Lytro Announces VR Light Field Rendering Software ‘Volume Tracer’

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Lytro , the once consumer-facing light field camera company which has recently pivoted to create high-end production tools , has announced a light field rendering software for VR that essentially aims to free developers from the current limitations of real-time rendering.

Samsung Starts Creator Program To Spur VR Software Development

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New App Lets You Control Ableton Live Music Software In VR

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TheWaveVR has given us a glimpse as to what the future of production as well as performance could look like, but it still lacks the support of already-established names in software for now. The post New App Lets You Control Ableton Live Music Software In VR appeared first on VRScout.

Jason Rubin: The Rift’s Next Software Wave Will Be “Night and Day Different”

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Apple’s Latest Patents Mark More Territory in AR Headset Hardware and Software

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This week however, the company was granted two patents that establish basic hardware and software solutions not only pointing towards a prospective Apple AR device, but marking out some fundamental territory in the process.

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Analyst: Despite Slow 2016, VR Still Forecast To Reach $14B In Software Sales By 2020

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But it still believes that consumer VR software could grow from $407 million in revenue in 2016 to $14 billion by 2020. Of the VR software sales in 2016, Llamas said about 72 percent of the $407 million would be from games.

Oculus Chief Software Architect to Detail ‘React VR’ WebVR Dev Platform at F8 Conference

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Michael Antonov, Chief Software Architect at Oculus, is due to speak at Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference on April 18th about React VR, a framework that builds on Facebook’s React JavaScript library.

Nokia Significantly Boosts OZO Capture Quality With Firmware and Software Updates

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Nokia’s improvements to the software for their professional OZO VR camera platform are significant enough that the company has opted to now call their VR camera the ‘OZO+’, even though the hardware remains the same. software, launching in May.

Hands-On With Virtualitics: Data Visualization Software Which Raised $4.4 Million

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Brian Sharp Talks Next Steps For Facebook’s Sculpting Software

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Drummer Plays the ‘Pokemon’ Theme In VR With Custom Software

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Drums are cool. Everyone knows it. When you were a kid playing in a rock band with your friends the two hottest spots were lead guitar and drums.

These 6 Apps Represent 2016’s Best VR Software, According To The Proto Awards

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Intel’s Project Alloy Round 2: RealSense Hand-Tracking and Optimized Software

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The difference between the Project Alloy headset we tried originally and this new version is the software inside. II,” as we will refer to it for the remainder of this story, was said to include more software optimization than the other demo units inside the booth.

Oculus Update Lets You Launch SteamVR Apps And Other Third Party Software From Home

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The latest version of Oculus’ PC software, available now in a public testing phase, aims to make it easier to launch content purchased from Steam or acquired elsewhere while remaining inside the Oculus Home interface. Oculus Rift owners sometimes need to jump back and forth between Steam and Oculus Home to play software purchased from one store or the other.

Mercedes’ F1 Team Is Paying Fans For VR Software To Aid Pit Crews

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Former id Software Exec Steve Nix Starts ForwardXP VR Studio

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Steve Nix, former id Software executive and previous CEO of Yvolver, said he has started a new Dallas-based virtual reality development studio, ForwardXP. Above: Steve Nix is head of ForwardXP. Image Credit: Yvolver. “We We are creating interactive content for virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality,” he wrote in a post on Facebook. The focus will be more on experiences, which is what the ‘XP’ part of our name stands for.”.

This Software Tweak Could Improve What You See In HTC Vive

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Both Valve and Oculus are working on tools designed to push high quality 90 frames per second virtual reality technology onto a wide range of PCs, including The post This Software Tweak Could Improve What You See In HTC Vive appeared first on UploadVR.

Valve Says New Calibration Software Makes Lower-Cost LCD Panels Viable for High-End VR

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“World class VR requires highly precise tracking, matched optics and display technologies, and a software stack that weaves together the interactions between these components,” said Jeremy Selan of Valve.

Vendor Landscape: Enterprise Marketing Software Suites In Asia Pacific

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More marketers in Asia Pacific (AP) are investing in an enterprise marketing software suite (EMSS) to better engage empowered customers and drive contextual marketing — but EMSS vendors’ solution availability and localization efforts vary across the region. My recently published report, Vendor Landscape: Enterprise Marketing Software Suites In Asia Pacific, helps marketers understand EMSS vendors’ […].

Nokia Finally Releases Its 360 Editing Software, Ozo Creator, On Windows

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That changed late last week, however, with the release of a Beta version of the software for Windows 10 PCs, which accompanied the launch of version 1.3.0.

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New Engagement Models Emerge For Custom Software Outsourcing

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In my report on new engagement models, I capture and report on new and creative ways that AD&D leaders are working with custom software development partners to transform […]. The purchase of Whole Foods by Amazon, and more recently, the proposed purchase of Aetna by CVS, are creating an imperative for all businesses to digitally transform.

High Voltage Software launches excellent VR FPS Damaged Core, purchase now for access to the Dragon Front beta.

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I have been following the work of High Voltage software since Conduit 2 and I recently had the chance to play Damaged Core three weeks ago at High Voltages office right outside of Chicago.

Samsung Software Update Will Eliminate Galaxy Note 7 Devices By Preventing Them From Charging

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Samsung has announced plans to obliterate all remaining Galaxy Note 7 devices in the wild with a software update that prevents the device from working altogether. The software update will be rolling out on December 19, with a planned distribution lasting up to a month.

Oculus 1.4 Update Prevents HTC Vive Running Oculus Software

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However, a recent Oculus software update has broken all that. These new integrity checks prevent Revive, the piece of software that let Oculus games run on the HTC Vive headset, from running, essential blocking games to only Oculus hardware.

How to run Oculus Rift Software on HTC Vive

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You're in luck because Reddit user CrossVR has released a "modification" to the Oculus software on GitHub to allow a limited set of software to run on the Vive. Oculus has some of the best VR games right now. But what if you have the HTC Vive?

Predictions 2018: New Technologies Propel Software Development

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These days every company is in the software business. Fast, iterative delivery of high-quality software means better customer engagement and higher satisfaction, so an effective development organization is more important than ever. But in 2018 software development leaders will face new opportunities and challenges as software technologies and platforms pivot into new areas where traditional […].

VR Design Tool ‘Gravity Sketch’ Launches in Early Access

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Developed by a group of design engineers at the Royal College of Art, the software is ‘for everyone’, but its feature set has particular relevance to creative professionals, and could become an invaluable tool for industrial design visualisation.

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‘Magic Hour’ VR Software Will Teach You How To Use A Manual Camera

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In other ways, this software shows potential as a real learning tool. Photography is, in and of itself, one of the most impressive and beautiful forms of art on the planet.

PS4’s New Software Update Turns PSVR Into Your Personal 3D Blu-ray Player

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Sony today announced the launch of beta testing for the latest system software update to the PlayStation 4, 4.50. As much as Sony would have liked them to, 3D TVs never quite panned out.

‘V’, The Universal Dashboard for VR, Launches Open Beta

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Simplygon Might Be One of the Most Important Companies in VR’s Future, Here’s Why

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RPG Creation Software ‘SMILE GAME BUILDER’ Gets VR Viewing Mode

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Game creation has become a big topic for ease-of-use software applications in recent years. Game Maker is one of the most popular examples as it was used to create several hit indie games such as Hotline Miami, Undertale, and Spelunky.

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Update: Impressive VR Animation Software ‘Tvori’ Now Available [Exclusive Mixed Reality Video]

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Add a bit of Ray Harryhausen and a dash of Ultraman and you have this 2 awesome for words F2P VR City Builder/Monster Battler from High Voltage Software!

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One of my all time favorite video game companies High Voltage Software, ( Dragon Front, Damaged Core, CONDUIT 2: THE SECOND ONE ) released They Live to Destroy , a City Builder/Monster Battler, on an unsuspecting world today to Gear VR in association with Oculus Studios.

$4 Billion ZeniMax v. Oculus Verdict Could Come as Early as Today, Here’s What You Need to Know

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This week the eyes of the virtual reality industry are on a federal court in Dallas, Texas where ZeniMax (and child company id Software) and Facebook (and child company Oculus) have been engaged in legal battle over a dispute which could cost Facebook $4 billion.

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PlayStation VR to Get Improved Tracking and 3D Blu-ray Playback in Next PS4 Update

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Among other additions to the console’s base experience, the forthcoming PS4 System Software Update 4.50 In time for the launch of Farpoint and the PSVR Aim controller, the PS4 System Software Update 4.50

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

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‘MakeVR Pro’ Introduces Precision Tools for 3D Modelling in VR

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Both versions are currently only available on Viveport, although there are plans to bring the software to other platforms. However, it was missing some essential features that advanced or professional creators might expect from software of this kind.

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‘Envelop’ Launches Open Beta of Immersive Windows Desktop Platform for Vive and Rift

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Why is There Such a Huge Shortage of Developers in the VR Industry?

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