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Sunday, 26 January, 2020 UTC

Ein kleiner Vorbericht zur VR/AR-Area auf der Learntec 2020

Kleiner Einblick von 2019 die 1.VR/AR-Area Was steht 2020 auf der VR/AR-Area an? Die LEARNTEC 2020 steht nun in Karlsruhe an, ab Dienstag dreht sich alles um Bildung und Lernen. Ob auf der Messe, im Kongress oder in den vielfältigen Vortragsforen auf ... more - immersivelearning


Sunday, 26 January, 2020 UTC

Sundance: Aquatic VR Experience Simulates Outer Space By Lying You Face-Down In A Pool

Spaced Out ditches gravity to immerse you in a mind-bending trip through the cosmos. Along with serving as the premier showcase for the biggest independent films of the year, Sundance has quickly become notorious for its selection of wild and experimental ... more - vrscout


Saturday, 25 January, 2020 UTC

Sundance: Immersive Theater Piece Scarecrow Had Me Hugging A Live Actor In VR

K’ART’s one-on-one VR theater experience steals the show at Sundance 2020. I’m standing at the center of a massive gray field surrounded by hundreds of equally-uncolorful scarecrows cursed with an eternity of guardianship. As I scan my surroundings, ... more - vrscout


Saturday, 25 January, 2020 UTC

IS THIS THE NEXT-GEN SAMSUNG ODYSSEY? - Samsung Patent Shows New VR Headset Design

Oh wow...finally some new Samsung VR news! This could as well be the design of an upcoming next-gen Samsung Odyssey! Samsung has filed the patent in China and in this video you will learn all about it! 🔴 Subscribe for more VR content: https://www.youtube.com/mixedrealitytv?sub_confirmation=1 ... more - [email protected]


Saturday, 25 January, 2020 UTC

Mozilla Launches New Introductory WebXR App, ‘Hello WebXR’

Mozilla launched a new WebXR app called ‘Hello WebXR’, which is compatible with most headsets that use web browsers such as Oculus Browser on the Quest or Google Chrome on PC VR headsets. The app acts an an introductionary experience for those who are ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 25 January, 2020 UTC

Oculus Introduces Rebuilding Notre Dame VR — Before And After Fire

It’s been less than a year since the Notre-Dame cathedral’s roof and spire were destroyed in a fire. But Rebuilding Notre Dame will take you back inside one of the world’s great monuments, both before and after the flames. Targo has created a new documentary ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 25 January, 2020 UTC

Releases Recap: January 20 – 24

This week, we released several exciting titles and updates across the Oculus Platform. Here’s a rundown of the highlights.... ... more - oculus


Saturday, 25 January, 2020 UTC

Unity Updates XR Platform to Improve Multi-Platform Offering on 2019.3, Removes Gear VR & Google VR Support

Videogame engine Unity has supported the XR industry from the early days of virtual reality (VR) through to the current crop of augmented reality (AR) hardware. That has included a lot of different hardware support, some of which is still relevant while ... more - vrfocus.com


Saturday, 25 January, 2020 UTC

DEKRA Akademie setzt auf Virtual Reality

Bildungskooperation in Sachen virtueller Realität Digitale Weiterbildung lautet das Zauberwort für die 2020-er Jahre. Deshalb intensiviert die DEKRA Akademie als einer der größten privaten Bildungsanbieter in Deutschland Trainings im Bereich Virtual ... more - immersivelearning


Saturday, 25 January, 2020 UTC

Gloomy Eyes, Bro Bots & More Part of Free Mitcham VR Festival

Over the past year, a project called FilmMerton has been running in the south-west London, UK borough of Merton as a community arts outreach, creating pop-up cinemas and short films curated by the community and guest curators. Closing the event will ... more - vrfocus.com


Saturday, 25 January, 2020 UTC

Sundance: Breathe Is A Multi-Person Mixed Reality Experience Powered By Breathing

Breathe offers a fresh take on climate change awareness with a breathing-focused coop experience. Environmentally-conscious XR is all the rage at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival New Frontier showcase. One such project, a mixed reality experience called ... more - vrscout


Saturday, 25 January, 2020 UTC

Unity Deprecates Built-In Support For Daydream, Gear VR, And Valve’s OpenVR

Unity 2019.3 introduces a new plugin system for XR headsets, and deprecates official support for Gear VR, Google VR, and Valve’s OpenVR (the API for SteamVR). Valve is working on a plugin for the new system, according to Unity: “Valve is using our XR ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

VR Power: Oculus Quest Battery Pack & Counterweight – UploadVR @ CES

The post VR Power: Oculus Quest Battery Pack & Counterweight – UploadVR @ CES appeared first on UploadVR. ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

Cas & Chary Present: ‘The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners’ Gameplay Overview

Launched yesterday, The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners is a heavy physics-based survival adventure game set in the zombie apocalypse of the Walking Dead universe. In this video and article, we wanted to showcase the core gameplay mechanics without ... more - roadtovr.com


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

Valve Fixed The Index's Biggest Problem!

Despite the fact of being the most expensive and most premium virtual reality headset on the market, even the Valve Index had a problem. Unfortunately, the company never did anything particular about it, until now! Let's see it together in this video ... more - [email protected]


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

GDC 2020 Survey: Oculus VR Headsets Dominate Developer Interest

The newest survey of game developers conducted in connection with the Game Developers Conference (GDC 2020) reveals a sea change in VR developer interest. In previous years HTC Vive dominated the survey results but Facebook’s Oculus Quest is dominating ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

Half-Life Alyx On Track, New Oculus Quest Peripherals & Win Survios Games! || VRecap

This week has seen plenty of interesting stories, but we’ve rounded up just three of them for you because that’s how you love to consume information. We’ve seen updates from the Valve’s 80-strong Half-Life: Alyx team on Reddit, the death potential death ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

‘The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners’ Coming to Quest & PSVR This Year

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners (2020) launched on PC VR headsets yesterday, and basically established itself as one of the most gritty and violent entries into the VR horror-survival genre. Now, Skydance Interactive says both PSVR and Oculus ... more - roadtovr.com


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

Immersive learning is changing the way psychology students learn about the brain

UBC psychology students are taking a 3D tour of the brain using HoloBrain webVR technology. In the course Introduction to Behavioural Neuroscience (PSYC 270), students learn about the connections between our brain and behaviour. Taught by UBC Psychology ... more - immersivelearning


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

This Clothing Store in China Uses a VR Racing Simulator to Sell Its Merchandise

This Chinese clothing store is using a VR racing simulator to attract new customers to buy their merchandise. This is a great example of how you can use virtual reality in your marketing campaign. Based on a space ship and a real F1 race car this VR arcade ... more - [email protected]


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

The Pioneering Studio Behind Lucky’s Tale Lays Off Staff

The founders of the game development studio behind one of VR’s pioneering platforming titles Lucky’s Tale announced a significant reduction in staff size this week. Lucky’s Tale was one of the first projects publicly demonstrated on early Oculus VR headsets. ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

The Road to ‘Path of the Warrior,’ Part 3 of 4

In Part 1 of this four-part blog series, Twisted Pixel Games Project Director of Development Mike Henry took us behind the scenes of Path of... ... more - oculus


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

The VR Download EP12: Alyx Finished, Oculus Go Dying, The Walking Dead, Facebook’s Quest Curation

The post The VR Download EP12: Alyx Finished, Oculus Go Dying, The Walking Dead, Facebook’s Quest Curation appeared first on UploadVR. ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

Facebook Releases Beta Fix For Oculus Rift Stuttering Issue (But Not Link Yet)

An apparent fix for the widely reported Oculus Rift performance issues introduced by the December update has been released on the Public Test Channel. The issue was seemingly introduced in December’s v12 update. Reports emerged on Reddit and the Oculus ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

Couch Co-op Heist Game ‘Covert’ Launching on PSVR in February

Covert (2018) , an action-adventure title that puts asymmetric co-op at its core, is coming to PSVR next month. White Elk Studios says in a tweet that Covert is arriving on PSVR February 25th. White Elk is also known for the VR adventure title Eclipse: ... more - roadtovr.com


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — Walking With the Dead and Learn Kung Fu

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners The latest game in the always-growing The Walking Dead universe is also one of the most impressive. The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners was built from the ground-up for VR. Set in New Orleans, you must investigate ... more - vrfitnessinsider


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

Walgreens uses Microsoft HoloLens 2 for mixed reality training

US retailer Walgreens is using Microsoft HoloLens 2 to train employees of its new Kroger Express stores. They will learn how to restock products, quality check perishable items and deal with unfamiliar customer service situations through a 3D mixed reality ... more - immersivelearning


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

The VR Game Launch Roundup: Spiders, Dragons & Ship Exploration

Here are four brand new indie virtual reality (VR) titles due for release over the final week of January 2020. Make sure to check out the accompanying YouTube video to get a full preview of each videogame. All CES-related content will continue to be ... more - vrfocus.com


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

Squishies Is A New Lemmings-Like VR Game! (Live Impressions + Giveaway!)

Time for some cuteness! Released today is Squishies, a big and cheerful puzzle platformer with over 100 levels. We're also giving away 4 keys in collaboration with the dev! ► Get Squishies on Steam here → http://bit.ly/squishies_casandchary ► Check out ... more - [email protected]


Friday, 24 January, 2020 UTC

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners VR Impressions

Released this week, this full-length survival horror game is one of the most engrossing VR experiences we've played. After playing several hours of the campaign, we share our favorite parts of the game's combat, crafting, and survival systems and which ... more - [email protected]