Sat.Dec 02, 2017 - Fri.Dec 08, 2017

Exclusive: Leap Motion Explores Ways to Make Controller-free Input More Intuitive and Immersive

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There’s an intuitive appeal to using controller-free hand-tracking input like Leap Motion’s ; there’s nothing quite like seeing your virtual hands and fingers move just like your own hands and fingers without the need to pick up and learn how to use a controller.

AR Was Meant For Laser Pointers and Cats


Laser Cat AR is a simple unfinished experiment. So why can’t I stop thinking about it? Another day, another independent developer blowing minds on the internet with yet another intuitive ARKit application.

Using iPhone X With Maya For Quick And Cheap Facial Capture


Can the iPhone X become a fast, cheap and simple facial capture system? About a month ago Cory Strassburger at Kite & Lightning received an iPhone X from Apple. Within a day, he was testing out software working with its TrueDepth camera and ARKit.

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Oakland, CA based VR studio Steel Wool Games to bring Warhammer 4K to VR.

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The Horus Heresy: Betrayal at Calth is a game of turn-based skirmishes between the genetically altered warriors of the 31st Millennium, The Adeptus Astartes. In the campaign players control units of Space Marine Legionaries, guiding them through the underground arcologies of Calth.

HTC: Valve is Still “very committed” to Making its Three Full VR Games

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Back in February this year, Valve confirmed that they were internally developing three “full” VR titles.

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This HoloLens App Wants to Kickstart Collaborative Mixed Reality


With the launch Prism, Object Theory is betting on 3D collaboration and holographic telepresence becoming big business. Object Theory calls itself “the world’s first HoloLens company,” and although all such claims have to be taken with a pinch of salt, they’re probably not far off.

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Accounting+ from some guys named William Pugh and Justin Roiland is coming to THE PSVR.

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Accounting+ is the all-new NIGHTMARE ADVENTURE COMEDY form Crows Crows Crows and Squanch Games for PlayStation®VR.

HTC Announces Pricing, Pre-order Date & Specs for Vive Focus Standalone Headset

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HTC today announced more specifics around Vive Focus, the company’s standalone mobile VR headset for China-based customers.

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Turn Any Vive or Rift Into an AR Headset


A new depth camera scans the real world and maps it in real-time. Thanks to recent platforms such as Apple’s ARKit and hardware like Microsoft’s HoloLens headset, AR has been on the rise as of late with zero signs of slowing down anytime soon.

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Hands-On: Tales of Glory Wants To Be The Ultimate Medieval Battle Simulator


Two of my favorite PC games are Chivalry: Medieval Warfare and Mount & Blade (both Warband and the original ) so consider me excited when I saw Tales of Glory for the first time.

Nobel Media And HTC VIVE Partner And Debut The First VR Experience For The 2017 Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

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HTC VIVE and Nobel Media have announced a partnership to create the first virtual reality experience for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Nobel Media and HTC Vive are creating the virtual reality experience to visualize the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Jeffrey C.

Apple Manufacturer Quanta Signs Deal to Mass Produce Lumus AR Display Modules

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Quanta, a Fortune 500 company and one of the world’s largest original design manufacturers, has signed an agreement to mass produce AR display modules from Lumus , a company specializing in AR displays based on ‘waveguide’ optical technology.

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Share Your Secrets with Strangers in ‘Where Thoughts Go’, a Social VR Storyworld Unlike Any Before It


A glowing example of how VR is changing narrative—and social interaction—as we know it. There’s not really a quick way to sum up what Where Thoughts Go is; though we find aspects of narrative and social network in it, neither is ultimately an apt label for the experience.

HTC’s Vive Focus Standalone Gets A Release Date And Price For China


While there’s still no word on a western release, HTC’s first standalone VR headset, the Vive Focus, finally has launch details for China.

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Kitely lets merchants re-deliver purchases to residents of closed grids

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Kitely Welcome Center’s Merchant Hall area. Snapshot by Maria Korolov.). What happens if you’re resident on a grid, buy a bunch of products from the Kitely Market for your avatar on that grid, and the grid gets shut down and your avatar inventory is lost?

‘Vacation Simulator’ is Owlchemy Labs’ New VR Game Slated for 2018

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Owlchemy Labs, creators of Job Simulator (2016) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017) tonight announced their latest VR title, Vacation Simulator.

BBC Takes You To Space In VR


Launch into space with this BBC spacewalk experience. Have you ever dreamed of walking in space? Well now your dreams can finally come true, thanks to the latest release of a VR spacewalk experience from the BBC.

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5 Industries Primed To Leap Forward Into AR


With a powerful new camera and advanced sensor technology, the latest round of iPhone products has unlocked new possibilities in the realm of augmented reality (AR).

Oculus Rift Core 2.0 tries to push VR forward


While virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality have all, or separately, been hailed as the next wave of computing, the truth is they haven’t taken off outside of a still small minority in the tech industry. One reason is the prohibitive cost of PC-powered VR equipment.

Oculus Rift Core 2.0 Update Now Available in Beta – Hands-on with Home & Dash

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Announced back in October, Oculus is launching the Rift Core 2.0 update today in beta, a major overhaul to the platform’s underlying experience.

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How VR Saves Lives in the OR


VR is completely changing how doctors can train. This article originally appeared in Forbes. Because Doctors are scientists and scientists are all about identifying, analyzing and solving problems, they are always among the first to harness new technology to improve the health of their patients.

You Can Beta Test VR Game Show Kiss or Kill

UploadVR editor-in-chief Tal Blevins and I recently tried a round of Kiss or Kill, a VR game show and trivia game that was hosted by Nicholas Robinson, the CEO and co-founder of the game’s creator RLTY CHK.

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Tangle outage and upgrade delays winter expo

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Isle Expo region is ready for the Winter Expo event. Image by Maria Korolov.). The submission deadline for Tangle Grid ‘s Winter Picture Contest has been extended to Sunday, December 17 following an outage that saw the grid offline for more than a week. The previous deadline was December 1.


Designing the Future Through Sci-Fi World Building

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VR represents a shift from telling stories to building story worlds that people experience and interact with.

Nissan Debuts Star Wars AR Experience at Dealerships


Wandering the Nissan showroom? Why not let R2D2 and C3P0 show you the latest advances in safety technology? Nissan can’t seem to get enough of Star Wars or immersive technology this year.

Wipeout VR Coming To PlayStation VR In Early 2018


Sony revealed it is offering a free update to its Wipeout Omega Collection in early 2018 that will add VR to the racing game. The Omega Collection released earlier this year as a collection of three different games — Wipeout HD, Wipeout HD Fury and Wipeout 2048.

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New Report from ILMxLab & Disability Visibility Project Shares Insights on VR Accessibility Design

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The Disability Visibility Project recently published a report that highlights the accessibility issues relating to VR users with disabilities.

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EmuVR Hopes To Bring Nostalgic Gaming To VR


Relive the glory days of playing N64 in your disgusting bedroom till 3am. If I had to pinpoint my favorite moment in my two decades of playing video games, it would have to be my late night marathons with The Legend Of Zelda: The Ocarina Of Time for the N64.

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Skyrim VR Patch 1.02 Is Finally Adding Smooth Turning For PS Move


A Bethesda representative on Reddit today announced that the Skyrim VR 1.02 patch is releasing today on PlayStation VR. This patch adds the ability to rotate smoothly using the PS Move controllers as well as an optional aiming reticle when casting spells with the Move controllers.