Formula E Releases Racing Highlights in True Virtual Reality

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The app, which is 100% free, features 20 minutes of footage from Season 2 of the Formula E ePrix and can be found on the Steam and Viveport VR stores, with support coming to Oculus in the near future. You’ll follow the heated rivalry of racers Lucas Di Grassi & Sebastien Buemi as they struggle against one another for first in a championship that spans London, Berlin and Long Beach just to name a few. This is as close to being on the track as you’re going to get.

‘Project CARS 2’ Leaked Footage Shows Progress on Sequel to VR-capable Racing Sim

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Although Slightly Mad Studios improved the game over the following months with several major patches, it never really reached its full potential as a sim, but eventual support for the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and OSVR headsets was very welcome, and well-implemented. HTC Vive Games News Oculus Rift Games OSVR Games SteamVR Games VR Games project cars project cars 2 racing simulator vr racing gamev vr racing sim

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Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Strategy Driven By Pioneer Who Helped Launch VR’s Renaissance

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Bolas previously directed USC’s Mixed Reality Lab at the Institute for Creative Technologies, where he hired a teenager from Long Beach before the young man co-founded Oculus. While HoloLens is an augmented reality unit that is quite expensive at $3,000, the tracking technology it uses applied to VR headsets can make them more convenient to set up and use compared with Facebook’s Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive.

Facebook Open-sources AI Habitat To Help Robots Navigate Realistic Environments

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Facebook Reality Labs, formerly named Oculus Research, is also open-sourcing Replica, a data set of photorealistic 3D environments like a retail store, apartment, and other indoor environments that resemble the real world. AI Habitat will be showcased in a workshop next week at the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) conference in Long Beach, California.

2020: The Year of AR and VR for Education and Training

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Beginning with early virtual reality games and devices in the 1960s and evolving to today’s HMDs, virtual reality has been part of society for a long time. I saw my first presentation at the League for Innovation Conference in Long Beach, California in 2002.

‘Project CARS 2’ VR Review – An Ambitious Sequel With Serious Potential

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Available On: Steam (Oculus Rift, HTC Vive). Reviewed On: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive. The new circuits are built to a high standard, particularly COTA, Long Beach, and the brilliant Algarve Circuit (Portimao). Simulating these four-wheel drive beasts was no small feat; the team needed to rework chassis, tyre and surface models to deal with the long suspension travel, massive slip angles and loose terrain.

2020 – The Year of AR and VR for Education and Training

EON Reality

Beginning with early virtual reality games and devices beginning in the 1960s and evolving to today’s HMD devices, virtual reality has been part of society for a long time. I saw my first presentation at the League for Innovation Conference in Long Beach, California in 2002.

This is How Fake News Happens: The Reporting of Palmer Luckey and Nimble America

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and I’m sure you recall some of the pieces that followed—like Ars Technica ’s How your Oculus Rift is secretly funding Donald Trump’s racist meme wars or Boing Boing ‘s Facebook ‘near-billionaire’ Palmer Luckey secretly funding racist pro-Trump hate meme machine—as well as the social media assassination of Palmer Luckey (and his girlfriend). Excerpt: “Palmer Luckey—founder of Oculus—is funding a Trump group that circulates dirty memes about Hillary Clinton.”.