Wed.Oct 16, 2019

The Most Anticipated VR Games Coming in 2020

Road to VR

There’s been no shortage of great VR games in 2019, although 2020 is shaping up to be a pretty significant year in VR gaming too.

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Hands-On: Sotheby's Curate App for Magic Leap Lets You Reimagine Your Home & Office in the Most Realistic Fashion via AR

Next Reality AR

It might sound odd to call interior decorating exciting, especially if you're not a professional within that industry. But that's exactly what it is when combined with augmented reality. I recently found out just how fun it can be when I downloaded the new Sotheby's Curate app for the Magic Leap One.

Oculus Quest Update Improves Casting Quality & Latency, Supports More Cast Devices

UploadVR

A new firmware update for Oculus Quest improves the quality, stability, and latency of TV casting as well as adding support for more cast devices. Oculus Quest included the ability to cast the headset’s view to a TV since the headset launched back in May, using Google’s Cast technology.

Vive Cosmos is the Lowest Rated HTC Headset on Amazon by Far

Road to VR

Though HTC touts Vive Cosmos as its best PC VR headset yet, the headset is getting tanked so far in online customer reviews, making it far and away the lowest rated HTC headset by that metric yet.

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Varjo Unveils Human Eye-Resolution VR Headsets With Hand And Eye Tracking, Available Now

VRScout

Varjo expands its product line-up with two enterprise-focused VR headsets. Yesterday, XR hardware developer Varjo unveiled two new additions to its lineup of human eye-resolution VR & AR products, the VR-2 and VR-2 Pro.

Rube Goldberg Puzzle ‘Gadgeteer’ to Launch on Oculus Quest October 24th

Road to VR

Gadgeteer (2019) , the physics-based puzzle game from indie studio Metanaut , is officially headed to Oculus Quest on October 24th.

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Leaked ‘Half-Life VR’ Code Could Offer Clues for Valve’s Upcoming VR Game

Road to VR

As 2019 steadily draws to a close, eyes are increasingly turning toward Valve, which said it will release its first “flagship” VR game this year. Though there’s just two and a half months before the end of the year, the company still hasn’t formally announced the game.

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Here Are The Most Popular PSVR Games According To PSN

UploadVR

Sony revealed the most popular PSVR games according to PlayStation Network users. According to posts on the US and EU PlayStation Blogs, The Playroom VR is the most-played PSVR game. This is based on the number of PSN accounts that have played these games.

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I Have AR Dream

Tech Trends VR

Madame Tussauds is using Augmented Reality to bring its iconic wax figures to life.

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Scary PSVR Games Get Deep Discounts In VR Halloween Sale

UploadVR

Some of the best scary PSVR games are going cheap in this new VR Halloween sale. Sony only just launched a massive three year anniversary sale for its headset, but further discounts are on offer here. The wider PS4 store has a whole heap of terrifying titles on offer.

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VR Tour Takes You Up Close With The Shipwreck Of A 17th-Century Dutch Smuggler

VRScout

High-resolution 3D scans now allow us to explore the remains of this unfortunate vessel.

Warzone VR Arrives On PSVR Without Multiplayer Support

UploadVR

Multiplayer VR shooter Warzone VR arrived on PSVR this week… without multiplayer. We covered the PC VR launch of this modernized first-person shooter (FPS) earlier in the year. It’s developed by Sinn Studio, the same team that brought you The Perfect Sniper.

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How to Create a VR Soft Skills App Using InstaVR

InstaVR

VR for training humans on soft skills — ie interacting with other humans — has really taken off over the last year.

Baobab’s Bonfire Is Coming To PSVR

UploadVR

Baobab’s fifth animated VR project, Bonfire, is coming PlayStation VR after an initial launch back in May on the Oculus Quest and Rift. The animated project first debuted at Tribeca Film Festival early this year , before making its way onto Oculus headsets. The VR animation focuses on narrative and interaction and stars stand-up comedian and actor Ali Won.

Greenlight Insights and Adlens Release Study on the Future of XR

ARPost

Greenlight Insights , a company specializing in XR technology market intelligence and organizer of xRS Week , together with Adlens , a company developing adaptive lenses, recently released a study on optics in XR.

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CreativeXR: Supporting the UK’s Immersive Content Industry

Peter Graham

It can be tough starting out in the XR industry, developing projects purely for their creativity and forward-thinking, or something more commercial, either for consumer or enterprise use cases.

AR Briefs, Episode 32: AR Strategies & Business Models

AR Insider

ARtillery Briefs is a video series that outlines the top trends we’re tracking, including takeaways from recent reports and market forecasts. See the most recent episode below, including narrative takeaways and embedded video.

BISim’s Latest Military Grade Simulator VBS4 Renders Entire Planet for Training Purposes

Peter Graham

Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim) is a specialist in immersive military training solutions which VRFocus has covered on a number of occasions as the company has advanced its virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications. Today, BISim has announced its next-generation training software VBS4 which sees the entire planet digitised.

Serving Up Virtual Goods on a Silver PlattAR, with founder Rupert Deans

XR for Business Podcast

It's a bummer when you're shopping for just the right item, but the store is out of stock, and the website only has a 300x300 jpeg to go by. Plattar's platform is to help those retailers have digital twins ready in AR for their customers to experience, whether at home or in the shop. Founder and Aussie Rupert Deans braves the epic time difference to chat with Alan in Toronto about the platform's goals. Complete Transcript Coming Soon].

Announcing Oculus Venues Upcoming Sports Lineup

Oculus

If you’re a fan of LIVE entertainment, Oculus Venues is your ideal ticket to sporting events and more—letting you attend from the comfort of your

Experience Three AR/VR for Good Films at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights or in Oculus Video

Oculus

Thanks to the immersive power of VR, you can put on a headset and instantly be transported to another place, another world, and another point