchers at...
Ralph Breaks VR
Disney’s large pawed Wreck-It Ralph character is busting out of his arcade cabinet and is getting the Virtual Reality treatment with his own animated virtual arcade attraction called Ralph Breaks VR. Richard Bilbao from the...
Cineplex Movie Theater
VR arcades are popping up everywhere -- in malls, at our local storefronts, and are now making their way to Cineplex movie theaters! The Hollywood Reporter reports that Cineplex, one of the largest companies responsible...
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...