My predictions for virtual reality in 2021

The Ghost Howls

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.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2020

The Ghost Howls

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.

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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. 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.

Online Meme Becomes (Virtual) Reality With ‘Banana For Scale’ Game

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Now, 15 years later, the joke has been taken so far that it now exists as its own fully-fledged VR game where you use virtual bananas to measure virtual objects… for scale?

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. Some days ago, the Chinese government has released a document that states how China really wants to commit to VR , how wants the ecosystem to grow well and fast and how also wants to lead the world for what concerns 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.

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Tired of Zoom calls? HTC offers businesses virtual reality meetings.

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And now they can do it in virtual reality. On Thursday, HTC announced its Vive Sync platform for business meetings in virtual reality is now in open beta. More about Htc , Virtual Reality , Htc Vive Sync , Tech , and Vr Ar.

XTAL hands on: an interesting glimpse to Virtual Reality 2.0

The Ghost Howls

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

Augmented, virtual reality see uptake during pandemic

Hypergrid Business

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.

Oculus Quest Review: consumer Virtual Reality v1 is here

The Ghost Howls

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.

Virtual Reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

The Ghost Howls

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.

Exploring Virtual Reality in Dubai

VRScout

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

IMAX Virtual Reality Coming in Q4 2016

VRCircle

But Virtual Reality can be better, period. The Starbreeze VR headset, built by ACER, expands on the 100-110 degree FOV from the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift to a full 210-degree field of view. The resulting screen door effect from my experience is similar to the existing headsets from Oculus and HTC, albeit over a much wider field of view. IMAX screens are big, very big.

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

The Ghost Howls

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

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

ARPost

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.

What is Virtual Reality?

VRCircle

I first had to update to their new version and during the App feature preview noted they have a default Virtual Reality section. Upon installation of the new app, I excitedly selected the Virtual Reality section. This view of VR could be for many, their first introduction to "Virtual Reality." However, this is NOT Virtual Reality. So what is Virtual Reality or VR?

Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality

Tech Trends VR

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.

Spider-Man Comes To Virtual Reality

VRScout

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.”.

Art, Fear, and Virtual Reality

VRScout

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.

Virtual Reality Peripherals

VRCircle

After years in development and constant reassurances that no, really, it's going to happen , virtual reality is finally becoming a practical reality. The Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive are now available, and PlayStation VR finally has a release date set for October of this year, and the public will finally get to see that VR isn't just an elaborate prank by the tech industry. Source: VIRTUAL REALITY PERIPHERALS TO CHECK OUT.

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. 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.

HTC Blames COVID-19 Pandemic For Layoffs

UploadVR

HTC, the company behind the HTC Vive brand, today confirmed staff layoffs, citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as one reason. An official statement from HTC reads as follows: “Like many companies, we are seeing impacts from COVID-19 and global economic conditions.

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HTC Vivecon Coming May 11 & 12 With Likely Headset Reveal

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HTC is planning a “Vivecon” for May 11 and 12 that’s likely to reveal new headset hardware. Following the reveals of a new tracking puck and facial sensor , late last week HTC teased “now that the accessories are out of the way, let’s get down to business.”

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HTC Vive To Release ‘Next-Gen Standalone’ Headset In 2021, But Not A Quest Competitor

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A new, “next-genetation HTC Vive standalone headset will release in 2021. Alvin Wang Graylin, President of Vive in China, revealed as much in an interview with TeliportMe last month (as spotted by Nathie ), two weeks before HTC itself teased a possible new hardware reveal.

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The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Wireless

UploadVR

Valve continues to push input forward with the Knuckles controllers — while also building its own VR games — but partner HTC is charging a premium to get wireless VR or large-scale tracking with a PC in 2018. The future of PC-powered VR may depend on the answer to those questions, because the high price (and installation involved) in getting an HTC Vive setup and wireless in 2018 is keeping VR away from many would-be buyers.

Wake Up in Virtual Reality

VRCircle

Black Cell is a small independent team from Austria, venturing into the new and exciting world of Virtual Reality and decided that shooting someone is perhaps overdone. Demo HTC HTC Vive Steam SteamVR Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News VR VR Games VR NewsMost games released these days involve one or more of the following.

HBO’s Westworld Makes Virtual Reality Debut

VRScout

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.

Google Earth Lets You Explore the Planet in Virtual Reality

VRScout

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.

HTC Now Seems To Be Teasing Vive Lip-Tracking

Upload VR

HTC’s latest tease on its Twitter account looks related to the lip-tracking module for its Vive headsets. HTC revealed the lip-tracking module for Vive all the way back at GDC 2019. What do you think HTC is teasing?

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HTC Vive Seems To Be Teasing A Hardware Reveal

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HTC Vive is teasing… something. HTC VIVE (@htcvive) March 4, 2021. Proton uses microdisplays to achieve its smaller design, and HTC presented two versions of the device last year.

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

ARPost

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.

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. 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.

HTC GM Predicts ‘Rise Of All-In-Two’ VR Devices In 2021

Upload VR

But Vive maker HTC also predicts the rise of another category of device this year – the all-in-two. ” 2020 was a mostly quiet year for HTC but, last February, the company did tease a concept 6DOF headset that would indeed be powered by a phone. More HTC Predictions.

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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. Despite Digi-Capital projections that augmented/virtual reality industries will hit $120 billion by 2020 , there are many pieces that need to fall in place prior to that number becoming a reality.

Looks Like HTC Is Actually Teasing A New VR Headset This Time

Upload VR

HTC teased another image to its Twitter account along with the suggestion that a VR headset geared toward the enterprise market is on the way. HTC VIVE (@htcvive) April 9, 2021. We’re curious to see what HTC has in store.

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Virtual Reality Takes Center Stage at Tokyo Game Show

VRScout

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.

HTC’s VR Facial Tracker Works On Quest & Index, With Some DIY

Upload VR

When HTC announced its VR Facial Tracker last week, the company said it was only compatible with the Vive Pro headsets. ” It’s not the first time gear made for the HTC Vive has ended up finding a home on other devices.

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#30DaysInVR: how a guy is living 30 days in VR to make virtual reality better

The Ghost Howls

actually, he was in my city (Turin, Italy) because here there is an epic guy that is living 30 days inside virtual reality! Everything started some time ago, when Mister president Alvin Wang Graylin predicted that someone would have stayed 30 days inside virtual reality. But I also remember all the info he gave me about crazy experiments with artificial intelligence in China or about futuristic virtual reality headsets. How will HTC help this guy? (