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VR video player - GizmoVR

GizmoVRGizmoVR Posts: 13
NerveGear
Hey everyone!

Meet the new app for watching VR videos - GizmoVR. This is not just another video playback system, it is a platform that combines media player, virtual desktop, web browser and media library manager. 

GizmoVR incorporates integrated online content library, so you can enjoy virtual reality even if you don't have any VR videos on your hard drive.
API and SDK that allow connecting websites to GizmoVR are coming soon.

Key features: 
  • Support of all stereo formats with side by side and over under frame packing
  • Flexible playback settings
  • Automatic playback of the next clip
  • Automatic pause if headset removed
  • Ability to drag the player
  • Cinematic mode (curved or flat screen)
  • Control the app with gaze in the hands-free mode
  • Auto-hide function for unused controllers
  • Webcam motion detection
  • Media library with option to add selected folders into favorites
  • Automatic frame packing detection when files are run from local storage
  • One click start from browser
  • Virtual desktop
  • Integrated download manager
The app is 100% free. We can't wait to receive your comments, bug reports, and feature requests!
You can download it from GizomVR.com

Comments

  • RoasterRoaster Posts: 1,052
    3Jane
    Does not recognize my sbs stills. What file type does it need? Nice if you recognized .mpo and sbs.
    Cursor is confused between touch pointer and mouse pointer, need to use mouse click to select and touch to aim for some things on screen (like on-screen keyboard).  Found I could do best by combination of gaze select and mouse click.
    Using touch with windows on-screen keyboard froze the screen in desktop mode.  
    All the desktop apps seem to suffer from cursor recognition. Why is this so hard to do? The stylus tablet I have takes over the mouse pointer just fine. Touch take-over of mouse function is inconsistent. 
    Movement of touch pointer due to hand shaking drags file icons instead of selecting. Very hard to select something in a folder because slight movement moves the icon. 
    Very frustrating. 
    All the vr videos you have listed seem to be 360. VR means 3D stereo. 360 video must die imo. Can you at least change the zoom for 360's? I usually feel too close.
    Web cam works swell.
    I like being able to generate a folder list for quick access.

    i7-5820K @ 4.2Ghz, water cooled, Asus X99-Pro USB 3.1, 48 Gb DDR4 2400, Samsung 950 pro M.2 SSD, GTX 980 Ti SC, 750w psu
  • GizmoVRGizmoVR Posts: 13
    NerveGear
    GizmoVR supports avi, .mkv and .mov file types (playback depends on installed codecs) with side-by-side (left-right) and over-under (top-bottom) frame packing. Stereo photo formats are not supported at the moment. We are considering stereo photo integration for the future releases. 
    Using touch with windows on-screen keyboard froze the screen in desktop mode.  
    Thank you for the bug report. We regret to inform you that our app is not compatible with on-screen keyboard now. Virtual keyboard will be added in one of the upcoming releases. This will ensure maximum comfort of entering text. Sorry for the inconvenience.
    Movement of touch pointer due to hand shaking drags file icons instead of selecting. Very hard to select something in a folder because slight movement moves the icon. 
    We are constantly working to improve such features. Additional functionality intended to reduce hand shaking effects is coming.
    All the vr videos you have listed seem to be 360. VR means 3D stereo. 360 video must die imo.
    The site content is being updated constantly, and stereo videos will be added in the nearest future.
    Can you at least change the zoom for 360's?
    To set zoom parameters please use the corresponding option from the player Settings menu.

    Thank you for your comment, Roaster. We are working ceaselessly to make our app better, and we hope that you keep using it!

    Best regards,

    GizmoVR Team
  • RoasterRoaster Posts: 1,052
    3Jane
    Thank you for the response.  I feel like the lone renger in my use of stereo stills here. Never gets any attention, possibly because few have 3d cameras. PSA ... All your snap-shots would have been better in 3d.
       Movie playback is good. Do you support Half sbs? I see a lot of that on YT.  My Fugi W3 makes 3d video in .avi, but it's multi-object. VLC opens a dual window view, so it seems it would be easy for a player to change it to right-left for the Rift. Do you support the output from the new Lucid 3d camera?
    i7-5820K @ 4.2Ghz, water cooled, Asus X99-Pro USB 3.1, 48 Gb DDR4 2400, Samsung 950 pro M.2 SSD, GTX 980 Ti SC, 750w psu
  • Hiro_Protag0nistHiro_Protag0nist Posts: 4,690 Valuable Player
    I have the same camera Roaster - hardly used it because of lack of support (got it about 2 years ago when got first Gear VR).

    Was just thinking the other day that i must start using it again.  

    Will try this app Gizmo - thanks.
  • RoasterRoaster Posts: 1,052
    3Jane
    edited November 2017
    I have the same camera Roaster - hardly used it because of lack of support (got it about 2 years ago when got first Gear VR).

    Was just thinking the other day that i must start using it again.  

    Will try this app Gizmo - thanks.
    I use MPO Master to convert .mpo files to SBS .png.  Fugi W3 is now selling for almost twice what I payed years ago. Looking at new Lucid 4K cam.
    i7-5820K @ 4.2Ghz, water cooled, Asus X99-Pro USB 3.1, 48 Gb DDR4 2400, Samsung 950 pro M.2 SSD, GTX 980 Ti SC, 750w psu
  • Mace404Mace404 Posts: 208
    Nexus 6
    Can you consider implementing/supporting SVP to interpolate video's to 90fps?
    https://www.svp-team.com/wiki/Main_Page


  • GizmoVRGizmoVR Posts: 13
    NerveGear
    Roaster said:
       Movie playback is good. Do you support Half sbs? I see a lot of that on YT.  
    Yes. GizmoVR supports playback of half-sbs videos. Soon such videos will appear on our website. Also, we plan to add the ability to play any YouTube video.
    Roaster said:
    My Fugi W3 makes 3d video in .avi, but it's multi-object. VLC opens a dual window view, so it seems it would be easy for a player to change it to right-left for the Rift.
    Please send a small video recorded with your camera to help@gizmovr.com. Our team will analyze it, and we will let you know if it is possible to support this format in the nearest future.
    Roaster said:
    Do you support the output from the new Lucid 3d camera?
    We can’t guarantee that GizmoVR supports videos captured by Lucid 3d at the moment. Possibly we will check it in nearest future.

    Best regards, 

    GizmoVR Team
  • GizmoVRGizmoVR Posts: 13
    NerveGear
    Mace404 said:
    Can you consider implementing/supporting SVP to interpolate video's to 90fps?
    https://www.svp-team.com/wiki/Main_Page
    Perhaps, we will consider it in the future.

    Best regards, 

    GizmoVR Team
  • RoasterRoaster Posts: 1,052
    3Jane
    edited November 2017
    Video sent.
    Thank you for your efforts.

    sending failed too large file
    will try again

    On the way via drop box.
    i7-5820K @ 4.2Ghz, water cooled, Asus X99-Pro USB 3.1, 48 Gb DDR4 2400, Samsung 950 pro M.2 SSD, GTX 980 Ti SC, 750w psu
  • GizmoVRGizmoVR Posts: 13
    NerveGear
    Roaster said:
    Video sent.
    Thank you for your efforts.
    Thank you. We have analyzed your file, and regretfully inform you that it is not possible to enable full support for such video format at the moment. You can use any third-party utility for conversion of multi-track video into single-track video with side-by-side frame packing. However, we will consider adding multi-track video support in the future app releases.

    Best regards, 

    GizmoVR Team
  • GizmoVRGizmoVR Posts: 13
    NerveGear
    Good news, everyone!
    Now loads of new 3D videos are available at gizmovr.com. We promise – we deliver! 
    Enjoy!

    Best regards, 

    GizmoVR Team
  • GizmoVRGizmoVR Posts: 13
    NerveGear
    Good news, everyone!
    Now loads of new 3D videos are available at gizmovr.com. We promise – we deliver! 
    Enjoy!
  • RoasterRoaster Posts: 1,052
    3Jane
    edited November 2017
    GizmoVR said:
    Roaster said:
    Video sent.
    Thank you for your efforts.
    Thank you. We have analyzed your file, and regretfully inform you that it is not possible to enable full support for such video format at the moment. You can use any third-party utility for conversion of multi-track video into single-track video with side-by-side frame packing. However, we will consider adding multi-track video support in the future app releases.

    Best regards, 

    GizmoVR Team
    Okay. I'll look into doing it myself. I have a work-around at least, so I can watch the vids, but can't yet save them as sbs.
    Just seems strange, like it's already broken into right and left tracks so should be easier to display than an sbs file.
    Tell me ... if you can ... is it a proprietary format thing?  It will play natively in any 3d TV, but that's similar to Bluray disk, which also won't (isn't allowed to) run on my PC. Dear Sony.
    Would I get in trouble making an HDMI input device for a PC?

    edit ... it's not that easy. Getting a new camera would be the best thing to do.
    i7-5820K @ 4.2Ghz, water cooled, Asus X99-Pro USB 3.1, 48 Gb DDR4 2400, Samsung 950 pro M.2 SSD, GTX 980 Ti SC, 750w psu
  • Hiro_Protag0nistHiro_Protag0nist Posts: 4,690 Valuable Player
    Will this be coming to the Oculus store at any point?
  • GizmoVRGizmoVR Posts: 13
    NerveGear
    Will this be coming to the Oculus store at any point?
    Oh yes ;)  We already started the process of making app for Oculus store. I think it will be ready early in December.
  • GizmoVRGizmoVR Posts: 13
    NerveGear
    Excellent news, everyone! The new version of GizmoVR is already here! Check out the short list of fixes and improvements below.

    0. General fixes and improvements:
    - If gaze is concentrated on the controller (Vive Controller or Oculus Touch) for some time, then brief button reference info is shown.
    - View recentering button added to the main room
    - Input system for Vive Controller redesigned. Use clicking in specific areas of the controller trackpad instead of swipe.
    - Bugfix: incorrect display of the integrated browser if no internet connection is available.

    1. Media library improvements:
    - Added notification for access error if user attempts to open a folder that does not exist or for which user has no access rights.

    2. Player improvements:
    - Added video quality dropdown list
    - View recentering button added to the settings window
    - Preview for previous and next videos now contains title and runtime info 
    - Bugfix: playback of audio from previous video.

    3. Virtual desktop usability improvements:
    - Optimized performance and render quality of virtual desktop
    - Smoothing effect for controller jitter added to virtual desktop mode
    - App window hides automatically when switching to virtual desktop. To display the window simply exit the desktop mode or remove VR headset.

    4. Camera module improvements:
    Bugfix: unable to hide camera preview.

  • GizmoVRGizmoVR Posts: 13
    NerveGear

    Hey y`all! v1.0.2 is here!

     What`s new?

     General fixes and improvements:

    - Added Spanish and Ukrainian languages

    - Engine of the integrated browser updated

    - Video engine updated

     

    Media library improvements:

    - Bugfix: incorrect duration of local videos displayed

     

    Player improvements:

    - Added external subtitles (srt) support

    - Added lighting switch for cinematic mode

     

    Got any feedback? Please share away!

    Yours,

    GizmoVR Team




  • GizmoVRGizmoVR Posts: 13
    NerveGear
    v1.0.2 has been approved! Grab the keys here https://gizmovr.com#download, install the player and enjoy the immersive VR experience with GizmoVR!
  • Antonelach88Antonelach88 Posts: 1
    NerveGear
    hola ..como tengo que hacer para ver los videos vr 360 con oculus rift,,sin conecion a internet,,
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