Udacity Launches a ‘Learn ARKit’ Course Created in Collaboration with Unity

Road to VR

Now Udacity , the for-profit online education site that was spawned from free Stanford University computer science classes, has created a course that says will take you one month to complete so you can start making your own AR apps for iOS.

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Golfshot Mobile App Chips in AR Mode for Measuring Shots on the Course

Next Reality AR

A new update to the Golfshot mobile app brings new AR features to iPhones and iPads designed to help golfers determine shot distances during course play. The app uses GPS to determine course distances, with more than 40,000 golf courses supported.

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VR Gets A Degree As London University Launches Specialized Course

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The course will place a focus on VR content creation and storytelling, teaching techniques to develop immersive experiences across film, gaming, animation and sound. A new classroom dedicated to VR is being opened for the course, including access to Oculus Rifts, the HTC Vive Pro, mobile VR headsets, motion capture suits, a green screen and PCs running the Unity engine. The course kicks off next month and has places available still.

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Tetris Effect Has A Hidden Game Boy Level Because Of Course It Does

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Tagged with: Tetris Effect Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Tetris Effect Has A Hidden Game Boy Level Because Of Course It Does appeared first on UploadVR.

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SteamVR Tracking Courses Begin, Already Completed by 50 Developers

Road to VR

Valve opened up their SteamVR tracking technology for third-party development in August, and since then, 50 developers have completed the mandatory training course provided by Synapse, the first company to enter the field.

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‘VRChat’ Virality Runs Its Course After 3M Installs, Healthy Concurrent Usership Remains

Road to VR

The post ‘VRChat’ Virality Runs Its Course After 3M Installs, Healthy Concurrent Usership Remains appeared first on Road to VR.

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Half of SteamVR Tracking Course Attendees Using Tech for Non-gaming

Road to VR

From his experience teaching the SteamVR Tracking course, Bruey has an inside view on what companies are doing with the technology and when we might begin to see the fruits of their labor. Road to VR: How many students went through the SteamVR tracking training course?

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Bethesda Gives a Peek into ‘Fallout 4 VR’ in Crash Course Intro to Game Mechanics

Road to VR

The post Bethesda Gives a Peek into ‘Fallout 4 VR’ in Crash Course Intro to Game Mechanics appeared first on Road to VR.

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VR Golf Online Review – Par for the Course

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It’s still in Early Access, but has more courses (over 13,000 player created ones from the non-VR edition of the game) and delivers a more realistic golfing experience overall. Future updates will include new courses.

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Oculus & Chloë Grace Moretz Serve Up A Six-Course VR Meal

VRScout

On July 31st, a group of lucky guests gathered on the rooftop of Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel in NYC where they were treated to a six-course dinner unlike any they’ve experienced before. The post Oculus & Chloë Grace Moretz Serve Up A Six-Course VR Meal appeared first on VRScout.

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Intel to 360 Livestream PGA Tour at TPC Sawgrass Golf Course on Gear VR

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Broadcast during all four days of The Players Championship starting May 11th, 360 video will be livestreamed from the famous 17th hole at the TPC Sawgrass golf course. The post Intel to 360 Livestream PGA Tour at TPC Sawgrass Golf Course on Gear VR appeared first on Road to VR.

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Learn To Create Full VR Experiences In Unity With Our 10-Week Intensive Night Course

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Learn More About The 10-Week Course And See The Syllabus. We are offering a 10-week intensive night course at our campuses in both San Francisco and Los Angeles to teach you how to create full VR experiences from the ground up in Unity.

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‘Cloudlands: VR Minigolf’ Level Editor Makes Building New Courses As Easy as Legos

Road to VR

Cloudlands: VR Minigolf’s new level editor makes creating and sharing new courses a snap. Cloudlands: VR Minigolf has launched a level editor in their latest update, allowing users to pick, place, and snap together course segments with incredible ease.

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The Tower Is An Awesome VR Obstacle Course Built For Room-Scale Rift

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From here you can see the gauntlet laid down right in front of you; the course winds and weaves its way up through the buildings, reaching further than you can see. My first trip up The Tower took 45 minutes that I’m not likely to forget anytime soon.

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Danger Room VR Is Like A Room-Scale Obstacle Course Coming This Week For Free

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Tagged with: Danger Room VR Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Danger Room VR Is Like A Room-Scale Obstacle Course Coming This Week For Free appeared first on UploadVR. A new game from Barcelona-based The Game Forger promises to help you rediscover the joy of room-scale VR.

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These University Courses Are Teaching Students the Skills to Work in VR

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I actually came here to teach a course in VR, but then it sort of went to sleep, until about four years ago when it came back with a bang.”. But what should those shopping around for a VR degree course be looking for? “I’ve been in VR for a long time,” says Rob Catto.

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Adr1ft Dev Three One Zero Has ‘Run Its Course’, Adam Orth Joins First Contact

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Three One Zero, the developer behind one of the most anticipated games of the Oculus Rift launch, has “run its course”, according to its founding member.

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Oculus reverses course, drops DRM

Hypergrid Business

Oculus has released an update to its software yesterday, allowing its games to run on other headsets. “We continually revise our entitlement and anti-piracy systems, and in the June update we’ve removed the check... Briefs Oculus Rift Oculus VR

Udacity creates a nanodegree course to push VR forward

Slashgear

As wildly popular as virtual reality might have become, and as now widespread it may have been, thanks to the likes of Google Cardboard, the content available for the technology has barely scratched the surface.

Learn VR Filmmaking With Our Online Video Course

PurplePill VR

If you are a filmmaker who wants to learn how to produce immersive video content for virtual reality headsets, then we have exciting news for you: we’re building an online video course ! Are there things you would like us to include in the course?

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Charting the Course for Mobile VR

Leapmotion

The post Charting the Course for Mobile VR appeared first on Leap Motion Blog. This week, we’re excited to share our latest milestone on the road to truly compelling mobile VR.

5 Revolutionary Educational and Professional Uses for Virtual Reality

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San Francisco's Make School academy debuts VR development course

VR Game Critic

San Francisco-based academy Make School has introduced a new track dedicated to VR to its summer course schedule. The programme has been curated with the assistance of Tony Parsi, one of the founding members of the Virtual Reality Modelling Language (VRML

Facebook Expands to Enable 360 Photos in News Feeds

Infinityleap

The fastest way there, of course, is through your phone.

Riding Through Gotham City in VR

Tech Trends VR

Chapter 4 plugs into the entertainment side, which of course is key for Warner Bros. Warner Bros. and Intel unveil a Batmobile-like autonomous vehicle at CES featuring immersive entertainment and AR safety features.

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Training Your Brain Muscles with VR

Tech Trends VR

My brain really had a hard time believing that both weren’t real, which, of course, is the point. Sense Arena’s portable VR Hockey Training kit was a big hit at CES 2019.

Facebook Brings Augmented Reality Ads to Its News Feed

Next Reality AR

Of course, the experiences can also be captured and shared with. Facebook is preparing to make augmented reality experiences for brands more visible in its mobile app with Tuesday's introduction of augmented reality ads in its News Feed.

Escaping from Augmented Reality

Tech Trends VR

Then, of course, comes the tricky part of having to puzzle your way out of that room as quickly as possible by collecting clues and figuring out the puzzles. Scriptum is a new AR escape room app that lets you step into another dimension. But will you be able to find the way out?

All the best AR and VR news from CES 2019

The Ghost Howls

In the American sin city of Las Vegas, there has been an enormous showcase of every kind of innovative technologies and of course, AR and VR have been part of the show. It has just given some private demos of the Quest to selected journalists (that have of course loved it).

Magic Leap Reveals Partnership with Oscar-Winning Effects Studio Behind Marvel's Biggest Hits

Next Reality AR

We are storytellers at Framestore, first and foremost; innovation courses in our veins,".

Magic Leap Releases Series of Video Sessions from Inside the L.E.A.P. Conference

Next Reality AR

conference was free to all who registered in time, but if you weren't able to make the trip to Hollywood, the company just released video of some of the sessions that took place over the course of two days. Magic Leap's recent L.E.A.P.

Magic Leap's Unity Conference Presentation Uncovered Many New Details, Here's What We Found Out

Next Reality AR

During its presentation at Unite Berlin, Magic Leap gave attendees a crash course in developing experiences for Magic Leap One (ML1), we found out quite a bit more about how the device works and what we can expect to experience with the device.

Making Intelligent Avatars in AR

Tech Trends VR

Artie is an AI engine that creates entertaining and highly interactive avatars for use in Augmented Reality.

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VIEW Conference 2018 will host amazing XR talks and workshops

The Ghost Howls

Of course the other ones are pretty cool and pretty inherent to AR and VR, too (for instance all the talks about graphics can be useful also for the graphics of XR applications, of course). If you are a journalist, of course, you can try asking for a press pass.

Building Spaceships with Mixed Reality

Tech Trends VR

Over the course of their AR deployment, the team achieved an astonishing 95% reduction in the time it takes technicians to interpret drawings and text instructions and 85% reduction in overall time for training.

Apple AR: Room Racer Revs Its Augmented Reality Engines on iPhones

Next Reality AR

The game also offers a track building tool for players to create their own courses. The old school staple of many US homes with children, the remote control race track, has been given new life in augmented reality thanks to the Room Racer app for iPhones and iPads.

All you need to know about the leaked Valve VR headset: is Half-Life 3/2 coming?

The Ghost Howls

Of course you are, because you know that I will use the word “Half Life” in the article… so keep reading! In subsequent comments, 2flock clarified that someone just dropped these photos in his inbox and that of course, he has shared them to the whole VR community.

A Virtual Comedy Experience

Tech Trends VR

This idea itself is nothing new, of course. Sansar to Host Live Comedy Series of Shows with Steve Hofstetter.

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China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

The Ghost Howls

Of course, this can also become a scary possibility : imagine if your boss would be able also to read all your thoughts… it could be like living in an episode of Black Mirror. We all know that China is a country that is betting big on Virtual Reality.

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My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

The Ghost Howls

“Decent” to be a devkit, of course. Of course, it will exploit the already awesome Microsoft platform. It’s the beginning of 2019, and this means that this is that time of the year when we all make predictions for this year in AR and VR!

Diving Into VR Without a Headset

Tech Trends VR

So the holy grail for achieving a truly immersive experience is, of course, for it to just happen all around you – just like real life. The holy grail for achieving a truly immersive experience is, of course, for it to just happen all around you Click To Tweet.

Lenovo's Star Wars — Jedi Challenges Now Lets You Battle Other Lightsaber Users in Augmented Reality

Next Reality AR

Of course, there's no haptic feedback to give you the sense that the lightsabers are working weapons.

Moving Virtual Objects Like a Jedi

Tech Trends VR

And of course this is all much more likely to happen in the most inconvenient and crucial moments of a demo or experience. . These are definitely the VR powers you’re looking for…. It was only a matter of time.