Google Gifts 5G Android Smartphones with 'the Mandalorian' AR App

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Don't Miss: The Porgs from Star Wars Are Coming to Magic Leap One Available now in the Google Play Store, the app puts the titular character in your physical environment.

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These Are The Stocks You Could Buy To Invest In The VR Industry


Also keep in mind that there are plenty of private companies worth investing in, and some public companies listed below have invested in them like Magic Leap who has investments to the tune of $1.39 Sony – NYSE: SNE – VR Console, VR Games & VR Headset. Samsung – KRX: 005930 – GearVR (partnership with Oculus VR) and 360 Camera.


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The World of Mobile VR After Pokemon Go


With the introduction of Google Cardboard and the Daydream VR platform, Oculus and HTC discrete VR headsets and GearVR headsets for even smartphones like the Samsung’s Galaxy S7, the first tentative steps towards virtual reality gaming are being taken. Virtual Reality Gaming isn’t coming, it’s already here.

Microsoft Joins OpenXR, Becoming a Decisive Backer in the Open, Royalty-free VR/AR Standard

Road to VR

By the virtue of its Windows operating system, the basis of which nearly every PC VR headset uses to function, Microsoft joining the OpenXR initiative represents a win for the others involved, which include industry players like Google, Oculus, HTC, AMD, NVIDIA, Epic Games, Unity, Intel, Qualcomm, Sony, Samsung and Valve. There are however too reluctant holdouts left; Apple and Magic Leap, but it remains to be seen what either are bringing to the table.

First Ever OpenXR Demo Heading To Siggraph 2018 This Week


The group includes over 140 members, with major players like Google, Sony, Valve, HTC, Samsung, Magic Leap, Oculus, AMD and Nvidia involved. Khronos Group’s anticipated VR/AR standard API, OpenXR, is finally getting its first ever public demo at Siggraph 2018 this week.

UploadVR’s Best Of 2018 VR Award Nominees


Sony has even sold through three million headsets, which was before Black Friday, so it’s probably even more now. Magic Leap One. Samsung Odyssey+. We’ve finally reached the very end of 2018 and it’s been quite the eventful year for the VR industry. Not only did new headsets like the HTC Vive Pro and Oculus Go release, but Facebook announced the upcoming Oculus Quest as well for next year.

The XR Week Peek (2020.10.26): DecaGear is an intriguing VR headset, HTC is working on a new device, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Sony will give PS4 camera adapters for PS5 for free. Sony has answered this question in the weekend. Stanford and Samsung create a super-high-resolution display. Some years ago, she performed in The Life, a Mixed Reality art piece inside the Magic Leap One.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.05.25): new rumors on Apple Glasses, Oculus Quest anniversary, HP Reverb G2 and more!

The Ghost Howls

OMG, it’s almost 3 years that I write these roundups… the first week peek was exclusive for my blog subscribers and it featured as best news the release of Google Blocks and in the other news something about Samsung Gear VR… how much time has passed since then! Magic Leap raises other $350M.

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Report Predicts AR and VR Headsets Shipments to Approach 100 Million by 2021

Road to VR

Despite Sony being pleasantly surprised by its official PSVR sales figures – with the nearly 1 million units sold since its October 2016 launch – it’s difficult to get a handle on market penetration for VR hardware to date. Samsung confirmed at CES in January that its Oculus engineered Samsung Gear VR headset had passed an install base figure of 5 Million and more recently Google affirmed that it had shipped over 10 Million Cardboard viewers.

All the best AR VR news from CES 2020

The Ghost Howls

Samsung AR glasses. Probably the true surprise of the whole show has been Samsung, that during its press conference has teased some AR glasses. Ok Samsung, you have our attention. Neon is a project about realistic avatars by Samsung subsidiary STAR Labs. Sony Playstation.

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Over 20 Use Cases of Smart Glasses, VR Headsets, and Smartwatches at Airports


Let’s look back: Early trials: Virgin Atlantic ’s 2014 trial at London Heathrow Airport – in collaboration with SITA – included both Google Glass and the Sony SmartWatch 2. The following year, Virgin partnered with Sony to equip its Heathrow engineers with the Sony SmartWatch 3 and Sony’s SmartEyeglass to test out real-time job notifications and live video streaming to remote expert technicians.

The reality of VR/AR growth“VR will be big, AR will be bigger.


Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 saw part of its mobile VR ambitions literally go up in smoke, as the new Gear VR was designed to be compatible with that flagship device. Magic Leap also received a boatload of speculation about the tech it used to raise $1.4 As well as Sony’s solid launch of PlayStation VR, the quiet achiever last year was Google. The reality of VR/AR growth “VR will be big, AR will be bigger and take longer.”

The New 3D Apple Arriving at WWDC

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Samsung has started putting UWB chips into their devices but they don’t have the M1 chip sitting next to these things, so Samsung is way behind and, really, who will buy an entire house full of stuff from Samsung? In front of you will be two 8K Sony chips, I hear.

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UploadVR’s Best Of 2018 VR Award Winners


Magic Leap One. Samsung Odyssey+. True, Astro Bot might not put you in the body of an elite solider or ace pilot, but the connection you form with your little robot buddy in the opening minutes of Sony Japan’s incredible adventure make for some of the most memorable moments in VR this year. We’ve finally reached the very end of 2018 and it’s been quite the eventful year for the VR industry.

As UploadVR Turns 2 We Reflect On The First Full Year of Consumer VR


Samsung starts off the month debuting its VR Internet browser for Gear VR, becoming the first to offer a VR browser. Magic Leap kicks off the month with the announcement of an enormous $794 million fundraising round, backed by Alibaba. Zuckerberg makes the declaration as Samsung announces the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones will ship for a limited time with the Gear VR for free, along with $50 worth of some of the best games available for the platform.

Jules Urbach’s Quest To Realize Star Trek’s Holodeck


Facebook, Sony, Valve, Samsung and HTC all bet on games. At one point it was focused on streaming entire games from the cloud like failed startup Onlive and Sony-acquired Gaikai (it is worth noting that while Onlive failed, the acquisition of Gaikai freed executives there to kickstart Oculus). The promise of this technology helped Magic Leap raise roughly $1.4 The Holodeck represented the greatest technological leap forward in this aspirational future.

2016: The year of VR in review


Sony Enters VR. Furthermore, Sony brought the games. The Sony library of complete game experiences rivalled both HTC Vive and Oculus right out of the gate. Samsung rigged up several rollercoasters at multiple Six Flags theme parks with Gear VR experiences. On the visual spectrum, there are companies like Magic Leap and OTOY working to bring lightfield synthesis within the headsets.

Building the Foundation of XR with 5G, with Nokia’s Sandro Tavares

XR for Business Podcast

And a Samsung. And so this promise of 5G seems to be kind of that magical part that will allow us to push the limits of this technology much, much harder and much further than we ever thought possible.

Building the Foundation of XR with 5G, with Nokia's Sandro Tavares

XR for Business Podcast

We were showing together with Sony and Intel a VR game using the content of the new Spider-Man movie that just went out a few months ago, where then we would have people playing -- using a VR headset -- against another person that would be in another booth -- in this case, in the Intel booth -- and they would compete being different Spider-Men in the city there, who would actually complete the tasks faster? And a Samsung.