Looking for something new to try on your Google Cardboard-compatible headset? The following are five of my latest favorite immersive games. 1. InMind VR by Nival Available forÂ iOS Â or Android . With pretty high quality, InMind allows the player to take the â€œjourney into the patientâ€™s brains in search
Researchers at Australia’sÂ James Cook University, theÂ Tree-Kangaroo and Mammal Group and the Port Douglas Wildlife HabitatÂ are using virtual reality to raise awareness of the plight of the endangered tree kangaroo, which lives in the rain forest. â€œIf someone visits the Malanda Falls visitor information centre and there are no tree kangaroos
Syfy has updated its virtual reality app for its upcomingÂ series, “The Expanse,” with a virtual fly-by of Tycho Station and the Nauvoo generation starship and handed out hundreds of Google Cardboard headsets atÂ New York Comic Con last week. The app was first released in July of 2015 and was promoted
The world’s first full-length feature film to be shot completely in 360 degrees,Â â€œCareer Opportunities in Organized Crime,” has begun filming in Baltimore. A documentary-style comedy about the Russian mafia, the movie is helmed by first-time directorÂ Alexander Oshmyansky, and featuresÂ mostly unknown actors. The movie is scheduled to be released next year.
The British bandÂ Foals recently releasedÂ the first music video filmed entirely withÂ GoProâ€™s new virtual realityÂ spherical camera. Android users with Google Cardboard-compatible headsets can watch the entire video, “Mountain At My Gates,” in immersive virtual reality, but the video can also be seen in traditional 360-degree mode as well. ClickÂ here to
Miami-basedÂ NeuroDigital TechnologiesÂ launched a KickstarterÂ last week forÂ a new virtual reality input device,Â Gloveone, which allows users to touch a virtual object. â€œWith Gloveone, you will be able to feel its shape or weight, sense all of its physical features, and even smash it,â€ said Luis Castillo, founder and CEO of NeuroDigital Technology.
ABC Family launched a virtualÂ app for smartphones yesterday, “Stitchers: Hack The Case,” available for both Android and iOS devices to promote their new series”Stitchers.” The app can work either with or without a virtual realityÂ headset. However, for the virtual reality option to work, it requires either a Google Cardboard V2