Oculus Quest Review: consumer Virtual Reality v1 is here

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Configuring the Wi-fi is really easy using your smartphone and you don’t have to type the password with an annoying virtual keyboard. The same Unity plugin is able to serve all Oculus devices and this helps a lot in developing cross-platform titles. The reality is: both are right.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2019

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Yesterday, I have dressed as a fortune teller and I have given you my predictions for augmented reality in 2019. Now, it is the turn of virtual reality. Let me do some speculations… Virtual Reality in 2018. It will be an important step for virtual reality.

How to get started with Oculus Quest development in Unity

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But then, as a developer, I felt the urge to understand how to develop my applications in Unity for the Oculus Quest. Video Tutorial: How to get started with Oculus Quest development in Unity. Textual Tutorial: How to get started with Oculus Quest development in Unity.

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NVIDIA talks about RTX 2080 graphics cards and virtual reality

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What about Unity, instead? Will it be available also for Unity developers? In the previous link, there is, in fact, a reference saying that both Unreal Engine and Unity will implement DXR APIs. interviews virtual reality graphics cards nvidia rtx 2080 vr

Varjo VR-1 Shows Us Virtual Reality Through High-Res Lenses

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Now in 2019, the company has made it a reality. “You can keep your design process virtual. Built in Unity software, this is a more modern home than the one I saw in June 2017. The headset also works with Unreal and AutoCAD, besides Unity.).

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. . By combining BCI with VR, developers can implement seamless control of the virtual reality system. interviews virtual reality looxidv

How to create a WebVR experience using Unity

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In my review of Amazon Sumerian I said multiple times that in other game engines, like Unity, it is not possible to create a WebVR experience. A WebVR exporter for Unity??? Unity on one side, a WebVR experience running on Firefox on the other one.

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Apple Embraces VR: Every Virtual Reality Announcement From Today’s WWDC Keynote

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At Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference today, the company made a major shift in their embrace of virtual reality with several new VR announcements during the event’s opening keynote. Today marks a major shift in Apple’s public support for virtual reality.

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Baobab Studios talks about the development of “Crow: The Legend”, a movie that deserves to be watched in virtual reality

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The movie has been released both in traditional 2D format and as a Virtual Reality experience. It is the first time that I watch the same movie in 2D and in VR and thanks to it I’ve been able to confirm how Virtual Reality is a powerful storytelling medium.

Experimenting with Unity instant remote preview on the Vive Focus

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I like these two toys… they offer easy to use virtual reality. This feature lets you just hit Play inside the Unity Editor to magically see the content of the app inside your XR headset, without building anything. The Unity Remote app does exactly this, so it is perfect.

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How to get started with Oculus Go on Unity

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I’m among them: today I’ve made my first builds and so I want to guide you through the first very basic steps in building an app for Oculus Go on Unity , to spare you some little headaches. Now you have to set-up your Unity development environment.

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Unity’s In-VR Game Editor Launches Tomorrow, This Is What It’s Like

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Tomorrow Unity plans to launch the first experimental build of EditorVR, a component of the Unity game engine which will let developers build games within virtual reality. SEE ALSO Unity Labs' Principal Designer on VR Scene Editor & Overcoming Perceptual Illusions.

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Lenqiy aims at fostering creativity in Chinese kids with virtual reality

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The typical development environment that they use is Unity, but if the customer requires Unreal because wants a better graphical quality, they can develop using UE4, too. He repeated that in China now there’s a big push of virtual reality in education thanks to the government.

Super Data Report: 6.3 Million Virtual Reality Headsets Shipped in 2016

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A new report from Super Data offers new estimates for the market size of virtual reality in 2016, suggesting 6.3 ” Tagged with: numbers , PS VR , rift , sales , shipped , sold , super data , unity , Vive. Research numbers PS VR rift sales shipped sold super data unity Viv

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Interview to Eduardo Siman: virtual reality makes data visualization fun, we should all work together to make AR and VR to succeed

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In early 2016, I run into a paper from a professor at Caltech that was talking about data visualization in virtual reality and that blew my mind. The third component that has become a key part of the product is a shared virtual office. So basically, mediated reality is a mix of.

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‘TButt’ Is A Proven Interface For Multiplatform VR Development In Unity

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VR developer Turbo Button released an interface for multiplatform VR development in Unity. But TButt has also been used by other studios, most notably by Tender Claws for their hit Virtual Virtual Reality. A useful feature is that it allows for emulating a 3DoF controller in the Unity editor for more rapid development than pushing a full build to a standalone headset.

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The Coming Wave of Virtual Reality Creation Tools

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That was true until a few weeks ago, when I got my hands on a new class of virtual reality 3D creation tools including Google Blocks , Google Tilt Brush , Oculus Medium , Oculus Quill , et al. For me, this is where Unity comes in. Back to Reality, Temporarily.

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Leap Motion tracking v4 sample apps show how Virtual Reality UX should be made

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If you are a VR enthusiast, for sure in the last days you’ve found your social media feed full of videos and animations of people playing around with a cute cat in virtual reality using only their bare hands.

Exploring Methods for Conveying Object Weight in Virtual Reality

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With no way of generating resistive force feedback with today’s VR motion controllers, how can we make users feel and behave as though virtual objects have varying weights? We stuck with Unity for now, and hope to explore Unreal more in future explorations.

Isabelle Riva: How The Unity Game Engine Will Democratize Film

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Unity Technologies has been known among developers as the maker of a “game engine” since the tool debuted in 2005. That’s because experiences created with Unity are more often than not films, interactive movies, advertisements, or augmented reality and virtual reality content.

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Upload Event: A Virtual Reality Halloween

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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. Love the Halloween season? We do too. Come learn how to build your own highly-immersive VR haunted house, a truly spooky VR experience.

The Story of Your Life is a Virtual Reality

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Right now, I’m most excited about the ways it’s causing us to reflect on the very notion of reality. What is Reality? VR has already begun to help us analyze the ways we construct our own realities. The expression “Virtual Reality” is, in its way, redundant.

How to ask Android Permissions in Unity for a Vive Focus app (Vive Wave SDK)

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Unity and Android Permissions. What does this mean if you want to request some permissions inside Unity? Unity makes things easier for us, so whenever we use some Unity class that clearly needs a permission, Unity adds this permission automatically to the manifest.

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Unity Hires VRML Co-Creator Tony Parisi In Bid For VR Dominance

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Unity closed out its Unite 2016 Keynote in Los Angeles today with a huge focus on VR. “We want you to make all your VR and AR with Unity,” he said, promising renewed investment in the industry. Unity Engine VR Industry News tony parisi unity

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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. HTC Vive had a huge presence as well, taking the form of mixed reality demo booths that had attendees all snapping photos and video.

How to fix controllers buttons not working and menu interactions with Vive Wave SDK 3.0 in Unity

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I was porting our Unity game Hit Motion: Reloaded to the new Vive Wave SDK 3.0.2 How to make controllers’ buttons to work in Unity with Vive Wave SDK 3.0? Because yes, we are in Unity, and that line is referred to the native C++ SDK.

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Watch: Latest Unity VR Editor Shown Off at Unite, Releasing in 2016

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During the opening keynote to their annual Unite conference yesterday, Unity announced that their in-development VR authoring tool EditorVR , which allows creators to step inside and work on their projects using virtual reality, is on its way within the next couple of months.

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Upload LA Workshop: Virtual Reality Weekend

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Start your journey as a Virtual Reality creator! 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. 8:15pm: Intro to Unity | Learn the Unity Interface. Learn more about Upload LA’s Virtual Reality Weekend: Learning Unity Development. Unity instructor?

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

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Virtual Reality continues to evolve, Constrained Reality is a Renowned Biologist’s take on the mind’s VR “software,” Mixed Reality is bringing it all together—and Vision Summit 2017 is where the industry’s ideas and the innovators came together.

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HTC Vive Exec Makes Predictions for the Next 2 Years of Virtual Reality

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HTC’s China Regional President of Vive, Alvin Wang Graylin, took to the stage at the Unity Vision Summit in Asia this week and made a series of bold predictions for where we’ll see VR in the next two years.

DearVR Audio Engine Is A Unity Asset To Make VR Sound Better

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Virtual reality is growing at a rapid pace and, as developers get more familiar with their tools, the more devs will want specific tools that lighten the workload. Built for Unity, dearVR comes with a collection of features that come at a price but will help get the work done.

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Unity’s Carte Blanche VR Creator Releases In October

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Unity had some big VR news to share at its Unite Tokyo conference earlier this week. Not only that, but Unity’s Timoni West confirmed the platform will release to the public this October. For those that don’t know, Carte Blanche is different to Unity’s Editor VR, which lets developers jump into their games through headsets to edit scenes and use specialized third-party tools. Augumented Reality. ?MR?Mixed Mixed Reality. ?VR?Virtual

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The surreal artwork of Juan Antonio Guirado is reborn in Virtual Reality

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Durning Miami Art Week, I took some time to get away from the main paths and visited the Juan Antonio Guiardo VR experience that was put together by cutting-edge Los Angeles based virtual reality studio FLOAT.

OSVR Co-founder on the Future of Open Source Virtual Reality

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An avalanche of new virtual reality devices has arrived. Many game engines—such as Unity, Unreal, and SteamVR—immediately support it. Continue Reading on Page 2 >> The post OSVR Co-founder on the Future of Open Source Virtual Reality appeared first on Road to VR.

Advrty Brings Native Ads To Virtual Reality

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Advrty wants to offer a new avenue of monetization for virtual reality developers, which doesn’t involve full field-of-view pop-up ads. million last month to serve ads in virtual reality and 360-degree videos and games, and Google is experimenting with VR ads in its Area 120 workshop. Advrty is hoping to offer a solution, offering up its platform as a plug-in for the popular game engine Unity.

VR Veteran Tony Parisi is Leading Unity’s AR & VR Strategy Beyond Gaming

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The keynote from Unity’s Vision VR/AR Summit yesterday showcased just how far Unity is reaching into non-gaming content when it comes to augmented and virtual reality. New Unity Tools Bring Interactivity and Real-time CGI to 360 Video, Now in Beta.

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How to create an Augmented Reality app for the Vive Focus in Unity

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On Friday, I’ve published on my social media channels a video where I showcased that I have been able to create an augmented reality app for the Vive Focus. So, how can you create an augmented reality application for the Vive Focus?

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