Razer Acquires THX

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THX standards expanded to home theaters, TVs and Projectors, gaming consoles, video games – every field where sound stands to improve the experience. The story of Razer needs no introduction. ” said Min-Liang Tan, Founder and CEO of Razer.

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Razer Earmarks $5 Million to Encourage OSVR Content Development

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Today Razer is announcing a $5 million OSVR development fund which the company will use to incentivize support of its open-source VR platform. Razer launched OSVR back at the beginning of January 2015 in collaboration with HMD manufacturer Sensics.

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Razer Want to Make OSVR the “De Facto” VR Platform in China

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Razer Chief Executive and co-founder Min-Liang Tan has stated his company’s intent to dominate China’s rapidly growing virtual reality market, with new products built around the OSVR platform, tailored to the region launching next month.

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Razer Acquires THX To “play a leadership role” in VR Audio

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Here’s an acquisition we’d have never seen coming; gaming peripheral maker and OSVR leader Razer has this week acquired THX. Razer has acquired the “majority” of the company’s assets, a press release states , though no financial details have been revealed.

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Razer opens pre-orders for OSVR HDK 2 virtual reality.

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Razer opens pre-orders for OSVR HDK 2 virtual reality headset Today, Razer announced that it is opening up pre-orders for the company’s second OSVR development kit, called the HDK 2. razer vr virtual reality

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Did Razer Just Won the VR War? $399 OSVR Hacker Development Kit

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Bethesda announced that is bringing the world of Fallout 4 into Virtual Reality and there will be a series of VR experiences and games announced during this ‘media frenzy’ week. Razer is the driving force behind the OSVR, an Open Source Virtual Reality industry initiative.

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E3 Roundup Day 0: Top 5 Most Important Announcements

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Razer Earmarks $5 Million to Encourage OSVR Content Development. Yesterday Razer announced a $5 million OSVR development fund which the company will use to incentivize support of its open-source VR platform. Oculus Touch Launch Lineup Will Top 30 Games, ‘Oculus Medium’ Bundled.

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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. Razer has chosen a dual lens system. Razer want the user and the developer to be free in their choice. Gaming.

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PSVR Horror Game ‘Stifled’ Coming to Vive, Rift & PC Next Week

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Stifled (2017) originally launched last year as a PSVR exclusive, but now Singaporean studio Gattai Games is bringing the echolocation-based horror game to Rift, Vive, and PC next week.

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Cloudhead Games – Lessons Learned From Five Years of VR Locomotion Experiments

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Both the Rift and the Vive first launched to consumers around this time two years ago, but their debut, and the games that launched alongside them, were the culmination of years of prior game design experimentation in a new medium that brought both new opportunities and challenges.

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VR Fitness vs. the Gym

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If gyms can provide a more interactive and stimulating environment of one’s choice like a game of Texas Hold ‘Em, then more people might make a habit of regular gym workouts. Perhaps it can as it is slowly but steadily creating a new reality in poker and gaming world. Razer OSVR Open-Source Virtual Reality for Gaming” by Maurizio Pesce is licensed under CC BY 2.0. Razer OSRFitness Gym Getting StartedEverybody wants to be fit.

OSVR enters consumer VR market with $400 headset

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Archive gaming HTC VIVE oculus OSVR razer virtual reality vrTaking on E3 2016 on the dawn of the first full day, OSVR have revealed their Hacker Development Kit 2.

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Cloudhead Games Teases Mystery VR Headset in Censored Image

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Cloudhead Games CEO Denny Unger recently tweeted what appears to be an unreleased VR headset and motion controllers using SteamVR 2.0 Whatever the case may be, it’s clear Cloudhead Games is continuing in its tradition as an early VR pioneer.

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How to fix Vive controllers not working inside SteamVR games

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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). Razer Synapse. You can find how to do it with or without removing all your games here.

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Valve adds support for OSVR to Steam

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Valve added support for the Open Source Virtual Reality headset from Razer. Games that support the platform, now have an icon next to their name. The OSVR has been announced by Razer in 2015, along with a first development kit with full-HD screen.

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How To Play SteamVR Vive Games With Oculus Touch and Rift

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Last week we let you know about 10 great SteamVR games that work well with the Rift and Touch by default. Of those, not all of them are optimized for Touch, but rather may be optimized for the Razer Hydra, or another third-party peripheral.

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Hack Makes ‘Google Earth VR’ Compatible With Rift and Touch

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Google Earth VR was launched this week to great excitement, except to Rift users who found out that the game wouldn’t work with their headset. Little more than a day later, a hack surfaced that adds compatibility for the Rift, Touch, and even Razer Hydra to Google Earth VR.

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What VR games are popular with HTC Vive’s early adoptersThe.

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What VR games are popular with HTC Vive’s early adopters The Steam Gauge data is a bit confusing on this score, though. Even stranger, there are a few HTC Vive titles that appear to be more popular than the hardware’s free pack-in games.

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THE WITCHER 3 IN FIRST PERSON IN VR

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My name is Austin Hooper, and I make virtual reality gaming videos! With my trusty Oculus Rift, GearVR, Razer Hydras, and many more VR gadgetry, I try to find the best and most compelling experiences to share with the world! Pretty much what the title says there.

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Funding Roundup: InstaVR Raises $2M & iStaging Raises $5M.

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Funding Roundup: InstaVR Raises $2M & iStaging Raises $5M Series A & Razer Creates $30M Fund To Invest In Games, Tech, and VR InstaVR , a San Francisco, CA-based virtual reality (VR) authoring, publishing, and analysis company, closed a $2M series A equity funding round.

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ALICE VR - Now on Steam Greenlight

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Now the VR adventure game from Carbon Studio is now on Steam Greenlight where you can vote to help Alice VR be listed on Steam. No, you can play the game on desktop with (almost) same fun :) How long is ALICE VR? ALICE VR requires an average gaming PC to run on high settings.

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GIANT MONSTER – Chronos with the Oculus Rift CV1!

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My name is Austin Hooper, and I make virtual reality gaming videos! With my trusty Oculus Rift, GearVR, Razer Hydras, and many more VR gadgetry, I try to find the best and most compelling experiences to share with the world! I decided to play a little more Chronos on my Oculus Rift CV1 today. Hope you guys enjoy! VR is here, and I’m coming right along with it. So, I hope you’ll join me on my adventure into VR! And like I always say, I’ll see you in another reality!

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Remastered ‘Half-Life 2’ Coming to Vive & Rift with VR Controller Support via Revamped Mod

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Praised as one of the greatest games ever made, the 13 year old Half-Life 2 is a lauded piece of gaming history. Perhaps one of the coolest parts of the Half-Life 2: VR mod is the ability to feel like you’re really wielding the game’s arsenal of memorable weapons.

Linksys Kills Lag by Launching Killer Wireless Router for Gaming, VR

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Regardless of are we talking about smartphones, eSports, conventional multiplayer games or even VR, any network-induced lag breaks the user experience. The post Linksys Kills Lag by Launching Killer Wireless Router for Gaming, VR appeared first on VR World.

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OSVR is Offering a 20% Discount on the HDK 2 for Students and Developers

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Launched through a collaboration between Razer and Sensics, the OSVR initiative has gained support from the likes of Intel, Nvidia, and Valve, as well as some traction within the game developer community, with over 300 games listed as supported on Steam.

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‘Half-Life 2: VR’ Mod Gets Green-lit on Steam in 4 Days

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Those who have been following the modern VR era since the beginning may recall the original HLVR mod launched in 2013 that was well ahead of it’s time, offering motion-controller input via the Razer Hydra, literally years before Oculus or Valve would announce their own VR controllers.

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The Adventure Begins – Vivecraft Episode 1

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My name is Austin Hooper, and I make virtual reality gaming videos! With my trusty Oculus Rift, GearVR, Razer Hydras, and many more VR gadgetry, I try to find the best and most compelling experiences to share with the world! ” IT’S FINALLY HERE! The very first episode of Vivecraft, our new Minecraft VR series! Join us as we attempt to survive in a perilous world, fighting monsters, hunger, and not trying to kill ourselves! All within the HTC Vive using the Vivecraft mod!

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DOOM IN VR – Doom (2016) with the Oculus Rift CV1!

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My name is Austin Hooper , and I make virtual reality gaming videos! With my trusty Oculus Rift, GearVR, Razer Hydras, and many more VR gadgetry, I try to find the best and most compelling experiences to share with the world! Mann I was SO excited to do this video as soon as I saw the profile on VorpX! Here you go guys, DOOM 2016 IN VR WITH THE OCULUS RIFT!

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My Taiwanese XR Chronicles part 3: Vive Pro Eye hands on, meeting with iStaging, Lyra VR and Women in XR!

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It was a headset made by Razer, completely opensource, from hardware to software. Me at the time of my startup Immotionar, implementing full body VR with Razer OSVR.

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Nvidia Pascal-powered laptops are blowing my mindA few weeks.

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The company already unleashed the GTX Titan X, 1080, 1070, and 1060 in their desktop formats , but now manufacturers like MSI, Asus, and Razer are building the mobile versions of those chips into their gaming notebooks.

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This VR Training Simulation is One of the Best We’ve Ever Seen

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Earlier work include this high voltage switching experience built for the Oculus Rift DK2 and Razer Hydra motion controllers (see above).

Hands-On With Zero Latency’s Team Shooter Sol Raiders

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In the game, two teams of up to four players each face off across three rounds. The company invited me to its Las Vegas location in the MGM Grand to check out the new game. Sol Raiders is Zero Latency’s 6th game but its first team-based shooter where you fight other humans.

Unreal Engine 4.12 is Out Now, Gets ‘VR Editor’, OSVR and Google VR Support

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Epic Games’ popular Unreal Engine has just received a major update with version 4.12 now sporting Google VR ‘Daydream’ and OSVR native support.

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THX Is Bringing ‘Personal’ 3D Audio for Virtual Reality to Mobile

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That’s partly why video gaming brand Razer acquired THX , an audiovisual certifying company founded by George Lucas in 1983 that’s expanding into the growing VR market. Although THX will operate as a “ lean-startup ” separate from its new parent company, Razer co-founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan said he’s “excited” for THX’s ambitions to bring an improved 3D audio standard to VR.

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What to Expect in VR This Week at E3 2016

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What does the year’s biggest consumer gaming show hold in store for VR fans? Expect a heavy emphasis on games, with attention split between those designed for gamepad and those designed for Touch. Razer/OSVR.

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