The virtual reality has been applied mostly in the field of video games and entertainment in general but the truth is that, contrary to what many thinks, has also been used in fields such as medicine, military training, archeology or even flight simulations.
And virtual reality involves the creation of an environment of scenes and objects that seem real, but that has been created by advanced computer technology, to precisely create that sense of reality in the user who is immersed in such technology (virtual reality immersive).
Once you put on your Oculus Rift glasses you enter your personal room, a kind of virtual room that you can decorate as you wish. From there you can access everything that virtual reality offers you. 3D games, 360º movies, applications to meet friends, games, etc.
The Oculus Rift viewfinder is comfortable and light, with a headband that secures it to the back of the head. The screen consisting of two OLED panels has an incredible resolution of 2160×1200 pixels. This means that 233 million pixels per second will be moved.
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In addition, the Rift glasses have a series of accessories available that will further enhance your virtual experience, such as the Oculus Touch controls. Through these controls, we can use physical controls that will recognize our position and that will combine presence, manipulation, and gestures.
However, now that its 4th of July and this marks a big day for everyone in the US as its the Independence Day for all, Oculus company has found an opportunity to promote its VR services and few games and app for you to fully immerse and enjoy this independence day comfortably at home from your Oculus VR. Here are the apps:-
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MASTERWORKS: JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY
Travel to three continents and visit some of the world’s most amazing places that span over 3000 years of human history. Discover the fate of the ancient capital of Thailand, the mysteries of a pre-Incan temple in the Peruvian Andes, the astonishing Native American cliff dwellings of Colorado, and the monumental stone carvings of Mt Rushmore in South Dakota. The MasterWorks Museum transports you to four fully explorable environments where you can collect artifacts and learn from archaeologists and scientists as you unravel the mysteries of who built these amazing places and learn about the challenges they face today in a rapidly changing climate.
The People’s House: Inside the White House with Barack and Michelle Obama
The Felix & Paul studio has once again been awarded in an Emmy contest, this time being the winners of the category “Best original interactive program” by The People’s House: Inside the White House with Barack and Michelle Obama, an experience in 360º that created Felix & Paul and Oculus Studios, and that offers a guided tour to the White House. We can watch the video in Rift and Gear VR, as well as YouTube.
Owlchemy Labs has announced that its Vacation Simulator game, which was scheduled to arrive last year, will finally be available on April 9 on PC with support for Rift and SteamVR for $29.99. The PSVR version does not have an exact date yet, although they have shared that it will arrive this summer. The creators of Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality will immerse us in what becomes the sequel to their previous title Job Simulator, only this time, instead of working, we will have to relax on an island paradise.
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE BY BOULEVARD
BLVRD brings art, architecture, and culture to people around the world. Partnering with leading Museums and cultural sites, Boulevard gives immersive access and revolutionizes the way the world looks at the arts. With 21st-century innovation and dynamic content, Boulevard is reshaping the landscape of storytelling and bringing history to life for anyone, anywhere, anytime.
YouTube VR was launched in November 2016 and is now available on Daydream View, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, Samsung Gear, VR, Oculus Go, and Oculus Rift. This gives you a home not only in glasses and helmets connected to PCs but can also be carried anywhere with mobile and completely wireless virtual reality devices.
The app has different filters to search for immersive content, allows you to use our YouTube account to access all functions and includes the ” View together ” mode, in which we connect to the same room to watch videos with other people. In addition, searches can be done with a virtual keyboard or voice.