A camera system that films people with a perfect three-dimensional impression

Fraunhofer HHI researchers have developed a camera system that films people with a perfect three-dimensional impression. The core of this system is a stereo camera: Just as people do it with their two eyes, the camera records the person with two lenses. This stereoscopic vision results in distances being estimated well, because both eyes look Read more about A camera system that films people with a perfect three-dimensional impression[…]

Paving the way for personalized virtual reality (VR) experiences

Global digital agency Isobar has developed the world’s first Virtual Reality Emotional Measurement and Analytics Platform. Isobar, in a research collaboration with the MIT Media Lab, has co-developed a way to capture and analyze behavioral data in virtual reality. With this foundational research, Isobar has since advanced this work to include integration with its proprietary MindSight® tool. This Read more about Paving the way for personalized virtual reality (VR) experiences[…]

A new cooperation will bring haptic feedback to help customers create more immersive virtual reality environments

 Vicon, the motion capture technology specialist for the entertainment, engineering and life sciences industries, has collaborated with Manus VR, leading developer of virtual reality gloves. This key integration will give customers the ability to incorporate the Manus VR Glove into their production pipelines – providing full finger tracking. Whilst also unlocking features such as haptic feedback to deliver Read more about A new cooperation will bring haptic feedback to help customers create more immersive virtual reality environments[…]

SALENTO AVR 2017 – 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics

SALENTO AVR 2017 intends to bring together researchers, scientists and practitioners to discuss key issues, approaches, ideas, open problems, innovative applications and trends on virtual and augmented reality, 3D visualization and computer graphics in the areas of medicine, cultural heritage, arts, education, entertainment, military and industrial applications. SALENTO AVR 2017 solicits original contributions in the topic areas Read more about SALENTO AVR 2017 – 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics[…]

New Miniature Panomorph Lens for VR and 360° Cameras in Mass Production

ImmerVision, the inventor of the 360-degree panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical and imaging technology announces the mass production of a new 360° panomorph lens by Kolen, a global lens supplier, optimized for VR and 360° camera products. Designed by ImmerVision, this new 5mm, 187° FoV panomorph lens is to be integrated onto Read more about New Miniature Panomorph Lens for VR and 360° Cameras in Mass Production[…]

SALENTO AVR 2017 – 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics

SALENTO AVR 2017 intends to bring together researchers, scientists and practitioners to discuss key issues, approaches, ideas, open problems, innovative applications and trends on virtual and augmented reality, 3D visualization and computer graphics in the areas of medicine, cultural heritage, arts, education, entertainment, military and industrial applications. SALENTO AVR 2017 solicits original contributions in the topic areas Read more about SALENTO AVR 2017 – 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics[…]

ESI and Technology Partner HTC Vive Introduce Head Mounted Displays for Industrial Applications

ESI Group, leading innovator in Virtual Prototyping software and services for manufacturing industries, announces the latest release of IC.IDO, its Virtual Reality (VR) solution designed for industrial use. ESI IC.IDO 11 brings solid performance improvements along with new functionalities for efficient in-process engineering reviews, assembly tooling validation, and early accessibility and serviceability assessment. Fully compatible Read more about ESI and Technology Partner HTC Vive Introduce Head Mounted Displays for Industrial Applications[…]

TPCAST Partners with Lattice Semiconductor to Deliver an Immersive Wireless VR Experience

Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC), the leading provider of customizable smart connectivity solutions, and TPCAST announced an exclusive partnership to deliver wireless solutions for head mount display (HMD)-based VR systems. Lattice’s WirelessHD® solution, along with a suite of FPGA and ASSP products, are offered exclusively in TPCAST’s VR applications which require low latency, high bandwidth wireless Read more about TPCAST Partners with Lattice Semiconductor to Deliver an Immersive Wireless VR Experience[…]

Top Seven Global Technology Predictions for 2017

From artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things (IoT), far-reaching innovations are unfolding in virtually every technology sector around the globe, continuing to change the way consumers, businesses and machines interact while also spurring the next revolution in tech market growth, according to a new white paper from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader Read more about Top Seven Global Technology Predictions for 2017[…]