Wed.Jun 03, 2020

VR Cover Unveils Sweat-Proof Silicone Cover For Oculus Quest & Rift S

VRScout

Beat the heat with this medical-grade facial shield, available now for $13.99. VR Cover yesterday unveiled a brand new face cover for the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S designed to combat sweat while providing a comfortable in-headset experience.

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The Best VR Games Of 2020 (So Far)

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Looking for the best VR games in 2020? Look no further! We’re six months into 2020 and there’s already been a lot of great VR games. As we approach the halfway point, it’s time to reflect on some of the best experiences released for headsets so far.

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Claymation Darlings Wallace & Gromit Head To AR In ‘The Big Fix Up’

VRScout

Wallace & Gromit’s next big adventure announced at AWE online conference. Stop-motion comedy duo Wallace & Gromit are cultural icons within the U.K.

Nintendo’s Labo VR Blaster Starter Kit Now Only $20 For Limited Time

Road to VR

Nintendo’s Labo VR kit for Switch was one of the hottest items this time last year. Now online retailers Amazon and Best Buy have slashed the price of the smaller starter kit + Labo VR Blaster in half to just $20.

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Oculus Quest Use On SteamVR Increases Following Link USB 2.0 Support

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The percentage of SteamVR players using Oculus Quest increased from 6% to 7.5% in May, according to Valve’s data.

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HTC Announces Layoffs Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Road to VR

HTC has confirmed that it’s laying off staff in order to streamline its business amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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5 Tips for 3D Models in AR

AR Insider

This article is the latest in AR Insider’s editorial contributor program. Find out more or contact us to participate here. Authors’ opinions are their own. . 5 things you need to know before designing 3D models for AR. by Andy Gstoll. D esign is hard… 3D design is 3x as hard.

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VR FPS Game Contractors Goes 50% Off After Biggest Content Update Yet

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As we reported recently, Contractors received its biggest content update yet , adding official mod support, new games modes and crossplay support, among other things. Now, to coincide with the update’s release, the game has gone on sale for 50% on Steam until June 8th.

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VR Headsets of the Future Might Be Made With Mirrors?

ARPost

Do you get headaches or feel nauseous while using VR headsets? About 20% of people do. Even if VR headsets don’t cause you physical discomfort, you might feel that your virtual worlds seem… flat. That’s because they are flat. VR headsets using close-to-eye displays rely on lenses.

HTC Blames COVID-19 Pandemic For Layoffs

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HTC, the company behind the HTC Vive brand, today confirmed staff layoffs, citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as one reason. The scale of layoffs, which were initially reported by Focus Taiwan, has not been confirmed at this point in time.

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VR Game Release Highlights June 2020

VR Game Critic

While VR has the power to make games more immersive, it’s also the perfect medium to put a new, innovative spin on well-established genres. Ever played a stealth action game by manoeuvring a tactical kayak? Well soon you can!

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Flowborne: An Ingenious VR Meditation Experience For Oculus Quest Via SideQuest

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Flowborne is a new meditation app on SideQuest, available now as a pre-release for Oculus Quest users. It takes an ingenious new approach using Touch controllers to accurately monitor your breathing patterns, which guide your movement through a meditative experience.

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Create your Digital AR/VR Classroom

EON Reality

Create your Digital Classroom : How can AR/VR play a role in the future of an online classroom? According to predictions from higher education analysts, students may continue to facing the prospect of online learning for the foreseeable future in the form hybrid and blended learning modes.

Apex Construct Sells 100,000 Units, Half Sold After Quest Launch

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Fast Travel Games is celebrating selling 100,000 copies of its debut VR game, Apex Construct. The Sweden-based VR studio confirmed the news on Twitter this week. Apex Construct launched in early 2018, but the tweet confirms that 50% of copies were sold in its second year on the market.

Interactive Collaborative Learning in AR and VR

EON Reality

The future of interactive, collaborative learning in AR and VR has arrived. On May 5th, EON Reality introduced a raft of updates which includes one of our most exciting features to date – the interactive and collaborative virtual classroom.

Rinlo Shows Steampunk VR Platforming In Launch Trailer, Demo Coming

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Third-person VR platforming game Rinlo hits Early Access later this month, and its launch trailer gives us our best look yet. Whereas the first trailer for GuraShop’s upcoming adventure game seemed mainly comprised of pre-rendered scenes, this new footage seems to be 100% gameplay based.

ISCA 2020: Evolution of the Samsung Exynos CPU Microarchitecture

Anand Tech

ISCA , the International Symposium for Computer Architecture is an IEEE conference that usually we don’t tend to hear from all that often in the public.

Virtual Tourism Takes You to the Palace of Versailles

EON Reality

Experience virtual tourism at the Palace of Versailles on the AVR Platform. Once the epicenter of French royalty, the Palace of Versailles was built to impress. Now a world heritage site, the Palace of Versailles has undergone several transformations.

Create your Digital AR/VR Classroom

EonReality

Create your Digital Classroom : How can AR/VR play a role in the future of an online classroom? According to predictions from higher education analysts, students may continue to facing the prospect of online learning for the foreseeable future in the form hybrid and blended learning modes.

Virtual Visit to the Palace of Versailles

EON Reality

Take a virtual visit to the Palace of Versailles on the AVR Platform. Once the epicenter of French royalty, the Palace of Versailles was built to impress. Now a world heritage site, the Palace of Versailles has undergone several transformations.

Interactive Collaborative Learning in AR and VR

EonReality

The future of interactive, collaborative learning in AR and VR has arrived. On May 5th, EON Reality introduced a raft of updates which includes one of our most exciting features to date – the interactive and collaborative virtual classroom.

The Microsoft Surface Book 3 (15-Inch) Review: A Refreshing Dip Into Ice Lake

Anand Tech

The PC industry has introduced some remarkably exciting designs over the last five years or so. Some of those designs, such as the thin-bezel laptop, have been adopted by almost all players in the industry.

Swords of Gargantua Celebrates Anniversary With New Modes & Weapons

VR Fitness

Yomuneco’s well-received virtual reality rogue-lite action game Swords of Gargantua continues to be expanded upon and a substantial update arrives on its one year anniversary.

MSI MPG Z490 Carbon EK X: LGA1200 Motherboard with an EKWB Monoblock

Anand Tech

In one of the coolest collaborations of the year so far, MSI and EK Water Blocks have come together to create a new Z490 motherboard, the MSI MPG Z490 Carbon EK X.

Virtual Tourism Takes You to the Palace of Versailles

EonReality

Experience virtual tourism at the Palace of Versailles on the AVR Platform. Once the epicenter of French royalty, the Palace of Versailles was built to impress. Now a world heritage site, the Palace of Versailles has undergone several transformations.