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. What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” ” The Big Apple Coaster is open to the public now at the New York-New York Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada.

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. The LA Times describes the experience as “fairly accurate,” pointing out just a few omissions or misplacements of Vegas landmarks.

Watch ‘Rihanna’ Give One of the First-Ever Mixed Reality Performances via Octosense (VIDEO)


The Meta 2 has officially begun shipping , Vuforia recently announced native integration on the Unity platform , and Occipital’s Bridge lets iOS users taste this cutting-edge tech while we (anxiously) await formal announcements from Apple after years of speculation.

AR+VR Weekly: HoloLens 2, Sony 3D sensors & Waking up Photos with AR

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Meanwhile, Sony is reportedly ramping up product of its next generation 3D sensors due to demand from phone makers including Apple. FlixBus is testing VR on certain routes to Las Vegas ( TechCrunch ).

CES: uSens strives to bring augmented reality to billions of users


announced the availability of uSensAr, a smartphone augmented reality engine, this week at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. 2018 Android Apple Augmented Reality (AR) Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Google Hardware Internet of Things (IoT) Mobile News Samsung Smartphones AR augmented reality SC9853 Spreadtrum Communications Spreadtrum SC9853 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. HCI systems manufacturer uSens, Inc.

CES 2018: The 5 Biggest VR Tech Updates


We’re recovering today from the mad dash that was CES 2018 in Las Vegas.

Happy New Year!


as a small team is en route towards Las Vegas, Nevada. 2017 looks to offer a large number of innovative products, ranging from CPUs and GPUs from usual suspects, first 10nm processors from Apple, Qualcomm and Samsung. We wish to congratulate a Happy New Year 2017 to all of our readers. These lines are being typed at 36,000 feet over the Continental U.S.

DICE 2017: Magic Leap’s Graeme Devine on Ghost Girl Murder Mystery Game Concept


Graeme Devine, Chief Game Wizard at Magic Leap, took the stage today at the DICE Summit 2017 in Las Vegas to talk about the future of mixed reality. Devine has been part of the digital games industry for more than 30 years, starting at Virgin Games in the ‘80s with stints at id Software, Ensemble Studios, Microsoft and Apple where he worked on a variety of projects from 7th Guest to Quake to Halo Wars.

Intel planning to launch smart glasses this year


Amazon is working on their Alexa-powered glasses, but Apple, Facebook, and Google are all publicly focusing on phone-based AR for now. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas early this month, Chief Executive Brian Krzanich announced the opening of a Los Angeles-based studio space for the production of VR, AR and other new content. Intel Corp.’s

5 Things We’re Likely To See In 2019 VR Headsets


At CES in Las Vegas we saw a collection of next-generation technologies. What happens when a company like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon or Apple starts to put all these things together? Apple bought eye-tracking company SMI last year, effectively validating the technology while forcing others working with SMI to find another solution to use like Tobii.

As UploadVR Turns 2 We Reflect On The First Full Year of Consumer VR


The enormous Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas kicks off the year with major showings for both Oculus and HTC. Of course, one of the biggest unknowns for 2017 remains the same unknown we had in 2016: What exactly is Apple doing?

Job Simulator Co-Creator Alex Schwartz On Making Hit VR Games Look Easy


But Schwartz, who gave a talk at the recent DICE Summit gaming event in Las Vegas, said it’s easy to make mistakes. If there’s something stuck to table, an apple or whatever, and you can’t grab it, it’s so disappointing to your brain. Above: Alex Schwartz gives at talk on VR at the DICE Summit in Las Vegas. Alex Schwartz , the CEO of Owlchemy Labs , has made virtual reality look easy.

Accenture’s Top 5 Predictions For What Will Be Hot At CES 2017


Roughly 177,000 people are expected to converge on Las Vegas next week for the Consumer Electronics Show. When you think about things like intelligent assistants, we have embedded services like Siri from Apple, Google Home, Amazon Echo with Alexa. John Curran.

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Cinematic VR: 10 Avoidable Rookie Mistakes


The recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas made it clear: virtual reality is taking on serious forms ! All the big names in tech are working on their own devices, including Apple, Sony, Samsung, and Google. Even Microsoft decided to join the club. 2015 is going to be an exciting year! So far there are two major types of VR companies: those creating hardware, and those creating games and animated content.