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Alexandra Sedor

creative editor @vrandfun | freelance journalist | east coast transplant

Standup Comedy Goes Virtual Tomorrow

Tomorrow, April 27, AltspaceVR will be hosting ‘Comedy Living Room’s’ virtual, live standup show. ‘Comedy Living Room’ is a live comedy show, hosted in a living room. Created in 2012 by comedy fans and roommates Matt Lottman and Frank Chad Muniz, these entertaining minds thought it would cool to host a stand-up show in their living room for their […]

LiveSYNC 360 Demo Control App Launches Today

Today at NAB Las Vegas, Finwe Ltd., a 360 video presentation technologies company, announced that their new presentation tool LiveSYNC is now available for iOS and Android. LiveSYNC adds a whole new dimension to 360-degree VR presenting at trade shows, product launches, tours, education, training, and sales. V1.0 key features: – Real-time observing and controlling multiple […]

Free Limited Edition Xenko Game Engine Available Through July

Silicon Studio (game makers and middleware pioneers) is celebrating today’s launch of their new Xenko Game Engine, by giving away a free version through July 31, 2017. All users can access the engine’s unrestricted Pro plan at no cost and with no registration requirements until end of July. Xenko is an open-source game engine with the […]

Alien: Covenant Adds VR Component in Time for “Alien Day” April 26th

The Alien: Convenant franchise is dabbling in virtual reality with its new immersive experience In Utero. Not unintentionally, In Utero will be made available on Oculus tomorrow, April 26, which is also “Alien Day”. Produced by 20th Century Fox and directed by Ridley Scott, the VR experience is still under lock and key, with just a […]

Apple Hires NASA AR Expert For Their Upcoming Glasses

Jeff Norris, former Mission Operations Innovation Chief of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), is another fairly new hire to be added to the impressive employee roster at Apple. Bloomberg reported that Norris joined Apple earlier this year as a senior manager on the company’s augmented reality team. The team, run by former Dolby Labs executive Mike Rockwell is said […]

First VR Esports Tournament Coming This May

On May 15, Oculus will kick off the first ever VR Esports tournament held by the company. Contestants will battle each other to see who the craftiest sorcerer is in the game The Unspoken, one of Oculus’ top sellers. There will be a local round, regional round, and a final round in which the grand prize winner receives […]

GoPro Releases New VR Camera Called ‘Fusion’

GoPro announced the release of their new VR camera, the Fusion, last week via their blog. The company’s latest offering joins the throng of other 360° cameras released in the past week. This is GoPro’s first camera capable of VR. According to GoPro founder and CEO Nicholas Woodman, GoPro Fusion has “the ability to capture every angle simultaneously… as though you […]

Google Introduces Next-Gen VR Camera With Yi Halo

Everywhere we look, there’s a new 360 camera launch. We’ve covered Facebook’s Surround 360, Nokia’s OZO VR, and now we’re going to tell you about Google’s newest offer, the Yi Halo, which was announced today. What’s different about the Yi Halo is that it’s aimed more towards the average content creator and consumer, thanks to its lower […]