VR Highlights 14th-27th January 2018

A run through of all the highlights from my Twitter feed (@TheHappyLass) for the past two weeks. There’s been a LOT of cool and interesting stories for you to look through. I’m sure you will find something of interest given the wide range of Virtual Reality content below. Enjoy!

Best of VR Sundance

Sundance Film Festival – Best Virtual and Augmented Reality
(Written by Adi Robertson via The Verge shared by Joe Michaels)

7 figure vr film deal

7 Figure VR Film Deal at Sundance Film Festival
(Written by Angela Watercutter via Wired shared by Jessie Cohen)

7 Must Have

7 Must Have Samsung Gear VR Apps and Experiences
(Written by Joe Durbin via VR Scout shared by Malia Probst)

Burn VR

VR During Treatment for Burns Victims [TALK] by Tom Furness
(Shared via VR World Society)

Vive Pro

Vive Pro in-depth hands on review – An early look into HTC’s new VR headset (Written by Evan Kypreos via trustedreviews.com)

VR Design Process Adobe

VR Design Process at Adobe [Talk]
(Presented and shared by Chris Gallello)

Chinese Memory Study

Chinese study shows VR significantly increases memory recall quality and quantity
(via Alvin Wang Graylin)

Epic Games

Epic Games release free high quality assets
(Written by Chance Ivy via unrealengine.com)

Unity Best Dev Tool Award

Unity wins Best Development Tool at Mobile Games Awards
(photo via Helana Santos)

Vive and WEF partnership

HTC Vive announced partnership with the World Economic Forum to drive impact initiative forward
(Written by Matthew Gepp via Vive.com)

Seizure VR

Epileptic Fit occurs within VR [VIDEO]
(Published by Rogue Shadow VR shared via VR Maven)

vr avatars gameshow

VR Avatar Game Show launched
(via Mindshow)

Oculus Start

Oculus Start launched to help developers to develop in Oculus
(Via developer.oculus.com)

alternative vr people

Alternative Top 45 VR People to Follow
(Written by Samantha Kingston via The Virtual Umbrella)


Leap Motion Extendo Hands: UX Summoning Experiment
(GIF by Martin Schubert)


The Future of Immersive Portals Has Arrived
(via SVRF)

Chinese docs vr

Chinese doctors use VR to help with operation 3700km away
(Written by Charmmy Zhang via South China Morning Post shared by Disruptive Innovations)

8 steps for VR design

Our 8 steps for designing VR software
(Written by Tyler Hopf via IrisVR Inc)

Haptx Glove demo

Haptx Glove Demo [VIDEO]
(shared by Joe Michaels)

motion controller tracking

New Microsoft [VIDEO] Explains Motion Controller Tracking
(Written by Dave Aubrey via VRFocus.com shared by Rob Crasco)

Kids Try VR

Kids Try VR for the 1st time [VIDEO]
(Via VR Scout)

Oculus Stories

Fable Studio formed to push boundaries of VR storytelling
(Written by Scott Hayden via Road to VR shared by Vera Grablechner)

Nic Cage VR movie

Nicolas Cage Is Set To Star In An Episodic VR Movie
(Written by Jamie Feltham via UploadVR.com)

Lenovo Mirage The Lenovo Mirage Solo is a smarphone in VR headset form
(Written by Fionna Agomuoh via Business Insider shared by Rob Crasco)

Author: Suzanne Showcasing VR

Obsessed with Virtual Reality, excited how it will shape our future and dedicated to helping to bring it to the mainstream community. Follow me to read my monthly VR news round up, to hear about some extremely interesting start-ups, the latest from the industry's thought leaders along with a bit of 'banter' (Scottish slang for having a laugh) What you waiting for? Let's dive into this immersive pool of awesomeness!!!

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