Sat.Apr 09, 2016 - Fri.Apr 15, 2016

Top VR 360 Movies on YouTube


Google started adding 360-degree movies back in early 2015. Their collection continues to grow, here are some of my favorites I've found. See Also: How to watch 360-degree movies on your phone Invasion! Sneak Peek 360 From the Director of Madagascar comes an enchanting new VR experience: Invasion!

Serious VR: Filmmaking in VR for the Simulations Industry.

RealVision VR

Serious VR: – Cinematic VR for the Simulations and Training Industry: VR has always been the domain of well funded private and govt. organizations, and the military.

Understanding Foveated Rendering


Foveated rendering is a rendering technique that takes advantage of the fact that that the resolution of the eye is highest in the fovea (the central vision area) and lower in the peripheral areas.

Facebook Will Have AR Integrated with Oculus in 10 Years

Next Reality VR

Facebook announced at its F8 Developer's Conference on April 12th that, in addition to the VR-ready Oculus Rift we have today, it plans to bring Augmented Reality (AR) into the fold of their social machine. The company is looking to dominate the 'new' reality market, no doubt about it.

Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Delayed 1-2 Months


Waiting for your new Oculus Rift? Anxious to breathe in that smell of fresh electronics? For those who pre-ordered the Oculus Rift, your wait is going to be longer than Oculus first estimated due to early component shortages.

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The VR Popcorn Dilemma

Immersive Authority

Virtual Reality is awesome and it’s going to change the way we interact with various media solutions. However there are a few cons and hazards that many overlook.

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VR in the OR—Watch Live Surgery on April 14th in 360 Degrees

Next Reality VR

If you've ever wanted to be right in the thick of an operating room, you're about to get your chance. On Thursday, April 14th, you'll be able to watch a VR live stream of a tumor removal surgery. With their 360-degree camera, you'll be able to see the entire operating table and its surroundings.

Oculus Rift's Terms of Service - Questions to Oculus


The Oculus terms of service are the topic of discussion over the last few days.

Hands on with Go For Launch: Mercury

The Rift Arcade

Experience the first manned mission to space in this recreation of the Mercury launch. On May 5 th 1961 the first American manned space mission blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Inside Google’s Plan to Make VR Amazing for Absolutely, Positively Everyone


Make no mistake: Google's interest in VR goes far beyond Cardboard. The post Inside Google's Plan to Make VR Amazing for Absolutely, Positively Everyone appeared first on WIRED. Gear google Oculus Rift virtual reality VR

Scanning all the things


In an effort to keep our blog up to date instead of just focused on epic treatises that take months to write and edit, I, Emily, am here to give y’all an update. All of my time in the recent weeks are been spent converting physical things in to virtual things.

Oculus Addresses Rift Shipping Delays


Many of you have been waiting for VR for years to try in your homes. Just when you thought it was months of even weeks away, your hopes were dashed when Oculus announced Pre-Order delays between 1 and 2 Months.

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Fated coming to Oculus Rift April 28th

The Rift Arcade

One man’s quest to save his family from the destruction of the gods comes to the Rift April 28 th. Back in 2015 we were fortunate enough to get some hands-on time with an early build of FATED: The Silent Oath and came away impressed by its characters, animation and atmosphere.

What It's Like To Work In Virtual Reality

VR Playhouse

Let's be real. Virtual reality is having a moment. Headsets are shipping, people are talking and VR is popping up all over pop culture in weird, interesting ways.

Humans Are Reasonable


A lot has been happening around here (more coming soon), but we hope to get back to our regularly scheduled research in the next couple months. In the mean time, here’s something that fell through the cracks: I forgot I made a VR remix video called “Humans Are Reasonable” in 2014, and also that a year later along with another pile of our stereo spherical videos I made this stereo spherical video playlist.

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GTX 980 Ti, GTX 980 and GTX 970 Replacement Coming in June?


If there is a silver lining to the Oculus delays, it is the ability to wait just that little bit longer to prepare your PC hardware. If you've been holding out to get the latest video card, for example, the lastest Pascal based card from Nvidia then you may be in luck.

AMD Dual-GPU Radeon Pro Duo Set For Release April 26


Last month we disclosed that AMD planned to release a liquid cooled dual-GPU card called the AMD Radeon Pro Duo that AMD claims is the fastest VR GPU card available. The card is based on two Radeon R9 Fury GPUs jammed onto one card. There was, however, no definitive release date set.