Virtual Reality is officially a fad. I am out

The Ghost Howls

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.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2019

The Ghost Howls

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.

Google Earth Lets You Explore the Planet in Virtual Reality

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Google Earth is now available for the HTC Vive. If you have access to a Vive, try Google Earth VR for yourself before reading any further. I spoke with Product Manager Mike Podwal and Lead Engineer Dominik Kaeser about all that went into Google Earth.

Distorting Virtual Reality

Tech Trends VR

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.

China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

The Ghost Howls

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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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.

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

Road to VR

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.

Learning to DJ with Virtual Reality

Tech Trends VR

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

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

Road to VR

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).

‘Doctor Who’ Virtual Reality Experience to Land on VR Headsets Soon

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Dubbed Doctor Who: The Runaway , fans will get a chance to step into the TARDIS and join the Thirteenth Doctor (played by Jodie Whittaker) in virtual reality. The post ‘Doctor Who’ Virtual Reality Experience to Land on VR Headsets Soon appeared first on Road to VR.

SeaWorld Shifts Entertainment To Virtual Reality Coaster

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Virtual reality of course. SeaWorld Orlando will be introducing Central Florida’s first virtual-reality roller coaster next summer, retrofitting their existing Kraken coaster with VR headsets that will have you traveling deep into the sea with mythical and prehistoric creatures.

Balancing Player Control & Authorial Control with “Virtual Virtual Reality”

Road to VR

Virtual Virtual Reality by studio Tender Claws is a Daydream-exclusive interactive story that won the best VR experience at the 2017 Google Play Awards VR , and it’s one of my personal favorite interactive narratives within VR. Danny Cannizzaro.

Google Lays Foundation For Virtual Reality Killer App: Chrome

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Above: A virtual coaster Chrome experiment running in the Safari browser on an iPhone. The post Google Lays Foundation For Virtual Reality Killer App: Chrome appeared first on UploadVR.

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. 360-Degree Video Gear VR Google Cardboard Hardware Samsung Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News VR News

VR Experiences to Introduce Your Family to Virtual Reality Over Thanksgiving

Road to VR

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.

WEARVR LAUNCHES $10,000 VIRTUAL REALITY REMASTERED COMPETITION

Cats and VR

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.

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

Road to VR

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.

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

Road to VR

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.

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. 2016: Google’s Daydream View.

Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets

VRScout

Microsoft unveiled their vision of a mixed reality world today at Computex in Taipei. . When Microsoft first announced their HoloLens augmented reality headset, they also showed off their Windows Holographic platform, which let developers build Windows 10 apps and experiences for the device.

Exploring Methods for Conveying Object Weight in Virtual Reality

Road to VR

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.

Climb Mt. Everest in virtual reality

Hypergrid Business

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. Then he got a chance to try out an extremely low-end virtual reality headset.

How to Analyze Virtual Reality (VR) Heatmaps and Analytics

InstaVR

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.

Vogue Partners With Google to Create Virtual Reality Video Series via @BoF [link]

AllThingsVR

Vogue Partners With Google to Create Virtual Reality Video Series via @BoF [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) August 19, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

Virtual reality wins ChristmasSanta and his elves must be fans.

AllThingsVR

Virtual reality wins Christmas Santa and his elves must be fans of virtual reality because VR headsets were the hottest gifts under the tree this year. vr virtual reality christmas google cardboard

A Work in Progress: Virtual Reality

VRScout

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.

Google is building a virtual reality Chrome browser for Android

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Virtual reality may be the future of entertainment - depending on who you ask - but the vast majority of content on the internet isn't set up to be consumed in VR headsets. Archive Android browser Chrome google Internet virtual reality 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.

Daydream & VR Nowhere to be Seen at Google I/O

Road to VR

If you’ve felt that Google has been quiet about their Daydream VR initiative for a worrying amount of time, you aren’t alone. A total lack of anything Daydream related at Google I/O this week only further shows that the company has shifted its interests elsewhere.

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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. If you have a Google Daydream, Gear VR or Oculus Go, though, it’s also available for $9.99 Virtual-Virtual Reality teleports players into a future in which AI constructs serve the will of their dream-seeking clients in an online metaverse. Experiences Gaming Virtual Virtual Reality

Here’s what YouTube’s virtual reality app will look.

AllThingsVR

Here’s what YouTube’s virtual reality app will look like 360-degree videos have been available in YouTube for about a year now , but that’s just the beginning of what’s possible when it comes to immersive video. virtual reality youtube google vr vr 360 video daydream

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.

Google Daydream: The Next Android Will Have Virtual Reality Baked Right In

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The post Google Daydream: The Next Android Will Have Virtual Reality Baked Right In appeared first on WIRED. Gadget Lab Gear android Cardboard google GoogleIO virtual reality 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). You warp between realities by putting on virtual VR headsets with the aid of Activitude’s head-of-madness, Chaz.

Scarlett Johansson & Friends Play Virtual Reality Pictionary on the ‘Tonight Show’

Road to VR

Late last year, NBC’s popular late night talk show the Tonight Show with host Jimmy Fallon debuted a new Virtual Reality Pictionary segment which uses the HTC Vive and Tilt Brush.

Three Reasons Higher Education Has Embraced Virtual Reality

InstaVR

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.

The Simpsons teamed with Google to produce the virtual reality experience for their 600th episode Treehouse of Horror XXVII.

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At first we had concerns about working with Google because we didn't know who they were, but then we googled the company and were very impressed,” said Homer Simpson. “It’s View it with any Google Cardboard viewer for the full VR experience.