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‘Modbox’ AR to Arm You With an Arsenal of Virtual Objects to Create Useful & Fun AR Apps

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The developers behind Modbox (2016) , the VR physics sandbox for SteamVR-compatible headsets, have been experimenting with augmented reality recently, something they say is a perfect fit for the Modbox software.

‘Alien: Descent’ Location-Based VR Experience Coming to Southern California Mall

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The sci-fi movie franchise has a multiplayer location-based VR experience. The Colonial Marines are recruiting warriors and thrill seekers at a shopping mall in Southern California.

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AR Functionality Comes To Vive Pro With New Front-Facing Camera Tools

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The Vive Pro gets new SDK tools unlocking advanced AR capabilities. The Vive Pro is one hell of a VR headset. A combined 2880 x 1600 pixel resolution, dual AMOLED 3.5″ ″ diagonal screens, a 90 Hz refresh rate, high quality integrated headphones, the list goes on.

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Hands-On: Failspace Feels Like Job Simulator Meets Star Trek: Bridge Crew

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I have a sneaking suspicion that if I were ever put in charge of something highly technical, mechanical, and complicated — like a spaceship — it would end disastrously.

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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‘Ready Player One: OASIS beta’ Launches on Steam With Vive, Rift, & Windows VR Headset Support

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Ready Player One: Oasis beta (2018), the free mini-game sampler with experiences inspired by Steven Spielberg’s latest film Ready Player One (2018), is finally on Steam , which includes support for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows “Mixed Reality” VR headsets.

Mixed Reality and Medicine: Virtual Practice Makes Perfect

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Mixed reality is becoming an increasingly useful tool for surgeons, but can it also help to train the next generation of doctors?

V of War Is A Battle Royale Game With VR Mechs Vs Soldiers

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Well it was only a matter of time before someone tried to shoehorn the emergent battle royale genre into VR, but V of War does at least have an interesting concept behind it. In this upcoming multiplayer game, a team of 40 soldiers is pitted against 10 mechs.

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Snail Games updates ARK Park to bring players a better dinosaur VR expereience.

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Snail Games, the developers of the VR dinosaur theme park simulation have been hard at work on movement systems – and the game has now been updated with free locomotion that will be in a upcoming patch this month.

How Virtual Practice Makes Perfect

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The Internet democratized knowledge, but immersive technologies like AR and VR will democratize access to experience – and revolutionize learning.

Cloudhead Games – Lessons Learned From Five Years of VR Locomotion Experiments

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Both the Rift and the Vive first launched to consumers around this time two years ago, but their debut, and the games that launched alongside them, were the culmination of years of prior game design experimentation in a new medium that brought both new opportunities and challenges.

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Google Helps Preserve Endangered Historical Sites in VR

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Google assists CyArk in saving our heritage by preserving the wonders of the world in VR.

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Look Out Magic Leap, Vive Pro Is Now An AR Dev Kit

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HTC just released its software development kit for the front-facing cameras on the Vive Pro. The new update should help turn the device into the kind of augmented reality developer kit Magic Leap is distributing quietly in small numbers.

Ganbatte is a VR game in which you’re a cat competing to become the best sushi eater of the galaxy.

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Ganbatte is a competitive multiplayer game for VR, about cats, in space, eating sushi. Players try to eat as much valuable sushi as they can to reach the highest score. The game is family-friendly and brings together hungry sushi cats from across the galaxy.

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Best VR Racing Games – Fast and Furious

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The heritage of the racing games genre spans back decades and has played an important role for home entertainment systems since the late 1970s. Some of us will certainly recall early classics such as Pole Position, Out Run, Test Drive.

Google Partners With CyArk to 3D Scan the World’s Historical Sites, Provide Open Access to Data

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Google has partnered with CyArk , the non-profit studio behind VR app MasterWorks: Journey Through History (2018), to expand CyArk’s mission to 3D laser-scan the world’s historical sites and provide open access to the data.

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Beyond the Joystick: Companies Building the Future of VR Locomotion

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How close are we to walking around a Ready Player One world? In Ready Player One’ s opening act, Steven Spielberg sets the stage for the capabilities of 2045’s VR hardware.

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“Skinneeeeer!” The Simpsons’ Steamed Hams Gag Gets A VR Experience

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These days your meme isn’t really a meme until it’s got a VR experience that turns your entire reality into a shrine of silliness. The Simpsons’ Steamed Hams gag just graduated to that status.

National Geographic partnered with Humaneyes Technologies to deploy the Vuze VR camera for the first-ever 3D 360 experience captured aboard the International Space Station

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National Geographic recently launched an extension to its critically acclaimed series ONE STRANGE ROCK, with the first-ever virtual reality (VR) 3D experience captured aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Mark Metry teaches us the right attitude to become successful in AR and VR

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Hello all, after the crazy two last weeks in which I had too little time to blog, today I come out with a new cool article in which I interview Mark Metry. Who is Mark? Well, he’s a VR startupper, influencer , podcast host, blogger, enthusiast , etc… he is a lot of cool things.

Vive Pro Gets AR Capabilities Thanks to HTC’s New Tools for Front-facing Cameras

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HTC has announced a new set of tools allowing developers to build applications which take advantage of the Vive Pro’s stereo front-facing cameras, effectively turning the device into an AR headset dev kit.

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This App Brings Music to Life in Augmented Reality

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It’s like an AR lightshow in your living room. San Francisco based startup, Wavy , is looking to help musicians enhance their music videos with AR.

Arden’s Wake: Tide’s Fall Sees Penrose’s Grip On VR Storytelling Tighten

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The fourth production from VR studio Penrose, Arden’s Wake: Tide’s Fall, is debuting at Tribeca and it touches upon well worn territory for this team. Namely, it’s a story about the relationship between parent and child, coping with loss and, ultimately, moving on.

Outages plague grids this month; Speculoos returns

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OpenSim land area and users rose slightly this month, despite outages and maintenance on several grids. Atek was down for a while before later resuming, as was Virtuality Grid, while Kinky Grid also went under construction temporarily. Tangle Grid is currently still down for maintenance. And Gevolution was doing load testing last month, resulting in unusually high active user counts for March — that issue has since been resolved and the numbers are back to normal.

Introducing VeeR 2.0 – Create beyond boundaries

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We are excited to introduce the upgraded VeeR with a whole new logo, brand identity, and product experience. After a year of development, we have become one of the biggest 360/VR hub by both content and creator volume.

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Everything We Know About Oculus Santa Cruz (so far)

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Oculus Santa Cruz is a VR prototype that brings many high-end features of the Oculus Rift and Touch, most notably positional (6DoF) tracking on both headset and controllers, into a self-contained, standalone design. What follows is a brief overview of everything we know about the headset so far.

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Eminem’s Coachella Set Let Fans Watch In AR

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You have to feel sorry for Eminem. Trying to top of Destiny’s Child reunion must have had the rap star feeling like a kid yodeling in a Walmart. At least he had AR to help him.

GreekLife launches grid hosting service

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(Image courtesy GreekLife.). The GreekLife grid has been around for eight years, but it has really started to take off in the last two, now reporting thousands of regions and active users. Now the grid owners are turning their experience running their own successful commercial grid into a service for other would-be grid owners.

Top 15 VR Games of 2018: List of Best VR Games You Will Every Experience

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Now that you've got your VR headset and it’s time for you to choose what game to play with. As virtual reality continues to develop with new experiences and numbers of VR games continue to increase, it is getting harder to choose the best game out of this massive selection of games.