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Top 30 VR Ideas in August

From VR Burger Releases to Wildlife Protection Simulators

— August 28, 2016 — Tech
The August 2016 VR trends reveal that while brands are expertly using new technology to promote their products, charitable organizations are using similar tactics to promote their own causes.

One of the benefits of VR technology to brands is that it helps them create a more immersive experience around their products. For example, Jack in the Box recently promoted its new Brewhouse Burger by immersing customers in the atmosphere of a brewery. Similarly, Mercedes-Benz was able to transport Tokyo residents to a virtual showroom that would not normally be found in large urban centers.

While brands have expertly used VR technology to sell their products, charities and other organizations are using similar tactics to spread messages of their own. Indeed, the August 2016 VR trends reveal that the technology can be just as effective in spreading messages about social good as it is for selling new products. One excellent example of this is the WWF's tiger conservation campaign, which used VR to help convey the dangers of poaching.
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Cardboard VR Headsets
Cardboard VR Headsets
The Nunulo Virtual Reality Comes With Fully Adjustable Lenses
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VR Music Studios
VR Music Studios
The SoundStage Lets You Engage In Virtual Music Creation
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28
Virtual Tennis Experiences
Virtual Tennis Experiences
Jaguar Introduced a #FeelWimbledon Virtual Reality Experience
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27
Leisurely Sports Games
Leisurely Sports Games
The VR 'Rec Room' Game is Part Chatroom and Part Online Multiplayer Game
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26
VR-Centric Graphics Cards
VR-Centric Graphics Cards
This ZOTAC Graphics Card Features Heat-Dissipation Technologies
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25
Wildlife Protection Simulators
Wildlife Protection Simulators
WWF's Newest Tiger Conservation Campaign Leverages Virtual Reality
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Expansive VR Worlds
Expansive VR Worlds
MetaWorld is a VR Experience That Will Stretch Nearly 10,000 Square Miles
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Virtual Home Viewers
Virtual Home Viewers
PropertyGuru Gives Prospective Buyers House Tours in VR
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Kaleidescopic VR Flooring
Kaleidescopic VR Flooring
Funky Magic Carpets Bring Mesmerizing Patterns to Milton Keynes
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21
VR-Ready Graphics Cards
VR-Ready Graphics Cards
This New Nvidia GPU Can Handle Heavy Virtual Reality Applications
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VR-Ready Smartphones
VR-Ready Smartphones
Alcatel's Virtual Reality Phone Offers a Futuristic Smartphone Experience
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19
VR Drone-Racing Games
VR Drone-Racing Games
First-Person Drone Racing is a Reality with This New Game
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18
VR Modeling Programs
VR Modeling Programs
Oculus Medium Enables the Creation of Sculptures with Virtual Clay
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Immersive Painter Apps
Immersive Painter Apps
'The Night Cafe' Lets Users Step Into the Mind of Vincent Van Gogh With VR
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Charitable Virtual Gardens
Charitable Virtual Gardens
Cancer Research UK Celebrates Its Supporters with a VR Flower Garden
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360-Degree VR Performances
360-Degree VR Performances
Bjork Livestreamed a 360-Degree Concert in Virtual Reality
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14
VR Swimming Lessons
VR Swimming Lessons
Children Can Overcome Their Fear of Water with This New Program
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Expressive VR Headsets
Expressive VR Headsets
This New VR Headset Translates Your Facial Expressions
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Chronic Pain Simulations
Chronic Pain Simulations
'Seeing Is Believing' Uses Immersive Experiences to Simulate CRPS
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Automotive Bookstore Showrooms
Automotive Bookstore Showrooms
This Virtual Mercedes-Benz Showroom is Set Up in a Tokyo Bookstore
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10
South Korean VR Films
South Korean VR Films
'Time Paradox VR' Gives Korean Viewers a New Way to Experience VR Technology
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VR Burger Releases
VR Burger Releases
Jack in the Box's Brewhouse Burger Augmented Reality Puts Patrons Inside a Bar
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Olympian VR Experiences
Olympian VR Experiences
Samsung Users Will Be Able to See the Olympics in Virtual Reality
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Tiny VR Cameras
Tiny VR Cameras
The Miniscule 'Nico360' Records High-Quality 360-Degree Footage
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Virtual Carnival Games
Virtual Carnival Games
Nvidia’s VR Funhouse Simulates Whack-a-Mole, Shooting Galleries and More
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Virtual Meditation Experiences
Virtual Meditation Experiences
These Guided Meditations are Enhanced with Virtual Reality Tech
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VR Dining Experiments
VR Dining Experiments
'Project Nourished' Pairs 3D-Printed Food with Virtual Reality
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3
Virtual Battle Simulators
Virtual Battle Simulators
The 'Totally Accurate Battle Simulator' Uses Computers to Imitate Combat
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2
Virtual Vineyard Tours
Virtual Vineyard Tours
Brancott Estate Shares Virtual Reality Vineyard Tours at Festivals
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Adult VR Festivals
Adult VR Festivals
A Virtual Reality Festival in Japan Simulated a Series of Sensual Experiences
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