Fri.Oct 05, 2018

‘The Wild’ Is A Platform For Collaborative 3D Design In VR & AR


Powered by VR, The Wild’s cross-platform 3D design platform works much like Google Docs. Last month, the developer of The Wild finally opened the gates to its cloud platform for collaborative 3D design across VR and AR.

Oculus Job Listing Reveals Interest in Creating Location-based VR Games

Road to VR

Oculus published a job listing recently that could mean the company is finally looking to enter the VR arcade space.

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Rec Room Community Hosts The Princess Bride Live Theater


If you add custom songs to Beat Saber, we recently discovered it is possible to play through the entire sword fight at the top of the Cliffs of Insanity from The Princess Bride.

Magic Leap's Acquisition of Computes Strengthens Mesh Computing Capabilities by Crowdsourcing Processing Power

Next Reality AR

The latest business move by Magic Leap could result in a significant boost its spatial computing platform's performance and headset design. On Friday, Magic Leap announced the acquisition of Computes, Inc., makers of a decentralized and distributed mesh computing platform.

Oculus Rift ‘Hybrid Apps’ Could Bring PC Modeling, CAD, and Animation Software To VR


While VR is still seen by many as mainly for gaming, one of its most promising use cases is actually how it could enhance professional 3D creation workflows such as modeling, CAD, or animation.

No Plans for ‘Astro Bot’ Co-op Multiplayer, Sony Confirms

Road to VR

With the overwhelmingly positive reception to the release of ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission on PSVR this week, fans were excited to discover that the back of the game box suggested a multiplayer feature would eventually come to the game via a post-launch update. Alas, Sony confirmed this was a mistake.

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Magic Leap to Launch AR Shooter ‘Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders’ Next Week

Road to VR

Magic Leap’s first annual L.E.A.P.

The Dextra Global VR Summit Is Happening Inside Virtual Reality This Month


The Dextra Global VR Summit aims to deliver the same value of an in-person conference, such as VRDC, without the need to physically travel by hosting and streaming everything directly inside VR itself from October 27th to October 30th.

I’ve detached my eyes in VR thanks to Eyeballs VR Demo!

The Ghost Howls

Some weeks ago, I’ve got to know a crazy demo for Oculus Rift called Eyeballs VR Demo, who lets you detach your eyes inside VR. Being something completely insane, I thought: I have absolutely to try it!

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Work Out With ‘BOXVR’ for Free on Rift, Vive & Windows VR This Weekend

Road to VR

The world can be a stressful place, and for many one of the quickest ways to relax is to turn to food.

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Meet Kyle Riesenbeck, UploadVR’s New Editor-in-Chief


I can still remember the first time I heard about the Oculus Rift. In August 2012, I received an email from a co-worker with the subject line, “This looks like your kind of thing” along with a link to the Oculus Rift Kickstarter. My life hasn’t been the same since. I sought out the VR community, and found them scattered amongst Reddit, Minecraft servers, and chat rooms.

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Magic Leap Teaser for Dr. Grordbort's Invaders Previews Forthcoming Release During L.E.A.P. Conference

Next Reality AR

Magic Leap One owners with itchy trigger fingers may have their itch scratched next week, as Magic Leap has shared a brief teaser on Twitter for the long-awaited Dr. Grordbort's Invaders game from Weta Workshop. The video concludes with the Magic Leap logo and the hashtag #leapcon.

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 09/30/18


PSVR continues its winning streak with another strong set of releases this week. You’ll definitely want to be picking up Astro Bot. Astro Bot Rescue Mission, from Sony Japan. Price: $39.99. This is what you’re here for.

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Brainlab Prescribes Magic Leap as Cure for Visualizing Medical Imaging Data, Lumin Updates Pushed to Devs

Next Reality AR

While many of the latest content partnerships announced by Magic Leap appear to lean towards entertainment and gaming, a new partnership with medical technology provider Brainlab has Magic Leap getting down to more serious business.

Magic Leap’s First Developer Conference Will Be Livestreamed


Magic Leap is set to host what it no doubt hopes will be the Oculus Connect of the AR world next week as it hosts the first ever L.E.A.P. Conference in LA. Don’t worry if you’re not heading to the show; it’s going to be livestreamed. Well, at least the keynote speech on October 10th is.

Congrats to the 20 Breakthrough Auggie Awards Finalists

AWE Blog

Announcing 20 Finalists for the 2018 Breakthrough Auggie Awards. 20 finalists have been selected for the 2018 Breakthrough Auggie Awards!

Oculus Quest LED Is Hard-Wired To The Insight Tracking System


A light atop Oculus Quest is connected directly to the on-board sensors so that it turns on whenever the system “sees” its environment. When Oculus Quest ships early next year , the security feature should be a welcome one for any folks concerned about Facebook putting four super wide angle cameras in their home.

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This Week In XR

Charlie Fink

Location-Based VR E-Sports Bloom, Ping! From The Creator of Pong, "The Big C" Released, Haptx Gloves Out, Owlchemy Innovates, High Fidelity's Early Halloween


10 Talks to Get Excited Over at this Year’s AWE EU

AWE Blog

Highlights from the AWE EU 2018 Program. By Emily Friedman. PTC Vision for Augmented Reality in the Enterprise. Mike Campbell, PTC. I first entered the world of XR through the enterprise technology space.

#702: The VR Exercise Revolution: Empirical Data from the VR Insitute for Health & Exercise

Voices of VR

Aaron Stanton says that VR is the most effective piece of exercise equipment he’s ever purchased. He’s spent over 100 hours playing an exercise mod. Podcast Archive