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Oculus-Connect-6-announcements

Oculus Connect 6 announcements


Thursday, September 26, 2019 by

Oculus Connect 6 unveiled Facebook Horizon, an interconnected and ever-expanding social VR world where people can explore new places, play games, and build communities - launching in beta in 2020. They announced hand tracking on Oculus Quest, which will enable natural interaction in VR using your own hands, all without the need for a controller, external sensors, gloves...


Using-any-app-or-device-to-do-your-job-is-a-growing-trend

Using any app or device to do your job is a growing trend


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by

The majority of global workers are going rogue with work devices, software and applications despite being aware of the potential business risks involved, according to new research released by Snow Software. The study, which polled 3,000 professionals in the United States, Europe, and Asia Pacific, finds stark contrasts between the mindset of today’s workers and th...


Mesmerizing-Titanic-virtual-reality-game-coming-to-PlayStation

Mesmerizing Titanic virtual reality game coming to PlayStation


Wednesday, December 26, 2018 by

Titanic VR is launching on Playstation (PSVR). The highly realistic game’s graphics and characterization are based on real-life people who were on the ship.  The game's developer, Immersive VR Education (IVRE), created 800 characters, while also providing various facts on-screen about the RMS Titanic and its sinking. The sinking of the Titanic is ...


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Lineage 2: Revolution update features new holiday ingame content


Saturday, December 22, 2018 by

Netmarble Corp. has released a fun, festive holiday update to the popular mobile massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), Lineage 2: Revolution, including new Christmas-themed content and special in-game events featuring free item giveaways for players. Core Holiday Updates In celebration of the holiday season, the massive city of Magnadin featured i...


Gamification-can-transform-your-software-security-program

Gamification can transform your software security program


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

No matter the organization, or indeed their individual circumstances, there is one problem I have identified time and time again over the course of my career: AppSec managers, CISOs, CIOs and cybersecurity experts all over the world are rarely able to positively engage their dev teams on security best practice and training. It’s a source of conflict between teams,...


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StackCommerce celebrates $100M in payouts to creators


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

StackCommerce announced that it reached a financial milestone of $100 million in total payouts to its creator network comprised of publishers and brands. Founded in 2011, StackCommerce got its start by connecting niche, tech-focused content sites and their readers with highly relevant tech products through commerce content. The company expanded into the men’s l...


Container-security-considerations-for-developers

Container security considerations for developers


Monday, October 29, 2018 by

On the path to a secure digital business, secure service containers bring the best of agility and security to development teams – a growing concern for companies from startups to the Fortune 500. By moving the security concern out of the application layer into an encompassing container platform, one provides a very elegant solution to significantly reduced attack ...


OutSystems-low-code-platform-forms-partnership-with-Persistent

OutSystems low code platform forms partnership with Persistent


Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by

OutSystems has recognized Persistent Systems as a Global Partner, its highest partnership level. Persistent and OutSystems have strengthened their strategic alliance to make it easier for customers to launch products and service lines, transform customer experience, and automate business processes. With this strategic partnership, organizations can better harness the be...


DuckDuckGo-vs.-Google-vs.-Privacy

DuckDuckGo vs. Google vs. Privacy


Friday, October 19, 2018 by

Online privacy is becoming harder to find - Facebook gathers users’ data to sell to third parties, Google tracks everyone’s searches, ISPs in many countries gather communication data, and governments are increasingly demanding backdoor access to encrypted devices. In the latest news, Google exposed the data of 500,000 Google+ users and didn’t...


Document-signing-API-from-HelloSign-opens-rift-for-disruption

Document signing API from HelloSign opens rift for disruption


Friday, October 19, 2018 by

The corporate world has came a long way from the days without computers. Today, however, many business processes can’t even be done without the assistance of some sort of machine. In fact, adopting new technologies that make businesses more efficient and secure is causing an arms race amongst the big names. It’s only natural then that the old pen and pa...


A-designer

A designer's guide to mobile AR and VR


Thursday, August 16, 2018 by

When most people think of 3D user experiences, their mind goes straight to headsets - Oculus Rift for VR, for example, and Hololens for AR. But for designers and developers, that mindset changed dramatically last summer when Google and Apple released their mobile AR platforms - ARCore and ARKit, respectively. Almost overnight, these platforms swung the center of gravity...


9.7M-developers-use-JavaScript

9.7M developers use JavaScript


Monday, April 9, 2018 by

SlashData announces the release of the State of the Developer Nation Report 14th Edition, based on the results of the bi-annual Developer Economics survey, which reached 21,700+ developers from 169 countries in 9 areas of involvement in November-December 2017.State of the Developer Nation Report report focuses on 4 major themes, each with its own visualization:For the f...


Take-the-Scifi-developer-survey-and-win-a-$200-Amazon-voucher

Take the Scifi developer survey and win a $200 Amazon voucher


Friday, June 9, 2017 by

We are excited to present you with the Developer Economics Q3 2017 survey, run by VisionMobile! This is their 13th developer survey, focusing on tools, training and career development. The survey has an annual reach of more than 40,000 developers around the world, so it is a chance for you to contribute to the global developer community.  The survey includes r...


What-VR-developers-need-to-know-when-creating-educational-apps

What VR developers need to know when creating educational apps


Thursday, May 25, 2017 by

From dissecting frogs without the guilty consciousnesses, taking a history class in ancient Rome, or swimming with marine animals in the Galapagos islands, VR is offering modern students a more authentic and immersive learning experience, in which they can interact with dimensional environments and place themselves in different times and locations.While the initial hype...


GDC-says-HTC-Vive-outpaces-Oculus-Rift-as-the-most-popular-VR---AR-platform

GDC says HTC Vive outpaces Oculus Rift as the most popular VR - AR platform


Thursday, January 12, 2017 by

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the fifth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the games industry ahead of GDC 2017 this February.  Here are some of the many learnings from the survey of more than 4,500 game developers who have attended GDC in the last three years.Game Makers are feeling optim...


The-VR-emersion-trailer-of-your-dreams

The VR emersion trailer of your dreams


Friday, December 23, 2016 by

Jeff Hake, founder and Chief Executive Officer of JNT Company in Manhattan, Kansas has built a Virtual Reality InMotion simulator.Hake relocated to Manhattan in 2006 and began his career as a Networking Systems Analyst with Morgan Keegan and then with Kansas State University before founding JNT. The company first started as a side project in February of 2008 but by Sept...


Strategy-Analytics-releases-VR-Apps-Data-Nov-2016

Strategy Analytics releases VR Apps Data Nov 2016


Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by

Strategy Analytics tracks the apps available across the dedicated VR app stores for Samsung GearVR, Oculus Rift, and the VR apps available on Steam. Data collected from the storefronts at the end of November 2016 was analyzed in the report "VR Apps Data Nov 2016: Games and Education Top App Categories in VR App Stores." Unsurprising, games is the top apps category acros...


Chance-Glasco-and-Lily-Snyder-from-Doghead-Simulations-talk-all-things-VR

Chance Glasco and Lily Snyder from Doghead Simulations talk all things VR


Tuesday, October 11, 2016 by

This week the largest gathering of digital creators will come together in Orlando, Florida for OrlandoiX to highlight the latest in innovative technologies and immersive digital experiences. OrlandoiX is an interactive festival that serves as a catalyst for digital innovation and creativity for both established and emerging players in the technology industry. ...


Oculus-Connect-3-announcements-recap

Oculus Connect 3 announcements recap


Monday, October 10, 2016 by

A quick recap of the news Oculus announced during this morning’s keynote at Oculus Connect 3. - Touch Launch: You can pre-order Touch starting October 10 for $199 and it ships December 6. All pre-orders come bundled with VR Sports Challenge and The Unspoken. Touch comes with an additional sensor and a connector for Rock Band VR. Oculus has also created a room-scale opti...


VR-Developer-Nanodegree-Program-From-Udacity-Launches

VR Developer Nanodegree Program From Udacity Launches


Friday, September 30, 2016 by

Udacity just announced a new VR Developer Nanodegree program where content creators in this space enjoy an unmatched amount of freedom to build out new ideas and applications. As a student in their new program, you will learn to design and engineer compelling immersive experiences, and discover how hardware and software combine to make these experiences possible. T...


Mopria-Alliance-Announces-App-Challenge-for-Android-App-Developers

Mopria Alliance Announces App Challenge for Android App Developers


Friday, July 29, 2016 by

The Mopria Alliance is reaching out to Android app developers with a new app competition. Co-sponsored by BeMyApp, the Mopria PRINTanomics Android App Challenge offers an online challenge designed to recognize the most innovative Android apps with mobile printing capabilities. You can register or learn more about the contest at http://appsthatprint.bemyapp.comPRINT...


Autodesk-Adds-New-VR-and-3D-Animation-Functionality-for-Game-Development

Autodesk Adds New VR and 3D Animation Functionality for Game Development


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 by

Autodesk has released the latest version of its Autodesk Maya LT 20173D animation and modeling software for indie game developers. The company has also released Autodesk Stingray 1.4, offering updates to the 3D game engine and real-time rendering solution.Autodesk says that one of the most significant features added to the Maya LT platform is the time editor, a new tool...


Make-School-Summer-Developer-Training-Includes-VR-and-Gaming

Make School Summer Developer Training Includes VR and Gaming


Tuesday, May 10, 2016 by

The Make School Summer Academy located in San Francisco is offering a Summer Academy series designed to teach product development in four tracks areas: Intro to Swift Development, Gaming Development, VR Development and iOS App Development.The deadline to apply is May 15 and pricing for each Academy varies by track. Tuition assistance is available. Here is an overview of...


TVU-VR-Offers-and-IP-and-CellularBased-Live-VR-Transmission-Platform

TVU VR Offers and IP and CellularBased Live VR Transmission Platform


Monday, April 11, 2016 by

TVU Networks has introduced TVU VR, an IP and cellular-based live virtual reality transmission solution. By incorporating TVU’s Inverse StatMux Plus (IS+) technology, TVU VR can stream live VR content from anywhere, even in a moving environment like a car or train.TVU VR delivers an ultra-high definition, full frame rate and live 360-degree fully immersive video to any ...


GDC-2016-Industry-Survey-Shows-16-Percent-of-Developers-Working-on-VR

GDC 2016 Industry Survey Shows 16 Percent of Developers Working on VR


Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by

Game developers are continuing to embrace the potential of virtual reality (VR) gaming as a recent survey shows that the development of VR titles has more than doubled among surveyed developers with 16 percent currently developing for VR, up from the 7 percent of developers said they were working on VR projects in last year’s survey.The survey, State of the Industry Sur...


Developers-Can-Make-VR-Web-Apps-With-AltspaceVR

Developers Can Make VR Web Apps With AltspaceVR's New SDK


Tuesday, September 22, 2015 by

AltspaceVR’s new Software Development Kit (SDK) provides the ability to create holographic, multi-user web apps and experiences for virtual reality.The SDK allows developers to create VR experiences by converting existing 3D websites or create brand new experiences using Three.js and other JavaScript libraries to create a variety of content that can be experienced with ...


Unity-5.2-Offers-More-VR-and-Ad-Monetization-Options

Unity 5.2 Offers More VR and Ad Monetization Options


Monday, September 21, 2015 by

The release of Unity 5.2 offers a number of new improvements, including updates to Unity’s ad network and new functionality with the introduction of the Services Window which provides in-editor access to Unity Ads, Unity Analytics, Unity Cloud Build and Unity Multiplayer with no need to integrate a single SDK.With Unity Cloud Build developers receive a streamlined game ...


Telerik-Survey-Shows-Over-Half-of-Developers-Have-Never-Built-an-App

Telerik Survey Shows Over Half of Developers Have Never Built an App


Tuesday, September 1, 2015 by

Telerik, a subsidiary of the software company Progress, has released the findings from its latest Telerik State of Mobile Development report which surveyed 3,000 IT professionals and developers to assess the adoption, trends and perceptions around mobile development.One of the most interesting revelations from the survey was the fact that that 57% of the developers that...


Autodesk-Releases-New-Stingray-3D-Game-Engine

Autodesk Releases New Stingray 3D Game Engine


Monday, August 10, 2015 by

Game developers will be able to take a test drive of Autodesk’s new Stingray game engine beginning on August 19, 2015.The new game engine is built on the Bitsquid engine, which Autodesk purchased in 2014, offering a new platform for making 3D games. The engine supports a number of industry-standard game development workflows and includes connectivity to Autodesk’s 3D an...


Unity-5.1-Release-Includes-Native-Oculus-Rift-Deployment

Unity 5.1 Release Includes Native Oculus Rift Deployment


Friday, June 19, 2015 by

Unity Technologies has released Unity 5.1, bringing game developers a unified development experience for Virtual Reality platforms including Oculus Rift and updated multiplayer networking solutions.With Unity 5.1 the company has added a optimized rendering pipeline for VR and AR devices. Native Oculus Rift deployment is now available and native support for other platfor...


Praevidi-Launches-VR-Turris-Seat-Offers-360-Degree-Experience

Praevidi Launches VR Turris Seat Offers 360 Degree Experience


Monday, May 25, 2015 by

Praevidi has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new Turris rotating seat which integrates a PC built with orientation and pivot movement sensors plus rotational power and data connections. Unlike traditional chairs, users sit in a straddled position to retain balance and freely rotate. A fully configured Turris offers infinite rotation and zero tangle deliveri...


Oculus-Rift-Targets-Shipments-to-Consumers-for-First-Quarter-2016

Oculus Rift Targets Shipments to Consumers for First Quarter 2016


Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by

Oculus Rift has announced that it will be shipping to consumers in Q1 2016, with pre-orders coming later this year. The company plans to be the first true virtual reality platform that delivers compelling content, a full ecosystem, and fully-integrated hardware/software tech stack designed specifically for virtual reality. The company says that the next several wee...


Visual-Studio-Now-Supports-Game-Development-for-Unity-5,-Epic-Unreal-4-and-Cocos2d

Visual Studio Now Supports Game Development for Unity 5, Epic Unreal 4 and Cocos2d


Friday, April 24, 2015 by

Microsoft is moving to expand its impact in the game development industry with the announcement that Visual Studio support for Unity, Epic Unreal, and Chukong Technologies’ Cocos2d.Game developers will now be able to utilize the Visual Studio IDE to develop games with these platforms as each of the gaming engines' installers will now offer the ability to co-install Visu...


Widerun-Virtual-Reality-Bike-Trainer-Woos-VR-Developers

Widerun Virtual Reality Bike Trainer Woos VR Developers


Monday, March 23, 2015 by

Widerun is a smart bike trainer connecting users to virtual reality head mounted displays. Hosting a current Kickstarter campaign, Widerun is launching with support for both the Oculus RIFT and mobile VR display systems. Widerun launched on March 18th, reaching 20% of the goal in the first 24 hours, making it to a Kickstarter Staff Pick. The Kickstarter goal is set to £...


The-Oculus-Mobile-SDK-v0.4.0-is-Now-Available-for-Samsung-Gear-VR-Innovator-Edition-on-Note-4

The Oculus Mobile SDK v0.4.0 is Now Available for Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition on Note 4


Tuesday, November 18, 2014 by

Oculus VR has released the Oculus Mobile SDK v0.4.0, the initial version of the Oculus Mobile SDK which is specifically designed for the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition on Note 4.The SDK includes everything needed to get started developing virtual reality apps for Oculus VR for mobile. Oculus VR has been working on the mobile SDK for over a year in collaboration with ...