Experts in Location Based Virtual Reality Share Industry Insights This week at the VR Society’s third annual VR on the Lot conference, five top players in the Immersive LBE (Location Based Entertainment) industry came together to discuss the good, the … Continue reading Location based entertainment
Viewr gives friends a window into what you are doing in VR Virtual reality experiences can be amazing, but they’re often isolated. So Viewr is a new tool that lets your friends see what you are doing in VR. The … Continue reading A spectator’s perspective
How VR Is Being Used to Help Children With Learning Disabilities, Autism The United States Department of Education is betting on virtual reality to help students with high-functioning autism and learning disabilities in schools across the country. This month the … Continue reading Implementing social skills
Swiping right on virtual relationships There’s an episode in the latest season of the Hulu original series Casual, where the main character, Alex, tries his hand at dating in virtual reality. He quickly meets a woman and develops a big, … Continue reading Couples therapy
One Game: Building A Decentralized Virtual World One Game is building a decentralized virtual world for people to create unique characters, games, and exchange virtual assets. The company draws inspiration from another virtual reality blockchain platform called Decentraland. However, what … Continue reading Self-evolving worlds
Facebook introduces more customizable avatars to social VR app Spaces Facebook is announcing that more customizable avatars, or virtual characters, are coming to Facebook Spaces, its social virtual reality application. The fully redesigned avatars in Facebook Spaces are more expressive … Continue reading Facebook in the VR space
Virtual Reality — Not Just for Gamers I would never describe myself as a gamer since I have seldom played computer games in since my teens however my first taste of VR blew me away! Not just because the games are more … Continue reading An experience for everyone
Virtual reality might save my long-distance relationship The most romantic place I’ve ever been was a grassy hill overlooking a campground. It was late evening; lit-up tents and cabins dotted the valley that sprawled before us. In the distance, stood … Continue reading The potential of social VR
Social VR — The Hero We All Deserve? VR buzzword of the month: Social. ‘1 billion people in virtual reality’. That’s another hot headline that I’ve already seen in three separate decks in the same conference. Another common thread in all three … Continue reading Is Social VR the next big thing?
What Will it Take to Get Virtual Reality Right? The world now knows Mark Zuckerberg isn’t the kind of guy who thinks in millions — he wants billions. But his latest ambition, getting one billion people using virtual reality, a … Continue reading Is VR anti-social?