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Convrge, the in-development social VR platform for Oculus Rift, will be hosting a Leonard Nimoy Tribute Event this Sunday. The Convrge team sent out the event announcement via email earlier today: Hey everyone, Shawn and I are huge fans of Star Trek and...
Cloudhead Games, one of the earliest VR studios to begin production on a project for the Oculus Rift, today announced that they've signed Jeremy Soule, the composer behind Skyrim (2011) and many others, to score the company's forthcoming title, The...
Background artist Damien Labonte is excited about Valve's forthcoming SteamVR reveal. So excited, in fact, that he spent his evenings over the last week creating five very impressive themed mockups of the unit. We have the entire series to...
"4.0?!" you say. Yup. Did you know we've been around since 2011? In the back of my mind I know that's when we started, but when I'm forced to write it down as I am now... whoosh!... it comes rushing...
So you've probably heard by now that Valve is set to reveal a SteamVR Dev Kit come GDC 2015 next week. Well, some folks poking around their website found a photo hidden in the source code that reveals what...
While the Galaxy Note 4 is the only 'one' phone that is compatible with Samsung's Gear VR headset, there's different variations of the phone for different regions. Should you be attempting to import a Gear VR from a country...
Come April, Oculus will hold a Mobile VR Jam with prizes totaling $1 million. The company is incentivizing the creation of virtual reality games and experiences for the Samsung Gear VR headset, which Samsung built in collaboration with Oculus. The...
After the surprise announcement that Valve would be revealing a "SteamVR Dev Kit" at next week's GDC 2015, yet another huge entrant may be about to join the virtual reality arena. The company is reportedly on the verge of...
Gaming giant Valve has announced that they'll be revealing a "previously-unannounced SteamVR hardware system" at GDC 2015. The company has been actively engaged in R&D in the AR/VR space but hasn't previously broken into the hardware market. This new information...
Convrge, a social VR platform for the Oculus Rift, has been steadily building out its virtual space to enable multiplayer VR experiences. The latest version of the platform adds a shared movie screen for group viewings and additional space...
Palmer Luckey, creator of the Oculus Rift, has preempted any rumors that Oculus might be showing a first-party VR input solution at the upcoming GDC 2015 in March. 'VR input', a more natural way of interacting with the virtual world...
SVVR and SFVR invite you to the second-annual GDC VR Mixer on Thursday, March 5 from 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM in downtown San Francisco. This time, we’ve booked a 20,000 sq. ft. venue to showcase the newest virtual...
Technical Illusions, the company behind the CastAR augmented reality glasses, have just revealed a new promo video showing their vision of an augmented home. "We're committed to not making "high concept" videos that most people do. For our Kickstarter we...
On the tail of their newly granted patent for a mobile head mounted display, Apple is continuing to search for new hires that would bring augmented and virtual reality experience to the company. It first came to light that Apple...
Yesterday, Apple was granted a patent for a Gear VR-like mobile headset which would use a portable device (like a smartphone) as the primary display. The patent strikes similarities between both Samsung's Gear VR and a swath of VR...
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