Cilllia automates design of individual hairs, bypassing manual methods in existing CAD tools. By Amina Saeed MIT Media Lab researchers have developed a method to print hair with an innovative software technique replacing traditional 3D CAD. The pixel-mapping printing technique allows users to model and print thousands of hair-like structures rapidly. Previously, it took hours […]
PTC’s LiveWorx user conference showcases tools for creating smart connected everything.
Two new AR glasses are aimed at consumers and enterprise users. Relatively speaking, Epson is an early mover in augmented reality (AR). Their glasses technology comes from long-time work in projectors, and as a result, they enjoy a leading position in the market. Epson’s new ventures manager Eric Mizufuka says the company has built their headsets […]
ReMake is Autodesk’s newest product in the field of reality capture. It’s designed to put 3D capture technologies in the hands of anyone who wants to use it.
The new design-to-print workflow automates the process of preparing 3D models for printing and accepts major CAD program formats in addition to STL. Stratasys has unveiled its long-awaited repurposing of GrabCAD, which it acquired in 2014, with today’s announcement of GrabCAD Cloud. Stratasys says GrabCAD Cloud will speed time-to-print significantly, by focusing on the pain […]
Manus VR is close to releasing a commercial version of VR gloves for HTC Vive. Open source code gives it platform potential. A Dutch startup is well on its way to putting your hands inside a virtual reality experience. This year Manus VR has been on the trade show circuit showing off its VR gloves. […]
Easy to install, quick to learn. If content keeps up this will be a top seller. By Jon Peddie Samsung Gear, the new virtual reality head-mounted display (HMD), is easy as can be to get started. Put in a phone, it tells you to download and install the Gear app. Just hit “Next” a couple […]
You don’t know what it is, but you think you want one. By Jon Peddie Microsoft says holoportation is a new type of 3D capture technology that allows 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed, and transmitted anywhere in the world in real time— kind of a beam-me-up-Scotty thing. When combined with mixed reality […]
Panelists debate the long-term effects of VR on physical and mental health, as well as the realistic potential market. Panelists at a session on virtual reality this week at the FMX conference in Stuttgart, Germany were not exactly fawning enthusiasts. Concerns were raised regarding physical and mental health, the reality of market projections, and the […]
This year it seemed everyone at NAB has a VR story. Nokia Technologies has gotten out in front in the news with its Ozo VR camera, a large, flashy booth, and very slick content.