How Virtual Reality Has and Will Shaking Up the Music Industry

How Virtual Reality Has and Will Shaking Up the Music Industry

VR News: While this is an older article the news is something many music journalists have been saying this for a few years now, but recently bigger and bigger names within the music journalism game have been saying the same thing including James Hanley from musicweek.com. This BBC published article looks at the success of Next VR as well as some of the best VR music videos you can currently enjoy.

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Bang & Olufsen Just Entered the VR Market!

Bang & Olufsen Just Entered the VR Market!

VR News: OK, so the title of this post is a little click-bait in style as they aren’t bringing out a VR headset that costs the same as a luxury sports car, but they are using virtual reality for hyper-accurate simulations of how loudspeakers will sound in any given environment! When it comes to sound quality it goes without saying Bang & Olufsen know what they are doing so it’s nice to see them using VR for recreating it.

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Do you Remember Fibrum? They Might Be changing VR content FOREVER!

Do you Remember Fibrum? They Might Be changing VR content FOREVER!

VR News: When you think of Fibrum you might think of their pretty good VR headset, or maybe their games like the Fibrum coster and cinema. Well, you might have thought they have sunk into oblivion like many other early VR adoption companies, but that is not the case. They have just secured $1 million of funding to launch their Desirum VR platform that they say “has a potential of changing the VR content distribution market.” I’m not sure if it will, but it sure has a good company backing…

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Virtual Reality Poker Just Got a Lot More Serious

Virtual Reality Poker Just Got a Lot More Serious

VR News: While it has been speculated for years now it seems PokerStars ( a massive name in online poker) has got around to making a serious VR poker app and it looks pretty great. You get a nice range of environments to play in as well as multiplayer table games with full voice chat. While it is only in a closed-beta for now it is due out for most big headsets (Rift, Vive, PSVR) before the end of the year. John Sciarrino from maxim.com gets to go hands-on and…

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Virtual Reality Helps Shrink the Skills Gap

Virtual Reality Helps Shrink the Skills Gap

VR News: We have seen VR used for all sorts of training purposes in the past, even teaching railway platform attendants! But did you know this area is one of the fastest growing areas of VR! Sure, the VR games industry might be slowing down, but when it comes to skill training it is leaping ahead as many businesses have discovered its benefits. Michael Field from industryweek.com finds out just how widespread VR job trailing really is!

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Are You Visiting JFK Airport in New York? Why Not Rest in Their VR Suite!

Are You Visiting JFK Airport in New York? Why Not Rest in Their VR Suite!

VR News: It’s not just on the plane that VR is taking over the aircraft industry, its also in the departure lounges! JFK Airport in New York, USA has just announced the opening of their “virtual reality suite” for travellers to spend some time in VR. While this is little more than a pop-up VR arcade its still something that might help spread VR into the more mainstream public.

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