Thu.Jan 16, 2020

Mojo Vision’s Smart Contact Lens Puts An AR Display Directly On Your Eyeball

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Our mad descent into a cyberpunk dystopia continues with the Mojo Lens. Earlier today, augmented reality start-up Mojo Vision announced its development of the Mojo Lens, a smart contact lens that promises to revolutionize the way we interact with the world and each other. .

Oculus Go Price Cut Permanently To $149/£139

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Facebook today confirmed to UploadVR that it has permanently cut the price of the 32GB Oculus Go headset from $199/£199 down to $149/£139.

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The Shared VR Of Tokyo’s TeamLab Borderless Offers A Glimpse Of An XR Future

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Last month we visited teamLab Borderless in Tokyo, and as you’d expect, we were amazed by what we saw.

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Free Oculus Quest Demo For Survival Horror Game Terminus Is One To Watch

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Need something to check out in VR today? The Terminus free Oculus Quest demo is definitely worth a look. Terminus is the new title from CVR, the developers of SideQuest hit, High Seas.

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Oculus Go Now Permanently Priced at $150, All Supported Countries to See Similar Drop

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Facebook slashed the price of Oculus Go for Black Friday, and kept it for the post-holiday season. Now, the company has confirmed that it’s permanently sticking with that pricing scheme, which comes to $150 for the 32GB version and $200 for the $64GB version.

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Facebook Surges in U.S. Patent Rankings Due to Mounting AR Strategy

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An analysis of U.S. patents done by Fairview Research reveals that Facebook has made a significant surge in its year-over-year ranking for patents granted in 2019, something partly owed to its increased number of patents surrounding augmented reality. The news was first reported by Bloomberg.

Join Us & A Senior Research Engineer From Mozilla LIVE On YouTube Today To Discuss The Week’s VR News!

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UploadVR’s weekly podcast, The VR Download, is LIVE on YouTube today at 10:30 AM PST (18:30 UTC) ! Unlike regular video podcasts, The VR Download is broadcast from virtual reality!

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Microsoft is Aware of Significant Display Issues on Some HoloLens 2 Units

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Microsoft began shipping its latest AR headset, HoloLens 2 in November. After a slow initial rollout, devices are getting out into the hands of more developers and reports have surfaced that many units are exhibiting significant color-consistency issues.

Datamined Final Fantasy VII Remake Soundtrack Mentions ‘VR Menu’

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We’re a little late to notice this one, but some of the datamining surrounding the recently-leaked Final Fantasy VII Remake demo gives us hope for some VR features. A supposed soundtrack for the game was apparently gleamed by dataminers that also managed to download the unannounced demo early.

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Retro-inspired Adventure ‘Pixel Ripped 1995’ to Launch Spring 2020

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Pixel Ripped 1995, the sequel to the nostalgia-soaked VR game Pixel Ripped 1989 (2018), is now slated to launch this spring.

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Gorn PSVR ‘A Couple Of Weeks Away’ From Completion, Release Date Still Unclear

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The highly anticipated PSVR port of Gorn is nearing completion, but don’t expect a release date just yet. In a fresh update from developer Free Lives (seen below), Community and Brand Manager Terence Mentor explained that the game is still “a couple of weeks away” from being finished. Does that mean Gorn PSVR’s release date is a couple of weeks away? Not exactly.

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‘Path of the Warrior’ Gets Co-op with Cross-play Between Quest & Rift

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Oculus-exclusive VR beat ’em up Path of the Warrior got a new update today enabling co-op, including cross-play between Quest & Rift. Published by Oculus Studios, developer Twisted Pixel launched Path of the Warrior last month on Quest and Rift.

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The VR Download EP11: Oculus Go Price Cut, Pimax Support Drama, Sony Skips E3 w/ Mozilla Privacy Engineer

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The post The VR Download EP11: Oculus Go Price Cut, Pimax Support Drama, Sony Skips E3 w/ Mozilla Privacy Engineer appeared first on UploadVR. Video video

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ARtillery Briefs: 3 Spatial Predictions for 2020

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ARtillery Briefs is a video series that outlines the top trends we’re tracking, including takeaways from recent reports and market forecasts. See the most recent episode below, including narrative takeaways and embedded video.

Creepy Free Oculus Quest Demo! Terminus Gameplay

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The post Creepy Free Oculus Quest Demo! Terminus Gameplay appeared first on UploadVR. VR Oculus Quest horror Terminus gameplay

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Mojo Vision Reveals XR Contact Lens

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Bio-augmentation is real

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Retro-Style VR Brawler Path Of The Warrior Now Has Co-Op

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Path of the Warrior released almost exactly one month ago on the Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest from Twisted Pixel and Oculus Studios and now it’s received the promised post-launch co-op multiplayer update.

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CES 2020 Interview: The Gloves Come off at Teslasuit

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There were certain demos at CES 2020 which VRFocus was particularly looking forward to, one of which was Teslasuit’s new haptic glove. Alas, as it turned out the company only brought a singular prototype which was locked away behind some protective glass but it did look very nice.

Gorn PSVR ‘A Couple Of Weeks Away’ From Completion, Release Date Still Unclear

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The highly anticipated PSVR port of Gorn is nearing completion, but don’t expect a release date just yet. In a fresh update from developer Free Lives (seen below), Community and Brand Manager Terence Mentor explained that the game is still “a couple of weeks away” from being finished. Does that mean Gorn PSVR’s release date is a couple of weeks away? Not exactly.

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Pico Comes Out of Sleeper Mode to Launch New VR Headset

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Oculus. Varjo. Most people don’t think of Pico when they think of VR companies. The company actually created the Goblin, one of the first stand-alone VR headsets. However, they’ve been flying under a lot of people’s radars for a while now.

Industrial VR/AR Forum Examines Enterprise XR Execution

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VR Education’s Trading Update Suggests New PlayStation VR for 2020

Peter Graham

Today, VR Education Holdings, the virtual reality (VR) company specialising in educational content such as Apollo 11 VR and Titanic VR has released its trading update for the end of 2019, with some interesting predictions for itself and the VR industry as a whole. These include a positive outlook for the company in 2020 as well as mention of a PlayStation VR successor. Any mention of a PlayStation VR 2 is going to raise interest.

Oculus Picks: 5 Fantastic Social Games on Quest

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If you’re looking for a community-focused gaming experience on Oculus Quest, you’ve come to the right spot. Thanks to the freedom and flexibility afforded by

Doctor Who: The Edge of Time Still Scheduled for Oculus Quest Next Week, Valve Index Patch Also Likely

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British virtual reality (VR) studio Maze Theory released the highly anticipated Doctor Who: The Edge of Time a couple of months ago for PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. At the time the studio also confirmed work was ongoing to support other headsets including Oculus Quest.

Fabricating Fun: ‘Fail Factory!’ Now Available on Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform

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We’ve got great news coming off the assembly line: Fail Factory!, the maddeningly chaotic puzzle game that kept many an Oculus Go and Gear VR

Pixel Ripped 1989 Denied Oculus Quest Approval as 1995 Sequel Eyes Spring 2020 Release

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By all accounts, the Oculus Quest is doing really rather well. Oculus’ UK store says the 64GB version can currently be delivered from 11th February onward and it’s not much better for the 128GB version. So naturally, developers are keen to get on the store.