2016 CES - Gaming and Virtual Reality Almost Doubles

VRCircle

According to the CEA who own and produce CES, Gaming and Virtual Reality has grown by 77% over the 2015 event. Augmented Reality CES 2015 CES 2016 HTC HTC Vive Oculus Rift Playstation VR Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News Vive VR VR News

AMD and NVIDIA Readying Their Dual-GPU Cards for VR Roll Out

VRCircle

Coming up on the end of 2015 and heading into Q1 2016. NVIDIA released their latest 980 Ti back in April 2015 and AMD released their high end Fiji card at CES in January. AMD CES 2015 CES 2016 Hardware NVIDIA Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News VR News

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Virtual Reality Leader to Showcase Aquatronics Simulator at WorldSkills 2015

EON Reality

EON Reality and Festo Didactic are launching a Virtual Reality Aquatronics simulator at WorldSkills São Paulo 2015. EON Reality And Festo Aquatronics Virtual Reality Simulator Debuting At WorldSkills São Paulo 2015.

PlayStation VR Processing Box

VRCircle

In all the demos of the PlayStation VR all most people see is the cool looking PlayStation VR device. However, what is it hooked up to? What is lurking behind the curtain? We always have known that PlayStation VR would not hook up directly to the PlayStation.

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ALICE VR Sci-Fi Adventure

VRCircle

Landing on an Alien planet to restock supplies after a technical ship malfunction you discover that all inhabitants of the planet have disappeared.

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Crytek Announces Oculus Exclusive - The Climb

VRCircle

Back in October potential PlayStation VR owners were ecstatic when Crytek announced the exclusive PlayStation VR title Robinson the Journey. PC gamers who are somewhat accustomed to special treatment from Crytek were feeling left out in the dark.

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HTC Vive - Second Generation - Pictures Leaked

VRCircle

It seems some very well informed people over at Reddit have unearthed some leaked pictures of the second generation HTC Vive set for release in April 2016. The leaked pictures show a new and improved looking headset and very different looking controllers.

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Football (Soccer) training and experiences with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Tech at Soccerex 2015!

EON Reality

The post Football (Soccer) training and experiences with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Tech at Soccerex 2015!

Oculus Shipping Consumer Rift To Developers

VRCircle

For those developers working on a Q1 2016 Oculus title then you're in for a special treat. Oculus are now shipping the consumer version of the Rift along with 1.0 of the SDK to developers All you have to do is upload a preview of your app through the Oculus Submission tool.

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A 360 photo album, two new VR demos and my report from Burning Man 2015

Enter VR

The post A 360 photo album, two new VR demos and my report from Burning Man 2015 appeared first on Enter VR. Post from RICOH THETA. – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA Hi there! For those who don’t want to read, let’s get the.

John Carmack’s Epic 2015 Letter To Oculus VR Leaders

UploadVR

Another email dated February 16, 2015, is said by Harris to be written by long-time Oculus CTO John Carmack. Oculus in 2015. Date: February 16, 2015. Tagged with: blake harris , john carmack , oculus , The History Of The Future Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post John Carmack’s Epic 2015 Letter To Oculus VR Leaders appeared first on UploadVR.

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Lucky's Tale to be Bundled with Every Oculus Rift

VRCircle

Today Oculus announced that that Lucky’s Tale, the made-for-VR platformer by Playful, will be included free with every Oculus Rift!

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Merry Christmas

VRCircle

Merry Christmas to all VR fans. I hope 2016 will be the best year yet for VR! Picture from AFK Drawing

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Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Coming Soon

VRCircle

With top VR Devices set to ship next year with the likes of the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR. Fans and tech geeks are getting pretty darned excited.

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Crytek adds support for latest Oculus SDK to CRYENGINE

VRCircle

Cyrtek has added full support for the latest 0.8 Oculus SDK to their latest CRYENGINE 3.8.6 release as well as for the latest Touch Controllers. CRYENGINE 3.8.6 comes with support for Oculus 0.8.0.0-beta SDK and Oculus Touch Controllers.

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Samsung Gear VR 2015 Model Now $60

Road to VR

If you’ve got a compatible Samsung phone, here’s a deal worth considering: the 2015 Gear VR headset can be bought brand new for $60. See Also: New and Improved 2016 Samsung Gear VR vs. 2015 Model. The post Samsung Gear VR 2015 Model Now $60 appeared first on Road to VR.

Hands-on: New and Improved 2016 Samsung Gear VR vs. 2015 Model

Road to VR

Our pal Ritchie Djamhur explores the differences compared to the 2015 model. Comparing the 2016 Gear VR to the 2015 version , Ritchie highlights notable improvements in the video above.

Welcome to the 2015 3D Jam!

Leapmotion

We’ve also switched up the 2015 competition with two tracks: AR/VR and Open. The post Welcome to the 2015 3D Jam! On your mark, get set, GO!

Is Cinematic VR really Virtual Reality?

RealVision VR

Above, is the by-the-book definition of Virtual Reality. Thus, by default, VR is associated with a polygon rendered world, that inserts the audience or participant in and gives them tools to interact with this world.

VR Trauma and 3D Design @ LA Hacks 2015

Leapmotion

3D design always gets us excited at Leap Motion, and this experimental Autodesk Maya 2015 integration made a big impression. The post VR Trauma and 3D Design @ LA Hacks 2015 appeared first on Leap Motion Blog.

Depth Ramping in Cinematic VR production

RealVision VR

Bring out a pair of those old red-cyan anaglyph glasses and take a look at the image above.

EON Reality is Taking Virtual Reality Jewelry Shopping to the Next Level

EON Reality

EON Reality, Inc. Next Galaxy Corp. and Richline, a Subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, are Taking Virtual Reality in a Unique Direction. EON Reality is developing the next social networking platform, CEEK, in partnership with Next Galaxy Corporation.

Jason Giambi may be retired from the MLB but EON Sports VR changed the game

EON Reality

“The Strike Zone awareness simulation is unparalleled in baseball today,” said Giambi. “I I can’t imagine what the game would have looked like if we had this technology when I broke into the league in the mid-90’s.

Interactive 360-Degree Videos Are Now Live on YouTube

Next Reality VR

There's a reason that YouTube continues to be the most popular video sharing site on the planet—ever since its purchase by Google, they've always made sure to load YouTube up with extra features to keep it ahead of the pack.

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Top 360 Degree Cameras available for Virtual Reality

Immersive Authority

Announced at IFA Berlin in September 2015, this 360-degree action camera with 4K resolution is a successor to Kodak’s existing SP360 HD spherical action camera. Announced in September 2015, Odyssey is a high-end rig with 16 Hero 4 Black cameras that is priced at $15000.

When Virtual Reality Collides with Reality, It’s Surreal In.

AllThingsVR

When Virtual Reality Collides with Reality, It’s Surreal In 1962, cinematographer Morton Heilig patented his Sensorama Stimulator —a bulky virtual-reality machine that showed 3-D films on a personal display while pumping in smells, sounds, and the sensation of wind.

Cinematic VR – Where’s the Distributors?

RealVision VR

Cinematic VR Distribution Platforms: As we get nearer to completion of our “Cinematic VR” novel – Dirrogate: Memories with Maya, the search has begun for distribution platforms. At first glance, there seems to be many avenues for distribution – VR hosting platforms. In no particular order or preference, there’s: Vrideo LittlStar Oculus Share WEARVR MilkVR and of course Youtube 360.

The Best Encoding Settings For Your 4k 360 3D VR Videos + FREE Encoding Tool

Headjack

One of the most time consuming and frustrating tasks we encountered during our first 360 3D video productions was finding the optimal encoding settings for each of the currently available VR headsets. Each platform supports different resolutions, frame rates, codecs, and bitrates.

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Virtual Reality Porn is HereEveryone knew it was coming, and.

AllThingsVR

Virtual Reality Porn is Here Everyone knew it was coming, and some manufacturers have already said they didn’t care ; but perhaps earlier than anyone expected, the first dedicated virtual reality porn scene from an established adult entertainment brand is here.

DIY Holograms

Immersive Authority

Interested in making your own Star Wars style holograms similar to the hologram R2D2 projects in Episode 4: A New Hope? There’s 2 methods. Smartphone Hack. This is the easiest. You just need to create a plastic pyramid that is hollow at the top.

Saudade in Virtual Reality

RealVision VR

You look at the window, and your eyes track a rivulet of rain water making its way down the window pane. Outside, the sky is overcast and the rumble of thunder, distant yet distinct, triggers neurons to fire in the recesses of your brain.

Presence – in Cinematic VR 3D movies

RealVision VR

Establishing Presence in Narrative 360 VR movies: Recently there was an interesting discussion on Facebook’s 360 filmmakers forum – Yes, Facebook is not about selfies anymore. It was about the history of VR cinematography, (a compelling read), but it quickly came down to one point – the pros and cons of 2D 360 versus 3D 360.

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‘Tis the season for SIDEKIQ in the NFL

EON Reality

Just in time for the 2015 Football season to kickoff, teams from the NFL are investing in SIDEKIQ , the virtual reality football-simulator software, for training their QB’s.

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LG Giving Away Free Virtual Reality Headset with Purchase of a New G3

Next Reality VR

With 2015's generation of flagship smartphones fast approaching, LG is turning to virtual reality to clear its G3 inventory. VR for G3 is a Google Cardboard-inspired virtual reality headset that was custom fit to encase the phone and uses a pair of lenses to create stereoscopic imagery.

Experience and Configure Your Dream Car? – Now You Can, with Augmented Reality!

EON Reality

Use EON Reality’s Augmented Reality technology to display and experience a car in full-scale.

Top Virtual Reality Games to look out for

Immersive Authority

Virtual Reality is the next big thing in gaming. As soon as Oculus Rift launched its Kickstarter campaign, every gamer was anxious to get his/her hands on one. It became one of the most exciting campaigns on Kickstarter ever.

Cinematic VR Filmmaking – Part III

RealVision VR

Cinematic VR – Film-making: As the pace picks up on production of “MAYA” – the stereoscopic 360 VR motion comic, insights learned along the way are being shared on the Real Vision Knowledgebase. VR made a splash at the Sundance film festival, resulting in an increase in visits from Hollywood studios going by visitor logs to the site.