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.

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.

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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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Editorial: Why Half-Life: Alyx could be very important for Virtual Reality

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And since the game is in VR only, everyone reading a tech magazine, or taking part in a gaming community today is reading about a virtual reality game. The gaming community is gaining awareness of virtual reality, and of its importance. Header image from Google Images).

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.

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.

The Excellent Virtual Virtual Reality Launches On PSVR This Week

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Tender Claws’ fantastic Virtual Virtual Reality is launching on PSVR too. Virtual Virtual Reality is a narrative-driven VR experience. It started life on Google Daydream and Oculus Go but also came to PC VR headsets like Rift and Vive.

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).

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.

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.

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

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

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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.

PanguVR mixes virtual reality and artificial intelligence to revolutionize interior design

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PanguVR works with two amazing technologies like virtual reality and artificial intelligence , so I was really interested in talking with him. We agreed that we would have met virtually so that I could discover more about his company anyway.

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.

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.

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

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.

Google Brings Web-based AR to Chrome in Latest Beta

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Last week Google released a beta of Chrome 81 for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows, which means a stable version is just around the corner. Google first included WebVR, the VR-focused predecessor to the WebXR API, in Chrome 66 back in April 2018. Image courtesy Google.

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‘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.

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.

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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Virtual Reality in Senior Care Communities: What Are the Benefits?

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New virtual reality headsets such as the Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, and Google Daydream have barely scratched the surface of the technology’s potential. Thankfully, technologies like virtual reality are making life after 60 more fun and exciting.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Learning To Design Virtual Reality For Accessibility

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Virtual reality is pushing further into the mainstream, and we’re really excited about that at Runaway. Our as-yet untitled VR team’s release for Daydream by Google is due for launch in December, and accessibility has been a major part of our development process. Daydream by Google. It brings with it a lot of challenges but also, a host of possibilities for us as developers and designers.

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.

Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets

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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.

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. Virtual Virtual Reality started life as an exclusive for Google’s Daydream platform a while back, but made the jump over to Gear VR and the Oculus Go in time for the latter’s launch last month.

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.

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.

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.

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! Back to Reality, Temporarily.

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