OZO VR: Nokia says Virtual Reality market is too slow

Nokia Ozo VR

Two years ago, Nokia Technologies announced its OZO VR (virtual reality) camera. OZO is an interesting device capable of recording 360 degree video. The goal was to define a new category of VR capture and playback tools. The company has come out to say that the VR market is not developing fast enough. OZO VR Project Halted As such, further development work on the project is being halted. An excerpt from Nokia’s announcement: In digital media, the slower-than-expected development of the VR market means that Nokia Technologies plans to reduce…

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Here are some of the benefits of virtual reality in marketing

virtual reality

Virtual reality is an artificially generated environment by a 3D computer program, which is the presented to the user in a manner that simulates reality. Nowadays, the first thing that comes to mind hen VR is mentioned is a gaming or movie experience. However, VR can be applied in more ways than merely playing a video game. Globally, the adoption of VR has been vigorous due to its capabilities. Right now, the tech is growing so fast that some analysts say that the industry will reach about $33.90 billion. Marketers…

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Scenes Lifelike 3D headphones create a three-dimensional audio experience

Scenes Lifelike 3D

There has been a lot of attention paid to creating virtual reality in form of visual content. This has led to an equally fervent level of effort put into capturing and reproducing audio in 3 dimensions. Thus, products like the Scenes Lifelike 3D headphones have been created to do exactly that. This device is designed using microphones implanted into a pair of in-ear headphones to capture immersive three-dimensional audio. Scenes Lifelike 3D is described as the world’s first 3D audio recording headset by the company. It works differently from normal…

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Google launches Inside Music, a project that shows you what makes a song

Inside Music

Google recently introduced an “interactive experiment” which uses virtual reality to take music lovers inside songs. This is achieved through a new technology, in conjunction with the podcast Song Explorer. This project, dubbed Inside Music, also uses audio from several artistes. All that is required of the user is a good pair of headphones. Inside Music enables anyone interested to explore the layers of music all around them. This is possible through the use of spatial audio to understand how a piece of music was composed. There are six different…

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Vkworld T1 Plus Kratos Specifications

vkworld T1 Plus Kratos

VkWorld is marketing the T1 Plus Kratos as a virtual reality smartphone. For starters, it has a 6-axis gyroscope built-in for a more immersive virtual reality experience. But there’s more. The phone’s sales box is actually a VR box that you can setup in minutes. Put the vkworld T1 Plus Kratos in the VR box and explore the world of virtual reality. The Vkworld T1 Plus Kratos Specifications Technology GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G: HSDPA 850 / 2100 4G: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 7(2600)…

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WebVR is coming; Here’s why should you care

Web VR

The term VR or Virtual Reality should not sound new to you anymore, especially if you’re a regular reader here. But in case you missed it, here’s what you should know about virtual reality, How to test if your phone is compatible, and How Virtual Reality headsets work. Today we talk about a new aspect of it called WebVR. What is WebVR? Put simply, this is a technology developed to provide access to browsing the web through a virtual reality device like Google’s new Daydream View headset or Samsung Gear VR,…

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