Sat.Nov 09, 2019

Skyworth v901 review: a 4K 3DOF VR headset to watch high-res videos

The Ghost Howls

When I was in Qingdao , the general manager of Chinese manufacturer Skyworth has made me try a 3DOF VR headset called v901 , and I was impressed by the 8K video I have viewed inside, so he has kindly given me a sample of the device to test and review.

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Thief Simulator VR Makes Me Feel Like A Bad Person, Available Soon

VRScout

Crime pays in PlayWay’s burglary VR game, available now. Out now in early access, Thief Simulator VR offers both regular users and kleptomaniacs-in-training the chance to experience life as a skilled cat burglar.

The Top 20 Best Rated and Most Rated Quest Games & Apps

Road to VR

While Oculus doesn’t offer much publicly in the way of understanding how well individual apps are performing across its VR storefronts, it’s possible to glean some insight by looking at apps relative to each other. Here’s a snapshot of the top 20 Oculus Quest games and apps.

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Disney Brings Frozen 2 Into VR With Myth: A Frozen Tale Short Film

UploadVR

Disney’s varied steps into the sprawling world of mixed reality have included everything from complete Star Wars and Wreck It Ralph VR experiences at The Void to animated VR short films such as A Kite’s Tale.

VR Helps Shape Future US & German Urban Transportation Policies

Peter Graham

Earlier this year applied research institute Fraunhofer IAO and Hessischer Rundfunk from Germany in collaboration with (among others) the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Senseable City Lab presented a future vision of urban transportation. This was a virtual reality (VR) experience called A Ride in 2049 , which then asked users to take a survey, revealing the differences between the two nations.

Releases Recap: November 4 – 8

Oculus

This week, we released several titles and updates across the Oculus Platform, plus a sneak peek at Macchu Picchu, the new experience coming to National