Tag Archives: vr

Bird Song – The music of Eagle Flight

With a new kind of reality comes a new challenge in the world of games music. Sean Cleaver speaks to composer Inon Zur about his latest work on Ubisoft’s VR title, Eagle Flight

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Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

A new report published by SuperData revealed that the virtual reality industry made $1.8bn (1.44bn) in revenue in 2016, with 6.3m devices shipped throughout the course of the year. Of these units, 4.51m were Samsung Gear VR headsets, making it the most-shipped headset of 2016. Sony’s PlayStation VR came in …

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Arizona Sunshine may be "fastest-selling VR title" to date after making $1.4m in a month

Dutch studio Vertigo Games claims that its virtual reality title Arizona Sunshine is the fastest selling non-bundled PC VR title to date.” In a statement shared with Upload VR, Vertigo and co-developer Jaywalkers Interactive announced that their Oculus Rift and HTC Vive shooter made $1.4m (1.1m) in sales between its …

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More SteamVR headsets are on the way, Valve says

Following the release of Valve’s first VR headset in 2016, the company has said that more virtual reality headsets using its Lighthouse tracking tech are in the works. In reply to a question on a Reddit AMA, Valve’s Joe Ludwig outlined progress being made in licensing the firm’s SteamVR Tracking …

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Mark Zuckerberg denies accusations in Oculus vs ZeniMax trial

Mark Zuckerberg has provided new information in the $2bn lawsuit between ZeniMax Media and Oculus, denying accusations that Oculus stole VR technology from ZeniMax. The Facebook founder, who gave his testimony in the trial yesterday, said: We are highly confident that Oculus products are built on Oculus technology. The idea …

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Motion CaptVRe

With recent improvements to hardware and software, plus an increasing emphasis on real-time, interactive performance capture, we could be on the precipice of a golden age for motion capture technology. Jem Alexander investigates recent progressions in mo-cap technologies

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