My predictions for virtual reality in 2020

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So, here you are how I envision this 2020 in virtual reality! (I’ll I see 2020 as a good year of consolidation, where VR will grow linearly before the expected explosion around 2022. Anyway, I don’t envision VR entering the mainstream in 2020. Have a nice 2020 in VR!

All the best AR VR news from CES 2020

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I think that this CES is the emblem of the whole 2020, that probably won’t show big disruptions in the XR field, but will make AR and VR grow linearly, exploiting the successes of VR in 2019 (when Quest and Valve Index went sold-out). — Kelly Peng (@ZiqiPeng) January 9, 2020.

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AR Takes Center Stage At SXSW 2020

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To bring Superhuman AR to life, the head of Intel Studios, Diego Prilusky , turned to the talents of audio-spatial expert Jinooya Makes to work with the group and direct a unique AR experience that would be worthy of all the hype behind the band. .

GDC 2020 Survey: Oculus VR Headsets Dominate Developer Interest

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The newest survey of game developers conducted in connection with the Game Developers Conference (GDC 2020) reveals a sea change in VR developer interest. Here are the survey results on that question in 2020 with the charts for the last several years included below: 2020.

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2020 NAMM Show Highlights The Growing Impact Of Immersive Technology On Live Music

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The appeal is a stimulation of the senses, and of an experience and a memory that is shared in a moment with a particular place or group of people. In 2020, for example, Whitney Houston’s hologram will begin touring in the UK.

With New Headsets & Big Games in 2019, VR is Poised for an Even Better 2020

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After a slow start, 2019 rounded out to be an undeniably strong year for consumer VR, setting up a springboard into a big 2020. Here’s an overview of the major happenings in VR over the last year, and a glimpse of what will come in 2020. Peering Into 2020.

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No, A VR Developer Did Not Confirm PSVR 2 Is Coming This Year

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PSVR 2 rumors snowballed last week when an investor report from a PSVR developer suggested Sony would release “a new version of the PlayStation VR headset” in 2020.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.02.10): Lynx launches MR standalone headset, Facebook acquires Scape and much more!

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In a post summarizing the results obtained in 2019 and talking about the future projections for 2020, Valve has teased interesting news for next year, saying that SteamVR 2.0 I had forecasted it in my predictions for augmented reality in 2020 : AR Cloud wars are starting.

Gaming-Themed Atari Hotels Will Include VR And AR Entertainment

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Earlier today legendary video game company Atari announced that it is partnering with innovation and strategic agency GSD Group to develop a new chain of hotels centered entirely around both classic and modern gaming.

How A Small Handful Of Adorable Dragons Are Leading The Way For VR Pets

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I can tell you from personal experience that there’s nothing more adorable than having a group of floaty, big-eyed dragons slow-motion descending on you for treats. Beast Pets demonstrates how virtual companions can have a genuine emotional impact on users. “Go Go fetch, Tux!”

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Stereopsia report / 2: hands-on with Lenovo Mirage AR, and many storytelling VR experiences!

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This group of people talks about the war, an event that has taken everything from their lives and that has completely destroyed the city. In this second and last post about my experience at Stereopsia in Bruxelles, I will focus more about creative and storytelling experiences.

Making ‘The Remedy’ – How A Veteran Illustrator Made one of VR’s Best Short Films With ‘Quill’

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The transform keys in Quill allow you to create smooth animations and fade in and outs, setting a couple of keyframes on the group layers. Perhaps no project to date shows the potential of Quill— Oculus’ VR illustration and animation tool — quite like The Remedy.

Al Jazeera Contrast’s Hybrid VR/AR Experience Explores Mass Incarceration And Gentrification In Harlem

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Despite the relatively short time they’ve been active, Rasool and her all-female team have already established themselves as one of the most innovative and exciting groups of creators working in the field of immersive activism. .

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Bigscreen Cinema Kicks Off Horror-Themed Movie Week In VR

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Horror week is kicking off in Bigscreen starting today at 5:00 PM PT featuring The Ring and other terrifying movies like Cloverfield and World War Z. The lobby has a new look too, shown in the image above.

CES 2020 Interview: Collaborating in a Mixed Reality World With Spatial

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The was a lot going at CES 2020 this month when it came to virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) technologies, with Spatial ‘s collaboration tool of particular note. Features Augmented Reality CES 2020 HoloLens 2.0

Communal VR Music Video Took Us On A Volumetric Journey Through Reggae, Classical, Grime, And Calypso

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The 2020 Sundance Film Festival has brought us some of the most interesting VR and AR projects we’ve ever seen on the festival circuit. All Kinds of Limbo: a beautifully-choreographed volumetric performance for the ages.

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The 4 Strangest, Most Misleading And Downright Terrible VR Commercials

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What was a bit confusing, was why they’d choose Lionel Messi (the soccer player that looks like a young Richard Gere) for a commerical in which a group of VR users become Avengers.

Valve Left A Small Error In The Half-Life: Alyx Screenshots (Literally)

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It shows Alyx engaging in combat with a group of Combine soldiers. Exciting times! Half-Life: Alyx releases in just over a month ! We’re really excited! You’re really excited! Valve’s probably really excited!

Magic Leap Opens Programs To Extend Support To Developers

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The second program is Magic Leap’s LEAP Developer Days, a four-day event taking place May 19-22 and 21-22 during which the company will host two different groups of candidates at their HQ in Florida.

Atari To Open Hotels Across The US, Will Feature Immersive AR/VR Experiences

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The hotels will be built in partnership with GSD Group, who have acquired the rights to build the video game-themed venues. Atari is opening 8 gaming-themed hotels across the United States, which will feature immersive virtual and augmented reality experiences.

State of the XR Industry in 2020

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London, February 8, 2020 — Over the next 10 years, XR’s potential across consumer and commercial to industrial and enterprise is huge. Get ahead in your role by staying up to date with new technologies or trends set to impact the immersive landscape in 2020. Press release.

How Into The Radius Combines STALKER And Onward For A Hardcore Post-Apocalyptic Shooter

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BM: As a group we’ve all been in the industry with an average 6-12+ years experience. Into The Radius is an open-world hardcore post-apocalyptic story-driven VR shooter with heavy influences from a wide gamut of entertainment media properties.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.01.20): Oculus Go price cut down to $150, Mojo Vision teases AR contact lenses and much more!

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I believe that in 2020 the Go will finish its existence. Pixel Ripped 1995 is going to launch in Spring 2020 ; Much awaited Iron Man VR has been delayed to May 15, 2020. Are you ready to read some interesting AR and VR news from the week that has just finished?

Pimax Founder: We Have Global Customer Support, COO Had ‘Limited Information’

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Pimax’s founder now tells us that its COO “has limited information towards other regions”, and that “as a global company group, it usually takes 2-3 weeks to synchronize all the information” Pimax is a company which sells wide field of view PC VR headsets to enthusiasts.

Magic Leap is Giving Away More Hardware Soon, Dev Conference Coming to Florida HQ in May

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The program is targeting existing developers hoping to release a “quality app in 2020,” which may point to another effort by the company to fill out its library of games, apps, and experiences before an ostensible consumer-facing hardware launch.

NEWVIEW 2019 VR Award Winners Announced In Tokyo

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In 2020, STYLY will officially release its mobile augmented reality app , which was showcased in the exhibition accompanying the NEWVIEW awards. For more information about NEWVIEW 2020, visit the official Psychic VR Lab website.

Mojo Vision Is Putting An Augmented Reality Screen On A Contact Lens

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I didn’t think we would really get to see this kind of technology in 2020, as it still seems like something out of science fiction.

VR Education’s Trading Update Suggests New PlayStation VR for 2020

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These include a positive outlook for the company in 2020 as well as mention of a PlayStation VR successor. The trading update says: “2020 will see Sony release the PlayStation 5 and a new version of the PlayStation VR headset (PSVR), which will further expand the high-end VR user base; the Group intends to support this device with its current suite of showcase software.” If VR Education’s update is true then Q4 2020 will be very exciting.

Latest Oculus Quest Update Introduces Auto Hand Tracking Functionality

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You can now switch to hand-tracking by simply putting down your Touch controllers. The Oculus Quest just keeps getting better. Yesterday Oculus announced the rollout of their 13.0 software update, revealing a sprinkling of new features and enhancements heading to the standalone VR headset this week.

New Photos Leaked For PS5 Dev Kit With PS4-Like Prototype Controller

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The leak was initially shared in what looks to be a Group on Facebook by someone named Patrick who claims to be a “cleaner” and is seen wiping down and dusting a PS5 dev kit in a photo.

Samsung XR and EarthX Debut Environmentally-focused 360 Short Films

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The group’s goal is to “turn awareness into action through art and interactive media.” Samsung has partnered with EarthX to debut a dozen immersive short films on the Samsung XR video platform from environmentally-focused filmmakers.

Valve “Confident” That ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Will Ship on Time

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Today during a Q&A session with Valve developers working on Half-Life: Alyx , the group confirmed the game is on track for a March release date. Half-Life: Alyx’ Trailer Revealed, Release Date Set for March 2020.

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Vive Developer Jam 2020: Three Days, Late Nights & Eye Tracking Dedication

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To help aid them from idea to implementation were a group of mentors with a wealth of experience, from Goldsmiths University, Unity, HTC Vive, Tobii, NBC Universal, North Breeze Entertainment, Litho and FundamentalVR.

Months After Its Expected Launch, the ‘Oculus for Business’ Program is Still “Available Soon”

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We recently completed beta with a closed group of customers and ISVs, and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive.

Ed Games Expo Returns With A Full Day Dedicated To VR And AR Education

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Department of Education (@usedgov) January 6, 2020. XR for Classroom Learning featured a group of 20 developers who have created educational content designed for XR with support from ten different government programs.

The Shared VR Of Tokyo’s TeamLab Borderless Offers A Glimpse Of An XR Future

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It’s difficult to offer a simple description of teamLab; the Tokyo-based interdisciplinary group of ‘ultra-technologists’—artists, programmers, engineers, animators, mathematicians, and architects—produce art that isn’t easily defined.

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Valve: ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Dev Team is the ‘single largest we’ve ever had’

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Today during a Q&A session with Valve developers working on Half-Life: Alyx , the group confirmed that the development team behind the title is the largest to have ever worked on any Valve game. Half-Life: Alyx’ Trailer Revealed, Release Date Set for March 2020.

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