Also, Tom's Hardware is running a special feature on immersive technology, and they had a personalized tour of The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). Don Woligroski, Senior Editor for Tom's Hardware, was like a kid in a candy store! Check it out!
Last week, we shared a riddle about a game we were seriously struggling with. This game had a whopping 1,700+ shaders! To put this in perspective, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim only had 450. The mystery game is Bioshock, and we finally got it working!
Finding the right shaders was the least of our worries. We had problems where reflections were appearing in all the wrong places, elements were displayed in just one eye instead of both, and there was something off that we just couldn't put our finger on. It may have been evil spirits; we aren't sure. Oh yeah, we also had to come up with another new technique for resizing the HUD so it's readable by fellow Oculus Rift users. If the video settings aren't to your liking, don't worry - plenty of room to customize!
Special thanks goes out to our miracle developer Denis Reischl who continues to innovate on a daily basis to help make Vireio Perception 2.0 a reality. While Bioshock looks pretty cool (and is even better when adjusted for your personal IPD), this is all baby stuff compared to what is coming down the pipe, so stay tuned!
If you are interested in giving the DDD TriDef 3D and VR drivers a try, certain AMD GPU owners have the benefit of getting 50% off their retail purchase price. It's a great offer because not only do you get DDD's popular stereoscopic 3D drivers, you also get their 3D movie player that includes 2D/3D conversion. Non-proprietary in nature, DDD's software solution is well respected in the S-3D and VR gaming communities, and their work has been a staple at MTBS for years.
Unfortunately, this discount program ends on November 30th! So if you've been sitting on the fence, AMD GPU owners are encouraged to benefit from this discount while it's still available!