Sat.Nov 30, 2019 - Fri.Dec 06, 2019

New York Times Debuts Location-Based Air Pollution AR Visualization for Apple iOS Devices

Next Reality AR

After establishing itself as a leader among media companies in augmented reality in journalism over the course of 2018, The New York Times pulled back from the technology this year.

Report: Attitudes Towards XR Technology in the Workplace Positive

ARPost

When many of us think of XR technology, we think of its entertainment applications. However, a number of industries are also increasingly using it. But, how do people feel about that? According to a recent study by a tech group Mojo Vision , people feel pretty good about it. What Did Respondents Say?

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XR Talks: How Snapchat Became AR’s Usage Leader, Part I

AR Insider

XR Talks is a series that features the best presentations and educational videos from the XR universe. It includes embedded video, as well as narrative analysis and top takeaways. Speakers’ opinions are their own. For a deeper indexed and searchable archive, subscribe to ARtillery PRO.

Finding the 5G Spot for XR

Tech Trends VR

Qualcomm’s futureproof XR2 chip has got us excited. . By Sophia Edelblute and Tara Mendenhall. Today Qualcomm has announced the release of the Snapdragon XR2, which the San Diego-based tech giant claims will fundamentally transform the entire XR user experience.

Microsoft's HoloLens 2 Makes Primetime Debut on Fox TV Show 'The Resident'

Next Reality AR

The HoloLens 2 hasn't even reached most of the market, but it's already a big-time TV star. Microsoft's augmented reality device made its primetime debut on FOX TV last night on an episode of the hospital drama The Resident.

HTC launches “Viveport Streaming” to give wireless streaming to Wave standalone headsets

The Ghost Howls

Some months ago, HTC announced “Viveport Streaming” , a solution to wirelessly stream PC VR games to Vive Wave standalone headsets. Today, this solution gets finally launched, giving all Vive Focus Plus owners the possibility to play PC VR games via Wi-Fi. Viveport Streaming.

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China Announces New Regulations To Combat Fake News Created Using Deepfake Technology

VRScout

Beginning 2020, videos created using VR and AI technology will need to be identified as such.

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Microsoft HoloLens 2 Assists De'Longhi Japan Call Center Agents Using Augmented Reality Product Models

Next Reality AR

Less than a month after the worldwide launch of HoloLens 2, call center consultant BellSystem24 has already prepared an augmented reality solution for one of its clients. This week, the company unveiled a call center virtualization solution, developed for coffee machine maker De'Longhi Japan Corp.,

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How to choose an LBVR product?

The Ghost Howls

Today I host a guest post on LBVR by Anton Zaitsev. He is going to tell us about what are the different kinds of LBVR venues , and what they are their peculiarities, exploring also what is the expected price to start such kind of activities and the revenue you could have.

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Steer Your Ship Through ‘High Seas’, Available For Quest Via SideQuest

UploadVR

A new adventure sailed its way onto the Oculus Quest this week – ‘High Seas’ is now available to download for free via the SideQuest store. The game sees you lost in the ocean and taking control of a ship, navigating through rough seas.

Europe’s XR Community Came Out In A Big Way For The Fifth Annual VRDays Conference

VRScout

The Dutch conference hit a major milestone in November, let’s take a look back.

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Quest Dominated Black Friday Search Volume in the US, Tied PlayStation VR Worldwide

Road to VR

Though it’s Facebook’s newest headset, Oculus Quest may be the company’s most popular so far, at least as far as search volume is concerned. Kicking off the holiday shopping season on Black Friday, Quest dominated other VR headsets in search interest in the US.

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Litho’s Futuristic AR Controller now Available for $200

Peter Graham

Earlier this year British startup Litho revealed its hardware idea for controlling and manipulating digital objects in the real world, an elegant device which sits between your index and middle fingers.

Cyber Monday Oculus Quest And Rift Game Deals Go Live

UploadVR

Black Friday might finally be over, but yet more Cyber Monday Oculus Quest and Rift deals have just gone live. As with its Black Friday deals , Facebook has put on a bunch of Cyber Monday software bundles that are only available today.

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Dreamscapes Latest 4D VR Experience Is An 8-Person Dragon Flying Simulator

VRScout

Team up with friends on a daring rescue mission in DreamWorks Dragons Flight Academy.

Adobe Acquires Facebook’s ‘Oculus Medium’ VR Sculpting Tool

Road to VR

Facebook today announced that Adobe—the company behind industry-leading creative tools like Photoshop, Premiere, and Substance—has acquired Oculus Medium , the company’s VR sculpting tool.

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Startups Weekly: Chinese investors double down on African startups

TechCrunch VR

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Airbnb’s issues.

Lonn Is An Impressive Physics-Based Cyberpunk VR Adventure Mixing Boneworks, Low-Fi And Espire

UploadVR

Sometimes VR games seem to appear as if from thin air and stun you with their impressive trailers. Lonn is very much one of those games. This new cyberpunk adventure game from Australia-based SixSense Studios has been stepping out of the shadows over the past few weeks.

The NEWVIEW AWARDS Announce Finalists For Achievements In VR Design

VRScout

The winner will be announced at the NEWVIEW AWARDS show on Dec. 15 at Shibuya PARCO in Tokyo, Japan. A half-year in the making, the NEWVIEW AWARDS show is less than two weeks away.

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Qualcomm XR2 Chip to Enable Standalone Headsets with 3K×3K Resolution & 7 Cameras

Road to VR

Qualcomm today announced Snapdragon XR2 5G, its latest chipset platform dedicated to the needs of standalone VR and AR headsets.

Wowed By Wowcube

Charlie Fink

This electronic twist on the Rubik's Cube breathes new life into a beloved old game. And it still has that satisfying click

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Oculus SDK Drops Support For Samsung Gear VR

UploadVR

Recent versions of the Oculus Mobile SDK drop support for the Samsung Gear VR mobile headset. This means that if developers want to continue to support Gear VR in their future app updates, they won’t be able to leverage new Oculus SDK features or bug fixes.

Snapchat Unveils Limited Edition Gucci Brand Spectacles With Insanely Bizarre Promo Video

VRScout

The experimental 3-minute short was filmed entirely using Spectacles 3. Earlier today, Snap Inc. unveiled a new Gucci-themed version of their latest Snapchat-friendly headset device, the Spectacles 3.

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Quest Commanding 157% Price Premium After Selling Out at Retailers

Road to VR

As holiday shopping jumps into full swing, Oculus Quest is sold out at many retailers, driving the resale price of the headset up to 157% of the retail price.

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Great Cyber Monday deals on VR at Amazon

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Adobe Acquires Oculus Medium Sculpting App From Facebook

UploadVR

Adobe is the new home for the Oculus Medium sculpting app that originally launched three years ago from Facebook with the Oculus Touch tracked controllers.

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Our First Look At VR Zombie Shooter Arizona Sunshine On Oculus Quest

VRScout

The standalone port will feature the full game experience, albeit with downgraded visuals. I’ll be honest with you, I’m very excited for the release of Arizona Sunshine on the Oculus Quest.

The 10 Best SteamVR Games of 2019

Road to VR

Thanks to Steam’s hardware agnostic approach, it’s become the defacto repository of all things PC VR (excluding Oculus exclusives, of course).

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Varjo’s XR-1 Mixes VR & AR for $10,000, Developer Edition now Available

Peter Graham

In the Spring, Finnish virtual reality (VR) headset manufacturer Varjo revealed it was entering the field of mixed reality (MR) with a new device called XR-1. With I/ITSEC 2019 currently underway in Orlando, for the event, Varjo has just announced that the XR-1 Developer Edition is now available for purchase for the rather tidy sum of $10,000 USD (almost).

Pimax Delay Their 8K VR Headset Models Once Again, 26 Months After Initial Kickstarter

UploadVR

Pimax provided an update on their Kickstarter campaign page indicating that their 8K VR headset models have been delayed once again. The initial Kickstarter promised that headsets would ship in January 2018.

Adobe Purchases Oculus Medium Immersive 3D Sculpting App

VRScout

A match made in heaven. Earlier this morning Adobe announced the purchase of Oculus’ 3D VR sculpting app, Oculus Medium.