VIVE Arts’ ‘Up the River During Qingming VR’ Brings National Treasure to Life

Today HTC VIVE announced a next step in its partnership with Taiwan’s National Palace Museum, one of the major institutions dedicated to preserving human historical artefacts — in bringing the world renowned masterpiece – Up the River During Qingming to life in virtual reality. Starting October 15, A Journey Inside Paintings and Calligraphy: VR Art Exhibition, will showcase the innovative

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A Look at Sense Arena, VR’s First Pro-Level Hockey Training Tool

We sat down with Bob Tetiva, founder and CEO of Sense Arena, a Czech startup  that seeks to bring the ice rink to hockey players’ homes, gyms, and training centers. Catch their virtual-reality-based training platform mid-October 2018. Where did the idea of using VR for athletic training come from? Well, for starters, my son plays ice hockey and I’m an

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Masterworks: Journey Through History Provides A Transformative Educational VR Experience

Masterworks: Journey Through History is an educational VR museum where users can explore four culturally significant sites in full roomscale aided by the power of photogrammetry.  Developed by FarBridge and published by CyArk, MasterWorks authentically transports users to places not easily accessible, and leverages actual archaeologists and historians to discuss the significance and meaning of these locations and their artifacts. John Ristevski, CEO of

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Bell Brings the Revolutionary FCX-001 to Market 10 Times Faster With HTC VIVE

When it debuted at the HAI Heli-Expo in 2017, the media dubbed it “sleek” and “futuristic.” But for all its accolades, perhaps the most remarkable thing about the FCX-001 is that it was built in less than six months—a feat the company explains would never have been possible without the power of Virtual Reality (VR). It normally takes 5-7 years

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With The Help of VIVE, Janimation Proves Mixed Reality Entertainment Isn’t All Hot Air

Written by Dave Tomlinson The other morning, I climbed into a real, live, hot air balloon basket, slid a VIVE Pro headset over my face, and took a ride over the Grand Canyon. When I pulled down on the gas handle, the tanks burned and the basket creaked, lifting me quickly from the rimrock, climbing fast. As my stomach dropped,

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Burn while viewing: 7 VR Burning Man-style experiences

Burning Man is the biggest party out there, combining music, art and culture together in a smorgasbord of human expression to create a truly memorable experience, all in the backdrop of a Nevada desert. For those who are unable to make it to Black Rock City this year, we recommend these immersive experiences that channel the spirit and principles of

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HTC VIVE & Immersive Factory Provide World Infrastructure Leader with Innovative Safety Solutions

Like most infrastructure companies, Colas Group is not necessarily a household name—though they should be. With 55,000 employees on five continents and an average of 80,000 road construction and maintenance projects every year, Colas’ work and presence are felt the world over. In 2017, their consolidated revenue totaled 11.7 billion euros—with international markets accounting for 48% of this figure.  As

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Encounter Your Favorite Dinosaurs in Jurassic World VR Expedition™

Have you been to your local Dave and Buster’s lately? You might want to see what’s up. That goes double for all you Jurassic World fans. Available now at more than 100 Dave and Buster’s locations nationwide, they’re looking to take those who dare on a safari of a lifetime with Jurassic World VR Expedition, their latest and greatest gaming

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Swim with virtual sharks this Shark Week… end!

By Nathan Ortega, Viveport Staff Just in time for ‘Shark Weekend’, check out these awe-inspiring, immersive experiences on Viveport that will whisk you away to beautiful blue oceans and allow you to interact with the wonderful and at times dangerous creatures that inhabit them. Operation Apex In Operation Apex, you’ll take your marine research rig into the atmospheric deep sea

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Roborace and VIVE Blaze a Trail on the Self-Driving Car Circuit

This post was written by Vincent Rendoni For the racing enthusiast, the Goodwood Hillclimb likely needs no introduction. Located in a spectacular estate in West Sussex, this historic 1.16 mi track snakes through manicured lawns, horse paddocks, and idyllic English countryside. It may sound more Jane Austen than Formula One, but don’t be fooled—once a year this slice of pastoral

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