1. modi123

    DreamWalker - A short walk closer to rejecting your reality and substituting a new one..

    Microsoft researchers have made some leaps with VR with a project called 'DreamWalker'. These cats strapped on a VR head set, told it where they wanted to go, and the VR set navigated them to their destination but in the meantime the displayed information is a city and what not. The program...
  2. cageymaru

    Tetris Effect Is Available for Preorder

    The Tetris Effect is available for preorder on the Epic Games Store. The game will have support for both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. It is $39.99 with a limited time discount to $31.99.
  3. cageymaru

    Tetris Effect Is Coming to PC

    The Tetris Effect is coming to PC on July 23, 2019. The Epic Games Store exclusive will have VR support for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. There is a 20% discount that will lower the price from $39.99 to $31.99. The discount offer ends on August 6th.
  4. Supercharged_Z06

    VR HTC Vive HMD + controllers + Deluxe audio headstrap. (No Lighthouses

    Upgraded to the Index, so selling my Vive, minus the Lighthouses. HMD is in excellent shape - like new condition. https://www.ebay.com/itm/VR-HTC-Vive-with-controllers-Deluxe-audio-headstrap-Sold-WITHOUT-Lighthouses/113817010440
  5. cageymaru

    Tetris Effect - PlayStation 4 with PSVR Support Is $20

    Tetris Effect - PlayStation 4 is $20 at Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Tetris-Effect-PlayStation-4/dp/B07DK4T1X1/ Tetris Effect - PlayStation 4 at Best Buy is $20. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/tetris-effect-playstation-4/6307105.p?skuId=6307105
  6. C

    Refurbished Samsung Odyssey+ on Amazon w/free shipping and 90 day Amazon warranty - $259

  7. Dayaks

    Steam Summer Sale!!

    I picked up Super Hot, Doom VR, and Five Nights at Freddys (which was full price but the kids are going to lose their shit.) You guys find any good deals on must haves? I am a bit out of the loop on VR games.
  8. cageymaru

    Borderlands VR PC Port [Rumor]

    Well known Twitter user Wario64 says he saw a listing for Borderlands VR.
  9. D

    PC Deidicated For VR Gaming

    So I’m new to the whole VR world, I kinda dipped into it a little back when oculus was first announced years ago but never tried again. Now I want to build a dedicated rig just for VR gaming and VR movies. What would I be looking at in terms of specs. Is the processor important or the GPU more...
  10. lostinseganet

    The beginning of 4K (Per Eye) VR gaming...The Pimax 8Kx

    This will be the rez level that would make me take the plunge.
  11. Factum

    The state of VR - Lost it's steam?

    I have seen VR being promised a lot of times (I think the first time was around 20 years ago): Now I see the same patteren emerge once again...first major publicity, an influx of hardware...and then it kinda dies off again. The pace of news slows down...then the hardware options slows...
  12. cageymaru

    Varjo Creates a VR Display Suitable for Use While Driving

    Varjo has announced a partnership with Volvo to create a VR HMD that is suitable for use while driving. It is already in use on Scandinavian roads according to Volvo. The goal of the project is to create mixed reality apps that integrate seamlessly into the real world. Press release from...
  13. cageymaru

    Logitech VR Ink Pilot Edition Is a Stylus for Your Virtual World

    The Logitech VR Ink Pilot Edition is a Stylus that designers, modelers, artists and more can use in VR. Since it uses a physical pen shape, users will instantly become familiar with using it. Here are some of the videos that Logitech released demonstrating the stylus in use. It works with the...
  14. Supercharged_Z06

    Oculus Quest

    Picked up a Quest so that my kids would leave my PC VR rig alone... well that worked great for about a day until the wife stole the Quest to start watching Netflix with it. Portability on the Quest is pretty awesome. Here she is eating a rice crispy treat and binge watching Netflix while...
  15. Z

    Extensions cords for Oculus Rift to use in other room?

    I can't be the only one who has thought of this, but my room is not that far from the living room and I want to know if there was a way I could extend the HDMI and the USBs that I need for the sensor hmd into the living room without there being any problems. Is there a length limit that I could...
  16. hwfkwr

    What is the time split for your use of VR Headsets

    Hi, I want to own one, but I am not sure what I would be using this for. Someone gave me an Oculus GO as a gift and it is cool, but has limited use for me. Though I am curious about buying a Rfit. For those who own a Rfit/some other VR headset, what is the breakdown of time spent on it? Movies...
  17. C

    Samsung Odyssey+ back on sale for $300 w/free shipping and returns

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/samsung-hmd-odyssey/8n2d0nk20p8m/jtx4 This is the lowest price I've seen for the O+ since the Black Friday sale. It's probably the best portable VR headset currently out there and compares very favorably against the Vive and Rift. I have one and definitely...
  18. D

    Any HTC VIVE charging and headsets mount available

    I have two questions I have a htc vive and am wondering if there is any good mount or stand for it eather 3d printed or one i buy and is there any good vive controller charging dock 3d printed or one i buy And is there anyplace online I can still buy a Oculus Rift new because most are sold out
  19. N

    I am not sure if VR is for me

    I don't feel like watching a movie is immerse enough. I am using the default player like media viewer. Any way to change this ?
  20. N

    Do you need a dedicated video card for vr headset?

    If I am only want to watch big budget movies and tv shows ?
  21. A

    Valve Index

    https://store.steampowered.com/sale/valve_index/ Looks like it's finally happening!
  22. cageymaru

    Oculus Rift S Dumps IPD Adjustment in Favor of Marketing

    Palmer Luckey has released a new blog post entitled "I can’t use Rift S, and neither can you." where he discusses Facebook's decision to save money in the design of the Oculus Rift S by getting rid of the interpupillary adjustment feature. IPD (interpupillary distance, the distance between your...
  23. cageymaru

    VRoamer Generates On-The-Fly VR Experiences While Walking Through Buildings

    VRoamer is a new Microsoft Research project that generates VR worlds on-the-fly while users walk through unknown building environments. Players can wear their HMD and no longer have to rely on artificial locomotion techniques such as teleportation. They simply walk through their environment and...
  24. cageymaru

    Microsoft Patent Describes a Persistence of Vision Augmented Reality Display

    Microsoft has filed a patent for a new type of mixed-reality head-mounted display (HMD) called a Persistence of Vision Augmented Reality Display. The display uses movable screens to simulate a 360 degree field of view. These screens can rotate back and forth, spin around a user's head, or spin...
  25. W

    Rift S

    $399 1280x1440 @ 80Hz per panel (Rift 1 1080×1200 @ 90Hz) Not AMOLED panels 5 on board camera, No external cameras FOV: Undetermined (but not noticable enough in reviews to be different) New Touch controllers the "rings" on the controllers are above the hands instead of below (no hand smashing...
  26. AlphaAtlas

    Facebook Unveils the Oculus Rift S

    At GDC, Facebook unveiled their next PC virtual reality headset. Among other things, the Oculus Rift S features a "higher pixel density" and "improved optics," but doesn't divulge many technical details. According to UploadVR, the new headset now uses a single 2560x1440 LCD instead of dual...
  27. B

    New HP Reverb headset

    https://www.roadtovr.com/hp-reverb-vr-headset-announcement-price-release-date/ 2160x2160 with RGB stripe display should all but eliminate SDE while giving a clarity boost over the Odyssey+ (which has also all but elimintated it, albeit with a filter on a 1600x1440 screen). I might grab one...
  28. AlphaAtlas

    Man Spends a Week Inside VR

    In spite of some growing pains associated with the technology, it seems that virtual reality and augmented reality will play a significant role in the future of society. But just what happens to people if they spend days, or even weeks, inside of VR/AR? One YouTuber decided to find out, as he...
  29. cageymaru

    VR Rhythm Game 'Beat Saber' Sells over 1 Million Copies

    Beat Saber may have become the first VR title to sell more than 1 million copies. Beat Games co-founder and CEO Jaroslav Beck thinks the secret to the game's success is "It is super intuitive." He also credited his team for creating a game that didn't crash and didn't lead to motion sickness...
  30. cageymaru

    Fundamental Surgery Is a VR Medical Training Platform Featuring Haptics

    Caution, the videos in this article show realistic simulations of surgery in VR using 3D models, so it is possibly NSFW. Billed as the "flight simulator for surgeons," FundamentalVR is pioneering the use of VR to create immersive training tools for the medical community. CEO Richard Vincent...
  31. AlphaAtlas

    Nissan Will Use a Vive and HaptX Gloves to Prototype Designs

    Nissan is teaming up with haptic feedback expert HaptX to create a system where designers and engineers can prototype future car designs in a virtual environment. Using HaptX gloves and what appears to be an HTC Vive, the workers can interact with mock-ups of car interiors and exteriors without...
  32. AlphaAtlas

    Microsoft HoloLens Was the Star of MWC

    Mobile device manufacturers released a slew of new handsets and MWC this year, but Forbes' Patrick Moorhead thinks that Microsoft's HoloLens 2 was one of the most impressive devices at the show. The new headset doubles the field of view of the original Hololens without sacrificing pixel density...
  33. AlphaAtlas

    Nintendo Launches Labo VR Kit

    Following up on their immensely profitable Labo kits for the Switch, Nintendo just announced a new Labo kit designed for "sharable, simple, VR gaming experiences." The basic kit includes cutouts for VR Goggles and a VR blaster for $40, while the full package with a cardboard elephant, camera...
  34. AlphaAtlas

    Oculus Quest Features an Active Cooling Fan

    In a forum AMA that UploadVR spotted over the weekend, Oculus Director of Ecosystem Chris Pruett said that the upcoming Oculus Quest will be "significantly faster" that Facebook's last mainstream standalone headset, the Oculus Go. This should seem fairly obvious, as the Quest will use a Qualcomm...
  35. cageymaru

    Boneworks Has the Physics Underpinnings to Be a Next Generation VR Masterpiece

    The VR development studio, Stress Level Zero is working on its most ambitious VR title yet; Boneworks. Boneworks will feature advanced physics that aren't found in other VR titles. It uses the capabilities of the upcoming SteamVR Knuckles to allow users to grip one end of an object like a...
  36. Supercharged_Z06

    Next level VR interaction

    This is definitely worth a watch - some next level stuff as far as VR interaction/interface use for melee/FPS/action type games. Can't wait for Brandon and his crew to release their full game. Nice to see folks pushing the boundaries in VR and making shit happen. Lots of little moments where...
  37. cageymaru

    The HTC 5G Hub Will Bring Cloud-Based Virtual Reality to the Home

    The new HTC 5G Hub harnesses the power of 5G technology to bring cloud-based virtual reality to the home. For example, this will allow HTC Vive owners to stream VR content from the cloud to their headsets. No PC or cables will be required. Other features include 4K video streaming, low-latency...
  38. AlphaAtlas

    HTC Reveals the Vive Focus Plus

    Today, HTC announced an update to their standalone, enterprise-focused VR headset. The Vive Focus Plus incorporates 2 6DoF controllers instead of one, which they claim helps bring the headset up to par with PC VR devices and makes porting applications to the Focus easier. The new headset also...
  39. cageymaru

    16,000 Cheaters Have Been Banned from Apex Legends

    Respawn Entertainment has announced that over 16,000 cheaters have been identified and banned from Apex Legends. The development team acknowledged that "cheaters suck" and asked the community to gather evidence of them cheating. They are looking into adding a report feature to the game and will...
  40. cageymaru

    Genentech Clinical Trials Are Using Virtual Reality to Train Eye Surgeons

    Genentech has started a clinical trial for an eye implant, the size of a grain of rice, that will treat wet age-related macular degeneration by continuously releasing a drug to treat the disease. More than 1 million people over the age of 50 are affected by the disease. Genentech has invested...