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Snapchat Turns Real World into AR Scavenger Hunt with Nearly Instant Object Recognition

Next Reality AR

While Snapchat is no stranger to location-based AR scavenger hunts, the app's new world-facing game adds some environmental understanding to the mix. This week, Snapchat launched a new Snappables game dubbed Scavenger Hunt.

All the best AR VR news from CES 2020

The Ghost Howls

Last week there has been the CES, maybe the biggest technology show of the year.

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The VR Download EP11: Oculus Go Price Cut, Pimax Support Drama, Sony Skips E3 w/ Mozilla Privacy Engineer

UploadVR

The post The VR Download EP11: Oculus Go Price Cut, Pimax Support Drama, Sony Skips E3 w/ Mozilla Privacy Engineer appeared first on UploadVR. Video video

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Mojo Vision’s Smart Contact Lens Puts An AR Display Directly On Your Eyeball

VRScout

Our mad descent into a cyberpunk dystopia continues with the Mojo Lens. Earlier today, augmented reality start-up Mojo Vision announced its development of the Mojo Lens, a smart contact lens that promises to revolutionize the way we interact with the world and each other. .

‘Path of the Warrior’ Gets Co-op with Cross-play Between Quest & Rift

Road to VR

Oculus-exclusive VR beat ’em up Path of the Warrior got a new update today enabling co-op, including cross-play between Quest & Rift. Published by Oculus Studios, developer Twisted Pixel launched Path of the Warrior last month on Quest and Rift.

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Magic Leap Trade Secrets Lawsuit Against China's Nreal on Hold as Mediation Begins & Court Sets Tentative Trial Date

Next Reality AR

This week, the beginning of an epic legal battle was set to begin between augmented reality players Magic Leap and Nreal, the small China-based startup accused by the former of stealing trade secrets. However, a new wrinkle has emerged in the legal skirmish that could change everything.

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Retro-Style VR Brawler Path Of The Warrior Now Has Co-Op

UploadVR

Path of the Warrior released almost exactly one month ago on the Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest from Twisted Pixel and Oculus Studios and now it’s received the promised post-launch co-op multiplayer update.

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The Shared VR Of Tokyo’s TeamLab Borderless Offers A Glimpse Of An XR Future

VRScout

Last month we visited teamLab Borderless in Tokyo, and as you’d expect, we were amazed by what we saw.

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Facebook Surges in U.S. Patent Rankings Due to Mounting AR Strategy

Road to VR

An analysis of U.S. patents done by Fairview Research reveals that Facebook has made a significant surge in its year-over-year ranking for patents granted in 2019, something partly owed to its increased number of patents surrounding augmented reality. The news was first reported by Bloomberg.

Magic Leap Lawsuit Against Nreal on Hold as Mediation Begins & Court Sets Tentative Trial Date

Next Reality AR

This week, the beginning of an epic legal battle was set to begin between augmented reality players Magic Leap and Nreal, the small China-based startup accused by the former of stealing trade secrets. However, a new wrinkle has emerged in the legal skirmish that could change everything.

Stereopsia report / 2: hands-on with Lenovo Mirage AR, and many storytelling VR experiences!

The Ghost Howls

In this second and last post about my experience at Stereopsia in Bruxelles, I will focus more about creative and storytelling experiences. If you lost the first part, that was more about XR companies, you can check it out here. Lenovo Mirage AR.

Retro-Style VR Brawler Path Of The Warrior Now Has Co-Op

UploadVR

Path of the Warrior released almost exactly one month ago on the Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest from Twisted Pixel and Oculus Studios and now it’s received the promised post-launch co-op multiplayer update.

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Firefox Reality VR Web Browser Officially Heading To Pico Neo 2 VR Headsets

VRScout

Mozilla partners with Pico in the hopes of bringing new innovations to enterprise VR.

Oculus Go Now Permanently Priced at $150, All Supported Countries to See Similar Drop

Road to VR

Facebook slashed the price of Oculus Go for Black Friday, and kept it for the post-holiday season. Now, the company has confirmed that it’s permanently sticking with that pricing scheme, which comes to $150 for the 32GB version and $200 for the $64GB version.

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Oculus launches new defy reality campaign in partnership with NBA on TNT

Cats and VR

Oculus launches new defy reality campaign in partnership with NBA on TNT Longtime gamer D'Angelo Russell takes his first steps into virtual reality with @Oculus. Join the mayhem as he explores Beat Saber, Racquet NX and the potential of VR. You can do almost anything with this technology.”

Gamers Wanted for Scraper: Gauntlet Open Beta

Peter Graham

Labrodex Studios is currently in the process of developing its next virtual reality (VR) videogame, a stationary wave shooter called Scraper: Gauntlet, set in the same universe as its first title Scraper: First Strike.

Join Us & A Senior Research Engineer From Mozilla LIVE On YouTube Today To Discuss The Week’s VR News!

UploadVR

UploadVR’s weekly podcast, The VR Download, is LIVE on YouTube today at 10:30 AM PST (18:30 UTC) ! Unlike regular video podcasts, The VR Download is broadcast from virtual reality!

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Recently Released Half-Life: Alyx Screenshots Tease New Enemies And Environments

VRScout

Take a look at some of the baddies you’ll be facing in Valve’s upcoming Half-Life VR game. This March Half-Life: Alyx will make its highly-anticipated debut on VR headsets, marking the first official release of a Half-Life game in 13 years.

Retro-inspired Adventure ‘Pixel Ripped 1995’ to Launch Spring 2020

Road to VR

Pixel Ripped 1995, the sequel to the nostalgia-soaked VR game Pixel Ripped 1989 (2018), is now slated to launch this spring.

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Mojo Vision Reveals XR Contact Lens

Charlie Fink

Bio-augmentation is real

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Letting Workers Qualify Themselves in AR, with AR Expert's Dr. Björn Schwerdtfeger

XR for Business Podcast

Getting future workers excited for the jobs they might have tomorrow can be challenging, especially when many young workers tend to enjoy challenging themselves with new tasks. Dr. Björn Schwerdtfeger says that AR training can allow those workers to qualify themselves for all sorts of tasks, and have fun doing it, to boot. Transcript coming shortly].

Oculus Go Price Cut Permanently To $149/£139

UploadVR

Facebook today confirmed to UploadVR that it has permanently cut the price of the 32GB Oculus Go headset from $199/£199 down to $149/£139.

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Triton VR Brings Multiplayer Location-Based VR To Quest, Free Alpha Available

VRScout

At-home location-based entertainment finally arrives with this standalone competitive experience. One of the most attractive aspects of the Oculus Quest is the ability to access VR anywhere at any time without the need of a bulky gaming PC or external sensors.

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Microsoft is Aware of Significant Display Issues on Some HoloLens 2 Units

Road to VR

Microsoft began shipping its latest AR headset, HoloLens 2 in November. After a slow initial rollout, devices are getting out into the hands of more developers and reports have surfaced that many units are exhibiting significant color-consistency issues.

Industrial VR/AR Forum Examines Enterprise XR Execution

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Pixel Ripped 1989 Denied Oculus Quest Approval as 1995 Sequel Eyes Spring 2020 Release

Peter Graham

By all accounts, the Oculus Quest is doing really rather well. Oculus’ UK store says the 64GB version can currently be delivered from 11th February onward and it’s not much better for the 128GB version. So naturally, developers are keen to get on the store.

Free Oculus Quest Demo For Survival Horror Game Terminus Is One To Watch

UploadVR

Need something to check out in VR today? The Terminus free Oculus Quest demo is definitely worth a look. Terminus is the new title from CVR, the developers of SideQuest hit, High Seas.

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NEWVIEW 2019 VR Award Winners Announced In Tokyo

VRScout

The international art, culture, and fashion VR competition hosted at PARCO Shibuya on Dec. 15 announces its official award winners , including a Gold Prize of $20,000.

‘Beat Saber’ Takes Top Spot as PSVR’s Most Downloaded Game of 2019

Road to VR

No surprises here: Beat Saber (2018) was officially the most downloaded game on PSVR in 2019, which goes for both the US and Europe.

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ARtillery Briefs: 3 Spatial Predictions for 2020

AR Insider

ARtillery Briefs is a video series that outlines the top trends we’re tracking, including takeaways from recent reports and market forecasts. See the most recent episode below, including narrative takeaways and embedded video.

CES 2020 Interview: The Gloves Come off at Teslasuit

Peter Graham

There were certain demos at CES 2020 which VRFocus was particularly looking forward to, one of which was Teslasuit’s new haptic glove. Alas, as it turned out the company only brought a singular prototype which was locked away behind some protective glass but it did look very nice.