Qualcomm’s Standalone VR Is Getting Embedded Leap Motion Hand Tracking

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What made the VR 820 so compelling was that it had 6-DoF tracking as well as integrated compute (Snapdragon 820) which was on par with all the latest flagship phones. It even had support for eye tracking, which we now know was through a partnership with none other than SMI.

WCVRI Day 1: Hands-on RealMax AR glasses and Droolon F1 eye tracking!

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And as I promised you, I’m sharing with you all my impressions , so you will feel as if you were here with me… Today I will talk with you about the WCVRI event, the RealMax AR glasses and the Droolon F1 eye tracking accessory! Leap Motion) on the same headset.

Leap Motion’s North Star is the DK1 of AR: hands-on preview and how to buy it!

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You probably have heard about Leap Motion’s Project North Star , that should be able to offer people affordable augmented reality. Notice a Leap Motion sensor installed on top of it. There is not even an assembly kit like with Google Cardboards.

Google’s Standalone Headsets Use Snapdragon 835 VR Platform

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Yesterday we learned that Google is teaming up with Qualcomm to produce a new line of standalone VR headsets, made in partnership with companies like HTC and Lenovo. It was also said that the chip could be used for 6 degrees of freedom (6DOF) tracking. It featured a 2560×1440 AMOLED display, 6DoF tracking, eye tracking, foveated rendering and and even hand-tracking by way of Leap Motion integration. Google HTC Vive Lenovo VR Industry News

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My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

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Magic Leap. Me, wearing a Magic Leap One. The most important news has been for sure the launch of the Magic Leap One. Rear view of the Magic Leap One. Someone may even say that this is not really AR, it is more showing contextual info in front of your eyes.

VEC 2019 – All the most important news from the Vive Ecosystem Conference

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The SDK will support eye-tracked foveation and fixed foveation (like the one of Oculus Go); The Vive Focus will soon have finger tracking : for every hand, you will be able to have something similar to what Leap Motion offers. Hit Motion: Reloaded.

GameFace Plans GF-LD Headset With SteamVR And Android Support

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Unfortunately I didn’t get the chance to come back and see what he was showing with my own eyes before the conference ended, but after the show we did have a chance to dig into what GameFace is working on: the GF-LD headset. The latest headset from the company shown at E3 last week promises integration with Valve’s SteamVR Tracking technology and support for both PC-based SteamVR games as well as Android VR content.

The High-end VR Room of the Future Looks Like This

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Imagine the same touch and motion-based actions we’re used to on mobile phones, only happening in the air with our hands while we’re in VR. Eye tracking will enable more realistic interactions with both NPCs and human avatars, along with detailed analytics, heatmapping, and privacy concerns.

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OSVR - a Look Ahead

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Acer, NVIDIA, Valve, Ubisoft, Leap Motion and many others joined the ecosystem. We see goggles, motion trackers, haptics, eye trackers, motion chairs and body suits. The dream VR system might be a goggle from one vendor, input devices from another and tracking from a third. VR arcades, for instance, might use custom hardware or professional tracking systems. For example, head tracking can come from optical trackers or inertial ones.