Oculus acquired a UK startup to help it transform physical spaces into virtual worlds


[Business Insider] Surreal Vision is off to the US.

Source: trove.com

wow. "Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus has acquired a company that scans real-world environments and turns them into interactive virtual reality spaces, The Verge reports.

Surreal Vision is a UK company that reconstructs physical spaces as virtual worlds. That’s an attractive technology for Oculus, which is working on virtual reality.

Combine Oculus and Surreal Vision and you have the potential to scan your living room into a game and then wander around a virtual version of it. Sure, that sounds boring, but it could also populate the virtual version with characters and objects…"

 

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