Scope AR Adds To SaaS Platform With WakingApp Acquisition

Charlie Fink

The company is reporting 100% in growth in revenues in 2009

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How to get Minecraft for free

Digital Trends

While there is a free version available, it's limited in scope and only includes the Creative mode from 2009. Gaming How-To minecraft mojang Video Games

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Scriptable Supercharges iOS 14 Widgets Like No Other App

GizModo VR

It is not 2009 and I’m not… Read more. With iOS 14, iPhone users finally got a taste of the sweet, sweet widget life anyone who’s used an Android phone in the last decade was already familiar with.

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Hands On: Going Behind the Cowl in the PS VR Exclusive ‘Batman: Arkham VR’

UploadVR

When Rocksteady kicked off the Arkham franchise with Batman: Arkham Asylum in 2009, I don’t think the world was really ready. The post Hands On: Going Behind the Cowl in the PS VR Exclusive ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ appeared first on UploadVR. E3 gaming PSVR

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Apple Reportedly In Talks To Purchase VR Live Streaming Platform NextVR

VRScout

Founded in 2009 by D.J. Another move towards the companies rumored AR/VR device perhaps? According to a new report by 9to5Mac , Apple is currently in the process of acquiring VR/AR live streaming platform NextVR for a modest $100M. Roller and David Cole, the California-based company has spent the last 10 years working to perfect the immersive live streaming format.

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The path to a VR metaverse

Hypergrid Business

I got into writing about OpenSim back in 2009 because it seemed to be, at the time, the best path to an open-source, peer-to-peer metaverse. I want to see a future where anyone could put... Maria's Worlds Metaverse Android Daydream Google OpenSim

Coatsink, Veteran VR Studio of ‘Jurassic World Aftermath’ and Others, Acquired for up to $85 Million

Road to VR

Coatsink is a British game studio and publisher founded in 2009. Veteran VR studio Coatsink, currently in development of Jurassic World Aftermath , has been acquired for $30 million by game publisher Thunderful.

Virus pandemic study in AR

EON Reality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild. An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large proportion of the world population. In contrast to the regular seasonal epidemics of influenza, these pandemics occur irregularly.

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John Mulaney to host 'Saturday Night Live' on Halloween

Mashable VR

His 2018 appearance garnered an Emmy nomination (as did his writing for the show when he worked there from 2009 to 2012). John Mulaney will return to hosting Saturday Night Live in its final episode before the 2020 election.

Steve Carell and Rainn Wilson reunite to talk 'The Office,' the pandemic, and quarantine beards

Mashable VR

Calling all Office fans: Steve Carell is finally on Instagram! Well, sort of.

Report: Apple to Acquire Live Event Streaming Company NextVR for $100M

Road to VR

Founded in 2009, the Orange County-based startup broadcasts stereoscopic video of live sports and music to a wide swath of VR headsets, including Oculus Go, Oculus Quest, PSVR, and PC VR headsets such as HTC Vive and Oculus Rift S. NextVR, the live event broadcasting platform for VR headsets, may soon find itself acquired by Apple, a report by 9to5Mac maintains, which is expected to be valued around $100 million.

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NASA would really like it if you stared at the moon on Saturday night

Mashable VR

Image: Lick Observatory via NASA NASA pitches the day as an international event, but the annual observance that's been happening every year since 2009 is sponsored by the U.S. Did you know that Sept. 26, 2020 is officially the date of the annual International Observe the Moon Night?

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AR/VR Studio Dark Slope Pivots to Immersive Learning Amid Fresh Funding Round

Road to VR

million seed round brought along with it a content deal which saw the creation of a location-based VR game using Nathan Jurevicius’ graphic novel Scarygirl (2009) as its basis.

‘Angry Birds VR: Isle Of Pigs’ Arrives On Major Platforms Early 2019

VRScout

Since it’s initial launch back in 2009, the Angry Birds series has amassed an incredible four billion game downloads, making the franchise one of the most successful in mobile gaming history. Rovio Entertainment announces the VR debut of its global franchise. Just when you thought you’ve seen just about every Angry Bird iteration possible, here comes Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs.

LAPD used facial recognition software tied to wrongful arrests

Mashable VR

According to the Times , over 300 LAPD officers have access to facial recognition software, and the department used it almost 30,000 times between November of 2009 and September of this year.

AR Virus Study

EON Reality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild. A self directed lesson through Eon Reality’s AVR Platform – An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large proportion of the world population. In contrast to the regular seasonal epidemics of influenza, these pandemics occur irregularly.

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Virus pandemic study in AR

EonReality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild. An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large proportion of the world population. In contrast to the regular seasonal epidemics of influenza, these pandemics occur irregularly.

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‘Bigscreen’ Brings Paid Movies to Social VR Platform, Showing Select 2D & 3D Films

Road to VR

This week’s films include 3D versions of Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon (2017) and Ghost in the Shell (2017), and 2D versions of Star Trek (2009) and Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). Upcoming films include Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013), Terminator Genisys (2015), Interstellar (2014), I Love You, Man (2009), Star Trek Beyond (2016), Top Gun (1986), and Terminator 2 (1991), to name a few.

Angry Birds: Nearly A Decade Of Family Gaming Fun – VR, AR, And Beyond

VRScout

Since its launch back in December 2009, Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds has since become the most downloaded freemium game of all time. Since 2009 there have been over 25+ Angry Brid games developed including several special edition spin-offs; the successful multigenerational franchise is filled with magical experiences in the physical and digital world ranging from VR, AR and beyond. Mobile gaming’s most beloved franchise is taking over the XR space.

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Twitter finally bans white supremacist David Duke

Mashable VR

Duke joined Twitter in 2009, and spread white supremacist messages even as other openly white supremacist users were banned. It finally happened. Former KKK leader David Duke, one of the United States’ most well-known white supremacists, was banned from Twitter late Thursday night.

FORM’s Premium Goggles Introduce AR To The Swimming Pool

VRScout

Since the introduction of devices such as the Fitbit back in 2009 and the Apple Watch in 2014, the smart wearables market has gone from fantasy to reality, offering consumers a brand new, more convenient method for connecting with their digital lives. The $199 wearable tracks your performance and displays key information via a see-through overlay.

First-Person Angry Birds Game Announced For Magic Leap One

VRScout

Since the launch of its first game in 2009, popular mobile franchise Angry Birds has received an astonishing 17 different releases, 4 spin-off games, a comic book series, even an animated film voiced by a cast of A-list celebrities. . One mobile gaming’s most prolific franchises arrives on the Magic Leap One this fall.

NextVR Held Significant Layoffs Today

UploadVR

NextVR was originally founded in 2009 as Next3D, a 3D compression company. Live streaming VR company NextVR held significant layoffs on January 14, 2019. I spoke by phone with co-founder and CEO David Cole, who said “we were built big” for a VR market projected to be larger than what materialized in 2017 and 2018.

U.S. Army Chooses Microsoft’s HoloLens For $480 Million Contract

UploadVR

“Current and future battles will be fought with small distributed formations in urban and subterranean environments where current capabilities are not sufficient, a recognized training capability gap the Government has sought to fill since 2009. The United States Army awarded a $480 million contract to Microsoft that will equip military personnel with prototype versions of HoloLens intended to increase “lethality, mobility, and situational awareness.”

‘WipEout: Omega Collection’ to Get PSVR Support and Exclusive Ships in Free Update – Trailer

Road to VR

Via a free update to PS4’s WipEout: Omega Collection (which includes WipEout HD {2008}, WipEout HD Fury {2009} and WipEout 2048 {2012}) , PSVR owners will finally be able to step into the cockpit for a level of immersion that only VR can provide. PlayStation’s legendary anti-grav arcade racer is set to get PSVR support thanks to a free update to WipEout: Omega Collection coming in early 2018. WipEout is the long running anti-grav racing franchise from Sony Studio Liverpool.

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BISim tells us how XR is relevant for the Army

The Ghost Howls

I joined BISim in 2009 after seven years of working in engineering positions in video games companies. Military simulations are one of the fields where virtual reality has always been an important technology , even before that VR had its new renaissance in 2012.

AR Virus Study

EonReality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild. A self directed lesson through Eon Reality’s AVR Platform – An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large proportion of the world population. In contrast to the regular seasonal epidemics of influenza, these pandemics occur irregularly.

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How to donate clothes in the most ethical ways possible

Mashable VR

based foundation has worked in Ghana since 2009 and aims to challenge consumer behavior by educating people on the fashion industry. Liz Ricketts has seen where some of your donated used clothes end up. The fashion designer and cofounder of the University of Cincinnati's Sustainable Fashion Initiative (a zero-waste effort within the university's fashion program) has spent years shuttling between the U.S. and Ghana since 2011.

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8 popular Disney movies on Netflix that you can watch right now

Mashable VR

Image: Moviestore / Shutterstock In 2009, Disney graced the world with Tiana, its first Black princess. If you haven't subscribed to Disney+ but are missing those magical movies, you'll be glad to know that Netflix is still showing a handful of Disney films. The streaming service offers a varied collection of Disney features, from traditional animations to newer live-action hits.

Critically Acclaimed Rhythm Action Game ‘Thumper’ is Coming to Quest at Launch

Road to VR

When we first starting prototyping Thumper way back in 2009, gaming VR was just a sci-fi fantasy,” explains Drool designer Marc Flury. “We Oculus announced that Thumper (2016), the popular rhythm-action game, is officially coming to Quest at launch. The company released the news via a blog post as a part of their on-going ‘Quest Countdown’; exactly when the clock is supposed to strike zero, we’re not sure.

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Uber users will soon see a 'grocery' button in ride-hailing, Eats apps

Mashable VR

Uber started as a ride-hailing app in 2009, but it expanded into restaurant delivery in 2014. Now, it's offering groceries. On Tuesday, Uber added grocery delivery in its app through Chilean startup Cornershop. To begin, users in 19 Latin American and Canadian cities can use the new option to buy groceries from major stores like Walmart, Metro, Lider, Jumbo, and others. By the end of this month, groceries are supposed to arrive in Dallas and Miami to kick off U.S. deliveries.

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Mk2 Partners With Secret Location For Worldwide VR Distribution Network

VRScout

Secret Location was founded in Toronto in 2009 as a services company, but has since pivoted into content production. Betting on location-based VR. As both location-based and cinematic VR continue to expand in a number of directions, with new cutting-edge arcades popping up almost everyday, we’re also seeing some of the more established players in the immersive entertainment space collaborating with one another as they figure out how best to scale and monetize this growing sector.

Did AT&T freak you out with an email about your phone? Don't worry. yet.

Mashable VR

It's from 2009.) AT&T just sent out an email to some customers that scared the crap out of them. But what they were actually trying to convey is not as bad as it seems. My family's cellphone plan includes my father, who uses an archaic iPhone 3GS.

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Innovative Headset Manufacturer IMMY Enters Article 9 Foreclosure, Auctions Assets

ARPost

His company, IMMY , had been in business since 2003 and using mirrors since 2009. In June, ARPost introduced readers to IMMY , a revolutionary company under revolutionary founder Doug Magyari.

VR Docu-Series Explores The Lives Of Chimps Freed From Research Labs

VRScout

In 2009, two chimpanzees originating from the New Iberia Research Center (NIRC) at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, were ‘leased’ to Stony Brook University in New York. Follow former medical chimpanzees, Hercules and Leo, as they leave isolated captivity and step outdoors for the very first time. It was there the unfortunate animals were subjected to years of invasive and painful medical testing.

‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Update Adds New Weapon & Example Content for Workshop Modding

Road to VR

For instance, Modder McMessenger has adapted the M6C pistol from Halo: ODST (2009) for Half-Life: Alyx. Half-Life: Alyx has been updated to version 1.4.1 which adds an example weapon to the game’s Workshop modding tools, allowing modders to experiment with bringing new weapons to the game. The update also includes improvements to the Workshop tools, including more example content for animation, audio, and shaders, along with new documentation.

Logitech’s New VR Stylus Gets a Test Run From Design Partners

ARPost

In addition to designing a number of iconic products with Logitech, their most recognizable single product design might be the original Nest in 2009. Logitech is a major technical device manufacturer.

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