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Google VR/AR reveals: How VR impacts storytelling and more

Google VR/AR reveals: How VR impacts storytelling and more It takes complex software and a specific skillset to create compelling VR and AR experiences.According to Google, Blocks is simple enough for anyone to use, even those without any prior modelling experience.

RED Announces Unicorn Phone With Holographic Display

RED Announces Unicorn Phone With Holographic Display According to the company, its upcoming product — the RED Hydrogen One — represents the “world’s first holographic media machine in your pocket.” The company continues, with PR speak so intense you can practically feel the phone lifting off, “This incredible, retina-riveting display features nanotechnology that seamlessly switches between traditional 2D content, holographic multiview content, 3D content, and interactive games….

Oculus Rift and Touch get price drop to $399, finally making high-end VR accessible

Oculus Rift and Touch get price drop to $399, finally making high-end VR accessible Starting Monday, the price of Oculus Rift and the Oculus Touch controllers will be reduced, for a limited time, to $399 at all stores (Best Buy, Amazon, and all others where it's available).This represents a huge price cut that suddenly puts the VR device on a par with popular gaming consoles like the PlayStation and the Xbox.

Facebook Spaces adds live video, letting users without Oculus Rift peek into VR in real time

Facebook Spaces adds live video, letting users without Oculus Rift peek into VR in real time After months of letting Oculus Rift users connect with friends and family in virtual reality, Facebook is opening up the party to the rest of your social network by introducing Live video.The feature will let all Facebook users see what others are seeing in virtual reality, even without a headset.

There's a really trippy story behind Nine Inch Nails' new music video

There's a really trippy story behind Nine Inch Nails' new music video NIN's music video for "LESS THAN" — released Thursday — not only samples the recent VR game Polybius, but also delves into the reigning champion of bizarre video game urban legends.Even one that involves using trippy-ass video games to data-mine the brains of unsuspecting players.

inXile's Brian Fargo Talks VR and Open World Survival RPG Plans

inXile's Brian Fargo Talks VR and Open World Survival RPG Plans In , inXile founder and CEO Brian Fargo has tackled a number of VR-related topics, including the evolution that will be required for it to become mainstream, the reception that VR titles get from PC gamers who only dabble with the technology, the lessons they learned while developing The Mage's Tale, to release a "server-based" open world survival RPG in 2019, and more.A sampling:

Oculus Working With Qualcomm on Wireless Rift, Slashes Price in Half

Oculus Working With Qualcomm on Wireless Rift, Slashes Price in Half As the graph above shows, HTC’s overall market share remained flat from February to June, still locked in at 0.76x more market share than Oculus Rift enjoys, but the Rift is slowly creeping up while HTC looks like it’s nearly stopped.

See Eurostar Sights With VR 'Odyssey' Experience

See Eurostar Sights With VR 'Odyssey' Experience “Travellers are always asking if they can see the fish when traveling through the Channel Tunnel,” Eurostar Commercial Director Nick Mercer said in a statement.The enterprise on Wednesday announced “Eurostar Odyssey,” a virtual experience designed to take passengers on an immersive adventure through the surrounding sea.

Mira's Prism headset uses your iPhone to deliver affordable augmented reality

Mira's Prism headset uses your iPhone to deliver affordable augmented reality Developed by Los Angeles-based Mira, the device is to the HoloLens what the Samsung Gear VR is to the Oculus Rift.It's much, much cheaper, and more lightweight and portable, but don't expect the same kind of AR experience you'd get with the HoloLens.

VR Zone Shinjuku Proves the Future of VR Gaming is in the Arcades

VR Zone Shinjuku Proves the Future of VR Gaming is in the Arcades While VR gaming hasn’t been a hit among home consumers, its future in arcades seems much brighter.Last week, Bandai Namco opened a facility called VR Zone Shinjuku in Tokyo.

<b>Marvel Powers United VR</b> – Co-op Marvel virtual reality game announced

<b>Marvel Powers United VR</b> – Co-op Marvel virtual reality game announced Developed by Oculus Studios and Sanzaru Games exclusively for the Oculus Rift system, Marvel Powers United VR was recently announced for a launch in 2018.There is even a co-op feature to play with friends!

Enormous and immersive 8K dome screen is a great alternative to VR

Enormous and immersive 8K dome screen is a great alternative to VR Japan's public broadcaster NHK has come up with an ultra high-definition immersive experience, featuring a rounded 8K projection dome screen that wraps around a moving seat.The footage was shot with a single 8K camera, and the whole system took about four hours to assemble, according to CNET Japan.

There's No Oculus Rift 2 Coming Anytime Soon

There's No Oculus Rift 2 Coming Anytime Soon In the wake of Oculus’ decision to cut the price of the Oculus Rift with controllers to $400, there’s been some worry that this move indicates a major new platform update is imminent.” While Nate Mitchell (co-founder of Oculus) and Rubin gave neither Rift sales figures nor a launch date for a future Oculus Rift 2.

Microsoft's Next HoloLens Will Contain an AI Coprocessor

Microsoft's Next HoloLens Will Contain an AI Coprocessor Ever since Microsoft announced HoloLens, the company has kept its presentations and information on the mixed-reality glasses and ecosystem isolated as more of a developer curiosity than a mass market product.But it’s also made it harder to track improvements to the technology that underlies HoloLens, including Microsoft’s Holographic Processing Unit, or HPU.

This is how Mark Zuckerberg's Oculus VR gloves actually work

This is how Mark Zuckerberg's Oculus VR gloves actually work Those mysterious virtual reality gloves Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off back in February still aren't available to the public, but now we have video of exactly how they work., and along with those notes he included video of Zuckerberg's secret Oculus gloves in action.

Capture the world in 360-degrees: Facebook launches its Live-360 program

Capture the world in 360-degrees: Facebook launches its Live-360 program The Insta360 Air and Insta360 Nano are plug-and-play devices that instantly turn phones into 360 live-streaming cameras.Both were selected for inclusion by Facebook, along with the camera for VR filmmakers, the Insta360 Pro.