Interesting articles about VR – week #41

PALMER LUCKEY IS JUST GETTING STARTED PETER THIEL SOMETIMES seems bored by mainstream tech. “You have as much computing power in your iPhone as was available at the time of the Apollo missions,” he said during a debate in 2013. “But what is it being used for? It’s being used to throw angry birds at … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #41

Interesting articles about VR – week #40

Palmer Luckey: Facebook Buying Oculus ‘The Best Thing That’s Ever Happened To VR’ Despite parting ways with the company in 2017, Oculus Rift inventor Palmer Luckey still insists that Facebook buying Oculus was “the best thing that’s ever happened to the VR industry.” Hands-on: StarVR One is the Most Complete Ultra-wide VR Headset to Date … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #40

Interesting articles about VR – week #39

Virtual reality brings sunken civilisations to life The sunken ruins of ancient cities, the monuments of lost civilisations, may reappear before our eyes thanks to new technologies of augmented reality. Euronews' Denis Loctier went to Italy for Futuris to investigate a remarkable new tool under development. Storytelling with Smarter Tools At IBC 2018, Adobe is … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #39

Interesting articles about VR – week #38

4 WAYS THE AR CLOUD IS CONNECTING DIGITAL CONTENT WITH THE PHYSICAL WORLD Since Apple’s release of ARKit, it’s become easier than ever to make AR experiences. However, an initial stumbling block for the nascent mobile AR ecosystem was the fact that AR experiences were solitary. That is, it wasn’t possible to make seamless real-time … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #38

Interesting articles about VR – week #37

Virtual Reality Helps Amputees Feel Their Prosthetics In a groundbreaking study that could change the lives of millions of people living with amputations, scientists at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) developed a way to use virtual reality and “artificial tactile sensations” to trick the brain into feeling a prosthetic like a biological part of … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #37

Interesting articles about VR – week #36

How next-gen motion capture will supercharge VR arcades You might know motion capture as the tech that transformed Andy Serkis into Gollum, but now it can transform everyday people into animated avatars in virtual worlds, and all in real-time. Motion capture—which uses body sensors, ultra-precise cameras, and modeling software to create 3D animations from real-life … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #36