How to get started with WebXR in Unity

The Ghost Howls

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. As a Unity developer, I think that it is a very important enabling solution. I downloaded Unity 2019.3.11

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How to get started with nReal glasses development in Unity

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In this article, you may find the answers to all the above questions : I will guide you in developing a little Unity experience for the nReal glasses (the typical grey cube!), How to get started with nReal development (and emulator) in Unity (Video tutorial). Unity.

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Unity Adds Toolkit For Common VR/AR Interactions

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The Unity game engine released a preview (beta) ‘XR Interaction Tookit’ which handles some core interactions for VR and AR. Like most optional Unity features, the XR Interaction Tookit is downloaded and activated from the Package Manager.

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Microsoft Partners With Unity On HoloLens 2 Development Edition

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The developer-focused release includes $500 in free Azure credits, 3-month free trials of Unity Pro. The Microsoft HoloLens 2 Developer Edition will include the latest HoloLens headset alongside $500 in free Azure credits plus a three-month trial of both Unity Pro and PiXYZ plugin.

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Unity’s Latest Trends Report Declares 2020 Will Be A Breakthrough Year For VR And AR

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This looks to be the year where we move beyond tentative experimentation into scalable deployment of immersive tech in the workplace. Timoni West, Director of XR Research Unity Labs says UX designers will have to adjust in order to meet the demand for these new kinds of experiences.

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Your Definitive Guide To Oculus & Unity’s All-In-One VR Development Course

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Learn the ins-and-outs of Unity development and have your project reviewed by Oculus experts. What about a compelling immersive game or experience for VR headsets? Image Credit: Oculus, Unity. Unity VRTK Development. Image Credit: Oculus, Unity.

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How to get started with Oculus Quest hands tracking SDK in Unity

The Ghost Howls

I want to start this year and this decade (that will be pervaded by immersive technologies) with an amazing tutorial about how you can get started with Oculus Quest hands tracking SDK and create in Unity fantastic VR experiences with natural interactions! Welcome to 2020!

Unity Hires VRML Co-Creator Tony Parisi In Bid For VR Dominance

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Unity closed out its Unite 2016 Keynote in Los Angeles today with a huge focus on VR. “We think that immersive technologies like VR and AR represent the next computing platform,” Parisi told the crowd at Unite. Unity Engine VR Industry News tony parisi unity

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HoloLens 2 Development Edition Includes Three Free Months Of Unity Pro

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Along with the Development Edition buyers will receive $500 in free Azure credits and a three month trial for both Unity Pro and the PiXYZ Plugin for transferring CAD files. The addition of Unity Pro and the PiXYZ Plugin makes it easy to import 3D design data in minutes rather than hours.”

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NVIDIA Has Built VRWorks Into Unity, Builds Available Now

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NVIDIA is offering early access to a version of Unity with the company’s VRWorks features integrated into the engine for enhanced VR performance. At GDC 2016, Unity announced they would be adding support for VRWorks , Nvidia’s SDK for optimisation of VR using the company’s GPUs.

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DearVR Audio Engine Is A Unity Asset To Make VR Sound Better

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Built for Unity, dearVR comes with a collection of features that come at a price but will help get the work done. When it comes to virtual reality, audio is a pivotal element when discussing immersion. The dearVR engine is currently available in the Unity asset store for $95.

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Unity 2019.2 Arrives, Improves VR/AR Performance and Capabilities for Developers

Peter Graham

While you may not really pay attention (or care) about some of the logos at the start of titles, one that crops up quite a lot is Unity. As with any release of this kind Unity 2019.2 These include VR support for Unity’s High Definition Render Pipeline (HDRP).

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GDC 2017: Google Daydream Support Coming To Unity On March 31st

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At GDC 2017, Unity held a keynote discussing their impact on the gaming industry, future updates to the engine, and much more. The Unity engine and titular company have been very accommodating when it comes to VR development, having added a feature that even allows developers to work within VR and provided the framework that makes it easier to develop for VR in general. Unity 5.6 Tagged with: 2017 , cardboard , GDC , Google Dardream , OpenXR , unity , Vulkan API.

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Watch: Latest Unity VR Editor Shown Off at Unite, Releasing in 2016

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During the opening keynote to their annual Unite conference yesterday, Unity announced that their in-development VR authoring tool EditorVR , which allows creators to step inside and work on their projects using virtual reality, is on its way within the next couple of months.

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Normal VR Technology Turns Any Unity VR/AR App Into A Multiplayer Experience

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To me, this video was one of the most compelling examples of how immersive technologies could work together to enable social interactions across realities. The post Normal VR Technology Turns Any Unity VR/AR App Into A Multiplayer Experience appeared first on VRScout.

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Start Working In VR and AR With These Unity and Udacity Degree Programs

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By participating in these two cutting-edge programs, students are educated on the fundamentals of designing and engineering captivating immersive experiences using the power of Unity on the Udacity online learning platform. .

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Unity Plugin Aims to Streamline Haptics for VR Developers

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RGB Haptics is a new Unity-based tool that aims to make it easier for developers to create and implement haptic effects in VR games. Used correctly, haptics make VR games more playable and immersive. Anything supported by the Unity XR platform should be supported by this.

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VR Veteran Tony Parisi is Leading Unity’s AR & VR Strategy Beyond Gaming

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The keynote from Unity’s Vision VR/AR Summit yesterday showcased just how far Unity is reaching into non-gaming content when it comes to augmented and virtual reality. New Unity Tools Bring Interactivity and Real-time CGI to 360 Video, Now in Beta.

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Unity Announces Release Date for 5.6 and 2017 Beta at GDC

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Unity Technologies presented their Special Keynote at GDC 2017 in San Francisco on February 28, announcing the release date of Unity 5.6 alongside a bulletin of other updates, including a glimpse of Unity 2017. Unity 5.6. Unity 5.6

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XR Technology for Industry According to Unity’s Andre Gauthier

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XR Immersive Enterprise 2020 is coming up in early May. We didn’t have to shake the tree very hard to find someone that we were excited to talk to but we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to talk with the good folks at Unity. What Is Unity? Unity at XR Immersive Enterprise.

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Scaling Up Immersive Tech With Blockchain

Tech Trends VR

Fully immersive six-degrees-of-freedom Virtual Reality experiences and photorealistic Mixed Reality light field holograms require exponentially more GPU compute power than traditional 2D or 3D media. The post Scaling Up Immersive Tech With Blockchain appeared first on Tech Trends.

WorldViz Laughs Off Room-Scale VR, Introduces ‘Warehouse-Scale’ for Unreal & Unity

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Room-Scale tracking is currently the pinnacle of immersive VR, but why stop at your living room? That’s what WorldViz is asking today as it introduces Unity and Unreal Engine support for its self-labelled ‘Warehouse-Scale’ VR technology. hardware PPT system Unity 5.

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Valve Launches Free Steam Audio SDK Beta to Give VR Apps Immersive 3D Sound

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” The company has launched a beta of the SDK today supporting Unity, and support for Unreal Engine is on the way. Realistic sound is an important but often underappreciated aspect of the immersion equation in VR.

Unity Native Support for Google Daydream VR Coming in Summer, Plugin Out Now

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Google have announced that developers itching to get started on building Android VR games using the Unity game engine can do so right now using a Daydream plugin. Initially, Unity support for Daydream will be available via a plugin, with native support arriving some time in the Summer.

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Unity used to create Ghostbusters VR experience

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Press release: THE VOID Launches Ghostbusters: Dimension, an Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience Powered by Unity Technologies 3D engine at Madame Tussauds New York New York City, NY & San Francisco, CA—Unity, the largest global development... Briefs VR & AR The Void Unity

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Unity Is Creating VR Ads For A New Film In The Saw Horror Franchise

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In addition to several tie-in VR experiences we’ve seen, the dawn of immersive VR ads are now a thing as well. Today, we’ve learned that Lionsgate is embracing that concept by partnering with Unity to promote a new entry in the Saw horror franchise. The Jigsaw VR ad experience, releasing before the film, will be in the form of a “Virtual Room” which is a new tool Unity wants to use to showcase VR’s growing potential for advertising.

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Prologue Immersive Introduces Spatialand VR Interface

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This year, Prologue Immersive has done just that — they have actualized an elegant, fully functional VR interface. A beautiful new design ecosystem; Spatialand is a revolutionary VR platform and toolset for enterprise, brands and consumers to create immersive content destinations. Unity’s Carte Blanche is imagined as a card-based system of organization, but this intuitive interface is still on the drawing board. So what’s next for Prologue Immersive?

SIGGRAPH 2018 Expands Its VR Showcase With New ‘Immersive Pavilion’ In Vancouver

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In line with this year’s explosion of talent in virtual and augmented reality, SIGGRAPH 2018 has chosen to expand its focus on VR, AR, and MR by introducing the Immersive Pavilion. Why are we unveiling the Immersive Pavilion in Vancouver?”

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Unity’s Head of VR & AR, Tony Parisi

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Unity’s Tony Parisi weighs in on how we might come to find it. Today we hear from Tony Parisi, Head of VR & AR at Unity. He is currently Head of VR and AR at Unity Technologies, where he oversees the company’s strategy for virtual and augmented reality.

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Enterprise XR is Coming of Age

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Unity’s Latest Trends Report Declares 2020 will be a Breakthrough Year for XR. This looks to be the year where we move beyond tentative experimentation into scalable deployment of immersive tech in the workplace. Unity (@unity3d) February 12, 2020.

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Introducing Universal AR SDKs for Three.js, Unity, A-Frame & more

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Build immersive image, face and world tracked AR experiences with the platform of your choice - deploy everywhere

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Indie Project ‘Tinker Pilot’ Aims for Deep Immersion with Highly Customizable VR Cockpits

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They’re also building a Unity software tool dubbed ‘TinkerCore VR System’ that they say can be used to turn “any Unity experience into an immersive 1:1 VR experience.”

Oculus & Unity Team up to Teach you how to Build a VR Game

Peter Graham

After playing hours and hours of virtual reality (VR) content have you ever wanted to make your own immersive videogame? While it might seem daunting, Oculus and Unity want to make that process a little easier. Now you can’t just go in cold having never even looked at Unity (a game engine by the way). If you don’t then Unity suggests some introductory courses first, such as an intro to Unity course and an intro to VR tutorial.

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GDC 2017: OTOY Is Bringing Mixed Reality Light Field Streaming To Unity

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When we last heard from OTOY , the company revealed it was bringing light field baking and more to its Unity integration. On display at Unity’s booth is the first light field video created in OTOY’s Octane renderer using the engine.

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The VR Job Hub: Unity, Penrose Studios & Sanzaru Games

Peter Graham

Unity. Unity. Unity. If you are an employer looking for someone to fill an immersive technology related role – regardless of the industry – don’t forget you can send us the lowdown on the position and we’ll be sure to feature it in that following week’s feature. Features Pinned Article The VR Job Hub Penrose Studios Sanzaru Games Unity

Tactical Haptics Deep Immersion VR Controllers Likely Releasing In 2018

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The focus lately has been getting both controllers ready to go and perfecting Unity and Unreal Engine integrations. The first time I tried a Tactical Haptics virtual reality controller was at GDC 2016. I wasn’t expecting much.

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Microsoft Shows Windows in VR, Gives Acer VR Headset to Vision Summit Audience

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Brandon Bray, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft, took the stage at Unity’s Vision VR/AR Summit 2017 to show a little more of what Microsoft has planned for the VR side of things when the first Windows Holographic headsets come later this year. image courtesy Unity Technologies.