ICAROS Secures Seven Figure Investment From Segnalita

ICAROS have been providing a unique training system that combines fitness and virtual reality (VR) since 2016 and has now announced that that the Tyrolean private venture company Segnalita, has invested a sum in the mid-seven figures into the Munich-based company. The company has a vision to provide the most motivating and health-promoting training experiences…

Schell Games Unveil HoloLAB Champions, Bring Chemistry To VR

Entertainment and educational videogame development studio Schell Games have unveiled their next title in the form of HoloLAB Champions. This new immersive virtual realty (VR) title puts users onto the center stage of a chemistry themed gameshow where knowing their science will be key to succeeding and winning a holo-brain trophy. HoloLAB Champions has been as…

This Week In VR Sports: It’s All About The Beautiful Game

With the weekend here  it is time for another entry of This Week In VR Sport. VRFocus brings you a number of sports related virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) stories every weekend and this time it is all about the football. Cherry Pop Games have released highlights from their virtual world cup, Coca-Cola teams up with Swiss Striker…

ABI Research Provides New Report On Eight Technologies That Will Transform Manufacturing

ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm that provides strategic guidance on compelling transformative technologies have released a recent report that outlines how technologies fit together with each other in Smart Manufacturing and identifies vendor challenges and solutions within the sector. The eight areas the report covers include additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning…

Krikey Add New AR Soccer Mini-Game To Celebrate The World Cup

Augmented reality (AR) mobile app Krikey have announced a new networked mini-game as part of the FIFA World Cup 2018 celebration. This new update will allow players to go up against each other to see who can score the most goals and, if they so wish, see who really is the best team. The Krikey…

Steam Introduces SteamVR Skeletal Input

Back in May Steam announced a new SteamVR input system that was designed to allow developers to more easily support existing and future controllers, offering gamers to more easily customize their controls. Now, Steam have revealed their next part of this system which will allow virtual reality (VR) titles to gather extra information from the…

XSEED Discuss Gungrave VR In Interview

You might have heard about the upcoming virtual reality (VR) title Gungrave VR recent following its present at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 where a new trailer and information was released. During the event VRFocus’ Nina Salomons was able to sit down with Jason Hayato Higa, Localisation Lead at XSEED, to discuss the upcoming release and…

Expore The Surface Of Mars In Red Rover

Most of us have had dreams about going to space and visiting other planets. Seeing the stars and looking out towards other systems. Though it might still be some time off, virtual reality (VR) is allowing people to experience those moments today. With the upcoming release of Red Rover: Planetary Driving Simulator, users will be…

The Weather Channel To Use MR To Showcase The Power Of Tornadoes

The Weather Channel have revealed plans to showcase the lasted in mixed reality (MR) technology but creating their own tornado. Broadcasters have been taking advantage of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology for sometime now. The Weather Channel is hoping to use this technology to deliver viewers an immersive and realistic experience that…

New Screenshots Released For RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride

Atari have released a number of new screenshots for their upcoming virtual reality (VR) title RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride. The title, which was announced earlier in the year, is planned to release for PlayStation VR and will give players a chance to truly immerse themselves within the classic RollerCoaster Tycoon experience with some new twists. For the…

Golfshot AR Brings Augmented Reality To The Course

Golfshot is an application for mobile devices that is designed to help players manage their game and gain valuable data to improve their golf game. Now following an update the app now features a number of augmented reality (AR) features to give users even more options to improve their golf game. The new AR features…

Make It A (Virtual) Reality: Cyberpunk 2077

If one reveal during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 has caused more waves through the internet then any other it has to be the long awaited showcase of Cyberpunk 2077 from developer CD Projekt RED. Most known for their work on The Witcher series of videogames, this new title is a different direction for…

NextVR Release Third Episode In Their Paranormal Evidence Series

Fans of NextVR’s paranormal investigation series will be happy to hear that following enthusiastic fan feedback that the virtual reality (VR) series is getting a third installment. This new episode is titled “Paranormal Evidence: Missouri State Penitentiary” and as the title points towards, this episode will take viewers inside the Missouri State Penitentiary to look investigate for…

New Trailer Released For Wands Update 1.4

Earlier this month it was announced by developer Cortopia Studios that a new update for their virtual reality (VR) multiplayer experience would be releasing, bringing with it a new map for players to battle in. Titled the Sanctum of Sahir, the map is planned to be included in the 1.4 update and now the developers…

SpringboardVR Announces Partnership With VoodooVR

SpringboardVR, the dedicated platform for virtual reality (VR) operators that transforms the user experience, allowing people to run their entire location from a single device, has announced a partnership with Voodoo VR. This partnership will see the company able to offer turnkey VR solutions for the Location Based Entertainment industry throughout Europe. VoodooVR is a…

First Contact Entertainment Reveal More On Firewall Zero Hour In Interview

During the  Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 show, First Contact Entertainment were around to showcase their upcoming virtual reality (VR) title, Firewall Zero Hour. VRFocus’ Nina Salomons got the chance to speak with Damoun Shabestari, Creative producer, First Contact Entertainment, about the title and learn more about the drive to build a multiplayer, tactical shooter in VR. For…

Go Behind The Scenes Of Arca’s Path In New Dev Story Trailer

Upcoming virtual reality (VR) title Arca’s Path from Dream Reality Interactive and Rebellion have released a new ‘Dev Story‘ trailer which offers an insight into the creation and team behind this charming title. The title is about a young girl who finds a mask and is transported to a simulated, fairy tale looking world where…

Washington’s By The People Festival Feature AR Art Hunt

The nonprofit organization Halcyon, which believe in the power of creativity and compassion to empower humanity, have announced the final line-up of artists, performers, and speakers who will participate in the inaugural By The People festival. The event is set to be Wasington’s largest international arts and dialogue festival taking place all across the city from…

Three Colorado Companies Are Working Together To Map Mars

Three companies in the Colorado area have announced they are teaming together to form the “Dream Team” on a project map out Mars and delver the result within virtual reality (VR). The team is made up of SynaptixGames, AeroScout, and Georanger, all of which established this unique partnership that combines their respective skills in geospatial…

Wunder360 Cameras Launches With New Imaging Technology

Virtual reality (VR) imaging specialist, Wunder360, have revealed their new 360-degree camera which includes a number of key features such as an all new view pilot, point-to-frame feature for effortless editing, sharing and storage. All of this in a pocket sized, light weight model offering users a compact and affordable 360-degree camera. Featuring a host…

eFlex Systems Partners With Light Guide Systems To Bring AR Capabilities To Their Product Solution

Leading provider of assembly solutions, eFlex Systems, has announced it is partnering with Light Guide Systems to add augmented reality (AR) features into their web-based, assembly software – Job Element Monitor (JEM), a work instruction module. eFlex systems designs and implements advanced technology and world-class digital solutions for the manufacturing and information technology markets. Offering…

Israeli Company Developing AR/VR Vision Solutions Secures $11.5 Million In Funding

The medical uses of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) continue to grow rapidly as the technology advances. Now, Beyeonics Surgical Ltd, a subsidiary of Israel’s Elbit Systems, have announced that they have raised $11.5 million (USD) in a first investment round from leading investment groups including an international corporation. The subsidiary develops surgeon-centered visualization…

HTC Discuss The Vive Wireless Adapter At E3 2018

During the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018, HTC were around showcasing their upcoming Vive Wireless Adapter on a number of different experiences ahead of it’s release later in the year. VRFocus’ Nina Salomons got the chance to speak with Troy Edwards, Director of PR for VIVE, about the product and find out some more about where…

Epson’s AR Flight Simulator App Awarded 1st Place In AUVSI XCELLENCE Award

Epson, provider of the Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart eyewear platform have revealed that it received an XCELLENCE Award by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI). This award was given to the company after they were selected from a pool of accomplished applicants. The award was given for the company’s AR Flight Simulator app…

Arcade VR Shooter Nightstar Alliance Is Now Available In Early Access

Tiny Leviathan Studios, an independent developer with only three full-time members of staff, revealed their virtual reality (VR) arcade shooter Nightstar Alliance not long ago but now it has released into Early Access. This neon filled, arcade shooter invites players to command a powerful battlecruiser and stop all sorts of things from destroying humankind. Players…

Enlist The Power Of The Ancients In The Ancients AR, Now Available

You may have heard about a n augmented reality (AR) title by the name of The Ancients AR, being developed by Warsaw based studio Immersion, which promises to give players the thrill of intense battles on the ocean complete with giants. The title has now released onto iOS devices thanks to Apple’s ARKit meaning players…