The VR Scouting Report (4/8/16)

What’s up in VR this week

THE SHORT LIST

We threw the first VR Art Show in LA
Take a look at some of the highlights from the VRScout Art Show with HTC Vive, Google Tilt Brush, VICE and some of LA’s greatest artists.

No kittens were harmed in the making of this VR arcade
Bandai Namco is opening a VR Arcade in Tokyo that will make you face your fear of heights to save the internet’s most loved animal.

There’s a silver lining to Oculus shipping delays
Here are five reasons the Oculus shipping delay saga may be a blessing for VR Startups.

IKEA brought kitchen design to VR
With a new VR game that let’s you remodel your kitchen, there is no escape from IKEA.

Japanese students attended their first day of school in VR
Students in Tokyo attended their high school’s opening ceremony in VR. It wasn’t weird at all.

EVENTS

VRSC Student VR Film Festival, April 15
USC’s 1st annual student Virtual Reality Festival and Demo Day. This festival is open to all students around the nation!
>> RSVP

Silicon Valley VR Expo, April 27–29
SVVR is the world’s largest professional conference for the consumer virtual reality industry taking place at the San Jose Convention Center.
>> Get tickets

VRLA Summer Expo, August 5–6
Traditionally a single day event, VRLA will now include a full day each for industry folks and consumers. Passes to this LA event go quick, so get yours today. 
>> Get tickets

CVR Conference, May 14
Join us at the first international consumer VR conference in Vancouver, BC.
>> Get tickets

Kaleidoscope VR World Tour, Now through April 12
This traveling VR film festival will hit 10 different locations around the world starting in March.
>> Find a city near you

GROUP EFFORTS

Seeking International Contributors
We’re looking for contributors to cover the VR scene in Japan, China, Korea, and Europe. Send an email to letmewrite (a) vrscout.com and join the party.

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