Leap Motion’s New 180-degree Hand-tracking Comes to Qualcomm’s Latest VRDK Headset

Road to VR

Qualcomm has debuted an updated version of their VR Headset Reference Design now with Leap Motion’s new 180-degree hand-tracking to bring gesture control to mobile VR headsets. The new headset and Leap Motion tracking module was shown off during last week’s GDC 2017.

We Tried Leap Motion’s New Hand Tracking Module On Gear VR

UploadVR

Leap Motion is a young technology company that is perhaps best known at this point for what it sells at your local Best Buy. virtual reality peripheral that can be mounted onto an Oculus Rift headset.

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Leap Motion wants to rid mobile VR of controllers

Slashgear

No matter the visual, and even aural, fidelity of virtual and augmented reality headsets, the illusion starts to break down the moment you want to grab something in the synthetic worlds. If Leap Motion … Continue reading.

5 Potential Gear VR ‘Killer Apps’ Demonstrated During Samsung Contest

UploadVR

The Gear VR Killer App contest hosted by Samsung at the Upload Collective earlier this month brought in a hundred-plus technophiles eager for a chance to check out the finalists — and to find out which (if any) deserved “killer app” status. “[It]

AR+VR Weekly: Slump in AR+VR headsets, Leap Motion AR table tennis demo and no-go to Xbox VR/MR

AWE Blog

In addition to keeping you up-to-date on the top AR+VR news, funding activity, and launch announcements, here are there three stories you need to know: IDC releases new AR+VR headset numbers, Leap Motion demos Project North Star and Microsoft says no to Xbox VR/MR. IDC released its latest augmented and virtual reality tracker numbers for Q1 of 2018 which showed a slump in shipments. Google makes WebXR Hit Test API available through Chrome Canary ( Next Reality ).

All you need to know on Oculus Connect 6: the most important news in one single article!

The Ghost Howls

Then there are the problems that are inherent to all hands-tracking solutions like Leap Motion : no haptic feedback, virtual hands that trespass objects they are interacting with, and such. The native Mixed Reality capture feature is very interesting.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.07.15): Apple kills its AR glasses, Oculus full-steam ahead on 2nd gen VR and much more!

The Ghost Howls

If the report were true, this would mean that Apple doesn’t believe in AR anymore and this would be terrible news for all the immersive realities ecosystem. Apple is clearly committed in augmented reality, and the recent release of ARKit 3 proves that.

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Vive Focus enter version 2.0 at VEC 2018

The Ghost Howls

This is a great feature, even if I think that to be really great it has to be properly tuned with the companion app: while doing demos with my Gear VR, that automatically shows the notifications of my Samsung phone, I was really afraid of what my friend could send me.

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VR Bound Announces Nominees For Inaugural 2017 VR Awards

VRScout

Also announced was the judging panel that includes virtual reality experts such as Josh Naylor of Unity Technologies, Jenn Duong of Shiift, and CEO of Spiral Media Megan Gaiser. Samsung – Gear VR. Leap MotionLeap Motion.

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Insights into the Public Perception of VR from Viral Video Reactions

Road to VR

She shot a video of of her co-worker in VR trying out the latest Leap Motion Orion update, and tweeted it out saying “This is the future.” the people in a virtual reality with our leaders walking by us.

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Best VR Headsets in 2018

VeeR VR

OC5 celebrates the last 5 years of virtual reality breakthroughs and gives us a glimpse of what’s to come in the next five years. Standalone virtual reality headsets are an all-in-one device that can power virtual reality on their own, with no computer or phone tethering needed.

A Social VR Experiment

eleVR

To help with this, and given eleVR’s current experiments, we thought: Why don’t we build a virtual reality art studio space where we could upload our sculptures, enter the space as avatars, and have conversations? I got to virtually-watch Andy Warhol eat a burger.