Increasing Fidelity with Constellation-Tracked Controllers

Increasing Fidelity with Constellation-Tracked Controllers

Within each frame, the system executes the following steps:Search camera images for bright volumes of infrared lightDetermine a matching scheme between image projections and the underlying 3D model of the controllerCompute the 3D pose of the controller with respect to the headset and fuse with inertial dataIn order for the system to obtain a sufficient number of constraints to solve for the position and orientation, we need a minimum number of observations.

Introducing 'mesh,' memory-saving plug-in to boost phone and computer performance

Introducing 'mesh,' memory-saving plug-in to boost phone and computer performance

As the authors explain, programs written in C-like languages can suffer from serious memory fragmentation, where memory is broken up, much like a bad Tetris board, Berger says, so there are many empty gaps in between.

Evolution of learning is key to better artificial intelligence

Evolution of learning is key to better artificial intelligence

In this case, organisms evolved to learn and use environmental signals to help them navigate the environment and find food.

How VR Is Reshaping Patient Care Game

How VR Is Reshaping Patient Care Game

Health care professionals have found a way to incorporate this innovative technology for patient care, whether it is using 3D to inspect for congenital heart defects or lessening pain signals resulting from burns or chronic conditions.

Talespin Adds a New VR Training Platform to Its XR Business Solutions Portfolio

Talespin Adds a New VR Training Platform to Its XR Business Solutions Portfolio

“ This content library empowers Farmers to leverage new and exciting forms of VR technology and training in a way that better serves our employees and allows us to continue to drive further innovation within the insurance industry, ” said Farmers’ head of Claims Shared Services, Tim Murray.

MMA Star Uses VR to Train for Real Fights

MMA Star Uses VR to Train for Real Fights

Speaking to outlets including MMAmania during UFC Vancouver workouts, Cirkunov said that VR allows him to simulate elements that are only present in live fights.The Los Angeles Dodgers are currently using a system built by WIN Reality to let players face MLB pitchers virtually.

Virtual Reality has reached your feet and nobody talks about it

Virtual Reality has reached your feet and nobody talks about it

Accessories can make us get much more technology performance that we already use, as virtual reality glasses can revolutionize the way we play video games.

How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

Once the stuff of sci-fi movies and video games, AR is starting to creep into the enterprise in an array of fledging use cases, from training and retail user experiences to an increasing number of applications in the industrial space as a way to bolster workforce productivity, reduce scrap and rework, and improve safety and compliance.

Netflix Show Black Mirror Pushes Boundaries Of Virtual Reality

Netflix Show Black Mirror Pushes Boundaries Of Virtual Reality

Intelligent tech shifts employee roles toward customer-facing functions that require innately human skills – active listening, empathy, creativity, emotional intelligence.Mursion combines VR and AI technologies to create simulation environments where employees interact with avatars to more effectively engage with less-than-satisfied customers or cross-cultural teams.

Pico and ZeroLight demo Boundless XR, untethered VR streaming from PCs

Pico and ZeroLight demo Boundless XR, untethered VR streaming from PCs

Pico and Qualcomm have developed a split-rendering solution that uses a local or edge PC for heavy compute tasks, while relying on the Snapdragon chip to adjust the viewpoint for the user’s position.

PlayStation R&D: PS VR 2 to have a 4K HDR OLED display, wireless option, 120 degree FOV, gaze tracking, and more.

PlayStation R&D: PS VR 2 to have a 4K HDR OLED display, wireless option, 120 degree FOV, gaze tracking, and more.

Wireless is up next, the biggest feature I think people would want: User comfort is incredibly important in order to widen the adoption of virtual reality.I think everyone can intuitively understand just how rich human communication becomes when you have that eye contact.

400K Live Viewers Tuned In For Lindsey Stirling’s VR Violin Performance

400K Live Viewers Tuned In For Lindsey Stirling’s VR Violin Performance

Hosted by online music platform Wave, Stirlings 1 ½ hour performance featured a stunning combination of live music and choreographed dancing as the singer-songwriter performed a variety of tracks from her fifth and latest album, Artemis.

Virtual reality training could improve employee safety

Virtual reality training could improve employee safety

The Human Factors Research Group at the University of Nottingham, developed an immersive VR system to stimulate participants' perception of temperature, and senses of smell, sight and hearing to explore how they behaved during two health and safety training scenarios: an emergency evacuation in the event of a fire and a fuel leak.

Weightless VR

Weightless VR

By having full freedom of motion and the support bungees, a player can safely lean back and dodge bullets like Neo, or dive forward into Virtual water and start freely swimming.

Save 90% on Chop It on Steam

Save 90% on Chop It on Steam

One of the things that makes Chop It unique from other VR rhythm games is the use of true roomscale where the Sensei jumps and flies around the environment while throwing items at you that land to the beat.

XR Industry Insight Report 2019-2020 Released, Featuring Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Intel, Nvidia and More

XR Industry Insight Report 2019-2020 Released, Featuring Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Intel, Nvidia and More

LONDON, September 15, 2019 — VR Intelligence, a leader in senior level conferences and content for the extended reality (XR) industry, announced today the release of the XR Industry Insight Report 2019-2020.

Save 100% on DiRT Rally on Steam

Save 100% on DiRT Rally on Steam

DiRT Rally also includes officially licensed World Rallycross content, allowing you to experience the breathless, high-speed thrills of some of the world’s fastest off-road cars as you trade paint with other drivers at some of the series’ best-loved circuits, in both singleplayer and high-intensity multiplayer races.

Björk made music’s first “VR pop album”—she opens up about its heartbreak

Björk made music’s first “VR pop album”—she opens up about its heartbreak

"I often feel like some sort of [technology] bridge," singer, songwriter, artist, and producer Björk tells me over the telephone from her home in Iceland.The project first emerged publicly in 2015, when Björk released a 360-degree video for "Stonemilker," the lead single on the 2015 studio album Vulnicura.

XR Company LucidWeb Launches Platform for Distributing VR Content

XR Company LucidWeb Launches Platform for Distributing VR Content

“ The main reason that I was passionate about this role, this industry, is that people have access to media content wherever they are and I think that’s very interesting,” said Segers, who worked in 2D media distribution before founding LucidWeb.

Enter Dark and Twisted VR Experience Into The Radius With Some Free Beta Keys

Enter Dark and Twisted VR Experience Into The Radius With Some Free Beta Keys

Designed as a hardcore, single-player VR videogame where you explore a strange place called ‘the Radius’ filled with dangerous anomalies, Into the Radius offers dark and atmospheric experience inspired by the Strugatsky Brothers’ Roadside Picnic, mixed with Stalker and Stephen King.

Virtual Hangout: Meet Up with Friends, Make New Ones in ‘Half + Half,’ Available Now on Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform

Virtual Hangout: Meet Up with Friends, Make New Ones in ‘Half + Half,’ Available Now on Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform

“And there are hundreds of prototypes that hit the cutting room floor.” You can play mini-games in some of the spaces, like a virtual version of hide-and-seek, or you can dive into a freeform swimming area to explore with whomever you want.

HTC Vive Cosmos VR: We have the price, release date, and first hands-on

HTC Vive Cosmos VR: We have the price, release date, and first hands-on

However, HTC also invited me to test the Cosmos in a few VR games, and while I didn't test for long enough to put together a definitive review, I'm currently left wondering whether HTC's latest VR system has what it takes to compete with either the pricier Valve Index or the best of the industry's cheaper, inside-out tracking headsets.

Hands-on: Vive Cosmos Aims to Reboot the Vive Experience

Hands-on: Vive Cosmos Aims to Reboot the Vive Experience

The VR landscape has changed quite a bit between the launch of the original Vive and now, and HTC hopes that Cosmos will reboot the Vive experience with a better and easier to use product.

Preview: Viro Move – More Moves Than You Can Sweat to

Preview: Viro Move – More Moves Than You Can Sweat to

Recently showcased at Gamescom 2019, developer Fit Reality is currently in the middle of its Move More fitness challenge, tasking a select group of players who registered to post their best scores across each fighting style: Boxing, Shooting, Sword Play and Mixed Weapons.

Dragon Ball Z in VR

Dragon Ball Z in VR

This is the moment they most likely get the users arm length in order to calculate what’s needed to trigger the move.Instead it’s most likely a result from the initial calibration of your arm length.

When Oculus brings its social offering to VR, cross integrate it with Instagram

When Oculus brings its social offering to VR, cross integrate it with Instagram

When Oculus brings forth its social offering that is cross-platform, it should have an interface to share posts and stories directly to Instagram rather than/or in addition to Facebook.

How Virtual Reality Can Improve Your Escape Room Business

How Virtual Reality Can Improve Your Escape Room Business

Virtual reality escape rooms always offer a unique and exciting experience for players and new opportunities for business owners.Diversity and flexibility of virtual reality escape rooms make them a business opportunity with great profit potential.

Xcode 11 GM Confirms Apple's Work on AR Headset

Xcode 11 GM Confirms Apple's Work on AR Headset

9to5Mac's Guilherme Rambo and developer Steve Troughton-Smith found that Xcode 11 features an ARDisplayDevice framework with references to codenamed Apple headsets that are in development, including Franc, Luck, and Garta (which pertains to HoloKit, a third-party device).

Exclusive: Vality is Building a Compact VR Headset with Ultra-high Resolution

Exclusive: Vality is Building a Compact VR Headset with Ultra-high Resolution

This early glimpse of the Vality prototype shows that the company is serious about their vision for the headset and their belief that there’s demand in the enterprise space for a VR headset which offers a compact form-factor and ultra-high resolution, even if it means a less immersive field of view.

Do as I say: Translating language into movement

Do as I say: Translating language into movement

The JL2P model enables sentences and physical motions to be jointly embedded, so it can learn how language is related to action, gestures and movement.The ultimate goal is to animate complex sequences with multiple actions happening either simultaneously or in sequence, Ahuja said.