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Google Assembles Marvel's Surviving Avengers & Other AR Sticker Packs for All Pixel Devices via Playground Update

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Owners of Google Pixel devices now have a plethora of imaginary friends to play with thanks to the Playground augmented reality app. The app, a rebrand of the AR Stickers app, launched as an exclusive app for the Google Pixel 3 and 3XL handsets in October.

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‘ViewR’ Lets You Watch a VR Session in Action From the Comfort of Your Phone

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Brisbane, Australia-based group #include today released a new app called ViewR that lets you observe a PC VR session in action from an Android mobile device.

Walmart & Target Unwrap New Augmented Reality Features to Bring in Holiday Shoppers

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This year's holiday shopping season is shaping up to be fertile ground for augmented reality to show its worth, as both Walmart and Target have crafted immersive experiences designed to engage shoppers in the coming weeks.

Audi Has Deployed 1,000 VR Showrooms in Dealerships Worldwide

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German car maker Audi was quick to see the potential of VR and has been experimenting since the early days of VR’s resurgence to see how the tech could be used to enhance the car buying experience.

LEGO Playgrounds: A Mixed Reality Portal Of Innovation

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Have you ever wanted to jump through a mysterious portal and travel to a brand new universe where you loose all sense of space and time? LEGO Playgrounds, LEGO’s latest AR app-based channel , allows you to do precisely that.

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Google’s Daydream 6DOF Controllers Now Shipping To Developers

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The first unboxing video for Google’s 6DOF controllers hit the Web as the first wave of developer kits appear to be shipping out.

Kingdom Hearts VR experience launching on PSVR on Christmas.

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This Christmas, Square Enix is launching the Kingdom Hearts PSVR Experience they teased prior to Tokyo Game Show this year. The experience has around 10 minutes of content that allows you to relieve the history of the Kingdom Hearts series in VR.

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AltspaceVR Offers Social Reach For Organizers In VR

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Altspace, the popular social VR app that is most notably compatible with both 3DOF and 6DOF VR headsets, is becoming efficient for users looking to get groups of people to connect and organize within VR.

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A Virtual Comedy Experience

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Sansar to Host Live Comedy Series of Shows with Steve Hofstetter.

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Rift Developers Can Now Grant Custom Oculus Home Items As Achievements

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Developers of Oculus Rift games sold on the Oculus Store can now grant custom Oculus Home items as achievements. Users can decorate their virtual homes with these achievements and even show off them off to friends. Facebook first announced this feature at Oculus Connect 5 back in late September.

Niantic Picks an AR Fight with Pokémon GO Players via Trainer Battles Rollout

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Augmented reality gaming company Niantic Labs is now instigating conflicts between Pokémon GO players, but it's not as bad as it sounds. On Wednesday, Niantic began rolling out the new Trainer Battles player versus player fight mode, starting first with players level 40 and above.

Jaunt to Liquidate Tons of VR Stuff in Online Auction Soon

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It’s no secret that Jaunt is stepping back from VR and re-focusing on AR , although we weren’t sure what the one-time cinematic VR company planned on doing with its recently defunct VR business.

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VR Meditation Could Take The Misery Out Of Long-Haul Flying

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Using immersive tech for meditation is becoming more popular, but can it make flying in economy feel bearable?

Where Thoughts Go review: an emotional journey in VR

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Where Thoughts Go is an emotional virtual reality experience developed by Lucas Rizzotto , a very smart XR developer and community member.

10 Things We Can’t Wait To Do In Borderlands 2 VR

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Borderlands 2 VR on PSVR is just a few days away as it’s set to release later this week. Soon, PSVR owners will be able to return to Pandora six years later after the original game released and re-explore the psycho-ravaged landscapes once again.

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ARCore 1.6 Gifts Developers with Improved Lighting & Support for Screen Capturing

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Christmas has arrived early for ARCore app developers, as Google just unwrapped a few iterative improvements to the augmented reality toolkit in version 1.6. The first improvement comes in the form of improved lighting in Sceneform, Google's 3D rendering library for Javascript.

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Voice-Activated BBC VR Experience Puts You In The Shoes Of A Suffragette

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Make some noise in a VR experience inspired by histories greatest women’s rights activists. In this day and age, one could be forgiven for being somewhat disillusioned with democracy, but still, come election time, I always vote.

Win the Gungrave VR Loaded Coffin Edition (PSVR US Only)

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GUNGRAVE VR , the virtual reality shooter featuring third- and first-person gameplay modes and designs from original character designer Yasuhiro Nightow ( Trigun ), and the standalone episode 2 GUNGRAVE VR U.N in North America for PlayStation®VR on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system.

Hands-On: Mini-Mech Mayhem Is A Strategic And Hilarious Ode To Tabletop Gaming

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Reassuringly, FuturLab knows what makes it FuturLab. This is a studio that’s rightly proud of its criminally addictive arcade titles like Velocity and its sequel, immaculately-produced gems with pinpoint mechanics that you can jump straight into but spend weeks attempting to master.

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Lego Harnesses Apple's Latest Augmented Reality Abilities in Playgrounds App

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The app that Lego demoed at this year's iPhone launch event is now available in the App Store, and it showcases several new capabilities available in ARKit 2.0.

VRgineers Reveals Improved ‘XTAL’ Professional Headset with Wider FOV

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VRgineers, a Czech Republic-based startup building enterprise VR headsets, today announced a more advanced version of their wide field of view (FOV) professional headset XTAL. The new version, which features a wider FOV thanks to a new pair of non-Fresnel lenses, will be making its debut at CES 2019.

Building An AR Platform For Intelligent Avatars

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Artie’s engine uses AI to create entertaining and highly interactive avatars in augmented reality. . The ability to create engaging avatars is crucial if social immersive experiences and platforms wish to catch on with consumers.

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LooxidVR is a virtual reality headset that can analyze your emotions

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When I wrote my post about CES 2018 , I briefly talked about a headset called LooxidVR, able to “read the emotions” of the user by employing a combination of EEG sensors and eye tracking. Looxid VR has also won an innovation award at CES.

Kingdom Hearts PSVR Experience Gets Release Date In Japan

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Back in September we reported that Sqaure Enix was working on a Kingdom Hearts PSVR experience to tie into the upcoming release of Kingdom Hearts III. We now know when that experience will launch, at least in Japan.

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Magic Leap Launches Cheddar Video News Channel on Magic Leap One

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The team at Magic Leap just got a millennial-style boost with the announcement that financial news network Cheddar is coming to the Magic Leap One. Cheddar CEO Jon Steinberg revealed the news in a surprise tweet early Tuesday morning.

‘Subnautica’ Will Be Free on Epic Games Store Starting Next Week

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Epic Games is opening its own digital distribution platform in hopes that its industry-leading revenue share split will attract developers. Inaugurating the new Epic Games Store, the company is giving away underwater survival game Subnautica (2018) for free.

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Caltech Scientists Use AR To Help The Blind Navigate

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Scientists at Caltech are using AR to give objects in a room a voice, allowing the visually impaired to hear their surroundings. According to the World Health Organization , it is estimated that approximately 1.3 billion people around the globe live with some form of vision impairment.

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Anime VR: present and future of a new medium

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Today I feature a very interesting blog post about Virtual Reality anime by Fedotov Maxim. If you like anime and you like virtual reality (as my buddy Max, to whom I dedicate this post), I’m sure that you will appreciate a lot this article.

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Oculus Announces VR Charity Challenge With $100,000 Up For Grabs

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T’is the season to be giving and Oculus and ESL will be bestowing $100,000 upon one of two charities through the new Change the Game VR Charity Challenge web-show.

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Cheddar's Magic Leap One App Is Now Available Online, This Is How It Works

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When the announcement of the Cheddar app for Magic Leap first went out on Tuesday morning, the app was not available on my updated Magic Leap One (located in New York City). However, after checking throughout the day, I can confirm that the app is now live.

‘Spice & Wolf VR’ Kickstarter Doubles Funding Goal, Coming to Rift, Vive, Go, PSVR & Quest

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SpicyTails , the studio behind VR anime experience Project LUX (2018) , recently launched a Kickstarter for their latest VR project, Spice & Wolf VR.

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Tesla Files Patent For AR Manufacturing System

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The electric car manufacturer looks to increase assembly line productivity using a Google Glass-type experience. 2018 has been an interesting year for filed patents based on AR and VR ideas.

AR+VR Weekly: VR headset growth, Audi’s 1000 VR Showrooms & 250M ARCore devices

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Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news & launch announcements: Week of Dec 10. Source: Audi. By Tom Emrich. Highlights. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR!

IMAX VR Is Dead

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A regulatory filing confirms what’s been clear for some time — the IMAX VR experiment is over.

Magic Leap Reveals Plan to Offer Cheddar Video News Channel on Magic Leap One

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The team at Magic Leap just got a millennial-style boost with the announcement that financial news network Cheddar is coming to the Magic Leap One. Cheddar CEO Jon Steinberg revealed the news in a surprise tweet early Tuesday morning.

Survios Shares Momentum & Learnings in Location-based VR Business

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Survios, a veteran VR game developer, shared fresh insights into the health of the company’s out-of-home business activities, a sector of the VR industry which has been increasingly heating up in the last 18 months.

HumanEyes Rolls Out Camera That Shoots In 360 Degrees & VR180

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The Vuze XR Dual Camera from HumanEyes Technology shipped out to its first customers in late November.