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VR gaming with computer vision assisted audio coming
Thursday, March 21, 2019 by Richard Harris
In a paper to be presented at the IEEE VR Conference in Osaka Japan, researchers detail how they developed a computer-vision system that takes two images from off-the-shelf 360° cameras and uses AI to understand the acoustics of the user’s environment. This allows spatial audio to intelligently adapt to the user’s environment and produce a more immersive...
Why virtual reality might not become reality for online casinos
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
The online casino industry is no stranger to innovation. Every year, gambling industry conferences are wowed with demonstrations of new technologies, and bold claims about the future of the industry. In a number of cases, these developments do make it through to the mainstream,changing the face of the industry forever. Novelties like mobile gaming and live dealer games ...
ApexBrasil showcases Brazil's finest at SXSW
Friday, March 10, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) will showcase 68 of Brazil’s most exciting companies at the 2017 SXSW Interactive Festival. As part of its mission to bring the best of Brazil to the world’s global investors and trade fairs, Apex-Brasil will share the abundance of opportunities that exist in its vibrant ecosystem with attendees at SXSW I...
Basemark and Crytek to Create PC System Test for Virtual Reality Gaming
Friday, September 4, 2015 by Richard Harris
Basemark and Crytek today have formed a new partnership to help create a PC system test for virtual reality gaming. The new VR benchmark will enable gamers and PC hardware companies to assess the level of experience they can expect when running virtual reality content and will give user recognizable, real-world metrics to describe their system’s VR readiness with v...
Today's Gamers Playing Shorter Sessions Than Previous Generations
Monday, August 24, 2015 by Richard Harris
The IEEE has released data which shows today’s gamers play shorter sessions than previous years based on input from gamers across the globe who were invited to view and participate in a interactive timeline launched on Facebook from June 11 – July 13.IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence...
Virtual Reality Seems to Be Dominating the Game Developers Conference as Players Big and Small Launch Products
Thursday, March 20, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Is the Game Developers Conference turning into Mardis Gras? If you haven’t been to New Orleans for the event (if you were there a couple of weeks ago, you still are probably getting over it) you are missing a spectacle. Each year it seems people are getting more and more outrageous in terms of their attire (that’s putting it mildly).It seems that “anything goes” ac...
Rescape Debuts First Person Shooter Augmented Reality Platform at Game Developers Conference
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
The controller looks kind of weird (black would be a much better color) and a iPhone looks perilously connected - however the guys behind Rescape (13th Lab) might just be onto something. Its an ambitious project, Rescape aims to be the world’s first platform for creating first person shooter experiences that are truly mobile, multi-player and immersive. Using advan...