Cinematic Augmented Reality Movies are coming

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While everyone counted on Magic Leap to bring AR eye-wear to the masses, what Magic Leap did in-fact was lend a stigma to Augmented Reality with unfulfilled promises. Cinematic AR films: A new genre for Home Entertainment. Augmented Reality’s time has come.

VR Veterans Found Artie Augmented Reality Avatar Company

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It reminds me of Magic Leap’s Mica digital human demo, but so far Artie isn’t showing anything quite as fancy as that yet. Ryan and his team at Felix & Paul forged numerous partnerships with Fortune 500 companies and media conglomerates including Facebook, Google, Magic Leap, Samsung, Xiaomi, Fox and Comcast, and worked on projects with top brands and A-list talent such as NASA and Cirque du Soleil.

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DigiLens Raises $50 Million To Develop Cheap AR Display Tech

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DigiLens , a Sunnyvale, California-based startup developing displays for augmented reality (AR) devices, today announced that it’s closed a $50 million oversubscribed series C round led by Universal Display Corporation’s UDC Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Pokémon Go creator Niantic, Continental AG, Sony Innovation Fund, and Mitsubishi’s Diamond Edge Ventures.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.10.09): All about the Quest 2 launch and much more!

The Ghost Howls

It is “easy” to create hype and get preorders and many sales on the first day: Even the Magic Leap One had a very strong first day, and the community was flooded with pictures of people donning the device… but in the end, it was a huge flop.

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

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Future solutions will get rid of clunky wired headsets and move onto glasses that can project a high-definition image onto the eye, a la Magic Leap, and eventually contact lenses that contain tiny screens. Hand and finger tracking, gesture interfaces, and grip simulation: Leap Motion: Manus VR: Neurodigital: Gestigon: Handpose: Usens: Dexta Robotics: Minority Report (film). Neural plugins: The Matrix (film). Total Recall (film). Avatar (film).

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Over 20 Use Cases of Smart Glasses, VR Headsets, and Smartwatches at Airports

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Around the same time, Vueling, Iberia, and Air Berlin launched smartwatch boarding passes for early Pebble and Samsung smartwatches. In what became a successful use case, CVG installed counting sensors in its restrooms and gave housekeeping staff Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches with Hipaax’ TaskWatch platform. Very recently, Air New Zealand announced a partnership with Magic Leap and Framestore to develop MR content highlighting New Zealand as a travel destination.

InstaVR Interviews: Dr. Matthew Frew, Senior Lecturer in Enterprise, University of the West of Scotland – School of Business and Enterprise

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Also put a proposal to Google’s Magic Leap for what I’ve termed ‘EducationXR’. Similarly we’ve got a few Samsung cameras that, like the Theta V, are pretty good consumer cameras. Question: What is your primary approach to filming in 360? Just like with any type of filming, you’re looking to make sure you have nice weather and clear views. InstaVR Interviews: Meet the VR Practitioners.

Leveraging 5G Networks to bring VR to South Korea, with Korea Telecom?s Joonmo Park

XR for Business Podcast

I've seen some of the-- Huawei come up with a pair of glasses and Samsung, they're all kind of teasing at these. Joonmo: We tried very different kinds of devices, including Oculus Quest, or Pico device for 3DOF, and Samsung Gear. And when I got into virtual reality in the beginning, the first thing we did was we filmed 360 videos, because we thought that was what VR was. Joonmo: Yeah, about one or two years ago we tried to use AR glasses, such as Magic Leap or Nreal.

Jules Urbach’s Quest To Realize Star Trek’s Holodeck

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Facebook, Sony, Valve, Samsung and HTC all bet on games. Games want to be cinematic quality and film wants to be interactive. It is used most often to capture actors and make realistic digital body doubles for big budget films or video games. The promise of this technology helped Magic Leap raise roughly $1.4 The Holodeck represented the greatest technological leap forward in this aspirational future. Jules Urbach is on the brink.

2016: The year of VR in review

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Samsung rigged up several rollercoasters at multiple Six Flags theme parks with Gear VR experiences. On the visual spectrum, there are companies like Magic Leap and OTOY working to bring lightfield synthesis within the headsets. Samsung has demonstrated a means of doing this using only sound waves and a pair of headphones.

Getting -- and Keeping -- Your Attention in XR, with LumiereVR COO Alexander Haque

XR for Business Podcast

XR technologies are undeniably a leap forward in humankind's mechanical evolution. We were commissioned to bring a five-minute VR experience that they had filmed, giving behind-the-scenes look at the Rangers, the Knicks, and Billy Joel live on stage in 360 VR. at the very beginning when VR was kicking off, when Samsung did this huge presentation and they had hundreds -- or probably a thousand headsets -- all synchronized.

Web-Based Augmented Reality for E-Commerce, with Seek’s Jon Cheney

XR for Business Podcast

I just found this out about him: he’s a composer as well, for films. Alan: Yeah, the new Samsung 10 does it. One is Draco file, one’s a USDZ and one is a glTF, and then we have a couple other ones that we use that were playing around with, especially for things like Magic Leap that we’re working with, and some other kind of newer file formats that we just want to be able to support them.

Web-Based Augmented Reality for E-Commerce, with Seek's Jon Cheney

XR for Business Podcast

I just found this out about him: he's a composer as well, for films. Alan: Yeah, the new Samsung 10 does it. One is Draco file, one's a USDZ and one is a glTF, and then we have a couple other ones that we use that were playing around with, especially for things like Magic Leap that we're working with, and some other kind of newer file formats that we just want to be able to support them. I just found this out about him: he's a composer as well, for films.

Venture Capitalists Contemplate How Much Exuberance Is Good for VR Investing

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Above: Samsung’s Gear 360 and Gear VR headset. Question: From a prioritization standpoint as far as investments, are you looking for the next Magic Leap, or are you looking at content platforms, content creation, codecs? Feature films go to China, they go to India, they go everywhere. But with Daydream and Samsung and other devices coming next year, we should see significant mobile installed base growth. Is virtual reality a bubble?

Oculus Connect 5 mega round-up: all you need to know about Oculus Quest and the other announcements!

The Ghost Howls

We are at the same level of Vive Focus or Vive Pro… probably the display is the same made by Samsung. This is the same chip of the Samsung S8 and it is not the latest available for VR: Qualcomm has already released the 845 VR reference design. It is standalone (as HoloLens and Magic Leap ) and has cameras through which it sees the environment. For sure high-quality 6DOF videos aren’t cheap to be filmed.

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