Top 10 XR Trends for 2019-20

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As XR hardware and software continue to advance, the inevitable trend is for the interfaces we use to link the physical and digital worlds to virtually disappear. It might not have the sexiest ring to it, but this is a huge trend that will be crucial for the long-term rollout of immersive tech. Standardization is a huge trend that will be crucial for the long-term rollout of immersive tech Click To Tweet. The post Top 10 XR Trends for 2019-20 appeared first on Tech Trends.

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10 Virtual Reality Trends to Look Out for in 2021 and Beyond

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We are already witnessing the formation of VR trends that will define 2021 and the future of virtual reality as a whole. So, without further ado, let’s look at the most impactful VR trends that will continue to grow in 2021.

Top 10 XR Trends for 2019-20

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As XR hardware and software continue to advance, the inevitable trend is for the interfaces we use to link the physical and digital worlds to virtually disappear. It might not have the sexiest ring to it, but this is a huge trend that will be crucial for the long-term rollout of immersive tech. Standardization is a huge trend that will be crucial for the long-term rollout of immersive tech Click To Tweet. The post Top 10 XR Trends for 2019-20 appeared first on Tech Trends.

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VR/AR Global Summit: Major Trends and Announcements

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Major Trends. For Nokia’s Head of Trend Scouting, Leslie Shannon, smaller headsets is a start, but more infrastructure is required before it can go mainstream. The VR/AR Association’s VR/AR Global Summit took place last week from June 1 to June 3.

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New Oculus Home Update Adds Trending Apps, Improves UI

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Oculus Home is set for a big update this summer, bringing big new features like social VR support. Most notably, you’ll find a new section of the Oculus Store listing trending apps and highlighting your recent searches (which might make discovery a little better). This is very much a test for now, Oculus says, so we don’t know if it will be included in the full 1.25 Tagged with: Oculus Home Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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VR Rising: 5 Trends to Watch As The Industry Grows In 2017

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Mahajan added, “From an investor and developer standpoint, we’re already seeing that growth, with some of the launch titles for Oculus and the Vive doing tens of millions of dollars of business.”. Tagged with: Amitt Mahajan , Han Jin , industry , panel , Timoni West , tony parisi , trends , VR. Events VR Industry News Amitt Mahajan Han Jin industry panel Timoni West tony parisi trends VR

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Popular VTubers Headline Upcoming VR Concert On Oculus Quest

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The now very popular trend began in Japan in the mid-2010s with a majority of VTubers being Japanese-speaking YouTubers or live streamers. 4, VARK plans on giving away an Oculus Quest 2 through social media.

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XR Talks: Projecting 2020’s Top Spatial Trends

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On the VR side, Oculus Quest is a beacon of hope in both quality and consumer traction. Oculus Quest will continue to mainstream VR gradually with a combination of easy setup, high-quality experience and loss-leader pricing. So there you have it… trends to watch in 2020.

Best VR Hand Tracking Games for Oculus Quest in 2020

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Oculus Quest is a VR headset that helps users enjoy tetherless immersive experiences. Also, for some time now , users have been able to find VR hand tracking games compatible with Oculus Quest. To play regular VR games on Oculus Quest, you need to hold the controllers in each hand.

Oculus Quest Store 2020 Stats: 170+ Apps And Strong Cross-Buy Support

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Almost a year after launch, the Oculus Quest’s store features 170 apps/games, 82 of which support cross-buy between Quest and the Rift platform. We examined the Oculus sStore listings to break down the numbers behind the content available for the Oculus Quest.

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Spatial Beats: Oculus, Google & Snap

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The product is a 3D modeling software for PC VR and Oculus Quest headsets. More from AR Insider… The post Spatial Beats: Oculus, Google & Snap appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors Trend Analysis Spatial BeatsW elcome back to Spatial Beats.

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Spatial Beats: Apple, Magic Leap & Oculus

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This week, we look at Apple’s moves across the spatial spectrum, Magic Leap 2, And Oculus Quest game sales among other items. It is coming soon to the Oculus store. Over 60 titles on the Oculus platform surpass $1M in revenue. Contributors Trend Analysis Spatial Beats

Mark Zuckerberg: Oculus Quest “Has Surpassed Our Expectations”

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In an earnings call with investors Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Oculus “Quest has surpassed our expectations.” ” While Facebook remains solidly an ad-driven business, Oculus products are driving growth in the company’s “Other” category of revenue.

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Building Empathy in XR, with Tech Trends journalist Alice Bonasio

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She's currently the editor-in-chief of Tech Trends, a news and opinion website she founded in 2016, and the curator of the daily Inside VR and AR newsletter, which I personally read every single day. We mentioned how the Oculus Quest is so much cheaper and that that's-- and I'm not actually plugging just the Oculus, because you have got other alternatives that are coming through and are as good. Are you seeing this trend upward now?

Building Empathy in XR, with Tech Trends journalist Alice Bonasio

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She’s currently the editor-in-chief of Tech Trends, a news and opinion website she founded in 2016, and the curator of the daily Inside VR and AR newsletter, which I personally read every single day. We mentioned how the Oculus Quest is so much cheaper and that that’s– and I’m not actually plugging just the Oculus, because you have got other alternatives that are coming through and are as good. Are you seeing this trend upward now?

Spatial Beats: Oculus, Snapchat and new XR Funding

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This week we cover a handful of new funding rounds, new Snap AR milestones and Oculus Quest sales Inflections, among other items. Arden’s Wake hits the Oculus Store. Finally, Penrose Studios’ award-winning narrative VR experience is available for the Oculus Rift for $7.99.

Facebook: More Than 20 Oculus Quest Titles Have Passed $1 Million Revenue Mark

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In a blog post kicking off their Game Developers Showcase this week, Facebook revealed that more than 20 Oculus Quest titles have surpassed $1 million in revenue on the Quest platform alone. Likewise, the Oculus Quest version of Red Matter surpassed the Rift version in sales in just one week.

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Total Quest Games Reviews Have Exceed Oculus PC Reviews in Less Than Two Years

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Adding to a growing number of data points showing why Facebook has shifted its attention away from Oculus PC is the difference in momentum between the two platforms as revealed by game review counts over time. The Rift and the Oculus PC store launched in March 2016, nearly five years ago.

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Doom VR Mod Brings Animal Crossing’s Isabelle To Oculus Quest

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Thanks to a shared release date, however, the communities have since banded together to form one of the most adorable fan art trends in recent memory. In order to get started, you’ll need to sideload both QuestZDoom and the QuestZDoom Launcher to the Oculus Quest via SideQuest.

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More Than 20 Oculus Quest Titles Have Surpassed $1M in Revenue

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Facebook today announced that 20 Oculus Quest games have broken the $1 million revenue mark, a big milestone for the VR industry as a whole. In a blog post, the company says the $1 million revenue trend “promises to continue as even more people join the VR community.”

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Facebook Headsets Now Make Up 60% Of SteamVR Use

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3 in 5 SteamVR gamers in May used Oculus headsets, according to Valve’s monthly hardware survey data. Four consumer Oculus headsets are listed in the data: Rift, Rift S, Quest, and Quest 2.

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How Oculus Quest Saved Jesse Schell’s VR Predictions

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Even decades of experience in VR — spanning all the way back to his time at Disney Imagineering in the mid-90’s — hadn’t given the Schell Games CEO the insight to buck that trend. In that same interview, though, Schell cited a new hope in Facebook’s Oculus Quest.

Months After Its Expected Launch, the ‘Oculus for Business’ Program is Still “Available Soon”

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While the company expected the program to launch in the Fall of 2019, the Oculus for Business program is still not open for business. If you’re an enterprise looking to use VR to enhance your business, you may have come across the Oculus for Business program.

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VR On Steam Surges To All Time High Of 1.3%, Driven By Oculus Rift S

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Unlike Facebook’s Oculus Rift store, Valve allows developers to sell VR games for any PC VR headset. The growth in January was mainly lead by Oculus Rift S, which added +0.11%. The distant second this month was the original Oculus Rift from 2016, which increased +0.03%.

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7 Virtual Reality Trends We’re Predicting for 2018

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Considering that 2016 earnings barely topped $2 billion, the growth trend is encouraging, to say the least. Also encouraging are the VR market trends that show how virtual reality technology is maturing. In this post, we look at seven virtual reality trends that will help to shape this nascent market in the year ahead. VRChat reflects the trend toward social VR with its VR-centric social platform. The global virtual reality market is on track to generate $26.89

17 Upcoming Oculus Quest Games We Can’t Wait To Play In 2020

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We’re officially in 2020 and there are plenty of upcoming Oculus Quest games to be excited about. That trend looks to continue in 2020, with some of VR’s best games still to arrive on the platform and some brand new titles on the way too. Upcoming Oculus Quest Games In 2020.

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1-In-4 VR Headsets Used On Steam Are Oculus Quest 2

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One in every four VR headsets used on Steam is an Oculus Quest 2, according to the platform’s latest Hardware Survey results. Interestingly enough, more people used an Oculus Rift DK1 (0.03%) than a DK2 (0.02%).

Palmer Luckey: ‘I Can’t Use The Oculus Rift S’

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The original founder of Oculus VR isn’t pleased with the Oculus Rift S IPD. Last week Oculus officially unveiled the Oculus Rift S , a ‘1.5 update’ to their popular Oculus Rift. Developed in collaboration with Lenovo, the PC VR headset features 1280×1440 per eye resolution, a higher pixel density, more efficient weight distribution, a single-cable system, and compatibility with the updated Touch controllers teased alongside the Oculus Quest.

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Quest & Rift S Stock Check – Headsets Shipping as Early as Tomorrow as Stock Appears to Return

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Between high demand and manufacturing interruptions due to the Coronavirus, Oculus Quest and Rift S have been in extremely short supply, often commanding a 150% price premiums (or more) in aftermarket sales. SEE ALSO Oculus Explains Rift S Design & Manufacturing Partnership with Lenovo.

Facebook’s Non-advertising Revenue ‘primarily driven by Oculus,’ up 80% to $297M

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In Facebook’s Q1 2020 earnings call today, the company overviewed its latest financial situation and noted that Oculus products were a major contributor to $297 million in non-advertising revenue. Facebook News Oculus VR Industry

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Oculus Connect 6: Following Mark Zuckerberg’s Path To The Oculus Quest

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Mark Zuckerberg’s quest for Oculus started five years ago with a trip in an elevator to see the Valve room at the offices of an ambitious VR startup based in Irvine, California. A few months later Atman Binstock, described as one of the “driving forces behind Valve’s VR project,” joined Oculus. Photo depicts Mark Zuckerberg trying the ‘Valve prototype’ from a presentation shared by Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe. Oculus Connect (Sept.

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Building the VR Platform of the Future

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Things kicked off with a major update to the Oculus Quest system experience that makes VR more flexible, social, and easy to use. Oculus Browser supporting multiple windows. per song) on Oculus Quest and Rift, includes the following tracks: Sid Tipton, Timbaland – Has A Meaning.

Oculus Rift Pulls Ahead Again In December Steam Hardware Survey

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Turns out the opposite is true; the Oculus Rift gained ground this month. HTC looked like it had Oculus on the ropes. But, instead of continuing that trend, December saw the gap grow to 2.28%. HTC focused on Pro for its Black Friday promotion and Oculus cut $50 off of the Rift. HTC Vive HTC Vive Cosmos HTC Vive Pro Oculus Rift VR Industry News Windows VR htc vive oculus rift steam VR headsets windows mixed reality windows VR

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This Comedy Show Takes Place In Person And In VR At The Same Time

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Thankfully, that trend has started to change as more performers turned to VR as a way to connect with fans. All you need to do is send us a video of you performing stand-up comedy pre-pandemic, and have an oculus; to be considered to do the shows!” .

All Oculus Connect 6 Talks Now Available On YouTube

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If you’re a developer or interested enthusiast but couldn’t attend Oculus Connect 6, you can now watch all of the talks on the Oculus YouTube channel. In addition to the main keynote where products are announced, there are dozens of talks given at Oculus Connect, both by Facebook employees and by important members of the VR development community. These talks are now availale on the Oculus YouTube channel. Oculus Link for Quest.

Oculus: Rift Won’t Be Superseded by New Version for ‘at least two years’

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During an interview at the Game Developers Conference at the end of March, head of Oculus’ PC VR division Brendan Iribe stated that the Rift will remain the company’s flagship VR headset for “at least the next two years”. Since stepping down as Oculus CEO , Brendan Iribe has lead the PC division of the company, a role focused on the day-to-day development of leading edge VR technology—so this estimated timeframe carries significant weight.

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