We Visited The First Oculus-Powered Bar In Las Vegas


Our destination was Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Within those hallowed, vaguely bleach-smelling halls, was Alto Bar — the first Oculus-equipped purveyor of adult beverages and virtual reality in Las Vegas. The Rifts were running most of the usual suspects for Oculus’ many in-store Touch demos. The Unspoken , VR Sports Challenge , Oculus Medium , The Climb and Bullet Train were all ready and waiting.

New ‘Arizona Sunshine’ Las Vegas-Themed Game Mode ‘Undead Valley’ Coming in Feb.


At CES 2017 in Las Vegas, NV this week, we caught a glimpse of some new content in the works for the zombie-slaying shooter that’s due to release next month. Let us know in the comments and we’ll get to the bottom of it all at CES this week in Las Vegas.

The World of Mobile VR After Pokemon Go


With the introduction of Google Cardboard and the Daydream VR platform, Oculus and HTC discrete VR headsets and GearVR headsets for even smartphones like the Samsung’s Galaxy S7, the first tentative steps towards virtual reality gaming are being taken.

CES 2017 - Where is Oculus?


CES 2017 starts next week in Las Vegas. Every year Oculus has a large presence at CES. This year, however, Oculus is nowhere to be seen. Disappointing Oculus, where are you? Since Oculus have released all their products in 2016, they have nothing new to showcase.

CES 2019: Tpcast Air Wants To Turn Oculus Quest And Go Into Streaming PC VR Headsets


TPCast’s second generation wireless VR solution wants to turn Oculus Quest into a streaming PC VR headset. TPCast Air was announced at CES 2019 in Las Vegas today. The company says it’s starting out with streaming to Oculus Go. ” However, the company’s press release also notes that support for Oculus Quest will be added in the future. We know that Quest won’t be able to plug into a PC to double as an Oculus Rift.

Walmart Brings Tricked Out ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ VR Experience to Select Stores

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SEE ALSO Walmart to Launch Nation-wide VR Training Program with Over 17,000 Oculus Headsets. Las Vegas, Nevada (5200 S Fort Apache Road) – March 1-2. North Las Vegas, Nevada (6464 N Decatur Boulevard) – March 3-5.

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NVIDIA Claims 4 Million PC VR Headsets Sold

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The two largest PC VR headset manufacturers, Oculus and HTC, have been cagey on providing sales numbers, although GPU manufacturer Nvidia might have a pretty good line on how many headsets have been sold since consumer PC VR came to market in early 2016.

2016 CES - Gaming and Virtual Reality Almost Doubles


CES 2016 returns to Las Vegas January 6 – 9 and as always VRCircle will be there reporting on the latest VR Technology. Key exhibitors within this space include: Oculus VR, Virtuix, Sphero and more.

Lenovo’s New VR Headset Packs More Pixels at Lower Weight & Cost Than Rift and Vive

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Ramping up for CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Lenovo has revealed their newest entry into the world of VR, a yet unnamed headset sporting an impressive dual 1440 × 1440 OLED displays, a PlayStation VR-style halo strap system, and dual cameras that allow for room-scale positional tracking.

HTC Makes Firefox Reality The Default Browser On Vive VR Headsets


At its launch in September , Firefox Reality was available for Oculus Go, Daydream, and HTC headsets via the Viveport store. Mozilla announced that its Firefox Reality VR browser will be the default browser on all HTC Vive headsets.

VR Puts Users Head-To-Head With Ford’s Co-Pilot360 Technology


Ford went to work conducting this exact experiment themselves during this years recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, offering show attendees the opportunity to go toe-to-toe with Co-Pilot360 in a one-on-one fight for the title of “Most Vigilant Driver.”

JBL Unveils Custom-Fit Headphones for OCULUS RIFT


Just in time for the start of CES 2017 this week in Las Vegas, HARMAN International Industries, touted its expansion into the. The post JBL Unveils Custom-Fit Headphones for OCULUS RIFT appeared first on VRJournal. VR Industry and Technology CES 2017 jbl Oculus Rift

HTC Just Dropped A Preview Of Their Vive Cosmos Controllers


Last month the Consumer Electronics Expo 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, HTC announced the latest addition to their VR hardware line-up, the HTC Vive Comos , a combination PC/mobile 6DoF headset featuring inside-out tracking and a flip-up visor.

The ZeniMax Media v. Oculus VR Trial Begins Today in Dallas


Oculus VR is one of the first major legal disputes to happen in our young new industry. You might remember that, quite famously, John Carmack joined the Oculus team as CTO in 2013. ZeniMax’s lawyer is Tony Sammi and the lead attorney for Oculus and Facebook is Beth Wilkinson.

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CES 2016 Day 1 - Look at VR


This year around 150K gadget lovers from all over the world congregate together and turn Sin City (Las Vegas) into Geek City. Oculus Booth In the past Oculus provided scheduled demos via their mobile app. Wednesday Jan 6th is the first full day of CES 2016.

FeelVR Racing Seat at CES 2017


I’ve played race car games using the Oculus Rift before and it seems pretty realistic. The Rift combined with the FeelVR system made me forget I was in middle of the Las Vegas Sands Hall at CES! CES 2017 Oculus Rift VR VR Games

‘Electronauts’ Is A Surreal VR Music Production Tool For Any Skill Level


Electronauts was first announced late last year before being demonstrated at CES in Las Vegas this past January. Electronauts will be available August 7th on the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and PlayStation VR for $18.

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Qualcomm’s Chips Will Power 20 More VR Headsets This Year, Including Facebook’s Oculus Go


This includes the upcoming Oculus Go standalone VR headset coming from Facebook’s Oculus division in 2018. Oculus VP Hugo Barra joined Qualcomm’s press event at CES 2018, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week. He said the company’s Oculus Go headset, targeted at $200, will use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chip set.

6DOF Controller FinchShift to Support Multiple Standalone Headsets via Vive Wave

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We haven’t had a chance to try out FinchShift yet, although the company will be at CES 2019, taking place January 8-12 in Las Vegas.

CES 2016 Day 2


Las Vegas goes into the second day of CES 2016. Oculus Oculus continued to have long lines for their demos of the Rift and the Oculus Touch controllers. CES 2016 Oculus Oculus Rift Oculus Rift CV1 Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News VR

Zero Latency’s Free-Roam VR To Use HP Headsets And Microsoft Tracking


” In February, I tried the 1st generation system in a play through at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. I noted sway to the tracking with sub-par visuals overall compared with mainstream headsets like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

CES 2019: Pico Reveals Standalone G2 4K VR Headset


Announced ahead of CES in Las Vegas next week, the G2 4K is exactly what it sounds like. It’s powered by a Snapdragon 835 chipset (the same processor seen in Oculus Quest and a step above the 821 in Oculus Go) and features 4GB of RAM and 32GB storage. Earlier this week we reported that Oculus was looking into a similar offering for the Go headset. Chinese VR hardware company Pico is back with its latest headset, the Pico G2 4K VR headset.

No Vive 2 At CES, HTC Confirms


The event, spread across Las Vegas, is one of the world’s biggest consumer electronics conferences. ” It is also worth noting that, while we expect major announcements and VR-related reveals next week, Oculus is not listed as an exhibitor at CES this year.

‘Casino VR Poker’ Launches on Oculus Home, Touch and Vive Support to Come

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Casino VR Poker , the online free-to-play casino hosting live Texas hold’em, has today launched on Oculus Home, now allowing users to play in a cross-platform space with either Gear VR or Oculus Rift. inverse kinematics in the Oculus Rift.

CES 2019: HTC Vive Cosmos Inside-Out Tracked VR Headset Revealed


HTC revealed the kit at its CES 2019 press conference in Las Vegas today. It comes with a new pair of controllers that look very similar to the Oculus Quest controllers. After weeks of speculation, the HTC Vive Cosmos has finally been announced. As some had guessed, it is indeed a brand new VR headset with inside-out tracking. HTC’s Dan O’Brien said that the Vive Cosmos was a “glimpse of where VR is going.”

Intel’s ‘Merged Reality’ Demo Brings Actual Hands Into VR on Oculus Rift


The bleachers at Intel’s CES sprawling booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center were packed to the gills with eager technophiles waiting to see something incredible on Thursday afternoon.

CES 2017 – Day 2 VR Wrap Up


Another day and 16,324 steps later concluded Day 2 of CES 2017 here in Las Vegas. The prototype works with the HTC Vive, Oculus DK2 with the final version in March supporting Oculus CV1.

Ready At Dawn Wins Big At DICE 2018


The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences presented their annual awards tonight at the DICE convention in Las Vegas. Publisher: Oculus Studios. Publisher: Oculus Studios. Congratulations to Ready at Dawn and Oculus Studios for sweeping the VR portion of the awards tonight! There were two categories dedicated to virtual reality, and Ready at Dawn took the ultimate prize in both. Immersive Reality Technical Achievement. Winner: Lone Echo/Echo Arena.

Russian Startup DEUS Reveals SteamVR-compatible Headset ‘Odin Pre’

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The Moscow-based VR headset manufacturer DEUS announced a the latest version of their Odin VR headset that incorporates support for SteamVR content and higher resolution LCD displays than Oculus Rift or HTC Vive.

Watch: This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training

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Industrial Training International is readying their VR Mobile Crane Simulator for the March ConExpo Event in Las Vegas. The simulator, which uses an Oculus Rift headset, comes in two forms – ‘Desktop’ and ‘Motion Base’.

Hotel R’n’R Is A Frantic New Smash ‘Em Up From The Creator Of Exorcist VR


There’s a lot of references to things like Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” the developer adds. Hotel R’n’R is due to hit Early Access on Steam later this year with support for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

Desert Bus In VR Is Everything You Ever Hoped It Would Be And More


It takes anywhere from six to eight hours to drive from Tuscon, Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada. Or, you could drive from Tuscon, Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada… in VR. Desert Bus VR is available on Steam now for free with support for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

Penn & Teller’s ‘Desert Bus VR’ is a Bad Simulator with a Good Heart

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Penn & Teller’s Desert Bus VR is finally here, letting you take the wheel of a crappy old commercial bus for a mind-numbing 8-hour trip from Tuscon to Las Vegas.

‘Let’s Play With Nanai’ Mixes Adult Dolls With Virtual Girlfriends To Create A VR Sex Simulation


Let’s Play With Nanai is one of those weird young girlfriend erotic simulations where you can have VR sex on the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive. The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo takes place from January 18 to January 21 in Las Vegas.

Magic Leap, Jason Rubin And Insomniac Games To Speak At D.I.C.E. 2017


Summit , another show aimed squarely at developers, will be taking place from February 21st – 23rd at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. insomniac , Magic Leap , mr , oculus , talks , VR. insomniac Magic Leap mr oculus talks VR

FOVE Begins Shipping $599 Eye-Tracking Headset this Month

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SEE ALSO Oculus Acquires Eye-Tracking Company The Eye Tribe. ” We have feet on the ground at CES in Las Vegas, and will be bringing hands-on articles and breaking news of all the newest AR and VR headsets.

‘Arizona Sunshine’ for PlayStation VR Gets 2 New Horde Mode Maps in Free ‘DLZ’ Update

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While the two maps in question—“Old Mine” and “Undead Valley”—have been available in Horde mode on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive since earlier this year, PSVR players are now able to access the maps too.

Nvidia Predicts 50 Million VR Headsets Sold By 2021


During the company’s opening keynote for CES 2018 in Las Vegas last night Nvidia revealed that it expects 50 million VR headsets to be sold by 2021, as seen in the slide above. But VR has a long way to go to hit it; we currently know that Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) has sold two million units while Oculus and Samsung’s Gear VR had shifted five million units last time we heard.

Watch: Adobe Shows Off In-VR Premiere Video Editor ‘Project CloverVR’

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Adobe is clearly acutely aware of these issues and are keen to tackle them, so they demonstrated a short sneak peek session at the annual Adobe MAX conference in Las Vegas last week.

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CES 2018: Hands-On With Vive Pro And Its Megapixel Upgrade


It’s hard to compare to the Samsung Odyssey since we didn’t have it on hand in Las Vegas for a side by side demo, but we confirmed with HTC the panels used in the Pro are Samsung OLEDs — so it seems likely the panels are the same ones used in the Odyssey.

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Start Using VR at Your Company


Both 360-degree camera manufacturers and VR headset makers are displaying great “next generation” technology in Las Vegas — most of which is available now. The Oculus Go headset, at $199, is extremely immersive and yields tremendous value on a per headset basis.

CES 2019 Predictions: VR’s Next Generation Is Still Developing


We are just four days into 2019 and preparing to head to Las Vegas to see all the companies revealing products and components at the largest consumer electronics show of the year, CES. We’ll also be stopping by The Void’s Vegas location to see Wreck It Ralph VR and we are planning to check out attractions at other Vegas VR locations while we’re there.

CES 2018: Tactical Haptics Shows New Reconfigurable Controllers


For several years Tactical Haptics has been showing different concepts for controllers that offer a sense of touch for your hands while wearing a VR headset, and the company’s latest iteration is debuting this week at CES in Las Vegas. The controllers use 3rd party tracking currently, with mounts for both Oculus Touch and Vive Tracker.

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