Take VR Into Your Own Hands With These DIY Builds

Whatever kind of reality you like, here are some interesting projects to play around with. Read more on MAKE The post Take VR Into Your Own Hands With These DIY Builds appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

Mechanical Volumetric Displays Are Fascinating, and Lumi Is Launching One On Kickstarter

Fully 3D, no glasses or head gear required! Read more on MAKE The post Mechanical Volumetric Displays Are Fascinating, and Lumi Is Launching One On Kickstarter appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

Feel Weight In Virtual Reality with this Transforming Controller

Giving players a greater sense of weight and touch is a hot topic in virtual reality right now. It only makes sense that makers would jump at the problem. Read more on MAKE The post Feel Weight In Virtual Reality with this Transforming Controller … […]

A Year After Our Virtual Reality Issue: Trends We’ve Seen

In July of 2016, we published our Virtual Reality focused issue of Make: magazine. Let’s revisit VR, and see how it’s changed.

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Ready Maker One! MakeVR Pro Adds Precision 3D Modeling Tools

These features take a toy and make it a tool Read more on MAKE The post Ready Maker One! MakeVR Pro Adds Precision 3D Modeling Tools appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

Making VR Accessible for People with Physical Disabilities

Walkin VR is making it easier for people with physical disabilities to be able to play virtual reality experiences. Read more on MAKE The post Making VR Accessible for People with Physical Disabilities appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Idea… […]

How to Make VR Experiences That Actually Matter

It seems like everyone is making a VR app these days. From recording concerts in VR to designing your next kitchen, brands and individual developers around the world are expending incredible amounts of effort to make their VR app the next big thing. Unfortunately, most of them aren’t so great. VR has the potential to […] […]

MakeVR Lets You Create 3D Models in Virtual Reality with Real CAD

There’s a new 3D modeler in VR town and it feels like a game-changer — MakeVR was released today by Vive Studios and Sixense. We tested early versions on the HTC Vive system and I can testify it’s an amazing experience, very intuitive and so natural feeling — you just […]

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The Power of VR as an ‘Empathy Machine’ and Office Holodeck

Virtual reality has a long history in science fiction. From the Lawnmower Man to the Matrix, the idea of VR has inspired artists and gamers alike. But it’s only very recently that the technology has moved out of the lab into people’s homes. Since the 2012 Oculus Kickstarter, VR has become a driving passion for […] […]

This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through February 11th)

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Understanding Agent Cooperation Joel Leibo, Vinicius Zambaldi, Marc Lanctot, Janusz Marecki, Thore Graepel | Google DeepMind Blog “Recent progress in artificial intelligence and specifically deep reinforcement learning provides us with the tools to look at the problem of social dilemmas through a new lens… we showed that we can apply the modern AI technique of deep […] […]