Dreamscape VR startup ups Series B to $30 million, will make VR content with Nickelodeon

Investors are so bullish on virtual reality that the VR startup Dreamscape Immersive increased its latest funding round by half. The location-based VR startup backed by some of Hollywood’s biggest players announced a $20 million Series B led by AMC Entertainment (NYSE: AMC) in September.

VR/AR spending to double each year through 2021

A recent International Data Corp. forecast projects that spending on augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR, respectively) will grow from $9.1 billion this year to $17.8 billion in 2018, reports The Journal. From 2017 to 2021, the market research com…

‘You’re an outcast’: VR film makes Londoners homeless on the streets

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Londoners were moved to tears while watching a virtual reality video in which they were spat on while sleeping rough in a tunnel and stared at by shoppers while begging on a busy street. The Passage, a London-based…

VR, AI and osmosis? Innovation set to ask food industry searching questions

His digital agency company Giant Peach are experimenting with VR tech in a way similar to firms like Nescafe and Google, who have created a virtual reality coffee experience, allowing users to view coffee fields in Brazil via a mobile phone app and Goo…

I can finally do cartwheels in VR with HTC’s Vive Focus

Alas, there’s still no word on how this inside-out tracking mechanism works, but it appears to be derived from Qualcomm’s VR development kit. It’s been a month since my initial hands-on with the Vive Focus, so I wasn’t surprised to find the much-improved build quality on the latest batch of pre-production …

Hands-On: Firewall: Zero Hour is the Best VR Game I’ve Ever Played

While attending PlayStation Experience, I got to try out a new PlayStation VR game called Firewall: Zero Hour. I’m not typically a big fan of tactical FPS titles or VR, but I had a blast with Firewall. In fact, I’ll go on record and say this is the very best VR FPS game I’ve ever played. It really is that good.

Dubai Billionaire, Nickelodeon Join Spielberg Backing VR Startup

Dreamscape plans to open up to seven VR centers, including a flagship location at the Westfield Century City mall in Los Angeles early next year. The company has commitments from AMC to finance as many as six Immersive VR Centers at theaters and other …

I spoke to 300 VR audience members over 48 hours – here’s what they want

If you are publisher planning on collaborating on or releasing your own VR, the best way give your work the edge is to speak to audiences about their VR experiences, in order to really understand what works for them and what doesn’t. Last weekend my company, Limina Immersive, put on the UK’s first …

‘Stranger Things’ VR experience launches on PlayStation VR

The teaser hinted that the VR experience would be based off the ‘Stranger Things’ first season. (store.playstation.com/File). Fans waiting for the third season of “Stranger Things” can hop on to their PlayStation VR and enjoy the show from a new perspective. Sony announced recently on social media that …

‘Stranger Things’ VR experience launches on PlayStation VR

Fans waiting for the third season of “Stranger Things” can hop on to their PlayStation VR and enjoy the show from a new perspective. Sony announced recently on social media that the “Stranger Things The VR experience” has been released on the PlayStation Store as a digital download. A teaser …