Pimax Founder: We Have Global Customer Support, COO Had ‘Limited Information’

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Pimax’s founder now tells us that its COO “has limited information towards other regions”, and that “as a global company group, it usually takes 2-3 weeks to synchronize all the information” Pimax is a company which sells wide field of view PC VR headsets to enthusiasts.

Patent Sale For Osterhout Design Group (ODG) Planned For January

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Osterhout Design Group (ODG) may be dead before mass shipping its R-9 augmented reality glasses, with an asset sale planned for January focused on the AR company’s patent portfolio. ” The Hilco representative I spoke with said they didn’t know what information could be made public regarding the state of the company. AR ODG Osterhout Design Group

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Riot Games Debuts Virtual K-Pop Group With Live MR Performance

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The Tencent subsidiary has produced various high-quality CGI cinematics, produced original music via an in-house music production studio, and collaborated with numerous high-profile acts; most recently The Glitch Mob, Mako, and Bobby of K-pop group iKON. .

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Report: Magic Leap Ships First Wave of Headsets to Small Group of Partners

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Citing “people familiar with the matter,” Bloomberg reports a small group of unnamed software developers recently received test units. This is emblematic of the sort of information publicly available on Magic Leap One, as the company is staying mum on definitive hardware specs.

VR Health Group Is Rating How Many Calories Games Burn

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All of that information is then condensed into one easy to read label that developers can use to promote their games or users can search through on the group’s website. The group has already given ratings to some of VR’s most popular experiences.

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Report: Apple In Development Of VR/AR Headset & AR Glasses, First Device Launches 2022

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However, according to insider-knowledge obtained by The Information , a discussion lead by Apple VP Mike Rockwell during an internal group presentation conducted last month at Apple Park in Cupertino, CA suggests that the mysterious device in question will launch closer to 2022.

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Khronos Group President Neil Trevett on glTF: The ‘JPEG for 3D Objects’

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The Khronos Group announced that the open standard of glTF was gaining momentum by some of the key players within the graphics industry before SIGGRAPH this year. The post Khronos Group President Neil Trevett on glTF: The ‘JPEG for 3D Objects’ appeared first on Road to VR.

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CGTrader partners with the Women In VR Facebook group for #WomenIn3D initiative.

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CGTrader has partnered with the Women in VR/AR Facebook group to bring more awareness of how women are represented in the 3D industry, and are calling on all designers to create and upload more female characters to CGTrader. For more information check out the official CGTrader page.

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Getty Images has launched the Getty Images Virtual Reality Group

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Getty Images, has launched the Getty Images Virtual Reality Group, a new business dedicated to the creation and global distribution of virtual reality content. For more information, visit [link] Cats And VR.

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Gaming-Themed Atari Hotels Will Include VR And AR Entertainment

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Earlier today legendary video game company Atari announced that it is partnering with innovation and strategic agency GSD Group to develop a new chain of hotels centered entirely around both classic and modern gaming. For more information check out atarihotels.com. .

User Experience: What, How Much and For How Long? GSK, Lloyds Banking Group and International Virtual Reality and Healthcare Association Join XR Intelligence

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More information can be found on the website: [link] or please contact Stefan Mullan directly. Press release.

EON Reality Establishes Augmented and Virtual Reality Center in the Republic of Moldova with Business Group Stati Holding

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For more information, please visit EON Reality’s website and watch for more updates surrounding the IDC in Moldova. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com. ###.

Hands On: ESI’s Incredibly Accurate VR CAD Simulation Lets You Take Cars Apart

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Dominic Brennan gets his hands on ESI Group’s latest iteration of IC.IDO , their automotive visualisation tool that uses CAD-accurate data to generate extremely realistic VR simulations which let you take apart (or fix) your own virtual car.

Call for VR Open Standard Backed by Valve, Oculus, Google, & OSVR

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The Khronos Group announced on Tuesday that they have a critical mass of major VR players who are collaborating on a VR open standard. I had a chance to catch up with Khronos Group President Neil Trevett to talk about this call for participation on this VR open standard.

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Volkswagen Launches Custom VR Exhibit At Historic Brand Tower

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Volkswagen Group is back again with yet another VR project that continues to prove just how much faith the German automaker truly has in the immersive medium. News Automotive HTC Vive Leap Motion T-Roc Virtual Reality Experience Volkswagen Volkswagen Group

Oculus Is Bringing Free-To-Use VR To 90 California State Libraries

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As part of a pilot program between Oculus , Cali Group, VRLibraries and the California State library system, 100 Oculus Rift headsets and VR-ready PC’s will be donated to 90 different California libraries spread across half of the state’s 184 library jurisdictions.

Across The Line: How VR Has the Power To Make You Care

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Journalist and Filmmaker Nonny de la Peña – Co-Founder of the Emblematic Group and affectionately known as the “Godmother of VR” – has long explored the power of Virtual Reality experiences to break through viewer apathy. Tagged with: across the line , emblematic group , nonny de la pena. Experiences across the line emblematic group nonny de la pena

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Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

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Even more unsettling is the fact most ships rely on GPS for navigation, and failure causes captains to lose critical course information, communications ability and computer links. Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face.

Reality Clash Developer Diary – September 2019

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This particular issue has made us look over the current error messages and start work on improving this information for the player. To deal with this, we’ll be adding new error messaging in, with more specific information about the issue. Developer Diaries Features Pinned Article Augmented Reality Reality Clash Reality Gaming Group

Intel Dismisses IoT for Augmented and Virtual Reality

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The IoT community recently looked in disbelief as Intel started to dismantle its IoT efforts – the amount of emails we received is quite surprising, as we’re not exactly a logical place to go for IoT information. 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).

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Khronos Announces an Open VR Standard Initiative

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The Khronos Group, an open consortium of leading hardware and software companies, have just announced a call for participation in a new initiative to define a cross-vendor, royalty-free, open standard for access to modern virtual reality (VR) devices.

Vader Immortal Will Bring ‘Lightsaber Battle’ To The Oculus Quest

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Alongside these major announcements, ILMxLAB and Oculus will also be present, providing new information about their upcoming interactive VR series for the Oculus Quest, Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series. ILMxLAB teases lightsaber game mechanics in their upcoming Star Wars VR series.

Big Business Moves into Blockchain: Acord, EY, Microsoft, Maersk

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ACORD Solutions Group , accounting giant EY, technology giant Microsoft and the Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company have combined to launch the world’s first marine insurance blockchain platform. EY said that the distributed ledger will be used to capture information about shipments, risk and liability, and to help firms comply with insurance regulations.

If Logged Into Facebook, Oculus VR Data Will Now Be Used For Ads

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The company is updating its privacy policy and rolling out new social VR features backed by your “Facebook identity” with the intention of “clarifying how Oculus data is shared with Facebook to inform ads when you log into Facebook on Oculus.”

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Niantic’s Latest AR Game Turns The Entire Earth Into One Giant Game Of Catan

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First released in 1995 to a small, but passionate group of fans, award-winning strategy game Settlers of Catan would eventually go on to become one of the most influential board games ever released. Pokemon Go meets Settlers of Catan in Catan – World Explorers.

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What is NEON? Samsung STAR labs tease mystery for 2020

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The group called STAR Labs (Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs) teased a product called NEON this week. We’ve gleaned just a little bit of information on what NEON could be based on the connections in the … Continue reading.

Atari To Open Hotels Across The US, Will Feature Immersive AR/VR Experiences

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The hotels will be built in partnership with GSD Group, who have acquired the rights to build the video game-themed venues. You can find more information at the Atari Hotels website.

China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

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These guidelines are contained in a document entitled “Guiding Opinions of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Accelerating the Development of Virtual Reality Industry” and has been released by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

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Resident Evil 7 ‘VR-X’ Prequel Announced By Capcom

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Here’s some additional information provided by Capcom: Store information “VR-X” in the Prasakapukon Ikebukuro store Price 2,800 yen (tax included) / 1 person Time required 40 minutes Number of players 2-4 people 4 people play simultaneously.

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Report: Apple Developing AR/VR Headset with 8K Resolution Per-eye Slated for 2020

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The device, purportedly codenamed T288, is said to be targeting 8K resolution per-eye, and be powered by a dedicated host device with a custom Apple chip, and would transmit information wirelessly to the headset over a 60GHz connection.

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You’re Taking Me for ARide

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Having real-time, hands-free digital information and applications overlaid onto our surroundings is the next step from looking up information on mobile phones and interacting with AI voice assistants Click To Tweet.

The XR Week Peek (2020.02.10): Lynx launches MR standalone headset, Facebook acquires Scape and much more!

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I would like to try it first, or at least hear the informed opinion of a competent journalist like Ben Lang of Road To VR. Besides that, you also make sure that I continue doing this job of informing the community.

Hands-on: Acer Windows Mixed Reality Dev Kit & Datascape

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Brandon Bray, Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft, had teased us a few weeks earlier at the Vision Summit event in Los Angeles, California, and said there would be a lot more information at Build.

VR Association Formed To Get ‘Ahead of Challenges With Developing and Deploying The Technology Responsibly’

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Growth and efficiency can be increased when different creative and research teams start to share information, and that understanding may be the root of this new development. Still, there’s nothing stopping the GVRA from growing and adding more companies to the group.

Is it worth going to WCVRI?

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People like Eloi Gerard, Nikk Mitchell, Gianluigi Perrone, and many others that I know from the XR Story group on WeChat are all people worth meeting… and many of them were at this event. Minister of Industry and Information Technology Miao said: 1.

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VR Diversity Initiative Uses VR To Create Accessible Backpacks For People With Scoliosis

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During one of the workshops at the VR Diversity Initiative , a summit dedicated to empowering under-represented groups in developing XR skills, participants used VR to create accessible backpacks for individuals suffering from various physical disabilities. “VR

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No, A VR Developer Did Not Confirm PSVR 2 Is Coming This Year

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The full statement reads: “2020 will see Sony release the PlayStation 5 and a new version of the PlayStation VR headset (PSVR), which will further expand the high-end VR user base; the Group intends to support this device with its current suite of showcase software.”

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