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Tuesday, 27 July, 2021 UTC

Get Your Chef on With Cooking Simulator VR This Week

Virtual reality (VR) is not only a great gaming platform but an excellent place to learn new skills. What happens when both of those are combined? You get videogames like Cooking Simulator VR, which is set to serve up some culinary delights for PC VR ... more - vrfocus.com


Tuesday, 27 July, 2021 UTC

Oculus Move VR workout system might sync with Apple Health

Apple’s mobile ecosystem has been marked by two main pillars in the past few years. While it has been singing praises about its work on protecting users’ privacy, it has also been designing its iPhones and Apple Watches to record and store health-related ... more - slashgear


Tuesday, 27 July, 2021 UTC

#VIVEPORTAL Giveaway Contest

Hey VR Community, thanks for visiting the page for the #VIVEPORTAL Giveaway Contest! Here you can find all the information about our first ever ARG (more to come if people like it!). Join in and solve the puzzle to reveal the giveaway, and don’t forget ... more - vive


Monday, 26 July, 2021 UTC

Immersive Tech Brings The Tokyo Olympics To Life At Home

From volumetric video to AI-powered motion capture , here’s how immersive tech is changing the most historic sporting event on the planet. Last Friday marked the start of the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo, Japan, kicking off nearly two weeks of jaw-dropping ... more - vrscout


Monday, 26 July, 2021 UTC

VR Technology Could One Day Be Powered By Your Sweat

Generate electricity while interacting with your favorite games and apps. Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a wearable device that generates power when touched or sweated on, potentially opening up new opportunities for ... more - vrscout


Monday, 26 July, 2021 UTC

This NEW Oculus Quest 2 UPDATE is HERE!! v31 - And it Has More than You Thought!

Oculus Announced another Update for The Oculus Quest 2 and 1. With features that will begin rolling out soon in the v31 software update. New Multiplayer options, Security Settings and messenger, also 2 Big updates to the platform that weren't present ... more - [email protected]


Monday, 26 July, 2021 UTC

Preview: Rezzil Player 22 – More Than Your Normal Football Trainer

When it comes to football in virtual reality (VR), British studio Rezzil is very well acquainted with the subject as its core software is used by some of the biggest clubs in the world to help train their players. This knowledge has already been brought ... more - vrfocus.com


Monday, 26 July, 2021 UTC

AR: Coming to a Shopping Mall Near You

One of AR’s core properties is to fuse the physical and digital (a.k.a. phygital ). Part of this involves physical places: AR devices have to understand a space before they augment it. This breathes new opportunity into the longstanding location intelligence ... more - arvrjourney


Monday, 26 July, 2021 UTC

Augmented Reality in Field Service Management

The great technological development that has gripped the world at the same time is giving great progress to businesses operating in various fields by providing innovative solutions to issues that may hinder them in their operating processes. Recently ... more - arvrjourney


Monday, 26 July, 2021 UTC

Rezzil Secures $2.75M Investment for Oculus Quest Sports Training App ‘Player 22’

Rezzil, a UK-based VR sports training and analytics startup, announced that its secured an investment round of over £2 million (~$2.75 million), which will be used to promote its new consumer-focused sports training platform, Player 22 . Rezzil’s investors ... more - roadtovr.com


Monday, 26 July, 2021 UTC

The Virtual Arena: Dynamic Virtual Entertainment by the Seaside

The commercial VR entertainment sector is charted by industry specialist Kevin Williams. In his latest Virtual Arena column, he takes a trip to the seaside and Brighton, on the south coast of the UK, to go for a spin on the latest in immersive reality ... more - vrfocus.com


Sunday, 25 July, 2021 UTC

VR Parkour Game ‘STRIDE’ Coming To Oculus Quest

Run, jump, vault, shoot, slide, and roll your way through this fast-paced VR free running experience. After a year in Steam Early Access, developer Joy Way is bringing STRIDE to Oculus Quest headsets next month, offering standalone players a lightning-fast ... more - vrscout


Sunday, 25 July, 2021 UTC

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the Post-Pandemic Telehealth Industry

The world's new virtual reality has created potential opportunities in the healthcare ecosystem. ... more - entrepreneur


Sunday, 25 July, 2021 UTC

The CHEAPER And BETTER Oculus Link Cable Alternative - VR Cover Premium USB-C Cable For Quest 2

You are probably looking for the right Link cable to connect your Oculus Quest 2 to your gaming computer. The Original Oculus Link cable is quite pricey, so the VR Cover alternative might just be the right cable for you. In this video I am checking it ... more - [email protected]


Sunday, 25 July, 2021 UTC

Let's Build: Star Trek USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D Model Kit (Part 6)

Follow along as Norm embarks on the Eaglemoss Star Trek USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D model kit! In this episode, we start putting together parts from the Enterprise's engineering section! Learn more about this model at https://en-us.eaglemoss.com/hero-collector/star-trek/uss-enterprise-buildup ... more - [email protected]


Saturday, 24 July, 2021 UTC

A new spin on Blade Runner's grim cyberpunk in Adult Swim's 'Black Lotus' trailer

Blade Runner: Black Lotus is coming to Adult Swim in the fall. But what is it? A new trailer for the team-up between the Cartoon Network offshoot and anime streamer Crunchyroll serves us a first look at this CG take on the sci-fi dystopia dreamed up ... more - mashable


Saturday, 24 July, 2021 UTC

Zuckerberg’s views on the metaverse and interoperability

Let’s talk about Mark Zuckerberg and the metaverse, including interoperability. In a recent declaration, Mr Zuckerberg laid out his five-year plan to make Facebook known as a ‘metaverse company,’ rather than a mobile internet company. We’ve known about ... more - virtualperceptions


Saturday, 24 July, 2021 UTC

Releases Recap: July 19 – 23

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


Saturday, 24 July, 2021 UTC

AR Experience Introduces Three New Olympic Sports

The Washington Post uses AR and interactive video to showcase three new Olympic sports debuting in Tokyo. The 2020 Olympics are finally here after being delayed due to the global pandemic. And though we may not be out of the woods just yet, the Olympic ... more - vrscout


Saturday, 24 July, 2021 UTC

Warplanes: WW1 Fighters to See Official Oculus Quest Store Launch This Week

Back in March, Home Net Games launched the popular Warplanes: WW1 Fighters for PC VR headsets as well as Oculus Quest via App Lab – making it one of the earliest. The studio has now announced that Warplanes: WW1 Fighters will be officially released on ... more - vrfocus.com


Saturday, 24 July, 2021 UTC

Next Dimension Podcast - S2E2 - Lone Echo 2 - Fracked - Ft. Tony (Skarred Ghost)

Welcome to the second episode of Season 2 of the Next Dimension Podcast! Today, we have a special guest: Tony aka Skarred Ghost! We will find out about the many ways Tony is active in the industry and of course we will also talk about current topics like ... more - [email protected]


Saturday, 24 July, 2021 UTC

Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become online 'metaverse'

CEO wants users to work, game and communicate in a virtual world, often using VR headsets. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Saturday, 24 July, 2021 UTC

Facebook is Unlocking AR Capabilities for Developers on Quest 2

Facebook announced today that an upcoming update to the Quest development SDK will include experimental support for a Passthrough API which will allow Unity developers to build AR experiences and features into apps on Quest 2. Although Quest wasn’t launched ... more - roadtovr.com


Saturday, 24 July, 2021 UTC

Two New ‘Harry Potter’ VR Experiences Launch at Harry Potter New York

Two new Harry Potter VR experiences have launched at the Harry Potter New York retail location. Wizards Take Flight and Chaos at Hogwarts were developed in collaboration with Dreamscape, Wevr, and Keylight. The Harry Potter New York store, which launched ... more - roadtovr.com


Friday, 23 July, 2021 UTC

Oculus’ Passthrough API will enable experiences that mix VR and the real world

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook announced a new API that will let developers incorporate video from the Quest 2’s sensors into their games and applications, creating a mixed reality experience. With the Passthrough API, developers ... more - theverge


Friday, 23 July, 2021 UTC

The VR Drop: A Breezey RPG Summer

It’s hot, it’s sunny so why stay inside playing virtual reality (VR) videogames? Because it’s hot, too sunny and quite frankly July has been filled with awesome releases. And that’s set to continue as the month comes to a close next week with more VR ... more - vrfocus.com


Friday, 23 July, 2021 UTC

‘Carrier Command 2’ to Get Full VR Support, Coss-play With up to 9-player Co-op

Carrier Command 2 , a modern sequel to the 1988 game, puts players in control of a futuristic aircraft carrier, allowing up to nine players to manage the ship’s many systems from the bridge. Developer Geometa today announced the game will get full VR ... more - roadtovr.com


Friday, 23 July, 2021 UTC

Save $200 on a KitchenAid Stand Mixer and more during Best Buy's "Black Friday in July" sale

What's that? You thought Black Friday was still a few months away? Honestly, so did we, but Best Buy apparently had a different view of the situation. Enter Best Buy's "Black Friday in July" sale — yet another shopping event that'll completely ... more - mashable


Friday, 23 July, 2021 UTC

Oculus Passthrough API puts VR user back in the “real” world

This week Oculus Passthrough API Experimental was released, giving creators a way to build and test mixed reality experiences for VR and AR devices. Since this is made by Oculus, it’s pretty safe to say that the software will be aimed at Oculus devices, ... more - slashgear


Friday, 23 July, 2021 UTC

How To Watch The 2020 Tokyo Olympics In VR

Immerse yourself in everything from the Opening Ceremony to seven exciting events using the NBC Olympics VR app. After significant delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Summer Olympics are finally underway in Tokyo, Japan. Over the next two weeks, ... more - vrscout