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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 […]

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. […]

Understanding the Internet of Things (IoT)
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Understanding the Internet of Things (IoT)

Defining The Internet of Things (IoT) The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects and people or animals that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. IoT is an emerging technology domain which […]

As Rift Goes Live, Brands Developing 360-Degree Video Clips May Benefit
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As Rift Goes Live, Brands Developing 360-Degree Video Clips May Benefit

In a recent development, Facebook has eventually started shipping its Virtual Reality (VR) headset Oculus Rift to consumers across the world and this move by the company finally opens the doors for millions of people to experience a virtual world. Oculus was purchased by Facebook a couple of years back in a stunning $2 billion […]

4D 360VR, AR installation with 3D Immersive Street Art – Mark Conference at Rutgers University by Anthony Cappetto
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4D 360VR, AR installation with 3D Immersive Street Art – Mark Conference at Rutgers University by Anthony Cappetto

Hello Readers, Art for After Hours is bringing 4D emerging technologies such as 360 degree virtual reality and augmented reality into our 3D hand drawn/painted anamorphic street paintings as an immersive experience differing from anything on the scene to date. Yes, I’m posing for the camera but this picture was just before a lecture that […]

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