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Sketchfab adds 3D sound to its 3D model sharingplatform

Sketchfab wants to become a sort of YouTube for 3D models and scenes. While the service started as a way to show off static 3D objects, the company has added a ton of interactive tools over time, making it a solid platform to preview virtual reality content. This week, Sketchfab added sound support. So if you have a VR headset at home, you can look at a scene in 3D using your headset with positional audio. If something happens on the left, itll feel like the sound is coming from…

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The new Taster VR app brings VR content from the BBC to your smartphone

The BBC today released a new mobile application that will allow it to experiment with transforming BBC content into VR experiences. The app, called BBC Taster VR, comes from the broadcasters testing ground for new ideas, Taster, and uses technology from EEVO to publish videos in a VR format. Initially, Taster VR only offers a couple of projects, one of which is 360 video from the popular nature documentary, Planet Earth II. In the Planet Earth VR story, David Attenborough guides viewers through six of Planet Earths most amazing destinations,…

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Crunch Report | Rumors: Amazons New Echo Device

U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly investigating Ubers controversial Greyball program Facebook shutters Oculus Story Studio original VR content division Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted & Filmed by: Tito HamzeEdited by:Chris GatesTeleprompter:Tito Hamze Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup andwant to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and Ill wear it in an episode. Im not going to mention the company on the shirt in the…

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