How a Self-Taught Teen Built His Own North Star Headset

Leapmotion

Over the past few months we’ve hit several major milestones in the development of Project North Star. But the most surprising developments come from North Carolina, where a 19-year-old AR enthusiast has built multiple North Star headsets and several new demos. Graham Atlee is a sophomore at High Point University in North Carolina, majoring in entrepreneurship with a minor in computer science.

Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

Road to VR

While the program was principally incubated by Crytek, students working in VR First labs tend use Unity (48%), followed by Unreal (20%) and then CRYENGINE (14%). North Carolina State University, USA. North Metropolitan TAFE, Australia.

Assembling a Billion Polygons in Real-Time, with Epic Game’s Marc Petit

XR for Business Podcast

That's half the price of a two hour movie, Star Wars movie -- which is north of $200-million -- with virtually no sacrifice on the creative front. You could be firing up Unreal Engine in Toronto, I'm in Carey, North Carolina. And some of them are built on Unity, others are built on Unreal. With the next generation of Playstation set to hit shelves this holiday season, the big news in the gaming circuit is the revelation of Unreal Engine 5.