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Coca-Cola Soda Cans Trigger AR Animated Stories

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Scannable codes bring 12 short stories to life in front of your beverage. Coca-Cola is using AR technology as part of its latest marketing campaign to bring Coke cans to life with adorable 3D animations.

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‘No Man’s Sky’ Update to Bring “significantly improved” Graphics to PSVR Version

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The ‘Beyond’ update to No Man’s Sky (2016), which brought VR support to the game alongside a host of improvements, is admittedly far from perfect.

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400K Live Viewers Tuned In For Lindsey Stirling’s VR Violin Performance

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The dancing violinist broke new ground with her one-of-a-kind VR performance. Last month acclaimed electronic violinist, dancer, and singer-songwriter Lindsey Stirling performed a one-of-a-kind VR performance for a live crowd of 400,000 viewers scattered all across the globe.

HTC Vive Cosmos, maybe the most versatile PC VR headset, launches at $699

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Finally, the moment has come: after months of teasing, silence, rumors and spinning heads, the Vive Cosmos has finally been launched! The final price has been revealed: 699$ and so its availability, plus some little surprises! Discover everything with me…. Vive Cosmos. HTC Vive Cosmos (Image by HTC).

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Hands-on: Vive Cosmos Aims to Reboot the Vive Experience

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HTC’s latest VR headset, Vive Cosmos, is just around the corner. This week Road to VR got a preview of the headset ahead of its October 3rd launch. In a meeting at HTC’s Vive office in San Francisco this week, I got to go hands-on with the Vive Cosmos headset.

Time Magazine Takes Readers on an Augmented Reality Tour of Amazon Rainforest

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Beat Saber Partners With SUBPAC On Limited Edition Haptic Vest, Available Now

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‘Feel the Beat’ for $299. In the world of haptic feedback accessories, the SUBPAC Wearable Physical Sound System is a favorite among VR entertainment providers.

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Mixed Reality fitness game HitMotion: Reloaded slated for October release

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“HitMotion: Reloaded”, the first mixed reality fitness game , whose demo has been one of the 20 launch titles for the Vive Focus Plus , has finally an estimated release date! This is the game that all worldwide gaming communities are waiting for.

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Google Brings Persistent Content Support to Cloud Anchors, Expands Augmented Faces to iOS

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With Android 10 hitting the streets (at least for those mobile devices that get quick updates) and the public release of iOS 13 dropping on Sept. 19, Google is releasing an update on Thursday to ARCore that adds some fantastic new benefits to its cross-platform capabilities.

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Original HTC Vive ‘Coming Out Of The Market’ With Cosmos Launch

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Almost three and a half years after beating Facebook’s Oculus Rift to market with more features, HTC is retiring its original room-scale VR headset — the HTC Vive. The remarkable PC-powered system first shipped in April 2016 for $800 as the result of a partnership between Valve and HTC.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.09.16): Cosmos released, iOS 13 has support for AR glasses, DAQRI fails and much more!

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What a week for the XR ecosystem! HTC has launched a new headset, we have another confirmation of Apple glasses, we read about the first hands-on on Kura glasses, and many other things have happened!

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HTC Vive Cosmos Pre-orders to Start September 12th

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HTC Vive Cosmos, the company’s upcoming PC VR headset, is officially going into pre-order starting September 12th. HTC announced the news via Twitter, saying that more information, including specs, price, and special offers will be made public at the time when pre-orders go live.

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Who Should Own VR Creation at Your Company?

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(Header image courtesy of RefreshVR ). Virtual Reality is, relatively speaking, a new technology. And like with the introduction of any new tech, there’s the question of which department should take ownership of it when adopted.

Hands-On With Kura’s Breakthrough Wide Field Of View AR Technology

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San Francisco-based startup Kura Technologies ( official website ) claims it will launch compact AR glasses with a wide field of view, high resolution, high opacity, high brightness, and variable focus in mid-2020.

Burger King Trolls McDonald’s With ‘IT Chapter 2’ Promotional AR Challenge

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Fans can scan an AR ad for a major discount, if they’re fast enough. In 2017, Burger King launched a tongue-in-cheek ad campaign ‘attacking’ rival fast-food chain McDonald’s.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.09.09): Vive Cosmos probably on sale at €799, Kura reveals 150° FOV AR glasses, Oculus “Cablegate” and much more!

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It’s time for some amazing VR news, isn’t it? Top news of the week. Image by Ars Technica). The HTC Vive Cosmos may release soon for €799. Popular VR Youtuber Sebastian Ang has spotted two online stores (one from the Netherlands and the other from Germany) already listing the Vive Cosmos for €799.

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‘Death Lap’ Mashes up Mario Kart Racing & Twisted Metal, Coming Soon to Rift & Quest

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OZWE Games, the studio behind the Anshar VR franchise, today announced a new game for Rift and Quest that looks straight out of Mad Max. Called Death Lap , Ozwe says in an Oculus blog post that it was inspired by both the Twisted Metal and Mario Kart franchises.

Pixel Ripped 1995 will be playable for the first time during Oculus Connect 6

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A Future, More Compact Oculus Quest Could Be Powered By Its Carrying Case

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Facebook filed a patent application for a case which acts as a wireless computer and charger for a VR headset. The case would be included with the headset. Such a design embodied in a product would be used similar to Apple’s AirPods.

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Nintendo Files Patent For New Labo VR Headset

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Let’s Go Digital discovers patent for more permanent version of Labo VR Goggles.

Swords of Gargantua Will Bring the Fight to Vive Cosmos in October

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In June Japanese developer Yomuneco Inc. launched its combat experience Swords of Gargantua for PC VR headsets as well as Oculus Quest. With the release of HTC Vive Cosmos less than three weeks away, today the studio has announced support for the device as well as Viveport Infinity.

Exclusive: Vality is Building a Compact VR Headset with Ultra-high Resolution

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Germany-based startup Vality is developing a VR headset that aims to offer near-retina resolution in a compact form-factor. This week, Road to VR got an exclusive hands-on with an early prototype of the Vality headset.

The Future of Augmented Reality in Autonomous Driving Technology

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Everyone in the automotive industry is racing to advance autonomous driving technologies and deploy driverless cars. This year, we’ve seen massive strides thanks to emerging technologies such as augmented reality and artificial intelligence.

Classic VR Horror Game Dreadhalls Comes To Quest Next Month

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A classic VR horror game, Dreadhalls , is finally getting its Quest release soon. Dreadhalls hits the standalone headset on October 3 for $9.99. Full cross-buy support is available for anyone that’s already bought the game on Oculus Rift.

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Dallas Cowboys AR Photo Booth Lets You Strike A Pose With Your Favorite Players

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AT&T debuts immersive kiosk as part of its new 5G-enabled stadium. A new augmented reality photo kiosk located inside the 5G-enabled AT&T Stadium is offering fans the chance to snag the ultimate souvenir photo alongside a handful fo their favorite Dallas Cowboy players.

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New Patent Filing Reportedly Indicates new Nintendo Switch VR Headset

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After much anticipation, Nintendo finally entered the virtual reality (VR) market earlier this year with the Labo VR Kit for Switch. While fun and enjoyable for kids, when it came to proper VR gaming the kit well way short of expectations in comparison to all the other VR tech on the market.

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Vive Cosmos to Support SteamVR Tracking with Optional Faceplate Add-on

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Alongside opening pre-orders for the headset, HTC today revealed that Vive Cosmos will support SteamVR Tracking with an optional faceplate ‘Mod’, one of several which the company says will expand the headset’s functionality.

Industrial AR is All About Product-Market Fit

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This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers. It includes some of its data and takeaways. More can be previewed here and subscribe for the full report.

HTC Vive Cosmos Supports Optical Finger Tracking

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The HTC Vive Cosmos will support the same finger tracking SDK as Vive and Vive Pro, as shown in a video posted to Twitter by HTC Vive’s China President. Early native #HandTracking demo possible already on the #ViveCosmos from our Beijing #AI team. No external sensors needed!

TIME Immersive AR Experience Shines A Spotlight On The Rapidly Shrinking Amazon Rainforest

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TIME turns to AR and Jane Goodall to help expose deforestation in Brazil. TIME Turns To AR And Jane Goodall To Explore The Rapidly Shrinking Amazon Rainforest.

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