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HTC Announces Multi-million Dollar Vive Art Initiative

HTC Announces Multi-million Dollar Vive Art Initiative

HTC announced a new multi-million dollar VR initiative aiming to support content, creators and institutions that embrace VR not only as an artistic medium itself, but as a way to better immerse users in all forms of art. The company aptly calls the program VIVE Arts....

Jahshaka V3 Alpha 0.4.0 Release

Jahshaka V3 Alpha 0.4.0 Release

Our fourth release contains some of the biggest features and most bug-fixes to date, along with a real workflow. We have added a desktop module to manage your virtual worlds with and a player so you can easily preview your worlds before sharing them to the editor. The...

New Desktop with Player and Editor modes!

New Desktop with Player and Editor modes!

We have been putting a lot of work into the next release in order make it the best pre-release to date! The main functionality is our new Desktop which allows you to easily manage your Virtual worlds, view them in Player mode or work on the in Edit mode.

Magic Leap looking to raise as much as $1B

Magic Leap looking to raise as much as $1B

Magic Leap may be raising as much as $1 billion to fund their vision of a future filled with augmented reality glasses. A Delaware filing dated Wednesday was provided to us by CB Insights, confirming that the secretive startup has authorized about $1 billion in new...

Current Challenges of Virtual Reality, Explained

Current Challenges of Virtual Reality, Explained

Virtual reality seems to be the up and coming trend in the digital world. Technocrats everywhere are espousing the value of VR, and indicating that it will continue to gain market share among both the technically savvy and illiterate alike. 1. How popular is VR today?...

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...

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