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

Road to VR

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

Road to VR

now sporting Google VR ‘Daydream’ and OSVR native support. at GDC in March, Epic Senior Designer Nick Donaldson schooled us on some of the intricacies of Unreal’s new VR Editor, modifying a pre-built demo scene using the Oculus Rift and Touch controller in the Epic booth at GDC.

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How To Play SteamVR Vive Games With Oculus Touch and Rift

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How well do the Oculus Touch controllers work with SteamVR apps that are only designed with Vive in mind? Of those 800, all of them support the HTC Vive officially, whereas only 180 support the Oculus Rift. Tagged with: oculus , steam , SteamVR , touch , valve , Vive.

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Khronos Announces an Open VR Standard Initiative

VRWorld

“Virtual Reality’s success is dependent on a large thriving market of hardware where casual and professional consumers alike can take their pick without worry of fragmentation and incompatibility,” said Christopher Mitchell, OSVR business lead, Razer.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

VRScout

Android users have been able to take impromptu 360 photos with their phone since late last year with the Google Cardboard Camera app, and if you’re a jealous iOS user like me then you’ll love this: now Apple lovers can take a quick panorama photo with the Cardboard Camera app , too.

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

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Oculus Rift. Razer OSVR. Oculus Touch. Google – Tilt Brush. GoogleGoogle Earth VR. Google – Tabel. As we reported last February , VR Bound- along with sponsors, including AMD and HP- are organizing the inaugural VR awards in London on September 23rd. VR Bound announced the shortlisted nominees for the awards’ twelve categories earlier this weekm and you can see them below. VR Headset of the Year : HTC Vive.

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VR Bound Announces Nominees For Inaugural 2017 VR Awards

VRScout

Oculus – Rift. Razer – OSVR. Google – Daydream View. Oculus – Touch. Google – Tilt Brush. GoogleGoogle Earth VR. Google – Tabel. An evening dedicated to celebrating the past years VR accomplishments.

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Virtual Reality Standards: too early or long overdue?

VRGuy

Started by Sensics and Razer, it is an open-source software platform for VR. Industry leaders including Google, Oculus, Valve, Sensics and Samsung are part of this effort. This article originally appeared on Mar 22nd at ReadWrite You bought a new printer for the office. You unpack and connect it to your PC. You install its demonstration software and see the printer works well. Then, an unfortunate surprise: your word processor cannot work with this printer.

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Attending Digital Concerts in XR with The Boolean's Anne McKinnon

XR for Business Podcast

Alan: Stack of phones charging while you're swapping it out, whereas if you're using something like an Oculus Go, you've got to take the whole machine away. And then Google came out with a new feature. So we have our own app on the Oculus store. Is there any way that they can download the app on the Oculus store and enjoy one of these concerts at home? We're speaking with Razer as well.