Valve reveals VR-exclusive game Half-Life: Alyx

November 22, 2019 at 02:33AM Game will be first in series since Half-Life 2: Episode 2 was released in 2007 Developer Valve Corporation has unveiled the latest game in the long-dormant Half-Life series, a VR-exclusive title named Half-Life: Alyx, set for release in March 2020. A new game in the critically acclaimed sci-fi shooter seriesContinue reading “Valve reveals VR-exclusive game Half-Life: Alyx”

Prime Day’s best game console deals: From Playstation VR package to the Nintendo switch

July 16, 2019 at 07:48AM Xbox One discounts stretch to more than £100, while some of the most popular games are also on sale Prime Day's best game console deals: From Playstation VR package to the Nintendo switch … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Prime Day's best game console deals: From Playstation VR package toContinue reading “Prime Day’s best game console deals: From Playstation VR package to the Nintendo switch”

Amazon Prime Day’s best game console deals: From Playstation VR package to the Nintendo switch

July 15, 2019 at 11:44AM Xbox One discounts stretch to more than £100, while some of the most popular games are also on sale Amazon Prime Day's best game console deals: From Playstation VR package to the Nintendo switch … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Amazon Prime Day's best game console deals: From Playstation VRContinue reading “Amazon Prime Day’s best game console deals: From Playstation VR package to the Nintendo switch”

Blood & Truth review: PS VR reaches its peak in new gangster heist game

July 11, 2019 at 12:23PM Gangster heist game started out as a demo of Sony’s virtual reality kit, and the full version is still its most accomplished realisation Blood & Truth review: PS VR reaches its peak in new gangster heist game … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Blood & Truth review: PS VR reachesContinue reading “Blood & Truth review: PS VR reaches its peak in new gangster heist game”

Five of the best VR headsets

June 22, 2019 at 04:00PM From the Oculus Quest and Valve’s pricey Vive Pro to Nintendo’s family-friendly kits, a guide to what’s on offer in the world of virtual reality Six years after the first iteration of the Oculus Rift kickstarted the modern era of virtual reality, the now Facebook-owned company is back with notContinue reading “Five of the best VR headsets”

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures

June 03, 2019 at 01:08PM An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The competition attracted 169 entries from EPSRC-funded researchers Continue reading… Nano-robots and VRContinue reading “Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures”

Oculus announces a VR subscription service for enterprises

April 30, 2019 at 08:23PM Oculus is getting serious about monetizing VR for enterprise. The company has previously sold specific business versions of the headsets, but now they’re adding a pricey annual device-management subscription. Oculus Go for business starts at $599 (64 GB) and the enterprise Oculus Quest starts at $999 (128 GB). These feesContinue reading “Oculus announces a VR subscription service for enterprises”

Star Wars: Vader Immortal VR series will see you come face-to-face with an iconic villain

April 15, 2019 at 11:55AM The three-part series is written and executive produced by David S Goyer, best known for his work on Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy Star Wars: Vader Immortal VR series will see you come face-to-face with an iconic villain … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Star Wars: Vader Immortal VR seriesContinue reading “Star Wars: Vader Immortal VR series will see you come face-to-face with an iconic villain”

Nintendo brings Mario and Zelda to VR with new cardboard Switch headset

April 05, 2019 at 03:58PM Players will need to buy and assemble their cardboard headset first Nintendo brings Mario and Zelda to VR with new cardboard Switch headset … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Nintendo brings Mario and Zelda to VR with new cardboard Switch headset

Alibaba acquires Israeli VR startup Infinity Augmented Reality

March 25, 2019 at 04:36AM Infinity Augmented Reality, an Israeli virtual reality startup, has been acquired by Alibaba, the companies announced this weekend. The deal’s terms were not disclosed. Alibaba and InfinityAR have had a strategic partnership since 2016, when Alibaba Group led InfinityAR’s Series C. Since then, the two have collaborated on augmented reality,Continue reading “Alibaba acquires Israeli VR startup Infinity Augmented Reality”

Nintendo Switch VR: New Labo kit allows console to get virtual reality with cardboard headset

March 07, 2019 at 09:03AM Company was one of the pioneers of VR gaming – but has not been involved with it for 20 years Nintendo Switch VR: New Labo kit allows console to get virtual reality with cardboard headset … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Nintendo Switch VR: New Labo kit allows console toContinue reading “Nintendo Switch VR: New Labo kit allows console to get virtual reality with cardboard headset”

Oil and gas giants Chevron and Occidental are backing tech to combat carbon emissions

January 10, 2019 at 01:43AM Carbon Engineering, a Canadian company developing technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and process it for use in enhanced oil recovery or in the creation of new synthetic fuels, has locked in financing from two big industry backers — Chevron and Occidental Petroleum — to bring its productsContinue reading “Oil and gas giants Chevron and Occidental are backing tech to combat carbon emissions”

Udemy: Learn Python Programming Masterclass

← Back to Udemy Learn Python Programming Masterclass This Python For Beginners Course Teaches You The Python Language Fast. Includes Python Online Training With Python 3 4.5 (37,584 ratings) 169,172 students enrolled Created by Tim Buchalka, Jean-Paul Roberts, Tim Buchalka’s Learn Programming Academy Last updated 3/2020 English English, Italian [Auto-generated], 2 more   Current price£13.99Continue reading “Udemy: Learn Python Programming Masterclass”

Udemy 31 March ‘20 flash sale

The Build a SAAS App with Flask Course Build a real world web app with Python, Flask and Docker. Learn to accept payments with Stripe and so much more.BestsellerRating: 4.4 out of 54.4 (1,337 ratings)7,599 studentsCreated by Nick JanetakisLast updated 1/2020EnglishCurrent price£11.99Original Price£99.99Discount88% off 21 sections • 168 lectures • 9h 57m total length CompleteContinue reading “Udemy 31 March ‘20 flash sale”

Half-Life: Alyx review – a spectacular immersive experience

March 25, 2020 at 01:16PM PC (Oculus Rift, Valve Index, HTC Vive); Valve CorporationThe classic shooter series gains a thrilling new perspective, thanks to VR tech that works symbiotically with the narrative Virtual reality and the Half-Life series have both struggled with the weight of expectations put upon them. Half-Life and its sequel are treasuredContinue reading “Half-Life: Alyx review – a spectacular immersive experience”

Time: I Finished Half-Life: Alyx in 12 Hours and Can’t Stop Thinking About It

March 23, 2020 at 08:53PM While exploring a worn-down warehouse, I look through a window and see a room full of zombies. Headcrabs — disgusting parasites that turn their hosts into monsters — twitch atop the heads of three former humans. No problem. I’ll just open the door, toss in a grenade, and mop upContinue reading “Time: I Finished Half-Life: Alyx in 12 Hours and Can’t Stop Thinking About It”

Time: As Schools Close Amid Coronavirus Concerns, the Digital Divide Leaves Some Students Behind

March 15, 2020 at 01:00PM Spring break just began for Kyii Sells-Wheeler, but he’s already wondering how he’ll complete his school work when classes resume in a little more than a week. A sophomore at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, Sells-Wheeler is one of thousands of students who have seen their colleges cancel in-personContinue reading “Time: As Schools Close Amid Coronavirus Concerns, the Digital Divide Leaves Some Students Behind”

GM reveals an EV for (almost) every purse and purpose

March 07, 2020 at 05:46PM Ed Niedermeyer Contributor Share on Twitter Ed Niedermeyer is an author, columnist and co-host of The Autonocast. His book, Ludicrous: The Unvarnished Story of Tesla Motors, was released in August 2019. More posts by this contributor GM reveals ‘Ultium,’ the heart of its EV strategy Waymo’s UX challenge is gettingContinue reading “GM reveals an EV for (almost) every purse and purpose”

Time: ‘This Is Quite a Blow.’ The Coronavirus Is Wreaking Havoc on the Video Game Industry

March 02, 2020 at 09:02PM As many people around the world limit their time outdoors for fear of the coronavirus, one might think it’s a boon time for the video game industry, which can provide a form of entertainment that isolated people so desperately need. But in reality, the outbreak could not have come atContinue reading “Time: ‘This Is Quite a Blow.’ The Coronavirus Is Wreaking Havoc on the Video Game Industry”

Time: How TIME Re-created the 1963 March on Washington in Virtual Reality

February 20, 2020 at 12:27PM Tucked away in an office on a quiet Los Angeles street, past hallways chockablock with miniature props and movie posters, is a cavernous motion-capture studio. And in that studio is the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in 1963, on the day Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have aContinue reading “Time: How TIME Re-created the 1963 March on Washington in Virtual Reality”

Worldline’s $8B acquisition of Ingenico’s $3B revenue would barely pay for Robinhood or Revolut’s valuations

by lexsokolin.com In the long take this week, I look at how spending $8 billion can either buy you $3 billion of revenue from Ingenico, or the private valuation of Robinhood and/or Revolut. Would you rather have a massive cash-flow machine, or a venture bet on a Millennial investing meme? To articulate this question inContinue reading “Worldline’s $8B acquisition of Ingenico’s $3B revenue would barely pay for Robinhood or Revolut’s valuations”