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Facebook Cuts Oculus Price to Compete with Sony and Microsoft
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Facebook Cuts Oculus Price to Compete with Sony and Microsoft

  Jason Rubin, Vice President of Content at Oculus, pictured above, tweeted this morning #YouHaveNoExcusesLeft to not have a VR headset. Talk about big news in the VR Industry, with Nokia making its major announcement earlier today. Facebook dropped some positive news to turn that from upside down, by cutting the price of its Oculus VR headset by…

End of an Era: Nokia Confirms it is Discontinuing the OZO VR Camera
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End of an Era: Nokia Confirms it is Discontinuing the OZO VR Camera

This is NOT an article about “VR is not moving as fast as predicted”. This is NOT an article that will talk trash about the Technology, using personal opinions rather than actual facts. Because anyone using this news to support their personal claim is doing no service to anyone but themselves. The fact is that…

VR Documentary “Collisions” Wins an Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches
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VR Documentary “Collisions” Wins an Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches

Groundbreaking VR work COLLISIONS, a Sundance Institute New Frontier | Jaunt VR Residency Program project, has won an Emmy for the Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary category at Thursday night’s 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in New York City. Director Lynette Wallworth, Producer Nicole Newnham, and Jaunt VR Producer Patrick Meegan were on-stage to…

Microsoft announces partnership with NFL to Broadcast Games in VR this Season
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Microsoft announces partnership with NFL to Broadcast Games in VR this Season

Why spend hundreds of dollars on plane tickets, hotels, and front row tickets when you can watch Jameis Winston overthrowing Mike Evans, crushing your Fantasy Football hopes right in your face in the comfort of your own home? Experience the thrill of standing in the huddle while Russell Wilson scrambles around like the world’s most agile…

UK’s The Guardian Celebrates the update to its VR App by giving away 100,000 VR Headsets
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UK’s The Guardian Celebrates the update to its VR App by giving away 100,000 VR Headsets

The Guardian has updated its App for Virtual Reality (VR) story content, making it compatible with Google Cardboard, and marked the occasion by giving away nearly 100,000 VR headsets with Saturday’s print edition. The launch of the Cardboard App coincides with a new VR story from The Guardian, called The Party, which puts the viewer in the…

Windows Mixed Reality Headsets are going to Outsell Oculus Rift + HTC Vive
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Windows Mixed Reality Headsets are going to Outsell Oculus Rift + HTC Vive

I’m half-half when it comes to predictions, as I’m aware that major research companies base these predictions on a healthy mix of data & gut feeling, although that gut feeling is usually based on tangible and applicable experience in the subject. However when the folks at SuperData publish a study and/or make statements, I tend…

Samsung Odyssey VR Headset expected next week – is this a Goodbye to Oculus?
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Samsung Odyssey VR Headset expected next week – is this a Goodbye to Oculus?

Reports came out last year that Samsung VR was working on a product code-named Odyssey, and company execs admitted that Samsung was working on higher-end VR projects. Last week, photos of what was claimed to be final product photos we posted by Twitter user Walkingcat. The images, included in this article, show what would be a high-end…

VIDEO: See how MondlyVR uses Virtual Reality and AI to Teach you 30+ Languages
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VIDEO: See how MondlyVR uses Virtual Reality and AI to Teach you 30+ Languages

The Mondly Language App won the Facebook App of the Year Award, and has been nominated for multiple others, having received praise for its 20+ million downloads. This past February, ATi Studios launched MondlyVR, a first-of-its-kind language experience for Google’s Virtual Reality platforms Daydream and Cardboard. MondlyVR allows people to take part in life-like conversations with virtual…

VIDEO: Virtual Reality Tech being used to help Footballers Rehab from Injuries
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VIDEO: Virtual Reality Tech being used to help Footballers Rehab from Injuries

Manchester startup Mi-Hiepa Scout has launched virtual reality technology program at rehabilitating injured footballers and scouting new talent. Top clubs, physiotherapists and sports scientists have been involved in the development of the product, which is being rolled out this season. Premier League clubs are already looking at the system, created by Mi-Hiepa Scout, and its founders hope that…