Startup Lithodomos VR is using virtual reality (VR) to construct detailed 3D experiences of global historical sites and bring history to life.
3D Content Hub is a startup which has transitioned into VR after merging with two international businesses to form the Virtual Content Group.
Ready to support the growth of the virtual reality industry is ProjectR, a business looking to open a centre for VR startups.
Realestate.com.au has launched virtual reality app realestate VR on Daydream, Google’s mobile VR platform to allow consumers to easily check out property.
UNSW partners with India’s Tata Consultancy Services to collaborate across VR, robotics, and machine learning
UNSW has partnered with Indian IT services company Tata Consultancy Services to explore collaboration across areas including virtual reality, robotics, data analytics, and machine learning.
The Brisbane Heat has today released Heat VR, a virtual reality app and ‘brand’ in conjunction with partner CUA. The app will look to give fans a behind the scenes experience.
Sydney startup Relax VR has announced it will be featured on Google’s new mobile virtual reality platform Daydream. Google’s new platform enters the next frontier in the VR space and will officially launch in November this year.
Launched in 2014 by Australia’s now chief scientist Alan Finkel, Melbourne edutech startup Stile looks to replace textbooks with digital platforms for students to engage with content in a way that makes more sense to a tech-generation.
Working with the Rio Olympics, Sydney startup Doarama creates 3D virtual world maps of adventure sports and events
Sydney startup Doarama has created customised 3D and GPS tracked map visualisations of endurance sporting events. The startup combines GPS tracking, animation, satellite imagery and interactivity tools to enable sporting fans to control how they view the route of any competitor in a 3D visualised world.
Edutech startup Academy Xi provides tech-based programs for people to upskill and reinvent their careers
To help companies grow their internal capabilities and in addition help individuals progress in the digital technology space is Sydney startup Academy Xi. The business is a startup in itself and provides people with tech-based programs for people to upskill and reinvent their careers.
US virtual reality platform TimeLooper joins Queensland’s Hot DesQ program to help strengthen its network
US virtual reality platform TimeLooper has joined Queensland’s Hot DesQ program to extend its operations and network in Australia. Hot DesQ, launched by QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (QUT CEA) has welcomed its first international startup to the program.
Vocus Upstart accelerator program has announced its 2016 participant intake to help build local tech startups in Perth. The seven chosen startups will receive $40,000 in funding to help develop and commercialise their technology.
Myer has today announced the launch of a new virtual reality store in partnership with eBay, allowing consumers to browse over 12,000 products through an app and matching headset.
With virtual reality creeping further into the mainstream, 3D tour provider Scann3d has partnered with Realestate.com.au to scan 500 properties across NSW in order to further enhance the experience for prospective property buyers.
Mark Zuckerberg may have said that it will take at least ten years for virtual reality to reach the mass market, but all that means it that companies currently working in the space have ten years to perfect and develop what they’re doing.