‘The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners’ Surpasses $29M in Revenue

‘The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners’ Surpasses $29M in Revenue

Skydance Interactive announced that its gritty zombie-flavored survival horror game, The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners (2020), has now surpassed a whopping $29 million in revenue.

Bigscreen Now Provides Free, Ad-Supported Movies in VR

Bigscreen Now Provides Free, Ad-Supported Movies in VR

Typically, watching a film or event in Bigscreen requires purchasing a ticket to view, but this new addition will give a lot more content to the app, and in turn, bring more users to the virtual space.

Explore Belgrade’s Street Art and Graffiti Exhibition in Virtual Reality

Explore Belgrade’s Street Art and Graffiti Exhibition in Virtual Reality

The Take III: Loving Street Art Belgrade exhibition brings street art and graffiti to life in a virtual reality experience.It may be the first virtual reality exhibit of Serbian street art and graffiti, but it’s one of the many virtual art experiences created during this pandemic.

The Decent(ralized) Metaverse

The Decent(ralized) Metaverse

Immers Space seeks to free the Immersive Web from the pitfalls of the social media era by using a decentralized model based on open Web standards such that it cannot be controlled by a tech giant oligopoly, bringing people together across platforms in live shared experiences, and providing content creators an alternative monetization model that respects user privacy .

Analysis: Monthly-connected VR Headsets on Steam Pass 2 Million Milestone

Analysis: Monthly-connected VR Headsets on Steam Pass 2 Million Milestone

Reviewing the data we can see that the number of monthly-connected headsets on Steam peaked above the 2 million milestone for the first time in April, no doubt thanks to the launch of Half-Life: Alyx, but also due to the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic which drove record numbers of gaming on Steam throughout the year.

Young Entrepreneurs Bring High Tech to Quell Surgical Fears

Young Entrepreneurs Bring High Tech to Quell Surgical Fears

The PatientPartner program is a perfect blend of what surgeons are needing, what hospitals are providing, and how the industry can participate in patient engagement, Kramb noted.

Trailer Drops For 'The Omniversity', The World's First College In VR

Trailer Drops For 'The Omniversity', The World's First College In VR

Omniversity, the world's first college entirely in virtual reality, aims to tackle the problems facing modern education "in a playful, immersive, sensorial, holistic manner.".The start-up has made a Call for Entries , looking for both students and educators to help develop the Omniversity .

‘Rec Room’ Now Has Over 1 Million Monthly Active Users

‘Rec Room’ Now Has Over 1 Million Monthly Active Users

Rec Room’s success comes from a number of factors; it’s free, it benefits from wide distribution VR headsets and traditional monitors, and it includes cross-platform play too.

Workout of the Week #1: Full-Body Focus

Workout of the Week #1: Full-Body Focus

This month, we’re helping you shake up your workout routine with Oculus Quest 2.Oculus Move helps you keep track of the calories you burn and how long you’ve been physically active across any game or app in VR.

Instructions for Launching VR

Instructions for Launching VR

Before you can access VR mode in Microsoft Flight Simulator, you must: Download and install OpenXR for Windows Mixed Reality from the Microsoft Store.To access VR mode (currently only available once loaded into a flight): Before launching the sim, first launch the Mixed Reality Portal from the Windows Start Menu.

‘Jurassic World Aftermath’ Available Now on Oculus Quest

‘Jurassic World Aftermath’ Available Now on Oculus Quest

To survive in this adventure, you’ll need to explore the research facility, solve puzzles, and find ways to distract and hide from the ferocious Velociraptors, Dilophosaurus, and Pteranodons that stalk your every move.Step inside Jurassic World Aftermath on the Quest Platform today.

‘Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister’ Brings the Beloved Tabletop Franchise Into VR for the First Time

‘Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister’ Brings the Beloved Tabletop Franchise Into VR for the First Time

And now, you can step inside its vast universe with today’s launch of Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister on the Oculus Quest Platform.To see what the team’s been up to lately, check out Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister on the Quest Platform today.

LucidWeb Offering Immersive Experience Platform to VR Film Festivals

LucidWeb Offering Immersive Experience Platform to VR Film Festivals

“LucidWeb identified a solution to digitize film festivals fully by creating a virtual library that can be made accessible to everyone directly and instantly via the [web] browser,” LucidWeb said in a release shared with ARPost.

Snap's Spotlight Ups Ante on TikTok With $1M Daily Fund for Top Videos

Snap's Spotlight Ups Ante on TikTok With $1M Daily Fund for Top Videos

In its release, Snap explained that it designed Spotlight to be a place where any user of the platform has an opportunity to share their best videos and potentially become a star for a day.

Game Nights: ‘Pistol Whip: 2089,’ ‘Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister,’ and ‘Myst’ Release Dates Revealed

Game Nights: ‘Pistol Whip: 2089,’ ‘Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister,’ and ‘Myst’ Release Dates Revealed

At Facebook Connect, we shared a slate of new titles coming to the Oculus Platform.Purchase of the game will also include an exclusive Myst-themed Oculus Home environment.

Amazon, Microsoft Commit to New Linux Foundation Climate Finance Foundation

Amazon, Microsoft Commit to New Linux Foundation Climate Finance Foundation

LF last month announced its intent to form the Linux Foundation Climate Finance Foundation (LFCF) to empower investors, banks, insurers, companies, governments, NGOs, and academia with AI-enhanced open-source analytics and open data to address climate risk and opportunity.

Lack of Qualified Linux Talent Impedes Enterprise Move to the Clouds

Lack of Qualified Linux Talent Impedes Enterprise Move to the Clouds

That combination is contributing to a slowdown or delay in enterprise plans to migrate their local computing base to public cloud operations, as an already existing Linux tech pool gap has widened since the pandemic.

Social Media Upstart Parler Tops App Store Charts

Social Media Upstart Parler Tops App Store Charts

"They're definitely targeting a demographic that wants to find an alternative to the other social media companies like Twitter and Facebook," Mike Horning, an associate professor of multimedia journalism at Virginia Tech University, told TechNewsWorld.

SugarCRM Adds AI to Sweeten the Customer Experience Pot

SugarCRM Adds AI to Sweeten the Customer Experience Pot

The newly acquired technology capabilities from Node could be the ultimate solution to the big data problem CRM platforms face -- and will fuel Sugar's time-aware customer experience (CX) platform.

CRM is Failing: It's Time to Transition to CXM

CRM is Failing: It's Time to Transition to CXM

CRM and CEM/CXM are essential tools for maintaining business flow with customers.However, enabling your customers to have the same experience with you in real time is the difference between a CRM and CXM, according to Ryan Cantor, vice president of product and marketing at Thryv.

Advanced Skills Shortage Rains on Cloud Advances

Advanced Skills Shortage Rains on Cloud Advances

A Cloud Guru (ACG) in September released the "State of Cloud Learning" report which shows that cloud expertise, measured via certifications and hands-on proficiency, is growing in value for both companies and the individuals who work for them.

Oculus Quest 2 pre-orders were five times higher than Oculus Quest

Oculus Quest 2 pre-orders were five times higher than Oculus Quest

Oculus Quest 2 pre-orders were five times higher than Oculus Quest Mark Zuckerberg sets a target of "ten million active units" to make Facebook's VR platform self-sustaining.Pre-orders for the Oculus Quest 2 were five times higher than Oculus Quest, according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Some Smart Home Devices Headed to the 'Brick' Yard

Some Smart Home Devices Headed to the 'Brick' Yard

Still others, like Belkin and Best Buy, may have found that providing cloud-based access for their smart device products was not worth the time, cost, need for technical support and effort required.

VR lessons from Arizona Sunshine's success

VR lessons from Arizona Sunshine's success

Ideally, you would develop these versions in parallel to preserve content and feature parity and allow for cross-platform play in a multiplayer game such as Arizona Sunshine.

Commemorating Bullying Prevention Month With Kinful and Pico

Commemorating Bullying Prevention Month With Kinful and Pico

To better understand how social and emotional learning (SEL) is aided by XR technology and how a VR headset company can provide that assistance, ARPost held video interviews with Kinful co-founder Sam Williamson and Pico Interactive Sales and Partnerships Director Will Winston.

Sensorium Galaxy Reveals New Details About Virtual Reality Avatars

Sensorium Galaxy Reveals New Details About Virtual Reality Avatars

Sensorium Corporation announced that it will be using photorealistic avatars of world-famous artists on its upcoming social virtual reality platform —Sensorium Galaxy.By using fully CG avatars of musicians, Sensorium Galaxy can overcome the current limitations of one-dimensional music experiences.

Oculus Founder to Match $5,000 Reward for Anyone Who Can Jailbreak Quest 2

Oculus Founder to Match $5,000 Reward for Anyone Who Can Jailbreak Quest 2

There’s still no getting around Oculus services or the need for a valid Facebook account to use Quest 2 though, which is why Robert Long, a senior software engineer at Mozilla working on WebXR, is offering up $5,000 to anyone who can successfully jailbreak Facebook’s latest standalone headset.

Rendever Announces Addition of EnvisionHome Solution to VR Experience Platform

Rendever Announces Addition of EnvisionHome Solution to VR Experience Platform

With the help of Rendever, hundreds of thousands of residents of elder-care facilities have spatially engaged with loved ones, relived personal memories, and explored new places.

This extremely slippery VR treadmill could be your next home gym

This extremely slippery VR treadmill could be your next home gym

Following an earlier business- and arcade-focused device, it’s supposed to ship in mid-2021 for $1,995, and Virtuix is announcing the product with a crowdfunding investment campaign.Virtuix isn’t describing these investments as “preorders.” VR crowdfunding campaigns can be a high-risk proposition, since markets and technology can change rapidly as companies are building a product.

NVIDIA's CloudXR brings photorealistic VR to mobile headsets

NVIDIA's CloudXR brings photorealistic VR to mobile headsets

The platform runs off Amazon EC2 P3 and G4 instances powered by NVIDIA RTX V100 and T4 GPUs. With that kind of rendering power, developers can now create photorealistic immersive experiences and deliver them to any OpenVR-compatible XR device, including headsets like the Oculus Quest 2.CloudXR gives developers more power to work with, which allows for more detailed and realistic virtual environments, but the solution also introduces cost savings for businesses.