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Live Comedy Show ‘Comedy Living Room’ Coming to Altspace Thursday

Comedy Living Room, the stand-up comedy show created by Matt Lottman and Frank Chad Muniz (and literally held in a living room), is hosting its first …

TV

‘Wilson’s Heart’ Review

<i>Wilson’s Heart (2017)</i> is a psychological thriller that takes you on a wild first-person adventure through the mind of a hospital patient recovering …

Virtual Reality

Exclusive: Meta 2 AR Demos Revealed in Full

Outside of a few demonstrations at tradeshows, Meta has only give glimpses of the content on its impressive AR headset dev kit in short clips. During …

Virtual Reality

Google Nominates Top AR/VR Apps for 2017 Play Awards

This year’s 2017 Google Play Awards include new categories for top VR and AR apps, to which Google has nominated five apps each. The award ceremony …

Virtual Reality

‘Alien: Covenant In Utero’ VR Experience Launches Wednesday

The forthcoming <i>Alien: Covenant</i> movie is getting a VR experience, <i>Alien: Covenant In Utero</i> and it launches this Wednesday on Oculus platforms.Following …

Virtual Reality

Google Announces Next-gen ‘Jump’ VR Camera, 8K x 8K with Seamless Stitching

Google today announced what the company is calling the “next-generation” of its ‘Jump‘ 3D 360 camera initiative. In partnership with Google, Yi …

Cameras

Understanding Predictive Tracking and Why It’s Important for AR/VR Headsets

In the context of AR and VR systems, predictive tracking refers to the process of predicting the future orientation and/or position of an object or …

Virtual Reality

Shot on Lytro’s Light-field Camera, ‘Hallelujah’ Is a Stunning Mix of Volumetric Film and Audio

<i>Hallelujah</i> is a new experience by VR film studio Within that’s captured using Lytro’s latest Immerge light-field camera which captures volumetric …

Videography

Leaked Apple injuries report hints at AR glasses

New clues about prototype products Apple is currently testing may have just been revealed by leaked documents originating from Apple’s Cupertino campus.<p>A report on Apple compiled by an Environment Health and Safety contractor has reportedly leaked online today. Inside the report are over 70 …

Augmented Reality

Oculus Teases Unreleased ‘Quill’ Animation Tools

Oculus Story Studio Art Director Goro Fujita has teased an unreleased build of the <i>Quill</i> VR paint app with experimental animation features. Released …

Virtual Reality

Know How to Make These 6 Chinese Sauces, Make *Any* Dish More Flavorful

To try reducing the myriad sauces of China to a few representatives is an exercise in futility. There are just too many to choose from, for China is as big and as complex as Europe, with thousands of years of culinary experience under its belt. In other words, <b>Chinese sauces go way beyond soy; think</b> …

Chinese Food

Oculus ‘Medium’ 1.1 Update Brings Major Improvements

On April 12th, Oculus Medium received the 1.1 ‘Large’ update, which added several highly-requested features, including the ability to import …

Virtual Reality

Zoning AR Permissions with the Mixed Reality Service Spec

Mark Pesce is a VR pioneer who has been thinking about networked virtual and augmented reality for over 20 years now. He developed the Ono-Sendai …

Virtual Reality

‘CyberSnake’ for HoloLens is a Reimagining of the Classic ‘Snake’ in AR

Developer Lucas Rizzotto has created CyberSnake, a free game for Microsoft HoloLens. As explained in the game’s launch video (above), the game is …

Virtual Reality

Watch the First 10 Minutes of ‘Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality’

<i>Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017)</i> is finally here, launching today on HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. And yes, it’s all the wonderful weirdness of …

Virtual Reality

‘Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality’ Review

You’re dying for season 3 of <i>Rick and Morty (2013)</i> to come out, and the release of episode 1 on April Fool’s Day isn’t helping. You’ve got a fever …

Virtual Reality

‘Tilt Brush’ Devs Hack Together Virtual Potter’s Wheel with Vive Tracker

A novel use of a single Vive Tracker is to stick it to a rotating platform in order to create a virtual potter’s wheel. Patrick Hackett, co-creator …

Virtual Reality

A Vest That Can Cure Deafness, and Maybe One Day Give Us Entirely New Senses

Back in 2015, Neuroscientist David Eagleman gave a TED talk about the potential to expand and create new senses. He showed off a haptic vest …

Virtual Reality

Facebook's new VR cameras let you move within a 360 video

Last year, Facebook announced the Surround 360, an open-source VR camera that cost a massive $30,000 for what was basically a fancy 360-camera. One year later, Facebook has updated the Surround 360 with two models that offer something more powerful: the ability to move <i>around</i> a VR scene.<p>Most 360 …

Facebook

Oculus Chief Scientist: How and When Augmented Reality Will Transform Our Lives

Michael Abrash, Chief Scientist at Oculus, as-ever delivered an inspiring presentation at today’s F8 conference, this time on the topic of Augmented …

Virtual Reality

Facebook is Researching Brain-Computer Interfaces, “Just the Kind of Interface AR Needs”

Regina Dugan, VP of Engineering at Facebook’s Building 8 skunkworks and former head of DARPA, took the stage today at F8, the company’s annual …

The Brain

Facebook Launches React VR to Let Devs Extend the Web into Virtual Reality

Facebook has officially launched React VR, an open-source JavaScript library that lets developers create cross-platform WebVR experiences.Oculus and …

Virtual Reality

Facebook’s New 360 Capture SDK Can Record HQ Videos and Photos in VR Apps

Facebook F8, the company’s annual developer conference, is currently in full swing on its second and final day. Today’s big VR announce from the …

Virtual Reality

Facebook Unveils Two New Volumetric Video ‘Surround360’ Cameras, Coming Later this Year

Facebook today announced two new additions to the Surround360 hardware initiative that are poised to make 360 video more immersive. Unveiled at the …

Virtual Reality

YouTube VR Wants to Find the Next Billion Dollar Genre That Hasn’t Been Created Yet

Jamie ByrneAt Sundance this year, I had a chance to catch up with a couple of representatives from Google to talk about what’s happening on the …

Virtual Reality

HTC Expands Vive Financing Program – Get a Headset and VR PC Interest Free

Announced today via the official Vive blog, HTC now has three VR bundles available with 6, 12, and 24-month financing plans in an effort to help …

Virtual Reality

Vive Users Can Join Rift Friends in ‘Facebook Spaces’ With Revive Hack

It appears that Revive is already compatible with the Facebook’s new social VR app, <i>Facebook Spaces</i>. Revive is a popular free hack that allows Oculus …

Virtual Reality

Facebook Launches New Camera Tools as a Foundation for Advanced Augmented Reality

F8, Facebook’s yearly developer conference, is here again for a two-day info blast from the world’s biggest social platform. Founder and CEO Mark …

Augmented Reality

Watch: Video Calling, 3D Drawing, and Shared Experiences Inside Facebook’s Social VR App

Oculus says that Facebook’s newly released social VR app, <i>Facebook Spaces</i>, “takes some of the best features of Facebook and brings them into your VR …

Virtual Reality

Facebook Launches Social VR App ‘Facebook Spaces’ in Beta for Rift

On stage at Facebook’s F8 conference this morning, CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that the company will today launch their first social VR …

Virtual Reality