Apple Patent Could Transform Self-Driving Cars Into Mobile VR Entertainment Hubs


Patent and Trademark Office has published Apple patent applications for several fascinating virtual reality concepts, but the latest one takes the cake: Apple has that radically transforms the car’s interior and exterior environments, making the ride more fun for passengers. Though the patent is framed as a way to mitigate motion sickness, Patently Apple notes that it offers a staggering glimpse into Apple’s visions for both VR and self-driving cars.

Recent Apple Patent Hints at a Future of Autonomous VR Cars


According to a patent filed by Apple in 2017, some very fun road trips could be on the horizon. Patent and Trademark Office published several Apple patent applications submitted September 2017, leading to some very interesting speculation towards the company’s vision of VR in the future.

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Apple CEO Continues to Set the Stage for Rumored AR Play: ‘AR is for everyone, like the smartphone’

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has once again affirmed his belief in the significance of augmented reality technology. Having hired top VR/AR researcher Doug Bowman a year ago, many suspect it’s only a matter of time before Apple shows their AR/VR hand. Apple CEO Tim Cook | Photo courtesy Apple.

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In a Major Hit to Apple, Rovio to Launch Angry Birds in AR for Magic Leap

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Considering Rovio Entertainment quite literally owes its existence to Apple and the App Store, it may ruffle a few feathers that the company has opted to aim the augmented reality debut of its blockbuster Angry Birds franchise at Magic Leap instead.

Apple ARKit Apps Surpass 13 Million Downloads In Six Months


Here’s a list of the most popular free and paid Apple ARKit apps. During Apple’s WWDC event, Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering introduced ARKit , boldly declaring that “Apple will have the largest AR platform in the world.”

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The 5 Coolest Apple ARKit Projects So Far


From an interdimensional portal to dancing ballerina robots, the ARkit from Apple is changing AR one killer project at a time. The quality of the animation as well as the rendering itself is absolutely beautiful and an excellent example of Apple’s natural lamp illumination technology.

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Apple’s ARKit Evolves Pokemon GO


Today at WWDC Apple announced a slew of updates across its many product lines. In addition to showing an HTC Vive finally being powered by an Apple computer, the company also showed off a new slate of developer tools that can help programmers integrate one of Silicon Valley’s hottest buzzwords more fully into the iPhone: augmented reality. AR has been the talk of the town at recent major keynotes from Apple’s big-tech competitors like Google and Facebook.

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What Apple’s Dual Camera iPhone Means For Augmented Reality


Is this a hint of Apple’s future plans for VR and AR? The rumored iPhone 7 Plus with a dual-lens camera system finally made its debut at Apple’s September product presentation Wednesday. iPhone 7 Plus depth sensing demo during Wednesday’s Apple keynote presentation.

Dogmented Reality ‘Coming Soon’ To Apple’s New ARKit


Apple’s new ARKit platform might be about to change that, however. Entertainment ExperiencesA very good, 11/10 app may soon be heading to an iPhone or iPad near you. The term Dogmented Reality was first coined for a 2016 April Fools gag from Meta, but now it’s very much a real thing for some smartphone users.

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Community Download: Are Oculus and HTC The Apple and Microsoft of VR?


For every Nintendo there is a Sega and for every Apple there is a Microsoft. Our big question today is this: when it comes to VR, are Oculus and HTC the respective Apple and Microsoft of the industry? Oculus/Apple . The technology world is always a game of rivals.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Thinks AR Could Have As Big An Audience As iPhone


Apple CEO Tim Cook’s interest in augmented reality is well documented , and his confidence in it seems to have only grown over the past few months. Cook thinks AR could appeal to as many people as Apple’s iPhone does. Tagged with: apple , ar , tim cook.

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Graffiti VR Experience Paints the Future of Art & Entertainment


Available on Apple’s Mac OS, Linux and Microsoft Windows, we’re quite certain we’ll start to see hundreds if not thousands of videos and images of amazing graffiti being created in a virtual world.

Apple Music Can ‘Steal’, Delete Your Music


Apparently, Apple’s Music service decided to take that to the next level and start to actively match your music to the online catalog, and delete local copies. According to James Pinkstone from Vellum Atlanta, that’s exactly what happened to 122 gigabytes of his music collection : “What Amber explained was exactly what I’d feared: through the Apple Music subscription, which I had, Apple now deletes files from its users’ computers.

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The Machines Is A Tabletop War Game Powered By Apple’s ARKit


The Machines is an upcoming concept from Directive Games that was made using Apple’s ARKit and Unreal Engine 4. AR Entertainment Experiences Gaming ARKit directive games the machines

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Worlds Biggest VR Entertainment Park opened in China


China opened the doors to its first virtual reality theme park , which aims to ride a boom in demand for virtual entertainment that is set to propel tenfold growth in the country’s virtual reality market, to hit almost US$8.5 In the push to become a center of innovative tech, Guizhou is luring firms such as Apple Inc, which has sited its China data center there, while the world’s largest radio telescope is in nearby Pingtang county.

Tim Sweeney On Apple AR: ‘There is Going to be an Incredible Rush of Developers’


Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney thinks Apple’s upcoming iOS 11 update, arriving this fall, will be a huge boost to the emerging AR industry. There have been tools developers could use before, but Sweeney thinks Apple’s support for AR could accelerate adoption.

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Burberry Integrates Apple AR Tech into its Fashion App


Burberry Group Plc is the latest luxury brand to experiment with augmented reality, adding technology from Apple Inc. 2014 then-CEO Angela Ahrendts left Burberry to join Apple as an executive in.

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Apple’s iPhone X Facial Recognition Will Revolutionize VR/AR Development


Thus, a society of “bebies” that live forever spend their days entertaining themselves with a vehicular combat game focused on over-the-top attitude and spectacle. Apple’s iPhone facial recognition system is based on its 2015 acquisition of startup Faceshift.

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Mira Launches Prism AR Headset for Apple, Can it Break into Mainstream?


’ The post Mira Launches Prism AR Headset for Apple, Can it Break into Mainstream? The race to be the key Augmented Reality company is on.

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Las Vegas Strip’s Big Apple roller coaster has a new VR experience option


The New York-New York Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas has teamed up with German company VR Coaster to add a virtual reality experience to its Big Apple roller coaster starting Feb. This development will make the 4,777-foot long Big Apple coaster the longest in the world to be equipped with VR. Riders who are hesitant about the new VR experience can still opt to ride the Big Apple the traditional way, sans headsets.

Amazon willing to team up with Apple and Google


is willing to team up with competitors Apple Inc. Just a few weeks ago, Apple was hiring brand new software engineers in Cambridge to help improve its Siri service. The post Amazon willing to team up with Apple and Google appeared first on VR World. Amazon Apple Artificial Intelligence Business Companies Entertainment Google Hardware Microsoft News Smart Home VR World alexa Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s

Vogue and Apple Creating AR Fashion for iPhoneX


American Vogue has partnered with Apple to create an augmented reality-powered iPhone feature , available exclusively on the newly launched iPhone X on December 1. ” Vogue used Apple’s ARKit technology — which allows product designers to create augmented reality experiences — to layer trends from the Spring/Summer 2018 season, such as a “21st-century spin on disco glamour”, over the user’s surroundings, creating an immersive image that can be downloaded or sent as a message.

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Hitting it Big with Apple: MekaMon, the Robot is in Stores


Bristol-based start-up Reach Robotics will announce today that it’s won a crucial deal with Apple which will see the US technology giant promote its MekaMon robot in its stores and online in the run-up to Christmas.

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Samsung Reportedly Developing Their Own Wireless AR/VR Headset


Not so fast, Apple. It appears as though the hybrid headset market is shaping up to be the latest trend in immersive entertainment as it’s now being reported that Samsung may be in the process of developing their own AR/VR headset similar to that of Apple’s recently announced device.

Las Vegas Now Home To World’s Longest VR Roller Coaster


‘The Big Apple Coaster’ is an adrenaline-fueled thrill ride with an extraterrestrial twist. The Big Apple Coaster has provided heart-racing excitement to millions of visitors,” stated Cynthia Kiser Murphey, president and chief operating officer of New York-New York.

Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X will Boost AR Market


At the very first event in Steve Jobs Theater at its new headquarters, Apple Inc. According to Bloomberg, the iPhone X, Apple’s most expensive phone ever , was one of three new models Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook showed off during an event at the company’s new $5 billion headquarters in Cupertino, California, on Tuesday. Few months ago, Apple released a development tool called ARKit that enabled developers to add AR capabilities to their apps.

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The team behind Baidu’s first smart speaker is now using AI to make films

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Or Apple, which designs its own devices to carry out superior software experience,” explained Ma. The HBO sci-fi blockbuster Westworld has been an inspiring look into what humanlike robots can do for us in the meatspace.

AR+VR Weekly: Magic Leap ships this Summer, Apple’s $8 billion AR opportunity & Facebook testing AR ads

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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: Magic Leap ships this Summer, Apple’s $8 billion AR opportunity and Facebook testing AR ads. Meanwhile, analysts reported that AR could be an $8 billion revenue opportunity for Apple with some analysts forecasting this figure to be as high as $11 billion if Apple was to introduce AR-specific eyewear.

Peter Jackson’s New Studio is All About AR Storytelling


The Lord of the Rings auteur is using Apple’s ARkit to unlock new levels of storytelling immersion in augmented reality. On stage demo at Apple’s WWDC. News Apple AR ARKit Augmented Reality BBC Movies Peter Jackson WWDC

‘Mythica VR': VR LARP With D&D-style World Building Hits Kickstarter

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ARKit Holo App Puts Your Favorite Personalities in the Palm of Your Hand


Now the New Zealand-based company has officially employed the use of Apple’s powerful ARKit platform to bring a whole new level of realistic digital figures to augmented reality. News 8i Apple AR ARKit Augmented Reality Holo Photogrammetry

What You Wear Matters In ‘Reign Of Cthulhu,’ A Lovecraftian AR Adventure


The immersive entertainment industry is currently neck-deep in smartphone-based AR applications. News Android Apple AR AR T-Shirt ARCore ARKit Augmented Reality Reign of CthulhuClothes maketh the man and woman in Warerplai’s turn-based AR strategy game.

Five Tech Titans Bullish on Augmented Reality


The leaders of tech juggernauts like Apple, Google, and Facebook have been making aggressive moves into the space while publicly endorsing the world-changing potential of AR. Apple CEO Tim Cook. News Apple AR Augmented Reality Disney Facebook Microsoft Snap

SteamVR to Get Linux and Mac OSX Support Within “a Few Months”

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One thing’s for sure, if you’re a PC user wanting to indulge in a spot of immersive entertainment right now, the choice of operating systems on which you can do so are mostly limited to just one.

Lindero Edutainment: Equal Parts of Education and Entertainment Make Our Secret VR Recipe


Lindero's first product was an educational application/software called “ Milo and Brandie’s Jungle Adventure ”, released on Apple Store and Google Play. Lindero Edutainment is 2-year-old VR production company based out of California.

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The Walking Dead: Our World Is An AR Game Like Pokemon Go With Zombies


Another developers Next Games in partnership with AMC are hoping to tap another red hot entertainment property in The Walking Dead by creating what they hope is the next great mobile AR game. Apple AR Gaming pokemon go The Walking Dead

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Did Seebright Just Launch Google Cardboard for AR?


Seebright supports both Apple iOS and Google’s Android, with the Seebright SDK featuring an emulator that works on both platforms. Apple or Google, it doesn’t matter as being platform agnostic is all that counts.”