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Facebook To Discontinue Oculus Rift S Beginning 2021

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You can still buy an Oculus Rift S.for now. It’s been an exciting week for VR! During Facebook Connect this past week, Mark Zuckerberg talked about the future of how AR technology will play an important role in the future of the company that included information on Project Aria.

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Facebook Leaks Oculus Quest 2, Higher Resolution, Smaller Design Revealed

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Facebook leaks it’s “highest resolution headset yet” ahead of this week’s Facebook Connect. UPDATE [9/14/20]: We’ve updated the article to remove a specific feature incorrectly listed.*.

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Where To Pre-Order The Oculus Quest 2

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Those in the US will have to wait until late November to get their hands on the new Quest. To no one’s surprise, pre-orders for the recently announced Oculus Quest 2 VR headset are already backordered on the official Oculus website.

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Fundamental Surgery ‘Teaching Space’ Lets Medical Students Collaborate In VR

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Instructors can deliver hands-on training to multiple students at once via multi-user classrooms. When it comes to training for a specific profession, nothing beats good old-fashioned hands-on experience.

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Facebook XR Branding Spotted In The Wild Ahead Of Facebook Connect

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A sleek new logo for a post-Oculus company. With Facebook Connect —previously Oculus Connect 7—just around the corner, hardcore fans are scouring every inch of the web in search of any and every update regarding the highly-anticipated developer conference.

Oculus Quest 2’s ‘Infinite Office’ Lets You Create Your Own Virtual Workspace

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Personalize your own mixed reality office using Passthrough technology. Facebook continues to roll out the hits at today’s Facebook Connect developer conference.

‘Mario Kart: Home Circuit’ Brings AR And RC Cars To The Nintendo Switch

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Turn your living room into a one-of-a-kind ‘Mario Kart’ level October 16th. In celebration of the historic 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros.,

Feel VR From Your Head To Your Toes Using These Haptic Sneakers

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DropLabs’ audio-enabled footwear features support for all Bluetooth 4.2 compatible devices. This month marked the launch of DropLabs’ EP 01 Triple Black , an updated version of the companies previously-released EP 01 haptic sneaker.

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Virtual Aquarium Brings Children’s Aquatic Art To Life

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Visitors can design custom sea creatures and feed their digital creations. Next-generation art collective teamLab is on a mission to blend the worlds of technology, art, science, design, and nature.

‘Beat Saber’ Adds 5v5 Multiplayer This October

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PvP mode launches October 13th alongside the Oculus Quest 2. In one of the more unexpected announcements of the day, Facebook’s Beat Games announced upcoming multiplayer support for their hit VR rhythm game Beat Saber.

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VR Go-Kart Rig Features Haptic Feedback And Wind Simulation

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CXC’s haptic rig simulates “the violence, the vibration, the physical effort” of a real race.

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VR Burning Man Event Will Feature Live Music, Art, And Workshops

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Black Rock City meets the multiverse in this one-of-a-kind virtual celebration. This past April, festival organizers made the painful decision to cancel Burning Man 2020 citing ongoing concerns over COVID-19.

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‘Beat Saber’ Meets Traditional Polka In This Hilarious VR Accordion Experience

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My dream of starting a virtual polka band is slowly becoming a reality. What do you get when you combine the most popular VR rhythm game available on headsets with traditional Czechoslovakian polka music? It’s a question we’ve all been asking ourselves these last few years.

Five VR Games To Hold You Over Until ‘Star Wars: Squadrons’

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Get your space fix with these five VR spaceship games. One of the most highly anticipated Star Wars VR games is almost here, united alliance of fanatic Star Wars fans around the world are chomping at the bit to jump into our VR headsets to test our pilot skills.

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Facebook’s Project Aria Will Pave The Way For Consumer-Friendly AR

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Select employees will begin testing research glasses in the wild this September. Facebook provided several updates on its mysterious smart glasses as part of today’s Facebook Connect developer conference.

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Travelers Are Paying Real Money To Take VR Flights To Nowhere

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Satisfy your traveling bug with this bizarre VR traveling experience.

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Logitech G Announces New Line Of Audio Headsets For Oculus Quest 2

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The Logitech G333 VR Gaming earphones and Logitech G Pro headset are certified Oculus ready. This week Facebook announced its highly-anticipated follow-up to the Oculus Quest, revealing a sleeker, more powerful standalone VR headset for the incredible price of just $299 for 64GB ($399 for 256GB).

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Ride Your Real Bike In The Virtual World With The Blync VR Controller

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Pedal your way through a variety of virtual terrain or create your own.

Preserving The Art Of Black Lives Matter Using AR

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A city-wide digital art show celebrates the street art of BLM. Designers at the architecture and design firm GGLO have created an augmented reality art show aimed at paying homage to the eclectic lineup of street paintings created as part of the Black Lives Matter movement.

All-Female VR Film ‘Baba Yaga’ Adds Glenn Close, Jennifer Hudson, Kate Winslet

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Baobab’s upcoming immersive short features a stacked cast of Oscar-winning talent.

Developer Copy & Pastes Real Margaritas Using AR Technology

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From copy and paste to copy and taste. This past May we covered a unique augmented reality app by developer Cyril Diagne that uses a selection of AR and machine learning technology to capture digital renditions of real-world objects and automatically isolate them from their surrounding environments.

This Magical VR Adventure Will Have You Exploring The Mysterious Cosmos

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Search the cosmos and unlock mysteries that will open doors to even more mysteries. Have you ever looked up towards the stars and wondered what it’s like to be a planet floating around in the cosmos? What happens when no one is looking?

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Powerful VR Documentary ‘The Choice’ Awarded Two Kaleidoscope Grants

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Joanne-A?ka ka Popi?ska’s ska’s doc highlights the many difficulties of unwanted pregnancy. In 2018, Polish-Canadian VR filmmaker Joanne-A?ka ka Popi?ska

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VR Mountain Bike Simulator Has You Riding Cliffside Across Death-Defying Trails

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A specially-designed cycling rig lets users “feel the terrain” as they ride. Ride Out , a specialty bike shop located in the Netherlands, has introduced a new VR mountain biking experience based on the death-defying antics of professional Scottish trials cyclist Danny MacAskill.

Top Five Music-Making Apps Available Now On VR Headsets

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Get started on your VR music career with these five incredible apps. Immersive technology is changing the way we look at music the music industry.

‘Minecraft’ Arrives On PlayStation VR Tomorrow

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The free patch update will be available to all PS5 Minecraft owners. Earlier this month developer Mojang Studios announced that it’s legendary survival crafting game Minecraft would be heading to PlayStation VR sometime near the end of September as part of Sony’s PlayStation VR spotlight.

Venice VR Curators Offer A Behind-The-Scenes Look At This Year’s Incredible Projects

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Venice VR Expanded at the 77th LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA is coming to a close today, having accomplished extraordinary feats in creative innovation.

Mini-Doc Debuts Of Brooklyn Juneteenth March Captured In 360 Degrees

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The revolution will be documented… in 360. June 19th (a significant holiday in the United States denoting the end of slavery) this year was both a moment to pause and to celebrate, as well as strike up protests and marches across the country in demand of a better world.

How Microsoft Is Leading A War On Deepfakes

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Microsoft’s new tool detects digital manipulation in real-time based on nearly invisible imperfections. Believe it or not, this is not former US President Barrack Obama.

VR Fitness Platform ‘Supernatural’ Adds Meditation Coaching, Family Plan

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As gyms around the globe struggle, Supernatural is offering a family plan to help you get back into shape. WITHIN’s Supernatural is a VR fitness experience designed to take full advantage of the Oculus Quest’s tetherless inside-out tracking.

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Build Your Own Modular Synthesizer In VR With ‘SynthVR’

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Start constructing your own complex music station today with the free open alpha. Anyone familiar with the ins-and-outs of music production will tell you there’s no easier way to go broke than to invest in modular synthesizers.

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AR Time Capsule Explores The Hidden History Of The September 11th Attacks

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ReplayAR shines a spotlight on Ground Zero in honor of 9/11. On the morning of September 11th, 2001, a series of terrorist attacks were conducted against the United States, resulting in nearly 3,000 deaths, 25,000 injuries, and numerous long-term health consequences.

The Oculus Quest 2: Price, Release Date, Accessories Announced

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A better, faster, stronger standalone VR headset. Facebook Connect (formerly Oculus Connect) kicked off with a bang this morning with the official reveal of the highly-anticipated Oculus Quest 2.

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The Suzuki CS-1X Is the “World’s First” Motorcycle Built Using AR

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Early investors can use an AR-enhanced app to customize their limited edition cafe racer. California-based custom motorcycle specialists RYCA Motors is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new custom motorcycle kit available for a limited time to early investors.

Fight For Your Chance At A Free Copy Of Team-Based Shooter ‘Frostpoint VR’

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You’ll need to move quickly if you want to score one of the 3,000 free copies. Thirdverse Inc. and inXile Entertainment’s Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds is an upcoming 10v10 multiplayer VR shooter set across an abandoned military base located in the frozen desert of Antarctica.

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VR Multiplayer Shooter ‘Grapple Tournament’ Takes Aim At VR Esports

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Improve your teamwork skills through fast-paced vertical combat.