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Zetamex offers $3 regions

Jul 28, 2014 -- Las Vegas-based Zetamex, one of OpenSim’s leading hosting companies, is experimenting with a $3 region offer for 15,000-prim regions on OSgrid and Metropolis. “This is an experimental service, meaning we are changing and it... … Read entire article »

Survey: Where do you want OpenSim to go?

Jul 27, 2014 -- The explosion of new virtual reality developments, the announcement that Linden Lab is working on a new version of Second Life, and a steady stream of updates from High Fidelity have combined to create... … Read entire article »

Oculus VR adds positional tracking to Best Practices Guide

Jul 26, 2014 -- Now that Oculus VR has begun shipping the Developer Kit 2 version of the Oculus Rift, it has updated its Best Practices Guide with a new section on positional tracking. The first generation Oculus... … Read entire article »

Report: Microsoft backing VR headset maker FOVE

Jul 26, 2014 --   According to a report today in TechRadar, Microsoft has just accepted FOVE into its Microsoft Ventures program. FOVE Inc. is a company that makes the world’s first virtual reality headset with eye-tracking. The eye-tracking... … Read entire article »

OSgrid begins 7th birthday celebration Saturday morning

Jul 26, 2014 -- OSgrid, the oldest virtual world running on the OpenSimulator software, is turning seven years old and birthday celebrations begin 10 a.m. Pacific time on Saturday morning with DJs and live performances. These include DJ Foxx... … Read entire article »

Riftmax theater is a multi-user virtual meeting space

Jul 26, 2014 -- Riftmax Theater 4D, a virtual environment with a theater and meeting space, has been released for the Oculus Rift and is now available for free as a download from Oculus Share or from the project website.... … Read entire article »

Two ideas for better search for OpenSim

Jul 25, 2014 -- Everybody talks about the fact that we need better search functionality in OpenSim, but there are few solutions out there. Why today’s automated searches don’t work Keyword search is what Metaverse Ink does, created... … Read entire article »

More VR at Comic-Con: Game of Thrones, Pacific Rim

Jul 25, 2014 -- Two more Comic-Con virtual reality experiences have been announced – “The Wall” from the Game of Thrones is back, and the Pacific Rim will be in VR for the first time. This is in... … Read entire article »

Facebook: We will be investing ‘aggressively’ in virtual reality

Jul 24, 2014 -- Facebook will be “investing aggressively” in virtual reality, company executives said on an earnings call yesterday. The company closed on a $2 billion acquisition of virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR earlier this week. “We’re... … Read entire article »