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Nokia’s improvements to the software for their professional OZO VR camera platform are significant enough that the company has opted to now call their VR camera the 'OZO+', even though the hardware remains the same. This is the result...
VRgluv passed the 50% funding mark in less than 24 hours on their Kickstarter page, with 28 days still to go. The product is described as the “first affordable force feedback gloves” that feature “total hand tracking, full force...
At the NAB Show currently in progress in Las Vegas, Nokia announced a partnership with Lucasfilm to deliver an immersive behind-the-scenes VR experience of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This forms part of the existing, multi-year technology agreement between...
NVIDIA has launched VRWorks plugin for the latest Unity beta (2017.1.0b2). VRWorks contains a number of rendering features unique to NVIDIA's GPUs which are designed to improve performance in VR applications. Update (4/26/17, 10:26PM PT): While NVIDIA had formerly made...
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 show in VR on Thursday, April 27th at 5pm PT. The collaboration between...
On April 12th, Oculus Medium received the 1.1 ‘Large’ update, which added several highly-requested features, including the ability to import reference images. Medium is Oculus’ flagship creative tool for the Touch motion controllers, recognised for its intuitive sculpting and...
Developer Lucas Rizzotto has created CyberSnake, a free game for Microsoft HoloLens. As explained in the game's launch video (above), the game is inspired by the 2D Snake arcade game, moved into a mixed reality environment, and played in...
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 of Tilt Brush, tweeted a short clip of the tracker in action as...
Michael Abrash, Chief Scientist at Oculus, as-ever delivered an inspiring presentation at today’s F8 conference, this time on the topic of Augmented Reality. AR has received top billing at this year’s event, with Facebook introducing a camera-based platform to...
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 customers afford the high upfront cost of the system and the required hardware. Bundles...
It appears that Revive is already compatible with the Facebook's new social VR app, Facebook Spaces. Revive is a popular free hack that allows Oculus content to be played on HTC Vive system. Launched today at Facebook’s F8 opening conference,...
Impeller Studios’ crowdfunding goal of $150,000 was reached with around 40 hours to go, meaning the Starfighter Inc. project has the resources to complete in a timely manner. Stretch goals are now being hit, starting with new pilot and...
A short video (heading this article) of two people wildly hitting a giant ball with foam swords (captured by Super Ventures) is an amusing showcase of PhaseSpace’s motion tracking technology. Planet Whack is a whac-a-mole-inspired game, where two players participate in...
Developer Jimmy Gray recently posted a short video (see above), showing the latest version of a DIY motion-tracked VR stylus prototype. Using an HTC Vive Tracker mounted above a stylus-shaped unit, a VR stylus can be tracked and rendered, usable...
Canadian technology company Globacore have created an AR homage to video game classic Lemmings (1991), now for Microsoft HoloLens. HoloLems, which is free on the Microsoft Store, uses HoloLens’ spatial mapping technology to generate an obstacle course from the player’s...
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