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

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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.”.

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HTC Announces First-Ever Virtual Industry Conference In Response To Coronavirus

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In a recent Tweet, Wang announced that HTC will be hosting the world’s first fully virtual industry conference on March 19th through the platform Engage. The post HTC Announces First-Ever Virtual Industry Conference In Response To Coronavirus appeared first on VRScout.

VR For Industrial Training: Proof Points & Tips

AR Insider

Companies across many industries have adopted the technology to train their employees better. More from AR Insider… The post VR For Industrial Training: Proof Points & Tips appeared first on AR Insider.

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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.

Sea Shepherd's Web-Based Augmented Reality Experience Spotlights the Damage Done by the Fishing Industry

Next Reality AR

Augmented reality's status as a new storytelling medium has already led to the reinvention of filmmaking and journalism. Now, AR is helping non-profits draw attention to their respective causes.

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.

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.

AR and VR Survey Shows Optimism in Industry

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For the last three years, law firm Perkins Coie, the XR Association, and Boost VC have conducted a survey on industry attitudes toward AR and VR technology. Second, the survey primarily reflects the views of industry and enterprise – not entertainment.

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.

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

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

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.

CES 2020: A Reality Check For The VR And AR Industries

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The post CES 2020: A Reality Check For The VR And AR Industries appeared first on UploadVR. CES is a strange conference.

CES 2020: Charmin Trolls Tech Industry With VR-Equipped Porta-Potty

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The post CES 2020: Charmin Trolls Tech Industry With VR-Equipped Porta-Potty appeared first on VRScout. Jokes on them, I’d love to spend an hour in the V.I.PEE premium port-john. When it comes to bleeding-edge technology, not every idea is going to be an automatic winner.

‘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.

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.

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

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

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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.

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).

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

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 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.

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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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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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.

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.

State of the XR Industry in 2020

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London, February 8, 2020 — Over the next 10 years, XR’s potential across consumer and commercial to industrial and enterprise is huge. See Also: How Will AR and VR Change Industries in 2020. Extended Reality Industry Reports Press Release industry reports press release XR

Holo-Light Launches ARES AR Workspace for Engineering and Industrial Design

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Designing industrial machines is a highly specialized work, where attention to detail is of paramount importance. This is why industrial designers and engineers need to work with computer models and analyze each part of their designs before they move an item to the production phase.

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.

Case Study: The DOs and DON’Ts of Industrial AR

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AR Insider Case Studies examine learnings from industrial AR deployments. This post extracts a case study from ARtillery Intelligence’s recent report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers.

Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards

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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.

The renaissance of silicon will create industry giants

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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

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.