HTC VIVE[sup]TM[/sup] has announced the winners of the Viveport Developer Awards (VDA), representing the best in VR content outside of games. The awards are organized by Viveport, HTC's app store for VR, and offer $500,000 in cash prizes in five categories.
Winners were chosen by the VDA jury in categories feature on Viveport: Explore, Create, Connect, and Experience. A fifth Community category chose winners based on votes from the VR community.
1st place: $50,000 + an HTC Vive
2nd place: $30,000 + an HTC Vive
3rd place: $15,000 + an HTC Vive
Runners-up (2 total): HTC Vive
Community Choice Award: $10,000 (in addition to any other prizes)
1st place: Apollo 11 VR, by Immersive VR Education Ltd.
2nd place: Realities, by Realities.io
3rd place: The Body VR, by The Body VR
Runners-up: A Chair in a Room: Greenwater (Wolf & Wood Interactive) Mars Odyssey (Steel Wool Studios)
1st place: Cloudlands: VR Minigolf, by Futuretown
2nd place: AltspaceVR, by AltSpaceVR
3rd place: Engage, by Immersive VR Education Ltd.
Runners-up: World of Diving (Vertigo Games), SurrealVR (SurrealVR)