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Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Google Tilt Brush goes open source

Tilt Brush is a virtual-reality painting application from Google that has been used by various creators over the years. Some of those creators are part of the Google Artist in Residence Program. Google says it wants to continue supporting artists using ... more - slashgear


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Sundance Film Festival Reimagines New Frontier With Social WebXR

The Sundance Film Festival and its New Frontier program offers a venue for cutting edge artists to showcase their work and start conversations that can lead to rewarding careers. Even in normal years, though, there’s not a lot of capacity spread around ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Facebook’s Bosworth On Apple VR: ‘It’s Good For Consumers’

Facebook’s Vice President of Augmented and Virtual Reality, Andrew ‘Boz’ Bosworth, made some comments related to reports that Apple is producing a VR headset, stating that it would be ‘good for consumers’ but also giving some skepticism about what the ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Google Makes ‘Tilt Brush’ Open Source as Active Development Comes to a Halt

Google announced it has stopped active development on Tilt Brush (2016), the company’s VR paint app. All is not lost though. As the team pivots to creating immersive AR experiences, Tilt Brush has officially gone open source, allowing anyone to modify ... more - roadtovr.com


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Google Tilt Brush Now Open Source, Creators Instantly Set to Work

Google’s painting app Tilt Brush has been one of the defining virtual reality (VR) titles since its launch in 2016, with artists around the world creating amazing works of art. Like most of Google’s VR projects the company has decided to end support ... more - vrfocus.com


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

The 20 Best Rated & Most Rated Quest Games & Apps – January 2021

While Oculus doesn’t offer much publicly in the way of understanding how well individual apps are performing across its VR storefronts, it’s possible to glean some insight by looking at apps relative to each other. Here’s a snapshot of the top 20 Oculus ... more - roadtovr.com


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 UTC

Google’s VR painting app is getting the axe, but it will live on as an open-source project

Image: Google Google is ending development on the virtual reality painting app Tilt Brush — one of the most well-known VR applications — and making it open source. Tilt Brush was acquired by Google in 2015 after launching for the HTC Vive and Oculus ... more - theverge


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

HaptX Gloves DK2 Get Big Upgrade But The Price Is Still A Secret

HaptX just announced the new version of its state-of-the-art VR input device – HaptX Gloves DK2 . Gloves may be the ultimate goal for VR input. Some use the term “haptic gloves” to refer to finger tracking with basic vibration motors on each finger, ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Your Guide To Sundance 2021 In VR: What, Where, How To Access

The legendary festival goes all-digital amid an ongoing pandemic. Here’s what you need to know. This Thursday marks the start of the 2021 Sundance International Film Festival , a seven-day celebration of independent filmmaking, emerging storytellers, ... more - vrscout


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Namoo, Tinker, Prison X & More Premiere at Sundance Film Festival This Week

The Sundance Film Festival returns later this week and just like previous years, the event will play host to plenty of immersive premieres, with everything now online of course. 2021 features both virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) works ... more - vrfocus.com


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

DOOM ETERNAL in VR? ID COULD HAPPEN! These Hints Point To It!

Wow, Doom Eternal in VR would be amazing! And it really might happen!! These hints point to it! 🔴 You want MORE MRTV content? Exclusive videos? The direct connection to MRTV? Become a member of the MRTV Elite! http://www.mrtvelite.com 🔴 My VR Hardware ... more - [email protected]


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Pistol Whip’s Epic 2089 Campaign Mode Blasts Onto PSVR Today

Pistol Whip on PSVR is getting a free update today to bring over the free, new campaign mode, 2089, that debuted on PC and Quest last month. Pistol Whip 2089 deviated from previous Pistol Whip releases in the sense that it added a “cinematic” campaign ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Google Open Sources Tilt Brush

Google open sourced its groundbreaking art app Tilt Brush, representing the latest move by the tech giant to cease development of its first efforts in virtual reality. Google acqui-hired the developers behind the art application in 2015 as hype around ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

The Brain-Computer Interface is Already HERE! & it's UNBELIEVABLE!

Have you ever thought about controlling your pc, games, experiences not with your mouse, keyboard or controller, but just with a thought, just with your mind? That's what NextMind is doing already right now, creating an input with what you are focusing ... more - [email protected]


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Major Update Arrives This Week for Ven VR Adventure’s Steam Launch

Monologic Games launched platformer Ven VR Adventure for Oculus Rift in December 2020 offering classic gameplay wrapped up in an immersive world. The studio announced this month that a Steam and Viveport launch is due this week and has just revealed ... more - vrfocus.com


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Gorn On Oculus Quest 2 Is Insanely FUN!

I play Gorn on Oculus Quest 2. Gorn is a Virtual Reality gladiator simulator with over the top combat mechanics making it brutally fun. Gorn launches on Oculus Quest and Quest 2 on the 28th January. Timestamps; 00:00 - Intro 01:05 - Gorn Oculus Quest ... more - [email protected]


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

The 5G Smart Car is coming and Qualcomm aims to dominate its dashboard

Qualcomm is firmly embedded in phones, and now it wants to dominate the car dashboard, with multiple launches today that should push 5G-connected vehicles, Alexa-powered infotainment, and eventually autonomous driving into the mainstream. Star of the ... more - slashgear


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

HTC VIVE Trackers: A Powerful VR Accessory that Can Bring More Reality into Virtual Reality

There has always been the desire to better connect virtual reality with actual reality, and within that desire most noticeably how to bring more from the real-world in. After all, the goal of VR is to make users feel completely immersed in an experience, ... more - vive


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

HaptX Launches True-Contact Haptic Gloves For VR And Robotics

HaptX delivers an intuitive wearable haptic device to meet the demanding quality requirements of enterprise customers. HaptX , the San Luis Obispo, CA-based company focused on bringing realistic haptic technology to VR, has released its HaptX Gloves ... more - vrscout


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

PlayStation VR Can get Cracking on Pistol Whip 2089 Today

Pistol Whip’s blend of music and shooting is an addictive experience found nowhere else, hence why it has been so popular. Cloudhead Games went a step further by releasing free DLC campaign Pistol Whip 2089 for PC VR and Quest last year and now PlayStation ... more - vrfocus.com


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

LEGO VIDIYO lets kids make augmented reality music videos starring minifigs

LEGO today announced that it’s launching a new product called LEGO VIDIYO with Universal Music Group. This product – which comprises new minifigures, UMG’s music, augmented reality, a mobile app, and new tiles called BeatBits – allows kids to make their ... more - slashgear


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Sony Alpha 1 50.1MP full-frame camera makes some huge claims

Sony has revealed the latest addition to its camera line-up, but the Sony Alpha 1 is no ordinary shooter. Packing a new 50.1-megapixel full-frame stacked Exmor RS sensor, combined with a new BIONZ XR imaging processing engine, it doubles the AF and AE ... more - slashgear


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Change in the Social Movement Ecosystem

How digital communications has altered the social cause ecosystem The communication field has been advancing at a rapid rate over the last few decades. This rapid change can be attributed to the human desire for freedom and betterment, closely tied to ... more - arvrjourney


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

AR/VR and the Future of Policing

Many voices in the U.S. and across the world are calling to take action aimed at bolstering the trust between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve, including, by ensuring better de-escalation training to police officers as well as ... more - arvrjourney


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Gorn Oculus Quest Livestream: Wireless Bloodbath!

Gorn hits Oculus Quest later this week, but you can watch team Upload play it today in our Gorn Oculus Quest livestream at 8:30am PT/4:30pm GMT! Free Lives’ brilliantly bloody battle sim is finally making the jump to standalone VR. We’ve already been ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Skydance Hiring For ‘Next Generation Of Games’ As TWD Turns 1

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners turned 1 this week, and in a celebration video members of developer Skydance Interactive teased they can’t wait to share “what’s next”. The two-minute video, recently posted on Twitter, has individual members of ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

VR Design App ‘Gravity Sketch’ is Now Free for Individual Users

Gravity Sketch is a 3D modeling software that supports PC VR headsets and Oculus Quest. Up until now, the consumer app was priced at $25, but now the studio has just made it completely free for individual users. Launched into Steam Early Access in 2017, ... more - roadtovr.com


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

HaptX Begins Commercial Rollout of DK2 Gloves

When VRFocus tested the HaptX Development Kit (DK1) gloves during CES 2020 they were some of the most tactile and responsive we’d come across. Today, the company has announced the launch of the HaptX Gloves DK2, the first commercial product the haptic ... more - vrfocus.com


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Lego Vidiyo is a new augmented reality-powered version of TikTok — for your Minifigures

Photo: Lego Lego is launching a new, augmented reality social video service called Vidiyo that will let users create their own music videos and dance clips and share them with friends, all while applying their own effects and styles to the videos. It ... more - theverge


Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 UTC

Ready at Dawn to Monetise Echo VR With Seasonal Pass

Dedicated online multiplayer Echo VR has always been free for Oculus Quest and Rift owners, so in a bid to help monetise the videogame Ready at Dawn will be launching a new seasonal event pass called Echo Pass. Much like other free-to-play videogames, ... more - vrfocus.com