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!
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
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
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
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
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
Virtual reality is now helping to ease out Phantom Limb pain. For those who are new to the term, Phantom Limb pain refers to the degrees of pain which is felt in the area where a limb has been amputated. It is said that the successful treatment of the same is difficult and the treatment is usually determined based on the person’s level of pain, … Continue reading Virtual Reality now eases out pain
After making inroads into several industries, virtual reality has now reached the delivery rooms. For long, VR enthusiasts have been trying to tap the possibilities of VR being the primary tool of education in the healthcare sector and it looks like the dream has now turned into reality, or say virtual reality. The University of Newcastle in Australia has launched a new virtual reality project … Continue reading Now deliver babies in VR!
Carne y Arena, a Spanish term which literally means flesh and sand though it is titled ‘Virtually Present, Physically Invisible’ in English, is the officially selected VR experience at the Cannes Film Festival 2017. According to the critics, it is definitely far more interesting, far more alive to the creative and responsive possibilities of the medium, than the rather unassertive VR experience from last year’s … Continue reading ‘Carne y Arena’ turns virtual reality into an art form
For long, people have been renting out erotic movies to watch in the privacy of their hotel rooms. But with the proliferation of Internet porn due to easy availability of tablets, laptops and mobile devices, hotels now seek ways to recoup revenue from the outdated television erotic services. Here again, VR comes to the rescue. Now, with virtual reality becoming more prevalent, one company is … Continue reading Adult VR content finds its way to hotel rooms