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Gaming in 2018: A retrospective

Gaming in 2018: A retrospective | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
The future of gaming may change thanks to crowdfunding of virtual-reality technology.
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Cameron Palmar's curator insight, March 21, 10:52 PM

Article on the future of gaming. Adds an interesting perspective to devices such as the Oculus Rift and the possibility of technology allowing gamers to delve into personal virtual worlds.

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'Oculus Connect' is the first virtual reality dev conference from Oculus VR

'Oculus Connect' is the first virtual reality dev conference from Oculus VR | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
First, Valve held its "Steam Dev Days" event back in January, and virtual reality's industry leaders spoke. Now, Oculus VR is organizing its own event --
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New World Notes: BREAKING: Linden Lab Reportedly Building Second Life Follow-Up Not Compatible with SL Content - Awaiting Official Confirmation from Linden

New World Notes: BREAKING: Linden Lab Reportedly Building Second Life Follow-Up Not Compatible with SL Content - Awaiting Official Confirmation from Linden | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
Ciaran Laval just passed on an unconfirmed report to me that Linden Lab is building a follow-up to Second Life. The word first came from Second Life third party developer Latif Khalifa, who was at a recent developers meeting in...
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Leap Motion Announces Public Beta of Its V2 Tracking Software

Leap Motion Announces Public Beta of Its V2 Tracking Software | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
Leap Motion's 3D gesture control has taken a big step forward today after the company made the second-generation version of its software available in publi
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Become a bird with the Oculus Rift and a pair of wooden wings

Become a bird with the Oculus Rift and a pair of wooden wings | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
The Oculus Rift has promised true immersion in games, but it's always struggled with input. How can you really feel like a skydiver if you're sitting on the couch, holding a controller? Birdly, an...
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Rosedale Makes Case For Holographic Universe | The Metaverse Tribune

Rosedale Makes Case For Holographic Universe | The Metaverse Tribune | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it

Philip Rosedale, creator of Second Life, appeared in front of an audience at the Singularity Institute recently, and made a mind blowing statement regarding the nature of our Universe.

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Virtual reality headset allows terminally ill experience the outdoors

Virtual reality headset allows terminally ill experience the outdoors | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
Virtual reality headsets are popular among video gamers as they provide a realistic experience while playing, but one terminally ill grandmother with cancer has found out that the headset can be used to walk outside without actually stepping foot...
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Dulcie Mills's curator insight, April 21, 7:43 AM

I wish my mother-in-law had had this.  She loved tech stuff and was very sick of being homebound during her illness.

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Latest progress / SVVR video

Latest progress / SVVR video | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
About a week ago Philip Rosedale, founder of the virtual world Second Life and High Fidelity, was a guest speaker at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Meetup where he spoke and showed a few very i...
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Oculus Rift – 10 reasons why all eyes are back on virtual reality

Oculus Rift – 10 reasons why all eyes are back on virtual reality | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
Following Facebook's $2bn purchase of gaming firm Oculus VR, virtual worlds are becoming a reality again
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'Minecraft' creator cancels Oculus Rift version following Facebook acquisition

'Minecraft' creator cancels Oculus Rift version following Facebook acquisition | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
Minecraft creator Markus Persson has revealed that an Oculus Rift version of the game was potentially in the works, but following the sudden news that Facebook has acquired Oculus VR for $2...
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Greetings from Planet Facebook

Greetings from Planet Facebook | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
You blink and open your eyes to a fantastic new sun above your head. You're laying in a field of tall grass, but in the distance you hear sounds of machinery. The city. As you lay there, a blimp...
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Major game changing Facebook buys Oculus Rift.

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Second Life founder creates Glass Brain, a system that lets you explore your brain in real-time

Second Life founder creates Glass Brain, a system that lets you explore your brain in real-time | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a new way to explore the human brain in virtual reality. The system, called Glass Brain, which is developed by Philip Rosedale, creator ...
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Layar app for Google Glass takes the wearable to the next level [VIDEO]

Layar app for Google Glass takes the wearable to the next level [VIDEO] | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
AR reality app Layar is now available for Google Glass. If you were curious as to how Glass would differentiate itself from the many smartwatches launching this year -- this, my friends, is it.
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Samsung to unveil virtual reality headset at IFA trade show -- report - CNET

Samsung to unveil virtual reality headset at IFA trade show -- report - CNET | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
The device will appear at the September consumer-electronics show, says a report, and was developed with help from Facebook-owned Oculus VR.
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Augmented Reality’s Next Frontier Is Real-World Search | Opinion | WIRED

Augmented Reality’s Next Frontier Is Real-World Search | Opinion | WIRED | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
What if you need to know the details of “that thing you’re looking at,” but don’t know its name? That's where augmented reality must come in.
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nickcarman's curator insight, June 19, 6:58 PM

How could this be made use of in libraries?  How could we accommodate customers with this technology?

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Creepily Realistic Avatars Are Giving 'Second Life' a Second Life

Creepily Realistic Avatars Are Giving 'Second Life' a Second Life | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
"It'll scare the hell out of you."
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Kamian's curator insight, May 16, 9:43 AM

#HighFidelity el nuevo metaverso de Philipp Rosedale (Creador de Second Life) promete nuevos modos de interactuar con avatares que emulan nuestros propios gestos en un mundo construido a partir de partículas (voxels) en vez de objetos (prims)

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High Fidelity to have nested content, peer-to-peer avatars - Hypergrid Business

High Fidelity to have nested content, peer-to-peer avatars - Hypergrid Business | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
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The Virtual Reality Renaissance Is Here, But Are We Ready?

The Virtual Reality Renaissance Is Here, But Are We Ready? | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
With tech like Oculus, we may be nearing a new VR era. Yet the average consumer still can't picture the practical applications, much less stomach the cost.
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Say hello to Project Tango! - YouTube

Project Tango is an exploration into giving mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion. What if you never found yourself lost in a new bu...
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Virtual Reality Like The Oculus Rift Will Be A Technological Triumph And A Commercial Failure

Virtual Reality Like The Oculus Rift Will Be A Technological Triumph And A Commercial Failure | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
It won't catch on with casual consumers.
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Facebook and Oculus Rift: game developers react

Facebook and Oculus Rift: game developers react | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg is excited, but Facebook's $2bn purchase of Oculus VR has drawn mixed reactions from gamers and game developers. By Keith Stuart
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Oculus founder says Facebook deal will make virtual reality cheaper and better

Oculus founder says Facebook deal will make virtual reality cheaper and better | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
One year ago, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey told me that his virtual reality headset company had no intention to sell. He said that the team had agreed, for the time being, to stay independent —...
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Iain Aberdour's curator insight, March 28, 3:42 AM

A look into how virtual reality team of the Oculus Rift is teaming up with networking giants Facebook to make an affordable and ideal Virtual Reality gaming machine.

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Virtual reality made me believe I was someone else

Virtual reality made me believe I was someone else | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
I am no longer Aaron Souppouris. I am a woman. I am a stranger. I stare down at the mask I hold in my hands, struggling to comprehend how those hands, which are clearly not mine, are allowing me to...
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Epson goes beyond "Minority Report" with smart glasses and gesture control

Epson goes beyond "Minority Report" with smart glasses and gesture control | Virtual Worlds Corner | Scoop.it
Epson is one of many competitors offering Google Glass-like augmented reality spectacles, but now the company is showing off the ability to combine its smar...
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