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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…

Swarovski and Mastercard Launch Virtual Reality Shopping Experience
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Swarovski and Mastercard Launch Virtual Reality Shopping Experience

Mastercard and Swarovski launch a virtual reality (VR) shopping app for the Atelier Swarovski home décor line. The app, launching in October on Android & iOS, immerses consumers in a tastefully decorated home where they can browse and purchase the pieces with Masterpass, Mastercard’s digital payment service. Mastercard has teamed up with crystal seller Swarovski…

Google announces Chrome Officially WebVR Ready, and more
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Google announces Chrome Officially WebVR Ready, and more

Google‘s philosophy has always been clear: to Democratize Virtual Reality, making it accessible to as many as possible. Their very first VR Product, the Google Cardboard, is tangible proof of this. Their VR Motto is “VR For All“, and the tech giant has been one of (if not “the”) the Champions of the platform aimed…

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…

FOX Sports to offer this Saturday’s Michigan State vs Notre Dame game as Social VR Experience
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FOX Sports to offer this Saturday’s Michigan State vs Notre Dame game as Social VR Experience

FOX Sports has announced plans to broadcast the Michigan State vs Notre Dame football game in virtual reality, giving fans an immersive way to enjoy the upcoming game airing this Saturday September 23. FOX had previously entered the Social VR world through its FOX Sports VR app available for Android, iOS, and Gear VR/Oculus. The Game…