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Alienware’s slimmed-down M15 is my favorite laptop for VR

Dell had a fantastic showing in 2018 when it came to laptops. The excellent XPS 13 and 15 were among the best laptops we reviewed all year, and our hands-on with the Alienware-branded M15 left us salivating over the winter break. We’re back now and ready to reveal our full review after spending months with one of the most interesting updates to Alienware‘s laptop lineup in a while. I use the word ‘interesting’ because the M15 represents a departure from what we’ve come to know and love about Ali...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Virtual Reality, Dell, Alienware, Plugged


Six Significant Virtual Reality Works from Sundance’s New Frontier Line-Up

World premieres, works from the "Godmother of VR," an entry from an Academy Award-winning director and more In its 34th year, the Sundance Film Festival continues to carve paths for its curatorial magnitude. Many of last year’s selections went on to theatrical and streaming success. Four of the five films in the Best Documentary Feature category at this year’s Oscars premiered at Sundance. And last year’s …
Tags: Design, Culture, Vr, Virtual Reality, Ar, Augmented Reality, Sundance, New Frontier, Film Festivals, Emblematic Group, Sundance 2019


Comcast-Backed Spaces Launches San Jose Location With ‘Terminator’ VR Experience

Comcast-backed virtual reality startup Spaces is getting ready to open its second California location in San Jose next month: The company has teamed up with Cinemark to open a new VR center at the Century 20 Oakridge and XD theatre in San Jose on February 8. The new Cinemark Spaces center will open with “Fight for […]
Tags: News, California, Comcast, Virtual Reality, San Jose, Spaces, Cinemark, Cinemark Spaces


Epic Games buys 3Lateral, maker of super-realistic ‘digital humans’

Epic Games announced this morning that they’ve acquired Serbia-based 3Lateral, a game studio focused on designing more realistic computer-generated human characters. The team of 60+ will be continuing their work with existing partners and maintaining their presence in Serbia. 3Lateral founder Vladimir Mastilovic will lead Epic Games’ worldwide digital humans efforts, the company says. No details on a price or specific deal terms were given. The non-digital human team behind 3Lateral Epic Ga...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Tech, Epic, Serbia, Virtual Reality, Exit, Epic Games, Unreal Engine, Tim Sweeney, Fortnite, Vladimir Mastilovic


Intel announces an inside-out tracking camera for robotics and AR/VR hardware

Intel is showing off a new RealSense camera with a specific focus on enabling hardware-makers to help their products understand where they are in the world. The RealSense Tracking Camera T265 is designed to easily present robotics and AR/VR hardware with inside-out tracking tech. The Tracking camera utilizes SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping) tech to orient the device while producing a detailed spatial layout of whatever environment it is in traversing. The camera is unsurprisingly ...
Tags: Tech, Intel, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Realsense, Movidius Myriad


Review: A Fisherman’s Tale is the best way to play with yourself in VR

Vertigo Games today released its VR puzzler A Fisherman’s Tale, a game in which you play with yourself to solve a puppet’s problems. The general idea here is that you’ll be controlling a character inside of a building that’s controlling a character inside a building… that’s controlling a character inside a building… basically, it’s turtles all the way down. If that makes sense to you, you’re doing better than I did. I checked out the game over the weekend, but admittedly I wasn’t keen on the pre...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Virtual Reality


Watch the Trailer for Felix & Paul Studios’ New Eminem VR Doc ‘Marshall From Detroit’ (EXCLUSIVE)

This week, Felix & Paul Studios are set to return to Sundance with the world premiere of their new immersive Eminem documentary “Marshall From Detroit.” The 21 minute long 360-degree film, which has been directed by Caleb Slain, explores Detroit through the eyes of the rapper, who takes viewers on a nighttime car ride through […]
Tags: News, Eminem, Virtual Reality, Detroit, Felix Paul Studios, Sundance, FELIX, Caleb Slain


Hikaru Utada Concert Available On PlayStation VR

PlayStation has provided a virtual reality experience for famed singer Hikaru Utada, a rather strange offering but one that will allow western fans to experience her many musical contributions to the Kingdom Hearts franchise. The VR experience is part of her “Laughter in the Dark Tour 2018” and gifts users with the ability to witness […]
Tags: Music, Events, Sony, Virtual Reality, Anime, Ps4, Kingdom Hearts, Utada Hikaru, Hikaru Utada


The best PSVR games available today

The PSVR has surpassed expectations and along with it comes an incredible catalog of games. There's plenty of amazing experiences to be had so we've put together a list of the best PSVR games available today. The post The best PSVR games available today appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Sony, Virtual Reality, Playstation Vr, Buying Guides, PSVR, Best Of Everything


Austin’s Media Tech Incubator Readies for First Group of Startups

Austin—An incubator for startups that are developing a media product is in its final week of accepting applications.Called Collective, the incubator is focused on startups that are working on innovating the media space, which includes augmented and virtual reality, publishing, news, public relations, video games, music, sound, film, marketing, advertising, radio, and podcasting, the group says. The incubator is a part of the Austin Community Foundation, a nonprofit philanthropy organization, an...
Tags: Startups, Accelerator, Publishing, Music, Texas, News, Media, Video Games, Film, Incubators, Advertising, Marketing, Trends, Social Media, Startup, Public Relations


GoPro bumps resolution on Fusion 360 cam to 5.6K with new firmware

Currently available in public beta, Fusion firmware version 2.0 offers a new 5.8K mode that results in 5.6K output when the 360 camera's two hemispheres are stitched together. It also adds support for 24 fps video and RAW time-lapse shooting. The post GoPro bumps resolution on Fusion 360 cam to 5.6K with new firmware appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Virtual Reality, Action Camera, 360 Cam, GoPro Fusion


Could the next Microsoft HoloLens be announced at MWC 2019?

After not having a presence at Mobile World Congress for three years, Microsoft is now sending out media invites for a press conference on February 24 during the annual event in Barcelona. Could a next-generation HoloLens be on the way? The post Could the next Microsoft HoloLens be announced at MWC 2019? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Trends, Barcelona, Computing, Virtual Reality, Mobile World Congress, Mixed Reality, Microsoft Hololens, Mwc 2019


Facebook poaches Google’s AR/VR engineering lead to take over Portal team

Facebook is bringing on the engineering lead for Google’s entire AR/VR team to tackle Portal hardware. Ryan Cairns comes aboard after 12 years at Google where he was most recently the engineering lead for a team of over 500 people tackling AR/VR at the big G, including Daydream, Lens and ARCore, according to his LinkedIn. Excited to announce that I'll be leading Hardware for AR/VR at @facebook…and would like to welcome Ryan Cairns, who will now lead Portal. Launching @portalfacebook...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Tech, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Cairns, Michael Abrash, AR VR, Camargo, Facebook Reality Labs, Rafa Camargo, Ryan Cairns, Daydream Lens, Facebook Reality Labs AR VR


Microsoft Hints at Mixed Reality Update for Mobile World Congress

Microsoft may give us an update on its Mixed Reality ambitions at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month: The company sent out invites for a press conference Wednesday that list Alex Kipman, who leads its augmented and virtual reality efforts, among the speakers. Kipman will speak together with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and corporate vice […]
Tags: News, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Barcelona, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, HoloLens, Mobile World Congress, Alex Kipman, Kipman


How the new VR screen could end the smartphone

Philip Rosedale Contributor Philip Rosedale is co-founder and CEO of High Fidelity. A smartphone screen is a wonder of the world. It’s not just that it’s bright and colorful and sharp. In some ways, it’s as good as human biology allows. We’ve packed so many pixels into such a small space that any more would be lost on us. We can’t make the screens themselves bigger, because then they’d become too large to hold. The only way to get more information from a smartpho...
Tags: Apple, Google, Column, Tech, Bloomberg, Virtual Reality, Magic Leap Avegant, Philip Rosedale Contributor Philip Rosedale, Apple Microsoft Google HTC, Carmelo Geraci, Hoxton Paul Bradbury, Apple Microsoft HTC Google


Rem’s Undercarriage Exposed In Re:Zero VR

A determined player of the Re:Zero VR game has successfully managed to see the entirety of Rem’s underside, a treat that was unfortunately denied most players due to some sort of “cover” being in the way. Various screenshots showcasing the user’s handiwork in uncovering Rem’s treasure and revealing that the maid girl is in fact […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Virtual Reality, Anime, REM, Pantsu, Image Gallery, Maids, Re:Zero, Upskirt


For AR/VR 2.0 to live, AR/VR 1.0 must die

Tim Merel Contributor Tim Merel is managing director of Digi-Capital. More posts by this contributor The Reality Ecosystem: What AR/VR/XR needs to go big China could beat America in AR/VR long-term The future of AR/VR could be bright, but only if it moves beyond where it is today. 2018 was the first of what look like two transitional years, with a potential shakeout in 2019 before an inflection point in late 2020. Let’s look at whe...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Column, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, China, America, Tech, Walmart, Sony, Pokemon, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Lockheed Martin


The Teslasuit could turn Black Mirror’s terrifying ‘Playtest’ into a reality

We spoke with Teslasuit co-founder Dimitri Mikhalchuk about VR gaming at CES 2019. With all its features, the future of the Teslasuit and virtual reality look bright. And it also sounds a bit like a Black Mirror episode. The post The Teslasuit could turn Black Mirror’s terrifying ‘Playtest’ into a reality appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Opinion, Trends, Virtual Reality, Black Mirror, Teslasuit, CES 2019, Dimitri Mikhalchuk


These shoes let me stroll through ‘Skyrim,’ and I desperately want to go back

After being funded in just two hours on Kickstarter back in October 2018, Cybershoes has earned itself a place among the coolest VR walking and running tech. At CES 2019, we got to try them out and they live up to the hype. The post These shoes let me stroll through ‘Skyrim,’ and I desperately want to go back appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Features, Kickstarter, Virtual Reality, CES 2019, Cybershoes


These are the coolest virtual and augmented reality gadgets from CES 2019

CES 2019 had plenty of VR and AR gadgets on display, including headsets that completely change how you experience virtual reality, and some that don't even require a PC or a phone to run. The post These are the coolest virtual and augmented reality gadgets from CES 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Vr, Virtual Reality, Ar, CES 2019


The best VR headsets at CES 2019 could bring the technology to the mainstream

While there weren't a ton of new VR headset on display at CES 2019, the ones we saw led us to believe that VR could have a real moment soon, both from a gaming and business standpoint. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Virtual Reality, CES 2019, Oculus Quest, HTC Vive Pro Eye, Pico G2 4K


The Teslasuit could turn Black Mirror’s terrifying ‘Playtest’ into a reality

We spoke with Teslasuit co-founder Dimitri Mikhalchuk about VR gaming at CES 2019. With all its features, the future of the Teslasuit and virtual reality look bright. And it also sounds a bit like a Black Mirror episode. The post The Teslasuit could turn Black Mirror’s terrifying ‘Playtest’ into a reality appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Opinion, Trends, Features, Virtual Reality, Black Mirror, Teslasuit, CES 2019, Dimitri Mikhalchuk


HTC unveils VR’s future with new Vive headset, eye-tracking, and more

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 is the year VR will finally break into the mainstream! Okay, so we’ve all heard that one before. Despite the fact analysts predict it’ll be a great year for VR companies, the tech is still a novelty to most. HTC hopes to change that by finally addressing VR‘s biggest problem: a disjointed user experience. HTC unveiled a slew of updates to its Vive platform earlier this week during its presentation at CES. The biggest splashes came in the form of the new Cosmos hardware (an...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Htc, Virtual Reality, Plugged


3drudder’s PSVR controller is virtual freedom in your seat using your feet

3drudder’s foot powered controller brings a new way to move in virtual reality for PSVR. While some might argue that the seated experience breaks immersion, it’s a new option to the platform unlike anything available yet. The post 3drudder’s PSVR controller is virtual freedom in your seat using your feet appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Virtual Reality, PSVR, 3DRudder, CES 2019


The best Oculus Rift games available today

The Oculus Rift brought back virtual reality and put a modern twist to 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


Spice & Wolf VR Gets New Screenshots & Physical Coin Rewards

Team SpicyTails has revealed a new set of screenshots and photos of the physical coin reward for backers of the Spice & Wolf VR Kickstarter campaign. The Kickstarter campaign surpassed its initial goal of $73,485 and is currently sitting at over $220,000 in gathered funds. The developers have prepared a special “monetary” reward for the backers in the […]
Tags: Games, Kickstarter, Virtual Reality, Anime, Image Gallery, Spice and Wolf, Spice Wolf


We try Audi and Disney's new in-car entertainment system on the track

Filed under: Toys/Games,CES,Audi,Gadgets Tailored VR experiences for backseat passengers.Continue reading We try Audi and Disney's new in-car entertainment system on the track We try Audi and Disney's new in-car entertainment system on the track originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Disney, Autos, Vr, Virtual Reality, Oculus Rift, Audi, Avengers, Holoride


The Power Combo of A.I. Devices with Cloudlets Comes with Cyber Risks

When we have a chance to view it from a distance, the year 2018 may be seen as a period when innovations in a number of technological fields came together to transform not only the future of computing, but also the very structure of the Internet.First, entrepreneurs vying to invent self-driving vehicles, virtual assistants, and intelligent industrial machines created a hunger for more powerful semiconductors that could enable scattered devices to take over sophisticated calculations powered by ...
Tags: Startups, Mobile, Cloud, Hardware, Internet, Entrepreneurship, Funding, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Web, It, Cybersecurity, Ransomware, Vc, Software


Oculus’ Quest is the headset that will make me (and you) a VR believer

Without excessive wires or complicated setup, and a price point that makes sense for tech that just isn't there yet, Oculus' upcoming standalone headset, the Quest, could bring VR mainstream. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Computing, Oculus, Virtual Reality, CES 2019, Oculus Quest


The best VR and AR tech of CES 2019

CES 2019 had plenty of VR and AR gadgets on display, including headsets that completely change how you experience virtual reality, and some don't even require a PC or even a phone to run. The post The best VR and AR tech of CES 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Vr, Virtual Reality, Ar, CES 2019