House of VR- The retreat for techies

With virtual reality becoming a popular source of entertainment, Toronto now has its own VR lounge. The House of VR, located in Queen West, is a lounge and event space set to be a retreat for techies in the city ready to experience the world of VR. Its licensed content has something for everyone, including popular VR games as well as VR experiences in art … Continue reading House of VR- The retreat for techies

HTC Vive’s birthday brings gifts for customers

HTC, the Taiwanese smartphone maker is celebrating the one year anniversary of its virtual reality device, the HTC Vive. To make this a more memorable day for customers, HTC has planned to launch a new monthly subscription service for virtual reality content like video games and short interactive films. The new HTC’s online Viveport store will feature a monthly subscription service, where viewers can download … Continue reading HTC Vive’s birthday brings gifts for customers

VR at Game Developer’s Conference 2017

Game Developer’s Conference is that global platform where great ideas are exchanged to create innovative products, investors and marketers galore to showcase their independent games and most importantly a solid platform for virtual reality. This year the GDC kicked off from February 27, 2017 to March 3, 2017 at San Francisco and we can say that this was the best week ever for Virtual reality. … Continue reading VR at Game Developer’s Conference 2017

VR under spotlight at Academy Awards

It’s a well-known fact that now is the era of Virtual Reality. But, VR will shine so bright in the international hall of fame, was not imagined by any. All thanks to Google for throwing Spotlight on VR. Yes, we are here talking about ‘Pearl’, the 360-degree Google Spotlight Story. Even after few months of its release, Google’s short film Pearl remains the best of … Continue reading VR under spotlight at Academy Awards

Decoding the making of a VR video

  For long we have been discussing the cool stuff being made in the VR industry day after another, whether it be the immersive virtual reality videos or the break through VR devices. Now, taking the story little back to basics we would like to simplify the industry for you and decode the making of a VR video. Well, it is definitely not rocket science … Continue reading Decoding the making of a VR video

NASA’s tryst with VR

Well, I am sure no one would be surprised to know that NASA has used virtual reality for decades. But, the surprise is that the recent innovations in VR platforms like PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive, is also impacting NASA and how it trains astronauts for missions. Not just the masses, but this space agency is also glad about the consumer electronics industry’s … Continue reading NASA’s tryst with VR

How brands are embracing VR: Part 4- When entertainment meets escapism

It wouldn’t really be a surprise for us to know that the entertainment industry is one of the biggest consumers of the VR technology. And, when we talk of entertainment in India, we can certainly not ignore Bollywood. Bollywood is the lifeline of Indian entertainment industry and our go-to medium of escape. So how would it feel when you come across the perfect amalgamation of … Continue reading How brands are embracing VR: Part 4- When entertainment meets escapism

The difference between AR, VR and Pokémon Go

Out of all that we have discussed till now, we very well know that Virtual Reality is all about escapism. All one needs is a nicely fitting HMD and a pair of earphones to teleport to a new world. VR deprives your senses, from keeping a track of the world you are in and it comes no less than a surprise that people are tagging … Continue reading The difference between AR, VR and Pokémon Go

Head Mounted Displays (HMD) you must check out

Not so long ago, elders used to point out that we shouldn’t sit close to a Television or a computer screen, but well, it was difficult to explain them that sitting close would make you feel closer to the projected environment and the characters. Finally, technology comes to our rescue and we can actually be a part of the virtual environment we always wanted. We … Continue reading Head Mounted Displays (HMD) you must check out