Prepare for Future of Design: Introducing the Quadro RTX 4000

NVIDIA today introduced the Quadro RTX 4000 graphics card — the company’s first midrange professional GPU powered by the NVIDIA Turing architecture and the NVIDIA RTX platform. Unveiled at the annual Autodesk University Conference in Las Vegas, the Quadro RTX 4000 puts real-time ray tracing within reach of a wider range of developers, designers and Read article >

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8 Reasons Why Modal Uses VIVE Focus

By Jason Crawford, Founder & CEO of Modal Systems, Inc. There is a rising tide of virtual reality in location-based entertainment (LBE). It’s a much needed reset for the industry and Modal hopes to see this market grow. Competition will come later. For now, location-based virtual reality (LBVR) companies need to build this new market together. Thus, I’d like to

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How You Can Explore Nefertari’s Tomb in Hyper-Realistic VR

Nefertari’s tomb is hailed as one of the finest in all of Egypt. And now visitors can explore it in exquisite detail without hopping on a transoceanic flight. Nefertari was known as the most beautiful of five wives of Ramses II, a pharaoh renowned for his colossal monuments. The tomb he built for his favorite Read article >

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VIVE Wave – Your Next VR Platform

It goes without saying: virtual reality needs a unified platform. More specifically, it needs a platform that has standards for the industry, guidelines for distribution, and a hub for creating immersive experiences, be it for consumers or enterprise. Enter VIVE Wave™, the most vibrant ecosystem for standalone and mobile VR today. Key Features of VIVE Wave   When we say

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Viveport Reaches out to Developers at XRDC

Viveport headed to XRDC in San Francisco today to talk to the developer community about best practices for deploying and monetizing their VR content. In his speaking session today, Rikard Steiber, president of Viveport, shared with developers how to take advantage of Viveport’s offerings to generate the most revenue and reach the largest audiences. In addition, Viveport also gave insight

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HTC VIVE Proud to Join VirtualLink Consortium to Define Future of VR Connectivity

Today, we are excited to announce that HTC VIVE has officially joined the VirtualLink™ Consortium and is contributing to the development of VirtualLink, a new open industry standard that enables next-generation VR headsets to connect more simply to PCs and other devices. This new specification uses a single, high-bandwidth USB Type-C™ connector cable developed to make connecting to current and

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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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