List of VR or Virtual Reality Events, Expo, Exhibitions & Conferences

Here is the list of VR or virtual reality events, expo, exhibitions or conferences. Some are fully dedicated to virtual reality and some can be related with VR.
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Google joins Virtual Reality by Funding “Magic Leap”, a Cinematic Reality Company

Yes. You heard it right. Google is jumping into the virtual reality bandwagon by funding Magic Leap. “What company is this??” You might asked. At this point of time, little is known about Magic Leap. It is some sort like a mysterious company where it claims to provide a cinematic reality business. Rite now, Google led the investment and has raised around $542 million funding for this company. Now, it looks like the virtual reality industry getting stuffier and hotter when Google Inc. joins in.

Magic Leap Company

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Interactive Holographic Video of Batcave from “Batman: The Animated Series” for VR Display

Soon, you’ll be able to experience the feeling of being a Batman or Bruce Wayne. At least by experiencing the surrounding inside the Batcave in a VR display via interactive holographic video method. This kind of experience will be made accessible using the virtual reality headset such as Oculus Rift and Samsung Galaxy Gear. Thanks to Warner Bros., DC Entertainment and OTOY, we will be able to realize our childhood dream of becoming that glamorous superhero of all time.

Interactive Holographic Video of Batcave from Batman The Animated Series
Interactive Holographic Video of Batcave from “Batman: The Animated Series”

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What is the Meaning of IMU or Inertial Measurement Unit?

What is the meaning of IMU? IMU stands for Inertial Measurement Unit. This is the main component in the inertial navigation systems which are used in aircraft, watercraft, spacecraft and even guided missiles. Now, the usage has been extended to other consumer applications such as motion capture system, gaming, VFX, screen rotation, gesture recognition and navigation. In a virtual reality system, sometimes it will be used inside the controller to perform the motion tracking, sensing and capturing capabilities. For example, the Sixense STEM VR motion controller.

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