Tag: virtual reality
VR update: Megan Thee Stallion on Quest and FitXR’s new tracks
Earlier this year, Megan Thee Stallion went on a virtual reality tour of the US in partnership with startup AmazeVR.
December 1, 2022
Report predicts 12.5m sales of consumer VR headsets in 2022
Research firm Omdia has been gazing into its crystal ball – or should that be crystal headset? – for the virtual reality market.
November 24, 2022
Meta set to host a Notorious B.I.G. ‘VR concert experience’
Biggie, Biggie, Biggie, can't you see? Sometimes your posthumous virtual reality projects just hypnotise me...
November 17, 2022
How gaming could reshape music distribution (guest column)
This is a guest post by Roman Rappak, of the band Miro Shot, and co-founder of music metaverse startup Ristband. He’s been performing and touring live mixed reality concerts since 2017, creating digital twins of live events...
November 15, 2022
YellowHeart sets its ticketing sights on the metaverse
We first wrote about YellowHeart in 2019, when it emerged as a blockchain ticketing startup backed by EDM duo the Chainsmokers.
October 26, 2022
Meta and Tidal team up for new series of virtual concerts
Could musicians be part of the solution to disappointing usage figures for Meta’s Horizon Worlds virtual world?
October 26, 2022
Decentraland unveils plans for second Metaverse Music Festival
web3 virtual world Decentraland has signed up more than 100 artists for its second Metaverse Music Festival.
October 18, 2022
Report: Meta’s Horizon Worlds only has 200k active users
Internal documents from Meta suggest that the company was hoping for 500,000 monthly active users for Horizon Worlds by the end of 2022.
October 17, 2022
Meta reveals its latest VR headset and metaverse strategy
Meta opened its Meta Connect 2022 event with a range of announcements and interviews to show new hardware.
October 12, 2022
Meta’s Horizon Worlds metaverse has some teething issues
Meta is hoping for big things from its Horizon Worlds metaverse, but it's fair to say there are still some teething issues.
October 7, 2022
VR concerts startup AmazeVR raises $17m funding round
AmazeVR made waves with a Megan Thee Stallion concert filmed for viewing with virtual reality headsets in cinemas across the US.
September 28, 2022