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 Tip Off: Intel Teams with NCAA
Intel Corporation has just confirmed a new corporate partnership deal to “provide Intel True VR (virtual reality) to fans of college sports.”
Children’s Hospital Pioneers Use of VR for ‘Patient Care, Education and Experience’
Virtual reality is just what the doctor ordered, particularly the pediatric cardiologists at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
The World Stage: KVC Institute to Demo VR at United Nations Conference
VRJournal learned today that the KVC Institute for Health Systems Innovation’s Technology Innovation Officer, Shawn Gross, will present a workshop — “Virtual Reality in Behavioral Health and Education for Displaced Populations” — at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Mobile Learning Week Conference.
Virtual Reality Pioneer Immerex Helps to Create AR/VR Lab at Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley announced on Monday a corporate gift from the entertainment virtual reality company Immerex that will outfit a new lab for Berkeley’s “accelerating work” in augmented reality and virtual reality.
MelodyVR Singing a Sweet Tune in New Deal with Universal Music Group
MelodyVR has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of Universal Music Group to forge a deeper bond between music and virtual reality.