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12 Can’t Miss VR Talks You Have To See At GDC 2017

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Lessons Learned From A Thousand Virtual Worlds. Refocusing On VR Innovation: Can Standards Simplify Cross-Platform Virtual Reality Development? Alon Or-bach (Samsung Electronics), Kaye Mason (Google). It’s not often you get both Oculus and Valve together days, let alone Google and Samsung, with bonus helpings of Epic Games, Owlchemy Labs, and Sensics. Stefan Walker (Google), Luca Prasso (Google). Alex Lee (Google).

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

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They’ve made connections throughout Hollywood and Silicon Valley with advisors like Google’s Eric Schmidt and investors backing them like Ari Emanuel , the co-CEO of one of Hollywood’s most influential talent companies and the inspiration for blunt-talking super agent Ari on HBO’s Entourage. Facebook, Sony, Valve, Samsung and HTC all bet on games. Parallel to this evolution, sandbox video games started to emerge offering large 3D worlds for players to shape and explore.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.08.11): Gear VR is over, Go long term future is uncertain, Huawei teases its metaverse and much more!

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Image by Samsung). Anyway, officially, both Samsung and Oculus have continued at least to support it. But at the presentation of the latest Samsung Note 10, for the first time after the Note 4, Samsung has dropped support for Gear VR in its latest flagship device. This means that all new devices by Samsung won’t support Gear VR, that is so condemned to die. And Samsung is not abandoning XR for sure. Google launches AR Live View for Maps.

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New Motion Tracking Enables 50×50 Meter VR Spaces

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We received word from WorldViz that they are putting the finishing touches on a Virtual Reality expansion for their PPT (Precision Position Tracking) system. Just in time for E3 2016, WorldViz will bring support for Unreal Engine 4 and Unity 5 on most popular devices such as Google Daydream VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, and Sony PlayStation VR. With Virtual Reality – the need for three-dimensional controllers is greater than ever.