Bigscreen Now Provides Free, Ad-Supported Movies in VR

Bigscreen Now Provides Free, Ad-Supported Movies in VR

Typically, watching a film or event in Bigscreen requires purchasing a ticket to view, but this new addition will give a lot more content to the app, and in turn, bring more users to the virtual space.

‘Bigscreen’ Launches Ad-supported Movies for Free On-demand Viewing

‘Bigscreen’ Launches Ad-supported Movies for Free On-demand Viewing

Bigscreen today announced is bringing ad-supported movies to the free social viewing platform, which will allow users to watch select films for free.

The Age of “Retina” VR is Almost Here: What Does That Mean?

The Age of “Retina” VR is Almost Here: What Does That Mean?

At the top end, where OLEDs and upcoming microLED displays live, resolutions and image reproduction are reaching the point where the human eye can’t detect the limits of the technology.

Bigscreen VR Launches 172 Free TV Channels

Bigscreen VR Launches 172 Free TV Channels

Bigscreen VR is expanding their list of available content with the addition of 172 new TV channels.Like all of Bigscreens virtual spaces, you can still throw popcorn or tomatoes at the screen or even play games while you watch.

Immerse yourself in NASA’s VR tour of Kennedy’s Launch Pad 39B

Immerse yourself in NASA’s VR tour of Kennedy’s Launch Pad 39B

In the video, NASA VR tour guide Joshua Santora shows us various features on and around the launch pad, including the mobile launcher that’ll be used to stack and assemble Artemis’ powerful Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft before they’re rolled carefully onto Launch Pad 39B.

Oculus CTO Wants Android Apps on Quest, But is “not winning” the Debate Within Facebook

Oculus CTO Wants Android Apps on Quest, But is “not winning” the Debate Within Facebook

Allowing users to install and run Android apps on the headset—if just in a ‘flat’ mode on a virtual screen controlled by a laser pointer—could drastically boost the value of the headset by bringing all manner of video players, web browsers, productivity tools, utilities, and even flat games to the device.

FoveatedRendering — Wave VR 3.2.0 documentation

FoveatedRendering — Wave VR 3.2.0 documentation

The foveated region size can be set by FOV of SetFoveationParams .The quality of the peripheral region can be set by PeripheralQuality of SetFoveationParams .Wave SDK will only make sure that the foveated region is clear.

Bigscreen VR will hold a Q&A with Ready Player One author Ernest Cline

Bigscreen VR will hold a Q&A with Ready Player One author Ernest Cline

“In 2011 – before virtual reality headsets really existed – Ready Player One inspired us of what was possible with VR.If it is successful, we could see far more large events held entirely in virtual reality.

BigScreen Green Screen Adds Creativity For Creators

BigScreen Green Screen Adds Creativity For Creators

The devs have just added a virtual green screen that will let content creators get creative with their avatars.Besides a competitive VR headset, you will need OBS, a free desktop recording software used by many streamers for years.

PSVR on PS5 Review – Much Faster Loading, Same Old PlayStation VR

PSVR on PS5 Review – Much Faster Loading, Same Old PlayStation VR

In case you were wondering, PSVR on PS5 doesn’t gain any new features or options, but you can expect the same adjustments you’re used to on PS4, including a software IPD adjustment (and the ability to measure your IPD via the camera), the ability to see the PS5 dashboard and play non-VR games in a ‘theater screen’ mode, and you can capture videos and screenshots of your VR experience.

Samsung, Stanford make a 10,000PPI display that could lead to 'flawless' VR

Samsung, Stanford make a 10,000PPI display that could lead to 'flawless' VR

They’ve developed (via IEEE Spectrum) OLED technology that supports resolutions up to 10,000 pixels per inch — well above what you see in virtually any existing display, let alone what you’d find in a modern VR headset like the Oculus Quest 2.The newOLED tech uses films to emit white light between reflective layers, one silver and another made of reflective metal with nano-sized corrugations.

Towards an Understanding of Augmented Reality Extensions for Existing 3D Data Analysis Tools

Towards an Understanding of Augmented Reality Extensions for Existing 3D Data Analysis Tools

Our goal is to allow researchers to integrate stereoscopic AR-based visual representations and interaction techniques into their tools, and thus ultimately to increase the adoption of modern immersive analytics techniques in existing data analysis workflows.

Microsoft Surface Duo: Rethinking the Smartphone

Microsoft Surface Duo: Rethinking the Smartphone

Let me walk you through why, and we'll close with my product of the week -- the new Nvidia RTX 30 card that may make you look better on your next Zoom call.

AutoTux is a Real Distro With a 'No Hands' Linux Installer

AutoTux is a Real Distro With a 'No Hands' Linux Installer

AutoTux's self-installing approach is also the kind of Linux operating system that makes you wonder why more distribution developers do not use similar strategies to make their Linux offerings such a foolproof proposition.

Austrumi Linux Is Loaded With Language Laziness

Austrumi Linux Is Loaded With Language Laziness

Austrumi Linux's new default desktop is sparse, with a panel bar on top and a favorites bar along the right edge of the screen.A single click within the System menu radically changes the desktop style in the latest release of Austrumi Linux.

San Diego-based virtual reality startup becomes first US-based company to join EU government supercomputing efforts against SARS-CoV-2

San Diego-based virtual reality startup becomes first US-based company to join EU government supercomputing efforts against SARS-CoV-2

SAN DIEGO, /PRNewswire/ -- Nanome Inc., a virtual reality software startup, has joined Exscalate4Cov (E4C), a coordinated supercomputing project funded by the European Union (EU) Commission to screen chemical libraries for potential activity against SARS-CoV-2 (the coronavirus that causes COVID-19).

Lenovo Duet: Chrome OS Shines on Innovative 2-in-1

Lenovo Duet: Chrome OS Shines on Innovative 2-in-1

Lenovo introduced innovations that push the limits of Chrome OS-powered tablets with a new 2-in-1 form factor in the IdeaPad Chromebook Duet.The Duet, released last month, is Lenovo's attempt to fill that niche with a new Chromebook form factor that runs Android and Linux apps within Chrome OS.

Which VR Productivity App is Right For Me?

Which VR Productivity App is Right For Me?

As more and more people come across this virtualized world, I think it’s worth highlighting what popular/effective solutions for working in VR exist today and rating them based on the specific qualities that we’ve found make people the most productive in VR: Screen(s) Practicality , Focus , Collaboration , Comfortability , and Aesthetics.

MakuluLinux Delivers Modernity With New Core Platform

MakuluLinux Delivers Modernity With New Core Platform

If you are looking for a well-designed Linux distro that is far from mainstream, loaded with performance features not found elsewhere, check out the 2020 upgrade of the MakuluLinux Core distro.

How to Fix Your Phone or Tablet's Broken Screen

How to Fix Your Phone or Tablet's Broken Screen

Cracked or broken mobile device screens can be costly to fix, but a few inexpensive do-it-yourself strategies can eliminate a repair shop visit and salvage your tablet or phone.Step 5: Remove the LCD-containing chassis from the front frame or bezel and glass assembly by unscrewing a second batch of screws.

Bigscreen VR Launches On-Demand Content In Response To Increased Traffic

Bigscreen VR Launches On-Demand Content In Response To Increased Traffic

Since its launch on PC VR headsets back in 2016, socialVR entertainment platform Bigscreen has seen thousands of people from all around the globe jumping into VR to enjoy 3D films like Star Trek: Into Darkness and Interstellar alongside both friends and total strangers.

How BlackBerry Could Make Voting From Smartphones Secure

How BlackBerry Could Make Voting From Smartphones Secure

I'll share some thoughts on how technology could enable secure voting, and then close with my product of the week: a new Laptop from HP that could be perfect for people working from home.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook: Is the Ultimate Chrome OS Platform Worth the Price?

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook: Is the Ultimate Chrome OS Platform Worth the Price?

Despite the Galaxy Chromebook's stunning aesthetics, Mercury Gray or bold Fiesta Red color options, and packed configuration, it is up against two potentially demanding competitors -- The Google Pixelbook and the Asus Chromebook Flip C436, according to reviewers.

Virtual Pets, Virtual People and Virtual Immortality

Virtual Pets, Virtual People and Virtual Immortality

Moving the processing to the cloud potentially allows unlimited headroom without the need to carry a workstation on our bodies -- a solution for limitation No. Besides, that extra processing power can create an artificial intelligence that behaves realistically like an animal or even a human.

VR movie-watching service Bigscreen will offer Paramount films

VR movie-watching service Bigscreen will offer Paramount films

Previously, users could use watch a streaming service like Netflix or Twitch in a Bigscreen environment, or join a friend's multiplayer room to view a shared desktop.

VR Headset Comparison of Vive Cosmos vs. Oculus Rift S

VR Headset Comparison of Vive Cosmos vs. Oculus Rift S

A tethered VR headset, like the Vive or Rift S, hook up to a computer and drop you into immersive digital worlds and experiences as you stand or sit in the real world.Like the Vive Cosmos, the Rift S has a head strap and adjustable halo design.

Tetris Effect on PC takes a classic even closer to perfection

Tetris Effect on PC takes a classic even closer to perfection

Going diving in the menus to find the best combination of gameplay and visual options makes it clear that there is no wrong way to play Tetris Effect, and the game will be ready for whatever upgrade might come to your gaming PC in the near future.

Save 40% on Starblazer on Steam

Save 40% on Starblazer on Steam

Oculus, Windows Mixed Reality, and Vive Update. Bug fixes:- Fleetbuilder uploads are now being saved again properly (broken accidentally in last patch).- Ship highlights would get stuck in Fleetbuilder right after a Menu UI interaction.

Top 8 Oculus Quest Tips That Will Come in Handy

Top 8 Oculus Quest Tips That Will Come in Handy

These Oculus Quest tips I am about to share are mostly safe, and the ones that require caution… are mentioned with the word “caution”. Tip #7: Use swappable covers when sweating a lot, or sharing your headset.

Amazon Debuts Echo Show 5: Smaller, Cheaper, More Private

Amazon Debuts Echo Show 5: Smaller, Cheaper, More Private

To address the issue, the Echo Show 5 has the following features: A microphone/camera off button like its predecessors; A built-in camera shutter so users can get visual privacy while using the device; A clear visual indicator that shows when audio or video is streaming to the cloud; and The ability to delete users' voice recordings when they say "Alexa, delete everything I said today."