Facebook Could Be Preparing to Enter the Streaming Music Market

Through the deal, which covers 160 territories, Facebook will pay ICE royalties every time its music is broadcast on its social network, Messenger, Instagram, or Oculus virtual reality platform. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. This isn’t the first time Facebook has paid for music rights.

Exhibit On Swedish Royal Wedding Dresses Goes Virtual

The Swedish Royal Wedding Dresses exhibit has returned and this year it is embracing virtual reality (VR) by letting viewers explore the exhibit in virtual … It was also used by David Blandy in The End of the World art exhibition last year and even T…

Saudi Arabia’s PIF to invest $400m in virtual reality start-up

Magic Leap is developing virtual reality glasses and, although a pair has yet to go on sale, they have managed to secure in excess of $2.3bn in funding already. The cash injection by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund is expected to be unveiled in the coming weeks and will be based on a company …

How AR And VR Are Revolutionizing The Supply Chain

The process of getting products from the factory to your home, office, or facility is more complex than many people realize. Making that process as cost effective, fast, and error free as possible is the goal of any business. As it turns out, augmented…

How AR And VR Are Revolutionizing The Supply Chain

The process of getting products from the factory to your home, office, or facility is more complex than many people realize. Making that process as cost effective, fast, and error free as possible is the goal of any business. As it turns out, augmented…

Facebook Pulls Virtual Reality Shooting Game From Conference, Apologises

Facebook has finally pulled a controversial shooting virtual reality game demonstration from the Conservative Political Action Conference. Facebook’s booth at the conference in Maryland included the game, which had players shooting virtual people, less than two weeks after 17 people were shot dead …

Facebook pulls gun game from conservative gathering

“We removed the demo and regret failing to do so at the start,” Facebook virtual reality vice president Hugo Barra said in a tweet sent from his verified account. “We got this wrong.” Facebook-owned Oculus shows off virtual reality games routinely at conferences, and the shooting content was among …

New VR attraction takes visitors flying over Paris by jetpack

FlyView, a new virtual reality attraction, takes visitors soaring above the city of Paris. — Picture courtesy of FlyviewPARIS, Feb 25 — It took no less than three years to develop FlyView, an upcoming attraction in the French capital set to turn the dream of soaring over Paris into (virtual) reality. Buckle up …

New VR attraction takes visitors flying over Paris by jetpack

FlyView, a new virtual reality attraction, takes visitors soaring above the city of Paris. — Picture courtesy of FlyviewPARIS, Feb 25 — It took no less than three years to develop FlyView, an upcoming attraction in the French capital set to turn the dream of soaring over Paris into (virtual) reality. Buckle up …

Facebook Finally Yanks Virtual Reality Shooting Game At CPAC, Apologizes

The demo featured Facebook’s Oculus virtual reality headset, making the scenes particularly realistic for players. The website for Bullet Train boasts that players are “in the middle of the action,” with Oculus Touch motion-controllers allowing players to “physically interact with an array of weapons, from …