NASA & Caltech Leaders Aim to Revolutionise Big Data Visualization with VR – Road to VR

 

 

Virtualitics is new company started by NASA JPL and Caltech alum. offering a new platform to leverage the immersive properties of virtual reality in order to better aid human comprehension and use of ‘Big Data’. You’ve likely heard the term ‘Big Data’. Despite the phrase being coined perhaps as early as the mid nineties, with […]

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Researchers Demonstrate 100° Dynamic Focus AR Display – Road to VR

Achieving a wide field of view in an AR headset is a challenge in itself, but so too is fixing the so-called vergence-accommodation conflict which presently plagues most VR and AR headsets, making them less comfortable and less in sync with the way our vision works in the real world. Researchers have set out to […]

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Tricking the Brain is the Only Way to Achieve a Total Haptics Solution – Road to VR

Deep in the basement of the Sands Expo Hall at CES was an area of emerging technologies called Eureka Park, which had a number of VR start-ups hoping to connect with suppliers, manufacturers, investors, or media in order to launch a product or idea. There was an early-stage haptic start-up called Go Touch VR showing […]

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RealView Claims HOLOSCOPE Headset Will Solve AR Display Hurdle with Holograms

Holo-this, holo-that. Holograms are so bamboozling that the term often gets used colloquially to mean ‘fancy-looking 3D image’, but holograms are actually a very specific and interesting method for capturing light field scenes which have some real advantages over other methods of displaying 3D imagery. RealView claims to be using real holography to solve a […]

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Prolific VFX Artist Kevin Mack Brings Surrealist Sculpture to Life in ‘Blortasia’ – Road to VR

Kevin Mack is a digital fine artist and prolific visual effects designer known for his work across films such as Fight Club (1999), A Beautiful Mind (2001), The Fifth Element (1997), and What Dreams May Come (1998) for which he won an Oscar. Outside of supervising VFX for big budget Hollywood films, Mack creates abstract surrealist art, realizing them […]

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Intel’s Project Alloy ‘Merged Reality’ Roomscale Multiplayer Demo

At CES 2017, Intel was showing off more of its Project Alloy VR headset, including a roomscale multiplayer demo featuring ‘merged reality’, where the game environment adapts to your physical surroundings. Project Alloy Project Alloy is Intel’s VR headset reference design. The company expects device makers to use it as a starting point to create […]

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HypeVR Volumetric Video Capture is a Glimpse at the Future of VR Video

After having teased the tech toward the end of last year, we’ve finally gone hands-on with HypeVR’s volumetric video captures which lets you move around inside of VR videos. Inherent Limitations of 360 Video Today’s most immersive VR video productions are shot in 360 degree video and 3D. Properly executed 360 3D video content can […]

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