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Case Study: Firefighters get better training for real-world dangers through VR

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Case Study: Rinnai® America Increases Lead Generation by 50% With VIVE

Reading Time: < 1 minute Learn how Rinnai’s collaboration with HTC Vive and Groove Jones improved lead generation by 50% year-over-year with the use of VR technology. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvg6uG_V10E] Rinnai, the largest gas appliance manufacturer in Japan, is also the number one selling brand of tankless gas water heaters in North America.  Tankless water heaters are rapidly increasing in popularity […]

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Education Has Evolved with VIVEPORT– Back to School Sale Starts Today!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many of us associate learning with boredom and constant standardized tests. At VIVEPORT, we recognize the value of virtual reality as a means of engaging with new ideas and concepts on a more empathetic and immersive level. We have one of the largest collections of educational VR titles for all our supported headsets (VIVE, Oculus […]

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Education Has Evolved with VIVEPORT– Back to School Sale Starts Today!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many of us associate learning with boredom and constant standardized tests. At VIVEPORT, we recognize the value of virtual reality as a means of engaging with new ideas and concepts on a more empathetic and immersive level. We have one of the largest collections of educational VR titles for all our supported headsets (VIVE, Oculus […]

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Case Study: Ovation Expands Features & Analytics With VIVE Pro Eye

Reading Time: < 1 minute Learn how VIVE Pro Eye’s precision eye tracking enhanced a powerful public speaking simulator for students, professional speakers, and enterprises. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tarFEEiLiGM?feature=oembed&wmode=opaque&w=730&h=411] Public speaking skills are key to professional development, but practice is intimidating and infrequent. Ovation helps users overcome their speech obstacles with dynamic virtual environments and real-time guidance with unlimited opportunities for practice. […]

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LAI Games Brings VR to the Arcade Masses

Reading Time: 3 minutes Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride takes guests through the wild and wacky world of Ubisoft’s signature creatures. Allison Timberlake has been marketing LAI Games for the past 10 years. It’s her job to get LAI Games seen in all the right places and to ensure the company continues to have a reputation for quality and […]

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Computer-Aided Design, VR/XR Reality Solutions Shine at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

Reading Time: 5 minutes The future of design, collaboration, visualization—business itself—is immersive. SOLIDWORKS World 2019 has come and gone, but the business world has only just begun to use the tools it revealed to the world. For the next generation of makers, doers, and innovators that want to create things and create them well, there has been incredible advancements […]

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A Look at VR in Medical and Nursing Student Training

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

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Breaking With Tradition: How adidas Improved Their Workflow With VR

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

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HTC VIVE Announces Fourth Batch of Companies Selected for Vive X Accelerator Program

Reading Time: 4 minutes VIVE X, HTC VIVE’s global AR/VR accelerator, today announced the next group of companies selected to join the prominent program. Eighteen new start-ups from across the world will join Vive X programs in the San Francisco, London, Taipei, Shenzhen, Beijing, and Tel Aviv offices. Vive X has proven to be one of the most consistent […]

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

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

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ultimately, the team decided to build their mock-ups in VR, and it had a profound effect on their entire design process. Bell worked with Sector 5 Digital (S5D), an innovative 3D design and production agency, to help design and sketch the initial model, then create the aircraft in 3D using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software. […]

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]