Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health

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Samsung Electronics has recently signed a partnership with Korean VR studio FNI and Gangnam Severance Hospital, one of South Korea’s largest hospitals, to develop VR-based mental health diagnosis programs for Samsung Gear VR. The apps, developed by FNI, will use medical data obtained from Gangnam Severance Hospital and target Samsung’s Gear VR headset. The post Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health appeared first on Road to VR.

New Samsung Gear 360 Arrives In-Store

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You can finally gets your hands on Samsung’s new Gear 360 camera. Cellular, and Samsung. When you pair the Gear 360 with a compatible smartphone, you can share your moments in real-time at 2K resolution to places like Facebook, YouTube and Samsung VR. The best part of this latest model is how Samsung has finally addressed compatibility complaints. Samsung is also throwing in a bonus too if you’re in the market for a Galaxy S8. News 360 Video Gear 360 Samsung

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Samsung Promotes Intelligent Smart Home With Family Guy AR Game

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Samsung teams up with the popular adult cartoon series for a hilarious AR tour through their smart home product line-up. Confused or intimidated by the vast array of Samsung smart home products at your disposal? Samsung has your back with a their brand new Doorway platform, a smartphone-based AR tool designed to help guide users through their smart-connected home. Harnessing AR and the wit of Family Guy gives Samsung a unique solution to a complex challenge.”.

New Cadence Transient EM Simulation Tools: 3D Clarity

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In the realm of processor and product design, having the right series of tools to actually build and simulate a product has been a key driver in minimizing time to market. Samsung’s 5nm EUV Technology Gets Closer: Tools by Cadence & Synopsys Certified.

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YouTube VR Reveals Samsung Gear VR Shared Viewing

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Already a dominant application on the HTC Vive, PlayStation VR and Google Daydream platforms, Google’s immensely popular YouTube VR experience is now available on the Samsung Gear VR. With this new platform comes an exciting new tool as well: communal VR spaces. By clicking on the “Watch Together” icon located beneath the play controls on both the Google Daydream View and Samsung Gear VR, users can join their friends, or complete strangers, in online, shared VR rooms.

Samsung Gear VR App Aids The Visually Impaired

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This new Samsung tool is using VR to bring sight to the near-blind. Relúmĭno is an app that pairs with the Samsung Gear VR to serve as a smart aid for these people, allowing them to engage with the world like never before. Samsung users with newer models of Galaxy smartphones, including the Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S8 and S8+ can download Relúmĭno for free in the Oculus Store in both English and Korean. News Gear VR Relúmĭno Samsung Gear VR Vision

Samsung Funds Episodic VR Videos, Filmmakers Use Company’s $10K ‘Round 360’ Camera

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Samsung today launched ‘Pilot Season’, a new initiative aimed at putting original episodic VR video content into the Samsung VR Video service. Filmmakers taking part in Pilot Season were given the use of a Samsung 360 Round camera , the company’s professional 3D 360-degree camera. Costing over $10K, the Samsung Round 360 boasts high-quality 3D 360-degree video captured via its 17-lens array. image courtesy Samsung.

Hospitals test Gear VR as non-addictive pain management tool

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Samsung and AppliedVR are working with hospitals to test the Gear VR as a potential pain management tool that doesn’t have the same addiction potential as opioid prescriptions. Archive gear vr health Samsung Samsung Gear VR virtual reality vrA trial has tested the Gear VR with both child and adult patients to test whether a library of ‘relaxing landscapes’ and games can help take one’s mind off things like chronic … Continue reading.

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Amazon’s ‘Sumerian’ Tool Simplifies Web-Based VR Development

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And thanks to Amazon’s new web-based VR app development tool, everyone will. Fill them with various characters and objects, then direct how they interact with the user as well as one another using a visual scripting tool. You can even use the tool to create your own! You’ll simply boot up any WebVR or WebGL-supported browser such as Mozilla Firefox, Chrome for Android, Samsung Internet, Opera developer version, Oculus Carmel or Microsoft Edge and get to work.

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Veer VR Launches Experience Tool For VR Content Creation

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Veer VR has launched a free web-based virtual reality content creation tool as part of an effort to get users to create more content within the Veer global VR content community. Veer Experience is a coding-free interactive creation tool that people can use to create VR photos and videos, including those that can be viewed in 2D as 360-degree experiences. Veer’s investors include Bertelsmann Asia Investment, DCM, Qiming VC, Sierra Venture, and Samsung NEXT.

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

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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] Multi-user B2B software for creating and playing 360° VR presentations, the app is optimized for Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, and Cardboard. – Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post paid for by Samsung.

Samsung Updates AR Emoji with Better Tracking & Facial Features

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With Apple preparing to bring a slew of new features to its Animoji app this fall, Samsung has updated its AR Emoji imitator with the ability to create more realistic digital doppelgängers. The tool enables users to adjust head shape, skin tone, hair, ears, eyes, lips, cheeks, and other facial features to arrive at a digital copy that more closely resembles their own appearance.

Save 83% on this clever screen mirroring tool for your TV

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A mirroring tool like AirBeamTV can help. TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to AirBeamTV Screen Mirroring is on sale for £14.63 as of Oct. 16, saving you 83% on list price. If you have devices from different brands, screen mirroring can be clunky or unnecessarily complicated.

Amazon’s New ‘Sumerian’ Tool Aims to Make Developing Web-based VR Apps Easier

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Amazon today announced a new developer tool at its annual AWS re:Invent that aims to make creating web-based applications for VR/AR and traditional monitors even easier. Called Sumerian, the tool is capable of publishing 3D content to any browser that supports WebGL or WebVR graphics rendering, including Daydream, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and iOS mobile devices.

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Samsung Uses VR To Provide Mental Health Care In Asia’s Suicide Capital

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Samsung has announced a new VR-focused partnership with Gangam Severance Hospital in Seoul. The electronics giant will provide VR headsets and wearable devices to the hospital, while software developer FNI will create mental health diagnostic tools and interventions. Samsung also announced that a major focus of the partnership would be suicide prevention and intervention. Health Care Samsung Gear VR

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Samsung Offers Free Gear VR USB-C Adapters to Note 9 Users

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Samsung hasn’t released a new Gear VR model since the launch of Note 8 last year, but you’ll still be able to use the latest Gear VR with that shiny new Note 9. Thankfully, Samsung is tossing these out to Gear VR owners for free, provided you call Samsung and request on at 1-800-Samsung (1-800-726-7864). The post Samsung Offers Free Gear VR USB-C Adapters to Note 9 Users appeared first on Road to VR.

New Estimate Suggests Samsung Approaching 10 Million Gear VRs Sold By 2018

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The manufacturers have released only limited data points — with Samsung coming out with the largest number to date revealing the technology giant sold 5 million Gear VRs through the beginning of the year. Nevertheless, IHS Markit is forecasting sales for both Daydream from Google and Gear VR from Samsung, the latter of which is powered by software from Facebook’s Oculus. The actual numbers supplied by IHS Markit estimate Samsung will sell 4.12

Google to Announce New Dev Tools at GDC 2018, Keynote to Feature AR/VR

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This year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC) is nearly upon us, and now that talks for the week-long event are published on the GDC website , it appears Google will be taking the stage to introduce a number of new products and tools for game devs. version of ARCore, which brings the augmented reality developer tool to a number of flagship smartphones including Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, Note8, S7 and S7 edge, LG’s V30 and V30+, ASUS’s Zenfone AR, and OnePlus 5.

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Google’s New 3D Compression Tool Could Be Big For VR On The Web

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Samsung updated the WebVR support for its browser on Gear VR, Google introduced the promised experimental Daydream support for the mobile version of Chrome, and Oculus launched the preview version of its Carmel web browser that will one day have us exploring the Internet through the Rift and Gear VR. Draco is a 3D graphics compression tool developed by the Chrome Media team. You can grab the tool from GitHub.

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AMD’s SteamVR Streaming Tool ‘ReLive for VR’ Won’t Support Oculus Mobile Devices

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The tool is already live for Vive Focus and Daydream devices through the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition and requisite Radeon ReLive for VR companion app. When it was released last week, an AMD spokesperson confirmed that the functionality would eventually come to Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR too. The post AMD’s SteamVR Streaming Tool ‘ReLive for VR’ Won’t Support Oculus Mobile Devices appeared first on Road to VR.

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Vive Pro Gets Detailed Teardown Confirming Samsung-made Displays

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In addition to confirming that the headset’s new displays are made by Samsung, the organization also gave the headset a favorable repairability score. IFixit , which provides repair manuals and tools for consumer electronics, is the king of teardowns, and their latest victim is newly released Vive Pro. The post Vive Pro Gets Detailed Teardown Confirming Samsung-made Displays appeared first on Road to VR.

Save 83% on a screen mirroring tool for your TV

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A mirroring tool like AirBeamTV can help. AirBeamTV can help you speed up the process: It allows you to cast your devices' screens to practically any TV brand — Samsung, LG, Roku, Sony, Panasonic, Chromecast, Toshiba, Philips, Amazon Fire, Android, Sharp, TCL, Hisense, or Hitachi — with ease. TL;DR: Get a lifetime subscription to AirBeamTV Screen Mirroring for $18.99, an 83% savings as of Sept.

HP, Microsoft, Samsung, and Centro Computer Join EON Reality for Mixed Reality Partner Event

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EON Reality hosted an exciting Mixed Reality partner event, based on future tech with Centro Computer and in collaboration with HP, Microsoft, and Samsung, including a full tour around EON Reality’s immersive showroom and AVR Platform demonstration. For example, E ON Reality helped to showcase Samsung’s new DeX feature , which facilitates Samsung phones, tablets and more to work as PCs.

How to use Bixby

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Bixby is a powerful tool, but not the most intuitive one. Here's how to use Samsung's artificial intelligence. Android How-To Mobile Bixby Galaxy S10 Plus Samsung Tier 4 voice assistants

Samsung to Manufacture Ultra Violet 7nm Chips in 2017

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14nm is getting traction not just by high-end chips from Intel, AMD, Nvidia, Apple, Samsung and other large players, but also by smaller companies which are moving to revolutionize the way how we build virtual reality glasses, cars, infotainment systems, TVs and many other. Coming today is a big technology breakthrough announcement from Samsung Electronics. Now, Samsung Electronics is pushing to be the first manufacturer in 7nm with their own memory and logic processors.

The Best Encoding Settings For Your 4k 360 3D VR Videos + FREE Encoding Tool

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This article explains the settings we started with, what we learned from analyzing some of the legends in the field (like Chris Milk and Felix & Paul), and finally we’ll share a simple yet powerful free tool we built to help you encode your VR video content with the best possible settings. We encountered these settings often in our encoding tools, but usually didn’t pay a whole lot of attention to them. If you want 60fps, Samsung recommends 2880×1440. Encoding tools.

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‘Virtual Desktop’ Arrives On Oculus Go & Gear VR This Week

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Previously available strictly on PC VR headsets, creator Guy Gordin recently revealed that a version of the tool optimized for mobile platforms will launch on the Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR later this week, with plans for an Oculus Quest release planned sometime next year. Virtual Desktop launches on Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR November 29th for $9.99. News Oculus Go Oculus Quest Oculus Rift Samsung Gear VR Virtual Desktop

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Review: ‘Please, Don’t Touch Anything’ is a ‘Must Have’ VR Puzzle Game

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After all, you still have your console and your trusty tools of the trade to help you along the way. News Oculus Rift Compatible Games Oculus Rift Compatible Software Oculus Store Games Review Samsung Gear VR Samsung Gear VR Applications Samsung Gear VR Games bulkypix gear vr pdta oculus rift games oculus rift pdta pdta pdta virtual reality pdta vr please don't touch anything samsung gear vr games

How VR and AR Headsets Can Help Avoid The In-Flight Laptop Ban

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” However, the Microsoft HoloLens’ current price point at $3,000 and status as a developer tool make the headset unwieldy for the average flier. Many passengers may find a better option with mobile VR headsets like the Samsung Gear VR or Google Daydream View. Samsung Internet lets you browse the internet and work inside powerful web-based apps like Gmail or social media. If you own a mobile VR or AR headset, the laptop ban might not be as bad as you think.

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No Man’s Sky Synthesis Update Includes ‘Host Of VR-Specific Improvements’

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Players can own and customise multiple Multi-Tools and create multiple characters in the customiser to switch between. Gaming HTC Vive HTC Vive Cosmos HTC Vive Pro Oculus Rift Oculus Rift S Pimax PSVR Samsung Odyssey+ Valve Index Windows VR fixes Hello Games improvements NMS No Man's Sky Beyond No Man's Sky Synthesis No Man's Sky VR no mans sky synthesis update top stories update

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LUMO Labs Bringing Wireless Full-Body Tracking And Dreamscape Games To VR

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The company behind the software is teaming up with various 3rd party manufacturers of motion capture suits such as Xsens , Rokoko and PrioVR to provide the tools necessary to bring the experience on a tour to locations across the U.S. The first universe is being revealed on Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR. News Andy Lurling Exity Reality Full Body VR Immersive Storytelling LUMO Labs Oculus Pillow's Willow PrioVR Rokoko Samsung Gear VR VR simulation VR Training Vree

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11 Indie VR Gems You Should Absolutely Consider Playing & Supporting

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Electronauts is half game and half tool, and wholly unique. Android VR Game Feature Google Daydream Game HTC Vive Game Mobile VR Game News Oculus Go Games Oculus Quest Game Oculus Rift Game Samsung Gear VR Game SteamVR Game Top List Valve Index Game VR Game VR Gaming Windows Mixed Reality Games compound electronauts freediver: triton down fujii h34vr horseshoes and hand grenades hot dogs indie vr games panoptic racket nx sprint vector until you fall virtual virtual reality vtol vr

Microsoft Discounts Windows VR Headsets for Black Friday Sale, Up to $100 Off

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Samsung HMD Odyssey Windows Mixed Reality Headset – $500 $449. Besides the Samsung Odyssey, which features higher resolution displays and integrated audio from AKG, every headset listed above is basically the same in terms of specs, save a few ergonomic and aesthetic differences. We’ve listed the basic specs and also Samsung Odyssey specs at the bottom of the article. Samsung Odyssey Specs. Image courtesy Samsung.

All the most interesting AR and VR news from MWC 2018

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Samsung S9. Samsung has released its new flagship phone: the Samsung Galaxy S9. It has a 5.8-inch 1440 x 2960 display and features the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and it is, of course, the most powerful Samsung phone ever. I think that Samsung has realized that releasing a copy-paste new device each year had little sense and so kept the previous edition. The beautiful Samsung Galaxy S9, in all its colors.

Explain VR Is Like An Encyclopedia Brought To Life

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“Our long-term goal is to create educational tool for schools,” he says. Explain VR is currently available for Samsung Gear for $4.99 Tagged with: education , Explain VR , samsung gear , VR. education Explain VR samsung gear VRIt remains to be seen just how large a part education will play in the VR industry, but there have been interesting developments recently. For example, an entire facility has been fitted out for AR and VR education in Oklahoma.

Ten 360-Degree VR Projects You Might’ve Missed

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Samsung today just released its top five most viewed videos on its Samsung VR service in 2016, including and a couple of Six Flags rides, and from Singularity Lab, which traces the birth of the world. This is a technique other VR filmmakers would be wise to add to their tool-kit. Tagged with: baobab , invasion , liman , samsung , Within , Youtube. 360 baobab invasion liman samsung Within Youtube

With LiveSYNC You Control 360-Video Playback of Multiple Devices

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LiveSYNC is a tool for use reminiscent of the latter, allowing presenters to sync up video to any number of devices. Tagged with: 360 degree , 360 video , gear vr , LiveSYNC , samsung. 360 360 Video entertainment Experiences samsung 360 degree 360 video gear vr LiveSYNCThe portability and affordability of mobile VR is inspiring developers from all walks to create games, educational apps, or even productivity software for the platform.