VR-optimized Forward Renderer Comes to Unreal Engine 4.14, Said to Be 22% Faster

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Now the tech is available to all Unreal Engine developers in version 4.14 Unreal Engine 4.14 The post VR-optimized Forward Renderer Comes to Unreal Engine 4.14, Said to Be 22% Faster appeared first on Road to VR. News VR Development epic games unreal engine unreal engine 4.14

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Epic Games Details Unreal Engine 4 Mixed Reality Support

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Daydream Plugin for Unreal Engine Now Available

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Available now via Github, a new plugin for Unreal Engine 4 allows developers to get started prototyping their ideas for the new virtual reality (VR) platform immediately. The official documentation for Daydream integration into Unreal Engine 4 is available now.

Unreal Engine 4.17 Adds VR Spectator Screen, ARKit Support

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Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4.17 Unreal Engine was powering the Wingnut AR demo we saw during ARKit’s reveal earlier this year, but now all Unreal developers can get to grips with it. AR Unreal Engine VR Industry News

Oculus Will Cover Unreal Engine Developer Fees Through First $5M in Revenue, Per Game

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Oculus , who earmarked this week another $250 million in VR content investment, has had a close relationship with Epic Games , the makers of the Unreal Engine , since the inception of the Rift headset. SEE ALSO Watch Epic Games' Nick Donaldson Build a Scene in Unreal's VR Editor.

Google’s ARCore Gets Unity And Unreal Support

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World-building engines Unreal and Unity are both on board with support of Google’s new ARCore augmented reality toolkit. ” If you want to get started with Unreal , check out the ARCore developer preview and the early access version available on GitHub.

Unreal Engine 4.18 Update Brings Native Support for ARKit and ARCore, SteamVR Support for Mac

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Epic Game’s Unreal Engine is making it easier to create for augmented reality in the newest 4.18 Epic has however provided experimental support in their game engine for ARKit since Unreal Engine 4.17, but the new 4.18 ” Unreal Engine 4.18 The post Unreal Engine 4.18

Unreal Engine 4.12 is Out Now, Gets ‘VR Editor’, OSVR and Google VR Support

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Epic Games’ popular Unreal Engine has just received a major update with version 4.12 With the latest release release of Unreal Engine 4 (version 4.12) Epic have included a preview version of the VR Editor they first unveiled in February and more recently at GDC 2016.

GDC 2017: Epic’s Tim Sweeney on What Unreal Engine VR Means for Non-gaming Industries

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Of course, all of the various applications, programs and tools will require a base engine for creation, and that’s where Epic Games – and specifically its Unreal Engine – comes in. We had a chance to meet with Epic’s CEO and Founder Tim Sweeney to get his take on where he thinks VR and AR are heading and what Unreal Engine VR means for the plethora of non-gaming industries. “VR Tagged with: automotive , GDC , shopping , Tim Sweeney , unreal engine 4.

WorldViz Laughs Off Room-Scale VR, Introduces ‘Warehouse-Scale’ for Unreal & Unity

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That’s what WorldViz is asking today as it introduces Unity and Unreal Engine support for its self-labelled ‘Warehouse-Scale’ VR technology. unreal engine 4 WorldVizRoom-Scale tracking is currently the pinnacle of immersive VR, but why stop at your living room?

Epic Games Gives $80,000 To Unreal Devs Including SculptrVR

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Epic Games has given out $80,000 as part of its Unreal Dev Grants program, which rewards indie developers that use the company’s game-making Unreal Engine 4 tools. The post Epic Games Gives $80,000 To Unreal Devs Including SculptrVR appeared first on UploadVR.

GDC 2017: Epic Games Unreal Engine VR Editor Coming in April With New Features

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The GDC beach demo also shows how easy it is to access the Unreal editor UI in VR to change settings or change what types of plants you’re painting down for foliage painting. Tagged with: Epic Games , Unreal engine , vr editor.

Unreal and Unity Both Commit to Google Daydream

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Artist Builds VR Game In Two Weeks Using Google Blocks And Unreal

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He brought all the pieces he built in Blocks into Epic Games’ Unreal Engine and used Blueprints to add all the logic and interactivity that makes the world react to a player’s actions. ” In the blog post Perez explained how Blocks and Unreal Engine were used as part of his creative workflow: Tag teaming both pieces of software worked very well! Artist Jarlan Perez recently worked with Google to test out a VR-first creation process.

Epic Announce Android Daydream VR Support in Unreal Engine, Available Today

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Epic Games’ Kim Libreri today took to the stage at Google’s I/O conference to announce Unreal Engine support for the newly announced Daydream Android VR platform, what’s more is that it’s available right now.

Unreal Engine and Unity to get NVIDIA’s New VR Rendering Tech

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Nvidia says the tech is soon to come to Unreal Engine and Unity. The post Unreal Engine and Unity to get NVIDIA’s New VR Rendering Tech appeared first on Road to VR.

Leap Motion VR Support Now Directly Integrated in Unreal Engine

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Now officially integrated in Unreal Engine 4.11 , getnamo’s independent plugin for Leap Motion makes it faster and easier than ever to integrate Leap Motion Orion into your VR projects! Visit developer.leapmotion.com/unreal to get started. Unreal Engine 4 and Open Source.

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

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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.

Unreal announces Google Daydream support!

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Daydream is Google's new Android-powered VR platform, and Epic Games has released Unreal Engine 4 support for it. Epic Games CTO Kim Libreri announced on the Google I/O stage support for Daydream to Unreal Engine 4.

‘The Impossible Travel Agency’ Is A Gorgeous VR Story From Holospark That Reacts To Your Music [Exclusive]

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Real-Time Motion Capture Demo Hints At Future VR Communication Features

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Epic Games CEO: “HTC Vive is outselling Oculus Rift 2-to-1 worldwide”

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Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of Unreal Engine, has a unique position in the virtual reality industry. News Oculus Home SteamVR Unreal Engine 4 epic games htc vive oculus oculus rift sales openvr steamvr Tim Sweeney unreal engine

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Free UE4 Template Makes Creating More Realistic VR Hands a Snap

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The open-source demo offers a framework for use in any Unreal Engine project, as well as a ‘Playground’ scene containing an underground bunker and shooting range to showcase hand interactivity.

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

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Whiting oversees the development of the award-winning Unreal Engine 4’s virtual reality efforts. Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 is one of the leading tools for VR game development. Feature VR Design epic games nick whiting ue4 unreal engine unreal engine 4

Obsidian Artist Recreated An Infamous ‘Star Wars’ Hub In Unreal 4

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‘EVEREST VR’ is a Breathtaking But Brief Ascent to the Peak of the World

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GDC 2017: Epic Games Teams With Chevrolet On New AR Car Project

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Ever since Epic Games opened its Unreal Engine 4 technology to the world, new use cases have been coming in fast and furious. They take the output from these four cameras, stitch it into a panorama, and then beam it to Unreal Engine wirelessly,” Libreri explained.

Apple Sets Stage For VR; Shows Off Star Wars Vive Demo

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” SteamVR will also be joined on Mac systems by the Unreal and Unity video game engines, all tying directly into today’s newly announced Metal 2 video-processing API. News Apple HTC Vive Metal 2 Star Wars Unity Unreal WWDC

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Featured Platform: Getnamo’s Community Plugin for Unreal Engine 4

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Today on the blog, we’re spotlighting getnamo’s community Leap Motion plugin for Unreal Engine 4, which offers some unique capabilities alongside the official plugin. This feature is fully documented with a guide on the Unreal forums.

‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Gets New ‘Ultra’ Graphics Option Thanks to Nvidia VRWorks

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Many more PC VR games could see Nvidia-specific visual enhancements, as VRWorks is now supported in both Unreal Engine 4.16

HTC Vive VR Red Alert 2 remake uses Unreal Engine

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As it is with most new gaming devices, how fast the device is adopted by the public depends on many things from pricing to the available games. The HTC Vive and other VR headsets are appealing , but not quite to the stage yet where the gaming masses are ready to play.

SIGGRAPH 2017: Real-Time Facial Capture Moves Forward With ‘Meet Mike’

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Producing the mixed reality experience was said to be “nine high-end graphics computers run synced versions of Unreal Engine allowing for the highest quality real-time digital human avatars.” Tagged with: SIGGRAPH , Unreal Facebook Twitter Reddit More. VR SIGGRAPH UnrealA eye-catching VR demonstration at SIGGRAPH last week displayed the very latest capabilities in human facial capture.

Start Developing For Google Daydream VR Right Now if You Have a Google Nexus 6P

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Epic Games Distributes Grants To VR Devs Including Robo Recall Mod Team

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During a week where Unity gained a $400 million influx of investment capital, it’s chief rival Epic Games is working to spend $5 million of its own money to facilitate game development for the Unreal Engine. Like Unity, Unreal is a game creation platform that provides both aspiring creators and large, established teams with the tools they need to make digital films, games, assets etc. Unreal Engine VR Industry News Epic Games

Epic and NVIDIA Announce a ‘VR Funhouse’ Modkit-Powered Game Jam

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Review: VR Sky all-in-one headset is unrealized potential

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Disclosure: This headset was provided free by GeekBuying. I like the idea of using all-in-one headsets for things like real estate and auto show rooms, trade shows or roller coaster rides. There’s no point... Maria's Worlds VR & AR VR Sky

The acclaimed NeoFur 2.0 Unreal Plugin really brings it in the cuteness and adorable CATegories.

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for Unreal Engine 4 enables developers to better tackle the creation of challenging fuzzy and fibrous characters, objects and surfaces such as furred creatures, carpets, blankets, mosses and other natural landscapes.

How to Democratize and Accelerate VR Knowledge

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How Framestore Built An Actual Magic School Bus

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BBC Takes You To Space In VR

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The experience was built in 1:1 scale within Unreal Engine. News BBC HTC Vive REWIND Space Unreal EngineLaunch into space with this BBC spacewalk experience. Have you ever dreamed of walking in space?