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VR Programs Being Developed to Teach People What To Do in Disasters
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VR Programs Being Developed to Teach People What To Do in Disasters

A team of doctoral candidates and a University of Houston professor are developing various augmented reality and virtual reality programs, which include programs designed to help people with Asperger’s identify emotions, teach people what to do in disasters. The team is working alongside CERT, a division of FEMA that helps educate the public about disaster…

VR & AR Programs Being Developed to Help People Suffering from Asperger’s
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VR & AR Programs Being Developed to Help People Suffering from Asperger’s

A team of doctoral candidates and a University of Houston professor are developing various augmented reality and virtual reality programs, which include programs designed to help people with Asperger’s identify emotions. The programs are being developed primarily for the Microsoft HoloLens, an augmented reality headset that places holograms and information over the physical world, said…

Cappasity Introduces ARToken – Decentralized AR/VR Ecosystem for Content Exchange
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Cappasity Introduces ARToken – Decentralized AR/VR Ecosystem for Content Exchange

Now THIS is Interesting. We here at the 360VR Community have always believed that technologies such as VR/AR/AI/Blockchain, and even IoT, are destined to be interlinked. Well, it seems the Future is NOW. Also, before we go on, if you are not 100% sure on what Blockchain is and how it works, watch the quick…

The First Masters Degree In VR/AR launched in Russia – Game Dev Market Booming
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The First Masters Degree In VR/AR launched in Russia – Game Dev Market Booming

Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) and the leadership project of Cyber Russia Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) have agreed to launch the Game Development & VR Master’s Program in six study areas from September 1, 2017. Students will learn how to develop and implement promising types of software based on virtual and augmented reality technologies. “By 2020,…

VIDEO: How the latest Depth-sensing tech from Qualcomm challenges Apple
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VIDEO: How the latest Depth-sensing tech from Qualcomm challenges Apple

Qualcomm Technologies unveiled a new image signal processor (ISP) and line of camera modules that promises to accelerate depth sensing in Android smartphones, XR headsets, and more. Depth sensing isn’t new to smartphones and tablets, first seeing significant use in Google’s Project Tango and Intel’s RealSense Technology. Tango used a laser-based implementation that measures roundtrip times…

LG Officially Unveils V30 – Daydream View + AR Ready
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LG Officially Unveils V30 – Daydream View + AR Ready

The LG V30 was finally announced today, and it is chock-full of features that will excite the 360VR & AR Communities. One of its standout features is the big 6-inch P-OLED display with Quad HD+ resolution. Thanks to the low refresh rate OLED displays typically have, the V30 is actually Daydream-ready, making it the first LG device to support…

VIDEO: Introducing ARCore – Google’s Answer to Apple’s ARKit
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VIDEO: Introducing ARCore – Google’s Answer to Apple’s ARKit

Earlier this year, Apple created a Tsunami with its release of its Augmented Reality toolkit, the ARKit. Those of us who thought Google‘S AR Division was still lagging far behind with dreams of Tango were happily surprised when Fast Company first reported the news of this launch a few hours ago! Google’s Augmented Reality division…

Google VP of VR Clay Bavor Talks VR/AR/MR on RECODE’s Too Embarrassed to Ask – Podcast + Full Transcript
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Google VP of VR Clay Bavor Talks VR/AR/MR on RECODE’s Too Embarrassed to Ask – Podcast + Full Transcript

Recode’s Too Embarassed To Ask is one of my Favorite podcasts, as it makes Technology easy to understand to those who are not as Technology inclined as we are, which is such an important thing for Technology itself: to be understood. Google VR boss Clay Bavor talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode of The…

VIDEO: Lucasfilm Will Premiere New Virtual Reality Technology at NYFF
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VIDEO: Lucasfilm Will Premiere New Virtual Reality Technology at NYFF

Just over a month ago, we reported on how Lucasfilm’s ILMxLab had harnessed the power of Virtual Reality to create its Oscar-Nominated camera work behind the space battle above Scarif in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The video above shows a glimpse of the technique used, while the interview below provides a more in-depth explanation….

VIDEO: FaceDisplay… Not sure this is what they meant by Social VR…
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VIDEO: FaceDisplay… Not sure this is what they meant by Social VR…

The product description sounded good on paper, although the product’s name should have warned us: “FaceDisplay: Enabling Multi-User Interaction for Mobile Virtual Reality”. Then, we saw the product introductory video. My reaction was… Well let’s just say that Ace Ventura said it best: “Aaaaaallllllrighty then…” Taken from the white paper: We present FaceDisplay, a multi-display mobile…