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Magic Leap Shows Prototype Headset Progress Since 2014

Road to VR

At a sponsored GDC 2018 session, the still mysterious augmented reality company Magic Leap has revealed how their prototype hardware has evolved from 2014 to present day. ” Magic Leap “The Bench” Prototype from 2014 – Photo: Road to VR. Microphone input. 6DOF hand controller (Totem) tracking.

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Meteorite that hit Earth in 2014 confirmed to be from outside our solar system

Mashable VR

military has confirmed, years after the impact, that a meteorite that hit earth in 2014 was interstellar in origin. The meteorite's 2014 impact predates 2017's Oumuamua , which some believed to be extraterrestrial in origin. It is believed to be the first known object to travel to earth from outside our solar system.

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Game Industry Job Postings Are Decreasing, But VR Jobs Are Up 400% Since 2014

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The number of jobs posted for game developers has declined 65 percent since 2014, according to an analysis by the job search site Indeed. Searches for game designer jobs has remained relatively constant since 2014. And after a decline in 2014, job growth for esports has steadily increased, up 40 percent overall.

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Voices of VR Podcast’s 1,000th Episode Looks Back on Seven Years of the VR Industry

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Here’s how Bye says it all started in 2014: The first Oculus Developer Kits (the Oculus DK1) were shipped in March of 2013, and I bought my DK1 on January 1, 2014. Kent Bye is officially prolific.

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RIP Pepper the Robot (2014-2020)

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Japanese telecom giant SoftBank halted production of Pepper the robot in August of 2020, according to a new report from Reuters. And it seems unlikely that new ones will ever roll off the manufacturing line. Read more.

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Google & Red Bull Launch AR-Enhanced On-Demand Video Experience


It was back in 2014 that Gadd first discovered the surprising rate at which the ice surrounding Kilimanjaro was melting. Earlier this year, he returned to the dormant volcano to document further environmental changes, this time recording his efforts for a new documentary, The Last Ascent.

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Trivia Crack Is Getting Its Own VR Game


Trivia Crack , the trivia-based mobile game that blew up in popularity around 2014, is returning as a VR experience for Meta Quest 2, Meta Quest Pro, and Meta Quest 3 headsets, according to an official release from Etermax’s gaming division. Compete against other players and share valuable knowledge in Trivia Crack VR.

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