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

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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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‘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

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

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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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VR Golf Online Review – Par for the Course


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


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


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


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


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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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


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.

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

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

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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.”

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


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.

Olympic Athletes Are Using STRIVR To Train For 2018 Winter Games


Crucially, STIRVR’s 360 degree video, filmed on the actual course to be used in the games, allows the team to visit the slopes they’ll be tackling as many times as they see fit in order to get a feel for the course.

VR & AR Goes For Gold At 2018 Winter Olympic Games


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.

‘Sprint Vector’ Gets February 8th PC Launch Date, Feb 13th for PSVR

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A dozen complex race courses full of obstacles, alternate paths, and game-changing power-ups make for endless replay value. Run the course at your own pace and learn the ropes with customizable solo game settings. Nine challenge courses :?

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Upload Student Project Highlight: Cat Fistori’s Paper Lantern


To that end, we have created a series of XR courses to help turn amateurs and enthusiasts into professionals. Cat, who had never worked in virtual reality before, built Paper Lantern using just one line of code after taking a VR development course at Upload’s San Francisco office.

Celebrate the Year Of The Dog with a sale on Stunt Corgi VR

Cats and VR

With your inventory of props, set up the course and choreograph your corgi's routine. It is very easy to learn but also allows for insane course construction that will satisfy the most demanding imaginations.

Mobile World Congress 2018 Felt More Telco-Centric Again

Forrester VR

These observations are of course subjective; they only reflect my observations over three days at the world’s leading mobility event.

Prototype VR Controller Dynamically Distributes Weight to Fit Virtual Objects

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The problem, of course, is that if a controller is made to fit too specific a role, it’s less useful for interacting with a wide range of virtual objects.

Valve to Sell Base Stations Directly, Lower Barrier to SteamVR Tracking Development

Road to VR

Valve is also making it easier to develop new tracked products and accessories with SteamVR Tracking by removing the requirement of a $3,000 introductory course. Today, Valve says the course will no longer be a requirement (though it will still be available).

Earn A Bachelor’s Degree In Virtual Reality


Looking at the long list of college courses and making the usual decisions? The University of Advanced Technology (UAT) in Arizona is bringing back older courses that are back in trend. Marking, Business, Computer Science or Engineering? Bla Bla, how about Virtual Reality?

Worlds First VR Tracked Cat! Vive Tracker VR Pet HackingIt’s a.


The aim is to give players a warning of unpredictable pets/children when they enter the space, and the potential to of course – actually see their companion in games. Worlds First VR Tracked Cat! Vive Tracker VR Pet Hacking It’s a two part project, one part code, another craft.

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Multiplayer zany racing game ‘Sprint Vector’ on PC VR Feb 8th, Feb 13th for PSVR

Cats and VR

As the show’s dynamic athletic personalities—the fastest sprinters “recruited” from across the universe—players must navigate colorful but deadly obstacle courses full of twists, turns, traps, boosts, power-ups, shortcuts, and platforming elements.

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Employees open companies to security risks by working remotely


With our Information Security Staff Awareness E-Learning Course , your employees can learn about the most important elements of information security, including phishing, creating backups, portable media devices and business continuity.

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Udacity offers VR ‘nanodegree’

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Udacity, an online platform for college courses, is now offering a VR development course — with no previous programming experience necessary. The class costs $199 per month, and runs for six months. Those who... News VR & AR Google Cardboard HTC Vive Oculus Rift Udacity

HTC Announces 2018 Viveport Developer Awards Nominees, $50K First Prize up for Grabs

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Second place gets a financial award of $20,000, and all of the above (besides the $50K of course). Last year marked HTC’s very first Vive Developer Awards (VDAs), which saw tens of thousands of dollars go to VR app developers across a number of categories.

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Microsoft Pi Day sale cuts PC and VR prices


The cut – a reference, of course, to the mathematical constant and irrational number that starts with 3.14159 and then just keeps on going – covers Windows notebooks from ASUS, Lenovo, Dell, and HP.

FUNNY MULTIPLAYER MOMENTS | Cloudlands VR Minigolf (HTC Vive Gameplay)

VR Bites

Cloudlands is a mini golf game that let’s you play on crazy courses high above the clouds. The best thing about this title is the fact you can download a custom golf course created by the community and play it with friends.

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Watch: ‘TO THE TOP’ is an Exhilarating Climbing Game With Great VR Locomotion

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The premise is simple: reach the end of the course with your limbs unbroken. That course takes the form of bright, vibrant and vertiginous trail, marked our with coloured tracks, hand holds, pipes and so on.

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Virtualitics Closes $7M Series B Round to Further Develop VR/AR Data Visualization Platform

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“We’ve started enabling some of the world’s leading companies to harness transformative insights that provide real competitive advantage for their businesses, and we will continue to onboard customers throughout the course of the year.”

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Google’s Daydream Impact Project Aims to Bolster Philanthropic Efforts With VR

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Of course most people would never get a chance to see something of this magnitude in person, but immersive 360 video through a VR headset could bring people closer to that experience. The course starts off by outlining basic hardware requirements and pre-production checklists.

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VR Golf Online

VR Bites

Step onto one of the 36 realistic holes, with additional courses planned for the near future. When Golf meets the limitless possibilities of Virtual Reality, the green is only inches away! Practice your swing and develop your techniques to improve your handicap.

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Legendary Disney Animator Draws ‘The Little Mermaid’ Live In VR On The Late Late Show


Of course it wouldn’t be a Disney performance without the music, set to the song “Part of Your World” from the animated film. I’m not crying. There’s just something in my eye. Late night television appears to be developing a fondness for Tilt Brush.

Dating Lessons

VR Bites

Dating Lessons is a VR dating course with a comprehensive program presented by a professional couch teaching dating skills. 12 lectures and 8 practical interactive sessions will give men tools to enhance their power of attraction and develop behavior patterns that women find irresistible.

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Smithsonian Launches A Virtual Tour Of Venice On Rift, Gear


The famed museum’s travel program, Smithsonian Journeys this week launched Smithsonian Journeys: Venice in partnership with The Great Courses. Over the course of 30+ minutes of 3D, 360 video you’ll take a walking tour of the city, enjoy a boat ride on the Grand Canal, take a trip to Murano Island, visit Piazza San Marco and take a gondola ride through the canals, too. Fancy a trip to Venice without the flight? The Smithsonian has you covered.

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