Oculus Quest Review: consumer Virtual Reality v1 is here

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This was a bit the philosophy of Google Daydream View, that was the first headset employing this kind of materials. Configuring the Wi-fi is really easy using your smartphone and you don’t have to type the password with an annoying virtual keyboard. The reality is: both are right.

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. It will be an important step for virtual reality.

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. We’re excited to see how the new Samsung Odyssey+ performs with SteamVR games, but it fundamentally still operates with a tethered connection to a PC.

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.

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).

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. Google Earth VR.

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. You can already watch the live stream from their site ( [link] ) but now you can Livestream fashion shows in 360 degrees via Voke's Samsung Gear VR.

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.

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.

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.

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. Of the three major wired VR headsets, HTC Vive offers the greatest amount of freedom to explore a virtual world. If you’re getting a Galaxy S8 or S8+, you could get both Gear VR and Daydream View and enjoy VR apps from both the Oculus store and Google Play. 500 Samsung.

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.

Samsung Introduces Pro-focused ‘360 Round’ Camera for 4K 3D Livestreaming

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Announced at the Samsung Developer conference last week, the 360 Round is the company’s new camera for creating and streaming 4K 3D content. One-step stitching and control software, provided by Samsung, allows for 3D 360 livestreaming up to a claimed 4,096 × 2,048 at 30 FPS per eye.

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.

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. Samsung Gear VR expected 3.5

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

Samsung hints at a future mixed reality headset (and at unsolvable problems for Gear VR)

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When in 2015 I had my first Samsung Gear VR, I was amazed: finally, I could enjoy high-quality tether-less virtual reality. And it was great also because it was portable : some evenings, I took it with me and let my friend try high-quality virtual reality.

WEARVR LAUNCHES $10,000 VIRTUAL REALITY REMASTERED COMPETITION

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Cash prizes totalling $10,000 are on offer to the best Remastered virtual reality content submitted to the WEARVR app store before 1st May, 2018.

Google Kills Movie Rental And Purchasing On Daydream VR

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Google has removed Google Play Movies & TV from its Daydream VR platform. Play Movies & TV is Google’s portal for renting and purchasing movies and shows. This news comes as part of a trend of Google winding down investment in the Daydream platform.

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Great Virtual Reality Coaster for Samsung Gear VR Rilix Coaster is Free and super nice

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Couldn’t find a Google Cardboard version. Hopefully they release it for Google Daydream. Great to see free experiences are so much fun! Relix Coaster is an amazing app for the Gear VR. Thank you for watching and I hope to see you in the next video! Relix Coaster: https://goo.gl/3UickG.

Super Data Report: 6.3 Million Virtual Reality Headsets Shipped in 2016

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A new report from Super Data offers new estimates for the market size of virtual reality in 2016, suggesting 6.3 This leaves Oculus, Google and HTC to split about a million units.

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Samsung Gear VR Install Base Has Passed 5 Million Headsets

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Samsung confirms 5+ million Gear VR headsets are now in use worldwide, announced at their CES 2017 keynote. The full Samsung press conference can be watched here. The post Samsung Gear VR Install Base Has Passed 5 Million Headsets appeared first on Road to VR.

Mikavaa announces new Virtual Reality game “Glubsch”

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Germany-based developer Mikavaa announces the upcoming release of its mobile virtual reality action game with the rather weird name “Glubsch” – yeah, try to say it again. We wanted to create a game that really pushes the boundaries of what mobile virtual reality can be like and still stick to the old principle: Easy to learn, hard to master.” The first version will feature a single-player survival mode and one virtual world.

Netflix Launches Virtual Reality Apps on Google Play

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Until past week, Netflix VR was available only to the Oculus Store but, now it will also be available on Google Play. Netflix has launched its VR apps on Google Play for the Google DayDream View headset. Netflix brought its Virtual Reality app for Google Daydream View headset which will allow the Google pixel owners to watch their favorite TV shows and movies in their own VR theater with the support of a Daydream-compatible phone. Virtual Reality

PhoneCast Lets You Play 2D Android Apps In Virtual Reality On Gear VR

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In case you don’t have enough things to do in virtual reality, you can now run 2D-screen Android applications within virtual reality on the Samsung Gear VR, thanks to a new version of Samsung’s PhoneCast app. The app works on the Samsung Gear VR headset, which uses your mobile phone to give you a VR experience. But if you haven’t, you have to download them in the Google Play store first. Image Credit: Samsung. VR samsung

Google Brings WebVR to Chrome, All Major PC VR Headsets Supported

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Google recently pushed out Chrome 66, the latest update to the company’s web browser. Unbeknownst to the VR community, Google also quietly included WebVR integration for OpenVR-compatible headsets including Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows “Mixed Reality” VR headsets.

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Doctor Who Comes to Virtual Reality

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All Daydream and Cardboard headsets are compatible, as well as the HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR. The post Doctor Who Comes to Virtual Reality appeared first on VR World.

Google Brings Cardboard Camera to iOS, Take 3D ‘VR Photos’ With Your 2D Camera

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Google’s Cardboard Camera lets you capture immersive photos from smartphone hardware you already own. That’s particularly cool, because even dedicated consumer 360 degree cameras like the Samsung Gear 360 and Ricoh Theta can’t shoot in 3D.

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Google & Song Exploder Create ‘Inside Music’ VR App to Help You Better Appreciate Songs

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Song Exploder, the popular music podcast that lets musicians explain every part of their songs, has gotten some help from Google to create a new app that throws you in the middle of song so you can experience it like never before.

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Samsung still wants in on AR and VR market but vague on details

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Google has not mentioned Daydream even once at I/O last month and OEMs that have made the first batch of Windows Mixed Reality headsets have mostly fallen silent as well. Despite that, Samsung isn’t … Continue reading.

Google I/O - VR Headset Imminent?

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Google's I/O event starts tomorrow, Wednesday @ 10 am PST. Google's I/O event is similar to Apple's WWDC and Facebook's F8 conferences, except perhaps bigger! Google is making no secret of the fact that it is pushing Virtual Reality.

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

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Later, Barra left Google for chinese mobile manufacturer Xiaomi becoming VP of International, again taking on front-of-house duties for the company’s major announcements. “Hugo shares my belief that virtual and augmented reality will be the next major computing platform.

Matterport joins Virtual Reality with CoreVR

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This exciting new technology will be accessible initially through Matterport apps for Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR (Powered by Oculus), with support for additional VR platforms in the future. The post Matterport joins Virtual Reality with CoreVR appeared first on VR World.

Virtual Reality 101: An Introduction to VRI first experienced.

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Virtual Reality 101: An Introduction to VR I first experienced virtual reality (VR) in May 2015. How is it different from augmented reality (AR)? And what’s this new “Mixed Reality” term that’s popped up all of a sudden? vr virtual reality

7 Must-Have Samsung Gear VR Apps and Experiences

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It may be hard to believe but its been four years since Samsung and Oculus first announced their smartphone-powered Gear VR headset. Samsung and Facebook/Oculus are on a mission: to bring the full-internet experience inside of your virtual reality headset.

Discovery and Google Announce VR Travel Series ‘Discovery TRVLR’, First of 38 Episodes to Arrive in November

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Discovery and Google today announced the launch of a new 38-episode VR video series called Discovery TRVLR, a product of both Discovery and Google’s internal VR teams.

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