A Look at VR in Medical and Nursing Student Training

AUTHOR: Steven Anbro Virtual reality has enormous potential for both current and future research applications in science and medicine. The social sciences in particular stand to benefit from using virtual reality technology to conduct more accurate research, better measure specific phenomena, and collect valid, reportable data—all common challenges in various disciplines in the field. We in the Behavior Analysis Program

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Breaking With Tradition: How adidas Improved Their Workflow With VR

It begins in a place like this, but not like this. Above, a virtual simulation of the auditorium, generated by The Wild in VIVE VR. It starts off in an auditorium, much like the above. Teams trickle into forward-facing seats, homed in on a soon-to-be-occupied podium and stage with a projection looming overhead. On the periphery: a barrage of posters

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HTC VIVE Teams Up With Mozilla and AWS to Bring Dedicated Virtual Reality Web Browser to Market

HTC VIVE™, the leader in room-scale Virtual Reality (VR), today announced a first of its kind collaboration with Mozilla’s Firefox, AWS’s Amazon Sumerian, and Fidelity Investments that will enable consumers to bring VR into their everyday life by providing an immersive web browsing experience in VR. Firefox Reality will become Vive’s native VR browser, providing a safe and private experience

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Discover the First VR Experience for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with the Launch of The Circadian Rhythm on Viveport

Nobel Week has just begun and this year’s Nobel Laureates are headed to Stockholm and Oslo to take part in the festivities. The week is filled with press conferences and Nobel Lectures from the new Laureates with the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony taking place on December 10.  But if you haven’t scored a ticket to the prestigious awards event you

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All-ages arcade adventures with Attack of the Wompas

Virtual reality continues to reach larger audiences, with sets landing in more and more homes, and VR arcades continuing to pop up worldwide. Offerings for younger players, however, are still few and far between. The team at Rocket Worldwide, feeling that VR is for the whole family, want to change that by creating the first in a series of arcade focused

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Stepping into a VR dream in AWAKE

Start VR are attempting to push the narrative envelope with AWAKE, an ambitious cinematic mystery which takes you inside a man’s dreams – and that’s only the beginning. We spoke with Martin Taylor, Chief Creative Officer at Start VR and creator of AWAKE, about this not-to-be-missed VR experience. Interview by Nathan Ortega, Viveport Staff Hello Martin! To start, please tell

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Processing loss with the award-winning Vestige

Letting go of a loved one is one of the most challenging things a person will do. The development team at NSC Creative sought to create a raw, emotional VR experience that captured the torrent of feelings that goes along with the grieving process. We sat down with them to hear what went into this critically-acclaimed journey. Interview by Nathan

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Third Annual Viveport Developer Awards Submissions Open Today

VIVEPORT today opened submissions for the third annual Viveport Developer Awards. The awards program is an open contest for VR developers who have been, or will be, published on Viveport Subscription. Winners in each category can walk away with up to $50,000 in cash and prizes to support their current and future development objectives.   The Viveport Developer Awards is an

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Become transfixed by the dreamlike world of Transpose

The recently released Transpose takes you into a mesmerizing and surreal world where you’ll need to manipulate time and gravity to overcome various obstacles. We spoke to Josh Manricks at developer Secret Location to find out what inspired this stunning out-of-body experience. Interview by Nathan Ortega, Viveport For those unfamiliar, tell us a bit about yourself and Secret Location. Josh: I

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Puzzling it out in Trains VR

Polish development team The House of Fables have taken one thing (trains) and paired it with another thing (puzzles) to create Trains VR, a VR-puzzle-train-management-sim that we’re proud to host on Viveport. We flagged down Adam Robaszyński-Janiec to talk about Trains VR. Full steam ahead!   Trains VR is pretty unique, being a puzzle game with trains. How did you come

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