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The DK2 was long awaited! A huge upgrade from the original Oculus Rift Development Kit. As if it wasn't bad enough that you may still be waiting for your DK2. There is now an Oculus Rift prototype that blows the DK2 out of the water.

 

At Oculus Connect this past weekend they showed off their latest prototype, Crescent Bay.  Toting a new display, speculated to be 1440p or higher, running at 90hz, full 360 positional tracking and integrated headphones.

 

Today on the show Abe Hunter of Rifty Business joins us to discuss the latest in VR news.

 

@RiftyBusiness

riftybusiness.com

 

 

http://technidus.com/oculus-unreal-engine-unity-plugins/



https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/apelaw/albino-lullaby



http://www.theriftarcade.com/retro-games-come-alive-in-the-amazing-pixel-rift-demo/



http://www.joystiq.com/2014/09/22/yoshida-project-morpheus-is-85-complete/

 

https://twitter.com/AMDIndia/status/513258782286041088/photo/1



http://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2014/09/22/virtual-reality-s-next-challenge-the-perfect-controller.aspx#.VCFV4YZuS94.reddit

 

http://www.tested.com/tech/465279-hands-samsung-gear-vr-oculus-connect/



http://riftybusiness.com/2014/09/crescent-bay-new-oculus-rift-prototype/

 

 

Music

 

"Instrumental" by RoccoW Licensed under CC 2.0

 

 

"Daniels Kruis - Weekly beats 2014" by RoccoW Licensed under CC 2.0

Direct download: itrl014_mixdown.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:55pm EST

Is This Real Life? MicroCraft for 2.5 Billion!

One of the biggest games today has sold it's assets to the tech mecha Microsoft.

Today on the show Nic and Brandon discuss the big news of mojang, makers of minecraft, acquired by Microsoft for 2.5 Billion dollars among other news.

 

Microsoftr acquires mojang for 2.5 billion dollars.

http://kotaku.com/microsoft-officially-obtains-minecraft-maker-mojang-for-1634795658



GTX 980 Specifications

http://videocardz.com/52362/only-at-vc-nvidia-geforce-gtx-980-final-specifications

http://videocardz.com/52552/nvidia-geforce-gtx-980-and-gtx-970-press-slides-pictures-charts



Airbus VR

http://www.wired.com/2014/09/airbus-virtual-reality-helmets/

 

http://www.cnet.com/news/galaxy-note-4-launch-date-set-for-oct-17-preorders-start-tomorrow/



Windlands has started an indiegogo campaign

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/windlands



VRvana launches its kickstarter for totem.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2091603040/totem-the-premium-full-featured-virtual-reality-he

 

AirVR

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/768618350/airvr-virtual-reality-for-ios?ref=category_newest

 

Hot air balloon

http://vimeo.com/106292582

 

Music

 

"Instrumental" by RoccoW Licensed under CC 2.0

 

 

 

"Daniels Kruis - Weekly beats 2014" by RoccoW Licensed under CC 2.0

Direct download: itrl013_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:59am EST

Is This Real Life? The Ramble Cast

 

 

 

 

Theta 360 Degree Photos

https://theta360.com/en/

 

Plethora of 360 deg cameras

https://twitter.com/GlenBMulcahy/status/510055282224140289/photo/1

 

Keanu Reeves, Roland Emmerich to produce series about virtual reality

http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/09/09/keanu-reeves-roland-emmerich-to-produce-series-about-virtual-reality/

 

FOVE uses eye tracking to make VR more immersive.

http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/09/fove/?utm_content=buffer77553&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

The Much Anticipate Apple iPhone 6

http://www.apple.com/ca/iphone-6/

 

Apple HMD Patent

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patently-apple/2014/09/apple-wins-a-patent-for-an-oculus-rift-like-display-system.html

 

Apple watch

http://www.apple.com/ca/watch/

 

Zotac GTX970 Leak

http://videocardz.com/52282/zotac-geforce-gtx-970-pictured-the-ultimate-proof-there-are-no-800-series



Smart Helmet.

http://hardware.daqri.com/smarthelmet/

 

Microsoft said to be buying the maker of 'Minecraft' for $2 billion

http://www.theverge.com/2014/9/9/6128759/microsoft-said-to-be-buying-the-maker-of-minecraft-for-2-billion

 

KITE & LIGHTNING REVEAL NBC COLLABORATION FOR THE VOICE 360: BE THE COACH

http://vrfocus.com/archives/6974/kite-lightning-reveal-nbc-collaboration-voice-360-coach/

 

PrioVR shipping pushed back to early 2015

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/yeitechnology/priovr-suit-up-game-on/posts/981797

 

 Music

 

"Instrumental" by RoccoW Licensed under CC 2.0

 

 

"Daniels Kruis - Weekly beats 2014" by RoccoW Licensed under CC 2.0

Direct download: itrl012_mixdown.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:30am EST

Is This Real Life? Hand-Me-Down Virtual Reality.

There comes a time in every boys life where he must take a leap, a right of passage if you will and becomes a man. That day has come for Brandon "Spyman" Papp.

Today on the show brandon discusses the joys of finally having an Oculus Rift HMD nestled beside his PC. Also we discuss the name change on the new line on Nvidia Graphics cards along with a peculiar demo for the project morpheus.

 

Game24 Event + Nvidia GTX 900 series announcement

http://www.game-debate.com/news/?news=14245&graphics=GeForce%20GTX%20980&title=Nvidia%20Announces%20Game%2024%20Event%20With%20Live%20GeForce%20900%20Series%20GPU%20Reveal%20Expected

 

Gear VR at IFA 2014 today in Berlin, Germany

http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/03/samsung-virtual-reality/

 

Tekken team reveals Project Morpheus game Summer Lesson

http://www.computerandvideogames.com/475642/tekken-team-reveals-project-morpheus-game-summer-lesson/

 

Assetto Corsa Devs finally get their hands on a DK2.

https://www.facebook.com/Assetto.Corsa/photos/pb.305504559475869.-2207520000.1409736875./957191764307142/?type=1&theater

 

Augmented Thrill Ride Project

http://vimeo.com/97972573



Project Perception Neuron Passes its Kickstarter Goal

 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1663270989/project-perception-neuron

 

Music

 

"Pumped" by RoccoW Licensed under CC 2.0

 

"Daniels Kruis - Weekly beats 2014" by RoccoW Licensed under CC 2.0

Direct download: Hand-Me-Down_Virtual_Reality.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:30pm EST

Is This Real Life? Life and Death of The DK2

We wanted, we waited and we tried...But the DK2 has died. That is right, our Oculus Rift has failed and burned away.

 

Today on the show Nic and Brandon are at Fan Expo to discuss the Convention and the early demise of the DK2.

 

You can see some shots we took at Fan Expo here.

http://imgur.com/a/4oLT8#0

 

Music

 

"Pumped" by RoccoW Licensed under CC 2.0

 

"Daniels Kruis - Weekly beats 2014" by RoccoW Licensed under CC 2.0

Direct download: itrl010_mixdown.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:56am EST

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