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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…

Watch the Trailer for Blade Runner 2049 Memory Lab – coming to Oculus Rift Next Week!
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Watch the Trailer for Blade Runner 2049 Memory Lab – coming to Oculus Rift Next Week!

During Oculus Connect in 2016, Facebook Oculus announced it had partnered with Warner Brothers to create a total of three Virtual Reality Experiences to support Blade Runner 2049, the Denis Villeneuve-Directed sequel to the cult classic Blade Runner. This past July, we got our first taste via Blade Runner 2049: Replicant Pursuit on Samsung’s Gear VR….

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…

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: FaceDisplay… Not sure this is what they meant by Social VR…
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VIDEO: FaceDisplay… Not sure this is what they meant by Social VR…

The product description sounded good on paper, although the product’s name should have warned us: “FaceDisplay: Enabling Multi-User Interaction for Mobile Virtual Reality”. Then, we saw the product introductory video. My reaction was… Well let’s just say that Ace Ventura said it best: “Aaaaaallllllrighty then…” Taken from the white paper: We present FaceDisplay, a multi-display mobile…

Samsung Rolls Out Galaxy S8/S8+ Update to Become Daydream Compatible 🙌
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Samsung Rolls Out Galaxy S8/S8+ Update to Become Daydream Compatible 🙌

Fiiiinally!!! The news we at 360VR Community have been waiting ever since mid-May has arrived! Google announced during its I/O 2017 conference that no less than 10 smartphones would be compatible to their Daydream VR Platform by end of 2017, including Samsung’s Galaxy S8 & S8+ by ”End of Summer”. While I hope this doesn’t mean…