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Crowdfunded 3D Headphone Startup OSSIC is Shutting Down, 99% of Orders Go Undelivered

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OSSIC, the headphone company known for its massively successful 3D headphone crowdfunding campaigns, is shutting down due to lack of capital.

‘Reality Portals’ Allow Real-Time Communication Between The Real World & VR

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SVVR’s first project under their ambitious MULTIVERSE initiative links VR with the real world via mixed reality live events.

HTC Says Watching ‘Ready Player One’ Boosts VR Purchase Intent in China

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HTC China President Alvin Wang Graylin tweeted recently that Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One (2018) is projected to have a “significantly positive impact” on VR adoption in China this year.

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Compound Goes Back To Basics To Deliver One Of VR’s Most Concise Shooters

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When people say VR is still in the PlayStation-era, they usually mean it figuratively; developers are still working out the language of this new medium one game at a time.

AWE USA 2018

AWE USA, the world’s #1 AR+VR conference and expo, is back for it’s 9th year on May 30-June 1, 2018 in Santa Clara, CA. Use code VRPUL200 for $200 off all three All Access Passes (1-day, 2-day and 3-day) as well as the 2-day Expo Only Pass.

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Pimax to Ship Pre-production “8K” Headsets This Month, Kickstarter Version Slated for June

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Pimax today updated their “8K” headset Kickstarter page to announce that pre-production units of the 200 field of view headset, dubbed M1, will be shipping to a handful of closed beta testers this month.

ABC’s ‘Royal Wedding AR’ Is An Augmented Experience Fit For A Prince

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Misplace your invitation to the royal festivities? Us too. Luckily ABC has all the British jubilation you can handle via their brand new AR experience. Things are beginning to heat up as what may very well be the biggest wedding of 2018 continues to inch closer.

Blood, Bugs, and Bullets Looks Like Starship Troopers VR

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I’m all for campy stuff. When done correctly, cheesy humor that doesn’t take itself too seriously can bring out plenty of smiles in even the most jaded of gamers.

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Retro VR adventure game Pixel Ripped 1989 delayed until Summer but check out the charming update video.

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The response to Pixel Ripped response during GDC, PAX East, and VRLA has been overwhelmingly positive and during that time the game was set to be released in May.

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ANTVR Goes Modular to Shrink the Size & Expand the Field of View of Its AR Headset

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China-based virtual reality headset maker ANTVR has decided to enter the augmented reality space, and to do so it's launching its headset on Kickstarter.

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Hands-on: VR Goes Skydiving at iFLY – The Ultimate Haptic Simulation

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iFLY , a leading provider of indoor skydiving facilities, today launched their iFLY VR initiative which combines the company’s indoor skydiving experience with immersive visuals powered by a Gear VR headset. I got to try to experience for myself at the company’s SF Bay location.

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How Businesses Are Cutting Employee Training Costs With VR

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VR is the future of employee training, and businesses are taking notice. . It’s no secret an increasing number of businesses are turning to virtual and augmented reality for employee training.

How To Download And Install New Custom Songs On Beat Saber

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While we patiently wait for official (and free) DLC , the alpha version of Beat Saber’s level editor will have to do for now. Thankfully, it’s not too difficult to download and import tracks that users have created for the time being, even if it’s not officially supported.

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Tongue-in-cheek TSA VR simulator, TSA Frisky out today.

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TSA Frisky s a tongue-in-cheek look into the world of a TSA agent. Think Job Simulator but with something that people hate dealing with at airports. The game throws you right in the middle of a busy airport security checkpoint.

Tech Toothbrush from Samsung Incubator Graduate Uses AR to Help Kids Improve Brushing Habits

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Kitten Planet, a spin-off company that grew up in Samsung's C-Lab incubator, has developed a connected toothbrush that teaches and motivates children to brush their teeth better via augmented reality while tracking their performance.

AntVR Launches ‘Mix’ AR Headset Kickstarter, Promising a 96-degree FOV for $500

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Enormous, Multisensory Arena Heads To Las Vegas Strip 2020

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Madison Square Garden Company teases an ambitious 18,000-seat venue wrapped inside a 170,000-square-foot LED sphere capable of various haptic feedback. If you’ve managed to make it out to the legendary city of sin lately, you may have noticed that gambling is on the decline.

How Blade Runner: Revelations’ Sound Brings The Neo-Noir World To Life In VR

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Once upon another era, every time a movie released there would be a video game of the same name to launch right alongside it. In the 16-bit era we got tons of classic releases, but eventually this practice became a race to the bottom until publishers mostly stopped it altogether.

Former Valve writer and VR ambassador Chet Faliszek signs on with the team behind hit VR shooter Arizona Sunshine

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Vertigo Games, the VR game studio behind hit VR shooter Arizona Sunshine , today announced that Chet Faliszek has joined its advisory board. Faliszek will be providing the company with strategic counsel as it enters the next phase of growth with an undisclosed VR title currently in development.

Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

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Google harnesses the power of photos and street view to deliver simplified VR development for teachers and students.

‘Beat Saber’ Sells 50K Units in First Week for $1 Million in Revenue

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In its first week, Beat Saber has sold 50,000 copies across Steam and Oculus, generating $1 million in revenue—a clear milestone of success for a game still in early access and made by a three-person indie studio.

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PETA’s ‘Eye To Eye’ Delivers A Haunting VR Portrayal Of Animal Cruelty

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The world’s largest animal rights organization hopes VR’s immersive capabilities can finally put animals and humans on equal terms. With over 6.5

God of War’s Kratos Comes To VR Using Virtual Photogrammetry

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Sony’s God of War might not be playable in VR, but one fan has brought its iconic protagonist, Kratos, into headsets in a project worthy of the gods.

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Blockchain Studios debuts CryptoCarz, collectible racing cars for VR gaming, at Consensus 2018

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Today at Consensus 2018, Blockchain Studios announced the launch of CryptoCarz, the most advanced Ethereum-secured collectible asset yet. CryptoCarz are unique, limited-edition virtual cars that can be collected and then raced on a brand-new platform made for the rapidly growing eSports market.

ARKit 101: How to Pilot Your 3D Plane to a Location Using 'hitTest' in ARKit

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Hello, budding augmented reality developers! My name is Ambuj, and I'll be introducing all of you Next Reality readers to the world ARKit, as I'm developing an ARKit 101 series on using ARKit to create augmented reality apps for iPad and iPhone.

What You Wear Matters In ‘Reign Of Cthulhu,’ A Lovecraftian AR Adventure

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Clothes maketh the man and woman in Warerplai’s turn-based AR strategy game. The immersive entertainment industry is currently neck-deep in smartphone-based AR applications.

Someone Made A Beat Saber Mod For Darth Maul

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Beat Saber confirms what we all knew: two lightsabers are better than one. But, as fun as dual-wielding laser swords is, wouldn’t it be cool to use them like Darth Maul, too? One player is doing just that.

Chiaro and the Elixir of Life is a great indie VR game seeking funding.

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After 2 years of work on Chiaro , Martov Co. has launched a Kickstarter campaign to engage with the deeply passionate VR and gaming communities, and get funding for the final months of production. The campaign is live now, and will run until Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018: bit.ly/chiaroVR

Create & Explore Floating Orbs of Sound in AR with Fields App

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When it comes to augmented reality apps, visually immersive experiences are plentiful, but audio experiences are somewhat underrepresented. A new app for iPhones and iPads seeks to shift the AR paradigm toward the latter.