VR Attraction Zero Latency Ditches Backpack PCs in Favor of Vive Focus 3 & Wireless Rendering

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Zero Latency, one of the longest running VR attractions in the out-of-home VR space, is dropping the backpack PCs that were once the backbone of the platform. Image courtesy Zero Latency. Image courtesy Zero Latency.

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


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. The most noticeable change to come along with Zero Latency Generation 2 is the upgrade to HP’s brand new Windows Mixed Reality headset and SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping)-based system.


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Man Proposes In Zero Latency’s VR Zombie Arena


Collaborating with one of the largest providers of free-roam multiplayer VR, Zero Latency, soon-to-be kick ass husband Alex invited his girlfriend Kelly to the advanced VR arena for an afternoon of what she thought would be some virtual zombie murdering. The crew strapped on their headsets and haptic feedback equipment and began their round of Zombie Outbreak , one of Zero Latency’s free-roam co-op experiences. News Gaming Marriage Proposal Theme Parks Zero Latency

Hands-On: Zero Latency Sees Big Improvements With New Wireless System

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Just a few weeks ago Zero Latency announced some upgrades which include ditching the heavy backpacks and opting for a new system that wirelessly streams content to headsets from on-site PCs.

Qualcomm Says New Wi-Fi 6E Chips Support ?VR-class low latency? for VR Streaming

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Designed for mobile devices, the company says the chips support “VR-class latency” for streaming VR over Wi-Fi. In this case there would be more latency on top due to the cloud-to-home transmission. Qualcomm today announced new Wi-Fi 6E wireless chips.

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


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. With Zero Latency’s sixth and latest release, the team sets their sights on an ambitious multiplayer VR experience they hope will kick-start a growing VR esports platform that fosters a community-driven competitive scene. Image Credit: Zero Latency. Image Credit: Zero Latency. Image Credit: 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. With 25 locations now in operation around the globe, Zero Latency is one of the leading VR attraction platforms today. To learn more about Zero Latency’s approach to Sol Raiders. Stepping into Zero Latency.

I have proof that low-latency headphones actually made me a better gamer

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Audio latency is a killer for gamers, at least according to marketing. Computing Features Gaming bluetooth latency metal: hellsinger PC GamingBut how much of a difference does it actually make when you're in the heat of battle?

Oculus Unity Plugin Adds Experimental OpenXR Support & Latency-reducing Tech for Quest

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A new technique for reducing positional latency called ‘Phase Sync’ has been added to both the Unity and Unreal Engine 4 integrations; Oculus recommends that all Quest developers consider using it. Phase Sync Latency Reduction in Unity and Unreal Engine.

Zero Latency Replaces Backpack PCs With Streaming To Vive Focus 3

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Location based VR company Zero Latency is getting rid of the backpacks. Zero Latency’s existing offering uses a HP Reverb headset connected to heavy backpack PCs worn by each user. VR Hardware colocation location based VR top stories vive focus 3 Zero Latency

Amazon Promises “single-digit latency” for AR/VR Streaming Over 5G with AWS Wavelength

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The new ‘edge computing’ service promises “single-digit millisecond latencies” over 5G networks. Amazon says the platform is made for “latency-sensitive workloads” including AR/VR streaming, game streaming, IoT and more.

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 out-of-home VR entertainment market has expanded rapidly over the last couple of years, and Zero Latency has been at the forefront, having shown promising early prototypes of the technology back in 2013.

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. Melbourne-based Zero Latency was one of the early enablers of ‘warehouse scale’ VR, utilising custom tracking systems for the headsets and gun accessory, combined with ‘backpack’ PCs to achieve a wireless solution that allows for large scale VR gameplay that goes beyond the sort of roomscale VR experiences available in the home.

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. Zero Latency equips you with a gun, headset, and backpack in a warehouse where you and other players’ movements are tracked by cameras all over the area. VR headset, the Alienware powered backpack PC, and players will be tracked by Zero Latency’s proprietary technology.

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. Zero Latency has a team of 10 people plus some external contractors working on new titles as well as downloadable content for existing experiences. Hands-on With Zero Latency. Arcades Zero Latency

Hands-On: Far Cry VR Offers Satisfying Location-Based Multiplayer

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Announced in 2020 and rolled out to Zero Latency locations last year , I only recently got the chance to try out Far Cry VR: Dive Into Insanity, a 30-minute location-based multiplayer experience developed by nDreams in partnership with Ubisoft and Zero Latency.

DJI Builds Out Ronin Series With New Stabilizers And Low-Latency Video Transmission


DJI is back with some new gear under its Pro line, offering filmmakers and other serious creators the tools they need to capture and transmit footage. News Technology

Ubisoft’s ‘Far Cry’ Gets Its Own Free-Roam VR Game


Location-based VR specialists Zero Latency VR today announced a partnership with Ubisoft to bring the incredibly-popular first-person shooter franchise Far Cry to life in VR for the first time. Image Credit: Zero Latency. ” Image Credit: Zero Latency.

I took Nvidia’s $20K System Latency challenge, and I was shocked by the results

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Computing Opinion input lag Nvidia nvidia reflex nvidia system latency challenge PC Gaming pc hardwareNvidia challenged me to become a better gamer, and it wants to challenge you. Here's how I did it, and how you can potentially win part of $20,000 in prizes.

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. This new page, seemingly added over the weekend, states that the wireless upgrade adds less than 2ms of latency showing images in 2K at 90fps. The mystery behind Vive X company TPCAST’s wireless upgrade kit for the HTC Vive continues to deepen.

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. This significantly reduces perceived latency; Timewarp and similar techniques have become essential to hitting a critical latency threshold (commonly cited at 20ms) to maintain VR comfort for most users. Oculus today released ASW 2.0,

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. Xiaomi today unveiled a low-cost VR headset alongside their Mi Note 2 smartphone at the company’s Mi Product Launch Event in Beijing.

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

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South Korean tech giant LG Display and a team from Sogang University in Seoul have collaborated on a new AI-based content creation technology that’s designed to address the issue of latency and motion blur in VR headsets – well ahead of the mounting race for higher and higher display resolutions. 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. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Joypolis , a chain of amusement centers across Japan and China, Sega has tapped Zero Latency to set up their free-roaming VR experience as a permanent attraction at the Joypolis in Tokyo, according to an announcement from the company.

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.

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. The fact that there was noticeable latency actually surprised me. We’ve reached out to HTC to ask why the latency was apparent when earlier tests with similar components and codecs seemed to have tighter performance.

NEW Virtual Reality Zombie Activity From Zero Latency VR – UNDEAD ARENA


[link] games/undead-arena The apocalypse has been, and absent. Matters are again to ordinary. Survivors band … source.

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 Since its founding in 2012, NGCodec has been developing the compressor-decompressor technology optimized for ultra-low latency, high-quality video encoding. The post NGCodec Closes $8M Series A Investment, Aiming to Make Low Latency Cloud-based VR a Reality appeared first on Road to VR.

Insights into DDR5 Sub-timings and Latencies

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Today we posted a news article about SK hynix’s new DDR5 memory modules for customers – 64 GB registered modules running at DDR5-4800, aimed at the preview systems that the big hyperscalers start playing with 12-18 months before anyone else gets access to them.

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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.

Ubisoft Announces ‘Far Cry VR’ Eight-player VR Arcade Experience

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The game will launch at Zero Latency VR arcade locations in 2021. At this time it isn’t clear if Zero Latency is merely licensing the Far Cry IP, or if there’s a deeper design collaboration between the studios.

Zero Latency to Open its First London VR Location in October

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Originally from Australia, Zero Latency has rapidly expanded its warehouse-scale virtual reality (VR) experience across the world, landing on UK shores in Nottingham last year. “We’re thrilled to bring the world’s most advanced social gaming experience, Zero Latency, to London,” said John Lilley, CEO of MeetspaceVR in a statement. ” Zero Latency will open at MeetspaceVR, Box Park, Olympic Way, Wembley Park, London from Saturday 26 th October.

The VR Job Hub: First Contact Entertainment, Zero Latency, Zubr & Atkins

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Zero Latency. Zero Latency. Zero Latency. Features Pinned Article The VR Job Hub Atkins First Contact Entertainment Zero Latency ZubrOctober is here and the chill has quickly set in as the nights become longer. For those who love the sunshine, this week’s VR Job Hub has a plentiful selection of opportunities in both the US – on the west coast – and in Australia. Location. Company. Santa Monica, US. First Contact Entertainment.

Computex 2021: G.Skill Trident Z Royal Elite With DDR4-4000 CL14, Tight Latencies

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Available with super tight primary latencies of CL14, the new Trident Z Royal Elite kits will be available in DDR4-4000 and DDR4-3600, with various capacities available, including 16, 32, 64, and 128 GB kits.

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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This Week In XR: Pico VR Raises $37M, New Apple XR Rumors, Zero Latency Grows

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Pico is emerging as the Oculus Quest’s main competitor on the enterprise vertical. Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Innovation /innovation Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Business /business Media /media technology