VR Creation Contest with STYLY

Design Reality is excited to be partnering with STYLY to run a local VR content creation contest in conjunction with STYLY’s Global Contests! The theme is around Artistict Expression with a focus on culture, art, and music. Contestants need to sign up to STYLY, for free, and create/publish a VR scene. Learn more about the NEWVIEW Global Awards 2018, which …

Studying Women’s Experiences in Social VR

Jessica Outlaw came to our November 2017 event to share her behavioral research project on the experience of Women in Social VR. Females in social virtual reality get unwanted attention, which is a barrier to widespread adoption. How might we learn more about female users in order to make Social VR appealing to all?  Jessica Outlaw and Beth Duckles will …

Social VR: New Opportunities to Form Connections

At our November Design Reality event, High Fidelity, the Social VR Platform, sent out their Engineering Team Lead Liv Erickson to share about the new opportunities to form connections within social VR. In the context of social VR, we are presented with new opportunities to form connections with the people sharing our digital spaces. Designing these experiences requires careful considerations …

Changing Lives with Immersive Technology in Healthcare

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How is immersive technology changing lives within Healthcare? From treating pain in burn victims, helping paralyzed individuals gain sensations, to changing patterns in the brain, immersive technology has only just begun to show us its potential uses in the healthcare industry. Come out for an engaging evening of community networking, food, demos, and three presentations exploring the future of healthcare. …