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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…

VIDEO: See how VR is being used to Reduce Phantom Pain in Paraplegics
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VIDEO: See how VR is being used to Reduce Phantom Pain in Paraplegics

In a breakthrough research being led by neuroscientist Olaf Blanke and his team at EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland, the scientists show that phantom body pain can be reduced in paraplegics by creating a bodily illusion with the help of virtual reality. The results are published in Neurology. “We managed to provoke…

The IT: Escape from Pennywise VR Experience takes Fulll Advantage of 3DoF & Controllers on Gear & Daydream
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The IT: Escape from Pennywise VR Experience takes Fulll Advantage of 3DoF & Controllers on Gear & Daydream

While the IT: Float – Cinematic VR Experience, which you could see in YouTube 360, was cool, but nothing truly scary, the newly released IT: Escape from Pennywise is a whole other story. This time around, the experience, available on both Samsung’s Gear VR & Google’s Daydream View platforms at $0,99, truly takes advantage of…

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….

Sony Picture’s Jumanji and Hotel Transylvania 3 are getting the VR Treatment
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Sony Picture’s Jumanji and Hotel Transylvania 3 are getting the VR Treatment

Having released VR Experiences for “Passengers” and “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” Sony is now bringing VR to the theaters themselves this time around, in support of its next blockbuster. The movie studio teamed up with Reality One and VRX Networks for an experience based on its upcoming “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” film, set to hit theaters this December….

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…