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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: Viacom shuts down Viacom Next, their VR/AR Division and lays off staff
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Industry Watch: Viacom shuts down Viacom Next, their VR/AR Division and lays off staff

In a move that has surprised quite a few, content giant Viacom has decided to shut down its VR/AR Studio division, Viacom Next. Having produced some really great VR content such as The Melody of Dust and Are Aligned. According to reports from Variety, most staffers will lose their jobs, while others will be given the chance to transfer to…

The Phi Centre + Future of Storytelling Present: The New Storytellers III
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The Phi Centre + Future of Storytelling Present: The New Storytellers III

This Wednesday, December 6, in collaboration with New York’s Future of StoryTelling, the Phi Centre — a key player in the world of Virtual Reality around the globe — invites storytelling artists, professionals, and amateurs to reflect on this fascinating question for The New Storytellers III, presented alongside Phi Centre’s Lucid Realities exhibition. The day…

Leonardo DiCaprio becomes Investor and Advisor for Virtual Reality Company MindMaze
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Leonardo DiCaprio becomes Investor and Advisor for Virtual Reality Company MindMaze

There are many working in the Virtual Reality Industry wondering whether or not this “thing of ours” will ever “go mainstream”… Well, according to a report from Fortune Magazine, the industry just got a little positive push from none other than Oscar-winning actor and Environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio. The reports states that Leo is joining MindMaze, a…

LEAKED: New Google Daydream View, Google Pixelbook, Google Home Mini, more
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LEAKED: New Google Daydream View, Google Pixelbook, Google Home Mini, more

So Much Google News lately!!! As reported late last week, Google revealed plans to unveil new Pixel smartphones at an October 4th event. The video above, courtesy of Business Insider, shows everything we know about the phones so far. But the new Google Pixel 2 & Google Pixel XL 2 may not be the only thing unveiled at…

VIDEO: Google to Announce New Pixel Lineup Oct 4
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VIDEO: Google to Announce New Pixel Lineup Oct 4

Google will unveil the Google Pixel 2 this next October 4th, exactly a year after announcing the original model. The tech powerhouse released a simple, yet masterfully crafted video with a list of questions that people have asked en masse on the popular search engine, hinting at potential areas its next generation smartphones will focus on. They…

VR & AR Programs Being Developed to Help People Suffering from Asperger’s
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VR & AR Programs Being Developed to Help People Suffering from Asperger’s

A team of doctoral candidates and a University of Houston professor are developing various augmented reality and virtual reality programs, which include programs designed to help people with Asperger’s identify emotions. The programs are being developed primarily for the Microsoft HoloLens, an augmented reality headset that places holograms and information over the physical world, said…

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…