John Carmack

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Name: John Carmack
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

Samsung Explores the World of Mobile Virtual Reality with Gear VR

Samsung and Oculus collaborate to create an immersive new dimension of mobile life with the first widely available mobile VR headset optimized for Samsung Galaxy Note 4Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced the next generation in wearable technology, ... [Published Rag Mag - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Innovations: Oculus founder Palmer Luckey: ‘The Rift never would’ve happened had I not been home-schooled.’

Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey accepts his award. ( /The Washington Post)The Smithsonian Magazine hosted its third annual American Ingenuity Awards Thursday night in Washington, D.C. The event honored a group of remarkable individuals, perhaps none more ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Could the Oculus Rift Redeem Virtual Reality in Higher Ed?

IT Trends | Feature While early virtual reality was ahead of its time, Oculus VR just might push the technology into the mainstream -- particularly in higher education.By John K. Waters 10/09/14Barone Firenze / Shutterstock.comSome technologies arrive ... [Published Campus Technology - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

The Evil Within - Fight for Life Gameplay Trailer

@techs3ek[1] Blame their choice to use IDTECH 5. They added a realtime lighting engine to it, which looks very pretty. Past IDTECH 5 games never had a lighting engine. The textures are blurry consider they consume 30GB of hard drive space and maxed textures ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 06 2014]
Entities: John Carmack
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

Samsung explores world of mobile virtual reality with Gear VR

: Wednesday, October 01 - 2014 @ 12:01Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced the next generation in wearable technology, the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition, enabling users to fully immerse themselves in a cinematic virtual reality environment. Powered ... [Published AME Info - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Hands-on: Gear VR is better than smartphone VR has a right to be

OculusOver the last few years, I've tried a number of virtual reality "solutions" that involve popping a smartphone into some sort of mask that straps to your face. On the surface, it seems like a natural fit to use a phone as a combination virtual reality ... [Published ArsTechnica - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Oculus Connect: The Future, And AMD Vs. NVIDIA

Oculus Connect was the first conference event for -- you guessed it -- Oculus VR. John Carmack John Carmack, Oculus VR CTO John Carmack's keynote presentation primarily focused on Gear VR, Samsung's VR add-on for its Note 4 smartphone. Nvidia VR Support ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 4 reports

Samsung Gear VR headset hands-on: Better than the Oculus Rift (in some ways) pcworld.com

Apologies to Samsung. I've talked a lot of smack about its Gear VR headset , from the day we first heard the rumor that "Samsung is getting into virtual reality." It seemed like a disaster in the making—a desperate cash grab that was going to poison the ... [Published PC World - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 5 reports

The Oculus Connect Keynotes are Now Online for Your Viewing Pleasure

Yesterday, Oculus VR announced a lot of stuff at its first annual Oculus Connect conference in Hollywood, chief among them being a brand new Oculus Rift prototype, Crescent Bay . It was a great day to be a VR fan.At Oculus Connect, attendees were treated ... [Published Gizmodo UK - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

How Samsung's VR headset convinced John Carmack to join Oculus VR

John Carmack's name isn't synonymous with virtual reality just yet. He's still "the guy who lead programming on Doom and Wolfenstein" to most folks; the co-founder of acclaimed development studio id Software. And that's exactly why it was such a bi ... [Published Engadget - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 4 reports

Samsungs Gear VR headset is Oculus Rift for smartphone

Presenter Rachel Riley demonstrates the Samsung Gear VR at IFA in Berlin. Photograph: SamsungThe virtual reality headset market is suddenly booming. Samsung has shown off a new device that turns one of its smartphones into an Oculus Rift-style product ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

'Minecraft' might actually come to virtual reality after all

Earlier this year when the Facebook purchase of Oculus VR went down, there were more than a few detractors but none as prominent as the man behind Minecraft . At the time , Markus "Notch" Persson said that his company Mojang was in talks to bring ... [Published Engadget HD - Aug 19 2014]

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...thrilled to reveal the Gear VR Innovator Edition, a state-of-the-art mobile VR experience powered by Oculus," said John Carmack, CTO of Oculus.  "the deep technical partnership with samsung has enabled us to create a virtual reality headset with world class resolution and performance, all on a completely mobile platform."

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Open Source Insider: Intel INDE tools make prog... [Published Computer Weekly - Oct 19 2014]
Innovations: Oculus founder Palmer Luckey: ‘The... [Published Washington Post - Oct 17 2014]
Samsung Explores the World of Mobile Virtual Re... [Published Rag Mag - Oct 17 2014]
The Gear VR virtual reality headset is coming t... [Published Htxt.Africa - Oct 16 2014]
Inside The Galaxy Note 4's Virtual Reality Ambi... [Published Gizmodo - Oct 16 2014]
Intel® Integrated Native Developer Experience 2... [Published Intel - Oct 15 2014]
Samsung chooses Facebook for virtual reality push [Published TechDay.co.nz - Oct 13 2014]
Samsung launches Gear VR Innovator Edition (Fus... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Oct 13 2014]
Microsoft Studios ignites Project Spark [Published TechDay.co.nz - Oct 11 2014]
Could the Oculus Rift Redeem Virtual Reality in... [Published Campus Technology - Oct 09 2014]
Samsung Explores the World of Mobile Virtual Re... [Published Prlog - Oct 09 2014]
The Evil Within - Fight for Life Gameplay Trailer [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 06 2014]
Virtual Reality is Finally Fun [Published UWM Post - Oct 05 2014]
A report from Oculus’ first conference for virt... [Published boston.com - Oct 03 2014]
Samsung explores world of mobile virtual realit... [Published AME Info - Oct 01 2014]
Samsung explores the world of mobile virtual re... [Published Albawaba - Oct 01 2014]
Oculus CEO envisions VR democracy, despite gami... [Published SiliconANGLE - Sep 29 2014]
Weekend tech reading: Carmack's VR keynote, why... [Published TechSpot - Sep 28 2014]
The gospel of virtual reality according to Oculus [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 26 2014]
John Carmack's Oculus Connect Keynote Probably ... [Published Slashdot - Sep 25 2014]
Hands-on: Gear VR is better than smartphone VR ... [Published ArsTechnica - Sep 25 2014]
Oculus CEO: We'll be remembered as the dorky lo... [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Sep 25 2014]
My 10 Virtual Reality Takeaways from Oculus Con... [Published Tested - Sep 25 2014]
Oculus Connect: A love letter to developers [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Sep 24 2014]
Oculus VR is working on first-party video games [Published KitGuru.net - Sep 24 2014]
Aliso Video Game Maker Raises $1M [Published Orange County Business Journal - Sep 23 2014]
Yes, Oculus is developing full, first-party Rif... [Published TechRadar.com - Sep 23 2014]
Inside Solid: who will build the “god platform”... [Published O'Reilly Network - Sep 23 2014]
‘Doom’ game creator buys Heritage resort [Published Irish Times - Sep 23 2014]
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Oculus CEO envisions VR democracy, despite gami... [Published SiliconANGLE - Sep 29 2014]
The Oculus virtual reality headset may be used for any number of other applications, but Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe says that its roots will always be in gaming. Last week Oculus unveiled the Crescent Bay model of the Oculus Rift headset at the company’s ...
Inside Solid: who will build the “god pla... [Published O'Reilly Radar - Insight, analysis, and researc ... - Sep 22 2014]
Everyone’s racing to build the “god platform” for the Internet of Things: the highest, most generalized layer of intelligence and user interface that ties together connected devices and web services. It’s tempting to look for analogy in mobile ...
Oculus Execs Believe Controllers Are The Missin... [Published TechCrunch - Sep 20 2014]
 When you put a child in virtual reality, they instinctively raise their hands hoping to see them, says Oculus CTO John Carmack. Yet Oculus doesn’t have its own gloves or handheld controllers, despite rumors amongst the VR community that Oculus would ...
Oculus wants a VR app store for every device yo... [Published Engadget HD - Sep 20 2014]
When we saw the Samsung Gear VR at IFA, Oculus CTO John Carmack showed us a basic version of an app store made for mobile virtual reality. But when the headset ships to consumers sometime later this year, the VR outfit has bigger plans. It's ...
Oculus wants a VR app store for every device yo... [Published Engadget - Sep 20 2014]
When we saw the Samsung Gear VR at IFA, Oculus CTO John Carmack showed us a basic version of an app store made for mobile virtual reality. But when the headset ships to consumers sometime later this year, the VR outfit has bigger plans. It's... ...
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