At last year’s CES itself, Intel made its debut within the hardware VR race with a virtual reality headset of its own, named Project Alloy. Project Alloy was a wireless “merged reality” beta model that looked and felt kind of like a cordless Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. Although the corporate decided to cancel the plans of shipping its own VR headset within the fourth … Continue reading Here’s the future of the Olympic Games
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
Virtual reality (VR) training company STRIVR has already made its mark with the immersive teaching systems which are being used by the NFL, NCAA, NBA and NHL for their athletes. But it’s not just the sports that interests STRIVR, as it is also using its expertise to help major companies like Wal-Mart, United Rentals and now Fidelity to train employees on customer service, management, and … Continue reading VR now a part of ‘Empathy Training’
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
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
Daydream undoubtedly has the potential to be the best mobile VR platform. On its part, Google built a comfortable, easy-to-use headset that creates a great VR experience for exploring new worlds, gaming and watching 360-degree videos. But any new initiative is only as good as the software. And to prove that, even in the early days of Daydream, some true gems have emerged in the … Continue reading Are you Daydream-ing yet?
Apart from books and movies which capture our imagination with detailed other worlds, the only platform which has the ability to transport us to another world, making it feel magical is Virtual Reality. And seems like the makers of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” have found the perfect way to promote the movie and let the users experience the magical world with VR. … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts VR: Immersive experience or forced interaction?
For anyone who has ever experienced virtual reality, to be honest, “cozy” is not the first term which comes to the mind. But if the makers at Google have to be believed, then its Daydream view headset can change that. At a recent live event in San Francisco, Google announced the Daydream view, which is said to be a “really comfortable” headset that you put … Continue reading From teleporting to daydreaming: The comfortable way to VR
Even if you’ve tried virtual reality or already own a VR system, you wouldn’t disagree with the fact that it is still far from being a certified household name. Even after trying hands on the best of VR gears, no one is practically prepared for what is about to come with the onset of October. Come October and every big brand name will be associated … Continue reading Unraveling October: Year’s biggest VR month