Samsung Announces Improved HMD Odyssey Plus


The latest edition of Samsung’s Odyssey VR headset promises better visuals and a more comfortable fit. In terms of audio, the built-in AKG premium headphones make a return, providing high quality 360-degree spatial sound capable of simulating realistic 3D audio. Image Credit: Samsung.

Samsung hints at a future mixed reality headset (and at unsolvable problems for Gear VR)

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When in 2015 I had my first Samsung Gear VR, I was amazed: finally, I could enjoy high-quality tether-less virtual reality. LYN: We noticed that Samsung hasn’t mentioned or highlighted virtual reality since the Galaxy S9 launch. Is Samsung no longer interested in VR anymore?

Samsung Partners With NASA To Launch 4D Lunar Gravity VR Experience


In celebration of the Apollo Program’s historic, 50th anniversary, NASA has teamed up with Samsung to develop an out-of-this-world, location-based VR experience powered by the Gear VR. Image Credit: Samsung U.S. One small step for man, one giant, virtual leap for mankind.

5 Potential Gear VR ‘Killer Apps’ Demonstrated During Samsung Contest


The Gear VR Killer App contest hosted by Samsung at the Upload Collective earlier this month brought in a hundred-plus technophiles eager for a chance to check out the finalists — and to find out which (if any) deserved “killer app” status. “[It]

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Samsung’s VP of Immersive Products & VR, Nick DiCarlo

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Samsung’s Nick DiCarlo weighs in on how we might come to find it. Today we hear from Nick DiCarlo, VP of Immersive Products & VR at Samsung. The theme park] Six Flags, for example, is finding success creating excitement for thrill seekers with their ride simulations.

Samsung Built a Mini Theme Park With VR Bungee Jumping


Samsung just opened their own version of an immersive theme park for music fans attending Lisbon’s Rock in Rio festival, one of the largest music festivals in the world. Also I would love to see Samsung put this in a vertical wind tunnel and really get you soaring – next time.

Samsung Teams With NASA For A Moon For All Mankind VR


Here’s one type of VR movement we haven’t seen before; low-gravity leaping with the help of a harness to simulate moving on the Moon. The system is mapped to simulate the exact amount of gravity you’d experience when leaping on the Moon.

Weekend Downloads: New Content for Samsung Gear VR


Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR. The whacky puzzle game is back with an update to the original cryptic, brain-racking, button-pushing simulation.

Tokyo’s Adult VR Show Features Simulated Women Walking On Your Chest (NSFW)


With The Hara Ue Project , a person physically lays down on the ground and the tech simulates a female with a short skirt walking on the wearer’s chest. All sorts of headsets were on display such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR. NSFW Warning. On a sunny and warm Wednesday morning in Tokyo I was invited to attend the Adult Virtual Reality Show. The last time the show was held too many people wanted to attend.

Motion Platform Company ICAROS Takes on ‘Seven Figure Investment’ to Advance VR Heath Device

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ICAROS is a Munich-based VR health startup that produces a unique motion platform which simulates flying in the prone position, something the makers say can provide a real workout.

LUMO Labs Bringing Wireless Full-Body Tracking And Dreamscape Games To VR


Various genres such as escape rooms, Mission Impossible-style adventures, training simulations for crucial public servants like firefighters and EMT’s, even product design and presentation for brands and other marketers. The first universe is being revealed on Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR.

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Gran Turismo, Windows VR and Samsung Odyseey: The Five Biggest Stories In VR This Week


In this superhero simulation, you have to save cities from alien invaders by taking them down as quickly as possible while trying to avoid any destruction. Samsung Odyssey Isn’t Coming To Europe. Samsung’s Odyssey, launching in the US on November 8th, is meant to represent the best of the bunch with a higher resolution display, integrated headphones and more. Missed out on all the week’s biggest VR news? Where have you been, Mars?

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Review: ‘Please, Don’t Touch Anything’ is a ‘Must Have’ VR Puzzle Game

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Now built from the ground up in 3D for Oculus Rift and Gear VR headsets, PDTA offers the most immersive button-pushing simulator currently in VR. Please, Don’t Touch Anything ( PDTA ), a puzzle game from BulkyPix , has recently released a new VR adaptation of the year-old 2D title.

FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

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” Check out the video below to get a better idea how simulated field-of-depth and foveated rendering work. News VR Headset eye tracking eye-tracking vr headset fove fove preorders fove vr headset foveated rendering simulated field of depth

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All the most interesting AR and VR news from MWC 2018

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There was a setup that let them simulate a fly inside a ballon and it worked completely wireless. Company Mi Hiepa Sports has showcased a soccer training simulation that used Vive Trackers v2.0 , that is the Vive Trackers that are compatible with the new SteamVR 2.0 Samsung S9.

‘Pinball FX2 VR’ Brings Tables From ‘Back to the Future’, ‘E.T.’ & ‘Jaws’, Now on Rift, Go & Gear VR

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Pinball FX 2 VR (2016) , the VR pinball simulator, is getting a host of new tables in a free update, brought over from its flatscreen sequel, Pinball FX 3 (2017). Mobile VR Games News Oculus Go Games Oculus Rift Games Samsung Gear VR Games VR Games back to the future e.t.

’24: Legacy’ Prequel Comes to VR


Fox and Samsung have partnered up to bring the series reboot of 24 to life in a pretty gripping way — putting you in the center of a combat mission in virtual reality. Image Credit: Samsung & Fox. Are you ready for six minutes of intense 24 VR action?

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VR Experiences to Introduce Your Family to Virtual Reality Over Thanksgiving

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Job Simulator (2016) : PSVR , Rift , SteamVR. The turkey is in the oven, the cranberry sauce is in the can, and your VR setup is in the box ready to be shown off to the family at Thanksgiving.

Relaxing Maze Game ‘Arca’s Path’ Launches on All Major VR Headsets, Trailer Here

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Here’s Dream Reality Interactive’s summary of the title: Tricked by a wicked android witch, you must seek a path home and escape the simulated world of Arca.

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‘MetaWorld’ Wants You to Buy Virtual Land for Real Money, and It’s Not Clear Why

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New to VR? A beginner’s guide


Basically every VR experience will allow the user to feel as though they are in this simulated world and look around it, while more advanced systems allow for movement and interaction. Samsung Gear VR (with controller). Photo by Samsung. from Samsung.

SDCC 2017: The IT VR Experience Sent A Chill Down My Spine


David doesn’t suffer from simulator sickness like I do so he noted no discomfort. Entertainment Experiences Samsung Gear VR IT SunnyBoy Entertainment

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Explain VR Is Like An Encyclopedia Brought To Life


As is, Explain VR includes over 50 different simulations and experiences and there are plans to add more over time. Explain VR is currently available for Samsung Gear for $4.99 Tagged with: education , Explain VR , samsung gear , VR. education Explain VR samsung gear VRIt remains to be seen just how large a part education will play in the VR industry, but there have been interesting developments recently.

Karaoke Chain Becomes A VR Arcade With KDDI Karaoke VR In Japan


The religiously titled VR experience features the idol quintet Magical Punchline dressed as high school students and promises to give viewers a taste of “simulated high school life.” Arcades Asia Entertainment HTC Vive Samsung Gear VR

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ROCCAT Games Puts You on an Elevator to the Moon


Judging by the trailer, these tasks seem similar to objectives in Job Simulator or Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality. Gaming Oculus Rift Samsung Gear VRYou find yourself underground, trapped in a small room. You hear the President’s voice over the intercom.

Soul Dimension Is A PSVR Horror Game You Can Play Soon


Before Soul Dimension, Keen Vision produced commercial AR and VR apps, including an AR anatomy viewer for med students, and a firefighter training simulator. Gaming Google Daydream Oculus Rift PSVR Samsung Gear VR

New Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases For Week Of 07/02/17


Douarnenez is a simulation where you get to explore the Norwegian galleon Anna Rosa, one of 4 planned boats from the port-museum of Douarnenez. Entertainment Experiences Gaming Oculus Rift Samsung Gear VR new releases Oculus Home steam

Three Interesting VR Games No One is Talking About


Available for Samsung Gear VR and an Oculus Rift beta title, Casino VR is our first example of a poker game for VR devices. Called the best $5 you can spend in virtual reality by Polygon , Viral is available just for Samsung Gear VR users.

New Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases For Week Of 07/09/17


Kart Racing Pro is a simulation experience intended to serve as a tool to train real drivers. The game’s physics system is built from scratch, hoping to accurately simulate kart dynamics. Recommendation: This is a highly detailed simulation of kart racing.

New Oculus Rift And Gear VR Releases For The Week Of 04/16/17


Virtual Rick-ality puts Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty on a collision course with the hilarity and immersion of Job Simulator. AI Rebellion is an open space simulator where you can pilot 4 types of ships and control them via virtual levels in your cabin.

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Over 20 Use Cases of Smart Glasses, VR Headsets, and Smartwatches at Airports


Around the same time, Vueling, Iberia, and Air Berlin launched smartwatch boarding passes for early Pebble and Samsung smartwatches. In what became a successful use case, CVG installed counting sensors in its restrooms and gave housekeeping staff Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches with Hipaax’ TaskWatch platform. Philippine Airlines is applying the technology to cabin crew training, which, unlike flight simulators, has evolved very little over the years.

How Virtual Reality Can Close the Gender Pay Gap


Samsung Gear VR supports Variable’s simulation. Even in the age of technologies like virtual reality , women all around the world only earn a small portion of what men make. According to Equal Pay Today, the average woman loses around $430,480 in income throughout her life.

Taking a Virtual Spin Around The Solar System

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A French company is creating beautiful educational space simulations in VR. Other VR applications developed by Orbital Views include lunar gravity simulators, professional training systems and VR-based physical rehabilitation tools.

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Fly with Superman Thanks to This Integrative Roller Coaster Experience

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Six Flags is teaming up with Samsung to make riding a roller coaster a little more thrilling, and quite possibly a little more nauseating as well. Six Flags is adding a virtual experience to nine roller coasters, which riders can experience via a Samsung Gear VR.

Google Brings WebVR to Chrome, All Major PC VR Headsets Supported

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Available across several web browsers including Supermedium, Samsung Internet, and Mozilla Firefox, WebVR essentially delivers portable applications to VR headsets via the web with the emphasis on easy content consumption. A-Saturday Night (dancing simulator).

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Three Reasons Higher Education Has Embraced Virtual Reality


All a user needs to access Virtual Reality is a headset like the Samsung Gear VR or Oculus Go — or really even just an iOS or Android smartphone and a Google Cardboard. Virtual Reality has always been of interest to higher education.

Apple is Playing The Long Game With VR – And It May Work


A lot of VR fans may be focused on the big guns, like the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Playstation VR, but the real pioneer in marketing virtual and augmented reality to the masses is mobile VR, such as the Samsung Gear VR headset.

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