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From UAV to VR in No Time: Autodesk® ReCap™ Photo Quickly Renders 3D Structures Thanks to Multicore Scalability

Creating 3D models of an outdoor scene for use in architecture, engineering, and construction is now easier and faster than ever with the help of UAVs, Autodesk ReCap Photo, and high-core-count Intel Xeon processors. Businesses in these sectors can take advantage of the new speed, ease, and availability of 3D modeling based on photogrammetry to meet more deadlines, speed construction time,...
Authored by admin Last updated on 12/11/2017 - 16:43
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Working in VR to Create VR Content

In this article, Author discuss some of the challenges involved in creating content for VR from a developer’s perspective and look at some ways that our team is changing the process we use so that we can create content more efficiently, more effectively, and more collaboratively.
Authored by Justin L. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 09/11/2018 - 09:03
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One Door VR: The First Proof of Concept on Untethered VR Using MSI* Backpack PC

The challenge was to come up with something that could only be possible with an untethered VR setup. In this article, you’ll find documentation about concepting the project, what we learned, and where we hope to take it in the future. Below is the introductory video for the project.
Authored by admin Last updated on 02/05/2019 - 10:48
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Optimizing the User Experience of VR Games on IA for e-Sports

VR, as a new form of interaction between humans and the virtual world, is able to immerse users by making them feel like they are experiencing the simulated reality. However, it’s not easy to achieve considering the frame rendering budget for VR is 11.1ms per frame (90fps), and you need to render the entire scene twice (once for each eye). In this session, we’ll focus on both performance and user...
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Star Trek*: Bridge Crew and VR's New Frontiers

Star Trek: Bridge Crew is a successful VR game because it adheres to known best practices for a great VR experience, as captured in the Intel VR guidelines. If you are thinking about creating a new VR title, download the guidelines today to give yourself the best possible chance for success.
Authored by EddieC Last updated on 05/22/2018 - 15:43
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Downpour Interactive* Is Bringing Military Sims to VR with Onward*

While there's no dearth of VR (virtual reality) shooters out there, military simulation games enthusiasts searching for a VR version of Arma* or Rainbow Six*, where tactics trump flashy firefights, don't have many options. Downpour Interactive* founder Dante Buckley was one such fan, and when he decided to make his first game, Onward*, after a stint in hardware development, he knew it had to be a...
Authored by admin Last updated on 05/18/2018 - 11:06
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Take Safety Training Back to the Roots with Virtualization

Like most other training content experts, we started our virtual reality (VR) journey through safety training for a global shipping company that we have provided training support to for over a decade. The benefits of virtual reality safety training (VRST), as opposed to instructor-led training, videos, regular e-learning courses, or serious games and simulations are far higher the way we see it....
Authored by admin Last updated on 08/01/2018 - 15:59
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Optimization for Unity* Software and Virtual Reality: Run-Time Generated Content

The project presented here takes advantage of some inherent VR design choices, such as non-continuous locomotion (teleport or similar), even though most of this can be adapted for regular smooth locomotion as well, with a few variations.This article show you the techniques that can help you create massive games with many elements. Imagine lush forests and extensive maps, all randomly generated...
Authored by Castedo, Alejandro Last updated on 05/21/2019 - 13:40
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Arena Concourse Comes to Life With Virtual Reality

Intel developed Project Mall as a proof of concept to demonstrate the commercial potential of VR in architecturure
Authored by Jason Powell (Intel) Last updated on 11/13/2018 - 14:35