Calm Before The Storm

Ever since 2010, virtual reality has been at a boom. Whether it’s video games, movies, business, military training or even the healthcare industry, VR has taken the world by storm and everyone’s got their pick, from garage companies to multinationals. Starting with Oculus, which was soon purchased by Facebook, then HTC’s Vive series, Google with…

Something Legendary

Terra Virtua is up to speed with it’s Digital Collectibles Market Place. For those who do not know, Big Immersive has put countless hours into the development of one of the world’s first Digital Collectibles Market Place, based on blockchain technology, which ensures to provide security and privacy to it’s users. Digital Collectibles, in the…

Rise Of Immersive Cinema

Cinema has been around for more than a century. From the nickleodeons of the 1800s, to Block Buster Rentals of the 80s and 90s…to modern day IMAX. Genre and type go almost beyond limit when it comes to cinema. Cinematography has evolved and mixed over generations. Scores written by master composers have won more Oscars…

Terra Virtua – The Birth Of A Digital Universe

Before we dive deep into the application, let’s get to know some of the basics. First, the facts! This world is tough, unrelenting and unforgiving. No matter how strong you are, you will at least once in your life, need an escape from reality. Only problem is, this escape from reality to a virtual world,…

Should I invest in VR?

Many times, economic trends can shift drastically due to reasons that even experts can’t explain. That’s mainly due to the fact that the many forces that surround us act in ways that we, as humans, can neither predict nor govern. These forces can influence mass markets, stocks and even a country’s economical state. So what…

Index: Valve’s “Truly Next-Gen” Headset

In recent times, the world has had a great many VR headsets unveiled to it. Many with their own unique perks, features, gimmicks and cons. The most prominent of the many unveiled headsets, were obviously the new Oculus Rift S along with the HTC Vive Pro, both of which are not stand alone headsets. As…

HTC: To The Cosmos

Rumors have been flying around recently about a new HTC headset, known for now, as the Cosmos. HTC has recently released it’s stand alone headset with 6DOF, the VIVE focus, which has found critical acclaim for it’s ease of use, and comfort. HTC wishes to bring a similar, easy set-up experience to it’s new headset…

Haptic Feedback and VR: Honing The Fifth Sense

Virtual Reality has evolved several folds over the course of history. It has improved in all aspects, especially visual quality, dynamic audio and accurate calibration while interacting with objects and other beings within a game. However, irrespective of real a virtual reality experience might look, there is one predicament which I, and I’m sure many…

Gyroscopes and VR: The Key To Sensing Gravity

Ever balanced a tray with a lot of drinks on it with one hand? Sounds easy right? That’s because the human hand, along with the arm, guided by sensory neurons, as well as pin-point eye coordination, enable us to balance objects accordingly to the external conditions. We are able to balance ourselves on steep climbs…

Eye Tracking: A Look Into The Future

If we gaze upon the past, we’ll notice that all great technologists focused on certain points, which they believed were key in advancing. One of the primary points among these, was precision. From the first ever powdered guns, to Swiss watches, to capacitive touchscreens, and so on, mankind has strived to make each and every…

HTC Vive Focus Plus: Stepping in Right Direction

Recently, we got our hands on an HTC Vive Focus Plus dev kit. Safe to say that we all had a field day with it, taking turns to experience the headset that claims to outwit other standalone ones. Although taking turns may be exaggerating a bit, since I’ve had to resort to tricks to get…

VR & Eye-Tracking: Creating a Roadmap of How Customers Make a Choice

Pretty much everyone has heard the proverb ‘Eyes are windows to the soul’. But nobody would have expected back then that they could also lead us to reveal secrets of how people decide to buy anything. It’s a commonly known fact that 95% of purchase decisions happen in subconscious. Since most of it happens somewhere…