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

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For instance, I contributed to the little musical experience that Enea Le Fons has taken to a disco club during his 30 Days in VR experiment and I made the porting of the ImmotionRoom full-body VR system to the new HTC device. Unity and Android Permissions. Thanks, Unity).

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Unity CEO: VR Price Problems Will ‘Solve Themselves’ In 2018/19

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We might have seen big price drops on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive recently, and Microsoft’s new headsets are the cheapest yet, but VR remains an expensive proposition. The head of Unity says that problem will solve itself very soon. Speaking to TechCrunch , Unity CEO John Riccitiello looked towards the future of VR, referencing the tech’s “slow start” with consumers. The biggest app in history was Niantic’s Pokémon GO, powered by Unity.

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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 Google said that it has partnered with Unity and Epic Games, creators of two of the most popular third-party gaming engines, so developers can use the game-building tools they already know well. “Unity’s native support for Daydream aims to solve the hard problems for you.

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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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Google, Facebook and Microsoft Line Up For VR Standalone Push

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Over the next two weeks we are expecting major announcements related to VR from Microsoft, Google and Facebook. Google. 4 (Wednesday morning) Google will reveal its product lineup for the holiday season. Google’s Daydream View.

Unreal Engine 4.12 is Out Now, Gets ‘VR Editor’, OSVR and Google VR Support

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now sporting Google VR ‘Daydream’ and OSVR native support. Clearly in the above demo, Donaldson is immersed with the Oculus Rift and using Oculus Touch controllers, but the original unveiling was done on the SteamVR powered HTC Vive.

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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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Livestream Recap: Expert ‘Tilt Brush’ Techniques, ‘Google Earth’ and PS VR Launch

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Every show is shot using a green screen and an HTC Vive in the mixed reality mode to give you the best angles to watch. He also brought a ton of his work in Tilt Brush over the past year, showing us the amount of features that have been added since Google’s acquisition of software.

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‘Google Earth VR’ Launches For Free To Let You Fly Around The World

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This is Google Earth VR. Google Earth VR is a surprise project from Google’s Geo team that is being both announced and released today. This is the team behind Google Maps and the original Google Earth. According to Mike Podwal, project manager for Google Earth VR , “ 94 percent of the world’s population is covered in this experience. Google Earth VR’s primary locomotion system is flight.

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Build A Robot In Google’s Blocks For A Chance To Win A $50 Steam Card

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A contest is being held for creators to use Google’s Blocks VR creation software and incorporate the robot building blocks posted by Jarlan Perez, a 3D artist at Google, for the chance to win a $50 Steam gift card. Google’s Blocks software released fairly recently but it has already been used to model a wide range of cool objects. So get building if you’ve got an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift! Art Experiences blocks contest google

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

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Deploying to the Unity Editor. Appendix A: An Aside on Using External Libraries for Unity Development. Check Appendix A: An Aside on Using External Libraries for Unity Development for more about class libraries and links to my library. UNITY_EDITOR) && !UNITY_WSA_10_0.

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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.

HTC Vive Exec Makes Predictions for the Next 2 Years of Virtual Reality

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HTC’s China Regional President of Vive, Alvin Wang Graylin, took to the stage at the Unity Vision Summit in Asia this week and made a series of bold predictions for where we’ll see VR in the next two years.

Google’s Daydream Labs Shows Off Early VR Experiments

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The Google VR team wants to explore and share the possibilities of VR – starting with a drum like keyboard. In the example video below, the Daydream Labs team built a virtual drum kit that used HTC Vive controllers as drumsticks that they then adapted to a virtual keyboard. “We

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Microsoft May Leapfrog Facebook and Google in VR With HoloLens Tracking

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The system is already used on the $3,000 HoloLens, an advanced augmented reality system, but with it employed on a low-cost VR headset Microsoft may have leapfrogged efforts by both Facebook and Google, powered by Windows.

Super Data Report: 6.3 Million Virtual Reality Headsets Shipped in 2016

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The report, titled “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: 2016 Mobile and VR Games Year in Review,” is a compilation of information Super Data and Unity Technologies, though we clarified with Unity that they did not contribute to the estimates for VR headset data in the report.

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Lenovo Mirage Solo review: should you buy it?

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” review of standalone headsets (you can find in other posts the ones related to Oculus Go and HTC Vive Focus ). it is bigger than the Oculus Go but smaller than the massive HTC Vive Focus. I already dedicated an article about how the tracking technology of Google is awesome.

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Google Makes Tilt Brush even more of a killer VR app with Tilt Brush Toolkit.

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One can say Google’s Tilt Brush is still virtual reality’s closest thing to a killer app and one of the first demos anyone using a HTC Vive will ever try. Along side with Unity's recent VR workspace update it looks like the future is very bright for using VR to develop for VR.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.11.11): Cardboard becomes opensource, HoloLens 2 and nreal shipping and much more!

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Image by Google). Google completely opensources Cardboard. With a surprise move, Google has announced with a blog post that it ha opensourced completely Cardboard. Google has already abandoned all its VR projects (e.g. Google machine learning can help in creating AR apps.

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Did Seebright Just Launch Google Cardboard for AR?

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It was no other than Google that delivered the first “million unit VR headset” By launching Cardboard VR application and the headset made out of… cardboard, Google set the stage for massive adoption of VR among developers, and the company isn’t stopping anytime soon.

5 Talks You Won’t Want to Miss at VRDC This Week

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Making Daydream Real – Building for Google’s New VR platform. Nathan Martz, Product Manager, Google. We’re just days away from Google Daydream delivering a brand new ecosystem to what will hopefully one day be millions of smartphone owners.

Microsoft Reveals ‘Maquette’, a VR Tool for Spatial Ideation and Design

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To make Maquette more useful in a production pipeline, Microsoft is launching it alongside a Unity plugin which will allow users to export scenes or parts of scenes into Unity in.FBX or.GLTF formats.

Oculus Quest vs Vive Focus: let the battle begin

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And so here we are again: Oculus vs HTC, America vs China, Hugo Barra vs Alvin Wang Graylin. HTC has also been smart because every time someone says “Focus” during some VR event, he’s doing some hidden advertisement for its product.

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Introduction to OpenVR 101 Series: What is OpenVR and how to get started with its APIs

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We can deploy to a vast of platforms using game engines like Unity, Unreal Engine, the more recent Godot engine or any of the other engines out there, which have all started to add VR features”. But that’s just how Unity works, and this post isn’t about Unity, so let’s move on.

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Developer Uses VR To Build AR Experiences That Mimic Real-World Physics

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ZedMini camera mounted to HTC Vive / Image Credit: Lee Vermeulen. The primary component is a ZedMini camera hooked up to an HTC Vive headset, that allows for AR pass-through while he is in VR. News Alientrap Games AR Augmented Reality HTC Vive Interview Lee Vermeulen Modbox ZedMini

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Vive Focus review: should you buy it?

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HTC Vive Focus is one of the most famous standalone VR headsets. This also let me write various articles about it, like this one on Vive Focus streaming , this one on Focus instant preview for Unity or this other one highlighting the updates of the v2 runtime. Unity development.

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GDC 2018 ‘Day 1’ Roundup – Vive Pro Pricing, Magic Leap SDK, Nvidia RTX, and More

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Image courtesy HTC. HTC have finally revealed the price and release date of the anticipated Vive Pro , opening preorders globally at Vive.com and other retailers. Magic Leap has launched the SDK for the device’s Lumin OS , with support for Unity and Unreal engines.

Vive Focus App Turns Your Living Room Into A Dance Floor

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Available on the Vive Focus — HTC’s China-only replacement for its discontinued Daydream headset — Beat Reality generates a colorful filter that allows you to experience any locale with literal rose-tinted glasses. News Beat Reality HTC Mixed Reality Music Vive Focus

Can Virtually Live Replace Pay Per View Television?

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In our team, we now love the (HTC) Vive and we’re certain Oculus will catch up. Having said that, theBlu: Whale experience, Google’s Tilt Brush are incredibly great experiences and you can’t explain it until you try them. It doesn’t matter if you have HTC Vive or an Oculus Rift.

Oculus Rift Has Hidden Preliminary Support For OpenXR

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The working group includes the major VR companies such as Facebook, Valve, Microsoft, NVIDIA, AMD, HTC, Google, Unity, and Epic. Facebook added basic support for OpenXR to their Oculus Rift and Rift S headsets. OpenXR is the open standard API for VR/AR.

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Dancing and Creating VR Music at SXSW 2017

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Show It 2 Me was created with Google Tilt Brush and was the first VR experience to use the Tilt Brush Toolkit ( now in BETA ) to export elements into Unity to be animated. News HTC Vive Music SXSW Tilt Brush TitmouseSXSW is known for its large music presence.

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This 14 Year Old Minecraft Modder Made A Home-Building VR Game

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In the most recent edition of our list of new releases for HTC Vive , we highlighted an Early Access sandbox experience that pushed you to create your own virtual living space from the decorations to the furniture. Tagged with: children , Developers , htc vive , VR Home.

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GDC 2017: Vive ‘Working’ to Join Oculus on a Committee for Open VR Standards

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Today’s announcement indicated that most of the major VR imprints have been granted membership into the group including: Oculus, Valve, Unity, Epic, Samsung, and Google. HTC’s VR subsidiary, Vive, was not included as an included member of the Open XR Working Group. htc VR Industry News khronos open XR standards Vive working groupEarlier this morning the Khronos Group announced a name and details for its open virtual and augmented reality standard committee.

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‘Oculus Start’ Program Aims to Help Indies Jump into VR Development

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without limitation, Oculus, Google, Microsoft, Valve, Steam, HTC)”, venture capital, or crowdsourcing.

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End Space Comes to Gear VR

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End Space VR was one of the earlier shooters around for Google Cardboard. Now, End Space is available for Gear VR. Unlike the Cardboard version the Gear VR version comes with full gamepad support and enhanced graphics. End Space VR is available from Oculus Home for $7.99

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VR Prototyping for Less Than $100 with Leap Motion + VRidge

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15 for a Google Cardboard viewer. This transforms your phone into a VR headset screen, simulating devices like the HTC Vive. Since VRidge and our Unity Core Assets both take advantage of OpenVR, it’s possible for you to build and test your project using this minimal setup.

Microsoft Joins OpenXR, Becoming a Decisive Backer in the Open, Royalty-free VR/AR Standard

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Khronos Group , the consortium behind the OpenXR project which aims to standardize the way applications communicate with AR and VR headsets, just added Microsoft to its ranks.