Verizon and Dreamscape Partner on 5G Virtual Reality

Verizon and Dreamscape have announced a partnership to deliver 5G-based virtual reality (VR) innovations.

Verizon and Unity Partner On 5G, MEC and Digital Experiences

Verizon has announced it is partnering with Unity to help drive 5G-powered digital experiences and mobile edge computing (MEC).

Apple Buys VR Firm NextVR

Apple has acquired NextVR, a startup that specializes in virtual reality (VR) live streaming and content delivery to VR headsets.

Facebook Horizon Enters Closed Beta Testing

Facebook is accepting applications for a closed beta test of its Horizon virtual reality (VR) environment.

Verizon Partners With Pacific Northwest National Laboratory On 5G

Verizon Business and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are teaming up to deliver 5G applications.

Sherwood Forest to Become First 5G Connected Forest

Robin Hood is about to come to life as Sherwood Forest becomes the world’s first 5G Connected Forest.

Walmart, Verizon, BMW Having Success With STRIVR Virtual Reality Training Technology

“We started the rollout to all of the Walmart retail environments at the end of 2019 and so far so good,” says STRIVR CEO Derek Belch. “It’s definitely something that we’re seeing have a very positive effect as it relates to placing employees in these simulation-based learning environments that virtual reality affords.”

Optus Demos 5G Mixed Reality Sports Streaming

Watching sports may never be the same if a demo by telecommunications company Optus is any indication. ZDNet is reporting on a demonstration Optus put on at its headquarters in Sydney, in partnership with mixed reality firm Unbnd, combining the…

Apple’s Tim Cook Sees Bright Future For AR

At an event in Ireland, where he was presented with an award to recognize “the company’s contribution to FDI in Ireland,” CEO Tim Cook took the opportunity to share his vision of augmented reality’s (AR) future, according to Silicon Republic.…

Want More Milk? Try Equipping Cows With Virtual Reality

“Happy cows come from California” was the tagline of a popular commercial advertising the California dairy industry. If news out of Moscow is any indication, however, California may have some competition. Studies have shown that happy cows produce more milk…