Recently, NextVR announced their new product which they called “Virtual Reality Digital Camera System“. For your info, NextVR is a pioneer in immersive, high-definition virtual reality technology for live and recorded experiences. Previously, it was known as Next3D.
This advanced camera system from NextVR is for filming the ultra high definition, 360-degree 3D virtual reality video content for the mass market. It will definitely help movie makers, film producers and broadcasters to capture and produce HDVR (High-Definition Virtual Reality) content. I think this is a good time for content creator kind of product since lately we have been bombarded with various head-mounted display type of products.
Why VR? This is a question that haunted me for a very, very long time. From many other subjects or disciplines, but why VR or Virtual Reality that I like or love very much. Why I am so passionate about VR? I really took my time to think deep about this passion. There’s something about VR that makes me crazy and can’t stop thinking about it.
Recently, Miraisens, a Japan company, introduced “3D-Haptics Technology” where user can experience the presence of 3D objects as if they existed there physically even in the virtual world. For those who don’t know, haptic technology or also known as haptics is a way to recreate the feeling or sense of touch by applying the forces, motions or vibrations to the users.
In this case, “3D-Haptics Technology” enables the VR user to experience the presence feeling, touch feeling of roughness, and reaction feeling of grasping, pushing and pulling the 3D objects. Hence, this can greatly enhance and improve the VR touchable and sensory experience in virtual environment.
Recently, Samsung has announced its latest product called “Gear VR” which is a wireless and mobile virtual reality headset. This VR headset is designed to work together with the upcoming Samsung Note 4. You just snap, slip or dock the Samsung Note 4 into the headset and you will be immediately transported into the cinematic virtual reality environment. This is an awesome news for me and will be a good reason for me to upgrade from my current Note 2. Hopefully soon, we can see a new virtual reality phenomenon at Samsung store where everybody will be busy trying out this cool stuff. Below is how it looks like…