My predictions for virtual reality in 2021

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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 PlayStation VR selling more than 5 million units until now has proven that console players like virtual reality. The major companies are already working on this, as we’ll see in the section related to content, and the name of Half-Life: Alyx alone is already driving many new people into virtual reality. It’s time to upgrade this old system (Image by Sony).

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Don’t Worry, Sony Just Reconfirmed PSVR ‘Is Compatible With PS5’

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Sony Interactive Entertainment’s president and CEO Jim Ryan reconfirmed in an interview published today on CNET that the PSVR “is compatible with PS5” thankfully. The post Don’t Worry, Sony Just Reconfirmed PSVR ‘Is Compatible With PS5’ appeared first on UploadVR. Despite the fact that the PlayStation 5 reveal event didn’t include a single mention of PSVR or the upcoming successor VR headset, don’t worry too much.

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Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health

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From helping passengers chill out during long-haul flights to AI-powered virtual therapists , this is a very promising space indeed. For companies looking to get into Immersive technologies our VR Consultancy service offers comprehensive support in strategic deployment of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. The post Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health appeared first on Tech Trends.

Sony Patent Filing Reveals VR Headset With Haptic Feedback Generator

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Patent filings continue to reveal yet more of Sony’s R&D work in the VR space. Could Sony have worked on a VR headset that itself offers haptic feedback in reaction to virtual worlds?

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Spider-Man Comes To Virtual Reality

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– 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.”. Spider-Man: Homecoming VR was produced by Sony Pictures Virtual Reality and developed by creative agency CreateVR. Back in March, we got a preview of Sony’s Ghostbusters VR experience that launched on PlayStation VR.

Sony Reveals PS5, Including New HD Camera And Discless Digital Edition

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Sony revealed its next generation PlayStation 5 console today, which features a new white design, a white DualSense controller, media remote and a new HD camera. The post Sony Reveals PS5, Including New HD Camera And Discless Digital Edition appeared first on UploadVR. While there was no specific PSVR news, the HD camera reinforces previous suggestions that PS5 should support current, and possibly future, PlayStation VR hardware.

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Community Download: What Do You Expect From Sony?s PS5 Event?

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For today’s Community Download, we want to know what you’re expecting to see and learn about at Sony’s PS5 event? But we’re back this week with a new topic for everyone to weigh in on: Sony’s PlayStation 5 reveal event. Obviously we should expect a few obvious things like getting to see what the PlayStation 5 actually looks like finally, especially since Sony revealed the controller already.

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Sony?s PS5 Reveal Event Rescheduled For June 11th At 1PM PT

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According to a Twitch ad today someone saw during a livestream, the new date for Sony’s PlayStation 5 reveal event appeared to have leaked as June 11th. Shortly afterward, Sony confirmed the new date on the official Twitter account. The post Sony’s PS5 Reveal Event Rescheduled For June 11th At 1PM PT appeared first on UploadVR.

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Will PS5 Support VR – Everything We Know About Virtual Reality On Sony’s Next Console

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In less than a year’s time Sony’s next console, the PlayStation 5, will be with us. As we all know, the PS4 introduced Sony’s first VR headset, PlayStation VR (better known as PSVR). Very little has been said about Sony’s future with VR beyond PS4, however. Mark Cerny, PS4’s lead system architect, confirmed as much back in April 2019 when Sony revealed work on PS5 to Wired. “I

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PSVR Games With Unlocked Framerate/Dynamic Resolution Could See PS5 Improvements, Sony Confirms

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Sony today confirmed that PSVR games running on PS5 via backwards compatibility can see improvements if they have specific features.

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Distorting Virtual Reality

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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

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After years in development and constant reassurances that no, really, it's going to happen , virtual reality is finally becoming a practical reality. PS VR Aim San Francisco-based studio Impulse Gear, who also developed the VR game Farpoint , created a Sony approved peripheral for the Move controller so you can play the shooter more naturally. You can use it with all three of the major virtual reality headsets, and mobile VR support is coming soon.

The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Wireless

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Will Facebook, Microsoft, Sony or Valve support the development of these new kinds of PCs (or game consoles)? Tagged with: brendan iribe , mark zuckerberg , Oculus Quest , palmer luckey Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Wireless appeared first on UploadVR. In recent months we’ve been talking about some new definitions and marketing terms that are coming into more popular use — “wireless” and “standalone” VR.

Sony Discontinues PS4 Pro In Japan, PS4 Slim Remains For Now

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According to GameWatch , Sony has discontinued all models of PS4 except for one in Japan. With the introduction of the PlayStation 5, the previous generation is now being slowly phased out by Sony.

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Sony Says It’s Focusing On The ‘Value Equation’ For PS5

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We don’t yet know the price of Sony’s next-generation console, the PS5, but PlayStation chief executive Jim Ryan says the company is focusing on getting the “value equation” right. Obviously, whatever price Sony goes with will have a knock-on effect for PSVR users. Rumors earlier in the year claimed that Sony was struggling with keeping the PS5 price down.

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Sony Launches Yet Another PSVR Mega Pack, Now Including PS5 Adaptor

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Sony has yet again rejigged the PSVR Mega Pack bundle, swapping out games and adding some new extras to the kit. You need this to plug the PS4-era camera into Sony’s new console, and you can use the new HD Camera for PSVR, so it’s pretty essential.

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Sony Reiterates Commitment To ‘Make Advances’ In ‘Immersive Interactive Experiences Such As VR’

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Sony’s latest corporate report briefly mentions VR, and reiterates the company’s commitment to making advances in immersive entertainment. In the entire 66-page document covering all facets of the Sony brand, VR gets just one mention in Game & Network Services section.

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Sony Postpones PlayStation 5 Reveal Event Previously Set For June 4th

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Today in a tweet Sony announced the decision to postpone the PlayStation 5 reveal event that was previously scheduled for June 4th. Sony cites the need for “more important voices to be heard” at this time. This was expected to be the big thing to replace Sony’s usual E3 presence, an event the company was planning to skip for the second year in a row. The post Sony Postpones PlayStation 5 Reveal Event Previously Set For June 4th appeared first on UploadVR.

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Sony and Reality One Team Up For New Virtual Reality Content

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360 360 Video Experiences deal partnership reality one Sony Pictures

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Waltz Of The Wizard Dev Pauses PSVR Updates ‘Until Sony Talks What’s Next’

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Hrafn Thorisson, the CEO of Aldin Dynamics, has said that the team is holding off on updates for the PSVR version of Waltz of the Wizards until Sony talks more about the future of VR on the PlayStation platform.

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PS5 Delay Not Happening, Sony Marketing Exec Assures

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The recent relative silence around Sony’s PlayStation 5 has proved frustrating for some fans. Eric Lempel, SVP and head of global marketing at Sony Interactive Entertainment, said as much in an interview with GamesIndustry.biz this week.

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Why we should care about ergonomics in virtual reality

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In various comments he has written, he has highlighted his expertise regarding comfort and ergonomics of virtual reality headsets and how these characteristics are important to: ensure the correct presentation of the virtual world to the user by ensuring optimum optical alignment; ensure the headset does not interfere with immersion by causing discomfort, even for longer duration sessions. virtual reality comfort design ergonomics vr

The 2016 Virtual Reality Headset Shopping Guide

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Buying a virtual reality headset in 2016 is difficult, especially if you haven’t gotten hands-on time with the various systems. Unfortunately, if someone on your list has expressed interest in virtual reality, it is unlikely these kinds of headsets are going to blow them away. Here’s our guide to picking the right virtual reality headset this holiday. So all in all a full virtual reality system from Sony costs around $800.

How Sony Is Kickstarting Mainstream Virtual Reality Adoption With the Launch of PS VR

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Sony is about to bring the third weapon to the high-end VR fight, and it could have a major impact on the market. The combination of content, pricing, and simplicity may mean that Sony could take a dominant position in the market over competition like HTC and Oculus. To figure out exactly what Sony’s entrance into this next-gen battle means, GamesBeat turned to a few market analysts to get some answers. What It Means For Sony. Sony’s Risks.

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Community Download: Will Sony Become The New King Of Virtual Reality?

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Discussion community download discussion PlayStation VR PS VR sony

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Sony Pictures Moves into VR, Appoints a VP of Virtual Reality

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Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is neck-deep in virtual reality with its PlayStation VR device, but what about other subsidiaries of the larger Sony Corp? It appears that one of the company’s other major divisions, Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, is also making a move towards the tech. The post Sony Pictures Moves into VR, Appoints a VP of Virtual Reality appeared first on UploadVR.

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Virtual Reality Shopping Guide: 2017 Edition

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At the end of 2017 there are virtual reality headsets available powered by technology from some of the world’s largest tech companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, Sony, and Google. Unlike the failed 3D TVs of just a few years ago, these VR headsets convince your eyes and ears that you’re actually seeing and hearing a fantastic virtual world all around you. Seated or Standing: Sony PlayStation VR.

PSVR Exclusive Blood & Truth Gets Higher Resolution, Framerate And More For PS5, Dev Says

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Developer Sony London says that its latest update to PSVR exclusive Blood & Truth will feature some key improvements when playing the game on PS5. A focus on storytelling, unique interactions and blockbuster shootouts make it something of a must-play for Sony’s headset.

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See How/If PS5 Fits On Your TV Cabinet Using AR

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While we don’t know the official PS5 size just yet, Sony’s new console looks like a beast. Virtual Studio recently uploaded an unofficial 3D render of the disc drive version of the console to Sketchfab, an online library of 3D assets (embedded below, thanks to Sam Watts for pointing it out online ). by Virtual Studio. Sony revealed the PS5 design late last week and the internet has had its fun with it since.

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Virtual Reality Takes Center Stage at Tokyo Game Show

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Some 110 VR games for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive got all the attention with new demos and mixed reality performances. It was no surprise that Sony came out in full force with their PlayStation VR, which launches in near weeks, with large crowds gathering to demo the latest VR games like Resident Evil 7 , Call of Duty Infinite Warfare , Farpoint and Batman Arkham. The post Virtual Reality Takes Center Stage at Tokyo Game Show appeared first on VRScout.

Oculus Quest 2 vs PSVR: What’s The Difference, Which One To Buy

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For newcomers to VR, there are two headsets that you’re most likely to have heard about — Oculus Quest 2 and PSVR. There’s no doubt that Quest 2 and PSVR are the most mainstream and recognizable headsets for those with just a passing interest or limited knowledge of VR.

No Man’s Sky For PS5 Includes PSVR-Enabled PS4 Version Too

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This is especially important for owners of Sony’s PSVR headset, as the native PS5 version of the game won’t support the device. Sony is giving the adaptor away for free if you already own the headset.

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Looking Back at Virtual Reality Over the Last 5 Years

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Back then, those of us who called ourselves ‘VR enthusiasts’ were just happily typing away our dreams in different forums [shoutout to the MTBS3D VR subsection], dreaming of the day we’d have the Holodeck, the Matrix, or whatever version of VR we each thought of as the “high standard” of a true virtual reality. We were supposed to get to the point where it feels as real as reality, and where VR could be something that we could just jack into whenever we pleased.

Confirmed: First PS5 Showcase Coming On June 4th

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Sony just confirmed as much on the PlayStation Blog. Jim Ryan, President & CEO, Sony Interactive Entertainment, clarified that the event will be focused on “the games you’ll be playing after PlayStation 5 launches this holiday season.” We also know Sony is prototyping a potential successor to the device to run on PS5. The news you’ve been waiting for is here; the very first PS5 showcase takes place on June 4th.

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Virtual Reality Holiday Gift Guide 2017

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The bundle is typically $300, but Sony announced a deal starting Dec. Lots of really interesting virtual worlds like Job Simulator and Fantastic Contraption require the Move controllers to play, and even games like Skyrim VR are better with hand controllers. Of the three major wired VR headsets, HTC Vive offers the greatest amount of freedom to explore a virtual world.

Watch The Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition Right Here, 9am June 8

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Coming to you from our Virtual Studios (where we host our weekly Download podcast), we’ll be debuting yet more reveals and discussing the year in VR so far. Yes, this is the VR Showcase you’re looking for. Bookmark this page, because the Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition goes live at 9am PT/12pm ET/5pm BT! Wait, what’s the Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition?

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