20 Most-Read ARPost Articles of 2020

ARPost

From the most anticipated VR games in 2020, and reviews of various XR headsets, to the benefits of VR in banking, and AR in the toy industry, these are the 20 stories ARPost readers clicked on the most in 2020. Augmented Reality And Hearables: Where The Two Technologies Meet.

Facebook Instant Articles Now Support 360 Videos and Photos

VRScout

Now Facebook is also letting publishers post 360 videos and photos to Instant Articles. Facebook’s Instant Articles is the latest format that displays publisher’s content in a faster loading, ad-light version of Facebook when accessed by users on mobile devices. Each Instant Article can contain multiple 360 photos and videos that you can explore, share, and comment on in the context of a story. Over a year ago Facebook launched 360 videos in the Newsfeed.

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Innovative Headset Manufacturer IMMY Enters Article 9 Foreclosure, Auctions Assets

ARPost

Unfortunately, we recently received news that IMMY has entered Article 9 Foreclosure and is auctioning off assets including patents and equipment. An email circulated on October 2 announced that IMMY had entered “Article 9 Foreclosure” and would be auctioning off assets.

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House Republican Falls for Joke Article by 'Dick Scuttlebutt' at Hearing on Extremism in Military

GizModo VR

On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee held a hearing with expert testimony on extremism in the U.S. military after dozens of veterans and at least two active duty troops were involved in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.

Facebook Will Finally Tell Your Aunt That Article Is From 3 Months Ago

GizModo VR

Raise your hand if you sometimes forget to look at the publication date of an article before you breathlessly share it with a friend? that article was published in 1659 facebook old news

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E3 organizer apologizes after sharing article about ‘games for women’

Digital Trends

The ESA account took down the post for "perpetuating a harmful stereotype" about female gamers. Gaming News breaking twitter E3 Games

Twitter and Facebook restrict sharing of disputed 'NY Post' article ahead of election

Mashable VR

Facebook and Twitter restricted the spread of a disputed New York Post article on Wednesday. Twitter is actively blocking users from both tweeting and direct messaging the article link. Facebook, for its part , is "reducing [the article's] distribution" for the time being.

8 Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

For more resources, check out my article, Critical Reading with Digital Devices , posted on ESL Library. “Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” ” – John Locke. One of the most important skills for our digital learners is inspecting the information they consume with a critical eye. The challenge is to turn this into a habit students do outside the classroom.

Twitter to Roll Out Prompt Warning You to Read the Dang Article

GizModo VR

Twitter is rolling out its system that warns its users that they’re huge dumbasses who might want to consider reading the goddamn article first, the company announced on Thursday. Basically, this is the 2020 equivalent of Microsoft Clippy asking “Are you sure you want to do that?” Read more. posting twitter social media technology apps media

19 Most-Read ARPost Articles of 2019

ARPost

From security and privacy risks of VR and AR, to how journalists are using immersive technologies for next-level news, to how XR is revolutionizing various industries, these are the 19 stories ARPost readers clicked on the most in 2019: 19.

All you need to know on Oculus Connect 6: the most important news in one single article!

The Ghost Howls

But now, in this article, it is time to go deeper. I read (and watched) lots of materials about the Oculus Connect 6, and it is time for me to merge all this info into a super-big-fat-article with all you need to know on the Oculus Connect 6 , so that all of you in the communities can stay informed on what has happened without reading more than 60 articles as I did!

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Twitter will ask everyone if they read an article before they retweet it

Mashable VR

Sure it is, but if you haven't actually read the article, you may be retweeting nonsense, or — even worse — completely false information. To combat this, Twitter started testing a new feature in June, asking users whether they had actually read an article before retweeting it. During the test period, Twitter says it found that people opened articles 40 percent more often after seeing the prompt. See a cool headline, retweet it. Easy, right?

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Top 10 Articles

VRWorld

” The post Top 10 Articles appeared first on VR World. In today’s edition of Top 10, we take a stroll the virtual information lane during May Day and see what’s interesting around the globe. Flying Cars, Electric Trucks and Human Face in VR. How Kuku Robots Create The New Tesla Model 3… [link] news/35523/leaked-images- reveal-tesla-model-3- production-robots/.

These bendable hangers can hang any article of clothing — Future Blink

Mashable VR

Hangio' hangers are made from durable materials that can mold to fit your clothes and keep them from being stretched out or slipping off. Read more. More about Tech , Mashable Video , Clothing , Eco Friendly , and Future Blink. Tech Mashable Video Clothing Eco Friendly Future Blink

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Top Five Articles You Should Read This Thursday

VRWorld

” The post Top Five Articles You Should Read This Thursday appeared first on VR World. Welcome to this week’s edition of Top Five Thursday. What’s new around the globe: Sky is the limit for the upcoming drone with a 100 megapixel camera! link] and-hasselblad-team-for-a-100- megapixel-camera-drone- 25483279/.

'Censored' New York Post Article Has Been Shared Only. 470,000 Times on Facebook

GizModo VR

This week, Republicans got their most coveted pre-election prize: smoking-gun evidence that Facebook and Twitter are depriving them of their God-given right to say whatever they want on Facebook and Twitter, as the Founding Fathers intended. It’s the moment they’ve all been waiting for.

Top 11 useful 360 photo articles of VeeR

VeeR VR

With the goal of introducing the 360 VR medium into more people's daily lives, VeeR has picked 11 most useful articles for 360 photography. Whether you are a first-time amateur or a professional photographer, you will learn something new from these articles. With the recent launch of 360 photo hosting service, thousands of panoramic photographers have shared their amazing works with us.

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Exclusive interview and footage about “Sam & Max: This Time It’s Virtual”!

The Ghost Howls

If you, like me, were a fan of LucasArts’ point-and-click adventures and are excited for this game, then I’m sure you will love this article, because here you will discover a lot of interesting info about the game! Best articles interviews virtual reality gaming sam & max

NextMind Review: select objects using your brain powers

The Ghost Howls

At this point of the article, you may ask yourself: but if NextMind lets you just select objects with your eyes, why don’t we simply use an eye-tracking device? And subscribe to my newsletter to not lose my next amazing articles… (Header image by NextMind).

How I got started with virtual reality (and you can, too)

The Ghost Howls

I started with some really mediocre articles, but again, for some weird reasons, people started reading me. I so started investing more time on my blog, and learning from the articles of other “real journalists” how I should have written my posts.

Kelly Peng reveals Kura 150° FOV AR glasses expected price and release date

The Ghost Howls

augmented reality Best articles interviews kuraToday I am very happy to host on my blog Kura Technologies , one of the most interesting augmented reality startups out there.

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Behind the scenes of the VR concert Welcome To The Other Side

The Ghost Howls

it is a model we took from a dedicated store (UPDATE: in a previous version of the article, I have written we got the model from Ubisoft, but this is not true. Best articles success virtual reality concert event vrchat

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My predictions for virtual reality in 2021

The Ghost Howls

Best articles virtual reality 2021 predictionsLet’s be honest: no one made correct predictions for 2020. The global pandemic has changed the rules for everything, and the situation is so confusing and so rapidly evolving that any prediction for 2021 is completely unreliable, too.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2021

The Ghost Howls

While I was writing this article, I’ve found on Road To VR a new rumor from Bloomberg about the fact that even Apple may be building a headset of this kind : a lightweight VR visor with passthrough AR functionalities that could be released next year.

The treadmill from Ready Player One is coming to our homes soon

The Ghost Howls

Best articles interviews virtual reality ready player one vrIf you are in the VR field since some years, for sure you remember the hype when the Infinadeck was revealed.

Mojo Vision: AR contact lenses are coming far sooner than you think

The Ghost Howls

Discover this and many other intriguing details in this article that summarizes the interview I had with Steve Sinclair, SVP Product & Marketing at Mojo Vision! augmented reality Best articles interviews AR contact lenses mojo vision

Standalone 5G headsets are coming in 2021

The Ghost Howls

augmented reality Best articles virtual reality ARIn the XR communities, the hype for the Qualcomm XR2 reference design is high, because it will bring many innovations to standalone XR headsets : better graphics, eye tracking, passthrough vision, AI, and much more.

SenseGlove review: a nice DK1 for force-feedback in VR

The Ghost Howls

Before starting, let’s make a recap of the previous article: what is SenseGlove? Best articles reviews virtual reality gloves senseglove vr

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All the best events to attend in VR in 2020

The Ghost Howls

Best articles virtual reality events meetings vrIn these hard times , we are all collecting events that we should have attended and instead got canceled. Regarding me, for instance, we’re talking about MWC, GDC, XR Europe, Svilupparty, just to name a few.

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Half-Life: Alyx full review: the first true AAA VR game

The Ghost Howls

Some days ago, I have written a first impressions article on this game, and it made some people unhappy because I somewhat criticized this game. Discover everything in this detailed article! Best articles reviews virtual reality review

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VR FPS Game Contractors Goes 50% Off After Biggest Content Update Yet

UploadVR

If you missed the details of the update, you can check out our article for details. As we reported recently, Contractors received its biggest content update yet , adding official mod support, new games modes and crossplay support, among other things.

HTC Blames COVID-19 Pandemic For Layoffs

UploadVR

HTC, the company behind the HTC Vive brand, today confirmed staff layoffs, citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as one reason. The scale of layoffs, which were initially reported by Focus Taiwan, has not been confirmed at this point in time.

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HTC Vivecon Coming May 11 & 12 With Likely Headset Reveal

Upload VR

HTC is planning a “Vivecon” for May 11 and 12 that’s likely to reveal new headset hardware. A new tweet from the @htcvive Twitter account teases “Mark your calendars” with what looks like the front face of a VR headset outlined in the image.

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Case Study: The Design Behind ‘Cubism’s’ Hand-tracking

Road to VR

Guest Article by Thomas Van Bouwel. In this article I’d like to share some things I’ve learned when tackling the challenges specific to Cubism’s hand interactions. Hand tracking first became available on the Oculus Quest back in late 2019.

9 practical lessons for VR events that I’ve learned developing Venice VR Expanded

The Ghost Howls

I remember you liked my post mortem of the Jean-Michel Jarre concert , so I hope you’ll enjoy this article as well. I hope this article has taught you something useful. Best articles success virtual reality vrchat

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How to use Oculus Test Users to log in on multiple Oculus Quests for sideloading without the need of a Facebook account

The Ghost Howls

I hope this article has been useful for you, and if it is the case, please subscribe to my newsletter and support my hard work on Patreon ! Best articles tutorials virtual reality facebook

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How to get started with WebXR in Unity

The Ghost Howls

Best articles tutorials virtual reality AR vr webxrWebXR is a technology with enormous potential, but at the moment it offers far worse tools to develop for it than standalone VR , where we all use Unity and Unreal Engine.

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