VR Prototyping for Less Than $100 with Leap Motion + VRidge

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63 for the Leap Motion Controller and VR Developer Mount , now on sale in our web store. This transforms your phone into a VR headset screen, simulating devices like the HTC Vive. If you’re sensitive to motion sickness, the added latency may cause you to feel uncomfortable.

HTC Vive FAQ: What You Need to Know About Leap Motion + SteamVR

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Leap Motion adds a whole new level of expression to your virtual avatar – so you can point, wave, or dance. UE4 has built-in Vive support, and with the new official plugin release in Unreal Engine 4.11 , it’s easier than ever to get started with Leap Motion + Vive.

HTC Brings Gloveless Finger Tracking To Vive and Vive Pro, Gestures To Vive Focus

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HTC released an SDK which allows developers to add finger tracking to their Vive or Vive Pro apps. At the time HTC seemed to suggest it would not come to the regular Vive , but thankfully they’ve managed to pull it off. HTC Vive htc htc vive HTC Vive Pro Viveport

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Unity Core Assets 101: How to Start Building Your VR Project

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With the Leap Motion Unity Core Assets and Modules , you can start building right away with features like custom-designed hands, user interfaces, and event triggers. Leap Motion Core Assets. Since they’re built on the native VR integration included in Unity 5.4,

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Redesigning Our Unity Core Assets Part II: New Features in 4.1.0

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With our latest Unity Core Assets release , we’re excited to unveil full support for the Unity 5.4 beta, which features native support for the HTC Vive. And in some cases, we’re adding features to the Core Assets to support upcoming Unity Modules.

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Designing Cat Explorer

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That application became Cat Explorer , which you can download now for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. In the physical world, we rely on tangible things to dissipate tremors and inaccuracies, offer mechanical constraints that restrict erratic motion, provide high fidelity feedback at the points of contact, and serve as a rest, allowing some of the arm muscles to relax while staying productive over longer periods of time. This is the core of our mission at Leap Motion.

What Makes a Spoon a Spoon? Form and Function in VR Industrial Design

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Martin Schubert is a VR Developer/Designer at Leap Motion and the creator of Weightless and Geometric. Import a 3D model of a spoon into Unity and you’ll be able to see the mesh in full 3D but it won’t do much else.

Oculus Rift Consumer Edition FAQ

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How can I build in Unity with the 1.3 With just one simple Unity patch, you’ll be ready to tackle the brave new world of consumer VR. Using our latest Unity Core Assets , just download Unity 5.3.4p1 and install the OVRPlugin for Unity 1.3.0.

Welcome to the World’s First VR Dance Competition!

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All you need to enter is a VR headset, Leap Motion Controller, and AltspaceVR user account. For the final round, we’re excited to announce our judges: David Holz , CTO of Leap Motion. Timoni West , Principal Designer at Unity Labs. Get ready to raise the roof!

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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. For the Oculus Rift, this offset is 80mm, while on the HTC Vive it’s closer to 90mm.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

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Magic Leap. Me, wearing a Magic Leap One. The most important news has been for sure the launch of the Magic Leap One. Rear view of the Magic Leap One. Leap Motion. You may ask why I’m adding Leap Motion here. Magic Leap.

Build AR & VR Apps With the Open-Source Virtuoso SDK

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The most popular tend to be videogame engines such as Unity and Unreal Engine which have been fine-tuned over many years. VSDK is a Unity-based solution for developers looking to create naturalistic user interactions whilst supporting a wide variety of headsets (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Oculus Quest) and peripherals (bHaptics TactSuit, Leap Motion, and ManusVR gloves.).

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How to fix Vive controllers not working inside SteamVR games

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And not because of the motion sickness , but because something doesn’t work. Otherwise, contact HTC support to have your Vive fixed (good luck with that). In my case, the controllers weren’t detected in any app, not even in Unity when developing for VR.

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AWE 2017 Announces Keynotes And Speaking Sessions

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Individuals from companies such as HTC Vive, NVIDIA, Osterhout, Unity, castAR, Qualcomm, Leap Motion, Meta, Verizon, Dell, Oculus, and more will be among the over 300 featured speakers in attendance.

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

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As for resolution, the company maintains the screen door effect (SDE) is diminished with the headset’s dual 1440×1600@90 Hz LCD displays, a 70 percent increase in pixels over consumer devices like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. IR motion capture for VR, image courtesy OptiTrack.

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Express Yourself! Augmenting Reality with Graffiti 3D

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This was what inspired me to create Graffiti 3D – a VR demo that I entered into the Leap Motion 3D Jam. Some recent rumors imply that they’ve added support for the 6DOF controllers included with the HTC Vive headset.

GDC 2018 VR And AR News Roundup: Everything You Might Have Missed

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HTC Launches Three Ready Player One VR Experiences Today. Oculus’ Hardware Reports Reveal Less Than Half Of Gear Owners Use Motion Controller. Magic Leap’s Design Discussion Reveals Very Few Real Details (Surprise!). Amazing New Leap Motion Concept Videos. Magic Leap One Getting Unreal Engine 4 Support. Unity Adds Oculus Go, Mirage Solo Support. Live-Tweeting a Magic Leap Talk. HTC Vive’s Updated Trackers Are On Sale Now.

VR Bound Announces Nominees For Inaugural 2017 VR Awards

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Also announced was the judging panel that includes virtual reality experts such as Josh Naylor of Unity Technologies, Jenn Duong of Shiift, and CEO of Spiral Media Megan Gaiser. HTC – Vive. Leap MotionLeap Motion.

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AR+VR Weekly: Standalone VR a hit in China, Houzz’s 2M AR users & HoloLens 2 coming

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Unity announces Unity ARKit Plugin for ARKit 2 ( Unity ). macOS Mojave adds support for HTC Vive Pro VR headset ( Cult of Mac ). Leap Motion Releases Major Tracking Update ( Road to VR ). Catch up on the latest highlights, funding news and launch announcements in XR. Highlights. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR!

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Microsoft May Leapfrog Facebook and Google in VR With HoloLens Tracking

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A Rift from Facebook-owned Oculus or a Vive from HTC can track your head throughout a room, but these “outside-in” systems require careful placement, or mounting, of sensors around the perimeter of the room for a full experience.

How VR Can Get To A Hundred Million Headsets By 2024

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The last six years were shaped by unexpected team-ups like Oculus/Facebook and HTC/Valve. I recently outlined the VR headsets which pushed the technology forward over the last six years by giving lots of developers new capabilities.

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Review OSVR HDK2

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If words like open source, GitHub, GNU, firmware, C#, or Unity don’t mean you anything, then you better stay away from this headset and buy a Rift or Vive. Razer gives the same advice as Facebook and HTC and advices minimal a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or Radeon R9 280 as a graphics card.

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OSVR Roadmap: Creating an Ecosystem of Interoperable VR Hardware and Software

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Since the OSVR launch in January this year, nearly 250 organizations including Intel, NVIDIA, Xilinx, Ubisoft, Leap Motion, and many others have joined the OSVR ecosystem. In the above example, these devices would be products from Leap Motion, NOD, YEI and Softkinetic.