My predictions for virtual reality in 2021

The Ghost Howls

But hey, let me play this game anyway, so here you are my predictions for virtual reality in 2021 based on the trends and the anticipations that we had at the end of 2020! Also, the awareness has grown , because every gamer knew about Alyx, and so about virtual reality.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2020

The Ghost Howls

So, here you are how I envision this 2020 in virtual reality! (I’ll Me wearing the Oculus Quest. PlayStation VR selling more than 5 million units until now has proven that console players like virtual reality. Image by Oculus).

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How I got started with virtual reality (and you can, too)

The Ghost Howls

If I had to choose the most common question I’ve received in these 4 years on the blog, social media, and Quora, I would surely pick “How do I get started with virtual reality?” How I got started with virtual reality. Virtual events.

10 Virtual Reality Trends to Look Out for in 2021 and Beyond

ARPost

Virtual reality has been used successfully for business applications for a while now. We are already witnessing the formation of VR trends that will define 2021 and the future of virtual reality as a whole. Advertising With Virtual Reality (VR Goes Native).

My predictions for virtual reality in 2019

The Ghost Howls

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. Virtual Reality in 2018 has not performed that awesomely good : in my opinion, it has just laid the foundations for the success that will come in the upcoming years. This has been the year of the disbelief in virtual reality.

Oculus Quest Review: consumer Virtual Reality v1 is here

The Ghost Howls

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). Front view of the Oculus Quest. Oculus Quest Right View. Top View of the Oculus Quest. It seems a bit the one of the Oculus Rift CV1. Zoom on the lenses of the Oculus Quest.

Online Meme Becomes (Virtual) Reality With ‘Banana For Scale’ Game

UploadVR

Now, 15 years later, the joke has been taken so far that it now exists as its own fully-fledged VR game where you use virtual bananas to measure virtual objects… for scale?

Traveling in Virtual Reality

Tech Trends VR

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. 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.

China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

The Ghost Howls

We all know that China is a country that is betting big on Virtual Reality. Some days ago, the Chinese government has released a document that states how China really wants to commit to VR , how wants the ecosystem to grow well and fast and how also wants to lead the world for what concerns 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.

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Is 2020 Virtual Reality’s Breakout Year?

ARPost

After decades of speculation, anticipation, hype, and disappointment, is 2020 virtual reality ’s breakout year? Virtual reality has inspired such fervent interest and debate partly because the fundamental building blocks of the technology have existed since the late 60s.

Immersive Technology for Education: How Virtual Reality Will Change the Learning Process

ARPost

Although virtual reality technology is not that new, it is being used in education since relatively recently. There are several reasons for the spread of virtual reality technology in education: Reduced price of technical equipment. Sponsored content.

XTAL hands on: an interesting glimpse to Virtual Reality 2.0

The Ghost Howls

Apart from the splendid Cathedral and the tasty Trdelnik, Prague also features an interesting Virtual Reality startup: VRgineers. Having a tour inside VRgineers, that is a startup that is trying to develop almost all the main parts of its headset , made me understand how creating a Virtual Reality headset is incredibly difficult. The post XTAL hands on: an interesting glimpse to Virtual Reality 2.0

5 Bizarre Virtual Reality Headsets

VRScout

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. Once again, the following headsets are/were ACTUAL functioning pieces of technology that an ACTUAL person signed-off on: THE VIRTUAL IO I-GLASSES. VIRTUAL BOY.

Augmented, virtual reality see uptake during pandemic

Hypergrid Business

Virtual Reality health simulation with Arch Virtual. Image courtesy Arch Virtual. ). The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the use of virtual reality and augmented reality, experts say, especially in retail, education and health.

Editorial: Virtual Reality Is Facebook’s Market To Lose

Upload VR

Below are some numbers to consider about the state of the consumer virtual reality market as of February 2021. 60: Number of apps for Facebook’s Oculus Quest earning $1 Million+ in revenue. 6: Number of apps for Facebook’s Oculus Quest earning $10 Million+ in revenue.

Editorial: Why Half-Life: Alyx could be very important for Virtual Reality

The Ghost Howls

Yesterday evening I came home at night after a long day at work and I opened my laptop to read (and share) some more news on the just-launched Oculus Link. The Oculus Link was not important anymore… it could wait. And since the game is in VR only, everyone reading a tech magazine, or taking part in a gaming community today is reading about a virtual reality game. The gaming community is gaining awareness of virtual reality, and of its importance.

IMAX Virtual Reality Coming in Q4 2016

VRCircle

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. The resulting screen door effect from my experience is similar to the existing headsets from Oculus and HTC, albeit over a much wider field of view. IMAX screens are big, very big.

The MetaMovie review: Theater meets Virtual Reality in a fun adventure

The Ghost Howls

The concept is very interesting, because it mixes theater with virtual reality. Aegis Wolf from the Neos dev team spent various minutes helping me in solving the issue s (damn Oculus Virtual Audio Device) and in explaining me how to interact with Neos menus.

What is Virtual Reality?

VRCircle

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. This view of VR could be for many, their first introduction to "Virtual Reality." However, this is NOT Virtual Reality. So what is Virtual Reality or VR?

Explore Belgrade’s Street Art and Graffiti Exhibition in Virtual Reality

ARPost

The Take III: Loving Street Art Belgrade exhibition brings street art and graffiti to life in a virtual reality experience. The Rise of Virtual Reality Art Exhibits. Street Art and Graffiti in Virtual Reality.

Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality

Tech Trends VR

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. Immersive VR Education was founded by husband-wife team – David (CEO) and Sandra (COO) Whelan in 2014, where they proceeded to create a virtual learning platform called ENGAGE for universities and corporate educators. The post Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality appeared first on Tech Trends.

This Robot Disarms Bombs Through Virtual Reality

VRScout

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. Taurus is now controllable via the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. SRI International also intends to develop the feature for headsets other than the Oculus Rift.

Spider-Man Comes To Virtual Reality

VRScout

Spider-Man: Homecoming VR will be available for free across all major VR platforms, including PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, starting June 30, leading up to the July 7 theatrical release of Spider-Man: Homecoming. – and swing through the air in a faceoff with The Vulture,” said Jake Zim, Senior Vice President, Virtual Reality at Sony Pictures in a statement. “It’s It’s every fan’s fantasy turned into virtual reality.”.

Ecosphere Brings A VR Safari To Oculus Quest Next Week

UploadVR

Get ready for a VR safari on your Oculus Quest when Ecosphere launches next week. The piece was produced in partnership with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Silverback Films Ltd and Oculus. Ecosphere lands on Oculus Quest on June 8th, and will be available on Oculus Go, too.

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The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Wireless

UploadVR

Before I get into why that’s going to be the case, here’s an overview of where everything is for VR near the end of 2018: We’ve tested the “ Vive Wireless Adapter ” and Vive Pro powered by Intel’s WiGig technology, as well as the forthcoming Oculus Quest headset and its truly wireless “ Insight ” tracking system. ” Is The Next Oculus Rift Wireless? Facebook didn’t make its first true entry into that market in 2016 with Oculus Rift and its gamepad.

Distorting Virtual Reality

Tech Trends VR

To complement the theatrical film release of Distorted on June 22nd, Minds Eye Entertainment and SkyVR have partnered to produce “Distorted Reality,” a scripted, live-action cinematic VR distributed through OneTouchVR on Google Daydream, Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, and iOs. The content will also be available in stereo 3D through the Littlstar app on Sony’s Playstation VR, Google Daydream, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR and more.

Virtual Reality Peripherals

VRCircle

After years in development and constant reassurances that no, really, it's going to happen , virtual reality is finally becoming a practical reality. The Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive are now available, and PlayStation VR finally has a release date set for October of this year, and the public will finally get to see that VR isn't just an elaborate prank by the tech industry. Oculus Touch One you should be familiar with if you've heard of Oculus Rift before.

Oculus Is Now Accepting Submissions For Hand-Tracking Apps On Quest

UploadVR

This week in a tweet on the Oculus Developers Twitter account, Facebook revealed that they are now officially opening up submissions for hand-tracking apps on the Oculus Quest. For more details, check out the Oculus Developer blog.

Resolve On Oculus Quest Allows Teams To Review Huge BIM Files In VR

UploadVR

A new meeting and collaboration app, Resolve , is available in Early Access for the Oculus Quest. Resolve’s the big draw is it’s ability to display huge BIM (Building Information Modeling) files on the Oculus Quest system.

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Onward For Oculus Quest First-Ever Gameplay Footage Coming This Month

UploadVR

Today during the UploadVR Summer Showcase 2020 Downpour Interactive founder and Onward creator Dante Buckley revealed today that the first-ever gameplay footage for Onward running on Oculus Quest will debut later this month, in June.

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Facebook Research: 3D Body Reconstruction From Just One Camera

UploadVR

Facebook is the company behind the Oculus brand of virtual reality products. Machine learning (ML) is at the core of the Oculus Quest and Rift S – both headsets have “inside-out” positional tracking, achieving sub-mm precision with no external base stations.

Learning to DJ with Virtual Reality

Tech Trends VR

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 VR removes these frictions and inefficiencies by enabling users to learn on virtual decks, in a fully interactive environment using 6DOF (six degrees of freedom) in the space around you.

Your Virtual Reality Event Guide to Sundance

VRScout

Oculus is privately showing select VR works at the Oculus House ( 201 Heber Ave ). 1:00pm – Your Next Steps in Virtual Reality ( 500 Main St ). The post Your Virtual Reality Event Guide to Sundance appeared first on VRScout. 2017 Sundance Film Festival kicks of this week and it won’t be without VR.

Facebook’s future may lie in Virtual Reality

VRCircle

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. Users can be in a virtual reality setting using the Oculus Rift Touch controllers to make their avatar emulate emotions such as being happy or sad. Augmented Reality Facebook Oculus Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News VR News

Premium Bowling Coming Soon To Oculus Quest

UploadVR

We’ve got table tennis , we just got golf , and now Oculus Quest is getting another sport that makes perfect sense for the platform – bowling. Premium Bowling has appeared in the Coming Soon section of the Oculus Store.

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OVR Technology Creates First-of-Its-Kind Virtual Reality Experiences With Scents

ARPost

OVR Technology, a virtual reality startup, recently introduced the Architecture of Scent platform. Unlocking the True Potential of Virtual Reality. Presence, or the feeling of truly being there, is critical in an effective virtual reality experience,” Wisniewski expressed.

Silicone Covers For Oculus Quest And Rift S Now Available From VR Cover

UploadVR

VR Cover just revealed this week that they’ve launched new products for Oculus headsets: silicone covers for both the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S. Personally I have the Foam Replacement Slim for my Oculus Quest and couldn’t be happier.

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