Hands-On With Magic Leap Shooter ‘Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders’


Weta Workshop offers a taste of their upcoming shooter at the Magic Leap’s first L.E.A.P. conference. Magic Leap’s inaugural L.E.A.P.

‘The Wild’ Is A Platform For Collaborative 3D Design In VR & AR


Powered by VR, The Wild’s cross-platform 3D design platform works much like Google Docs. Last month, the developer of The Wild finally opened the gates to its cloud platform for collaborative 3D design across VR and AR.

Feature-Length VR Film ‘7 Miracles’ Debuts At Raindance Film Festival


A VIVE Studios production about the miracles performed by Jesus Christ was the winner of the “VR Film of the Festival” grand jury category.

Google Uses AR To Replace The Faces On Dollar Bills With Notable Women


News erupted in 2016 when the U.S. Treasury announced it would replace President Andrew Jackson with the image of Harriet Tubman.

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HADO Announces 2019 Pro AR League


Professional eSports meets augmented reality in Hado’s ambitious new league. Singapore-based augmented sports provider, HADO , is officially taking it’s ongoing location-based AR dodgeball experience to the next level with a professional AR eSports league.

HaptX Gloves Will Help Transform VR Training and Design


Reach out and touch a rain cloud. Standing in front of a tiny farm house diorama, I reached out my hand and brushed it through a bundle of golden brown wheat sprouting from the ground. I could feel every blade of grain run across the surface of my hand.

YouTube VR Creator Lab Heads To Tokyo


VR180 makes its way to Japan as YouTube continues to expand its VR Creator Lab. YouTube has set their sights on yet another location for their VR production course, this time bringing their support to the talented creators of Tokyo, Japan.

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Mario Kart GP VR Arrives Stateside This October


VR Zone’s hit rendition of the original Nintendo classic heads to Washington DC alongside two other LB VR experiences. Just over one year ago Bandai Namco launched their first VR Zone location in the Shinjuku ward of Tokyo, Japan.

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Alaska Airlines Begins Testing VR As First Class Entertainment


Alaska Airlines new VR theater experience could make you forget you are on an airplane.

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Japanese Students Construct VR Roller Coaster Attraction Inside Classroom


Someone’s getting an A+ in woodshop…. What was the most impressive project you ever made while attending junior high? I myself am particularly proud of an A+ four-cheese quesadilla I made while struggling through home economics. .

How Beat Saber Won The Battle For Mainstream Consumers


Does Beat Saber hold the recipe for global VR success? With the VR industry crying out for ways to make it ‘make it mainstream’, can we learn a thing or two from Beat Saber … a game that won over VR trendsetters and traditional gamers alike? .

Elon Musk States 2023 Moon Mission Will Be Livestreamed In VR


Let the four year hype begin… Last night technological wunderkind Elon Musk announced the first private passenger on his journey to the moon: Japanese billionaire, and founder of Japanese clothing company ‘Zozo,’ Yusaku Maezawa.

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Duplicate & Share Real-World Objects In AR With 3D Scanner Pro


Turn everyday items into 3D models and share them instantly with friends using Apple Quick Look. Thanks to Apple’s recently announced AR Quick Look feature, friends are now able to easily place and share AR objects throughout the real world directly through their Safari web browser.

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Facebook’s 3D Photos Arrive On Your News Feed And In VR


Facebook uses iPhone’s AI depth-sensor to a new layer of realism to your photos. Originally announced during the 2018 F8 developer conference back in May, Facebook’s 3D Photos feature is now officially available on your News Feed and in VR.

Weather Channel Demonstrates Dangers Of Hurricane Florence Using Mixed Reality


MR & AR technology showcase the potential destruction of the cat 2 storm currently hitting the Carolina states.

VR and Language Learning: How VR Can Crack the Language Code


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.

Walmart Expands VR Employee Training To All U.S. Locations


Walmart associates will now have access to the same VR training their managers receive at Walmart Academies.

China Looks To Better The Treatment Of Wildlife With First ‘VR Zoo’


Guangzhou Zoo ditches its cages in favor of environmentally-friendly VR exhibits. Southern China isn’t exactly known for its well-managed zoos. The populous nation has a history of poorly-funded animal exhibits that often fall well within the confines of animal cruelty.

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First-Person Angry Birds Game Announced For Magic Leap One


One mobile gaming’s most prolific franchises arrives on the Magic Leap One this fall.

Macy’s Brings VR Ad Campaign To 69 Stores In Conjunction With Facebook & Marxent


Macy’s further embraces immersive technology as the massive department store chain expands its in-store VR program. . Clothing giant Macy’s is teaming up with Facebook and 3D streaming company Marxent to collaborate on bringing in new brands and marketing opportunities using VR.

Oculus Unveils ‘Oculus Quest’ Standalone Headset At OC5


Standalone 6DoF VR arrives on the Oculus platform Spring 2019 for $399. Oculus Connect 5 is officially underway in San Jose, California, and the company wasted not time this year as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage to unveil the next generation of Oculus VR technology, the Oculus Quest.

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Nickelodeon Expands Screens Up AR App With ‘Danger Things’ Interactive Event


Magic portals and floating donuts are just a few of the offerings in this Stranger Things inspired Henry Danger AR experience. Good news to all those looking to enter the Upside Down.

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AR Neurosurgical Fluorescent Receives FDA Clearance


AR fluorescent can help provide surgeons with clearer view during vascular neurosurgery. WARNING: The following photos are NOT for the faint of heart *.

Google Rebrands AR Stickers as Playground; Introduces 3D AR Animation


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Apple Teases New ARKit 2 Experiences At 2018 Keynote


Science-based basketball training and oldschool Galaga with a multiplayer twist heads to iOS via Apple’s advanced augmented reality platform. Apple’s 2018 keynote event has officially come to a close and it appears as though iOS fans have much to look forward to over the coming months.

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Transform The Sky Into An Open Canvas With Blue Sky Paint AR App


Paint augmented artwork and leave behind messages for others via this collaborative AR experience. Have you ever wished you could use the endless landscape of the sky as a blank canvas for you to display your artwork or write messages for the world to see? You are a not alone in that wish.

Magic Leap Brings Star Wars’ Adorable Porgs To Mixed Reality


It’s like Tamagotchi, but in a galaxy far, far away. Magic Leap made their fair share of announcements during their inaugural L.E.A.P. developer conference last week, showcasing an impressive collection of upcoming, as well as already-released experiences and updates.

Vive Focus App Turns Your Living Room Into A Dance Floor


Beat Reality transforms any environment into a music-reactive art installation. Available on the Vive Focus — HTC’s China-only replacement for its discontinued Daydream headset — Beat Reality generates a colorful filter that allows you to experience any locale with literal rose-tinted glasses.

The Sims FreePlay Adds Multiplayer AR In ‘Brilliant Backyards’ Update


Real-time cooperative building and AR functionality arrive in a seasonal themed update to EA’s mobile Sims experience.

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VR App Helps Nervous Children Prepare For MRI Scan


Because who doesn’t love being strapped inside a noisy, confined space for over an hour? MRI, or “magnetic resonance imaging,” utilizes a combination of powerful radio waves and magnetic field gradients to safely generate images of persons internal organs.

Valve Unveils Third Evolution Of Knuckles Controllers


The EV3 devkit features an improved battery life, better ergonomics, and an overall stronger design. In an official blog post made earlier today, Valve revealed its Knuckles EV3 devkit, the third iteration of the companies original 2016 design.

Owlchemy Labs Teases AR ‘Mobile Spectator’ Experiment


Could Google’s ARCore platform finally provide a low-cost alternative to mixed reality? Best known for their outrageous-brand of AAA VR content, such as their immensely popular title Job Simulator , Texas-based game developer Owlchemy Labs is no stranger to the spotlight.

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Introducing Our VR180 London Creator Lab Cohort


The Creator Lab goes international as YouTube’s VR180 bootcamp makes its way to London.

Experience The 1943 Berlin Blitz In VR


BBC’s VR experience takes you back to war-torn Berlin during the height of the WW2 blitz. The BBC’s 1943 Berlin Blitz experience, first previewed for selected audiences at the Venice Film Festival where it was very well received, is now available for the general public to download. “We

First-Ever L.E.A.P. Conference Teases The Future Of Magic Leap


Magic Leap’s inaugural developer conference showcases the headsets best and brightest content. Blood-thirsty robots, augmented board games, and life-sized space mechs were just a few of the offering at Magic Leap’s inaugural L.E.A.P.

NASA’s 360 Livestream Of Final Cassini Orbiter Mission Scores Emmy Nom


And the award for most impressive 360-degree live stream of an unmanned interplanetary spacecraft goes to… 20 years ago, The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory launched the Cassini orbiter into space.

Dolphin Image & ARwall Introduce Large-Scale AR To Hollywood VFX


Orlando-based film studio Dolphin Image closes a $2M seed funding to further develop ARwall’s motion picture effects tools. Despite its heavy role in a vast majority of major motion picture productions, green screen technology is far from an ideal.

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Scottish Legends Come To Life In The Highland AR Legends City Experience


Use AR to uncover the story behind the Loch Ness Monster, Inverness Castle, and other legends as you explore the coastal city of Inverness.

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KLM Airlines App Uses AR To Determine If Your Luggage Is Carry-On


Royal Dutch Airlines turns to AR to take the second guessing out of carry-on luggage.

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Google Announces 6DoF Controller Devkit, ‘See-Through’ Mode For Daydream


Dual 6DoF motion controllers and a brand-new ‘See-Through’ AR mode make their way to the Lenovo Mirage Solo. The Lenovo Mirage Solo is a solid standalone VR headset.

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