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Top 40 VR Ideas in September

From 360-Degree Olympic Coverage to Water Crisis VR Films

— September 25, 2016 — Tech
As the September 2016 VR trends reveal, virtual technology is quickly moving beyond the world of gaming to change the way we view other forms of video content.

One form of entertainment that is being radically altered by VR is that of sports broadcasting. With virtual technology, fans are now able to fully immerse themselves in a game in the same way they would if they were watching it live. This technology has already been tested with sports such as soccer and was recently used to bring fans closer to the action during the Rio Olympics.

The September 2016 VR trends also reveal that more traditional forms of media are embracing virtual technology. For instance, the documentary film 'charity: water' was recently screened in VR to help viewers better understand the water crisis in Ethiopia. Similarly, the news agency Reuters recently teamed up with Samsung to help viewers move beyond news headlines.
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Upgraded VR Headset
Upgraded VR Headset
The New Samsung VR Headset Features a Tweaked Design
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39
University Sports VR Channels
University Sports VR Channels
University of Miami is Launching the First College Sports VR Channel
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38
VR Panoramic Cameras
VR Panoramic Cameras
The Camorama Allows You To Capture and Share 360-Degree Video
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37
VR Continent Tours
VR Continent Tours
Liqueur Brand Amarula Created an Experience to Show Off a Taste of Africa
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36
VR Cycling Experiences
VR Cycling Experiences
Interactive Lab Sets Virtual Reality in Motion with an Electric Trike
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35
Sleek VR Headsets
Sleek VR Headsets
The Homido V2 is Compatible With a Huge Array Of Smartphones
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34
VR Building Games
VR Building Games
The Popular Minecraft Game is Available in VR on the Oculus Rift
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33
360-Degree Fragrance Films
360-Degree Fragrance Films
Charlotte Tilbury's Debut Fragrance is Being Teased with a VR Film
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32
Virtual Reality Certificates
Virtual Reality Certificates
Students at Cogswell Polytechnical College Can Now Specialize in VR
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31
Virtual Reality Satellite Cameras
Virtual Reality Satellite Cameras
'SpaceVR' Aims to Livestream 360 Degree Footage from Space
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30
Video Streaming VR Promotions
Video Streaming VR Promotions
This Netflix Clip Introduces People to the 'Stranger Things' Series
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29
360-Degree Olympic Coverage
360-Degree Olympic Coverage
The BBC Sport 360 App Will Give Viewers a 360-Degree View of the Games
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28
VR App Stores
VR App Stores
The Viveport Store Will Focus On HTC's Virtual Reality Offerings
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27
Immersive VR Drones
Immersive VR Drones
The Vidius VR Drone Offers Boosted Resolution and Color Capture
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26
VR Mall Lounges
VR Mall Lounges
Dixie Outlet Mall is Engaging Back-to-School Shoppers with Virtual Reality
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25
360-Degree Soccer Broadcasts
360-Degree Soccer Broadcasts
Fox Sports & NextVR Will Broadcast German Soccer In Virtual Reality
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Mechanical Exoskeleton Gloves
Mechanical Exoskeleton Gloves
The Dexmo Glove Helps You Engage With Objects In the Virtual World
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23
Virtual Reality Taxis
Virtual Reality Taxis
Alcatel is Touring the UK with a Cab That Offers VR Experiences
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22
360 Degree News Platforms
360 Degree News Platforms
This Media Outlet Collaborated with Samsung to Create VR News Content
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21
VR Classical Music Experiences
VR Classical Music Experiences
'The Hubble Cantata' Scores a VR Trip Through Space with Live Music
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20
Sound-Synced VR Paintings
Sound-Synced VR Paintings
Google's 'Tilt Brush' VR Paintings React to Audio Inputs Like Music
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19
Virtual Reality Scent Devices
Virtual Reality Scent Devices
The 'Nosulus Rift' is for 'South Park: The Fractured but Whole'
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Speech-Improving VR Apps
Speech-Improving VR Apps
'Speech Center VR' Teaches and Trains Users on Public Speaking
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17
VR Car Dealerships
VR Car Dealerships
Vroom's Virtual Showroom Contains Hundreds of Makes and Thousands of Models
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Open-Source VR Kits
Open-Source VR Kits
The OSVR Upgrade Kit Helps You Evolve Your VR Ecosystem
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Standalone VR Headsets
Standalone VR Headsets
The Project Alloy Headset Offers Holographic and Mixed Reality Experiences
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14
Depth-Sensing VR Horns
Depth-Sensing VR Horns
A New Attachment for the HTC Vive Could Aid in Environment Tracking
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13
Wizardly VR Shooting Games
Wizardly VR Shooting Games
The 'Wands' Game Lets Players Battle with Magic Spells Online
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12
VR Theatre Studios
VR Theatre Studios
The National Theatre is Incorporating VR into Its Creative Process
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11
Educational VR Mapping Games
Educational VR Mapping Games
'Verne: The Himalayas' Teaches Kids About the Eastern Mountain Range
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10
Haptic VR Guns
Haptic VR Guns
The 'Infinity V1' Can Simulate Weapons in Virtual Reality
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9
Automotive VR Apps
Automotive VR Apps
The FordVR App Helps Users Learn About Ford's Race Car Engineering Efforts
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8
Space-Expanding VR Structures
Space-Expanding VR Structures
'Unlimited Corridor' Creates the Illusion of Walking Long Distances
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7
Water Crisis VR Films
Water Crisis VR Films
charity: water's Virtual Reality Event Tells a Powerful Story About Water
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6
Sporty Technology Pop-Ups
Sporty Technology Pop-Ups
Samsung's Galaxy Studio Lets Fans Experience the Olympics in VR
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5
Futuristic Transportation VR Apps
Futuristic Transportation VR Apps
'Hyperloop VR' Gives Users a Demo Ride on the Future Tranport
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4
Portable VR Desktop Computers
Portable VR Desktop Computers
This Lenovo Computer's Hardware is Stuffed Into a 2K Monitor
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3
Historic Rum Pop-Ups
Historic Rum Pop-Ups
The 'Casa Havana' Club Pop-Up Features a VR Storytelling Experience
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2
VR-Ready Gaming Computers
VR-Ready Gaming Computers
This Lenovo Computer Offers Unbeatable Compactness and Tech Specs
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Augmented Reality Architecture
Augmented Reality Architecture
Greg Lynn Utilizes VR Software to Design Layouts Prior to Building
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