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Lego goes all Minecraft on us.

LEGO® Worlds

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Apparently Lego Minecraft sets weren’t enough for us and now Lego have reached out to both Valve and the gaming community on Steam at large to release what appears to be an independent (of Minecraft)  381 more words

Gaming

The Valve/Oculus Layered Compositors (Magic Glue for VR)

UPDATE: The speculation didn’t last long. Valve has just released their OpenVR SDK which includes documentation for the Compositor. The actual implementation differs in some interesting ways, but the Use and Features section, below, is still a good summary of what Valve and Oculus are trying to achieve here. 1,678 more words

Virtual Reality

Is Valve Flirting with Augmented Reality?

The story of how Valve let two of its engineers walk away with the company’s augmented reality tech is well known to the VR crowd. The impression we came away with was that Valve has shifted all of their attention to virtual reality and hasn’t looked back since. 367 more words

Valve

A Review of Earlier Articles... and a Return to Metaverse Issues

Nine months ago, I wrote my last article on the Metaverse.

It was a short piece, mostly referencing an email from Fabian Giesen, a demoscene coder (and more) who was doing some VR work at Valve as a contractor. 419 more words

Virtual Reality

Alan Yates of Valve is Taking your Lighthouse Questions

As a quick update to our previous stories on Valve’s Lighthouse technology:

For the next few weeks, Alan Yates (Valve Lighthouse expert) is accepting questions about Lighthouse technology. 82 more words

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Examining the Valve/HTC Vive Ecosystem: Basic Sensors and Processing

This is the second article in a series on the Valve/HTC Vive Ecosystem. If you have not already done so, please begin with the first article in the series… 1,803 more words

Virtual Reality

Examining the Valve/HTC Vive Ecosystem: Basic Lighthouse Operation

Introduction

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably already aware of the Valve/HTC partnership where HTC will manufacture the Vive, a virtual reality head mounted display, powered by Valve’s SteamVR platform. 1,447 more words

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