Future of banking is here, with VR

When you say “virtual reality,” most people think of immersive, interactive 3D video games — not banking. Banking, as a term is not fun. It’s complicated and boring, built on numbers and math — topics that would typically turn off you and me. But as we keep saying that virtual reality is going places, does it also have the potential to bring some excitement, energy … Continue reading Future of banking is here, with VR

Universal Music allies with Within

VR storytelling company Within has been going places ever since its inception as Vrse. Started by Chris Milk, the filmmaker whose previous projects included the famous ‘Wilderness Downtown’ interactive video for Arcade Fire, Within has been lately experimenting with different musical collaborators. They have already worked with The Chemical Brothers to create an immersive, web VR-based visual interpretation of the duo’s tune, “Under Neon Lights.” … Continue reading Universal Music allies with Within

Now browse the web in VR with Chrome

While being a superhero or flying into space might sound like more fun ways to make use of VR, virtual reality technology is here to also transform the way we experience everyday stuff – like watching movies or browsing the web. With its recent release, Google Inc.’s flagship browser Chrome on Android will now allow users who have the Google Daydream virtual reality headset to … Continue reading Now browse the web in VR with Chrome

Now VR will help us Fall in Love

“The 36 Questions That Lead To Love” based on work by the psychologist Arthur Aron is now not unknown to any. The New York Times caused quite a stir with it in 2015 and now, there is a VR experience based on the same. Oculus along with director Kevin Cornish recently launched an experiential virtual reality effort, Fall in Love VR. The main idea of … Continue reading Now VR will help us Fall in Love

Khaled Hosseini gives an emotional VR tribute to Alan Kurdi

In order to respect the second anniversary of the tragic death of Alan Kurdi, award winning novelist and UNHCR Goodwill ambassador Khaled Hosseini wrote a fictional letter called Sea Prayer in collaboration with The Guardian. Just in case you guys can’t recall Alan Kurdi, he was the little three-year-old boy who drowned and whose body was found washed up on a shore in Turkey after … Continue reading Khaled Hosseini gives an emotional VR tribute to Alan Kurdi

Microsoft takes a middle ground in the “Virtual” race

Virtual reality has been doing rounds in the real world for long but since 2016, it seems to be the only thing on everybody’s mind. Even after the technological giants stepping in the virtual race, the technology has not been widely adopted and the reason for the same can be the considerably high costs of the available headsets. Microsoft is one of several tech companies … Continue reading Microsoft takes a middle ground in the “Virtual” race

Delivery drivers use VR to hone skills

Earlier also we have spoken about how good a tool can virtual reality be for the training purposes and the delivery giant UPS seems to agree with us. UPS drivers preparing to get behind the wheel will soon be using virtual reality to do so. The company’s new VR training program will be rolling out next month at nine of the company’s training facilities, simulating … Continue reading Delivery drivers use VR to hone skills

Best virtual reality applications

For quite some time we have been discussing the new developments in the VR industry. So now taking a step back, let’s have a look at the existing ways of entertainment for various VR mediums. In case you are still not clear as to what we are talking about; today’s blog will cover the best virtual reality applications available for the different headgears. Let’s get … Continue reading Best virtual reality applications

Facebook’s new attempt at making VR reach masses

Every now and then we keep telling you about the various things which you can do in virtual reality but to be honest, a true believer of this thought is Facebook. The company believes that there is a lot more to VR which we are not aware of. Working on the same ideology, the company has added a live-streaming feature to its virtual reality app … Continue reading Facebook’s new attempt at making VR reach masses

New entry in the VR porn industry

For all that we know, virtual reality and pornography together makes one of the most exciting combinations which has been wooing the consumers for very long. Producers of adult content have been trying to capitalize on the new medium ever since Facebook-owned Oculus kicked off the new virtual reality boom in 2013. Not just that, but most major VR headset manufacturers have tolerated adult content … Continue reading New entry in the VR porn industry