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Celebrate The Mars Rover Landing With ‘Mission To Mars AR’

VRScout

Control the landing sequence, drive a rover, and pilot a helicopter drone in this multifaceted AR experience.

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Kelly Peng reveals Kura 150° FOV AR glasses expected price and release date

The Ghost Howls

Today I am very happy to host on my blog Kura Technologies , one of the most interesting augmented reality startups out there.

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Create A Digital Human In Less Than An Hour With Epic Games’ MetaHuman Creator

VRScout

Despite not yet being available, Unreal Engine’s MetaHuman Creator is already making people talk. There’s no avoiding it, digital humans are here to stay.

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You Can Land & Drive NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover in AR with the Smithsonian Channel's New App

Next Reality AR

Two years ago, the 50th anniversary of the moon landing gave flight to a handful of Apollo 11 augmented reality apps and experiences, including one from the Smithsonian Channel.

This ‘Tilt Brush’ Port Brings Google’s VR Creation App to WebXR

Road to VR

Google stopped active development on Tilt Brush late last month, but also made the VR creation suite open source so anyone could get under the hood. We’ve seen a number of clones already, but this is the first port we’ve seen that lets you access directly from a WebXR browser.

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Magic Leap's Latest Lumin OS & SDK Releases Focus on Features for Enterprise Customers

Next Reality AR

A year and change into its shift towards enterprise customers, Magic Leap has updated Lumin OS and the corresponding Lumin SDK with some key prerequisites for the business sector.

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Unity and Volvo Open Source Digital Models of Car Designs

ARPost

Unity has long been in the frontline of companies leading the democratization of 3D assets and tools, including for XR applications. The automotive industry has been less involved in this charge.

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What I Learned by Building an Iconic Weapon From ‘Apex Legends’ in VR

Road to VR

Will 3D Cities Unlock Immersive Experiences? Part II

AR Insider

3 D mapping is a technology that’s perpetually on the horizon. We’ve seen various flavors over the years such as Microsoft Virtual Earth 3D , and of course Google Earth and Street View.

NVIDIA Nerfs Ethereum Hash Rate & Launches CMP Dedicated Mining Hardware

Anand Tech

One of the critical points during this period of high demand for graphics cards is that a portion of them are being purchased by professional users looking to mine cryptocurrencies.

A Wake Inn Has Impeccable, If Sluggish VR Design

Upload VR

We often say VR needs to be experienced instead of seen. That’s certainly true with A Wake Inn. Indeed, we’ve seen a lot of this VR horror game over the past few months.

Reality Bytes: Snapchat, TikTok & Epic Games

AR Insider

W hat are the biggest insights and observations in AR and adjacent sectors this week? Welcome to Reality Bytes , featuring lightning-round commentary from AR Insider partner M7 Innovations. Founder Matt Maher lends his insights from the trenches of AR experience creation.

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Carmack: Facebook-Oculus Acquisition ‘Not A Perfect Outcome’ But Still ‘Correct’ For The Company

Upload VR

Scientists are using A.I. to create artificial human genetic code

Digital Trends

Researchers are training generative adversarial networks so that they can progressively and automatically learn how to create artificial genetic sequences. Features ai Artificial intelligence biology DNA GAN machine learning

Oculus Quest 2 Gets Multi-User Support And Local App Sharing

Upload VR

Facebook is rolling out the ability to log into multiple accounts on an Oculus Quest 2, and for those additional accounts to access the headset owner’s apps.

A Black woman invented home security systems. Big Tech gave them racial bias

Digital Trends

Marie Van Brittan Brown was a nurse who began the home security revolution that directly led to the current and somewhat troubled ecosystem. Features Smart Home Black History Month black history month 2021 home security Marie Van Brittan Brown Ring

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The Wizards: Dark Times Getting Co-Op Post-Quest Launch

Upload VR

Carbon Studios’ The Wizards: Dark Times will be getting a new co-op multiplayer mode later in 2021. Announced today, the new mode will see players team up to face enemies in an arena-based challenge.

What India Really Needs to Do to Protect Its Farmers

GizModo VR

Since November, hundreds of thousands of farmers and their supporters have been protesting across India, calling for an end to a series of new agricultural laws introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration.

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In Death: Unchained Get Biggest Update Yet, New Seasonal Format

Upload VR

In Death: Unchained has received its biggest update yet, introducing a new season to the main game and new content to the Siege of Heaven mode. Each season of In Death will see players accumulate “Legend Points”, which are converted from scores of their runs, as well as player levels.

Mars has a new explorer: NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on the red planet

Digital Trends

In an incredible feat of engineering, NASA has once again landed a rover on Mars. The rover touched down safely today after a picture-perfect landing sequence. News Mars mars landing 2021 NASA Perseverance space

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Scientists Find a Way to Communicate With Dreaming People

GizModo VR

The veil between dreamworld and reality may be thinner than we thought. In a new study released Thursday, scientists in four countries say they’ve shown it’s possible to communicate with people while they’re lucid dreaming.

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Chevy will pay charging-station installation costs for 2022 Bolt EV buyers

Digital Trends

If you're looking to buy a new electric car, but don't have a place to plug it in, Chevy's got you covered. It's paying for home-charging outlets for EV buyers. Cars News Chevrolet Chevrolet Bolt EUV Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars General Motors

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Scientists Want to Know Why This Adorable Rodent Can Glow in the Dark

GizModo VR

Springhares are cute as can be, but their fur looks kind of dull under normal conditions. When cast under UV light, however, their fur comes alive, featuring vibrant patches of red, orange, and pink.

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What is NFC? Here’s everything you need to know

Digital Trends

NFC has become more popular largely through mobile payment systems like Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. Our guide explains what NFC stands for and how it works. Android Apple Mobile Wearables Android Pay apple pay NFC Tier 4

The Middle East Is Blanketed in Rare Snowfall

GizModo VR

It snowed in the Middle East on Wednesday, covering parts of Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, and Israel in rare white blanket. The region is known more for being dry and hot than snowstorms.

How to master the start menu in Windows 10

Digital Trends

The Windows 10 Start Menu is a functional mix of old and new. Here's how to use and customize the Start Menu to make your Windows 10 PC feel more personal. Computing How-To customization Desktop start menu Tier 4 Windows Windows 10

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House Republicans Wasted No Time Introducing the Dumbest Internet Bill of 2021

GizModo VR

If you thought the GOP couldn’t mess with our already broken internet infrastructure more than they already have, well, they’re just full of surprises. According to Ars Technica , House Republicans introduced a new bill on Tuesday that would ban municipal broadband networks nationwide.

Pairing Touch ID with Face ID would be the smartest addition to the iPhone 13

Digital Trends

Apple is rumored to be bringing back Touch ID for the iPhone 13, making it easier to get into your iPhone with a mask. I hope the rumors turn out to be true. Apple Mobile Face ID iphone 13 Touch ID

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An Exhaustive List of Totally Normal Reasons to Fly to Cancún and Return Less Than 24 Hours Later

GizModo VR

A massive cold snap hit 25 states in the south and central U.S. this week, unleashing chaos. Millions are without power. Hospitals are being evacuated even as people suffer from carbon monoxide poisoning after trying to heat their homes with grills, generators, and other dangerous items.

3D-printed eartips could mean way more comfortable and better-sounding earbuds

Digital Trends

Most earbuds come with three sizes of eartips, but that doesn't guarantee a good fit. Soon, earbuds could come with 3D-printed eartips customized to your ears. Home Theater 3D printing custom earbuds Custom Headphones eartips true wireless earbuds

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11 Games That Make the Oculus Quest 2 Worth Buying

GizModo VR

The Oculus Quest 2 has finally given us what we want from virtual reality headsets: simplicity in its standalone operation, affordability in its $300 starting price, and a selection of decent games that’s wide enough to actually make it worth buying the headset.

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