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These Mixed Reality Videos Blur The Line Between Real & Virtual

Sim racing video wizard Marcel Pfister is back with stunning new mixed reality videos that blend real and vr footage for a stunning effect.

What is Mixed Reality?

It´s a way to record and show game play to serve a better understanding of how it feels to use Virtual Reality. It uses a green screen to later blend out the room you are playing in and instead blending in the virtual environment life or in video editing. So it´s only a way to show to the viewers, while playing i can´t see my wheel and real hands. So it´s not like Augmented Reality, which will maybe come in a few years and will look similar.

All three videos below have been made with Assetto Corsa. The first shows off some great drifting action in the Ford Focus WRC car:

In the second video, Marcel throws the Ferrari 812 around the famous Nurburgring Nordschliefe (notice the fun detail of him tagging his card at the beginning of the tourist drive lap!):

The final video shows an open road Ferrari run in the 250 GTO on Canyon Run:

Marcels Specs

Intel i7 4790k, 16GB Ram, GTX 1080
Oculus Rift CV1
Speedmaster V2 seat
Fanatec Clubsport Wheel Base V2
Fanatec Universal Wheel Hub
Old wooden steering wheel from ebay
Fanatec Clubsport Shifter SQ
Fanatec Clubsport Pedals V2

  • Pvt Stash

    Great to see VR back again, been missing the old thing. 🙂 Best wishes to Rob also and thanks for everything.

  • Marcel

    Thanks for sharing and writing a nice article!

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