Oculus hosted a VR game for public welfare, with a prize of $100,000

Oculus hosted a VR game for public welfare, with a prize of $100,000

Dec. 11, Oculus announced that VR Charity Challenge will be held for public welfare, which is scheduled to officially begin this week. The competition was very simple, with two teams of five players each competing for a prize of $100,000. The team that wins the prize will be donated to your representative charities: Take This, a non-profit organization dedicated to mental health in the game community, and Stack Up, an organization that provides a positive atmosphere for veterans. VR Charity...
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WaveOptics, a manufacturer of optical waveguide components, has completed a $25 million C round of financing with the participation of Gore shares

WaveOptics, a manufacturer of optical waveguide components, has completed a $25 million C round of financing with the participation of Gore shares

WaveOptics, a manufacturer of optical waveguide components, announced on Dec. 11 that it had completed a $25 million C round of financing, led by Octopus Ventures, a leading investor in the previous period, with Gore's shares and Optimas Capital Partners participating. WaveOptics said the financing was the "first stage" of Round C, which meant that the company would continue to absorb more capital in Round C. The company said it planned to use the funds to expand business operations in...
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The Ministry of Culture and Brigade emphasizes the full use of VR/AI technology to create a three-dimensional dynamic display platform

The Ministry of Culture and Brigade emphasizes the full use of VR/AI technology to create a three-dimensional dynamic display platform

Original Title: Policy | Department of Cultural Brigade: Strengthen Scientific and Technological Support, Make Full Use of Virtual Reality to Build Three-dimensional Dynamic Display Platform Recently, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism officially issued Guidelines on Improving the Quality of Tourism Supply during Holidays and Peak Seasons. It is worth mentioning that the guideline proposes to strengthen scientific and technological support, encourage all regions to actively improve the level of Intelligent Tourism services, focus on promoting ticket online sales, self-service...
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Tencent's first self-developed PC VR show at the T-Day event

Tencent’s first self-developed PC VR show at the T-Day event

At the T-DAY event held on December 8, Tencent demonstrated a VR header TenVR independently developed by Intelligent Innovation Business Department (Inlab) of Tencent IEG. The company's research and development period is about two years. It was exhibited at the GDC in the United States in March last year, and this is the first time it has appeared abroad in China.It is understood that TenVR is a 2K resolution PC VR head display with a refresh rate of 90Hz, carrying...
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2018VR such a difficult theme park The VOID enters the Asian Market

2018VR such a difficult theme park The VOID enters the Asian Market

The VOID, the first VR theme park in the United States, officially opened its fully immersed experience center in Malaysia's Yunding World of Resorts, marking its formal entry into the Asian market.Craig Watson, chairman and CEO of The Void, said Malaysia was the first experience center in Asia and would launch experience centers in other parts of Asia in the future. According to John D. Watkins, the VOID Asia CEO, in an interview with First Financial Journalist, the first experience...
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Audi has deployed about 1,000 VR showrooms for distributors

Audi has deployed about 1,000 VR showrooms for distributors

On Dec. 10, German automaker Audi brought VR showrooms to dealers as early as 2016, and the number has reached about 1,000. At the VRX 2018 conference in San Francisco, Lorenz Schweiger, VR strategy director of Audi Business Innovation Group, introduced how they brought real-time VR visualization to distributors. Audi uses VR to provide a virtual vehicle configurator, he explains. After wearing the VR Head Display, users can browse the real size of the car model, and can choose the...
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Survey | Demand for VR/AR marketing solutions is increasing

Survey | Demand for VR/AR marketing solutions is increasing

Original title: Demand for VR/AR marketing solutions is increasing In the past 20 years, digital media advertising technology has become an accurate science. Therefore, the brand's expectation of the accuracy of the report content is very high. It is not enough to create a VR content. Brands need to know how many people see, participate, watch and ultimately form a conversion rate because of the input of these content. This is how brands and their agents operate. As an industry,...
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Turning to AR, Jaunt auctioned VR equipment in large quantities

Turning to AR, Jaunt auctioned VR equipment in large quantities

Dec. 9, with Jaunt's move to AR, the company recently launched a large-scale online auction of VR devices, including display screens, VR headsets and peripherals. There have been reports that Jaunt is selling VR business. Heritage Global Partners is responsible for the auction, which includes almost all the equipment fixed at the Jaunt Santa Monica office. The main items are: 27-inch Apple Thunderbolt Display Dell Display Samsung Xuanlong System/Head Display Oculus System/Head Display Wacom 21-inch Tablet Computer Google Daydream System/Head...
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Starbreeze announces that StarVR One developers plan to shelve

Starbreeze announces that StarVR One developers plan to shelve

On December 9, Starbreeze sent an open letter to developers saying that the previously announced StarVR Developer Program developer plan would be put on hold. Starbreeze said in an e-mail: To our distinguished community of developers and partners, We regret to inform you that the StarVR developer plan has been shelved until further notice. We believe that when our company is privatized, putting StarVR developers'plans on hold is the most responsible move, which may bring some changes to our operations....
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Google launched ARCore 1.6, including boundary tracking precision optimization and ceneform lighting optimization

Google launched ARCore 1.6, including boundary tracking precision optimization and ceneform lighting optimization

December 9 News Google recently launched ARCore 1.6, which supports more accurate boundary tracking and a number of lighting optimizations for Sceneform. Lifelike lighting effect is one of the focuses of this optimization. Previous versions of Sceneform default optimize the ambient light to yellow, while in version 1.6, the color is neutral white, providing more real digital objects. "This is closer to the way light appears in the real world, making digital objects look more natural," Ashish Shah, product manager...
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