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Industry Watch: VR Headset Sales Numbers for Q3 are IN – and they are VERY Positive!
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Industry Watch: VR Headset Sales Numbers for Q3 are IN – and they are VERY Positive!

This one is a Special Dedication to all the clickbait articles that were claiming “VR is Dead”. In a report issued Monday, Independent Market Analysis firm Canalys stated that total global shipments of VR Headsets set a new milestone, exceeding 1 million units sold for the first time, during the 3rd quarter of 2017. The Big Three that…

Industry Watch: Lytro Unveils the Immerge 2.0 Light-field Camera + Plans for Content to be Released
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Industry Watch: Lytro Unveils the Immerge 2.0 Light-field Camera + Plans for Content to be Released

Ever since we saw the very first product photo from Lytro, we at the 360VR Community have been salivating for more, like wild beasts staring at a fresh pile of meat. The very thought of having the possibility of 6DoF in a 360º Video, just as in CGI/3D-generated Virtual Reality experiences, has kept us excited…

Amazon Releases Sumerian – easy to use Tools to Create VR/AR/3D Experiences
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Amazon Releases Sumerian – easy to use Tools to Create VR/AR/3D Experiences

Just when you thought Amazon was done with all the major product announcements for 2017, just when you thought Jeff Bezos & Co may be too busy prepping & piloting drones to air deliver your Black Friday & Cyber Monday purchases… Amazon Web Services (AWS for the intimate) sort-of quietly released Amazon Sumerian, what is…

VIDEO: Logitech Wants to Bring our Keyboards into VR with SDK for HTC Vive and Vive Tracker
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VIDEO: Logitech Wants to Bring our Keyboards into VR with SDK for HTC Vive and Vive Tracker

Logitech today announced an integration with the Vive Tracker that brings the keyboard into VR for the first time. Check out the video for information on their developer program to get early access to Logitech’s Bridge SDK. Logitech cooperated with HTC to create a method that allows you to see and use your keyboard in…

Meet Microsoft Andromeda – the Foldable Tablet with AR/VR/Holographic Abilities
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Meet Microsoft Andromeda – the Foldable Tablet with AR/VR/Holographic Abilities

There have been rumblings in the industry over the past few weeks about the ‘Andromeda’ device that Microsoft is reportedly building. Keeping in mind that MS has given up on their Windows Phone… This device, if ever released, could represent Microsoft’s vision of the mobile future or at least a device that allows them to stay…

VIDEO: See how VR is being used to Reduce Phantom Pain in Paraplegics
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VIDEO: See how VR is being used to Reduce Phantom Pain in Paraplegics

In a breakthrough research being led by neuroscientist Olaf Blanke and his team at EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland, the scientists show that phantom body pain can be reduced in paraplegics by creating a bodily illusion with the help of virtual reality. The results are published in Neurology. “We managed to provoke…

Starbreeze Drops StarVR Investment – Acer to Gain Majority Control
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Starbreeze Drops StarVR Investment – Acer to Gain Majority Control

Starbreeze teamed up with Acer to bring the ambitious StarVR headset to life last year. The two companies signed on to split a $25 million investment to get the project off the ground, but according to reports, Starbreeze has decided to take a step back, and allow Acer to take majority control of the company by continuing its investment….

Samsung Dev Conference Day 1: Everything You Need to Know
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Samsung Dev Conference Day 1: Everything You Need to Know

Sometimes a good night’s sleep helps the brain process multiple ideas, and it’s funny how concepts come together. We decided to take the evening to digest everything we saw announced at the Samsung Developer Conference‘s first day. We reported the unveiling of the Professional-Level 3D (Stereoscopic) 360º Camera, the Samsung 360 Round yesterday, here is the…

VIDEO: Samsung Officially Launches 360 Round – a High-End Stereoscopic 360º Camera at SDC
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VIDEO: Samsung Officially Launches 360 Round – a High-End Stereoscopic 360º Camera at SDC

Samsung has officially launched their much-anticipated pro-level Stereoscopic (3D) 360º Camera – the Samsung 360 Round! The camera has a total of 17 lenses; eight pairs in stereoscopic alignment capturing the horizontal line, and the final one capturing the vertical. Among a long list of impressive specs, the camera boasts the ability to LIVE Stream in 360º…