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

The Ghost Howls

Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap is on sale. A report on Bloomberg informed us all that Magic Leap is exploring a sale of the company. Also because the brand “Magic Leap” is not as shiny as before , when we were all expecting great things from it.

The XR Week Peek (2020.10.26): DecaGear is an intriguing VR headset, HTC is working on a new device, and more!

The Ghost Howls

A new FCC listing appears for an HTC Vive headset. And in fact, a new request to FCC for a new device has arrived from HTC. Since HTC has always made announcements during the CES, I think it will be announced in January. HTC launches Vive XR Suite.

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OpenXR 1.0 Released, Microsoft Supports on HoloLens & WMR, Oculus Plans Rift & Quest Support

Road to VR

The standard has been in development since April 2017 and is presently supported by virtually every major hardware, platform, and engine company in the VR industry, including key AR players like Magic Leap. Microsoft has released initial support for OpenXR on both HoloLens and Windows VR headsets , and Collabora has released its Monado open-source Linux OpenXR runtime. support in Unreal Engine and plans to update the engine for the 1.0

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.06.23): HTC teases the Vive Cosmos, Oculus announces AR at OC6 and much more!

The Ghost Howls

HTC has revealed the design of the Vive Cosmos. HTC has finally unveiled some information on the Vive Cosmos. What is interesting is that a removable faceplate means that HTC may release a whole set of different faceplates for different purposes and this would make the Cosmos very powerful (especially if the specs of this faceplate will be made public, so hackers can mod the Cosmos as they want). HTC has immediately answered that 899$ is a too high estimate of the price.

2018 In Review: The Year Standalones Took VR And AR Everywhere

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Also in 2018, the United States Army awarded Microsoft a contract worth nearly half a billion dollars to augment U.S. Microsoft’s HoloLens as seen on the International Space Station. Magic Leap One. Magic Leap reportedly lost out on the contract won by Microsoft. We don’t follow the logic, but he claimed those larger efforts will be “much more inefficient” compared to Magic Leap. HTC Vive Focus.

XR Interaction Toolkit (eXtended Reality Technology Platforms)

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Unreal Engine eXtended Reality (XR) Technology Platforms | Source: [link] How to Select Extended Reality (XR) Toolkit? ? Three main eXtended Reality (XR) interaction toolkits/platforms are: ?? WebXR ?? Unity Game Engine ??

First Ever OpenXR Demo Heading To Siggraph 2018 This Week

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The platform, which was announced at GDC last year, will be shown running an Unreal Engine VR demo inside both the StarVR and Microsoft’s Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ VR headsets at the event in Vancouver, Canada, from August 12th – 16th. The group includes over 140 members, with major players like Google, Sony, Valve, HTC, Samsung, Magic Leap, Oculus, AMD and Nvidia involved.

Kelly Peng reveals Kura 150° FOV AR glasses expected price and release date

The Ghost Howls

We started talking with other professionals in the field, and they always kept saying to us “If Microsoft can’t do it, how can you do it?”. High-precision 6DOF tracking, eye tracking, gesture inputs, with dedicated input controllers The SDK will support Unity , with Unreal coming Soon.

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

The Ghost Howls

HTC has finally revealed the price of the Vive Pro : it will cost $799 just to have the headset (no controller and no base stations, so you must already have a Vive 1 kit) and will be available for pre-orders since April, 5th. The problem is that HTC has decided to target this headset to professionals only , as HTC President for the Chinese Region Alvin Wang Graylin has told me both during an interview with him and after my hands-on with the device.

Eido Inoue tells us everything we need to know about HADO and location based augmented reality

The Ghost Howls

Meleap (pronounced “may-leap”) is a combination of the words “Merry” and “Leap”. While dodging energy balls from opponents (which involves high speed running, lateral shifting ducking, and leaping around the court), a player can either raise a (limited amount) of shield / barriers / force-fields , charge for release, or release an energy ball at an opponent targeted via their HMD/HUD. The Vive Pro Eye just launched by HTC at CES (Image by HTC).

The XR Week Peek (2021.12.13): Horizon Worlds is now in open beta, Among Us VR is coming, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Microsoft and Samsung may be partnering for an AR device. According to Korean media, Samsung Electronics is working with Microsoft on a new augmented/mixed reality project “involving HoloLens”. Magic Leap rebrands and kills the whale.

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10 Recent VR and AR Investments You Should Know About

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invested over 76 deals (of which a big chunk went to Magic Leap’s Series C round in February, to the tune of almost $800M). The Series A was led by Qualcomm Ventures, and also involved The VR Fund (contributors to The Wave’s round as well), Colopl Next, Capital Factory, HTC, and more. HTC FUNDS STEEL WOOL, SOLO. Earlier this year, Seattle-based Polyarc received an Epic Games Unreal Developer grant for an unannounced project, code named “Moss.”

2016: The year of VR in review

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Oculus Rift & HTC Vive. Mid summer, about the time that Oculus Rift should have been shipping its CV1 headsets to customers, HTC Vive announced that their Headset was shipping and that they had plenty of supply and could guarantee delivery within three weeks, it had jumped on what looked like a manufacturing and distribution problem for the young Oculus. Also, HTC Vive came with 2 positionally tracked 6 DOF (Degree of Freedom) controllers at launch.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.08.05): SIGGRAPH shows cool XR stuff, Vive Cosmos will probably cost £700, VirtualLink may die and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Magic Leap’s Undersea was short for people trying it at the exhibition but was far better for who experienced it at home. video) More info (Unreal Engine with Octane Renderer) More info (Wi-fi is not enough for VR streaming). Image by HTC). After some weeks of silence, HTC has started again to rise the hype for its upcoming flagship PC VR headset, the Vive Cosmos. To obtain that, they had to modify the lighting system of Unreal Engine 4!

Getting Fit with a VR Toolkit, and Other XR Tips with VRd?j?’s Michael Eichenseer

XR for Business Podcast

I’ve got to try this thing called Vasco, which is a scent machine that mounts to the bottom of your VR headset that you can program — so, you program in Unity or Unreal. We’re not tied to Microsoft. We’re not tied to Magic Leap.

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XR Podcast Hosts Unite, with Voices of VR Podcast's Kent Bye - Part 1

XR for Business Podcast

Kent: It reminds me of-- I have gone to Microsoft Build for the last three years, and that's a good place to kind of see some of the AR demos that are there in terms of the partners with Microsoft. I've had the opportunity of playing with the Tobii tracking system with HTC Vive. Both the Hololens 2 and the Magic Leap are shipping with eye tracking.

Getting Fit with a VR Toolkit, and Other XR Tips with VRd?j?'s Michael Eichenseer

XR for Business Podcast

I've got to try this thing called Vasco, which is a scent machine that mounts to the bottom of your VR headset that you can program -- so, you program in Unity or Unreal. We're not tied to Microsoft. We're not tied to Magic Leap. HTC VIVE sold a couple million. We talk a lot about the business use cases of XR on this podcast, but any good business comes with a great fitness plan or exercise room. XR is no different, and VRd?j?

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XR Podcast Hosts Unite, with Voices of VR Podcast’s Kent Bye – Part 1

XR for Business Podcast

Kent: It reminds me of– I have gone to Microsoft Build for the last three years, and that’s a good place to kind of see some of the AR demos that are there in terms of the partners with Microsoft. I’ve had the opportunity of playing with the Tobii tracking system with HTC Vive. Both the Hololens 2 and the Magic Leap are shipping with eye tracking.

The XR Week Peek (2021.05.24): Snap releases new Spectacles AR glasses, Quest releases runtime v29, and more!

The Ghost Howls

It feels like magic. In an interview with a Chinese magazine, HTC China (Mister) President Alvin Graylin has stated that in his opinion, Facebook may lose at least $100-$200 for each sold Oculus Quest 2 device. HTC had $210 million as the total revenue for 2020.

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