NVIDIA VRSS 2: Dynamic Foveated Rendering, No Assembly Required

NVIDIA VRSS 2: Dynamic Foveated Rendering, No Assembly Required

NVIDIA is releasing the latest version of Variable Rate Supersampling (VRSS), which now includes gaze-tracked foveated rendering.“When combined with the HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition, VRSS 2 leverages eye-tracking technology to enable dynamic foveated rendering, unlocking new adaptive VR experiences with HP Omnicept and NVIDIA advanced GPUs.”.

Pico Neo 3 to feature XR2 chipset and Wi-Fi 6

Pico Neo 3 to feature XR2 chipset and Wi-Fi 6

In this communication, Pico Interactive highlights some of the specifications of its future standalone headset: Qualcomm XR2 chipset 90 Hz Curved Display Wi-Fi 6 3 Physical IPD adjustments Optical Positional tracking, with 4 tracking cameras Optical Tracked Controllers, with 32 tracking points All-PU materials fabrication, for easier sanitization The headset is going to be launched on the Chinese market as a consumer device on May, 10th.

10% discount on Please, Don't Touch Anything — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

10% discount on Please, Don't Touch Anything — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

Please, Don’t Touch Anything is a cryptic, brain-racking button-pushing puzzle game.Also present is an ominous red button with the simple instruction to not touch anything!.Push the red button once or press it many times.

VR Tourviewer

VR Tourviewer

Supported features: monoscopic and stereoscopic tours, hotspot navigation, image and video overlays, surround sound and 360 panorama videos.As extra feature, you can easily add falling leaves, snow or rain to your panoramas for an even more immersive experience!.

Technology could partially restore vision in blind people, engineers say

Technology could partially restore vision in blind people, engineers say

"Our system is designed to give blind people a form of artificial vision by using electrodes to stimulate their retinal cells," says Ghezzi.More specifically, the engineers developed a virtual reality program that can simulate what patients would see with the implants.

A wireless Valve Index with inside-out tracking would be immense, and isn't entirely unrealistic

A wireless Valve Index with inside-out tracking would be immense, and isn't entirely unrealistic

Spotted this morning, it seems Valve has issued an official patent for a wireless version of the Valve Index VR headset.Still, the Index is one of the comfiest fits around, so you can bet Valve will think to refining the headset's ergonomics if such a design ever makes it to market.

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.

New clip shows the passthrough AR system of the upcoming LYNX-R1

New clip shows the passthrough AR system of the upcoming LYNX-R1

The view that is shown in the above clip is not the transparent lens of a headset like Microsoft’s HoloLens 2, rather it is the cameras view that has been altered by software to be viewable in VR.

Can You Use VR With Just One Eye?

Can You Use VR With Just One Eye?

When objects are close enough that each eye has to turn towards each other, the large difference in images offers an excellent binocular cue.The bottom line is that even if you only have one eye, you’ll still get all of the same monocular cues you’d get in real life.

The Age of “Retina” VR is Almost Here: What Does That Mean?

The Age of “Retina” VR is Almost Here: What Does That Mean?

At the top end, where OLEDs and upcoming microLED displays live, resolutions and image reproduction are reaching the point where the human eye can’t detect the limits of the technology.

Facebook Researchers Explore Mechanical SDE Reduction for VR

Facebook Researchers Explore Mechanical SDE Reduction for VR

Researchers from Facebook Reality Labs and the University of Arizona published new work exploring the use of high-speed mechanical display shifting to reduce the so-called screen-door-effect (SDE) of immersive displays.

I spent a week hunting for VR love and faced relentless rejection — until this happened

I spent a week hunting for VR love and faced relentless rejection — until this happened

However, many ors mentioned social apps such as VRChat as a way to meet potential love interests.VRChat avatars (Image credit: Facebook/Oculus)Feeling ignored and marginalized after spending a few days on VRChat, I moved my mission to Rec Room, another VR social app.

HP Reverb G2 Review: Amazing Clarity, Disappointing Tracking

HP Reverb G2 Review: Amazing Clarity, Disappointing Tracking

(Image credit: Tom's Hardware)The Reverb G2's head strap borrows design elements from the original Reverb, but much of the design comes from Valve's Index headset.(Image credit: Tom's Hardware)As with the first Reverb model, the new headset features three Velcro straps to help keep things snug.

Microsoft Update Improves Visuals for HP Reverb G2 & WMR Headsets

Microsoft Update Improves Visuals for HP Reverb G2 & WMR Headsets

Image credit: Microsoft The update comes thanks to Microsoft’s work with HP and Valve, improving Chromatic Aberration, light leakage and god rays for the Reverb G2 and some existing WMR VR headsets – the Samsung Odyssey+ and the original HP Reverb G1.

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.

Kevin Williams: LBVR is not dead, it is rising again

Kevin Williams: LBVR is not dead, it is rising again

The LBE VR industry has been following guidelines since we first deployed VR headsets in public entertainment back in the ’90s , but the reality for the post-COVID outbreak market has been magnified as all cleaning and hygiene are in the public space.

New virtual reality software allows scientists to 'walk' inside cells

New virtual reality software allows scientists to 'walk' inside cells

The software, called vLUME, was created by scientists at the University of Cambridge and 3D image analysis software company Lume VR Ltd. It allows super-resolution microscopy data to be visualised and analysed in virtual reality, and can be used to study everything from individual proteins to entire cells.

Nvidia quadruples display resolution by stacking two cheap LCD panels on top of each other

Nvidia quadruples display resolution by stacking two cheap LCD panels on top of each other

Nvidia researchers have used a fantastically straightforward approach to quadruple the effective resolution and double the refresh rate of cheap, off-the-shelf LCD panels: Stacking them on top of each other.

Tool helps clear biases from computer vision

Tool helps clear biases from computer vision

The tool allows data set creators and users to correct issues of underrepresentation or stereotypical portrayals before image collections are used to train computer vision models.

Microsoft buys Fallout creator Bethesda for $7.5bn

Microsoft buys Fallout creator Bethesda for $7.5bn

In a statement, Xbox chief Phil Spencer said the two firms "shared similar visions for the opportunities for creators and their games to reach more players in more ways".Pete Hynes, senior vice president at Bethesda Softworks, said the deal offered "access to resources that will make us a better publisher and developer".

Engineers produce a fisheye lens that’s completely flat

Engineers produce a fisheye lens that’s completely flat

To capture panoramic views in a single shot, photographers typically use fisheye lenses — ultra-wide-angle lenses made from multiple pieces of curved glass, which distort incoming light to produce wide, bubble-like images.

My predictions for the Facebook Connect

My predictions for the Facebook Connect

Today on Upload VR I’ve seen that the box of the device has already been leaked , so I think we can expect a launch of the preorders starting from tomorrow and a release before the holidays, when Facebook plans to sell a lot of devices.

INFINITE  -  Pimax 8KX under the lenses

INFINITE - Pimax 8KX under the lenses

The problem arises when you have a smaller head, as the pimax is quite big and the strap is attached to the sides of the headset.

Augmented Reality (AI) in the Wine Industry

Augmented Reality (AI) in the Wine Industry

Using AR technology, wine companies are now enabling customers to point their smartphone at the wine bottle and in turn the app installed on their phone gives detailed information about the brand quality.

Home  -  cardinalweb1

Home - cardinalweb1

With a long and successful history of developing photogrammetric and mapping solutions, Cardinal Systems continues to provide the most powerful, pragmatic mapping tools available today.​.VrOne® is a powerful photogrammetric vector collection and editing system with Digital Terrain Modeling and image display capability.

Facebook reveals the future of VR headsets, and it's more 'CSI Miami' than 'Tron'

Facebook reveals the future of VR headsets, and it's more 'CSI Miami' than 'Tron'

In a new research paper entitled "Holographic Optics for Thin and Lightweight Virtual Reality," Facebook Reality Labs researchers Andrew Maimone and Junren Wang have proposed a VR headset design that replaces the refractive lens with holographic optics and polarization-based optical folding.

Holographic optics for thin and lightweight virtual reality

Holographic optics for thin and lightweight virtual reality

In this work, “Holographic Optics for Thin and Lightweight Virtual Reality,” researchers Andrew Maimone and Junren Wang propose a new class of near-eye displays, which combine the power of holographic optics and polarization-based optical folding — an approach that could be used to develop future sunglasses-like VR hardware.

Newly Leaked Photo Hints At Potential VR Support For Cyberpunk 2077

Newly Leaked Photo Hints At Potential VR Support For Cyberpunk 2077

First reported by Wccftech, earlier this morning a user by the name of u/Server16ark released a photo that was supposedly taken at a Chinese press event for CD Projekt Red’s highly-anticipated action-adventure RPG Cyberpunk 2077.

Immersive Light Field Video with a Layered Mesh Representation

Immersive Light Field Video with a Layered Mesh Representation

Additionally, the links below the thumbnail allow you to explore the intermediate scene representations used in our light field video processing pipeline.Please see our video for full resolution results.

NVIDIA CloudXR Allows Hi-Fi XR Streaming via 5G Networks

NVIDIA CloudXR Allows Hi-Fi XR Streaming via 5G Networks

With the new SDK kit recently launched by NVIDIA , companies can use 5G and enterprise networks for tetherless XR streaming to Windows and Android devices.