Thu.Nov 15, 2018

Magic Leap Launches App Creator Grant Program Awarding Up to $500,000 in Funding

Next Reality AR

On Thursday, Magic Leap decided to step up its efforts to foster its developer community by launching the Independent Creator Program.

Magic Leap is Offering Individual Developers up to $500K for Their AR Projects

Road to VR

At Magic Leap’s developer conference last month, the company announced they were ready to throw down serious cash to developers to build apps for their new AR headset, Magic Leap One.

Wonderscope iPhone App Turns Bedrooms into Stages for Children's Stories in Augmented Reality

Next Reality AR

Augmented reality content makers often position the technology as a new storytelling medium. And who loves stories more than children?

Baobab’s Star-Studded VR Short ‘Crow: The Legend’ Now Available Free On Oculus & YouTube


Take on the role of the ‘The Spirit of the Seasons’ in this animated retelling of a Native American origin legend. Celebrated VR animation studio Baobab , the team behind Emmy-award-winning VR shorts Invasion! and Asteroids! ,

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New Google Glass for Enterprise Emerges in FCC Listing

Road to VR

It’s been over a year since Google launched its Glass Enterprise Edition , something the company called “a new chapter” for the device. First introduced in its Explorer Edition in 2013, it now appears a second gen Enterprise Edition has passed FCC certification.

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Tendar Is A Surreal New AR App From The Makers Of Virtual Virtual Reality


What did the makers of the exquisite Virtual Virtual Reality do next? Something completely different. Launched today on Android smartphones, Tendar is an AR app that brings the developer’s surrealist imagination into the world around us.

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Wiz Khalifa, Jonah Hill & Adam Levine Appear in Oculus Go Advert

Road to VR

Virtual reality is still very much a “try it before you buy it” proposition, but in Facebook’s latest Oculus Go advert, they’re reaching out to the masses with the help of A-listers Jonah Hill, Adam Levine, Wiz Khalifa, Awkwafina, and Leslie Jones.

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Crow: The Legend Review: An Essential Native American Story About The Seasons


Crow: The Legend is the third VR project from startup Baobab after Invasion! and Asteroids! A complete departure from the first two, this one is based on a Native American legend featuring an all-star cast of voice talent including John Legend and Oprah.

Google’s Latest Spotlight Story ‘Age of Sail’ Delivers a Powerful & Emotional VR Experience

Road to VR

Google just released Age of Sail, its latest Spotlight Story for VR headsets. The company’s ability to assemble talent to deliver quick but meaningful storytelling seems to have paid off again, as Age of Sail hits a home run in nearly every department.

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Nomadic’s Arizona Sunshine Experience Brings Location-Based VR To New Interactive Heights


We’re at the point now where it typically takes a lot to really ‘Wow!’ ’ me with VR. After covering the industry heavily for almost three years, I’ve seen and played a lot.

Viveport Deal is Practically Giving Away ‘SUPERHOT VR’, ‘Accounting+’ & More to Subcribers

Road to VR

Viveport , HTC’s digital content store for Vive and Rift, just got one of the best deals we’ve seen yet on VR games this holiday season. Starting today, Viveport subscribers can pick up five top-rated VR titles for just $1 a piece.

Tvori Gets 360 Video Exporting, Here’s How It Looks


VR animation app Tvori is making it even easier for people to watch its content inside headsets. An update to the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive app, which aims to make animation and storytelling accessible for all, adds in the ability to export videos in the 360-degree format, both in mono and stereo.

Magic Leap Launches Video Interview Series & Unpacks More Technical Sessions from L.E.A.P. Con

Next Reality AR

On Wednesday, in addition to uploading another batch of videos from its L.E.A.P. conference to its YouTube channel, Magic Leap also launched a new video series for developers called Spacebar.

Witching Tower Review: Swords And Sorcery In A Gothic Adventure


I played Witching Tower for the first time at the Seattle VR community’s Halloween party.


Cats and VR

Baobab Studios proudly announced today the official global release of “Crow: The Legend”.

Wonderscope Is The First AR App From Within


Within is bringing its expertise in making experiential VR to the weird and wonderful world of augmented reality. The company this week launched its first AR experience, Wonderscope, as its own iOS app.

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AR+VR Weekly: Netflix AR Hack, Vive goes to work & Samsung’s AR Cloud

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Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news & launch announcements – week of November 12. By Tom Emrich. Highlights. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR!

Bow And Arrow Roguelike Shooter In Death Coming To PSVR This Month


In Death is one of the year’s surprise breakout VR hits with its devilishly satisfying difficulty and addictive roguelike-inspired gameplay loop.

EON Reality VR Innovation Academy Graduates Attend National Science Foundation Event

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Two of EON Reality’s top VR Innovation Academy graduates from Eastern Iowa Community College presented and demonstrated their latest project at the National Science Foundation’s most recent Advanced Technological Education event in Washington, D.C.

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Eyes-On: Light Field Lab Built A Tantalizing Holographic Display For The 2020s


There’s a monarch butterfly in the dark, suspended behind the glass panel of a decorative wooden lantern about a meter away from me. I am not wearing glasses. Light Field Lab representatives say they aren’t tracking my head’s position. Like a practiced magician, Light Field Lab CEO Jon Karafin removes the lantern from its perch to reveal the butterfly is floating in the open air.

Sony Is Skipping E3 For The First Time Ever In 2019


In an unprecedented announcement today, it looks like Sony is skipping the enormous, annual E3 event in Los Angeles, CA for next year. The expo has been around for almost 25 years and Sony was one of the major players in its creation as a spin-off from CES. This is the first time Sony has not attended. According to Variety , they found out about this news deep within the Entertainment Software Association’s 2019 expo announcement.

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Oculus Rift’s Store Finally Supports DLC


Oculus has now added beta support for DLC to its app store for Rift. The mobile store (Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR) received support for DLC shortly after the Go launch in May, when the company stated that Rift support was “coming soon” DLC has actually been available on the Oculus Rift store since early 2017, but only for the game Rock Band VR.

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Viveport Is Offering Superhot VR, Arizona Sunshine, Accounting+, Sariento, and The Wizards For Just $1 Each


HTC’s Viveport PC VR app store is currently offering an incredible deal – Superhot VR , Arizona Sunshine , Accounting+ , Sariento, and The Wizards for just $1 each. Viveport is unique amongst VR app stores in that it offers a subscription option instead of just regular purchasing. For $9.99 per month, subscribers can play 5 games per month from a selection of hundreds of titles.

Numenera: Beyond Tactics Is VR’s Take On A Tabletop RPG


Hugely popular tabletop role-playing game Numenera is the latest to explore bringing its world into a VR headset, though not quite in the way you’d imagine. Despite the name, Numenera – Beyond Tactics is not a direct virtual adaptation of Monte Cook’s RPG. Handled by developer Boneyard VR, the game takes the world and lore of the fantasy experience and builds a new, turn-based tactical game on top of it.

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