Monthly Archives: August 2014

My other car is…

There is a fine mesh model of the mid 1960s TV version of the Batmobile in Second Life… A nice complement to the early 1960s Supercar… And in Real Life… Advertisements

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High Fidelity Alpha Tests – Experiments with Oculus Rift DK2

The HiFi Interface supports “VR Mode” in which the display can be shown on the Rift full screen when using “Extended Desktop” mode. It is not yet functioning with the “Direct to Rift” mode due to issues with the current … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 – Others in VR Space

With the availability of an early alpha version of the CtrlAltStudio Viewer from David Rowe, it is now possible to enter a populated and content-rich virtual world and interact with others via voice in Second Life and OpenSim… no more … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 – Fallingwater

The Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater building in OpenSim (this one by Inara Pey is on the Kitely Grid – see blog post) is worth exploring in 3D via the Oculus Rift DK2 with the CtrlAltStudio Viewer. Inside Fallingwater

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Jim Clark Cars on Forth Bridge

On Thursday 21st August 2014, a number of Jim Clark cars were on show at the Forth Road Bridge HQ in South Queensferry and then were driven over the Forth Road Bridge, from South to North. http://www.forthbridgesfestival.com/events/jim-clark-50th-anniversary-british-touring-cars-forth-road-bridge-parade/ Jim Clark’s own … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift DK2 – CtrlAltStudio Viewer Tests

David Rowe (twitter: @CtrlAltDavid) has released an early experimental version of his CtrlAltStudio Viewer for Second Life and OpenSim which can support the Oculus Rift DK2. The viewer already supported 3D stereoscopic displays for the NVidia 3D Vision (with active … Continue reading

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High Fidelity Alpha Tests – 1000 Up

I began HiFi testing on 15th May 2014 with Windows Build 587 and using the hifi://sandbox.highfidelity.io domain. This week the 1,000th build of the HiFi Interface was released. Some screenshots are provided here of build 999 and build 1000 to … Continue reading

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