Sat.Aug 10, 2019

HTC’s 6DoF Lite Video Mode Now Available On All Vive Headsets

VRScout

Volumetric depth adds a whole new level of immersion to standard 360 and 180-degree videos. Revealed during HTC’s recent Vive Ecosystem Conference this past March in Shenzhen, China, the companies groundbreaking 6DoF Lite technology is now available for use on the Viveport Video platform.

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Google Maps AR Navigation Launches In Beta For Compatible iOS and Android Devices

UploadVR

The AR feature in Google Maps that Google first demoed more than a year ago — a heads-up mode called Live View that provides directions from phones’ cameras in real time — will roll out in beta in the coming weeks for compatible iOS and Android devices, the company announced.

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Hollywood shows jobs of the future: Spatial Computing camera systems

Robert Scoble

We all know lots of jobs will go away in the next decade or two. When I visited Tesla’s factory this year I noticed about 20% more robots than when I visited last year. Take that trend out a decade or two and we can predict many jobs will go away. For my sons that might be dismal news.

Releases Recap: August 5 – 9

Oculus

This week, we released several titles and updates across the Oculus Platform. Here’s a rundown of the highlights