My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

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Augmented reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

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According to the very famous market analysis company Gartner, Augmented Reality is no more an “emerging” technology, but it has graduated as a mature one. A simple (but misleading) view is that this is a database that will “feed” AR and mixed reality (MR) experiences.

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The 3 Biggest Challenges Facing Augmented Reality Today

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The reality is that even today’s best portable AR headset dev kits still have very limited fields of view (far from the field of view of today’s VR headsets, which some still feel is lacking!).

Five Tech Titans Bullish on Augmented Reality


Augmented reality (AR) became more widely known after the success of Pokémon Go in 2016. In typical Microsoft style, their flagship mixed reality product HoloLens tends to cater to the enterprise market. News Apple AR Augmented Reality Disney Facebook Microsoft Snap

Verizon Acquires Jaunt XR’s Augmented Reality Tech

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SEE ALSO Hands-on: Oculus Link Makes Quest Feel Like a Native PC VR Headset. The post Verizon Acquires Jaunt XR’s Augmented Reality Tech appeared first on Road to VR.

Jaunt Shows Off New Augmented Reality 360-degree Full Body Selfies


But under new management, the company has shifted its focus to supplying mixed reality technology to other companies. Today, it‘s showing off some of the cool research it has been doing in volumetric capture, such as creating 360-degree digital avatars for augmented reality applications.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2020

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After having written my predictions for virtual reality in 2020 , let’s see what will be the trends for this year in augmented reality. Let me be very honest: I’m not expecting that much from this year in augmented reality.

Resonai CEO Emil Alon Shares How Augmented Reality Will Transform the Modern Workforce


There is no better time to leverage augmented reality and artificial intelligence. With AR and AI solutions, companies can upskill their workforce and augment jobs. CEO and founder of Resonai, Emil Alon, is one of many tech leaders expressing optimism for augmented reality.

Amazon Explores The Idea of Augmented Reality Furniture Stores


The online retailer considers using augmented reality to help you settle on that new couch. Recent Amazon Studios job postings show that the retailer is currently building out a mixed reality team, “focused on defining next generation platforms and content.”

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Oculus Chief Scientist: How and When Augmented Reality Will Transform Our Lives

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Michael Abrash, Chief Scientist at Oculus, as-ever delivered an inspiring presentation at today’s F8 conference, this time on the topic of Augmented Reality. The post Oculus Chief Scientist: How and When Augmented Reality Will Transform Our Lives appeared first on Road to VR.

Insomniac Games Releases Seedling, the First Paid Augmented Reality Game for Magic Leap One

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One the leading game developers for the PlayStation 4 and Oculus Rift platforms, Insomniac Games, is finally releasing its first major augmented reality title: Seedling for the Magic Leap One.

Social VR App vTime Opens a Window to Augmented Reality Users with iOS & Android App

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Most of the mobile augmented reality apps of today focus on individual experiences, but a new entrant into the space wants to make things a bit more social. Battle tested for years in the realm of virtual reality, vTime is finally bringing its immersive social chat experience into AR.

The Tantalizing Promise Of Augmented Reality Games


CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas last week, was loaded with augmented reality smartglasses, which layer digital animations and information on top of the real world. Three times the size of virtual reality, goes their prediction.

Will Apple, Facebook or Microsoft be the future of augmented reality?

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Apple is seen by some as critical to the future of augmented reality, despite limited traction for ARKit so far and its absence from smartglasses (again, so far). Tim Merel. Contributor. Tim Merel is managing director of Digi-Capital. More posts by this contributor.

Even Magic Leap One's Sample Apps Deliver Augmented Reality Fun — Meet Abductor

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Now that we've had a few days to recover from the VR geek versus augmented reality nerd battle between Oculus founder Palmer Luckey and Magic Leap founder Rony Abovitz, we can get back to taking a closer look at the Magic Leap One.

Community Download: Will Augmented Reality Replace Our Smartphones?


Virtual reality is all about immersing a person inside a digital world. Augmented reality, on the other hand, combines a lot of what makes VR work (positional tracking, stereoscopic 3D, etc.) It’s important to remember that this technology is hard to perfect and, according to Oculus’ chief scientist Michael Abrash , much of it “does not yet exist” and will take “5-10 years” to invent.

How to activate AR in your Oculus Quest Home Menu

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Today I was reading Upload VR, and I’ve found a very interesting article by David Heaney stating that now it is possible to use your real environment as your Oculus Quest Home environment. AR in Oculus Quest Home is available only on Runtime v16. What about mixed reality apps?

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Harry Potter Wizards Unite Augmented Reality Game Casts Spell For Me To Walk Outside


The augmented reality game, Harry Potter Wizards Unite is an app made by Warner Bros. What is Harry Potter Wizards Unite the Augmented Reality Game? Harry Potter Wizards Unite is an augmented reality game for iOS and Android phones.

When to Use Virtual Reality (VR) Instead of Augmented Reality (AR)?


There are some obvious big differences in AR & VR — Augmented Reality (AR) is still largely phone-based, mainly used for placing CGI objects over real-time video, and requires an always-on, strong internet connection.

The XR Week Peek (2020.05.25): new rumors on Apple Glasses, Oculus Quest anniversary, HP Reverb G2 and more!

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Image by Oculus). Oculus Quest becomes 1 year old, and Facebook makes many announcements. The Oculus Quest is now one year old. But the greatest feature is that finally Oculus is accepting hands-tracked applications in the Oculus Store from the 28th of this month!

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Every Major Oculus Quest & Rift Announcement Made At Oculus Connect 6


Native hand tracking, PC/standalone hybrid functionality, and new games confirmed for the Oculus platform. That’s a wrap on Oculus Connect 6. Oculus Link launches this November ; Oculus will be offering its own official USB-C cable as well. .

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Oculus Teases Updates To VR & AR Lineup At Oculus Connect 6 This September


‘A new chapter of virtual and augmented reality’ arrives September 25th. Last year at OC5 we received our first official look at the Oculus Quest, went hands-on with several standalone 6DoF VR experiences, and learned more about Expressive Avatars technology.

My Oculus Connect 6 predictions: a glimpse of the XR of the future

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The Oculus Connect 6 is approaching. Next week, on 25th and 26th, Oculus will hold its main yearly event , and as always, it will talk about the milestones reached by the company and then it will show future hardware and software. What will Oculus announce? No Oculus Go 2.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.04.20): Oculus Quest goes AR, Oculus Jedi may be like Valve Knuckles and much more!

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Last Oculus Quest update shows hints of an Oculus MR ecosystem. Facebook is continuously updating the Oculus Quest , its most successful device, and this week it has rolled out the runtime v16. My bet is that if Oculus is going to launch this service, it is going to be at OC7.

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Facebook’s Head Of AR & VR Shows Off Futuristic Mixed Reality Workspace


Check out this next-gen office powered by Oculus’ Passthrough technology. Earlier this week Facebook’s head of AR & VR Andrew “Boz” Bosworth showed off an experimental mixed reality workspace powered via prototype Oculus hardware.

Mixed Reality versus Virtual and Augmented Reality

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Unless you’ve been studying immersive technologies very closely, you may not have seen the rising use of the term Mixed Reality. Everyone probably has a good idea of what Virtual Reality is all about. The term Mixed Reality (MR) has a number of meanings.

Niantic Hires PR Leader Who Shepherded Oculus Transition At Facebook


The game tracks location and features a burgeoning augmented reality mode accessed through your phone’s camera. The post Niantic Hires PR Leader Who Shepherded Oculus Transition At Facebook appeared first on UploadVR. VR augmented reality niantic pokemon go tera randall

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Rumor: ‘Apple Glass’ AR Headset Will Retail At $499, Works With iPhone


A new report by Jon Prosser of Front Page Tech states that Apple’s long-rumored augmented reality headset will work in-tandem with the iPhone, using the devices processing power to generate AR visuals via the wireless headset, just like the Apple Watch.

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Oculus Job Posts Point to Facebook-built AR Headset on the Horizon

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As first reported by PocketGamer , Facebook is advertising a few new posts at its VR subsidiary Oculus, laced with the notion that a Facebook-built AR headset is definitely on the rise. ” SEE ALSO Oculus Chief Scientist Dives Deep Into the Near Future of AR & VR.

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. The Oculus Connect 6 is coming! Games on Oculus Quest are selling really well. Header image composed with images by Oculus and Ray-Ban).

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Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Game Has You Solving Puzzles By Throwing Your Dismembered Hand


Daniel Beauchamp is Head of Virtual and Augmented Reality at Shopify. He’s also an avid VR developer working on some of the most unique projects for the Oculus Quest using the headsets’ newly-implemented hand tracking functionality.

Facebook Surges in U.S. Patent Rankings Due to Mounting AR Strategy

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patents done by Fairview Research reveals that Facebook has made a significant surge in its year-over-year ranking for patents granted in 2019, something partly owed to its increased number of patents surrounding augmented reality. An analysis of U.S.

Standalone 5G headsets are coming in 2021

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PS @oculus you may want to consider changing that tagline – the irony with the "out of stock" notes is hilarious – as it applies to ALL HEADSETS! augmented reality Best articles virtual reality AR

Oculus CTO John Carmack Talks Immersive Technology On The Joe Rogan Podcast


Last week industry legend and current Oculus VR CTO John Carmack sat down with stand-up comedian and podcast icon Joe Rogan for Episode #1342 of the immensely popular Joe Rogan Experience podcast. He would eventually go on to develop the Oculus Rift alongside Palmer Lucky in 2011. . [

Pokémon Go Is a Game-Changer, What Can Augmented Reality Do Next?


With Pokémon Go recently breaking a financial milestone – reaching one billion USD in revenue , it may finally be time to say that Augmented Reality (AR) is now reaching mainstream acceptance and acknowledgement.

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

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Image by Oculus, from Road To VR). John Carmack leaves Oculus. In a surprise move that no one was expecting, the god of programming John Carmack has decided to leave Oculus. Oculus and Insomniac release Stormland. Oculus and Unity partner for a course on VR.

The XR Week Peek (2020.05.17): Apple Glasses are sleek, UE5 rises hype, NVIDIA releases CloudXR SDK, and more!

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The glasses are expected to run a new operating system, rOS (or reality OS), and Apple is exploring touch panels, voice activation, and head gestures as a means of control. Oculus Link now works with USB 2.0. More info (Oculus Link works with Usb 2.0?—?Road

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