Tag: virtual reality

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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.
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The FTC wants to block Meta’s acquisition of Supernatural

Meta announced plans to acquire music-driven VR fitness app Supernatural in October 2021, but the deal is running into some big problems in the US.