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


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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Oculus Go Pre-order Page Hits Amazon, Best Buy Stocks Shelves

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Oculus Go, the company’s upcoming standalone VR headset, may already be waiting in the wings at Amazon distribution centers—they’re certainly already on Best Buy shelves, as both retailers are gearing up for what appears to be an imminent launch.

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


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


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

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.

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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


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.

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


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.

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.

Samsung Confirms 5 Million Gear VR Mobile Headsets Sold To.


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

Google Daydream Support Arrives For Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8+


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?


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 Confirms 5 Million Gear VR Mobile Headsets Sold To Date


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.

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


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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Samsung Gear 360 Now On Sale In UK For £349.00


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.

These Are The Stocks You Could Buy To Invest In The VR Industry


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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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.

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


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.

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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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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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Top 10 Articles


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.

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

New to VR? A beginner’s guide


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.

Was 2015 the summer of VR love?

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GearVR: There’s also a middle spectrum of the VR medium being created and supported by the Samsung GearVR Head Mounted Display (HMD). It would be very smart for Amazon to leverage a Kindle compatible HMD in this middle VR niche. 2015 is a memorable year for Virtual Reality (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.

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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Your VR Guide To Black Friday Deals


Samsung HMD Odyssey Windows Mixed Reality Headset – $500 $449. Shop on Amazon. Samsung Gear VR Price Cut. Sold on Samsung and Amazon. It’s that time of the year again.

Nikon KeyMission 360 Camera Price and Release Revealed


With competitor 360° cameras like Samsung’s Gear 360 already available and gaining market share quickly, we’ve been eager to hear more details about the Japanese camera company’s first foray into not only action cameras, but a 360-degree video camera that shoots in 4K.

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Weekly Funding Roundup: Vrse/Within Raises $12.65M, Felix &.


Weekly Funding Roundup: Vrse/Within Raises $12.65M, Felix & Paul Studios Raise $6.8M & Samsung Acquires Joyent 1) Vrse , a startup building technology for delivering virtual reality video across platforms, is announcing today that it has raised $12.56M and that it’s taking on a new name: Within.

Xiaomi Teases Entry-Level VR Headset for $0.15Xiaomi is making.


Called the Mi VR Play, Xiaomi’s device is smartphone-based, like the Samsung Gear VR$82.00 at Amazon. The Mi VR Play uses a zipper to hold a smartphone in place, instead of the clips Samsung uses. Xiaomi Teases Entry-Level VR Headset for $0.15

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Walmart Black Friday Sale Brings VR Ready Desktop to $500, Deep Discounts on VR Devices

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Select Samsung flagship phones work with Gear VR, which you can find regularly on Amazon for $87, or in a special Best Buy Black Friday bundle that comes with a Samsung Gear 360 camera for $200.

Check Out These 2018 Black Friday VR Deals


This is especially true for those brave enough to participate in Black Friday, a night so barbaric it’s basically the equivalent of a suburban gladiator fight; except instead of battling for their lives, these “warriors” are battling for 25% off the latest Samsung 4K TV.

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Michael Bae and The Rogue Initiative Partner to Create Entertainment Properties with a Focus on Virtual Reality

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The Rogue Initiative and Michael Bae announced a partnership to develop original entertainment properties with a focus on virtual reality and interactive hardware.