Training AI & Robots in VR with NVIDIA’s Project Holodeck

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At SIGGRAPH 2017, NVIDIA was showing off their Isaac Robot that had been trained to play dominos within a virtual world environment of NVIDIA’s Project Holodeck. They’re using Unreal Engine to simulate interactions with people in VR to train a robot how to play dominos.

Epic’s New Robo Recall Dev Diary Details The Game’s Evolution From Bullet Train


Fans of the Rift will remember when developer Epic Games took to the stage of the Oculus Connect 2 keynote that year to announce a tech demo for the then-unreleased Oculus Touch controllers, called Bullet Train. Bullet Train, meanwhile, can now be downloaded on Rift for free.

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Axon Park and Survios’ CTO to Teach Unreal Engine VR Masterclass

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Axon Park has begun a strategic partnership with VR First with the Unreal Engine VR Masterclass being the first endeavour. They’ve brought on board Survios CTO and Co-Founder Alex Silkin to teach the course who will also be supported by the Unreal Engine Team.

Epic Games Technical Director: We Want ‘Robo Recall’ To Be The ‘Ultimate Tech Demo’ For Unreal Engine


Epic Games turned their popular Bullet Train tech demo into a full game that’s not only coming to Oculus Rift with Touch next year after the controllers release this December, but it will also be available for free when it arrives.

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Homeland Security Releasing VR School Shooting Training Simulator


The $5.6-million program, which was built on Epic Games’ Unreal Engine, isn’t the first VR experience to focus on surviving an active shooter situation. The post Homeland Security Releasing VR School Shooting Training Simulator appeared first on VRScout.

Epic’s VR Shooter Bullet Train Is Now the Wacky Robo Recall


Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4-driven VR shooter gets a humorous makeover, and it's free. The post Epic's VR Shooter Bullet Train Is Now the Wacky Robo Recall appeared first on WIRED. Culture Game|Life Bullet Train Epic Games Oculus Oculus Rift Robo Recall virtual reality

Epic Games Goes All In With Unreal Engine 4 Support for Google Daydream


Riding the wave of excitement over Google’s new VR platform, Daydream, Epic Games CTO Kim Libreri announced on the Google I/O stage today that the gaming giant has brought support for Daydream to Unreal Engine 4.

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Epic’s New Action-packed ‘Robo Recall’ FPS is Beautiful, Brutal Arcade Fun

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Now the company plans to launch Robo Recall , the evolution of their critically acclaimed Bullet Train tech demo. Last year at Oculus Connect 2015, Epic revealed the Bullet Train tech demo for Oculus Touch.

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Axon Park To Offer Expert Level In-Headset VR Design Course


Survios CTO Alex Silkin will teach a semester-long course called Unreal Engine VR Master Class. Courtesy of VR education startup Axon Park , the ‘Unreal Engine VR Master Class’ will debut in VR this autumn. The Unreal Engine VR Master Class will begin on September 4.

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Enklu Launches San Francisco’s First AR Maker Space


If you are not well versed with HoloLens technology or need some help getting accustomed to Enklu’s platform, there is a staff of experts on hand offering training and support to help members begin creating and exploring.

?How VR is training the perfect soldier


You may not be able to smell the aftermath of the bomb, but, through the virtual reality headset, you can certainly see its awful effects The thought that none of this is real, that you're only in the jaggedy unreality of a video game never quite leaves you. 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. It's become a highly effective and low cost training tool."

Varjo Promises “Human-Eye” Resolution With VR-1 Headset


Varjo hopes these hyper realistic environments will serve as the perfect tool for fields such as architecture, construction, engineering, industry design, training simulations, and other industries where accuracy is paramount.

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Epic Games’ Technical Director of VR & AR, Nick Whiting

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From healthcare, education, social, training, cinema, gaming, and more, VR has a lot of Killer Use-cases. Whiting oversees the development of the award-winning Unreal Engine 4’s virtual reality efforts. Feature VR Design epic games nick whiting ue4 unreal engine unreal engine 4

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XRDC: From XR Technology in Entertainment & Gaming to Brand Experience, Training & Safety


XRDC has eight tracks – Games, Entertainment, Healthcare, Brand Experience, Enterprise, Training, Safety, as well as Partners. Steve Bowler of CloudGate Studio will talk about Unreal Engine 4’s Blueprints feature. XR for Safety and Training.

Pavlov VR Modding Community Welcomes Diversity Just In Time For 20th Update


In response to Pavlov’s latest update , which brings the title up to par with Unreal Engine 4.21 , its modding scene is capitalizing upon what it views as a perfect opportunity for some much-needed spring cleaning. News Dave Villz LBGTQ+ Pavlov VR Transexual Unreal Engine

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BBC Takes You To Space In VR


Inspired by NASA and ESA training programs and the experiences of real astronauts, Home – A VR Spacewalk enables you would-be astronaut to embark on a spacewalk 250 miles above Earth’s surface, something only 217 people have ever done in real-life. News BBC HTC Vive REWIND Space Unreal Engin

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Watch: 12 Minutes of ‘Robo Recall’ Gameplay with Oculus Touch

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The game, which evolved from the extremely well received tech demo for Touch, Bullet Train , retains a lot of the same core mechanics as it’s predecessor but polishes and hones them. SEE ALSO 'Bullet Train' on the Latest Oculus Touch Makes You a Bullet-Catching Badass.

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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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How to Build a Location-Based AR Application


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Ubisoft Introduces Training Bots, Chivalry Mode, and More with ‘Space Junkies’ Episode 3, Available Now on Rift


Described by Road to VR as “VR’s spiritual successor to Unreal Tournament,” Space Junkies takes Ubisoft’s knack for cutting-edge 6DOF comfort and mashes it up

Wizard of Oz Narratives: Puppeting Virtual Characters with Improv Acting

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This technique is commonly used within VR training applications where it’s cheaper to have a single actor puppeting multiple virtual characters rather than hiring multiple actors in order to create a sense of social presence.

2018 Highlights: Award-winning VR gloves, global customers, and a growing team


Dozens of leading companies around the world in the automotive, aerospace, industrial, and government sectors are already seeing incredible results with the HaptX Gloves Development Kit for design and training applications.”. A new generation of HaptX Gloves.

Oculus Quest Gets Dynamic Fixed Foveated Rendering To Balance Quality & Performance


As we stated in our review of the Quest headset : In the game’s opening training montage I couldn’t help but point my eyes down and see two blurs for feet running on a treadmill.

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Infinity Film Festival Will Feature VR, AR


The Infinity Film Festival in Beverly Hills, presented by Epic Games’ Unreal Engine, is set to take place this November 1 – 4, 2018. Epic will also host the IFF Tech Lab with Unreal Engine training for film and virtual production.

Watch VR Help Visualize One Of John Wick 3’s Biggest Fight Scenes


Shooting John Wick movies no doubt takes months of physical training, stunt coordination and dedication. Nice used Unreal Engine to bring this Glass House to virtual life before the enormous physical set was constructed.

Epic Games Announces Robo Recall for Oculus Touch


Epic Games, creators of Unreal Tournament , have revealed a sneak peek of their newest title, Robo Recall , during Oculus Connect 3. People who are really deep in the VR scene will remember the awesome VR shooter, Bullet Train , presented during Oculus Connect 2 last year.

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7Invensun reveals high-quality eye-tracking VR accessory for only $149

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If you are a developer, it may interest you that you can develop for 7Invensun eye tracking device by just using the official Vive SRanipal SDK in Unity or Unreal.

All you need to know on Oculus Connect 6: the most important news in one single article!

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The quality is very high, and there are so many things you can do (be on a plane, on a train, boat, etc…). Vulkan News We’ve added support for Vulkan Multiview and Fixed Foveated Rendering in our platform and in Unreal Engine, which can boost performance significantly.

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How to be a good VR startupper – Part 2

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Let’s suppose that you are offering a solution for training in VR. If you are in the VR training business, your customers are industrial companies needing training, not VR enthusiasts. Second part of my post with my pieces of advice for wannabe VR entrepreneurs.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.08.11): Gear VR is over, Go long term future is uncertain, Huawei teases its metaverse and much more!

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storytelling), education, training, etc… XR is not profitable in the short term : only 22% of products are already profitable or will be so soon. Unreal Engine is adding Vulkan support for Oculus Quest and Unity fill follow later on this year. Next week my blog will turn 3 years old!

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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

Leap Motion’s North Star is the DK1 of AR: hands-on preview and how to buy it!

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On the downtown 3 train. To develop for the Leap Motion North Star, you can use Unity or Unreal Engine. You probably have heard about Leap Motion’s Project North Star , that should be able to offer people affordable augmented reality.

The 2019 VR Awards Winners Recognized for Outstanding VR Tech


Created by Fable and Oculus and powered by Unreal Engine, the film has been to Tribeca, the Chicago Film Festival and the Emmys. VR Education and Training. It’s often used in industry for advanced training simulations.

XR News – August 12, 2019 – Meet Bobby, the 3D-Scanned Teddy Bear

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Osso VR partnered with UCLA to do a Surgical Training Study Showing VR Beats Traditional Training by 130% Audi, Unreal Engine & Mackevision introduce a new digital showroom in Web3D, VR and AR. If you didn't think our 3-episode-a-week release schedule was dizzying enough, welcome to the XR for Business Podcast's new weekly news rundown!

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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.

How You Can Explore Nefertari’s Tomb in Hyper-Realistic VR

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These very large datasets were then optimized for real-time rendered in Unreal Engine at a stable 90 frames per second, retaining all 24Bn points of detail utilizing texture streaming from Granite. They’re invaluable for working with physically based rendering engines such as Unreal Engine.

These Are The VR Sessions Taking Place At Steam Dev Days Next Week


Epic Games is heavily invested in VR thanks to deep integration with its Unreal Engine 4 and its own tech demos like Bullet Train. Shipping A VR Game With Unreal Engine 4, with CloudGate Studio And Epic Games.

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