AR App Brings Amazon Fashion & Fitness To Life

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That’s one of the reasons why Groove Jones teamed up with Amazon Fashion to create a new AR experience that could very well be the future of catalogue shopping. And of course all the products displayed are available for purchase over at Amazon.

Amazon Brings Augmented Reality Product Previews to iOS App

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Simply tap the camera in the Amazon app and then tap ‘AR View’ to browse products in AR—containing everything from chairs to teapots. Amazon’s ‘AR View’ is exclusive to iPhones for now. Some of our articles feature Amazon affiliate links.

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Look Out Walmart, Amazon’s VR Shopping Experience May Be On Its Way

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Amazon Launches AR Shopping Feature Within App

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Amazon’s AR View lets you see items inside your home. Following in the footsteps of Ikea , Houzz , and Target, Amazon is now the latest retailer to make it easier to buy items from home thanks to AR. The post Amazon Launches AR Shopping Feature Within App appeared first on VRScout.

Amazon May Look to VR to Enhance Shopping Experience, Job Ad Indicates

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A new job opening at a division of the online retail giant Amazon my indicate the firm is looking to immersive technology to enhance its shopping experience. Amazon has up to now only tentatively dipped its substantial corporate toe in the waters of virtual reality.

Amazon Lumberyard Boosts Realism with Impressive Anti-aliasing

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Amazon Lumberyard supports Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and OSVR—and it does it free of charge with no seat licenses, royalties, or subscriptions. The post Amazon Lumberyard Boosts Realism with Impressive Anti-aliasing appeared first on Road to VR.

Amazon Is Making Original VR Experiences Likely For Prime Users

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Amazon smart mirror patent details virtual clothing and scenes

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Amazon has patented a smart mirror that uses virtual clothing and mirrors to help consumers decide what to buy. Archive Amazon augmented reality patent patents smart virtual reality vr

Amazon Explores The Idea of Augmented Reality Furniture Stores

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Amazon is a company that prides itself on embracing the unconventional. According to reports from New York Times sources , Amazon is playing with the idea of using augmented and virtual reality to help you see how various furniture and large appliances look inside your own home.

Amazon launches Sumerian, a new VR/AR development platform

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Amazon is one of the biggest names in tech, and this doesn’t stop with its status as a storefront. Another way Amazon has made its impact known is through its Amazon Web Services, which serve as a backend for applications worldwide. So when Amazon makes an announcement in this space, everyone pays attention. This list of compatibility is sure to expand over time, with Amazon’s capabilities taken into consideration.

Amazon Shows What Lumberyard Can Do For VR With Free Showcase

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Wondering what Amazon’s videogame development engine, Lumberyard, can do for VR? Lumberyard might not be the most prominent engine in the industry right now, but Amazon is trying to build momentum, especially on the VR side. Tagged with: Amazon , development , lumberyard.

Amazon Hires Former Tribeca Director To Work On VR Content

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Amazon’s plans for VR content still remain under wraps, but the company recently made a significant hire that gives us a small glimpse into what it’s working on. This week, The Hollywood Reporter noted that she had been hired by Amazon Studios to work on VR content. A member of the Amazon Video PR team has validated the report to UploadVR, though the company declined to provide any further information. Tagged with: Amazon , amazon video , Genna Terranova.

Amazon Sumerian wants to be the cross-platform VR/AR builder

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Amazon might not be a name you’d immediately associate with creating interactive content, much less games, but that is exactly what the retail giant has been up to lately. Archive Amazon ar augmented reality Computing virtual reality vr

Report: Amazon Looking Into VR/AR Furniture Stores

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We’ve already heard that Amazon is looking into how VR can enhance its video offerings, but the company might be using the tech for other means too. The article’s mention of VR and AR is brief, but Amazon is apparently considering how this tech could lets users see their potential purchases in their own homes, helping them to decide if they fit and look the part. Tagged with: Amazon. Experiences Amazon

Amazon’s VR-capable Lumberyard Game Engine Sustained by AWS Cloud Services

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Back in February, Amazon announced that they had purchased and forked Crytek’s CryEngine and made the full source code available in a free AAA VRgame engine offering called Lumberyard. Sunset Meadow – Created with Amazon Lumberyard | Photo courtesy Amazon.

Oculus Rift Back in Stock at Amazon, And You Can Get One By Tomorrow

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HTC VIVE VR Headset Now Available on Amazon

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The HTC VIVE (yes, they now capitalize all the letters in VIVE) is getting itself in front of millions of new online shoppers perusing the virtual aisles of Amazon. The post HTC VIVE VR Headset Now Available on Amazon appeared first on VRScout. News Amazon HTC Vive

Amazon’s ‘Sumerian’ Tool Simplifies Web-Based VR Development

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And thanks to Amazon’s new web-based VR app development tool, everyone will. Announced at Amazon’s annual AWS re:invent , Sumerian editor utilizes simplified drag-and-drop mechanics, which allows you to easily create 3D worlds.

Deal: Buy an Oculus Rift and Get a $100 Amazon Gift Card

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For a limited time, Amazon is offering a $100 gift card with every Rift purchase. It might not be the same straight up $100 discount HTC had offered on the Vive during Black Friday, but if you’re a regular Amazon shopper, it’s nearly as good.

Get Lost In The Rainforest With ‘Amazon Odyssey’ VR

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The Amazon River Basin, the biggest tropical rainforest in the world, is not only home to 10% of the Earth’s known species, but also happens to be one of the coolest natural wonders one could possibly see. Amazon Odyssey is available now via Viveport for $9.99.

Amazon Blends Digital and Physical Experiences At Their New Book Store

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Recently I stopped in at the new Amazon Book store on 34th Street in Manhattan to see how Amazon is re-imagining the in-store experience. Amazon B2C ecommerce ecommerce in-store marketing mcommerce online retail retail amazon digital retail in-store checkout

Amazon VR shopping app revealed in new job listing

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A new Amazon job listing on LinkedIn indicates the company may be planning to introduce a virtual reality shopping app. Archive Amazon virtual reality vr

Discover the Amazon in VR with Conservation International

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Trees stand tall on both sides of the riverbank as I zoom down the Amazon by kayak. He explains that they get their food, medicine, and water from the forest, but that it’s more than just physical sustenance that the Amazon provides. “It

HTC Vive Now Available from Amazon in the US

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Amazon have announced they’ve started selling the SteamVR powered HTC Vive VR system in their US online store. Our expansion to Amazon further underscores our commitment to our customers to deliver options across virtual reality,” said Dan O’Brien, VP of VR at HTC.

Best VR deals on Amazon Prime Day

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Amazon is going all out today with deals on virtual reality products, running the whole gamut of headset options, computers, and accessories. There’s no extra cost to you, and you can use the Smile link at any time, not just on Amazon Prime Day.

Amazon Studios tipped in talks for original VR content

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Amazon Studios is holding meetings with VR companies with the intention of producing its own original virtual reality offerings, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. Archive Amazon Amazon Studios rumor virtual reality vr

Amazon looks to tackle yet another industry with its new AR/VR development platform.

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Amazon has basically sent many brick and mortar traditions out to the retirement home. Due to the pushes by Amazon, even ancient traditions like going to the store on Black Friday have gone the way of Denver the Last Dinosaur.

PSA: New Gear VR Can Be Pre-ordered From Amazon or Samsung

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Amazon UK Won’t Fufil All PS VR Pre-Orders Until December

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PlayStation VR Game Prices Previewed in Amazon Listings

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Listings on Amazon have revealed prices for some PlayStation VR games, giving an idea of what Sony plans to charge for the first wave of virtual reality titles to hit the console platform. The post PlayStation VR Game Prices Previewed in Amazon Listings appeared first on Road to VR.

Amazon And Flipkart Are Expected to Record $1.2-$1.5 Billion In Sales In India’s Coming Festive Sales

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Amazon B2C ecommerce amazon big billion day Festive Sales Flipkart India online retailOn October 6, 2014, Flipkart launched Big Billion Day, an event that occurs within India’s festive season — a holiday period that accounts for 40% of the total sales of key brands in India.

Walmart and Google’s Voice-Assisted Commerce Partnership Highlight the Next Big Disrupter in Retail

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Amazon customer experience digital business ecommerce online retail retail amazon amazon alexa amazon echo brendan witcher digital digital retail google google express google home grocery same day delivery walmartWalmart and Google have announced an important new partnership that directly addresses the growing markets for voice-assisted shopping and free expedited delivery. Marc Lore, President and CEO, Walmart U.S.

Amazon Selling Oculus Rift Roomscale Bundle With $100 Credit

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If you’re looking to do roomscale with the Oculus Rift then you’ll need much more than the headset itself, and Amazon is offering a great bundle to get you up to speed. The US iteration of the online retailing giant is now offering an Oculus Roomscale Bundle for $657.99. That includes the Rift itself, the Oculus Touch controllers, and an extra sensor to add to the two that are already bundled with Rift and Touch.

Amazon’s Prime Day Offers Discounts On PSVR and HTC Vive

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So many of us have barely recovered from the Steam Summer Sale and we’re already being hit with another wave of attacks on our wallet via Amazon’s Prime Day. Prime Day is a celebration of Amazon’s Prime membership that seems to grow in value on a consistent basis. There was also a deal for the Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch plus a $100 Amazon Gift card but it is currently unavailable.

Amazon Oculus Rift Orders Start Shipping

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The beginning of May saw some Oculus Rift's available at retailers such as Best Buy and Amazon. These were quickly snapped up, Rift orders from Amazon sold out within minutes of appearing online. Amazon Rift orders were expected to start shipping end of May.

‘AR As A Feature’ Is The Best Use Of AR Tech Right Now, And Amazon Gets It

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One of the best examples of “AR as a feature” is Amazon’s addition of “ AR View ” into its main mobile shopping app. By adding the AR as a feature, Amazon was able to create a new layer of value to the shopping experience for its customers, without having them leave the app to open a separate tool. Again, Amazon has done this well by introducing it through the camera icon on the Home Screen.

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Amazon Product Content: A New Space Race?

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The Whole Foods acquisition by Amazon weeks ago was only the latest milepost in the latter’s inexorable march to the top of retail. And we find that Amazon is big and gaining […]. The company sold $136 billion worth of products in 2016 – more than any other online retailer (and just over a third of what Wal-Mart did). advertising B2C marketing digital marketing online retail search marketing

Amazon UK Lists Oculus Touch Pre-Orders with Price and Release Date

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Amazon’s UK retailer seems to have already jumped the gun on today’s supposed announcement taking place at Oculus Connect opening keynote, where we’ll likely hear official word on price, release date, and everything else surrounding the long awaited Touch controllers.

Amazon’s Singapore Launch Signals the End of Digital Complacency in Southeast Asia

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July 27th marked Amazon’s first e-commerce official foray into the 640 million people strong region. We see the impact of Amazon’s move not only on the e-commerce and retail industries, but […].

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Cyberpower PC and AMD Release VR-Ready Desktop for $720

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