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How to turn 360-degree photos into a virtual reality tour

Many museums, hotels, real estate agencies and other organizations are experimenting with virtual reality tours. A virtual tour of the Neuschwanstein castle. Snapshot from VR Virtual Reality Neuschwanstein Castle Tour app. You put on a headset, and you can look around inside the virtual location. Then you stare at an arrow or button or use …

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How to make friends—and dates—in VR

You put on your virtual reality headset, and off you to go some alternate dimension, by yourself, separated from your family and friends. For virtual reality critics, one major concern is that VR will further isolate us from one another. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Read full article at GearBrain.  

11 Questions About Virtual Reality + Augmented Reality Headsets Before You Buy

UPDATED February 27, 2017 Looking for a virtual reality experience, but don’t know where to start? GearBrain breaks down the top eleven questions to ask before dropping some dough on your first VR headset. Last year was a banner year for virtual reality. HTC Vive , Oculus Rift and Sony Playstation VR headsets were released, …

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Review: Google’s Daydream View, The Most Immerse Mobile-based VR Headset Today

Google Daydream View – VR Headset (Slate) New From: $89.99 in Stock Used From: $89.99 in Stock Google’s Daydream View virtual reality headset arrived this month, with a big splash. The headsetonly works with the latest Android Nougat smartphones which, right now, are only the Google Pixel and Pixel XL, and the Lenovo Moto Z …

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How VR Ad Pioneer Annie Lukowski is Transforming Story Telling

There’s a lot of hype out there right now about virtual reality (VR). But one of the most practical business uses of this platform is for marketing and advertising. Even a simple VR ad gets attention simply because they are still so rare. Take, for example, Banana Republic’s 360-degree ad featuring this year’s summer dresses …

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