Facebook’s Sean Liu: we are at an inflection point of the VR industry

The Ghost Howls

Those in the industry today know this magic and connection that happens with the level of presence AR and VR offers, so the future we imagine is one in which we’re using these technologies to connect on a deeper, more meaningful level. .

OpenXR 1.0 Specification Release Carries Wide Industry Support

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An effort to standardize certain aspects of VR and AR applications gains wide industry support today with the release of version 1.0 “Valve is happy to have worked closely with other VR industry leaders to create this open standard, and looks forward to supporting it in SteamVR.”.

VR Community Hosts Virtual Memorial Honoring Popular Industry Advocate

VRScout

” The post VR Community Hosts Virtual Memorial Honoring Popular Industry Advocate appeared first on VRScout. The VR education community says goodbye to one of its biggest advocates.

Snapchat Is Helping the Music Industry Reinvent Music Videos via Lens Studio

Next Reality AR

There have been enough music artists releasing Snapchat AR experiences over the past week to fill a small festival. Count them with me: Bruno Mars. Gucci Mane. Kodak Black. Missy Elliot. Imagine Dragons. Panic! At the Disco.

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

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The post VR in the ’90s: Bootstrapping the Commercial VR Industry appeared first on Road to VR. Voices of VR Podcast VR Big Industry VR in Industry VR Podcasts CyberArts enterprise history Linda Jacobson Silicon Graphics

How Mixed Reality Will Bring Us Industry 4.0

Tech Trends VR

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

Five Big Questions Facing The VR Industry In 2019

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We’ve looked ahead to the new year and come up with five big questions the VR industry faces in 2019. With a $399 ‘all-in’ price tag and high profile ports of games like Superhot and The Climb lined up, some hope that this might finally be the VR headset to give the industry the kickstart it needs. Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Five Big Questions Facing The VR Industry In 2019 appeared first on UploadVR.

Confidustria: Transforming Industries by Embracing New Technology

EON Reality

Learn About Immersive Industry 4.0 The post Confidustria: Transforming Industries by Embracing New Technology appeared first on EON Reality.

Customizing the Future of Industry in Mixed Reality

VRScout

So it’s no wonder that industrial giant Thyssenkrupp elevators is predicting that demand for stair lift solutions will skyrocket in the next few years, especially as urban populations grow. It’s one of those cases that illustrate the unique advantage of the HoloLens for industry applications.

Magic Leap Deepens Funding from Telecom Industry with $280 Million from Japan's NTT Docomo

Next Reality AR

Magic Leap's business strategy for bringing augmented reality to the mainstream has become even clearer via its latest funding round. On Friday, the company announced that it has secured $280 million in funding from NTT Docomo, the largest wireless provider in Japan.

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

Road to VR

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 Augmented Reality Is Transforming the Restaurant Industry

ARPost

The restaurant industry is increasingly using augmented reality to complement and elevate gastronomic experiences. Aside from empowering foreign travelers to order with confidence, AR applications are also reshaping different aspects of the restaurant industry.

How Augmented Reality Is Revolutionizing Hospitality Industry (From Inside Out)

ARPost

Augmented reality has become a trend-setting technology in many industries. AR has risen as an essential technology for the hospitality industry recently because it allows it to improve the physical environments and experiences and hence the sales. Guest Post.

How Virtual Reality Could Revolutionize The Real Estate Industry

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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.

How VR Brings Real Benefits To The Real Estate Industry

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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.

Growth of VR Porn Industry

VRCircle

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.

Halo VR Is Coming From Microsoft And 343 Industries

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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

Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards

VRScout

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.

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

Road to VR

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.

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, And Mixed Reality Do Bring Value To Industry

Forrester VR

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Why Israel Is A Hotbed For The AR Industry

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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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5 Industries Primed To Leap Forward Into AR

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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).

How is Industrial AR Taking Form?

AR Insider

This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers. operational efficiencies) have been validated through real industrial deployments, as explored in case studies later in this report. Industrial AR Flavors.

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

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

Road to VR

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.

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

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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.

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

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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

Five Big Questions Facing The VR Industry In 2018

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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.

Industrial AR is All About Product-Market Fit

AR Insider

This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers. Industrial AR is experiencing a slow climb as characterized in the figures we reported last month. For example, industrial front-line workers often have a need for simplicity.

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

Road to VR

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.

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

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

Road to VR

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.

Geoff Keighley: Playing Half-Life: Alyx ‘Reminds Me Why I Love This Industry’

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Playing a game like that reminds me why I love this industry and have devoted my life to celebrating it. The post Geoff Keighley: Playing Half-Life: Alyx ‘Reminds Me Why I Love This Industry’ appeared first on UploadVR. Geoff Keighley has responded to some questions on Half-Life: Alyx in an Ask Me Anything post on Reddit. While a lot of the questions asked were in relation to The Game Awards, coming next week, Geoff did respond to a few Half-Life: Alyx questions as well.

The renaissance of silicon will create industry giants

TechCrunch VR

The key to data processing is, of course, semiconductors, the transistor-filled chips that power today’s computing industry. Navin Chaddha. Contributor. Navin Chaddha leads Mayfield. The firm invests in early-stage consumer and enterprise technology companies and currently has $2.7

Industrial AR Planning Should Be ‘Bottom-Up’

AR Insider

This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers. Industrial AR is experiencing a slow climb as characterized in the figures we reported last month.

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

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

Road to VR

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.