#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! interviews virtual reality 30 days 30 days in vr enea le fons experiment htc vive italy turin vr

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Psychological VR Thriller ‘Blind’ Coming to Rift, Vive and PSVR – Teaser Trailer Here

Road to VR

Blind was inspired by Tiny Bull Studios’ prototype PC game Come to See My House, which won The Best Game award at the Turin, Italy jam site for the 2014 Global Game Jam. Blind is an upcoming psychological thriller that puts you in a world of darkness.

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PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand

Road to VR

Launching in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, UK, Australia, and New Zealand on September 26th , HeroCade offers and interesting mix of genres, recalling memories of the old PlayStation demo discs from the PS1 era.

‘Alvo’ Wants to Be ‘CS:GO’ for VR, Launching with Cross-play for PSVR, Rift & Vive in 2018

Road to VR

2017), is dialing in on CS:GO territory with its recently released trailer which shows all of the trappings of the popular PC shooter, replete with Italy-inspired map, AWPs, and bomb planting galore. Indie studio Mardonpol , makers of Quiz Night Tonight!

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Google Earth VR Adds Search and Oculus Rift Support


Some new locations include Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, Table Mountain in South Africa, Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina, Mt Lassen in California, Palermo in Italy, and more. VR’s killer app just got a major update.

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Microsoft to Expand HoloLens Availability to 29 More European Markets in December

Road to VR

Microsoft announced at their at Future Decoded conference in London that HoloLens, the company’s augmented reality headset, will be expanding its international availability to include all of the European Union in December.

Developer Spends 30 Days Working, Dancing, Living In VR


Enea Le Fons, an immersive developer based out of Italy, has been eager to find out with his recent “30 Days In VR” challenge. An Italian developer tests the limits of VR comfort with a ’30 Days In VR’ challenge.

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‘Lantern’ Is VR’s Beautiful Answer to ‘Flower’ Launching Next Week


No, Flower isn’t coming to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, but Italy-based developer Storm in a Teacup’s Lantern is. We’ve often wondered what thatgamecompany’s incredible experience, Journey , might look like in VR.

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Gran Turismo Sports’ New Cars And Tracks Work With PSVR


Included in the update is GT Sport’s first brand new track, the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy. Gran Turismo Sport is getting a big update today, and you’ll be pleased to know that its new content works in VR.

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Oculus And Here Be Dragons Debut VR Miniseries Dispatch


This new VR miniseries, created by Here Be Dragons, made its debut at the Venice Film Festival in Italy yesterday. Oculus may have closed down its filmmaking division earlier in the year, but it’s still working with other creators to produce interesting VR experiences. Dispatch is an example of that.

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Disney Puts Augmented Reality Star Destroyers over International Landmarks


Piazza del Duomo | Italy | 43.773,11.255. In a galaxy not so far from Central Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Eiffel Tower, Star Wars comes to life through augmented reality. Disney has been making major moves in Augmented Reality in 2017.

Halloween Horror VR Picks for the HTC Vive


1680, Vicenza, Italy. Halloween is a time for VR. Depending on your tolerance for jump scares, haunting isolation, and Zombies, Halloween is either the best of times or the worst of times for virtual reality.

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Resolution Games’ ‘Bait!’ Passes Half a Million Downloads on.


Furthermore, the game has now been localized for Spain, Germany, Italy and France, with more localizations to be made in the coming months. Resolution Games’ ‘Bait!’

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This VR Game Wants To Get Stroke Patients Playing Using Pico Neo


Magic Moovr was developed as part of the EU Horizon 2020 and is expected to enter clinical testing in the UK and Italy in 2018/2019. UK-based healthcare company AppAttic is looking to make VR content that could play a pivotal role in stroke rehabilitation. AppAttic is debuting its new VR experience this week at the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.

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Amazon UK Lists Oculus Touch Pre-Orders with Price and Release Date

Road to VR

EU-based Amazon retailers including Amazon Germany, Italy, France, and Spain still haven’t published pricing or release information.

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What My Mom Thinks of Google Cardboard

VR Dribble

To be able to walk the streets of Italy or go through the MET. Meet Renee: a super rad mom, event coordinator and lover of her children. Introducing her to virtual reality was a blast.

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Hulu Beats Netflix to Social Viewing in VR on Gear VR

Road to VR

I was able to find and install it fine in the US, but colleagues in Canada and Italy both were barred from even finding the app on the Gear VR store. Finally, one of the two major video streaming services available in VR will let you watch with your friends.

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‘Jesus VR’ Claims First Ever Feature-length VR Film, to Preview at Venice Film Festival

Road to VR

Like Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ (2004), Jesus VR was filmed in Matera, Italy under the direction of Passion executive producer Enzo Sisti.

Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers


When I first checked out the Virtuix Omni at CES 2015 , I was intrigued, but my wallet stayed firmly in my pocket. The Virtuix Omni is just not practical for the average gamer or even like myself, a self-confessed gadget freak.

FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

Road to VR

It’s been a long road for FOVE , the creators of the eye-tracking VR headset that hit Kickstarter last summer, but today the company launches pre-orders for their first commercially available product, the FOVE 0.

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HTC Vive Pro headset to be priced at $800 / €879, preorders starting today

The Ghost Howls

And you’ve read everything in the title of this article: $800 (€879 here in Italy) for having only the new headset , the “upgrade-kit” that you can use with your existing base stations and controllers.

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Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

Road to VR

VIGAMUS Academy, Italy. VR First , the global initiative to seed academic institutions with VR/AR hardware and software, today announced that it’s nearly doubling the number of its VR labs in universities and science parks across the globe by the end of 2017.

Oculus Rift US Pricing vs. Rest Of The World


Currently the Rift is available in the US and the following European countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Now that the price has been announced for the Oculus Rift.

VR Bicycle Ride – No Matter the Weather


So, even if you’re broke (or it’s rainy outside) – you can ride the bike through Andorra, Austria, France, Italy, Norway, Spain, Switzerland or USA.

VR First Expands: New VR labs Opened to Asia, Europe and North America


VIGAMUS Academy (Italy). As a technology, Virtual Reality is gradually influencing the shape of the world. The evolution of education and removal of borders between physical and virtual environments represents a unique opportunity for education and industries alike.

Venice Film Fest to Launch Virtual Reality Feature About Jesus Christ


The entire film will be shot in Matera, Italy, entirely in virtual reality 4k 360-degree; this location is also the location for “ Passion of the Christ ”. Virtual Reality has spread its essence in almost every sector of life right from playing video games to watching videos and now it has taken one more step ahead and has left us spellbound. Virtual Reality has taken a step forward in the sector of film making and it is coming up with its first ever VR film in the religious genre.

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A day with Mr President

The Ghost Howls

Today I’ve had the occasion to meet HTC China president Alvin Wang Graylin in my city, Turin (Italy). He had to be here to do some business, so two weeks ago he asked me if I was ok with the idea of meeting him for a chat.

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EKWB Celebrates 10th Anniversary with an Impressive Collectable


The company proudly manufacturers majority of their products in Europe, with the majority of suppliers coming from the automotive, avionics and medical industry in the Austria-Italy-Hungary-Croatia-Slovenia basin.

ILMxLab’s Rob Bredow Explains What VR Opens Up For ‘Star Wars’


Bredow was recently in Milan, Italy for the VIEW Conference. Disney’s ILMxLab has been busy of late. In addition to the free Trials on Tatooine virtual reality experience for HTC Vive, the studio released a 360-degree video that serves as a prequel to the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

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VR in Food Industry: Make Your Customers Food Connoisseurs Using 360° Virtual Tours


Years of experience of working in Michelin Star restaurants in France, Italy and Singapore has made his concern one of the most sought after in Singapore.

Holographic Waveguides: What You Need To Know To Understand The Smartglasses Market


Essilor is the world’s largest lens manufacturer, and recently merged with Luxottica of Italy, the world’s largest eye-frames company. In this article we provide an introduction to near-eye optics, analyze the evolution of waveguides, then narrow the field down to holographic waveguides. Throughout we will examine the players in the waveguide OEM market (original equipment manufacturers), concluding with a focus on DigiLens of Sunnyvale. What The Reader Will Gain.

OpenSim grids off to a solid start this year

Hypergrid Business

Craft , which is based in Italy, is celebrating with a party and building competition. Public OpenSim grids gained land area, registered users, and active users this month, with active users reaching a new all-time high.

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