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!

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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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WebVR: Taking The Path Of Least Resistance To Mainstream VR

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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.

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

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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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My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

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Feature comparison between ARCore, ARKit and the Unity Handheld AR SDK (Image by Unity). It will continue developing its AR platform for the future glasses, and educate its users, through ARKit.

VR Bound Announces Nominees For Inaugural 2017 VR Awards

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

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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.

Mexico Celebrates First VR Festival in Latin America

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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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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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 2018 Returns; Keynote Lineup Announced

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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.

Oculus Quest vs Vive Focus: let the battle begin

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

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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 VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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

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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

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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

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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.