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.

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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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.

Google Earth Lets You Explore the Planet in Virtual Reality

VRScout

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

SeaWorld Shifts Entertainment To Virtual Reality Coaster

VRScout

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.

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.

PanguVR mixes virtual reality and artificial intelligence to revolutionize interior design

The Ghost Howls

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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

The Ghost Howls

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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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.

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.

Lenqiy aims at fostering creativity in Chinese kids with virtual reality

The Ghost Howls

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

Cats and VR

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.

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.

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

The Ghost Howls

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.

Google & LG Detail Next-gen 1,443 PPI OLED VR Display, ‘especially ideal for standalone AR/VR’

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Ahead of SID Display Week, researchers have published details on Google and LG’s 18 Mpixel 4.3-in 1,443-ppi 120Hz OLED display made for wide field of view VR headsets, which was teased back in March. Human Visual System vs. Google/LG’s Display.

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HTC Vive Exec Makes Predictions for the Next 2 Years of Virtual Reality

Road to VR

While HTC hasn’t launched its own mobile headset, they are manufacturing the Pixel and Pixel XL, the first phones compatible with Google’s Daydream VR platform on Android. The post HTC Vive Exec Makes Predictions for the Next 2 Years of 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.

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.

As seen at VRLA Spring Expo: Tender Claws' Virtual Virtual Reality made me want to believe in Google Daydream.

Cats and VR

During VRLA 2017 Spring Expo I ran into Jonathan Krusell, former Executive Producer at Mindshow and now Producer for Google Daydream. I told Jonathan that the Google Daydream booth at GDC kind of bored me and I was not impressed by Ubisofts Rabbids VR game demo.

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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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.

Matterport joins Virtual Reality with CoreVR

VRWorld

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.

6 Reasons Why Virtual Reality Will Thrive in Film and.

AllThingsVR

6 Reasons Why Virtual Reality Will Thrive in Film and Entertainment Mashable went to the Sundance Film Festival in January to try out the new VR film demos. By doing this, Virtual Reality will gain popularity and the need for quality content will increase.

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.