Don't Worry, This Chainsaw-Equipped Robot Arm Is, Uh, Perfectly Safe. Yeah.

GizModo VR

Raleigh-based engineer Shane Wighton was given a robotic arm to test, but instead of making it do normal activities like the YMCA dance, Wighton decided to strap a chainsaw to that sucker and make a low-polygon dog out of foam board. Read more. chainsaw robot tools technology internet shane wighton

Post Malone To Perform Live VR Concert Later This Month

VRScout

Produced in collaboration with immersive streaming company Supersphere — the same team behind the Billie Eilish and Tenacious D live streams, among many others — users on either Oculus Go or Oculus Quest headsets can log into Oculus Venues October 18th at 5pm PT/8pm ET to catch a VR180 live stream of Malone’s stop in Raleigh, North Carolina as part of his ongoing “Runaway Tour.” . Catch the rapper, singer-songwriter live in VR October 17th on Oculus Quest and Go.

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Post Malone Concert Coming to Oculus Venues for Free on October 17th

Road to VR

During his Runaway Tour this fall, American rapper Post Malone is making a stop at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC where his concert will be broadcast in VR for Oculus mobile headsets. Users with Oculus Quest, Go, or Samsung Gear VR will be able to head into Oculus Venues and watch the concert for free on October 17th at 8 PM ET ( local time here ). It’s slated to last three and a half-hours long, so make sure you’re fully charged up and ready to go.

All the winners from this year's BAFTAs

Mashable VR

This year's British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards saw some impressive winners.

Later This October Post Malone is Live in Concert via Oculus Venues

Peter Graham

Broadcast on Thursday, 17th October at 8:00 PM ET (1am BST 18th Oct) viewers will be able to: “Take a seat inside the PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC to see Post Malone, live in an immersive 180* VR concert experience that will bring you inside the show, only in Oculus Venues,” states a press release. When it comes to watching events in virtual reality (VR) – especially live ones – Oculus Venues is becoming a good place to catch some of the latest musical artists.

59% of VR Developers Use Unity, But Devs Make More Money With Unreal

UploadVR Between Realities podcast

I interviewed both John Riccitiello, CEO of San Francisco-based Unity, and Tim Sweeney, CEO of Raleigh, N.C.-based Unity Technologies and Epic Games are in a grudge match for the hearts and minds of game developers. And so when you ask which one of them has a bigger or a better business, you get some very different answers. based Epic Games, this week at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

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Getting — and Keeping — Your Attention in XR, with LumiereVR COO Alexander Haque

XR for Business Podcast

And Mike, if you’re listening; thank you for being a VR champion in Raleigh — but other than him, getting this off to a professor that has to bring this to 10 students or 15 or 300 students in an auditorium symposium, it becomes a massive challenge.

Getting -- and Keeping -- Your Attention in XR, with LumiereVR COO Alexander Haque

XR for Business Podcast

And Mike, if you're listening; thank you for being a VR champion in Raleigh -- but other than him, getting this off to a professor that has to bring this to 10 students or 15 or 300 students in an auditorium symposium, it becomes a massive challenge. XR technologies are undeniably a leap forward in humankind's mechanical evolution.