Author Archives: Ausimtech

Varjo

Varjo’s super high-resolution VR headset promises virtual worlds that actually look real

Most virtual reality headset screens are still sort of blurry, but Finnish company Varjo has an unusual approach to changing that. Its industrial VR-1 headset, which is shipping today, combines a super high-resolution center panel with an ordinary screen for peripheral vision. It’s supposed to deliver images that look almost real, albeit with some compromises and a price tag that’s for professionals only. The VR-1 calls its center panel a “Bionic Display.” It’s a 1920 x 1080 “micro-OLED” display with Read More...

rFactor 2 – Original GT3 Pack Cars Updated

Recently Studio 397 introduced a new material system and new car templates for rFactor 2. For the creative part of the rF2 community who are creating their own custom liveries for the cars, the updated shaders also introduce a totally new workflow when editing an rFactor 2 template. The new shader interface that gives you access to material presets, like Carbon Fiber, Chrome, Vinyl for decals and stickers, High Gloss paint, even with metallic flakes and where you can also Read More...
rFactor

rFactor 2 – Original GT3 Pack Cars Updated

STUDIO 397 released a new update for their original “GT3 Pack” for rFactor 2. Al the cars in the popular GT3 Power Pack DLC have been updated with new graphical materials, liveries, and templates. Currently, you can Purchase the rFactor 2 GT3 Pack at a 50% reduced price (€7.50). Changelog GT3 Pack Update ( 13/02/2019) Bentley Continental GT3 v2.39 Updated to new materials Updated liveries Added template fully set up for the new material editor Added extra parts templates (WCEXTRA07, windows) Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-R v2.37 Updated to Read More...
iracing

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya Coming To iRacing

iRacing.com confirmed that they are currently laser scanning the Spanish Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The track will be added to the iRacing track portfolio at a yet to be announced date. (Do not expect it to be #soon.) The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is a motorsport racing track in Montmeló, Catalonia, Spain. Until 2013 the track was known only as the Circuit de Catalunya before a sponsorship deal with Barcelona City Council added Barcelona to the track’s title. The 4.655 km (2.892 mi) Read More...
Dirt

VR Support For DiRT Rally 2.0 Confirmed

The #noVRNoBuy hashtag has become somewhat of a trending topic on Twitter, and often we have seen this hashtag targeting Codemasters who had no plans supporting VR in their upcoming rally title. Via their official social media channels, Codemasters have now confirmed that the upcoming DiRT Rally 2.0 title will eventually support the Oculus Rift VR headset. While there is no exact date confirmed, the post states that Oculus VR support is now scheduled for “the summer”. While this is undoubtedly Read More...
iracing

iRacing 2019 Season 1 Patch 4 Deployed

iRacing.com deployed a new patch for their online racing platform. The 2019 Season 1 Patch 4 includes a healthy selection of improvements and fixes for both the core engine and content. Check out the changelog for all the details. Screenshot by Radicals Online Changelog Membersite The Membersite has been updated with the ability to select to use Dynamic Sky when creating a Hosted Session, and when using the TEST panel! Connectivity Fixed a bug that could cause cars to temporarily disappear if the Race Server Read More...
RaceRoom

RaceRoom – Real VS Sim – Autodrom Most

Sector3 Studios staff member Georg Ortner aka 6e66o, posted an impressive RaceRoom video comparing the recently released Autodrom Most circuit to its real-world counterpart. Once more, Sector3 Studios lead track artist Alex Hummler proves that you do not necessarily need to use laser scanning technology to achieve a high standard and very accurate result. The Autodrom Most is a4.2 km long circuit located in the northwest of the Czech Republic was built in 1983 and has since then regularly hosted Read More...
Dirt

DiRT Rally 2.0 – Full Car List Revealed

In about 3 weeks time, on 26 February 2019, Codemasters will be releasing the sequel to their very successful DiRT Rally title. DiRT Rally 2.0 will take you to six rally locations around the world where you can take on incredible hand-crafted stages in a wide variety of cars from the history of the sport and modern day. As the official game of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, DiRT Rally 2.0 will also feature cars from Read More...
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RaceRoom 2018 ADAC GT Masters Mercedes AMG Previews

Sector3 Studios continues showcasing the car content of the upcoming 2018 ADAC GT Masters car pack for the RaceRoom racing simulator. After already showing us some pretty impressive in-game screenshots of the BMW Motorsport M6 GT3 and Audi Sport R8 LMS teams, today we can admire some previews of the Mercedes AMG GT3 teams competing in the 2018 ADAC GT Masters championship, being HTP Motorsport, Mercedes-Benz Assenheimer Mulfinger, and Zakspeed. We will keep you posted when more info and previews become Read More...
Dirt Rally

17 Minutes Of DiRT Rally 2.0 Gameplay Footage

In approximately 4 weeks time, Codemasters will be releasing the sequel to their very successful DiRT Rally title which was released back in 2015. DiRT Rally 2.0 will take you to six rally locations around the world where you can take on incredible hand-crafted stages in a wide variety of cars from the history of the sport and modern day. As the official game of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, DiRT Rally 2.0 will also feature Read More...