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Watch: How ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Used Steam VR Tracking to Shoot VFX Shots

It's emerged that last year's Star Wars: Rogue One, used existing virtual reality technology - specifically HTC Vive's Steam VR tracking - to allow the film's...

SteamVR Tracking HDK Now Available for Anyone to Buy

Valve is increasingly opening its SteamVR Tracking technology—that which powers the HTC Vive's room-scale tracking—to the world. The royalty-free system requires no permission from...

‘Bigscreen’ Social VR Desktop App Raises $3 Million Seed Investment Led VC Firm Andreessen...

Bigscreen Inc, the company behind the social VR desktop app, Bigscreen, last year told us they'd raised a seed round from "Tier 1" VC firms. Today...
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Samsung and Six Flags Re-up Collaboration with New VR Coasters Combining ‘Mixed Reality’ and...

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation—which runs theme park properties across the americas—and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. recently launched a renewed collaboration on new rides at...

ZeniMax Seeks Injunction to Halt Oculus’ Use Rift & Gear VR SDK and More

Following a prominent lawsuit between ZeniMax and Facebook/Oculus which resulted in a $500 million award to ZeniMax, the company is now seeking an injunction...

Valve Launches Free Steam Audio SDK Beta to Give VR Apps Immersive 3D Sound

Valve today announced the Steam Audio SDK, a spatial audio plugin that the company says is made is designed to "enhance all interactive products,...

Samsung’s In-house Incubator to Showcase New VR/AR Experiments at MWC

Although the Samsung Galaxy S8 may not make its big entrance at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona next week, the company will however be presenting...
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AR Specialist Zappar Nets $3.75m in Funding, Aims to “Democratize Augmented Reality”

Zappar, a London-based developer in the Augmented Reality space, is announcing the closing of its Series A funding round. The $3.75m investment will accelerate...
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YouTube Spaces Studio Explores the Basics of Mixed Reality Video Capture

Prolific YouTuber Tom Scott recently visited the Mixed Reality Lab at the YouTube Space studio in New York in order to showcase mixed reality...

Closeup: Next-generation SteamVR Tracking Base Station is “Better in every way”

As evidenced by the decision to begin selling SteamVR Tracking base stations directly later this year, Valve aims to continue driving development of the...
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Gear VR Shooter ‘Drop Dead’ Coming to Rift With Touch Support and Graphics Overhaul

One of Gear VR's most polished shooters is making the leap to the Oculus Rift with full support for Touch and a graphical overhaul. Developed...

Valve to Sell Base Stations Directly, Lower Barrier to SteamVR Tracking Development

Valve today announced plans to begin selling SteamVR Tracking base stations directly later this year; the first units on offer are expected to be...

Now on Rift, ‘Tilt Brush’ is the First Google App on Facebook’s VR Platform

After a long and somewhat awkward period of Google keeping all of their VR apps from Facebook's VR platforms on desktop (with Rift) and mobile...

Valve: Only 30 SteamVR Apps Have Made $250,000+ (and other truths of the young...

During a recent media event, Valve revealed that only 30 VR apps have made over $250,000 so far on Steam. Now focusing his company...

‘John Wick Chronicles’ Review

Neo-noir action-thriller John Wick (2014) has come to the Vive in its new VR wave-based arcade shooter John Wick Chronicles. Recreating the look and feel of the film franchise while offering up...
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