Monthly Archives: April 2020

XR for Media Newsfeed: April 19, 2020

This week’s news includes VR during the coronavirus pandemic; Arena-Scale VR on the rise; Games For Change 2020 will be free; VR Arcades help Treat Covid-19; this week’s Tribeca Immersive VR festival, and more:

Forbes: Could Apple And The Coronavirus Pandemic Become The Catalysts That Ignite The Virtual Reality Revolution?

360 Rumors: First 8K 360 live stream of NFL game with Insta360 8K Live

VRScout: Arena-Scale VR Is On The Rise Thanks To The Oculus Quest

Immersive Shooter: Forbes’ Charlie Fink: How COVID-19 Could Push XR to the Next Level

VR/focus: Games for Change 2020 Will be a Free Virtual Festival

VR and Fun: Schell Games Launches Free Educational VR Games As A Part Of #PlayApartTogether Campaign

Inc.: Virtual Reality Arcades Join the Quest to Treat Covid-19

DateBook: Two Bay Area directors premiere virtual reality films online at Tribeca Film Festival

RoadToVR: ‘Music Lives’ Virtual Music Festival Coming to Quest & Go for Free

VRScout: Indie Rock Band Launches AR Concert Experience Complete With On-Stage Banter

Animation Magazine: Animated People: Van Phan, Director of Tribeca VR Premiere ‘Upstander’

Deadline: A Film Festival Screening In VR? ‘Ask No Questions’ Documentary Is Trying It, And Here’s How It Will Look

UploadVR: Free This Weekend: The Best Films From Tribeca’s Short Film Festival On Oculus Quest/Go

VR/focus: Step Into Tribeca’s Cinema360 Festival From Your Own Home


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XR for Media Newsfeed – April 5, 2020

This week’s news includes Wonderscope AR free content; more virtual Disney rides; Snapchat AR Safe Zone; Oculus TV transgender series; Tribeca Immersive goes virtual and free; Apple to acquire NextVR? and more:

VentureBeat: Spaces app enables folks to attend Zoom meetings in VR

CityMetric: Here’s how virtual reality can bring ancient cities back to life

AnimationMagazine: Within Makes Wonderscope AR Kids Story Library Available for Free

Orange County Register: These 17 virtual Disneyland and Disney California Adventure rides are like being at a theme park

VRScout: New Snapchat Lens Creates AR Safe Zone To Promote Social Distancing

VRScout: New Oculus TV Series Shines A Light On The Transgender Community

VR/focus: Tribeca Film Festival’s Cinema360 To Release Select Online Programming For Oculus TV and Oculus Quest This Month

c|net: Tribeca, shuttered by coronavirus, revives its VR festival: Smaller, virtual, free

engadget: Apple appears to to be acquiring virtual event company NextVR

Forbes: Tribeca Immersive Festival Coming To Oculus April 17th


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