Oculus Details ‘Buffered Haptics’ for Advanced Haptics on Touch Controllers

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Oculus has added new documentation to their developer knowledge base detailing the ‘buffered haptics’ feature of the Oculus SDK, a method for programming more advanced haptic feedback from the company’s Touch controllers. Oculus Touch uses linear actuators to provide feedback, a haptic technology which has been increasingly replacing the simple ‘rumble’ feedback common console gamepads.

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Oculus: 2017 Rift Lineup Will Bring the ‘Depth’ of AAA Console/PC Games to VR

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Included were chats with Steve Arnold, the head of studios at Oculus. Arnold’s job is to work with game developers to create top-quality content for the Oculus Rift VR headset. When asked what Oculus’ “big goals” for 2017 are, Arnold responded: “We want to show the world a glimpse of the future of gaming and entertainment. Oculus has made it clear that they are committed to the creation of top-tier VR content.

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‘Skyrim VR’ for PC Review – a Dragon-sized Feast for the Eyes

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Available On: Oculus RIft, HTC Vive, Windows VR, PSVR. Reviewed On: Oculus RIft, HTC Vive. Many of these moral choices are decided through the game’s text-based dialogue system, which admittedly isn’t ideal in VR, but it’s really the only way of inserting your opinion into the game’s narrative. Bad news first: one of the worst parts of Skyrim VR is the predictable (and entirely necessary) continuation of the base game’s menu system.

9 Must Have Skills To Become An AR/VR Developer (With Course Recommendations)

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There is no use of all that knowledge that you have accumulated in the past 6 months if you don’t apply it to a real world project.Therefore add to that another 6 months of applying your learning in a real world project through an internship or a job. The Oculus headsets have the Oculus SDK.

VR for HR: Learning How to Tell Stories in XR, with BODYSWAPS’ Christophe Mallet

XR for Business Podcast

Somewhere Else Solutions is a London based innovation agency specialized in immersive technologies. And to do that, the investment that they do is shifting away from knowledge — because the knowledge fits in your phone — into behavior. And what we found is that if you’re studying to become a nurse in psychiatry, like in many types of studies, you’re going to spend a year in the classroom, learning all kinds of theoretical knowledge.

VR for HR: Learning How to Tell Stories in XR, with BODYSWAPS' Christophe Mallet

XR for Business Podcast

Somewhere Else Solutions is a London based innovation agency specialized in immersive technologies. And to do that, the investment that they do is shifting away from knowledge -- because the knowledge fits in your phone -- into behavior. And what we found is that if you're studying to become a nurse in psychiatry, like in many types of studies, you're going to spend a year in the classroom, learning all kinds of theoretical knowledge.

Using XR to Change Everything (Without Changing Anything) with Lance-AR's Lance Anderson

XR for Business Podcast

So I wanted to take all that knowledge and bring it to the enterprise space and see if we could turn some things around. We come in after the fact, and we bring in the knowledge/expertise, the engineering knowledge/expertise for manufacturing, or logistics, or whatever it might be. Sprinkle in a little tribal knowledge on top of that, that isn't written down anywhere. And the new Hololens 2 interactions are all kind of around that real gesture base.