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Room-Scale VR Adventure ‘Eye Of The Temple’ Has You Dodging Traps Like Indiana Jones

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Physically walk, balance, and whip your way through this uniquely physical VR puzzle platformer.

Daniel Beauchamp inspires us to do more crazy experiments in VR

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In 4 days it will be the 4th birthday of my blog, and so in this period, I want to write some special posts to celebrate. One of them is today’s article, where I interview one of the people whose work has inspired me the most this year: Daniel Beauchamp.

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Kai XR: Bringing VR To The Classroom, One Headset At A Time

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Kai XR offers students a unique look into their futures. Kai Frazier is a woman on a mission who wants to know why we aren’t building technology for children. The dedicated Techstars entrepreneur has always shown a passion for the difficult, yet rewarding work of teaching students.

Pico G2 4K Enterprise review: 3DOF VR is not over yet

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While Oculus has decided to discontinue the Oculus Go and abandon completely the 3DOF sector, Chinese vendor Pico has decided to double down on 3DOF offering two new models , the Pico G2 4K S and the Pico G2 4K Enterprise , that are two improvements of the original Pico G2 4K.

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Valve Index Back Orders Now Just ‘2 to 4 weeks’, The Lowest in Months

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The Valve Index supply seems to be normalizing somewhat after the big COVID-19 world manufacturing slowdown, as all supported countries are now seeing shipping dates ranging from just two to four weeks on some packages.

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Expert View: Eroding the Barrier to Entry in Game Development

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By Ela Darling, co-founder of Gamelodge. The process of building an indie video game, especially for Virtual Reality, can be an arduous years-long endeavor.

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‘Firefox Reality’ VR Web Browser Comes to PC in Preview Version

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Firefox Reality , Mozilla’s made-for-VR web browser, has been available on standalone devices for some time now, featuring support for Oculus Quest, Oculus Go, HTC Vive Focus, and Pico standalones.

3 Virtual Reality Films to Watch in Quarantine

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Life is slowly going back to normal in some parts of the world. For others, however, the fight against COVID-19 continues. Virtual reality offers a welcome escape from isolation and loneliness during this global health crisis.

Prince Of Persia: The Dagger Of Time VR Trailer Teases Arcade Experience

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Ubisoft has another look at its upcoming VR arcade game, Prince Of Persia: The Dagger Of Time , this week. A new live-action trailer for the experience just debuted and, while it doesn’t show any direct gameplay, it does give us some hints about gameplay mechanics.

Ghost Pacer Headset Offers Runners Their Own Holographic Training Partner

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An augmented reality running coach designed by runners, for runners. There’s nothing wrong with a little healthy competition, especially when it comes to physical fitness.

The XR Week Peek (2020.08.10): Valve Index gains market share, Hitman 3 is coming to PSVR and more!

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It’s a sunny Summer day here, and many people are in vacation. But XR never stops, so here below you’ll find the roundup of the most interesting news of the past week. Before leaving you to it, I want to remind you that in 5 days it will be my blog’s birthday!

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FeetSaber Mod Basically Turns ‘Beat Saber’ into ‘Dance Dance Revolution’

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Beat Saber has often been described as being ‘like Dance Dance Revolution but for VR’, and it seems that couldn’t have been more prophetic, because here we are with the FeetSaber mod which basically turns the game into DDR.

XR Talks: How Big Will AR Commerce Get?

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XR Talks is a series that features the best presentations and educational videos from the XR universe. It includes embedded video, narrative analysis and top takeaways. Speakers’ opinions are their own. For a full library of indexed and educational media, subscribe to ARtillery PRO.

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HTC’s Cheaper Vive Cosmos Play Headset Won’t Be Sold To Consumers, Shifts Focus To Enterprise

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Six months ago HTC announced a new, cheaper version of its Vive Cosmos PC VR headset named Vive Cosmos Play. The headset switched out the original Cosmos’ six-camera inside-out tracking setup for a cheaper, four-camera solution.

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Lenovo VR Classroom 2 Updates Aim To Simplify VR Education

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Looking at the future of immersive education in a post COVID-19 world.

Virtual Athletics League to Host World’s Largest VR Fitness Summit

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Virtual Athletics League has partnered with some of the largest names in VR fitness and esports to host a VR Fitness Summit that will feature a prize pool of $25,000 across a variety of tournaments and contests that will take place from September 3 through 12 with qualifiers for some events starting this week. Continue reading on VR Fitness Insider.

Facebook Researchers Develop Bleeding-edge Facial Reconstruction Tech So You Can Make Goofy Faces in VR

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Facebook Reality Labs, the company’s R&D division, has been leading the charge on making virtual reality avatars realistic enough to cross the dreaded ‘uncanney valley’ New research from the group aims to support novel facial expressions so that your friends will accurately see your silly faces VR.

Will Covid-Era Lockdowns Accelerate AR Collaboration

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Data Dive is AR Insider’s weekly dive into select spatial computing figures. Running Mondays, it includes data points and strategic takeaways. For an indexed library of data, reports, and multimedia, subscribe to ARtillery Pro.

How Teachers In Poland Used Half-Life: Alyx And VR For Remote Teaching During A Global Pandemic

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School corridors are mostly absent of life these days with classrooms left vacant. Playgrounds are deserted — only abandoned swings swaying eerily in the breeze. Everything has an almost dystopian feel; it’s almost like a Half-Life game.

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‘Tarzan VR’ Just Released The Coolest Mixed Reality Video Game Trailer Ever

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Grab your virtual loincloth and get ready for some mixed reality action. It was just over a year ago Fun Train , developer behind The Exorcist: Legion VR , dropped the first trailer for Tarzan VR , an episodic VR adventure that has players stepping into the shoes (bare feet?)

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VRCollab app is helping builders adapt to new normal after the pandemic

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Using VRCollab, builders are able to coordinate on projects, inspect, and review building designs in real-time. Image courtesy VRCollab.).

‘Little Witch Academia VR’ Takes Flight on Oculus Quest in October, Trailer Here

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Little Witch Academia: VR Broom Racing is a VR racing game based on the popular anime, and it’s launching first on Oculus Quest on October 13th, 2020.

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What’s the Revenue Opportunity in AR Advertising?

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This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s report, AR Advertising Deep Dive, Part I: The Landscape. It includes some of its data and takeaways. More can be previewed here and subscribe for the full report. A R continues to evolve and take shape as an industry.

Mozilla Lays Off 250 People, Teams Working On XR-Related Projects Affected

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The organization behind the Firefox Web browser as well as a series of XR-related projects, including the Mozilla Hubs Web-based social networking work, laid off a significant number of people in a restructuring effort.

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Psychedelic Choose-Your-Own VR Adventure ‘Terminus’ Available Now On Oculus Rift

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Explore five mind-bending realms that will have you questioning your reality.

Scope AR and ServiceMax Partnership Expands Augmented Reality Remote Assistance

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Today, remote assistance and education platform Scope AR announced a partnership with field service management company ServiceMax. The partnership is a significant step forward for both of these companies but also signifies a major development in terms of augmented reality adoption in industry.

Vive Cosmos Rated Least Accurate Among Top Headsets in Controller Tracking Test

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Ever wonder how VR tracking systems really stack up?

Intel Suffers Apparent Data Breach, 20GB of IP and Documents Leaked on to Internet

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Intel today became the apparent victim of a massive internal data breach, as roughly 20 GB of various Intel documents and tools have begun showing up in a data cache uploaded to the wider internet.

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Top 10 Best Multiplayer VR Games On Oculus Quest

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With more and more people getting into VR, Oculus Quest owners are probably looking for games they can play with friends who also own a headset.

Apoc-Olympians Battle The Walking Dead In Olympic-Style VR Competition

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Twitch and YouTube influencers battle it out in The Apocalypse Games. One of 2020’s biggest and most-anticipated summer sporting events is finally here, and it will bring the most prestigious athletes together to compete for honor, grace, and glory.

Snapshot VR Viveport Open To Take Place Saturday

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Inspired by physical-world paintball competitions, Giant Scam’s arena-style shooter Snapshot VR was built with competitive immersive environments in mind. This Saturday competitors will have an opportunity to put their skills to the test in The Snapshot VR Viveport Open.