Fri.Aug 10, 2018

L'Oréal Brings Its Modiface AR Makeup Platform to Facebook Camera

Next Reality AR

Already one of the leaders in augmented reality for cosmetics, L'Oréal is extending the reach of its ModiFace virtual try-on platform through a partnership with Facebook.

Nintendo Switch Hack Reveals VR Mode – Report

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The ever-evolving saga of if the Nintendo Switch will get VR support continues. Over the past few days, a group of hackers appear to have uncovered something called a VR Mode buried within Nintendo’s hybrid gaming device.

New Video Shows How Precise HoloLens 2.0 Depth Sensing Will Be

Next Reality AR

While the next-generation HoloLens does not have a launch date yet, we now have a better idea of how big a leap the device will take in terms of depth sensor performance.

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The 5 Best Free Games on Oculus Rift

Road to VR

There are plenty of great games out there for Oculus Rift, with the Oculus Store featuring a number of top titles certainly worth your hard-earned money.

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Snapchat Strikes Familiar Chord with Shoppable AR Lens for Nicki Minaj's New Album

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On Friday, the release date for her new album, Queen, Nicki Minaj is already grabbing headlines for the track "Barbie Dreams," where she disses Drake and a host of other rappers.

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Magic Leap experience on the Vive Focus?

The Ghost Howls

There is all this hype for Magic Leap in these days, but so few people can try it, because it costs too much and ships only in selected regions. I wanted to make the Magic Leap experience available to more people, that’s why I’ve made a Magic Leap One emulator for the Vive Focus.

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Austin’s Rapidly Growing VR Community

VRScout

Does Austin have the largest VR community outside of Los Angeles? This was a question I asked myself several times last summer before moving. I was familiar with Austin, Texas because of SXSW — having attended with my previous employer, Emblematic Group.

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Hands-On: Magic Leap One Creator Edition Is Looking Like A Solid AR Developer Kit

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I tried the Magic Leap One “Creator Edition” headset this week, after nearly five years of waiting to see what Rony Abovitz and his team have been building out in Florida. I am impressed Leapers shipped Magic Leap One (ML1) on the same day they announced its price and offered it for sale.

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of the Week 08/05/18

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Now this is the kind of week we like to see. Two VR experiences (one of them free!) and not a gun in sight. These two apps represent something genuinely new for headsets; no wave shooting or third-person platforming. Let’s check them out. We Happy Few: Uncle Jack Live, from Signal Space Lab.

A.D. 2047 Is An Interactive Murder Mystery For PSVR, Rift And Vive

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2047 might be the most interesting VR title spinning out of the recent ChinaJoy event in Shanghai. Developed by Recano, the experience is more of an interactive movie than it is a videogame.

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The Biggest Rift, Vive and Windows VR Releases Of the Week 08/05/18

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A healthy week of intriguing releases awaits you today. We’ve got the long-awaited VR port of a great superhero game, the latest from the developer of Raw Data and a frankly out of this world surrealist experience. Megaton Rainfall, from Pentadimensional Games. Price: $15.99 ( Rift , Vive ).

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Hands-On: Riff VR Has Potential To Realize A Full Rock Band VR Vision, But Not Yet

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When I reviewed Rock Band VR last year, I loved what the team at Harmonix did to bring the feeling of playing a guitar, on-stage, in front of a live audience to VR headsets.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 Is The Most Powerful Gear VR-Ready Phone Yet

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Yesterday’s Samsung Galaxy Note 9 reveal came and went without so much as a mention of Gear VR, but rest assured the new device will support the Oculus-powered headset. Samsung confirmed to UploadVR that the Note 9 will support the current iteration of the Gear, though it will need an adapter to fit it. The device is a slightly different size than last year’s Note 8 with a bigger, 6.4-inch screen, so this isn’t really surprising.

Livestream: New VR Releases For The Week Of 08/05/18

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Today we are starting a new series here at UploadVR: every Friday we’re going to livestream an assortment of new VR releases from that week! This means that every single Friday you can tune in over on the UploadVR Facebook page to catch an hour (or more) of freshly picked new VR content pulled directly from Steam, Oculus Home, and PSN. On a related note, make sure you check out our highlighted release lists of the biggest new launches on both PC VR (Rift, Vive, and Windows VR) and PSVR.

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