Amazon’s New ‘Sumerian’ Tool Aims to Make Developing Web-based VR Apps Easier

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Amazon today announced a new developer tool at its annual AWS re:Invent that aims to make creating web-based applications for VR/AR and traditional monitors even easier. sample scene using Sumerian, image courtesy Amazon. Amazon Sumerian is now available for preview.

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Update: Oculus Rift + Touch Immediately Sells Out After Start of Amazon Prime Day

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If you’re already an Amazon Prime Member, or looking to become one starting today, Amazon’s annual Prime Day is here to help you spend that hard earned cash on at very least an Oculus Rift. Update (July 16th, 3:53 PM ET) : It appears Amazon USA is already out of stock.

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You Can Still Buy an Oculus Rift + Touch Bundle for $400 on Amazon

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Amazon is likely to correct this sometime today, as every world-wide Amazon site has done so including other official distributors. Oculus Rift on Amazon. Touch Controllers. Deal Deals News Bits Oculus VR Deals Amazon oculus oculus rift oculus rift sale oculus summer sal

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Watch Amazon’s VR Kiosks Transform The Future Of Shopping

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Amazon announced that it has opened virtual reality kiosks in 10 shopping malls to promote its Prime Day shopping event. Now you can see the Amazon VR experience for yourself. VR Industry News Amazon

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Oculus Rift Is Now $349 At Amazon & Best Buy For Black Friday

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Amazon US and Best Buy USA are currently offering $50 off the Oculus Rift+Touch bundle, bringing the price from $399 to $349. A few hours after the Best Buy deal went up, Amazon price matched it. This is not the first time Amazon & Best Buy have offered this kind of sale. The package contains the headset, Touch controllers, 2 sensors, and relevant cables. Oculus Rift Amazon best buy Black Friday oculus rift VR sales

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Amazon Deal Sees Return of Rift’s $350 Black Friday Price Cut

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Amazon’s US store is either the first, or the only retailer currently to offer the Oculus Rift for its Black Friday-reduced price of $350, a $50 discount off the now normal MSRP of $400. Oculus Touch controllers (2).

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Windows VR Headsets See Huge Sales at Amazon US

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If you’ve been eyeing a Windows VR headset, you’ll be interested to see the huge discounts currently available from Amazon US on every Windows VR headset except for the Samsung Odyssey. Lenovo Explorer w/ Controllers. Dell Visor w/ Controllers.

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Best Holiday Vive Deal Yet, Today Only: Deluxe Audio Strap, ‘Fallout 4 VR’ and $100 Amazon Gift Card

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If the HTC’s Black Friday deal wasn’t attractive enough to convince you into finally grabbing that Vive headset you’ve been eyeing, Amazon is ‘reviving’ the $600 Black Friday deal today and throwing in a $100 Amazon gift card. image courtesy Amazon.

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Oculus Rift on Sale for $350 at Amazon US

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After the Oculus Rift Marvel Powers United bundle was briefly on sale for $350 at Best Buy, now the basic Rift package has dropped to $350 at Amazon US, a $50 discount, which is about as good as you can hope to find.

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Lenovo Mirage Solo on Sale for $320 at Amazon US

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Launched right on the heels of the Oculus Go earlier this summer, the Lenovo Mirage Solo, the company’s standalone Daydream headset, is currently selling for an $80 discount off the original $400 price tag on Amazon US.

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Purchase Vive Pro on Amazon Prime Day & Get $100 in Gift Cards

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Amazon Prime Day is here; this year HTC’s latest VR headset Vive Pro is getting a special deal. From now until July 17th at 8:59 PM PT ( local time here ), US Amazon Prime Members can get a $50 Amazon gift card and $50 Viveport gift card with purchase of a Vive Pro VR headset.

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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

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Oculus Rift Sells Out At Amazon, ‘Strong Demand Over The Holidays’

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Amazon in the United States doesn’t look like it’ll have Oculus Rift in stock for a couple weeks, the website states , with a representative of Facebook’s Oculus telling us they are working now on “replenishing inventory across channels.” The outlook for new PC-based VR hardware in 2019 is still unclear, though we are expecting both Knuckles controllers and a new head-mounted display from Valve Corporation.

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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.

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Vive Pro Bundle With 2.0 Base Stations & Controllers Now Available at $1400

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SteamVR tracking base stations and two of the ‘pro blue’ controllers, costs $1400 USD. You can find it on Amazon for $1400. SteamVR tracking base stations and two of the ‘pro blue’ controllers.

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.

This App Lets You Control Your Smarthome Lights via Augmented Reality

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Voice-activated digital assistants from Amazon, Apple, and Google currently have the upper hand for home automation integrations, but a new augmented reality mobile app promises to give homeowners and renters visual control over their connected appliances.

Windows VR Headsets Down to Just $215 On Amazon

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If you head over to Amazon right now, you’ll find them at their cheapest prices yet. Each of these comes bundled with a pair of hand controllers and all feature inside-out tracking, meaning there’s no need for extra sensors. Acer VR Headset With Controllers – $218.99. Lenovo VR Headset With Controllers – $245.99. Dell VR Headset With Controllers – $219.96. HP VR Headset With Controllers – $214.96.

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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.

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Detroit: Become Human gets a demo on 4/24 as well as an Amazon Alexa tie in.

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It will be available for download on the PlayStation Store starting from April 24th, 12:01 am EST. In the demo you take on the role of Connor, a hostage negotiator android sent to take control of this high-stakes situation. Have access to any enabled Amazon Alexa Device 3.

Latest Gear VR + Controller Combo Now $90 for Limited Time

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Now, Samsung has temporarily reduced the price of the latest Gear VR headset + controller combo to as low as $90 on Amazon. from Samsung , BestBuy , and Amazon , although it looks like Amazon has the competition beat at the lowest price of $90.

Amazon Starts Oculus Touch Pre-Orders, Lists Possible Price And Release Date

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We’ll probably know just how much Oculus Touch costs and when it ships later on today, but Amazon UK might have spilled the beans early. The online retailing giant has listed the anticipated position tracked controllers for the Oculus Rift on its site just ahead of the Oculus Connect 3 keynote. It’s the first time we’ve heard this release date, however, and would mean we have around a month and a half until the controllers get here.

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GameSir G3s Controller Review: Comfortable and Versatile for VR Gaming

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Console gamers have their dedicated PS4 and Xbox One controllers — both of which are excellent and extremely high-quality. If you have a Gear VR then you’ll need a good bluetooth controller to play many of the best games.

HTC Vive Pro Comes With $100 Worth Of Gift Cards For Amazon Prime Day

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For Amazon’s Prime Day this week, it will still be one of the most expensive VR headsets currently on the market, but it will come with some extra goodies. Specifically, any Prime Member that picks up the enhanced headset from 12pm PT today until 8:59pm tomorrow, July 17th, will get a $50 Amazon voucher and a $50 Viveport voucher as well as two free months of HTC’s Viveport Subscription. bundle isn’t showing up on Amazon US at the time of writing.

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Amazon Wants You to Wake up and Travel with Alexa

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Amazon, hoping to replicate the success of its Echo device , is poised to extend its eyes and ears into every part of your life with the launch of new voice-controlled and camera-equipped Alexa devices designed for bedrooms, living rooms and even your car.

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. 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. With two sensors Rift provides a front-facing VR experience, but turning around will cause your Touch controllers to struggle with tracking.

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‘Skyrim’ Coming to PSVR with Motion Controls, Trailer Revealed at E3

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Telling from the trailer (posted above) it looks to use motion controllers, allowing you to slash, block, shoot arrows, and cast spells with the PlayStation Move controllers. Skyrim will be available for pre-order soon from Amazon, Best Buy, and Target. It’s official.

Purchase Oculus Rift May 7 from Best Buy, Amazon and Microsoft Stores

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Orders will be available online from Amazon , and Microsoft stores starting May 6th at 9 AM PST. Today, Oculus announced a limited supply of the Oculus Rift would be available from Best Buy starting May 7.

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HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset Gets £100 Off On Amazon UK

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Amazon has slashed £100 off of the HP Windows Mixed Reality headset. for the headset and a pair of motion controllers – the cheapest we’ve yet seen for a major PC-based VR device on these shores. Black Friday may be a distant memory, but there are still some great savings to be had on VR headsets, at least in the UK. That means it now goes for just £299.99

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$350: PSVR, Hand Controllers and Skyrim VR

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Black Friday is looking like an excellent time to pick up a PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset, and Amazon has yet more deals you’ll want to take advantage of for getting the perfect setup. Amazon has slashed just over $100 off the standard model, which will play every single PSVR game out there.

Oculus Rift Is $349 / £349 / C$449 / €399 At Retailers This Weekend

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Various retailers in the USA, UK, Canada are offering the headset (and controllers) for a reduced price this week. Amazon and Microsoft Store were offering this price, but are both now out of stock due to high demand. The price was being offered by Amazon UK and John Lewis , but both are now out of stock. In Canada, Amazon CA and Best Buy are offering the bundle at C$449 (C$80 off). Amazon DE was offering the price but is now out of stock.

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New PlayStation VR Bundle Adds Free Camera, Saves You $59

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Right now, Amazon and Best Buy are running a promotional bundle which includes the core PSVR package with a PlayStation Camera thrown in for free, saving you a respectable $59.

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Is Oculus Touch Priced at USD 199?

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From the very start, explanation for the Vive price was that the package enables “room scale VR,” with the included tracking solution (Lighthouse) and a pair of motion controllers, while the Oculus Rift only comes with a Microsoft Xbox controller.

Power and Responsibility: Highlights from Microsoft Build

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With customers in control, privacy is preserved Click To Tweet. They will create a new SDK for Windows 10 PCs to bring full flight control and real-time data transfer capabilities to nearly 700M Windows 10 connected devices globally.

Oculus Touch Pre-Orders Officially Open Today

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It’s unsure at this point exactly what ‘priority status’ will really confer on customers considering both Amazon and Best Buy are taking pre-orders as well, and are bound to have their own allocated stocks of Touch.

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Nyko Charge Block VR Review: Simple Charging for PSVR Move Controllers

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This PS4 controller is dead? As a result, the Charge Block VR (which has “PlayStation VR” plastered on the box) actually just charges the PS Move controllers. As a charging dock for the PS Move controllers the Charge Block VR is perfectly serviceable.

Oculus On Track For Dec. 6 Touch Shipment

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The company’s first foray into a worldwide release began on March 28 when it began shipping its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset via its own store and third party vendors such as Best Buy and Amazon. Oculus Touch — the company’s new, $200, hand-tracked controller platform — is slated to release on December 6. We’ve already reviewed launch titles Medium , VR Sports Challenge and The Unspoken , three marquee titles coming to the new controllers.

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VirZOOM Partners With AMD to Bring VR Fitness Bikes to Locations Across the Globe

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Accessories AMD HTC News amd fitbit htc htc vive life fitness VirZOOM virzoom bike controller vr exercise vr fitness vsportPedaling a stationary bike is kind of a sad metaphor for life: try as you may, you’re never going anywhere.

Missed Out on the $350 Black Friday Rift Deal? It’s Back for a Limited Time

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The deal ($50 off MSRP) can be found at Oculus.com , Amazon US , NewEgg , Microsoft Store , Microcenter , and B est Buy. For Amazon users, signing up for an Amazon Rewards Visa Signature Card can also knock $50 off the price of Rift, putting it down to an even $300.

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Was 2015 the summer of VR love?

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It would be very smart for Amazon to leverage a Kindle compatible HMD in this middle VR niche. Amazon has a lot of related computer vision and AI experience as well as 126 reasons to extend the VR medium to their Kindle and App store customers.

The Best PlayStation VR Deal for Black Friday 2018

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Without any discounts or deals, the basic PSVR ‘all-in’ bundle—which includes the VR headset, PS Move controllers, PS Camera and two games—costs $350. While the starter kit bundle—which includes the headset with a camera and two games, but no Move controllers—is priced at $300.

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Oculus Go Holiday Sale: Black Friday Pricing is Back for a Limited Time

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You can find both models on Amazon US , Oculus , NewEgg , Walmart , Micro Center , and Best Buy. For Amazon users, signing up for an Amazon Rewards Visa Signature Card can also knock $50 off the price of Go, putting it down to an even $130 or $170 respectively.

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Windows VR Headset Prices Hit Rock Bottom Over Black Friday

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Here’s the MSRP of each of the Windows VR headsets with controllers included: Acer Windows Mixed Reality – $400. The deal is eligible for fast & free shipping with Amazon Prime. We use this one from Amazon for $8 which has worked flawlessly.

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