Fun Times!

It’s been a great month for the VR community with fun times to be had both near and far!

While the Digital Den team has been quietly working on moving forward with new development in our own shop a lot of things have been going on elsewhere.

Here’s a recap of what’s been up around town lately…

Last week Mary got to go visit Rob Lindeman’s HIVE lab at WPI…

Meetup with HIVE lab and VisiSonics at WPI

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014, 7:00 PM

Location details are available to members only.

70 Avatars Went

WPIā€™s Game Development Club and their Human Interaction in Virtual Environments Lab (HIVE) will generously host the next BostonVR meetup. The HIVE lab has been doing virtual reality education and research for a long time, is worth a visit in itself, and their students will contribute several demos. They are also eager to see our stuff, so bring you…

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These are a few of the snaps Mary took of Rob, one of his rigs and, yes, a sound vest!

Then this week Mary attended Boston VR Meetup’s Bar Night with Game Over Boston at the East End Grille in Somerville on November 25th to kick-off a long holiday weekend…

Bar Night with Game Over Boston at the East End Grille

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014, 6:00 PM

East End Grille
118 Broadway Street Somerville, MA

10 Avatars Went

Come hoist a beer and a burger with the BostonVR crowd and the cool people with Game Over Boston ( https://www.facebook.com/GameOverBoston) at the East End Grille in Somerville (http://www.eastendgrille.com/). There will be no demos, just good socializing.

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Here are a few of shutterbug Mary’s snaps from that event too!

On other fronts, Jaunt VR (who visited the Boston VR Meetup last month) teamed up with Paul McCartney to create an impressive demo of virtual concerts! Check it out…

You can find out more about this work in this article Paul McCartney’s Candlestick Park Footage Gets Virtual Reality Release (Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone)

You can also learn more and get the app at Jaunt VR

Of course, December is shaping up to be a great time too!

We will be going to Boston VR Meetup’s next event with AltspaceVR at the Microsoft NERD Center on December 16th…

Meetup with AltspaceVR

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014, 6:00 PM

Microsoft N.E.R.D. Center
One Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA

32 Avatars Attending

Come and experience the future of social virtual reality and collaborative development! Bruce Wooden from AltspaceVR will present and demonstrate their new social platform currently under development. You can find AltspaceVR at http://altvr.com/.AltspaceVR is a social platform for VR, seeking to build a practical, natural, and fufilling way for pe…

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We are also very excited about the upcoming release of Samsung Gear VR just in time for the holidays šŸ™‚

Stay tuned!