Tagged: vr

SLIVER.tv Subsidiary Theta Announces Blockchain-Based Video Delivery Network

Theta Labs, a subsidiary of VR live streaming service SLIVER.tv, announced on Monday the launch of its blockchain-based video delivery service. The company describes itself as a decentralized video delivery network, powered by users and an innovative new blockchain. “Theta is an open source protocol purpose-built to… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Oculus Pulls the Plug on Virtual Reality Shop Story Studio

In an effort to continue its creative development in virtual reality (VR), Kickstarter success Oculus announced it was shutting down its Story Studio. According to the company, Story Studio has created a series of VR shorts, which includes Lost, Henry, and Sea Angelica. Sharing details… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

  Ant Financial Opens its VR Pay Service Platform to Xiaomi and Huawei. On March 31, Ant Financial, the finance arm of Alibaba Group Holdings, revealed its new payment service for virtual reality shopping at the Shenzhen Innovation Week. The VR Pay system will greatly… Read More

Happy Finish Announces Asia Expansion Following Crowdcube Campaign Debut

Following the launch of its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based creative technology and visual content agency, Happy Finish, announced on Monday it is expanding its virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) operations in Asia. The company revealed it intends to maximize the growth development of the… Read More

Oculus Brings Rift VR to Kickstarter Headquarters (Video)

On Monday, Kickstarter-success Oculus hit the streets of Brooklyn to visit the crowdfunding giant’s headquarters and brought over its famous project, Rift. The company successfully securing $2.4 million on Kickstarter nearly three and a half years ago. Last week, CEO of Oculus, Brendan Iribe, announced on Twitter that the… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Oculus Begins Finished Rift Headsets Shipments

This week, CEO of Kickstarter success Oculus, Brendan Iribe, announced the company has officially started to ship its Rift virtual reality headsets. Iribe shared in a tweet: The first Oculus Rift has shipped, deliveries begin Monday 3.28.2016. pic.twitter.com/C0MMKmezun — Brendan Iribe (@brendaniribe) March 24, 2016 Earlier… Read More

After Capturing Over $30 Million in Indicated Interest, Virtuix Seeks $10 Million Series A Using Reg A+

Virtuix, the creator of the Omni platform that is a vital part of the immersive experience of 3D virtual reality, has announced it will raise capital in an equity crowdfunding round on SeedInvest. This comes following a “test the waters” campaign where potential investors indicated… Read More

Oculus’ Palmer Luckey Discusses Rift’s Kickstarter Success & Criticism

Earlier this month, Oculus creator Palmer Luckey sat down to chat about his experience on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter and career decisions. During his interview, Luckey revealed that his career was never motivated by salary: “This may sound – everyone says this – but it’s not about the money…. Read More

Virtuix Over $10 Million in Investment Interest in Just One Week

      Crowdfund Insider reported yesterday that Virtuix was nearing the $10 million mark in indicated interest and today the company reports it has now topped this mark as more than 1,250 have registered on SeedInvest stating their intent to purchase shares in the… Read More

Virtuix Nears $10 Million in Indicated Investor Interest

Virtuix, creator of the Omni a 360º virtual reality motion platform, launched a Test the Waters (TTW) campaign as a precursor to a Regulation A+ equity crowdfunding offer last week.  In the past 7 days, Virtuix has garnered almost $10 million in investor interest as… Read More

Oculus’ Palmer Luckey: I Knew Some People at Sony Working on VR Before I Even Started My Kickstarter

Following the announcement that Kickstarter backers were officially getting the Oculus Rift headset, founder of the highly anticipated system, Palmer Luckey admitted that he knew that electronic giant Sony was preparing to enter the virtual reality world. During his recent interview with International Business Times, Luckey… Read More

Zoom! Virtuix Immediately Tops $5 Million in Investor Interest on SeedInvest

Virtuix rocketed out of the gate on SeedInvest during its Test the Waters (TTW) campaign in preparation for a Regulation A+, mini-IPO type offer.  Virtuix, creator of the Omni motion – a device that puts the movement into the hot sector of virtual reality (for… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Orbbec Persee 3D Camera Computer, Turn Your iPhone into a VR Camera with SHOT & Misen Super Knife

Orbbec has created a 3D camera that is the “world’s first camera computer”.  So what exactly does that mean? Today imagery and video are pretty much flat as we exist in a 2D digital world, but 3D is just around the corner.  Think of Orbbec Persee… Read More

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