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A report regarding a Facebook earnings call from Gamasutra earlier this week painted a dim picture for an Oculus Rift 2015 release date. However, an equity analyst who spoke with Road to VR says that the call didn't rule out a 2015...
Surge, an impressive real-time VR music video, has been recently updated with an additional graphical setting to make the experience look even sharper for those with powerful graphics cards. The latest version of Surge (1.1) available on Oculus Share now...
Samsung today announced that the new Gear VR for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will go on sale May 8th and become available for pre-order on the 24th. The new mobile VR headset from Samsung (made in collaboration with...
Last weekend Sixense, creator of the STEM controller, came for a visit to digital agency SapientNitro's NYC office. Armed with VR headsets and STEM controllers, the order of business was to demonstrate the marketing potential of virtual reality technology...
Apparently on their way to making good on the promise of the HTC Vive Developer Edition being available this Spring, Valve has opened the developer signup form for interested parties to throw their name into the hat. Valve will be...
China’s VR scene is heating up. Shanghai just had its largest VR event to date. The second SHVR event (named as an homage to Silicon Valley's largest community gathering, SVVR) had over 300 attendees, scores of demos and speakers, and...
While VR on the web is still in its infancy, two new experiences highlighted by Mozilla's 'MozVR' team reveal diverse takes on what kind of VR content will find a home in your browser. VR on the web is expanding...
Today Google is taking the wraps off of a new certification program for VR smartphone adapters. 'Works with Google Cardboard' will allow Cardboard VR apps to adjust specifically for a given VR smartphone adapter and help users see which adapters...
Google has today announced that it's acquired two VR companies to add to its growing internal virtual reality team: Skillman & Hackett, the studio behind Tilt Brush, and Thrive Audio. Skillman & Hackett, winners of the 'Best GUI' at the...
In addition to competing for more than $1 million in prizes, developers can get a little boost during Oculus' Mobile VR Jam in the form of a $50 credit to the Unity Asset Store. The Unity Asset Store houses a...
I recently sat down with "Cymatic" Bruce Wooden, Developer & Community Relations Manager at AltspaceVR, a social virtual reality space that allows users to connect and communicate with voice chat and shared web browsing. While the software currently supports the...
Today WorldViz has announced that it received a "multimillion" dollar Series A investment from Intel Capital, the investment arm of the famed chip manufacturer. The company wouldn't specify the exact amount, but says that the money will be used...
Surge is an impressive real-time VR music video built in Unreal Engine 4 that's definitely worth your time. Music videos have been a canvas of some very inventive artists. With VR, viewers will be able to step into the middle of...
In April, WEARVR and Road to VR are joining forces to bring you VR goodness from the WEARVR app marketplace, a cross-platform repository of virtual reality experiences. This video gives a glimpse of the top 10 most popular experiences from...
Freefly VR launches today, a VR smartphone adapter with a unique universal design for phones from 4.7 to 6.1-inches. Road to VR readers can take an exclusive 18% discount off a purchase of the headset. The Freefly VR smartphone adapter uses an iOS...
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