GDC 2018: Magic Leap One Getting Unreal Engine 4 Support

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Today at GDC, Epic have announced that Unreal Engine 4 will officially support the Magic Leap One. You can read more about it on the Unreal Engine blog , but the basic gist of it is that you can use Epic’s UE4 now, one of the leading game engines on the market, to create content for Magic Leap One. Reportedly, Unreal Engine 4 support for Magic Leap One will include the following features: Head tracking. Eye tracking. Gesture and hand tracking.

Epic Announce Android Daydream VR Support in Unreal Engine, Available Today

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Epic Games’ Kim Libreri today took to the stage at Google’s I/O conference to announce Unreal Engine support for the newly announced Daydream Android VR platform, what’s more is that it’s available right now.

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Magic Leap Launches Developer SDK, Confirms Eye-tracking, Room-scanning, and More

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Announced with support for both Unity and Unreal, the Lumin SDK exposes the capabilities of the Magic Leap One headset to developers who can use it to begin building augmented reality experiences for the platform. Eye tracking. Gesture and hand tracking.

Magic Leap Shows Prototype Headset Progress Since 2014

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SEE ALSO Magic Leap Launches Developer SDK, Confirms Eye-tracking, Room-scanning, and More. Schwab continues, introducing a technically ‘wearable’, albeit very uncomfortable looking prototype from 2015 (below), “This thing is called Cheese Head. Eye tracking.

Google Daydream SDK Launches Out of Beta, Adds Unity Integration

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The Daydream side of the SDK is a foundation for VR developers, handling important basic functions that every VR app needs, like stereo rendering, spatial audio, head tracking, lens distortion, and asynchronous reprojection.

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Sensics Releases High Resolution VR Headset Built Specially for Arcades and Theme Parks

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This essentially cuts down the amount of lead time by letting customers prep before heading into their VR experience. The public VR headset is also said to work with “hundreds of peripherals including wide-area tracking systems.” Ergonomic and adjustable head strap.

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Magic Leap One Will Ship This Summer With Nvidia Tegra X2 Processor

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Unity support is already running, and Unreal Engine 4 support is coming. Colman Bryant, lead interaction and experience designer at Magic Leap, also demonstrated how the system can track ungloved hands without controllers for gesture input. Individual fingers and joints can apparently be tracked, as well as block, fist, and other full-hand gestures. Eye tracking and head tracking are both included as well.

Space and Perspective in VR

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Click To Tweet To bring Leap Motion tracking into a VR experience, you’ll need a virtual controller within the scene attached to your VR headset. Our Unity Core Assets and the Leap Motion Unreal Engine 4 plugin both handle position and scale out-of-the-box for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

OSVR - a Look Ahead

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The dream VR system might be a goggle from one vendor, input devices from another and tracking from a third. VR arcades, for instance, might use custom hardware or professional tracking systems. For example, head tracking can come from optical trackers or inertial ones. Many game engines – such as Unity, Unreal and SteamVR- immediately support it. Predictive tracking lowers perceived latency by estimating future orientation.