Fri.Sep 07, 2018

3D Scanning App for iPhone Makes Capturing & Sharing AR Content as Easy as Taking a Picture

Next Reality AR

Augmented reality app developer Laan Labs has shared a preview of a beta app that achieves 3D scanning with just an iPhone and produces highly-detailed models for sharing with others. But it might be a while before we see it in the App Store.

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How to fix Vive controllers not working inside SteamVR games

The Ghost Howls

We all love virtual reality, but sometimes it gives us big headaches. And not because of the motion sickness , but because something doesn’t work.

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Warner Bros. Conjures 'The Nun' Snapchat AR Lens to Scare Up Ticket Sales

Next Reality AR

The latest sponsored augmented reality experience on Snapchat from a movie studio might be its scariest — and perhaps most popular — yet. The Sponsored Lens, purchased by Warner Bros.

This Magic Leap One Demo Offers a Peek into the Future of Multiplayer AR

Road to VR

Magic Leap One, the company’s long-awaited AR headset, has been out for a month now.

Watching the BBC Proms in Virtual Reality

Tech Trends VR

The world’s biggest classical music festival is embracing Immersive Technology. This summer for the first time, the BBC Proms are holding an event in virtual reality.

‘Firewall Zero Hour’ Tops PSVR’s Most Downloaded Game List in August

Road to VR

Firewall Zero Hour (2018) , the tactical team shooter from ROM: Extraction (2016) developers First Contact Entertainment , has apparently celebrated some serious notoriety since it launched late last month on PlayStation VR; Sony has ranked it the top most downloaded PSVR game of August.

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Pimax “8K” to Begin Shipping By Month’s End, Pimax “5K” Plus Announced

Road to VR

While Pimax has been met with several delays in delivering its ultra-wide FOV headsets, the quest to get headsets out the door to backers of its successful Kickstarter campaign may soon be coming to a conclusion.

Magic Leap Taps Andy Serkis For ‘Orc-Like’ Motion Capture Character

VRScout

The Oscar nominated actors performance-capture studio partners with Magic Leap to bring fresh content to their MR platform.

‘Gravity Sketch’ 1.5 Update Brings New Tools for 3D Design Concepting

Road to VR

Gravity Sketch fills an interesting role in the world of VR modeling tools. More focused on design than art, the app functions much like a 3D sketchpad for exploring ideas of form and color as part of a broader modeling workflow.

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Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner Review – Inelegant VR Support For A Cult Classic

UploadVR

This should be a dream come true. Jumping into the cockpit of Jehuty for the first time, dashing across the battlefield and unleashing a fury of homing lasers should be about as powerful as VR can get.

Couch Co-op Platformer ‘Carly and the Reaperman’ Gets Single-player VR Experience

Road to VR

Odd Raven Studios , the Stockholm-based developers behind Carly and the Reaperman – Escape From the Underworld (2018), announced that the VR couch co-op platformer is getting a single-player experience starting today.

The Biggest Rift, Vive and Windows VR Releases Of The Week 09/02/18

UploadVR

PC VR hits back with a strong list of releases this week. Whether you’re on Rift or Vive there’s a handful of great games to choose from, though sadly Windows VR support doesn’t really seem to be in the mix. Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner – MARS, from Konami.

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Virtual Reality in Japan – Part 4 – Promotion & Added Value

VRPlayin

This one is dedicated to those of you who are more into marketing, but even if that may not be your cup of tea, it may still expand your view of VR and how it can be used.

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Firewall Takes The Top Spot In US August PS Store Charts

UploadVR

August’s PlayStation Store charts are in and, unsurprisingly, First Contact Entertainment’s Firewall Zero Hour reigns supreme, at least in the US. The 4 vs 4 multiplayer shooter, which is exclusive to Sony’s headset, came in at the top spot in the US iteration of the charts.

#693: Pain Management & Other Medical Applications of VR

Voices of VR

Howard Rose is a pioneer in creating medical applications for Virtual Reality, and I had a chance to catch up with him about his company. Podcast Archive

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 09/02/18

UploadVR

After last week’s influx of great new releases, it’s back to business as usual for PSVR this week. Don’t despair, though; there is one really big new launch for fans of giant mech battlers. Apocalypse Rider, from Naked Monkey. Price: $4.99 (US only).

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VIDEO: See Networked Multiplayer With Magic Leap One

UploadVR

Impressive videos posted this week show one of the best demonstration yet for why Magic Leap calls its technology mixed reality.

Quill From Moss Says Congrats To Spider-Man In The Cutest Way

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Polyarc paid tribute to fellow VR developer Insomniac Games this week with an adorable message about the launch of its new Spider-Man game. The teamed sketched up the below Twitter post in which Quill, the cutesy protagonist of Polyarc’s VR hit, Moss , dons the iconic Spidey outfit, complete with white spider symbol from the new game’s take on the character. Apparently she’s webbed up a congrats sign too. Did Quill get bitten by an irradiated spider?