• News tagged "virtual reality"

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

NVIDIA VRWorks adds extra realism to VR games with PhysX support and better audio

NVIDIA VRWorks adds extra realism to VR games with PhysX support and better audio

NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 1070 and 1080 serve up copious amounts of graphics performance, and the company wants to put it all to good use in powering more immersive VR experiences. It has added new features to VRWorks, including support for more realistic physics effects and enhanced audio.

Friday, 22 Apr 2016

OSVR’s latest ally for VR technology is Acer

OSVR’s latest ally for VR technology is Acer

Acer announced that they will leverage Open Source Virtual Reality technology in its upcoming products.

Monday, 18 Apr 2016

GoPro expands VR efforts with new GoPro Omni rig

GoPro expands VR efforts with new GoPro Omni rig

The GoPro Omni is a synchronized six-camera array that acts as one, and it brings high-resolution footage with its 8K capture via its cube-shape layout.

Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016

Facebook’s open-source, 360-degree VR camera rig looks like something out of the future

Facebook’s open-source, 360-degree VR camera rig looks like something out of the future

At its F8 developer conference today, Facebook announced the Surround 360, a 17-camera, open-source VR rig that could make it easier for content creators to produce high-quality VR content.

Thursday, 7 Apr 2016

Ocuclus Rift struck with shipping delays until mid-April

Ocuclus Rift struck with shipping delays until mid-April

The Oculus Rift VR headset met with an “unexpected component shortage”, resulting in shipment delays to expectant customers. In lieu of the delay, Oculus will absorb the shipping and handling costs of currently pre-ordered headsets.

Monday, 21 Mar 2016

Steam’s Desktop Game Theater mode will let you play all your games in VR

Steam’s Desktop Game Theater mode will let you play all your games in VR

A beta update to the Steam client has added support for Desktop Game Theater, a mode that projects any one of your Steam games onto a giant, virtual screen and simulates the feel of a theater.

Friday, 18 Mar 2016

PlayStation VR will launch in October at US$399

PlayStation VR will launch in October at US$399

The VR headset costs less than the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, and it sees approximately 50 compatible games at launch.

Friday, 4 Mar 2016

Intel is reportedly working on a VR headset that incorporates its RealSense 3D technology

Intel is reportedly working on a VR headset that incorporates its RealSense 3D technology

Intel is reportedly working on a reference design for an augmented reality headset, and it will be support its RealSense 3D technology.

Wednesday, 2 Mar 2016

More than 15,000 units of HTC Vive were pre-ordered in less than 10 mins

More than 15,000 units of HTC Vive were pre-ordered in less than 10 mins

Despite its expensive price tag, the HTC Vive appears to be a hit with consumers as over 15,000 units were pre-ordered within 10 minutes.

Wednesday, 24 Feb 2016

Ready for VR? Take the SteamVR performance test now

Ready for VR? Take the SteamVR performance test now

With the HTC Vive set to hit stores soon, Steam has released a performance test which will help users determine if their systems are powerful enough to run virtual reality content.

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