eXcess Reality Podcast, Ep. 4: Toolkits, tigers, and toothbrushing!

 
 
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This week, we discuss different toolkits that help with VR and AR development, and more of the Oculus Quest VR experiences we’ve tried!

Free open-source webXR clone of Beat Saber: moonrider.xyz
Our cooking channel: youtube.com/sushidaytv

An Update on the Evolution of the Oculus Platform: https://www.oculus.com/blog/an-update-on-the-evolution-of-the-oculus-platform-/

Dev-related things we’ve been looking into:
XR Interaction Toolkit: https://docs.unity3d.com/Packages/com.unity.xr.interaction.toolkit@0.9/manual/index.html
Unity Learn Premium: https://learn.unity.com/
Our Unity tips on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7K1W9IVUcMVT1gRpghpiHSvQyDzroS9P
Unity VR tutorials: https://learn.unity.com/search?k=%5B%22tag%3A5900b95a090915001e654b47%22%5D
Microsoft Mixed Reality Toolkit: https://github.com/microsoft/MixedRealityToolkit-Unity
VRTK – Virtual Reality Toolkit: https://vrtoolkit.readme.io/
Oculus Unreal instructions: https://developer.oculus.com/unreal/?locale=en_US
Unity MARS: https://unity.com/products/mars

Son tried out the Big Cat Rescue experience:
https://bigcatrescue.org/oculus-rift-tiger-game/
Google Earth VR: https://arvr.google.com/earth/

We’ve really been loving Quill:
Quill: https://quill.fb.com/
Quill Theater on Oculus Quest: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/quest/2515021945210953/
Making ‘The Remedy’ – How A Veteran Illustrator Made one of VR’s Best Short Films With ‘Quill’: https://www.roadtovr.com/making-the-remedy-quill-daniel-martin-peixe/

More fun:
Pokémon Smile turns brushing your teeth into an augmented reality adventure: https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/17/21294072/pokemon-smile-brushing-teeth-ar-augmented-reality-adventure

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