My plan to develop my new VR game DriveBy

My plan to develop my new VR game DriveBy

Knowing that I would be miserable taking this approach, I have instead opted to outsource this project to an experienced VR development agency.

World War II's Indelible Influence on Technology

World War II's Indelible Influence on Technology

"Aircraft and weapons development advanced exponentially during World War II -- major advancements included jet engines, guided bombs, air-to-air and surface-to-air missiles, cruise missiles, radar, and operational helicopters," explained Jeff Duford, curator at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

This professional VR headset arrives in a military-grade suitcase with a PC included

This professional VR headset arrives in a military-grade suitcase with a PC included

VRgineers and Novbox do not disclose pricing of the XTAL NovBox, but since we are talking about a unique VR headset, a high-end PC housed in a portable made-to-order case, and an specially-designed enclosure from a company that makes carrying gear for the movie industry, we are clearly talking about a hefty sum here.

The Art of Sewing's Hi-Tech Revival

The Art of Sewing's Hi-Tech Revival

"The Internet offers anyone wanting to learn a new sewing or crafting technique instant access to videos, tutorials, and online classes," Angela Wolf, ambassador for Brother International Corporation, told the E-Commerce Times.

Downpour Interactive and Coatsink Deliver Mil-Sim ‘Onward’ for Oculus Quest

Downpour Interactive and Coatsink Deliver Mil-Sim ‘Onward’ for Oculus Quest

Once you have look and feel where you want them, audio becomes very important, and this is one of the few things we cannot do in-house, so we partnered up with a professional sound design studio who recorded the sounds of the weapons you use in-game.

Yahoo Sports and NBA Bring Future of Sports Entertainment to Life through Virtual Reality, Fantasy and Betting Relationship

Yahoo Sports and NBA Bring Future of Sports Entertainment to Life through Virtual Reality, Fantasy and Betting Relationship

The relationship will also allow Yahoo Sports to engage fans through fantasy and sports betting in unprecedented ways, including the right to create sports betting content and expanding Yahoo Sports’ existing distribution of NBA League Pass, the league’s premium live game subscription product, to include gaming integrations.

I moved my workspace to VR, here's what I learnt

I moved my workspace to VR, here's what I learnt

Noteworthy things are my "convertible" standing desk and the way I use Magnet macOS app shortcuts to quickly "snap" the windows into correct positions.

Congress's historic tech hearing suggests antitrust crackdown could come soon

Congress's historic tech hearing suggests antitrust crackdown could come soon

In one particularly intense exchange, Pramila Jayapal, a Washington state Democrat, asked the CEO if Facebook had ever “threatened to clone the products of another company while also attempting to acquire that company”.Zuckerberg responded that it had not.

We Persevere: Watch NASA Launch a Rover to Mars!

We Persevere: Watch NASA Launch a Rover to Mars!

NASA's next mission to the Red Planet — the Mars 2020 Perseverance mission — is targeted to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station no earlier than July 30, 2020 and the rover will land in Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021.

Microsoft Flight Simulator to Launch on Steam on August 18; TrackIR and VR Supported

Microsoft Flight Simulator to Launch on Steam on August 18; TrackIR and VR Supported

Today we are excited to announce that Microsoft Flight Simulator will have TrackIR support available on day one, and VR support will be available later this year in time for the launch of the HP Reverb G2!

Amazon Gives Alexa App a Makeover

Amazon Gives Alexa App a Makeover

"As smart speaker adoption continues to grow, the user base has begun to tilt more towards a less technically adept consumer who is less likely to use the app to create reminders and routines and download new skills and voice apps," observed Kristen Hanich, an analyst with Parks Associates.

Rethinking Reality With ThinkReality’s Nathan Pettyjohn and Lenovo’s Bill Adams

Rethinking Reality With ThinkReality’s Nathan Pettyjohn and Lenovo’s Bill Adams

“There’s been a subset of enterprises that have realized a more significant need to deploy remote assistance solutions,” said Bill Adams, Smart Verticals communications Manager for Lenovo’s Intelligent Devices Group.

New Security Hole Puts Windows and Linux Users at Risk

New Security Hole Puts Windows and Linux Users at Risk

The BootHole vulnerability in the GRUB2 bootloader opens up Windows and Linux devices using Secure Boot to attack.To mitigate the attack surface, all operating systems using GRUB2 with Secure Boot must release new installers and bootloaders, the researchers warned.

OpenXR Now Certifying Headset & App Compliance, Adds Extensions for Hand-tracking & Eye-tracking

OpenXR Now Certifying Headset & App Compliance, Adds Extensions for Hand-tracking & Eye-tracking

Khronos Group, the consortium behind the OpenXR industry standard, today announced that it has begun officially certifying products that correctly implement the OpenXR standard.Khronos also announced new extensions to OpenXR which expand the standard to support hand-tracking and eye-tracking.

Rumor: New Resident Evil 8 Details Leak From Tester Event

Rumor: New Resident Evil 8 Details Leak From Tester Event

These rumors purportedly come from the previously reported on Resident Evil Ambassador playtests, although it should be mentioned that this information wasn’t mentioned to us from any of our sources on the previous pre-announcement leak.

Why VR providers are pinning their hopes on profiting from ‘Zoom fatigue’

Why VR providers are pinning their hopes on profiting from ‘Zoom fatigue’

The company has launched its new software platform, AfterNow Prez Remote, in private beta.In May the company partnered up with headset manufacturer Varjo, to both bolster enterprise usability of VR and provide a better user experience for remote working.

WREST on Steam

WREST on Steam

Armed with your versatile multi-tool and with the ship’s AI at your side, your only chance of survival lies in the twisted nightmares of your fellow passengers.Upcoming multi-player mode.Later in 2020, stalk your friends in the terrifying 2 Player Mode, using your iPad® or Android® tablet.

Facebook Reality Labs Says Varifocal Optics Are “almost ready for primetime,” Details HDR Research

Facebook Reality Labs Says Varifocal Optics Are “almost ready for primetime,” Details HDR Research

The Display Systems Research team at Facebook Reality Labs is unique, Lanman said, because the group has the capacity to work between levels 1 to 6, taking research all the way from “first principles” through to polished prototypes; much closer to a finished product than researchers typically see their work carried.

Tales From the Galaxy's Edge: Inside look shows Bobby Moynihan, Debra Wilson

Tales From the Galaxy's Edge: Inside look shows Bobby Moynihan, Debra Wilson

"We want to tell all the stories that you don't get in Galaxy's Edge," he says."If you really want those exact stories, if you want to build your lightsaber at Savi's Workshop, you should go to the physical [park].

Garmin Confirms Services Upended by Ransomware Attack

Garmin Confirms Services Upended by Ransomware Attack

"The usual ransomware tactic by cybercriminals is to gain initial access to an organization, perform privilege escalation attacks to gain administrator access to the entire environment, find and delete backups if possible, then run their ransomware to encrypt as many computers as possible," explained Chris Clements, vice president of solutions architecture at Cerberus Sentinel, a cybersecurity consulting and penetration testing company in Scottsdale, Ariz.

The “War of Words” Taking Place in XR Technology

The “War of Words” Taking Place in XR Technology

To Magnano and others particularly within OARC and XRSI, this influx of new people to the XR technology conversations means a greater need and a greater opportunity to introduce a universal taxonomy.“ The industry needs a collaborative approach and not a competitive one to solve this issue and subsequently bridge the gap of standards in XR,” Kadlubsky said in an email.

Digital Fraud Flourishing During Pandemic: Report

Digital Fraud Flourishing During Pandemic: Report

A group of 15 fraudsters in Russia with identical IP addresses (a fraud ring), who Sift named "Bargain Bear," worked together to test dozens of credit cards and digital wallets by posting fraudulent content listings on an e-commerce marketplace.

VR Giants

VR Giants

I'll come over and bring all the equipment with me and let you and all your friends enjoy the game in the current state.I will come over and use the location of your choosing to test out the latest version of VR Giants with you.

Save 10% on Hard Vacuum on Steam

Save 10% on Hard Vacuum on Steam

“I want to get Hard Vacuum into the hands of players as soon as possible to find out which aspects of the game work well and which require further improvement.Three flyable ships with fully interactive cockpits.

More Autonomous Cloud From Oracle

More Autonomous Cloud From Oracle

Oracle's new offerings, really packaging of existing recent high-performance products for the enterprise market, enable these companies to continue running their data and datacenters on premise while still benefitting from gains made by its autonomous database like eliminating most forms of routine maintenance and operations activities.

The Essential Need for 5G in the COVID World

The Essential Need for 5G in the COVID World

Wrapping Up. Pulling cable and fiber, particularly during a pandemic, is problematic; and up until now 5G wide area technology wasn't as fast or secure as we needed it to be.

RoboDo on Steam

RoboDo on Steam

RoboDo is a fast phased puzzle game set in RoboPlanet.There you will have to beat different levels to become the best RoboDo that was ever created.- Multiplayer CO-OP with 4 chapters as well but whole different levels.

New PwC Report: The Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Soft Skills Training

New PwC Report: The Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Soft Skills Training

PwC conducted a new study, “The Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Soft Skills Training in the Enterprise”, to answer this very question.In the same study, PwC found that VR can be a cost-effective solution for soft skills training.

Beware of Counterfeit Network Equipment

Beware of Counterfeit Network Equipment

A counterfeit unit weakens the security posture of the device against known or future attacks on the Cisco firmware, the F-Secure report explains.Hardware counterfeiting is a serious problem for both companies manufacturing products and their customers, F-Secure acknowledged, and it can be a money-making mill for bad actors.

Save 10% on Honor and Duty: D-Day on Steam

Save 10% on Honor and Duty: D-Day on Steam

Honor and Duty: D-Day originated as a VR game on the consoles and has now made the move to PC VR and features cross play with console players.There are still many things coming to Honor and Duty: D-Day in 2020 including planes, mortars, new maps, and new game modes.