VR Start-Up TransfrVR announces $12M in Series A Funding

VR Start-Up TransfrVR announces $12M in Series A Funding

TransfrVR, a VR training start-up aiming to provide immersive learning for the unemployed, have today announced $12 million in Series A funding.This work is helping to bridge the gap between unemployed workers and hands-on, technical skills training required in fast-growing fields across our state.

Best VR Live-Cam Girl Service Overview in 2020

Best VR Live-Cam Girl Service Overview in 2020

It works similarly with other popular live-cam sites, you buy token to check out the cam models in real-time, if you want to interact with the girls, you just pay it up by tipping her and invite her to a private room for more kinky stuff!

Bigscreen VR will hold a Q&A with Ready Player One author Ernest Cline

Bigscreen VR will hold a Q&A with Ready Player One author Ernest Cline

“In 2011 – before virtual reality headsets really existed – Ready Player One inspired us of what was possible with VR.If it is successful, we could see far more large events held entirely in virtual reality.

JVC is building an ultra-high-resolution MR headset for enterprise

JVC is building an ultra-high-resolution MR headset for enterprise

120-degrees is more than twice as wide as you get in the Magic Leap One or Hololens 2.JVC Kenwood is developing a new display method for the upcoming headset.The upcoming JVC headset is a mixed reality device, which means your view of the real-world doesn't get cut off.

Interactive virtual reality emerges as a new tool for drug design against COVID-19

Interactive virtual reality emerges as a new tool for drug design against COVID-19

Bristol scientists have demonstrated a new virtual reality [VR] technique which should help in developing drugs against the SARS-CoV-2 virus -- and enable researchers to share models and collaborate in new ways.

How Is Virtual Reality Changing Animation?

How Is Virtual Reality Changing Animation?

While many creators are already using VR tools for skill-intensive and time-consuming tasks, it is believed that virtual reality will soon take the world of animation into new realms.As virtual reality technology evolves, we can expect more intuitive user interfaces in the future.

Stretchable 'skin' sensor gives robots human sensation

Stretchable 'skin' sensor gives robots human sensation

Cornell University researchers have created a fiber-optic sensor that combines low-cost LEDs and dyes, resulting in a stretchable "skin" that detects deformations such as pressure, bending and strain.

Research: Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy, a Viable Solution for Treating Eating Disorders

Research: Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy, a Viable Solution for Treating Eating Disorders

Now a research paper published in a specialized journal suggests that virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) is beneficial for treating eating disorders.In virtual reality exposure therapy, patients suffering from bulimia, anorexia, and other eating disorders, confronted the avatar of their body they created versus an actual photo of them.

Inside the Wacky World of Daniel Beauchamp's Wonderful VR Experiments

Inside the Wacky World of Daniel Beauchamp's Wonderful VR Experiments

But often there's a noble ambition behind them too, like in his work with Oculus Quest hand tracking.Testing out sign language using Oculus Quest hand tracking & networking.

5 Ways Virtual Reality Technology Will Improve Business Meetings

5 Ways Virtual Reality Technology Will Improve Business Meetings

Despite the economic fallout and disruption due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the clients, partners, and employees of organizations using virtual reality may experience a rather seamless transition towards remote collaboration.Now let’s take a look at how virtual reality technology will help improve your business meetings:.

Brickyard Broadcast: A Musical Event With World Premier in Virtual Reality

Brickyard Broadcast: A Musical Event With World Premier in Virtual Reality

Since they cannot be together in the same physical space, technology has the solution: a virtual reality musical experience bringing together musicians self-isolating at home.They commissioned composer Lisa Bielawa to create and produce a live virtual reality musical event.

Can Virtual Reality Games Lead to Violent Behavior?

Can Virtual Reality Games Lead to Violent Behavior?

Virtual reality is a simulated experience where people interact with computer-generated elements in a seemingly real way.Due to its fully immersive nature, which is becoming increasingly similar to real-world experiences, many are concerned about the effects of virtual violence.

Defending the Right to Repair for XR

Defending the Right to Repair for XR

The unfortunate part is major tech firms are yet to clarify their position on the Right to Repair Act, and more specifically on the activity of jailbreaking, which puts people like myself and many other ethical hackers and researchers at risk.

VR lessons from Arizona Sunshine's success

VR lessons from Arizona Sunshine's success

Ideally, you would develop these versions in parallel to preserve content and feature parity and allow for cross-platform play in a multiplayer game such as Arizona Sunshine.

It’s Time to Try Virtual Reality. Here’s Where to Start.

It’s Time to Try Virtual Reality. Here’s Where to Start.

The goggle-like gadgets, which float a screen in front of your eyes to create a virtual 360-degree landscape, offer an immersive way to play increasingly powerful video games, make art, exercise, and even spend time with friends.

3D hand pose estimation using a wrist-worn camera

3D hand pose estimation using a wrist-worn camera

The system consists of a camera that captures images of the back of the hand, and is supported by a neural network called DorsalNet which can accurately recognize dynamic gestures.

Virtual Reality health appointments can help patients address eating disorders

Virtual Reality health appointments can help patients address eating disorders

Research from the University of Kent, the Research centre on Interactive Media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies -- RISE Ltd and the University of Cyprus has revealed that Virtual Reality (VR) technology can have significant impact on the validity of remote health appointments for those with eating disorders, through a process called Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (VRET).This paper demonstrates the potential value of Multi-User Virtual Reality (MUVR) remote psychotherapy for those with body shape and weight concerns.

Petition · Rollback the forced switch to Facebook accounts on the Oculus platform. · Change.org

Petition · Rollback the forced switch to Facebook accounts on the Oculus platform. · Change.org

If these changes are not made soon, people who have bought a new entertainment system may be left with bricks if they don't meet Facebook's account requirements.Facebook has recently been falsely suspending people, and asking for excessive info, so people can keep their Facebook / Oculus account.

Sensorium Galaxy Reveals New Details About Virtual Reality Avatars

Sensorium Galaxy Reveals New Details About Virtual Reality Avatars

Sensorium Corporation announced that it will be using photorealistic avatars of world-famous artists on its upcoming social virtual reality platform —Sensorium Galaxy.By using fully CG avatars of musicians, Sensorium Galaxy can overcome the current limitations of one-dimensional music experiences.

Towards an Understanding of Augmented Reality Extensions for Existing 3D Data Analysis Tools

Towards an Understanding of Augmented Reality Extensions for Existing 3D Data Analysis Tools

Our goal is to allow researchers to integrate stereoscopic AR-based visual representations and interaction techniques into their tools, and thus ultimately to increase the adoption of modern immersive analytics techniques in existing data analysis workflows.

This guy made an AR headset using off-the-shelf components

This guy made an AR headset using off-the-shelf components

Atlee told Input that he hopes the Triton could become the go-to headset for hackers and developers to experiment with cutting edge ideas.

Can Virtual Reality Help With Depression?

Can Virtual Reality Help With Depression?

Since the late ’90s, mental health professionals have been using virtual reality to treat post-traumatic stress disorders .Using virtual reality, cloud computing, and machine learning, it can create engaging and personalized experiences that help patients overcome cognitive patterns and behaviors that keep them in a depressive mood.

Virtual chatroom created by Okanagan tech company features zombie theme

Virtual chatroom created by Okanagan tech company features zombie theme

Vancouver organization uses innovative virtual reality space to engage diverse youth in tech The Zombieland experience will work with VR headsets, but you don’t need one to experience it.“They don’t need an app, they don’t need to download a file,” said Gray.

Understanding Layers of Oppression Through Virtual Reality

Understanding Layers of Oppression Through Virtual Reality

As the saying goes, “Never judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes.” Inspired by this adage, Cogburn and her team created virtual experiences that capture the racial inequalities that black people face at various points of their lives.

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.

'Universal law of touch' will enable new advances in virtual reality

'Universal law of touch' will enable new advances in virtual reality

Seismic waves, commonly associated with earthquakes, have been used by scientists to develop a universal scaling law for the sense of touch.A team, led by researchers at the University of Birmingham, used Rayleigh waves to create the first scaling law for touch sensitivity.

Bringing Affordable XR to the Masses: Zappar Introduces New-and-Improved ZapBox

Bringing Affordable XR to the Masses: Zappar Introduces New-and-Improved ZapBox

Solutions like Google Cardboard promise to turn the mobile phone into a VR headset – and actually do a good job for viewing, through providing virtually no controls.

AR & VR Training: The Future of Corporate Learning

AR & VR Training: The Future of Corporate Learning

With their unique senses of immersion and experience, AR and VR technologies are the next big tools to find use in the workplace of the future.Walmart, on the other hand, jumped on board the VR bandwagon to train employees in real-world scenarios with a pilot program launched way back in 2017.

The US Army thinks these new mixed-reality 'doggles' can make special operations canines better than ever in battle

The US Army thinks these new mixed-reality 'doggles' can make special operations canines better than ever in battle

Peper, the founder of the small technology company Command Sight, has invented an animal-wearable head-mounted display designed to allow handlers to better communicate with military working dogs — high-performing canines that track narcotics, hunt explosives, and even engage enemies.

You can now sign up to test Microsoft Flight Simulator in VR

You can now sign up to test Microsoft Flight Simulator in VR

Not only do you have to own the game, have a Windows Mixed Reality headset, be a registered Microsoft Flight Simulator “Insider” and sign an NDA, you’ll need a slightly beefier PC than the base game — with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 or better sporting 8GB of VRAM, as well as 16GB of system memory.