Report: Apple AR Headset Could Rely on iPhone for Rendering & Connectivity

Road to VR

Several reports over the past two years have suggested Apple is getting ready to manufacture an AR headset , and possibly ship it sometime in 2020—something that’s so far unsubstantiated by the company itself. SEE ALSO Report: Apple Nearly Acquired Leap Motion but the Deal Fell Through.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.09.22): Oculus working on AR glasses with Luxottica, Apple glasses FOV discovered and much more!

The Ghost Howls

A rumor spread by CNBC talks about Facebook partnering with Luxottica to create the augmented reality glasses of the future. We may know the field of view of Apple AR headset. It is now sure that Apple is going to release an AR headset , the questions are just when and what.

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AR+VR Weekly: ARKit apps hit 13M downloads, Leap Motion’s “virtual wearables” and Ready Player One hits theaters

AWE Blog

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: ARKit apps hit 13 million downloads , Leap Motion’s virtual wearable concept , and will the debut of Ready Player One increase VR sales ?

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.07.15): Apple kills its AR glasses, Oculus full-steam ahead on 2nd gen VR and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Apple has killed its AR glasses project… maybe. A piece of unexpected news has shaken the XR communities this week: according to a report on Digitimes Taiwan, Apple has abandoned its AR/VR glasses project and all the members of the team have been re-allocated in other teams.

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AR+VR Weekly: AR Big Ben, 2018 Apple acquisitions & Google Lens sees billions

AWE Blog

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: AR Big Ben, 2018 Apple acquisitions and Google Lens sees billions. Hyped AR startup Blippar crashes into financial reality ( The Verge ).

My Taiwanese XR Chronicles part 1: Cave, zSpace, Brogent hands-on

The Ghost Howls

iStaging also offers a very high quality service for virtual tour creations (and you can also find a special 10% discount in the lateral banners of this blog, if you are interested). Me and Andria of iStaging, discussing over their virtual tour services, in front of a Panomo VR camera.

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HTC Vive announces 6 DOF controllers for Vive Focus and teases hand tracking for Vive Pro

The Ghost Howls

Today it’s a great day for virtual reality: at WCVRI conference, HTC has just announced a kit to provide 6 DOF controllers for Vive Focus and has showcased a hands-tracking technology for the Vive Pro ! The Venture Reality Fund and of course HTC.

Upgrading VR Storytelling

Tech Trends VR

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VR Bungee Jumping, Samurai Swords, and 16 More New Demos

Leapmotion

Take the leap! Flip Out lets you send tables and objects flying with no consequences, venting your daily stress in a virtual office environment. Dive into a virtual shopping spree in this fast-paced demo from Petricore.

An FUI designer, VR community leader and VR healthcare.

AllThingsVR

An FUI designer, VR community leader and VR healthcare strategist walk into a bar… …a virtual bar that is. We met to chat about the future of augmented reality, virtual reality and the newest features of Leap Motion’s hand tracking.

How to fix Vive controllers not working inside SteamVR games

The Ghost Howls

We all love virtual reality, but sometimes it gives us big headaches. And not because of the motion sickness , but because something doesn’t work. Leap Motion driver and runtime. Older Apple Cinema displays with devices attached through USB.

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Experiential Technology Event Shows How Far VR Has To Go

UploadVR

I attended the Experiential Technology Conference (XTech) in San Francisco this week to hear talks about creating virtual experiences that truly immerse you in another world. It showed me that virtual reality has only scratched the surface. We don’t have to reproduce reality.

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

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Alex Schwartz , the CEO of Owlchemy Labs , has made virtual reality look easy. Owlchemy followed that with Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, and now it is working on Vacation Simulator. If there’s something stuck to table, an apple or whatever, and you can’t grab it, it’s so disappointing to your brain. That’s how you end up with virtual buttons on a phone. Above: Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality in action.