VR Start-Up TransfrVR announces $12M in Series A Funding

VR Start-Up TransfrVR announces $12M in Series A Funding

TransfrVR, a VR training start-up aiming to provide immersive learning for the unemployed, have today announced $12 million in Series A funding.This work is helping to bridge the gap between unemployed workers and hands-on, technical skills training required in fast-growing fields across our state.

Tarzan VR™ Issue #1 - "The Great Ape" REVIEW

Tarzan VR™ Issue #1 - "The Great Ape" REVIEW

However, Issue #1 also comes with access to "Tarzan's expansive treehouse and home island," which acts as a sort of freeplay mode, allowing you to swing, explore and test out mechanics.

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge is a VR step away from virtually visiting Disney

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge is a VR step away from virtually visiting Disney

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge is a spiritual sequel to Vader Immortal, a three-part VR experience released last year by Disney's experimental entertainment tech group, ILMxLab. Vader Immortal blended impressive voice acting and storytelling to feel a bit like a game mixed with a home theme park experience.

'Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge' VR delivers what Disney’s theme parks can’t

'Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge' VR delivers what Disney’s theme parks can’t

If you go into Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, the latest VR co-production from Lucasfilm’s ILMxLab and Facebook’s Oculus, thinking you’ll be just fine handling blaster shoot-outs by your lonesome, you’ll quickly become acquainted with death.

Virtual reality forests could help understanding of climate change

Virtual reality forests could help understanding of climate change

The effects of climate change are sometimes difficult to grasp, but now a virtual reality forest, created by geographers, can let people walk through a simulated forest of today and see what various futures may hold for the trees.

TinyTAN | Beat Saber: BTS Music Pack Launches November 12, Track List Reveal

TinyTAN | Beat Saber: BTS Music Pack Launches November 12, Track List Reveal

Beat Saber’s new music pack features the recently launched TinyTAN characters, whose personalities are inspired by each member of the legendary septet.As TinyTAN encounters players through the music pack, they’ll bring comfort and inspire appreciation of the little things in life.

Swordsman VR Game Review – Medieval Combat That Will Test Your Fighting Skills

Swordsman VR Game Review – Medieval Combat That Will Test Your Fighting Skills

You’re going to need to put actual strength into your strikes, especially if you choose to play with the full weighted mode which I thought gave the best approximation of weapon weight, much like Blade and Sorcery and Hellsplit: Arena does.

Brickyard Broadcast: A Musical Event With World Premier in Virtual Reality

Brickyard Broadcast: A Musical Event With World Premier in Virtual Reality

Since they cannot be together in the same physical space, technology has the solution: a virtual reality musical experience bringing together musicians self-isolating at home.They commissioned composer Lisa Bielawa to create and produce a live virtual reality musical event.

PS5 VR improvements: Games with unlocked framerates could see an improvement.

PS5 VR improvements: Games with unlocked framerates could see an improvement.

Basically this means that if you own a PS4 or VR title that has an unlocked framerate (Not capped at 30 or 60FPS) or a scalable resolution (not limited by the processing power) the new hardware onboard the PS5 will be able to improve the game compared to a standard PS4 or PS4 Pro. Planning to play #BloodAndTruth on #PS5?.

Another VR title delayed: After The Fall Delayed Until 2021

Another VR title delayed: After The Fall Delayed Until 2021

Vertigo Games tweeted out the following statement:“We have made the difficult decision to move the launch of After the Fall to early 2021, to ensure the development team has sufficient time to deliver the experience that meets our vision.“We want to make After The Fall the best and most gripping co-op VR FPS experience possible.

PSVR on PS5 Review – Much Faster Loading, Same Old PlayStation VR

PSVR on PS5 Review – Much Faster Loading, Same Old PlayStation VR

In case you were wondering, PSVR on PS5 doesn’t gain any new features or options, but you can expect the same adjustments you’re used to on PS4, including a software IPD adjustment (and the ability to measure your IPD via the camera), the ability to see the PS5 dashboard and play non-VR games in a ‘theater screen’ mode, and you can capture videos and screenshots of your VR experience.

CRM is Failing: It's Time to Transition to CXM

CRM is Failing: It's Time to Transition to CXM

CRM and CEM/CXM are essential tools for maintaining business flow with customers.However, enabling your customers to have the same experience with you in real time is the difference between a CRM and CXM, according to Ryan Cantor, vice president of product and marketing at Thryv.

Oculus Delays Shipment of Quest 2 Elite Straps Amid Complaints of Premature Breakage

Oculus Delays Shipment of Quest 2 Elite Straps Amid Complaints of Premature Breakage

Some customers who ordered and are still waiting for an Elite Strap and Elite Battery Strap for Quest 2 have received an email from Oculus that maintains their shipments will be delayed, as the company is currently investigating user complaints likely surrounding premature breakage first spotted in late October.

DropLabs’ EP-01 speaker shoes make for an excellent VR accessory

DropLabs’ EP-01 speaker shoes make for an excellent VR accessory

In addition to buying the shoes, you’ll need DropLabs’ proprietary $25 low-latency gaming cable, which lets you connect a set of wired headphones and the EP-01 to an audio source, like a computer, console controller, or really any device that has a 3.5mm jack.

Can Virtual Reality Games Lead to Violent Behavior?

Can Virtual Reality Games Lead to Violent Behavior?

Virtual reality is a simulated experience where people interact with computer-generated elements in a seemingly real way.Due to its fully immersive nature, which is becoming increasingly similar to real-world experiences, many are concerned about the effects of virtual violence.

Frank Oz to Voice Yoda in ‘Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge’

Frank Oz to Voice Yoda in ‘Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge’

“With Star Wars: Tales From the Galaxy’s Edge, we’re expanding the story beyond Black Spire Outpost, giving players the chance to discover never-before-seen characters and locations.

Sensorium Galaxy Reveals New Details About Virtual Reality Avatars

Sensorium Galaxy Reveals New Details About Virtual Reality Avatars

Sensorium Corporation announced that it will be using photorealistic avatars of world-famous artists on its upcoming social virtual reality platform —Sensorium Galaxy.By using fully CG avatars of musicians, Sensorium Galaxy can overcome the current limitations of one-dimensional music experiences.

Offline Events Flourish in New Digital Worlds

Offline Events Flourish in New Digital Worlds

That’s why creating an avatar that truly embodies an individual and brings them into a virtual space is so important.Creating avatars that represent how we actually look to bridge one of the largest gaps between physical attendance and digital experience.

Star Wars Squadrons VR Experience: A Killer VR Title

Star Wars Squadrons VR Experience: A Killer VR Title

Being able to look around the cockpit, as with any combat flight game, is a massive advantage over playing on a 2D screen.These problems do not manifest when playing native Oculus games, so it’s presumably an issue with the APIs talking to each other.

When bots do the negotiating, humans more likely to engage in deceptive techniques

When bots do the negotiating, humans more likely to engage in deceptive techniques

Mell, who conducted the research during his doctoral studies in computer science at USC, says, "Knowing how to design experiences and artificial agents which can act like some of the most devious among us is useful in learning how to combat those techniques in real life.".

AR & VR Training: The Future of Corporate Learning

AR & VR Training: The Future of Corporate Learning

With their unique senses of immersion and experience, AR and VR technologies are the next big tools to find use in the workplace of the future.Walmart, on the other hand, jumped on board the VR bandwagon to train employees in real-world scenarios with a pilot program launched way back in 2017.

Castle Rock Beach, West Australia on Steam

Castle Rock Beach, West Australia on Steam

The game has in important focus on immersion and not holding your hand, your attentiveness and eagerness to explore will be rewarded with access to hidden areas and new features.The game also includes an immersive curated soundtrack courtesy of Chillhop Music, This is definitley one for turning down the lights and wearing headphones.

FIVARS Immersive Stories Festival 2020

FIVARS Immersive Stories Festival 2020

All Access Pass: If you own a VR headset like an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive, then, in addition to the 360° Theatre you will gain access to our Interactive Experiences, industry talks with content creators, producers, and programmers, and our Private Discord Server.

INFINITE  -  VR Field of View measured and explained

INFINITE - VR Field of View measured and explained

And it’s actually something I’d like for journalist to start doing, as when someone claims their headset have a certain field of view and if the value is way above their theoretical maximum, it should be called out.

▷ Best Oculus Quest 2 Porn

▷ Best Oculus Quest 2 Porn

The same goes for VR Porn Games (-> Best 20+ Games You Can Play) , there are a lot of amazing VR Porn games who can make the best out of a high-resolution display like the one on the Quest, even though they don’t run natively on the Quest and need a Virtual Desktop connection from your PC to be played.

Virtual Travel Marketing's Cure for Wanderlust

Virtual Travel Marketing's Cure for Wanderlust

Virtual travel marketing can offer a close-to-reality experience, inspiring people to learn about destinations, dream about journeys, and eventually book trips.For a virtual travel marketing campaign to be successful, it needs to engage people as much or more than would an actual trip.

Miranda: A Steam Punk VR Experience

Miranda: A Steam Punk VR Experience

LUMA, the country’s premier festival for art, technology and narrative will headline its 2020 edition with a first-of-its-kind event: a fully immersive musical theater VR experience featuring live motion-capture performance during every showtime.

‘Interactive entertainment is the standard bearer of the entertainment business’

‘Interactive entertainment is the standard bearer of the entertainment business’

In a wide-ranging interview last week, Zelnick said that video games are now "the standard bearer of the entertainment business," expressed considerable skepticism about the prospects for cloud gaming, urged caution on Microsoft's new subscription and installment pricing plans, and explained why Red Dead Redemption is like an '80s boy band.

How XpertVR Is Changing the Face of Traditional Research With Virtual Reality

How XpertVR Is Changing the Face of Traditional Research With Virtual Reality

XpertVR uses immersive solutions to simulate stores, retailers, and many other user experiences, without having to build physical assets.From consumer behavior research to product A/B testing, the startup can create a variety of simulations to fit the needs of their clients.

Venice VR Expanded: A Festival of Immersive Imagination

Venice VR Expanded: A Festival of Immersive Imagination

Filled with an assortment of films and interactive content it’s been one of the best examples of why a format like this works, as well as highlighting the sheer range of ideas the XR industry can offer.