Category: VR

Whack-A-Host

Dave and I did a ShopTalk Show all about VR the other week. Then, as Dave does, he went off and used A-Frame to build a game: ShopTalk Show: What-A-Host! Between this and playing around with Tilt Brush at Sarah’s the other week, I’m thisclose to getting a headset. Direct Link to Article — Permalink W...

Embedding Virtual Reality Across the Web with VR Views

The methods available for web developers to build virtual reality experiences for the web is growing at a rapid and exciting pace! I previously covered how to build VR on the web last year and it has already advanced quite a bit since then. There are quite a few options for building virtual reality experiences for the ...

A-Frame: The Easiest Way to Bring VR to the Web Today

Web developers around the world don’t need to go out and learn entirely new languages or a game engine like Unity or Unreal Engine to start developing virtual reality. There are various ways to start experimenting with VR on the web today and the A-Frame framework is one of the easiest ways to get started. What i...

Build Virtual Reality in VR with Primrose and WebVR

Virtual reality is really hitting its stride this year, with VR headsets selling out all over the place. Virtual reality development is steadily gaining more attention from development platforms right now as they begin to cater to these eager developers. One of the most exciting features both Unity and Unreal Engine ar...

Quick Read: The WebVR 1.0 API Draft Proposal

Virtual reality has come a quite long way since Oculus Rift entered the stage a few years ago, opening up a whole new range of possibilities to experience digital content. Although its use cases were blurry and undefined, it gained huge traction which lead to Facebook acquiring Oculus for $2 billion. Such great expecta...

How to Build VR on the Web Today

Virtual reality is set to be worth up to $7 billion by 2020. The web is definitely not going to remain an exclusively 2D environment during this time. In fact, there are already a few simple ways to bring VR into the browser. It is also incredibly fun to work with! [author_more] To begin your development adventure into...

Visualizing a Twitter Stream in VR with Three.js and Node

Twitter is a wonderful and information rich beast. I wanted to combine some of the powers of visualization, Three.js and its VR capabilities with Socket.IO and Node to create a pretty world of particles generated via a Twitter stream. I’ve previously discussed all the basics of developing virtual reality web expe...