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Designing Products in Virtual Reality First is the Future, Here’s Why

Reading Time: < 1 minute For automotive design, creating a full-scale model is an integral part of the design process. With HTC VIVE Pro, Dassault Systemes designers, engineers and product managers are able to visualize and collaborate on virtual scale designs in real time without having to produce physical mockups. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkGJw2t6vIw?feature=oembed&wmode=opaque&w=730&h=411] The immersive experience is key; the design philosophy of Dassault […]

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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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Vive Cosmos: Continuing to Update

Reading Time: 3 minutes We built VIVE Cosmos to adapt to the needs of VR customers with ease, comfort, and performance. It’s our most versatile headset yet—with inside-out tracking, unlimited content in the box, swappable faceplate mods for more options in the future, and an entirely new design. We’re proud to have developed a VR kit that is built […]

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VIVE Pro Eye Simplifies Research Applications Involving Visual Attention

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Peter Schlueer, President and Founder of WorldViz. With VIVE Pro Eye scientists have easy access to research quality VR eye-tracking. WorldViz Vizard VR software makes this data available with as much low-level control exposed as possible. Believe it or not, our VR technology has fueled scientific research for over two decades, and about every five years a […]

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Vive Cosmos and Vive Wireless Adapter

Reading Time: 2 minutes The VIVE family of virtual reality products proudly offers the only native support of wireless for PC VR and we’re excited to extend that distinction to the new Vive Cosmos. We’re fine-tuning performance of the Vive Wireless Adapter with Cosmos and are very close to releasing official support. We expect to deliver adapter compatibility with […]

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The Seas are Yours: Battlewake Now Available on Viveport and Viveport Infinity!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thar be high-seas mayhem ahead in the all-new rip-roaring pirate combat game exclusively for VR. Guest post by Survios Studio [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdQfvu5odxg?feature=oembed&wmode=opaque&w=730&h=411] After months of anticipation, Survios’s new VR game Battlewake is available now on Viveport for $29.99, with an additional 15% launch discount, or as part of your Viveport Infinity membership. This highly-anticipated seafaring […]

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VRChat Partners with HTC and Makers Fund to Close $10m Series C

Reading Time: 8 minutes This is a guest blog post written by VRChat. The VRChat team is excited to announce that we have closed a $10m Series C investment round. This latest financing includes new investor Makers Fund, alongside existing investors HTC, Brightstone VC and GFR Fund. We welcome Makers Fund and are proud to have them on board! […]

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Case Study: Hard Rock International Leverages VIVE VR For $1.5 Billion AEC Project

Reading Time: < 1 minute Learn how the rock star brand saved hundreds of thousands of dollars in the creation of a 450-foot guitar-shaped hotel with interactive VR mockups. The expansion of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a massive undertaking. This far-reaching project includes an expanded gaming floor with 170+ table games and 3,200+ slot machines, a […]

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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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Getting your green thumb with the serene art experience Fujii

Reading Time: 4 minutes Intro paragraph Interview by Nathan Allen Ortega, Viveport Staff [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5InNQr3rFgo?feature=oembed&wmode=opaque&w=730&h=411] Tell us a bit about yourself and the team at Funktronic Labs Funktronic Labs is a small studio based in Pasadena, California. We focus on forming playful connections between humans and technology. What were some of your main influences on the design concepts and […]

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Become a virtual shinobi in the fast paced action experience Ninja Legends

Reading Time: 8 minutes Ninjas are awesome. Silently moving through the shadows, they struck with precision and skill to take out their targets. From over-the-top action films, to Saturday morning cartoon heroes in the form of mutant turtles, we’ve always had a fascination with these stealthy assassins. The creative team behind recent Viveport Infinity release Ninja Legends spoke to […]

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Case Study: VIVE Solves VR For Theme Parks With Busch Gardens Project

Reading Time: < 1 minute Theme parks are always looking for ways to increase attendance. In theory, VR is the perfect draw. It’s new. It provides a one-of-a-kind attraction. It even breathes life into old rides. Still, enormous as the potential is, VR theme park attractions have long been plagued by fundamental challenges. Long wait times. Questionable sanitary practices. Underwhelming […]

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Discovery’s Shark Week Comes to Viveport

Reading Time: 2 minutes The drama of Shark Week is coming to a headset near you as Discovery releases Shark Week VR content on Viveport. Running from July 28 through August 4, Shark Week is one of the most anticipated and iconic television events of the summer. Now, you can get up close and personal to these thrilling creatures […]