The Virtual Arena: Educators Learn Their VR

Peter Graham

Moving from entertainment, he now covers the major developments VR is having in shaping the future Education Technology scene. Yet again, the biggest presence of VR at the show was from Avantis – the company had powered into VR and was one of the first to offer educators a dedicated package.

The XR Week Peek (2020.01.27): Samsung may be working on a new headset, Half-Life: Alyx will ship on time and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Image by Samsung, taken from Upload VR). Samsung may launch a next-gen Samsung Odyssey. A recent filing at the Chinese IP offices makes us speculate on a new PC VR headset in the works by Samsung. Unity changes how it handles XR Plugins. Hello everyone!

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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

Image by Samsung). Anyway, officially, both Samsung and Oculus have continued at least to support it. But at the presentation of the latest Samsung Note 10, for the first time after the Note 4, Samsung has dropped support for Gear VR in its latest flagship device.

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My predictions for virtual reality in 2020

The Ghost Howls

In the end, I still believe in the old predictions of Unity CEO John Riccitiello: Look at this graph shown by Mr. Riccitiello in 2017: the purple line is the one of the analysts, while the white one is the one forecasted by him.

WebVR: Taking The Path Of Least Resistance To Mainstream VR

VRScout

Google , Oculus and Samsung Internet also published their WebVR and open-source developer resources. . Content and Education. For application domains such as education and heritage, developing VR scenes and experiences for the Web is highly important,” said Stone.

DreamGlass is an interesting Augmented Reality glass that costs only $399

The Ghost Howls

I think that this device can be interesting to start experimenting with AR interfaces for applications that have sense when executed next to a desk… for instance something in the education sector: you could see the solar system all around you in AR.

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Vive’s China President, Alvin Wang Graylin

Road to VR

From healthcare, education, social, training, cinema, gaming, and more, VR has a lot of Killer Use-cases. The real killer application of VR I’m more excited about is core curriculum VR Education. Samsung’s VP of Immersive Products & VR, Nick DiCarlo.

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VR Bound Announces Nominees For Inaugural 2017 VR Awards

VRScout

Also announced was the judging panel that includes virtual reality experts such as Josh Naylor of Unity Technologies, Jenn Duong of Shiift, and CEO of Spiral Media Megan Gaiser. Samsung – Gear VR. Nominees for Best use of VR in Education and Training.

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

VRScout

You will also be able to stream your virtual experiences in the Samsung Gear VR to Facebook Live before the end of this year, so stay tuned for more information on that angle. Speaking of education and VR… the U.S.

Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

Road to VR

In fact, games only account for 35% of projects underway, as the rest are focused on fields like psychology and neuroscience (12%), education (7%), tourism (7% ), and architecture and real estate (6%). Dania Academy of Higher Education, Denmark.

Oculus Quest vs Vive Focus: let the battle begin

The Ghost Howls

According to some reviewers, the display may also be the same one made by Samsung. Vive is very strong in the enterprise sector and bets a lot in education because this is a strong interest of the Chinese government.

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Mexico Celebrates First VR Festival in Latin America

VRScout

Mattel used the event to unveil its VR View-Master in Mexico, while Samsung and Unity were also some of the event’s main sponsors. Virtual reality seems to be everywhere in the news these days.

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As UploadVR Turns 2 We Reflect On The First Full Year of Consumer VR

UploadVR

In April, we opened the doors to the first Upload Collective in San Francisco, a hub for VR and AR startups, development, co-working, education, meetups and even live broadcasting. In fact, developers using Unity and SteamVR start effectively standardizing this mixed reality capture method.

VRLA’s John Root on AR, Privacy, & eSports in VR

Road to VR

John Root co-founded VRLA with Cosmo Scharf in 2014 , and it has organically grown into a thriving VR event with over 10,000 attendees at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

VRLA 2018 Returns; Keynote Lineup Announced

VRScout

For industry professionals, students and attendees, there are also a variety of cutting-edge educational sessions designed to teach Unity development for platforms like Google Daydream, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality, ARKit, ARCore and Microsoft HoloLens.

Build The Model Kits Of Your Dreams With ‘Monzo VR’

UploadVR

Everything is so perfectly designed with the best possible graphics for the Unity engine. On top of that, there is also great potential of gamified education with the building process. Most nerdy kids go through a model building phase at some point.

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

VRScout

Bringing Nearpod’s total funding to $30.2M, this round was led by Insight Venture Partners, Reach Capital, GSV Education, AGP Miami, and Krillion Ventures. LOTS OF BIG UNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS AT GDC. THE UPCOMING SAMSUNG GEAR VR CONTROLLER IS COOL.

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AWE EU 2018 Agenda Announced: First Look at the Key Trends Shaping AR and VR

AWE Blog

Sponsors and exhibitors at this year’s AWE EU event include Amazon, Daqri, Disney, GE, Google, Fraunhofer, Holo-Light, HTC, Huawei, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Niantic, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung, Streem, Unity, Volkswagen, Walmart, Wayfair, and more.

The Sound of XR, with Bose's Michael Ludden

XR for Business Podcast

You've done everything from IBM Watson, to Google, to HTC, Samsung. so I got a little arts education, too. And in that way, we have an SDK for Android, an SDK for iOS, and then also an SDK for Unity, which you can use to deploy cross-platform that will allow you to interpret and read data from the sensors to do things like recognize gestures. The way that you can do it with Bose AR, if you're a developer, is within Unity, you can actually do that same thing.

Attending Digital Concerts in XR with The Boolean's Anne McKinnon

XR for Business Podcast

And VR Days was one of the best conferences that bridged the gap between technology and arts, and also brought together everyone from military to education to healthcare, and also the creatives to drive that innovation. But otherwise we're using the Samsung Gear VR. Alan: Yeah, I think device management with VR is a bit of a pain in the butt, because you have to keep them charged, especially with the Samsung Gear VR's great, because you can just swap out the phones.

The YouTube of 3D Models, with Sketchfab CEO Alban Denoyel

XR for Business Podcast

And so we already have a set of integrations with proprietary tools like Unity and Real Render and so on. And just like on Google Sheets, you can search Shutterstock to preview images and you want to do the same thing on Magic Leap or Hololens or any 3D application, like Unity or Instagram AR. I guess it would be still Unity, for now. Alban: Well, it depends on how you look, because for professional use, Unity is definitely pretty high.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

VRScout

Unlike the Lucasfilm AR headset, which uses a smartphone to power it (like the Google Daydream or the Samsung Gear VR does), the company says this concept is a standalone, self-powered headset. UNITY ADDS MAP FUNCTION, SO LOCATION IS OFFICIALLY FOUNDATION FOR VR/AR GAMES.

Top 26 VR/AR Events, Expos and Conferences to Attend in 2018

VeeR VR

Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) Date: October 18-19, 2017 Venue: Moscone West, SanFrancisco, CA, USA Besides the events mentioned above, you can also find local VR events to attend by searching on Meetup.