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USA TODAY Follows up on their Successful ‘VRtually There’ Series with Season Two 

This morning, USA TODAY announced that they will be releasing Season Two of “VRtually There,” the network’s wildly popular, branded VR news experience.  The new season showcases USA TODAY NETWORK’s cutting edge aesthetic and innovative work in VR storytelling. Season two of “VRtually There” will run from May 9th through July 2017. New segments will be aired […]

VR Bar Games: Coming To a Pub Near You?

Forget darts, pool, and foosball — bar games are getting a major update. Enter The VR Concept, the world’s first permanent in-pub VR Arcade based in London. Co-founded by Oli Lane, Anthony Nixon, Henry Clarke, the company is looking to bring its technology to other pubs around the world. “Virtual reality is a kind of infinitely flexible, infinitely exciting […]

Marvel Entertainment: Absolutely Expect Some Announcements in VR

Marvel Entertainment recently disclosed that the company is setting its sights on VR. In a recent interview with Gamespot, Jay Ong, Marvel’s Senior VP of Games and Innovations, released information that the company will be announcing VR news that fans are sure to be wild about. “It’s going to be exciting here,” said Ong. “Absolutely expect some announcements in VR, […]

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Begins VR Trauma Training Initiative

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has begun a new initiative that opens faster, more realistic and cost-effective training in health care using virtual reality. Faced with budget cuts and staff shortages, the healthcare sector like so many other industries, realized they needed a new solution to their growing demand and waning supply of skilled physicians and surgeons. […]

No Clue VR: A Techy Spin on Memory Games

For those of you out there who miss memory games, “spot the difference,” or “what’s missing” challenges — listen up –because this game is for you. No Clue VR takes players through two scenarios, daylight and nighttime, where the player must spot “what is different” in the ever so slightly different scenes. It’s actually a lot […]

VR “Reality Caucus” Leads Immersive Technology Policy

Yesterday, five US congressional representatives announced the formation of a Congressional Caucus on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality called ‘Reality Caucus.’ The representatives are Yvette Clark (New York Democrat), Suzan DelBene (Washington Democrat), Bill Flores (Texas Republican), Darrell Isa (California Republican), and Ted Lieu (California Democrat). The representatives issued the following joint statement, “We are […]