David Attenborough’s Micro Monsters Comes to Life on Oculus TV Next Week

David Attenborough’s Micro Monsters Comes to Life on Oculus TV Next Week

Due to arrive next week on Oculus TV is Micro Monsters, a five-part series delving into the tiny world of arthropods.Created by Oculus and UK-based studio Alchemy Immersive, each episode of Micro Monsters with David Attenborough will examine some of the incredible activities these creatures get up to.

KERI creates a super-high-resolution nano display based on the 3D printing close to virtual reality

KERI creates a super-high-resolution nano display based on the 3D printing close to virtual reality

A team led by Dr. Jaeyeon Pyo and Dr. Seung Kwon Seol at Nano Hybrid Technology Research Center of Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI), a government-funded research institute under National Research Council of Science & Technology (NST) of the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT), developed a 'nanophotonic 3D printing technology' allowing the production of super-high-resolution display devices with high-density integration of nanoscale pixels based on the 3D layout for the first time in the world.

How Wing Is Plowing the Field for Drone Delivery

How Wing Is Plowing the Field for Drone Delivery

Let's talk about each of the elements and why Wing is so far ahead, and we'll end, as always, with my product of the week: the first transparent TV at commercial scale from Xiaomi.

Apple Reportedly Acquiring NextVR for $100 Million

Apple Reportedly Acquiring NextVR for $100 Million

Apple is planning to acquire California-based virtual reality company NextVR in a deal said to be worth $100 million, 9to5Mac reported over the weekend.For the last several years, rumors have indicated that Apple is exploring multiple augmented, virtual, and mixed reality headset options, and has some kind of AR/VR headset project in the works.

Living in the COVID-19 World: TV Hosts Struggle at Home

Living in the COVID-19 World: TV Hosts Struggle at Home

In the context of the COVID-19 virus and our sudden need to view events remotely, coming up with ways to make audiences feel engaged has never been more critical.What programs are forgetting is that before where were live audiences, there were laugh tracks.

VR Relaxation Space Room

VR Relaxation Space Room

Play relaxation and meditation videos on your own flat screen TV, listen to any song or audio book you'd like, or read your favorite eBook in PDF.

Your Smart TV Could Give Hackers a Window on Your World

Your Smart TV Could Give Hackers a Window on Your World

In addition, a smart TV could be a gateway to a home network, allowing hackers to gain personal information from the set or from other Internet of Things devices.

Thumbs Up: Hand Tracking on Oculus Quest This Week

Thumbs Up: Hand Tracking on Oculus Quest This Week

We’ll continue to add new features and functionality to improve the experience of hand tracking on Quest in 2020.What’s more, with the new SDK rolling out next week, developers and creators now have the power to unlock controller-free hand interactions in Quest apps for the first time.

Russian cows get virtual-reality glasses to help them ward off winter blues

Russian cows get virtual-reality glasses to help them ward off winter blues

In a statement published on Monday, the Moscow region’s agricultural authorities said its milk farmers were drawing on the “best of international practice” in a bid to improve the wellbeing of their cattle.Bovine music therapy is not a particularly new technology in Russia.

Looking Glass Factory Unveils 8K Holographic Display

Looking Glass Factory Unveils 8K Holographic Display

Holographic display hardware startup Looking Glass Factory unveiled its first real product Tuesday: the Looking Glass 8K Immersive Display aims to provide companies with a way to view 3D assets as holograms, without the need to use VR headsets.

EmuVR Merges Classic Games with Cutting-edge VR

EmuVR Merges Classic Games with Cutting-edge VR

EmuVR is a retro game emulator that takes you into a virtual space designed to be the ultimate playground for retro gamers.You can use your digitized hands and simply pick up a controller after switching on the right TV and making sure it’s all connected correctly.

Oculus Quest @ OC6: Introducing Hand Tracking, Oculus Link, Passthrough+ on Quest, and More

Oculus Quest @ OC6: Introducing Hand Tracking, Oculus Link, Passthrough+ on Quest, and More

One feature we’re definitely excited about is Oculus Link, a new way for people who own a Quest headset to access Rift content and experiences from their gaming PC.

Researchers recreate living 3D displays

Researchers recreate living 3D displays

In a study published in Advanced Materials Technologies, the team, led by Caterina Lamuta, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Iowa, as well as Sameh Tawfick and Nancy Sottos, professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, found that using twisted and coiled polymer fibers to create artificial muscles could produce lightweight smart skins that are capable of fine motion and shape modulation.

Making Amazon Prime Day Work for You

Making Amazon Prime Day Work for You

Consumables don't make that list, but if you want a new TV, stereo, appliance, or other expensive item (like the driving simulator that is my current product of the week), you should hold off until a discount day arrives and make your purchase then.

HTC Strikes Down Vive Cosmos Price Rumor, Confirming Sub-$900 Price Point

HTC Strikes Down Vive Cosmos Price Rumor, Confirming Sub-$900 Price Point

YouTube channel MRTV today reported an expected price of $900 for the upcoming Vive Cosmos headset, citing a “trusted industry insider.” Responding to the rumor, HTC tells Road to VR that the price is “incorrect (and high).”.

11 essential VR apps every Oculus Quest owner should download first

11 essential VR apps every Oculus Quest owner should download first

With the right app, you can do stuff your parents could only dream of doing, like running your Windows PC (all of it) in virtual space, or painting in 3D, or watching movies with friends that live on the opposite side of the world on a massive theater-sized screen.

Oculus Quest Launch Lineup Pricing Reveals Top Games Are $29.99

Oculus Quest Launch Lineup Pricing Reveals Top Games Are $29.99

Facebook today provided the prices planned by developers for their May 21 launch on Oculus Quest. Every Quest will include access to free demos of some games , like Beat Saber and Creed.

The Walking Dead Onslaught VR Game From Survios Releasing This Fall

The Walking Dead Onslaught VR Game From Survios Releasing This Fall

Today Survios and AMC are announcing a brand new entry in the universe of walkers called The Walking Dead Onslaught, a made-for VR game that takes place in the same world as the iconic TV show it’s based on.

Color-Changing LEDs Pave the Way to Impossibly High Screen Resolutions

Color-Changing LEDs Pave the Way to Impossibly High Screen Resolutions

The secret sauce is how power is used to excite the Europium and Gallium Nitride-different ratios and intensities of current can be selectively applied to produce the emission of three primary colors: red, blue, and green.

BBC Two to Launch Virtual Reality Home Makeover Show

BBC Two to Launch Virtual Reality Home Makeover Show

The British Broadcasting Corporation has commissioned Remarkable Television VR developers to create a 8×60 format TV series that will be hosted by Angela Scanlon and will benefit from the assistance of architects Laura Clark and Robert Jamison.

Apple TV+ Is Much More Than a 'Netflix Killer'

Apple TV+ Is Much More Than a 'Netflix Killer'

"There are opportunities for a good handful of OTT services to have success, so Apple TV+ doesn't need to be a Netflix killer to be successful," added Ireland, "but a lot will depend on how they want to define success.".

Apple Presents Its Spin on Entertainment and News

Apple Presents Its Spin on Entertainment and News

"Acting as an aggregator may be a way for Apple to hedge against its original content not doing well," said Ross Rubin, principal analyst at Reticle Research, a consumer technology advisory firm in New York City. Apple also announced a new credit card and a subscription game offering at its event on Monday.

Animating in VR with Tvori and Google Blocks

Animating in VR with Tvori and Google Blocks

Creating assets in Google Blocks allowed me to easily import them directly into Tvori, place in the scene and colour. Importing my own assets into Tvori Filming the Animation Having the scene all set, I added a few cameras to it and started recording.

How to watch 3D movies and use the external hard drive on PlayStation 4

How to watch 3D movies and use the external hard drive on PlayStation 4

Sony has released a software update (version 4.50, codenamed Sasuke) for PlayStation 4 (PS4) that brings many new features to the device, including the long-awaited support for external hard drives.

YouTube TV Hits Screens Across Most of the US

YouTube TV Hits Screens Across Most of the US

It "will continue to be the fourth largest virtual multichannel video programming distributor (vMVPD) in the United States." What You Get for $40 YouTube TV offers access to more than 60 networks, including ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, TNT, TBS, CNN, ESPN and FX, for US$40 a month.

Apple, Samsung Buddy Up in Smart TV Deal

Apple, Samsung Buddy Up in Smart TV Deal

The timing of the Samsung and Apple announcement is also interesting, coming less than a week after Apple aired some bad news about its expected first quarter revenues, suggested Ross Rubin, principal analyst at Reticle Research , a consumer technology advisory firm.

Mixed Reality Enhances Both Physical And Virtual Worlds

Mixed Reality Enhances Both Physical And Virtual Worlds

Christoph Ortlepp had this in mind when he created Splitverse , the first company focused solely on creating high quality mixed reality content promoting VR esports – the players, games, devs, and leagues overall.

Apple, Samsung Buddy Up in Smart TV Deal

Apple, Samsung Buddy Up in Smart TV Deal

"Samsung does not have their own streaming services, and they already offer Netflix, Hulu and others in their TVs, so this makes good business sense for Apple and Samsung," Bajarin said.

Sling TV Launches First vMVPD for Oculus Go Virtual Reality Headset

Sling TV Launches First vMVPD for Oculus Go Virtual Reality Headset

Technical capabilities to support a service like Sling TV of Oculus Go headset were never in doubt. Besides Sling TV streaming service, Oculus Go virtual TV includes both ESPN and FOX Now with their own supported channels.

Virtual reality headsets becoming a target for hackers

Virtual reality headsets becoming a target for hackers

Some researchers say hackers can now manipulate virtual reality systems and games without the users even knowing it.A research team in Connecticut found vulnerabilities in some VR systems.They could shut off VR systems and games remotely. They were even able to manipulate people who are playing virtual reality games."Without them even knowing is particularly dangerous.