Zuckerberg announced at Connect3 that the next phase of VR is software. I am interested in seeing what developers come up with although i found Oculus demos of legless avatars sharing spaces together not all that inspiring. You will have to forgive me for not finding it exciting and new. You are welcome to dismiss … Read moreWhat i want from #VR Software phase
I’ve heard a lot in the past few years how the future is all about the software, it’s the era of the app. But in the worlds of VR it’s still very much about the Hardware. Within the virtual realms of Second Life i remember a few attempts to expand the experience via hardware. The … Read more#VR is as much about hardware as it is software.
I watched two things yesterday that caused me to think about the democratisation of VR. The First Was a video of Ebbe Altbergs DIY VR talk at Collision Conference, the other was Lab Chat 3 in Second Life. In Lab Chat they discussed an upcoming feature addition codenamed Project Bento. This project will allow Second … Read moreDemocratising #VR will need democratised 3D Content
‘What you up to today’, my friend asked on WhatsApp, ‘Oh i just ordered a cardboard box’, i replied. ‘Is that something to do with your virtual stuff?’. I first heard about Google Cardboard sometime last year and kinda scoffed at it. How can a Mobile device placed in a cardboard box give any kind … Read moreWould Casual Cardboard VR be better suited for Second Life Users than Oculus?
Well it was fun being part of the re-hype of Virtual Reality but being a Mac user i must accept that at least with regards to Oculus it’s not going anywhere for quite some time. I first grabbed an Oculus back in 2013 with the hope that soon i would be exploring virtual worlds as … Read moreMy last post about Oculus, my first about Sansar