Leap Motion Introduces Support for OSVR: A New Open-Source Platform for AR/VR

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For developers, time is wasted on hardware support when it could be spent on game design. This is why we’re pleased to announce a Leap Motion plugin for Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) – a new open framework that brings input devices, games, and output devices together.

Review OSVR HDK2

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from Razer. The result was somewhat disappointing, so Razer assisted to show me their latest model. Razer helped me out of that illusion. Also website like WEARVR get a chance to grow without the company software distribution platforms, I see that there are appearing more OSVR games every week. The other side of the belt clip is connected to the headset itself, there is an extra USB port on the belt clip, this is probably for devices such as a Leap Motion.

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How to fix Vive controllers not working inside SteamVR games

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And not because of the motion sickness , but because something doesn’t work. So, the first thing to do if the various reboots didn’t work is trying opening a SteamVR game and see if there the controllers work (you can see and move them). If games work this way, you can avoid getting crazy to have your VR controllers detected inside Room Setup and play happily your VR games, even if your Chaperone borders won’t reflect your real room configuration.

VR Bound Announces Nominees For Inaugural 2017 VR Awards

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Along with categories that you would expect, such as gaming and entertainment, I was excited to see a category for VR education and training. Razer – OSVR. Leap MotionLeap Motion. Nominees for VR Game of the Year. Owlchemy Labs & Adult Swim Games – Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality. Epic Games – Robo Recall. Steel Crate Games – Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes.

Sensics Releases High Resolution VR Headset Built Specially for Arcades and Theme Parks

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Sensics, a co-founder of Razer’s OSVR initiative which produced the HDK headset , has a pretty specific approach on how out-of-home VR headsets should differ from their consumer counterparts. Arcade and park owners can also opt to include embedded hand/finger trackers like Leap Motion, which sits flush inside the unit behind a window that’s transparent to IR. IR motion capture for VR, image courtesy OptiTrack.

These are the Nominees for VR Bound’s First VR Awards

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Razer OSVR. Leap Motion. VR Game of the Year : Owlchemy Labs & Adult Swim Games – Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality. Epic Games – Robo Recall. Steel Crate Games – Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes. Vertigo Games & Jaywalkers Interactive – Arizona Sunshine. The shortlisted nominees were chosen from a larger pool of hundreds of games, products, and experiences.

Open Source Virtual Reality Platform Now Available on Steam

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OSVR consists of multiple OS that connects applications and game engines to several VR headsets with the help of universal interface that is common to all. This means that the players are offered with an opportunity experience a high-edge gaming tools and technology of Virtual Reality. Apart from Sensics, OSVR is also supported by Razer, Leap Motion, Intel, Gearbox Software.

All you need to know about the leaked Valve VR headset: is Half-Life 3/2 coming?

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Until now, they had as a main partner HTC and the Vive has born because Valve has given a reference design to HTC, with the idea of earning money by licenses on sold hardware and especially on games that Valve users would buy on Steam. On this sense, Valve may play on the consumers’ side with a strategy similar to the one of Facebook: they could sell the headsets at cost or below cost , hoping to earn money with the sold games. It will set a new quality bar for VR games.

OSVR Co-founder on the Future of Open Source Virtual Reality

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Sensics and Razer launched OSVR 18 months ago with the intent of democratizing VR. Acer, NVIDIA, Valve, Ubisoft, Leap Motion and many others joined the ecosystem. We see headsets, motion trackers, haptics, eye trackers, motion chairs, and body suits. They need software: game engine plugins, compatible content and software utilities. Many game engines—such as Unity, Unreal, and SteamVR—immediately support it.

OSVR Roadmap: Creating an Ecosystem of Interoperable VR Hardware and Software

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Created by Sensics and Razer, OSVR includes two independent components: 1) the OSVR software platform and 2) the open-source Hacker Development Kit VR headset. Since the OSVR launch in January this year, nearly 250 organizations including Intel, NVIDIA, Xilinx, Ubisoft, Leap Motion, and many others have joined the OSVR ecosystem. Concurrent with the expansion of the OSVR community, the capabilities of the software platform have grown by leaps and bounds.

OSVR - a Look Ahead

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Sensics and Razer launched OSVR 18 months ago with the intent of democratizing VR. Acer, NVIDIA, Valve, Ubisoft, Leap Motion and many others joined the ecosystem. We see goggles, motion trackers, haptics, eye trackers, motion chairs and body suits. They need software: game engine plugins, compatible content and software utilities. Many game engines – such as Unity, Unreal and SteamVR- immediately support it. Magic Leap is not commercial yet.