With Engage, teachers and companies can create VR trainings and experiences to host meetings, presentations, classes and events with people across the world. A variety of immersive experiences can be built with an extensive library of virtual objects, effects and virtual locations available on the Engage platform. … [Read more...] about Virtual Reality Offers New Ways to Connect and Collaborate From Home
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In June, Wave announced a $30 million funding round featuring Scooter Braun and Alex Rodriguez as investors, and the company previously established a partnership with Warner Music Group and Roc Nation to get more talent on its bill. Like most other livestreamers, Wave maintains that its place isn’t to replace concerts, but to give a new experience entirely. While Wave has seen surges in viewers and interest from potential partners since the pandemic started, founder and CEO Adam Arrigo says things had been trending upwards since before the pandemic, as the funding round started eight months ago. … [Read more...] about The New Reality for Concerts in COVID: Virtual Reality?
“Revry is thrilled to partner with Littlstar and bring much-needed virtual reality to our queer global community, especially for Pride,” said Revry’s LatinX CBO/Co-Founder Christopher J. Rodriguez. “Since COVID, Pride festivals and LGBT film festivals have had to cancel, postpone, or limit their events. Our partnership with Littlstar gives our community the chance to experience a common virtual environment and celebrate Pride together!” … [Read more...] about Revry Teams With Littlstar For First LGBTQ+ Virtual Reality Channel
Writing on her blog, she said: “Three years later, I now think I should love her more than miss her and feel sick so that I can be confident when I meet her later. I hope many people will remember Nayeon after watching the show.” … [Read more...] about Mother ‘reunites’ with dead daughter using virtual reality technology
Virtual reality allows you to experience and interact with a 3D world that isn't real. To enter this virtual world you must don a VR helmet – a headset with a screen inside that makes you feel like you're somewhere else. This mounted display strapped to your eyes mixed with stereo sound and movement tracking lets you explore this immersive virtual world. You turn your head and the environemnt turns with you, making the illusion feel even more "real". Currently headsets span from expensive PC-linked helmets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift to more affordable goggles like the Samsung Gear VR that works by slotting a smartphone in the headset. The downloadable apps range from VR games to 360-degree videos created by publishers like the BBC and The Discovery Channel. They can transport you to 3D worlds that aren't accessible in real life, like a trip to Mars or a spin behind the wheel of a futuristic sports car. Until recently, these experiences relied on a PC or smartphone to … [Read more...] about GTA makers ‘secretly working on virtual reality version of game’ where headset lets you live out crime lord fantasy