How to get started with WebXR in Unity

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WebXR is a technology with enormous potential, but at the moment it offers far worse tools to develop for it than standalone VR , where we all use Unity and Unreal Engine. How to get started with WebXR in Unity – Video Tutorial. How to set up the environment.

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Unreal P.T. review: anxiety and frustration in VR (+ how to download it)

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is, don’t worry, Tony is here to help you. People were hyped by it : the atmosphere was really scary, the setting was original and the puzzles were very difficult to be solved, and this made sure that people started debating around how to solve them, creating even more hype.

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Epic Games Shows You How to Create Your First ‘Robo Recall’ Mod

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As has been Epic Games’ style for many years, Robo Recall – built on the company’s Unreal Engine 4 – allows you to change the original game via the engine’s editor, giving you the tools you need to mod the title to your heart’s content.

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How to Democratize and Accelerate VR Knowledge


I thought I’d share some of what I’ve learned over the past two years, and hopefully inspire you to save the world. The post How to Democratize and Accelerate VR Knowledge appeared first on UploadVR. education class game engines learning unity Unreal

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How to be a good VR startupper – Part 2

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Notice that these pieces of advice are valid for whatever market , not only VR, so if you arrived at this page because you want to be a startupper in another field, keep reading, because you will find them interesting the same. But how can people buy something that they don’t know?

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Leap Motion’s North Star is the DK1 of AR: hands-on preview and how to buy it!

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You probably have heard about Leap Motion’s Project North Star , that should be able to offer people affordable augmented reality. There are some typical questions that arise in the mind of the AR enthusiasts of the world: how is it? Is it easy to assemble one?

GDC 2017: Epic’s Tim Sweeney on What Unreal Engine VR Means for Non-gaming Industries


VR video games are some of the most immersive, visceral experiences to date. Travelling to fantastic worlds, going brain-to-rotting-noggin’ with zombie hordes and throwing coffee mugs at floating sentient CRTs has never felt so real. Of course, all of the various applications, programs and tools will require a base engine for creation, and that’s where Epic Games – and specifically its Unreal Engine – comes in.

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How Sound Design Can Add Texture To A Virtual World


Explorations in VR Design is a journey through the bleeding edge of VR design – from architecting a space and designing groundbreaking interactions to making users feel powerful. When it comes to depth cues, stereoscopic vision is a massive improvement on traditional monitors.

Oculus Brings Mixed Reality Capture Support to Rift

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Trying to capture what someone is experiencing when they’re head-first in a VR game has been an interesting problem to crack. The post Oculus Brings Mixed Reality Capture Support to Rift appeared first on Road to VR.

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Introduction to OpenVR 101 Series: What is OpenVR and how to get started with its APIs

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In this first post we will be describing what OpenVR is, what it may be useful for and finally, we will go through a little OpenVR application to demo some of the core functionality of the API in what respects to interacting with a VR system (get connected devices, get tracking data, etc).

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Flashing Beat game makes you use your phone as a VR controller (how to install + review)

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So I’m writing you a guide on how to properly install it (it is mostly undocumented) and give you my first impressions. Ok, now you have the game, but you have still to download the companion app on your smartphone. and no one gives instruction on how to install it.

Learn How To Make Robo Recall Mods Without Coding Experience In This Video


Robo Recall is one of the first VR games to truly push modding, allowing you to bring content created by either yourself or other users into Epic Games’ Oculus Rift exclusive. Earlier this week we also reported on a mod that allows you to play the game with the HTC Vive.

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Artist Builds VR Game In Two Weeks Using Google Blocks And Unreal


Artist Jarlan Perez recently worked with Google to test out a VR-first creation process. I’ve been following closely this type of process because VR tools use intuitive or natural behavior to unlock creativity. As the tools improve, this approach could dramatically lower the barrier to entry for making compelling interactive software. ” Perez: I think the project would have taken longer to put together without Blocks.

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How to Build a Location-Based AR Application


Since the market size of augmented reality solutions is expected to reach $209 billion by 2022, it’s no surprise AR is a trend for a handful of industries like gaming, media and entertainment, advertising, and others. How to develop a location-based AR application?

How To Make The Best Games In VR With Co-founder And CEO Of Survios Nate Burba


His company’s immersive experiences taking gaming to the next level. Hayim Pinson: When I started digging into your company’s capital and its background, I was surprised to learn that Survios didn’t mention VR in its name — even though you are a business that specializes in VR games.

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How to run a successful VR studio

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Click here to read the full article and RSVP for FREE, or see a link to the live stream. Our CEO, Christina Heller, and Technical Director, Jordan Halsey will be discussing how to run a successful VR studio. The post How to run a successful VR studio appeared first on VR Playhouse Immersive Content for VR and AR. Festivals Conferences MeetUps News production stitching Unity Unreal VR

How Modding Communities Are Paving The Way For User-Generated VR & AR Content


The acceptance of modding communities hints to the growth of a collective economy across global creative and innovation-based industries. “Hold on tight to your IP.” One widely-known mod is a game mode referred to as “battle royale.”

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Leap Motion VR Support Now Directly Integrated in Unreal Engine


Now officially integrated in Unreal Engine 4.11 , getnamo’s independent plugin for Leap Motion makes it faster and easier than ever to integrate Leap Motion Orion into your VR projects! Visit to get started. Unreal Engine 4 and Open Source.

Featured Platform: Getnamo’s Community Plugin for Unreal Engine 4


One of the most powerful things about the Leap Motion platform is its ability to tie into just about any creative platform. With the rising popularity of PC gaming and VR, there’s never been a better time to start building with one of the world’s most powerful game engines.

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Epic Games’ Technical Director of VR & AR, Nick Whiting

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Epic’s Nick Whiting weighs in on how we might come to find it. Every day this week leading up to the 2017 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, we’re featuring insights on the hunt for the killer app from virtual reality’s leading companies.

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Google Releases ‘Resonance Audio’, a New Multi-Platform Spatial Audio SDK

Road to VR

Resonance Audio aims to make VR and AR development easier across mobile and desktop platforms. Google’s existing VR SDK audio engine already supported multiple platforms, but with platform-specific documentation on how to implement the features.

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‘Kingdom City Drowning’ Looks Like VR’s Very Own ‘Sin City’


This is a new cinematic VR series built in Unreal Engine 4 from phoenixmirror. Talking to UploadVR over email, Phillips revealed that the project was born from his love of the moody atmospheres in games and films like Alien , Silent Hill , and Shadow of the Colossus.

How to Capture 360-degree Photos/Videos from Modelling Tool and Game Engine


Sometimes software-generated VR content creation sounds like a high-tech, futuristic field that most people consider its barrier to enter very high. So I’d specify what you can do with some of the most popular platforms and how you do it. To sum it up: 1.

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How to Take In-Game 360 Screenshots with Nvidia Ansel (with Full List of Compatible Games and User Guide)


Today we're showing you which games work with this program (some super dope ones are on the list), and how you can install and get the software up and running! Ansel overcomes the limitations of traditional screenshot, and enables you to capture your screen in ways no one else has done before.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.05.17): Apple Glasses are sleek, UE5 rises hype, NVIDIA releases CloudXR SDK, and more!

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Lots of interesting news, some of which have just made my jaw to drop! The glasses are expected to run a new operating system, rOS (or reality OS), and Apple is exploring touch panels, voice activation, and head gestures as a means of control.

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OpenXR 1.0 Specification Release Carries Wide Industry Support


An effort to standardize certain aspects of VR and AR applications gains wide industry support today with the release of version 1.0 The cross-platform OpenXR application programming interface is poised to simplify the deployment of VR and AR applications across a wide range of systems.

Developers Begin Exploring Magic Leap SDK


Magic Leap launches “Creator Portal” to let you start creating content. Secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap is finally taking its first step towards opening up their platform to outside developers. This allows you to test apps with emulated hardware.

All you need to know on HoloLens 2

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Today, at MWC 2019, Alex Kipman went on stage together with Satya Nadella and Julia White to announce the new HoloLens 2. They teased a lot of interesting features and services of the device, and left the remaining technical details to some technical sheets on Microsoft website.

Training AI & Robots in VR with NVIDIA’s Project Holodeck

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At SIGGRAPH 2017, NVIDIA was showing off their Isaac Robot that had been trained to play dominos within a virtual world environment of NVIDIA’s Project Holodeck. They’re using Unreal Engine to simulate interactions with people in VR to train a robot how to play dominos.

From Orion to Mobile VR: Leap Motion in 2016


As we look to CES and beyond, it’s also a good time to look back. This week @LeapMotion will be at @CES w/ their next-gen reference design Click To Tweet. Click To Tweet Leap Motion goes mobile. But to make that happen, you need a more natural interface.

Best Places To Learn AR and VR Development Online in 2020

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There are quite a handful of platforms that allow you to develop virtual reality and augmented reality apps and content, but it is not easy to find an offline virtual reality school or academy with which to train for those interested in developing AR and VR apps.

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Twist the Gears of a Massive VR Music Engine with Carillon


Now the demo is available on Windows for everyone to try (after a brief setup process ). This week, we caught up with Rob and Chris to talk about the inspiration behind Carillon and the bleeding edge of digital music. What does VR add to the musician’s repertoire?

Reach into the Digital World: Getting Started with Leap Motion @ HackingEDU


Whether you’re giving people the power to grab a skeleton , reaching into a human heart , or teaching anyone how to program , hands are powerful. This is your time to hit the ground running and build an awesome project like: Learning Earth Science through Gaming.

The Essential 3D Jam Development Guide


With the 3D Jam just around the corner, we thought we’d give you a headstart – with a full guide to the very latest resources to bring your to life. Introduction to Platforms & Integrations. Unreal. From Idea to Demo: Your VR Development Roadmap.

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These Are The VR Sessions Taking Place At Steam Dev Days Next Week


Developers from around the world will have the rare chance to step inside Valve’s offices next week when Steam Dev Days gets underway in Bellevue, Washington. Thanks to the launch of the full schedule through the Guidebook app, we now know.

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Half-Life: Alyx full review: the first true AAA VR game

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I am now ready to write you a full review of this game. Does Alyx live up to the hype? I have not changed much my opinion with regard to this game from my first impressions. The audio sets the tone for you to feel the tension. Kudos to the game designers.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.06.13): Magic Leap exploring a sale, events are going virtual and more!

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Another week closed at home, sending big hugs to all of you VR enthusiasts of the world. Many countries are locking down because of the coronavirus, so I hope you all stay safe, healthy and will be able to keep in touch with the people you love. Do you want to play Powder VR for free?