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Thanks to Outside The Loop Radio on Chicago's WGN 720AM for dedicating a recent segment to Guided Meditation VR! Below, listen to our own Josh Farkas and OTL host Mike Stephen chat about the creation, benefits and future of the application....

On TechCrunch, pharmaceutical and biotechnology professional Alex Senson recently took a detailed look at mental health and the virtual reality companies tackling it. In the article, Alex recounts his initial introduction to Guided Meditation VR at the 2015 We Are Wearables...

In an attempt to see if virtual reality can make the human mind more creative, IDEO designer Neil Stevenson -- with assistance from "VR spirit guide" and interaction designer Michaël Harboun -- tried Guided Meditation VR, and turned his experiences into a...

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Anand Vora drafted an engaging blog post about how mindfulness and meditation can aid patients in recovery, noting Guided Meditation VR as a useful resource. Per Dr. Vora: Mindfulness — anchoring yourself to a given present moment — is...

Thank you to Lucas García at 40deFiebre for spotlighting Guided Meditation VR in an article discussing four major digital trends that will change the world. Other VR examples given by Lucas include work from the NFL, Toyota and Cerevrum, so we're honored...

Thanks to host Malia Probst for having our own Josh Farkas on the Real Virtual Show podcast to with special guest co-host, Kuldeep Dusanj, CEO of UK-based health and wellness company Fortis Health! You can listen to the entire show below: ...

We're honored to have been singled out as a leading innovator in virtual reality by Venture Radar! View their graphic of the selected use cases by clicking on it below below, and connect with us and the other innovators via the blog...

IT professional and freelance tech writer Alex Davies stopped by our booth at Immersed 2015, and we thank him for including us in his detailed coverage of Day 1 of the event for Tom's Hardware, linked here!...

VRFocus caught up with our own Josh Farkas at a recent event to chat about Guided Meditation VR and how it can assist in daily life. Per author Jamie Feltham: In the interview below, Farkas explains Cubicle Ninjas’ goals with Guided Meditation, which...

Regular nuviun contributor Jenn Lonzer, MA detailed her experience using Guided Meditation VR for the first time at HIMSS 2015: I arrived at the booth feeling weary and completely overwhelmed by the conference buzz. An introvert by nature, exploring millions of...

Thank you to Boston Globe correspondent Michael Andor Brodeur for featuring Guided Meditation VR in this article about finding actual tranquility while using virtual reality!  ...

We were incredibly thrilled to see the experience of Todd Murfitt - principal at St. Columba's Memorial School in Yorketown, South Australia - about how Guided Meditation VR assisted one of his students on a particularly rough day at school....

Special thanks to Unity for featuring Guided Meditation in their online showcase. There's no doubt Unity was the engine that drove Guided Meditation. With Unity's powerful game development ecosystem, we were able to create the application of our dreams. Thank you!...

On Polygon, Ben Kuchera writes: My favorite programs these days are the ones that send me as far away as possible, to places without even the hint of other people. It's like taking a brain vacation, and the solitude is the...

Guided Meditation won the Most Innovative Game Award at the Meaningful Play Conference at Michigan State! We're truly honored. If that wasn't enough (whew!) Carrie Heeter of Mindtoon Lab, co-chair of Meaningful Play and professor at Michigan State, was kind enough to experience...

Guided Meditation's DK2 demo is now on the front page of Oculus Share. Wow! To jump directly to our listing please click here. Thanks to VRBacon and the whole Oculus team!...

Many thanks to Stylus.com for featuring Guided Meditation VR in their recent report on the business of wellbeing, features quotes from our own Josh Farkas....

Our own Josh Farkas appeared as a guest on Gunters Universe -- a live VRChat-based program -- which you can watch below. Thanks so much to Gunter for the opportunity! ...

We're honored to be a part of the Season 3 premiere of the Drax Files Radio Hour, discussing emotions tied to virtual reality and the future of the metaverse. Listen via the link here!  ...

Guided Meditation VR was spotlighted by tech expert Tom Emrich -- listed as one of the five Canadians in digital technology to watch in 2016 -- on CTV's Canada AM, as he discussed wearable technology for a safe, fun summer! Thanks Tom and the...

Guided Meditation VR was featured by Virtual Reality Reporter within their 2015 E3 coverage, and we thank them for their kind words, and stopping by our booth! From the article: Guided Meditation VR is one of our favorite VR experiences to date,...

Eric Johnson of Re/code spoke with our own Josh Farkas about Guided Meditation VR and how it can easily become a part of everyday relaxation. From the article: Farkas hopes to reach people who can’t go places like Italy — such as the...

Thanks to Kenny Tadrzynski from Slug Magazine for his report on trying Guided Meditation VR at E3 2015! From his story: The setting I chose was a waterfall in the rainforest. It was just as described, and it was cool and relaxing....

Berlin podcaster Draxtor Despres visited our booth at SVVR 2015, along with his son Kaleo. Drax interviewed our own Josh Farkas and it turns out we were Kaleo's favorite VR experience of the entire conference! Read and listen here to Draxtor's...

We're honored to have been chosen as a Top Ten experience by Totem Learning for mental health and wellbeing! We even exchanged some tweets with them about it, and we thank Totem Learning for this gracious spotlight....

The Idea Forge writes: Cubicle Ninjas, a design and development creative agency in Chicago, is so certain that VR has a place in relaxation, health and wellness that they built Guided Meditation, a VR Beta app to help people get to...

Upload VR Editor-In-Chief Will Mason covered the launch of the open VR app platform V. Guided Meditation VR was mentioned as one of the first 20 VR games and experiences available in the V marketplace. Check it out now!...

Thank you to the staff at Augmented Reality Trends for spotlighting Guided Meditation VR! You can read the full piece here....

Reporting from HIMSS 2015, Sachin Shenolikar of Real Business (Presented By Xerox) singled out Cubicle Ninjas and Guided Meditation VR as one of three stand-outs from the conference! One of the most compelling uses of virtual reality technology is in healthcare,...

ChicagoInno's Jim Dallke spotlighted Guided Meditation VR and discussed how research is showing the positive effects of VR experiences within the healthcare field. You can read more here, and our thanks to Jim and ChicagoInno for their coverage!...

VRFocus' Jamie Feltham covered Guided Meditation VR and our participation at HIMSS 2015 in a blog post, linked here. Developer Cubicle Ninjas are also serious about the medical applications of its VR relaxation experience...

Rift Info's Alex Koles covered Guided Meditation VR in a detailed blog post, linked here. There have already been relaxation games on the PC, which actually are not that bad. But using the virtual reality can send you to another “relaxation level”...

Eddie Makuch from Gamespot covered the Is This Real Life? No Escape from Virtual Reality panel at PAX East, where Guided Meditation creative lead Josh Farkas discussed his hopes for VR to impact numerous industries outside of gaming. Read more here. Thanks...

We love it when the virtual reality and meditation communities are brought together. Just like this piece on Daily Meditate by Robert Axelsen, as he details his discovery of Guided Meditation VR through UKRifter's review on YouTube! We're so fortunate...

Here's a cool YouTube Let's Play from VR Gaming Evolved. We love to hear such great feedback as the user experiences Guided Meditation VR in real time!...

Huge thanks to UKRifter for his detailed, glowing YouTube review of Guided Meditation VR! "In short, Guided Meditation is the best experience I've had as far as relaxation application is concerned, and an absolute must for people who maybe have difficult...

As the host and producer of the Game. Play. Learn! podcast, Anuar Andres is also a meditation instructor at Stanford University. He was kind enough to plug Guided Meditation VR on his website, mentioning our receiving of the Most Innovative Game...

Josh Farkas made an appearance on the Enter VR show to discuss, "Meditation in virtual reality and turning the human body into the next input device." Thanks Enter VR! If you missed it, you can listen to the podcast episode...

Many thanks to Row VR for listing Guided Meditation VR as a recommended pick for developers and users to demo. We're always honored by this kind of word-of-mouth!...

On Ahimsa-Creative, Daish Malani writes: This is truly amazing...

Emerson Dameron of The Interdependence Project - a secular Buddhist center in New York City - shared his thoughts on tradition and technology coexisting, and how that discussion is relates to his place in the business world. A really great...

Sandbox Strategies writes: Which is why, after playing around with apps like Guided Meditation, I identified so strongly with Ben Kuchera’s piece in Polygon on the power of virtual reality to strip away the outside world and leave us with the simple, peaceful feeling...

ARNext writes: Guided Meditation - this is a demo application for virtual reality glasses Oculus Rift, in which there is no game scenarios and scripts at all. It is made not to scare you or test your vestibular system. You just turn it...

We had a wonderful time sharing Guided Meditation with Emerson Dameron at Built In Chicago. He wrote a really great piece which you should definitely read here. It even includes a few stories that we haven't really talked about yet, like...

Lokey Games travels through Guided Meditation. We laughed, we cried, and then we genuinely took notes. Thanks Benjamin at Lokey Games!...

Oculus Hut features Guided Meditation as number 13 on their list of 30 Oculus Rift games. Thanks Oculus Hut!...

PixelWhipt's VirtuAlly featured Guided Meditation's DK2 Demo this week. Thanks Ally and Zack from VRForum!...

PSFK says: If you’re looking to escape to paradise, Guided Meditation, an Oculus Rift DK2 demo, provides a choice of peaceful places you can virtually visit. And: Guided Meditation takes relaxation to high-tech levels with the immersive experience of virtual reality. In the...

David Sharp-Bell at davidsharpbell.com writes: The Oculus Rift guided meditation has the ability to transport you to places that would otherwise be inaccessible. You can breathe deeply on sunny sands while getting in tune with your inner thoughts anywhere, any time. If...

Augmented Reality Trends' writer Bridget Wilson says: With the immersive experience of virtual reality, Guided Meditation gives a new meaning to relaxation.  ...