Tagged: virtual reality

Silicon Valley’s Wearality Corporation Unveils Advanced Virtual Reality Headset on Kickstarter

On Monday, Silicon Valley startup, Wearality Corporation, announced the launch of its Kickstarter campaign for its first product, the Wearality Sky Virtual Reality (VR) headset. The Wearality Sky is compatible with all 5” and 6” smartphones and offers the best user experience with the highest level of portability and… Read More

Virtual Reality System Impression Pi Nears $160,000 on Kickstarter; Announces Stretch Goal & Referral Program

Team Impression Pi, a San Juan tech startup, took to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter last month to raise $75,000 for its virtual and augmented reality headset, Impression Pi. Within the past few weeks, the project has surpassed its initial goal and is currently nearing $160,000. Now… Read More

University Students Launch Tilt Campaign For Virtual Reality Tech That Lets Everyone Relive Their College Days

Remember the days when working full-time and taking care of your kids wasn’t the biggest priorities in your life or when your morning started at 11 a.m.? Well, those days are not just things of the past now, at least that’s what two ambitious college students, Stu and Jon, are… Read More

Seed&Spark Partners With Wemo.io to Launch Content Production Grant to Promote Diversity & Educate Virtual Reality Content Filmmakers

Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and distribution platform for independent filmmakers and Wemo.io, a virtual reality technology and platform company, today jointly launched a diversity-minded grants program to empower independent filmmakers to become part of the growing virtual reality (VR) industry. During the Sundance Film Festival, Wemo.io… Read More

Nimble Sense Brings Hands to Virtual Reality; Now Available to Early Backers on Kickstarter

On Tuesday (October 28th), San Francisco-based Nimble VR, a virtual reality technology company, launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for Nimble Sense, the first depth sensing camera designed to enable the use of hands in virtual reality. The Nimble Sense creates the simple experience of having hands in VR by applying time-of-flight… Read More

Canadian Company Hits Kickstarter With New Virtual Reality Headset The Totem

Earlier this month, Montreal-based Vrvana, Inc. launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $350,000 for its new full-featured virtual reality headset, Totem. The device is described as a “premium developer kit” that has unique features and plenty of onboard horsepower to experience immersive and… Read More

Elders React to Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience (Video)

As we struggle to fire up all cylinders back at the office after a long weekend of transition from late Summer to early Fall, we thought we would share an entertaining video showing “elders” experiencing the Oculus Rift for the very first time.  This video… Read More

Crowdfunding Now: 5 Cool Projects For Father’s Day 2014

It seems, every year, kids young and old run to the store to find something special for their dads, but end up just giving him a tie or a sports-related item. This has even turned into a ritual of unfortunate and painful gift giving. Here… Read More

ANTVR Launches Crowdfunding Campaign on Kickstarter For New Universal Virtual Reality

Hoping to bring an Oculus alternative virtual reality system to the video gaming world, the company ANTVR launched a $200,000 crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its all-in-one virtual reality kit. The product is noted to provide a “crystal clear virtual reality gaming and viewing experience.”… Read More

The Oculus-Facebook Buyout: The Best Ad For Equity Crowdfunding Ever

I have written about the misconception by some members of the general public that equity crowdfunding and rewards-based crowdfunding are the same thing.  Many people are misinformed and do not understand that Title III of the JOBS Act has nothing to do with rewards-based crowdfunding…. Read More

Virtuix Crowdfunding For Equity On SeedInvest After Million-Dollar Kickstarter Campaign For Omni VR Gaming Device

Virtuix found itself at the center of a revolutionary shift in the video game industry after they raised over $1.1 million on Kickstarter. The campaign funded the Virtuix Omni, an immersive treadmill-like device for gamers. According to a recent backer update, shipping has begun for… Read More

On Kickstarter: Avegant Glyph Destroys Crowdfunding Goal In Under 48 Hours

Back in December, we noticed that there was a lot of hype around the Avegant Glyph and a forthcoming Kickstarter campaign that would accompany the launch of the device. It seems the hype was well-warranted, because in under 48 hours the Glyph has more than… Read More

Valve, Oculus Rift Team Up In Effort To Make Steam A VR Gaming Leader [Deck]

@hugotheonly1 I’m a big fan if oculus, and will buy one 🙂 but the valve demo really blew me away. VR is going to be amazing — David Hensley (@TheDavidHensley) January 16, 2014 Valve is a name that has become synonymous with disruption in the… Read More

Oculus Rift: Best of CES Winner 2014

For anyone who has actually had the luck to try out the Oculus Rift this should not come as a surprise.  The Oculus Rift “Crystal Cove” prototype has won the Best of CES 2104 prize.  The accolades continue to pore in from around the world,… Read More

Gizmodo’s Eric Limer On Oculus Rift: “It is going to change the world”

Oculus VR isn’t a stranger to rave reviews of the forthcoming Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset poised to be really disruptive in the video game industry. However, a recent piece in Gizmodo gives the device some seriously high praise. The title says it all: I Wore the… Read More

WATCH: Business Insider Staffers Amazed By The Oculus Rift

Business Insider recently got their hands on an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and tried some things like riding a virtual roller coaster and exploring the planets. Their reaction? Amazement across the board, which is becoming a trend for the Oculus Rift. The Rift will… Read More

Avegant Glyph VR Headset Headed To Kickstarter January 2014, See Why Everyone’s So Hyped

6This could be big. Oculus VR launched the Oculus Rift on Kickstarter and went on to grab almost $2.5 million in funding. Some are saying that Avegant’s upcoming Glyph headset could surpass it. After watching the following hands-on video from Engadget, we can see why…… Read More

castAR Closes Funding On Kickstarter At $1.05 Million

Woodinville, Washington based Technical Illusions is celebrating today after the close of their wildly successful Kickstarter funding round. The company raised $1,052,110 for the castAR, a pair of “augmented reality glasses” that seems to be somewhere between Google Glass and the Oculus Rift. castAR’s projected augmented… Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 2, 2013

Real Business | Crowdfunding know-how is key to growth This article in Real Business reiterates a handful of points on the subject of crowdfunding: businesses by and large don’t know what it is, they can use it to successfully access capital and their understanding of the subject… Read More

Oculus VR Working On HD, 4K Oculus Rift For Consumers

Oculus VR is a crowdfunding darling, having raised a $16 million Series A round on top of another $2.4 million on Kickstarter. Now the virtual reality gaming headset manufacturer is gearing up for primetime in the form of a new, consumer-spec headset that the team… Read More

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