Yulio Viewer — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

Yulio Viewer — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

Yulio Viewer is your window into the world of ultra-realistic architecture and interior designer virtual reality experiences.Visit the Gallery to see some of the best experiences being created by professional architecture and design firms today - and check back often, we’re publishing new content all the time.

Pico Raises $37M Series B+ Financing, Neo 3 Standalone to Release in Q2 2021

Pico Raises $37M Series B+ Financing, Neo 3 Standalone to Release in Q2 2021

Pico Interactive, the Beijing-based VR headset creator, announced it has secured a fresh funding round of ¥242 million RMB (~$37 million), something the company says will help launch new hardware, and better position itself as a consumer-focused company.

Everything You Need to Know About 360-degree Cameras for VR Video Creation

Everything You Need to Know About 360-degree Cameras for VR Video Creation

If you’re looking for a cheap way to get into the business of making virtual tours, the SC2 is a great choice, but it’s not a very good 360-degree video solution.

February 2021 VR Final Newsletter: Games for All

February 2021 VR Final Newsletter: Games for All

That said, some big studio things on the Quest store are just straight up bad, everything is overpriced, and it forces indie developers to utilize sideloading for their apps, which always feels sketchy and never feels encouraged; App Lab changes that.

App Lab: How to Find the Best Unlisted Games & Apps on Quest

App Lab: How to Find the Best Unlisted Games & Apps on Quest

Rob Chinery's unofficial Oculus Quest unlisted games and apps store is probably the most popular third-party option for fans looking to browse the world of material now available with App Lab. App Lab DB allows users to search by Popularity, Recency, Audience Ratings and Price, meaning that it's an effective way to start for beginners.

The Walking Dead Saints and Sinners Is Getting New DLC

The Walking Dead Saints and Sinners Is Getting New DLC

Skydance Interactive studio head Chris Busse revealed that there is more DLC for The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners still to come.In other words, now that The Walking Dead Saints and Sinners on Oculus Quest has 'The Trail' horde mode, all available downloadable content and updates have been released on all available platforms.

SPREE Interactive Secures Funding, Adds Partners in Look Past COVID

SPREE Interactive Secures Funding, Adds Partners in Look Past COVID

SPREE Interactive enables location-based VR gaming by working with content developers and hardware manufacturers.While one might think that 2020 and 2021 would be a hard time for a location-based anything, SPREE is clearing funding, forming funding, and looking toward a post-COVID world.

Getting Started With VR Training Is Easier Than You Think

Getting Started With VR Training Is Easier Than You Think

In reality, integrating a VR element in corporate training strategies isn’t that different from any other style of learning.If a custom solution isn’t required, one of these off-the-shelf courses is a great way to test out the concept of VR training.

The Rumoured PSVR2 Mechanic That Lets Spectators Shape The Adventure

The Rumoured PSVR2 Mechanic That Lets Spectators Shape The Adventure

But a recent Patent Application filed by Sony contains an interesting twist on the technique which could allow spectators to shape the adventure in real time...The situation described is basically just an asymmetric VR audience voting system.

Bigscreen Now Provides Free, Ad-Supported Movies in VR

Bigscreen Now Provides Free, Ad-Supported Movies in VR

Typically, watching a film or event in Bigscreen requires purchasing a ticket to view, but this new addition will give a lot more content to the app, and in turn, bring more users to the virtual space.

‘Bigscreen’ Launches Ad-supported Movies for Free On-demand Viewing

‘Bigscreen’ Launches Ad-supported Movies for Free On-demand Viewing

Bigscreen today announced is bringing ad-supported movies to the free social viewing platform, which will allow users to watch select films for free.

‘Rec Room’ Now Has Over 1 Million Monthly Active Users

‘Rec Room’ Now Has Over 1 Million Monthly Active Users

Rec Room’s success comes from a number of factors; it’s free, it benefits from wide distribution VR headsets and traditional monitors, and it includes cross-platform play too.

Audio System For Artificial Reality Environment Amengual Gari; Sebastia Vicenc ; et al. [Facebook Technologies, LLC]

Audio System For Artificial Reality Environment Amengual Gari; Sebastia Vicenc ; et al. [Facebook Technologies, LLC]

The audio system includes the one or more sensors to detect audio content, the one or more speakers to present adjusted audio content, and the controller to analyze the environment's acoustic properties with the target environment's acoustic properties, as well as to determine a transfer function characterizing the comparison of the two sets of acoustic properties.

Save 15% on Ragnarock on Steam

Save 15% on Ragnarock on Steam

Concerning gameplay, we have a lot of fun ideas for solo/multiplayer features, game modes, and we will of course concentrate on improvement areas with feedback from the community.” What is the current state of the Early Access version?

VR Consumer Spending Growth Driven by Headsets: Report

VR Consumer Spending Growth Driven by Headsets: Report

"I believe the pandemic initially hindered VR, with companies like Facebook struggling to ship the first Oculus Quest in the first six months of the year while demand for headsets was skyrocketing," said Anshel Sag, a senior analyst with Moor Insights & Strategy.

Snap's Spotlight Ups Ante on TikTok With $1M Daily Fund for Top Videos

Snap's Spotlight Ups Ante on TikTok With $1M Daily Fund for Top Videos

In its release, Snap explained that it designed Spotlight to be a place where any user of the platform has an opportunity to share their best videos and potentially become a star for a day.

Crack Shot: Celebrating a Year of ‘Pistol Whip’

Crack Shot: Celebrating a Year of ‘Pistol Whip’

A new take on the VR rhythm game genre, Pistol Whip presents players with a cinematic and highly stylized bullet hell landscape with pulsing lights synced to the beat of its soundtrack.Pistol Whip may be a year old, but the new features, scenes, and updates make it seem like it’s just hitting its stride.

Zuckerberg defends not suspending ex-Trump aide Bannon from Facebook: recording

Zuckerberg defends not suspending ex-Trump aide Bannon from Facebook: recording

PALO ALTO (Reuters) - Facebook FB.O Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told an all-staff meeting on Thursday that former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon had not violated enough of the company's policies to justify his suspension when he urged beheading two senior U.S. officials, according to a recording heard by Reuters.

Sony Unveils ‘Spatial Reality Display’ with Eye-tracking for Glasses-free 3D Viewing

Sony Unveils ‘Spatial Reality Display’ with Eye-tracking for Glasses-free 3D Viewing

Sony recently unveiled Spatial Reality Display, a 15.6-inch 4K panel that includes both eye-tracking and embedded lenticular lens array so users can view 3D content with the naked eye.

DRIVE-BY on Steam

DRIVE-BY on Steam

Drive By is an evolving world, each season offers content updates and a unique game mode to let you experience a new way to play in this huge living world.

NVIDIA to Launch CloudXR Streaming on Amazon’s Cloud Platform Early Next Year

NVIDIA to Launch CloudXR Streaming on Amazon’s Cloud Platform Early Next Year

At the outset, Nvidia is pitching CloudXR for enterprise use-cases like visualization and collaboration, enabling companies to stream high-quality AR and VR content to employee’s headsets without needing to equip each user with a powerful VR-capable PC.

Line Dance Virtual on Steam

Line Dance Virtual on Steam

“We'd like to release as early access to hear your opinion on comfort, ease of use, learning process, educational content and progression of dance moves.“The full version will include more interactions with virtual students for practicing moves, haptic feedback on the controllers, and refined animations and educational materials.

FIVARS Immersive Stories Festival 2020

FIVARS Immersive Stories Festival 2020

All Access Pass: If you own a VR headset like an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive, then, in addition to the 360° Theatre you will gain access to our Interactive Experiences, industry talks with content creators, producers, and programmers, and our Private Discord Server.

Facebook suspends environmental groups despite vow to fight misinformation

Facebook suspends environmental groups despite vow to fight misinformation

The suspensions came just a few days after the social media giant said it was launching a “climate science information center” to counter widely shared but misleading posts that reject the established science of the climate crisis.“We’re committed to tackling climate misinformation,” Facebook said in a statement that also outlined its own efforts to reduce its own net greenhouse gas emissions to zero this year.

Amnesia is now open source!

Amnesia is now open source!

So today we are releasing the full source code for Amnesia: The Dark Descent under GPL v3:.The code release contains all the game code for both The Dark Descent and A Machine For Pigs.

If you get banned from Facebook, you could get banned from Oculus too

If you get banned from Facebook, you could get banned from Oculus too

If you get banned from Facebook's services, you could also lose access to the content you purchase on the Oculus platform.With this new change, if you get banned from Facebook for something that doesn't involve Oculus, you could also lose access to your Oculus content.

Highlights From Facebook Connect

Highlights From Facebook Connect

This year the remote conference, now called Facebook Connect, revealed a number of developments on popular topics of speculation including Quest 2 and anticipated AR glasses.One of the first topics covered was the controversial rebranding including the name Facebook Reality Labs, initially announced in June of last year.

Facebook to Discontinue Rift Product Line in 2021, Will No Longer Build PC-only VR Headsets

Facebook to Discontinue Rift Product Line in 2021, Will No Longer Build PC-only VR Headsets

While Facebook is pitching Quest 2 as a great PC VR headset (thanks to Oculus Link which allows it to tether to a PC), the company is putting the final nail in the coffin for its dedicated PC VR product line, the Oculus Rift.

Facebook Accounts Using Fake Names, Among Other Violations, Risk Losing Access to Oculus Content

Facebook Accounts Using Fake Names, Among Other Violations, Risk Losing Access to Oculus Content

“If you log in using your Facebook account or merge your Oculus and Facebook accounts and violate the Facebook Community Standards, Conduct in VR Policy or other terms and policies on any of our platforms your access to or use of Oculus products may be impacted.

Venice VR Expanded: A Festival of Immersive Imagination

Venice VR Expanded: A Festival of Immersive Imagination

Filled with an assortment of films and interactive content it’s been one of the best examples of why a format like this works, as well as highlighting the sheer range of ideas the XR industry can offer.