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!

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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

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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: 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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The XR Week Peek (2020.06.01): HP Reverb G2 launched, Qualcomm goes bullish on 5G and Wi-fi 6 and more!

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Rony Abovitz steps down from Magic Leap CEO. It is the end of an era: Abovitz has been the mastermind behind Magic Leap’s communication and vision. This was a very good thing and attracted many people to Magic Leap. Sneak peek of the true Apple Glasses, courtesy of Chris Koomen.

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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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.12.23): Facebook works on its OS, Oculus Link official cable released, Huawei VR glasses available, and much more!

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Besides that, it is also hiring key figures to make this AR dream a reality : the operating system project will be supervised by Mark Lucovsky, a former Microsoft engineer who co-developed Windows NT. augmented reality virtual reality week peek AR facebook oculus vr

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

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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.

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.

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

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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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Upgrading VR Storytelling

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Who Will Own the Metaverse?

AR Insider

It’s been called the AR Cloud by many, the Magicverse by Magic Leap, the Mirrorworld by Wired, the Cyberverse by Huawei, Planet-scale AR by Niantic and Spatial Computing by academics. What virtual avatars, creatures, information layers or interactive components are here.

Experiential Technology Event Shows How Far VR Has To Go

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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.

The XR Week Peek (2020.03.23): Half-Life: Alyx launches, Oculus Del Mar leaked, PS5 revealed and more!

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I feel so lucky to have such caring people all virtually around me. It lets me meet other people virtually, it lets me stay fit , it lets me have fun, it lets me have virtual travels, it lets me attend events (read this story on my experience at V2EC , for instance).

On the XR Beat, with VentureBeat’s Dean Takahashi

XR for Business Podcast

You’ve seen it from pre-DK1 days — where [it was] probably a cobbled-together a collection of flat screens, wires, and duct tape — and what it is today, where you have real consumer-grade virtual reality that’s not even connected to computers. You’ve written countless articles on virtual and augmented reality. ” [laughs] But that show is so close to reality. I don’t know about Magic Leap yet.

On the XR Beat, with VentureBeat's Dean Takahashi

XR for Business Podcast

You've seen it from pre-DK1 days -- where [it was] probably a cobbled-together a collection of flat screens, wires, and duct tape -- and what it is today, where you have real consumer-grade virtual reality that's not even connected to computers. You've written countless articles on virtual and augmented reality. It sort of seems like t slower-than-expected acceptance of consumer VR in reality has sort of paved the way for bigger opportunities on the enterprise side.

Shaping the Digital World with Our Hands, with Clay AIR’s Varag Gharibjanian

XR for Business Podcast

We're going to find out how Clay will bring our real hands into the virtual world. Alan: With Facebook now working on AR, and you've got Magic Leap, and Microsoft's Hololens. And, you know, Magic Leap-- people are going to expect when they walk around holograms, they stay put. They stay rock solid, steady, attached to the real world, which is really gives you that kind of mixed reality experience.

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.