Discover Trappist-1 or take selfies in space with NASA's VR-apps
NASA released two VR applications that make it possible to hang around in space. Both applications were made to celebrate the 15-year anniversary of the launch of the Spitzer Space Telescope. In those 15 years, the telescope was able to obtain a variety of interesting facts about space and made some beautiful images as well.
Star Trek Bridge Crew The Next Generation: It is time to explore again
Players will continue their journey in the Star Trek universe with Star Trek: Bridge Crew – The New Generation on board of the Galaxy Class spaceship: U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701D. The iconic bridge let players continue to test their fighting abilities against the stealthy Romulan-fleet and the dangerous Borg in the Ongoing Voyages-mode.
Valve wants to take steam audio to the next level.
Steam just released a brand new software called Steam Audio. It is available for PC, Android, mac OS and Linux
AMD unleashes new open source VR audio and streaming technologies
Audio is essential to creating a truly immersive VR experience – achieving lifelike presence in virtual reality demands audio that sounds as good as the graphics look. Until now, physics-based audio engines were forced to rely on statistically-derived physics. Part of AMD’s LiquidVR initiative, TrueAudio Next is a scalable AMD technology that enables real-time dynamic physics-based audio acoustics rendering.
Nosulus Rift, the most immersive way to play South Park
Ubisoft takes the importance of all kinds of senses very seriously. The Nosulus Rift is a unique way to experience the newly announced game "South Park: the fractured but whole". It'll test gamers in a way it never did before, using scent to involve gamers in the reality of the game.
MSI Showcases The Best VR at COMPUTEX 2016
MSI, a world leader in high-end gaming hardware, became the center of attention with visitors gathering around its VR zones to experience the revolutionary VR technology.
Virtuix Omni - VR's future
We’ve all heard of the amazing advancements we’ve made the last couple of years in virtual reality gaming. There are incredible items on the market right now, such as the Oculus rift, the HTC Vive or the Razer OSVR. But one thing all of them are lacking, are motion controls. Okay, you might be thinking right now: “No they’re not, you can use Razer Hydras!”. I won’t say you’re wrong, but Razer Hydras are only good for recording arm movement, and that’s about it. What we really need is a way to turn our VR headset into a StarTrek holodeck. And a small kickstarted company, called Virtuix, may have come up with a solution for this.