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Using Virtual Reality To Build In Unreal Engine

In an incredible new video posted by Unreal Engine, they show a live demo of a developer creating a virtual reality experience, in virtual reality. [youtube id="JKO9fEjNiio" align="center" mode="normal" autoplay="no"] The implications of this new ability show the incredible speed and ease in which to create digital environments. Founder and

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Oculus Quill Demoed At Sundance

Oculus recently demoed a virtual reality sketching program named Quill at Sundance 2015. What's unique about Quill is that artistry becomes more of a performance rather than a medium to paint and sketch in a virtual space (similar to how Tiltbrush works for the HTC Vive). In a YouTube video

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Bell Announces 360-Degree Video For Helmets

Bell recently announced a partnership with 360fly to put 360-degree video cameras on bicycle, street and all terrain motorcycles, and ski helmets. The camera connects to a mobile phone application via Bluetooth or WiFi and provides 2 hours of battery life. According to Bell's website, All four helmets feature an

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“Tron-Mode” Seen Working on HTC Vive

In a recent post on Reddit, a short video clip has surfaced displaying "Tron-mode" by the new HTC Vive Pre's pass-through camera. [embed]https://gfycat.com/ArcticSimilarEquestrian[/embed] This feature would be tremendously useful since the head-mounted display cuts you off from the real world. As stated by Reddit user YuntiMcGunti, This is why this

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Oculus Announces Story Studio University For VR Filmmakers

Yesterday at the Sundance Film Festival, Oculus Story Studio announced that they are creating virtual reality filmmaking workshops for the next generation of creators and innovators in this new space. Oculus announced, On February 13, Story Studio is kicking off a series of VR filmmaking workshops with New York University

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Amazon’s UK Store: “Virtual Reality Is Coming”

In a site recently released by Amazon.co.uk, it appears that virtual reality experiences and hardware might find a home on Amazon's site. According to the page titled, Virtual Reality is Coming, Immerse yourself in brand new worlds like never before thanks to an emerging generation of Virtual Reality (VR) headsets

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Virtual Reality Used For High-End Home Sales

High-end real estate company Sotheby's is starting to show off their homes in virtual reality. The Matthew Hood Real Estate Group at Sotheby's International Realty recently began showing off their homes using 360-degree video production as well as a 3D walk-through using new room-scanning technology from companies such as Matterport.

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New Salvador Dali Virtual Reality Exhibit Opens

In partnership with Disney, The Dali Museum located in St. Petersburg, Florida presents a one-of-a-kind virtual reality experience immerses you into the world of Salvador Dali and how his surrealistic imagery and architecture has impacted his fans from all over the world. [vimeo id="152005598" align="center" mode="normal" autoplay="no"] In a recent

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Plenty Of Virtual Reality At Sundance 2016

At this year's Sundance Film Festival, virtual reality has come in full force as many big names in VR hope to continue to grab the attention of storytellers from around the world. Under a new initiative called New Frontier, the Sundance Film Festival is promoting 11 various virtual reality experiences to

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Pufferfish Designs 360-Degree Video Globe

Shown at the VRLA (Virtual Reality Los Angeles) Conference this weekend, Pufferfish demonstrates their latest 360-degree projection system. This system allows users to interact with a 360-degree projection on a snow glow-like display. [vimeo id="80325789" align="center" mode="normal" autoplay="no"] The implications of this technology far surpass that of an eye-catching trade

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Leading Virtual Reality Researcher Hired By Apple

It appears that Apple is now more prepared than ever to jump into the world of virtual and augmented reality. Doug Bowman, from the Virginia Tech University, is a Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Human-Computer Interaction. According to Virginia Tech's website, He is the principal

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The Martian VR Experience: Incredible

The Martian, a new virtual reality experience for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, brings us closer to Mars than ever before. Created by a team from the Fox Innovation Lab, the experience combines the excitement from the film The Martian directed by Ridley Scott with the realism only VR

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Oculus Rift Backordered To July

According to the pre-order page on Oculus.com, orders have been pushed backed to July. In an interview with Polygon, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey states, “Pre-orders are going much better than I ever could have possibly expected.” Later in that interview, Luckey goes on to say, “I can’t talk about numbers,

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