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Google Reveals Glass Enterprise Edition 2 AR Headset


The latest iteration of Glass features an improved camera and a more powerful CPU for $999. Earlier today, Google announced the latest addition to its Google Glass hardware line-up with Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2.

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Immersive Training for Retention

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How Virtual Reality training can help healthcare professionals retain crucial information. Healthcare professionals are tasked with learning and retaining an enormous amount of knowledge and skills.

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How Facebook Built Oculus Quest, The Product It Thought Might Be ‘Impossible’


The Oculus Quest room scale standalone headset launched this week.

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HTC Vive Cosmos slated for Q3 2019, it will feature some surprises

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I have some exclusive news on the Vive Cosmos , one of the most awaited headsets of 2019, that I want to share with you. Fasten your seatbelts and read this article. As you may know if you follow me on social media, last week I spent my whole time in Taiwan , at first in Kaohsiung and then in Taipei.

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Pepsi Celebrates Summer with Hundreds of Instagram Camera Effects for Soda Drinkers

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With the upcoming Memorial Day weekend serving as the unofficial start of summer, Pepsi is turning to Instagram to help sell its soft drinks to quench the thirst of beachgoers and BBQers.

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Review: The Oculus Quest Is The Most Exciting VR Headset In Years


A new era in VR technology arrives with the Oculus Quest standalone headset. The Oculus Quest shouldn’t exist—at least not at this price.

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Cyberith announces 2nd gen Virtualizer, still thinks about its backers

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The Cyberith Virtualizer. One of the products that generated most hype in the VR communities some years ago… do you remember it?

Hollywood Exhibit Uses HoloLens to Transport Fans into the Worlds of 'Back to the Future' & Halo

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The potential of augmented reality is often shown in science fiction movies, but a new exhibit marries the genre with very real world AR technology, to great effect.

Sony Hints Next-gen PSVR Could Bring HDR, Wireless, Eye-tracking & More

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Speaking this week at the Collision 2019 conference in Toronto, Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Vice President of Research and Development, Dominic Mallinson, detailed a number of “must-have ‘evolutionary’ improvements” for future VR headsets.

Phantom: Covert Ops Looks Like Metal Gear Solid For Oculus Quest And Rift


Today nDreams is announcing their next VR game with Phantom: Covert Ops in collaboration with Oculus Studios. Phantom is a stealth action game coming this year to both Quest and Rift platforms.

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Thrust Vector Teases “Shared-Space” Multiplayer On Oculus Quest


Developers use Oculus Quest to create location-based VR game inside their office. When Oculus presented attendees at OC5 with an arena-scale multiplayer demonstration of Dead and Buried 2 powered by the Oculus Quest, we knew the Quest was something special.

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Google Releases Glass Enterprise Edition 2, Includes Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1Upgrade

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As the tech world patiently waits for the advent of mainstream consumer smartglasses, Google is content to stick to the business world (for now).

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Vive Cosmos Expected to Launch in Q3

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With a flurry of new headsets hitting the market, news about the next consumer headset from one of VR’s leading players, HTC, has been notably absent.

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WalkOVR’s $249 Wearable VR Locomotion System Funded In Four Hours


We’ve seen a multitude of practical and impractical solutions pop up for locomotion in virtual reality.

AR Gaming Robot ‘MekaMon’ Adds Support For STEAM Education


Reach EDU looks to expand science, tech, engineering, arts, and mathematics through AR robots. Reach Robotics, the creators of the world’s first AR gaming robot, MekaMon launched the next generation of EdTech with a new coding platform – Reach EDU.

Magic Leap Adds Mobile Carrying Case to Its Arsenal of Augmented Reality Gear

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It look a while, but one of the most anticipated Magic Leap One accessories is finally here. Magic Leap has quietly added the official Magic Leap One carrying case, which we previewed last year, to its website.

Multiplayer VR Shooter ‘Pavlov’ Confirmed for Release on Oculus Quest

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Pavlov VR is one of the most well known VR shooters, partially thanks to its viral success among YouTubers, and partially because it basically delivers on the dream of playing Counter-Strike in VR. Now, the studio behind Pavlov VR says a Quest version is currently in the works.

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Final Assault Review: Brisk RTS Mechanics Make Great VR Strategy


The very first time I came into contact with a real time strategy (RTS) game was on my dad’s lap, where he often sat me down as he played Starcraft on his PowerMac G3.

Google Is Shutting Down Its Jump VR Program


Download your footage before the cloud-based stitching service closes on June 28th. Sorry Google Jump users, but Google has made the decision to shut down their cloud-based video stitching service on June 28 th citing a decline in Jump Assembler users.

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Protected: Damo9000 and the epic rap battles of VR satire

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‘Vacation Simulator’ Among Steam’s 20 Top-selling Games Released in April

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Vacation Simulator (2019) , Owlchemy Labs ‘ recently released sequel to their smash hit VR parody game Job Simulator (2016) , seems to be garnering its fair share of kudos; Valve today announced that Vacation Simulator was one of the top 20 earners for all games released on Steam in April.

A Full Doctor Who VR Game Is Coming To Quest, PSVR And More This Year


Doctor Who fans already got their first taste of the BBC’s beloved sci-fi series in VR this year. But, in just a few months’ time, a full VR game will let fans fly across the universe and through time.

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VR Community Hosts Virtual Memorial Honoring Popular Industry Advocate


The VR education community says goodbye to one of its biggest advocates.

Sony Pictures & Snapchat Serve Up Creepy Augmented Reality Lens to Promote 'Brightburn' Movie

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The new film Brightburn, a horror take on the superhero genre produced by Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn, debuted in theaters on Friday, and it has some promotional backing from Snapchat to drive ticket sales.

Index Specs Were Driven by Valve’s VR Game Dev Teams

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When revealing the upcoming Index headset, Valve was clear that their goal was to move the bar forward for VR fidelity, even if that meant a premium pricetag.

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How To Fix Many Oculus Rift S Tracking Problems And Blackouts


The Oculus Rift S was released this week. However, some owners are experiencing tracking problems and other USB related issues such as blackouts. The Rift S uses five onboard cameras for tracking. While some preprocessing seems to be done on the headset, the Rift S still pushes USB 3.0 to the limits.

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Review: The HP Reverb VR Headset Is Just Shy Of Incredible


Comfort and quality collide with the latest Windows Mixed Reality headset. Windows Mixed Reality, while not the highest quality VR platform currently available, is an excellent jumping-off point for those looking to step into the world of VR without breaking the bank.

VR pants, shoes, gloves, and other things Sony has planned


Sony’s PlayStation VR system is well and away the easiest form of non-mobile virtual reality in the world at the moment. With the introduction of VR to the console world came the possibility that there’d be more than a couple splits in content – and usability.

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Rift S Will Get Enhanced Passthrough+ & ASW on the Latest NVIDIA GPUs

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Thanks to the tracking cameras on Rift S, the headset also comes with a pass-through video feature which Oculus calls ‘Passthrough+’ (with the ‘+’ denoting its low latency, stereo-correct, wide field of view).

How To Play SteamVR Games Like Skyrim VR On Oculus Quest


It’s only been a day since the Oculus Quest released and there is already a way to stream SteamVR games to the headset. It’s far from a perfect solution, quality is very shaky, and most of the button mapping is completely borked currently, but it’s a step in the right direction!

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Five Highly-Anticipated VR Games Coming To Oculus Quest


What’s on deck for the Oculus Quest? After what feels like eons of waiting, the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset is finally available to the public, along with over 50 immersive launch titles.

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