Social virtual reality app AltspaceVR currently available for Equipment VR
Modern virtual reality is frequently related to gaming but as Facebook's purchase of Oculus VR indicated a few years ago, it's also going to have substantial implications as a social car. If you happen to have a Samsung Gear VR, you could now get a peek of that future with an app called AltspaceVR.
One can think about AltspaceVR as a virtual reality version of Second Life. It allows pals, household or apparently complete strangers to gather together in the digital world where they can casually interact socially, play parlor game, take part in pop quiz video games, take international language courses, inform or hear jokes during improv evening and even see YouTube video clips with each other.
Best yet, AltspaceVR is cross platform meaning individuals of the Equipment VR, Oculus Break and also HTC Vive can all gathering at the same time.
AltspaceVR founder & Chief Executive Officer Eric Romo stated their focus is developing one of the most natural and satisfying interaction encounter possible online. The Equipment VR application, he said, includes nearly all of the attributes of the COMPUTER experience however with the ease of use of mobile.
Samsung's Gear VR has undoubtedly come to be the leading virtual reality tool in terms of systems marketed. As if often the case with groundbreaking innovation, cost will initially be VR's one major hurdle to mainstream adoption.
The Oculus Break, as an example, will set customers back $600 along with the demand for relatively high-end computer hardware to power it. With the Equipment VR, you can jump into virtual reality for just $100 (assuming naturally that you additionally have among Samsung's present crown jewel mobile phones).