Virtual Reality is officially a fad. I am out

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I work in virtual reality since 2014, when I have fallen in love with this technology after having tried an Oculus DK2. First of all, it highlighted what are the principal uses of virtual reality today. The post Virtual Reality is officially a fad.

Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets

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Microsoft unveiled their vision of a mixed reality world today at Computex in Taipei. . Now Microsoft has announced that they want to be a major part of virtual reality too. The post Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets appeared first on VRScout.

The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Wireless

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Google’s head of VR and AR Clay Bavor made clear to us in a 2017 interview that Google could pursue its own devices in VR and AR. Will Facebook, Microsoft, Sony or Valve support the development of these new kinds of PCs (or game consoles)?

Virtual Reality Headset History 2012 To 2018

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Over the last six years consumer VR products evolved considerably, with new capabilities added each year for developers to use in building virtual worlds. 2016: Google’s Daydream View. 2017: Microsoft’s Windows-powered VR.

PanguVR mixes virtual reality and artificial intelligence to revolutionize interior design

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PanguVR works with two amazing technologies like virtual reality and artificial intelligence , so I was really interested in talking with him. We agreed that we would have met virtually so that I could discover more about his company anyway.

Microsoft Store to Lead Industry in Revenue Share to non-Game VR App Devs

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Later this year, Microsoft is increasing the cut developers earn when publishing on the Microsoft Store. Microsoft says in a blog post that gaming apps won’t see the raise from the standard percentage, which at the time of this writing is a standard 70/30 split.

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. Microsoft. Halo is coming to Microsoft-based immersive systems. It leads the augmented reality market with the standalone HoloLens. Google.

Microsoft Presenting Easy-To-Use Virtual Reality Experience

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Microsoft is trying to nudge laptop and deskbound computers to interact with the three-dimensional world. ” The hardware that does typically pack rear-facing cameras — smartphones and tablets — is almost always powered by Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android, rather than Windows.

The Coming Wave of Virtual Reality Creation Tools

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That was true until a few weeks ago, when I got my hands on a new class of virtual reality 3D creation tools including Google Blocks , Google Tilt Brush , Oculus Medium , Oculus Quill , et al. To the Google Machine we go! Back to Reality, Temporarily.

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Power and Responsibility: Highlights from Microsoft Build

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We need to ask ourselves not only what computers can do, but what they should do,” said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in his opening keynote at Build. Microsoft sees the “intelligent cloud” as the backbone of this revolution.

Virtual Reality Holiday Gift Guide 2017

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Lots of really interesting virtual worlds like Job Simulator and Fantastic Contraption require the Move controllers to play, and even games like Skyrim VR are better with hand controllers. Of the three major wired VR headsets, HTC Vive offers the greatest amount of freedom to explore a virtual world. If you’re getting a Galaxy S8 or S8+, you could get both Gear VR and Daydream View and enjoy VR apps from both the Oculus store and Google Play.

Football (Soccer) training and experiences with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Tech at Soccerex 2015!

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Join us tomorrow for the final day of Soccerex Global in Manchester, UK, and discover the place where athletes are using Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality tech to take their game to the next level. appeared first on EON Reality.

Original Xbox Co-Founder: Virtual Reality Is ‘Another Golden Age’ For Gaming

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The year of virtual reality has been full of ups and downs for our young industry. The launch of the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, and Google Daydream, however, are several of the highest highs. Berkes is one of the original founders of Xbox at Microsoft and is currently Chief Technology Officer at CA Technologies after serving as the EVP, Technology and CTO at HBO. Tagged with: industry , microsoft , otto berkes , VR , xbox.

MetaVRse Launches Canada's First Full Service Virtual Reality Agency

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Toronto-based VR Agency MetaVRse has launched as Canada’s first full-service Virtual Reality agency. Smithson will be speaking at the Virtual Reality Toronto (VRTO) conference in Toronto and International Live Events Association (ILEA) conference in Austin.

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Microsoft May Leapfrog Facebook and Google in VR With HoloLens Tracking

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Microsoft’s play for command of next generation personal computing can be seen today with the announcement of a series of Windows-powered VR headsets starting at $300. This is not the case with the headsets on the way from Microsoft’s partners.

Microsoft Just Bought VR Social App AltspaceVR

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Microsoft is rescuing the beloved VR social network. The Silicon Valley social VR startup that has taken us on a roller coaster ride of emotions over the past months has big news—AltspaceVR has been acquired by Microsoft. Microsoft’s lineup of VR headsets.

Emergence of Virtual Reality in the Classrooms

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Technologies like virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, and haptic feedbacks are emerging successfully in almost every sector today, facilitating the users with an immersive experience of whatever they do. It has become difficult to differ these technological realities and others as they are getting combined under one category and it is called artificial reality. Virtual Reality

How to enable WebVR in Google Chrome

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One of the biggest news of the last days is that finally, Google Chrome for Windows has added support for WebVR. And when the son of Microsoft Explorer gets functionalities faster than you, Google, you understand that something is not working as it should.

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Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

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Google harnesses the power of photos and street view to deliver simplified VR development for teachers and students. This is the new reality that educators need to prepare themselves to proactively use it rather than reactively adapt to it.

Google Launching WebVR Support for Android Chrome in January, Desktop to Follow

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WebVR is gaining significant momentum; last month the biggest players in the browse space came together to discuss the future of VR on the web at the W3C Workshop on Web & Virtual Reality. WebVR is an evolving foundation for delivering virtual reality directly from the web.

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The reality of augmented and virtual reality venture.

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The reality of augmented and virtual reality venture capital Chatting with VC and corporate friends in Sand Hill Road, Hollywood, London, China, Japan and South Korea, a taxonomy emerged for AR/VR investors: Yes: Dedicated AR/VR funds (mainly angel, seed and Series A).

The Ghost’s Spotlight: oVRshot, Microsoft Maquette and The Great C

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Microsoft Maquette. Microsoft Maquette is the ultimate VR tool by Microsoft to prototype fast in VR. It has a very clean interface that reminds a bit the one of another cool product used to create thing fast in VR: Google Blocks.

Microsoft’s AR thrust is exactly what the market needs

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Holding it precariously so close to Google I/O, Microsoft’s own BUILD developer conference may have felt a bit more subdued, somber, and serious. Archive ar augmented reality Computing Microsoft Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality virtual reality vr Windows Holographic

How Magic Leap compares to Microsoft HoloLens

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For Once, Microsoft Got The Jump On Google and Apple with HoloLens — Will It Last?

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Mixed reality (MR) is a new computing platform that‘s emerging from the current fields of augmented and virtual reality. In terms of the enterprise market, that pie will be smaller, but will lean even more heavily toward AR and MR. Currently, at the forefront of the MR revolution is the Microsoft HoloLens. Microsoft has uncharacteristically been early to market in this sector, with the HoloLens dominating almost all coverage of actual deployments of the technology.

Microsoft Schedules VR Event For Early October

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It looks like we’ll be finding out a lot more about Microsoft’s plans for VR and more in a few weeks’ time. The company this week announced that it will be holding a ‘Mixed Reality event’ on October 3rd. Mixed reality is Microsoft’s broad term encompassing everything from its HoloLens augmented reality device to the new virtual reality headsets it’s soon to launch in partnership with others.

Google Acquires Eye-tracking Company Eyefluence, Reportedly Building VR Headset With Tech

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A report from Engadget published yesterday maintains that Google’s secret standalone VR headset “will integrate eye-tracking and use sensors and algorithms to map out the real-world space in front of a user.” SEE ALSO Google Goes on VR Hiring Spree Amid Daydream Launch.

The smartphone will eventually die, & Apple, Google, Microsoft, & Facebook are racing to.

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The smartphone will eventually die, & Apple, Google, Microsoft, & Facebook are racing to kill it @businessinsider [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) July 22, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

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Microsoft Reveals Motion Controllers For Windows VR Headsets

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In a keynote today Microsoft is revealing a long-awaited missing piece of its Windows mixed reality platform – motion controllers. The controllers will be bundled with an Acer mixed reality headset later this year for around $400. Controllers Hardware Microsoft VR acer

Microsoft Announces Siri Competitor with Voice-Activated VR Experience

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You may not be aware of this but for years now Microsoft has been steadily working to build the world’s smartest computer brain. Today, Microsoft is announcing Custom Speech Service, the latest program to join the ranks of Microsoft Cognitive Services.

Intel Dismisses IoT for Augmented and Virtual Reality

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There’s a clear reason why, and it can be found in recent ‘resurrection’ of Google Glass in ‘Enterprise Edition’, as well as wanting to react to popular products from Vuzix and ODG (Osterhaut Design Group). All of these shifts have one common thing – Intel’s upcoming silicon for AR/VR headsets, which is rumored to power the commercial version of Google Glass.

5 Killer Markets for Your Virtual Reality Startup

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Virtual Reality is set to reach a market value of $30 billion by 2020, according to estimates from Digi-Capital. With the Big Three (Microsoft, Google, and Facebook) all throwing money, R&D, and marketing at both augmented reality and virtual reality project ideas, one can assume VR and AR are both here to stay. Today’s Virtual Reality projects can be tomorrow’s Virtual Reality success stories for the right startups.

Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards

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Some of the biggest names in the business are teaming up to secure the future of virtual reality. Google, Sony, Oculus, Samsung, Acer and HTC have combined their efforts in order to create a healthy and equal industry for virtual reality hardware and software to develop and expand.

Microsoft Research reveals more FlashBack VR tech details

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Although today's generation of virtual reality devices and platforms has made technology more accessible, at least compared to its almost sci-fi stature years ago, it hasn't exactly made it accessible to everyone, especially the budget constrained.

Microsoft has just what VR needsIn a move we should have seen.

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Microsoft has just what VR needs In a move we should have seen coming from a mile away, Microsoft announced that it will be opening up the Windows Holographic platform , which powers HoloLens, to other companies. vr virtual reality microsoft ar hololens augmented reality

AR will mean dystopia if we don’t act today

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Soon everyone will be wearing 3D-capable cameras to support augmented reality (often referred to as mixed reality) applications. AR means anyone can rip, mix and burn reality itself. Imagine a super version of Google Earth, but machines instead of people use it.

Microsoft aquires AltspaceVR

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AltspaceVR , the virtual reality social network that hosts events like stand-up comedy or presidential debate-watching parties, is now part of Microsoft. After a sudden shutdown due to a drop in funding in July, Microsoft obviously has now come to the rescue. Microsoft has no plans to kill off the AltspaceVR, or stop it working on rival VR platforms. The post Microsoft aquires AltspaceVR appeared first on VR World.