Playing with animation and particles

Playing with animation and particles

Just wanted to share a short clip we did up playing around with the new particle engine and kinematics support in the new codebase. We imported a model with full skeletal animation, added a sphere with the ‘fire’ particle preset and looped the actions....
NYC is getting a huge new VR conference this fall

NYC is getting a huge new VR conference this fall

In addition to an upcoming virtual reality hub at NYU, New York City will also host its first VR-focused convention later this year. The NYVR Expo, which will take place at the Javits Center from Oct. 26th through 28th, aims to be the biggest virtual reality...
The New Jahshaka Website

The New Jahshaka Website

As we move ahead with the development of Jahshaka 3.0 / Jahshaka VR we have merged the Jahshaka site with the development site to deliver a single place for all things Jahshaka. We hope you like the new experience, which is being optimized for web / mobile and tablet....
Jahshaka VR Alpha 0.3.0 Release

Jahshaka VR Alpha 0.3.0 Release

This is the third public release of Jahshaka VR and as our IrisGL engine is stabilizing we are now starting to add core features and functionality. We have also started to clean up the UI as we prepare for proper animation support in our next release. You can download...
Jahshaka VR Alpha 0.2.0 Release

Jahshaka VR Alpha 0.2.0 Release

It’s been a little over three months since our first alpha release. Since then we’ve made significant changed to JahshakaVR. It almost feels brand new. We improved the user interface, added a new rendering engine (IrisGL) and, finally, added VR rendering (Only Oculus...
Will 2017 be the year virtual reality gets real?

Will 2017 be the year virtual reality gets real?

Virtual Reality is … well, real. The last year has seen the launch of every major VR platform, from high-quality tethered systems like HTC’s Vive and Facebook’s Oculus Rift, through to cheap-and-cheerful smartphone-based platforms like Google’s Daydream and Samsung’s...
How you’ll meet VR: Museums and concerts, not war games

How you’ll meet VR: Museums and concerts, not war games

When you think of VR, you likely think about immersive games like racing cars or vanquishing enemies in a simulated war zone. But that’s not going to be the primary way most people encounter virtual reality, two high-ranking executives in the industry say. Max...
Uncanny Valley Short Film

Uncanny Valley Short Film

This Incredible Short Film Looks at the Frightening Potential of Virtual Reality. Get a dark look at the possible implications of virtual reality, and what happens when the lines between reality and fiction begin to...