Isabelle Riva: How The Unity Game Engine Will Democratize Film

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Unity Technologies has been known among developers as the maker of a “game engine” since the tool debuted in 2005. That’s because experiences created with Unity are more often than not films, interactive movies, advertisements, or augmented reality and virtual reality content.

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Unity organizing games career events for women

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Unity Technologies is organizing series of events in US and Canada to talk to young women who are curious about careers in game development. The company behind the popular Unity game platform engine used to develop video... Briefs VR & AR Unity

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The VR Job Hub: Lucky VR, Fireproof Games & More

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Toronto, Canada. Unity 3D Developer. Toronto, Canada. Toronto, Canada. Vancouver, Canada. Vancouver, Canada. It may be warm still but Autumn is definitely upon us and that means doing away with the light clothing and grabbing something warm and snuggly. As the seasons change its as good a time as any for a change in circumstances and job, with some quality vacancies available this week. Location. Company. Lucky VR. Click Here to Apply. Lucky VR.

The VR Job Hub: BigBox VR, Metanaut & TribeXR

Peter Graham

In North America this is naturally the west coast, stretching all the way from Los Angeles, past Seattle and into Canada stopping in Vancouver. Unity 3D Software Engineer (Mobile VR). Vancouver, Canada. Vancouver, Canada. Vancouver, Canada. VR Developer Co-op (Unity). Virtual reality (VR) companies are spread across the world but most countries will have a higher concentration in certain locations.

End Space Comes to Gear VR

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He moved from Canada to Germany in 2014 and where he currently resides with his wife and baby girl. End Space VR was one of the earlier shooters around for Google Cardboard. Now, End Space is available for Gear 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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I mean, all UE developers, we Unity developers felt like being in a party where everyone is making out and you’re just there sipping a coke. This week has been like an out-of-season Christmas for us XR enthusiast! Lots of interesting news, some of which have just made my jaw to drop!

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MixCast is a Mixed Reality Broadcast and Presentation System from Within VR

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The Vancouver, Canada-based company recently released its first title, the Awaken VR puzzle game , on the HTC Vive VR headset. The software development kit (SDK) is available for developers on the Unity Asset Store, and the application for end users is available on Steam.

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‘Oculus Launch Pad’ Is Silently Populating The VR Content Pool

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’ “Some of my team members were based in Singapore, India, Canada, Hong Kong, and New York, while I was working from California,” Chen continued.

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Reaching into 3D Data, Exploring CAD Designs, Virtual Meetings, and More

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This is just a sample of what Dale’s been working on for his undergraduate degree in digital media at York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering in Toronto, Canada.

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Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

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While the program was principally incubated by Crytek, students working in VR First labs tend use Unity (48%), followed by Unreal (20%) and then CRYENGINE (14%). Carleton University, Canada. Vancouver Film School, Canada.

12 Games to Unleash Your Magic Powers

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Blink was created by a five-person team of creative coders, designers, and artists at York University in Toronto, Canada – Danning Lu , Lalaine Ulit-destajo , Luke Lu Li , Rose Mengmei Zhou , and Youhan Guan.

Take an Infrared #Selfie, Sculpt Pottery in VR, and 15 More Art/Music Experiences

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We learned how to use Unity, code in C#, design in Autodesk Maya, and use a Leap Motion sensor. Created by Metanaut, a newly formed VR studio based in Taipei, Taiwan and Vancouver, Canada, it lets you chain chords, melodies, and instruments together in complex webs.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.11.11): Cardboard becomes opensource, HoloLens 2 and nreal shipping and much more!

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The device will be available for $3500 in United States, Japan, China, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Australia, and New Zealand, the same countries where it was previously available for pre-order.

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FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

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The company has already released their SDK which allows developers to integrate FOVE support for projects built-in Unity, Unreal Engine, and CryEngine.

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SIGGRAPH 2018 Expands Its VR Showcase With New ‘Immersive Pavilion’ In Vancouver

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This year, the influential five-day expo will take place in Vancouver, Canada. Image Credit: Unity / The Association for Computing Machinery. One of the world’s largest computer graphics conventions will unveil multiple rooms of never-been-seen-before experiences next month.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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The Cree are the largest group of First Nations in Canada with 135 registered bands and over 200,000 members, and they are using the latest technology to help ensure that their traditional language lives on.

Excerpt: Four Stories From Blake Harris Book The History Of The Future

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In fact, using Unity, he had already spent the past six months creating various levels for a retro-inspired, Arkanoid-style brick-breaking game he called Proton Pulse. Qualicum Beach, Canada. Because this moment felt like every Christmas ever; because even though he knew he was still in Canada, he felt like he was all the way in Italy; because if this was just first-generation hardware, could you imagine what the future would bring?

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This All-Female Founders Pitch Event Was Held in VR

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Providing feedback to the founders and supporting gender equality in XR and beyond were Marco DeMiroz (The Venture Reality Fund), Maddie Callander (Boost VC), Timoni West (Unity), Dessy Levinson (645 Ventures), Peter Rojas (betaworks ventures), and Jesse Draper (Halogen Ventures).

What is the Valve Index? Everything you need to know: features, specs, price and how to preorder it!

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I think that someone is fooling us with specifications: of course, if I have to render the standard Unity cube at 120 Hz, maybe also a Raspberry can be enough… but this can’t count as a minimum specification.

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These 3 Companies Are Working To Give Us Better Bodies In VR

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They already captured about 8,000 people so far during a five-city tour of Canada with Samsung. Itsme is currently closing their seed investment round and preparing SDKs for Unity and Javascript to let developers use avatars directly in their projects and products.

Exclusive: Here’s How Fantastic Contraption VR Devs Generated More Than $1 Million

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The creative puzzler is made by Canada-based game-making couple Sarah and Colin Northway teaming with Radial Games’ Andy Moore, Kimberly Voll and Lindsay Jorgensen with sound by Gord McGladdery.

100 Voices of AR and VR in Education

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Erica Southgate Associate Professor of Education - University of Newcastle, Australia [link] I am a paramedic educator at Georgian College in Ontario, Canada and I have been exploring immersive virtual reality (VR) in education.

VR Creates the Trainer That Never Retires, with Immerse’s James Watson & Justin Parry

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” And then I said to one kid, “Oh, I’m from Canada. So if I’m looking at as– I’m taking a look at your website and you guys are helping companies build the content, but ultimately, they can start to build their own content as this takes off, and there’s more people in companies that have skillsets that include Unity and whatever. Justin: Yeah, there’s– so the proposition that we have is an SDK that any Unity developer can use.

VR Creates the Trainer That Never Retires, with Immerse's James Watson & Justin Parry

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And then I said to one kid, "Oh, I'm from Canada. So if I'm looking at as-- I'm taking a look at your website and you guys are helping companies build the content, but ultimately, they can start to build their own content as this takes off, and there's more people in companies that have skillsets that include Unity and whatever. Justin: Yeah, there's-- so the proposition that we have is an SDK that any Unity developer can use.

VR Creates the Trainer That Never Retires, with Immerse.io's James Watson & Justin Parry

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And then I said to one kid, "Oh, I'm from Canada. So if I'm looking at as-- I'm taking a look at your website and you guys are helping companies build the content, but ultimately, they can start to build their own content as this takes off, and there's more people in companies that have skillsets that include Unity and whatever. Justin: Yeah, there's-- so the proposition that we have is an SDK that any Unity developer can use.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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UNITY ADDS MAP FUNCTION, SO LOCATION IS OFFICIALLY FOUNDATION FOR VR/AR GAMES. RACE A CHUCKWAGON IN VR BECAUSE, CANADA. Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report , a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst.

Top 26 VR/AR Events, Expos and Conferences to Attend in 2018

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There are many VR events, conferences, expos and film festivals worth attending, and we've handpicked the best ones with agenda & venue, as well as social media information attached. Give this a read and pick out your favorite ones to visit!

Building the AR OS for Enterprise, with RE'FLEKT's Dirk Schart

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Alan: I live in Canada; we're a country of fast follow. Oh, I need 10 people with Unity skills. Most businesses have the information and infrastructures they need to be more efficient and competitive -- it's just a matter of having it all at their fingertips. RE'FLEKT is working at making that process easier by creating a modular, scalable, open-source operating system for businesses to build their own in-house AR applications on top of.

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Talking AI and Future of Work in XR -- In a Truck -- with Timoni West and Cole Crawford

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This week’s episode goes all the way back to last year’s Curiosity Camp, when Alan shared a ride with Unity Lab’s Timoni West and Vapor IO CEO Cole Crawford, recording a podcast along the way. Timoni: Director of XR in Unity Labs. Alan: Director of XR at Unity Labs, and Cole Crawford, CEO of Vapor IO. So for Unity itself, that's used to make, I think, 90 percent of all Hololens applications right now. Century is using Unity for that.

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Valve Index review: a step closer to next-gen VR

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So, I put my Valve Index, opened BigScreen and developed in Unity in VR for 4 hours. The surprising thing is that I actually managed to develop in Unity for 4 hours, doing everything I needed, from using Visual Studio to cutting-and-pasting code from Stack Overflow.