Oculus Go Used For In-Flight Pilot Training Demonstration


” CTO John Nagle wrote in an email to us that they used mapping software Mapbox along with the Unity world engine and “Oculus Go in this case because it represents the lowest cost VR device, and we wanted to show it was fundamentally capable enough to work.”

Oculus & CHLA Bring VR Medical Training To Eleven New Facilities


These immersive training programs create high-stress environments that challenge users to make life-saving decisions under extreme pressure. Using Oculus Go for our VR modules will allow for on-the-spot training without the need for the extra real estate.”.

Unity Vision VR/AR Summit 2017: Courtside for the Convergence of Realities


When it comes to changing the game for XR, Unity Technologies just can’t stop. Vision Summit 2017— Unity’s VR/AR-centric industry conference held this Monday and Tuesday at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood—doubled down on this push in a dramatic way. “We Google Tango with Unity.

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Unity CEO Wants ‘Equivalent of LittleBigPlanet’ Made In VR


Unity is hoping that, one day, something will do the same for VR. Unity CEO John Riccitiello said as much to UploadVR in an interview at this week’s Vision Summit. Unity may be the company to make it happen. Tagged with: unity Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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Learn To Create Full VR Experiences In Unity With Our 10-Week Intensive Night Course


We are offering a 10-week intensive night course at our campuses in both San Francisco and Los Angeles to teach you how to create full VR experiences from the ground up in Unity. Tiffany Raber is a Unity developer, 3D asset creator/designer, and biomedical illustrator.

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On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Unity’s Head of VR & AR, Tony Parisi

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From healthcare, education, social, training, cinema, gaming, and more, VR has a lot of Killer Use-cases. Unity’s Tony Parisi weighs in on how we might come to find it. Today we hear from Tony Parisi, Head of VR & AR at Unity.

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VR Training Program Now Required At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles


Oculus is giving standalone VR headsets to 11 medical institutions as part of an expanding program investigating best practices for training medical professionals in virtual reality. A “pilot study” was launched last year at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with training software made in Unity focused on “resuscitation procedures for childhood seizure and shock.” “Now we are looking to see its effect over time as training.”

San Francisco VR Weekend Workshop: Learn Unity VR for Vive


In just 3 short days you’ll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine. 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Dinner. • 8:00pm: Intro to Unity | Building your first VR Experience & Selecting your project. • Education Unity VR VR JobsStart your journey as a VR creator! You’ll get to work directly with instructors, hear from two industry experts, and meet the local community.

TheatreXR Is A Training Program To Bring Live Art Into VR And AR


Created by UK-based TOMtech, a division of Brighton’s The Old Market that specializes in educating creatives on the technical side of theatre, TheatreXR is a new intensive training course designed specifically to teach artists about VR, AR and how they might integrate it with their work. However, the tools required for this work are rather different to stagecraft – this new training programme starts to address that.”

Upload LA Education: Learn Unity for Vive And Oculus June 16 – 18


In just 3 short days from June 16 – June 18 you’ll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine. 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Dinner. 8:00pm: Intro to Unity | Building your first VR Experience & Selecting your project. Education How-to Unity Engine VR JobsStart your journey as a VR creator!

Upload LA & SF Event: Learn Unity Development In One Weekend


In just 3 short days from Friday August 25 through Sunday 27 August you’ll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine. 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Drinks. Start your journey as a Virtual Reality creator! You’ll get to work directly with instructors, hear from two industry experts, and meet the local community.

Upload SF Workshop: Intro To VR Design And Development With Unity


In just 3 short days from September 22 – 24 you’ll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine. Learn More About Upload San Francisco’s Virtual Reality Weekend: Intro to VR Design & Development with Unity. 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Drinks. 8:15pm: Intro to Unity | Learn the Unity Interface. Start your journey as a Virtual Reality creator!

Vantage Point Announces Public Release of VR Sexual Harassment Training Program

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Vantage Point , a fully-immersive sexual harassment training solution conducted in Virtual Reality. After a recent crowdfunding campaign Vantage Point attracted the interest of many thought leaders in the VR space including Tony Parisi of Unity Technologies.

?How VR is training the perfect soldier


Plextek, an electronics design consultancy in the UK has been making training simulations for the British government's Ministry of Defence since the late 1980s. The company specialises in building training programmes for army medics. It was also, thanks to the development tool Unity, which comes with a store filled with ready-to-use 3D models including tanks, guns, huts and soldiers, relatively cheap and easy to develop for. Source: ​HOW VR IS TRAINING THE PERFECT SOLDIER

Japanese Students Construct VR Roller Coaster Attraction Inside Classroom


According to SoraNews24 , the talented developer-in-training utilized a version of Minecraft modified with ExRollerCoaster, as well as a improved lighting and shadow effects. unity????????????? News Minecraft Takanawa Junior High School Unity VR Roller Coaster

UNITE Los Angeles 2016 Brings Cool Gaming News


Following the Unity Training Day on Halloween, October 31st, Unity launched pretty awesome features during the opening keynote for Unite Los Angeles 2016 conference.

Cool AR apps to try with Apple’s new phones

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“Industry and consumers alike will be able to easily interact with digital content aligned to the real-world for purposes including training, gaming, health and many more.” The developer kit works on Unity, Unreal, and Scenekit engines.

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WorldViz VR solutions help university research

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Huge Immersive Virtual Environment (HIVE) of Miami University is a 1,000 square meters virtual reality environment, and is used for the university’s research work such as spatial cognition and medical training simulations in nursing programs. The university is now using Unity heavily.

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But it also serves as a proof of concept for intuitive interaction in training, education, visualisation and entertainment. Fun and slightly twisted, Cat Explorer is also a proof of concept for intuitive interaction in training, education, visualization and entertainment. The importance of this should be obvious to those working in training, education and industry, where countless hours are lost to learning complicated software and byzantine interfaces.

Work With Upload To Teach Others About VR Development


Have extensive Unity experience? Passionate about helping train the next generation of developers and artists? Love VR and AR? You might just be a perfect fit to be an instructor for one of the many classes we offer at Upload in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Flying with Virtual Wings

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This is what Nada Ibrahim Hassan Hussen dreams of changing through technology skills training and a VR platform that she’s in the early stages of developing. How a young entrepreneur wants to use virtual reality to help young people in conflict zones to achieve their dreams.

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LooxidVR is a virtual reality headset that can analyze your emotions

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Our VR system enables researchers to directly build VR environments through our Unity SDK and track, as well as detect, physiological signals. .

Using OSVR Software in Professional-Grade Simulators


As is often the case, this company uses a special-purpose engine (as opposed to a game engine like Unity or Unreal). Integrating OSVR into a custom game engine is also fairly simple because OSVR: Includes multiple language bindings Supports asynchronous (callback) as well as synchronous (blocking) function calls Provides open-source examples on how to integrate OSVR into other game engines such as Unity, Unreal, SteamVR and Monogame. OSVR training and simulation

Bell Says Latest Helicopter was Designed 10 Times Faster With VR

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Working alongside Sector 5 Digital , which specializes in 3D design and production, the initial design and model was generated in CAD software, and then transferred into Unity so that it could be tested and modified in real-time with VR.

What Makes a Spoon a Spoon? Form and Function in VR Industrial Design


Import a 3D model of a spoon into Unity and you’ll be able to see the mesh in full 3D but it won’t do much else. It acts as a set of comforting training wheels for users as they begin to understand the language and patterns of a new platform.

New Procedural Speech Animation From Disney Research Could Make for More Realistic VR Avatars

Road to VR

The left face is overlaid with a mouth generated from the system based only on the audio input, after training with the video. A new paper authored by researchers from Disney Research and several universities describes a new approach to procedural speech animation based on deep learning.

VR Pioneer Dr. Jacki Morie Joins Upload As Vice President Of Education


Jacki’s impressive career includes creating the first computer animation training programs for Walt Disney Feature Animation, helping to found the Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) at USC, and working with DARPA, NASA and other government agencies to drive VR forward. In conjunction with today’s announcement, we’re highlighting some of the upcoming XR curriculum being offered at Upload’s training and education centers in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Scaffolding in VR: Interaction Design for Stacking and Assembly


Arranging or assembling virtual objects is a common scenario across a range of experiences, particularly in education, enterprise, and industrial training – not to mention tabletop and real-time strategy gaming. There’s something magical about building in VR.

Vision VR/AR Summit Is Next Week: Here Are The Keynotes And Key Sessions


The confirmed keynote speakers include Baobab studio’s Maureen Fan, Facebook’s Head of Social VR Rachel Franklin, Jay Wright of Vuforia, and Unity’s CEO John Riccitiello, and we’ve put together a list highlighting some of the notable events taking place May 1-2. 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM | How to Get the Most Out of Mobile VR in Unity. 10:45 AM – 11:15 AM | Docs and Devs: Combining Expertise to Improve Life-Saving Medical Training With VR.

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‘Sairento VR’ Update Brings Remastered Graphics & Smoother Gameplay, New Levels Incoming

Road to VR

Thanks to a recent update, the following levels have been visually remastered: Shrine, Lab, Warehouse, Cemetary, Hall, Corporation, Train, Arena, and Observatory.

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Weightless Remastered: Building with the Interaction Engine


We’ll come back to the Interaction Engine later when we look at designing the brand-new Weightless Training Room. Now with our Unity Detectors Scripts , giving users feedback on their current hand pose is extremely simple. The Training Room.

Gaining Behavioural Insight with Eye-Tracking VR Tech

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The tool integrates into Unity environments and allows eye-tracking studies to be conducted within 3D virtual reality environments. A manufacturing company can place workers in different training scenarios to evaluate reactions and responses.

Blocks By Google VR – 3D Modeling for the Masses


For the last month I’ve been working with Google to test Blocks, a new VR creation tool that enables anyone to 3D model low polygon objects without training. This will feel limiting at first, but it is a life saver when working in Unity.

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‘Oculus Launch Pad’ Is Silently Populating The VR Content Pool


As a little-known initiative, Oculus is actively funneling in talent with the promise of training, tools and other resources that developers — new and old — can use to build projects for the Oculus platform as well as for the greater VR ecosystem.

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Full-Body VR Haptic HoloSuit Shipping This November


Potential applications for a full body suit like HoloSuit are numerous: Kaaya shows it being used for everything from sports training to human control of robots, instructing emergency services personnel, and even simulating conditions within military vehicles. Wearing HoloSuit means that users can fully train their bodies and develop physical muscle memory during lessons, rather than wielding controllers and developing only mental memories during training.

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My predictions for virtual reality in 2019

The Ghost Howls

VR can be a valuable collaboration tool and make people spare the expenses of traveling; it can be a safe training tool for specialized employees; it can be something to prototype fast; etc… This means sparing money and time for a company.

Upload Event: A Virtual Reality Halloween


In a few evenings, you will learn how to create high-end virtual reality experiences on the Unity game engine, and in particular, the techniques used to make your users jump! Learn more about A Virtual Reality Halloween — Intro to VR Development with Unity: 3-night Los Angeles course on October 23, 25 and 26, 2017. Multiple evenings of intensive skills training & networking. Love the Halloween season? We do too.

VR Bound Announces Nominees For Inaugural 2017 VR Awards


360VR videos and photos became a regular part of our social media feeds , billions of dollars invested in VR technology advancement, and a VR experience for everything from movie trailers, corporate training and Presidential farewells. Nominees for Best use of VR in Education and Training.

Upload LA Workshop: Virtual Reality Weekend


In just 3 short days you’ll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine. Learn more about Upload LA’s Virtual Reality Weekend: Learning Unity Development. 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Drinks. 8:15pm: Intro to Unity | Learn the Unity Interface. Learn more about Upload LA’s Virtual Reality Weekend: Learning Unity Development. Unity instructor?

Building Graffiti 3D: A Journey through Space and Design


It looked good on paper, but once I started working with it, I quickly realized that most of my time would be spent just trying to get the device to properly communicate with Unity and pair with the OS rather than having fun making stuff.

Non-Profit ‘Athar’ Is Developing VR Employment Education For Jordan Youth


Athar works on developing young people’s resilience to conflict through giving them technology skills in partnership with training platform Pluralsight as a path to better employment.

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CAD Experiment: Disassemble a Spherical Robot in VR


I’m currently doing my honours, researching the feasibility of VR and haptics for midwifery training, using Deakin’s upcoming Virtual Reality Lab. Art & Design Augmented & Virtual Reality Free and Open Source Guest Posts Unity UX Design cad robot chess robots

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


Apple finally talks about VR while taking a (very solid) swing at AR, Walmart will use virtual reality to train employees, you can grow better weed with AR + AI, and Q1 VR headset sales…. WALMART PARTNERS WITH STRIVR LABS FOR VR TRAINING.