Interesting articles about VR – week #17

Virtual Reality Shopping has arrived In the past, online shopping has been limited to looking at a few product pictures or occasionally a video, accompanied by a description of the product. For some reasons, online vendors never quite got around to virtual reality shopping. You couldn’t take a virtual walkthrough of a store, pushing a … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #17

Interesting articles about VR – week #16

Atomontage reveals voxel 3D simulation technology for games Game developers have battled each other for decades about whether voxels or polygons are best for game graphics. A voxel is volume element, a way of illustrating a 3D image without using traditional polygons. Atomontage‘s founders believe voxels are a much better way to create fully interactive … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #16

Interesting articles about VR – week #15

Researchers Exploit Natural Quirk of Human Vision for Hidden Redirected Walking in VR Researches from Stony Brook University, NVIDIA, and Adobe have devised a system which hides so-called ‘redirected walking’ techniques using saccades, natural eye movements which act like a momentary blindspot. Redirected walking changes the direction that a user is walking to create the … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #15

Interesting articles about VR – week #14

Why Magic Leap is Set to Fail Magic Leap is one of the most hyped and closely followed tech startups on the scene right now. With all of this excitement, can the company live up to the expectation? We can't allow privacy to be an afterthought with eye tracking The cool thing about the virtual … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #14

Interesting articles about VR – week #13

Custom VR Closeup Camera Experiment I've been interested in experimenting with close-ups in VR for a while, and finally got around to building a custom VR closeup camera rig. It uses two wide angle Mobius Actioncams, and lets me get the lenses very close together (or very far apart, if I want). The are a … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #13

Interesting articles about VR – week #12

I Was a VR Skeptic Just Like You. Here’s What Brought Me Around I’ve been dismissive of virtual reality and its potential for brands. You may have dismissed it, too. It’s hard to imagine popular adoption anytime soon. VR has looked like the emperor’s newest clothes, the latest marketing fad. Top 25 VR Influencers to … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #12

Interesting articles about VR – week #11

Virtually Limitless Chris Willey hands me a pair of bulky rectangular goggles, shows me how to fit them over my head and tells me to close my eyes. A screen inside the goggles blinks on, casting a white flash against my eyelids. It dims, and Willey tells me to take a look. Will AR aid … Continue reading Interesting articles about VR – week #11