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Curing Insomnia With VR Light Shows, Ambient Music, And Interactive Beds

VRScout

Inducing restfulness via kaleidoscopic visuals and ambient music.

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Top Enterprise Use Cases for Oculus Quest VR Headset

InstaVR

As mentioned in last week’s blog , the Oculus Ques t has blown away sales expectations since launching three months ago. Businesses, particularly enterprises and Fortune 500 type companies, are an important part of that customer segment.

The Secret To Snap's Success

Charlie Fink

Snap represents the first consumer augmented reality application to go mainstream

How to be a good VR startupper – Part 1

The Ghost Howls

This is the week of this blog’s birthday and so I’m publishing a very special post, that I’m going to split into two parts.

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Doghead Simulations CEO Turns VR Social Platform Into His Own Personal Gym

VRScout

Doghead Simulations CEO uses social VR to get back in shape. Mat Chacon , co-founder and CEO of Doghead Simulations , the company behind the VR tool Rumii, spent most of his life in remarkable shape. On his 30th birthday, he climbed Mt.

YouTube Unleashes First AR Makeup Try-On Tool with Mac Cosmetics

Next Reality AR

While Modiface, YouCam, and others have been playing in the virtual make-up marketing pool for a while, here comes Google ready to splash down with a cannonball.

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Red Matter on Quest review: a new quality bar for mobile VR games

The Ghost Howls

Vertical Robot’ s acclaimed indie game Red Matter has just been ported to Oculus Quest and the title has already got a lot of interest. This is because from the teaser video it seems that the developers have made a great job in having amazing graphics on the Quest.

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The Angry Birds Movie 2 VR: Under Pressure Brings Chaotic Couch Co-Op To The PSVR

VRScout

Put on your captain’s hat (headset) and set sail on a piggy submarine.

Nate Mitchell is the Final Oculus Co-founder to Leave Facebook

Road to VR

Nate Mitchell, Facebook’s Head of VR Product, and the last of Oculus’ co-founders, has announced that he’s leaving the company.

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British Airways Is The Next To Trial In-Flight VR/360 Viewing

UploadVR

Another major airline is set to trial in-flight VR entertainment. This time it’s UK giant, British Airways. The company this week announced that it is trialing VR headset use in flights between London Heathrow to New York JFK.

Experience 6 amazing indie VR games at the Gamescom VR Showcase!

The Ghost Howls

Gamescom is one of the most important gaming fairs in the world, and probably the most important in Europe. Last year I was there , and I had lots of fun, meeting cool VR people (like the Youtuber Nathie or the journalist Scott Hayden) and trying VR games and hardware (e.g. the bHaptics suit).

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Immersed Debuts Public VR Co-Working Space Designed For Remote Collaboration

VRScout

Water cooler talk just got an upgrade.

Hands-on: Dexmo Haptic Force-feedback Gloves are Compact and Wireless

Road to VR

With a development journey starting way back in 2014, Dexta’s Dexmo haptic force-feedback VR gloves have come a very long way.

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No Man’s Sky VR Suffers Major Performance Problems On PC

UploadVR

No Man’s Sky added much-anticipated VR support to PC and PS VR today. Many users, however, across all PC VR headsets are reporting performance-related problems with the game.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.08.11): Gear VR is over, Go long term future is uncertain, Huawei teases its metaverse and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Next week my blog will turn 3 years old! I am so excited. I’m preparing to celebrate this birthday by hanging around in some social VR environment and chatting with people that will be there. Probably I will choose UXR, so you won’t need to install anything if you want to join me.

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Relive Past Memories As Location-Based AR Experiences With ReplayAR

VRScout

AR technology turns your smartphone into a personal time machine.

Extending Retail

Tech Trends VR

XR is a powerful tool being used to attract, engage, and retain customers as online commerce and bricks-and-mortar converge. How can we increase AR awareness & adoption and what does the future look like? Click To Tweet.

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Facebook Patents Reveal Deep Research On True Haptic VR Gloves

UploadVR

Multiple patents awarded to Facebook this year suggest the company is researching a range of technologies which could enable force feedback gloves for VR. Gloves may be the ultimate goal for VR input.

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Why Making VR is Now Easier Than Ever Before

InstaVR

VR has become much more powerful over the last three years.

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Hospitals Now Using VR To Reduce Pain During Childbirth

VRScout

Combating labor pains with VR technology. A new program being conducted at the University Hospital of Whales in Cardiff is using VR technology to treat pain and anxiety during labor.

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Moving Towards Experiential Marketing

Tech Trends VR

Engaging both existing and potential customers through meaningful, immersive and multi-sensory experiences is a growing marketing trend. Many influential brands such as Coca-Cola and IKEA have used VR and AR to create campaigns to enhance the customer experience.

No Man’s Sky: The First 14 Minutes Of Gameplay On PSVR

UploadVR

It’s here! No Man’s Sky Beyond is live! At least it is on PSVR… in Europe. We’re expecting Hello Games’ mammoth VR update to roll out across the day. That said, the PSVR update has gone live a little sooner than we expected on PS4.

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The renaissance of silicon will create industry giants

TechCrunch VR

Navin Chaddha. Contributor. Navin Chaddha leads Mayfield. The firm invests in early-stage consumer and enterprise technology companies and currently has $2.7 billion under management. More posts by this contributor.

Space Pirate Arena Brings Multiplayer Hall-Scale VR To The Oculus Quest

VRScout

Space Pirate Trainer is receiving a multiplayer spin-off that requires large open areas to play.

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British Airways will give you VR for in-flight entertainment

Mashable

Commercial virtual reality has, so far, mostly manifested itself in the living rooms of people with lots of disposable income. But British Airways is hopping on a VR bandwagon that could actually be pretty useful.

Oculus Founder Nate Mitchell Departs Facebook

UploadVR

Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell is leaving Facebook. Facebook confirmed the departure Mitchell announced via a note to Reddit: “Hey everyone — I have some bittersweet news to share with this community. After 7 incredible years, I’ve decided to move on from Oculus / Facebook.”

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Bigscreen Beta Will Officially Host The International 2019 DOTA 2 Tournament Next Week

Peter Graham

Bigscreen Inc. has been rolling out the updates for its popular cross-platform app Bigscreen Beta, with the most significant being July’s Bigscreen TV feature.

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Massive ‘No Man’s Sky Beyond’ Update Launches With Full VR Support

VRScout

Expanded multiplayer and VR support could make this one of the largest VR games currently available.

4 Applications of Augmented Reality in Physical Security

ARPost

Augmented reality took the world by storm when Niantic introduced Pokémon Go in 2016. However, the technology has been around for longer than most people realize. But most of the world didn’t know what it was until Pokémon started popping up in their backyard.

Real VR Fishing Brings Stunning Environments To Quest Next Month

UploadVR

When it comes to virtual fishing, I’m more of a Bait! guy than a simulator lover. Real VR Fishing is set to strike a nice balance between the two when it launches on Quest next month.

Discovery Education Commits to XR Learning Through Inspyro Aquisition

Peter Graham

Immersive education is not only being employed as a novel way for students to engage with subjects but also a useful way of introducing more people to the power of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology.