Hollywood Automotive Exhibit Brings Famous Vehicles To Life In Mixed Reality

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Today marks the grand opening of The Petersen Automotive Museum’s “Hollywood Dream Machines: Vehicles of Science Fiction and Fantasy” exhibit, an automotive-themed showcase that shines a spotlight on some of the most iconic dream cars from cinema and video games.

DigiLens raises $25 million For Automotive Holographic Display

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DigiLens of Sunnyvale, California announced today that it has raised $25 million from Continental, a German technology company interested in the automotive application of the startup’s holographic display technology. The deal will give Continental an 18 percent stake in DigiLens. The two companies are now jointly developing “a waveguide head-up display” (HUD) for cars. The waveguide technology also has potential for aviation and motorcycle helmets, the companies said in a press release.

uSens Automotive Infotainment Gesture Tracking – The Wave of the Future

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Market size for automotive gesture recognition is worth well over $800M and demand is estimated to surpass over 43% compound. The post uSens Automotive Infotainment Gesture Tracking – The Wave of the Future appeared first on Usens Inc. AR Aritificial Intelligence Augmented Reality car Machine Learning self-driving car Technology automotive hand gesture infotainment

AR Automotive Market Estimated to Reach $7.98 Billion

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While many industries are beginning to embrace augmented reality, it’s really starting to come into its own in the automotive space. According to the International Trade Administration, the automotive industry accounts for roughly 3 to 3.5 The augmented reality automotive market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 30.31% during the forecast period, to reach $7.98 At CES 2017, for example, three automotive equipment makers shared augmented reality concepts with the world.

Delphi Automotive Creates New Company – Aptiv

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Delphi Automotive decided to transform itself from a traditional automotive parts supplier into a tech company focused on autonomous driving. Also, the company is capable of complying with the strict automotive regulations, pertaining to lowering of the CO2 and other toxic emissions from combustion engines by a considerable amount ,”the company announced. The post Delphi Automotive Creates New Company – Aptiv appeared first on VR World.

Continental Increases Stake in Waveguide Display Company DigiLens, Raising $25M Series C

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Continental , a leading German automotive manufacturing company, is increasing its investment in Silicon Valley-based waveguiide company DigiLens , bringing a $25 million Series C financing round to the company.

Driving Ahead: Car Companies Using XR to Adapt in a Post-Uber World

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Less obvious is Uber’s impact in the automotive sector, where the app is creating waves for car manufacturers. In fact, some industry observers believe automotive is about to […]. My last blog post built upon Uber’s wrecking ball-style entrance into the cab industry.

Jaguar Just Showed Us The Future of Car Launches

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A competitor to the Tesla Model X, the I-PACE is a major foray for Jaguar into electric automotive transportation. So when it came to launching a future facing vehicle like the I-PACE, Jaguar needed a car launch that went above the normal conventions of previous automotive launches.

VR Design Tool ‘Gravity Sketch’ Launches in Early Access

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A quick glance at the creations on the front page of the Gravity Sketch website suggests that industrial designers, particularly in the automotive and product sectors, could have a very capable tool to add to their workflow.

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Report: Apple Using VR to Test Self-Driving System

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Many of the engineers working Canada were hired over the past year, with dozens coming from Blackberry’s QNX, a leading automotive software provider. News Apple AutomotiveVirtual reality is being used to test Apple’s self-driving vehicle.

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Volkswagen Will Train 10,000 Employees Using VR This Year

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News Automotive Cars HTC Vive Training VolkswagenThe Volkswagen Group will use an augmented reality hub to train employees across the globe. ????????????In In 2013, Volkswagen demonstrated a new process by which service workers could use augmented reality to service a vehicle.

Honda Mixed Reality Race Pits Pro Driver Against Pro YouTuber

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News Automotive Honda Honda Mixed Reality Mixed Reality Mixed Reality Racing MR MR Racing RacingReal and virtual go head-to-head in this first-of-a-kind high speed duel.

Audi AR App Brings Advertising Into Your Living Room

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News Advertising AR ARKit Audi Augmented Reality Automotive CarsCar salesman are always trying to get you to “picture this baby at home in your driveway.” ” But who needs imagination when we have augmented reality?

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Toyota Rolls Out Web-Based AR Advertising Campaign via 8th Wall

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While Toyota ranks as the leading automotive brand in the world, the company is a follower when it comes to augmented reality. Nonetheless, Toyota is catching up with the competition with a web-based augmented reality advertising campaign for the 2020 Corolla.

Hyundai Surprises Troops With Super Bowl Livestream They’ll Never Forget

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News 360 Video Automotive Hyundai Military Nokia OZO Sports Super BowlWatching the Super Bowl is one thing, but watching it with loved ones is better. As millions of fans watched the Super Bowl with friends and family, U.S.

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Hollywood Exhibit Uses HoloLens to Transport Fans into the Worlds of 'Back to the Future' & Halo

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Hollywood Dream Machines: Vehicles of Science Fiction and Fantasy" is a new exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, and the best part of the display, called Worlds Reimagined, uses the HoloLens 1.

Audi Creates VR Sandbox Track You Can Shape And Drive Yourself

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News Audi Automotive MediaMonksBringing out the big kid in all of us. Remember how much fun you had playing in the sandbox as a kid? With handfuls of toy cars and a wild imagination, you could create your own mini world of dunes, jumps and turns that required some serious driving skills.

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Nissan Debuts Star Wars AR Experience at Dealerships

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News AR Augmented Reality Automotive HTC Vive Movies Nissan See The Unseen Star WarsWandering the Nissan showroom? Why not let R2D2 and C3P0 show you the latest advances in safety technology? Nissan can’t seem to get enough of Star Wars or immersive technology this year.

Volkswagen Launches Custom VR Exhibit At Historic Brand Tower

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News Automotive HTC Vive Leap Motion T-Roc Virtual Reality Experience Volkswagen Volkswagen GroupVW celebrates the world premiere of T-Roc with a VR experience for first-time users. .

Formula E Releases Racing Highlights in True Virtual Reality

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News Automotive HTC Vive RacingThis is as close to being on the track as you’re going to get. City street racing series Formula E and VR sports entertainment company Virtually Live have teamed up to bring high-paced racing action to virtual reality using some seriously cool spectator modes.

Recent Apple Patent Hints at a Future of Autonomous VR Cars

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News Apple Apple Autonomous Car Apple Autonomous VR Car Apple VR Apple VR Patent Automotive Autonomous CarAccording to a patent filed by Apple in 2017, some very fun road trips could be on the horizon.

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Drive Through A Battle Zone In This Nissan Star Wars VR Experience

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News 360 Video Automotive Daydream Gear VR HTC Vive Nissan Oculus Rift Star WarsThe Nissan Rogue gets battle-tested in this new Star Wars-themed VR experience. . To help celebrate the blu-ray release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Nissan has teamed up with Lucasfilm Ltd.,

VR Chuckwagon Racing Stampedes Into Canada

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News Automotive Canada GMC Momentum Worldwide Oculus Rift Oculus TouchRacing a wooden wagon down a dirt road has never been so futuristic. If i’ve said it once, i’ve said it a thousand times: The world needs a virtual reality chuckwagon racing experience.

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Welcome to Virtual Reality Ad Units

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News Advertising Automotive Toyota USA TodayUSA Today launches branded VR news show with a 360° video ad. Gannett, the publisher of USA Today , finally release d their first episode of its weekly VR news show VRtually There on Thursday.

Volkswagen Using VR For Team Member Collaboration

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News Audi Automotive HTC Vive Training VolkswagenThe German automobile manufacturer dives deeper into VR with a new collaborative app. Multinational auto giant Volkswagen Group is no stranger to virtual reality.

Uber Patents VR System For Self-Driving Cars

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News Automotive Paten Transport UberUber looks to VR to make your morning commute a little more interesting.

This is NVIDIA’s Project Holodeck [Release and Demo]

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Archive Features Automotive Cars graphics koenigsegg nvidia virtual reality vrThis week at GTC 2017, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang revealed Project Holodeck to the masses. This system “brings visually stunning, collaborative, and shareable VR to everyone.”

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. The ways architects and automotive companies will use VR is really healthy for us for our engine direction. Tagged with: automotive , GDC , shopping , Tim Sweeney , unreal engine 4.

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Magic Leap Roars into the Auto World via Kia Stinger App from RelayCars

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Magic Leap One owners, start your virtual engines, as automotive virtual reality developer RelayCars has published an app to Magic Leap World that lets users customize and test drive a 2019 Kia Stinger.

Virtual test drives next big trend for cars

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Nothing beats taking an actual car for an actual drive, but virtual reality can whet buyer appetites for the real thing and can also offer customers an opportunity to see a broader variety of... Features Arealities Audi automotive Cadillac Daden Volvo YouVisit

Nissan Design collaborates with HaptX to bring realistic touch to vehicle design

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Applications Technology Uncategorized Virtual Reality automotive HaptX Gloves Nissan SXSW Vehicle DesignWe’ve teamed up with Nissan to enhance their vehicle design process through virtual reality and realistic haptic feedback technology.

ResearchVR Episode 37 – Configuring Your Car In Virtual Reality

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Therefore, high-cost product providers, such as the automotive industry, need to help a customer with making a good choice. Tagged with: automotive , car configurator , configurator , UX , VR. Podcasts automotive car configurator configurator UX VRThis week on ResearchVR we discuss in depth a highly anticipated VR application — car configuration. Also, you can meet us in person during this year’s CeBIT in Hannover, Germany, from March 20-24.

Exoskeletons Get Real: The Ultimate Wearable Technology?

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Applications and Use Cases Automotive Aviation and Aerospace Body-worn Devices & Applications Manufacturing Bioservo Boeing EksoVest Exoskeleton Ford SuitXExoskeletons are nothing new and far from science fiction; in fact, researchers began developing exoskeletons for military use as early as the 1960s. For the last decade, engineers have been exploring exoskeletons designed to augment human strength and other abilities for military, medical and industrial purposes.

Nokia Technologies Partners With Disney To Film The Future of VR

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Nokia Technologies today announced a partnership with Disney to explore the creation of virtual reality (VR) content in filmmaking using Nokia’s OZO, the world’s first VR camera, to film behind-the-scenes movie extras.

Exoskeletons Get Real: The Ultimate Wearable Technology?

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Applications and Use Cases Automotive Aviation and Aerospace Body-worn Devices & Applications Manufacturing Bioservo Boeing EksoVest Exoskeleton Ford SuitXExoskeletons are nothing new and far from science fiction; in fact, researchers began developing exoskeletons for military use as early as the 1960s. For the last decade, engineers have been exploring exoskeletons designed to augment human strength and other abilities for military, medical and industrial purposes.

Toyota Yui wants to know how you feel

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Artificial Intelligence Auto Business Companies Consumer Electronics Show (CES) News AI Automotive car Concept-i Driverless Toyota YuiAfter unveiling a concept model for a new line of autonomous vehicles, Toyota expects to start testing these driverless cars in 2020. Toyota is supposedly combining their Concept-i cars with an AI called “Yui” — the product of spending billions on a venture capital arm meant for AI development. Yui isn’t your typical autonomous driving system.

Magic Leap is Giving Away 500 AR Headsets as Part of Epic’s $100M Unreal MegaGrants

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Magic Leap says that developers building AR apps with Unreal Engine dealing in entertainment, architecture, automotive, healthcare “and many other industries” can apply now for a free Magic Leap One.