My predictions for virtual reality in 2020

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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).

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 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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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.

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 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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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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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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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.

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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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.

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.

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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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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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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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.

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

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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.

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.

PS5 ‘Game Boost’ Will Improve Frame Rates For PS4 And PSVR Games

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Sony says details on how to claim an adapter “will be shared on PlayStation.com when available.” If you’re looking for more PSVR news, here’s everything we know about Sony’s unannounced new headset.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.07.13): Sony invests in Epic, Rockstar is working on an AAA VR game, and more!

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Sony invests $250M in Epic Games. Sony has announced that it has made a big investment of $250M in Epic Games through one of its subsidiaries. The investment gives Sony a minority stake in Epic that now is evaluated at more than $17B. And since virtual reality is a rather new topic, and UE4 already supports VR, this means that all these studios could advance together in creating a VR toolset for their future games. Expectations vs reality for 2020.

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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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5 PS5 Games We Hope Get PSVR Support

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This was to be expected, of course; Sony wants to market its console for launch and talking about additional hardware at this stage complicates that. That’s the terrible question Sony had us reckoning with when Astro’s Playroom was revealed last night. We can’t think of a better way for Sony to kickstart a new generation of VR. Yesterday’s PS5 reveal went down a treat with most gamers, but there wasn’t much to say on the PSVR front.

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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.

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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The Best VR Games Of 2020 (So Far)

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What We Said : “It is a game not content with just one miracle, be it the authentic, almost documentarian approach to a virtual ecosystem, nor the technical milestones such a feat requires. What We Said : “Inevitably, some of the same-room companionship is lost in the transition from physical to virtual, but not nearly as much as you might think, and thoughtful additions made possible by headsets go a good way to making up for it. Looking for the best VR games in 2020?

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Sony Opens Registration For Direct PS5 Pre-Order Invitations

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Registration has opened for users who wish to pre-order the PlayStation 5 direct from Sony. The invitation still isn’t even a guarantee, with Sony stating “each invitation is open for a limited time a quantities are limited per PSN ID per transaction.”

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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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PS5’s HD Camera Won’t Support PSVR 1, Sony Seemingly Confirms

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A new FAQ directly from Sony seems to confirm the PS5’s new HD Camera can’t be used to play old PSVR games. We’ve reached out to Sony to make sure that the term “PS4 games” does indeed include PSVR games. Sony is still tight-lipped on the topic, though recent patent leaks and job listings definitely suggest the company has more in store.

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Community Download: Who ‘Won’ Virtual Reality In 2016?

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What many have spent the last 12 months calling the “year of virtual reality” is about to come to an end. ” However, as far as virtual reality is concerned, things have been going quite well. In 2016, virtual reality officially arrived. Tagged with: community download , discussion , virtual reality , won , year of VR. Discussion VR community download discussion virtual reality won year of VR

Astro?s Playroom Coming To PS5, No Mention Of VR Support

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Today during the PlayStation 5 reveal event, Sony announced a follow up named Astro’s Playroom, but neglected to mention any VR support for the PS5 title. We will reach out to Sony for comment on Astro’s Playroom and if we hear back we will update this post with more information. Astro Bot Rescue Mission is one of the best PSVR games to date and ranks highly among the list of all VR games in general.

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2016 CES - Gaming and Virtual Reality Almost Doubles

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According to the CEA who own and produce CES, Gaming and Virtual Reality has grown by 77% over the 2015 event. More than 40 exhibitors will showcase the next wave of immersive multimedia for virtual reality systems and environments, and today’s latest gaming hardware, software and accessories designed for mobile, PC’s and consoles. Sony always show their PlayStation VR device in their own booth in the consumer electronics section.

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.

Sony Confirms Work On ‘Next-Generation’ VR Headset That Might Not Be PSVR 2

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Sony Next Generation VR Headset In The Works. For starters, the job posting is directly from the wider Sony Corporation and not Sony Interactive Entertainment, the division of the company that runs the PlayStation operation.

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