Here are some of the most interesting headlines, commentaries, reports, and breaking news surrounding virtual reality that we’ve been following from around the web this week.
VR in Focus as River Studios Appoints Interim CEO
River Studios, a pioneering virtual and augmented reality startup, confirmed to VRJournal today that 20-year digital and interactive veteran Dulce Baerga has been appointed interim company CEO.
Yahoo Japan, The Venture Reality Fund Invest in Global AR and VR Ecosystems
Coming as a big shot in the arm to the global prospects for virtual reality and augmented reality, The Venture Reality Fund — a leading global venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in the augmented, virtual and mixed reality spaces — and Yahoo! Japan Corporation are forging a new partnership.
Nashville Gives Rise to Next-Generation Virtual Concert Experience
VRJournal learned Tuesday that Universal Music Group Nashville has tapped music strategy and innovation company Breakthrough Music to deliver a virtual reality concert experience.
Summertime VR: Kalahari Resorts and Conventions Touts New Attractions
Following in the footsteps of other national theme parks and water parks across the United States, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is enhancing its family fun vacation offerings nationwide this summer and VR is factored into the mix.
VR Accelerates Drivers Ed
VRJournal learned Thursday that Aceable — a mobile education platform and makers of the first state-approved drivers ed app — is shifting into gear with virtual reality.