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How to choose an LBVR product?

The Ghost Howls

Today I host a guest post on LBVR by Anton Zaitsev. He is going to tell us about what are the different kinds of LBVR venues , and what they are their peculiarities, exploring also what is the expected price to start such kind of activities and the revenue you could have.

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New York Times Debuts Location-Based Air Pollution AR Visualization for Apple iOS Devices

Next Reality AR

After establishing itself as a leader among media companies in augmented reality in journalism over the course of 2018, The New York Times pulled back from the technology this year.

Europe’s XR Community Came Out In A Big Way For The Fifth Annual VRDays Conference

VRScout

The Dutch conference hit a major milestone in November, let’s take a look back.

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Low-Fi: Get Your Latest Look At Sci-Fi Stunner In New Video

UploadVR

IRIS VR’s Low-Fi is shaping up to be one of our most anticipated VR titles of 2020. That remains the case following the launch of this new developer walkthrough.

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Oculus Cyber Monday Sale Brings Big Savings to Rift & Quest Game Bundles

Road to VR

Black Friday may be gone, but Cyber Monday has arrived to give you one last chance at nabbing some big savings on a number of Oculus platform titles, with bundled game deals topping out at 50% off for Rift and Quest.

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HTC launches “Viveport Streaming” to give wireless streaming to Wave standalone headsets

The Ghost Howls

Some months ago, HTC announced “Viveport Streaming” , a solution to wirelessly stream PC VR games to Vive Wave standalone headsets. Today, this solution gets finally launched, giving all Vive Focus Plus owners the possibility to play PC VR games via Wi-Fi. Viveport Streaming.

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China Announces New Regulations To Combat Fake News Created Using Deepfake Technology

VRScout

Beginning 2020, videos created using VR and AI technology will need to be identified as such.

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Steer Your Ship Through ‘High Seas’, Available For Quest Via SideQuest

UploadVR

A new adventure sailed its way onto the Oculus Quest this week – ‘High Seas’ is now available to download for free via the SideQuest store. The game sees you lost in the ocean and taking control of a ship, navigating through rough seas.

Finding the 5G Spot for XR

Tech Trends VR

Qualcomm’s futureproof XR2 chip has got us excited. . By Sophia Edelblute and Tara Mendenhall. Today Qualcomm has announced the release of the Snapdragon XR2, which the San Diego-based tech giant claims will fundamentally transform the entire XR user experience.

Quest Dominated Black Friday Search Volume in the US, Tied PlayStation VR Worldwide

Road to VR

Though it’s Facebook’s newest headset, Oculus Quest may be the company’s most popular so far, at least as far as search volume is concerned. Kicking off the holiday shopping season on Black Friday, Quest dominated other VR headsets in search interest in the US.

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Microsoft HoloLens 2 Assists De'Longhi Japan Call Center Agents Using Augmented Reality Product Models

Next Reality AR

Less than a month after the worldwide launch of HoloLens 2, call center consultant BellSystem24 has already prepared an augmented reality solution for one of its clients. This week, the company unveiled a call center virtualization solution, developed for coffee machine maker De'Longhi Japan Corp.,

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Adobe Purchases Oculus Medium Immersive 3D Sculpting App

VRScout

A match made in heaven. Earlier this morning Adobe announced the purchase of Oculus’ 3D VR sculpting app, Oculus Medium.

Cyber Monday Oculus Quest And Rift Game Deals Go Live

UploadVR

Black Friday might finally be over, but yet more Cyber Monday Oculus Quest and Rift deals have just gone live. As with its Black Friday deals , Facebook has put on a bunch of Cyber Monday software bundles that are only available today.

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Litho’s Futuristic AR Controller now Available for $200

Peter Graham

Earlier this year British startup Litho revealed its hardware idea for controlling and manipulating digital objects in the real world, an elegant device which sits between your index and middle fingers.

Adobe Acquires Facebook’s ‘Oculus Medium’ VR Sculpting Tool

Road to VR

Facebook today announced that Adobe—the company behind industry-leading creative tools like Photoshop, Premiere, and Substance—has acquired Oculus Medium , the company’s VR sculpting tool.

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Great Cyber Monday deals on VR at Amazon

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Snapchat Unveils Limited Edition Gucci Brand Spectacles With Insanely Bizarre Promo Video

VRScout

The experimental 3-minute short was filmed entirely using Spectacles 3. Earlier today, Snap Inc. unveiled a new Gucci-themed version of their latest Snapchat-friendly headset device, the Spectacles 3.

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Niantic And Qualcomm Will Build AR Glasses For World-scale Games

UploadVR

Fresh off the announcement of the Snapdragon XR2 mobile platform , Qualcomm revealed an impressively ambitious early partner for its latest mixed reality effort: AR software giant Niantic. The developer of multi-billion-dollar hit Pokémon Go and the popular Warner Bros.

Startups Weekly: Chinese investors double down on African startups

TechCrunch VR

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Airbnb’s issues.

‘Swords of Gargantua’ Gets Rogue-lite Adventure Mode in New Update

Road to VR

Oculus Continues the Game Deals Into Cyber Monday

Peter Graham

If Black Friday hasn’t already rinsed your bank account and you’ve managed to restrain your spending then there are still more deals to be had this Cyber Monday.

Das Boot VR Arena Experience Has You Taking Control Of A WWII U-Boat

VRScout

Work together with your crew as you go head-to-head with a British Destroyer. It’s 1942 and you have just commandeered a class VII German WWII U-boat. Your mission is to seek out a convoy of Allied freighters, but you instead come ship-to-ship with a British destroyer.

Oculus SDK Drops Support For Samsung Gear VR

UploadVR

Recent versions of the Oculus Mobile SDK drop support for the Samsung Gear VR mobile headset. This means that if developers want to continue to support Gear VR in their future app updates, they won’t be able to leverage new Oculus SDK features or bug fixes.

Facebook sells off Oculus Medium to Adobe

TechCrunch VR

Facebook is selling Oculus Medium — a 3D virtual reality sculpting tool for creatives — to Adobe. The team was an expensive effort for Oculus and its sale signifies a broader rethinking within Facebook in what virtual reality projects they tackle in-house.

‘Apollo 11 VR’ Studio to Launch ‘Shuttle Commander’ Next Week on PSVR

Road to VR

Radial-G: Proteus on Oculus Quest Will get a Multiplayer Mode

Peter Graham

In a couple of weeks, Things3D will be publishing its very first virtual reality (VR) title in the form of futuristic racer Radial-G: Proteus for Oculus Quest. While VRFocus has had an initial look at the videogame there were still a few unanswered questions.

VIVEPORT Wireless VR Streaming Beta Now Available On Vive Focus Plus & Vive Wave

VRScout

PC VR streaming arrives on standalone Vive headsets, no wires necessary. Wireless PC VR streaming is nothing new.

Death Lap Review: Mostly Competent VR Combat Racing

UploadVR

Death Lap is the latest VR outing for Anshar Wars developer Ozwe Games and it does its best to channel the spirit of Twisted Metal into a relatively standard lap-based racing game. Read our full review to see how it fares!

This Week In XR: Qualcomm Designs Device Of Future, Facebook Buys Beat Games, Something You Can’t Have For Christmas

Charlie Fink

Amidst an avalanche of XR news, these stories stand out

PSVR Support for ‘Dreams’ to Arrive Post-launch, Early Access Pricing Ends This Week

Road to VR

Media Molecule today announced that its creation-focused game Dreams is leaving Early Access soon, with its EA pricing coming to a close on December 8th. However the studio says the full version isn’t actually coming in December.

Varjo’s XR-1 Mixes VR & AR for $10,000, Developer Edition now Available

Peter Graham

In the Spring, Finnish virtual reality (VR) headset manufacturer Varjo revealed it was entering the field of mixed reality (MR) with a new device called XR-1. With I/ITSEC 2019 currently underway in Orlando, for the event, Varjo has just announced that the XR-1 Developer Edition is now available for purchase for the rather tidy sum of $10,000 USD (almost).