Tech Trends at #VRX2019

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More than 600 attendees from across 10+ enterprise and consumer verticals, will join a senior speaker line-up from some of the world’s most powerful technology companies and brands, including HTC Vive, General Electric, Paramount, ExxonMobil and more.

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Top 10 XR Trends for 2019-20

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As XR hardware and software continue to advance, the inevitable trend is for the interfaces we use to link the physical and digital worlds to virtually disappear. Standardization is a huge trend that will be crucial for the long-term rollout of immersive tech Click To Tweet.

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Are Virtual Reality Arcades Becoming A Trend?

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It would seem that the trend of VR entertainment centers and arcades is only gaining momentum – and this is clearly just the beginning. You can pick from a range of HTC Vive experiences to play at this VR arcade. The post Are Virtual Reality Arcades Becoming A Trend?

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VR Rising: 5 Trends to Watch As The Industry Grows In 2017

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With new hardware releases from Google, HTC, and PlayStation, the runaway success of augmented reality megahit Pokémon GO , and the early buzz of Snap’s Spectacles all filling our newsfeeds in 2016, you’d think mainstream adoption of virtual and augmented reality was right around the corner.

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AR+VR Weekly: 19 AR Trends for 2019, Nissan’s virtual passengers & Google’s gesture radar

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In addition to keeping you up-to-date on the top AR+VR news, funding activity, and launch announcements, here are there three stories you need to know: 19 AR Trends for 2019, Nissan’s virtual passengers & Google’s gesture radar.

HTC Pushes Back On Reports of Declining Headset Sales

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Digital Trends recently published a report entitled ‘VR is in a tailspin, and the sales numbers prove it’ It seems HTC has taken umbrage with the article’s thesis in its newest blog post however, which pushes back against some of the article’s claims, saying it’s “not the whole story.” Amazon does provide a good watermark for how any given product is faring, but it’s not everything, HTC says. Image courtesy HTC.

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HTC Says Watching ‘Ready Player One’ Boosts VR Purchase Intent in China

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HTC China President Alvin Wang Graylin tweeted recently that Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One (2018) is projected to have a “significantly positive impact” on VR adoption in China this year. Image courtesy HTC.

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HTC Announces Strategic Partnerships With MLB & McLaren Formula One Team

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At the Vive Ecosystem Conference (VEC) in Shenzhen today, HTC announced new VR initiatives in partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) and McLaren Racing, the Formula One racing team. McLaren and HTC will co-launch a special edition McLaren-branded Vive headset.

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AWE EU 2018 Agenda Announced: First Look at the Key Trends Shaping AR and VR

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Sponsors and exhibitors at this year’s AWE EU event include Amazon, Daqri, Disney, GE, Google, Fraunhofer, Holo-Light, HTC, Huawei, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Niantic, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung, Streem, Unity, Volkswagen, Walmart, Wayfair, and more.

Charting the Future of XR

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L’Oréal, Ford, HTC Vive, Nestlé and more discuss the future of immersive technologies across different industry verticals in the massively popular VRX webinar series. With EndeavorVR, SuperData (a Nielsen Company), HP Tech Ventures, Paramount and HTC Vive.

HTC Partners to Stream VR Games to Vive in China, Cutting VR-Ready PCs Out of the Equation

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Oculus and HTC have already reduced the prices of their respective headsets, with the Oculus Rift now selling for $500 and HTC Vive for $600. This comes as a part of a larger trend by HTC to make Vive usership less financially daunting.

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HTC updates their Focus System and Streams PC Content to Focus Headset

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HTC during its annual VIVE Ecosystem Conference (VEC2018) today in Shenzhen, China. HTC made several announcements to its VR ecosystem. HTC announced an update to their Vive Focus system with update 2.0. " no cover HTC HTC Focus VEC2018

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Angry Birding in VR

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So many green pigs that must be got, yet so little time… Rovio and Resolution Games have brought out a fully immersive version of their popular Angry Birds franchise for the HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift. Alice Bonasio is a VR Consultant and Tech Trends’ Editor in Chief.

HTC Says Vive 2 Will Come When It Can Offer “really meaningful innovation”

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In a recent interview, HTC Vive General Manager Daniel O’Brien provided a carefully-worded answer when asked specifically about a ‘Vive 2’. HTC’s current VR headset is now over year old; PC VR hardware cycles are anticipated to last somewhere between 1 and 3 years. “We’re

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Report: VR and AR Device Market to hit $1.8 billion in 2018

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We expect stand-alone headsets like the Oculus Go and HTC Vive Focus to ignite a new wave of growth that will help broaden the appeal of virtual reality, particularly with businesses and in education,” says George Jijiashvili, CCS Insight’s senior analyst for wearables.

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Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality

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Titanic VR is currently available for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows Mixed Reality as well as on a desktop PC version Click To Tweet. Titanic VR is currently available for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows Mixed Reality as well as on a desktop PC version.

Epic Games CEO: “HTC Vive is outselling Oculus Rift 2-to-1 worldwide”

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He says that out of the approximately half-a-million PC VR headsets sold to date, HTC Vive “is outselling Oculus 2-to-1 worldwide.” SEE ALSO HTC Confirms Each Vive is Sold at Profit, "Much More" Than 140,000 Units in Sales. HTC Vive is a completely open platform.

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Get Ready for a VRevelation

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Tech Trends checked out the world’s first feature length immersive film at its London premiere. Tech Trends offers comprehensive Immersive Technologies Consultancy to help you get there. The post Get Ready for a VRevelation appeared first on Tech Trends.

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Upgrading VR Storytelling

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Here’s what got Tech Trends really excited: Raindance is a very well-established and well-respected independent film festival, but it isn’t a particularly flashy one. Tech Trends offers comprehensive Immersive Technologies Consultancy to help you get there.

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PlayStation VR Search Interest Blows Past Rift and Vive Amid Launch

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As far as search trends are concerned, consumers seem highly interested amid the headset’s launch. The PSVR search trend appears to still be on the rise, and we’ll have to wait to see how high it will go.

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Rise and Shine Campers!

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The game will comes to PlayStation, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive later this year. Tech Trends’ Virtual Reality Consultancy services offers support for companies looking to enhance brand strategy with immersive technologies such as Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality.

HTC Vive GM on the New Vive Tracker & Privacy in VR

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I had a chance to catch up with HTC’s Dan O’Brien , who is the Vive General Manager of America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. O’Brien used to be the Global Director of Compliance and Consumer Privacy & Security for HTC, and so privacy is near and dear to his heart.

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VR: Fad or Fiction?

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The sales of the other players on the VR market were pretty much flat across the year – the Oculus Rift (the PC tethered version), the Samsung Gear VR, the HTC Vive, and the Vive Focus showed limited sales growth. appeared first on Tech Trends.

Training Your Brain Muscles with VR

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It is, however, a considerable investment the Pro Pack will set you back $5,480 (which includes a HTC Vive Pro, two HTC lighthouses, four trackers, one wireless adapter, and VR-ready PC with a touch monitor. Alice Bonasio is a VR Consultant and Tech Trends’ Editor in Chief.

Taking a Virtual Spin Around The Solar System

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There is definitely a growing trend towards space-based VR experiences Click To Tweet. To find out how to leverage VR/AR/MR in your enterprise, Tech Trends offers bespoke Virtual Reality Consultancy support. Alice Bonasio is a VR Consultant and Tech Trends’ Editor in Chief.

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Esports Pushing VR Adoption

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This trend is in large part spurred by hardware manufacturers, who recognize that without “sticky” content that keeps punters coming back and hooks them for longer, they are unlikely to reach consumer adoption critical mass anytime soon.

Steam Survey: HTC & Windows VR See Gains as Oculus Awaits New Headsets

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While that’s a drop from the month prior, the overall trend remains consistently upward: Monthly-connected VR headsets as of April 2019 (gap caused by erroneous Stream Survey data) | Data courtesy Valve, chart by Road to VR.

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Seeing the Blitz in VR

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The experience is available now on the Oculus and Steam stores for Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive headsets. For companies looking to leverage Immersive technologies such as VR/AR/MR/XR Tech Trends offers a comprehensive range of Virtual Reality Consultancy Services.

Oculus Rift/HTC Vive Gap Widens In August Steam Hardware Survey Results

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August’s Steam hardware survey results are now in , and the Oculus Rift takes its biggest leap over the HTC Vive yet. Given that it’s opt-in and requires users to actually use their headsets instead of simply saying they own them, it’s by no means a definitive way of telling which VR headset is in the lead, though it does give you a hint as to some overall trends. HTC Vive Oculus Rift VR Industry News htc vive oculus rift

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Making a VR Experience for Less Than $1000

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” Made for under $1000, Lá Camilla is the first VR film to use HTC’s tracking pucks for all motion capture Click To Tweet. Alice Bonasio is a VR Consultant and Tech Trends’ Editor in Chief. The post Making a VR Experience for Less Than $1000 appeared first on Tech Trends.

Retailers Exploring New VR And AR Concepts To Drive Sales In 2019

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Joel Breton, VP Global VR Content at HTC Vive, believes there is vast untapped potential in virtual commerce: “The Immersive retail content category is an absolutely massive opportunity that has yet to be fully explored or developed by most retailers, he says. “At

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PokerStars VR is Something New

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Tech Trends flew over to sunny Barcelona last month to get a sneak peek at this new game and stood in a room full of journalists watching them all disappear into one of the most immersive and engaging social VR experiences yet. Editor at Tech Trends. Played poker before?

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Distorting Virtual Reality

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The content will also be available in stereo 3D through the Littlstar app on Sony’s Playstation VR, Google Daydream, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR and more. Alice Bonasio is a VR Consultant and Tech Trends’ Editor in Chief.

Building New Worlds in Virtual Reality

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Alice Bonasio is a VR Consultant and Tech Trends’ Editor in Chief. The post Building New Worlds in Virtual Reality appeared first on Tech Trends. Tech Trends VR Tech AltspaceVR Augmented Reality Microsoft Mixed Reality Social Media Social VR Technology Virtual Reality VR

Emirates Embracing Emerging Tech

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Mission 828 is an interactive HTC Vive experience delivered in specially designed pods, which also add multi-sensory elements like spatial audio and simulated wind. Alice Bonasio is a VR Consultant and Tech Trends’ Editor in Chief.