GitHub - fholger/thedarkmodvr: VR support for The Dark Mod

GitHub - fholger/thedarkmodvr: VR support for The Dark Mod

Head over to The Dark Mod website and download the TDM updater for your platform.Extract it to your Dark Mod directory and run the VR executable.By default, this mod is using OpenVR as its backend, so will launch through SteamVR.

DHS Brings Web App to Coronavirus Fight

DHS Brings Web App to Coronavirus Fight

Last month, the Department of Homeland Security, through its Science & Technology Directorate, released a simple web-based tool to help predict the decay rate of coronavirus in the air.The Science & Technology Directorate alone conducts experiments like the coronavirus airborne decay study all the time.

A Closer Look at the HP Reverb G2

A Closer Look at the HP Reverb G2

With price being a key consideration for many users, the VIVE Pro is currently available for $1,200, the Oculus Rift S for $400, and the Reverb G2 set to hit the shelves at $600.The Reverb lands between these headsets in some ways.

Lawsuit Against Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Reinstated A Year After It Was Tossed Out

Lawsuit Against Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Reinstated A Year After It Was Tossed Out

Corbis via Getty Images A lawsuit against Oculus founder Palmer Luckey that claims the Oculus is based on a design he was employed to create by another company, has been reinstated by the US Court of Appeals.

‘Superhot VR’ Has Now Sold More Than 2 Million Copies

‘Superhot VR’ Has Now Sold More Than 2 Million Copies

“Across all sales platforms, we’ve managed to achieve something that not many developers manage to do in any medium, and that’s pretty meaningful to us so we thought we’d send a press release about it,” said Callum Underwood, Director of Special Projects at SUPERHOT Team.

Apple confirms it bought virtual reality event startup NextVR

Apple confirms it bought virtual reality event startup NextVR

Apple has confirmed it did indeed purchase virtual reality company NextVR, which specializes in recording live events like concerts and sports matches to be experienced in VR, according to Bloomberg.

SPACEX - ISS Docking Simulator

SPACEX - ISS Docking Simulator

First use the buttons on the right to correct your axes of rotation in Roll, Pitch and Yaw. You must be properly oriented to dock.Then use the buttons on the left to translate your position Up, Down, Left, Right, Backward or Forward torwards the ISS.

Mercenaries VR on Steam

Mercenaries VR on Steam

At the moment, the game does not support changing the leading hand.Remember: By donning your VR headset you automatically accept and sign a contract with the "Mercenaries" international Coalition and can now begin your training.

HP's COVID-19 Response: There Should Be an Award for This

HP's COVID-19 Response: There Should Be an Award for This

That level of employee care, engagement and execution is unique in the U.S. market, and it is to Enrique Lores' and Tracy Keogh's credit that I know of no other company that has pivoted so well during this crisis.

Eight360 Nova: A crazy, untethered, fully rollable VR motion platform

Eight360 Nova: A crazy, untethered, fully rollable VR motion platform

Eight360 founder Terry Miller says the extreme motion effects of the Nova ball actually help prevent VR motion sickness, by matching what you're seeing to what you're feeling.

Rumor: Resident Evil 4 remake in development at M-Two

Rumor: Resident Evil 4 remake in development at M-Two

M-Two provided development support on this year’s Resident Evil 3 remake, which was led by director Kiyohiko Sakata of Redworks, with additional support by internal Capcom staff and other external teams.

Facebook’s AI-created virtual memories are magically haunting

Facebook’s AI-created virtual memories are magically haunting

At the F8 keynote this week, head of social VR Rachel Franklin showed off an experimental feature where Facebook's machine learning algorithms could convert a 2D photo or video into a virtual three-dimensional environment through point cloud reconstruction.

Starbreeze saved from financial ruin, now has five years to pay debt

Starbreeze saved from financial ruin, now has five years to pay debt

To pay back its debt, Starbreeze expects to sign a big publishing contract in 2020 to fund a new Payday game, give more financial buoyancy, and set the Payday franchise up for long-term sales.

More VR Game News From the Facebook Game Developers Showcase – Day 2 & 3

More VR Game News From the Facebook Game Developers Showcase – Day 2 & 3

Posts also detailed upcoming updates to the Quest platform, new resources for VR developers, and changes to the way that Oculus manages IAPs and DLC for VR games.

Virtual Tours of Space Shuttles to explore without leaving your couch

Virtual Tours of Space Shuttles to explore without leaving your couch

Today we would like to share with you some of his amazing 360-degree work, virtual tours of spacecrafts that are on display at Kennedy Space Center and California Science Center.

Steam breaks its concurrent users record as 20 million people stay indoors

Steam breaks its concurrent users record as 20 million people stay indoors

While there were more than 20 million people logged into Steam, the in-game player count never went higher than 6.2 million—a million fewer than the 7.2 million record set on January 1, 2018.

How Virtual Reality is Revolutionizing the Workplace

How Virtual Reality is Revolutionizing the Workplace

With virtual reality training, however, these skills gaps can be reduced by offering more occasions to practice different procedures and familiarizing surgeons with new technologies in a consistent and standardized way.

“It’s Time to Go Spatial”: Get Hyped for AWE USA 2020

“It’s Time to Go Spatial”: Get Hyped for AWE USA 2020

In terms of events, participants, and opportunities to attend, Augmented World Expo (AWE) is the largest AR, VR and MR trade show out there.There are three main AWE events, namely, Conferences, Expos, and the Auggie Awards.

Scaling Up Virtual and Augmented Reality For Enterprise: Thomson Reuters, Novartis, HTC Vive and KLM Share Insights

Scaling Up Virtual and Augmented Reality For Enterprise: Thomson Reuters, Novartis, HTC Vive and KLM Share Insights

XR Intelligence on behalf of Reuters Events is holding an exclusive webinar on Wednesday, February 5 (8AM PT / 11AM ET / 4PM GMT) exploring Scaling Up XR: How Do We Do It?XR Intelligence by Reuters Events.

As seen in movies, new meta-hologram can be used as a communication tool

As seen in movies, new meta-hologram can be used as a communication tool

Especially, we developed a meta-hologram optical device that operated in forward and backward directions and it could transmit various visual information to multiple users from different locations simultaneously.

Recommerce: The New Art of Secondhand Sales

Recommerce: The New Art of Secondhand Sales

"Recommerce offers people the quality they expect from the brands they love and the shopping experience of new, but with products that have a better environmental impact," she told the E-Commerce Times.

32-Minute Cleveland-Chicago Hyperloop Run Is Feasible, Study Says

32-Minute Cleveland-Chicago Hyperloop Run Is Feasible, Study Says

In the feasibility study, researchers describe three possible routes the Cleveland to Chicago Hyperloop line could take."The biggest challenge in doing a new transportation facility of any kind is acquiring the right of way," said Rick Harnish, executive director of the High Speed Rail Alliance, a high-speed train advocacy group in Chicago.

Tapping AI for a Future of Better, Faster, Cheaper Gift Shopping

Tapping AI for a Future of Better, Faster, Cheaper Gift Shopping

I'm going to focus on retail services like Amazon, because it would be the easiest for a retail service to do this, given it already has both the information needed and the highest selection of gifts.

Using Technology to Fix the Flawed Impeachment Process

Using Technology to Fix the Flawed Impeachment Process

I'll close with my final product of the week: a new Nvidia offering that could make Christmas shopping massively easier, have a better outcome, and allow companies like Motorola to compete more effectively.

Falcon Age - RAISE A FALCON, FIGHT COLONIZERS.

Falcon Age - RAISE A FALCON, FIGHT COLONIZERS.

Falcon Age is a first-person, single-player action adventure where you’ll play as Ara in her fight to reclaim her cultural legacy in the lost art of falcon hunting against a force of automated colonizers.

Facebook buys VR studio behind Beat Saber

Facebook buys VR studio behind Beat Saber

Buying Beat Games and bringing it into the fold of Oculus Studios suggest Facebook may be interested in following the strategies Microsoft and Sony have employed as they’ve bought up small studios and funded new titles.

VRX 2019 Announces Speakers from HTC Vive, Oculus, Snap & More

VRX 2019 Announces Speakers from HTC Vive, Oculus, Snap & More

The VRX event series launched in 2015 and focuses on strategic business and tech opportunities as virtual and augmented/mixed reality take hold in enterprise and consumer entertainment.

DeepFovea: Neural Reconstruction for Foveated Rendering and Video Compression using Learned Statistics of Natural Videos

DeepFovea: Neural Reconstruction for Foveated Rendering and Video Compression using Learned Statistics of Natural Videos

Foveated rendering and compression can save computations by reducing the image quality in the peripheral vision.We conducted a user study to validate our reconstruction method and compare it against existing foveated rendering and video compression techniques.

To navigate, flies make flexible mental maps of the world

To navigate, flies make flexible mental maps of the world

These compass neurons respond to the fly turning even in pitch darkness -- but adding visual cues gives flies an even better sense of direction, says Jayaraman.

DeepFovea: Using deep learning for foveated reconstruction in AR/VR

DeepFovea: Using deep learning for foveated reconstruction in AR/VR

In our tests, DeepFovea can decrease the amount of compute resources needed for rendering by as much as 10-14x while any image differences remain imperceptible to the human eye.