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Microsoft HoloLens Art Project Turns New York into an Undersea Dystopia

Next Reality AR

The HoloLens team is finally beginning to realize that in order to truly engage the mainstream, augmented reality needs to make its way out of the lab or factory floor and onto the streets.

Capcom: Don’t Expect VR Mode for ‘Resident Evil 2’ Remake

Road to VR

It looks like the UK’s Daily Star had the opportunity to reveal a little more behind why Capcom’s horror-adventure Resident Evil 2 remake, slated to release in early 2019, most likely isn’t getting a VR mode after all.

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Amazon’s Jack Ryan VR Park Takes Over Comic-Con

VRScout

Repelling from a helicopter and zip-lining in VR will have your heart pounding. What better way to tease the world-wide release of the new Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series on Amazon Prime then to drop thousands of Comic-Con fans into the boots of Jack Ryan himself.

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Experiencing Art With Augmented Reality

Tech Trends VR

Artists and galleries are embracing immersive technology to create an emotional connection to their audiences.

Capcom: ‘We’re Not Thinking About VR Support’ For Resident Evil 2 Remake

UploadVR

To this day, Resident Evil 7 on PSVR is still not only the scariest game I’ve ever played, but it very well may be my personal favorite VR experience so far. It even won our best PSVR game award last year and took home Best VR game at the Game Awards.

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ARight Royal Occasion

Tech Trends VR

Experience the historic London RAF flypast from the comfort of your garden through the magic of augmented reality. Today marks the Royal Air Force (RAF) centenary, and to celebrate the momentous occasion a historic flypast was conducted directly over Buckingham Palace.

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Hands-On: The Persistence Is A Tense, Sci-Fi VR Roguelike

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Editor’s Note: This preview is from December 2017, but it has been republished today as a lead-in for the game’s launch on Tuesday, July 24th. Our full review will be live the night before on Monday, July 23rd at 9PM PT.

Video Demo from 6D.Ai Shows Why Occlusion Is the Next Big Thing for Mobile AR Experiences

Next Reality AR

If you aren't convinced that mobile augmented reality apps need occlusion (or you don't know what the word even means), you really need to watch the latest video from AR cloud startup 6D.ai. The 6D.ai video is titled "What is Occlusion in AR, and Why Does it Matter?"

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‘Black Mirror’ Inspired Sci-fi Mystery ‘Torn’ Confirmed for August Launch on PSVR, Rift & Vive

Road to VR

Torn is an upcoming sci-fi mystery puzzle from Aspyr Media that takes inspiration from The Twilight Zone and Black Mirror. Now the studio has confirmed with Road to VR that Torn is indeed launching on all supported platforms next month. .

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Turn Any Surface Into An AR Experience With Post Mobile AR

VRScout

Walmart, Coca Cola and Mercedes Benz are using Post Mobile AR to give customers a more interactive in-store experience.

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Solving the Housing Crisis with Tech

Tech Trends VR

VR is being used to design more cost effective homes and developments. The U.K. is in the midst of a brutal housing crisis, and the issue of slow supply of housing to meet demand will only get worse with the reduction in labour that will follow Brexit.

Why Farpoint’s Best Moments Don’t Involve A Gun

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It took me a little time, but last week I finally took the internet’s cruelly-delivered advice, manned up, and shot my way through Farpoint. There was some screaming, some jumping and some “lalalala I’m not really here”-ing, but by god I got there.

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TSA Frisky is now available on Springboard VR

Cats and VR

Out There Entertainment’s first Virtual Reality game TSA Frisky successfully Landed on Steam in May. The hilarious simulator that puts you in control of TSA airport security has now made its way to Springboard VR.

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Unreal Engine 4.20 Ships With Native Mixed Reality Compositing for VR, New AR/VR SDKs

Road to VR

Unreal Engine 4.20 officially launched today with heaps of updates. In the VR realm, the new version brings native mixed reality video compositing for VR applications, and an update to a much newer Oculus SDK. On the AR front, UE 4.20 adds supports for Apple’s ARKit 2.0

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Leap Motion Looks To Combine AR & VR With ‘Mirrorworlds’

VRScout

Leap Motion dreams big with an ambitious new project that could open ‘alternative dimensions of reality, layered over the physical world.’.

My first taste of Virtual Reality in China

The Ghost Howls

Hello everyone from Qingdao, China! This is my first article written from China and I have to say that I’m very very excited. Here everything is so different from my own country and I’m doing a lot of new experiences. I love being here.

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Hands-On: Conjure Strike Is A Team-Based VR Hero Shooter With MOBA Elements

UploadVR

When I played Megalith at E3 , it was a little bit of a revelation for me.

HTC demonstrates multi-room VR with Vive Pro and SteamVR 2.0

Slashgear

The current big challenge for virtual reality technology is to work in large rooms. The next dream for the future, however, is likely to be multi-room experiences, where users can wander between rooms or other connected spaces without issue.

VR’s Biggest Players Back New ‘VirtualLink’ Connector for Next-gen Headsets

Road to VR

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‘David Bowie Is’ Exhibit Coming To VR & AR Devices This Fall

VRScout

Sony Music partners with the David Bowie Archive, Planta, and London’s Victoria & Albert Museum to deliver an incredible VR/AR retrospective of David Bowie’s career.

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Some thoughts about XR at Disneyland Shanghai

The Ghost Howls

Hello everyone. As you know, I’m currently in China, doing a trip to discover VR here. I’ve said goodbye to the beautiful Qingdao and now I’m in the modern Shanghai. Shanghai is like the Chinese New York, so I thought to find more VR and better VR.

Warzone VR Teases Large-Scale VR FPS Multiplayer Battles On Rift, Vive, and PSVR

UploadVR

Developers are still working hard at trying to figure out what exactly works best in VR shooters. There have been plenty of great examples of how to adapt traditional game design to VR in a way that works and plenty of games have nailed that magical sense of VR immersion.

Essential’s $200 camera now costs $19

Slashgear

Essential put its 4K 360 camera up for sale overnight on a massive discount – as if they were having a fire sale. OH MY GOD IT’S A FIRE… sale, if you know what I mean.

Lowe’s ‘Holoroom’ Lets Customers Test Drive Power Tools in VR Before Buying

Road to VR

Lowe’s, a major North American retailer of home improvement goods, has dreamt up an interesting in-store use of VR.

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Nerf Laser Ops Pro – AR Blasters Make The World Your Laser Tag Arena

VRScout

From ducking, sweating and running as a kid in a backyard with Nerf blasters, to anxiously sitting in a hot station wagon for about an hour and a half on the way to the only laser tag arena in town, Nerf and laser tag are part of many adults fond childhood memories.

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President and CEO. The post Paul Travers appeared first on BrainXchange. Speakers

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Archangel: Hellfire Review – The Best VR Mech Combat Game Yet

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Piloting a giant mech has been a fantasy for sci-fi lovers around the world for decades.

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Marvel Powers United VR Rift + Touch Bundle arrives next week

Slashgear

Ahead of the game’s release later this month comes the Marvel Powers United VR Special Edition Rift + Touch Bundle, a kit containing the Oculus VR headset and controllers, as well as the new Marvel virtual reality game.

Oculus Announces First Retail Bundle: Rift + ‘Marvel Powers United VR’

Road to VR

Oculus today announced plans to launch a new retail bundle which adds the upcoming Marvel Powers United VR to the usual retail box including the Rift headset and Touch controllers.

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Nickelodeon Provides A Second Screen Experience Packed With AR Slime

VRScout

Nickelodeon’s Screens Up TV companion app brings AR challenges to the living room. It’s a green, gooey substance that makes you go ewwwww.

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AR+VR Weekly: Magic Leap ships this Summer, Apple’s $8 billion AR opportunity & Facebook testing AR ads

AWE Blog

Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news and launch announcements. by Tom Emrich. Highlights. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR! In addition to keeping you up-to-date on the top AR+VR news, funding activity, and launch announcements, here are there three stories you need to know: Magic Leap ships this Summer, Apple’s $8 billion AR opportunity and Facebook testing AR ads.

Gorgeous VR Adventure Torn Releases Next Month

UploadVR

It looks like one of the best-looking VR games of 2018 will be with us in a few short weeks. Torn from Aspyr games just got a pre-order listing on the PlayStation Store, which itself states the game is launching on August 28th. We’ve reached out to the developer to confirm the date is accurate.

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VirtualLink standard paves way for USB-C next-gen VR headsets

Slashgear

A handful of major tech companies have worked together to introduce VirtualLink, a new open industry standard that’ll hopefully result in a future where all headsets feature a USB-C port.

One of Europe’s Largest Water Parks Now Has a VR Water Slide

Road to VR

One of Europe’s largest water parks, Therme Erding’s Galaxy Erding water park in Germany, has a new claim to fame: a water slide that outfits guests with a VR headset.

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