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

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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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

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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).

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:

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.

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.

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

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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.

Funding Roundup: Google Acquires Eyefluence, Oblong Industries.

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Funding Roundup: Google Acquires Eyefluence, Oblong Industries Raises $65M & InContext Raises $15.2M Oblong Industries has raised $65 million in funding to build technologies that will make collaborative work much easier.

‘AR/VR Austin’ 2017 to Explore Political Climate & its Impact on the VR/AR Industry

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Taking place as an unofficial event during the SXSW 2017 festival on March 11th, this year’s event will question the impact of social and political change on the AR/VR industry. AR/VR Austin returns for its third successive year, presenting a mini-conference named ‘Alternative Realities’.

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VRARA Sees 500% Growth By Connecting The VR AR Industry

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The VR/AR Association (VRARA) provides training, creates industry standards, and most importantly connects companies, brands and developers. VRARA is an international organization designed to foster collaboration between innovative companies and people in the VR and AR ecosystem that accelerates growth, fosters research and education, helps develop industry standards, connects member organizations and promotes the services of member companies.

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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3 Reasons Why the Finance Industry Needs VR

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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.

NVIDIA’s Stunning ‘Discovery’ Demo is a Look at the Future of Industrial Design

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And, unlike many other industry-orientated demos of high-quality models, there were no framerate issues, running at a rock-solid 90 FPS, with 4x supersampling and 2xMSAA. ” This technology will undoubtedly play a big role in the future of industrial design and engineering.

Valve Talks ‘OpenXR’, the Newly Revealed Branding for Khronos Group’s Industry-backed VR Standard

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It also depends upon how motivated all of the participants are, and there seems to be a critical mass of major players in the industry to help make this happen and so it could happen sooner.

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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.

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