Apple Teases New ARKit 2 Experiences At 2018 Keynote


Science-based basketball training and oldschool Galaga with a multiplayer twist heads to iOS via Apple’s advanced augmented reality platform. Apple’s 2018 keynote event has officially come to a close and it appears as though iOS fans have much to look forward to over the coming months.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.10.14): Asgard’s Wrath redefines VR gaming, Apple glasses may launch in Q2 2020 and much more!

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Apple AR glasses may come in early 2020. It can’t pass a week without us having a new rumor about the upcoming Apple AR glasses. Toyota uses VR to train domestic robots. Toyota has just showcased a very interesting project where virtual reality is used to train domestic robots.

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Cool AR apps to try with Apple’s new phones

Hypergrid Business

Apple has lagged behind in the virtual and augmented reality race so far. “Industry and consumers alike will be able to easily interact with digital content aligned to the real-world for purposes including training, gaming, health and many more.”

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2020 Spatial Predictions: ‘Training Wheels’ Win AR

AR Insider

Brand spending on sponsored mobile AR lenses is a bright spot, as is Apple AR glasses rumors. Apple Glasses Don’t Arrive in 2020. AR Wins With “Training Wheels”. Another example of the “training-wheels” principle is the broader product category of wearables.

‘vTime’ Goes XR with New Cross-platform AR Support for Apple & Android Devices

Road to VR

Unlike other social VR platforms though, vTime XR puts a emphasis on seated conversation in a large variety of ‘Destinations’, which can be anything from a ride in an opulent, Victorian-style train cabin to a space station overlooking planet Earth.

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Is Apple Building an Entertainment Wearable?

AR Insider

Signals continue to blip for Apple’s AR glasses plans. So I think it’s very possible that this is where Apple is going and they will iterate their way out of it as 5G improves.”. Apple has filed a patent for glasses that have lenses with variable opacity.

Enterprise Wearable & Immersive Tech 2018: Magic Leap, Exosuits and VR Training, Training, Training


Going into 2019, the industry eagerly awaits HoloLens 2 and Glass Enterprise Edition 2, as rumors swirl around the possibility of AR glasses from Apple and/or Facebook in the near future. Just three months ago, the company revealed it’s putting 17,000 Oculus Go headsets in Walmart stores for employee training. And this year, Lowe’s extended its use of mixed reality to employee training and rolled out more XR experiences aimed at solving customers’ challenges.

AR+VR Weekly: New HBR enterprise MR data, Apple rebuilding Maps and big news from Niantic

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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: Enterprise interest in MR, Apple Vans hit the streets and Pikachu gets more real. Training and simulation was the most common use for MR in the enterprise with 54% of respondents identifying with this use case. These maps will come in handy for Apple’s AR efforts. Apple releases iOS 12 beta to everyone ( TechCrunch ).

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Are Publishers Ready to go Virtual?

Tech Trends VR

While much of the current focus with AR is on Apple’s ARKit and its triggerless AR, we are very keen to explore deeper with AR triggered by the page. Will we see a gold rush in the publishing industry as major players move to invest in Immersive Technologies?

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


Apple finally talks about VR while taking a (very solid) swing at AR, Walmart will use virtual reality to train employees, you can grow better weed with AR + AI, and Q1 VR headset sales…. APPLE ACTUALLY TALKS ABOUT VR. APPLE TAKES A (VERY SOLID) SWING AT AUGMENTED REALITY.

AR Apps Changing Education


They can’t imagine life without Apple, Google, and apps, so education must adapt to their new perception patterns. Word puzzles aren’t just a fun way to kill time for adults, but also an excellent vocabulary training for children of all ages. Guest Post.

VR Minecraft – But Not As You Know It

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The platform enables users to visualize the digital twin’s real-time and historic data, drill-down for detailed information on any part, machine, or process, and provide immersive cost-saving training.”.

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How to Build a Location-Based AR Application


Some of the most powerful technologies for the development of AR applications of different kinds these days are Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore. Apple’s ARKit.

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

TechCrunch VR

Or Apple, which designs its own devices to carry out superior software experience,” explained Ma. For one, it needs a lot of technical talent to train Morpheus with screenplay data.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


NASA TRAINS ASTRONAUTS WITH VR. Using the Unreal Engine 4, NASA has created an extremely detailed and realistic VR model of the interior of the ISS, and astronauts use the Manus gloves in the model for training simulations.

Top 10 AR/VR Stories of 2017


From entertainment, including VR movie theatres and sizeable arts initiatives , to VR theme parks , to VR being used for industrial training , in education , and for treating health conditions , 2017 truly was a game-changing year. #3 1 – Apple Lays Groundwork for AR. Although 2017 has come and gone, its impact on the augmented/virtual reality industry will undoubtedly be felt for decades to come.

CES 2020: Samsung Casually Shows Off AR Glasses In Exercise Demo


Rather than actually being an announcement of AR glasses, it was a demo of a system called Gait Enhancing & Motivating System (GEMS), an exercise analytics and training platform.

Entering the ‘Exploring 20s’: Spatial Predictions for 2020

AR Insider

Brand spending on sponsored mobile AR lenses is a bright spot, as is Apple AR glasses rumors. Apple Glasses Don’t Arrive in 2020. AR Wins With “Training Wheels”. Apple AR Glasses Arrive Fashionably Late.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.08.11): Gear VR is over, Go long term future is uncertain, Huawei teases its metaverse and much more!

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storytelling), education, training, etc… XR is not profitable in the short term : only 22% of products are already profitable or will be so soon. Apple moves top executive to AR glasses team. According to a report, Apple has just moved Kim Vorrath to the AR glasses team.

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CES 2020: Samsung Teases Prototype AR Glasses


After 1-on-1 training with #GEMS , workout results are aggregated and analyzed to provide professional feedback. The demonstration involved an AR training session involving a digital personal trainer. Are augmented reality personal trainers the future of at-home exercise?

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.11.18): Magic Leap may be in trouble, Carmack leaving Oculus and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Apple AR glasses may be released in 2022–2023. Apple, that many considered as the saviour of XR, the company that could start the big wave, is probably not releasing an AR glass until 2022. More info (Apple glasses delayed to 2022) More info (Apple glasses delay).

Pokemon Go Creator Will Begin Offering Its AR Platform To Third Party Devs


Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore may have multi-million-user installed bases, but so does Niantic’s Pokémon Go , the first hit augmented reality game. By training the platform to recognize certain items, objects in the environment could automatically trigger AR events.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.11.11): Cardboard becomes opensource, HoloLens 2 and nreal shipping and much more!

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Is Apple partnering with Valve on AR? A report by DigiTimes claims that Apple is partnering with Valve for the production of its AR glasses. But I think that there could be some truth in it , like for instance Apple looking for licensing some patents by Valve on AR glasses.

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ARtillery Briefs: 3 Spatial Predictions for 2020

AR Insider

The first 2020 prediction involves the question on everyone’s mind: Apple AR glasses. Given Apple’s ability to mainstream emerging tech, the AR sector is hoping for some of that signature halo effect to accelerate things. Training Wheels.

Exploring Prosthetics in VR


One must train to use an electronic prosthetic. This training takes place as they are placed in a virtual kitchen to interact with appliances. For example putting a kettle on the stovetop or picking up apples and smashing plates.

Nike’s iPhone App Will Use AR To Fit Shoes With Sub-2mm Accuracy


If you’ve ever tried to use augmented reality tools built with Apple’s ARKit or Google’s ARCore to measure real-world objects, you know that you’ll be lucky to get within an inch of their actual sizes — estimates that are of no practical value when measuring, say, shoe sizes for feet.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.09.09): Vive Cosmos probably on sale at €799, Kura reveals 150° FOV AR glasses, Oculus “Cablegate” and much more!

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This is possible thanks to three cameras installed on (and in) the headset, that match the current visuals with a model trained with another special headset, that instead has nine embedded cameras. Internal iOS 13 code seems to point at Apple AR glasses.

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Virtual Reality is officially a fad. I am out

The Ghost Howls

But today, I have changed my mind: it has been scientifically proven that VR is a fad and so I’m going down this hype train and you should do that as well. I work in virtual reality since 2014, when I have fallen in love with this technology after having tried an Oculus DK2.

Investors Guide: Investing in AI and AR Stocks is the New Gold


Even though it is still in its early stages, augmented reality glasses and software are already being used as a tool to train workers on how to repair manufacturing equipment and to teach new surgeons how to best perform their jobs. Apple ( AAPL ) is reportedly involved in acquisitions and partnerships (last one was with Lumus ), Microsoft ( MSFT ) is constantly upgrading their Windows Mixed Reality , and Facebook ( FB ) is partnering with Intel.

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Walmart Adds AR Price Check Tool To iOS App


The American multinational company has explored cutting edge ideas such as Post Mobile AR for in-store displays of Nest products, filed patents for a virtual showroom and VR headset, and has even announced plans to train every U.S. Using Apple’s ARKit 2.0,

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Mark Zuckerberg and I are confusing the market about VR and AR and the future of all computing: here’s why we need to stop doing that

Robert Scoble

One VR, one AR, and that will become clearer over time, and trying to force the two together, like Zuckerberg and I were doing is causing massive confusion as we wait for Apple, and others, to ship usable augmented reality devices. The problem with reacting to Apple.

LEGO AR-Studio Brings Lego To Augmented Reality


This includes, say, moving LEGO trains, active LEGO firefighters, and more. This means you’ll need a relatively-recent Apple device if you want to enjoy this title (which makes sense- it is developed with Apple’s ARKit backend). Augmented Reality (AR) Gaming iOS Mobile News Smartphones VR World Apple AR LegoLEGO AR-Studio is pretty great.

Pre-Register Now For Location-Based Mobile AR Ghostbusters World


Once you complete your collection, train your own ghost squad to bust rogue spirits in the Story Mode, written and illustrated by the minds behind the IDW comic book series! Location-based mobile AR game, Ghostbusters World, was originally announced about eight months ago.

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Hollywood shows jobs of the future: Spatial Computing camera systems

Robert Scoble

I’m hearing that Apple will announce a new visor next year that will do augmented and virtual reality. Apple, Magic Leap, Facebook, Microsoft, and many others are coming with those devices in the first half of the 2020s.

Top 10 XR Trends for 2019-20

Tech Trends VR

The advances in haptic technology mentioned above have, for example, enabled much better training applications to be developed for dentists and surgeons, and this type of experiential learning could have a significantly positive impact on patient safety. Training and Education.

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Neon Is A Social AR App For Friend Finding And Sign Posting


We all know the scene; you’re meeting friends outside a busy train station, or in a bar, but you can’t find them for the life of you. Using Apple’s ARKit, Neon aims to deliver a social AR messaging service in which users can view location-based messages and markers.

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The AR Show: XR’s Killer App is ROI

AR Insider

And through all this cross-training, Smithson discovered early what it took the rest of us a while to realize: enterprise is the here-and-now XR opportunity. But in a company, that headset can be used once an hour to train people. He also doesn’t believe it fits Apple’s M.O.

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