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53 AR/VR Entertainment Applications

From Virtual Festival Tours to VR Cricket Experiences

— December 3, 2015 — Life-Stages
Both augmented and virtual reality have innovative applications in terms of entertainment.

One particularly interesting entertainment-centered application of virtual reality is that of the Courtauld Museum at London's Somerset House. The tiny yet impressive gallery known for its Impressionist collection recently launched a VR application that allows art lovers to experience standing in the museum's Wolfson Room, which contains masterpieces of Manet, Monet and Renoir.

Separately, NextVR is a Laguna Beach-based brand creating immersive virtual reality experiences. In order to celebrate the kick-off of the 2015-2016 NBA season, NextVR streamed the opening game of the season for all of its users.

Although very different, virtual reality as well as augmented reality both have an abundance of applications in the entertainment realm, for people of all ages both inside and outside of the home.
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Activity
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Virtual Reality Music Videos
Virtual Reality Music Videos
This 'The Hills' Video Has Flaming Constellations in 360-Degree View
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52
Creepy Familial VR Films
Creepy Familial VR Films
The 'Meet the Family' Film is a Creepy Virtual Reality Experience
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51
Virtual Reality Disney Drawings
Virtual Reality Disney Drawings
Disney Animator Glen Keane Uses the HTC Vive to Draw Characters
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50
Captivating Whiskey Apps
Captivating Whiskey Apps
Johnnie Walker Enhances Whiskey Drinking with an Immersive App
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49
Haunted VR Adventures
Haunted VR Adventures
Target's 360-Degree Experience Takes You into a Haunted House Online
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48
Real World VR Headsets
Real World VR Headsets
These Glasses by Magic Leap Project Images Onto the Real World
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47
360-Degree Panoramic Paintings
360-Degree Panoramic Paintings
This Panoramic Art Uses VR Goggles to Engulf Viewers in the World
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46
Virtual Reality Baseball Commercials
Virtual Reality Baseball Commercials
Gatorade Puts Fans in the Shoes of Bryce Harper
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45
360-Degree Music Videos
360-Degree Music Videos
The Bjork 'Stonemilker' Video Uses YouTube's 360-Degree Capability
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44
Augmentation Anime Apps
Augmentation Anime Apps
The Pokemon Go Lets Users Battle & Play On the Go Via Mobile Devices
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43
First-Person VR Puzzles
First-Person VR Puzzles
This Virtual Reality Puzzle is a Immersive First-Person Experience
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42
Virtual Reality Orchestras
Virtual Reality Orchestras
LA Phil's 'VAN Beethoven' Experience Visualizes Classical Music
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41
360-Degree Surfing Videos
360-Degree Surfing Videos
This Samsung Galaxy Video is an Interactive Tahitian Surfing Experience
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40
First-Person Soccer Videos
First-Person Soccer Videos
Nike's Virtual Reality Video Lets Fans Feel 'The Neymar Jr. Effect'
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Reality-Infused Video Games
Reality-Infused Video Games
The Sports Drive Logger Infues Real Driver Data into a Video Game
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38
Virtual Dinner Parties
Virtual Dinner Parties
The Doghouse Puts People Around the Table for an Awkward Family Dinner
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37
Retro Virtual Reality Toys
Retro Virtual Reality Toys
Mattel Revives a Nostalgic Childhood Toy with a VR Update
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36
Livestreamed Basketball Games
Livestreamed Basketball Games
NextVR is Streaming the First NBA Game Of the Season
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35
Livestreamed Cooking Classes
Livestreamed Cooking Classes
Dairy Farmers of Canada Set Up a Virtual YouTube Cooking Session
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34
Virtual Space Travels
Virtual Space Travels
Earthlight Lets You Virtually Explore the International Space Station
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33
VR Storytelling Apps
VR Storytelling Apps
This App Uses Virtual Reality Technology to Tell Controversial Stories
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32
Animalistic Sensory Experiences
Animalistic Sensory Experiences
Marshmallow Laser Feast Provides a Heightened VR Forest Experience
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31
VR Comedic Shorts
VR Comedic Shorts
CBS Debuted the First Virtual Reality Comedy Short at Cannes Lions
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30
Virtual Reality Hotel Experiences
Virtual Reality Hotel Experiences
This Futuristic In-Room Entertainment System Markets Luxury
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29
Augmented Reality Gaming Pads
Augmented Reality Gaming Pads
The Sinister Virtual Game Pad Gives You an Immersive Expeirence
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28
Virtual Reality Film Festivals
Virtual Reality Film Festivals
The Kaleidoscope Film Fest Will Show 20 Virtual Reality Short Films
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Virtual Reality Photojournalism
Virtual Reality Photojournalism
The Getty Images VR Database Will Be Accessible with Oculus Rift
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26
Mobile Entertainment Headsets
Mobile Entertainment Headsets
The Royole-X Smart Mobile Theater Offers Immersive Experiences
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25
Virtual Reality Chairs
Virtual Reality Chairs
The VRgo Leaves Your Hands Free For Virtual Reality Activities and Gaming
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24
Virtual Reality Movie Selections
Virtual Reality Movie Selections
'Oculix' Will Allow Users to Virtually Browse Movies on Netflix
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23
Augmented Reality Commuter Screens
Augmented Reality Commuter Screens
The Seat Back Entertainment on Glasgow Shuttle Buses is Hi-Tech
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22
Virtual Reality Streaming Apps
Virtual Reality Streaming Apps
This Netflix App Works With the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset
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21
Innovative Hologram Glasses
Innovative Hologram Glasses
HoloLens Lets You Interact with the Virtual World in Physical Space
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20
Virtual Reality Tablet Tech
Virtual Reality Tablet Tech
The Samsung Gear VR is Powered by Oculus Technology
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19
Virtual Reality Concerts
Virtual Reality Concerts
Visualise's 360-Degree Virtual Concert is Headlined by Kasabian
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18
Virtual Reality Swing Sets
Virtual Reality Swing Sets
The Swing Virtual Reality Program is Used While Riding a Swing Set
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17
Affordable Gamer VR Headsets
Affordable Gamer VR Headsets
The Oculus Rift Consumer Edition Works with Xbox One Controller
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16
Virtual Reality Video Cameras
Virtual Reality Video Cameras
The Lytro Immerge Captures 360-Degree Images At One Time
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15
Sensitive Virtual Reality Suits
Sensitive Virtual Reality Suits
Haptic Technology Creates Touchable Experiences in This VR Suit
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14
Virtual Reality Museums
Virtual Reality Museums
Reload Studios is Bringing Famous Artwork Out of Museums and Into Homes
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13
Virtual Reality Sports Events
Virtual Reality Sports Events
The 2015 U.S. Open Will Be Streamed in VR Technology
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12
VR Gaming Gloves
VR Gaming Gloves
Manus Machina is Developing a More Intuitive Alternative to the Joystick
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11
Virtual Museum Exhibits
Virtual Museum Exhibits
The Virtual Reality Weekend Transports Museum Visitors to the Bronze Age
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10
Immersive VR Projectors
Immersive VR Projectors
Immersis Creates a 180 Degree Viewing Experience for Users
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9
Virtual Reality Suits
Virtual Reality Suits
The Tesla Suit Simulates Full-Body Touch, Climate Control and Motion Capture
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8
Augmented Snowboarding Goggles
Augmented Snowboarding Goggles
The RideOn Goggles Helps Navigate the Slopes with Smart Projections
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7
Virtual Reality Handsets
Virtual Reality Handsets
The Oculus Touch Controller Turns Virtual Worlds Tactile
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6
Pop-Up Eco-Energy Labs
Pop-Up Eco-Energy Labs
The Shell Eco-Marathon Experience Took Place in Rotterdam
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5
VR Cricket Experiences
VR Cricket Experiences
'A Proper Ball' is a VR Event from Yorkshire Tea and the ECB
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4
Virtual Festival Tours
Virtual Festival Tours
Field Trip's Music Festival Experience Entertains with VR Between Sets
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3
Iconic Sneaker Simulations
Iconic Sneaker Simulations
In Their Chucks is an Interactive Digital Campaign from Converse
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2
Holographic Projection Systems
Holographic Projection Systems
Bleen Offers 3D Projection Without Requiring the Use of Glasses
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1
Virtual Flight Experiences
Virtual Flight Experiences
Stella Artois Presented a VR-Powered Bird's Eye View of Wimbledon
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