Mon.May 18, 2020

Nreal reopens orders for devkit, introduces new bundle

The Ghost Howls

You all know that Nreal is one of the most interesting AR startups out there, also because it has been able to create the first AR glass that has at least some chances of getting some interest from the average consumers because it is fashionable and light.

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Oculus Quest Hand-Tracking Gets Full Release, Official Games Coming Soon


A new era for VR is dawning with a new update for Facebook’s Oculus Quest all-in-one VR headset removing the need for controllers.

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Facebook to Start Accepting Collaboration & Productivity Apps on Oculus Quest

Road to VR

For many, remote work may be a new long-term reality. In that spirit, Facebook today announced that it will be introducing more collaboration and productivity apps to the Oculus Store for Quest soon.

Superhot VR Becomes Second Confirmed Title To Sell 2 Million Copies


Superhot is joining Beat Saber in the double-platinum club; the game’s sold over two million copies. Superhot VR was one of a number of titles to share sales news today as Facebook provided anniversary updates on the Oculus Rift S and Oculus Quest headsets.

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Oculus Quest to Get ‘Playspace Scan’ Feature to Detect Objects Intruding into Guardian

Road to VR

In honor of Oculus Quest’s first anniversary today, Facebook announced that the popular standalone VR headset is getting a new ‘Playspace Scan’ feature to make its Guardian system capable of detecting objects that could trip you up during gameplay.

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Community Download: What’s The Worst Injury You’ve Had From VR?


Community Download is a weekly discussion-focused articles series published (usually) every Monday in which we pose a single, core question to you all, our readers, in the spirit of fostering discussion and debate.

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Facebook: $100 Million+ Spent On Quest Apps In One Year & More Than 10 Titles Generated $2M+


Facebook revealed new sales figures regarding content sold through its Oculus store for Quest to mark the one-year anniversary of the standalone headset going on sale. According to the company, people spent more than $100 million on Quest content since the headset first shipped in May 2019.

Quest Hand-tracking Graduates From Beta, Third-party Apps Launch Next Week

Road to VR

Facebook introduced controllerless hand-tracking in beta on Oculus Quest late last year and it has remained an “experimental” feature ever since.

Beat Saber Adds More 360-Degree And One Saber Maps On May 25


Available as part of the 1-year anniversary celebrations for the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S, 20 Beat Saber maps will receive support for either 360 degree mode or one-saber mode on May 25, Facebook announced today.

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You Can Now Use Oculus Link With Nearly Any USB-C Cable


Accessing PC VR content via your standalone headset just became exponentially easier.

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You Can Now Use Your Oculus Username In Select Facebook Groups


In another move that brings existing its social network and VR ecosystem closer together, Facebook revealed that users will soon be able to use their Oculus username when posting to select Facebook groups.

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“More than 10” Quest Apps Have Earned $2 Million in Revenue in a Year or Less

Road to VR

With the one year anniversary of Oculus Quest this week, Facebook is sharing a handful of interesting stats, including the fact that “more than 10” Quest games and apps have earned $2 million in revenue in their first year or less on the headset.

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Fast Travel Games To Reveal Its Next Project At Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition


Here’s some news we wish we could fast travel right to; the developer of Apex Construct , The Curious Tale Of The Stolen Pets and more is coming to Upload’s VR Showcase: Summer Edition on June 8th.

AR Copy Paste Lets You Digitize Real-World Objects Using Your Smartphone


Capture real-world objects and drag them directly to your computer.

‘Immersed’ And ‘Spatial’ Apps Come To Oculus Quest In Remote Work Push


Two powerful remote work apps are available on Oculus Quest and coming to its official store later this year.

‘Superhot VR’ Has Now Sold More Than 2 Million Copies

Road to VR

Superhot VR (2016) has now gone double platinum, putting the stylish red-guy-smashing action game at over two million copies sold across all VR platforms.

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Exclusive Interviews: ‘Waltz’ And ‘Curious Tale’ Devs Discuss Quest Hand Tracking Updates


Aldin Dynamics and Fast Travel Games are set to become the first developers with hand tracking support across their full games in the Oculus Quest Store.

Quest Sold $100 Million Worth of Games & Apps in Its First Year

Road to VR

This week marks the first year anniversary of Oculus Quest, Facebook’s latest and greatest standalone VR headset. Today the company revealed that $100 million worth of Quest games and apps have been sold to date.

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In-VR Interview: The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets Gets Hand Tracking


The post In-VR Interview: The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets Gets Hand Tracking appeared first on UploadVR. Video

Is this AR Shopping’s Moment?

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Oculus surpasses $100 million in Quest content sales

TechCrunch VR

Despite a handful of devices and years of sales, Facebook has never shared unit sales of any of their VR headsets. Today, Oculus released a new sales figure as the company reaches the 1 year anniversary of the release of the Quest headset.

Oculus VR headsets earnings shock as Hand Tracking released post-Beta


A “one year anniversary” announcement was made this morning by Oculus for the headsets Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S. In their excitement for a full year of sales and functionality, Oculus representatives noted that “people have spent more than $100M on Quest content.”

EON Reality Founder Appears on the Dell Healthcare PowerChat Podcast

EON Reality

EON Reality Founder Dan Lejerskar appeared on the Dell Healthcare PowerChat podcast on Monday, May 18 to discuss the company’s history, solutions, and important standing in the AR and VR industry.

Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of Oculus Quest + Rift S


We’re about to celebrate an exciting milestone: the one-year anniversary of Oculus Quest and Rift S! From training your workforce to having fun with friends

Introducing the Ability to Post to Select Facebook Groups with Your Oculus Username


We’re always working to help people to build their VR communities, so starting this week, we’re testing the ability for people to share to Facebook

Keep Groovin’: 46 New Maps Coming Soon to ‘Beat Saber’ in Free Update


Since launch, Beat Saber has grown through poppin’ fresh content from an ever-expanding lineup of musicians and artists. The player community itself has seen explosive