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Oculus Rift: Step Into the Game by Oculus

Oculus Rift: Step Into the Game by Oculus
Share this project Done Share Tweet Embed Tweet Share Email Oculus Rift: Step Into the Game by Oculus Play Developer kit for the Oculus Rift - the first truly immersive virtual reality headset for video games. Long Beach, CAGaming Hardware Share this project pledged of $250,000 goal seconds to go Funded! This project was successfully funded . Developer kit for the Oculus Rift - the first truly immersive virtual reality headset for video games. Oculus Project by First created | 26 backed oculusvr.com See full bioContact me About this project If you missed our Kickstarter, you can pre-order an Oculus Rift developer kit now at Hawken to Launch Oculus-ready 12.12.12! "Rift could be the closest we've come to Star Trek's holodeck." - Gamespy “...the effect of using the Oculus Rift as you play is mind-blowing." - G4TV "...we found ourselves entirely absorbed; a gaming experience with a level of immersion genuinely unlike anything else we have ever encountered." - CVG Step inside your favorite game. Oculus Team Rewards

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Z code Z Code (like Q Code and X Code) is a set of codes used in CW, TTY and RTTY radio communication. Actually, there are different sets of Z-codes: one originally developed by Cable & Wireless Ltd., for commercial communications in the early days of wire and radio communications, another one independently developed by NATO forces later for military needs and use. The NATO Z Code is still in use today, and is published in the unclassified document ACP-131. There are other set of codes internally used by Russia's military and other operating agencies. The old C&W Z Codes are not widely used today. FORM 1: An affordable, professional 3D printer by Formlabs Are you frustrated that low-end 3D printers don’t have the quality to make the true beauty of your designs real? Do you dream of having the power and resolution of a truly professional machine on your desktop? We’ve created an easy-to-use system that rivals the output of high-end printers at a fraction of the cost. Our reason for starting this project is simple: there are no low-cost 3D printers that meet the quality standards of the professional designer.

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Shrunk down an Arduino to the size of a finger-tip! by Open Source RF RFduino: A finger-tip sized, Arduino compatible, wireless enabled microcontroller, low cost enough to leave in all of your projects! The RFduino has Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy built-in, which enables it to wirelessly talk to any smartphone that has Bluetooth 4.0. Currently we have several open source apps built for the iPhone which were used in our demos. Open source Android apps are next. The RFduino has a Nordic 32 bit ARM Cortex-M0 processor, so it has more power then the UNO, however it still runs the same, simple Arduino code the UNO runs, so there is no need to learn any new programming language or environment.

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Computer program can identify sketches (Phys.org)—Computers are good at speed, numbers, and massive amounts of data, but understanding the content of a simple drawing is more difficult. Researchers at Brown and the Technical University of Berlin have produced a computer application that can identify simple abstract sketches of objects almost as often (56 percent of the time) as human viewers (73 percent). First they took over chess. Then Jeopardy. Soon, computers could make the ideal partner in a game of Draw Something (or its forebear, Pictionary). Researchers from Brown University and the Technical University of Berlin have developed a computer program that can recognize sketches as they're drawn in real time.

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