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 Unity’s started out at the low end, enabling mobile devices to run better 2D and 3D graphics. Riccitiello said in a press event and in our interview that Unity-based games were installed more than 16 billion times in 2016, up 31 percent from 2015.

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VR Design Best Practices with Google VR’s Alex Faaborg

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At the company’s annual I/O conference, Google announced the Daydream VR platform and mobile headset that will be coming to the latest Android phones later this year. Here’s the presentation from Google I/O on Designing for Daydream: Support Voices of VR.

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What Will Advertisements Look Like in VR?

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This past week, Unity Technologies unveiled key components of its advertising strategy , notably including the “Virtual Room,” a customizable mini app for brands to create their own integrated experiences. News Jigsaw Jigsaw VR Unity VR Advertising

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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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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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The newest Steam Hardware Survey shows how Rift S has now more or less 8% of the market. Strategy Analytics highlights in his survey that mobile headsets like Daydream, Gear VR and Cardboard are continuously losing importance and revenue shares. Google launches AR Live View for Maps.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.09.09): Vive Cosmos probably on sale at €799, Kura reveals 150° FOV AR glasses, Oculus “Cablegate” and much more!

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More info (Sebastian’s Tweet) More info (Sebastian’s Tweet with answer by GermanRifter) More info (Google Cache for Bestware shop page for Cosmos). It is highly probable that an HLVR game will be developed in the Source game engine, so a Unity game is not a possibility.

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All the most important AR and VR news from the GDC 2018

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This is Oculus’s answer to Steam Hardware & Software Survey. The SDK offers native APIs, but also supports popular game engines like Unity and Unreal 4. Google AR apps.

Keycube: 3-torus-based typing in VR

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A Brief Survey of Other Methods of Virtual Typing. A Brief Survey of Other Methods of Virtual Typing. If you google “letter frequency”, you’ll get a number of hits for websites discussing the frequency of letters in the English language. Unity version: 2017.1.0p4.

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