Feelreal VR Scent Mask Hits Roadblock Amidst Crackdown on Flavored Vaping Products – Road to VR

Although the Feelreal scent mask for virtual reality isn’t a nicotine vaping system or e-cigarette, it does vaporize aromatic liquids for user inhalation, which according to the company puts it in same FDA certification bracket as those devices.

Source: Feelreal VR Scent Mask Hits Roadblock Amidst Crackdown on Flavored Vaping Products – Road to VR

Holoride to Offer Immersive in-car VR Experience to the Public This Month – Road to VR

Holoride, the Munich-based startup co-founded by Audi that looks to change everyday travel by injecting VR into the passenger’s experience, is offering free rides in Los Angeles starting this week to demonstrate the technology to the public.

Source: Holoride to Offer Immersive in-car VR Experience to the Public This Month – Road to VR

Light Field Lab Secures $28 Million to Develop Holographic Displays

Light Field Lab, known for its advancements in light-field display technology, successfully completed a Series A funding round, scoring the firm over $28 million in venture capital to manufacture and distribute working products. The investment round was led by Bosch Venture Capital and Taiwania Capital. Light Field Lab hopes to build large scale light-field displays …

Source: Light Field Lab Secures $28 Million to Develop Holographic Displays

Anthrocon 2019: Virtual Reality Chat Demo Part 1 – YouTube

Some of a demonstration of virtual reality chatting as motion capture anthropomorphic characters. At Anthrocon 2019 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Watch: Marvel, Oculus Announce New VR Co-op Title ‘Powers United VR’

Watch: Marvel, Oculus Announce New VR Co-op Title ‘Powers United VR’

Now you can BE Rocket Raccoon in virtual reality! Marvel and Oculus announce a VR game only for the Rift where you can play Marvel characters like Rocket Raccoon and the Hulk from their viewpoints, virtually in their bodies.

Oculus Studios Launching Ghost in the Shell VR Experience This Week

Source: Oculus Studios Launching Ghost in the Shell VR Experience This Week

It’s not the full movie, but Oculus Studios will be releasing supplementary virtual reality media for the Rift and Gear headsets on Friday. It will be more than just 360 videos, with users able to explore 3D environments from the movie.

I know what I’ll be doing this weekend.

Ghost in the Shell

Man Reports Sensation In Missing Fingers Using Oculus Touch

Bob Murphy was born without the pinky, ring and middle fingers on his right hand. With VR, he was able to feel them for the very first time.

Source: Man Reports Sensation In Missing Fingers Using Oculus Touch

‘The Lawnmower Man’ is Coming to VR as an Original Multi-Episode Series – Road to VR

‘The Lawnmower Man’ is Coming to VR as an Original Multi-Episode Series – Road to VR

The virtual reality company Jaunt will be producing five TV series for VR systems, including Lawnmower Man, Miss Gloria, Luna, The Enlightened Ones, and Bad Trip (from the creators of Harold and Kumar 3D).