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

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

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

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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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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.

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

UploadVR

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

UploadVR

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

UploadVR

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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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.

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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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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

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 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.

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'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.

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.

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.

Creating Personalized Virtual Experiences

Tech Trends VR

Yolanda Wilcox Gonzales – the 10 th Grade History Teacher responsible for the course the project stemmed from – recalls the experience that first showed her the power of VR to engage students through creating an empathetic bond with the experience.

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ARCore 101: How to Create a Mobile AR Application in Unity, Part 3 (Setting Up the App Controller)

Next Reality AR

Of course, this is at least partially due to its heavy adoption by Unity, the most widely used engine for AR development. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of programming languages and variations of those languages that exist.

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Mixed Reality Lending a Helping Hand

Tech Trends VR

That type of use case is not new in itself, as HoloLens works with Skype out of the box which of course enables you to video call someone have them “see through your eyes” and offer advice on what you should do.

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Finding our True Selves in VR

Tech Trends VR

A new documentary explores how embodying digital characters in virtual worlds like Second Life empowers people of all abilities to find their voice and identity. In Our Digital Selves: My Avatar is me!

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How VR and AI Will Supercharge Learning

Tech Trends VR

alpine team recently turned to VR to allow American racers to memorize the hill and take hundreds of virtual runs down a fast, tricky course in preparation for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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U.S. Olympic Athletes Are Using Virtual Reality to Train for Events

Road to VR

According to the association , both 360 video and VR are being used “in multiple ways in competition, from inspections of the race course, helping athletes learn the lines they will race through, to helping athletes rehabilitate from injuries.”

Facebook Expands to Enable 360 Photos in News Feeds

Infinityleap

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

Emirates Embracing Emerging Tech

Tech Trends VR

Being human, of course that’s precisely what you do, and I’m not ashamed to say that I squawked and froze for a good few seconds when I did. Those looking for the VR OASIS of Ready Player One should head out to the deserts of the UAE.

Tech Trends at #io18

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And of course you can stay tuned right here and on our social media feeds – Follow @techtrends_tech for all the latest, and if you’re going to be over there and fancy saying hi, feel free to tweet us with the hashtag #io18.

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How Virtual Practice Makes Perfect

Tech Trends VR

You look at the leg and essentially see inside of it; you see the bones and the course of the blood vessels,” he said. The Internet democratized knowledge, but immersive technologies like AR and VR will democratize access to experience – and revolutionize learning.

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VR Pioneer Dr. Jacki Morie Joins Upload As Vice President Of Education

UploadVR

In her role, she has been developing a new slate of hands-on courses for future leaders in VR, AR, and AI. On February 19th, Upload will launch its one-week intensive Introduction to AR course, designed for those looking to enter the world of AR development and build their professional network. Later this year, Upload will add courses focused on WebXR, Immersive Performance, XR + Artificial Intelligence, XR + Blockchain and The Business of XR. VR Development Night Course.

My first taste of Virtual Reality in China

The Ghost Howls

Of course I’ll tell you about the VR experiences. During the experience of course I needed sometimes to rotate my body to shoot targets behind me, so the attendant solved the issue by rotating my visuals with his mouse on the computer when he understood it was needed.

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How to remove safety boundaries on Lenovo Mirage Solo and Vive Focus

The Ghost Howls

6 DOF Virtual reality standalone headsets are cool, but of course introduce some safety problems : how can you be sure that moving you aren’t going to stumble on a wall, on a cat or on your girlfriend?

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Extending Reality to the Operating Room

Tech Trends VR

You look at the leg and essentially see inside of it; you see the bones and the course of the blood vessels.”. How medical visualization tools enhance learning by reducing the cognitive load on our brains.

VR & AR Goes For Gold At 2018 Winter Olympic Games

VRScout

Fans will have the ability for a unique experience that lets them control how they experience the Olympics with 360° VR cameras at various points on ski courses to being transported to the stands. You can experience the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in entirely new ways.

Valve shows Knuckles prototype controllers v2

The Ghost Howls

Of course, people owning Knuckles will have better in-game performances (hands’ pose detection is more accurate). Have a look at the below video to learn about the content of Moondust: Of course, we don’t know anything about price and release date of Knuckles, yet.

Vive Focus review: should you buy it?

The Ghost Howls

Of course, when Focus controller will become 6 DOF, this feature will be even more powerful. Buy it if: For you, the more features in a headset, the better; You can afford it (of course); You are a VR professional: for sure offering consultancies on the Focus can be interesting.

How to create an Augmented Reality app for the Vive Focus in Unity

The Ghost Howls

Ah and of course I’ve commented the code, and the license for all of this is the MIT License, so basically you can do what you want with the code! Of course, HTC can do the same.

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Product Review: Dell Visor Windows MR Headset

Tech Trends VR

Very old school but the Visor is, of course, a Windows Mixed Reality device. The Visor is Dell’s offering to the stable of Windows Mixed Reality Headsets but is it a thoroughbred or a nag? The first thing that hit me when I popped on the Dell Visor was its weightless comfort.

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