theVR Blog

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It’s National Teacher’s Appreciation Week

It's National Teacher's Appreciation Week. Celebrate it by thanking ALL teachers and educators in your life, whether it's your kid's teachers, family members or professors or teachers in your life. Thank you Mr Dave Cosgrove, who first introduced me to a Macintosh,...

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What’s in a Name? Defining Virtual Reality

In 2006, I was working for a web hosting provider that sold server space from their data centers worldwide.  Not long thereafter, we started hearing the terminology "cloud" hosting.  It was the new and catchy term that IT folks were slinging and that marketing was...

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Facebook on VR/AR (F8 Observations)

What an amazing year in VR / AR technologies (so far).  At this year's F8 Developers Conference, Mark Zuckerberg and team announce the world's first augmented platform.  While Google Daydream / Google Cardboard, and a handful of other developers have created several...

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The 2017 Virtual Reality Industry Landscape

In 2017, Virtual Reality has continued it's explosive presence in the technology field.  Companies like Google and Facebook see it's value and have since invested much into it's reality capture technology, tools and distribution for 360° and virtual reality. The VR...

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Let’s Not Forget: Augmented Reality

According to Fast Company, a report has surfaced that "the inclusion of 3D sensing functionality is likely... a robust augmented reality (AR) feature set..." will be part of the iPhone 8. It's not a secret that Tim Cook is a huge fan of augmented reality. Cook spoke...

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How to Market Your Matterport Virtual Tour

With a 3D Matterport Virtual Tour of your property or listing, you can now elicit real emotion to prospective buyers, as if they were onsite visiting the property.  Here are several ways to leverage the Matterport Virtual tour in your marketing efforts.  Remember: the...

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How to Market Your Google Streetview Virtual Tour

So you've got yourself a 360° Virtual Tour of your business on your Google My Business listing page.  Way to stand out for the crowd, and give your prospective customers and clients an immersive experience as if they were physically there at your location! Now that...

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