Lab Demonstrations: Virtual Reality and the Oculus

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Case Study #2:


Required Readings:


Margaret Sullivan, “The Tricky Terrain of Virtual Reality”, The New York Times November 14, 2015. The New York Times
Jillian D’onfro and Jay Yarrow. “Google is Leading A $542 Million Investment in Magic Leap, A Crazy-Sounding Startup Building a New Way to See the World.” Business Insider. October 2014.
Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook. March 2014.
Shire Ovide and Evelyn M. Rusli. “Microsoft Gets ‘Minecraft’- Not the Founders.” The Wall Street Journal. September 2014.
Jeff Grubb. “How John Carmack pestered Microsoft to let him make Minecraft for Gear VR. September 2015.>

Jessica Conditt. ‘Oculus Ready’ PC program offers VR-ready rigs for less than $1,000. Engadget. September 2015.
Ian Hamilton. John Carmack made Netflix and Minecraft happen for Gear VR. UploadVR. September 2015.
Ian Hamilton. Michael Abrash reveals long term goals for Oculus. UploadVR. September 2015.
Notes on the Resolution of the Human Eye. ClarkVision. November 2009.