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‘Google Earth VR’ Lets You Experience the Total Solar Eclipse Right Now

Road to VR

Whether or not you’re in the narrow band of ‘solar eclipse totality’ that’s making its way across the continental United States on Monday, August 21st, Google Earth VR has seen a recent update that will let you experience the rare event from the comfort of your own HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. image courtesy NASA.

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Augmented World Expo Asia 2023 Announces Agenda

XROM

Singapore VR/AR conference announces speakers from Meta, NVIDIA, Microsoft, Google, 3M, IMDA, HTC, among others. Global technology giants on the agenda include Meta, NVIDIA, Microsoft, Google, Lenovo, and Qualcomm. Schussler (Deutsche Telekom).

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

VRScout

Project Alloy, although more of a prototype, is aiming at the mid-market: higher quality than mobile-powered VR/AR, but lower than a tethered PC rig like the Rift of HTC Vive. At Duke University in North Carolina, 8 paralyzed people have regained some use of their limbs thanks to brain-controlled robotic system training.

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Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

Road to VR

Development is divided evenly across the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift platforms, each accounting for 31% of projects created, with other major VR platforms such as Samsung Gear VR, OSVR, and Daydream rounding out the bottom numbers. North Carolina State University, USA. North Metropolitan TAFE, Australia.

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