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

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At Unreal Engine Build: Detroit 2019, Magic Leap today announced that the company will be giving away 500 Magic Leap One Creator Edition AR headsets as part of the recently unveiled Epic MegaGrants. AR Headset Magic Leap News epic games magic leap magic leap one unreal engine build

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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Epic Games to Award $100 Million to Devs with New ‘MegaGrants’

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Epic have been running developer-focused funding initiatives for many years now, with the original ‘Unreal Dev Grants’ fund announced back in 2015. Education: Students and educators can earn funding for Unreal Engine research, curriculum, student projects and university programs.

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2018 Highlights: Award-winning VR gloves, global customers, and a growing team

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Dozens of leading companies around the world in the automotive, aerospace, industrial, and government sectors are already seeing incredible results with the HaptX Gloves Development Kit for design and training applications.”. A new generation of HaptX Gloves.

Varjo Unveils ‘Workspace’ User Interface, Exploring the Future of Always-on AR/VR Workflows

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Varjo Technologies today announced its new user interface, code-named ‘Varjo Workspace’, which is designed to seamlessly let professionals use their Windows computer applications and 3D software tools with the company’s recently announced developer-focused AR/VR headset, Varjo XR-1.

The 2019 VR Awards Winners Recognized for Outstanding VR Tech

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Created by Fable and Oculus and powered by Unreal Engine, the film has been to Tribeca, the Chicago Film Festival and the Emmys. Most of the competition came from automotive companies, who often use VR technology to showcase and market vehicles and options.

Combining the Best of AR and VR with Varjo's XR-1, featuring Niko Eiden

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There's been so much research done on that, Unreal Engine and Unity are really pushing towards that. And let's say in an automotive company, they can use it for the accelerated design process that we discussed. And it's coming from a company who you would position into a fairly traditional automotive sector and not into the latest stuff of computer graphics. So we have an SDK that plugs in into Unity, Unreal, all the game development engines are fairly straightforward.

Living in a Post-Scarcity World of Technology, with You Are Here Labs' John Buzzell

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So we work across industries really quite a few, including automotive, commercial real estate, construction, consumer packaged goods, energy and oil, food and beverage, heating and cooling, manufacturing tools, transit, a whole bunch of different industries. You need somebody who understands Unreal or Unity. We live in a three-dimensional world, and according to today's guest -- You Are Here Labs president John Buzzell -- our computers are finally starting to catch up with that.