3D System

3D Systems’ Profit Estimates Fail To Be Achieved

The world known 3D printer maker 3D Systems recently reported disappointing fourth quarter earnings. Apparently these numbers show that the company has missed both top and bottom line estimates. The company’s income has plunged 86% from a year earlier. The pressure to its bottom line came from substantial investments in research and development and acquisitions that the company has made in the last three …

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Is The Headline For 2015

Virtual reality is still a virtual reality; until all involved aspects evolve accordingly, we should not expect perfection, but we should be rather encouraging and supportive. This wasmade perfectly clear at the CES show in Vegas. Google Glass has gone into hiding, but theis well designed headsets are not going away. CES 2015, was surelly full of them. Google Glass …

UI Concepts

Magic Leap Is Surely Making the Best Out of Those UI Concepts That Relate To VR

As the VR project of Magic Leap is starting to develop, the choices that the company makes are under discution. As it appears, the patent application for the technology created by Magic Leap is using copies of several UI concepts previously presented at different occasions, within illustrations and renderings belonging to other projects and artists. The images below will help …

VR test drive - Oculus

Audi Is Working On The First Virtual Reality Test Drive

  In the market designed for the car drivers that have a passion about experiencing new and modern ways of testing a new car, the car builder Audi decided to take thinghs at a new level and give its fans the final testing experience. In order to show its potential customers what their new ride might look like, Audi is …

realtime

Realtime Environmental Mapping – Google Will Discuss Tango Project, at GDC 2015 – March 2-6th – in San Francisco

Project Tango Tango is Google’s main project on realtime environmental mapping. The idea of the project is that Tango senses depth and maps the user’s environment in realtime. The kit might be easily used as a self-contained positional tracking system, considering the ability to function without any external camera watching the user. As iFixit mentioned, the tablet version of Project …

The Gear VR program

Samsung Gear VR and 360 3D Videos from Jaunt Qantas for Their 1st Class Passengers

Samsung Gear VR and 360 3D Videos from Jaunt Qantas for Their 1st Class Passengers Samsung is getting quite some awareness for its Gear VR, as Qantas Airlines will be giving first class passengers a new treat to go together with the eight-course tasting menu. The menu made-to-order is made up of signature dishes of Chef Neil Perry, award-winning wine and champagnes …

planetarium

Leap Motion’s Planetarium – Best Online Tool for Studying Constellations

Leap Motion’s Planetarium seems to be one of the most appreciated tools that aim to illustrate how virtual reality user interfaces can be used for individual study and entertainment, alike. For anyone that has a passion or curiosity in either VR or Astronomy, the Planetarium is more than just a wonderful surprise to discover online. ‘I ran across the Planetarium …

VR scenes

Wild—The Experience and VR scenes

The movie, like the book, presents Cheryl Strayed’s tale of her lonely trek along the Pacific Crest Trail. Fans of the book can now spend several immersive minutes in the deep wilderness with Reese Witherspoon, who plays Ms. Strayed in the Fox Searchlight Pictures film about the adventure. On any smartphone. Wild—The Experience, incorporates VR scenes in which Reese Witherspoon portraying …

VR scenes in movies at Sundance

Sundance Festival Welcomes VR Scenes in Movies

Surely the VR scenes in movies at Sundance this year can’t force you to look at any specific point in the 360 degree space around you, but they do tempt you with visual cues that draw you in the right direction—an important distinction for storytellers working in the new medium. Sundance Film Festival happens every year, in the small town of Park …