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Where’s the Zoom of VR?

TechCrunch reports: "Remote collaboration tools like Zoom are gathering massive amounts of attention as people begin working from home en masse. But, as with...

Epic Games acquires facial animation technology maker Cubic Motion

VentureBeat reports: "Epic Games has acquired Cubic Motion, a provider of automated performance-driven facial animation technology for video games, film, broadcast, and immersive experiences...

Oxford VR uses virtual reality to treat social anxiety

VentureBeat reports: "Oxford VR (OVR), a U.K.-based virtual reality (VR) startup that emerged from Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry back in 2017, has officially...

Nreal Light AR glasses add Clay AIR hand tracking, hint at...

VentureBeat reports: "As Nreal moves closer to the consumer launch of its Light AR glasses, it’s continuing to bolster the wearable’s software capabilities with...

If socializing within games is so popular, why hasn’t the Multiverse...

TechCrunch reports: "Thus far in this series we’ve outlined “multiverse” virtual worlds — a concept different from the metaverse — as the next stage...

Microsoft: VR is big on Windows, but Xbox would need ‘a...

VentureBeat reports: "Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality initiative may have brought multiple VR headsets and a substantial quantity of VR software to the PC platform,...

The 5 Biggest Virtual And Augmented Reality Trends In 2020 Everyone...

Forbes reports: "2019 was a growth year for virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR)– known collectively as extended reality (XR). The presence of these breakthrough...

Paramount Pictures will release classic films through Bigscreen’s social VR movie-watching...

VentureBeat reports: "Bigscreen and Paramount Pictures announced a multi-year agreement to distribute classic 2D and 3D films in 10 countries through Bigscreen, the social...

The VR Companies Shaking Up Location-Based Entertainment

Forbes reports: "It’s been predicted that by 2023, location-based entertainment (LBE) will make up around 11% of the virtual reality (VR) industry. This sector...

How Nexus Studios Plans to Bring Augmented Reality to Entertainment Venues

Variety reports: "Amusement park guests may soon be able to get personal tours from their favorite characters, who will guide them from ride to...