Magic Leap Software Update Adds Hand Occlusion, Shared Space Multiplayer

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A major software update for the Magic Leap One adds support for hand occlusion and shared space multiplayer. The post Magic Leap Software Update Adds Hand Occlusion, Shared Space Multiplayer appeared first on UploadVR.

SideQuest Sideloads Oculus Quest Software Without Facebook’s Approval

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Some developers, like Virtual Desktop’s Guy Godin, turned to SideQuest to distribute software updates which won’t be approved by Facebook’s leadership. For software on the VR console, prices range from $10 up to $40 with most top games $20 to $30.

RiftCat Finally Brings Its VR Streaming Software To iOS

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The company this week launched the long-promised iOS version of its VRidge software. So, if you have three smartphones to hand, you could theoretically play the likes of Beat Saber with the software. Streaming PC VR content to an iPhone is finally possible thanks to RiftCat.

Airbus Partners with Microsoft to Begin Selling HoloLens 2 Software After Successful AR Pilot Program

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Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is so impressed with the boost in productivity it has gained from Microsoft's HoloLens, the company will begin offering augmented reality software to its customers.

Report: Apple Moves Top Software Exec To AR Glasses Team ‘To Bring Some Order’

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Apple has moved top-level software exec Kim Vorrath to the team developing AR glasses, according to a report from The Information. She joined the company as an intern in 1987, and over the last three decades worked her way up to lead program management for Apple software. She oversaw the development of the original iPhone software, as well as all iOS releases since then.

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Medical Software Maker Medivis Closes $2.3 Million in Funding to Bring HoloLens to Surgical Platform

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On Tuesday, along with closing its seed funding round, the company unveiled its SurgicalAR software for HoloLens at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, Florida.

Mixed Reality Software LIV Gets Impressive Cross-Game Avatar Support In 1.0 Update

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Lytro Announces VR Light Field Rendering Software ‘Volume Tracer’

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Lytro , the once consumer-facing light field camera company which has recently pivoted to create high-end production tools , has announced a light field rendering software for VR that essentially aims to free developers from the current limitations of real-time rendering.

Samsung Starts Creator Program To Spur VR Software Development

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Valve Says New Calibration Software Makes Lower-Cost LCD Panels Viable for High-End VR

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“World class VR requires highly precise tracking, matched optics and display technologies, and a software stack that weaves together the interactions between these components,” said Jeremy Selan of Valve.

Analyst: Despite Slow 2016, VR Still Forecast To Reach $14B In Software Sales By 2020

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But it still believes that consumer VR software could grow from $407 million in revenue in 2016 to $14 billion by 2020. Of the VR software sales in 2016, Llamas said about 72 percent of the $407 million would be from games.

Wacom Video Shows Off More of Magic Leap's Upcoming Design & Drawing Software Spacebridge

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The collaboration between Magic Leap and Wacom, which was first announced during last year's L.E.A.P. conference is progressing rapidly. And now we have a little more information in the way of a visual demonstration shown off by Nobutaka Ide, Wacom's CEO.

VIVE X Startup Mindesk Secures $900K to Create VR Multiuser Design Software

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The company joined VIVE X, HTC’s global VR/AR accelerator program, for its second batch back in 2017, which included investments and mentorship for a total of 33 startups working in the areas of software and hardware for both augmented and virtual reality.

Oculus Rift ‘Hybrid Apps’ Could Bring PC Modeling, CAD, and Animation Software To VR

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With Hybrid Apps, Oculus lets developers of non-VR PC software easily show their existing UI panes as floating elements in VR, and render any 3D objects in VR, with the Rift system software handling the VR rendering.

Jason Rubin: The Rift’s Next Software Wave Will Be “Night and Day Different”

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Oculus ‘Rift S’ Listed In Code With Onboard Cameras, Software IPD Adjustment

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Code discovered by UploadVR in supporting files for the Oculus PC software confirms the existence of an Oculus ‘Rift S’. Software-based IPD adjustment is another new setting for the Rift S: Set your IPD (Interpupillary Distance), the distance between the centers of your eyes, to optimize the scale of objects in VR. The existence of Rift S was first reported by TechCrunch back in November.

VR poses challenges for software testing

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So what are the most important things to know about testing VR software? VR software is still software, so the usual principles of testing still apply. You know the scene. You’re walking down the street in a town, maybe your hometown, on a quiet Tuesday afternoon.

Interview: Automotive Specialist Zerolight on Finessing Software Through Eye Tracking

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With this in mind, Zerolight continually looks to optimise the software via the use of eye-tracking and heatmaps.

Magic Leap Shows Off New Software Demo, Teases Release This Summer

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After weeks of teasing what many hoped might be a live, on-device demo of Magic Leap software to go along with the hardware glimpse we got last month, it turns out that all we got was a bit of new demonstration video footage.

Brian Sharp Talks Next Steps For Facebook’s Sculpting Software

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RPG Creation Software ‘SMILE GAME BUILDER’ Gets VR Viewing Mode

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Game creation has become a big topic for ease-of-use software applications in recent years. Game Maker is one of the most popular examples as it was used to create several hit indie games such as Hotline Miami, Undertale, and Spelunky.

Oculus Is Trying To Fix Rifts After Software Bug

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According to a post on the official Oculus forums: We are aware of and actively investigating an issue impacting ability to access Rift software. Oculus provided the following update on Twitter: Quick update: We’re still actively working on an issue with our software certification. Oculus is investigating an issue keeping people from enjoying their Oculus Rifts. The Oculus subreddit is plastered with complaints, temporary fixes and warnings about those fixes.

Next PS4 System Software Update Beta Sign Ups Now Live

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The company this week launched sign ups to test the beta for the next version of PS4’s System Software. There’s plenty we’d like to see added to the headset from the software perspective, like native menus instead of simply using the PS4’s standard UI on a virtual screen. PS4 System Software updates usually come with a dedicated PSVR software update too, which includes other little tweaks and fixes.

Precision OS Secures $2.3M Series A to Further VR Orthopedic Surgical Software

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Precision OS, a Vancouver-based company creating VR surgery simulation software, announced that it has secured $2.3 The software itself focuses on providing educational modules and pre-operative planning for practicing doctors.

Déraciné Is A Return To From Software’s Pre-Dark Souls Roots

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One of the most surprising VR reveals from E3 last week was Déraciné, a new PlayStation VR (PSVR) exclusive from Dark Souls and Bloodborne developer, From Software.

Drummer Plays the ‘Pokemon’ Theme In VR With Custom Software

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Drums are cool. Everyone knows it. When you were a kid playing in a rock band with your friends the two hottest spots were lead guitar and drums.

ARCore 101: How to Create a Mobile AR Application in Unity, Part 1 (Setting Up the Software)

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If you've contemplated what's possible with augmented reality on mobile devices, and your interest has been piqued enough to start building your own Android-based AR app, then this is a great place to to acquire the basic beginner skills to complete it.

Oculus Chief Software Architect to Detail ‘React VR’ WebVR Dev Platform at F8 Conference

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Michael Antonov, Chief Software Architect at Oculus, is due to speak at Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference on April 18th about React VR, a framework that builds on Facebook’s React JavaScript library.

Nokia Finally Releases Its 360 Editing Software, Ozo Creator, On Windows

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That changed late last week, however, with the release of a Beta version of the software for Windows 10 PCs, which accompanied the launch of version 1.3.0.

Oculus 1.4 Update Prevents HTC Vive Running Oculus Software

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However, a recent Oculus software update has broken all that. These new integrity checks prevent Revive, the piece of software that let Oculus games run on the HTC Vive headset, from running, essential blocking games to only Oculus hardware.

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

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Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation management software must be designed to withstand this kind of attack, an ever-changing, ever-present threat that forces companies to keep their software updated and protected.

Innoactive Secures €4.4M for Expansion of VR/AR Enterprise Software Platform

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These 6 Apps Represent 2016’s Best VR Software, According To The Proto Awards

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Samsung Software Update Will Eliminate Galaxy Note 7 Devices By Preventing Them From Charging

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Samsung has announced plans to obliterate all remaining Galaxy Note 7 devices in the wild with a software update that prevents the device from working altogether. The software update will be rolling out on December 19, with a planned distribution lasting up to a month.

Oculus Store Credit Starts Arriving to Those Affected by Major Software Error

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The post Oculus Store Credit Starts Arriving to Those Affected by Major Software Error appeared first on Road to VR. If you’ve used your Oculus Rift since the beginning of February, you likely already have a small surprise waiting for you in your account.