InstaVR Interviews: Antoine Vivet, Founder of Longue-Vue (a division of Manzalab Group)

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Created in 2010, Manzalab has been exploring new technologies and inductive methods in order to create more immersive and collaborative experience in training, communication and design fields. InstaVR Interviews: Meet the VR Practitioners.

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Get Two Months Of Viveport Infinity For Free With A Rift Or Rift S

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Gabe Gurwin is a journalist who has been covering the video game and VR industries since 2010. The Oculus Quest is certainly the talk of the town right now, but if you have an Oculus Rift or Rift S, you can participate in an impressive new deal, too.

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Fire Investigators Are Now Using VR Photogrammetry Tech to Assess Damage to Homes

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Since its founding in 2010, Matterport’s tech has mostly found a home in the real estate industry, providing their Pro2 3D camera series to real estate agents around the world so they can more accurately capture and show off properties to potential clients.

AR From an Architect’s Perspective, Spatial Computing, & Leap Motion’s North Star AR HMD

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One of the co-founders of Leap Motion reached out to Matsuda to invite him to help creating & influence the future of spatial computing since he has been creating functional and pragmatic spatial computing interfaces in his films since 2010. Augmented City 3D – August 20, 2010.

Apple Adding “plug and play support” for Vive Pro in MacOS Mojave

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Mojave will launch publicly in the Fall as a free update for Macs introduced in mid-2012 or later, as well as 2010 and 2012 Mac Pro models with recommended Metal-capable graphics cards.

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Director of ‘The Hills Have Eyes’ is Making a Live-Action VR Horror Series, Releasing Halloween 2017

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Explore 40 Years of VR In Film In This 360-Degree Video

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Inception (2010). Tron Legacy (2010). Though VR is really only just now taking a firm hold in its various markets, virtual reality has been a concept flirted with for many years in our favorite science fiction books, movies, and television series.

Magic Leap Shows Prototype Headset Progress Since 2014

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Slowly but surely, the famously secretive augmented reality company, is opening the shutters and letting the public see what they’ve been up to since the company was formed back in 2010.

Less than 1 year after launching its corporate card for startups, Brex eyes $2B valuation

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Stripe, for context, was founded in 2010. Brex , the fintech business that’s taken the startup world by storm with its sought-after corporate card tailored for entrepreneurs, is raising millions in Series D funding less than a year after it launched, TechCrunch has learned.

Microsoft Acquires ‘The Mage’s Tale’ Studio inXile Entertainment

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Microsoft also acquired Obsidian Entertainment , the studio behind Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords (2005) , Fallout New Vegas (2010), South Park: The Stick of Truth (2014) and the Pillars of Eternity series.

Here’s How Apple’s AR Headset Will Likely Be Introduced — And When

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iPad was announced January 27, 2010 and released on April 3, 2010. Apple has been working on an augmented reality headset for years.

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PlayStation Boss: ‘One In 20’ PS4 Buyers Also Bought PSVR

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Gabe Gurwin is a journalist who has been covering the video game and VR industries since 2010. PlayStation VR has found a large on audience on PlayStation 4, selling more than and delivering fans a diverse library of games. The peripheral launched well into the console’s lifespan near the end of 2016, but that hasn’t stopped it from surpassing Sony’s expectations.

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‘Tron’ Star Jeff Bridges Thinks ‘Tron 3’ Should be the “first virtual reality movie”

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Speaking on an Entertainment Weekly radio show to be aired on August 15th, actor Jeff Bridges, star of Tron (1982) and sequel Tron: Legacy (2010) , suggested that a third Tron feature should be “the first virtual reality movie.”

Wargaming to Develop ‘World of Tanks VR’ for VR Arcades

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Wargaming —the company behind free-to-play titles World of Tanks (2010), World of Warplanes (2013) , and World of Warships (2015) —has announced development of a new title, World of Tanks VR , under development for deployment into VR arcades.

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AiSolve Acquires Clay Park VR, Installs Founder as Head of North American Operations

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The UK-base AiSolve was founded in 2010 and has grown to some 40 employees focusing on development of AI and VR tech and experiences. AI and VR development firm AiSolve has acquired Clay Park VR , an LA-based strategy and advisory consultancy headed by Oculus-alum Shauna Heller.

Sterolabs is allowing you to use the Vive or Rift you already have as a AR/MR headset.

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Cecile Schmollgruber founded STEREOLABS in 2010. As chief executive officer, Cecile has taken her company to a new level: STEREOLABS is today the leading provider of 3D vision systems. Stereolabs is a leading provider of depth and motion sensing solutions for autonomous robotics and VR/AR.

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AR Glasses For Diabetics: Magic Leap Considers ‘Glucose Monitoring’ Eyewear

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Since its initial foundation back in 2010, Magic Leap has developed a reputation as one of the most secretive startups within the XR industry. The glasses of the future might watch your glucose levels.

YouTube Launches 4K 360-Degree Live Streaming

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YouTube first began support of 4K video uploads back in 2010, growing the video platform into the largest library of 4K videos online. There was one thing missing though — the ability to live stream in 4K.

Valve’s Mike Ambinder To Talk Brain-Computer Interfaces At GDC

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The talk is titled “Brain-Computer Interfaces: One Possible Future for How We Play” and happens at 10 am Pacific in Room 2010, West Hall. A talk by Valve’s Mike Ambinder at GDC on March 22 will offer an overview of brain-computer interfaces. If you are attending GDC and staying through Friday, the talk looks like it’ll be a worthwhile one.

Xbox Game Studios Has (inadvertently?) Acquired Heaps of VR Development Talent

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Founded in 2007 to take over the Halo franchise on Microsoft’s behalf from its progenitor studio, Bungie, 343 Industries is responsible for every Halo game since Halo Reach (2010) , including the upcoming Halo Infinite which is due to launch with the next Xbox console.

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PlayStation Move Sees Minor Hardware Update, Launching Alongside New PSVR Model

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Initially launched in 2010 as a PS3 peripheral and integrated with the console’s ‘PlayStation Eye’, PS Move has gone through no appreciable change on its road to become the PSVR’s main motion controller.

Nintendo Adds VR Support To Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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Since the early 2010’s, the popularity of esports has grown rapidly. Nintendo adds the hit crossover fighting game to its Labo VR catalog. Despite enjoying playing sports myself, I’d be the first one to admit that I was never fond of watching them on TV.

The current status of Augmented Reality adult entertainment

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ARPorntube defines it as, “Watching, interacting and living out sexual fantasies with life-sized erotic virtual holograms in the real-worl d” Companies have been tinkering with the idea of 3D holographic girls as far back as 2010 ever since ARToolKit was ported to Adobe Flash.

Hands-On: Ascend Has The Potential To Be The Next Hot VR Esports Title

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When Tron: Legacy came out back in 2010, I wanted so badly to be able to play Disc Wars in “real life.” Back at the USC Games Expo in May, I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to try out a game called Ascend, which was developed by students at the University of Southern California.

Xiaomi Reveals $30 Mobile Headset That Looks Like PlayStation VR

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Since the founding of China-based Xiaomi in 2010, the company has built its reputation on providing quality technology without charging a fortune and building on that quality with feedback from fans of their Mi (mobile internet) line of gear.

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Leap Motion secures $50M to continue its work in VR/AR hand-tracking tech

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Since its founding in 2010, Leap Motion has become the recognized leader in motion tracking for VR/AR. Leap Motion, Inc.,

Polynomial 2 Aims to Hold You in a Musical VR Trance, Out Now on Steam

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Polynomial 2 , the sequel to the 2010 original, brings its trance inducing, laser fuelled musical charms to virtual reality. The original Polynomial received some reserved critical reaction on its release back in 2010.

Leap Motion Releases Major Tracking Update and New Demos to Show It Off

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Founded in 2010, Leap Motion released its initial product (today called the ‘ Leap Motion Controller ‘) in 2012, a desktop-focused peripheral which offered markerless hand-tracking.

What Broadway Theater Can Teach 360 VR Video

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KonceptVR has produced a couple of 360 videos for Broadway Theater productions that includes a promo with the cast of Hamilton as well as a music video with the cast of School of Rock.

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Congratulations to the 3rd Annual AWE EU Auggie Award Winners

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The annual Auggie Awards have been the most recognized industry AR & VR awards in the world since 2010, showcasing the best-of-the-best in XR (AR/VR/MR). AWE has celebrated the naming of hundreds of Auggie Award winners since 2010, and the process never gets easier—just more exciting.” .

Get Ready for a VRevelation

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Cerqueira recalled how his company Panogramma had produced hundreds of short pieces between 2010 and 2015, but when they were asked to do a one-hour experience for the World Cup, it opened his eyes about the possibilities of longer-form content. “As Is this the miracle VR has been waiting for?

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VR and Language Learning: How VR Can Crack the Language Code

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How many times have you tried (and failed) to learn a language? You’re not alone. Now linguists are saying it may not be totally your fault.

New Magic Leap Video Tells Us Nothing About What the Company Is Working On

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Born out of the founder’s lifetime love affair with sci-fi, surrealism, and a fortuitous road trip across the US, the story of Magic Leap’s founding reads like a beat generation novel about discovering magic in ordinary experiences.

Announcing our first AWE Tel Aviv Auggie Award Winners

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Startup to Watch and Best in Show Auggie Award presented at inaugural AWE Tel Aviv. Photo by Ezra Levy.

Steam Can Now Run Some Major VR Apps Without Microsoft Windows

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” According to a blog post detailing the update , the feature works through an update to an effort announced in 2010 called Steam Play. Valve released an update for Steam on Linux that should allow some of the most popular VR games to run on VR-ready computers without Microsoft Windows installed. The new feature could hold enormous potential for Valve to support next generation standalone VR headsets based on Linux or SteamOS.

Tencent invests in film and VR maker Skydance Media, the company behind Archangel

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Skydance has experienced a tremendous amount of growth since our inception in 2010, and we're excited that our next phase of expansion will be in partnership with a company that shares our vision for where entertainment is heading.”

Shutting down Hyperica

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The site was launched in 2010, so it carries a bit of SEO weight. Hyperica is a a grid with an in-world hyperport as well as an online directory of destinations. For the past few years, the Hyperica grid and website has been a directory of hypergrid destinations for OpenSim users.