The World of Mobile VR After Pokemon Go


With the introduction of Google Cardboard and the Daydream VR platform, Oculus and HTC discrete VR headsets and GearVR headsets for even smartphones like the Samsung’s Galaxy S7, the first tentative steps towards virtual reality gaming are being taken.

Introducing Google’s Next-Generation VR Camera


Google has officially unveiled their next generation Jump camera — the Yi Halo. Announced at the NAB conference in Las Vegas Monday, the Xiaomi-backed Yi has partnered with Google to bring a new professional camera to the market with some much needed improvements.

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Asus ‘ZenFone AR’ Google Tango, Daydream VR Phone Launched, Specs Revealed

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Asus have officially unveiled their new Google Tango and Daydream VR certified phone at a press conference at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the new device packs some impressive hardware inside it’s sleek exterior.

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CES: YI Technology and Google introduce VR camera


Imaging technology firm YI Technology today announced details of its YI Horizon VR180 Camera at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. The camera, created in collaboration with Google’s Virtual Reality team, is billed as an easy-to-use, stereoscopic 3D camera. The camera features seamless integration with YouTube and Google Photos, and is compatible with Google Cardboard, Google Daydream, PlayStation VR and other certified viewers.

Vuzix Blade AR Glasses with Alexa Integration Announced at CES 2018


Vuzix, a Rochester, New York-based display provider, is doing the same for AR glasses where Google's Glass failed. The Vuzix Blade AR glasses unveiled at CES in Las Vegas. However, unlike with Google Glass where you looked like a dork.

Dr. Oz is Using VR to Create The ‘Google Maps’ of the Human Body


“The human has has been forbidden from human eyes for thousands of year,” Öz said during an interview at CES in Las Vegas. “What we want to do is do for medical science what Google Maps has done for navigation.

Huawei’s Mate 9 Pro is Daydream-compatible, Future Phones to Include Tango

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Amit Singh, lead of business and operations at Google’s VR/AR team, today officially announced on stage during the Huawei keynote speech that the Huawei Mate 9 Pro and Mate 9 Porsche Design will be the next phones to conform to the Daydream VR platform.

WWE Is Coming To A Headset Near You Via NextVR


Just like the rest of NextVR’s content, the highlights will be free to download on headsets that actually support the NextVR app, which includes PlayStation VR, Google Daydream, Gear VR and Microsoft’s new Windows-based ‘Mixed Reality’ devices. Over at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas the company revealed its new broadcast solution that will actually allow viewers to physically move around inside 360-degree content.

Zero Latency’s Free-Roam VR To Use HP Headsets And Microsoft Tracking


” In February, I tried the 1st generation system in a play through at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. VR company Zero Latency is planning to roll out future locations with HP headsets running Microsoft’s inside-out tracking system.

AR Glasses You’d Be Happy To Be Caught Dead In


There’s no doubt a set of functional AR glasses that resemble regular eyewear would garner the attention of the average consumer, precisely what Vuzix is hoping for with their own propreitary AR headset showcased earlier this month at this years Consumer Electronics Expo in Las Vegas.

IrisVR Opens Up VR Real Estate With Two New Apps


Scope, meanwhile, is intended for mobile-based VR like Google Cardboard and is available for free on iOS and Android. IrisVR is showing both apps off at Autodesk University in Las Vegas this week.

Lyft Patents Show How AR & VR Could Change Ridesharing


Lyft drivers would access this information through an AR headset, such as a Microsoft HoloLens, Google Glass, or Magic Leap, which would place the digital content directly in the view of the Lyft driver, or through an AR enabled smartphone.

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Start Using VR at Your Company


Both 360-degree camera manufacturers and VR headset makers are displaying great “next generation” technology in Las Vegas — most of which is available now. or in the case of WebVR or an Android.apk for Google Cardboard, you literally can send a web link!).

CES 2019 Predictions: VR’s Next Generation Is Still Developing


We are just four days into 2019 and preparing to head to Las Vegas to see all the companies revealing products and components at the largest consumer electronics show of the year, CES. We’ll also be stopping by The Void’s Vegas location to see Wreck It Ralph VR and we are planning to check out attractions at other Vegas VR locations while we’re there. Google and Facebook did something similar based around Android on cell phones.

CES 2018: The 5 Biggest VR Tech Updates


We’re recovering today from the mad dash that was CES 2018 in Las Vegas.

‘HOLO CUBE’ Lets You Hold And Play With AR In The Palm Of Your Hand


The phone is placed inside of a Google Cardboard-esque Merge VR headset with a little window so it can see the cube at all times. When I first tried out the Samsung Gear VR, I immediately reached out with my hands.

CES: Lenovo introduces quartet of new AR and VR technologies


Lenovo used this week’s CES in Las Vegas to highlight several aspects of their 2018 product and service lineup in the augmented reality and virtual reality spaces. The Mirage Solo stands as the first stand-alone headset offering that is part of Google’s Daydream platform; an ill-fated offering from HTC was announced and subsequently cancelled last year.

CES: NextVR announces realism-boosting upgrades


The announcement was made in conjunction with the opening of CES 2018 in Las Vegas. NextVR is currently compatible with the Samsung Gear VR headset or Google Daydream View combined with an appropriate smartphone, PlayStation VR, or Windows Mixed Reality system. “VR NextVR , a leading provider of systems for broadcasting live sports and music events in virtual reality, yesterday previewed several upgrades to its technology platform.

Ahead Of SXSW, TheWaveVR announces updated creation tools and exciting VR music experience partnership for "Ready Player One"

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Using an ever expanding library of content from Google’s Poly API and custom visual tools from TheWaveVR, users can upload any 3D model of a scene or venue, perform as the DJ at their own shows, and throw parties for any number of friends or others in the community.

CES: uSens strives to bring augmented reality to billions of users


announced the availability of uSensAr, a smartphone augmented reality engine, this week at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. 2018 Android Apple Augmented Reality (AR) Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Google Hardware Internet of Things (IoT) Mobile News Samsung Smartphones AR augmented reality SC9853 Spreadtrum Communications Spreadtrum SC9853 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. HCI systems manufacturer uSens, Inc.

The Lab, SUPERHOT, More Nominated In D.I.C.E. 2017 ‘Immersive Reality’ Awards


Summit in Las Vegas. Joining them is Google’s popular creativity app, Tilt Brush , which is now available on the Vive. Last week we reported that Magic Leap, Oculus, and Insomniac Games were set to talk at the 2017 edition of the D.I.C.E. We also took issue with the event’s annual awards ceremony. Namely, we lamented the lack of a category for VR and AR games at the 2017 iteration of the show, and the small number of these games listed in general.

‘Hidden Figures’ AR Experience Takes You Around The US To Learn About STEM Innovators


The AR content can be activated on a mobile device at a special IBM webpage , through select print editions of The New York Times, or even at physical plinths at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. The experience is now available through the T Brand Studio AR app which can be downloaded for free on iTunes and Google Play.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 Processor Aims To Supercharge Mobile VR And AR


During the Qualcomm press conference at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, NV, Keith Kressin, Senior Vice President for Snapdragon Roadmap & Technologies at Qualcomm, outlined the laundry list of features and specs. The device will support Google’s operating systems, as well as full Windows 10 and all legacy Win32 applications. Mobile VR will always be under-powered compared to the bigger, better PC and console-based counterparts.

UploadVR’s 2016 CES Party Brings All The VR Goodness To Vegas


To celebrate the huge VR milestones of 2016, and to usher in what looks to be an even bigger year for our industry coming up next, UploadVR is throwing our biggest party yet right in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. This will include: Over 20 VR demo experiences across the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PS VR, Samsung Gear VR, and Daydream by Google. Tagged with: audi , CES , party , uploadvr , vegas. Events audi CES party uploadvr vegas2016 was rough.

CES 2017 to feature more than 70 VR exhibitors

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More than 70 virtual and argumented reality companies will showcase their products, innovations and demos at CES 2017, starting this Thursday in Las Vegas.

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CES 2017 VR And AR News Roundup: Everything You Might Have Missed


The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV is traditionally one of the largest tech events of the entire year and CES 2017 is no different. Many of the biggest companies on the planet, from Samsung and HTC, to Facebook, Amazon, and Google, and even all the way to Ford, Mercedez, and countless startups, all gather in the desert at the start of the year to unveil the latest and greatest advancements in consumer electronics.

Check out best VRFest video, game nominees—3 days left to vote

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The Virtual Reality Festival will be holding its Extreme Virtual Reality Challenge event in Las Vegas starting next Thursday, January 5, but you still three days to vote for your favorite virtual reality movies, video games, and ads. First Person ep 4: Las Vegas.

Is Porn Leading Innovation for VR?


In the same report, it also claims that 3 out of 4 headset owners own a mobile VR viewer such as the Google Cardboard or Samsung GearVR. ” VixenVR, comprised of ex-Activision folks, have built a virtual Las Vegas tower with portals leading to different VR adult experiences.

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


GOOGLE DAYDREAM MAKES MUSIC AND TWO NEW PHONES ARE READY. Good, a media company focused on social impact, is teaming up with Google for a live music concert series and promoting Google’s first Daydream-ready phone, the Pixel.

Lenovo’s Windows Holographic VR Headset Debuts At CES


The Chinese company revealed its first VR headset shortly ahead of CES 2017 in Las Vegas this week. That said, Lenovo itself does have experience in this field, having released the first phone to support Google’s Project Tango 3D mapping cameras last year.

Exclusive: SMI’s ‘Social Eye’ Tracking Breathes Life Into Avatars


Eye tracking startups Eyefluence and The Eye Tribe were both recently purchased by Google and Facebook respectively. ” SMI will be officially announcing Social Eye during CES this week in Las Vegas. Social interactions are, for better or worse, becoming an ever more essential feature for the new technologies and ideas being pumped out of the world’s innovation centers.

HTC Vive’s China President: ‘Immersive Computing Will Be Your Key Interface’


During CES last month I hiked across Las Vegas to find Alvin Wang Graylin, HTC’s Vive President in China. It was interesting to hear him echo the thoughts of leaders at both Google and Microsoft who seem certain that over time VR and AR headsets will merge into a single device. He pulled a Vive Focus from his bag and I got to try the headset, which offers full freedom of movement for your head in a completely standalone device.

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Happy New Year!


as a small team is en route towards Las Vegas, Nevada. Starting from next week, we’re opening a new chapter in our history as we are removing Google ads from the site. We wish to congratulate a Happy New Year 2017 to all of our readers. These lines are being typed at 36,000 feet over the Continental U.S. CES being pushed to the first week of January means our New Year celebrations were cut short in order to make it to the plane in time.

Intel planning to launch smart glasses this year


Amazon is working on their Alexa-powered glasses, but Apple, Facebook, and Google are all publicly focusing on phone-based AR for now. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas early this month, Chief Executive Brian Krzanich announced the opening of a Los Angeles-based studio space for the production of VR, AR and other new content. Intel Corp.’s

How is VR Changing the Face of Alternative Online Entertainment?


Imagine putting on your headset and stepping into the world of Las Vegas, Macau or Singapore’s famed Marina Bay Sands in an instant.

5 Things We’re Likely To See In 2019 VR Headsets


At CES in Las Vegas we saw a collection of next-generation technologies. What happens when a company like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon or Apple starts to put all these things together? Meanwhile, Google is powering the Lenovo headset and Qualcomm offers core tracking technology it can share with other manufacturers like HTC. Wireless , super high resolutions and eye-tracking all showed potential to dramatically improve future VR headsets.

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


The New York Times distributes more than 1 million Google Cardboard phone VR viewers to subscribers with the launch of The Displaced , a 360-degree video project focusing on children driven from their homes by war. Google transitions Clay Bavor into a position as head of VR.