Entertainment

Entertainment’s future has arrived, and it has come in the form of viewing anything from sporting events and movies to interacting with characters on virtual and augmented reality devices.

Jaunt Raises $65 Million in Investments
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Jaunt Raises $65 Million in Investments

Jaunt, a well-known cinematic virtual reality company, has received $65 million series C round of funding led by The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners – a partnership of CAA-backed Evolution Media Capital, TPG Growth and Participant Media, and China Media Capital (CMC). According to Jaunt, the new investors will help the company expand its […]

Disney’s Coloring Book App Offers Creative Augmented Reality Authoring Tool
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Disney’s Coloring Book App Offers Creative Augmented Reality Authoring Tool

This App is the Company’s Attempt to Foster Augmented Creativity Disney Research has invented a coloring book app that employs Augmented Reality to make characters leap from the page into 3D world. How it Works A child draws and colors a character on a page. The page is monitored by the app which records the […]

Internet of Things for the NFL has Finally Arrived
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Internet of Things for the NFL has Finally Arrived

NFL & Big Data through IoT  IoT has come to the NFL, is totally different and could help change things in the biggest way. When the Super Bowl XLIX champion New England Patriots hosted the Pittsburgh Steelers for the opening of the 2015 football season, every player was outfitted with at least one set of RFID sensors implanted in the […]

Samsung-Marriott Offering Virtual Reality Experience to Marriott Guests
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Samsung-Marriott Offering Virtual Reality Experience to Marriott Guests

Samsung and Marriott Partner on VRoom Service Marriott Hotels has partnered with Samsung to offer its guests with virtual reality (VR) headsets to their rooms. The two are testing this service called VRoom Service over a two-week period at the New York Marriott Marquis and London Marriott Park Lane hotels. According to Marriott, the VRoom […]

Pokémon Go Announced for iOS and Android
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Pokémon Go Announced for iOS and Android

The Pokemon Go Augmented Reality Game The Pokemon Company, which is largely accountable for marketing and licensing the Pokémon franchise, has recently announced that Niantic is developing an Augmented Reality game called ‘Pokemon Go’ for iOS and Android phones. Niantic is a former Google subsidiary and is well known among gaming industry people  for developing […]

WorldViz Emerging As A Lead Virtual Reality Company
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WorldViz Emerging As A Lead Virtual Reality Company

WorldViz – 3D Content Creation & Motion Tracking WorldViz provides turnkey interactive visualization and simulation solutions. The company is located in Santa Barbara, California. The company provides Virtual Reality expertise, and unparalleled immersive visualization experiences. WorldViz is the only 3D visualization company in the world which makes its own interactive 3D content creation software platform and […]

High Fidelity – Next Avatar of Second Life
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High Fidelity – Next Avatar of Second Life

High Fidelity, the Successor of Second Life? In May 2015, The Verge described High Fidelity as “the virtual reality successor to Second Life”. With High Fidelity, Philip Rosedale, the founder of Second Life, intends to blend the Second Life tech with the telepresence technology. High Fidelity is seen as next-generation of virtual world. It has […]

castAR Secures $15 Million Funding from Playground Global
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castAR Secures $15 Million Funding from Playground Global

castAR, an Augmented Reality gaming startup, has secured $15 million in a funding round from Playground Global. Playground Global is a hardware accelerator and fund launched by Android co-founder Andy Rubin. It is backed by FoxConn, Google and Tencent. In 2013 castAR completed a Kickstarter campaign in which in less than 48 hours it had […]

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