Gaming

Facebook Expands to Enable 360 Photos in News Feeds
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Facebook Expands to Enable 360 Photos in News Feeds

Earlier last week, Oculus announced a handful of new changes to Gear VR, its mobile headset for Samsung phones, along with one big new Facebook feature created with virtual reality (VR) in mind: the arrival of 360-degree photo capability in Facebook’s News Feed. Soon, anyone will be able to upload 360-degree photos to Facebook’s News […]

Nokia Technologies Partners With Disney To Film The Future of VR
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Nokia Technologies Partners With Disney To Film The Future of VR

Nokia Technologies today announced a partnership with Disney to explore the creation of virtual reality (VR) content in filmmaking using Nokia’s OZO, the world’s first VR camera, to film behind-the-scenes movie extras. As part of the agreement, Nokia will work with Disney to provide equipment and VR technologies to support the creation of special VR […]

Film Masterpiece: “Allumette” Debuts As First VR Narrative At The Tribeca Film Festival
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Film Masterpiece: “Allumette” Debuts As First VR Narrative At The Tribeca Film Festival

Allumette, the latest creation of Penrose Studios, a small startup comprised of Oculus Rift, DreamWorks and Pixar alumni including Eugene Chung, founder and CEO, who was previously Head of Film & Media at Oculus VR, debuts as the first virtual reality narrative at the Tribeca Film Festival. Six degrees of freedom is huge,” says Allumette […]

Huawei: China-based Manufacturer Unveils Gear VR-Style Headset Alongside P9 Flagship Series Smartphones
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Huawei: China-based Manufacturer Unveils Gear VR-Style Headset Alongside P9 Flagship Series Smartphones

Telecommunications giant Huawei expands its product line by launching its own virtual reality (VR) headset, the Huawei VR, alongside its recently announced P9 flagship, at an event in Shanghai, China. While the wearable device strongly resembles the design and functionality of the Samsung VR, the two aren’t necessarily going head-to-head. Huawei is going after the […]

First-ever Virtual Reality Operation Live-Streamed Worldwide
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First-ever Virtual Reality Operation Live-Streamed Worldwide

UK doctor turns the operating room into an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience using special cameras to live-stream a 360-degree view of a surgical procedure to users worldwide. Dr. Shafi Ahmed, a cancer surgeon at the Royal London Hospital, who is pioneering VR surgery, broadcast the first live surgery – in virtual reality April 14. […]

Google and NASA Partner to Explore Quantum Computing With the D-Wave 2X
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Google and NASA Partner to Explore Quantum Computing With the D-Wave 2X

Google and NASA partner to explore quantum computing using D-wave 2X technology. Although the concept of quantum computing has been around since the early 1980’s, the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) is revamping modern research and the computing industry. According to recent reports, Google and NASA have been studying […]

VRman: Virtual reality experience broadcaster
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VRman: Virtual reality experience broadcaster

Have a nice VR! I suggest everyone to dive into the world of amazing adventures and incredible experiences with virtual reality. The VRman project focuses on the popularization of virtual reality – using a special ‘green room’ to stream on YouTube and twitch VR experience and give anyone an opportunity to visit  VRroom and try […]

Six Flags and Samsung Partner to Launch First VR Roller Coaster
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Six Flags and Samsung Partner to Launch First VR Roller Coaster

Looking for gut-wrenching thrills and excitement this summer? Pack your bags and head to Six Flags Theme Parks for the most ultimate virtual reality (VR) immersion experience this season has to offer. Thanks to a partnership between Six Flags Entertainment Corporation and Samsung Electronics America, you and your family can now experience unique thrills and […]

Augmented Reality and Cars: Getting There With GPS Navigation
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Augmented Reality and Cars: Getting There With GPS Navigation

Since the evolution of car navigation systems, developers have worked to enhance driver safety and to improve technology features of their apps. While driver distraction is cited as one of the leading causes of fatal car accidents in recent years, it would be safe to say that taking your eyes off the road to check […]

Virtual Reality and Gaming: The Immersion Experience
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Virtual Reality and Gaming: The Immersion Experience

Since its early introduction, virtual reality (VR) has changed the way consumers experience the world around them. Although VR isn’t a new concept, the evolution of gaming gear add-ons, such as Facebook’s Oculus Rift, has achieved a newer, higher level of user immersion aimed at revolutionizing the total gaming and video experience. VR developers are […]

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