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Exclusive: Cathy Hackl joins leading AR/VR firm You Are Here Labs
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Exclusive: Cathy Hackl joins leading AR/VR firm You Are Here Labs

Spend a little time on LinkedIN and Facebook Groups dedicated to VR/AR, and you will find one of her posts & discussions. One of the more active and respected members of the international VR/AR Community, Cathy Hackl is also one of the strongest advocates for the increase of visible minorities in tech as a whole. She started our…

Industry Watch: Walmart’s Store No 8 Innovation Hub acquires VR Platform + Content Studio Spatialand
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Industry Watch: Walmart’s Store No 8 Innovation Hub acquires VR Platform + Content Studio Spatialand

Walmart Inc.’s innovation hub, Store No 8, has acquired Spatialand, a VR platform and content studio, that will be the foundation of the group’s latest venture. Spatialand makes software tools that let creators transform existing content into immersive, virtual reality experiences. The startup worked with Walmart’s technology incubator, Store No. 8, on a project last…

CES 2018: World’s First Donation Made in Virtual Reality, announces Payscout
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CES 2018: World’s First Donation Made in Virtual Reality, announces Payscout

VR For Good. The Ultimate Empathy Tool. These terms have been thrown around quite a lot in the past few years. But today, Payscout, Inc., one of the fastest-growing, privately held global payments processing providers in the U.S., made an announcement that may take those statements to new heights. Payscout announced at today’s CES 2018 Digital…

VIDEO: HTC Unveils HTC VIVE PRO at CES 2018
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VIDEO: HTC Unveils HTC VIVE PRO at CES 2018

On Monday January 8 2017, just hours prior to the official opening of CES 2018, HTC Introduces to the World: the HTC VIVE PRO.   VIVE PRO SPECS Unprecedented presence with Hi-Res and 3D spatial audio Stay immersed comfortably with higher display resolution, easy-to-use headset & cable design, and improved ergonomics Chaperone technology Free to…

This Pop-Up Shop’s VR Experience Lets You See Exactly How And Where Your Clothes Were Made
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This Pop-Up Shop’s VR Experience Lets You See Exactly How And Where Your Clothes Were Made

A Mexican-based Socially-Responsible Fashion Brand & Clothing Store is doing something really interesting with Virtual Reality. Before we even get to the VR part, let’s explain what they do. The apparel brand, called Someone Somewhere,  launched five years ago in response to a problem artisans encounter in their daily lives. According to the label’s press release, “200…

Swarovski and Mastercard Launch Virtual Reality Shopping Experience
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Swarovski and Mastercard Launch Virtual Reality Shopping Experience

Mastercard and Swarovski launch a virtual reality (VR) shopping app for the Atelier Swarovski home décor line. The app, launching in October on Android & iOS, immerses consumers in a tastefully decorated home where they can browse and purchase the pieces with Masterpass, Mastercard’s digital payment service. Mastercard has teamed up with crystal seller Swarovski…

Cappasity Introduces ARToken – Decentralized AR/VR Ecosystem for Content Exchange
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Cappasity Introduces ARToken – Decentralized AR/VR Ecosystem for Content Exchange

Now THIS is Interesting. We here at the 360VR Community have always believed that technologies such as VR/AR/AI/Blockchain, and even IoT, are destined to be interlinked. Well, it seems the Future is NOW. Also, before we go on, if you are not 100% sure on what Blockchain is and how it works, watch the quick…

VIDEOS: Avegant Lightfield Tech – what Mixed Reality has been Waiting for?
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VIDEOS: Avegant Lightfield Tech – what Mixed Reality has been Waiting for?

Video above Courtesy of The Verge, posted today on their Facebook Page – Make sure to Like & Follow The Verge, we at 360VR Community absolutely LOVE them! Avegant Light Field Technology is a new mixed reality platform that enables the visualisation of objects at multiple focal planes. It delivers ultra-high quality, detailed virtual objects…

Interview with Element AI CEO JF Gagné – How Does Ai Impact VR? 🤔
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Interview with Element AI CEO JF Gagné – How Does Ai Impact VR? 🤔

Unless you have been living under a rock, you may have noticed in the news that there is an infatuation with the city of Montréal, Canada, when it comes to all things concerning Artificial Intelligence. Super Giants Google & Microsoft have installed AI Labs in the quaint North American city that feels like half-Brooklyn, half-Paris….