Oculus Quest Review: consumer Virtual Reality v1 is here

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The time for my Oculus Quest review has come. The Quest has a nice packaging , as all Oculus products. I really love opening Oculus products , since usually they are packaged really well, and the Quest is no exception. Oculus Quest box content (Image by Oculus).

My predictions for virtual reality in 2019

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Yesterday, I have dressed as a fortune teller and I have given you my predictions for augmented reality in 2019. Now, it is the turn of virtual reality. Let me do some speculations… Virtual Reality in 2018. Oculus Quest and controllers inside a stand.

Virtual Reality is officially a fad. I am out

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I work in virtual reality since 2014, when I have fallen in love with this technology after having tried an Oculus DK2. First of all, it highlighted what are the principal uses of virtual reality today. The post Virtual Reality is officially a fad.

China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

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We all know that China is a country that is betting big on Virtual Reality. It can also be an opportunity to get to know what each country should try obtaining in the next years for what concerns virtual reality. Me using Space Painter virtual reality experience by Lenqiy.

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Distorting Virtual Reality

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To complement the theatrical film release of Distorted on June 22nd, Minds Eye Entertainment and SkyVR have partnered to produce “Distorted Reality,” a scripted, live-action cinematic VR distributed through OneTouchVR on Google Daydream, Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, and iOs.

The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Wireless

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Google’s head of VR and AR Clay Bavor made clear to us in a 2017 interview that Google could pursue its own devices in VR and AR. ” Is The Next Oculus Rift Wireless? Facebook didn’t make its first true entry into that market in 2016 with Oculus Rift and its gamepad.

Virtual Virtual Reality Review: Don’t Miss This Surrealist Slice Of VR

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When I first gave my verdict on Virtual Virtual Reality I said this: “Budget Cuts might have the tone, The Lab might have the authenticity, but for my money Virtual-Virtual Reality is the closest we’ve gotten to VR’s Portal 2 yet.

Learning to DJ with Virtual Reality

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Tribe’s VR DJ school – now available on Oculus – does this by allowing anyone to learn to DJ and mix music using a virtual deck which mimics the setup used in nightclubs around the world. Wannabe DJs learn controls and techniques from virtual DJ mentors, and mix sets. “It’s

Designing ‘Virtual Virtual Reality’, One of Mobile VR’s Most Immersive Games Yet

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Our game Virtual Virtual Reality is a comedic adventure that is both love letter to VR and playful commentary on the tech industry. Players are welcomed by their manager Chaz to Activitude, a virtual service where humans are tasked with assisting AI clients.

Climb Mt. Everest in virtual reality

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If climbing Mount Everest in real life is too expensive or dangerous, but you still want to find out what it’s like, virtual reality may have the answer. EverestVR is an immersive experience for the Vive and Oculus Rift headsets, available on the Vive Infinity platform.

One of Mobile VR’s Best Games, ‘Virtual Virtual Reality’, Now Available on Rift

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Virtual Virtual Reality is one of mobile VR’s best games to date, and you can now play an enhanced version on the Oculus Rift. As of today, Virtual Virtual Reality is available on the Rift priced at $20 (also available on Oculus Go , Gear VR , and Daydream for $10).

Virtual Reality Headset History 2012 To 2018

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Over the last six years consumer VR products evolved considerably, with new capabilities added each year for developers to use in building virtual worlds. 2013: Facebook’s Oculus Rift DK1. 2014: Facebook’s Oculus Rift DK2. 2016: Google’s Daydream View.

The Sublime Virtual Virtual Reality Finally Comes To Oculus Rift

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Tender Claws’ surreal VR adventure, Virtual Virtual Reality, got a surprise launch on the Oculus Rift this week for $19.99. In the game you travel through various virtual worlds in the service of an AI overlord named Activitude. The Rift version also adds support for the Oculus Touch controllers. Experiences Gaming Virtual Virtual Reality

VR Experiences to Introduce Your Family to Virtual Reality Over Thanksgiving

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Assuming you aren’t actually hosting Thanksgiving, undoubtedly the easiest VR systems to lug around would be the selection of mobile VR headsets currently on offer, namely Google Daydream and Gear VR. Oculus Video. Google Earth VR.

How to Analyze Virtual Reality (VR) Heatmaps and Analytics

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How to Analyze Virtual Reality (VR) Heatmaps and Analytics. Many organizations now use virtual reality as an integral part of their business. They’re making VR experiences for employee training, sales/marketing presentations, recruiting, communications and more.

Lenqiy aims at fostering creativity in Chinese kids with virtual reality

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Mr. Mi highlighted his passion for using virtual reality to teach creativity to children and in fact, all four Lenqiy’s products are aimed at fostering creativity in children. He also said that Space Code too is similar to a project of MIT and Google called Scratch.

The 2016 Virtual Reality Headset Shopping Guide

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Buying a virtual reality headset in 2016 is difficult, especially if you haven’t gotten hands-on time with the various systems. Unfortunately, if someone on your list has expressed interest in virtual reality, it is unlikely these kinds of headsets are going to blow them away. Here’s our guide to picking the right virtual reality headset this holiday. Google Cardboard. Oculus Rift. Read More: Best Oculus Rift Games.

The Excellent Virtual-Virtual Reality Hits Vive This Week

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By the end of the week there will be one more place for you to experience Tender Claws’ brilliant Virtual-Virtual Reality. The surrealist story game will be arriving on Steam with full HTC Vive support (along with pre-existing Oculus Rift support) on Friday, September 7th. A final price hasn’t been revealed but we’d expect it to cost $19.99, seeing as that’s what it costs on Rift over on Oculus Home.

Watch New York Fashion Week in Virtual Reality

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Intel is a headline sponsor this year and working with IMG & Voke's Virtual Reality experiment. To watch, simply install the VOKEVR App from the Oculus store and enjoy on your GearVR. If you are a watcher of fashion, a reader of GQ or any female.

Virtual Reality Shopping Guide: 2017 Edition

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At the end of 2017 there are virtual reality headsets available powered by technology from some of the world’s largest tech companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, Sony, and Google. Unlike the failed 3D TVs of just a few years ago, these VR headsets convince your eyes and ears that you’re actually seeing and hearing a fantastic virtual world all around you. Mostly seated: Google Daydream / Samsung Gear VR. 350: Oculus Rift and Hand Controllers.

Interview to Eduardo Siman: virtual reality makes data visualization fun, we should all work together to make AR and VR to succeed

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In early 2016, I run into a paper from a professor at Caltech that was talking about data visualization in virtual reality and that blew my mind. The third component that has become a key part of the product is a shared virtual office. So basically, mediated reality is a mix of.

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NextVR Introduces NBA 2017-2018 MVP Highlight Reel in Virtual Reality

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The NextVR app is available on Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Go, Google Daydream, PlayStation VR, and Windows “Mixed Reality” VR headsets. The post NextVR Introduces NBA 2017-2018 MVP Highlight Reel in Virtual Reality appeared first on Road to VR.

Why Virtual-Virtual Reality Remains A VR Experience You Must Play

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It’s a secret shame of mine that we’ve never done a proper review of Tender Claws’ Virtual-Virtual Reality (VVR). But, with the recent release on Oculus Rift, I can at least right that wrong a little and tell you why you need to play VVR.

Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ Debuts Virtual Reality Pictionary Segment with ‘Tilt Brush’

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NBC’s popular late night talk show The Tonight Show with host Jimmy Fallon has debuted a new segment called Virtual Reality Pictionary which uses the HTC Vive and Google’s Tilt Brush VR paint app.

Three Reasons Higher Education Has Embraced Virtual Reality

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Virtual Reality has always been of interest to higher education. Below, we’ll delve into three reasons for the explosive growth of Virtual Reality in education over the last year. Virtual Reality also, when built properly, will be interactive.

Virtual Reality Holiday Gift Guide 2017

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Lots of really interesting virtual worlds like Job Simulator and Fantastic Contraption require the Move controllers to play, and even games like Skyrim VR are better with hand controllers. 400 Oculus Rift And Touch Bundle. Oculus Rift is very comfortable and includes the best hand controllers on the market at its now-standard price of $400. Of the three major wired VR headsets, HTC Vive offers the greatest amount of freedom to explore a virtual world.

Looking Back at Virtual Reality Over the Last 5 Years

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Back then, those of us who called ourselves ‘VR enthusiasts’ were just happily typing away our dreams in different forums [shoutout to the MTBS3D VR subsection], dreaming of the day we’d have the Holodeck, the Matrix, or whatever version of VR we each thought of as the “high standard” of a true virtual reality. We were supposed to get to the point where it feels as real as reality, and where VR could be something that we could just jack into whenever we pleased.

Leap Motion tracking v4 sample apps show how Virtual Reality UX should be made

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If you are a VR enthusiast, for sure in the last days you’ve found your social media feed full of videos and animations of people playing around with a cute cat in virtual reality using only their bare hands.

The Coming Wave of Virtual Reality Creation Tools

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That was true until a few weeks ago, when I got my hands on a new class of virtual reality 3D creation tools including Google Blocks , Google Tilt Brush , Oculus Medium , Oculus Quill , et al. To the Google Machine we go!

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See This Famous Masterpiece Recreated in Virtual Reality

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This time, however, we’re swapping the emotionally confused adolescent for the immersive power of virtual reality. VR artist George Peaslee recreated A Sunday on La Grande Jatte using Google’s 3D creation platform Tilt Brush. Tree – Oculus Medium.

Kaleidoscope Launches Funding Platform For Premium Virtual Reality Content

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Even when René Pinnell launched Kaleidoscope’s virtual reality festival in 2015, his vision had always been to build a funding platform to help independent VR creators and studios raise money for their original VR projects. There is money to be made by investing in virtual reality.

A Work in Progress: Virtual Reality

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On March 25th, 2014, many people were left scratching their heads: why did Facebook spend 2 billion dollars to acquire a Kickstarter funded virtual reality company called Oculus. Virtual reality has taken the world by storm. Oculus has sold an estimated 250k Rifts.

Exploring Methods for Conveying Object Weight in Virtual Reality

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With no way of generating resistive force feedback with today’s VR motion controllers, how can we make users feel and behave as though virtual objects have varying weights? The post Exploring Methods for Conveying Object Weight in Virtual Reality appeared first on Road to VR.

Community Download: Who ‘Won’ Virtual Reality In 2016?

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What many have spent the last 12 months calling the “year of virtual reality” is about to come to an end. ” However, as far as virtual reality is concerned, things have been going quite well. In 2016, virtual reality officially arrived. Tagged with: community download , discussion , virtual reality , won , year of VR. Discussion VR community download discussion virtual reality won year of VR

Hugo Barra to Lead Oculus and “All Virtual Reality Efforts” at Facebook

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has tapped Hugo Barra, Xiaomi’s current Global VP, for the position of CEO at Oculus VR. Barra will be tasked with not only leading Oculus, Facebook’s subsidiary, but all of Facebook’s VR projects.

WEARVR LAUNCHES $10,000 VIRTUAL REALITY REMASTERED COMPETITION

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The WEARVR Remastered Competition sets VR developers the challenge of enhancing, updating and re-engineering their original Oculus DK content to make it contemporary with new releases and fully functional on the latest headsets, including the Oculus Rift CV1.

The Dextra Global VR Summit Is Happening Inside Virtual Reality This Month

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At OC5 Oculus talked a lot about how powerful VR is as a tool to connect people and “defy distance” and the Dextra Global VR Summit appears to be an embodiment of that mentality. Speakers include leadership from Digital Domain, HTC Vive, Google, NVIDIA, and many others.