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Magic Leap App SeeSignal Uses AR to Help You Find & Touch the Strongest Cellular, Wi-Fi, & Bluetooth Signals

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While Magic Leap World gets its share of fun apps for playing with Porgs, watching TV, and exploring the ocean's depths, developers are making a strong business case for the Magic Leap One as well.

Scientists Develop Artificial Skin That Allows You To Feel In VR

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The self-sensing material forms to a user’s body, providing next-level haptic feedback.

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Oculus Headsets Pass 50% Market Share In September Steam Hardware Survey

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Oculus headsets now make up more than 50% of VR headsets on Steam, according to the September Hardware Survey. The Facebook-owned brand’s total has hovered just below 50% for around two years now.

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Hands-on review on Oculus Quest 3DOF mode and Passthrough+!

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Yesterday Oculus started rolling out the firmware update for the Oculus Quest with the big updates announced at Oculus Connect 6 , that is 3 DOF mode and Passthrough+. Today I have been able to try these features and of course I will tell you my impressions on them!

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Report: Apple Acquires Motion Capture Firm IKinema

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According to a MacRumor report and regulatory filings with the UK government, Apple may have quietly acquired UK-based motion capture firm IKinema.

Microsoft Unveils How-To Videos for Dynamics 365 Guides App Ahead of HoloLens 2 Arrival

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With the imminent arrival of the HoloLens 2 expected any day now, Microsoft is preparing new users to take advantage of its software from day one.

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All you need to know on Oculus Connect 6: the most important news in one single article!

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This week has been the week of the Oculus Connect 6 , the biggest yearly event by Oculus where the VR company announces all its most important news, both on hardware and software sides.

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VRNGRY Power Pack Adds Extra Battery Life and Counterweight to Oculus Quest

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The VRNRGY Power Pack, an auxiliary battery pack designed specifically to fit on the back of an Oculus Quest, is now available for order on the company’s website.

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Photo-Realistic VR Tour Of The Palace Of Versailles Now Available Free On SteamVR

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Photogrammetry capture brings the Royal Opera House to life in VR.

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Here’s Every Oculus Go App You Can Play On Quest

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Looking for Oculus Go games on Quest? We’ve got the full list. Last week Facebook announced that a select number of popular Oculus Go/Gear VR apps were coming to Quest. Whilst the feature hasn’t arrived just yet, we do know which games and apps are making the jump.

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Valve Index: A good fit?

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If you are interested in ergonomics in virtual reality, today is your lucky day.

Our Vive Cosmos Review is Postponed Until HTC Shines Light on a Potentially Glaring Issue

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HTC’s latest headset, Vive Cosmos, officially launches today.

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Post Malone To Perform Live VR Concert Later This Month

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Catch the rapper, singer-songwriter live in VR October 17th on Oculus Quest and Go. Oculus Venues has been killing it as of late with its series of live musical performances. Over the past 6 months, the popular VR streaming platform has hosted live performances from a surprising amount of major acts.

HTC Vive Cosmos Review: A Strong Debut, But Still Not Enough

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A few weeks ago HTC finally revealed the release date and price for the HTC Vive Cosmos : October 3rd for $699. We tried it out briefly , but now after spending about a week with a review unit we’ve got our full and finalized review.

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7Invensun reveals high-quality eye-tracking VR accessory for only $149

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Last week at a dedicated Vive X event, Chinese company 7Invensun has presented one of the most interesting eye tracking accessories to date.

Google Releases Highly-polished VR Tour of Versailles for Free

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Google Arts & Culture partnered with Château de Versailles to create an extremely detailed VR tour of the iconic French palace, aptly named VersaillesVR – the palace is yours (2019).

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Apple's ARKit 3 Casts Next-Level Illusions via Meisai AR App

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Now that iOS 13 is in the wild, developers are starting to show off the magical augmented reality powers ARKit 3 can deliver.

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Facebook To Build ‘True Next Generation Concept Prototype’ VR Headset

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At Oculus Connect 6 last week Facebook’s chief VR researcher revealed something you might have missed: his division is going to build an integrated next generation concept prototype VR headset. So far, Facebook Reality Labs has been revealing feature prototypes.

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Microsoft Announces Release Date For Minecraft Earth AR Sandbox Mobile Game

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Move over Halloween, this October is all about Minecraft Earth.

Oculus CTO: ‘Rift S Still Worthwhile Even After Quest Gets PC-tether Feature’

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Oculus CTO and legendary programmer John Carmack took to Twitter recently to explain his reasoning behind why Rift S is still worth buying even though Oculus Quest will soon get the ability to play Rift games via Oculus Link.

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Harry Potter Fans Can Now Summon a Wizarding World Sorting Hat in Augmented Reality

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If you need to know whether you are really a Hufflepuff or a Gryffindor, then it's time to get yourself an augmented reality sorting hat.

Long-Delayed PSVR Exclusive Golem Finally Gets Release Date

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It’s finally happening! We have the Golem release date! Oddly enough Highwire Games’ long-delayed PSVR exclusive will be arriving first as a physical disc… in Europe. The game comes out on disc on November 8th, published by physical specialists, Perp Games.

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Discover Your Hogwarts House With An AR Sorting Hat Ceremony, Available Now

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Do you embody the courage of Gryffindor, or the wit of Ravenclaw? Released alongside the launch of the official Harry Potter Fan Club, Wizarding World Digital’s new Wizarding World app is a central hub for everything a die-hard “Potterhead” could possibly care about. .

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Upcoming SteamVR Update Aims to Fix the Platform’s Irksome Audio Issues

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An upcoming update to SteamVR brings an audio overhaul which aims to fix one of the most frustrating parts of the platform: audio not always going to your headset on the first try.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.09.30): OC6, Pimax Day, Huawei VR glasses, Minecraft Earth and much more!

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This has been the week of the OC6, but, believe it or not, I have been able to find some other interesting news that don’t regard Oculus. Do you want to read them? Top news of the week. Image by Oculus). Oculus bets on Oculus Quest at OC6.

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Oculus Quest Finger Tracking Decreases Battery Life By Just 7 Minutes

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The upcoming Hand Tracking feature for Oculus Quest reduces battery life by just 7 minutes, according to Facebook. Hand Tracking was announced during the week at Oculus Connect 6 , Facebook’s annual VR/AR conference.

Marvel Studios & ILMxLAB Reveal Avengers: Damage Control Location-Based VR Experience

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Suit up and battle evil-doers alongside Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Rudd, and Evangeline Lilly.

Verizon Acquires Jaunt XR’s Augmented Reality Tech

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Jaunt, the cinematic VR company that pivoted to AR last year, today announced it has sold its software, technology, and “certain other assets” to American telecom Verizon.

Team Behind Popular Photo App FaceTune2 Jumps on the AR Bandwagon with Cosmetics Try-On Filters

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Following in the steps of Snapchat, Instagram, and YouCam, another popular photo app has gotten into the virtual try-on augmented reality game.

Oculus Quest Firmware Update Adds Stereo Passthrough, 3DoF Mode, Go Apps

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A firmware update to the Oculus Quest rolling out today adds stereo passthrough support, 3DoF mode, and support for some Oculus Go apps. Additionally, the new version allows future updates to be manually forced from the Quest’s settings inside VR.

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