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VR, AR, and MR are my current passions in life. I want to share that love by reporting the latest VR news available today for the growing community.

NextVR Partners Up With Fox To Bring The WBC Heavy Weight Championship Fight Tonight In VR

NextVR has been accomplishing many of their goals and agenda by constantly streaming major sporting events in 360 VR. The VR company has recently wrapped a successful coverage during the NBA All-Star weekend where they broadcasted 360 videos during skill-challenges and matches. NextVR looks to stream another big event tonight in VR with the live broadcast of […]

Industrial Light And Magic Utilized Steam VR Tracking To Create The Perfect VFX Shots For Star Wars: Rogue One

Star Wars: Rogue One had some of the most visually striking VFX shots throughout the movie where we witnessed compelling angles to throttle the story. Directed by Gareth Edwards, the visual genius behind films such as Monsters and Godzilla, Rogue One accumulated over $1 billion at the box office. Gareth Edwards had grand visions for this […]

Huawei Will Be Manufacturing Their Own 360 Cameras Called Honor VR For Smartphones

360 cameras are becoming a new frontier for many companies and manufacturers as they provide a full clear picture of your surroundings. Pictures are starting to outgrow the linear phase and are evolving into an encompassing “capture of the moment.” Huawei looks to enter this new frontier with the announcement of their Honor VR Camera. […]

Six Flags And Samsung Partner Up Once Again For A New VR Coaster Called Galactic Attack

The famous Six Flags Theme Park, home to America's famous roller coasters, has partnered up once again with Samsung to deliver an updated virtual roller coaster experience. This time, the two companies look to input some mixed reality into the mix. The current 'New Revolution' VR coaster rides will get an update with 'Galactic Attack,' which […]

Bethesda’s Parent Company Has Filed Injunction To Stop Oculus From Using Its VR Code

Oculus is once again facing problems on the VR front with Bethesda's parent company, ZeniMax, filing an injunction to prevent Oculus from using the found "infringed code," in the Oculus Rift VR headset according to Law360. The injunction was filed on Thursday at the same court where the IP lawsuit was first held, in Dallas. If the […]

Theo Triantafyllidis Takes You Inside His Body with Self Portrait (Interior) VR Experience

A creative Los Angeles artist named Theo Triantafyllidis took a whole new meaning to art with Self Portrait (interior). This particular artwork is a  VR experience that takes you on a guided tour through his Theo's body. Yes, we can actually go inside the artist's body and funnel our way through. Self Portrait (interior) showcases some of his inner organs, […]

Steam Audio By Valve Will Provide More Realistic 3D Sound Quality In VR

Today, Valve has introduced the Steam Audio SDK to the public, which will allow developers to create a deeper experience and quality with sound and acoustic. This spatial audio plugin is designed to deliver “An advanced spatial audio solution for games and VR apps.” Steam Audio adds physics-based sound propagation on top of HRTF-based binaural […]

HTC Announces The Viveport Developer Awards Winners

During the launch of Viveport, HTC announced that it'll be awarding developers with cash prizes during the Viveport Developer Awards. First place winner is awarded $50,000 along with an HTC Vive. The second place winner is awarded $30,000 and an HTC Vive. The third runner up is awarded $15,000 with an HTC Vive. Runners-up (2 […]