Announced this week, Sandbox VR, one of the most realistic virtual reality experiences in the world, opens its doors at The Domain in Austin, TX on February 19, 2020. Sandbox VR is the kind of immersive social experience that people have dreamt of since the dawn of computing. Through a unique combination of motion capture and VR technologies, you can become anyone and go anywhere.Continue Reading →
Announced today, Esqapes will open the world’s first virtual reality massage center this July in the SAG-Aftra Building on Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. Esqapes guests will get to experience an immersive relaxation experience and reservations now being accepted. The virtual reality massage center will combine automated massages with virtual reality to transport guests to a place of relaxation, as its propriety and exclusive virtual environments have been specifically designed to help people de-stress and leave the real word behind.Continue Reading →
Have you ever wanted to create your own VR-enabled virtual tours for your business or project but no idea on how to create one? The wait for figuring out how to create your very own VR-enabled virtual tour is now over! Last week, Concept3D, a leader in creating software to power immersive online experiences, announced the launch of its new Tour Builder platform which allows users to create, manage and share their own VR-enabled virtual tours like never before. Below are the key features of the Concept3D tour builder platform: Continue Reading →
Recently iFLY, the world’s largest indoor skydiving operator based in Austin, launched their new first-of-its-kind virtual reality experience as part of their flight offerings. Customers will experience near-real-life skydiving sights at exotic destinations around the world without jumping out of an airplane. Continue Reading →
SXSW Interactive had so many great technology demos, events and parties that carried on through the entire festival, which has been rare in the years past. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to cover all the technology events; next year I should have a telepresence to cover everything I can’t. I didn’t make it to Youtube, Pandora, Capital One at the infamous Antone’s, OtterBox uniVERSE Case System, Mashable and many more.
While planning my SXSW schedule I picked out the below events based on my personal preferences. These four events were very fun and their lounges and or parties had a ton of interactive demos to try out during SXSW. Continue Reading →