Monthly Archives: July 2014

De Lacy Motor Club Clubhouse 50th Anniversary Events

The De Lacy Motor Club (D.L.M.C) in Yorkshire was where I was a member in the late 1960s when I was first interested in motor sport, rallying, car trials, driving tests and drag racing. I had a Mini at the … Continue reading

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High Fidelity Alpha Tests – Oculus Rift Intial Test

Oculus Rift mode via “View” -> “Enable VR Mode” appears not to work yet with the Oculus Rift DK2… An avatar attachment is available to wear on the “head” position to indicate you are using a VR headset in the … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 Setup and Test

Prior to using the Oculus Rift DK2 headset, the firmware in the delivered headset must be updated to version 2.11 using the “Oculus Configuration Utility”. This also allows “per user” profiles to be set up to fine tune use of … Continue reading

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High Fidelity Alpha Tests – Improved Mesh Handling

Mesh handling has improved significantly (at for example Windows Build 928) with an “Edit” -> “Edit Properties” capability accessible by “holding” the mesh object after it is rezzed (left or right click on it seems to work) and hitting the … Continue reading

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OSCC14 Load Test 29-Jul-2014

Load test on OpenSimulator Community Conference OSCC-1024 Conference Grid… There is still a problem that when an avatar arrives on one of the keynote regions (e.g. keynote 1) that the floor and seats in THAT arrival region do not show, … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 Arrives

After being ordered on 19th March 2014, the Oculus Rift DK2 finally arrived in Edinburgh on 29th July 2014. Testing now begins. Image from Oculus VR, LLC SDK 0.4 Beta

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OSCC14 Load Test 22-Jul-2014

Load test with some 200 avatars. Here is my view with three avatars logged on, two local to the conference grid and I had an additional login via a Microsoft Surface. Ai Austin on local grid (in red -polo short) … Continue reading

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