GeoCV Raises $1.8 Million For 3D Capture Tech

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Model Ashley Graham Struts Through Augmented Reality via 3D Capture by the New York Times

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Traditional media institution The New York Times continues to break new ground in its augmented reality news coverage, this time with a 3D volumetric capture of model Ashley Graham. The feature, part of the publication's coverage of New York Fashion Week, serves to shine a light on the issue of body diversity and image in the fashion industry, but it also represents its first use of volumetric video for augmented reality. "If

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Hands-On: Facebook’s New 24 Lens Camera Turns Real Life Into High Quality VR

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Facebook And OTOY’s Volumetric Camera System Will Deliver Six Degrees Of Freedom In 2017

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New VR Dev Kit From Occipital Turns iPhone Into Room-Scale VR

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Handheld Scanners By Artec 3D Scan And Capture The Real World In Seconds

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Artec 3D bridges the gap between the Milky Way and the metaverse with instant 3D capture and machine learning algorithms. This is just one of the companies many portable 3D scanning products. Image Credit: Artec 3D. Image Credit: Artec 3D.

Intel Acquiring Movidius To Bolster Mobile Position Tracking And Room Mapping

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NVIDIA’s Pascal-Powered Laptop Stitches Ultra HD Video In Real-Time

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Project Alloy And Other Intel VR Prototypes Up Close

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Report: Snapchat Buys 3D Model Capture Company Seene

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The post Report: Snapchat Buys 3D Model Capture Company Seene appeared first on UploadVR. 3D Capture hardware project tango seene Snapchat virtual realitySnapchat already offers some great augmented reality (AR) features, but an alleged new acquisition suggests it could also get involved with VR soon.

Report: Snapchat Aquires 3D Model Capture Company Seene

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The post Report: Snapchat Aquires 3D Model Capture Company Seene appeared first on UploadVR. 3D Capture hardware 3d models ar Capture mobile project tango seene Snapchat virtual realitySnapchat already offers some great augmented reality (AR) features, but an alleged new acquisition suggests it could also get involved with VR soon.

‘ZED’ Clip-On SLAM Camera Brings Positional Tracking To Gear VR

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3D Capture hardware gear mobile positional tracking samsung slam stereolabs VR zedA new clip-on camera promises position tracking for the Gear VR. A lot of companies are trying to solve this problem, including The post ‘ZED’ Clip-On SLAM Camera Brings Positional Tracking To Gear VR appeared first on UploadVR.

Dacuda’s 3D Scanning Enables Room Scale Mobile VR Supporting SteamVR

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This mobile scanning company has this week launched a new video (below) showcasing its SLAM Scan 3D engine technology being used to enable real world movement within smartphone-based VR experiences. The post Dacuda’s 3D Scanning Enables Room Scale Mobile VR Supporting SteamVR appeared first on UploadVR. 3D Capture hardware Dacuda mobile VR room scale Room scale VR

Aimfire’s Camarada Lets You Stack Two Smartphones Together and Record 3D Video

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The Democratization of 3D VR Content Capturing. Today, 3D VR content can only be created with dedicated camera arrays such as the GoPro Odyssey and Nokia Ozo,” Aimfire founder Clement Ren said. Why can’t they form a camera array to capture VR content?”. We made the whole setup and capture process easy as pie,” he said. As soon as the user stops the video capture, the video clip captured by each device is automatically transmitted to the neighboring device.

Avatar Technology From USC Captures Your Body In 20 Minutes

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Easy 3D Avatars. The graphics lab at ICT captures high-quality digital faces for film with special (and expensive) scanning equipment. 3D Capture AR Development Motion Capture Research VR Industry News Institute for Creative Technologies

Oculus co-founder Jack McCauley Joins Lucid VR

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The industry incorrectly believed that 360-degree cameras were the way to go, but Lucid has simplified the user-generated content creation process with its VR180, a product that offers a revolutionary click-of-a-button system to capture content and its lightning quick processing time using a smartphone. LucidCam gives creators more time and greater freedom to create amazing 3D content.” 3D Capture Oculus Rift VR Cameras VR Industry News

The Pro2 Adds 2D Print Images To Matterport’s Robust 3D Camera

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Matterport has positioned itself as one of the most prominent VR companies, growing the company on a foundation of a large library of real places scanned into 3D that are being made available for VR as well. They’re able to do this with their proprietary camera and, now, they’re introducing a new model that not only brings improved 3D and VR scans but also 2D prints for a robust all-in-one solution. 360 3D Capture Hardware VR VR Cameras Matterport

A New Dimension in FilmmakingWhat is possible when filmmakers.

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Breakthrough research in computation and photography is creating images and videos that are no longer flat, but truly 3D representations of reality. This screen recording of Apple Maps — a program that comes bundled on every Mac computer — zooms in to see a 3D view the Lower Manhattan. 3d capture vr virtual reality filmmakingA New Dimension in Filmmaking What is possible when filmmakers begin to engage with the bleeding edge of volumetric imaging technology.

Create Your Own Holograms at Home with the Volu iPhone App

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With the release of Object Capture this fall, Apple is giving everyone with a Mac and a camera the means to create their own 3D objects. But what about volumetric video, which currently requires multi-camera rigs like those at Microsoft's Mixed Reality Capture studios?

Assemble 3D Puzzles In VR With Puzzling Places On Oculus Quest

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Volumetric 3D capture adds a whole new dimension to the classic jigsaw experience. Broken up into 98 individual pieces, players assemble a gorgeous 3D scan of the Tatev Monastery recorded on-location in Armenia. News 3D Puzzles Oculus Oculus Quest puzzling places Realities.io

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Hyper-Realistic 3D Puzzler ‘Puzzling Places’ Heading To PlayStation VR

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Assemble beautiful real-world locations captured in stunning clarity via photogrammetry 3D scanning this Winter on PSVR. Each puzzle comes complete with its own spatial audio captured on-site from said location. Volumetric 3D VR Puzzles

Google Tango Brings Mobile 3D Photography to Life

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If you look at the evolution of capturing the world around us, it started with painting, then photography, then film and video. But the world is three-dimensional, and so 3D capture is the next big frontier in reflecting our surroundings. Until recently, 3D scanning has been limited to professionals willing to buy expensive hardware and software, and work through intricate workflows. We believe 3D capture is going to be a major driver for VR adoption.

Preserving Historical Landmarks In VR Should Be A Priority

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In more recent years, companies like TARGO have begun using immersive technology to digitally capture our greatest landmarks, historical sites, and monuments and preserve them for future generations; a righteous crusade to immortalize the efforts of the human race. With photogrammetry and 3D spatial capture on the rise, immersive technology is poised to become the ultimate preservation tool for real-world locations. Ensuring history survives using modern day technology.

GoPro Can Now Shoot In 3DCapturing 3D action footage could be.

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GoPro Can Now Shoot In 3D Capturing 3D action footage could be about to get a whole lot easier thanks to Vitrima , a new low-cost accessory designed for GoPro cameras. Vitrima gets around this by using mirrors to enable 3D capture on a single GoPro camera with no other attachments or editing required. The video produced is in the commonly used SBS (side-by-side) format which can also be played back on 3D TV sets and projectors.

Megan Thee Stallion VR Concert Experience Available Now On Quest

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The best part of Enter the Hottieverse is that Megan herself is displayed in 3D and integrated into the virtual ‘Hottieverse’ world. AmazeVR filmed brand new content for the experience with Megan performing against a greenscreen for a 3D camera, as pictured above.

Vuze Is A 360 3D Camera Designed To Bring Quality VR Video To Anyone, Now Shipping

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Plenty of companies are making 360 degree cameras, but many of these are aimed at the professional market, especially those that also support 3D capture. Launched at the 2017 South by South West (SXSW) festival today, Vuze features eight full HD cameras that can capture up to 4K resolution, with four microphones that capture positional audio. It captures up to two hours of video on a single charge.

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BinaryVR Begins Shipping First Dev Kit For Facial Tracking Solution

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To do this, an infrared 3D capture camera hangs on the front of your headset (either the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, or other devices) and dangles in front of the lower half of your face, reading your expressions. While tech giants continue to invest in and acquire eye-tracking firms like Eye Tribe , BinaryVR is pushing on with its facial tracking solution for VR.

Here Come The Holograms

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It won’t be long before 3D holograms are part of everyday life. Screen capture of prototype Star Wars AR game for Disney’s Lucasfilm/Lenovo AR headset. 3D capture is accomplished by a process called photogrammetry, which uses multiple cameras to capture high-resolution images of a person or a place from as many angles as possible and then, using a computer program, pieces together all the images into a 3D person or environment.

Experience The Art Of Burning Man In VR

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With Intel’s advanced data-processing on the Sansar Social VR platform, the Smithsonian has been able to accelerate the digital 3D capture, preservation, and distribution of artifacts in its collections, so that students, educators, and the broader public can virtually access and engage with the museum’s collections from anywhere in the world. 12,490 photos were used to generate the 3D models of these pieces.

Lucid & RED Partner to Build Next-Gen 3D Camera With Dual 4K Sensors

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Lucid , maker of the stereoscopic point-and-shoot LucidCam camera, is partnering with RED , the professional-use camera company, to produce a 180-degree stereoscopic camera for 8K video and image capture. Video and images captured with the camera can also be viewed on monitors, and both VR and AR headsets. The camera has a typically RED industrial design, but contains two hardware-synced 4K cameras which make use of a beam splitter to capture and convert the output to 8K 4V (.h4v)

Climax Reveals ‘Towers for Tango’ For Project Tango, ‘Hunters Gate’ For Daydream

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The first of these is Towers for Tango , a new app for Google’s Project Tango 3D capture tech, currently seen in the just-launched Lenovo Phab Pro 2. Fresh off the release of its VR tribute to Contra , Gun Sight , Climax Studios is back this week with the announcement of two new games for two new platforms. Developed by the company’s New Zealand studio in Auckland, players are tasked with building towers that appear in the real world through the phone’s screen.

GDC 2017: OTOY Is Bringing Mixed Reality Light Field Streaming To Unity

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Perhaps even more exciting is a demonstration of the company’s ORBX Media Player (OMP) running on Google’s Tango 3D capture system. The stereo polarized cameras being built into the company’s glasses are also going to support full light stage capture with OTOY’s help, using OMP to process frames. Items captured could be turned into a Unity asset to be brought into VR or MR experiences.

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You Can Make A Phone Call With Acer’s Holo 360 Camera

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We need perfect 3D capture with seamless stitching and ultra-high resolution capture to make truly immersive panoramic content. Following that, Acer CEO Jason Chen introdued the device by asking on-stage companion Eric: “This is a 360 degree camera that comes with 3D depth, right?” In fairness, the camera is 4G-ready, meaning it can seamlessly upload captured content to the desired location without requiring a psychical connection.

Creating Virtual Museum Experiences

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With Intel’s advanced data-processing on the Sansar Social VR platform, the Smithsonian has been able to accelerate the digital 3D capture, preservation, and distribution of artefacts in its collections, so that students, educators, and the broader public can virtually access and engage with the museum’s collections from anywhere in the world. 12,490 photos were used to generate the 3D models of these pieces.

Meet Bobby, the 3D-Scanned Teddy Bear (XR News 8/15/19)

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Samsung showed off their new Note 10 with full 3D capture, rigging and animation capabilities: check out my LinkedIn post. If you didn’t think our 3-episode-a-week release schedule was dizzying enough, welcome to the XR for Business Podcast’s new weekly news rundown!

Facebook Shows Off Research Aiming to Deliver Truly Realistic Avatars

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Dubbed ‘Codec Avatars’, the Pittsburgh office is using what they call “groundbreaking 3D capture technology and AI systems” to generate lifelike virtual avatars that could provide the basis of a quick and easy personal avatar creator of the future. The lab’s two capture studios—one for the face, and one for the body—are admittedly both “large and impractical” at this point.

Data Dive: How Much Does AR Influence Shopping?

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That ecosystem is coming together as we speak, including ubiquitous 3D experience-creation platforms like Unity. For 3D models of physical goods, there are likewise enabling technologies for optimization and distribution, including VNTANA , and these will continue to develop.

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