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Thursday, 28 January, 2021 UTC

HaptX Launches New & Improved DK2 Haptic VR Gloves for Enterprise

HaptX, the company building high-end haptic VR gloves for enterprises, launched its latest model, DK2, which is now available for purchase. The new version is said to have improved haptics, force-feedback, size, comfort, and manufacturability. HaptX ... more - roadtovr.com


Thursday, 28 January, 2021 UTC

Google's Tilt Brush VR painting app goes open source

Tilt Brush is being abandoned by the tech giant - but it is making the code open source for others. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Thursday, 28 January, 2021 UTC

More Than 60 Oculus Quest Titles Surpass $1 Million In Revenue

Andrew ‘Boz’ Bosworth, Vice President of Facebook Reality Labs, provided an update on Quest game and app revenue via Twitter, noting that over 60 titles had now surpassed $1 million in revenue. Facebook doesn’t release statistics such as units sold for ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 January, 2021 UTC

Zuckerberg: Quest 2 ‘on track to be first mainstream VR headset’, Next Headset Confirmed

During Facebook’s Q4 2020 earnings call today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Quest 2 is “on track to be the first mainstream virtual reality headset,” noting that the device drove a 156% increase in the company’s non-advertising revenue. In past earning ... more - roadtovr.com


Thursday, 28 January, 2021 UTC

Mark Zuckerberg: Quest 2 ‘Is On Track To Be The First Mainstream VR Headset”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered some of his strongest comments about the strength of the company’s business in virtual reality in an earnings call with investors. Quest 2 “is on track to be the first mainstream virtual reality headset,” Zuckerberg ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 January, 2021 UTC

Oculus Quest 2 More Than Doubled Facebook’s Q4 Non-Ads Revenue

Facebook’s Q4 2020 ‘Other’ revenue was more than double Q4 2019. CFO David Wehner explained the increase to investors as “due to strong Quest 2 holiday sales”. The company’s non-advertising revenue in quarter 4 of 2020 was $885 million, up from $346 ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

This is the $38,400 VR/AR Headset.

Canon today unveiled a new trailer of its next VR/AR ( or XR) Headset, with a price tag of 38,400 dollars coming on the market this February. How is it even possibile? What is so special about it? well, let's discover it together in this video. prepare ... more - [email protected]


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Meet Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife’s ‘Shadow’ As VR Horror Eyes Spring Launch

Fast Travel Games’ upcoming virtual reality (VR) horror Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife has looked like an enticing prospect ever since the studio’s initial announcement last summer. Today, new details have been released regarding your companion on ... more - vrfocus.com


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Green Hell VR: How Open World Survival Is A Great Fit For Virtual Reality

Green Hell is a popular open world wilderness survival game that’s getting a VR port for Quest and PC VR headsets later this year. We took some time to catch up with the developers behind the port and find out what makes the game such a great fit for ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Watch: No Man’s Sky PSVR Update For PS5 Looks Incredible

Today Hello Games released No Man’s Sky Patch 3.15 and after spending a good bit of time with it we can confirm that there are some significant improvements for the PSVR version of the game when running on PS5. As far as we know, these updates are just ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Oculus Quest Unlisted App Distribution Launch Likely Imminent

In another Instagram AMA, Andrew ‘Boz’ Bosworth, Vice President of Augmented and Virtual Reality at Facebook suggested that the launch of the new unlisted app distribution method for Oculus Quest is likely to release very soon. Bosworth frequently hosts ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

F-35 Pilot: The AR Helmet’s Field Of View Is Too Narrow

In an interview with aviation magazine Hush-Kit , an anonymous F-35 pilot complained about the field of view of the jet’s AR helmet. The F-35 is a multi-decade project by the United States & its global military allies to replace legacy “workhorse” ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

VR success I Expect You to Die is getting a sequel

Schell Games is making a sequel to its massively successful virtual reality game I Expect You to Die , and it’s expected to come out later this year. Along with the announcement, the studio mentioned the original game earned $6 million in revenue across ... more - theverge


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife Slated For Release This Spring

Fast Travel Games offered a new peek inside its upcoming VR horror game Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife and confirmed a spring 2021 release window for the title. The new trailer shows a look at “The Shadow” — a guide and narrator throughout the game. ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Google Ends Support Of ‘Tilt Brush,’ Software Now Open Source

The long-running VR painting app will cease receiving updates as the company opens the project up to the public. Google this week announced that it will be ending its support for its genre-defining VR painting app, Tilt Brush by Google , marking the ... more - vrscout


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Inspired by ‘Half-Life: Alyx’, This ‘Skyrim VR’ Mod Fixes Poor Object Interaction & Looting

Love them or hate them for it, Bethesda’s games offer up a great opportunity for modders to get under the hood of impressively large-scale virtual worlds and summarily fix whatever messes the studio left behind. The same goes for Skyrim VR (2018), which ... more - roadtovr.com


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Introducing the Shadow: Behind the Scenes of ‘Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife’

The whole point of ghost stories is that the end isn’t always the end. Sometimes, it’s just the beginning. This is indeed true for the... ... more - oculus


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

A NEW STANDALONE VR HEADSET! - XRSPACE Manova Unboxing & Hardware Impressions

XRSPACE Manova aims to bring VR to the masses. They want to build the Oasis from Ready Player One and THIS standalone headset is their entry ticket to their world. In this video I am unboxing the XRSPACE Manova headset and give you early impressions about ... more - [email protected]


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Review: Ryte: The Eye of Atlantis

The tale of Atlantis has been told countless times over, featuring in works dating back centuries capturing people’s imagination about a long lost civilisation with advance technology. So it’s only right that at some point the legend should appear in ... more - vrfocus.com


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

These Are The Best Oculus Quest 2 Games You Have To Play

This is the ultimate list of the best Oculus Quest 2 games available now. I'm doing it differently this time, instead of naming my top 20, I will suggest my favorite per genre to make the list more diverse. Timestamps are below! ► Our VR equipment kit ... more - [email protected]


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Job Sim Dev Owlchemy Is Still Making Games Despite Google VR Retreat

The last few months have seen Google wind down a lot of its VR work, but the developer of Job and Vacation Simulator says it isn’t going anywhere. Yesterday brought news that Google was making its VR creation platform, Tilt Brush, open-source. Hidden ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

‘I Expect You To Die 2’ Arrives On VR Headsets In 2021

The award-winning VR puzzler returns later this year with new spy-themed missions . VR/AR development company Schell Games today revealed the highly-anticipated sequel to its multiple award-winning spy-themed VR puzzle game I Expect You To Die . Available ... more - vrscout


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

‘I Expect You to Die 2’ Coming to VR This Year, Trailer Here

Schell Games today announced that its breakout VR spy adventure game, I Expect You to Die (2016) , is getting a sequel sometime this year. The studio unveiled the game, called I Expect You to Die 2: The Spy and The Liar, without mention of specific target ... more - roadtovr.com


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

How Publishers can use Augmented Reality to upgrade their business

The publishing industry has undergone a massive transformation in the last decade, with mobile and portable devices opening the door to digital content that wasn’t as easily and freely available before. E-books, online magazines and other multimedia ... more - arvrjourney


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Which industries are using AR Remote Support?

Source: vsight.io AR Remote Support is often considered as a concept that is not easily accepted, but the benefits it is showing are changing the mentality of the managers of different companies. This technology is widely used in many industries and ... more - arvrjourney


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Ven Update Tweaks Difficult Areas, SteamVR Launch This Week

VR platformer Ven revealed a new update just ahead of its SteamVR launch tomorrow. Patch 1.2 for Monologic’s likable third-person platformer tweaks some of the game’s most difficult areas. In our review of the game we noted that long gaps between checkpoints ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

I Expect You To Die 2 Revealed, Coming 2021

Schell Games is returning to its popular VR puzzling series with I Expect You To Die 2: The Spy And The Liar, coming later this year. The surprise sequel will build on the original game’s spy-themed puzzles, in which players would solve various, often ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

More Spy Adventures Await in 2021 With I Expect You To Die 2

When Schell Games released the last update for its escape room title I Expect You to Die the studio teased that it hoped to continue the franchise at a later date. Thanks to a positive response from players the team have done just that, announcing I ... more - vrfocus.com


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Ultraleap’s Fifth-Gen Hand Tracking Software Improves Two-handed Interactions

Hand tracking is moving more and more into mainstream virtual reality (VR), whether that’s in consumer headsets like Oculus Quest 2 or Varjo’s high-end enterprise devices. The latter employs Ultraleap’s technology, with the hand tracking specialist announcing ... more - vrfocus.com


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

The Virtual Arena: Oculus Quest 2 Makes Appearance In LBE

Out-of-Home entertainment development continues, and in his latest Virtual Arena column, industry specialist Kevin Williams reveals the appearance of the Oculus Quest 2 into the commercial entertainment scene. With the launch of a brand new free-roaming ... more - vrfocus.com