Tag: virtual reality

Dreamscape partners with Zoe Immersive on VR learning experiences

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Dreamscape Immersive today announced it is partnering with Zoe Immersive to use the latter’s tools to simplify 3D creation for VR experiences. […]

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Apple May Announce its AR Headset in 2022, but it Could Only Launch in 2023

There have been a lot of rumors and buzz around Apple’s upcoming mixed reality headsets. Mark Gurman, in his Power On newsletter for Bloomberg, says that Apple could officially announce its headset in 2022 but may ship it late next year or even in 2023. Rumors suggest that Apple has three major projects in the […]

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The metaverse isn’t a place – it’s a mandatory upgrade for reality

When Facebook announced it was changing its name to “Meta,” it was immediately clear the company was doing more than just pivoting – it was evolving. In the weeks since, the metaverse has become the hottest topic in tech. The last time I saw a planet-scale conversation about technology of this magnitude was when blockchain […]

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Sandbox VR prepares for expansion following $37M fundraise

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Sandbox VR announced today it has raised $37 million in a new round of fundraising and that it intends to use that investment to expand globally. This round of fundraising was led by A12z, with participation from […]

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Inworld AI joins metaverse innovation with AI-driven virtual characters

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Inworld AI, a company that aims to develop a platform that enables users to create AI-driven virtual characters which can be used to populate virtual worlds, announced today that it has raised $7 million in seed funding. […]

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GamesBeat Summit Next: The revenge of the nerds

We’re kicking off our GamesBeat Summit Next event today with a speech from yours truly. This extended version of the talk introduces the ideas we’ll discuss at the conference, as well as my own thoughts on big changes in the industry.  I hope that you are ready for some long overdue inspiration. GamesBeat is our […]

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Mesh for Teams is Microsoft’s metaverse for meetings

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  A week after Facebook articulated its future in the metaverse, Microsoft offered its vision for augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) meetings in Microsoft Mesh for Teams at its November Ignite developer event. The service, the company says, […]

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Facebook envisions future VR/AR hardware with Cambria and Azeray projects

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the company is working on futurist virtual reality and augmented reality projects, dubbed respectively Project Cambria and Project Azeray. Cambria is a VR headset that is still a ways from shipping, […]

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Survios reveals VR boxing game Creed: Rise to Glory has sold 1 million copies

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Survios, the developer of the VR title Creed: Rise to Glory, announced that the game has sold over 1 million copies across all platforms. Creed: Rise to Glory released in 2018, the same year as the film […]

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HTC unveils portable Vive Flow immersive glasses for relaxation

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  HTC is taking virtual reality in a new direction today with the portable Vive Flow immersive glasses. The Vive Flow looks more like compact and lightweight augmented reality glasses, but it has a wrap-around cloth barrier that […]

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Facebook introduces dataset and benchmarks to make AI more ‘egocentric’

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Facebook today announced Ego4D, a long-term project aimed at solving AI research challenges in “egocentric perception,” or first-person views. The goal is to teach AI systems to comprehend and interact with the world like humans do as […]

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Echo3D raises $4M for cloud authoring of 3D, AR, and VR content

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Echo3D has raised $4 million for cloud authoring of 3D, augmented reality, and virtual reality content for a wide range of applications. The New York company, formerly known as EchoAR, hopes to change the way 3D, AR, […]

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Valve is allegedly working on wireless VR headset codenamed ‘Deckard’

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Valve is allegedly working on a new VR headset after the Valve Index, or at least according to investigators who have discovered references to a new headset prototype within the SteamVR code. If the rumors are true, […]

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Rec Room unveils multiplayer cross-platform game Rec Rally

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  Rec Room unveiled a new cross-platform multiplayer game called Rec Rally, where six players can race off-road vehicles inside the cartoon-style world of Rec Room. It’s the first game made by the company, which has its roots in virtual reality but […]

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