How Mixed Reality Will Bring Us Industry 4.0

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Microsoft in particular has secured an enviable position in the Mixed Reality enterprise space, mainly due to a consistent strategy that recognized this wasn’t a consumer-ready product yet, but instead focused on building partnerships and solid case studies for building industry 4.0

A Candid Assessment of the Industry From a Leading Indie VR Developer

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Varjo Raises $31 Million For Industrial VR Headset With Human-eye Resolution


Founded out of Helsinki in 2016, Varjo (pronounced “Var-yo”) is targeting myriad industries with a super high-resolution headset and software that promise to help companies carry out tasks that traditionally require a detailed view, but from within a virtual world. The headset can also be integrated with popular 3D engines such as Unity, among other integral industry-specific software.

Onshape Partners with Magic Leap to Bring Its Collaborative Industrial 3D Design Tool to AR

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Departing from the long string of entertainment-focused partnerships released in recent weeks and months, a new, enterprise-focused Magic Leap app has finally emerged in the form of Onshape.

VR in the ’90s: Bootstrapping the Commercial VR Industry

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Why Israel Is A Hotbed For The AR Industry


The success of many startups over the last decade and an ever-growing number of startups in the AR/VR industry have attracted many international investors and helped build several Israeli Venture Capital firms. If that happens, Israel can become the top global center for the AR industry.

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Global Virtual Reality Industry to Reach $7.2 Billion in Revenues in 2017

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In a new Virtual Reality Industry Report, Greenlight Insights forecasts modest VR industry growth in the short term, growing into a major global content marketplace by 2021. What’s Inside the Virtual Reality Industry Report: Spring 2017.

How VR Brings Real Benefits To The Real Estate Industry


The use of VR across industries and society is inevitable. To explore Outer Realm’s suite of VR services for the real estate industry, visit the official company website.

How Virtual Reality Could Revolutionize The Real Estate Industry


VR Industry News floored real estateReal estate, in a general sense, only affects the vast majority of the population when it comes time to move, at which point it suddenly becomes incredibly important.

Halo VR Is Coming From Microsoft And 343 Industries


Microsoft confirmed today it is working with 343 Industries to bring its epic Halo series to its Windows Mixed Reality platform. Tagged with: 343 Industries , Halo , microsoft Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Featured Gaming VR Industry News 343 Industries Halo microsoft

RealWear Raises $17M For Industrial-Grade Wearable AR Device


RealWear has raised $17 million for its AR wearable device aimed at workers in construction and other heavy industries. We have targeted this for industrial use,” said Lowery, in an interview with VentureBeat. “We

Watch: This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training

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Industrial Training International is readying their VR Mobile Crane Simulator for the March ConExpo Event in Las Vegas. Founded in 1986, ITI is a world leader in crane and rigging training and consulting; they are relied on by multiple industries such as mining, construction, and energy.

Growth of VR Porn Industry


Virtual reality porn is already out there - you can go experience it right now if you have a headset - but there's potential for it to become a huge industry once bigger names like Oculus and HTC are on the market.

Five Big Questions Facing The VR Industry In 2018


While supposed headset sales failed to set the world on fire, Oculus made headlines for lawsuits and disputes while developers like CCP threw in the towel on the industry. 2017 was a busy year for VR but not entirely in the ways you might have envisioned.

5 Industries Primed To Leap Forward Into AR


Here are some ideas on how five industries can adopt AR right now. With a powerful new camera and advanced sensor technology, the latest round of iPhone products has unlocked new possibilities in the realm of augmented reality (AR).

Oculus Affirms Commitment to Rift, Believes PC Will Lead the VR Industry for the Next Decade

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We think PC will lead the industry for the next decade or more,” he said. The post Oculus Affirms Commitment to Rift, Believes PC Will Lead the VR Industry for the Next Decade appeared first on Road to VR.

HTC Helps Establish the ‘Industry of Virtual Reality Alliance’ in China


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‘Industrial VR’ Is Like ‘Google Earth’ For Iconic Engineering Sites


Google Earth VR has shown us the wonders of visiting real world locations as a towering giant in VR, and now Industrial VR looks to do the same. Industrial VR is aiming for a release in early 2017. Tagged with: engineering , exploration , Industrial VR.

Why The 360 Film Industry is in the Midst of a Reboot – Part 2: Workforce

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The 360 film industry is still young and it’s maturing rapidly. The large integrated 360 film studios that were fundamental in early stages of the industry are now facing difficulties. This is how all production works, including the commercial, TV, and feature film industries.

If ‘Ready Player One’ Doesn’t Suck, It Stands to Positively Impact the VR Industry

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The post If ‘Ready Player One’ Doesn’t Suck, It Stands to Positively Impact the VR Industry appeared first on Road to VR. Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best-selling novel Ready Player One is hitting the big screen later this month.

Microsoft Store to Lead Industry in Revenue Share to non-Game VR App Devs

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The post Microsoft Store to Lead Industry in Revenue Share to non-Game VR App Devs appeared first on Road to VR. Later this year, Microsoft is increasing the cut developers earn when publishing on the Microsoft Store.

Experts Share 6 Legal Considerations to Know Before Jumping into the VR/AR Industry

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There’s whole industries of people and privacy professionals whose jobs are around what counts as PII, what doesn’t, and how we protect that.”. Feature VR Legal ar industry legal ar legal ar legality brian sommer jerry carleton legal matt hooper vr industry legal vr legality

2017 VR Industry Report to Bring Data-driven Insights & Forecasts That Cut Through the Hype

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Greenlight Insights and Road to VR are teaming up once again to co-author a comprehensive report on the VR industry which will provide global forecasts, analysis, and best practices. 2017 will be another foundational year for the entire VR industry.

Why The 360 Film Industry is in the Midst of a Reboot – Part 1

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The 360 film industry is still young and it’s maturing rapidly. Unfortunately, some of them pretended that they could and it ended up hurting the industry because it downplayed the true cost and difficulty of making cinematic 360 film , a trend that continues to this day.

XR in Industry: Design, Collaboration, Training, Instructions

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One of the major themes for this year’s AWE event in Europe is XR and Industry 4.0. From automotive to the finance industry, augmented and virtual reality tools can be found in innovation labs and pilot programs in most business sectors.

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


But when it comes to building best-in-class experiences—and amassing the mainstream audience needed for those experiences to thrive—the industry is still learning how to crawl. Tagged with: Amitt Mahajan , Han Jin , industry , panel , Timoni West , tony parisi , trends , VR.

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Take A Guided VR Tour Of Germany’s Last Industrial Coal Mine


Located in the Ruhr area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, the enormous industrial mine is set to shut down its operations at the end of the year, marking the end of an era in Germany industrial history.

VR Resumes Are Catching The Eyes of Industry Recruiters


In most cases however, the most engaging CV is always the most successful, which is why many developers looking to get into the VR industry are using the immersive technology to build some of the coolest resumes you’ve ever seen. A brand new market requires a brand new kind of CV.

Palmer Luckey: “I’m still working in the VR industry on some very exciting things”

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Appearing this week on the stage of Oculus competitor HTC at the Tokyo Game Show , Oculus founder emeritus Palmer Luckey affirmed that he’s continuing to work on projects within the VR industry.

Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards


Google, Sony, Oculus, Samsung, Acer and HTC have combined their efforts in order to create a healthy and equal industry for virtual reality hardware and software to develop and expand. The post Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards appeared first on VRScout.

Virtual Reality Strategy Conference 2016 to Bring VR Insights to Industry Execs

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A new annual conference from Greenlight Insights is angling itself to sate the growing desire for “actionable insights” into the rapidly expanding VR industry. 1:15pm – Industry 5.0:

Oblong Industries Raises $65 Million for ‘Minority Report’-style Gesture Technologies


Oblong Industries has raised $65 million in funding to build technologies that will make collaborative work much easier. John Underkoffler, CEO of Oblong Industries, was science advisor on Minority Report. Oblong Industries makes “architectural scale” collaborative work tools.

3 Reasons Why the Finance Industry Needs VR


The finance industry is one of the most data-driven trades, and by visualizing and analyzing data in VR, early adopters can get a leg up on the competition. Those who can process and analyze data better than others will have a significant advantage over the rest of the industry, which means better financial decisions. Finance is a very intricate industry and being able to visualize complex information through VR will bring countless advantages for consumers.

Gartner’s Brian Blau on the State of the VR & AR Industries

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I had a chance to catch up with Blau at Google I/O on May 17th, 2017 where we talk about the state of the VR & AR industries and what some of the potential catalysts for consumer adoption might be.

Qualcomm & Road to VR Industry Mixer Kicks Off GDC 2017 Next Week

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Qualcomm and Road to VR are teaming up to kick off next week’s GDC 2017 with a gathering of VR and AR industry insiders. The post Qualcomm & Road to VR Industry Mixer Kicks Off GDC 2017 Next Week appeared first on Road to VR.

Game Industry Job Postings Are Decreasing, But VR Jobs Are Up 400% Since 2014


The global game industry has grown to $91 billion across multiple platforms, but the number of jobs in the U.S. Tagged with: gaming , industry , jobs , video games , VR. VR Jobs gaming industry jobs video games VR

HTC Vive Overtakes VR/AR Outlook In GDC State of the Industry Survey


2016 was the true birth of the virtual reality industry , so outlook was all over the place depending on who you spoke with and it makes sense that the perspective of GDC attendees would be valued. Source: GDC 2017 State of the Industry Report.

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Sony: PSVR Is Still Selling, But Industry Growth Is Slower Than Expected


During a recent Corporate Strategy Meeting, attended by Wall Street Journal reporter Takashi Mochizuki, Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO John Tsuyoshi Kodera noted that the company’s own headset was still selling, but the industry’s overall growth is below market expectations. SIE head Kodera: PSVR growing, but industry’s growth is below market expectations. PSVR VR Industry News

10 Prominent Developers Detail Their 2017 Predictions for The VR/AR Industry


Unless overuse of VR headsets has granted them telepathic super powers, it would have been pretty hard for any one person to predict everything that happened to the VR industry in 2016. We’ve seen this kind of natural quality progression before in the video game industry.

Five Big Questions Facing The AR Industry In 2018


VR promises to head in bold new directions this year, but AR is no different. The tech wasn’t quite there in 2017 , but there’s plenty of space for it to grow in 2018. Whereas VR is a few years into its consumer stage now, AR is arguably just a bit behind; HoloLens is still in the development kit stages as is the upcoming Magic Leap One.