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.

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

‘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.”

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.

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.” .

PSVR fans can finally get riggity riggity wrecked when Virtual Rick-Ality finally gets a Playstation VR release sometime in 2018

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Developers Owlchemy Labs originally began in the mobile and PC game space back in 2010. PSVR fans can finally get riggity riggity wrecked when Virtual Rick-Ality finally gets a Playstation VR release sometime in 2018 The game is a great fan service and I consider it a real work of heart.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Former PlayStation VP, Google, And Activision Staffers Join.

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He also helped launch the PlayStation Move motion controller back in 2010, which is now a key part of the PlayStation VR headset.

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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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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.

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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Owlchemy Labs Raises $5 Million On Pioneering Interaction.

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The independent game development company was started up in 2010 but switched its focus to VR early on, using their head-start to make bundled launch title Job Simulator for the HTC Vive.

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.

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.

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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Acer & HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset Dev Kits Now Available for Pre-order Starting at $300

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Among other things, these specs imply a PC that could be running with hardware as low as the 2009 AMD Anthlon II series (some have 4 cores) and 2010 Nvidia GT 400 series (some support DX12).

‘Pinball FX2 VR’ Coming to Vive and PSVR Along with Walking Dead Table on November 29th

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As one of the launch titles for the Oculus Rift, Pinball FX2 VR was well received, introducing a realistic perspective to the popular 2010 game, Pinball FX2 , which originally launched on Xbox 360.

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Report: Apple Nearly Acquired Leap Motion but the Deal Fell Through

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Founded in 2010, Leap Motion develops leading optical hand-tracking software. According to a report from Business Insider , earlier this year Apple was on the verge of acquiring Leap Motion, but the deal fell through days before it was expected to close.

Baobab Studios Raises $25 Million in New Funding Round

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Fan previously worked on Pixar’s Toy Story 3 (2010).

Valve’s New Site Affirms Role of VR in Company’s Future, Teases “Top secret” Games

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“We make games, Steam, and hardware.

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Funding Roundup: Anorak Ventures Raises $12M Fund & Signia.

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The fund is headed by a seven-member team that includes Rick Thompson, former chairman of Playdom (which Disney bought for $763 million in 2010); Ed Cluss; Zaw Thet, and Sunny Dhillon.

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Minimum Specs for Microsoft’s Windows 10 AR/VR Interface Are Impressively Low

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Among other things, these specs imply a PC that could be running with hardware as low as the 2009 AMD Anthlon II series (some have 4 cores) and 2010 Nvidia GT 400 series (some support DX12).

Alex Kipman Nominated for Inventor’s Award

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He also received the honor of being named one of TIME magazine’s Top 25 “Nerds of the Year” (2010), an epithet he wears proudly. The Brazilian-born inventor gets recognition for his groundbreaking work with the Microsoft Hololens.

Simple PlayStation Move Mod Brings Dual Analog Control To PSVR Games

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It shows a peripheral that links the Move to its companion device, the Navigation Controller, that launched alongside the main unit in 2010. PlayStation VR is a very capable headset, but it does have one glaring weakness: the PlayStation Move controllers.

Meet the 9th Annual Auggie Awards Winners

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AWE’s Auggie Award is the m ost recognized industry AR & VR accolade–recognizing excellence in augmented, virtual and mixed reality innovation and leadership since 2010.

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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.,

Oculus Buys Low Power LED Display Company, InfiniLED

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InfiniLED was spun out of research hub, the Tyndall National Institute, in 2010. Oculus may have just acquired another piece of the puzzle in making VR headsets cheaper to manufacture and cheaper to buy.

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Tencent Invests In VR Maker Skydance Media

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Skydance Media was started in 2010 by David Ellison, the son of Oracle founder Larry Ellison. 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.”.

Taste With Your Face: Japanese Food Industry Wants to Sell More With VR

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The center of the talk will be Meta Cookie, a VR experience developed in 2010 that tricks users taste buds using only smell and an augmented reality cookie.

How To Watch The Gorillaz 360° Music Video On Any VR Headset

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They have a rich catalog of award-winning animated music videos, performed live with Madonna via hologram at the 2005 MTV Europe Awards to promote their record Demon Days, and even had augmented reality album art accompany their 2010 release Plastic Beach.

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Facebook Artist Makes a Case for VR Manga in Homage to Iconic ‘Dragon Ball’ Scene

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As a former visual development artist at Dreamworks, Fujita is credited for his work on films such as Megamind (2010) , Madagascar 3 (2012) , Penguins of Madagascar (2014) , and Boss Baby (2017).

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.”