Sat.Feb 16, 2019

‘Fortnite’s’ Massively Attended Virtual Concert is a Potent Glimpse of VR’s Future

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Epic Games’ Fortnite is steadily moving from ‘just’ a massively popular battle royale game to a cultural touchstone for hundreds of millions of players.

Kabaq Helps You Settles On A Meal With Ultra-Realistic AR Menus

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These AR holograms look good enough to eat. Part of the experience of going to a good restaurant is being presented with lots of tempting choices.

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I Had No Idea How Fast Dragsters Really Are Until I Saw Them in VR

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I’m not a drag racing fan but I’m at least a somewhat familiar with the sport: two cars line up on a short straight course and race to see who reaches the finish line first. I’ve seen some videos, I’ve read some articles, and I’ve seen the scary wipeouts clips.

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CreativeXR Finds Amazing New Uses For VR In The Arts Space

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An audience member sits in the center of the room. He adorns an HTC Vive Pro and finds himself sitting at the end of a bed. We can see what he sees via a monitor at the back of the room. He looks toward a mirror and sees his virtual self. Leaning in for a closer look, he raises his hand to wave.

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Walmart Will Set Up VR-enhanced DreamWorks Gift Shops In Parking Lots

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Walmart’s cavernous stores apparently aren’t large enough to hold the Hidden World in DreamWorks’ latest How to Train Your Dragon film. Instead, the retailer announced today that it will use its parking lots to host free five-minute VR dragon-riding experiences — and the expected significant lines of people — in an effort to spur merchandise sales at matching gift shops.

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