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The BBC Goes Big Time with Dedicated VR Studio + Release of ISS Spacewalk Experience (See the Trailer!)
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The BBC Goes Big Time with Dedicated VR Studio + Release of ISS Spacewalk Experience (See the Trailer!)

The BBC is serious about 360VR, and it wants to make sure you know this. While the BBC has produced & released 360VR Content before, this marks a concrete dedication to the medium. However don’t expect the UK Broadcast platform to pump out loads of content, as they have opted for “infrequent” releases, opting for impactful…

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…

IMAX and Cineplex team up to launch new ‘The Centre’ VR Arcade at Toronto’s Scotiabank Theatre
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IMAX and Cineplex team up to launch new ‘The Centre’ VR Arcade at Toronto’s Scotiabank Theatre

IMAX and Cineplex have partnered to launch a new IMAX VR experienced called ‘The Centre’ at Toronto’s downtown Scotiabank Theatre. The experience is located in the lobby of the theatre and features 360º sound, room-scale virtual reality interaction and is powered by the HTC Vive virtual reality headset. The Centre features specially designed pods that allow users…

VIDEO: Logitech Wants to Bring our Keyboards into VR with SDK for HTC Vive and Vive Tracker
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VIDEO: Logitech Wants to Bring our Keyboards into VR with SDK for HTC Vive and Vive Tracker

Logitech today announced an integration with the Vive Tracker that brings the keyboard into VR for the first time. Check out the video for information on their developer program to get early access to Logitech’s Bridge SDK. Logitech cooperated with HTC to create a method that allows you to see and use your keyboard in…

InstaVR Introduces “Guided Co-Viewing”, a sort of Tour Guide for Virtual Reality Experiences
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InstaVR Introduces “Guided Co-Viewing”, a sort of Tour Guide for Virtual Reality Experiences

In a nutshell, InstaVR is a web-based service that allows you to create basic 360VR Apps, which can be used as demos/mock-up. The service allows novice VR Content Creators publish apps on all the major platforms: Gear VR, Google Daydream, Oculus Store, Vive, iOs, Android, and WebVR. They also have a Pro and an Enterprise offering,…

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…