12.30.15 This is Real is a new webisode series from the Vive team focusing on behind-the-scenes stories featuring virtual reality developers, events, and experiences.
For the first episode, The Vive team traveled to Austin, TX to visit Phaser Lock Interactive. We sat down with Michael Daubert and John Nagle to discuss Final Approach which is a fan favorite on the Vive tour. They opened up about the opportunities and challenges that arise when developing content for virtual reality. With
Tilt Brush, Fantastic Contraption and Job Simulator have been hugely popular with fans, but we like to keep things interesting and fresh. We’re happy to announce that there will be an update to the SteamVR content bundle that comes with each Vive purchase, so customers buying Vive today have something new to check out on day one.
Now, you’ll receive a free* Steam code for The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed, Zombie Training Simulator and Tilt Brush when you purchase a Vive system. Re
Vive Home will soon make all of your essential experiences available in one place. Today Vive owners can watch videos and add personal photos and shortcuts to their favorite VR apps in Vive Home. In the near future, they’ll be able to personalize their Home spaces with a library of unique 3D objects. With the Vive Object SDK, we offer developers the tools to add to this growing collection of custom objects. Download the Vive Objects SDK Beta to create:
3D shortcuts that launch your app
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Step 1, I'm pretty sure you are a Viveport developer! Not yet? Check this out to learn how to become a developer and the benefit of it: https://developer.viveport.com/us/develop_portal/
Step 2: So excited that now you could start your content submission! Com'n in: https://developer.viveport.com/console/
Step 3: Umn, can't quite figure out how to do it? Here's the submission guideline for you: https://developer.viveport.com/documents/developer-guide
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Securely publish your content via Viveport! We provided DRM SDK to protect your content from piracy.
Follow the instruction in the document below to have your content protected by Viveport DRM SDK.
Download SDK and its document
Are you a Viveport developer? Do you know how we present your content in our Viveport store? Check this out!
To get the Viveport Developer Beta you just need two things:
Vive Software. If you already have Vive Software installed, it will auto-update to the latest version. If not, download the installer here: http://www.htcvive.com/setup/
Vive Developer Account. Visit the link below to become a Vive Developer. When you log in to Vive Software with your developer account, you'll b
08.25.16. Earlier this month at VRLA, we announced our content store–Viveport–and shared our vision to open access to a diverse selection of immersive experiences. Our goal is to grow the virtual reality ecosystem by empowering developers. We received great feedback from thousands of developers, like you, who voiced their support for our mission and goals. We know you want a platform that will enable you to engage a global audience and grow your business, so that you can reinvest in building ev
08.25.16. Making VR content is no easy task whether one is telling a story, capturing real life places and moments, creating art, enabling productivity, or revolutionizing retail. The developer community is driving VR innovation by creating inspiring experiences and the team at Viveport wants to recognize creators for their work and empower them to define the future of VR with the global Viveport Developer Awards.
The Viveport Developer Awards nominees and award winners will be honored for a
08.05.16. Today at VRLA, we are announcing Viveport as a place where people can discover the latest and greatest in VR content and experiences. Viveport will feature content across exciting, new categories for VR–like information, edutainment, social media, 360˚ video, news, sports, health, travel and shopping. The upcoming release will also introduce an update to Vive Home, which is our personal and customizable virtual space with interactive widgets and more.
A developer beta will be av
Earlier this month at VRLA, we announced Viveport and shared our vision to democratize access to the world’s most diverse selection of immersive experiences. Our goal is to grow the VR ecosystem by empowering developers to reach and engage a fast-growing global audience. We received great feedback from thousands of developers, like you, who voiced their support for our mission and goals. We know you want a platform that will enable you to (1) reach and engage a global audience, and (2) generate
Virtual reality is creating waves through out the technology industry. In addition to gaming, there are many use cases for virtual reality applications in multiple industries. Medical, training, real estate, architecture and retail are just a handful of industries developing for this new medium.
The introduction of VRVCA has highlighted the peaking level of interest among some of the largest investors in the world. Industry influencer, Jerry Yang, founder of AME Cloud Ventures and
We headed to the windy city of Chicago to visit Phosphor Games to talk about their new horror survival game The Brookhaven Experiment for the HTC Vive.
Players will have to use the weapons and tools provided to survive ever more terrifying waves of horrific monsters in an attempt to figure out what caused the beginning of the end of the world, and, if they’re strong enough, stop it from happening.
Find it on Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/440630/
X Games is known for being the premier action sports contest in the world. Both the athletes and fans who attend this event demand the highest level of entertainment and excitement. So you can imagine that it was the perfect opportunity for us to showcase Vive to a new audience, and one with high expectations. Guests were treated to demos of Kingspray Graffiti Simulator, Tilt Brush, Space Pirate Trainer, and Long Bow. Take a look at their experiences trying out Vive.
While it’s easy to equate virtual reality with gaming, numerous industries outside the video game space have begun to seriously consider VR for a variety of commercial applications. We’ve seen this demand for business-focused VR systems grow rapidly; to address it, we have launched Vive Business Edition (Vive BE).
Available this month, Vive BE allows people and organizations to order Vive VR systems with additional services adapted for business and commercial environments. In additi