Virtual Reality should acknowledge its “kids issue”

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We just had our Christmas holidays, and it is common knowledge that Virtual Reality, and especially Quest 2, had its greatest day on Christmas. And it is not uncommon if you play social VR experiences to find many kids together with you in the same virtual world.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2021

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But hey, let me play this game anyway, so here you are my predictions for virtual reality in 2021 based on the trends and the anticipations that we had at the end of 2020! Also, the awareness has grown , because every gamer knew about Alyx, and so about virtual reality.


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My predictions for virtual reality in 2020

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So, here you are how I envision this 2020 in virtual reality! (I’ll PlayStation VR selling more than 5 million units until now has proven that console players like virtual reality. Too many people still don’t understand the potential of virtual reality.

Virtual Reality and Team Building: An Outlook


These days, most folks have experienced virtual reality in some shape or form: it could be a Google cardboard, VR kiosk at a local mall, or an at-home VR headset from HTC or Oculus. As a medium, VR enables humans to interact with each other in a virtual environment.

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. Virtual Reality in 2018 has not performed that awesomely good : in my opinion, it has just laid the foundations for the success that will come in the upcoming years. This has been the year of the disbelief in virtual reality.

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XTAL hands on: an interesting glimpse to Virtual Reality 2.0

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Apart from the splendid Cathedral and the tasty Trdelnik, Prague also features an interesting Virtual Reality startup: VRgineers. Having a tour inside VRgineers, that is a startup that is trying to develop almost all the main parts of its headset , made me understand how creating a Virtual Reality headset is incredibly difficult. The post XTAL hands on: an interesting glimpse to Virtual Reality 2.0

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 content will also be available in stereo 3D through the Littlstar app on Sony’s Playstation VR, Google Daydream, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR and more.

2021 Burning Man: A Virtual Reality Experience Is Coming Your Way


However, this year, Burners can enjoy a virtual reality experience from the comfort of their own home. The virtual festivities will begin on August 22, while the Burn Week Global Live Streams will run from August 29 through September 7. Virtual Burn: A Virtual Reality Experience.

Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality

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The game took over 8,800 working hours to create and boasts the largest animated virtual cast of characters ever based on real people inside a single VR experience Click To Tweet. Immersive VR Education was founded by husband-wife team – David (CEO) and Sandra (COO) Whelan in 2014, where they proceeded to create a virtual learning platform called ENGAGE for universities and corporate educators. The post Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality appeared first on Tech Trends.

Virtual Reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

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Some days ago, while browsing the Facebook group VIRTUAL REALITY, I found a post comparing the Gartner Hype Cycle 2017 and 2018. The results of the comparison were basically two: Augmented Reality has not moved in the graph; Virtual Reality has disappeared. Virtual Reality, instead, was going towards the right part of the graph in 2017 and this year it has disappeared. Virtual Reality has many applications in which it is already useful.

Oculus Quest Review: consumer Virtual Reality v1 is here

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Comparison of the speakers solutions in the Oculus Quest (left) and HTC Vive Focus Plus (right). Configuring the Wi-fi is really easy using your smartphone and you don’t have to type the password with an annoying virtual keyboard. Some other features are being prohibited and it is a news of today that Oculus has prohibited the streaming feature of SteamVR games to the Quest inside Virtual Desktop. Strangely, it is even more expensive than HTC’s standalone.

Exploring Virtual Reality in Dubai


Mission 828 is an interactive HTC Vive experience delivered in specially designed pods, which also add multi-sensory elements like spatial audio and simulated wind. The sheer drop is horrendously realistic, specially given the fact you’ve been looking at the real thing out the windows before entering that virtual environment. The post Exploring Virtual Reality in Dubai appeared first on VRScout. News Dubai HTC Vive Shopping Theme Parks

HBO’s Westworld Makes Virtual Reality Debut


You may never come back from this virtual ride. Virtual reality was the first thing that came to mind after seeing the mysterious trailer for HBO’s Westworld back in June. When it’s finally your turn, an escort ushers you into a room with more staff, having you don a HTC Vive and asking if you prefer a female or male host for your trip — they are insistent you make a choice. It leverages Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 and is built to run natively on HTC’s Vive headset system.

Why we should care about ergonomics in virtual reality

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In various comments he has written, he has highlighted his expertise regarding comfort and ergonomics of virtual reality headsets and how these characteristics are important to: ensure the correct presentation of the virtual world to the user by ensuring optimum optical alignment; ensure the headset does not interfere with immersion by causing discomfort, even for longer duration sessions. Three different models of HTC Vive, three different form factors (Image by Rob Cole).

Spider-Man Comes To Virtual Reality


Spider-Man: Homecoming VR will be available for free across all major VR platforms, including PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, starting June 30, leading up to the July 7 theatrical release of Spider-Man: Homecoming. – and swing through the air in a faceoff with The Vulture,” said Jake Zim, Senior Vice President, Virtual Reality at Sony Pictures in a statement. “It’s It’s every fan’s fantasy turned into virtual reality.”.

Immersive Technology for Education: How Virtual Reality Will Change the Learning Process


Although virtual reality technology is not that new, it is being used in education since relatively recently. There are several reasons for the spread of virtual reality technology in education: Reduced price of technical equipment. Sponsored content.

Google Earth Lets You Explore the Planet in Virtual Reality


Google Earth is now available for the HTC Vive. Thanks to virtual reality, that same sense of awareness and connection is available to all of us. The post Google Earth Lets You Explore the Planet in Virtual Reality appeared first on VRScout. News Google VR HTC Vive TravelIf you have access to a Vive, try Google Earth VR for yourself before reading any further. It’s free.

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. This enables a lot of new possibilities in virtual reality games. We need Oculus, Valve, HTC and all the others to compete and offer always a better VR. virtual reality half life valve vr

Art, Fear, and Virtual Reality


So tonight we’re teaming up with some of our most creative friends in LA to celebrate art, fear, and virtual reality at the VRScout Haunted Mansion. HTC Vive Horror Experiences. We’re showcasing seven terrifying room-scale experience for the HTC Vive: The Abbot’s Book, by Blackthorn Media. The post Art, Fear, and Virtual Reality appeared first on VRScout. It’s scary to put yourself out there.

Far too Much Odd | Accounting (HTC Vive Virtual Reality)


Some gorgeous minds obtained together and built Accounting, one of the weirdest and funniest VR online games! Drawing Your Tweets VR … resource.

Yaw2 Ushers in the Next Generation of Virtual Reality Gaming


Yaw VR is taking virtual reality gaming to a whole new level with its next-generation motion simulator—Yaw2. Next-Generation Virtual Reality Gaming. Yaw2 gives gamers realistic virtual reality experiences without sacrificing comfort.

Apple Embraces VR: Every Virtual Reality Announcement From Today’s WWDC Keynote

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At Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference today, the company made a major shift in their embrace of virtual reality with several new VR announcements during the event’s opening keynote. Today marks a major shift in Apple’s public support for virtual reality. ” SteamVR and HTC Vive on Mac OS. The post Apple Embraces VR: Every Virtual Reality Announcement From Today’s WWDC Keynote appeared first on Road to 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. So all in all a full virtual reality system from Sony costs around $800.

Learn An Instrument In Virtual Reality With Percussive VR

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Virtual reality can be a bridge to many experiences that may be out of reach for some. Along with those ideas, Eisenhauer also hopes to implement a means for users to upload their own sheet music and a virtual metronome help to keep a rhythm. Virtual reality is the most immersive means to do so, which is what makes Percussive VR and applications like them so intriguing. Tagged with: game , htc vive , Percussive VR , virtual reality.

Virtual Reality Takes Center Stage at Tokyo Game Show


Some 110 VR games for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive got all the attention with new demos and mixed reality performances. HTC Vive had a huge presence as well, taking the form of mixed reality demo booths that had attendees all snapping photos and video. But it was really one mixed reality demo that got most of the attention, where we stumbled across a girl just crushing it in a game called Circle of Saviors.

OVR Technology Creates First-of-Its-Kind Virtual Reality Experiences With Scents


OVR Technology, a virtual reality startup, recently introduced the Architecture of Scent platform. Unlocking the True Potential of Virtual Reality. Presence, or the feeling of truly being there, is critical in an effective virtual reality experience,” Wisniewski expressed.

Björk Releases ‘Vulnicura Virtual Reality Album’, A Collection of Immersive Music Videos

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The perennially avant-garde singer-songwriter Björk has brought her entire 2015 album, Vulnicura , to virtual reality. The Vulnicura Virtual Reality Album is now available Steam (Oculus Rift, Valve Index, HTC Vive) priced at $30. The post Björk Releases ‘Vulnicura Virtual Reality Album’, A Collection of Immersive Music Videos appeared first on Road to VR. News VR Music Björk Björk virtual reality Björk vr

Augmented, virtual reality see uptake during pandemic

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Virtual Reality health simulation with Arch Virtual. Image courtesy Arch Virtual. ). The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the use of virtual reality and augmented reality, experts say, especially in retail, education and health.

Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets


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. Now Microsoft has announced that they want to be a major part of virtual reality too. The post Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets appeared first on VRScout.

Explore Belgrade’s Street Art and Graffiti Exhibition in Virtual Reality


The Take III: Loving Street Art Belgrade exhibition brings street art and graffiti to life in a virtual reality experience. The Rise of Virtual Reality Art Exhibits. Street Art and Graffiti in Virtual Reality.

HTC and Logitech bring keyboards into virtual reality


HTC and Logitech have announced the new Logitech BRIDGE SDK, a way for developers to add keyboard support to their virtual reality apps. The support aims to make it possible for VR users to enter text in their virtual reality environment, doing so using a Logitech G gaming keyboard alongside an HTC Vive Tracker and a special accessory that positions … Continue reading. Archive HTC HTC VIVE logitech virtual reality vr

New Guinness World Record Set With 36 Continuous Hours in Virtual Reality

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A 36 hour VR session by Australian Jack McNee, of the YouTube Channel LPVR , has been confirmed by the Guinness World Records organization as the new record to beat for the “longest videogame marathon on a virtual reality game system.” The post New Guinness World Record Set With 36 Continuous Hours in Virtual Reality appeared first on Road to VR.

Ceraadi Teams Up With AmazeVR for a Fall Virtual Reality Concert


New technologies like virtual reality can help us revel in new experiences without fear of catching the virus. AmazeVR is the latest platform to announce a fully immersive virtual concert. How Virtual Reality Is Reshaping Live Music.

Formula E Releases Racing Highlights in True Virtual Reality


City street racing series Formula E and VR sports entertainment company Virtually Live have teamed up to bring high-paced racing action to virtual reality using some seriously cool spectator modes. Formula E CEO, Alejandro Agag, said “We’re thrilled to be at the forefront of True Virtual Reality and give our fans more exciting ways to watch our sport. The post Formula E Releases Racing Highlights in True Virtual Reality appeared first on VRScout.

ENGAGE Link Launches Early for HTC VIVE, Stanford Uni

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Today, ENGAGE XR (extended reality) Holdings, a virtual reality (VR) immersive communications firm announced a significant partnership with HTC VIVE and The Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford University to trial its upcoming ENGAGE Link metaverse service.

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Rockstar to Bring ‘L.A. Noire’ to HTC Vive With Cases “rebuilt specifically for virtual reality”

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Noire (2011), the hit neo-noire adventure game for PC and console, is coming to VR in a series of cases taken from the original game that Rockstar says are being “rebuilt specifically for virtual reality.” Rockstar maintains its new VR game is “rebuilt specifically for a virtual reality experience on the HTC VIVE™ system.” HTC Vive Games News VR Games la noire la noire the vr case files la noire vr rockstar games