Off-topic

VR, Augmented Reality, Drones, and interesting stuff that’s a little bit off-topic from 3D printing.

Recent

Featured image of “David Bowie is” Exhibit to be Re-Launched as VR and AR Experience
Jul 17, 2018
“David Bowie is” Exhibit to be Re-Launched as VR and AR Experience
Featured image of Aniwaa Launches VR and AR Comparison Engine and Guides
Jul 10, 2018
Aniwaa Launches VR and AR Comparison Engine and Guides
Featured image of Sketchfab Launches Online Store After Successful 6-Month Beta Trial
Jun 28, 2018
Sketchfab Launches Online Store After Successful 6-Month Beta Trial
Featured image of Control Your PC and Presentations with a Fidget Cube
Jun 18, 2018
Control Your PC and Presentations with a Fidget Cube
Featured image of Dave & Buster’s to Introduce HTC Vive Headsets to 114 Arcade Locations in North America
Jun 8, 2018
Dave & Buster’s to Introduce HTC Vive Headsets to 114 Arcade Locations in North America
Featured image of 12 Best CAM Software Tools for SolidWorks, AutoCAD & Co
Jun 7, 2018
12 Best CAM Software Tools for SolidWorks, AutoCAD & Co
Featured image of Looking Back on AR and VR at Tribeca Film Festival
May 29, 2018
Looking Back on AR and VR at Tribeca Film Festival
Featured image of 2018’s Best Drone for Beginners – The Top 15
May 26, 2018
2018’s Best Drone for Beginners – The Top 15
Featured image of 2018’s Best Mini Drone / Micro Drone – The Top 25
May 25, 2018
2018’s Best Mini Drone / Micro Drone – The Top 25
Featured image of MIT Trains Drones to Fly Using VR “Flight Goggles”
May 22, 2018
MIT Trains Drones to Fly Using VR “Flight Goggles”
Featured image of Test Target Beauty Products Before you Buy with AR Makeup Studio
May 21, 2018
Test Target Beauty Products Before you Buy with AR Makeup Studio
Featured image of Microsoft Debuts Xbox Adaptive Controller for Limited-Mobility Gamers
May 17, 2018
Microsoft Debuts Xbox Adaptive Controller for Limited-Mobility Gamers
Featured image of AUGGMED Trains Police and Aid Workers for Terror Related Attacks using VR
May 16, 2018
AUGGMED Trains Police and Aid Workers for Terror Related Attacks using VR
Featured image of South Korea Develops Virtual Reality Movies for Cinema-Goers
May 13, 2018
South Korea Develops Virtual Reality Movies for Cinema-Goers
Featured image of Google Maps to Improve Walking Navigation with AR Fox and Giant Arrows
May 12, 2018
Google Maps to Improve Walking Navigation with AR Fox and Giant Arrows
Featured image of Export Collada Files from New PSVR Painting App
May 11, 2018
Export Collada Files from New PSVR Painting App
Featured image of Autodesk Ditches Subscriptions for SketchBook, Now a Free Download
May 10, 2018
Autodesk Ditches Subscriptions for SketchBook, Now a Free Download
Featured image of Terminus Exhibit at the National Gallery of Australia Blends VR with Physical Art
May 10, 2018
Terminus Exhibit at the National Gallery of Australia Blends VR with Physical Art
Featured image of Download Your Very Own Digital Copy of Boston
May 10, 2018
Download Your Very Own Digital Copy of Boston
Featured image of Lenovo’s $300 VR-Camera “Mirage” is Available Now
May 9, 2018
Lenovo’s $300 VR-Camera “Mirage” is Available Now
Featured image of Warhammer Fan Creates Winning Display for Armies of Parade
Miniature Conquests
Warhammer Fan Creates Winning Display for Armies of Parade

Featured image of 5 Best Fidget Spinner Tricks Tutorial Videos on YouTube
Finger Switchin’ Good
5 Best Fidget Spinner Tricks Tutorial Videos on YouTube

Looking for cool fidget spinner tricks to impress your teacher? Here are the 5 best fidget spinner tricks tutorial videos.

Featured image of MIT Trains Drones to Fly Using VR “Flight Goggles”
No More Crashing
MIT Trains Drones to Fly Using VR “Flight Goggles”

Engineers from MIT have built a virtual reality system for drones which they hope will reduce the frequency that the pilotless aircraft crash during training. The VR training system is called "Flight Goggles".

Featured image of Autodesk Ditches Subscriptions for SketchBook, Now a Free Download
Free Stuff
Autodesk Ditches Subscriptions for SketchBook, Now a Free Download

As of the end of April, Autodesk's SketchBook artwork software has transitioned from a paid subscription model to completely free for individual users. Users can sketch away on any device to their heart's content without spending a dime.

Featured image of Vuze+ Shoots 360 Degree 4K Video in 3D
Capturing Reality
Vuze+ Shoots 360 Degree 4K Video in 3D

VR technology just keeps getting better and better. The latest device to hit the market is the Vuze+ VR camera, with 360 degree 4K video in three dimensions!

Featured image of Export Collada Files from New PSVR Painting App
From Game to Print Bed?
Export Collada Files from New PSVR Painting App

A new VR painting application has just released for PlayStation 4. Titled CoolPaintrVR, the app allows you to paint and sculpt in VR and export your creations to 3D modeling software and platforms.

Featured image of Apple’s iOS ARKit Makes 3D Sketching and Modeling Easy
Draw in 2D, Get 3D
Apple’s iOS ARKit Makes 3D Sketching and Modeling Easy

With Apple's release of iOS 11, later this year, will come the ARKit which could be set to have many 3D or CAD style applications.

Featured image of Control Your PC and Presentations with a Fidget Cube
Now on Kickstarter
Control Your PC and Presentations with a Fidget Cube

Inspired by the fidget cube, Masta Box is a controller gadget which serves a range of purposes, such as a Micro SD card reader, anAir Mouse, a Joystick and a Laser Pointer.

Featured image of Dave & Buster’s to Introduce HTC Vive Headsets to 114 Arcade Locations in North America
VR in the Arcade
Dave & Buster’s to Introduce HTC Vive Headsets to 114 Arcade Locations in North America

Dave & Buster's and HTC Vive are teaming up to bring VR headsets and multiplayer games to 114 locations across the US and Canada starting from next week. They're calling it the largest commercial VR arcade deployment. 

Featured image of Mozilla to Bring New Firefox Reality Web Browser to AR and VR
Firefox in VR Soon to be a Reality
Mozilla to Bring New Firefox Reality Web Browser to AR and VR

Firefox Reality is a new web browser from Mozilla for virtual and augmented reality headsets which was designed from the ground up. However, release dates are yet to be disclosed.

Featured image of Nintendo Labo Lets You Build DIY Cardboard Creations
Nintendo meets Makers
Nintendo Labo Lets You Build DIY Cardboard Creations

Featured image of Logitech Will Let You Use a Keyboard in Virtual Reality
Typing in VR
Logitech Will Let You Use a Keyboard in Virtual Reality

How can you type in virtual reality? Logitech experiments with the Bridge VR keyboard, a VR solution for HTC Vive. 

Featured image of Disney Releases Star Wars Augmented Reality Video Game
May the AR Be With You
Disney Releases Star Wars Augmented Reality Video Game

Last Friday, Disney released "Star Wars: Jedi Challenges", an augmented reality game with equipment developed in cooperation with Lenovo.

Featured image of AUGGMED Trains Police and Aid Workers for Terror Related Attacks using VR
Automated Serious Game Scenario Generator for Mixed Reality Training
AUGGMED Trains Police and Aid Workers for Terror Related Attacks using VR

Due to the number of terrorist-related attacks increasing, researchers at Sheffield Hallam University have developed a new training method using virtual and augmented reality to better prepare police, first responders and air workers called AUGGMED.

Featured image of South Korea Develops Virtual Reality Movies for Cinema-Goers
Not Just Surround-Sound
South Korea Develops Virtual Reality Movies for Cinema-Goers

Virtual Reality is making it to cinemas in South Korea with film tech labs and visual effects houses rapidly creating popular content. Cinema-goers are fully immersed with both VR and 4DX which brings feel, touch and smell to the experience.