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Does Voxels 'Crypto-To-Equity' Exchange Offer Glance Of VR Future?

Posted on 12/02 18:30 in Deals | 0

Prior to Voxelus, Repetto was CEO of Minor Studios managing a team of twenty developers in the creation of Atmosphir.In terms of content VR assets could be anything from a comic book world to a sponsored branded auto race track.

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Khronos Tries To Bring Order To Virtual Reality With VR Standards Initiative

Posted on 12/06 17:01 in Deals | 0

The Khronos Group has been working quietly in the background to gather support for their VR standards initiative and has gathered quite the list of companies that are ready to get involved and move VR standards forward.Ultimately, the VR standards initiative is designed to help hardware and software vendors to work together to define or create a cross-platform, royalty-free open standard for access to VR devices.

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With Arcade Saga, HTC's Vive Studios delivers on the promise of room-scale gaming

Posted on 12/09 22:01 in Shows | 0

Somehow playing VR games with an Xbox controller seems wrong.Now, HTC has put them all together in a compelling new title called Arcade Saga, the first from the company’s newly formed Vive Studios unit.

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Netflix comes to Google's Daydream VR

Posted on 12/12 18:50 in Shows | 0

It’s a completely separate download from the regular Android Netflix client, which means you need to log in separately.The interface for Netflix VR will look familiar to anyone who has used Netflix in Gear VR.

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Latest Steam update adds full PS4 controller support, 4K in-home streaming

Posted on 12/14 15:58 in Shows | 0

The big news from this patch will be welcome for anyone who likes using a PS4 controller on the PC — it’s now fully supported in Steam’s Big Picture mode.According to Valve, you can configure the PS4 controller the same way you’d configure a native Steam controller, with native API support and robust button mapping.

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Is Facebook Slowly Eroding The Oculus Brand?

Posted on 12/14 22:03 in Deals | 0

While Oculus experienced growth pains earlier this year, Facebook made it abundantly clear at OC3 this year that they have much bigger plans for Oculus and VR as an industry.While Oculus is a strong brand among gamers and people that know about VR; those that don’t know VR have no knowledge of the Oculus brand or what it does.

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2016: The Year VR Didn't Meet Expectations, Sort Of

Posted on 12/20 17:00 in Deals | 0

As 2016 ends, many people look at the projected sales figures of the different VR headsets and are left disappointed.Firms projected astronomical numbers for the size of the VR market going into 2020 and beyond, which included unrealistic expectations for 2016 as well.

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How Oculus Lost Market Leadership -- And How It Can Win It Back

Posted on 12/20 18:10 in Deals | 0

On March 25th 2014, Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of Oculus sparked life in the Virtual Reality industry.A third, dominant entrant, made things even harder for Oculus to retain its leadership position.

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China's Year Of Virtual Reality

Posted on 12/23 19:59 in Deals | 0

2016 became "year one" of virtual reality in China, due to the fact that the sector finally truly started to grow.A survey done by Niko Partners earlier this year showed that more than half of Chinese gamers are interested in VR and almost 30% are willing to spend up to $200 USD on a device, which is significant considering the average income in China hovers around $12,000 per year.

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Get Ready For Multisensory Virtual Reality That Goes Far Beyond Sight And Sound

Posted on 12/31 15:30 in Deals | 0

The experience was rough, but somewhat amazing: As I waved my hand through HTC Vive-rendered bubbles, I could "feel" their presence.By mapping other sensory experiences to VR experiences, developers could make things far more realistic and increase the devices' powers of teleportation.

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Can Rogue One and Call of Duty power up the PSVR?

Posted on 01/03 13:54 in Shows | 0

It’s as straight-forward and simple as you can imagine a VR game being, but it looks good inside the helmet, and the controls are fine.Timed for the release of Rogue One, this PSVR-exclusive mission is tied in with the new Star Wars side story.

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Haptic bodysuits and the strange new landscape of immersive VR

Posted on 01/04 21:30 in Shows | 0

Since the dawn of virtual reality, there have been those who dreamed of something grander.Call it virtual reality on steroids, the Matrix, or simply Reality 2.

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Is Sony's PSVR Doomed Heading Into 2017?

Posted on 01/16 17:16 in Deals | 0

But as we head into 2017, even if Sony was predicting a slow start for PSVR, it’s hard to know exactly what happens now.Googling “upcoming PSVR games” yields outdated lists and no official results from Sony.

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AR and VR Were Everywhere At CES

Posted on 01/17 10:17 in Deals | 0

At CES 2017 augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) were everywhere.There were demos in many of the booths, and CES had devoted a segment of the South Hall to AR, VR, and gaming.

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Sony's silence on PlayStation VR could spell trouble for the fledgling market

Posted on 01/19 15:21 in Shows | 0

A few months ago, Sony launched the PlayStation VR after several years of work.Next, there’s early evidence that the PSVR’s sales figures may not have been to the company’s liking.

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How CEO Maureen Fan Shoots for the Moon and You Can, Too

Posted on 01/23 20:09 in Deals | 0

Maureen Fan dares to dream in her work and in life.The story of buddies "Mac" and "Cheez," a sequel to Invasion!

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