NVIDIA talks about RTX 2080 graphics cards and virtual reality

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The presentation at Gamescom talked about your partnership with Unreal Engine for offering real-time RTX. 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

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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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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HBO’s Westworld Makes Virtual Reality Debut

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You may never come back from this virtual ride. Virtual reality was the first thing that came to mind after seeing the mysterious trailer for HBO’s Westworld back in June. A virtual host explains there are “no rules” in Westworld and proceeds to hand you a gun.

PanguVR mixes virtual reality and artificial intelligence to revolutionize interior design

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PanguVR works with two amazing technologies like virtual reality and artificial intelligence , so I was really interested in talking with him. We agreed that we would have met virtually so that I could discover more about his company anyway.

#30DaysInVR: how a guy is living 30 days in VR to make virtual reality better

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actually, he was in my city (Turin, Italy) because here there is an epic guy that is living 30 days inside virtual reality! Everything started some time ago, when Mister president Alvin Wang Graylin predicted that someone would have stayed 30 days inside virtual reality.

A Brief History of Virtual Reality at CES

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Virtual reality has figured prominently at the event in recent years of course, quickly rising to become one of the shows hottest technologies. Vive’s entrance would help shape the conversation around what we should expect from consumer virtual reality throughout 2015 and beyond.

Unreal Engine Gets Official Mixed Reality Video Support With Version 4.20

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Developers working with the Unity toolset to build VR experiences have enjoyed solid support for mixed reality video capture for around two years now. A mixed reality video seamlessly merges two realities in real-time, so this means that many Unity-based VR games, starting with Job Simulator and Fantastic Contraption, include features that let enthusiastic players use a webcam and green screen to show what it is like to play that game. VR Industry News epic Unreal engine

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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. Back to Reality, Temporarily. I’ve always prized creativity.

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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.

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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 It also ships with a preview of the company’s impressive VR Editor, which allows developers to natively build their 3D applications entirely from virtual reality.

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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.

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.

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.

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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. It’s also working on making it compatible with Unreal Engine. Though Advrty is focused on VR, Bakos says that it’s also working on ads for augmented reality.

59% of VR Developers Use Unity, But Devs Make More Money With Unreal

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Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 started out in the high end, and it has moved lower through pricing tactics and revisions that enable it to be the foundation of mobile games. He said that 59 percent of virtual reality developers are using Unity, according to a survey by VisionMobile. Sweeney said that Unreal Engine had its best year of all time in revenues, and then 2016 revenues doubled the 2015 numbers. This is by virtue of the fact that Unreal is focused on the high end.

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‘Virtual Reality Challenge’ Promises the “largest VR-only Game Jam ever”

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Fellow virtual reality news outlet VRFocus has launched ‘Virtual Reality Challenge’ and has hopes for it to become the largest hackathon of its kind dedicated to virtual reality content.

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.

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Drifter Acquires $2.25 Million to Build Virtual Reality e-Sports Games

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Virtual reality e-sports do not exist yet in any sort of marketable form. The writing is on the wall that VR could be the next big wave in competitive gaming, but as of right now the proper combination of content, organization and dedication has yet to occur.

Virtual reality life forms, making vr content in vr and more with Tim Sweeney from Epic Games

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The post Virtual reality life forms, making vr content in vr and more with Tim Sweeney from Epic Games appeared first on Enter VR. Podcasts epic games htcvive Oculus psvr tim sweeney unreal engine vr virtual reality ai Virtual reality development Virtual Reality Podcast

My.com launches its first Virtual Reality game VR INVADERS on Steam December 15.

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Global publisher My.com is launching their first virtual reality PC game, VR Invaders via Steam VR on December 15. VR Invaders takes place in the near future and thanks to global corporations, virtual reality programs offer the perfect distraction from life’s hardships.

HTC Vive VR Red Alert 2 remake uses Unreal Engine

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Archive games Gaming virtual realityAs 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.

Leap Motion VR Support Now Directly Integrated in Unreal Engine

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Bringing hands into virtual reality just got a major upgrade. 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! Unreal Engine 4 and Open Source.

5 Unreal Assets for Your Next Orion VR Project

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With our 2016 developer survey in full swing, we thought we’d share some great assets that you could buy with one of five $100 Unity/Unreal asset credit prizes! Protip: The assets that Epic includes in their tutorials and demo scenes are generally usable for your own Unreal projects.

Unreal Engine 4.12 introduces VR Editor and Daydream support

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Epic Games has released the latest version of Unreal Engine 4, which adds some key new tools for virtual reality developers. is the VR Editor, which enables devs to build their game’s environments form within virtual reality itself

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.

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

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Everyone in the VR industry can envision a world in the next 10 years that’s radically changed by virtual reality. Whiting oversees the development of the award-winning Unreal Engine 4’s virtual reality efforts.

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Google’s Daydream VR gets a heavyweight partner: Epic Games and its Unreal Engine 4 toolkit

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One of gaming’s leading design toolsets is throwing its support behind Google’s new virtual reality project.

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

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Yesterday, at Google I/O, the company unveiled the first details of its new virtual reality platform, The post Start Developing For Google Daydream VR Right Now if You Have a Google Nexus 6P appeared first on UploadVR.

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

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The successor to macOS Sierra promises a slew of new features and most notably among them—support for virtual reality. Apple Embracing Virtual Reality. News Apple HTC Vive Metal 2 Star Wars Unity Unreal WWDCApple’s new iMacs are now powerful enough to support VR.

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Khronos Gains Epic Games Support For VR API Standard

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Virtual reality is a young industry and, in its youth, many are scrambling to see what best practices will raise this budding market into the strong and healthy grown up industry it needs to become to sustain success. He also believes having the creators of the Unreal engine behind them “would enable wider adoption of the standard”. Tagged with: API , Epic Games , khronos , Unreal. Development VR Industry News API Epic Games khronos Unreal

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‘Red Alert 2’ In VR Is Historical Fiction We Can Control Directly

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Video games are often ways for us to escape reality for small chunks of time and strategy games tap into that in different ways. gaming real-time strategy red alert 2 rts unreal engine 4

Dedicated VR World Engine Neos Is Now Available

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Game engines such as Unreal engine, Source, and RPG Maker provide the framework for visual, aural, AI, and other crucial elements for many of the games we play today. Development VR VR Industry News development engine game Source Unreal World

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GDC 2018 ‘Day 3’ Roundup – Oculus Go Details, Vive Focus Global Launch, New Qualcomm VRDK, and More

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Qualcomm’s latest reference headset supports Vive Wave, HTC Vive Focus international launch, Oculus talks about their 2018 ecosystem, announces ‘Positional Timewarp’, reveals new Oculus Go details, and Unreal Engine’s real-time ray-tracing demo.

BBC Takes You To Space In VR

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The experience was built in 1:1 scale within Unreal Engine. The Home Virtual Reality experience brings that opportunity even closer, in a very authentic and accessible way. News BBC HTC Vive REWIND Space Unreal EngineLaunch into space with this BBC spacewalk experience.

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Presence Episode 8 | An Interview With WorldViz’s Peter Schlueer About Warehouse-Scale VR

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WorldViz Founder and President Peter Schlueer joins us to talk about bringing warehouse-level motion tracking to Unreal Engine 4 and Unity 5 – the two most widely used game engines currently around for VR – and what that means for the future of big, BIG virtual reality simulations.

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

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

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. are R&D pioneers in new media, including drone UAV cinematography and virtual reality.

Photogrammetry Showcase ‘Realities’ Update Brings New Content, Touch Support, and Improved Visuals

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Realities, a ‘virtual travel’ title that presents near photo-realistic VR captures of real-world locations, has received a major update. SEE ALSO Inside 'Realities' Jaw-droppingly Detailed Photogrammetric VR Environments.

HoloSuit makes Ready Player One’s haptic suit a reality

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Thanks to the well-timed and successful film adaptation of “Ready Player One”, virtual reality has gained even more mainstream attention. Ironically, it has also set up somewhat unreal expectations of what VR is and can do.

Star Wars ‘Mos Eisley’ Realised in Staggering Detail on UE4, VR Version Coming

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An environmental artist with a passion for Star Wars has realised the iconic location of Star Wars’ Mos Eisley space port in jaw-dropping detail via Unreal Engine 4. On a whim and as a Star Wars fan, he decided it’d be cool if he could a virtual build the docking bay (No.

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‘Kingdom City Drowning’ Looks Like VR’s Very Own ‘Sin City’

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This is a new cinematic VR series built in Unreal Engine 4 from phoenixmirror. Still, when I first heard the term “cinematic virtual reality”, I assumed this would be a 360 video. entertainment Experiences cinematic VR episodic Kingdom City Drowning Unreal 4