WebXR Device API Working Draft Published

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Standards group W3C moved VR and AR on the Web forward this week with the publication of a draft specification. 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.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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The German auto manufacturer evaluates design features in virtual reality before building prototypes in actual reality, using the famous high-quality physics-based rendering power of Unreal for the game engine and using the HTC Vive for the VR hardware. AMAZON MIGHT OPEN AR SHOPPING STORES.

Labrodex’s Sci-Fi RPG Shooter Hybrid ‘Scraper’ Already Has Its Own Prequel Novel

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I don’t think there are any Humech robots in that story like the Scraper: The Rise of Cifer novel, which is available on Amazon. He has been working with Unreal for 20 years and was part of the Paragon and Fortnite development teams.

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

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So, in our world, Unity -- and let's not just pick on Unity all the time, you know, there's Unreal. And they actually built an Unreal engine-based app to publish news content to go on with their news. If Google is all-in on AR, Apple's all-in, Amazon, Facebook, Walmart -- like, every major company in the world gets it. Game engines like the versatile Unity have long been the go-to for AR development, and for good reason.

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

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Amazon Sumerian. One thing she's trying to put together is something called the sensory design group. I've got to try this thing called Vasco, which is a scent machine that mounts to the bottom of your VR headset that you can program -- so, you program in Unity or Unreal. We talk a lot about the business use cases of XR on this podcast, but any good business comes with a great fitness plan or exercise room. XR is no different, and VRd?j?

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The Coming Wave of Virtual Reality Creation Tools

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That’s why, to me, Blocks- and Tilt Brush-like functionality would be most powerful as native Unity or Unreal 4 feature-sets — an API or plugin for use directly within these editors, where I can really make magic happen as a developer. I’ve always prized creativity.

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