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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Start your summer in VR with the Viveport Summer Sale

Get ready for summer with some scorching hot Viveport deals. Our annual Summer Sale has started, with over 100 titles on sale at up to 90% off – and extra bonuses for Viveport Subscription members. Ready to bag a bargain? FREE VIVEPORT TITLES EVERY WEEKEND FOR SUBSCRIBERS From now until July 8th, Viveport Subscription members can get a FREE Viveport

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Front Defense: Heroes Gets Major Update

Greetings Soldiers! Since Fantahorn Studio’s early access launch of Front Defense: Heroes in December, the team has constantly been fine-tuning the experience based on your feedback. Today, the WW2 multiplayer game released a robust update, adding new maps, features, and weapons to the arsenal. See below for a full list of the updates and make sure to recruit a friend

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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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Soaring to new heights with Skyfront VR

Want to fly? Of course you do. Want to shoot some people while you do it? Well, why not, you’re up there, and you have the guns. We should warn you though; there are a lot of people who will shoot back at you. This is Skyfront VR from Levity Play. We spoke to Ivar Jaanus at the studio about their

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Vive X Europe Announces Sign Up For Startups

This is a guest blog post by Dave Haynes, Director of Vive X Europe Vive X is our $100m global VR/AR accelerator, with a mission to help cultivate, foster and grow the global VR ecosystem by supporting startups and providing them with education, investment and mentorship and we have recently expanded Vive X by opening its sixth location in London.

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HTC VIVE Helps Bring Education Experiences To Life In VR

Last week Vive was part of a game-changing experience to bring to life the incredible uses of VR in education. To highlight how VR can be used to create unique distance learning experiences, Pixar co-founder Loren Carpenter was ‘teleported’ live into a virtual classroom in the UK.   Beamed directly into the VR learning experience live from the US, Loren

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Free Steam Weekend – Front Defense: Hereos

Attention! Starting today, Front Defense: Heroes, the multiplayer WWII VR shooter developed by Fantahorn Studio, will be having a Steam Free Weekend! Now you can experience the intense FPS and the thrill of fighting with your friends before buying the title. In addition, those who just can get enough of the WWII era shooter will be able to purchase Front

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Traveling in VR – Beyond Tokyo

With virtual reality, you can travel the world without leaving your home. Beyond Tokyo will take you to Japan’s most famous city and, of course, beyond. Hello there! Please introduce yourselves. Vicky Shum: I’m Vicky Shum, and I’m Co-Producer of Beyond Tokyo.   Zach Osumi: I’m Beyond Tokyo Project Director, Digital Design Lab at ANA. Logan Dwight: I’m co-founder of

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