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YouTuber manages to test 3D virtual reality video on Nintendo Switch

YouTuber manages to test 3D virtual reality video on Nintendo Switch The Nintendo Switch may be able to handle virtual reality, though early testing suggests there would be some major drawbacks.Using an off-the-shelf virtual reality headset and a hack that makes it possible to hijack the browser on his Switch, one YouTuber has watched 3D video content using the Nintendo hardware, suggesting that Switch VR may well be doable if Nintendo decides to take a swing at it.

Intimate stories and live actors show just how beautiful VR can be

Intimate stories and live actors show just how beautiful VR can be It's incredibly weird to reach up to grab a handrail in VR and actually feel it.With one HTC Vive tracker puck attached to each hand, the strokes you make to touch the tree's surface have real impact in the VR environment.

The VR for Change Summit shines a spotlight on impactful virtual reality projects

The VR for Change Summit shines a spotlight on impactful virtual reality projects The social change-driven organization Games for Change is expanding from video games into virtual reality with the VR for Change Summit at its annual Games for Change Festival this year, featuring VR projects that impact the way we learn and shape the way we view the world.The VR for Change Summit is focusing entirely on virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality projects.

Brain-Twisting Puzzle Game Statik Is a Perfect Fit For PlayStation VR

Brain-Twisting Puzzle Game Statik Is a Perfect Fit For PlayStation VR If you enjoy “room escape” games and are looking for something to do with your PlayStation VR, look no further than Statik.And it wouldn’t work with the Rift’s Xbox One controller, because that can’t be motion-tracked.

TPCast Business Edition lets up to six users enjoy wireless VR in the same room

TPCast Business Edition lets up to six users enjoy wireless VR in the same room Now, the company has announced plans for a Business Edition variant, which is intended to help enterprises offer VR experiences to the public.The TPCast Business Edition allows up to six headsets to operate wirelessly in one area without interference, according to a report from RoadtoVR.

Tribeca Film Festival is ground zero for these pioneering VR experiences

Tribeca Film Festival is ground zero for these pioneering VR experiences After last year’s impressive slate of virtual reality experiences, the Tribeca Film Festival decided to up the ante and feature 29 new experiences at its Virtual Arcade exhibit.Digital Trends has narrowed down the field of VR experiences to the five best.

Conan O'Brien's theory on VR: Even if it's not about sex, it needs to be about sex, sex, sex

Conan O'Brien's theory on VR: Even if it's not about sex, it needs to be about sex, sex, sex "I assume I'll be having sex today.Of course, the game has nothing to do with sex, but O'Brien's theory is that VR is headed in one direction: sex.

Alienware 15 allows virtual reality on the go

Alienware 15 allows virtual reality on the go When I was asked to demo an HTC Vive, Alienware kindly leant me one of their new Alienware 15 R3s.The downside of all this power is that the Alienware 15 is a rather heavy and bulky machine.

YouTuber turns Nintendo Switch into a VR headset, and it looks awful

YouTuber turns Nintendo Switch into a VR headset, and it looks awful What would virtual reality on the Nintendo Switch look like?YouTuber Nintendrew decided to find out by attaching the device to a Durovis Dive 7 VR headset.

5 cutting-edge trends that defined (and revived) the PC in 2016

5 cutting-edge trends that defined (and revived) the PC in 2016 It was only in 2016 that the personal digital assistant became a PC phenomenon, however.But more than anything, what 2016 accomplished for practical AI was to start making us comfortable with its presence in our lives.

President Obama is now giving tours of the White House, in VR

President Obama is now giving tours of the White House, in VR NBA champion LeBron James has already hinted that, if he wins again in the coming weeks, he might not make the traditional post-season White House team visit now that Trump is president.But he—nor the other seven teams currently in the playoffs—may never need to, thanks to the immersive virtual reality experience offered by The People's House.

If You Are Going To Play Dragon Ball VR, Please Cosplay Like Vegeta

If You Are Going To Play Dragon Ball VR, Please Cosplay Like Vegeta Because cosplaying as Vegeta makes Dragon Ball VR much better.Here is comedian R Fujimoto, whose schtick is that he dresses as Vegeta, playing the Dragon Ball VR game while he’s dressed as.

HTC Vive Gets a $200 Eye-Tracking Upgrade

HTC Vive Gets a $200 Eye-Tracking Upgrade One of the first is an eye-tracking suite called aGlass, from Beijing-based startup, 7invensun.Foveated Rendering allows computers to focus only on what you’re actually looking at, which can yield some big gains.

'North Korea VR' is an extraordinary glimpse of the world's most oppressive country

'North Korea VR' is an extraordinary glimpse of the world's most oppressive country President Donald Trump has really upped the war of words with North Korea in the past few months, prompting an endless flow of news reports about the hermit regime.What these reports often leave out, though, is the daily life in the North's capital.

Oculus Story Studio could have been Pixar for VR. Facebook just shut it down.

Oculus Story Studio could have been Pixar for VR. Facebook just shut it down. Bad news for fans of VR film: Oculus Story Studio is being shuttered, effective immediately.The decision was announced on Thursday by Jason Rubin, Oculus' vice president of content.

Oculus Closes VR Movie Studio: Story Studio

Oculus Closes VR Movie Studio: Story Studio Story Studio, which produced the Emmy-award winning VR short Henry, has been shuttered by Oculus.The studio in question is Story Studio, a division of the company that focuses on VR movies, rather than games.

Oculus is ‘winding down’ Story Studio, its film development division

Oculus is ‘winding down’ Story Studio, its film development division Although there has certainly been some debate on Oculus’ content strategies over the past year or so, there’s no denying its first-party releases helped show what’s possible in the fledgling VR market.Alongside some of its in-house game developments like Luckey’s Tale, it released short films like Henry, Lost and more recently, Dear Angelica.

What Is Mixed Reality, and Can It Take Augmented Reality Mainstream?

What Is Mixed Reality, and Can It Take Augmented Reality Mainstream? The term “mixed reality” has been thrown about a lot as of late, but pinning down a precise definition has proven elusive.After spending the day at Stanford University’s SCIEN-hosted workshop, which was full of augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) luminaries, it appears the one thing everyone can agree on is there isn’t a standard definition for either term.