Tilt Brush Behind One Of Time Magazine’s 50 Best Inventions Of 2018


A few weeks after painting in the program, he transformed his 3D sketches into the prototype for one of Time Magazine’s 50 Best Inventions of 2018. “It The post Tilt Brush Behind One Of Time Magazine’s 50 Best Inventions Of 2018 appeared first on VRScout.

ELLE Brings Augmented Reality To Magazine Cover


Elle Magazine is looking to bring some of Hollywood’s favorite women to life on the cover — and all you need is your iPhone. ELLE is the first Hearst Magazine brand to partner with HuffPost RYOT, with more brands scheduled for 2016 and 2017.

'Atlanta' Actor Lakeith Stanfield Walks an Augmented Reality Tightrope for New York Times Magazine

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The New York Times has made a habit of publishing augmented reality stories throughout 2018, and now the media giant's magazine is getting into the act, too.

Marvel's 'Avengers — Infinity War' Leads Debut Issue of Moviebill's AR Magazine at Regal Movie Theaters

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Riding the coattails of one of the biggest movies this year, the first edition of the new Moviebill augmented reality magazine will be available at Regal Cinema theaters nationwide this weekend alongside the release Avengers: Infinity War.

HTC Introduces Vivepaper: A VR Magazine Stand


While donning the Vive headset you scan a booklet and watch a virtual magazine come to life, loading 360° photos and videos, 3D models, 2D content, and audio just by touching a piece of paper. The post HTC Introduces Vivepaper: A VR Magazine Stand appeared first on VRScout.

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The VRScout Report – AR Magazines, NFL Refs in VR, & Eye Implants


AUGMENTED MAGAZINE COVERS…IS THIS GOING TO BE A THING? come to life is nothing new—but we’ve been seeing a spate of AR magazine covers lately. The post The VRScout Report – AR Magazines, NFL Refs in VR, & Eye Implants appeared first on VRScout.

Katy Perry Comes To Life in W Magazine AR Cover


One of those publishers is W Magazine, who today launched an augmented reality experience that brings the September 2017 issue to life with a 3D cover, a series of short films, interactive features, and AR-enhanced fashion portfolios produced with VFX studio The Mill.

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Katy Perry Comes To Life in W Magazine AR Cover via @VRScout [link]


Katy Perry Comes To Life in W Magazine AR Cover via @VRScout [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) August 13, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

Hands-on: HTC’s Vivepaper Uses Camera Hand Tracking To Virtualize Magazines


Newspapers and magazines are no longer the best, fastest way of getting our news and features, and established organisations have thus made the transition to online and diversified into videos, podcasting and more. It digitizes monthly issues of magazines, allowing people to read them from inside VR. Once you’re scanned in and you’ve chosen your magazine, you’ll open up the booklet and use your finger to swipe through pages and select items of interest.

‘Alien: Covenant’ Delivers Gory 360° Video Teaser


The horrifying experience was initially available via Empire Magazine’s limited edition Alien: Covenant virtual reality issue released on Alien Day, April 26th (a nod to planet LV-426). News Alien AMD Empire Magazine Fox FoxNext Movies Regal Cinema Ridley Scott

5 DIY Virtual Reality Projects Include Haptic Glove And Pinball Machine


DIY hardware diy haptic glove how to make magazine maker mask perceptoscope pinball machine testedMany of us remember when the Oculus Rift was a pair of ski goggles with duct tape and dangling wires being shown off on forums.

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One Startup’s Quest to Save Refugees With Virtual Reality


Business Magazine 360 video disaster magazine-24.07 The startup is deploying virtual reality as an empathy machine, capturing the world's most vulnerable in 360-degree misery. The post One Startup's Quest to Save Refugees With Virtual Reality appeared first on WIRED.

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Data Departments MagazineHackers at Cyber Security Week 2017. Photo Credit Martijn Beekman. The Hague is known as the cybersecurity capital of Holland, and for good reason.

Beware the funny hair… its a tech cult giveaway


Matt Novak, in Smithsonian’s Paleofuture blog , draws some interesting contrasts between Jaron Lanier’s 1991 Omni Magazine interview and his current book: “ You Are Not A Gadget: A Manifesto. 1991 Hype Jaron Lanier Matt Novak Omni Magazine Paleofuture VPL Research

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Launches With VR & AR Features


After picking up a copy of the magazine, you can download the LIFE VR app to then scan and unlock a series of captivating behind-the-scene videos hidden throughout the magazines pages. SI revamps Swimsuit issue with 360° videos, a custom Snapchat Lens, and more.

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VisionZ to feature holiday destinations

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Holiday events on the hypergrid will be featured in the next edition of the VisionZ magazine, due to hit in-world kiosks on December 3. Metaverse News VisionZ


AR Fashion Show In Iran Features Invisible Models


Created with the support of Lotus, Iran’s first fashion & art magazine, the event featured computer-generated models strutting their invisible stuff up and down of a real runway in some of Iran’s hottest clothing and apparel.

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Sports Illustrated’s College Football Preview Issues Have AR-Enhanced Covers


What makes this impressive isn’t just that a video loads — that would basically just be the same as a normal QR code — but the fact that the video appears on top of the magazine in 3D space, even as you move the camera around and change angles and perspectives. Sports Illustrated, TIME, and Life VR have all been contributing to the VR ecosystem for a while and this newest feature for magazines is an interesting evolution of the otherwise static print medium.

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Plex Media Server Now Lets Daydream Users Watch in VR, Including Social Viewing

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In the VR app, you can resize and reposition content windows, bookmark a show by creating interactive magazine-like objects, and view 3D and 360 video.

Magic Leap Raises $461M in New Funding Led by Saudi Arabia’s Investment Arm

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Magic Leap most recently took on an unspecified amount from German media company Axel Springer , producers of several German magazines including Die Welt and Bild, as well as English language online publications such as Business Insider.

Magic Leap Takes on Funding from Media Company Axel Springer

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As the largest digital publishing house in Europe, Axel Springer produces several German magazines including Die Welt and Bild, and online publication Business Insider. German media company Axel Springer today announced that it has taken part in a new round of financing of Magic Leap.

VisionZ out tomorrow with a Halloween theme

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Press release: VisionZ October issue hits stands on Saturday Halloween is the focus of this month’s issue of VisionZ Hyperverse Magazine due out on Saturday, October 15.


‘Vivepaper’ Is HTC’s Immersive Reading Experience That Mixes AR With VR


Vive this week announced Vivepaper , an intriguing new VR app developed in partnership with the Chinese-branch of magazine publisher Condé Nast. The app doesn’t just bring the magazine into VR, however.

VR/AR Pioneer Nonny De La Peña Named WSJ Technology Innovator Of The Year


Only the second woman in history to receive the award from Wall Street Journal Magazine, de la Peña joined Jonah Hill, Agnes Gund, Ruth E. CEO & Founder of Emblematic Group, Peña is the second woman in history to receive the prestigious award.

Rest in Peace, Hugh Hefner, Founder of Playboy


In honor of their 2017 Playmate of the Year issue, the magazine has partnered with Virtual Reality and 360-degree content provider Inception to give everyone a video tour of the legendary digs of publishing mogul (and eternal bad boy) Hugh Hefner.

5 DIY Virtual Reality Projects Include Haptic Glove And Pinball.


I’m Caleb Kraft, Senior Editor for Make Magazine and Maker Faire DIY is my life. This combination was especially fun when we decided our next issue of Make Magazine will be focusing on VR.

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Battlefront’s Star Wars VR Mission Launches This Week


Last week, a drama-filled Star Wars: Rogue One 360 Experience was released in collaboration with Verizon and People Magazine. For those without a VR viewer, the latest issue of People Magazine comes with a Cardboard headset that lets you jump in the pilot seat as well.

How Paul McCartney and Jaunt Are Using VR to Bring Storytelling Back to Music


They are the sort of photographs you might see on the cover of a late-’60s issue of Rolling Stone ; in fact, two of them can be found on the John Lennon and Paul McCartney special collector’s editions of the magazine from 2012 and ’13, respectively.

Check Out Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed VR Escape Room


You can check it out in the trailer below, though there’s no actual footage of the virtual game itself (apparently Ubisoft thought it was a better idea to show a man simply imitating firing a bow and arrow, which gives us flashbacks to Palmer Luckey’s Time Magazine cover ).

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Canadian Sun to hold St. Patrick’s Day parade

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The Canadian Sun, an in-world magazine on the Great Canadian Grid , is sponsoring a St. The magazine will also be hosting a visit from the Hypergrid Safari tour group on February 8 on its GCG Communication region, at login.greatcanadiangrid.ca:8002:GCG An under-construction St.

Esports Pushing VR Adoption

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“For the first time in generations, we’re witnessing the birth of a new major sport, and it’s happening with unprecedented speed,” says ESPN The Magazine, Senior Editor, Megan Greenwall. Can professional gaming help to propel the consumer adoption of virtual reality?

Charlie Fink on his new book Convergence and the future of XR

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He doesn’t only write with a great style on important magazines like Forbes, but he is also always able to find great content to talk about , like innovative AR startups or interviews to big names of the immersive industry like Rony Abovitz.

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Free UE4 Template Makes Creating More Realistic VR Hands a Snap

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The included ‘Playground’ demo shown in the video features a functional shooting range in an underground bunker, littered with magazines to show the multi-object interaction of reloading a gun, along with many other features to highlight the hand animations.

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Esports Continues Its Push Towards VR


“For the first time in generations, we’re witnessing the birth of a new major sport, and it’s happening with unprecedented speed,” says ESPN The Magazine, Senior Editor, Megan Greenwall. Can professional gaming help to propel the consumer adoption of virtual reality?

The differences between VR and AR

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This article by PC Magazine gives a quick description of each to help you understand it better. AR, VR, and MR are all different and sometimes it can be confusing. Each one has a unique experience and they’re all amazing. The post The differences between VR and AR appeared first on VR Playhouse Immersive Content for VR and AR

SeaWorld Ditches VR On Rollercoaster Due To Extended Wait Lines


The park’s Kraken Unleashed ride, which first added VR support last year, has now completely removed headsets, according to Attractions Magazine.

Check Out This Drama-Filled Star Wars: Rogue One 360 Experience


People Magazine has you covered, bro! The popular print publication released a special edition issue, Star Wars: The Secrets of Rogue One yesterday which includes a custom pair of VR goggles in the actual magazine. Get ready for the new Star Wars movie with this 360 experience.

TIME-LIFE and HTC Launch 75th Anniversary ‘Remembering Pearl Harbor’ Experience for Vive

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Launching today for $10 on HTC’s VR app store, Viveport, Remembering Pearl Harbor commemorates the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the 1941 tragedy that led the US to join World War II.

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Virtual Reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

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Reading the various XR magazines, I think that the consumer world is some years behind the enterprise world. Some days ago, while browsing the Facebook group VIRTUAL REALITY, I found a post comparing the Gartner Hype Cycle 2017 and 2018.

Time relaunches Life — in VR

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the publisher of the iconic Life magazine that closed in 1972, is relaunching the title — in virtual reality. Time Inc., The new Life VR features immersive storytelling, the company said in its announcement last... News VR & AR Live VR Time Inc

Content is King Especially in a VR


We need go back to Bill Gates, and reflect upon his thoughts toward magazines online. But to be successful online, a magazine can’t just take what it has in print and move it to the electronic realm.

Snapchat Has A Slam Dunk With LeBron James AR Lens


He’s also a philanthropist , and was listed by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Snapchat ‘s latest AR lens is an instant viral hit with over 2 million views in two days.

Developer Uses VR To Build AR Experiences That Mimic Real-World Physics


Palmer Luckey is a tinkerer,” is how Time Magazine described the creator of the Oculus VR headset back in August of 2015. Lee Vermeulen is breaking new ground with his experimental AR prototypes. .

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