Last week HTC unveiled their new business focused social VR platform Vive Sync. As a social productivity device, Vive Sync is said to include support for OneDrive, which includes the ability to show PowerPoints, PDFs, marketing videos, or 3D models. Users will be able to use voice recognition to record notes, annotate with a 3D pen, and take screenshots. As for 3D assets, Vive Sync currently supports FBX and OBJ files, as well as Unity Asset Bundles. Read More.
Entertainers are also finding new ways of reaching out to their audiences, making use of Social VR Platforms to connect with their fans.
International artists John Legend, Tinashe, Jauz and Galantis are the latest musicians added to the roster of Wave’s summer concert series “One Wave”. The platform which has become the de facto concert platform for virtual users, kicked off the series with a live show from Church of Galantis, promises to bring more of it’s wild visualizations and custom environments, giving VR users access to a concert-going experience that simply isn’t possible outside of VR. Read More
Comedian, lyrical wizard and beatboxer extraordinaire Reggie Watts is set to return to AltspaceVR on Saturday, May 2nd, for an inaugural live show in his newly unveiled multi-week series called ‘Reinterpreted Reality’. Read More.
With closure of gyms, among other public facilities during national lockdowns across the world, fitness has become another area of concern for individuals confined to their homes. Building on the beloved mechanics of VR rhythm games, Oculus has release Supernatural, the first app that offers the full fitness package for VR. The game is a subscription service that offers daily personalized full-body workouts and expert coaching from real-world trainers set to beautiful photorealistic landscapes and music from popular artists across the world. Read More.
We R VR Jozi
Welcome to WeAreVR Africa, where we showcase the latest developments in Africa's Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and 360 video industries. Meet the hottest entrepreneurs, artists and engineers in XR under a single roof.
Each month we feature a number of exciting projects and the people that make them a (virtual) reality.