Posts Tagged ‘VR’

PTSD, Depression: MyndVR Tech Puts Aging Veterans In a Peaceful Place

Posted by Lance Murray

Addison-based tech, health, and wellness company MyndVR has partnered with a veterans home in New York, helping the seniors there who are living with depression, PTSD, dementia, and other age-related illnesses by using virtual reality technology.  

Immersive and meaningful experiences

Infinity Festival Explores Advancements in Virtual Reality and Immersive Tech

Posted by Meredith McGrath

Among the dinosaur exhibits and ancient artifacts, museum visitors of all ages strapped on headsets at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and stepped into virtual reality to explore the latest advancements in immersive technology.

The museum hosted …

Immosis Builds on VR Game Experience to Branch into Apps, Marketing

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

What started as a virtual reality video game for two University of Texas at Dallas students has evolved to become a virtual and augmented reality studio, working with corporate clients to produce content for games, mobile apps and marketing.

Called …

Garland ISD Students Using VR to Aid First Responder Training

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Students at Sachse High School have created a virtual reality training program customized for the city of Sachse and its fire department. 

It’s an ongoing, three-year project for third-year animation and computer science classes at the high school. It’s lead …

Addison-Based MyndVR Strikes Exclusive Virtual Reality Deal with Global Tech Company

Posted by Katie Kelton

Addison-based MyndVR is teaming up with leading virtual reality content network Littlstar. 

The partnership will create VR simulations on a regular basis for older adults utilizing MyndVR’s interface and Littlstar’s streaming technology, according to the companies. The terms of the …

Techweek Day 4: Growth Summit & the Future of VR

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Three days down and less than two to go in the second edition of Techweek Dallas, but there’s still plenty of events left to attend. 

If you didn’t make it out to Addison last night for the What’s the Buzz? …

The Connected Lifestyle is Here. Are You Ready?

Posted by Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorBottle Rocket is at the forefront of the shifting world of connections between brands and people.

The future of our business depends on our ability to continuously innovate. In the midst of the ever-changing landscape of connected devices, we’re looking …

Bottle Rocket Adds C-Level
Executive to Explore New Tech

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Amid Bottle Rocket’s expansion into new technologies, a seasoned Dallas techie has taken on a leadership role to help further advance the company. 

With more than 10 years experience in enterprise applications, Jonathan Campos is now the chief mobile architect …

Accenture Immerses Tech Lounge Visitors in VR, AR Experiences

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

From training factory workers to shopping in the grocery store, virtual and augmented reality technologies are taking huge leaps forward.

Accenture Interactive, which has offices in Irving, and its partners, Avanade, and Fjord Design and Innovation, showed off their …

Reel FX Forms New VR Firm With Moonbot Studios Alums

Posted by Heather Noel

Reel FX is embarking on a new business venture for virtual reality and emerging platforms with creative leadership from Moonbot Studios. 

The Dallas-based digital content studio, whose work includes award-winning animated films, commercials, and other interactive content, has launched the …

MyndVR Uses Tech to Enrich Plano Seniors’ Lives

Posted by Lance Murray

MyndVR and the Legacy of Willow Bend are showing that virtual reality is more than just a fun experience for young people, it can have positive health effects on our aging community. 

The Plano retirement community and the Dallas-based VR …

Cook Children’s Patients Escape on ‘Dreamlike Journey’ Via VR

Posted by Julia Batlle

Patients at Cook Children’s Medical Center took a journey to new and exciting places this week with the help of Dallas-based 900lbs of Creative.

From scuba diving in the Florida Keys to hiking atop a mountain in New Mexico, patients …

900lbs of Creative Will Offer ‘Sights and Sounds of SXSW’ Through VR Experiences

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

900lbs of Creative will flex its virtual reality muscles by broadcasting 360-degree video at this month’s South by Southwest Conference and Festival in Austin.

The content creation company, based in the Bishop Arts District in Dallas, announced the partnership this …

900lbs of Creative Brings Brands to Life Via Immersive Content

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

As the name implies, 900lbs of Creative is a heavy hitter in the virtual and augmented reality world.

The 15-person team has done work for the likes of the Dallas Cowboys, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, and Vroom. It even has clients in …

Trains at NorthPark Gets an Update with App, VR

Posted by Dave Moore

Few holiday events in the Dallas region have a richer tradition than The Trains at NorthPark.

This year, the tradition got a tech twist, with the introduction of an app and virtual reality module that allows participants to take …

Steve Nix’s ForwardXP to Shake Up VR Space

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Steve Nix is already a veteran of the burgeoning virtual reality space and now he’s back with a new company ready to make waves in that space.  

Nix managed VR at ReelFX before founding ForwardXP. He’s also the founder of …

Digital Fight Club:
A Blow-by-Blow Recount

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

The house was full for Digital Fight Club, where five sets of digital pugilists took each other on in five bouts at The Granada Theater to debate some of the hottest topics in technology. 

Photo: Bret RedmanEach fighter had one minute …

Reel FX Takes Us on Virtual SkyDive to Support Veterans

Posted by Heather Noel

VIDEO CAMPAIGN RAISES AWARENESS FOR VETERAN PROGRAM


Stephen Valyou and Todd Love don’t let anything hold them back.

In 2007, a sniper shot Valyou while he was serving in Iraq leaving the Army veteran paralyzed from the waist down.

Love, …

Virtual Reality Is Here

Posted by DHD Films

Virtual reality began as an impossible idea, living only in the imagination of the Jetsens. Yet in the past few years, it has become a tangible goal. Such technologies as the Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard make this seem like …