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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


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


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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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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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.

Post Malone To Perform Live VR Concert Later This Month


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.

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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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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


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


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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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.

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


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


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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Valve Index: A good fit?

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

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


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

Oculus Quest Finger Tracking Decreases Battery Life By Just 7 Minutes


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.

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.

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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Microsoft Announces Release Date For Minecraft Earth AR Sandbox Mobile Game


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

Microsoft Flight Simulator Won’t Support VR At Launch, ‘Maybe’ Later On


Microsoft’s upcoming next generation flight simulator will not support VR at launch, according to a YouTuber who was given hands-on access at a Microsoft hosted event.

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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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.

YouTube Sensations SoKrispyMedia Launch VR Film Series On Within


Filmmakers Sam Wickert and Eric Leigh started their channel in junior high. Three years later, they went viral and their lives changed for good. Talk to any kid today and they’ll likely tell you how cool it would be to become a YouTube star. Many of them already have YouTube channels set up.

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


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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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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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.

Choose Your Own Adventure Walking Dead VR Game Arrives On Headsets Early 2020


Check out the first trailer for this 15+ hour survival-horror experience set in New Orleans. Today Skybound Interactive released the first official cinematic trailer for The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners , a survival-horror RPG VR game set within the Walking Dead universe.

Long-Delayed PSVR Exclusive Golem Finally Gets Release Date


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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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.