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How Magic Leap, Video Games Are Defining Future of Royal Shakespeare Company

At the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford upon Avon, Sarah Ellis has the difficult job of figuring out where theater of the 1500s fits into the 21st century. As Director of Digital Development, a title which might seem out of place in an industry ruled by live, human performances, Ellis represents a recent seachange on […]
Tags: Features, Electronic Arts, Magic Leap, Mxied Reality, Royal Shakespeare Company, Virtual Reality

Digital Trends Live: Facebook data security, Ubisoft helps Notre Dame, and more

Join DT Live as we discuss Facebook security issues, Ubisoft's plan to help rebuild Notre Dame, and more. We are also joined by Emily Teteut of Snap the Gap, Jennifer Sendrow of New York Public Radio, and DJ and producer Zeke Thomas. The post Digital Trends Live: Facebook data security, Ubisoft helps Notre Dame, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Digital Trends Live, Emerging Tech, News, Social Media, Virtual Reality, Car2go, Dt Live, Facebook, Instagram, Ubisoft

AI Might Soon Make it Easy to Put Yourself In Your Favorite Video Game

In a rare move by Facebook that doesn’t have the world shaking its head in disbelief, the company’s AI researchers have developed a way to easily turn real people into playable game characters by simply analyzing videos of them going through specific motions. My dreams of finally being an unlockable character in NBA…Read more...
Tags: Video Games, Ai, Facebook, Research, Virtual Reality, Gaming, Neural Networks

The VR goggles you wear to shoot alien ships is helping Magna design car parts

Canadian automotive supplier Magna has started using virtual reality in its research and development department. The technology helps engineers get a better view of what they're working on, whether it's an interior part or a powertrain. The post The VR goggles you wear to shoot alien ships is helping Magna design car parts appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, News, Virtual Reality

Spice & Wolf VR Finally Gets Release Date

The SpicyTails Twitter account has confirmed that Spice & Wolf VR will be coming out for VR devices and the PC this June. The virtual reality Spice & Wolf adventure was previously slated for a spring 2019 release, however, it was delayed to ensure the final product will be of the best possible quality. Spice […]
Tags: Games, Virtual Reality, Anime, Announcements, Release Dates, Spice and Wolf, Spice Wolf, SpicyTails Twitter

Tilt Brush Is Coming to the Oculus Quest VR Headset

Facebook just announced a major addition to the line-up for its Oculus Quest VR headset: Google is bringing its Tilt Brush virtual reality (VR) drawing app to the standalone headset, which is widely expected to become commercially available in the coming weeks. “When we learned that Oculus was building a cord-free standalone headset, we knew […]
Tags: Google, Facebook, News, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Quest, Tilt Brush

Watch the Trailer for Felix & Paul Studios’ Scary New VR Film ‘Gymnasia’ (EXCLUSIVE)

The Emmy award-winning VR filmmakers from Felix & Paul Studios have teamed up with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) for a new VR film dubbed “Gymnasia” that is set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival later this month — and judging from the trailer that the studio exclusively shared with Variety, it’s […]
Tags: News, Virtual Reality, Tribeca, Felix & Paul, FELIX, Felix Paul Studios, Paul Studios, National Film Board of Canada NFB

Lincoln Debuts the 2020 Corsair SUV

A small luxury SUV that pampers and performs Debuting at this week’s New York Auto Show is Lincoln‘s small luxury SUV entry, the Corsair. With a S-shaped design, the Corsair is a tightly packaged offering with fine details and extras galore. Its accentuated edges and corners catch the light with purpose—rendering it a different shape and size altogether when in movement, versus when sitting still …
Tags: Auto, Design, Interviews, Cars, SUV, Automotive, Luxury, Vr, Virtual Reality, Lincoln, Corsair, New York Auto Show, Car Design, small SUV

Get ready for a new era of personalized entertainment

Jarno M. Koponen Contributor Jarno M. Koponen is working on intelligent systems and human-centered personalization. He currently is product lead at Yle, one of the leading media houses in the Nordics. More posts by this contributor A new hope: AI for news media AI on your lock screen New machine learning technologies, user interfaces and automated content creation techniques are going to expand the personalization of storytelling b...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Column, Twitter, Spotify, Marketing, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Machine Learning, Personalization, Virtual Reality, Content, Multimedia, Streaming Services, Smart Devices

New Oculus Touch controllers may have secret messages hidden inside them

Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell revealed that new Oculus Touch controllers will be released to customers with secret messages accidentally hidden inside them. Mitchell apologized for the mistake and vowed that it will not happen again. The post New Oculus Touch controllers may have secret messages hidden inside them appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Oculus Touch

The Nintendo Switch's Labo VR Kit Is Cheap VR That Doesn't Suck

Considered Nintendo’s biggest failure and the butt of endless jokes, the $180 Virtual Boy delivered an embarrassingly limited virtual reality experience when it debuted in 1995. But the console’s quick death didn’t discourage Nintendo from taking risks, and 24 years later its second attempt at virtual reality…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Gadgets, Gaming, Science, Technology, Video Games, Tech, Nintendo, Virtual Reality, Recycling, Cardboard, Switch, Consumer Tech, Labo, Labo Vr Kit

Chet Faliszek: 'You’ve got to make video games for smart, social people'

The legendary writer talks about his journey through the video games industry, from satirical website Old Man Murray through Half-Life and Left 4 Dead to the founding of a new studio‘I donate to the Guardian, so I’m paying you.” So begins Chet Faliszek as we sit down to lunch in one of the San Francisco hotels that satellite around the Game Developers Conference. One of the industry’s most respected comedy writers and lead developers, the 53-year-old is here to recruit developers to his new stud...
Tags: Games, Technology, San Francisco, Pc, Culture, Virtual Reality, Mobile Games, Strategy games, Murray, Shooting Games, Chet Faliszek, Faliszek, Kimberly Voll, Stray Bombay, Online multiplayer games, Parma Cleveland

Sony patent describes glasses with eye tracking for VR headsets

A patent from Sony shows off prescription glasses that feature eye-tracking capabilities for a virtual reality headset but deactivates the already-existing eye-tracking feature in the headset when it senses that the glasses are in use. The post Sony patent describes glasses with eye tracking for VR headsets appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Sony, Vr, Virtual Reality, Playstation Vr, Foveated Rendering

Location-Based VR Startup The Void to Open San Francisco Outpost

The Void is coming to San Francisco: The location-based VR startup is getting ready to open a new outpost in the Westfield San Francisco Centre mall on the city’s busy Market street this summer, Variety has learned. There’s no word on the exact launch date; The Void didn’t immediately respond to Variety’s request for comment. […]
Tags: News, San Francisco, Virtual Reality, Variety, Westfield San Francisco Centre, The Void, San Francisco Outpost

Tokyo Company Making VR Schoolgirl Hostess Club

A Tokyo company is in the process of creating a virtual reality hostess club, where otaku can be separated from their money by digital schoolgirls. A company from Tokyo is aiming to solve the problem of how to use hostesses to swindle ronery otaku without having to go to the trouble of finding girls willing […]
Tags: Business, Japan, Technology, Virtual Reality, Tokyo, Anime, Otaku, 3D CG, Ronery, Tokyo Company Making VR Schoolgirl Hostess Club

Nintendo Labo VR Goggles Can Be Imitated for Only $1

Those lacking funds to purchase Nintendo’s cardboard VR goggles will be pleased to know that alternatives exist, costing consumers only one single dollar and sure to generate all sorts of colorful comments… A Japanese Twitter user was quick to realize that a VR Goggle cardboard set exists for the negligible price of ¥100, with the […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Nintendo, Virtual Reality, Anime, Nintendo Labo

The best Oculus Rift games available today

The Oculus Rift brought back virtual reality and put a modern twist on it. Grab your Touch Controllers, put on your VR headset, and jump into the fun with some of the best Oculus Rift games available now. The post The best Oculus Rift games available today appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Trends, Computing, Vr, Virtual Reality, Oculus Rift, Virtual Reailty, Best Of Everything

Army uses modified Microsoft HoloLens 2 for ‘real-life game of Call of Duty’

The U.S. Army gave CNBC an exclusive look at its modified Microsoft HoloLens 2 augmented reality headset. The Integrated Visual Augmentation System, or IVAS, provides various functions for training and combat. The post Army uses modified Microsoft HoloLens 2 for ‘real-life game of Call of Duty’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Wearables, News, Microsoft, Trends, Army, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, HoloLens, Cnbc, U S Army, HoloLens 2

The Army Just Gave a Press Demo of Microsoft's HoloLens 2 Military Prototype

Last year, Microsoft won a $479-million-plus contract with the U.S. Army to build Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) prototypes that a government document described as intended to “accelerate lethal defensive and offensive capabilities utilizing innovative components.” This weekend, CNBC got a look at what…Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Technology, Microsoft, War, Military, US military, Army, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, US Army, HoloLens, Microsoft Hololens, Military Technology, HoloLens 2

Viveport Infinity is good – here’s how HTC can make it great

HTC unveiled its long-anticipated Viveport Infinity VR gaming service this week. It comes with a $13 monthly ($99 annually) fee and more than 600 titles you can play with unlimited access. The selection, price, and experience are all pretty good – but we’re hoping HTC is just getting started. Viveport Infinity is a welcome addition to the VR scene. It’s the world’s first unlimited subscription service for VR experiences, and it comes with quite a few bells and whistles. If you have a Vive or Viv...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Tech, Htc, Virtual Reality, Viveport, Viveport Infinity

Nintendo is bringing the latest Zelda and Mario games to its VR headset

The Nintendo Labo VR Kit launches this month and two of the Switch's biggest games, Super Mario Odyssey and Breath of the Wild, will get free VR support via an update that goes live a couple of weeks after the VR Kit launch. The post Nintendo is bringing the latest Zelda and Mario games to its VR headset appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Nintendo, Virtual Reality, Mario, Zelda, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Labo, Nintendo Labo: VR Kit

KonoSuba VR Game Lets You Peek at Megumin’s Pantsu

KonoSuba’s precious mage girl Megumin has starred in a new KonoSuba-themed VR game, which helps players drift off to sleep by way of Yoga, granted Megumin’s distracting pantsu may perhaps keep them wide awake. The virtual reality title – KonoSuba Kaimin VR – has the user learning from Megumin as she teaches them nine different […]
Tags: Games, Virtual Reality, Anime, Announcements, Oshiri, Pantsu, PV, Image Gallery, KONOSUBA, Subarashii Sekai, Megumin

Nintendo is bringing Zelda and Mario into virtual reality

Nintendo’s Labo VR kit may just be a little cardboard experiment, but Nintendo is taking a chance on throwing its most beloved titles into the headset. Today, the company announced that they will be adding support to play two of the Switch’s flagship titles. Though Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild seems to just be gaining VR viewer support, Super Mario Odyssey is actually getting some new content alongside the updates which adds a trio of new mini-games. Both games are getting this update ...
Tags: Gaming, America, Tech, Nintendo, Virtual Reality, Mario, Zelda, Labo

Super Mario Odyssey & Breath of the Wild Supporting Labo VR

Nintendo’s special cardboard VR goggles may see more use from consumers than expected as it has been announced that Super Mario Odyssey and Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be compatible with the device. Super Mario Odyssey will get special VR side missions and content while Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be playable in […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Trailer, Nintendo, Virtual Reality, Mario, Anime, Zelda, Mario Odyssey, Nintendo Labo

A Google patent hints at a new attempt at an augmented reality headset

Google may be working on another augmented reality headset. The company was awarded a patent for an augmented reality headset. Unfortunately, the patent isn't specific as to what the headset will look like. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Wearables, News, Trends, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Patent

Tsai Ming-liang: master of long takes and watermelon sex

This ‘slow cinema’ legend has now abandoned all dialogue. As the UK Taiwan film festival kicks off, he talks about his latest work – about a man with neck pain who owns a fish‘In my childhood, cinema was like going into a temple. Now, it’s more like going into a shopping mall,” says Tsai Ming-liang. Over the course of his nearly 30-year career, the Taiwanese film-maker’s work has moved further and further towards the “temple” end of the spectrum. Often bracketed under the “slow cinema” movement,...
Tags: Technology, Film, Religion, World news, Taiwan, Culture, Asia Pacific, Art and design, Festivals, Virtual Reality, World cinema, Buddhism, Tsai, Tsai Ming liang, UK Taiwan, Tsai Ming liang Over

Facebook gets one step closer to building your virtual copy

When it comes to representing yourself on social media, who you actually portray yourself as has always been a bit of a caricature. That thinking has always made it a little interesting to examine how a company like Facebook approaches avatar design for services like their VR avatar system. Oculus Avatars has undergone a number of transformations and today they’re pushing an update that creates more robust facial expressions that are more human-like than the stiff representations that past itera...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Tech, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Oculus Avatars

‘Star Trek: Dark Remnant’ VR Experience Goes Live at Dave & Buster’s

Dave & Buster’s is doubling down on virtual reality: The gaming restaurant chain launched a new “Star Trek” VR experience at 122 of its locations across North America Tuesday that allows players to rescue the “Enterprise” from space debris and evil Klingons. “Star Trek: Dark Remnant” puts up to 4 players aboard the U.S.S. Galileo, […]
Tags: News, Star Trek, Dave, Virtual Reality, North America, Dave Buster, Buster, Dave & Buster's

Valve Index VR headset is launching on June 15

Well, we thought we’d have to wait another few weeks to hear about Valve’s plans for its first virtual reality headset, but the company (accidentally?) seems to have let a few details and images slip regarding its high-powered contender to consumer VR headsets built by Oculus and HTC. A product page for the Valve Index went live this morning and was discovered by Twitter user @Wario64. We’ve learned that while we’ll hear full details and pre-order the headset on May 1 per the teaser, the devic...
Tags: TC, Tech, Htc, Virtual Reality, Valve, Knuckles, Valve Index

Valve may have accidentally leaked the ship date for its VR headset

Due to a mishap, we may have learned that this year will be the summer of Index. Valve published three Index store pages early and, while they featured mostly placeholder text, they revealed the 2019 ship date for the VR headset. The post Valve may have accidentally leaked the ship date for its VR headset appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Virtual Reality, Valve, Valve Index, Index Valve