Google Brings Native ‘Tango’ AR Support to Unity

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Google has announced that its augmented reality platform Tango will be getting native integrated support for Unity later this year. Google’s Nathan Martz, Photo Courtesy Unity. of Unity.

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Unity Reveals New VR Tools and Google Daydream Support

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During the first-day of the Unite 2016 conference in Los Angeles Tuesday, Unity Technologies unveiled a number of new updates and features to help support VR and AR creators around the world developing interactive 3D, VR and AR experiences. News EditorVR Google Daydream UniteLA Unity

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Unreal and Unity Both Commit to Google Daydream

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Middleware makers Epic Games and Unity Technologies have been working on every major VR HMD revealed to date, so it’s no surprise to hear that both are involved with Google’s new Daydream platform. Epic Games fired first.

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Unity Native Support for Google Daydream VR Coming in Summer, Plugin Out Now

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Google have announced that developers itching to get started on building Android VR games using the Unity game engine can do so right now using a Daydream plugin.

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VR Veteran Tony Parisi is Leading Unity’s AR & VR Strategy Beyond Gaming

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The keynote from Unity’s Vision VR/AR Summit yesterday showcased just how far Unity is reaching into non-gaming content when it comes to augmented and virtual reality. New Unity Tools Bring Interactivity and Real-time CGI to 360 Video, Now in Beta.

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Unity Vision VR/AR Summit 2017: Courtside for the Convergence of Realities

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When it comes to changing the game for XR, Unity Technologies just can’t stop. Vision Summit 2017— Unity’s VR/AR-centric industry conference held this Monday and Tuesday at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood—doubled down on this push in a dramatic way. “We Google Tango with Unity.

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Google Opens ‘Maps’ API So Devs Can Create ‘Pokémon Go’-style Games

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During the Google Developer Day presentation at GDC 2018, Product Manager Clementine Jacoby and Engineering Lead Patrick Donelan at Google Maps presented the team’s progress in bringing their technology and data to game developers. Image courtesy Google.

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‘Tilt Brush’ Toolkit Turns Artists Into Animators With Unity Integration

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Google’s Tilt Brush app is evolving from a new way for artists to create into an important new tool in a developer’s arsenal. Google VR (@googlevr) January 19, 2017. Today, Google is expanding the Toolkit with some vital new features.

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Google Announces New Tools to Develop High-performance Daydream Apps

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Scaling means getting developers to build VR experience that are not only fun, but highlight optimized, and Google wants to make that as easy as possible. Unity 5.6 SEE ALSO Google Bringing Native 'Tango' AR Support to Unity Later This Year.

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Unity 5.5 Update Brings Microsoft Hololens Integration And More

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The Unity game engine is a versatile tool that developers, from beginners to those well-versed, utilize to fully realize their video game concepts. This year alone it provided a slew of games like Firewatch , Oxenfree , I Am Setsuna , Pokemon Go , ReCore , and the upcoming Cuphead. Such a move eases the process for developers, increasing efficiency by allowing them to do a larger amount of their augmented and mixed reality work within the Unity Editor.

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Unity Hires VRML Co-Creator Tony Parisi In Bid For VR Dominance

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Unity closed out its Unite 2016 Keynote in Los Angeles today with a huge focus on VR. “We’re not just going to be using VR and AR to make games, we’re going to tell stories and create worlds. Unity Engine VR Industry News tony parisi unity

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Google Releases ‘Resonance Audio’, a New Multi-Platform Spatial Audio SDK

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Google today released a new spatial audio software development kit called ‘Resonance Audio’, a cross-platform tool based on technology from their existing VR Audio SDK. Image courtesy Google. Google News Spatial Audio VR Audio ambisonics android cardboard DAWs daydream 2.0

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Unity CEO: VR Will Get Huge, But Devs Need to Survive and Avoid Hype Until it Does

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At VRLA 2017, Unity CEO and games industry vet John Riccitiello dumped a little cold water wisdom on the hype surrounding the red-hot VR industry. John Riccitiello is the CEO of Unity Technologies , one of the world’s leading game engines.

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5 Google ARCore Experiments That Inject Magic into Everyday Life

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Google released a preview version of ARCore for Android yesterday, the company’s answer to Apple’s ARKit. Built by George Michael Brower with friends at Google Creative Lab. Built with Unity and ARCore.

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GDC 2017: New Unity Plugin Increases Streaming Capabilites

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Many companies are making waves across the gaming industry at GDC this week and Unity has certainly contributed to a few headlines. update , releasing at the end of this month, is welcoming compatibility for Google Daydream and Cardboard and they’re charging forward with their EditorVR platform as well. “These third-party applications end up reducing computing resources and can often impact the gaming experience, especially for mobile gamers.”

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Unity CEO Wants ‘Equivalent of LittleBigPlanet’ Made In VR

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User-generated content might be a common feature of many games these days, but you could argue that its inception was kick started by Sony’s LittleBigPlanet series. Unity is hoping that, one day, something will do the same for VR. Unity may be the company to make it happen.

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Unity Rolls Google Daydream VR Support Ahead of Launch

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One of the leading platforms for software development added improved support for Google’s upcoming Daydream VR platform. The new Google VR SDK 1.0 makes certain VR development tasks easier, so the developers can focus on building the main features of their VR applications and games. “Unity’s native support for Daydream aims to solve the hard problems for you. The launch event is set for October 4th, on Google’s campus in Silicon Valley.

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How Unity is preparing for the mobile VR revolutionThe gaming.

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How Unity is preparing for the mobile VR revolution The gaming landscape looked quite different when TechRadar spoke to John Riccitiello, CEO at game engine Unity, back in June 2015. That hasn’t caused Unity to shy away from VR though, quite the opposite.

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How to ask Android Permissions in Unity for a Vive Focus app (Vive Wave SDK)

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The Android pop-up asking the user for permissions during application startup (Image by Google). Unity and Android Permissions. What does this mean if you want to request some permissions inside Unity? Thanks, Unity). Vive Focus and Android Permissions on Unity.

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Unity Wants Tools Like ‘Tilt Brush’ And ‘Medium’ To Kickstart Creation In VR

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Earlier this week Unity’s Editor VR platform evolved from a novel new way of making videogames into potentially the most forward-thinking VR development platform, and its all to do with Tools. According to VP of Unity Labs Sylvio Drouin, that’s a very real possibility.

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Unity Technologies Hosting Vision VR/AR Summit Asia in Beijing

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Awards were also given across various categories such as Best Game, Best Live-Action Experience, and the Artistic Achievement Award. Building on the momentum set into motion by the inaugural event, Unity Technologies is hosting Vision VR/AR Summit Asia in Beijing.

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Google’s Tilt Brush Heads To The Oculus Quest This Spring

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Facebook confirmed earlier today that Google’s immensely popular room-scale VR painting experience, Tilt Brush, is coming to the Oculus Quest headset this Spring. Image Credit: Google Inc. Image Credit: Google Inc. Image Credit: Google Inc.

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Unity, Epic, CCP, NetEase, Huawei and nDreams announce Daydream support

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A day after Google announced its Daydream virtual reality platform, companies are rushing to be the first to declare their support.

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Google Releases ARCore for Android, The Company’s Answer to Apple ARKit

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In an answer to Apple’s recently released ARKit , a developer tool used for making augmented reality apps and games that run on newer iPad and iPhones, Google today released a preview of a new Android-compatible software development kit (SDK) called ARCore.

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GDC 2018 ‘Day 2’ Roundup – ‘Budget Cuts’ Hands-On, Google Maps and ARCore, Squanch Games’ Exclusive, and More

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We go hands-on with Budget Cuts, Google presents ARCore and Maps API-enabled apps, Squanch Games’ Daydream exclusive title announced, and Magic Leap talks about developing games for a spatial computing platform. Google highlights 4 ARCore apps. Image courtesy Google.

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Google Limits Publishing Daydream Apps and Games

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Google Daydream VR platform is set to launch in fall 2016, but only a select group of developers will be able to publish Daydream apps. Google Play store is limiting access until some point in 2017. ” Google Pixel XL phone is manufactured by HTC.

59% of VR Developers Use Unity, But Devs Make More Money With Unreal

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Unity Technologies and Epic Games are in a grudge match for the hearts and minds of game developers. I interviewed both John Riccitiello, CEO of San Francisco-based Unity, and Tim Sweeney, CEO of Raleigh, N.C.-based based Epic Games, this week at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Unity’s started out at the low end, enabling mobile devices to run better 2D and 3D graphics. More people build an Apple with Unity than anyone else.

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Unity CEO Predicts Progress But Not ‘Explosive Growth’ For VR in 2017

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As CEO of Unity Technologies, John Riccitiello leads one of the most important companies in VR’s future, but he doesn’t expect the industry to see “explosive growth” next year. “Watch for big / massive games in 3 to 5 years.” ” Despite the long-term prediction for mass VR adoption, Unity is making big moves in the industry already. Going forward, Unity has ambitions to let people make entire games within the system.

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Unity Technologies announced a host of new partnerships and exciting updates during their Unite LA event today.

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Unity Technologies announced a host of new partnerships and exciting updates during their event Unite LA today. Unity's experimental EditorVR build will be available on December 15th. Facebook and Google also made some updates during the event.

Animating VR Characters in Google Blocks

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Last month, Google launched their Blocks VR creation tool , enabling anyone to 3D model low polygon objects with no prior modeling experience required. Now Google’s Daydream Labs is giving us a glimpse into just that. Image Credit: Google VR.

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Google Tilt Brush Brings Blocks Integration

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Two months ago Google launched their Blocks VR creation tool that enabled anyone to 3D model low polygon objects with little modeling experience required. Any Tilt Brush sketches using Blocks objects can now be published to Google’s Sketches platform to share with friends as well.

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GDC 2017: OTOY Is Bringing Mixed Reality Light Field Streaming To Unity

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When we last heard from OTOY , the company revealed it was bringing light field baking and more to its Unity integration. On display at Unity’s booth is the first light field video created in OTOY’s Octane renderer using the engine.

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Cross Platform VR/AR Development in Unity for Vive and HoloLens

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For the past several years of that career, I’ve specifically been working in the game industry, primarily working in the social/mobile space. I’m now working on a game that I would like to launch on both VR and AR platforms. Deploying to the Unity Editor. UNITY_WSA_10_0.

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Unity throws its support behind Google's new Daydream VR platform

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Unity Technologies chief John Riccitiello briefly took the stage at Google's I/O developer conference today to confirm that the company will be updating its game development toolset to support Google's new Daydream mobile VR platform

Google’s New Light Field App Is A Tantalizing Look At VR’s Future

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Yesterday, Google released a free app on Steam called Welcome to Light Fields that shows a quick tease of what this technology is capable of producing. Source: Google. Tagged with: google , light fields Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Google VR Industry News google light fields

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Niantic’s ‘Ingress Prime’ Brings A Sci-fi Twist To Location-Based AR Gaming

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Join pick a side and join the battle for control of previous Exotic Matter in this modern revival of the 2013 location-based AR game. When you join the game, you’ll find that there are two factions in the world of Ingress Prime: the “Enlightened” and the “Resistance.”

Dev Shares Crash Course on VR Game Optimization for Oculus Quest & Mobile Hardware

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VR games need to achieve high, stable performance to look good and play comfortably. In nine minutes, this crash course offers up an indie-dev focused overview of optimizing VR games built in Unity for mobile hardware like Oculus Quest. Don’t make photorealistic games.

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