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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Encounter Your Favorite Dinosaurs in Jurassic World VR Expedition™

Have you been to your local Dave and Buster’s lately? You might want to see what’s up. That goes double for all you Jurassic World fans. Available now at more than 100 Dave and Buster’s locations nationwide, they’re looking to take those who dare on a safari of a lifetime with Jurassic World VR Expedition, their latest and greatest gaming

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Temple Run: CyArk Taps GPUs to Capture Visual Records of World Heritage Sites

When the Taliban blew up two 1,700-year-old statues of the Buddha in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, in 2001, preservationists around the world were shocked, perhaps none more so than Ben Kacyra. A software developer who’d just sold his industrial mapping company, Kacyra wanted to do something good with his technology skills. The Taliban’s appalling actions gave him Read article >

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Think VR is dying? It’s just getting started

Have you heard the news? Analyst reports are in and apparently, it’s curtains for Virtual Reality (VR). Pardon us if we’re not heeding the alarms. News of the so-called death of VR comes once a year and is greatly exaggerated. Four Things You Should Know About the Analyst Forecasts That’s not to say analyst VR forecasts don’t have valuable information—they

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Roborace and VIVE Blaze a Trail on the Self-Driving Car Circuit

This post was written by Vincent Rendoni For the racing enthusiast, the Goodwood Hillclimb likely needs no introduction. Located in a spectacular estate in West Sussex, this historic 1.16 mi track snakes through manicured lawns, horse paddocks, and idyllic English countryside. It may sound more Jane Austen than Formula One, but don’t be fooled—once a year this slice of pastoral

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Augmented Reality Lets You Slip Inside Magritte’s Surreal Scenes at SFMOMA

Exhibit provides AR experience inspired by 20th-century surrealist Rene Magritte’s art.

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