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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Invests In Virtual Reality Firm Survios

Virtual reality firm Survios has raised a total of $50 million in its round of funding, including an investment by Hollywood studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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IMAX Funds VR Branding With $50 Million

With the growing demand for technology innovation nowadays, IMAX is on its way to fund the popularization of virtual reality in the limelight.

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CryEngine V - Create Immersive VR Experiences

Crytek Applies a “Pay What You Want” Business Model to its New VR-Enabled Game Developing CryEngine V

Crytek’s new VR-enabled game development engine, the CryEngine V, will be available for a price that “feels comfortable” in the company’s new “Pay What You Want” business model. Users can buy resources from the engine’s new Marketplace system and also choose to contribute to the company’s new program to help indie projects around the world.

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Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented By   MasterCard

MasterCard Presents Arnold Palmer Invitational Golf Tournament, Showcases Payment Through Virtual and Augmented Reality

It will be a different experience for consumers and golf fans alike as they take part in the Arnold Palmer Invitational PGA Tour event. MasterCard has teamed up with Wearality that develops VR glasses and other wearables and with Callaway Golf Company to enable people to engross themselves in the virtual and augmented reality.

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Latest Consumer Technology Products On Display At CES 2016

SuperData trims 2016 outlook for Virtual Reality Sales

SuperData Research reduced its 2016 virtual reality revenue outlook by 30%. The company expects to sell 16.8 million mobile VR instruments within 2016 end.

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Changing Tech in Payment and Shopping

Blippar Raises $55 Million to Broaden and Develop Its Augmented Reality

Blippar has a total funding of $55 million in Series D including those from its present investors which CEO and founder Ambarish Mitra called as investors with 'long-term vision'. The said fund will be used to 'power the future of visual discovery'.

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Research At The Birkbeck Babylab Into Brain And Cognitive Development

Healthcare VR Startup MindMaze Achieve Unicorn Status With $100 Million Fund From an Early Round

MindMaze has secured a total of $100 million funds from an early round led by India’s Hinduja Group. MindMaze, which until now is focusing on developing virtual reality interfaces in the healthcare sector aims to form future contracts and service centers, as well as expanding the technology for other uses in the form of gaming, educational and fitness applications.

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Motion Capture

Apple officialy confirms the acquisition of motion-capture firm Faceshift

It is to everyone's knowledge that there is a growing demand for virtual reality technology in the global market. It has enabled many tech-oriented companies to step up the ladder to acquire the technology to upgrade their sales and reputation, Apple being one of them.

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Virtual Reality

Samsung launches Gear VR, a peek into virtual reality world

Tech-oriented companies are in a race of adding spice to their ideas of introducing different gadgets. Playing 2D and 3D games are common nowadays, but the actual feeling of being present in a virtual world is somewhat more interesting.

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Samsung Gear VR

Partners Facebook and Samsung to Launch VR Social Network Experience

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg believed the future of social network is in Virtual Reality. Last year, Facebook acquired Oculus, a VR company. Now they partner with Samsung to make mobile VR experience come to life.

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U2

Apple created virtual reality music video for U2

Apple and Irish band U2 collaborated on a 360-degree U2 music video produced by Vrse App, a platform for original VR content. The U2's "Song for Someone" music video is Apple's first experiment in mixing VR and music videos.

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Glen Keane

Disney animator draws characters in virtual reality through HTC Vive

Disney veteran animator Glen Keane shows how he creates virtual characters in a video sponsored by "The Future Of Storytelling" event in New York.

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Samsung Gear VR headset

Seeing and believing: Virtual reality set to conquer living rooms

It sounded so promising. Anyone, anywhere would be able to strap on a headset in their living room and be able to experience events anywhere in the world - or outside of it - as if they were really there.

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Presentation of Galaxy Note 4

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 4 with extras but no breakaway features

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's biggest mobile phone maker, unveiled new versions of its Galaxy Note smartphone on Wednesday after previous design miscues cost it customers in the large-screen phone market it pioneered.

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