Nostos on Steam

Nostos on Steam

Nostos, developed by NetEase, is a PC and VR cross-platform multiplayer survival game with an open-world where elements of Oriental animated films are incorporated.

To navigate, flies make flexible mental maps of the world

To navigate, flies make flexible mental maps of the world

These compass neurons respond to the fly turning even in pitch darkness -- but adding visual cues gives flies an even better sense of direction, says Jayaraman.

Specific neurons that map memories now identified in the human brain

Specific neurons that map memories now identified in the human brain

However, it has not been clear if or how this "spatial map" in the brain relates to a person's memory of events at those locations, and how neuronal activity in these regions enables us to target a particular memory for retrieval among related experiences.

Here’s What HTC Says About Camera Privacy on Vive Cosmos

Here’s What HTC Says About Camera Privacy on Vive Cosmos

VIVE Cosmos uses its built-in cameras and sensors in order to operate the inside-out tracking function, including establishing boundary displays and viewing the feature points of your surroundings.

Greenlight Insights and Adlens Release Study on the Future of XR

Greenlight Insights and Adlens Release Study on the Future of XR

Greenlight Insights, a company specializing in XR technology market intelligence and organizer of xRS Week , together with Adlens, a company developing adaptive lenses, recently released a study on optics in XR.Another problem comes with AR applications that use gesture controls.

TEAM SWITCH - EXPERTS BURGLARY AGENCY - VR ASYNC CO-OP GAME

TEAM SWITCH - EXPERTS BURGLARY AGENCY - VR ASYNC CO-OP GAME

There are more than a dozen, each with a unique operating mode; You'll then describe this panel orally to your team; Your helpers will then be able to transmit the manipulations to you using the instructions available in the manual; Each security system will require several exchanges with your team, and you'll need different gadgets to overcome it; The safe door will open after the last control panel is deactivated.

Pros and Cons of Using VR in Education

Pros and Cons of Using VR in Education

The primary objective of virtual reality in education is to simplify the learning experience by making it practical and exciting to students.Virtual reality in education and training is taking center stage as most learning institutions are embracing the use of computer-generated software to teach practical lessons.

Our Vive Cosmos Review is Postponed Until HTC Shines Light on a Potentially Glaring Issue

Our Vive Cosmos Review is Postponed Until HTC Shines Light on a Potentially Glaring Issue

Cosmos’ refusal to track in this environment was so surprising compared to my experience with the other inside-out headsets that I actually can’t be sure if this is a problem that applies to every Cosmos headset, or if there’s something wrong with my review unit in particular.

The Virtual Reality Benefits You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

The Virtual Reality Benefits You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

We’ll be taking a look at what VR actually is, and the virtual reality benefits you’ve probably never heard of.Stan World is a network built for “Stans” — where fans of artists and celebrities can come together to enjoy various activities like concerts in VR, all while engaging in an interactive experience with their friends and family.

Netflix Show Black Mirror Pushes Boundaries Of Virtual Reality

Netflix Show Black Mirror Pushes Boundaries Of Virtual Reality

Intelligent tech shifts employee roles toward customer-facing functions that require innately human skills – active listening, empathy, creativity, emotional intelligence.Mursion combines VR and AI technologies to create simulation environments where employees interact with avatars to more effectively engage with less-than-satisfied customers or cross-cultural teams.

Virtual reality training could improve employee safety

Virtual reality training could improve employee safety

The Human Factors Research Group at the University of Nottingham, developed an immersive VR system to stimulate participants' perception of temperature, and senses of smell, sight and hearing to explore how they behaved during two health and safety training scenarios: an emergency evacuation in the event of a fire and a fuel leak.

Esqapes VR Massage Center’s Digital Spa Dismantles Stress With Sensory Tech

Esqapes VR Massage Center’s Digital Spa Dismantles Stress With Sensory Tech

In a stroke of genius, he says, “I began working on other non-interactive VR worlds and while walking one day, the idea of using a Massage Chair popped into my head!The headset calibrated and the massage chair reclined back like a spaceship.

Apple advances a Mixed Reality Headset with Hand, Body, Positional and Environmental Tracking Technologies

Apple advances a Mixed Reality Headset with Hand, Body, Positional and Environmental Tracking Technologies

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to the field of head-mounted displays (HMD) used for applications that immerse a user in a virtual reality (VR) or an augmented/mixed reality (MR) environment.

Empowering Healthcare with XR – 3E Insider

Empowering Healthcare with XR – 3E Insider

Some of the key areas of focus include surgery/surgical training, psychology/mental wellness, and physical therapy/pain management.Immersive technology provides many new opportunities for medical training, surgical procedures, and treatment of patients.

Red Matter on Quest review: a new quality bar for mobile VR games

Red Matter on Quest review: a new quality bar for mobile VR games

While you play, you also uncover the story of the game , discovering what is this red matter, what was happening inside the base you are in, and what is the sense of the weird things that you experience.

The Promise of Location-Based Virtual Reality – 3E Insider

The Promise of Location-Based Virtual Reality – 3E Insider

Because these venues offer content that is also available at home, it’s questionable whether they can be successful without offering some premium experiences (with “free roam” content, omni-directional treadmills, or other location specific features).

VR: The Technological Game Changer in Professional Training

VR: The Technological Game Changer in Professional Training

According to Danny Belch, the Chief Strategy Officer at STRIVR, VR’s ability to allow the individual to practice their learning in a safe environment makes it a valuable complement to professional training.

Social VR and Gamification Bring Training to the Next Level

Social VR and Gamification Bring Training to the Next Level

Thanks to avatar-based social VR , it is possible to create immersive learning experiences that combine the flexibility of online training, typical of e-learning, with the immediacy and real-life interaction, typical of physical in-person classes.

Virtual Reality Experiences Empower LGBTQ Youth to Take Pride in Themselves

Virtual Reality Experiences Empower LGBTQ Youth to Take Pride in Themselves

Using Google Cardboard, LGBTQ youth can feel the excitement, love, solidarity, and acceptance that pride parades celebrate. Through virtual pride parades, young LGBTQ members who are struggling to fit in can experience the sense of belongingness that is crucial to their personal development and wellbeing.

Playing with the Future: Mixed Reality and Arena-Scale Gaming at OC5

Playing with the Future: Mixed Reality and Arena-Scale Gaming at OC5

At OC5, attendees got to try out prototype technologies—arena-scale tracking, mixed reality (MR), and co-location—under development at Oculus with the new Dead and Buried Arena demo. Attendees will see their bodies in real-time, anchoring them to the fictional environment and making the experience more immersive.>We leveraged the existing tracking cameras used for Oculus Insight.

Rift Creation Spotlight: Oculus Medium 2.3 on Rift S

Rift Creation Spotlight: Oculus Medium 2.3 on Rift S

We’re excited to announce that our VR Sculpting tool, Oculus Medium , is releasing a 2.3 update and will be available for free when you activate your new Touch controllers for Rift S on May 21!

Virtual Desktop On Quest Pushes Twice As Many Pixels As Oculus Go

Virtual Desktop On Quest Pushes Twice As Many Pixels As Oculus Go

In another later tweet, Godin also specifically says that he is able to actually push “twice the number of pixels” on Quest as compared to Oculus Go, which speaks strongly towards the performance capability of the upcoming standalone VR headset.

Living room conservation: Gaming and virtual reality for insect and ecosystem conservation

Living room conservation: Gaming and virtual reality for insect and ecosystem conservation

Set in the subtropical dry forest of the Florida Keys (an archipelago situated off the southern coast of Florida, USA), Butterfly World draws the players into an immersive virtual environment where they learn about relationships between butterflies, plants, and invasive species.

VR meditation

VR meditation

Perfect — VR relaxation app by nDreamsAfter couple of days meditating on Vesper Peak, I went to try something else. The next experiment was trying to switch my headset over to HTC Vive Pro and try the Vesper Peak once again.

The creator of classic adventure Another World returns with Paper Beast, coming to PS VR this year

The creator of classic adventure Another World returns with Paper Beast, coming to PS VR this year

Renowned game designer Eric Chahi's latest imagines a data server as a colourful world filled with papercraft creatures. To be independent and free to share my passion for exploring new experiences and technology, I created my new studio: Pixel Reef.

The Exorcist: Legion VR Is Coming To Oculus Quest

The Exorcist: Legion VR Is Coming To Oculus Quest

Horror games, one of the most powerful VR experiences out there, have only been represented by Face Your Fears 2 thus far. Tagged with: horror , Oculus Quest , The Exorcist: Legion VR.

Virtual reality offers benefits for Parkinson's disease patients

Virtual reality offers benefits for Parkinson's disease patients

Researchers are reporting early success with a new tool to help people with Parkinson's disease improve their balance and potentially decrease falls with high-tech help: virtual reality.

Japan’s Second Largest Telecom Company Partners With Blockchain Startup For VR Social Platform

Japan’s Second Largest Telecom Company Partners With Blockchain Startup For VR Social Platform

EPIC LIVE PLAY leverages ObEN’s Personal AI (PAI) technology — a platform that allows users to create their own 3D intelligent avatar that looks and sounds like them using just a selfie and short voice recording.

Oculus Rift S Revealed with Inside-out Tracking, Resolution Bump, & New Ergonomics

Oculus Rift S Revealed with Inside-out Tracking, Resolution Bump, & New Ergonomics

Pricing: $399 Availability: Spring 2019 Weight: A little more than Rift Display: Resolution: 1,280 × 1,440 per eye (2,560 × 1,440 total) Type: Single fast-switch LCD Refresh Rate: 80Hz Field of View: ‘Slightly larger than Rift’ IPD Adjustment: Software only Tracking: Type: ‘Insight’ inside out – five cameras Capabilities: Supports 6 degrees of freedom head and controller tracking Recommended Environments: It should work in almost any lit indoor environment.

Oculus Rift S vs. Oculus Quest – Specs & Features

Oculus Rift S vs. Oculus Quest – Specs & Features

Pricing: $400 Availability: Spring 2019 Weight: A little more than Rift Audio : Integrated open-ear, 3.5mm audio jack for external audio Display: Resolution: 1,280 × 1,440 per-eye (2,560 × 1,440 total) Type: Single fast-switch LCD Refresh Rate: 80Hz Field of View: ‘Slightly larger than Rift’ IPD Adjustment: Software only Tracking: Type: ‘Insight’ inside-out (no external sensors) – five cameras Capabilities: Supports 6 degrees of freedom head and controller tracking Recommended Environments: It should work in almost any lit indoor environment.