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Facebook Testing VR Experiences In News Feed

11/19/2017, Facebook opened up its platform to immersive video last year when it started supporting 360-degree videos. It has since been improving support for immersive video on the world’s most popular social network. Facebook has enabled livestreaming of...

Paramount Pictures To Launch A Virtual Reality Movie Theater

11/18/2017, We’ll admit that while TVs have come a long way in being able to offer better color reproduction, clarity, resolution, and size, sometimes it’s hard to beat the experience you get when you go to a cinema. This is where virtual reality (VR) comes in,...

Ubergizmo Digital Fall: The Future of VR – Overview

11/16/2017, On November 2, Ubergizmo held the Digital Fall event in San Francisco. Digital Fall is one of the Digital Seasons series of events from Ubergizmo, aimed at entrepreneurs and developers. This one was titled “The Future of VR” and included panelists Han...

HTC Vive Tracker Bundles Launched

11/16/2017, HTC is bringing its tracker device to consumers for the very first time. The company today announced the launch of Vive tracker bundles, the device enables users to attach it to an object and take it with them into the virtual world. It’s basically...

HTC Vive Focus Standalone VR Headset Announced

11/14/2017, One of the problems with some of today’s virtual reality (VR) headsets is that they are required to be tethered to either a computer or a console, like the PlayStation 4. This does limit mobility in terms of actually moving around the room, and also...

New Skyrim VR Trailer Reveals Additional Details

11/13/2017, Bethesda’s Skyrim is one of the more beloved RPGs in recent times. The game was originally released back in 2011, but thanks to DLCs, mods, enhanced versions of the game, and also a virtual reality (VR) version of the game, interest in the game has been...

Air Canada To Use Virtual Reality To Market Its Inflight Experience

11/10/2017, First class on one airline does not necessarily offer the same experience on another airline. This is because airlines are competing with each other to offer its passengers a better experience, and for the most part unless you’ve flown that particular...

Sony Unveils PlayStation VR Skyrim VR Bundle

11/06/2017, Earlier this year at E3 2017, Bethesda announced that Skyrim would be getting a virtual reality (VR) makeover in the form of Skyrim VR. They also announced that the game will be finding its way onto Sony’s PlayStation VR platform, and for those who have...

Sony Launches Gran Turismo Sport PlayStation VR Bundle

11/06/2017, If you’ve yet to purchase Gran Turismo Sport and have also been thinking about getting Sony’s virtual reality headset for its console, how about you get the two together? Sony has launched a Gran Turismo Sport PlayStation VR bundle. The bundle...

Virtual Reality Could Be Used To Treat Phantom Pain

11/05/2017, Right off the bat, virtual reality (VR) tech seems like a great tool for entertainment purposes, like watching movies, playing games, and so on. However it seems that scientists over at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne have discovered that...

Ubergizmo Digital Fall Event: The Future of VR, Tomorrow in SF

11/01/2017, Ubergizmo, in partnership with Open House, is holding an event for entrepreneurs and developers tomorrow at the Target Open House in downtown San Francisco. Our industry-insiders panelists will share their experiences building cutting-edge VR products and...

Google’s Poly Makes It Easy To Build AR And VR Apps

11/01/2017, Developers who want to build augmented or virtual reality apps need 3D objects. It’s difficult for independent and small developers as creating a lot of 3D objects requires a significant amount of time and resources. So while bigger studios and app...

Standalone HTC VR Headset Rumored For November 14th

11/01/2017, HTC’s smartphones may not be doing well but the company’s virtual reality division has established itself as a strong player in the VR market. There have been reports over the past few months that HTC is working on a standalone virtual reality...