Martin Burkhard

17 Flips | 3 Magazines | 123 Likes | 2 Following | @vrnoir | Keep up with Martin Burkhard on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Martin Burkhard”

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Daydream Controller vs Gear VR Controller: What's different, what's better

Sizing up the competition is mostly pointless, unless you want something the other side has.The new Gear VR Controller isn't a unique idea in the …

Es ist raus: Das ist das neue Zelda und so sieht es aus

Im Rahmen des Live-Streams "Nintendo Treehouse" direkt von der Spielemesse E3 in Los Angeles zeigt Nintendo euch endlich mehr zum neuen Zelda-Spiel. …

Videospiele

Six Flags Magic Mountain turns aging coaster into virtual reality video game

Six Flags Magic Mountain has transformed one of its oldest roller coasters into a state-of-the-art virtual reality experience that thrusts riders into a futuristic battle to save the planet from an alien invasion.<p>As part of an extensive renovation of the 1976 Revolution coaster, Magic Mountain has …

Virtual Reality

The best VR headsets of 2018

Back in 2016, the world of consumer virtual reality changed forever with the launch of the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift VR headsets. While both were …

Virtual Reality

Amazon reveals how to build an Echo speaker with the Raspberry Pi

The power of Alexa for a fraction of the price<p>Amazon wants to push its Alexa voice assistant as far and wide as possible, so much so that one of the company's employees has released a step-by-step guide to building an Alexa-powered speaker yourself with a Raspberry Pi. The do-it-yourself Echo can …

Candy Crush Saga dev Tommy Palm launches Bait! fishing app to lure gamers to the Samsung Gear VR

Resolution Games, the VR game studio started by Tommy Palm of Candy Crush Saga fame, has launched Bait!, a new free-to-play fishing game for the Samsung Gear VR virtual reality mobile headset. Bait! is one of a variety of games that Resolution Games is creating to lure gamers into VR.<p>Stockholm, …

These gloves let me use my hands in VR, and it's the future

There's an inevitable moment when you're in a virtual reality (VR) experience and you look down. Maybe you wish you hadn't, because it's at that …

OSVR Hacker Dev Kit v1.4 - VR∙Nerds

Neben Rift, Vive und PlayStation VR gehen die News für andere Headsets schnell unter. Damit ihr aber nicht vergesst, dass es links und rechts neben …

Digital

The Future Is Not Virtual Reality -- It's Something Else

Eric Pickersgill has captured the sad essence of widespread smartphone use.<p>In a series of black and white portraits, the artist shows people using their smartphones in the real world, but he carefully omits the devices, leaving empty hands aloft in awkward positions and eyes cast downward in vacant …

Augmented Reality

Augmented-reality movie director: If tech is made to be addictive, 'We're f*cked' (Q&A)

"We are going to be, potentially, walking into a very dark situation."<p>When Benjamin Dickinson directed "Creative Control," an independent film that premiered at South by Southwest last year and was bought by Amazon last fall, he had never used any virtual reality or augmented reality technology. …

Five Reasons Why Virtual Reality Is A Game-Changer

Humanity has had an uncanny obsession with technological innovation since its earliest days.<p>From the invention of the wheel, to the subsequent birth of the automobile, or the dawn of modern means of communication such as the television and radio, to the more recent rise of personal computers and …

Virtual Reality

Brad Pitt Flirting With Courteney Cox? The rumor denied!

I've grown up and I live now in the country where gay people are treated the same way as straight ones. Here you can often see two men ...<p>albumMichel …

What Asobo Studio has learned from designing games for HoloLens

The French developer Asobo Studio recently revealed two titles it's working on for Microsoft's HoloLens: the platformer <i>Young Conker</i> and the mystery …

Microsoft's HoloLens Big Play - Big Miss

When Microsoft showed HoloLens at TED in Vancouver, its presentation was dramatic and impressive. I wasn't sure why, but the TED crowd of techno early adopters and thought leaders seemed less than impressed. The augmented reality glasses promised to place holograms on top of the real world.<p><i>photo:</i> …