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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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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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. The post Windows VR Headsets See Huge Sales at Amazon US appeared first on Road to VR.

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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.

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

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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.

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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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Pre-Order Latest Samsung Gear VR Now Available

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The latest Samsung Gear VR is set to launch on August 19. However, you can now pre-order the mobile VR device today at several locations including Amazon and the Samsung site itself for $99. Gear VR Samsung Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News VR News

Samsung Opening Two-Story ‘Experience Store’ In Canada

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Toronto will soon be home to Samsung’s sixth and largest immersive retail store. Set to open this summer at the Toronto Eaton Centre, Samsung’s “Experience Store” will be its biggest yet featuring 21,000 square feet of mobile technology spread across two jam-packed floors.

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New Gear VR Now Available For Pre-Order on Amazon

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Unveiled earlier this month at the Samsung Unpacked event, the new upgraded Gear VR is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The new Gear VR will be released on Amazon August 19th for a price of $99.99.

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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.

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Windows VR Headsets Down to Just $215 On Amazon

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Microsoft’s new line of Windows-based ‘Mixed Reality’ VR headsets may not be quite as good as the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive (unless we’re talking about the Samsung Odyssey), but they still offer a great VR experience and their low prices are hard to argue with. If you head over to Amazon right now, you’ll find them at their cheapest prices yet.

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Samsung Gear VR 2015 Model Now $60

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If you’ve got a compatible Samsung phone, here’s a deal worth considering: the 2015 Gear VR headset can be bought brand new for $60. See Also: New and Improved 2016 Samsung Gear VR vs. 2015 Model. The post Samsung Gear VR 2015 Model Now $60 appeared first on Road to VR.

Google Daydream Support Arrives For Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8+

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The moment millions of VR enthusiasts have been waiting for has finally arrived: Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones are now 100% Daydream-ready. already own a Daydream View and will soon be purchasing one (they’re only $63 on Amazon right now and come with a controller) the market is more ripe than ever before. Google Daydream Samsung Gear VR Daydream Galaxy S8

When Can I Buy Samsung’s Gear 360 Camera?

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Samsung begins selling the Gear 360 in New Zealand – who’s going to be next? When Samsung first unveiled their Gear 360 camera back in February, I was eager to learn more and compare the camera to other competing consumer 360° models.

Samsung Has Bought a Cloud-Computing Company that Could Give.

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Samsung Has Bought a Cloud-Computing Company that Could Give Mobile VR a Big Boost With the recent introduction of Google Daydream , the mobile VR space is heating up. Now a new acquisition from Samsung could help to power even more immersive VR on smartphones.

Samsung Confirms 5 Million Gear VR Mobile Headsets Sold To.

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Just last week mobile headset manufacturer Homido told UploadVR that they had sold over 500,000 of their own devices, but a leading brand like Samsung outpacing them with 10x the results should come as no surprise. samsung gear vr virtual reality

Samsung Confirms 5 Million Gear VR Mobile Headsets Sold To Date

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At CES 2017 today, VentureBeat reports that Samsung Electronics America chief Tim Baxter has officially stated during the company’s press event that they’ve officially sold 5 million Samsung Gear VR headsets, which are powered by the Oculus Home platform. Just last week mobile headset manufacturer Homido told UploadVR that they had sold over 500,000 of their own devices, but a leading brand like Samsung outpacing them with 10x the results should come as no surprise.

Samsung Gear 360 Now On Sale In UK For £349.00

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Last month we reported that the Samsung’s Gear 360 camera became available in New Zealand, adding to the short list of countries, Korea and Singapore, where the Gear 360 was sold. Samsung is also throwing in a complimentary leather-like luxury case with the first 350 orders placed online.

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. It’s not the best Windows-based headset out there; that honor belongs to Samsung’s Odyssey, but that device sadly isn’t being sold in the UK and Europe. 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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These Are The Stocks You Could Buy To Invest In The VR Industry

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Samsung – KRX: 005930 – GearVR (partnership with Oculus VR) and 360 Camera. Amazon – NASDAQ: AMZN – VR Content & Game Engine. Amazon – NASDAQ: AMZN – VR content.

Windows VR Headset Prices Hit Rock Bottom Over Black Friday

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Now that turkey day has come and gone, holiday shopping season has arrived and we’re tracking the best Windows Mixed Reality Black Friday 2018 deals on the Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Asus, and Samsung Odyssey headsets. Samsung Odyssey+ – $500. Samsung Odyssey+.

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Most Windows VR Headsets Have Vanished from the Microsoft Store, Limited Stock Elsewhere

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Six different companies have offered one or more Windows VR headsets—Samsung, Lenovo, HP, Dell, Asus, and Acer—since the introduction of the Windows Mixed Reality platform back in 2017.

Best Buy’s Black Friday Sale to Offer Sizable Discounts on VR Devices, Oculus Rift Priced at $350

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Gear VR + Samsung Gear 360. If you buy the latest Gear VR + Controller ($130) and Samsung Gear 360 Camera ($200), you can have both for only $200. Also, cross-comparing with Amazon on a new phone is always advisable.

Now with Netflix, HBO, and NextVR, Daydream Rises to Top VR Platform for Video

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Daydream is also the only VR platform with access to the official YouTube VR app , a trump card which Google appears to have purposefully kept away from Samsung’s Gear VR. News VR Video amazon video vr daydream daydream video apps daydream vr video apps Hulu VR netflix vr nextvr

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

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In addition to keeping you up-to-date on the top AR+VR news, funding activity, and launch announcements, here are there three stories you need to know: Netflix AR Hack, Vive goes to work and Samsung’s AR Cloud. Amazon adds augmented reality to app for Black Friday ( VR Focus ).

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

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Last month’s launch of Oculus Go , the $200 standalone VR headset, has stolen much of the virtual limelight as of late, but owners of recent Samsung flagship phones can still get in on many of the new apps and updates coming to the Oculus mobile store.

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.

Oculus Begins ‘Summer of Rift’ Sale, $100 Credit for Rift & Touch Bundle Buyers

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Amazon is participating in the deal across five territories, plus Best Buy and Newegg in the US, along with FNAC in France, MediaMarkt, Saturn, and Caseking in Germany, and Scan and Game in the UK.

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New Gear VR Now Available For Pre-Order on AmazonUnveiled.

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New Gear VR Now Available For Pre-Order on Amazon Unveiled earlier this month at the Samsung Unpacked event, the new upgraded Gear VR is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The new Gear VR will be released on Amazon August 19th for a price of $99.99.

Coatsink’s ‘They Suspect Nothing’ to Get First Big DLC Next Month, Including 8 New Mini-games

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They Suspect Nothing (2018) , the Oculus Go & Samsung Gear VR title from Coatsink Software , is getting its first big DLC since it initially launched back in May. Accompanying the new DLC is also the original soundtrack, which will be available on Spotify, iTunes and Amazon music.

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The Secret to Insta-ROI with Cinematic VR OTT

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They already have a limited version of the Hotstar app on the Samsung GearVR platform. Think Tank VR Filmmaking Amazon Prime VR Cinematic VR Hulu VR Netflix VR VR over IP VROTT

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Samsung is testing human face as a VR controller. link] samsung-c-labs-facesense-uses- your-face-to-navigate-vr- 26483330/. Amazon Apple HTC Intel Samsung Tesla VR WorldIn today’s edition of Top 10, we take a stroll the virtual information lane during May Day and see what’s interesting around the globe. Flying Cars, Electric Trucks and Human Face in VR.

All the most interesting AR and VR news from MWC 2018

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Samsung S9. Samsung has released its new flagship phone: the Samsung Galaxy S9. It has a 5.8-inch 1440 x 2960 display and features the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and it is, of course, the most powerful Samsung phone ever.

New to VR? A beginner’s guide

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Samsung Gear VR (with controller). Photo by Samsung. from Samsung. Samsung’s Gear VR is a major player in mobile VR and, like Google’s Daydream View, it comes with a handheld controller. from Amazon.

Windows VR Headsets Seeing Slow But Steady Adoption on Steam

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Most of the headsets (excluding Samsung Odyssey) boast the same basic hardware specs: inside-out optical tracking, dual 1,440 × 1,440 LCD panels, 90Hz refresh, and around a 100 degree field of view.

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VR stocking stuffers you still have time to get

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Get it for $25 on Amazon. This headset is just $6 on Amazon. Buy it for $14 at Amazon for the older one, or $30 on Amazon for the new one. inch iPhone 6 and 6S Plus you can get a black-and-silver case for $5 on Amazon. Get the white one for $10 on Amazon.

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