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How Does that Make You Feel?: Facial Tracking Comes to VR

There’s an exciting branch of computer technology known as affective computing. Yes. that’s “affective” and not “effective”. Affective computing is all about how we can integrate human emotional states into computing. It includes both how computers can read and understand our emotions as well as how they can reproduce them in different ways. Why would … Continue reading How Does that Make You Feel?: Facial Tracking Comes to VR

ZeniMax Awarded $500 Million in Major Legal Case against Oculus

A Texas jury yesterday has awarded ZeniMax, parent company of Bethesda and iD Software $500 million dollars after finding that Oculus and founder Palmer Luckey had breached a non-disclosure agreement, as well as infringed on ZeniMax’s copyright. The jury did find against allegations that Oculus stole ZeniMax’s trade secrets and as a result the ultimate … Continue reading ZeniMax Awarded $500 Million in Major Legal Case against Oculus

VR Fever Sweeps CES 2016 Show

As the curtain drops on CES International 2016, there is one clear and very obvious takeaway. Forget self-driving cars and 8k curved TV’s; VR is the Next Big Thing. That much was made obvious by the sheer number of HMD manufacturers, software vendors and third-party hardware companies vying for attention on the exhibition floor, as … Continue reading VR Fever Sweeps CES 2016 Show