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HTC Confirms Viveport Infinity Launch for April 2nd

Although HTC isn’t overly successful in VR hardware sales, their software solutions can make a big impact. Earlier this week, the company announced Viveport Infinity. This service grants subscribers access to several hundred apps and games. While its monthly price of $19.99 is quite steep, it will be rather appealing to virtual reality enthusiasts. Can […]

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Intel Aims to Bring More Major Sports Broadcasts to Virtual Reality

Intel is one of the biggest technology firms on the planet. Their Sports division is now partnering with Altia Systems to live broadcast sports in 3D VR. This is made possible thanks to the latter firm’s new 4K-capable 180-degree 3D live broadcasting cameras. Combined with Intel’s True VR platform, the end result will be rather […]

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VR Content Distribution Suffers From a Major Bandwidth Issue

While virtual reality is a promising technology, the overall adoption rate is still rather abysmal. It seems the price of decent VR headsets is not the only limiting factor in this regard. The lack of proper high-speed bandwidth for VR content also plays a critical role in this regard The lack of VR Content Revolves […]

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Oculus Rift Owners can now View VR Content Through Google Chrome

The virtual reality ecosystem still needs more accessible content across all devices. Google has gotten the message loud and clear. Their Chrome browser now has Oculus Rift support. It is a major development for the entire VR industry, albeit one that was somewhat overdue. Chrome VR Support for the Oculus Rift While still one of […]

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MK2 Signs a Deal to Produce VR-based Cirque du Soleil Experiences

The world of virtual reality needs a lot more content before it can gain mainstream traction. MK2, a Paris-based firm, is looking to broadcast four Cirque du Soleil experience in VR moving forward. The company acquired the sales and distribution rights for this particular type of content. It is an interesting decision, although more VR […]

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CBS and Turner Bring 21 March Madness Games to VR Headset Owners Across the US

More content for VR users is always a good thing. Especially if that content doesn’t relate to games or “experiences” for a change. Turner and CBS are bringing 21 March Madness games to VR headsets across the US. Every game will cost $2.99 and will provide an unprecedented experience for all users. March Madness Comes […]

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Terra Virtua Will Offer VR Users Access to all Games for a Subscription fee

A lot of interesting and exciting VR-oriented projects exist as of right now. Terra Virtua is well worth keeping an eye on in this regard. Albeit it is a subscription-based service, the marketplace will give users full access to all VR and AR content on the market today. An interesting premise, but can it actually […]

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Netflix Doesn’t Consider Virtual Reality to be a Priority

One would expect Netflix to hop on┬áthis VR bandwagon at any given moment. That does not appear to be the case, for the time being. While their VR app is still available, the company is not looking to expand their content offering in this regard. For now, the technology is not a priority as of […]

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VR Experiences Remain an odd Creature in the World of Virtual Reality Entertainment

Virtual reality and quality entertainment are hardly ever mentioned in the same breath. Even though everyone can see VR offers tremendous potential in this regard, most of the entertainment experiences are subpar. This is no different with Oculus’ new VR experiences which premiered during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. In fact, it seems there may […]

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Inception Will Offer Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Content to VR Headset Owners

It was only a matter of time until we saw more content streaming solutions for VR headsets. Inception, a firm based in Tel Aviv, wants to take VR headset owners inside reality tv programs, among other things. While the company wants to become the “Netflix for VR”, it is unclear if they actually live up […]