Exploring the Process Behind Polyarc Games’ Moss

With the critically acclaimed Moss becoming available on the HTC VIVE earlier this month, we took some time out to chat with Danny Bulla, the Co-founder and Design Director from Polyarc Games, to talk about the game and the process of bringing their hugely successful title to PC based VR. Firstly, can you tell our audience a little about Moss

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Vive Libraries Program launches in California and Nevada

This is a guest post from Chris Chin, Executive Director, Education VR Content at HTC VIVE. When I was a kid, I spent many an hour visiting the local public library.  It offered a very cool tropical aquarium, the occasional puppet show, and of course access to a treasure trove of books – all for free!  The one thing that resonated

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Holoroom Test Drive: Lowe’s Reinvents ‘Try Before You Buy’ with Virtual Reality

Lowe’s may seem like an unlikely company to be embracing AR and VR, but a dedicated team within the organization, Lowe’s Innovation Labs, has been working with the platforms since 2014. Recently named the #1 most innovative company in AR/VR by Fast Company, Lowe’s has been creating real-life applications of augmented and virtual reality that directly help their customers and

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Airbus, Hennessy & BNP Paribas Real Estate: Enterprise uses of Vive Pro take centre stage at Vivatech 2018

Vivatech, a global meetup for start-ups and leaders to show off their latest tech innovations, was bigger than ever in 2018 with over 100,000 visitors from 125 countries. Held in Paris, the event was attended by 9000 start-ups and CEOs from the many of the largest tech companies in the world. This year VR was in the spotlight, with 20+

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Behind the Scenes: Vive on the set of “Ready Player One”

Virtual reality is pushing the boundaries of the film industry, from changing the way viewers watch to the way directors create. With the recent release of Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One”, Hollywood has embraced VR for its utility on set as well as its futuristic story lines.  We got a chance to go behind the scenes of “Ready Player One”

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Test Drive a Toyota with Vive Focus in Taiwan

Today we announced that VIVE Focus officially enters the enterprise application VR solutions market in Taiwan. HTC VIVE and Hotai Motor (official distributor of Toyota Motor in Taiwan) are partnering to embracing the highly immersive nature of Virtual Reality technology to launch the “TOYOTA VR Driving Safety Simulation Experience”.  This experience will use Vive Focus to enable customers to experience

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Updated – New Ready Player One VR Arcades

The battle for OASIS is on at VR Arcades nationwide starting this week!  HTC VIVE have announced that they are bringing experiences inspired by “Ready Player One” to life for consumers at location-based VR arcades across the country. “VR offers the ability to tell stories in an entirely new way for film audiences; they’ll be able to immerse themselves in worlds inspired by

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VIVE AT GDC 2018: VIVE FOCUS Coming To International Markets Later This Year; VDA Winners Announced

Today at GDC 2018, HTC Vive announced that we are bringing Vive Focus to the global markets later this year.  Vive Focus is the first 6DOF stand-alone VR headset to be commercially available.  We also are making Vive Focus developer kits available to registered developers in most countries through our developer portal, starting today.    Built upon Vive Wave, our

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HTC VIVE and IGT Partner To Deliver World-Class VR Casino Entertainment

Today we announced a partnership with global gaming leader IGT, whereby IGT will leverage HTC VIVE Studios’ world-class VR content within its “Virtual Zone” platform on casino floors. IGT’s Virtual Zone is a competition arena designed for casino environments that enables casino patrons to compete against each other for cash prizes in spirited VR tournaments, and enjoy competitive VR games

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Archiact To Demo New VR-Based Shooter Evasion at GDC 2018

With GDC 2018 kicking off this week in San Francisco, we took some time to speak to the development team at Archiact VR, who will be on the showroom floor with demos of their new VR-based shooter Evasion. Can you tell us more about Evasion and the development studio behind it? Evasion is a sci-fi VR shooter that features multiplayer co-op,

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