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How dangerous are IAR exports?

Feb 28, 2015 -- Inventory exports, or IARs, became a heated topic of discussion in Google Plus communities yesterday, with one grid even disabling its IAR exports temporarily as a result. Much of the debate is due to... … Read entire article »

360Heros offers high-def VR video and hosting

Feb 27, 2015 -- Press release: 360Heros announces new technology for producing 4K virtual reality 360° videos Supports Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard headsets Offers super high-definition video Olean, NY — 360Heros Inc., a company specializing in... … Read entire article »

Dahlia Trimble’s code fix earns $2,000 bounty

Feb 25, 2015 -- OpenSim developer Dahlia Trimble has won a $2,000 code bounty for her work on fixing llLookAt, a function useful in making objects move better. “Fred Beckhusen has tested the code and is happy with... … Read entire article »

OSgrid is back

Feb 25, 2015 -- OSgrid, the oldest grid running on the OpenSim software, is backup. The news was announced in a tweet a few minutes ago. “OSgrid is opening its gates to direct logins and regions at this very... … Read entire article »

WizDish treadmill to cost $610

Feb 24, 2015 -- WizDish‘s ROVR developer kit will cost £395, or about US $610, according to a report today in VRFocus. WizDish is an omni-directional treadmill similar to the $700 Virtuix Omni or the $600 Cyberith Virtualizer and is designed to allow... … Read entire article »

Valve releasing its own VR headset

Feb 24, 2015 -- Valve just announced that it will show off its own virtual reality hardware, SteamVR, at next month’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Valve is the company behind Portal, Team Fortress 2 and the widely-used PC... … Read entire article »

OSgrid successfully rebuilds asset cluster, still no ETA

Feb 24, 2015 -- Ever since the hardware failure took down OSgrid‘s asset database last August, OSgrid residents have been worrying about whether the grid would ever recover — and, if it did, whether their inventories would be... … Read entire article »

Virtual reality’s secret third front

Feb 22, 2015 -- When it comes to virtual reality, there are two fronts, two main technical directions that the technology is evolving in that everyone is talking about. But there’s also a third front, that hasn’t been getting as... … Read entire article »

First VR fashion app released

Feb 21, 2015 -- River Island, a UK-based fashion chain, has released the first-ever fashion app for Google Cardboard-compatible virtual reality headsets. The app was released to promote the launch of the company’s Design Forum x Jean-Pierre Braganza collection,... … Read entire article »