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Painting app released for Oculus

Nov 22, 2014 -- Virtual reality artists can now paint in 3D, with a new painting app, Tilt Brush, released for the Oculus Rift. You can paint thick, three-dimensional brush strokes, smoke, stars, and even light, according to development... … Read entire article »

Paul McCarney goes virtual

Nov 22, 2014 -- Android smartphone users can now watch Paul McCartney’s recent Candlestick Part concert in virtual reality by downloading this app and using it in conjunction with Google Cardboard or similar smartphone-phone based headset. ” It was... … Read entire article »

Samsung posts two videos from virtual reality conference

Nov 22, 2014 -- Gear VR manufacturer Samsung has posted two new virtual reality-related videos from its recent Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco. The video below demonstrates the Gear VR headset. In addition, Samsung lead designer Alex Cho talks... … Read entire article »

Fidelity tracks stocks in 3D

Nov 20, 2014 -- Fidelity Labs, the R&D think-tank inside Fidelity Investments, created StockCity for Oculus Rift and the Web. Stock City is a 3D visualization tool that uses virtual reality to transform an investor’s stock portfolio into a... … Read entire article »

Fish Bowl offers on-demand user testing for virtual reality

Nov 20, 2014 -- Are you building a virtual reality app and need to test it on people who aren’t related to you? Fish Bowl claims to have the largest panel of virtual testers in the world, each... … Read entire article »

The Who release virtual reality app

Nov 20, 2014 -- The rock band The Who has released a free virtual reality app for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets and plan to add support for the Oculus Rift as well, when that device comes... … Read entire article »

OSgrid begins rebuilding

Nov 20, 2014 -- OSgrid has begun the rebuilding process, grid administrators announced today, even as the latest attempt to recover data starts to approach the finish line. Around 3 terabytes of data has been recovered as of this... … Read entire article »

All OpenSim stats up in November

Nov 18, 2014 -- The total number of regions, registered users and active users all hit new record highs this month. The total land area on OpenSim’s public grids rose by the equivalent of 567  standard regions to 52,747, the... … Read entire article »

5 reasons commercialization is good for virtual reality

Nov 16, 2014 -- You may have seen the recent flood of announcements from companies jumping on the virtual reality bandwagon. Movie studios, hotel chains, car companies are releasing virtual experiences at a furious pace. Most people are... … Read entire article »