Zero Latency Upgrades VR Attraction Platform With Hardware From Microsoft & HP

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Zero Latency, creator of a leading VR attraction platform, is now deploying their ‘gen 2’ VR hardware. Zero Latency has been a player in the out-of-home VR space since 2013. Zero Latency ‘Gen 1’ hardware | Image courtesy Zero Latency.

Zero Latency’s Next Title is Tackling the Challenges of Location-based PVP

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Zero Latency is an Australia-based creator of a VR attraction platform and content. Road to VR got to preview the new title and see how Zero Latency is tackling the unexpected challenges that come with PVP at a VR attraction. Stepping into Zero Latency.

Zero Latency Reveals Second Gen Of Their Free-Roam VR Platform

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Zero Latency, on the other hand, has taken a more technical approach to their platform by offering fine-tuned location-based experiences that feature high accuracy tracking for maximum immersion while in-game. HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset / Image Credit: Zero Latency.

Zero Latency’s Latest Free-Roam Experience Made Me A Believer In VR Esports

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At the MGM Grand however, location-based VR specialists Zero Latency are offering an entirely new experience that may just bring a competitive edge to the Vegas strip. Image Credit: Zero Latency. With Sol Raiders, now they can,” said Tim Ruse, CEO of Zero Latency. “If

Zero Latency To Feature Dark Slope’s ‘Scarygirl Mission Maybee’ VR Experience

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Toronto-based Dark Slope is bringing its surreal VR experience, Scarygirl Mission Maybee, to Zero Latency locations across the globe. Notably, this is the first third-party piece of content that Zero Latency will feature at its locations.

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

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VR company Zero Latency is planning to roll out future locations with HP headsets running Microsoft’s inside-out tracking system. Zero Latency supplies operators with VR headsets, backpacks, management software, services and games to run a large-scale multi-user VR attraction.

Hands-On With Zero Latency’s Team Shooter Sol Raiders

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Australia-based VR company Zero Latency is debuting its new team-based competitive VR shooter at locations worldwide. Sol Raiders is opening at 25 locations running Zero Latency’s large-scale VR platform. Other games from Zero Latency face off against zombies or robots.

Oculus Launches ASW 2.0 with Positional Timewarp to Reduce Latency, Improve Performance

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an upgrade to the company’s ‘Asynchronous Spacewarp’ technology which is designed to smooth out the visuals inside the headset to compensate for performance fluctuations and to keep latency low for a comfortable experience. Oculus today released ASW 2.0,

Zero Latency’s ‘Warehouse Scale’ VR Arena Comes to MGM Grand in Vegas

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Zero Latency’s new installation at the MGM Grand’s massive Level Up gaming lounge marks another positive milestone for the Melbourne-based company and out-of-home VR technology. The post Zero Latency’s ‘Warehouse Scale’ VR Arena Comes to MGM Grand in Vegas appeared first on Road to VR.

Zero Latency Raises $7 Million for Expansion of ‘Warehouse Scale’ VR Tech

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Melbourne-based firm Zero Latency has raised $7 million in venture funding. The technology was recently brought to Tokyo, Madrid and Orlando , and uses Alienware backpack PCs designed in collaboration with Zero Latency.

Zero Latency Partners With Microsoft And HP On New Platform

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Australia-based startup Zero Latency is teaming up with Microsoft, HP and Intel “to help create the next generation of the Zero Latency platform,” according to the company. Zero Latency arenas offer large-scale free-roam multiplayer virtual environments available in 13 countries. The announcement from Zero Latency is light on details about how exactly the company’s next generation system will incorporate hardware from all three companies.

LG Develops AI-based Tech to Reduce Latency & Motion Blur in VR Displays

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For good reason, VR hardware developers are adamant about low motion-to-photon latency, or the amount of time between an input movement like a head turn, and when the screen updates to reflect that movement. High latency between what the user does and what they see can cause nausea.

Sega Brings Zero Latency’s Wireless Free-roaming VR Experience to Tokyo Amusement Center

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Sega Live Creation , the amusement arm of parent company Sega-Sammy , is bringing the Zero Latency VR experience to the Joypolis amusement center in Tokyo, the chain’s flagship branch.

Hands-on: Vive Wireless Adapter Debuts With Robust Connection but Latency Too

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Latency. The flip side of the impressive image quality is noticeable latency. It may be subtle enough that some users wouldn’t notice it outright, but they may end up feeling it, since higher latency can cause accumulating discomfort.

Xiaomi Unveils Low-Cost, Low-Latency VR Headset with Controller

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Much like Samsung Gear VR, Mi VR features a built-in dedicated motion sensor for low latency head-tracking and only works with a select number of the company’s phones. The post Xiaomi Unveils Low-Cost, Low-Latency VR Headset with Controller appeared first on Road to VR.

Outbreak Origins Has an Illusion That Only Zero Latency Has Mastered

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Zero Latency’s newest free-roam VR adventure, Outbreak Origins , integrates what Co-Founder and CEO Tim Ruse explains as their “special sauce.”. ” According to Ruse, Zero Latency has seen more than 200,000 plays, with more than 22,000 new plays each month.

Zero Latency Is The US’s First Warehouse-Scale VR Arcade

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But now, we’ve got a new development as Zero Latency expands from Melbourne, Australia to Orlando, Florida and brings the US their very first warehouse-scale free roam virtual reality facility. For more information, visit the Zero Latency official website.

NGCodec Closes $8M Series A Investment, Aiming to Make Low Latency Cloud-based VR a Reality

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NGCodec , a cloud video processing company creating low latency codecs for video and interactive VR, announced the closure of an $8 million Series A funding round, bringing their total funds to $15.9

Zero Latency Shoots For Multiplayer VR Arcade Network With 24 Locations In 2017

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Over the past three years, Melbourne, Australia-based startup Zero Latency has been refining its multiplayer virtual reality arcade platform, which currently has three playable games for up to six players with plans to add eight-player support by the end of this year. Arcades Zero Latency

Inside Zero Latency’s Las Vegas VR Arena At The MGM Grand

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Melbourne, Australia-based VR company Zero Latency has partnered with the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino to launch its latest eight-player virtual reality gaming location in the U.S. And it’s one of 20 Zero Latency arenas in operation around the globe, including locations in Orlando, Boston, Philadelphia, Wisconsin and the Poconos. Zero Latency is building its brand in the location-based VR arcade business through this new partnership with the established MGM brand.

Zero-latency Rendering

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Or in other words, total motion-to-photon latency for the entire screen is now down to around 1ms. VR Hardware VR Software Latency Oculus Rift Oculus Rift DK2 VruiI finally managed to get the Oculus Rift DK2 fully supported in my Vrui VR toolkit , and while there are still some serious issues, such as getting the lens distortion formulas and internal HMD geometry exactly right, I’ve already noticed something really neat.

TPCAST Claims Vive Wireless Kit Latency Is Less Than 2ms

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Previously, a translation of the Chinese group’s site suggested that its solution for tetherless PC-based VR offered at best 15ms of latency, which caused concern for some. The mystery behind Vive X company TPCAST’s wireless upgrade kit for the HTC Vive continues to deepen.

5G’s Secret Weapon Will Be Low Latency, Empowering Next-Gen VR

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But 5G’s secret weapon will actually be ultra-low latency, a concept that’s easily understood but hard to market. Verizon , Vodafone , and Huawei have spent the past month demonstrating how low latency will radically improve wireless video, video games, and VR, focusing on just a few of the industries 5G will transform over the next few years. Latency means responsiveness — think of it as the time gap between a request and a response.

High bandwidth, low latency from 5G promise virtual reality experiences via @techgoondu.

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Free-roam VR Zero Latency unveil world’s first 8-player game via @Blooloop.

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Free-roam VR Zero Latency unveil world’s first 8-player game via @Blooloop [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) July 3, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

Introducing ASW 2.0: Better Accuracy, Lower Latency

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Until now, ASW has been self-contained in the runtime, where it just works—but we knew it could be better. Today, we’re excited to release the

HTC Promises Less Than 7ms Latency For Intel’s Wireless Vive

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Wired VR headsets have barely noticeable motion-to-photon latency. Introducing wireless add-on kits for these devices threatens to risk increasing these latency times, however. We haven’t gone hands on with the kit ourselves just yet, but there should be less than seven milliseconds of latency “in any environment” HTC said as much in a blog post that followed a showing of the solution at the Computex event in Taipei this week.

Notes from the Zero Latency Free-Roam VR Gameplay

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I spent this past weekend in Australia working with Sensics customer Zero Latency towards their upcoming VR deployment at SEGA's Joypolis park in Tokyo. Zero Latency has been running this experience for quite some time and have had nearly 10,000 paying customers do it.

TPCast Aims to Bring up to 8K Resolution with New 2.0 Wireless VR Solution

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The company claims their improved system can ‘easily adapt’ to VR headsets as high as 8K resolution, while reducing the latency to 1ms. employs a “new generation ultra-low latency codec technology and an upgraded TPCast ??real-time

Zero Latency and Sega Live Creation bring free-roam VR to Japan

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Zero Latency and Sega Live Creation have announced that they are teaming to bring the first free-roaming multi-player VR game to Japan. The Zero Latency experience is launching in celebration of the Tokyo Joypolis 20th Anniversary.

Sega is taking Zero Latency's multi-player virtual reality gaming to Japan

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Australian virtual reality startup Zero Latency has received rave reviews, including from Mashable, so it seemed only a matter of time before it went global.

Octane Raceway To Open $800k VR Arena

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As if Octane Raceway wasn’t cool enough, the famous high speed go kart facility has teamed up with Australian location-based VR company Zero Latency to add yet another attraction to it’s facility in the form of an advanced multiplayer virtual reality arena.

Android N gets a low-latency VR mode

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Android N, the next version of Google’s mobile operating system, will feature a special mode for VR apps. This new mode gives VR apps exclusive access to the device’s processor cores when they are in the foreground

Futuremark Explains Why VR Benchmarking is About More Than Just Numbers

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Therefore, it was inevitable that once virtual reality reached the consumer phase, the company would take an active part in VRs renaissance, in fact with immersive gaming came lofty initial hardware requirements and a necessary obsession with low latency visuals and minimum frame rates of 90FPS.

JDI Developing 800 Pixels Per Inch Display That Is Ideal For VR

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” The final hurdle JDI hopes to overcome through this new project is system latency. VR system latency is the time in-between “the moment the motion sensor recognizes the start of the user’s movement and the moment the image is displayed on the VR-HMD.” ” If this latency is overly significant it can lead to immediate motion sickness inside of a VR experience. Tagged with: industry , japan , JDI , latency , resolution , screens.

How Does VR Create the Illusion of Reality?

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17:29 — Effects of high display (“motion-to-photon”) latency. VR Hardware VR Methods 3d displays accommodation Calibration Display Latency Eye strain Head tracking HMD Lag Motion Sickness Stereo

OSVR Roadmap: Creating an Ecosystem of Interoperable VR Hardware and Software

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Below, I describe my personal perspective on the road ahead for the OSVR software along several paths: interfaces and devices, game engines, low-latency rendering, operating systems, utilities, and high-level processing. game engine latency open source operation systems OSVR roadmap

AT&T to Demonstrate Cloud-rendered SteamVR Content Streamed Over 5G

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The company says its 5G Lab, which is exploring use-cases for 5G and edge networking, will host the demonstration next month which will show SteamVR content rendered in the cloud and sent over a 5G network with low enough latency for a full 6DOF VR experience.

‘Virtual Desktop’ is Finally Coming to Oculus Go & Gear VR This Week, Oculus Quest Next Year

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Godin further says in a Reddit post that the app’s overall streaming latency is 20ms plus your individual network latency. Bluetooth peripherals have a bit more latency because of the bad Android Bluetooth stack but the Go controller is quite good (Oculus wrote their own for it).

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Start A VR Band With EXA’s Multiplayer Music Update

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A video further explains the syncing functionality and how it might work better over lower latency conditions. “When latency is low, each player’s ringer events can transfer fast enough for other players to hear the full ringer sounds at the correct time,” Kinstner explains.

Hands-on: Oculus Quest is Ready and Able to Handle ‘Beat Saber’s’ Highest Difficulty

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PSVR’s tracking just barely makes the cut, but seasoned Beat Saber players will immediately notice the added latency (and considerably smaller tracking volume) compared to the gold standards of VR tracking on the Rift and Vive.

Hands-on: HTC’s ‘5G Hub’ Demonstrates VR Cloud-rendering is on the Horizon

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That said, I wasn’t so much concerned with performing well, as I was pushing the limits of the biggest factor involved in the cloud-based VR rendering: latency.

Batman “Mixed Reality” Demo Shows VR Cloud Gaming Still Has a Long Way to Go

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To wit, some of these companies publicly showed off VR cloud gaming actually working for the first time—one of the most difficult problems due to the inherent need to keep VR games chugging at or below the 20ms latency threshold, which is considered the bare minimum before users notice anything.