Mon.Jul 08, 2019

nReal AR glasses hands-on preview

The Ghost Howls

It is something that I say since the beginning of 2019 : nReal is one of the most interesting AR startups out there. That’s why when I traveled to Beijing, I really did everything that I could to visit its HQ. Entrance of nReal offices in Beijing, China.

Oculus Job Listing Points to Eye-tracking in ‘next gen AR/VR products’

Road to VR

Oculus seems to be on a bit of a hiring spree as of late; its parent company Facebook is advertising over 400 positions dealing with AR/VR via its job portal at the moment.

The Pentagon Is Looking At VR To Train Soldiers For Nuclear War

VRScout

Training combat forces engaged in ‘battlefield nuclear’ warfare using VR technology.

New Resident Evil VR Arcade Game Pits You Against The Tyrant

UploadVR

Good news! There’s a new Resident Evil VR game on the way! Bad news! It’s only for Japanese arcades… for now. Capcom is launching Biohazard: Valiant Raid at its Plaza Capcom Ikebukuro Store near Tokyo next week.

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This ‘VR Boyfriend’ Served Me A Romantic Meal At Anime Expo 2019

VRScout

Escaping the show floor for some head pats and homemade coffee. This weekend the Los Angeles Convention Center hosted the 2019 Anime Expo, an absolutely gargantuan four-day conference dedicated entirely to Japanese animation, aka anime.

People Are Modding Fans Onto Valve Index To Keep The Headset Cool

UploadVR

Valve Index is one of the coolest VR headsets out there right now. Or at least it is in the hip sense; turns out Index can drum up quite a bit of heat, too. We’ve seen several reports of the headset heating up after extended play sessions.

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Beat Saber Teases Perhaps Its Hardest Level Yet Coming Soon

UploadVR

Think your Beat Saber skills are unbeatable (sorry)? An upcoming song might prove you wrong. Developer Beat Games is teasing what sounds like the hardest Beat Saber level yet seen. In a tweet on Friday the studio noted that an unnamed upcoming song would feature of 2,000 blocks and 6.25

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How to Distribute Your Virtual Reality (VR) App

InstaVR

InstaVR allows clients to author a VR experience once, and then publish to all the major platforms. This is a huge time saver. With no coding or VR experience required, clients can deploy apps to very powerful VR headsets or the mobile phones of 1000s of employees.

Shigeru Miyamoto: Nintendo Has ‘Not Fallen Behind With VR’

UploadVR

Nintendo’s Labo VR headset is far from the most advanced VR tech out there. But the company insists it hasn’t “fallen behind” with the technology. Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto himself said as much in a recent Nintendo Shareholders Q&A. “We have not fallen behind with either VR or network services,” Miyamoto said. “We worked on them from the very beginning, and have been experimenting with them in a variety of ways.”

LexSet Takes Home Two AR/VR Industry Awards

ARPost

LexSet, a visual AI solution for object recognition and visual search, recently saw its efforts recognized by the AR/VR community with awards at the AWE USA and GS1Connect conferences.

Beat Saber Teases Perhaps Its Hardest Level Yet Coming Soon

UploadVR

Think your Beat Saber skills are unbeatable (sorry)? An upcoming song might prove you wrong. Developer Beat Games is teasing what sounds like the hardest Beat Saber level yet seen. In a tweet on Friday the studio noted that an unnamed upcoming song would feature of 2,000 blocks and 6.25

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Bertil Andersson Discusses the Future of Education and the Classroom 3.0 Movement

EON Reality

Professor Bertil Andersson is the former President of Nanyang Technological University and leading expert in the future of academia. The longtime education professional has studied and taught at top universities all over the world and is currently helping EON Reality bring the Classroom 3.0

Rogan Patch Allows You To Remove The Hood, Adjusts Visuals

UploadVR

Rogan: The Thief In The Castle released on PC VR headsets last week. Unsurprisingly, people had a few issues with the launch version of the game. Most notably, the stealth experience obscures the player’s field of view with a hood. The idea is to keep the experience comfortable.

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Sairento Untethered Dev Working on Upgrades Including Possible Multiplayer Co-op

Peter Graham

At the end of June, developer Mixed Realms released an Oculus Quest version of Sairento VR , called Sairento Untethered. A cut back version of the PC and PlayStation VR original, Sairento Untethered still managed to retain the same gameplay characteristics but with less content.

People Are Modding Fans Onto Valve Index To Keep The Headset Cool

UploadVR

Valve Index is one of the coolest VR headsets out there right now. Or at least it is in the hip sense; turns out Index can drum up quite a bit of heat, too. We’ve seen several reports of the headset heating up after extended play sessions.

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Amazon Prime Day to Offer big Savings on Insta360 Cameras

Peter Graham

The last couple of years have seen Amazon rollout some decent savings when it comes to virtual reality (VR) technology.

Blade & Sorcery Livestream: Brutal, Bloody, And Violent Medieval Combat

UploadVR

Curious about how we livestream the way we do? Then look no further than this handy guide for general tips and this guide specific to our Oculus Quest setup. We’re back again with another livestream! For today we are playing Blade & Sorcery, an absolutely intense, brutal, bloody, and violent VR combat game that’s got some of the most intricate and realistic physics we’ve seen yet in a headset.

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Relax With Esqapes a VR Massage Centre Based in LA

Peter Graham

Virtual reality (VR) can be a great way to escape the world for a bit and chill out in a relaxing environment. There have been all sorts of meditation style experiences released for home use, allowing you to wind down from a stressful day.

Rogan Patch Allows You To Remove The Hood, Adjusts Visuals

UploadVR

Rogan: The Thief In The Castle released on PC VR headsets last week. Unsurprisingly, people had a few issues with the launch version of the game. Most notably, the stealth experience obscures the player’s field of view with a hood. The idea is to keep the experience comfortable. But a recent patch added the option to remove this feature after complaints. We didn’t find the hood too distracting, but we’re not surprised to learn that others did.

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VR Meditation Apps: Is It Worth it?

PartVR

Guided meditation can be an out of body experience that many people love to follow. VR meditation takes this into a whole new level where you’re scenery can completely alter base on the way you feel.

Shigeru Miyamoto: Nintendo Has ‘Not Fallen Behind With VR’

UploadVR

Nintendo’s Labo VR headset is far from the most advanced VR tech out there. But the company insists it hasn’t “fallen behind” with the technology. Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto himself said as much in a recent Nintendo Shareholders Q&A. “We have not fallen behind with either VR or network services,” Miyamoto said. “We worked on them from the very beginning, and have been experimenting with them in a variety of ways.”

Blade & Sorcery Livestream: Brutal, Bloody, And Violent Medieval Combat

UploadVR

Curious about how we livestream the way we do? Then look no further than this handy guide for general tips and this guide specific to our Oculus Quest setup. We’re back again with another livestream! For today we are playing Blade & Sorcery, an absolutely intense, brutal, bloody, and violent VR combat game that’s got some of the most intricate and realistic physics we’ve seen yet in a headset.

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