Home / Archives /

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality / 2 posts found

Titans of Space Review: One to Remember

February 26, 2016 @ 1:45 pm
by Elizabeth A Evans
Comments are off for this post.
What is it? Titans of Space is a virtual reality application developed by DrashVR for Oculus RIFT, Samsung Gear VR, and Google Cardboard. Functionally, it is designed to be a guided tour of the solar system. The current version (Titans of Space Classic) is free to download on all supported platforms. My observations: Titans of Space uses a very comfortable virtual cockpit style environment filled with objects that allow the user to feel oriented in space. Among these are a chair, monitors, and even a static virtual representation of the user’s body. These provide a frame of reference during movement [...]

David Perlman: DDI Virtual Reality Intern

February 26, 2016 @ 1:34 pm
by Elizabeth A Evans
Comments are off for this post.
My name is David Perlman. I am one of Duke Digital Initiative’s spring 2016 virtual reality interns. You may already have read my partner in crime, Kenneth’s, blog post. I’ll be using this space to talk about my VR experiments and developments and hopefully providing a little entertainment as well. First, a little about myself. I’m a Simulation and Game Development student at Wake Technical Community College. I’ll be graduating with my Associate’s at the end of this semester. Through the SGD program I’ve worked primarily in 3d modelling using Autodesk 3D Studio Max and Mudbox and in level design [...]