Giant robots and futuristic cyberpunk castles now rise out of lush mountain slopes on the outskirts of Guiyang, the capital of one of China’s poorest provinces. Well, it might turn out to be profitable for Guiyang but for the rest of the world, it is definitely exciting for it is China’s first virtual reality theme park. The new VR park, named ‘Oriental Science Fiction Valley‘, … Continue reading China all set to make it big with VR Sci-Fi theme park!
VR has now crossed galaxies as Star Wars becomes the latest franchise to get the virtual reality treatment with its new computer-generated experience called Secrets of the Empire launching just in time for new movie The Last Jedi. Opening up at The Atrium in Westfield London shopping centre, Secrets of the Empire is dubbed as a “hyper-reality experience” by Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID. The … Continue reading Be the Stormtroopers and travel galaxies in VR!
Putting us inside a virtual reality world is a good start, but many companies who have invested in VR ignored the fact that we need to interact with the surroundings too. As we all know that usage of traditional physical controllers in virtual reality environment is quite complicated and usage of keyboards, especially in the same environment, is barely possible at all even for experienced … Continue reading Logitech brings keyboard into VR
Our memories of World War II have been revived a lot of times in the recent past with movies like Dunkirk and video games like Call of Duty; and to add more to our visual memory, we now have a virtual experience from the same period. Scientists have developed a new online 360-degree virtual experience, allowing users to explore one of the world’s most famous … Continue reading Project Thistlegorm: On the sunken ship, from your home
“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
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
Starting from today, the latest version of the Mozilla Firefox browser – Firefox 55 – will be loaded with an array of exciting new features which might make you think about switching back from Google Chrome, even if momentarily. The same applies to switching from Microsoft Edge also, but to be honest, we don’t really know of anybody using Microsoft Edge. The biggest addition to … Continue reading The new ‘Firefox’ is up and running!
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
After the announcement of Disney’s latest VR entry, the Power United VR, we can confidently say that Hollywood’s biggest studios are all betting on virtual reality, just that the degree of involvement varies. With the box office growing slowly and the pay-TV landscape in flux, studios feel like they can’t miss out on what could be a big part of the future of filmed entertainment. … Continue reading Hollywood studios join the “virtual” race
If it wasn’t already clear to the world that Disney is big on wearable gaming, it is now with the announcement of Powers United VR. Disney’s D23 Expo covers all aspects of its entertainment empire, and recently the studio revealed that virtual reality is coming to the Marvel universe. Marvel Powers United VR is being made by Oculus and Sanzaru Games, and it’s pretty much … Continue reading Now be a ‘Superhero’ with VR