Mon.Jul 30, 2018

Magic Leap One Field of View Specs Finally Uncovered

Next Reality AR

In the lead up to the Magic Leap One launch, Magic Leap has been coy about what the actual field of view (FoV) is for its first commercial product.

Google Launches Chrome for Daydream Headsets, Yes it Has Incognito Mode

Road to VR

Today Google has launched an update for Chrome, bringing support for Daydream headsets including the View and the Lenovo Mirage Solo. Google today announced that Chrome for Android is getting an update that brings proper VR support to Daydream headsets.

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Magic Leap's 'Blink' Demo Shows How Eye Tracking & Spatial Audio Make Virtual Content Come Alive

Next Reality AR

Over the past few weeks, a trio of developer lessons (one of which was revealed in Magic Leap's most recent Twitch livestream) have revealed samples of experiences that are possible while using the Magic Leap One.

Experience The Art Of Burning Man In VR

VRScout

Intel and The Smithsonian partner with Sansar to bring museum experiences to everyone.

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Magic Leap Reservation Page, Images Hint at Impending Release

Next Reality AR

The Magic Leap One: Creator Edition has been teased for months now, and while we still don't know exactly when the sales will begin, it can't be long now because we've discovered a couple of new hints that the device's launch is imminent, hiding in plain sight on the company's website.

YouTube VR Reveals Samsung Gear VR Shared Viewing

VRScout

The biggest video-sharing platform in the world arrives on the Gear VR with all new features and content. Already a dominant application on the HTC Vive, PlayStation VR and Google Daydream platforms, Google’s immensely popular YouTube VR experience is now available on the Samsung Gear VR.

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Adventure Platformer ‘Moss’ Gets Support for Windows VR Headsets, Improved Vive Controls

Road to VR

Moss , the acclaimed VR adventure platformer, has been updated on SteamVR with official support for Windows VR headsets and a slew of new control options to make the game easier to play with Vive controllers. Formerly exclusive to PlayStation VR, Moss launched on SteamVR and Oculus in early June.

Magic Leap One's Battery Life, Memory Specs Revealed

Next Reality AR

Last week, Magic Leap gave us an additional peek at its Lumin OS and more tutorials that show how its device works with virtual content. But details about the hardware wasn't included in the array of new information.

VR RTS ‘MoonStrike’ to Bring Diorama-size Galactic Conquest to Rift & Vive This Week

Road to VR

Big Dorks Entertainment, a studio founded by former Epic Games Lead Designer Lee Perry, is coming out with a new real-time strategy game soon. Dubbed MoonStrike, you’ll battle other users online to take over planets as fast as possible, build ships, and eventually conquer the galaxy.

Magic Leap Registration Page, Images Hint at Impending Release

Next Reality AR

The Magic Leap One: Creator Edition has been teased for months now, and while we still don't know exactly when the sales will begin, it can't be long now because we've discovered a couple of new hints that the device's launch is imminent, hiding in plain sight on the company's website.

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice VR Review – A Haunting Thrill Ride Through The Human Mind

UploadVR

I remember the moment that I realized playing a game like Hellblade in VR would be unlike everything else I’ve played before. During a tense fight with an enemy early on in the game I was very low on health.

Watch ‘Beat Saber’ in Action on PSVR

Road to VR

Though a release date still hasn’t been announced, lightsaber VR rhythm game Beat Saber was confirmed earlier this year to be coming to PSVR.

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Doom, Dead Space And Resident Evil Collide In A-Tech Cybernetic

UploadVR

If, like me, this month’s trailer for Zero Caliber caught your eye, you might be cautiously optimistic that this could be a VR shooter genuinely worth looking forward to.

Coatsink’s ‘They Suspect Nothing’ to Get First Big DLC Next Month, Including 8 New Mini-games

Road to VR

They Suspect Nothing (2018) , the Oculus Go & Samsung Gear VR title from Coatsink Software , is getting its first big DLC since it initially launched back in May. Dubbed ‘Overclocked’ DLC, the expansion is coming free to owners of the game on August 3rd, 2018.

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Gran Turismo Sport Gets Another F1 Car, Microtransactions, New Course In July Update

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Yet another free update is on the way for Sony’s Gran Turismo Sport, though not all of its new features are so cheap. For starters, there’s the usual assortment of new cars.

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Chrome Launches on Daydream

VRScout

Browse the web in VR. If you want to give VR web-browsing a try for yourself, now you can. Google announced Monday that Chrome is now integrated into Daydream, letting you browse the web with your Google Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo headset.

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QuasAR Arena Is Laser Tag For Augmented Reality

UploadVR

Forget VR wave shooting; this AR game will let you play laser tag pretty much wherever you want.

AR & VR Meet AI: Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

EON Reality

Worldwide, there is a heavy focus across the manufacturing sector on digital transformation, industry 4.0 and stronger performance. While this sometimes gets framed as digital channels replacing the human touch, the key discussion points should be around the interface used to interact with machines, and how this enables data-driven decisions which provide a smarter, optimized services.

New VR Documentaries Now Arriving Twice A Week On Inception Via Targo

UploadVR

We love VR documentaries here at UploadVR. Showcases like the Alternate Realities Arcade at Sheffield Doc/Fest prove that this can be one of the most compelling uses of the platform. Good news for doc lovers, then: a steady stream of them are now rolling out on one of VR’s biggest video apps.

Don't be "tech basic:" How virtual reality tricks your brain into thinking it's real

Mashable

Speculation about the future of virtual reality — and its promise to reimagine the world around us — has reached fever pitch over the past five years. But when it comes to the science behind what makes the technology tick, most people are at a loss.

PSVR Co-Creator Richard Marks Leaves Sony For Google

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According to a report from VentureBeat , Richard Marks, a former senior researcher and head of PlayStation’s Magic Lab who helped create the PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset and PS Move controllers, has left Sony to join Google. As of now we’ve got no real idea what his role at Google will be or what this means for the future of Sony’s PSVR.

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Google Chrome arrives on Daydream VR for virtual web browsing

Slashgear

Google is bringing its Chrome Internet browser to the Daydream VR platform, the company has announced. The web browser will be available for both the Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream VR headsets, enabling users to directly access the Internet using Google’s own browser.

HTC Vive Pro Owners Need To Buy An Attach Kit To Use Official Wireless Adapter

UploadVR

HTC hasn’t exactly made friends with anyone’s wallets recently. Earlier this year the company launched its enhanced HTC Vive Pro headset as a standalone package at a staggering $799, and just recently released the full bundle for a total of $1,399.

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Gary Binstock

EnterpriseWear

Director of Technology – Strategic Innovation and Technology Alliances. The post Gary Binstock appeared first on BrainXchange. Speakers

Jeff Minter: Tempest 4000 VR Mode Looks ‘Spectacular’ And May Get Official Release

UploadVR

Jeff Minter has made great games for decades, but his reboot of Atari’s 1980 arcade game Tempest made him an international icon — and gave Atari a killer app for the “64-bit” Jaguar console. Now that Atari itself is rebooting, Minter has returned to give the company a crown jewel in the form of Tempest 4000, a more intense sequel to Tempest 2000 and its spiritual successors.

Gary Binstock

EnterpriseWear

Director of Technology – Strategic Innovation and Technology Alliances. The post Gary Binstock appeared first on BrainXchange. Speakers

Chrome Comes To Daydream With Cinema Mode And WebVR Support

UploadVR

Google is officially adding Chrome support for the Google Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo. Chrome was available previously in a hidden way on a headset like the Mirage Solo, but the update today adds the ability to “launch Chrome directly from your homepage to browse and interact with any webpage while in VR.”

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VeeR Launches ‘Experience’

VeeR VR

To further improve VR creation experience, VeeR has officially launched VeeR Experience , which enables creators to easily edit their 360 footage with interactive components to create an engaging VR experience.

Hellblade VR Livestream: Venturing Deep Into The Human Mind

UploadVR

Tomorrow, Hellblade’s official VR support releases (for free to all current and future owners of the base game) on Steam for Rift and Vive. It requires a beefy PC to run and we’re checking it out live right here pre-release today on our livestream. Having played the non-VR game a year ago when it first released, I’m extremely excited to see this support revealed.

Hi Ho! Dancing Kermit The Frog Is Here To Judge Us All

UploadVR

Put Pokemon Go down; the next AR sensation is here. That’s right, dancing Kermit the Frog has arrived and the world will never be the same. If you’ve been loitering about social media over the past few days, you might have spotted a tweet or two showcasing a lanky (and scarily seductive) virtual Kermit dancing around people’s living rooms and kitchens. That’s because there’s a new AR filter on Snapchat that brings the friendly frog into the real world.

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