VIVE Announces Live VR News Streams Instead of GDC Panels

VIVE Announces Live VR News Streams Instead of GDC Panels

On Tuesday, a post went live on the VIVE blog detailing what their digital GDC alternative offerings will look like.

OpenXR Coming to Quest & Rift Developers Soon in Prototype Release

OpenXR Coming to Quest & Rift Developers Soon in Prototype Release

Bringing Quest into the fold via prototype support for OpenXR potentially opens up that platform to a greater number of games, apps, and experiences, provided they can not only squeeze onto the standalone headset’s modest Snapdraon 835 chipset and make it past Oculus’ strict content selection process.

Special For Women’s Day: How About Some Interactive, Authentic & Embodied Porn?

Special For Women’s Day: How About Some Interactive, Authentic & Embodied Porn?

For this women’s day I’ve decided to be brave and share with you why I’m coding (and acting in) my own interactive VR porn apps and why you can get (some of) the content even if you don’t have VR.

The Architectural Imperative for AI-Powered E-Commerce

The Architectural Imperative for AI-Powered E-Commerce

This is the product display taxonomy, and its design is just as important to an e-commerce site as the planogram of a physical store is to its ultimate shopping experience.

Community Contest 2020 - Custom Maps

Community Contest 2020 - Custom Maps

Winners will be announced on May 29th and prizes will be shipped to the winning map creators as soon as possible after confirmation of address from winners through email.

Facebook Acquires the VR Studio Behind ‘Asgard’s Wrath’, Sanzaru Games

Facebook Acquires the VR Studio Behind ‘Asgard’s Wrath’, Sanzaru Games

And that’s likely the primary reason behind Facebook’s acquisition of Sanzaru Games; after years of investing in large projects which have honed the studio’s VR chops, Oculus Studios doesn’t want to risk a competitor coming in and snatching up all that talent for their own platform-exclusive content (much like what happened with Stormland developer Insomniac Games, which was acquired by Sony last year).

Stress Level Zero Brings ‘Boneworks’ to the Rift Platform

Stress Level Zero Brings ‘Boneworks’ to the Rift Platform

Alex Knoll: Boneworks’ physics-based foundation represents the culmination of everything we had learned and discovered in VR development throughout the years.Players are encouraged to progress through or replay the game as creatively as possible, taking advantage of the physical nature in any way they see fit.

Apple's Future Headset will deliver exceptional optical performance due to an adjustable lens Wave Guided display system

Apple's Future Headset will deliver exceptional optical performance due to an adjustable lens Wave Guided display system

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to Apple's future Mixed Reality Head-Mounted Device (HMD) that will use a wave guided display system with adjustable lenses.

Ubiquity6 Launches Studio for More Advanced AR and VR Experiences

Ubiquity6 Launches Studio for More Advanced AR and VR Experiences

The platform allows users to create and share immersive XR experiences using just a smartphone.“The update allows people to make really immersive and engaging experiences that have before only been really accessible for high-end industry,” Ubiquity6 CEO, Anjay Midha, said in an interview with ARPost .

Could Ads Become Potent Weapons Against Streaming Piracy?

Could Ads Become Potent Weapons Against Streaming Piracy?

"Among U.S. broadband households using free, ad-supported video services, 97 percent also subscribe to a premium OTT or pay-TV service," noted Brandon Riney, research analyst at Parks Associates.

Lenovo Brings Standalone VR to Education

Lenovo Brings Standalone VR to Education

Their latest educational standalone headset brings a slew of smart decisions to the table and could end up being a killer platform for eLearning.The first Lenovo Classroom headset was built on the Google Daydream platform.

Know Your Enemy: The Difficulty of Defining Deepfakes

Know Your Enemy: The Difficulty of Defining Deepfakes

"From manipulating audio to creating misleading images, deepfakes foster the spread of disinformation as the end user typically doesn't know that the content or message is not real," he told TechNewsWorld.AI Tools Singled Out. Facebook's deepfakes ban singles out videos that use AI technology or machine learning to manipulate the content.

SweViver is creating VR gameplays, Reviews & Mixed Reality VR content on YouTube

SweViver is creating VR gameplays, Reviews & Mixed Reality VR content on YouTube

My name is Martin, and I´m a 37 year old guy from Sweden running SweViver on YouTube - a VR gameplay & Mixed Reality content channel all about Virtual Reality.

Save 40% on Pavlov VR on Steam

Save 40% on Pavlov VR on Steam

Siege mode will be developed during early access with the help of the community.”.“The full version should be bug free, balanced and with a couple more maps and weapons.Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

Location-based VR is hot — but is it right for you?

Location-based VR is hot — but is it right for you?

Finally, VR escape games are room-scale, so they don’t need much space.Best business model: You can place four rooms with VR escape games or a single room for free-roam VR in the same amount of space.

Enable More Connected, User-Friendly Experiences with the Rich Presence and Deep Linking APIs

Enable More Connected, User-Friendly Experiences with the Rich Presence and Deep Linking APIs

These new APIs allow your audience to do things like see the status of their friends in VR apps, join those friends instantly in VR, or share their location with a link they can use to launch VR content on their Oculus Quest or Rift from any device with a web browser.

Sponsored Post: Arm - Eliminating VR Motion Sickness

Sponsored Post: Arm - Eliminating VR Motion Sickness

These are made possible by brand new dedicated hardware functions that are part of Mali-D77 – Lens Distortion Correction (LDC), Chromatic Aberration Correction (CAC) and Asynchronous Timewarp (ATW).

Oculus Link Tested: Awesome, But Don’t Sell Your Rift Yet

Oculus Link Tested: Awesome, But Don’t Sell Your Rift Yet

You can now run PC VR games with an Oculus Quest headset provided you have a compatible USB cable, which begs the question: Is there any point in buying a Rift S anymore.

Investor Relations Home

Investor Relations Home

In addition to its self-developed game content, NetEase also operates some of the most popular international online games in China by partnering with Blizzard Entertainment, Mojang AB (a Microsoft subsidiary) and other global game developers.

Welcoming Beat Games to Facebook

Welcoming Beat Games to Facebook

They will join Oculus Studios as an independently operated studio in Prague, continuing to create new ways for people to experience music and VR gaming.The Beat Games team will operate the same way they have to date as an independent studio, and they’ll continue to work on Beat Saber across all currently supported platforms.

This ‘Snackable’ Headset Aims to Make VR More Approachable to the Public

This ‘Snackable’ Headset Aims to Make VR More Approachable to the Public

When it comes to public spaces like shops and museums, self-service virtual reality isn’t really a thing yet; first-timers generally need to be told how to put on the headset, how to hold the controllers, and where to stand.

Looking Glass Factory Unveils 8K Holographic Display

Looking Glass Factory Unveils 8K Holographic Display

Holographic display hardware startup Looking Glass Factory unveiled its first real product Tuesday: the Looking Glass 8K Immersive Display aims to provide companies with a way to view 3D assets as holograms, without the need to use VR headsets.

C-suite executives explain why virtual reality is a boon for business

C-suite executives explain why virtual reality is a boon for business

Bradd Busick (CIO at construction campany MacDonald-Miller) and Luis Cabrera (CEO of travel site Lonely Planet) talk about the real value of virtual reality.David Needle Bradd Busick (CIO at construction campany MacDonald-Miller) and Luis Cabrera (CEO of travel site Lonely Planet) talk about the real value of virtual reality.

We Are Opening Our Cloud Streaming Framework for All XR Devs

We Are Opening Our Cloud Streaming Framework for All XR Devs

QuarkVR provides the means for content to be streamed from the Cloud in real time to all sorts of XR devices.Our initiative targets developers of new XR headsets, accessories, haptics, treadmill, and any other innovative XR devices with focus on Enterprise, Arcade, or Education.

Save 80% on Run Of Mydan on Steam

Save 80% on Run Of Mydan on Steam

An early access release will allow us to build the more advanced features of the game together with the community and deliver frequent updates based on community feedback and our internal roadmap as well.”.

Sharing is Caring in new Update for Humans 101

Sharing is Caring in new Update for Humans 101

Featuring a single-player story campaign as well as an ‘Experiment Builder’ to unleash your own weird ideas, the studio has recently added a new feature to greatly enhance the gameplay, the ability to play other human-created experiments.

Verizon is buying virtual reality company Jaunt

Verizon is buying virtual reality company Jaunt

Verizon has acquired some assets of virtual reality video start-up Jaunt XR, the company announced Monday.As part of the deal, Verizon will own Jaunt's software and technology, among other assets.

XR Industry Insight Report 2019-2020 Released, Featuring Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Intel, Nvidia and More

XR Industry Insight Report 2019-2020 Released, Featuring Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Intel, Nvidia and More

LONDON, September 15, 2019 — VR Intelligence, a leader in senior level conferences and content for the extended reality (XR) industry, announced today the release of the XR Industry Insight Report 2019-2020.

XR Company LucidWeb Launches Platform for Distributing VR Content

XR Company LucidWeb Launches Platform for Distributing VR Content

“ The main reason that I was passionate about this role, this industry, is that people have access to media content wherever they are and I think that’s very interesting,” said Segers, who worked in 2D media distribution before founding LucidWeb.

New tool makes web browsing easier for the visually impaired

New tool makes web browsing easier for the visually impaired

Researchers have developed a new voice assistant that allows people with visual impairments to get web content as quickly and as effortlessly as possible from smart speakers and similar devices."Our prototype, VERSE, adds screen reader-like capabilities to virtual assistants, and allows other devices, such as smartwatches to serve as input accelerators to smart speakers.".