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"Render the Metaverse" Contest

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SteamVR

We have just released Steam Audio 2.0 beta 13, which brings support for AMD TrueAudio Next technology. TrueAudio Next lets developers accelerate …

Deep Learning

Autodesk’s 3D printing fund puts $10M in Carbon3D, maker of faster 3D printing tech

Autodesk today announced that its 3D printing investment fund has put $10 million into the developer of a 3D printing method said to be significantly faster than most of its competitors.<p>In a release, Autodesk said its $100 million Spark Investment Fund, which is aimed at “entrepreneurs, innovators, …

Mini is making augmented reality goggles for driving

Mini is rolling out a new product, and no, it's not a car. Announced at the Auto Shanghai show, the Mini Augmented Vision is actually a pair of augmented reality glasses that offers up info about your ride in your field of vision. You can see some of the following details as you're riding around in …

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Valve to offer HTC Vive Developer Edition for free | Ars Technica

Developers "big or small" will be able to apply possibly as early as next week.<p>With its Rift development kit program, Oculus has charged $300 to $350 …

Virtual Reality

Facebook’s 10-Year Plan To Become The Matrix

Facebook doesn’t want to live in your analog world. It wants you to move farther into its digital one.<p>In 10 years, Facebook would like anyone, anywhere, to be able to strap on a virtual reality headset and share moments with friends and family across the world. It’s the vision of a digital utopia …

Virtual Reality

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React Native: Bringing modern web techniques to mobile

<i>If you're new to React, you can read more about it on the React website. You can also get started with React Native for iOS, which was released at F8</i> …

OTOY Talks VR Live Streaming, 360 Degree Sports Broadcasting and More

It’s been a big week for Los Angeles-based cloud rendering company, OTOY. The company has recently announced OctaneVR, a new production tool for …

EVE Fan Fest: THE FIRST EVER VIRTUAL REALITY TOURNAMENT

Published March 21, 2015<p>The audience stands behind a fence. The event is streaming live on Twitch. The three live commentators make awkward jokes as …

Virtual Reality

Google Cardboard: amazing places to go with Google Maps Street View

Several months ago, Google Maps added a Virtual Reality switch for their Street View platform. With this switch, users are able to view any Street …

Maps

Otoy reveals free rendering software for super-fast virtual reality and ‘holographic cinema’

Otoy has released its OctaneVR virtual reality rendering software for virtual reality, augmented reality, and holographic cinema. And it’s available for free for commercial use.<p>These are new kinds of art forms for animators and game creators, and it requires new rendering tools. Otoy’s OctaneVR …

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YouTube now supports 360-degree videos

Flat videos are so 2014<p>It may be a tad later than originally anticipated, but YouTube has just added support for 360-degree videos, making the massive video sharing site more useful to owners of VR headsets. Google said it would have the feature ready in "the coming weeks" back in January, and now …

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Rendering with Arnold for Oculus Rift

I have created an Arnold camera that will render stereoscopic panoramic images of 3D scenes to be visualized in the Oculus Rift headset.<p>That means …

How Lamborghini Plans to Take Over Virtual Reality with Samsung

In terms of consumer electronics, it's probably already safe to assume that 2015 will remain in history as the year of virtual reality. VR can put on …

Case Study: Flying the world

- Honored with a FWA Site of the day Award ( Our 2nd FWA SOTD Award in a week with I N S P I R I T )<p>The Challenge<p>Translating the experience of flight …

How I turned my Xbox's Kinect into a wondrous motion-capture device

When Microsoft started selling a basic Xbox One package without a Kinect V2 for $100 less, the result was unequivocal: Sales took off. Most gamers can take or leave the ubiquitous depth camera, because it just <i>isn't as useful</i> for gaming as, say, the Wii controller. It <i>is</i> indispensable for certain …

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Why video game engines may power the future of film and architecture

Epic Games, the company best known for <i>Gears of War</i>, has a very different plan for this generation of video games — one that expands far beyond what games are typically assumed to be. Founder Tim Sweeney sat down at the annual Game Developers Conference to explain why the company has moved away from …

Game Development

I wore the Vive VR headset and didn't want to take it off

HTC's Very Immersive Visual Experience is more impressive for its motion tracking than its display technology<p>If the point of virtual reality headsets is to transport their wearer into another world, then HTC's Vive VR is already a success. I strapped myself in for one of HTC's demos at Mobile World …

Virtual Reality

Smaug just melted the flesh off my bones in virtual reality

A 'killer app' if ever there was one<p>Let's get this out of the way up front: I'm a huge fan of all things Tolkien, so there was no way I wasn't going to enjoy <i>Thief in the Shadows</i>. It's a virtual reality experience that Epic Games built in partnership with Weta Digital, the New Zealand-based digital …

Augmented Reality

Valve boss Gabe Newell says 'zero percent of people' will vomit using Vive

The Oculus Rift was first announced in 2012. Backed by a Kickstarter campaign, it also kickstarted a surge of excitement for a new wave of virtual reality devices. Now three years later, and although excitement is still high, progress has been slow. Developers have the tech, but have blamed our own …

Virtual Reality

How Sony is experimenting with the DualShock 4 for Project Morpheus VR

Bringing a virtual DualShock 4 controller into the VR environment of Sony's Project Morpheus can help immerse players in the experience, as well as give them a helpful reference point, Sony Japan Studio's Nicolas Doucet said at GDC today.<p>During a technical presentation on Project Morpheus, Doucet …

Valve's virtual reality headset is great, but its controllers are the real story

Valve has a lot of trust to regain when it comes to hardware. The Steam Machine concept — a fusion of consoles and gaming PCs, running Valve's own OS — was huge news in 2013 and early 2014, then dropped almost completely off the map, as it became clear that the strange, slightly yonic controller …

Virtual Reality

First game for Valve's VR device is an immersive recreation of ... a job

Valve's virtual reality device has a name and now it has a game. It's a virtual reality simulation of having a job, basically.<p>Owlchemy Labs just put out this very brief look at <i>Job Simulator</i> for the Vive, a collaboration between Valve and HTC that was formally announced today. Like much of what's …