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VR could take juries to crime scenes

May 25, 2016 -- According to researchers at UK’s Staffordshire University, virtual reality could be used to transport jurors to crime scenes to help them better understand what occurred. Simon Tweats, head of justice services at Staffordshire Police, told... … Read entire article »

AltspaceVR’s large-scale event platform debuts with comedian Reggie Watts

May 25, 2016 -- AltspaceVR, the leading virtual reality social platform, announced a new event tool today, FrontRow, that can scale up to tens of thousands of simultaneous users. The technology will make its public debut tomorrow night... … Read entire article »

Review: Pico 1 copies worst features of Gear VR

May 24, 2016 -- I just received a review copy of the Pico 1 headset in the mail. Disclosure: It was provided free by GeekBuying. But even though it was free, it still wasn’t worth the money. Was... … Read entire article »

Kitely add stats to login screen

May 23, 2016 -- Since it first launched in early 2011, Kitely has been the only major grid not to publish its stats, instead providing them by email to Hypergrid Business on request. That changed today, as the... … Read entire article »

OnePlus gives away 30,000 VR headsets

May 23, 2016 -- China-based smartphone manufacturer OnePlus gave away 30,000 free OnePlus Loop VR headsets today, manufactured in partnership with AntVR. The Cardboard-compatible headset is reminiscent of the Gear VR in its design, and is a significant... … Read entire article »

Genesis Global Journey

May 22, 2016 -- $8 per month for a region with unlimited prims on the Genesis Global Journey grid, first week free. … Read entire article »

OpenSim Brasil

May 22, 2016 -- Full grid hosting, starting at R$230 (US $64) with a R$100 setup fee, for an eight-region grid. … Read entire article »

Brazil group launches grid, hosting firm

May 22, 2016 -- A Brazilian team has launched a new grid and OpenSim hosting company, offering local payment and support options. OpenSim Brasil offers hosting for full grids, starting at 230 Reals, or about US$64, with a... … Read entire article »

Ticket vendor says VR brings in the dough

May 22, 2016 -- StubHub competitor Rukkus, which sells tickets to concerts and sports events, has released a virtual reality app that shows the view from any seat. The app, Seat360, is available for both iOS and Android, and... … Read entire article »