Eido Inoue tells us everything we need to know about HADO and location based augmented reality

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When I interviewed Kevin Williams , an expert in the LBVR market, he said that there are also some experiments with location-based augmented reality and he mentioned a Japanese arcade AR game called HADO. augmented reality Best articles interviews AR business hado japan lbar

GDC 2017: Epic’s Tim Sweeney on What Unreal Engine VR Means for Non-gaming Industries

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Enhanced reality devices – especially AR — will be ubiquitous in another decade or so, and used in nearly every aspect of our lives and in nearly every industry, from automotive to medical care, education to neuroscience, engineering to shopping. Of course, all of the various applications, programs and tools will require a base engine for creation, and that’s where Epic Games – and specifically its Unreal Engine – comes in.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.08.11): Gear VR is over, Go long term future is uncertain, Huawei teases its metaverse and much more!

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Snapchat is probably the startup that first understood the power of augmented reality, and made it become mainstream. Unreal Engine is adding Vulkan support for Oculus Quest and Unity fill follow later on this year. Amazon thinks using AR for its delivery agents.

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WebXR Device API Working Draft Published

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The WebXR Device API “describes support for accessing virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) devices, including sensors and head-mounted displays, on the Web.” Most VR developers build interactive virtual worlds in engines like Unreal and Unity. WebXR (which builds on earlier work called WebVR) could open up VR and AR development to developers familiar with Web-based tools like Amazon Sumerian , or languages like Javascript.

Mark Zuckerberg and I are confusing the market about VR and AR and the future of all computing: here’s why we need to stop doing that

Robert Scoble

Mark Zuckerberg has been talking a lot about augmented reality and investing a lot, too. ” Facebook already has internal plans for the next five years and most of these new plans, and excitement, are about augmented reality.

AR+VR Weekly: Oculus Go boosts VR numbers, 6D.AI occlusion video and The NY Times Thai Cave experience

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Finally, The NY Times is back with another stellar example of augmented reality storytelling with the use of AR to allow readers to step inside the Thai Cave. XTend raises money to gamify real-life activities with drones and augmented reality ( VR Focus ). Unreal Engine 4.20 Amazon will sell HTC Viveport apps ( Venturebeat ). Amazon updates iPhone app with AR feature to identify small parts ( The Verge ).

AR+VR Weekly: Netflix AR Hack, Vive goes to work & Samsung’s AR Cloud

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Netflix’s international hackathon wrapped up with solutions involving augmented reality and facial recognition. Meanwhile, HTC demonstrated its focus on the enterprise by rolling out hardware and software aimed at this making virtual reality a staple at work. Unreal Engine 4.21

7Invensun is a Chinese company that wants to disrupt the VR eye tracking sector

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It uses eye tracking in various fields and has released a product for Virtual Reality called aGlass. Why is it so important for virtual reality? Will it be available also on Western websites like Amazon? interviews virtual reality addon aglass China eye tracking interview vr

XR Podcast Hosts Unite, with Voices of VR Podcast's Kent Bye - Part 1

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Kent: Well, first of all, virtual and augmented reality as a medium is a new paradigm of computing: spatial computing. And so I'm seeing a lot of-- like Desart Systems was working on some specific products for open innovation, which I'm excited about because a lot of what you're seeing with augmented reality is for people who are first line workers. There's gonna be a lot of innovation that happens in just overlaying layers of audio on top of reality.

Who Will Own the Metaverse?

AR Insider

In his 1984 classic Neuromancer, characters entered a virtual reality world called “the matrix” (inspiration for the 1999 film of the same name by the Wachowskis). Augmented vision is commonplace in futuristic films, from Minority Report to Iron Man.

Getting Fit with a VR Toolkit, and Other XR Tips with VRd?j?'s Michael Eichenseer

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What is your vision for virtual augmented reality? Was the best virtual reality or a AR experience is what is the best thing that you have done? Alan: There was a lot of medical use cases coming up in pain reduction, using virtual reality for pre-surgical -- and also perisurgical -- where you're wearing a headset to distract you. I think that's why it's good that it's based on music; the song ends and you're like, "oh, back to reality a little bit.".

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Reaching for the Clouds with 6D.ai’s Matt Miesnieks

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In his career, he’s been the director of product development of Samsung for VR and AR research and development, co-founder and CEO of Dekko, that created the first mobile holographic and mixed reality platform for iOS, 3D computer vision, and slam tracking. So why don’t we start with what you’ve seen as the progression of augmented reality over the last decade that you’ve been involved? You can mess around with Amazon Sumerian. 6D.ai

Lighting the Torch for In-App AR Development, with TORCH's Paul Reynolds

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Today's guest is Paul Reynolds, the CEO of Torch, a really exciting augmented reality platform. It's a mobile augmented reality development and deployment platform for enterprise. What we really wanted to focus on was allowing people to iterate in augmented reality -- directly within augmented reality -- as opposed to sitting on a desktop computer and trying to figure out how to work a game editor, and get more people able to work productively in 3D.

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HP’s PC Chief Ron Coughlin Talks Expanding To VR

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The company has also moved into virtual reality. HP also teamed up with the Venture Reality Fund to invest money into VR and augmented reality startups. This is our blended reality vision coming to life. VB: I saw you guys joined as a co-investor in the Venture Reality Fund. As you build new platforms and new experiences — having done ecosystems at Microsoft and Amazon and now HP, three things that have to happen iteratively. PCs aren’t dead yet.

HR in XR, with BrainXchange's Emily Friedman

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Today's guest is Emily Friedman from BrainXchange and Augmented World Expo. She's Head of Content and the lead writer at BrainXchange, lead journalist and senior editor at Enterprisewear Blog, and head of marketing and communications for Augmented World Expo USA and AWE EU. And if you wanna learn more about AWE or Augmented World Expo, you can visit awexr.com. Emily: There's a range, from assisted reality all the way through mixed reality.