VIVE Arts’ ‘Up the River During Qingming VR’ Brings National Treasure to Life

Today HTC VIVE announced a next step in its partnership with Taiwan’s National Palace Museum, one of the major institutions dedicated to preserving human historical artefacts — in bringing the world renowned masterpiece – Up the River During Qingming to life in virtual reality. Starting October 15, A Journey Inside Paintings and Calligraphy: VR Art Exhibition, will showcase the innovative

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NVIDIA, Adobe to Bring Interactive, Photo-Real Ray Tracing to Millions of Graphic Designers

Oil and canvas. Thunder and lightning. Salt and pepper. Some things just go together — like Adobe Dimension CC and NVIDIA RTX ray tracing, which are poised to revolutionize the work of graphic designers and artists. Adobe Dimension CC makes it easy for graphic designers to create high-quality, photorealistic 3D images, whether for package design, Read article >

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A Look at Sense Arena, VR’s First Pro-Level Hockey Training Tool

We sat down with Bob Tetiva, founder and CEO of Sense Arena, a Czech startup  that seeks to bring the ice rink to hockey players’ homes, gyms, and training centers. Catch their virtual-reality-based training platform mid-October 2018. Where did the idea of using VR for athletic training come from? Well, for starters, my son plays ice hockey and I’m an

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Masterworks: Journey Through History Provides A Transformative Educational VR Experience

Masterworks: Journey Through History is an educational VR museum where users can explore four culturally significant sites in full roomscale aided by the power of photogrammetry.  Developed by FarBridge and published by CyArk, MasterWorks authentically transports users to places not easily accessible, and leverages actual archaeologists and historians to discuss the significance and meaning of these locations and their artifacts. John Ristevski, CEO of

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Bell Brings the Revolutionary FCX-001 to Market 10 Times Faster With HTC VIVE

When it debuted at the HAI Heli-Expo in 2017, the media dubbed it “sleek” and “futuristic.” But for all its accolades, perhaps the most remarkable thing about the FCX-001 is that it was built in less than six months—a feat the company explains would never have been possible without the power of Virtual Reality (VR). It normally takes 5-7 years

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With The Help of VIVE, Janimation Proves Mixed Reality Entertainment Isn’t All Hot Air

Written by Dave Tomlinson The other morning, I climbed into a real, live, hot air balloon basket, slid a VIVE Pro headset over my face, and took a ride over the Grand Canyon. When I pulled down on the gas handle, the tanks burned and the basket creaked, lifting me quickly from the rimrock, climbing fast. As my stomach dropped,

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NVIDIA Turing Propels VR Toward Full Immersion

Over the last few decades, VR experiences have gone from science fiction to research labs to inside homes and offices. But even today’s best VR experiences have yet to achieve full immersion. NVIDIA’s new Turing GPUs are poised to take VR a big step closer to that level. Announced at SIGGRAPH last week and Gamescom Read article >

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HTC VIVE & Immersive Factory Provide World Infrastructure Leader with Innovative Safety Solutions

Like most infrastructure companies, Colas Group is not necessarily a household name—though they should be. With 55,000 employees on five continents and an average of 80,000 road construction and maintenance projects every year, Colas’ work and presence are felt the world over. In 2017, their consolidated revenue totaled 11.7 billion euros—with international markets accounting for 48% of this figure.  As

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NVIDIA’s Jensen Huang Takes Center Stage at SIGGRAPH 2018

For anyone whose life’s work involves computer graphics, there’s no event in the world like the annual SIGGRAPH conference. This year, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang will take the stage at the show in Vancouver, Canada, to share how AI, real-time ray tracing and VR are transforming the computer graphics industry. His talk will Read article >

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