Batman themed S7 and Gear VR headset launched by Samsung
Samsung's announced a new Batman-themed package, which includes an exclusive black and gold S7 edge phone alongside a black matte Gear headset.
Warner Brothers, DC Entertainment and Samsung got together on the third anniversary of mobile game Injustice: Gods Among Us to announce the limited edition package. But, it'll only be available in China, Singapore, Korea, Mexico and Russia for now, with other countries to be announced...
HTC’s looking for VR startups to take part in its accelerators
HTC is looking for VR startups to enter its ViveX accelerator, where accepted applicants will receive a package of mentorship, support, office space and more.
Applications close tomorrow for the Beijing, Taipei and San Francisco-based accelerators and those interested need to fill in a few details online.
Those successful will receive from $50,000 to $200,000 in a convertible note or warrant depending on the stage and location of the...
Case Study: How a marketing agency created a high-end VR headset for beauty brand Dior
Dior’s one of those fashion and beauty brands typically associated with expensive price tags, Parisian fashion shows and Charlize Theron sashaying across a TV screen in a gold dress.
But the luxury goods company is more than just a pretty face. It’s been working with marketing and tech agency DigitasLBi to develop and test out its very own, custom built, 3D printed VR and audio headset for customers.
We caught up with DigitasLBi at the recent Adobe EMEA Summit 2016 in...
Opinion: Do VR launches like OnePlus 3 threaten the future of the press?
You can’t move without hearing about the latest virtual reality release these days. It’s a lucrative and exciting industry, and as an editor of VR Tech News, I’m thoroughly hyped up to hear of the various ways the technology is being implemented, from helping in the treatment of mental disorders to its use in
Nexus produces VR music video using single 6k camera and custom rig
The project is directed by Nexus director Eran Amir and is a 360 degree storytelling experience using cinemagraphs and clonemotion technology.
Rather than use a multi-camera approach to deliver live action...
eBay Australia launches 'world's first' VR department store
eBay Australia and retailer Myer have created what they're calling the world’s first VR department store.
The store connects to the existing eBay.com.au API which allows Myer’s product range, pricing and stock information to be updated in real time.
Customers can apply to receive one of 15,000 pairs of free shopticals (a Google Cardbord-like device) to start shopping in VR.Users need to download the eBay VR...
Adobe Summit: Increasing number of consumers want VR experience from brands
Virtual reality is making huge waves in the gaming industry, but the conversation of how it’s going to shape other areas - from beauty to medicine - seems to be taking off.
At Adobe’s EMEA Summit this week, augmented and virtual reality were themes that sounded more and more relevant to every industry. Research unveiled by the marketing tech giant this week revealed that 32% of...
Condé Nast to premiere first virtual reality series in September
Major media company Condé Nast has announced it will premiere its first ever scripted virtual reality series, in conjunction with cinematic virtual reality company Jaunt.
The Vanity Fair publisher has brought in top director Doug Linman to work on the project, and announced this week it would be aired in September.
Invisible, the six-part suspense thriller,...
Oculus Rift demo coming to Best Buy stores
Oculus has announced its Rift headsets will be available to try out at Best Buy stores in the US from next week (7 May).
The company added it has plans to roll this out to Europe and Canada, but not until the autumn.
US customers can use Oculus Live to track down stores hosting the demos near them and book a slot up to a month in advance.
The consoles will be on show as part of the Intel Experience,...