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Google Taps Uk-based Surround Vision for its new 360VR YouTube Series The Female Planet
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Google Taps Uk-based Surround Vision for its new 360VR YouTube Series The Female Planet

Chris Milk said it best in his 2015 TED Talk: “VR is the Ultimate Empathy Tool”. Google, through their YouTube channel, has been publishing a very generous amount of Socially Conscious content. They have taken to the 360º Video format, using its unique ability to bring the viewer into the subject’s world, to bring forth…

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…

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…

Watch Surviving the Titanic Virtual Reality Experience
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Watch Surviving the Titanic Virtual Reality Experience

Starting this October, Samsung will be offering a 4D virtual reality experience called Surviving the Titanic, alongside plenty of thrills, at its New York Flagship, Samsung 837. This year, virtual reality has expanded to include weird workouts, from spinning to yoga, so why not add a trip on the Titanic’s bouncing life boats? Ok, so we admit that…

Air France Spinoff Airline Targetting Millenials with VR Headsets
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Air France Spinoff Airline Targetting Millenials with VR Headsets

Air France is one of the oldest airlines in the industry. It is, as most things from the beautiful nation of France are, kinda stuffy and old-school. This is exactly why it decided to launch a new “spinoff” airline to target millenials, called Joon. A quick tour of their website shows that while even the in-flight…