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AT&T Reveals Winners of First Magic Leap Hackathon

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Now that its first developer conference is in the rearview mirror, Magic Leap continues to nurture its content development community, this time with an assist from strategic investor and retail partner AT&T. After accepting submissions through Oct.

Oculus Launches Referral Program, Free Store Credit When a Friend Buys Rift or Go

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As the adage goes, the more, the merrier. Oculus is taking it to heart this holiday season in the US with its new referral program that could net you, and up to three friends significant savings on hardware and content.

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Holiday Deal Brings New Samsung Odyssey+ to Just $300

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Samsung Odyssey+ is the company’s latest VR headset, and while it launched just a few weeks ago for $500, the Korean tech giant is throwing it on sale this Black Friday at a 40% discount.

You Should Definitely Buy A PSVR This Black Friday

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You might have noticed that we’re quite fond of VR here at Upload. In fact, we’re absolutely enthralled about it; we love to play in it, talk about it and write about it. But, when it comes to actually recommending you buy a VR headset?

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Disney Researchers Introduce ‘MotionStick’ AR Puppeteering

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Disney Researchers build off an idea from 2011 to develop a new way to puppeteer digital characters in augmented reality.

All you need to know about the leaked Valve VR headset: is Half-Life 3/2 coming?

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The VR ecosystem is in fibrillation because of the leak of a possible upcoming next-gen Valve HMD headset. But what do we know about it? Well, in this article I’ll try to summarize all that we know and all the main speculations regarding it.

Toyota Begins Testing HoloLens for Production Process Improvements

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With HoloLens and its enterprise-focused software offerings, Microsoft continues to make an impression on companies looking to adopt augmented reality, with Toyota Motor Corporation among the latest.

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Oculus Patents Use Of Light Field Cameras for Eye Tracking

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Facebook’s Oculus patented an eye tracking technique which uses light field cameras inside the headset. Most previous eye tracking systems used a regular or infrared camera combined with an IR illuminator to keep the eyes lit.

HTC Vive Focus launched worldwide: an enterprise standalone headset, starting from $599

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After a long wait, finally, the Vive Focus is ready to exit from its home country. You will be able to finally buy it in Europe and North America for $599, from the dedicated page on the HTC website. HTC Vive Focus Specs.

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Niantic’s ‘Ingress Prime’ Brings A Sci-fi Twist To Location-Based AR Gaming

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Join pick a side and join the battle for control of previous Exotic Matter in this modern revival of the 2013 location-based AR game.

Report: New Valve VR Headset Appears in Leaked Images

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When it comes Valve, there’s no telling what’s going on behind their Bellevue, Washington doors. As one of the most reclusive developers of both games and hardware, that goes doubly so for its efforts in VR.

Warner Bros. & Niantic Release Trailer for Harry Potter Wizards Unite, but Delay Launch Until 2019

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It looks like the Harry Potter version of Pokémon GO won't appear in 2018 after all, as the company has decided pushed the game's release to 2019. Get ready for some exciting and fun adventures ahead," the company said in a blog post.

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Madrid Noir: Prologue Is Like A Charming Pixar Short In VR

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If there’s one thing that everyone loves about going to the movies to watch the latest Pixar film, it’s got to be the shorts. These mini-movies that appear before the main feature are often filled with as much love, laughs and innovation as the film they’re shown in front of.

Tech Trends @ VR Sports & Entertainment Summit 2018

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The 2nd Annual Immersive Technology in Sports & Entertainment Summit will be held in San Francisco on November 13-14, 2018. Tech Trends is excited to be a media partner for the event so watch this space for key highlights.

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YouTube VR Now Available On Oculus Go

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The internet’s most convenient video-sharing service finally arrives on the world’s most convenient VR headset.

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Fire Investigators Are Now Using VR Photogrammetry Tech to Assess Damage to Homes

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A house fire is a sickening reality, but when it’s finally time to clean up and tally losses, that’s where fire investigators come in.

Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges Update Lets You Turn to the Dark Side via Kylo Ren Lightsaber

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Any real Star Wars fan knows that fear is a path to the dark side, as it leads to anger, and then suffering. For players of Star Wars Jedi Challenges, though, access to the antagonistic side of the Force is now available through their mobile apps.

Tetris Effect VR Review: A Transcendent Take On A Classic

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Go run a bath. Make it warm, get some salts, maybe some candles, put your speakers by the door and dim the lights. Play this , close your eyes, and sink into the water. Oh and, grab your Gameboy (don’t drop it) and boot up Tetris.

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Exploring a Wounded Mind in VR

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A BBC Virtual Reality experience takes you on an emotional journey through the perspective of two young women dealing with a life-altering brain injury. Is Anna OK is a poignant VR experience based on a true story. Anna and Lauren are identical twins.

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You Are Here Labs Launches First Holographic Press Release

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AR holograms could change the way companies handle social media marketing. .

Award-Winning VR Space Experience ‘SPHERES’ Lands on Rift

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SPHERES is a three-chapter space experience from Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures and writer/director Eliza McNitt that takes you on a trip through a universe filled with sound.

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Domino's Australia Serves Up Virtual Previews of Your Pizza Order in Augmented Reality

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If you're hungry for pizza and ordering from Domino's in Australia, you can now see what your pie will look like in augmented reality before placing your order.

Echo Combat Costs $9.99, Launch Trailer Revealed

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The long-anticipated expansion to Echo VR is nearly here, and we now know how much it’ll cost. Oculus and Ready At Dawn today confirmed that Echo Combat will cost $9.99 when it launches on the Oculus Rift on November 15th at 12pm PST.

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Scraper: First Strike looks like an interesting VR action game

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I had the pleasure to talk with Jim R. Ivon, the CEO of Labrodex , an indie game studio that is working an interesting action VR game called Scraper: First Strike. I talked with him about the game and the hurdles of being an indie VR developer. Doesn’t this sound cool to you?

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A Group Of Students Are Rebuilding The Original Metroid Prime In VR

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The 2002 Gamecube classic gets the VR treatment as part of an ongoing study into VR game mechanics. If you’re a fan of first-person-shooters, than odds are you’re familiar with Metroid Prime.

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‘Beat Saber’ Mod Group Hosts ‘Golden Ticket’ Scavenger Hunt, Win a Vive Pro & More

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The Beat Saber Modding Group is putting on a special event starting today that could net you a new HTC Vive Pro or thousands of dollars in prizes just by playing custom songs on Beat Saber.

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ARKit 101: How to Place a Virtual Television & Play a Video on It in Augmented Reality

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In a previous tutorial, we were able to place the Mona Lisa on vertical surfaces such as walls, books, and monitors using ARKit 1.5. By combining the power of Scene Kit and Sprite Kit (Apple's 2D graphics engine), we can play a video on a flat surface in ARKit.

Age of Sail Review: Google’s Latest VR Short Is Worth The Sea Sickness

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Age of Sail stayed with me in a way that no other VR experience has.

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Niantic and WB Games have unveiled the first teaser trailer for the Harry Potter AR game.

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Niantic and WB Games have unveiled the first teaser trailer for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite™, the upcoming augmented reality (AR) mobile game that will put magic in the hands of players worldwide. The highly anticipated game will launch in 2019.

ARHT Introduces Real-Time Holographic Lecturers At London Business School

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‘Hologram’ lecturers will soon beam to universities for the first time, starting with Imperial College London.

‘YouTube VR’ Finally Comes to Oculus Go, Now Available on Oculus Store

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Gear VR users have had access to YouTube’s VR app since July, but now it’s Oculus Go’s turn, as Oculus’ standalone VR headset is finally getting the long-awaited YouTube VR app.

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Microsoft to Host Women in AI & Mixed Reality Hackathon in San Francisco

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Over the last few years, the virtual reality space has earned a welcome reputation for fostering better representational balance with regard to gender compared to the general tech industry, with women like Nonny de la Peña and many others leading the charge.

When Will Oculus Go Finally Get Minecraft? It’s Still Unclear

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Yesterday, YouTube VR was released for Oculus Go. In his tweet about the release, Oculus CTO John Carmack stated that it was one of the two apps people always ask him about, and that there “is also some progress on the other one” – the other one almost certainly being Minecraft.

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Mysteries and Mistakes at Tokyo’s VR Zone

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Visiting Tokyo’s VR Zone. By Paul Rock*. If you diligently follow VR, then you’re probably familiar with Bandai Namco’s VR Zone in the Shinjuku neighborhood of Tokyo.

Japanese Man Spends $17,500 In ‘Cross-Dimensional’ Wedding To Hatsune Miku

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Akihiko Kondo’s “marriage” to the 16-year-old holographic pop star is just the latest in an increasingly prominent trend of holographic marriages.

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Haptics Company Exiii is Loaning Its ‘EXOS Wrist’ Haptic Device to Developers for Free

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Exiii , a Japan-based startup working in VR haptics, is starting a free rental program across the US and Japan that will let developers go hands-on with the company’s latest haptic developer kit, EXOS Wrist DK2 , for up to six months, free of charge.

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Magic Leap Publishes More L.E.A.P. Developer Videos Featuring Insomniac Games, Weta Workshop & More

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After publishing two batches of videos from its L.E.A.P. developer conference, Magic Leap has made the session on Seedling from Insomniac Games available to the public.