Oculus Quest Review: consumer Virtual Reality v1 is here

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The time for my Oculus Quest review has come. The Quest has a nice packaging , as all Oculus products. I really love opening Oculus products , since usually they are packaged really well, and the Quest is no exception. Oculus Quest box content (Image by Oculus).

My predictions for virtual reality in 2019

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Yesterday, I have dressed as a fortune teller and I have given you my predictions for augmented reality in 2019. Now, it is the turn of virtual reality. Let me do some speculations… Virtual Reality in 2018. Oculus Quest and controllers inside a stand.

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.

Traveling in Virtual Reality

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With RizortVR you can virtually check out your travel destinations before arriving at check-in. The Rizort VR app works on headsets such as the Oculus Go and Samsung Gear to allow potential guests to virtually explore hotels, resorts and experiences from anywhere in the world Click To Tweet.

China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

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We all know that China is a country that is betting big on Virtual Reality. It can also be an opportunity to get to know what each country should try obtaining in the next years for what concerns virtual reality. Me using Space Painter virtual reality experience by Lenqiy.

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XTAL hands on: an interesting glimpse to Virtual Reality 2.0

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Apart from the splendid Cathedral and the tasty Trdelnik, Prague also features an interesting Virtual Reality startup: VRgineers. Regarding the cost, for instance, Oculus can afford to sell its devices under cost, because it has Facebook’s deep pockets covering the losses.

Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality

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The game took over 8,800 working hours to create and boasts the largest animated virtual cast of characters ever based on real people inside a single VR experience Click To Tweet. The post Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality appeared first on Tech Trends.

The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Wireless

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn’t say much about Rift at the Oculus Connect 5 developer conference, except to say that a “ new version ” of the Rift would likely be “for experiences that need a PC to push the edge of what’s possible.”.

IMAX Virtual Reality Coming in Q4 2016

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But Virtual Reality can be better, period. The Starbreeze VR headset, built by ACER, expands on the 100-110 degree FOV from the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift to a full 210-degree field of view. IMAX screens are big, very big.

What is Virtual Reality?

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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.

The Excellent Virtual Virtual Reality Launches On PSVR This Week

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It looks like Oculus Quest isn’t the only headset getting one of VR’s best experiences this week. Tender Claws’ fantastic Virtual Virtual Reality is launching on PSVR too. Virtual Virtual Reality is a narrative-driven VR experience.

Virtual Virtual Reality Review: Don’t Miss This Surrealist Slice Of VR

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When I first gave my verdict on Virtual Virtual Reality I said this: “Budget Cuts might have the tone, The Lab might have the authenticity, but for my money Virtual-Virtual Reality is the closest we’ve gotten to VR’s Portal 2 yet.

Virtual Reality Peripherals

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After years in development and constant reassurances that no, really, it's going to happen , virtual reality is finally becoming a practical reality. Oculus Touch One you should be familiar with if you've heard of Oculus Rift before.

Learning to DJ with Virtual Reality

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Tribe’s VR DJ school – now available on Oculus – does this by allowing anyone to learn to DJ and mix music using a virtual deck which mimics the setup used in nightclubs around the world. Wannabe DJs learn controls and techniques from virtual DJ mentors, and mix sets. “It’s

LooxidVR is a virtual reality headset that can analyze your emotions

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Instead of developing our own standalone headset, we’re developing a compatible VR EEG mask and eye-tracking sensors as an accessory kit for Vive Pro and standalone VR headsets such as Oculus Go and Vive Focus. interviews virtual reality looxidvr

Why we should care about ergonomics in virtual reality

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The latest model by “Virtual Dream” was released a few weeks ago, but I’ve had to wait until the end of the month for payday. I approach the sales assistant manning Virtual Dream’s in-store concession, he sees me coming and greets me with a friendly “Good morning!”.

Varjo VR-1 Shows Us Virtual Reality Through High-Res Lenses

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Now in 2019, the company has made it a reality. The main screen of the unit, what Varjo calls the “Context screen,” is the same resolution as the Vive Pro and the upcoming Oculus Quest , 1440×1600 per eye. “You can keep your design process virtual.

Watching the BBC Proms in Virtual Reality

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This summer for the first time, the BBC Proms are holding an event in virtual reality. This summer for the first time, the BBC Proms are holding an event in virtual reality Click To Tweet. The post Watching the BBC Proms in Virtual Reality appeared first on Tech Trends.

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. We’re so excited to see the new worlds our users build in reality.”. Virtual spaces for both newbies and creative developers to build custom Worlds.

5 Bizarre Virtual Reality Headsets

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Whether it be the 90’s or even the 21st century, these virtual reality monstrosities are the definition of ridiculous. Virtual reality is all too familiar with this phenomenon. Here are a few of the strangest virtual reality head-mounted displays we could find.

Facebook’s future may lie in Virtual Reality

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Ever wondered what Facebook has in store after its acquisition of Oculus Rift in 2014? Last week during the Oculus Connect 3 Conference, Mark Zuckerberg introduced the future of Facebook messaging.

Climb Mt. Everest in virtual reality

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If climbing Mount Everest in real life is too expensive or dangerous, but you still want to find out what it’s like, virtual reality may have the answer. EverestVR is an immersive experience for the Vive and Oculus Rift headsets, available on the Vive Infinity platform.

Virtual Reality Headset History 2012 To 2018

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Over the last six years consumer VR products evolved considerably, with new capabilities added each year for developers to use in building virtual worlds. 2013: Facebook’s Oculus Rift DK1. 2014: Facebook’s Oculus Rift DK2. 2018: Facebook’s Oculus Santa Cruz Developer Kit.

‘Virtual Virtual Reality’ Developer Teases New Project Backed by Oculus Set for 2019

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Virtual Virtual Reality is a VR gem which launched first on mobile VR headsets and recently came to the Rift. Players seem to agree; Virtual Virtual Reality is rated nearly five stars on every platform on which it’s available.

Apple Embraces VR: Every Virtual Reality Announcement From Today’s WWDC Keynote

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At Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference today, the company made a major shift in their embrace of virtual reality with several new VR announcements during the event’s opening keynote. Today marks a major shift in Apple’s public support for virtual reality.

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African Americans in virtual reality

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That is even more prevalent within the Virtual Reality community. One of their projects titled NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism transports its viewers to a virtual hair salon and uses neurocosmotology to each about brain optimization and cognitive enhancement.

This Robot Disarms Bombs Through Virtual Reality

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Virtual reality becomes the new worst enemy of bombs. Now, an operator can strap on an Oculus Rift headset and manipulate the 15-pound robot’s arms and graspers through the headset’s Oculus Touch controllers, WIRED reports.

Designing ‘Virtual Virtual Reality’, One of Mobile VR’s Most Immersive Games Yet

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Our game Virtual Virtual Reality is a comedic adventure that is both love letter to VR and playful commentary on the tech industry. Players are welcomed by their manager Chaz to Activitude, a virtual service where humans are tasked with assisting AI clients.

A crazy night at the discotheque with the virtual reality app Beat Reality

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I’ve spent the last Saturday night in a real discotheque in Milan to make people try our virtual reality experience Beat Reality and I really had tons of fun. They also helped us in finding a girl that could help us in approaching people and making them try virtual reality.

One of Mobile VR’s Best Games, ‘Virtual Virtual Reality’, Now Available on Rift

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Virtual Virtual Reality is one of mobile VR’s best games to date, and you can now play an enhanced version on the Oculus Rift. As of today, Virtual Virtual Reality is available on the Rift priced at $20 (also available on Oculus Go , Gear VR , and Daydream for $10).

Virtual Reality is REAL and no longer just a dream

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The Oculus Rift is officially available today. On behalf of all those here, we congratulate Oculus and Palmer Luckey for bringing the dream of VR to the world. Hardware Oculus Oculus Rift Oculus Rift CV1 Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News VR

‘Virtual Virtual Reality’ Set to Launch on Vive via Steam Next Month

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Virtual Virtual Reality , a VR gem which first launched on Daydream in 2017 and later on Oculus Go and Rift earlier this year, appears to be on its way to the HTC Vive via Steam.

Virtual Reality Could Revolutionize The Courtroom

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VR technology is now emerging that could enable the CSI investigators to capture and relay a much more immersive and representative picture of crime scenes, using 3D imaging, panoramic videography, robotics and virtual reality.

4 Virtual Reality Desktops For Vive and Rift Compared

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But if desktop productivity in VR is your main objective, you’ll want a virtual reality desktop that’s built around that task. Virtual Desktop. Feature Virtual Reality Software

Baobab Studios talks about the development of “Crow: The Legend”, a movie that deserves to be watched in virtual reality

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The movie has been released both in traditional 2D format and as a Virtual Reality experience. It is the first time that I watch the same movie in 2D and in VR and thanks to it I’ve been able to confirm how Virtual Reality is a powerful storytelling medium.