17 startups to debut during upcoming VIVE X Demo Days

Reading Time: 4 minutes VIVE X, HTC VIVE™’s global XR accelerator, is set to showcase the graduating class of startups from the program’s most recent portfolio. Held during four separate events in Beijing, Tokyo, London and San Francisco, eighteen companies from over six countries will present and exhibit their innovations to investors, press and potential business partners. This year’s…… 17 startups to debut during upcoming VIVE X Demo Days weiterlesen

VR and Storytelling at Tribeca Film Festival 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes The 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival is now taking place in New York City, celebrating independent filmmaking and artists. This year, at Tribeca Immersive, the festival is showcasing an impressive lineup of 30 AR/VR titles. With leading VR creators in the industry premiering their latest titles at Tribeca, the festival highlights how some of the…… VR and Storytelling at Tribeca Film Festival 2019 weiterlesen

Blast off into Viveport Infinity with these top downloaded Oculus Rift compatible titles

Reading Time: 3 minutes Attention Oculus Rift users: Viveport Infinity – your virtual passport to a galaxy of VR awesomeness – has arrived! Granting unlimited access to over 600 apps and games, as well as member exclusive discounts, offers and free to keep titles, Infinity provides a VIP virtual reality experience for Rift users. Start your free trial today and…… Blast off into Viveport Infinity with these top downloaded Oculus Rift compatible titles weiterlesen

Summoning card battler fun with Skyworld: Kingdom Brawl

Reading Time: 5 minutes Developer Vertigo Games is no stranger to bringing unique and addictive experiences to VR. With such hits as Arizona Sunshine and the original Skyworld VR under their belts, they’ve harnessed the immersiveness of virtual reality to create thrilling and polished genre-defining experiences previously underutilized in the VR space. Their latest release, Skyworld: Kingdom Brawl –…… Summoning card battler fun with Skyworld: Kingdom Brawl weiterlesen

Computer-Aided Design, VR/XR Reality Solutions Shine at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

Reading Time: 5 minutes The future of design, collaboration, visualization—business itself—is immersive. SOLIDWORKS World 2019 has come and gone, but the business world has only just begun to use the tools it revealed to the world. For the next generation of makers, doers, and innovators that want to create things and create them well, there has been incredible advancements…… Computer-Aided Design, VR/XR Reality Solutions Shine at SOLIDWORKS World 2019 weiterlesen

Hyperdeck Chooses VIVE For The Arcade of the Future

Reading Time: 4 minutes With an attraction as grand as Hyperdeck, you need the right VR system to match. From left to right: Mike Bridgman, Sean Hennessey, Colin Schultz, and Jay Miller. Bridgman is the co-founder of MajorMega, the company behind a new VR attraction called the “Hyperdeck.” We met him at the 2018 IAAPA Expo in Orlando, FL…… Hyperdeck Chooses VIVE For The Arcade of the Future weiterlesen

Announcing VDA3 Nominees

Reading Time: < 1 minutes It’s that time of year again! We’re excited to share the nominees for the third annual Viveport Developer Awards. In total, there are 8 nominees across 4 categories for PC titles and 3 winners for Mobile titles. This year, we wanted to recognize the developers who are delivering exceptional experiences to our Viveport Subscribers and…… Announcing VDA3 Nominees weiterlesen

Viveport gets wild in the hilarious arcade shooter Dick Wilde 2

Reading Time: 5 minutes Virtual reality can provide users with experiences impossible to have otherwise. Taking a walk on the moon, shrinking down to learn up close about the human body, crafting amazing animated works of art at the flick of the wrist, you name it! But it can also provide hilarious and addictive gameplay experiences that just wouldn’t…… Viveport gets wild in the hilarious arcade shooter Dick Wilde 2 weiterlesen

A Look at VR in Medical and Nursing Student Training

Reading Time: 3 minutes AUTHOR: Steven Anbro Virtual reality has enormous potential for both current and future research applications in science and medicine. The social sciences in particular stand to benefit from using virtual reality technology to conduct more accurate research, better measure specific phenomena, and collect valid, reportable data—all common challenges in various disciplines in the field. We…… A Look at VR in Medical and Nursing Student Training weiterlesen

Breaking With Tradition: How adidas Improved Their Workflow With VR

Reading Time: 3 minutes It begins in a place like this, but not like this. Above, a virtual simulation of the auditorium, generated by The Wild in VIVE VR. It starts off in an auditorium, much like the above. Teams trickle into forward-facing seats, homed in on a soon-to-be-occupied podium and stage with a projection looming overhead. On the…… Breaking With Tradition: How adidas Improved Their Workflow With VR weiterlesen

HTC VIVE Teams Up With Mozilla and AWS to Bring Dedicated Virtual Reality Web Browser to Market

Reading Time: 3 minutes HTC VIVE™, the leader in room-scale Virtual Reality (VR), today announced a first of its kind collaboration with Mozilla’s Firefox, AWS’s Amazon Sumerian, and Fidelity Investments that will enable consumers to bring VR into their everyday life by providing an immersive web browsing experience in VR. Firefox Reality will become Vive’s native VR browser, providing…… HTC VIVE Teams Up With Mozilla and AWS to Bring Dedicated Virtual Reality Web Browser to Market weiterlesen

HTC VIVE Evolves Premium VR Portfolio With New Hardware, Unlimited Software Subscription and Content Partnerships

Reading Time: 5 minutes HTC VIVE™, the leader in room-scale Virtual Reality (VR), today announced new hardware, software, and content offerings that redefine how VR is experienced. With VIVE Pro Eye, a new headset with built-in eye tracking, the high-end VR experience from VIVE Pro just got even better. In addition, VIVEPORT, HTC’s global app store for VR content,…… HTC VIVE Evolves Premium VR Portfolio With New Hardware, Unlimited Software Subscription and Content Partnerships weiterlesen

Writing the (Hyper)book on arcade action with Regenesis Arcade

Reading Time: 7 minutes The VDA award winning action shooter Regenesis Arcade – currently on sale 50% off during the Viveport holiday sale – is an electric experience. Blending immersive, fast paced gun combat with skill customization options, Regenesis gives players plenty of ways to change up their tactics as they wage war against an army of malevolent machines…… Writing the (Hyper)book on arcade action with Regenesis Arcade weiterlesen

Closing the loop with the mind-bending experience A Fisherman’s Tale

Reading Time: 5 minutes In the topsy-turvy VR adventure A Fisherman’s Tale – coming to Viveport January 22nd – you’ll go on a mind-bending adventure that will challenge your perceptions on your journey to discover the truth behind the surreal M.C. Escher-like scenario you find yourself in. We sat down to speak with the development team to hear what…… Closing the loop with the mind-bending experience A Fisherman’s Tale weiterlesen

Huge yuletide savings during the Viveport Holiday Sale

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Huge savings on Viveport apps and games, as well as deep discounts on Viveport Subscription bundles! The holidays are upon us, which means it’s the perfect time to stock up on a plethora of immersive VR experiences on Viveport. To celebrate the season, starting today we’re rolling out a huge sale on a variety of…… Huge yuletide savings during the Viveport Holiday Sale weiterlesen

Race Around the World with Nellie Bly: The Virtual Reality Experience

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nellie Bly, the pen name of Elizabeth Cochran, had an impressive resume, to say the least. Known for her pioneering journalism, Bly became famous for her support of women’s rights, undercover exposés and her world travels. Defying the status quo and challenging conventions, Bly became one of the most famous woman journalists of her time…… Race Around the World with Nellie Bly: The Virtual Reality Experience weiterlesen

Finding your way in the enchanting Arca’s Path

Reading Time: 4 minutes VR is a powerful step forward for technology to allow for immersive new experiences in bold new virtual worlds, reaching new audiences and breaking down barriers for interactivity. The team at Dream Reality Interactive believes that there are further opportunities to create engaging, artful experiences that can connect with players in increasingly intuitive and approachable…… Finding your way in the enchanting Arca’s Path weiterlesen

Processing loss with the award-winning Vestige

Reading Time: 10 minutes Letting go of a loved one is one of the most challenging things a person will do. The development team at NSC Creative sought to create a raw, emotional VR experience that captured the torrent of feelings that goes along with the grieving process. We sat down with them to hear what went into this…… Processing loss with the award-winning Vestige weiterlesen

How VR can help in the fight to prevent human trafficking

Reading Time: 11 minutes Much has been said about the potential for virtual reality to be an ‘empathy machine’, to grant understanding of situations and emotions that might be hard to realize in other mediums. The non-profit Prevent Human Trafficking is using 360 videos and VR to help people understand the very real problem of human trafficking today. We…… How VR can help in the fight to prevent human trafficking weiterlesen

Become transfixed by the dreamlike world of Transpose

Reading Time: 6 minutes The recently released Transpose takes you into a mesmerizing and surreal world where you’ll need to manipulate time and gravity to overcome various obstacles. We spoke to Josh Manricks at developer Secret Location to find out what inspired this stunning out-of-body experience. Interview by Nathan Ortega, Viveport For those unfamiliar, tell us a bit about yourself…… Become transfixed by the dreamlike world of Transpose weiterlesen

Update on Vive Wireless Adapter and Ryzen chipsets

Reading Time: 2 minutes We have seen and are actively looking into multiple reports of Ryzen incompatibility with Vive Wireless Adapter. Our current data shows this is occurring with a subset of Ryzen-based PCs. Our investigation will take time as we are working with multiple component manufacturers to identify the root cause. We will update the community as we…… Update on Vive Wireless Adapter and Ryzen chipsets weiterlesen

The Viveport Subscription epic Black Friday pre-sale

Reading Time: 2 minutes Black Friday is almost here, but Viveport Subscription members can get a truly epic deal right now. Whether you’re an existing subscriber or you start a free trial, from now until 11/19, you can pick up five of the best games in VR for just $1 each (or local equivalent). Choose between time-stopping genre-bending shooter…… The Viveport Subscription epic Black Friday pre-sale weiterlesen