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OpenSim – Visit to Ingen Labs – Vehicles, Physics and Varregions

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High Fidelity Alpha Tests – Importing the Tuscany Villa Demo

An alpha test of importing the Oculus Rift Unity3D-based Tuscany Villa Demonstration to the hifi://alpha/TuscanyAlpha location proved very successful. As Tuscany Villa Appears in Oculus Unity Demo As Tuscany Villa Appears in High Fidelity (27-Oct-2014) HiFi Snapshot including Window Surround … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 – Oil Rig on OpenSim in CtrlAltStudio Viewer

Using David Rowe’s CtrlAltStudio Viewer (1.2.2.41206 Alpha 3), a variant of Firestorm 4.6.5 with added Oculus Rift DK1 and DK2 and Stereoscopic 3D display modes, on the AiLand grid based on OpenSimulator. hop://ai.vue.ed.ac.uk:8002/Oil%20Rig/128/128/20 Visiting the Robert Gordon’s University (RGU) oil … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 – Supercar at Calton Hill

More testing of the Oculus Rift DK2 in Second Life using the Linden Labs Project Viewer 3.7.18 (295296). Check if a later version has been released. This version uses Oculus SDK 0.4.2 Beta so still works with the Rift DK2 … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 – Others in VR Space

With the availability of an early alpha version of the CtrlAltStudio Viewer from David Rowe, it is now possible to enter a populated and content-rich virtual world and interact with others via voice in Second Life and OpenSim… no more … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 – Fallingwater

The Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater building in OpenSim (this one by Inara Pey is on the Kitely Grid – see blog post) is worth exploring in 3D via the Oculus Rift DK2 with the CtrlAltStudio Viewer. Inside Fallingwater

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Oculus Rift DK2 – CtrlAltStudio Viewer Tests

David Rowe (twitter: @CtrlAltDavid) has released an early experimental version of his CtrlAltStudio Viewer for Second Life and OpenSim which can support the Oculus Rift DK2. The viewer already supported 3D stereoscopic displays for the NVidia 3D Vision (with active … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 – Alone in VR Space

Many reviewers and bloggers rave about the Oculus Rift and the amazing immersive feeling that the “games” and 3D “experiences” available give. After a week or two with the Oculus Rift DK2 and trying a range of the experiences and … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 – Undersea, in Flight and in Space

A list of Oculus Rift DK2 games and experiences is maintained, along with download links, at: http://www.theriftarcade.com/oculus-rift-dk2-supported-games/ As tests of the Oculus DK2 there are some excellent 3D immersive environments to try… Undersea with Ocean Rift http://llyrie.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/ocean-rift-demo-for-dk2.html Image from Llyr’s … Continue reading

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High Fidelity Alpha Tests – Oculus Rift Intial Test

Oculus Rift mode via “View” -> “Enable VR Mode” appears not to work yet with the Oculus Rift DK2… An avatar attachment is available to wear on the “head” position to indicate you are using a VR headset in the … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 Setup and Test

Prior to using the Oculus Rift DK2 headset, the firmware in the delivered headset must be updated to version 2.11 using the “Oculus Configuration Utility”. This also allows “per user” profiles to be set up to fine tune use of … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 Arrives

After being ordered on 19th March 2014, the Oculus Rift DK2 finally arrived in Edinburgh on 29th July 2014. Testing now begins. Image from Oculus VR, LLC SDK 0.4 Beta

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