The Mighty Eighth

The Mighty Eighth

The Mighty Eighth will be a VR-first project (but also playable with no VR enabled) in which you will be able to play with 9 other friends (or AI crew) as you work together to survive the war and accomplish your missions.

Qualcomm Reveals Plans to Help Commercialize Lightweight, 5G-enabled AR & VR Headsets

Qualcomm Reveals Plans to Help Commercialize Lightweight, 5G-enabled AR & VR Headsets

When Qualcomm says ‘XR viewer’, it’s specifically referring to lightweight AR or VR headsets that connect to a smartphone, which in Qualcomm’s case will either be powered by a Snapdragon 855 or 865 chipset, and connect to 5G-enabled handsets via USB-C cable.

NVIDIA CloudXR Allows Hi-Fi XR Streaming via 5G Networks

NVIDIA CloudXR Allows Hi-Fi XR Streaming via 5G Networks

With the new SDK kit recently launched by NVIDIA , companies can use 5G and enterprise networks for tetherless XR streaming to Windows and Android devices.

Interhaptics Haptics Demonstrator

Interhaptics Haptics Demonstrator

- Touching surfaces and textures: enhance the scenery of your VR experience with haptic textures on surfaces - For haptic ambiance and immersion: tell you stories through a different channel and share emotions, ambiance and more with the use of immersive haptics How to run the demo .

News - All News

News - All News

- Added limited ammo enabled by map makers or community server console command (cannot force on custom game modes).- Added Revolver cylinder spinning mechanic when flicked back into place.- Enhanced how community servers and lobbies are viewed.

Necessity May Give Us a Virtual Court System

Necessity May Give Us a Virtual Court System

While some AI efforts are designed to replace people -- autonomous vehicles are a case in point -- much of the current work is to use AIs to help people make both better and more timely decisions.

MR Perfect Quarantine Shelter

MR Perfect Quarantine Shelter

We were constantly coming back to the idea of how interior design might adapt to mixed reality (MR) technology and how new technologies can change our homes in general.We decided to use a balanced combination of voice commands, visual UI and hand interactions.

POPULATION: ONE - VR Battle Royale

POPULATION: ONE - VR Battle Royale

"Truly unique shooter game."Love being able to climb up a very tall tower and build a snipers nest anyplace."."In a world where every other game is a battle royale, VRBRs are the future of FPS.StealthShampoo VR YouTuber and Streamer.

AWE USA 2020 - HP and Microsoft Tech Talk

AWE USA 2020 - HP and Microsoft Tech Talk

In this talk, Ivan Poupyrev will discuss his explorations of the present and the future where technology, connectivity and intelligence are woven into the very fabric of our lives.

Save 100% on Interkosmos on Steam

Save 100% on Interkosmos on Steam

Enter Zvezda, a fully interactive re-entry capsule heavily inspired by 1970's space technology where every switch, gauge, and mechanical bit could be relevant to your survival.Our passion is telling expressive stories through fun moment-to-moment gameplay.

From Hobby to Career Path: Tech-Savvy HS Sophomore Learns by Doing

From Hobby to Career Path: Tech-Savvy HS Sophomore Learns by Doing

What started out as a 13-year-old's hobby to feed his passion for technology has turned into a business for Skyler Ficklin, operator of the QuitZoom website and iSkyler YouTube video channel.

Facebook reveals virtual reality vision for how working from home could look in the future

Facebook reveals virtual reality vision for how working from home could look in the future

Virtual reality is content computer-generated in three dimensions in a digital environment, while augmented reality – or mixed reality – is digital content layered over a real-world environment, such as Pokemon Go. The news comes as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that half of its workforce will likely work remotely over the next five to ten years.

Efficacy of Acupressure and Acustimulation Bands for the Prevention of Motion Sickness

Efficacy of Acupressure and Acustimulation Bands for the Prevention of Motion Sickness

Trained subjects read the device directions and were trained to use the device appropriately prior to drum exposure.Results: In all conditions, symptoms of motion sickness and gastric tachyarrhythmia increased, and 3 cpm gastric myoelectric activity decreased, during drum exposure.

Google Meet Aims to Head Off Zoom

Google Meet Aims to Head Off Zoom

"Google Meet has been playing catch-up to some degree with the features and functions users came to expect, thanks to experiences in Zoom and in Microsoft Teams," remarked Liz Miller, principal analyst at Constellation Research.

VR and AR devices at 1/100 the cost and 1/10,000 the thickness in the works

VR and AR devices at 1/100 the cost and 1/10,000 the thickness in the works

Recently, a South Korean research team developed moldable nanomaterials and a printing technology using metamaterials, allowing the commercialization of inexpensive and thin VR and AR devices.Professor Rho, who led the research, stated, "This one-step printing technology of nanomaterials allows the fabrication of metamaterials over 100 times faster than the conventional electron beam lithography."

Open for Business: Oculus Enterprise Platform Available Now

Open for Business: Oculus Enterprise Platform Available Now

Companies like InsiteVR, a developer of VR meeting software for architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) project teams, have used Oculus Quest to help their clients connect and collaborate across distance.

How to Soup Up Your Home WiFi With Multiple Repeaters and Access Points

How to Soup Up Your Home WiFi With Multiple Repeaters and Access Points

However, adding an access point to the expanded cabling puts a wireless extender or router closer to mobile devices throughout the house.Here is what to observe as you conduct your in-home signal survey: The physical distance between your modem or external router and your devices can mean adequate speed for your needs or sluggish Internet.

A 6-Point Plan to Leapfrog to CX Leadership

A 6-Point Plan to Leapfrog to CX Leadership

For the same telco, implementation of a natural language processing interactive voice response based on a well-mapped customer journey resulted in 30 percent reduction in contact volumes.

Will Apple's AR Glasses Be Ready for Spring 2021 Debut?

Will Apple's AR Glasses Be Ready for Spring 2021 Debut?

Most smart devices depend on a smartphone, at least for initial setup, said Julie Ask, principal analyst at Forrester Research, a market research company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

New Shopify App Offers Local SMBs a Bridge to E-Commerce

New Shopify App Offers Local SMBs a Bridge to E-Commerce

Shopify on Tuesday unveiled Shop, a consumer app that lets users discover local businesses, receive relevant product recommendations from their favorite brands, check out effortlessly, and track all their online orders.

What if Apple… never launches an XR device?

What if Apple… never launches an XR device?

And the promising Magic Leap only moved 6,000 headsets in its first six months, instead of the projected 100,000.Of course, Apple will undoubtedly be developing its own VR glasses — just like the research is doing on self-driving cars, drones and dozens of other things.

Algorithmic autos

Algorithmic autos

At the University of Delaware, a research group of students is developing algorithms for connected and automated vehicles that reduce energy consumption and travel delays.First, the team members developed control architectures to reduce stop-and-go driving and travel time while ensuring that energy efficiency.

Leaker claims to have seen “Apple Glass” AR glasses, details how they’ll work

Leaker claims to have seen “Apple Glass” AR glasses, details how they’ll work

Glass was one of the first consumer heads-up-display computers, but all anyone could talk about was where it was appropriate to wear a camera, basically boiling the product down to a face-mounted Go-Pro. The third big differentiator here is actual augmented reality technology, which would be able to sense the outside world in 3D and overlay information on it.

Apple Gingerly Sets More Stores to Reopen

Apple Gingerly Sets More Stores to Reopen

"Our commitment is to only move forward with a reopening once we're confident we can safely return to serving customers from our stores," Apple Senior Vice President of Retail Deirdre O'Brien wrote in an open letter to company's customers.

‘Superhot VR’ Has Now Sold More Than 2 Million Copies

‘Superhot VR’ Has Now Sold More Than 2 Million Copies

“Across all sales platforms, we’ve managed to achieve something that not many developers manage to do in any medium, and that’s pretty meaningful to us so we thought we’d send a press release about it,” said Callum Underwood, Director of Special Projects at SUPERHOT Team.

Keep Groovin’: 46 New Maps Coming Soon to ‘Beat Saber’ in Free Update

Keep Groovin’: 46 New Maps Coming Soon to ‘Beat Saber’ in Free Update

The upcoming update introduces 46 new beatmaps—including new 360° maps and new One Saber maps—all plucked from some of Beat Saber’s most popular tracks, giving players new ways to experience the music they love.

4 Amazing Things Nvidia Showcased at Its Virtual GTC

4 Amazing Things Nvidia Showcased at Its Virtual GTC

I'll focus on those things and then close with my product of the week: the new Dell XPS 17, which may now be the perfect work-at-home laptop computer (and it uses Nvidia technology).

A year after launch, Oculus says Quest is starting a VR revolution

A year after launch, Oculus says Quest is starting a VR revolution

Quest can run AAA games — like the groundbreaking Half Life: Alyx from Valve — while plugged into a computer, but not in wireless mode for the simple reason that the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor inside the headset is far less powerful than modern computer GPUs. Jason Rubin, Facebook's vice president for special gaming initiatives, said that standalone VR headsets are fundamentally constrained — but new technologies like game-streaming could allow PC-quality graphics without wires in the future.

Hand Tracking Updates: Accepting App Submissions Starting May 28

Hand Tracking Updates: Accepting App Submissions Starting May 28

We have a number of great resources to help you get started:To see a few of the creative ways hand tracking has been implemented, check out the new Elixir demo from Magnopus, The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets from Fast Travel Games, and Waltz of the Wizard from Aldin Dynamics, all of which will be updated to support hand tracking later this month on the Oculus Store.

Why Phantom: Covert Ops is one of the most immersive VR games of 2020

Why Phantom: Covert Ops is one of the most immersive VR games of 2020

The point is that, when you slip into the world of Phantom, there are considerably fewer barriers to immersion than you’ll find in almost any other VR game.