Posts Tagged: VR

Meet Your Friends In A Virtual Reality


More and more we’re seeing tech giants hedging their bets on the success of virtual reality platforms. Facebook and most recently Google, have all thrown their hats into the ring in the battle for VR supremacy. Common visions of virtual reality evoke images of isolated individuals living out virtual lives in digital worlds reminiscent of… Read more »

Dive Into YouTube VR, YouTube’s New Virtual Reality App


A few months ago, we mentioned how YouTube was building a standalone VR-app to be part of the reignited wave of VR-based products that have become increasingly popular in recent years. YouTube’s announcement regarding the design of this app proves that the virtual reality experience is gaining significant attention. It also shows that YouTube understands its potential… Read more »

VR: Virtual Reality, Very Ready


It is hard to determine how a product will be received by the public. Sometimes brands try to create demand for new products to expand their line, for example when Pepsi tried to launch Pepsi A.M., intended as a breakfast substitute for coffee or tea. It didn’t work. Sometimes the public has such a strong perception of… Read more »

Dare to “Daydream” with YouTube’s VR Platform


Last year, YouTube announced support for 360º/Virtual Reality video on desktop, mobile and the Google Cardboard viewer. It has become a popular format for creators and the $16 Cardboard headset is now more ubiquitous than any of its competitors. To keep the VR ball rolling, Google recently announced their new, high-quality platform appropriately dubbed “Daydream,” coming out this Fall. The kit… Read more »

4K, 8K, HDR & VR: NAB’s Game of Thrones


Once a year in April, the buyers and sellers, old guard and new, meet in the desert to talk shop, explore new technology and unavoidably take in the Vegas nightlife. This year’s attendance is reported to have exceeded 103,000. The convention is NAB (for National Association of Broadcasters), and this was my third time attending and… Read more »