Eido Inoue tells us everything we need to know about HADO and location based augmented reality

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When I interviewed Kevin Williams , an expert in the LBVR market, he said that there are also some experiments with location-based augmented reality and he mentioned a Japanese arcade AR game called HADO. augmented reality Best articles interviews AR business hado japan lbar

This iPhone & Android App Lets You Celebrate 50th Anniv. Of Moon Landing by Taking the Trip in Augmented Reality

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Kennedy Library Foundation has launched an app that allows users to recreate the historic flight and landing via augmented reality.

The Unreal Garden AR Environment Was A Much Needed Escape From The Chaos Of E3

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The Unreal Garden, a large-scale multiplayer AR experience from The Entertainment Software Association and Onedome, offered E3 2019 attendess an escape from the chaos, turning 6,000 sq. Layered over these prop set pieces was a spectacle of augmented widlife. News AR The Unreal Garden

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Apple Unveils ARKit For Augmented Reality

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A new generation of iOS augmented reality apps are coming. Apple is jumping firmly into the world of augmented reality. The more sophisticated demo, made in Unreal Engine, shows a complex world war taking place with spaceships and explosions.

Google ARCore Brings Augmented Reality to Android

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Apple’s massive leap into augmented reality with no additional sensors or hardware, only the phone in your pocket, seemingly opened up the largest AR platform in the world overnight. ARCore: Augmented reality at Android scale. AR is happening.

Apple’s ARKit is Bringing Augmented Reality to “hundreds of millions of iPhones and iPads”

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Apple is working with third-parties such as IKEA, Lego, and Niantic to use ARKit, with Apple showing an improved Pokémon Go on stage that looks to actually utilize augmented reality to bring the game to life.

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Unreal Engine 4.18 Update Brings Native Support for ARKit and ARCore, SteamVR Support for Mac

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Epic Game’s Unreal Engine is making it easier to create for augmented reality in the newest 4.18 Epic has however provided experimental support in their game engine for ARKit since Unreal Engine 4.17, but the new 4.18 ” Unreal Engine 4.18

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Augmented Reality Big At On The Lot Conference This October

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The VR Society has announced details for this year’s On The Lot conference, which will now include an all-new augmented reality track to discuss the latest on Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore. “We Participants in this year’s conference include AMD Studios, Dell, Google, HP, Intel, Legend, NVIDIA, Sony Music, Technicolor, Unity and Unreal Engine, among others.

Google’s ARCore Gets Unity And Unreal Support

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World-building engines Unreal and Unity are both on board with support of Google’s new ARCore augmented reality toolkit. ” If you want to get started with Unreal , check out the ARCore developer preview and the early access version available on GitHub.

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Microsoft's Live HoloLens 2 Apollo 11 Demo Didn't Take Flight, but You Can See It Thanks to Unreal Engine's Video

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At the start of the show, the company was meant to show off the capabilities of the HoloLens 2 by highlighting a look at the historic Apollo 11 mission as an augmented reality story.

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Open Source Augmented Reality?

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Illustration from Meta SpaceGlasses Can the OSVR project be used not just for virtual reality but also for augmented reality? Provide optimized connectors to popular engines such as Unity and Unreal.

Madonna Performs Alongside AR Clones During Billboard Music Awards

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Brought to life using a combination of Unreal Engine and volumetric capture, these augmented holograms would appear sporadically throughout the performance, disappearing into puffs of smoke around the original Madonna seemingly at random.

GDC 2017: Epic’s Tim Sweeney on What Unreal Engine VR Means for Non-gaming Industries

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Enhanced reality devices – especially AR — will be ubiquitous in another decade or so, and used in nearly every aspect of our lives and in nearly every industry, from automotive to medical care, education to neuroscience, engineering to shopping. Of course, all of the various applications, programs and tools will require a base engine for creation, and that’s where Epic Games – and specifically its Unreal Engine – comes in.

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Adobe’s Project Aero Aims to Help Creators Build AR Content

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Adobe recently unveiled a new project that aims to take the company further into the realm of augmented reality.

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Vive Pro Gets AR Capabilities Thanks to HTC’s New Tools for Front-facing Cameras

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Apple Announces ARKit 3 with Body Tracking & Human Occlusion

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Apple also introduced Reality Composer and RealityKit to make it easier for developers to build augmented reality apps. This would break the illusion of augmented reality by showing conflicting depth cues. With ARKit 3, Apple also introduced RealityKit which is designed to make it easier for developers to build augmented reality apps on iOS. Reality Composer.

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AR Functionality Comes To Vive Pro With New Front-Facing Camera Tools

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Announced last week via an official update to the Vive developer blog , Vive Pro developers now have full control of the headset’s front-facing stereo cameras to develop their own mixed reality experiences. News AR Augmented Reality HTC Vive Mixed Reality Unity Unreal Engine 4 Vive Pro

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Google Releases ARCore for Android, The Company’s Answer to Apple ARKit

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In an answer to Apple’s recently released ARKit , a developer tool used for making augmented reality apps and games that run on newer iPad and iPhones, Google today released a preview of a new Android-compatible software development kit (SDK) called ARCore.

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All you need to know on HoloLens 2

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The final touch is the flip-up display : you can return to reality without removing the headset. A girl zooming an object in mixed reality. Unreal SDK. augmented reality hololens 2

4 Dev Demos Showing Off Apple’s New ARKit Tracking

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Showcased at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference this week, ARKit is a new core technology for iOS 11, due to launch this Fall, soon to enable augmented reality features on hundreds of millions of iPhones and iPads.

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GDC 2017: Epic Games Teams With Chevrolet On New AR Car Project

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Ever since Epic Games opened its Unreal Engine 4 technology to the world, new use cases have been coming in fast and furious. They take the output from these four cameras, stitch it into a panorama, and then beam it to Unreal Engine wirelessly,” Libreri explained.

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Magic Leap’s John Gaeta talks about the future of cinema, storytelling and mixed reality

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Now, this genius that has revolutionized cinema has landed in the mixed reality ecosystem , to try to improve it as well. He was obsessed with Virtual Reality. I think people will want and need Mixed Reality.

Developers Begin Exploring Magic Leap SDK

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Secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap is finally taking its first step towards opening up their platform to outside developers. Magic Leap hasn’t announced a shipping date for the augmented reality headset, but we can expect shipments later this year.

Weather Channel Demonstrates Dangers Of Hurricane Florence Using Mixed Reality

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For those who may be struggling to grasp the full magnitude of the incredibly dangerous situation, The Weather Channel has employed the use of immersive mixed reality technology to better demonstrate just how nasty things are about to get for coastal southerners.

Peter Jackson’s New Studio is All About AR Storytelling

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The Lord of the Rings auteur is using Apple’s ARkit to unlock new levels of storytelling immersion in augmented reality. The 1:30 minute demo apparently operates on a specialized version of ARKit that runs a plugin, which easily integrates the software into Unreal Engine 4.

Turn Any Vive or Rift Into an AR Headset

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However, when it comes to delivering truly high quality augmented experiences, the current options available to consumers and even developers are expensive and few. News AR Augmented Reality depth camera HTC Vive Mixed Reality Oculus Rift Stereolabs ZED ZED Mini

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Magic Leap’s LEAP Con 2018 round-up: all the major announcements in only one place

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The company will also launch “AMBEO Augmented Audio Lab” , an augmented reality experience to play around with spatial AR sound, mixing the real and the virtual sounds and recording the clips that you create. augmented reality AR leap con magic leap roundup

Cool AR apps to try with Apple’s new phones

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Apple has lagged behind in the virtual and augmented reality race so far. Its latest phones — iPhone X , iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus — support its new augmented reality platform ARKit. The developer kit works on Unity, Unreal, and Scenekit engines.

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Google’s Clay Bavor: Our Goal ‘Is To Make AR Mainstream’

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It will even work on the Google Pixel, Galaxy S8, and several other devices very soon and supports Java, Unity, and Unreal from day one. But that isn’t how Clay Bavor, VP of Augmented and Virtual Reality at Google, would describe it.

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Google Stays Nimble with ARCore 1.4 Update, Bringing Passthrough Camera Auto-Focus & Wider Availability

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Google's ARCore team is staying busy, as evidenced by yet another update of its augmented reality toolkit. New SDKs are also available for Android, iOS, Unity, Unreal Engine.

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All the most important AR and VR news from the GDC 2018

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At GDC 2017 LG showcased a virtual reality headset that was SteamVR compatible: it was a game-changing moment since for the first time a new non-Vive headset would have been compatible with SteamVR tracking and ecosystem. augmented reality virtual reality AR gdc gdc 2018 vr

Magic Leap opens spacial computing SDK for public download

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These tools were announced to be joined by Technical Preview builds of Unreal Engine 4 and Unity tools for developers to connect with the Magic Leap platform. Archive ar augmented reality developers Magic Leap Software virtual reality VR headsets

NVIDIA Announces Bigger, Better Toolkit for VR Developers

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So lets recap all that came to our knowledge today: VRWorks is a comprehensive suite of APIs, libraries, and engines that enable application and headset developers to create amazing virtual reality experiences.

Can Virtually Live Replace Pay Per View Television?

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The arrival of Virtual Reality headsets is bringing another possibility – unlike TV, which puts you in a passive position – VR can make you ‘a part of the match’, or a ‘part of the race’. Where the idea of virtual reality in sports came from?

Apple Shows Off New AR Demos on iPhone 8

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While many were pumped to see a new iPhone, Watch, and Apple TV announced at Apple’s special event from the brand-new Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, we’ve all been waiting to hear more about the company’s augmented and virtual reality efforts.

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Unity Rolls Google Daydream VR Support Ahead of Launch

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Augmented Reality (AR) Breaking Business Gaming Google Mobile News Smartphones startups Virtual Reality (VR) Wearables Android Android 7 Android Nougat Daydream Epic Games GOOG Google VR Nexus 6P Unity Unreal Engine VR performanceOne of the leading platforms for software development added improved support for Google’s upcoming Daydream VR platform. The new Google VR SDK 1.0

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Roundup of VR & AR Announcements from WWDC1) Apple announces.

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Apple also says that both Unity and Unreal Engine will support their VR SDKs on Mac, allowing developers to create VR content on Apple’s machines. 4) Apple announces ARKit Apple announced its augmented reality platform, ARKit for iPhone and iPad.

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