Unreal Engine’s New Virtual Production Tool Is Reshaping Cinematography

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Unreal Engine is changing how filmmakers and advertisers are making movies and commercials with a new virtual production tool that allows them to add special effects in real-time. In one example provided by Unreal Engine, a rock in a scene needs to be moved to help with the camera shot.

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The Unreal Garden AR Environment Was A Much Needed Escape From The Chaos Of E3

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The Unreal Garden, a large-scale multiplayer AR experience from The Entertainment Software Association and Onedome, offered E3 2019 attendess an escape from the chaos, turning 6,000 sq. News AR The Unreal GardenLarge-scale multiplayer AR turns 6,000 sq.

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Axon Park and Survios’ CTO to Teach Unreal Engine VR Masterclass

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A couple of days ago VRFocus reported on John Moores University in Liverpool, UK, announcing plans to launch an MA in Immersive Arts later this year. Axon Park has begun a strategic partnership with VR First with the Unreal Engine VR Masterclass being the first endeavour.

My experience at the Immersive Architecture

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This weekend I’ve attended the Immersive Architecture in Venice. The location of the Immersive Architecture is fantastic. What Immersive Architecture does in a wonderful way is to let you grow your network. Header image by Immersive Architecture).

ESI Design Uses Unreal Engine To Create An AR-Inspired Lobby Experience

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A two year renovation has transformed The Crossroads lobby into an interactive digital experience powered by Unreal Engine. The post ESI Design Uses Unreal Engine To Create An AR-Inspired Lobby Experience appeared first on VRScout.

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Unreal Engine 4.12 is Out Now, Gets ‘VR Editor’, OSVR and Google VR Support

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Epic Games’ popular Unreal Engine has just received a major update with version 4.12 With the latest release release of Unreal Engine 4 (version 4.12) Epic have included a preview version of the VR Editor they first unveiled in February and more recently at GDC 2016.

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Unreal announces Google Daydream support!

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Daydream is Google's new Android-powered VR platform, and Epic Games has released Unreal Engine 4 support for it. Epic Games CTO Kim Libreri announced on the Google I/O stage support for Daydream to Unreal Engine 4.

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Unreal Garden AR Experience Opens to Visitors with Epson Laser Projectors

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One of the big events at this year’s E3 was the Unreal Garden and, if you weren’t at E3, you may still be able to see it. What Is the Unreal Garden? The Unreal Garden is an AR experience developed by onedome. Further, the Unreal Garden is a collaborative experience.

Valve Launches Free Steam Audio SDK Beta to Give VR Apps Immersive 3D Sound

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” The company has launched a beta of the SDK today supporting Unity, and support for Unreal Engine is on the way. Realistic sound is an important but often underappreciated aspect of the immersion equation in VR.

WorldViz Laughs Off Room-Scale VR, Introduces ‘Warehouse-Scale’ for Unreal & Unity

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Room-Scale tracking is currently the pinnacle of immersive VR, but why stop at your living room? That’s what WorldViz is asking today as it introduces Unity and Unreal Engine support for its self-labelled ‘Warehouse-Scale’ VR technology. unreal engine 4 WorldViz

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GDC 2017: Epic’s Tim Sweeney on What Unreal Engine VR Means for Non-gaming Industries

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VR video games are some of the most immersive, visceral experiences to date. Of course, all of the various applications, programs and tools will require a base engine for creation, and that’s where Epic Games – and specifically its Unreal Engine – comes in. We had a chance to meet with Epic’s CEO and Founder Tim Sweeney to get his take on where he thinks VR and AR are heading and what Unreal Engine VR means for the plethora of non-gaming industries. “VR

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Epic Games Goes All In With Unreal Engine 4 Support for Google Daydream

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Riding the wave of excitement over Google’s new VR platform, Daydream, Epic Games CTO Kim Libreri announced on the Google I/O stage today that the gaming giant has brought support for Daydream to Unreal Engine 4.

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‘EVEREST VR’ is a Breathtaking But Brief Ascent to the Peak of the World

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Lytro Picks up Limitless Team to Build Tools to Work With Light-fields in Game Engines

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With integrations in the works for both Unity and Unreal Engine, Lytro’s goal is to make it easy for their customers to leverage the advantages of light-fields without giving up the advantages that come with real-time rendered content—namely, interactivity.

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NVIDIA Shows How Physically-based Audio Can Greatly Enhance VR Immersion

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Positional audio for VR experiences—where noises sound as if they are coming from the correct direction—has long been understood as an important part of making VR immersive. But knowing which direction sounds are coming from is only one part of the immersive audio equation.

Photogrammetry Capture Brings Michelangelo’s Sistine Ceiling To Life In VR

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Developed exclusively for SIGGRAPH 2019’s Immersive Pavilion, Il Divino: Michelangelo’s Sistine Ceiling in VR offers attendees the chance to step into a near life-like VR rendition of the Sistine Chapel, complete with 100 clickable locations and an hour-long guided audio tour.

Tactical Haptics Deep Immersion VR Controllers Likely Releasing In 2018

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The focus lately has been getting both controllers ready to go and perfecting Unity and Unreal Engine integrations. The first time I tried a Tactical Haptics virtual reality controller was at GDC 2016. I wasn’t expecting much.

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OSSIC CEO on Why the Future of Music is Immersive & Interactive

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OSSIC debuted their latest OSSIC X headphone prototype at CES this year with one of the best immersive audio demos that I’ve heard yet. The post OSSIC CEO on Why the Future of Music is Immersive & Interactive appeared first on Road to VR.

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Epic Games’ Technical Director of VR & AR, Nick Whiting

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Whiting oversees the development of the award-winning Unreal Engine 4’s virtual reality efforts. Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 is one of the leading tools for VR game development. To me, the most important feature of VR is what I like to call “immersive interaction.”

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Google releases new SDK for immersive audio

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In an effort to assist developers in creating more immersive audio experiences in AR/VR environments, Google has today released a new spatial audio SDK called Resonance Audio. Integrations span Android, iOS, Windows, MacOS and Linux and include Unity, Unreal Engine, FMOD, and Wwise.

Plexus is a VR Glove With Finger Haptics & Multiple Tracking Standards, $250 Dev Kit Pre-orders Now Live

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Plexus Immersive Corp, a San Francisco-based startup, announced a pair of VR gloves that integrate haptic feedback and interface with multiple tracking standards, including SteamVR, Oculus Rift, and Windows “Mixed Reality” VR. ” Image courtesy Plexus Immersive.

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AR Functionality Comes To Vive Pro With New Front-Facing Camera Tools

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The SDK also supports native development with plugins for both Unity as well as Unreal Engine 4. Combining stereo camera technology with the spatial tracking capabilities of the Vive Pro allows developers to create immersive experiences in VR, AR or even both.

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BBC Takes You To Space In VR

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The experience was built in 1:1 scale within Unreal Engine. “Using a powerful narrative alongside immersive technology, it entertains and delights audiences,” said Sol Rogers, CEO of REWIND. News BBC HTC Vive REWIND Space Unreal Engine

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Exploring An AR Coral Reef Bursting With Life In Magic Leap’s ‘Undersea’, Available Now

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Whether it be the Immersive Pavilion or the VR Theater, XR is dominating the show floor this year, offering attendees an exclusive look at a wide range of bleeding-edge immersive technologies. Hands-on with Magic Leap’s latest spatial computing experience at SIGGRAPH 2019.

Magic Leap One Gets Educational Tool for Would-Be Paleontologists via Dinosaur Kit App

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On Tuesday, the latest addition to the Magic Leap World store came in the form of Dinosaur Kit, an app that offers an immersive education path for those budding paleontologists among us. Kisiel has worked on major gaming titles including Gears of War, Unreal Tournament III.

Plexus Unveils VR/AR Gloves Compatible With Major VR Controllers

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Developed as part of Y Combinator’s most recent class of start-ups, Plexus Immersive Corp’s haptic gloves are an intuitive new solution to VR & AR control that utilize a generous selection of compatible baseplates to work cooperatively with most major VR controllers.

Is Everest VR the Most Immersive VR Experience?

VRWorld

In just a few weeks, the world of Virtual Reality Experiences (VRX) is going to get super immersive add-on. The experience was created by taking over 300,000 images and creating a 3D mesh with textures, all powered by Epic’s Unreal Engine 4.

‘Red Alert 2’ In VR Is Historical Fiction We Can Control Directly

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Ádám Horváth and Sly_Fox (there may be others involved in the process as well) are using the Unreal 4 engine to update Red Alert 2 and they’re bringing VR immersion to it as well. gaming real-time strategy red alert 2 rts unreal engine 4

Nickelodeon Launches Slimezone VR at IMAX VR Centers

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SlimeZone was built using Epic’s Unreal Engine and Nvidia FleX particle system for slime simulation. News Dreamscape Immersive IMAX IMAX VR Kids Nickelodeon Social VR ArcadesNow available at Los Angeles, New York and Toronto VR centers.

2018 Highlights: Award-winning VR gloves, global customers, and a growing team

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VR immerses itself into pop culture. This year marked the release of Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster adaptation of Ready Player One , prompting a wave of curiosity about the state of immersive technology and its use cases. A new generation of HaptX Gloves.

TouchSense Force Lets Devs Create Better Haptic Feedback On Oculus Touch

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Touch technology company Immersion wants to bring that work to the next level. On the software side, Force features an Unreal Engine plug-in that includes a Visual Editor that allows developers to pinpoint the feedback controllers will give. Immersion’s work is still very much confined to the controller, of course, and can only deliver so much resistance. Tagged with: haptic feedback , immersion , oculus touch.

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Our First Look At Magic Leap’s Experimental Spatial Computing AR Experience

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Available for demo July 28th – August 1st at the Immersive Pavilion, Undersea harnesses the power of the Magic Leap One, as well as Unreal Engine 4 and Vulcan 3.1 44 other immersive experiences will also be present throughout both the Immersive Pavilion and VR Cinema.

How to run a successful VR studio

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The post How to run a successful VR studio appeared first on VR Playhouse Immersive Content for VR and AR. Festivals Conferences MeetUps News production stitching Unity Unreal VRThank you, CG Channel, for promoting our work and event next Wednesday, 12/7 in Hollywood. Click here to read the full article and RSVP for FREE, or see a link to the live stream. Our CEO, Christina Heller, and Technical Director, Jordan Halsey will be discussing how to run a successful VR studio.

BBC Moves into VR With Spacewalk Experience

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REWIND used Unreal Engine 4 to its full extend, and you will need a high-end computer in order to enjoy BBC Space in its fly glory. BBC Home: Immersive Spacewalk Experience will be released this summer through BBC Taster and later, Steam VR platform.

NVIDIA Announces Bigger, Better Toolkit for VR Developers

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With this move NVIDIA is making VR more immersive, and VR development easier. Key components of VRWorks are being adopted by industry leading graphics engines such as Unreal Engine 4 and Unity 5 to provide developers an easy path to taking advantage of the SDK in their games and applications.