Interesting articles about VR – week #28

Painting with the Full Palette of VR Tools We commonly hear that Virtual Reality is a mixture of gaming, animation, video, and installation art. These mediums all offer different strengths to the palette of VR tools, from interactivity to photorealism. Watch Oculus Detail Its Varifocal Half-Dome VR Prototype Here Last month, we reported on a talk … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #28

Interesting articles about VR – week #27

Editorial: Google’s Long-Term Strategy Could Dominate VR/AR Confidence is a prerequisite to enjoy VR’s magic. There are so many things that can go wrong wearing a VR headset and most of us know this before the goggles come down over our eyes. “Discomfort” doesn’t quite encapsulate the risk of wearing something that blocks your view … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #27

Interesting articles about VR – week #26

What’s new in Unity ARKit Plugin for ARKit 2 Apple announced exciting news for AR developers last week at WWDC, including ARKit 2. Unity has worked closely with Apple to allow our developers instant access to all of these new features with an update to Unity ARKit Plugin. In this blog, we’ll get into the … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #26

Interesting articles about VR – week #25

How consumers are about to revolutionize casual gaming. Again. How many of you remember what the gaming ecosystem looked like in 2007? There were consoles, PC gaming, Macs were practically a no-show except for “light” games, and mobile gaming was ports of 8 bit gaming engines and evolved versions of snake. Jaron Lanier Explains What … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #25

Interesting articles about VR – week #24

Eye-tracking tech tricks VR players into infinite walking – in circles Virtual reality is great at immersing us in gigantic worlds that seem to go on forever – until you take three steps and bump into the living room wall that you forgot was there. Now, computer scientists have developed a system that can trick … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #24

Interesting articles about VR – week #23

Why isn't VR more popular? A friend of mine posted on Facebook recently that VR is the technology that nobody wants. I instinctively disagree with that because such massive progress has been made in VR over the last few years that it seems like it is poised to become the "next big thing". And yet … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #23

Interesting articles about VR – week #22

Valve’s New Site Affirms Role of VR in Company’s Future, Teases “Top secret” Games “We make games, Steam, and hardware. Join us,” says the first line of Valve’s newly redesigned website—in big bold red letters—bringing its look more in line with 2010’s design language than the previous version that screamed ‘late 2000’s’. Along with the … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #22