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X-Men, Sleepy Hollow coming to Comic-Con in virtual reality

Jul 23, 2014 -- Entertainment companies are piling on virtual reality, with immersive Oculus Rift experiences that they take to conventions about public venues. The latest to jump on the bandwagon is Fox, which is bringing an X-Men-themed... … Read entire article »

The red carpet gets the virtual reality treatment

Jul 23, 2014 -- Virtual reality camera maker Jaunt VR has teamed up with entertainment industry Variety for the first-ever virtual reality coverage of a red carpet premiere. David S. Cohen of Variety and Tara McNamara of co-hosted the... … Read entire article »

Warner Bros. brings virtual tornadoes to Comic-Con

Jul 23, 2014 -- Warner Bros. will be rolling out a new virtual experience at Comic-Con this year, based on the new movie Into the Storm. Booth #4545 will feature “an intense experiential booth featuring a 4-D immersive Oculus Rift... … Read entire article »

We will now be measuring land in square kilometers

Jul 23, 2014 -- Justin Clark-Casey’s monthly OpenSim development update reminded me that OpenSim now has a new command for grid owners — “show grid size.” The command counts up all the land area on a grid, including... … Read entire article »

Cyberinth launches Kickstarter for VR treadmill that lets you sit down

Jul 23, 2014 -- Lets you walk, run, crouch and jump up in the air Lets you sit down No special shoes required — just socks Cyberinth Virtualizer launched its Kickstarter campaign today and is already a quarter... … Read entire article »

First hypergrid fashion expo starts Saturday on Tangle Grid

Jul 23, 2014 -- The first-ever hypergrid fashion expo begins this Saturday on Tangle Grid and will last through August 3. Time is running out for merchants and creators interested in being part of the event. To participate, contact... … Read entire article »

ArribaSim fork offers a quick full grid

Jul 22, 2014 -- A new branch of OpenSim, ArribaSim, promises better performance than mainline OpenSim while maintaining full compatibility. And now there’s a packaged version of it, called Arriba Mini-Grid, that sets itself up with a single click.... … Read entire article »

Oliveira now offers FrancoGrid hosting

Jul 22, 2014 -- Oliveira Virtual Lands, which rents regions and parcels on OSgrid and Metropolis, now has a presence on the French-language non-profit open grid FrancoGrid. Like the other two grids, FrancoGrid is hypergrid enabled and residents are... … Read entire article »

Daden releases virtual campus demo

Jul 22, 2014 --   Daden Ltd,. a UK-based virtual reality consulting firm, has released a virtual campus demo that runs in the browser. The demo showcases some of the company’s virtual tools, including the ability to display slideshows,... … Read entire article »