Compact Portable Motion Simulator ‘Yaw VR’ Launches on Kickstarter

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Claiming to be “the world’s most compact and affordable VR motion simulator,” Yaw VR is a 3DoF motion system using a spherical dome design that allows for unlimited, 360-degree yaw movement and 50 degrees across the horizontal axes.

Creators Of ‘Job Simulator’ Announce Follow-Up ‘Vacation Simulator’

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Austin, Texas-based video game developer Owlchemy Labs struck gold with their 2016 smash hit, Job Simulator. True to its predecessor, Vacation Simulator is chock full of secrets and was clearly crafted with love.

‘FlyInside Flight Simulator’ Preview – A Promising Start in VR-native Flying

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FlyInside FSX , the crowdfunded VR plugin for Microsoft Flight Simulator X (2006) , was built well before first-party VR motion controllers existed, developed back in the DK2-era of 2015 as an ad hoc way of jumping into an already highly-detailed flight sim.

Flight Simulator ‘X-Plane 11’ Now Natively Supports SteamVR Headsets

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X-Plane 11 (2017) , the highly-touted and expansive flight simulator for PC, now has a few new badges under its Steam listing, which includes support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows “Mixed Reality” VR headsets.

10 Minutes of ‘Vacation Simulator’ Gameplay, Owlchemy Labs’ Sequel to ‘Job Simulator’

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Owlchemy Labs , the studio behind Job Simulator (2016) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017), are back again with a new whimsical take on the simulator-satire genre – Vacation Simulator.

VR Simulation Teaches Canadian Children The Importance Of Road Safety

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Morrongiello’s program, on the other hand, provides a much more in-depth simulation for children to interact with, complete with real-time user feedback. The post VR Simulation Teaches Canadian Children The Importance Of Road Safety appeared first on VRScout.

Owlchemy Labs Announce Vacation Simulator At The Game Awards

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This is it, the moment you’ve all been waiting for: Vacation Simulator. Owlchemy Labs, the creators of Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, are back at it again with their human-based simulation game. Gaming job simulator owlchemy labs Vacation Simulator

This Awesome DIY VR Cockpit Hides a Flight Simulator in Plain Sight

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Posting details of the build on Reddit , James ‘Maverick’ Turner explained the project was prompted by a move to an apartment that required a more efficient use of space, and the culmination of several years of creating a custom flight simulator rig.

Watch: This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training

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Industrial Training International is readying their VR Mobile Crane Simulator for the March ConExpo Event in Las Vegas. The simulator, which uses an Oculus Rift headset, comes in two forms – ‘Desktop’ and ‘Motion Base’.

‘Job Simulator’ Surpasses $3 Million in Sales, Becoming “most popular VR title to date”

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Owlchemy Labs today announced that its tongue-in-cheek simulator game, Job Simulator (2016) , has earned over $3 million in sales since its launch last April. ” Job Simulator was included as a launch title for HTC Vive when it was initially released in April 2016.

VR Motion Simulator ‘Feel Three’ Hits Kickstarter, Fully Funded in Under 24 Hours

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Feel Three, a 3DOF motion simulator for VR, went live on Kickstarter yesterday. According to the Kickstarter page , a tracker near the player’s head “constantly updates the orientation of the sphere and cancels the movement of the simulator from the players view.”

Human VR Motion Simulators Are Apparently A Thing in Thailand [Video]

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GDC 2018: Hands-On With Vacation Simulator, Owlchemy’s Ambitious New Sequel

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It’s been almost two years since the Rift and Vive launched and to this day Job Simulator is still one of the first things I always stick new VR users in. Since its original launch on HTC Vive, Job Simulator has been ported with great success to the Rift with Touch and PSVR.

Hands-on: ‘Vacation Simulator’ is a More Expansive Sequel That Dives Deeper

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Called Vacation Simulator, I got a chance to go hands-on with what aims to be a longer, narrative-driven sequel in the growing franchise. This, I sensed, would be the basis of the ongoing story; a boss who couldn’t bear the thought of inefficiency in a simulation about relaxation.

‘Job Simulator’ Gets ‘Infinite Job Overtime’ Update & Permanent Price of $20

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Job Simulator (2016) , Owlchemy Labs’ madcap workplace sim from the future, is pushing a free content update called ‘Infinite Overtime mode’ that lets you play endless, randomized tasks. Owlchemy is also permanently dropping the price of Job Simulator to $20.

50 Days Of PS VR #25: ‘Job Simulator’ Brings Laugh-A-Minute Gameplay To VR

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Homeland Security Releasing VR School Shooting Training Simulator

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The post Homeland Security Releasing VR School Shooting Training Simulator appeared first on VRScout. News Education Homeland Security SimulatorEducators can learn how to survive a virtual school shooting.

Get Your Virtual Pat-Down On In This TSA VR Simulator

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The Brilliant Tabletop Simulator Now Supports VR

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Playing a boardgame might not sound like the best use of VR, but the brilliant (and often hilarious) The post The Brilliant Tabletop Simulator Now Supports VR appeared first on UploadVR. Experiences gaming Berserk Games htc vive Tabletop Simulator

Job Simulator Review – Making the Mundane Magical

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In this world robots have replaced humans, so there is no need for these now-irrelevant careers, which leaves Job Simulator to serve as a portal to the past. Read More: Why A Cup Of Coffee In ‘Job Simulator’ Took 850 Hours To Make. The brain is weird.

Wind Simulation Accessory for VR Headsets Hits $30k Crowdfunding Goal on Day One

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Hands-on: ‘Rick and Morty Simulator’ on HTC Vive

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I recently got the chance to go hands-on with Rick and Morty Simulator: Virtual Rick-ality on the HTC Vive from Adult Swim and Owlchemy Labs. Rick and Morty Simulator is exactly what you would expect from placing the Rick and Morty universe in the hands of Owlchemy Labs.

This VR Chair Fights Simulation Sickness At The Cost Of Hand Controls

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Texas-based Cambrian thinks it has the solution to VR simulator sickness, though we’re not so sure. Tagged with: VR Chair Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post This VR Chair Fights Simulation Sickness At The Cost Of Hand Controls appeared first on UploadVR.

Job Simulator Tops February PSVR Downloads

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Sony shared the top 10 downloads for February on PlayStation VR (PSVR) and, despite releasing in October last year, Job Simulator continues to be a leader on the system. It wasn’t enough to overcome Job Simulator though, which continues to secure its position as one of the most popular VR games — earlier this year developer Owlchemy Labs revealed the game cleared $3 million in sales. Here’s the full top 10 list: Job Simulator.

Hands-On With the Hilarious ‘Rick and Morty Simulator: Virtual Rick-ality’ at PAX West

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Hands-On: Vacation Simulator For PSVR Retains Owlchemy’s Signature Charm

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Vacation Simulator from Owlchemy Labs may look a lot like Job Simulator, but it packs a whole lot more than the studio’s first VR game. You might recall that Job Simulator is a series of small, mini-game style jobs like being a chef, a car mechanic, or a convenience store clerk.

Trinity VR’s ‘DiamondFX’ Batting Simulator is Made for the Major Leagues

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We speak to Trinity VR about their Vive Tracker powered Diamond FX project which aims to provide realistic virtual reality simulations for major league baseball teams, all powered by years of real pitching statistics.

Owlchemy Labs Raises $5 Million On Pioneering Interaction Technology In ‘Job Simulator’

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Google Acquires Owlchemy Labs, VR Game Studio Behind ‘Rick and Morty VR’, ‘Job Simulator’

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In an interesting move, Google has acquired Owlchemy Labs , makers of the multi-platform hits Job Simulator (2016) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017). Job Simulator, image courtesy Owlchemy Labs.

Hands On: ESI’s Incredibly Accurate VR CAD Simulation Lets You Take Cars Apart

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Dominic Brennan gets his hands on ESI Group’s latest iteration of IC.IDO , their automotive visualisation tool that uses CAD-accurate data to generate extremely realistic VR simulations which let you take apart (or fix) your own virtual car.

‘Viral Invasion’ Aims to Be ‘Job Simulator’ Meets ‘Mars Attacks!’

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Hatrabbit describes it as a cross between Job Simulator (2016) and Tim Burton’s delectably bad film Mars Attacks! The post ‘Viral Invasion’ Aims to Be ‘Job Simulator’ Meets ‘Mars Attacks!’

These Are Not Photos, They Are Creations From ‘Graffiti Simulator’

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The post These Are Not Photos, They Are Creations From ‘Graffiti Simulator’ appeared first on UploadVR. Art & Science Experiences art beta graffit kingspray simulator spraypaint videoTake a second look at the big image above.

How ‘Euro Truck Simulator 2’ May Be The Most Realistic VR Driving Game

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Euro Truck Simulator 2 has been around for several years now, providing players the ability to simply drive a few of trucks around stunning vistas in a specific depiction of Europe. Its devoted fan base demands authenticity and realism in its truck simulators. “We

‘Chroma Lab’ Teaser Shows Mesmerizing Interaction with Massive Particle Simulations

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One developer is taking interactivity to the extreme with Chroma Lab , a forthcoming VR experience that will let you play with hundreds of thousands of simulated particles. VR design is still in the very early stages, but something that we know leads to immersion in VR is interactivity.

This HoloLens Childbirth Simulator Helps Train Medical Students

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The first childbirth AR simulator. One such medical company, CAE Healthcare , has unveiled the world’s first augmented reality childbirth simulator with integrated mother-baby physiology. The post This HoloLens Childbirth Simulator Helps Train Medical Students appeared first on VRScout.

Sony Patents VR Headset That Combats Simulation Sickness With Eye-Tracking And More

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A new patent from Sony suggests the company’s next PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset will take the fight to simulation sickness. It’s an interesting approach to solving the simulation sickness issues; many hardware and software developers are trying to reduce sickness through intelligent design but this patent suggests Sony may come up with a system that accepts people get ill in VR and tries to help them when they start feeling nauseous.

Check Out Job Simulator Dev’s Ingenious Way Of Calibrating Height In PS VR

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Watch Will.I.Am Demo this VR Turret Simulator

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The VR turret simulator is the latest work from Two Bit Circus and Digital Domain that places you inside a virtual gunner turret underneath a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber as you spin and tilt your aim through the sky to blast enemy aircraft out of the air.

‘Job Simulator’ Developer Announces ‘Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality’ for HTC Vive

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Simulating Crowds of Virtual Humans in Immersive Environments

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At the IEEE VR, I had a chance to chat with Rutger’s professor Mubbasir Kapadia who studies crowd simulation and his latest book is called Simulating Heterogeneous Crowds with Interactive Behaviors.