VR Games Make Hemophilia Treatments More Tolerable

Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio is using VR games to distract their pediatric patients undergoing hemophilia treatments with extremely high success rates, and happy patients in place of traumatized ones. The system’s co-creator, Jeremy Patterson, directs user-experience technology, research and development at the hospital’s Research Institute reported in a statement that of his technology, “It’s led to […]

Legendaries Coming This Summer on Pokemon GO

Niantic, the creators of Pokemon Go, have taken home the coveted “Best Mobile Game” title at this years 2017 Webby Awards. The company has quickly arose to the top using AR technology and made it the fastest app to gross over $1 billion. While accepting the award, Niantic Global Product Marketing Lead Archit Bhargava said […]

Fox to Release ‘Alien’ Multiplayer VR Game Through FoxNext

Fox has announced that through their subsidiary branch focused in VR, FoxNext, they’ll be releasing a free roam virtual reality experience themed around the Alien franchise. This new VR activation is similar in concept to The Void or Velocity VR where multiple people gather in an arena to share an immersive experience. Using props and state of the art equipment, you’ll be engaged […]

Vive Debuts Future of VR City Planning

During this year’s South by South West (SXSW) at Civic I/O in Austin, Texas, over 20 Mayors from all over the United States gathered to discuss the future of city planning with VR. Vive partnered with Salesforce to create the app Connected Cities, which uses VR for design and planning purposes as well as for operationalizing city management […]

Cannes Film Festival VR Exhibit Takes You Across the US Boarder in VR

“Carne y Arena” is one of the hardest tickets to get at the Cannes Film Festival. Located approximately 15 minutes from the festival’s center in an airplane hangar, viewers are shuttled in specially for the experience. The visual art installation, created by Oscar award winner Alejandro Inarritu, allows those experiencing the exhibit to walk in the shoes of Mexican […]

Valve Introduces SteamVR Home Beta

Valve announced that as of yesterday, SteamVR will have a redesigned look with a new home experience that is richer, more interactive, and more social than the existing launch area. SteamVR Home is currently in beta and can be accessed by anyone who ‘opts in’. To Opt In to SteamVR Beta, simply follow these steps below: Open Steam on […]