Oculus Quest Hit #1 Selling Video Games Product On Amazon

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Preorders of the Oculus Quest VR headset on Amazon briefly hit the #1 top seller in the Video Games category this week. No VR headset has hit this position on Amazon except for the PlayStation VR. Amazon sales ranks are updated hourly. This is how this data looked yesterday: The Rift S PC VR headset peaked at #6, but quickly fell down after the initial wave. Oculus Quest Amazon

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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.

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Snapchat Preparing to Upgrade Camera with Visual Search for Amazon, Report Says

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A peek inside the code of the Snapchat app has revealed that the company is expanding the search capabilities of its augmented reality camera to include visual search that may link to items within Amazon's massive online store. Agarwal also discovered Amazon logo image files and.

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Who’s Waging the Wearables Wars? Part I: Amazon

AR Insider

We’ll start this Wearables Wars series by looking at Amazon. One of Amazon’s first hardware moves was the Fire Phone. Along with Facebook, Amazon was left with no direct hardware contact with consumers. where Amazon leads. Amazon is also smart with the timing.

Gear VR Ranked In Amazon’s Top Three Best-Selling Wearables Over Holidays

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Amazon has revealed its best-selling products for the holiday season, and Samsung and Oculus’ Gear VR has come out on top for our budding new industry. On top of the Amazon report, Cubicle Ninjas CEO Josh Farkas revealed to UploadVR that the company’s app, Guided Meditation , had seen a huge increase in downloads over the Christmas period, reaching over 1,000 downloads on December 25th alone and passing the milestone again on December 26th.

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Amazon Web Services quietly forms a mixed reality team, but what.

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Amazon Web Services quietly forms a mixed reality team, but what is it building? Amazon is building a new “two pizza team” within Amazon Web Services focused on mixed-reality technology, another sign that the cloud powerhouse is expanding its reach and branching out into new areas.

PlayStation VR Game Prices Previewed in Amazon Listings

Road to VR

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.

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The renaissance of silicon will create industry giants

TechCrunch VR

Every time we binge on Netflix or install a new internet-connected doorbell to our home, we’re adding to a tidal wave of data. According to Intel, a single robo car will generate 4 terabytes of data in 90 minutes of driving. Navin Chaddha. Contributor. Navin Chaddha leads Mayfield.

AR Smart Device Turns Your Favorite Goggles Into A Personal Swim Coach

VRScout

A full-color display offers real-time data while you train, such as lap time and total distance covered. ” Those interested in upgrading their training regiment can pick their own Vuzix Smart Swim AR device for $499 via Amazon or the official Vuzix website today.

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The absurdist’s view of business data visualization: meeting BadVR (& how Oculus Quest and 5G will change business)

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It makes its own hardware so its customers can “dive through” massive amounts of data much easier than trying to see the same data in older tools like Microsoft Excel, or charts. The kind of data businesses are generating now just requires new approaches.

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Power and Responsibility: Highlights from Microsoft Build

Tech Trends VR

As cloud based applications scale and power AI experiences, we have come to a place where you need data at planet scale and performance Click To Tweet. By 2020, the average person will generate 1.5GB of data a day, a smart home 50GB and a smart city, a whopping 250 petabytes of data per day.

Amazon willing to team up with Apple and Google

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on productivity features for Alexa such as calendar interactions, will put the user first in pursuit of any other partnerships, said Toni Reid, Amazon’s vice president of Alexa and Echo devices, who has been on the team since 2014. Sensing competition, now Amazon is pushing ahead with hiring some brand new tech specialists who can help revolutionise its rival Alexa service. The team is currently working hard building the speech and language solutions behind the Amazon Echo.

Data Point of the Week: Are Creative Pros Embracing AR?

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Data Point of the Week is AR Insider’s dive into the latest spatial computing figures. It includes data points, along with narrative insights and takeaways. For an indexed collection of data and reports, subscribe to ARtillery Pro. Data Trend Analysis

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The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

TechCrunch VR

Developing forecasting software that enables cultural institutions to make data-centered decisions in planning their seasons and events. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies.

HTC VR Survey Offers Vives & Gift Cards as Prizes, Aims to Understand VR Users

Road to VR

The 10-15 minute ‘experiences with VR’ survey is for HTC’s ‘research purposes only’, aiming to gather some general VR usage data and purchasing habits. Winners of the prize drawing will be contacted by August 4th, with gift card winners taking home an $100 Amazon card or a $150 Viveport card.

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Pinterest Lens Recognizes 2.5 Billion Objects

AR Insider

Data Point of the Week is AR Insider’s dive into the latest spatial computing figures. It includes data points, along with narrative insights and takeaways. For an indexed collection of data and reports, subscribe to ARtillery Pro. Data transfer ar advertising

Get ready for a new era of personalized entertainment

TechCrunch VR

When you use Youtube, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Twitter, Netflix or Spotify, algorithms select what gets recommended to you. Jarno M. Koponen. Contributor. Jarno M. Koponen is working on intelligent systems and human-centered personalization.

Macy’s Reduces Product Returns to

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Data Point of the Week is AR Insider’s dive into the latest spatial computing figures. It includes data points, along with narrative insights and takeaways. For an indexed collection of data and reports, subscribe to ARtillery Pro.

Exclusive: Mobile Headset Maker Homido Claims 500,000 Total Units Sold

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It remains to be seen whether these figures are accurate, but since Oculus stated Gear VR had over 1 million users earlier this year and it cracked a major category on Amazon this holiday season, it’s entirely possible. VR Industry News data figures homido prediction research sales

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Nokia Technologies Partners With Disney To Film The Future of VR

Infinityleap Wearables

Nokia Technologies today announced a partnership with Disney to explore the creation of virtual reality (VR) content in filmmaking using Nokia’s OZO, the world’s first VR camera, to film behind-the-scenes movie extras.

7 of the top 10 Mobile Apps Feature AR

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Data Point of the Week is AR Insider’s dive into the latest spatial computing figures. It includes data points, along with narrative insights and takeaways. For an indexed collection of data and reports, subscribe to ARtillery Pro. Data Trend Analysis

How Much is Facebook Investing in Spatial Computing?

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For an indexed library of spatial computing insights, data, reports and multimedia, subscribe to ARtillery PRO. We’ve generally stated “tens of billions” for the collective investment scale of the big five — Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Apple.

Hearables Tracker: 3 Million AirPods Sold in Holiday Rush

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Data Point of the Week is AR Insider’s dive into the latest spatial computing figures. It includes data points, along with narrative insights and takeaways. For an indexed collection of data and reports, subscribe to ARtillery Pro.

Mozilla Hubs Cloud is the foundation of the free metaverse

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On Amazon Marketplace, you can find two instances: one is Hubs Personal , that gives you a single server for personal use, and the other one is Hubs Enterprise , giving you a full architecture that you can use for more professional purposes.

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Rift & Rift S Now Account for Half of Headsets Used on Steam

Road to VR

Each month Valve collects data from Steam users to determine some baseline statistics about what kind of hardware and software is used by the platform’s population, and to see how things are changing over time; that includes which VR headsets are connected to users’ computers.

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Facebook Open-sources AI Habitat To Help Robots Navigate Realistic Environments

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Facebook Reality Labs, formerly named Oculus Research, is also open-sourcing Replica, a data set of photorealistic 3D environments like a retail store, apartment, and other indoor environments that resemble the real world.

Terrifying VR Living Room Shows How Smart Devices Are Manipulating Us

VRScout

Computers, voice assistants, smart TVs; all tools utilized on a day-to-day basis by major corporations such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook in order to mine private user data and manipulate consumer behavior. Be warned: your at-home voice assistant is doing more than just listening.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.02.03): VR adoption is rising, Lynx teases new MR headset and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Anyway, many people have called b t on this data, and among these people, there is sir Palmer Luckey. The fact that the Rift S has sold less than the Index seems absurd, since it costs less, it has grown more than Index on the Steam data, and it has never gone out of stock.

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These Holiday Bundle Deals Give You Free Games For HTC Vive Or A Gift Card With Oculus Rift

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HTC Vive’s blog reveals that their partners have collaborated to do just that and Amazon has also put together an Oculus Rift deal. When purchasing an Nvidia 1060, 1070, or 1080 GPU along with an HTC Vive, customers will receive three free games: Serious Sam VR , Raw Data , and Sports Bar VR.

Generators help grids stay up through Florida hurricane

Hypergrid Business

Several OpenSim grids using a Florida-based data center for their hosting have been able to stay up during Hurricane Irma with the help of backup generators. “Our data center has switched back to normal utility power and all is well.” View of Hurricane Irma from space.

Augmented reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

The Ghost Howls

Traditionally, leading tech vendors have invested in distributed network infrastructure, but many of them (such as Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft) are adapting to a new paradigm to support localized, persistent, collaborative, shared, multiuser interactions.

How to Use Virtual Reality (VR) for Hiring

InstaVR

Take Amazon. But Amazon uses VR for a lot of different of workplace scenarios. You can also combine the User ID and Analytics data to see who spent the longest time within the VR headset. We’ve written extensively about the emergence of VR for Training over the last year.

Oculus Rift S And Valve Index Won’t Work On Laptops With Only HDMI

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Valve’s Index VR headset also uses DisplayPort, and while it doesn’t include a Mini DisplayPort adapter, you can find them on Amazon for around $10 if needed. It’s important to note that USB Type-C is a connector, not a data standard. Such adapters are available from retailers like Amazon, from brands like Cable Matters and BENFEI. The original Oculus Rift used HDMI but its replacement, Oculus Rift S , uses DisplayPort instead.

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HTC announces Vive Pro Eye and Vive Cosmos at CES 2019

The Ghost Howls

At the moment it is unknown, exactly as the release date and all the related technical data. The only thing that we know is that the first devkits of Cosmos will be available in early 2019, and that all the data that we are interested in will be announced later in the year.

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Quest & Rift S Stock Check – Headsets Shipping as Early as Tomorrow as Stock Appears to Return

Road to VR

In the US, Quest and Rift S remain sold out at all official retailers (though some like Amazon are offering the headsets from sellers charging considerably more than the MSRP).

GeForce RTX Has Already Pushed GTX Cards to Lowest Prices in Months

Road to VR

We analyzed prices on Amazon US from the range of NVIDIA’s GTX 10-series VR Ready GPUs and found a consistent downward trend, reaching at or near their lowest prices in months as the announcement of the RTX cards neared. Data courtesy Honey. Data courtesy Honey.

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Official Oculus Link Cable Now Available, But Is It Worth The $80 Price Tag?

VRScout

This is because active cables—copper cables capable used for data transfer—are more expensive to produce than passive cables. cables available through Amazon at the moment, including the TetherPro USB 3.0

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