Mon.Nov 11, 2019

Magic Leap Patents Signed Over to JPMorgan Chase as Collateral Just Months After Major Funding Push

Next Reality AR

Is the augmented reality magic fading down in Plantation, Florida? That's the first question some may be asking following a casual revelation over the weekend that Magic Leap, the maker of the Magic Leap One, has assigned much of its patent portfolio over to JP Morgan Chase as collateral.

Real-Time Motion Capture Brings David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust Back To Life


The iconic 70’s character makes an appearance at this year’s Infinity Festival in Hollywood.

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Kohl's Partners With Snapchat AR for Holiday Pop-Up & Black Friday Promotions

Next Reality AR

All Kohl's wants for Christmas is Snapchat augmented reality. In conjunction with a holiday pop-up hosted in New York City from Nov. 7 through Nov. 10, Snapchat ran a sponsored portal lens available to targeted Snapchat users in the AR carousel.

Report: Apple In Development Of VR/AR Headset & AR Glasses, First Device Launches 2022


A new report pushes the rumored launch date of Apple’s AR device by two years; hints at a second, sleeker device.

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Report: Apple Targeting 2022 For Oculus Quest Competitor, 2023 For AR Glasses


Apple may release a VR/AR headset with rich mixed reality features in 2022 and then lightweight AR glasses in 2023, according to a report from The Information.

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Unity Plugin Aims to Streamline Haptics for VR Developers

Road to VR

RGB Haptics is a new Unity-based tool that aims to make it easier for developers to create and implement haptic effects in VR games.

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U.S. Air Force Eliminates Maintenance Errors with AR

AR Insider

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Mini Motor Racing X Comes To PlayStation and PSVR Nex Month


There’s a new arcade racer in town – Mini Motor Racing X is coming to PlayStation and PlayStation VR next month, with crossplay between VR and non-VR players.

Viveport Infinity Starts the Black Friday Discounting Early With 45% Saving

Peter Graham

The annual Black Friday sales event is due to take place on 29th November 2019, and hopefully, there will be plenty of virtual reality (VR) discounts like last year.

John Carmack Wins Lifetime Achievement Award [VIDEO]


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Augmented Reality Customer Service Tool XMReality Business Now Available for SME Clients in the US


XMReality Business , an augmented reality customer service tool, is now available for small and medium-sized enterprises in the US. The solution is available as SaaS (software as a service) and allows employees to remotely guide clients in diagnosing malfunctions as well as fixing them.

John Carmack Wins VR Lifetime Achievement Award – VR Awards 2019 [VIDEO]


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Apple to launch AR headset in 2022 with smart glasses to follow in 2023, report claims


The biggest Apple rumor outside of Apple Car has been revived in a big way. According to a report by The Information , Apple is planning to launch an augmented reality (AR) headset in 2022, followed by a sleeker pair of AR glasses in 2023.

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Watch: Carmack Awarded VR Lifetime Achievement, Isn’t ‘Satisfied’ With Tech’s Pace


John Carmack, CTO of Oculus VR at Facebook, was given a lifetime achievement award this evening at the third annual VR Awards. Carmack was not present in person, but recorded a video message (embedded below) to accept the first Accenture VR Lifetime Achievement Award. Here’s a transcription of Carmack’s acceptance speech: “So when I heard that I was up for a lifetime achievement award for VR, I actually thought it might be premature.

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Launch Trailer Arrives for Doctor Who: The Edge of Time

Peter Graham

After a little delay Maze Theory will be launching one of the longest-running TV shows as a virtual reality (VR) experience tomorrow, Doctor Who: The Edge of Time.

A chat about UK deep tech and spin-out success with Octopus Ventures

TechCrunch VR

New research commissioned by UK VC firm Octopus Ventures has put a spotlight on which of the country’s higher education institutions are doing the most to support spin outs.

Competition: Win Arcade Shooter Galactic Rangers VR on Steam

Peter Graham

It might not be Christmas just yet but VRFocus is still in the mood for giving, so we’ve teamed up with virtual reality (VR) developer DGMA to offer lucky readers the chance to win a Steam code for first-person shooter (FPS) Galactic Rangers VR.

Web-Based Augmented Reality for E-Commerce, with Seek's Jon Cheney

XR for Business Podcast

Getting started in AR marketing and virtual try-ons can be tricky for enterprise, especially if -- like Walmart or Amazon -- you've got hundreds of thousands of products to model and host. Or, it could be easy, with the help of services like Seek, which hosts 3D content like YouTube hosts videos. CEO and founder Jon Cheney drops in to share the details. Oh, and Alan gets a spaceship. Alan: Thanks for joining the XR for Business Podcast with your host, Alan Smithson.