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Meta Debuts Groundbreaking Interactive AR at Sundance

<b>Meta let me and a partner interact with the same hologram in, “The Journey to the Center of the Natural Machine.”</b><p>In the past few years, Sundance has …

Augmented Reality

Phoenix Suns Send Virtual Reality Goggles In Attempt To Keep Season Ticket Holders

The Phoenix Suns are 13-29 and in rebuilding mode, so they’ll need something other than wins to keep season ticket holders in the building. The …

Sundance merges VR with real life through props, AR, and vibrating suits

You can’t try this at home, even if you wanted to. Today’s premier of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier exhibit proved there are vivid opportunities for a third kind of virtual reality beyond tethered and mobile: VR installations. Outside the headset, custom art and physical effects …

Virtual Reality

Verto Studio VR Announced, a Modeling Software for HoloLens and Compatible Devices

Developer and founder of Verto Studio LLC, Michael L. Farrell has announced the news with a press release. Farrell stated in the past that he …

Virtual Reality

Yes, you can afford to get into 3D VR video, and here are 3 options

By the end of 2017, it’s quite possible that we’ll look back and laugh about the days when we had to choose between 360 degrees or three dimensions …

Cameras

This VR Installation Will Give You a New Body in Real Time | The Creators Project

<i>Images courtesy the artist</i><p>Many virtual reality experiences are about exploring new spaces and environments. In the VR installation <i>Invisible</i>, however, London-based interaction designer and creative developer Sabba Keynejad allows users to see themselves abstracted and fragmented in …

Virtual Reality

I was a VR skeptic (and then my 7-year-old son gave it a try)

Maybe I am a cynical old journalist, but I’ve been in the anti-VR camp ever since it became the big buzzword in tech.<p>The reasons were many: It will …

Virtual Reality

‘The Walking Dead’ Publisher Skybound Brings Interactive Horror Play ‘Delusion: Lies Within’ To VR

A Los Angeles-based interactive horror play is becoming a virtual reality series with Skybound Entertainment.Skybound is the publisher of properties …

Tricking the Brain is the Only Way to Achieve a Total Haptics Solution

Deep in the basement of the Sands Expo Hall at CES was an area of emerging technologies called Eureka Park, which had a number of VR start-ups hoping …

Proof of Concept

Students from Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center have been working on an augmented reality system to help teach music in a …

Virtual Reality

MasterpieceVR Launches Today With Multiplayer Sculpting and Painting

Virtual spaces offer players, enthusiasts, creatives, and professional entities near infinite work spaces for many interests. A great deal of popular …

How Philips Is Using Augmented Reality to Improve Spinal Surgery

Philips is now developing real-time augmented reality technology to guide spinal surgery and make it less invasive, the Dutch company announced last …

Augmented Reality

That Whole Oculus Lawsuit Hinges on What Makes Code ‘New’

What exactly does it mean to steal code? That’s a question at the heart of video game company ZeniMax’s $2 billion lawsuit against Facebook—a suit …

Virtual Reality

Vive Dev Shows How Trackers Can Provide 'Full-Body Presence' In VR

From fire fighting simulators to local multiplayer shooters, developers are already getting inventive with the HTC Vive’s new Trackers, and now the …

‘Dear Angelica’ Made Me Cry

“Finding the language of VR is our role,” writer/director Saschka Unseld tells me as I sit with pen in one hand and tissue in the other, …

Plex VR App ‘Plevr’ Shows Major Update with 3D Video Support, 360 Videos Coming Soon

<i>Plevr</i> is a third-party application in development which brings the popular personal media streaming platform <i>Plex</i> to VR. The app is due for an initial …

Virtual Reality

'HOLOSCOPE' Headset Claims to Solve AR Display Hurdle with True Holography

Holo-this, holo-that. Holograms are so bamboozling that the term often gets used colloquially to mean ‘fancy-looking 3D image’, but holograms are …

Virtual Reality

MDW NEW Version Retractable Cable Management System for HTC VIVE Virtual Reality Headset- No More Worries about the Wire,Moving freely in the VR game-3M Adhesive Drill Free (Type H)

• New Design:The Retractable design can be adjusted with the weight of the cable system and rebound automatically.<br>• NO more worries about the wire, …

SuperSampling profiles, HMD disconnect fixes (hopefully)

Hi all!<p>UPDATE:<br>Version 0.6 can be downloaded here: http://www.filedropper.com/oculustraytool-06<br>I want to label this as a Beta due to a lot of new …

Matterport Adds VR Support for iPhone

Immersive media company Matterport specialises in digitizing real world spaces, with its technology being used by estate agents, realtors and …

Virtual Reality

PlayStation VR Now Supports 360-Degree YouTube Videos

<b>Even more reason to spend hours in VR.</b><p>Last month we started seeing early hints that PSVR would begin supporting 360-degree videos within the YouTube …

Meet Your New President: Photorealistic Trump Takes Office in VR

One of the best things about virtual reality is its ability to transport us to locations we would otherwise never be able to experience. This could …

Here’s What We Know About ZeniMax v. Oculus VR

Over the past two weeks, ZeniMax Media and Oculus have been duking it out in the Earle Cabell Federal Building and Courthouse in Dallas, TX, and …

This Gorgeous New VR Film From Oculus Lets You Explore Lucid Dreamlike Memories

With VR struggling to become mainstream, Dear Angelica needed to showcase the best of the Oculus platform. It succeeded tremendously.<p>Get ready to step into, and walk around in, a series of surreal, lucid dreamlike memories. At the Sundance Film Festival today, Oculus Story Studio, the filmmaking …

Virtual Reality

Inside ‘Dear Angelica’: How Oculus Reinvented VR Animation, With a Little Help From Geena Davis

Geena Davis will never forget the first time she tried virtual reality, because it literally brought her to tears. “I was crying, and so moved by …

Virtual Reality

What it's like inside an indie VR game studio

Virtual reality is going to be huge. Eventually, some form of the medium will change and probably dominate the way we consume media.<p>At present, …

Virtual Reality

HTC Plans to Certify Accessories Approved for Use with Vive Tracker

At CES earlier this month, HTC announced the Vive Tracker, a standalone tracking device which taps into the Vive’s Lighthouse tracking system, and …

Virtual Reality

Google's virtual reality ambitions appear to be off to a slow start

Google's first major virtual reality effort is off to a slow start.<p>This week, the company slashed the price of its Daydream View VR headset by $30, from $79 to $49, just two months after it first went on sale, a sign that interest in the device is low relative to the excellent new Pixel phone from …

Virtual Reality

DDD60 Is An EU-Funded Compression System To Make 360 Video Clear

Watching 360-degree content inside a VR headset can be an amazing experience, but only if the image is clear enough. The European Union wants to help …