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Samsung Dev Conference Day 1: Everything You Need to Know
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Samsung Dev Conference Day 1: Everything You Need to Know

Sometimes a good night’s sleep helps the brain process multiple ideas, and it’s funny how concepts come together. We decided to take the evening to digest everything we saw announced at the Samsung Developer Conference‘s first day. We reported the unveiling of the Professional-Level 3D (Stereoscopic) 360º Camera, the Samsung 360 Round yesterday, here is the…

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…

End of an Era: Nokia Confirms it is Discontinuing the OZO VR Camera
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End of an Era: Nokia Confirms it is Discontinuing the OZO VR Camera

This is NOT an article about “VR is not moving as fast as predicted”. This is NOT an article that will talk trash about the Technology, using personal opinions rather than actual facts. Because anyone using this news to support their personal claim is doing no service to anyone but themselves. The fact is that…

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…

VIDEO: Virtual Reality Tech being used to help Footballers Rehab from Injuries
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VIDEO: Virtual Reality Tech being used to help Footballers Rehab from Injuries

Manchester startup Mi-Hiepa Scout has launched virtual reality technology program at rehabilitating injured footballers and scouting new talent. Top clubs, physiotherapists and sports scientists have been involved in the development of the product, which is being rolled out this season. Premier League clubs are already looking at the system, created by Mi-Hiepa Scout, and its founders hope 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…

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…