May, 2018

How Businesses Are Cutting Employee Training Costs With VR


VR is the future of employee training, and businesses are taking notice. . It’s no secret an increasing number of businesses are turning to virtual and augmented reality for employee training.

Mixed Reality Lending a Helping Hand

Tech Trends VR

Go ahead and call me weird, but of all the Mixed Reality demos I did at this year’s Build, the one I found most fun had me repairing an electric panel.

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Eye-tracking is a Game Changer for VR That Goes Far Beyond Foveated Rendering

Road to VR

Eye-tracking—the ability to quickly and precisely measure the direction a user is looking while inside of a VR headset—is often talked about within the context of foveated rendering, with the hopes that it could reduce the performance requirements of VR.

The Real Reason Marketers Will Love VR & AR


Immersive technologies are closer to a marketer’s dream than most people realize. Last year, the IAB reported that more than a quarter of Internet users worldwide now have ad blockers turned on.

Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

Tech Trends VR

Google harnesses the power of photos and street view to deliver simplified VR development for teachers and students.

Report: Google is Developing a Standalone AR Headset to Rival HoloLens

Road to VR

Google is allegedly developing a standalone augmented reality headset that aims to offer users a tethereless AR experience, German tech publication WinFuture reports.

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How to record videos and stream the content of the Oculus Go

The Ghost Howls

Some days ago, I’ve published on Linkedin a video with the Home of my Oculus Go and lots of people have asked me how I did such a recording. So, I decided to write a post about it and also about how to perform the streaming of your Oculus Go to an external PC.

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Facebook Explains Why It Engineered The Half Dome Varifocal VR Headset


At Display Week in Los Angeles Facebook revealed why its researchers and engineers built a varifocal VR headset.

‘Reality Portals’ Allow Real-Time Communication Between The Real World & VR


SVVR’s first project under their ambitious MULTIVERSE initiative links VR with the real world via mixed reality live events.

HTC updates their Focus System and Streams PC Content to Focus Headset


HTC during its annual VIVE Ecosystem Conference (VEC2018) today in Shenzhen, China. HTC made several announcements to its VR ecosystem. HTC announced an update to their Vive Focus system with update 2.0.

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Oculus Go Launches in China Under Xiaomi Branding

Road to VR

Oculus previously announced earlier this year that Oculus Go , the company’s 3DOF standalone headset, would officially launch in 23 consumer markets, although China would be receiving its own version with Xiaomi branding.

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First Images Captured by Microsoft's Project Kinect for Azure Surface Online

Next Reality AR

Images captured by Microsoft's next generation Kinect depth-sensing camera that will facilitate augmented reality experiences in the next version of the HoloLens and give computer vision to untold multitudes of connected devices in enterprise facilities, have made their way into the wild.

Vive Focus enter version 2.0 at VEC 2018

The Ghost Howls

“Hold my beer”: this is what the Vive Focus has told to all other standalone headsets yesterday at the Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen. The headset has taken a big step forward with the 2.0

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The 25 Best Must-Download Oculus Go Games And Apps


Now that Oculus Go is finally here that means thousands (or hopefully millions) of people will soon have the most accessible way of experiencing VR at the ready no matter where they are or what they’re doing.

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Google Teases New AR Features Coming To Google Maps & Lens


Google VR becomes Google AR & VR as the company uses its annual I/O event to tease a new wave of augmented technology. Google wasted no time at this years Google I/O Developer Conference , diving head first into some truly jaw dropping projects that are making their way to our devices.

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Report: VR in Retail and Marketing to Generate US$1.8 billion in 2022

Tech Trends VR

Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality technologies will bring opportunities for merchants as consumer adoption grows. There is high consumer interest to use VR for making purchase decisions while shopping online or in-store. Click To Tweet.

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‘Budget Cuts’ Review – Killer Robots Meet Killer VR Game Mechanics

Road to VR

Budget Cuts, a first-person stealth VR game, has been eagerly awaited since Stockholm-based indie studio Neat Corporation first released a free demo in 2016.

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New 'Jurassic World Alive' AR Game Takes Everything Great About Pokémon Go & Adds Dinosaurs

Next Reality AR

The premise of Jurassic World revolves around splicing genes to create new dinosaurs, so it is fitting that the location-based AR game is a clone of Pokémon GO merged with the DNA of the Jurassic Park franchise.

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Kinect comes back from the world of the dead thanks to Azure

The Ghost Howls

You know how much I’ve loved the Kinect sensor: it has been a companion for my three-year virtual reality startup adventure and during all this time I’ve appreciated its endless functionalities and possibilities, especially in connection with virtual reality.

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MixCast 2.0 Lets You Stream Mixed Reality VR Without A Green Screen


Today Blueprint Reality is announcing the release of MixCast 2.0, which is now available for download. The biggest barrier to more people recording and streaming amazing mixed reality videos like this Beat Saber one is the equipment cost.

How To Access Your Personal Files From The Oculus Go


Facebook’s Oculus Go is a great device made even better by easy access to your personal files.

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ZONE OF THE ENDERS remaster coming to PSVR!

Cats and VR

Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. announces today that ZONE OF THE ENDERS: The 2nd RUNNER – M ? RS will release on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, and PC via Steam on September 6th. Players can pre-order the game starting today for all platforms. ZONE OF THE ENDERS: The 2nd RUNNER - M ?

Carmack: New 5K × 5K Mobile VR Playback Tech Will ‘set the bar for VR video quality’

Road to VR

John Carmack, Oculus’ CTO, has revealed work on a new VR video playback technology which he says is coming to Oculus Go and newer Gear VR phones.

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Hand Tracking for Augmented Reality Apps Comes to Smartphones via uSens

Next Reality AR

This time last year, computer vision company uSens introduced a stereo camera module capable of hand tracking. Now, uSens can achieve the same thing with just a smartphone's camera.

Oculus Go vs Vive Focus: which one to buy?

The Ghost Howls

In the last times, a lot of people have asked me which kind of headset to buy. There are various new devices out there and there may be some confusion about which one of them investing money onto. Oculus Go , Vive Focus , and Lenovo Mirage Solo seem great pieces of technologies, but which one to buy?

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Why Media Molecule’s Dreams Could Be PSVR’s Most Important Game


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MIT Researchers Test Autonomous Drones Using VR Training Grounds


Researchers at MIT are using VR to train autonomous drones in safer, less expensive environments. Commercial drone use has skyrocketed over the last four years.

Experiencing the #RoyalWedding in Augmented Reality

Tech Trends VR

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare to tie the knot this weekend demand for traditional wedding souvenirs is sky high.

Vive Focus Can Now Stream PC VR Games from Steam, Viveport

Road to VR

Today at the Vive Ecosystem Conference 2018 in China, HTC announced that the Vive Focus standalone headset will be able to wirelessly stream PC VR content from both Steam and Viveport over a 5GHz WiFi connection.

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ARCore 101: How to Create a Mobile AR Application in Unity, Part 4 (Enabling Surface Detection)

Next Reality AR

One of the primary factors that separates an augmented reality device from a standard heads-up display such as Google Glass is dimensional depth perception. This can be created by either RGB cameras, infrared depth cameras, or both, depending on the level of accuracy you're aiming for.

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How to get started with Oculus Go on Unity

The Ghost Howls

The Oculus Go has just been released by Oculus and a lot of developers have started receiving it and are experimenting with it.

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