November, 2019

Hello Kitty Challenges Pokémon GO's Reign as Top AR Game with Kawaii World

Next Reality AR

After three years and change, no one seems to be able to knock Pokémon GO off its augmented reality throne. Zombies, dinosaurs, and ghosts have all met defeat at the hands of the pocket monsters.

Valve reveals Half-Life:Alyx! Preorders open, release in March 2020!

The Ghost Howls

After so long time spent listening to rumors (that I myself reported ) and teasing, Valve has finally announced Half-Life: Alyx, and has told us what it is about. With super-excitement, I’m going to tell you what we discovered today!

Bill V Bowie: How (not) to sell a tech idea

Tech Trends VR

Sometimes technology is so transformative that you have to take a step back to get people excited. The year is 1995. Bill Gates explains to a skeptic David Letterman on his late-night show why the Internet is “the new big thing.”.

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Here Are The Minimum Required Specifications For Half-Life: Alyx


After a tease earlier this week Valve’s new ‘full-length’ VR prequel to Half-Life 2 has finally been revealed in all its glory. Half-Life: Alyx is set between the events of Half-Life 1 and Half-Life 2 and is a title made from the ground-up, exclusively for virtual reality.

Nreal’s Android-Friendly AR Glasses Are A Blend Of Fashion And Function


The $1200 HoloLens alternative could be the everyday AR headset we’ve been waiting for. A lot has been said about AR technology; how it can change the way we learn, socialize, and work.

Nreal Light Developer Kits Now Available for Pre-order, Starting at $1,200

Road to VR

Nreal made quite the splash at CES earlier this year, showing off its Nreal Light AR headset which made some clear strides to look less like a futuristic helmet and more like a regular pair of sunglasses you might actually wear in public.

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Editorial: Why Half-Life: Alyx could be very important for Virtual Reality

The Ghost Howls

Yesterday evening I came home at night after a long day at work and I opened my laptop to read (and share) some more news on the just-launched Oculus Link. What I discovered instead was that Valve had finally announced its flagship VR game, called “Half Life: Alyx” on Twitter!

Making Cities AReady

Tech Trends VR

By Moetsi. With Sturfee’s AR cloud technology just out of stealth mode, Tech Trends spoke to the company’s CEO, Anil Cheriyadat, and Head of Business Operations & Partnerships, Sheng Huang, about their exciting new tech and what it’s going to take to digitize the world.

Valve: Some Optional Half-Life: Alyx Interactions Only Possible With Index Controllers


Valve’s upcoming VR game Half-Life: Alyx works with all tracked PC VR game controllers, but some optional interactions are only possible with the company’s own Index Controllers.

Our First Look At Half-Life: Alyx, Free For Valve Index Users


Valve’s flagship VR title will be available on all PC VR headsets March 2020. At long last, we finally have our first look at Valve’s highly-anticipated flagship title, Half-Life: Alyx.

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Source 2 Tools Will Ship with ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ for VR Content from the Modding Community

Road to VR

Half-Life: Alyx is due to launch in March 2020 ; alongside it, Valve plans to release tools for its Source 2 engine which will let community creators build more VR content for the game and beyond.

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Resolution Games Follows 'Angry Birds FPS' with 'Glimt' Mystery Game for Magic Leap One

Next Reality AR

After leveraging the well-known intellectual property of Rovio's Angry Birds for its first game for the Magic Leap One, Resolution Games is singing a new song with a familiar refrain for its next game for the augmented reality headset.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.11.18): Magic Leap may be in trouble, Carmack leaving Oculus and much more!

The Ghost Howls

I’m super excited that this week I’ve shared the news that we of NTW are going to launch our game HitMotion:Reloaded on November, 27th. But there have been also many wider-scope news this week that I want to discuss with you, so let’s start talking about them! Top news of the week.

A Fisherman’s Tale wins 'VR Game of the Year' at The VR Awards, shortly ahead of its Oculus Quest launch

Cats and VR

Vertigo Games and Innerspace VR have won at the VR Awards in the ‘VR Game of The Year’ category with their VR title A Fisherman’s Tale, only weeks ahead of the game's launch on Oculus Quest later this year.

Check Out The First Screenshots Of Half-Life: Alyx


Today’s the day; Valve just introduced Half-Life: Alyx to the world for the first time. Want to see the first screenshots of the game? We’ve got them right here. As Valve confirmed today, Half-Life: Alyx is set between the events of Half-Life 1 and 2.

Vader Immortal Trilogy Free With Purchase Of Oculus Quest, Limited Time Only


The holiday deal will only be available for a limited time. From November 21st to January 31st , those who purchase an Oculus Quest headset will receive all three episodes of Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series 100% free-of-charge.

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‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Will Run on All SteamVR Headsets, Free for Index Owners

Road to VR

In a Valve-esque ‘put your money where you mouth is’ move, the company has affirmed that Half-Life: Alyx will support any SteamVR capable headset, which includes Valve’s own Index as well as headsets from Oculus, HTC, WMR, and Pimax.

Nintendo Crafts AR Experience via Google Lens for Pokémon Sword & Shield Game Packaging

Next Reality AR

Pokémon, Google, and augmented reality go together like wasabi, soy, and ginger, and the trio has come together again for the release of the latest game from the Pokémon universe.

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HitMotion:Reloaded launches in Early Access on Nov. 27th, watch the trailer here

The Ghost Howls

With great joy, today we of New Technology Walkers are going to share new details about our upcoming game HitMotion: Reloaded! Do we want to start with the coolest of them all? Have a look at our official launch trailer!

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EON Reality Announces Free Webinar Series on Future-Proofing Higher Education

EON Reality

EON Reality will be holding two webinars on November 21 and November 26 called “Helping Students Learn Through Augmented and Virtual Reality” and “Teaching in Augment and Virtual Reality” to show education professionals how new immersive technology can translate into the classroom.

Half-Life: Alyx Is A ‘Full-Length’ Prequel Coming March 2020


Half-Life: Alyx, the new VR game from Valve, will be a full entry in the series set between the events of Half-Life 1 and 2. Valve confirmed as much today following the game’s announcement earlier this week.

The Rise Of Virtual Beings – K/DA, Lil Miquela, Hatsune Miku, VTubers


From musicians to Instagram models, artificial personalities are taking over the entertainment industry. Welp, we had a good run, humanity. After spending decades at the top of the entertainment food chain, technology has once again claimed another victim with the rise of the Virtual Being.

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First Look: ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Screenshots Are Classic Valve, with a Decade More Detail

Road to VR

Today the world gets its first look at Half-Life: Alyx. In addition to the trailer , the company has released the first Half-Life: Alyx screenshots.

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Magic Leap Loses CFO Scott Henry & Effects Wizard John Gaeta Following News of Funding Woes

Next Reality AR

This week's news that Magic Leap's patents had entered collateral limbo, now in the hands of JPMorgan Chase, threw a dark cloud over the company. Well, that cloud got a bit darker on Friday with the news that two of the company's top executives are exiting the startup.

Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time review: an experience good for the fans of the serie

The Ghost Howls

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How Will AR Be Used in Holiday Marketing?

AR Insider

This article is the latest in AR Insider’s editorial contributor program. Find out more or contact us to participate here. Authors’ opinions are their own. . 5 Innovative Ways to Use AR in Holiday Marketing. by Stephanie Miles.

Half-Life: Alyx Announcement Trailer!


The post Half-Life: Alyx Announcement Trailer! appeared first on UploadVR. Video Half Life Half-Life VR Half-Life: Alyx SteamVR valve valve index

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Fable Studio Announces Its 2019 Virtual Being Grant Winners


The first batch of grants go to radical ideas at the heart of the virtual beings community. In Edward Saatchi’s professional opinion, virtual beings will have a significant impact on our daily lives.

Valve’s Gabe Newell: ‘We’re excited to return to Half-Life, VR has energized the studio’

Road to VR

Half-Life: Alyx has finally been revealed with Valve promising a “full-length” Half-Life game “designed from the ground up for virtual reality.” ” On the reveal, Valve founder Gabe Newell says that VR has energized the studio.

Starbucks Uses Instagram AR to Promote Sustainability via Holiday Campaign

Next Reality AR

Starbucks is spicing things up ahead of this holiday season with a little augmented reality joy. This week the company launched its first Instagram filter, called Holijoy, delivered like an early Christmas gift and packing four seasonal lenses.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.11.11): Cardboard becomes opensource, HoloLens 2 and nreal shipping and much more!

The Ghost Howls

It’s Chinese Single Day and I wish the best to all the single people that are reading this article: I hope you are all on Taobao or Aliexpress buying super-discounted items!

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