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.”.

How Augmented Reality Is Transforming the Restaurant Industry

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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.

VR Community Hosts Virtual Memorial Honoring Popular Industry Advocate

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” 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.

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.

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

How is Industrial AR Taking Form?

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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.

Customizing the Future of Industry in Mixed Reality

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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.

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.

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

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

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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.

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

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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Growth of VR Porn Industry

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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.

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.

3 Applications of Augmented Reality in the Travel Industry

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It’s also what makes AR ideal for the travel industry. Augmented reality enhances the world around us by incorporating elements of a virtual environment into our own. It can make the most mundane experiences more exciting. This is the power of AR.

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.

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

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What is happening with the VR industry? The post A Candid Assessment of the Industry From a Leading Indie VR Developer appeared first on Road to VR. Feature News Voices of VR Podcast VR Industry VR Podcasts cloudhead games denny unger Garnter Hype Cycle State of the VR Industry

XRDC Interviews AR and VR Industry Experts in Healthcare Report

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The Healthcare Industry, VR, and AR. The interviewees discuss how they bring AR and VR tech into the healthcare industry. The wireless consumer and enterprise VR headsets are now available and are a major breakthrough product for all industries.

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.

What Are Industrial AR’s Biggest Benefits and Barriers?

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This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers. Impact will also occur through AR visualization in industrial settings. It’s the biggest pain point in industrial AR.

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

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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

VR in the ’90s: Bootstrapping the Commercial VR 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).

‘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.

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.

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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Is VR Dead? The Arguments For And Against The Industry’s Demise

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But, what I can do is tell you all the reasons for and against the industry’s eventual success. The Arguments For And Against The Industry’s Demise appeared first on UploadVR. Last night I went out to try vegan fried chicken for the first time with some friends (verdict: not bad!). As I bit into my Nashville Hot wings (no bone! one of them asked me: “So, you write about VR? Isn’t VR dead?”

AR Briefs, Episode 30: Industrial AR’s Double-Edged Sword

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It has lots of different flavors in different types of enterprises, but the biggest impact could happen in industrial settings. But it’s not all good news, one thing ARtillery spent a lot more time examining in this round of analysis is the dark side of industrial AR.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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

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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.

VR Resumes Are Catching The Eyes of Industry Recruiters

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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.

LexSet Takes Home Two AR/VR Industry Awards

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Both awards come with cash prizes and recognition from leaders within the AR and VR industries. LexSet CEO and co-founder Leslie Oliver Karpas said the awards would help the company expand its footprint and break into new sectors and industries. “We