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Social AR/VR Workspace ‘Spatial’ Secures $14M Series A Financing

Spatial, a New York-based startup behind the eponymous real-time AR/VR collaboration platform, has secured $14 million in additional financing, bringing its overall funds to $22...

Bigscreen’s ‘VR Cinema’ Showing Interstellar, Star Trek, Transformers, & More This Month

Bigscreen has released the latest lineup of big-name movies premiering this month in its recently released 'VR Cinema' feature. A virtual reality movie theater always...

Microsoft’s Social VR Platform ‘AltspaceVR’ Revamped for Improved Event Hosting

Microsoft's social VR platform, AltspaceVR, has been updated with a renewed emphasis on event hosting. While it's always been possible to hop into AltspaceVR just to hang...

‘Bigscreen’ Brings Paid Movies to Social VR Platform, Showing Select 2D & 3D Films

Bigscreen today announced it's launched a new feature called Bigscreen Cinema, which brings a paid option to its free social VR platform that will...

Glue Collaboration Raises $3.85M Financing to Further Develop Business-focused Social VR Platform

Glue Collaboration, a Helsinki-based company developing remote collaboration tools for AR/VR, today announced that it has completed a new seed round of financing, raising...

‘Facebook Spaces’ Has Been Shut Down But Its Lessons Shouldn’t Be Forgotten

As of October 25th, Facebook Spaces has been shut down to "make way" for the company's next try at a social VR platform, Horizon. While Spaces...

‘Bigscreen’ Halloween Week Brings New Spooky Channels, PSVR Support Slated for 2020

Bigscreen, the social VR viewing platform, got a big overhaul recently that brought 50+ livestreamed TV channels for free to users on all supported VR...

Facebook Publishes New Research on Hyper-realistic Virtual Avatars

Facebook Reality Labs, the company's AR/VR R&D group, published detailed research on a method for hyper-realistic real-time virtual avatars, expanding on prior work which...

With Plans to Launch on PSVR, Social VR App ‘Bigscreen’ Will Support Every Major...

Social VR app Bigscreen is planning to launch on PSVR, the company affirmed this week. Though it may not come until late 2019 or...

Bigscreen Boasts 5,000+ RSVPs for SpaceX Launch Viewing Today

Bigscreen released their 'Bigscreen TV' update two weeks ago, which brought 50+ livestreaming TV channels to the platform for free. Now, company founder and...

Quest Gets ‘Oculus Venues’, Finally Connecting Quest Users with Oculus Go & Gear VR

While Oculus Quest was devoid of any of Facebook's social VR applications at launch, Oculus Venues is finally available for the headset. That means that, for...

EDM Artist REZZ Debuting New Album Today in Social VR Rave Platform ‘Wave’

EDM artist REZZ is hosting a world premiere listening party of her new album 'Beyond the Senses' in Wave, a social VR rave platform. The...

‘Bigscreen’ Brings 50+ Free Steaming TV Channels to Social VR Viewing Platform

Bigscreen, the social VR platform that lets you stream your computer's screen to others, just got a substantial update that brings with it 50+ streaming...
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Madcap Social VR Party Game ‘RADtv’ Resurfaces with August Launch Date

Ruffian Games, a Dundee, Scotland-based game studio, recently announced their long-awaited hot-seat multiplayer VR party game, RADtv, finally has a release date. Update (July 4th, 2019): It's...

Studio Behind Social VR App ‘Rec Room’ Raises $24 Million in Funding

Against Gravity, the studio behind the popular social VR game Rec Room, has raised an addition $24 million in venture capital across two investment rounds. Speaking...
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