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Varjo’s VR-2 Pro Kills Screen Door Effect, Tracks Fingers, And Runs SteamVR Content

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Varjo is releasing two successors to its VR-1 “bionic” VR headset. Varjo headsets’ unique feature is that they have angular resolution claimed as equivalent to the human eyes in the center of the image. There are two displays for each eye in a Varjo headset.

Sony Reveals AR Headset Prototype in New Ghostbusters Location-based Attraction

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Ginza Sony Park, the Japanese tech giant’s Tokyo-based hub for Sony brand promotion, is now playing host to a new Ghostbusters -themed multiplayer experience using a newly revealed Sony AR headset prototype.

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This Facebook AR Filter Lets You Become the 'Joker' Just in Time for Halloween

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Whether you loved or hated the blockbuster hit Joker for its slapdash violence and unflattering portrayal of mental illness, if you have been online lately, you know you can't afford to miss it.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.10.14): Asgard’s Wrath redefines VR gaming, Apple glasses may launch in Q2 2020 and much more!

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It’s a crazy period for me: I’m going to depart soon for China to showcase our game at the WCVRI in Nanchang and so I’m crazy busy finalizing the demo for the exhibition and at the same time arranging the talks that I’m having there and at the View Conference soon after.

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Research Finds VR Burns More Calories Than Sex

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Five minutes of Audio Trip offers twice the cardio than a night of passion. Is there anything better than sex? According to newly released data from the Virtual Reality Institute of Health & Exercise , the answer is a definite yes, yes, YES! At least when it comes to burning up calories.

Boneworks Can Now Be Played From Start To Finish

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Highly anticipated VR shooter Boneworks is a step closer to completion. Last week Stress Level Zero’s Brandon J Laatsch revealed that the game can now be played from beginning to finish.

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Disney's 'Maleficent' Brings Its Magic to YouTube with Augmented Reality Make-Up Experience

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Dark mode themes for mobile apps are all the rage these days, but YouTube is taking that a bit literally with its latest augmented reality experience.

Preview: Spectro – Perfect for Some Halloween Style Escapades

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Originally unveiled in 2016, Borrowed Light Studios’ Spectro has made several appearances over the years, quietly disappearing then reappearing much like its content theme. It has always looked like an enjoyable concept.

Human-Scale AR ‘Tunnel Book’ Launches At Welsh National Opera

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Free immersive pop-up blends AR technology with classic opera.

Capcom Japan Announce Another Resident Evil 7 Free-Roam VR Attraction

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Capcom announced a new walkthrough, free-roam VR attraction set in the world of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard , titled Biohazard: Walkthrough the Fear.

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‘Asgard’s Wrath’ Review – VR’s Epic Norse Saga of Godlike Proportions

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Sanzaru Games made some pretty big claims about Asgard’s Wrath when it was first revealed earlier this year, calling it their “deepest title yet” and promising 30+ hours of first-person combat, dungeoning, and all of the RPG goodness you could hope for.

Target Treats Shoppers with Augmented Reality Tricks via Snapchat

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Big-box retailer Target has been on a bit of an augmented reality advertising shopping spree via Snapchat lately. The latest example, revealed on Tuesday, comes via a pair of Halloween-themed experiences, available in the camera carousel in Snapchat.

Tom Emrich Joins 8th Wall

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8th Wall, the WebAR creation platform created by Erik Murphy-Chutorian that raised over ten million dollars last year, announced AR pioneer, Tom Emrich, has joined their team as VP of Product

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Report: Apple AR Headset Launching Early 2020

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Will Apple be the first to kick-start the AR headset market?

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New Five Nights At Freddy’s VR DLC Is On The Way

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Good news for those that like pooping themselves inside VR headsets; new Five Nights at Freddy’s VR DLC is on the way! Developer Steel Wool Studios last week dropped a teaser trailer for Five Nights at Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted – Curse of Dreadbear.

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Colorado State University Has Deployed a 100 Headset VR Lab for Biomedical Education

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Colorado State University has deployed a new VR lab; designed to accommodate up to 100 students simultaneously, the lab’s headsets run custom software which allow students to visualize life-sized virtual cadavers and medical imagery in a shared virtual space.

Half of Web AR Sessions are More Than 2 Minutes

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Data Point of the Week is AR Insider’s dive into the latest spatial computing figures. It includes data points, along with narrative insights and takeaways. For an indexed collection of data and reports, subscribe to ARtillery Pro. One downside of mobile AR is the upheld-phone orientation.

Sony AR Patent Hints at Stereoscopic Headset Capabilities

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Another day, another patent appears showcasing the whims of multinational tech giants. Recently a Sony patent appeared indicating plans for upgrades to PlayStation VR, adding features like inside-out tracking and wireless capabilities.

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Resident Evil 7 ‘VR-X’ Prequel Announced By Capcom

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The 4-person co-op experience launches exclusively in Japan later this month. Beginning October 26th , Capcom will be offering Tokyo locals the chance to return to the swamps of Lousiana for another lethal encounter with murderous backwoods psychopath, Jack Baker.

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Sony Patent Filing Reveals Unseen PSVR Design With Mix Of Tracking Tech

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A seemingly uninteresting patent recently granted to Sony may reveal some features of the hotly-rumored new PSVR 2.

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PlayStation VR’s 3rd Anniversary Sale Brings Big Discounts to Top VR Titles

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PlayStation VR is now officially three years old, and to celebrate Sony has slashed prices on many of the platform’s highest profile VR titles while offering up to 70% off a wide selection of games. The sale is already live, and goes until October 22nd in the US. Check out the full list below.

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What’s Google’s ‘Audio AR’ Play?

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

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How Augmented Reality Is Revolutionizing Hospitality Industry (From Inside Out)

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Guest Post. Augmented reality has become a trend-setting technology in many industries. It has changed the way the customers used to see and interact with brands and companies. There are many real-world applications of augmented reality that help companies to build their brand and gain trust.

The Avengers Location-Based VR Game Made Me Feel Like An Actual Marvel Superhero

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The VOID’s 20-minute hyper-reality experience is a non-stop thrill ride from start to finish. Last week we had the chance to check out Marvel’s Avengers: Damage Control , a new location-based VR experience from ILMxLAB that’s heading to select VOID centers October 18th.

Asgard’s Wrath Review: VR’s Best And Most Ambitious Game Yet

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The massive action-adventure RPG from Sanzaru Games, Asgard’s Wrath , is finally releasing on October 10th and we’ve spent the better part of the last few days immersing ourselves in the annals of Norse mythology to bring you our full, comprehensive review.

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Graffiti Simulator ‘Kingspray’ Coming to Oculus Quest This Week, Trailer Here

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Infectious Ape, the studio behind Kingspray (2016), today announced that the graffiti simulator is headed to Oculus Quest on October 17th.

OC6 Interview: Taking a Death Lap With OZWE Games

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Oculus Connect 6 (OC6) may have been a couple of weeks ago but VRFocus has one last interview from the event.

Can Virtual Reality Stop Sexual Harassment Before It Starts?

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Combatting sexual harassment in the workplace is no easy feat. This pervasive form of violence continues to affect the lives of women around the world. However, virtual reality might be able to change this.

RIP: Google Has Abandoned Its Daydream VR Platform

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RIP Google Daydream (November 2016 – October 2019).

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Hands-On: Death Lap Channels Twisted Metal For Intense VR Combat Racing

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Death Lap is a new upcoming VR combat racing game from OZWE Games featuring cross-play and cross-buy that releases “soon” for Rift and Quest.

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