Virtual Reality is officially a fad. I am out

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I work in virtual reality since 2014, when I have fallen in love with this technology after having tried an Oculus DK2. First of all, it highlighted what are the principal uses of virtual reality today. The post Virtual Reality is officially a fad.

NVIDIA talks about RTX 2080 graphics cards and virtual reality

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RTX games use the Microsoft DX12 DXR ray tracing API. Microsoft has already released an SDK for ray-tracing, supporting NVIDIA algorithms. You can refer to this Microsoft blog post , with a final link to the SDK and tutorials on Github to have more info about it.

Building New Worlds in Virtual Reality

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AltspaceVR brings out new tools to make it easy for anybody to make and share their own personalized virtual environments. Recently unveiled updates to Microsoft’s social VR platform will allow anyone to build customizable VR spaces.

Learning Real-World Skills in Virtual Reality

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use cases for Immersive Technologies, and companies like Microsoft have partnered with various developers to launch collaborative and remote assistance applications. Tech like Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality leverage cognitive embodiment to reinforce learning Click To Tweet.

Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets


Microsoft unveiled their vision of a mixed reality world today at Computex in Taipei. . Now Microsoft has announced that they want to be a major part of virtual reality too. The post Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets appeared first on VRScout.

What is Virtual Reality?


I first had to update to their new version and during the App feature preview noted they have a default Virtual Reality section. Upon installation of the new app, I excitedly selected the Virtual Reality section. However, this is NOT Virtual Reality.

How Virtual Reality Can Close the Gender Pay Gap


Even in the age of technologies like virtual reality , women all around the world only earn a small portion of what men make. In the years to come, emerging technologies such as virtual reality will change that. See Also: How Virtual Reality Promotes Gender Equality.

PanguVR mixes virtual reality and artificial intelligence to revolutionize interior design

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PanguVR works with two amazing technologies like virtual reality and artificial intelligence , so I was really interested in talking with him. We agreed that we would have met virtually so that I could discover more about his company anyway.

Global Virtual Reality Industry to Reach $7.2 Billion in Revenues in 2017

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In a new Virtual Reality Industry Report, Greenlight Insights forecasts modest VR industry growth in the short term, growing into a major global content marketplace by 2021. What’s Inside the Virtual Reality Industry Report: Spring 2017.



Microsoft Corp. is developing a new video gaming console for virtual-reality and 4k resolution gaming. also unveiled that it would launch its new virtual-reality headset for PlayStation in the United States by mid-October.

Virtual Reality Headset History 2012 To 2018


Over the last six years consumer VR products evolved considerably, with new capabilities added each year for developers to use in building virtual worlds. 2017: Microsoft’s Windows-powered VR. Microsoft took a major step forward in 2017, adding easier setup to wired VR systems.

Virtual reality specialist MelodyVR partners with Microsoft via @MusicWeek [link]


Virtual reality specialist MelodyVR partners with Microsoft via @MusicWeek [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) June 26, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

Microsoft Research Demonstrates VR Controller Prototypes With Unique Haptic Technology

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Microsoft Research has devised two novel methods for more realistic haptic feedback on virtual reality controllers. SEE ALSO Microsoft Details HoloLens Streamable Live Action Video Recording Technique.

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Microsoft Reveals Asus Mixed Reality Headset, New Design from Dell

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Today at Computex 2017, the annual IT expo held in Taipei, Taiwan, Microsoft revealed more from their line-up of affordable Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ headsets, including Asus’ headset and an updated design from Dell.

Microsoft Store to Lead Industry in Revenue Share to non-Game VR App Devs

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Later this year, Microsoft is increasing the cut developers earn when publishing on the Microsoft Store. Microsoft says in a blog post that gaming apps won’t see the raise from the standard percentage, which at the time of this writing is a standard 70/30 split.

Microsoft Presenting Easy-To-Use Virtual Reality Experience


Microsoft is trying to nudge laptop and deskbound computers to interact with the three-dimensional world. Instead, Microsoft’s aim is to keep supporting a mobile variant of Windows 10 and “push the boundaries of what is a PC,” he said. are also part of Microsoft’s Mixed Reality launch.

Microsoft Says New Surface Studio is VR Ready(ish)

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Announced just last week, Microsoft’s Surface Studio all-in-one computer has been met with excitement and touted as an example of the company’s new approach to innovation. Microsoft says Surface Studio is made for designers and creators.

Virtual Reality Shopping Guide: 2017 Edition


At the end of 2017 there are virtual reality headsets available powered by technology from some of the world’s largest tech companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, Sony, and Google. Unlike the failed 3D TVs of just a few years ago, these VR headsets convince your eyes and ears that you’re actually seeing and hearing a fantastic virtual world all around you. With Move controllers you can have your hands interact with the virtual environment too.

Microsoft Planning VR/AR Headset for $299


During the Microsoft Surface event today, it was not just all about the massive Surface Studio Desktop. Microsoft discussed plans for their $299 (£245, AU$295) VR/AR headset. VRCircle will be there, so here is hoping Microsoft!

Microsoft Affirms No Plans for VR on Xbox Consoles

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” Now, it appears, Microsoft’s chief marketing officer for gaming Mike Nichols has put a final nail in the Xbox One VR coffin in a recent interview, saying the company doesn’t have “any plans specific to Xbox One consoles.”

Report: Samsung & Microsoft Boost “MR” Partnership, Samsung Builds Wireless AR/VR Headset

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Samsung appears to be making a strategic partnership with Microsoft as it produces what Korean Times reports is a “powerful cordless headset that supports both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).” Image courtesy Microsoft.

Hololens: The Virtual Reality Headset For Elevator Repair


The multinational conglomerate which is responsible for providing the MULTI elevator system is trying its hands in the field of virtual reality by implementing Microsoft’s Hololens wherein the engineers and technicians will be benefited from the minimized delays and matchless workflow.

‘Envelop VR Has Closed’: Virtual Reality Productivity App Shuts Down


In an understated message on its website , the virtual reality productivity application, Envelop VR, today announced that it is permanently closed. Envelop VR is an application designed to bring a user’s desktop into the virtual space.

Microsoft Shows Windows in VR, Gives Acer VR Headset to Vision Summit Audience

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Brandon Bray, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft, took the stage at Unity’s Vision VR/AR Summit 2017 to show a little more of what Microsoft has planned for the VR side of things when the first Windows Holographic headsets come later this year.

A Closer Look At What Microsoft’s SeeingVR Offers The Visually Impaired


Microsoft Reseach, in partnership with Cornell University, developed a range of techniques to make virtual reality accessible to the visually impaired. But just like in real life, some users in virtual environments are visually impaired.

The Coming Wave of Virtual Reality Creation Tools


That was true until a few weeks ago, when I got my hands on a new class of virtual reality 3D creation tools including Google Blocks , Google Tilt Brush , Oculus Medium , Oculus Quill , et al. Back to Reality, Temporarily. I’ve always prized creativity.

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The Ghost’s Spotlight: oVRshot, Microsoft Maquette and The Great C

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Microsoft Maquette. Microsoft Maquette is the ultimate VR tool by Microsoft to prototype fast in VR. It works with all headsets and that’s another great choice by Microsoft. reviews virtual reality microsoft maquette ovrshot review the great c vr

Microsoft Mt. Rogers has you wearing VR headsets in public for productivity


Archive Computing Microsoft Research virtual reality VRWe seem to be a screen-obsessed society these days, be it on phones or on computers. Truth be told, if we could have more screens, we would jump on them without a second thought.

Microsoft Windows Gets the Virtual Reality Treatment with Envelop VR

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Virtual reality, however, doesn't have such boundaries. Most of us work with a single monitor, but even with one or two extras, they still offer a rather confined workspace. As a result, VR headsets can work as excellent productivity tools.

Microsoft Shows Off Its Own Super-Sensing VR Controller


You'll be able to buy Microsoft's new controller this holiday season. The post Microsoft Shows Off Its Own Super-Sensing VR Controller appeared first on WIRED. Gadget Lab Gear augmented reality build microsoft virtual reality

Virtual Reality Holiday Gift Guide 2017


Lots of really interesting virtual worlds like Job Simulator and Fantastic Contraption require the Move controllers to play, and even games like Skyrim VR are better with hand controllers. Of the three major wired VR headsets, HTC Vive offers the greatest amount of freedom to explore a virtual world. VR headsets based on Microsoft’s technology have been on the market the shortest amount of time.

Original Xbox Co-Founder: Virtual Reality Is ‘Another Golden Age’ For Gaming


The year of virtual reality has been full of ups and downs for our young industry. Berkes is one of the original founders of Xbox at Microsoft and is currently Chief Technology Officer at CA Technologies after serving as the EVP, Technology and CTO at HBO. In his time at Microsoft, he helped create the high-quality Xbox brand that’s globally recognized as one of the leading game consoles. Tagged with: industry , microsoft , otto berkes , VR , xbox.

Football (Soccer) training and experiences with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Tech at Soccerex 2015!

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Join us tomorrow for the final day of Soccerex Global in Manchester, UK, and discover the place where athletes are using Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality tech to take their game to the next level. appeared first on EON Reality.

Tech Trends at #ISTE2019

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At the session hosted by Microsoft @ISTE, Alice will outline how immersive technologies such as Mixed Reality are being used by innovative educators around the world Click To Tweet. We’re headed to Philadelphia for the biggest event in the EdTech calendar.

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Power and Responsibility: Highlights from Microsoft Build

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We need to ask ourselves not only what computers can do, but what they should do,” said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in his opening keynote at Build. Microsoft sees the “intelligent cloud” as the backbone of this revolution.

Will Mixed Reality as a Service be a Game Changer for Microsoft?

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Since the HoloLens was first released almost three years ago, Microsoft has steadily been building partnerships and demonstrating an array of industry use cases across manufacturing, engineering, healthcare, education and many others. Microsoft introduces mixed reality as a service [link].

MetaVRse Launches Canada's First Full Service Virtual Reality Agency

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Toronto-based VR Agency MetaVRse has launched as Canada’s first full-service Virtual Reality agency. Smithson will be speaking at the Virtual Reality Toronto (VRTO) conference in Toronto and International Live Events Association (ILEA) conference in Austin.

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