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Top 30 Virtual Reality Trends in October

From Virtual Cycling Races to AR Beer Labels

— October 28, 2017 — Tech
For millennia, the only way to experience anything approaching virtual reality was to fall asleep and dream, but the October 2017 virtual reality trends show that today, the immersive experiences are entirely available in the waking world as well. Whether virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, or any other modern experiential format, designers, developers, and engineers have created impressive pieces of content for consumers to explore.

Though we typically think of VR and AR as relatively passive experiences — ones where a true experience in the real world is replaced with a digital facsimile — companies are finding ways to make VR active. For example, the VirchyBike Lite system turns a stationary bike into a virtual cycling race where riders feel as though their cycling across a real outdoor track.
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TV-Themed Magazine Trailers
TV-Themed Magazine Trailers
The New Yorker Television Issue is Being Promoted with Its Own Trailer
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VR Sports-Viewing Apps
VR Sports-Viewing Apps
'Fox Sports VR' Lets Users View Games in Virtual VIP Stadium Suites
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Multipurpose 360-Degree Cameras
Multipurpose 360-Degree Cameras
The Insta360 ONE Operates in a Multitude of Different Ways
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Alzheimer's-Tracking VR Games
Alzheimer's-Tracking VR Games
Sea Hero Quest is a Virtual Reality Game App For Fighting Dementia
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360-Degree Closet Tours
360-Degree Closet Tours
Vogue's Tour of Kendall Jenner's Closet is Powered by Google Daydream
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VR Horror Experiences
VR Horror Experiences
'IT: FLOAT' is a Frightening Virtual Reality Cinematic Experience
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Safe Delivery Simulators
Safe Delivery Simulators
UPS is Now Using a VR Driving Simulator to Train New Drivers
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Superhero Nail Salon Campaigns
Superhero Nail Salon Campaigns
The Powerpuff Girls are Taking Over WAH London for a Month
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Mixed-Reality Car Showrooms
Mixed-Reality Car Showrooms
The 'Chevrolet V-Showroom' App Virtually Presents the Chevy Cruze
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Song-Deconstructing VR Experiences
Song-Deconstructing VR Experiences
Google's 'Inside Music' Lets Users Explore Songs Spatially
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Assistive AR Sight Apps
Assistive AR Sight Apps
Samsung's Relúmĭno Helps to Users with Vision Impairments to See Better
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Inexpensive Branded VR Headsets
Inexpensive Branded VR Headsets
The Dell Visor will Launch in October at a Cost of $350
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Personalized AR Cartoons
Personalized AR Cartoons
Bitmoji on Snapchat Can Now Be Manipulated in Augmented Reality
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Smartphone-Connected VR Systems
Smartphone-Connected VR Systems
Zeiss VR One Connect Puts PC VR Content on Mobile VR Headsets
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VR Meditation Videos
VR Meditation Videos
'm ss ng p eces' 360-Degree Video Combines VR with Meditation Techniques
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AR Scavenger Hunts
AR Scavenger Hunts
Disney and Lucasfilm are Launching an AR Event Called 'Find the Force'
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Virtual Cycling Races
Virtual Cycling Races
VirchyBike Lite is a Stationary Bike That Simulates Long-Distance Races
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3D Audiophile Speakers
3D Audiophile Speakers
The 'YARRA 3DX' Audio System Projects Sound for VR, AR and More
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VR Restaurant Training Programs
VR Restaurant Training Programs
KFC Employees are Learning to Make Food in Virtual Reality
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AR App Profiles
AR App Profiles
Blippar 'Halos' Let Users Compile 'Augmented Reality Face Profiles'
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Augmented Reality Gravesites
Augmented Reality Gravesites
Virtual Graves Offer a Cost-Effective Alternative to Funerals
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Stress-Reducing VR Experiences
Stress-Reducing VR Experiences
Relax VR Offers Soothing Immersive Experiences
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Senior VR Travel Campaigns
Senior VR Travel Campaigns
This Virtual Reality Travel Project Fulfilled Seniors' Travel Goals
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Airport Lounge VR Trips
Airport Lounge VR Trips
Bacardi and Virgin Atlantic Team Up for VR Experience in Airport Lounge
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AR Dentistry Mirrors
AR Dentistry Mirrors
This AR Cosmetic Dentistry Aid Helps Patients Try on Different Smiles
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Building Block Chocolate Packaging
Building Block Chocolate Packaging
The Hershey's Magic Box Conceptually Contains Multiple Treats
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Collaborative Car Design Experiences
Collaborative Car Design Experiences
Chevrolet Indie Fridays Invited Guests to Spray Paint a Car
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AR Beer Labels
AR Beer Labels
This Snoqualmie American Pale Ale Boasts an Interactive Label
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Augmented Reality Menus
Augmented Reality Menus
'Kabaq' Offers 3D Renderings of Restaurant Menu Items
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In-Store Sneaker Creators
In-Store Sneaker Creators
The 'Nike Makers Experience' Lets Consumers Create One-of-a-Kind Shoes
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