Tue.Oct 08, 2019

HTC Now Says Vive Cosmos Controller Batteries Should Last 4 To 8 Hours

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HTC addressed some common user and reviewer concerns relating to the newly-launched Vive Cosmos in a new blog post. Last week, we posted our review of the headset. In a nutshell, the headset is a mixed bag and in a difficult spot.

Location-Based AR Ghostbusters Experience Launching In Japan

VRScout

Work together with friends to rid Ginza Sony Park of a ghostly threat. Beginning this weekend in Tokyo, Japan, Ginza Sony Park will be hosting Ghostbusters In The Park , a massive live event celebrating the historic 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters.

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Minecraft Earth AR Gets October Release, ‘Adventures’ Events and Character Creator

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Minecraft Earth, the upcoming mobile AR game based on the incredibly popular Minecraft series, went into closed beta a few months ago.

Cas & Chary Present: Nine Highlights from Oculus Connect 6

Road to VR

At Oculus Connect 6, we had the opportunity to try out many of the new things announced at the event, as well as check out the latest work by developers and creators working in the VR space. In this article and video, we highlight some of the most interesting things we saw.

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Deep Diving VR Provides An Immersive Underwater Experience For Rift And Vive

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Released early last month by Jujubee, Deep Diving VR provides players with a way to submerge themselves into the depths of the ocean and learn a bit more about what it takes to be a professional diver.

HTC Responds to Common Cosmos Complaints, Promises Improvements

Road to VR

The long awaited Vive Cosmos launched last week. At least among vocal early adopters, fanfare seems muted and points to a handful handful of common complaints.

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Microsoft Files ‘Virtual Reality Floor Mat’ Patent, Possibly Aimed at an Xbox VR Headset

Road to VR

A Microsoft patent application for a ‘virtual reality floor mat’ describes a special mat which defines a virtual playspace and can be used for tracking.

Sony Tests New AR Ghostbusters Experience In Japan

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Sony announced a new AR experience based on the Ghostbusters franchise. It will be available at the Sony building at Ginza Park in Japan from this month.

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See you at WCVRI and View Conference!

The Ghost Howls

It’s time for me to head to new adventures! In this month, I will participate both at the WCVRI in Nanchang and the View Conference in Turin! Are you going to meet me there? WCVRI. The World Conference on VR Industry (??VR????) VR????) is one enormous VR exhibition held in Nanchang, China.

Apple’s AR Plans May Come To Life After Acquiring iKinema Motion Tech

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Apple’s ARKit already has many of the fundamentals in place to help developers create augmented reality experiences — this year’s release of ARKit 3 added RealityKit and Reality Composer tools focused on easing the process of adding virtual objects and environments to real world spaces.

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PS VR Celebrates Third Anniversary With New Games And A Massive Sale

VRScout

Console VR turns three October 13th. This Sunday marks the three-year anniversary of PlayStation VR, Sony’s console-based answer to at-home VR entertainment.

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Predator VR Store Listing Appears On Steam

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An unusual listing appeared on Steam for a version of Predator VR. Predator, of course, is the 1987 action movie classic starring Arnold Schwarzenegger fighting against a camouflaged alien hunter.

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Why Virtual Reality Matters To Experiential Marketing [Infographic]

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Guest Post. Immersion is the main focus of virtual reality. At the same time, immersion has also become incredibly important to people in marketing all over the world. The popularity of virtual reality has increased rapidly over the last few years.

Best New VR Movies At Raindance || The VR Culture Show

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The post Best New VR Movies At Raindance || The VR Culture Show appeared first on UploadVR. Video culture show raindance festival uploadvr uploadvr culture show uploadvr videos virtual reality virtual reality culture show VR vr arts vr culture vr entertainment vr movies

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Oculus Go: Still worth buying in 2019

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Hypergrid Business may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page, which helps us keep the site going, and lets us offer free ads for OpenSim-related businesses. Prices are accurate as of the date of publication. Oculus Go (Image courtesy Oculus VR.).

PlayStation 5 Is Coming ‘Holiday 2020’, Controller To Have Haptic Rumble & Force Feedback Triggers

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Sony today announced that the PlayStation 5 is launching in ‘Holiday 2020’ The new DualShock controller will have haptic rumble and force feedback triggers. Sony first confirmed a next-generation PlayStation back in April , but this is the first confirmation that it will indeed be called PS5.

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OC6 Interview: As VR Grows Web ‘Will Play Key Part’ Says Mozilla

Peter Graham

Much of our daily lives revolve around the internet, whether it’s for your job sending emails or communicating long-distance, doing some shopping for new clothes or consuming vast amounts of entertainment via streaming apps.

Asgard’s Wrath Preload Timing Revealed, Soundtrack Out Now

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Oculus Studios Executive Producer Mike Doran revealed some new info on Reddit regarding preloading Asgard’s Wrath for Thursday. The action adventure VR RPG, developed by Sanzaru Games, is an Oculus Rift exclusive and one of the most anticipated VR games of the year. Posting to r/Oculus , Doran revealed the full Asgard’s Wrath soundtrack is now available to stream on Soundcloud.

PlayStation 5 Confirmed for Late 2020 Launch Featuring Haptics and an SSD

Peter Graham

2019 has been a big year for virtual reality (VR) hardware, with the launch of Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift S, HTC Vive Cosmos, HP Reverb and Valve Index, giving customers plenty of choices.

With $15M round and 100K tablets sold, reMarkable CEO wants to make tech ‘more human’

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The reMarkable tablet is a strange device in this era of ultra-smart gadgets: A black and white screen meant for reading, writing, and sketching — and nothing more. Yet the company has sold 100,000 of the devices and now has attracted $15 million in series A funding from Spark Capital.

New Updates Address Early Vive Cosmos Concerns

Peter Graham

The new Vive Cosmos from HTC is less than a week old and already the company is having to address issues. The headset received a lukewarm response from early adopters, finding concerns with low-light tracking and reporting poor usage hours for a new set of batteries in the controllers.

Will Apple Own ‘Audio AR?’

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This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Hearables: Broadening the Definition of AR. It includes some of its data and takeaways. More can be previewed here and subscribe for the full report.

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PlayStation VR Marks Third Anniversary With Game Sale & Updates

Peter Graham

Next week will be the third anniversary of PlayStation VR’s launch and Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) wasn’t going to let that pass by without some sort of celebration. To mark the occasion, SIE has announced a special PlayStation VR Anniversary Sale, updates on some of the titles coming to the headset, as well as the most popular experience in Europe and North America.