Andreessen Horowitz, the ScarJo of venture firms, has just put $75 million into Oculus Rift to help the company take its technology mainstream. But, 3D isn't really taking off, and has never really taken off, beyond short term hype.
Monarch Mountain, a 360-degree virtual reality guide to ski resorts served by the airline, Monarch Airlines, has been created in a direct marketing campaign by marketing agency WDMP. Visitors will find themselves transported to a virtual ski slope, with high quality graphics and a 360-degree ‘Photosphere’ view complete with realistic falling snow and sound.WDMP has created the campaign using technology which claims to make it accessible with one click from any tablet, smartphone, laptop or PC.
When he was the god of code at iD Software, he would have Microsoft's DirectX developers begging him for his support. That was just 3D, now Carmack is going to spice up our reality and he is still the king of gaming.
Scientists have been able to 'project' people's consciousness into a computer avatar, in much the same way as happens in the movie.
You know how when you're watching a 3D movie, sometimes it feels like you could just reach out and grab the images that are popping out? Thanks to researchers, now you actually can.
The Russian government has deployed Nvidia's 3D Vision technology to provide cosmonauts with a virtual reality experience during their simulated Mars mission.
I flew down to Hollywood last Tuesday to attend the Marvell AVANTA launch.