Virtual Reality (VR) Guide

VR Apps & Information

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News/Video

Discovery VR

Play Store | Apple Store -FREE

Discovery Virtual Reality can take you to new worlds like never before, immersing you in time, space and story. Here’s a first look from shark-infested shipwrecks to freeboarding the windiest street in the world — with much more to come. 

NY Times VR

Play Store | Apple Store  -FREE

Through virtual reality, The New York Times puts you at the center of the stories that only we can tell: stories reported by a staff of award-winning journalists all told through an immersive video experience. The limits of our storytelling capabilities now stretch further than we ever before imagined, and we are excited to experiment with this new form of journalism. 

YouTube 360 - FREE

Experience your favorite artist's new music video as if you're right there on set, base jump off a cliff from the comfort of your armchair, and so much more, with 360 video content and your Cardboard viewer.  

Within: Storytelling for VR

Play Store | Apple Store - FREE

Within is the premier destination for innovative, entertaining, and informative story-based VR content. They bring together the best in immersive content from the world's finest VR creators—from gripping tales set in worlds of pure imagination to documentaries taking you further inside the news than ever before.

Games

Jurassic VR

Play Store | Apple Store - FREE

Have you ever wanted to meet Dinosaurs in real life? Experience the ultimate dino ride with Jurassic VR- Google Cardboard.

War of Words VR

Play Store | Apple Store - FREE

Britain’s greatest war poet Siegfried Sassoon prepares you for battle. ‘War Of Words VR’ uses virtual reality to take you back to 1916, and into a mindset captured by Sassoon’s controversial poem ‘The Kiss’. This app is an animated poetry experience in partnership with BBC Arts and promoting a feature-length documentary War of Words. Narrated by actor Michael Sheen. BAFTA nominated, War of Words VR is the first VR App made for the BBC. 

Caaaaardboard!

Play Store - $1.99

Dive off of buildings in VR with Caaaaardboard! The jumps you make from buildings floating above Boston, Massachusetts are all about style and timing. You perform stunts, weaving around the bustling City for points, making split-second decisions: do you snake around those girders to earn a dozen "kisses," or glide along the side of that steel super-skyscraper for massive "hugs"? 

Sisters- A Mobil VR Story

Play Store | Apple Store -FREE

Be careful where you look, because something doesn't want you here. Experience a horror experience made for mobile VR. Players watch the terror unfold around them with immersive 360 degree visuals and audio. This experience is designed for VR and headphones. Both are recommended to get the full experience.

Lamper First Flight VR

Play Store | Apple Store - FREE

This game asks, "How far can you fly as a small bug in a HUGE world?" In this VR runner game, you will fight your way to safety through a series of treacherous tunnels through the eyes of a firefly bug called Lamper. The Lampers' kingdom was attacked, and they are now fleeing for their lives. Explore the world of Lampers, through a virtual reality experience.

Explore

Cardboard Camera

Play Store | Apple Store - FREE

Capture and share moments with virtual reality (VR) photos. VR photos let you experience scenery and sound in every direction and in 3D, making near things look near, and far things look far. From vacation travels to family get-togethers, capture the moment with Cardboard Camera and relive it in VR.

Google Street View 

Play Store | Apple Store - FREE

Explore world landmarks, discover natural wonders and step inside locations such as museums, arenas, restaurants and small businesses with Google Street View. Also create photo spheres to add your own Street View experiences. Start with your phone’s camera or add a one-shot spherical camera for easy 360º photography. Then you can publish to Google Maps to share your photo spheres with the world.

Roller Coaster VR attraction

Play Store | Apple Store -FREE

Ride a deserted vr roller-coaster amidst a tropical island. See the fabulous dream of Virtual World. Insert smartphone with gyroscope into VR glasses and start the ride. Look around yourself and experience a full sphere stereoscopic virtual world (like 3D 360 degrees cinema).  Attraction takes you into breathtaking journey with thrilling moments. 

Titans of Space Cardboard VR

Play Store -FREE

Compare the sizes of planets and moons - everything is toy-sized, shrunk down to 1 millionth of their actual size. Distances between objects are not to scale to make comparisons easier. Catch up on what's new in the Solar System! Your cockpit dashboard will display informational text at most tour stops. There are sometimes additional pages of information with extra detail.

Learn

Star Tracker VR

Play Store  -FREE

It's the mobile planetarium in VR, designed for astronomy fans to explore the universe.

Stereogram for Cardboard 2.0 

Play Store  -FREE

Stereogram uses Google Cardboard to present vivid 3D images from history. Powered by the NYPL Stereogranimator ( http://stereo.nypl.org ), Stereogram allows you to search over 40,000 historical stereographs by voice, browse popular images from Stereogranimator, curate your own list of favorite stereographs, view 3D images of your own.

Bard VR

Play Store | Apple Store  -FREE

The Bard VR experience! Take a journey into a virtual Operation Room. In the app Bard VR, Bard Peripheral Vascular invites you to step into their virtual operating room and get acquainted with their new product, Lutonix DCB. Lutonix DCB is a drug-coated balloon catheter that delivers paclitaxel, an anti-proliferative drug, into the arterial wall in a single, short inflation.  It has undergone successful clinical trials and is currently on the market and used to prevent arterial restenosis.

Precision Genomics VR

Play Store | Apple Store - FREE

Join Precision Genomics on their exciting adventure as you shrink in size and travel through a patient’s body fighting cancer with the assistance of Precision Genomics new ICG 100 test.

Public Speaking VR

Play Store | Apple Store - FREE

The VirtualSpeech Google Cardboard app will help you practice for public speaking events and job interviews, by providing photo-realistic virtual reality environments to train in. *formerly know as Public Speaking for Cardboard.

 

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