Sun.Dec 02, 2018

Black Friday Oculus Rift Pricing Returns to Best Buy for 1 Day Only

Road to VR

Missed out on Black Friday and Cyber Monday for some of the biggest deals in VR? As a part of Best Buy’s ‘Door Buster’ deal, Black Friday pricing has returned to Oculus Rift + Touch bundle for one day only.

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Walking In The Company Of Virtual Ghosts

VRScout

The interactive VR experience delivers a new spin on Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale.

SteamVR Update Brings Motion Smoothing, Easier Keybinding & More

Road to VR

Valve has released the 1.1.3 update to the SteamVR SDK, and along with it comes a host of long-awaited improvements such as Motion Smoothing, easier access to Valve’s custom controller keybinding utility, and a few more bits and bobs that should make at least a few people happy.

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Flying with Virtual Wings

Tech Trends VR

How a young entrepreneur wants to use virtual reality to help young people in conflict zones to achieve their dreams.

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DigiLens Raises Funding For Holographic AR Displays From Niantic And Mitsubishi Chemical

UploadVR

DigiLens has raised a new round of funding from Pokemon Go maker Niantic and Mitsubishi Chemical’s Diamond Edge Ventures to develop holographic waveguide displays for augmented reality applications. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but it is the third round of funding for DigiLens. The investment will let Sunnyvale, California-based DigiLens continue to make quality holographic waveguide displays for global automobile, enterprise, consumer, avionics and military brands.

AR+VR Weekly: Mobile AR top platform, HoloLens wins the Army and the massive opportunity of enterprise AR

AWE Blog

Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news & launch announcements: Week of Dec 3. Source: Microsoft HoloLens. By Tom Emrich. Highlights. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR!

VR Game Releases For December 2018

UploadVR

Every month we aim to round up each and every VR game release for you in one single place — this is December’s list. Don’t worry — we’ll continue highlighting the best ones at the end of each week too. With the door closed on November , we’ve just been through another great month of VR content.

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Oculus Rift+Touch Is Just $329 At Amazon & Best Buy Today

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US retailers Amazon & Best Buy are offering $70 off the Oculus Rift+Touch package today, bringing the price down to $329. This represents a saving of 17.5%. This is the best direct price we’ve ever seen for the Rift+Touch in the US. If you knew someone with an Oculus headset you could get the Rift+Touch package for $314.10 on Black Friday from Oculus.com, but if you didn’t the direct price was $349.

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