Mark your calendars for the first ever Oculus Gaming Showcase

Mark your calendars for the first ever Oculus Gaming Showcase

They will be presenting updates on games heading to the Oculus suite of headsets and perhaps announcing some new ones.So far Oculus has announced only three developers that will be showing off some games at the presentation.

How Virtual Reality Data Visualization Sets a New Standard for Big Data

How Virtual Reality Data Visualization Sets a New Standard for Big Data

For example, to compare the relationships in six variables, an analyst could either view a 6-dimensional chart in virtual 3D space (X-axis, Y-axis, height, width, color, etc.This shift will be particularly transformational for data analysts, providing significant opportunities to increase the effectiveness of the analysis and presentation process.

Microsoft is the First Major Tech Company to Host a VR Keynote, and it Went Down Without a Hitch

Microsoft is the First Major Tech Company to Host a VR Keynote, and it Went Down Without a Hitch

Last week, Microsoft took the next step toward one possible future of the tech keynote when it delivered the opening presentation to its Ignite 2021 developer conference fully in virtual reality.

CES 2021: What Worked, What Didn't

CES 2021: What Worked, What Didn't

We'll close with my favorite product at CES, a promised new vehicle from GM: the Cadillac Lyriq.What's fascinating is that they pointed out what wasn't working with events like CES, though they focused on our more typical Zoom, WebEx, and Microsoft Teams meetings.

Offline Events Flourish in New Digital Worlds

Offline Events Flourish in New Digital Worlds

That’s why creating an avatar that truly embodies an individual and brings them into a virtual space is so important.Creating avatars that represent how we actually look to bridge one of the largest gaps between physical attendance and digital experience.

Tactical Haptics

Tactical Haptics

It will also discuss our latest cylindrical form-factor haptic controller, SaberGrip™, and the experiences and hardware offshoots that have sprung out of SaberGrip’s creation.See the company's recent press release for a preview of some topics to be discussed:

'Swapping bodies' changes a person's personality, study reveals

'Swapping bodies' changes a person's personality, study reveals

Scientists at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden discovered a way to allow people to experience the effect of swapping bodies, through a perceptual illusion, in order to understand the relationship between a person's psychological and physical sense of self.

Google Takes a Step Closer to Making Volumetric VR Video Streaming a Thing

Google Takes a Step Closer to Making Volumetric VR Video Streaming a Thing

Volumetric video is instead about capturing how light exists in the physical world, and displaying it so VR users can move their heads around naturally.

VIVE’s Amy Peck on VR in Enterprise

VIVE’s Amy Peck on VR in Enterprise

Peck’s presentation “What’s the Opportunity for VR in Enterprise?” included a number of use-cases in industry that use XR products and services in their workflows.There was a lot more in Peck’s talk, mainly showcasing how major companies use XR products and services in their workflows.

UploadVR Announces The First Ever E3 VR Showcase

UploadVR Announces The First Ever E3 VR Showcase

Sony’s had some amazing reveals, but it’s skipping this year and PC VR developers haven’t really had anywhere to turn. We’ve been talking with developers about this since last year and, trust me, some of these reveals are going to be big.

Facebook Will Offer VR Livestream of F8 Keynote on Go & Gear VR

Facebook Will Offer VR Livestream of F8 Keynote on Go & Gear VR

At the time there was no way for Rift users to watch that version of the livestream because the Venues app is only available on the company’s mobile headsets.

The U.S. Army Is Using Virtual Reality Combat to Train Soldiers

The U.S. Army Is Using Virtual Reality Combat to Train Soldiers

Now software developers who contributed to the VR platform opened up about their work in an interview with Digital Trends , describing how virtual reality can help the U.S. train a more combat-ready and versatile military.

No Valve VR Updates At GDC But News Coming ‘In The Not Too Distant Future’

No Valve VR Updates At GDC But News Coming ‘In The Not Too Distant Future’

Valve Corporation employees are delivering updates during a presentation today at GDC about Steam features. The talk focuses on how new features and services in Valve’s Steam storefront got more people using it over the years.

VR Company Pixvana Announces a New Suite for Immersive Presentations

VR Company Pixvana Announces a New Suite for Immersive Presentations

Pixvana recently announced a new suite of VR business solutions called SPIN Guide. The tools allow for centralized control of large-scale immersive presentations. This allows an administrator to control the overall experience but gives individual users greater freedom to interact with the content.

Valve To Show ‘New Features And Updates’ For Steam And More At GDC

Valve To Show ‘New Features And Updates’ For Steam And More At GDC

Today a representative from Valve reached out to us about a talk the company is hosting at GDC to go over “new features and updates” regarding the Steam platform, multi-platform networking API, market analysis, and more.

Microsoft Significantly Misrepresented HoloLens 2’s Field of View at Reveal

Microsoft Significantly Misrepresented HoloLens 2’s Field of View at Reveal

When I took to Twitter to air my frustration at the lack of clarity (especially considering that the stated “more than double” was relative to the HoloLens 1 FOV which Microsoft had also been coy about sharing) Alex Kipman responded by pointing to a huge Wired pre-reveal feature article published this week where he confirmed a 34 degree diagonal field of view (16:9) for the original headset, and a 52 degree diagonal (3:2) for HoloLens 2.

Study Finds VR to be a Highly Effective Teaching Tool (Presented at IMSH 2019)

Study Finds VR to be a Highly Effective Teaching Tool (Presented at IMSH 2019)

Key Findings Faculty that took the VR training overwhelmingly felt it was a valuable and effective teaching tool. A large portion of faculty felt they should invest in VR technology at their institution.

Smombievasion (in development)

Smombievasion (in development)

This immersive experience is currently in development. 360-DEGREE DEMO The project was a FINALIST at The XR Alliance Competition end of 2018. ” Like our FACEBOOK page for UPDATES Posted in Immersive content and and Portfolio 2 days, 17 hours ago at 12:45 AM.

Sony Trains Spotlight on a Few Good Games

Sony Trains Spotlight on a Few Good Games

"The exclusive games that Sony showed were more interesting than Microsoft's -- most notably, The Last of Us II and Death Stranding," ABI Research Senior Analyst Eric Abbruzzese told TechNewsWorld.