VirtualLink is new open industry standard for VR headset pushed by NVIDIA, Oculus, Valve, Microsoft, and AMD.
VirtualLink uses USB Type-C connector to replaces multiple cables with a single lightweight cable. Which support four lanes of HBR3 DisplayPort, USB3.1 Gen2 SuperSpeed, and up to 27 Watts of power delivery.
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In the interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Microsoft’s chief marketing officer of gaming, Mike Nichols, said that there will be no VR support for Xbox One X. Because they believe that VR and MR is for PC.
HTC announced Vive Pro upgrade and called it “New Hardware Raises the Bar for High-End VR Market”. Vive Pro will have 78% increased resolution — which is 4k — over the current Vive and features wireless adaptor, built-in amplifier, 90hz refresh rate, etc.
Price and release date are not announced.
Doom VFR, which means virtual fucking reality, is finally released for PlayStation VR and HTC VIVE.
Poly is a platform that you can easily discover, view, download 3D objects and scenes. Free for use in your AR or VR apps. You can also remix many of the models you find. Click Like to import a remixable object into Tilt Brush or Blocks and make changes.
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NASA collaborated with Google to produce Access Mars. Access Mars allows people to travel around the Mars anywhere for free. It’s available for all desktop and mobile devices and VR/AR headsets, which includes mobile base VR devices on Apple and Android.
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KFC has reportedly introduced a 10 minute training program that instructs employees how to fry chicken.
In order to escape the virtual room, employees will have to play as a pair of disembodied hands to demonstrate mastery of the five step cooking process.