AR Company Blippar Closes $54 Million in Funding

Augmented reality (VR) company Blippar, whose app allows users to 'blip' items like Bank of England banknotes with its app to bring up AR features has announced the close of a new funding round. The Series D round led by Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia, closed at $54 million USD recently.…
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Deep Optics Raises $4 Million in Series A Funding Round

Deep Optics an Israel-based company specialising in Omnifocals has announced the completion of a Series A funding round. The investment has seen the firm raise $4 million USD to fuel the development of its electronic lens and glasses…

Conquer Arachnophobia with Itsy on Gear VR

Researchers across the world have been trialling virtual reality (VR) for various therapeutic uses, and now, thanks to developer Mimerse a new app has arrived on Samsung's Gear VR head-mounted display (HMD) for those with a fear of spiders.…

Horror Title Inner Chains Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Launching on the Kickstarter crowd-funding website today is a surreal first-person shooter (FPS) videogame from Polish developer Telepaths Tree. Inner Chains is a horror title that was first announced last year, now the studio is seeking…

Perspective Films Announces Canucks VR Experience

The National Hockey League (NHL) has been involved with virtual reality (VR) in various guises for sometime now. The sporting association has worked with NextVR, STRIVR Labs and Jaunt to bring fans closer to the action or improve player…

Smash Media Releases First VR Film A Storytelling Continuum

Smash Media a content production house that specialises in creating branded media, has now decided to break into virtual reality (VR) with the release of a new film. For its first VR experience Smash Media has launched A Storytelling…

Powis Parker Inc. Unveils PopUp ViewR Headset

There're plenty of cheap Google Cardboard style head-mounted displays (HMDs) on the market for anyone that's not interested in making their own from the free designs available online. But there isn't as many portable versions for consumers…