May, 2019

Vuzix Blade Adds Google Assistant Beta to Extend Its Voice Assistant Capabilities

Next Reality AR

Smartglasses maker Vuzix made a big splash at CES 2018 with the inclusion of Amazon's Alexa voice assistant among the AR superpowers of its consumer-centric Blade smartglasses. Now, it's time to tell Alexa to make room, as Vuzix is bringing Google Assistant support to Blade.

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HTC Vive Cosmos slated for Q3 2019, it will feature some surprises

The Ghost Howls

I have some exclusive news on the Vive Cosmos , one of the most awaited headsets of 2019, that I want to share with you. Fasten your seatbelts and read this article. As you may know if you follow me on social media, last week I spent my whole time in Taiwan , at first in Kaohsiung and then in Taipei.

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This Boxing Robot Punches You While You Play VR

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Because every immersive experience is better with consequences.

‘Star Wars Vader Immortal’ Review on Quest – Come for the Story, Stay for the Lightsabers

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Though Oculus Quest still doesn’t launch until the 21st, Oculus has seen fit to give us full access to one of its biggest launch titles: Star Wars Vader Immortal – Episode 1.

Phantom: Covert Ops Looks Like Metal Gear Solid For Oculus Quest And Rift

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Today nDreams is announcing their next VR game with Phantom: Covert Ops in collaboration with Oculus Studios. Phantom is a stealth action game coming this year to both Quest and Rift platforms.

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Immersive Training for Retention

Tech Trends VR

How Virtual Reality training can help healthcare professionals retain crucial information. Healthcare professionals are tasked with learning and retaining an enormous amount of knowledge and skills.

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AR contact lenses are far away, but a new research is paving their way

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Some days ago, I found an article on Futurism talking about a university in France able to create the “first smart contact lens” The article also talked about Augmented Reality and the interest of the DARPA for using this product.

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NYPD Uses Location-Based VR For Active Shooter Training

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The next generation of police training arrives in Brooklyn, NY. When it comes to the NYPD’s Counterterrorism Bureau—New York Cities primary local resource to guard against international and domestic terrorism—there’s no such thing as being overly prepared.

Vive Pro Eye Now Available in Europe, Starting at €1,700

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HTC opened up orders in Europe today for their latest VR headset, Vive Pro Eye , a version of the company’s enterprise headset with integrated eye-tracking.

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Netflix Is Officially Coming To Oculus Quest At Launch

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Despite the fact that the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset is primarily a gaming device, plenty of people anticipated using it for media streaming as well. After all, that’s one of the most popular use cases for the Oculus Go.

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3 Reasons Oculus Quest Might Be the Right Headset for Your Business

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg revealed at F8 Conference the new Oculus Quest will begin shipping this month (May 2019). We announced shortly afterwards InstaVR publishing compatibility with the headset, including use of the Touch Controllers.

Now You Can Visit the Statue of Liberty in NYC from Anywhere in Augmented Reality via iOS Appp

Next Reality AR

Many native New Yorkers, like myself, get a chance to visit the famed Statue of Liberty during school trips when they're a child in grade school. And if you're not lucky enough to be born in the city, you have to make a special trip to the monument as a tourist.

What is the Valve Index? Everything you need to know: features, specs, price and how to preorder it!

The Ghost Howls

The Valve Index is for sure the big surprise for virtual reality in this 2019. After having only been behind the curtains for what concerns creating Virtual Reality headsets, Valve has finally decided to create its own device , and as you may imagine, it is a very special one.

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Snapchat’s Gender Swap AR Face Filter Is A Big Hit

VRScout

Imagining yourself as the opposite sex is as simple as taking a Snap.

‘Moss’ is Getting a Brand New Chapter Soon, Coming First to Oculus Quest

Road to VR

Polyarc today announced their critically acclaimed VR adventure puzzler, Moss (2018) , will be getting some fresh content soon in the form of a new chapter. Coming first to Oculus Quest for its May 21st launch, the update will also make its way to all supported platforms sometime in June.

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Watch This Guy Actually Walk Through An Apex Construct Level On Quest

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Oculus Quest units are beginning to slip out into the wild ahead of official launch tomorrow. One of the coolest uses of the standalone VR headset we’ve seen thus far? Someone playing an entire level of Apex Construct… using only their legs.

InstaVR Interviews: Antoine Vivet, Founder of Longue-Vue (a division of Manzalab Group)

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InstaVR Interviews: Meet the VR Practitioners. InstaVR Interviews is a blog series where we turn the spotlight on our customers. We find out why they create VR, how they use InstaVR, and what the future of VR will look like. To read more interviews, visit the InstaVR Interviews homepage.

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Now You Can Visit the Statue of Liberty in NYC from Anywhere in Augmented Reality via iOS App

Next Reality AR

Many native New Yorkers, like myself, get a chance to visit the famed Statue of Liberty during school trips when they're a child in grade school. And if you're not lucky enough to be born in the city, you have to make a special trip to the monument as a tourist.

Cyberith announces 2nd gen Virtualizer, still thinks about its backers

The Ghost Howls

The Cyberith Virtualizer. One of the products that generated most hype in the VR communities some years ago… do you remember it?

Healthcare & Medical Training On The Oculus Quest

VRScout

Standalone VR could be a game-changing technology for the medical industry. The Oculus Quest is a near-perfect combination of the Oculus Rift’s powerful 6DoF tracking and the Oculus Go’s comfort and portability.

HTC Invests in 17 AR/VR Startups in Latest Vive X Accelerator Program

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HTC is now on its fourth batch in its $100 million accelerator program, which offers education, investment and mentorship to startups doing unique and and interesting things around VR and AR.

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Blood & Truth’s Development Is On A Scale VR Hasn’t Yet Seen

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Forgive the pretension, but I’ve been on a lot of VR studio tours. I’d say on average most have lasted around five minutes, consisting of one large open-plan floor in which developers bob their heads up from their monitors and give a quick wave upon hearing their name.

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NTU Future of Education Summit Wraps up in Singapore

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The EON Reality-Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Future of Education Global Summit in Singapore brought out the who’s who of the academic world.

Microsoft Adds Spatial App Functionality to Office 365's Teams App, Android & Web Interaction Demoed

Next Reality AR

Months ago, we showed you some of the powers of Spatial, the HoloLens app that allows groups of workers to collaborate in augmented reality using 3D avatars.

What is the Oculus Quest? Read here description, specs, price and how to preorder it (even from China)!

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Yesterday I detailed you what is the Oculus Rift S , while today I want to write you a recap about what is the Oculus Quest , the most awaited virtual reality headset of 2019.

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Stanford Research Explores How AR Can Affect Human Behavior

VRScout

Examining how AR experiences can change the way people interact with the real world.

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‘Beat Saber’ Has Been PSVR’s Top Download for 6 Months Running

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Sony today released the monthly download rankings for PSVR. Coming as no surprise to anyone, the hit block-slashing rhythm game Beat Saber (2018) has again placed at the number one spot this past month, putting it now six months in a row as the top downloaded game on the platform.

A Full Doctor Who VR Game Is Coming To Quest, PSVR And More This Year

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Doctor Who fans already got their first taste of the BBC’s beloved sci-fi series in VR this year. But, in just a few months’ time, a full VR game will let fans fly across the universe and through time.

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NTU Future of Education Summit Wraps up in Singapore

EON Reality

The EON Reality-Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Future of Education Global Summit in Singapore brought out a who’s who of the academic world.

Microsoft Turns Real World into Multiplayer Playground with Minecraft Earth Mobile AR Game

Next Reality AR

As promised with its teaser from Build 2019, Microsoft has unveiled the details for its augmented reality version of Minecraft for smartphones. The company published a new trailer for the game, which has a rather similar feel to the trailer Niantic originally produced for Pokémon GO.

How to show a 3D model in AR inside your website

The Ghost Howls

Google I/O 2019 has just finished and has all been about new augmented reality features. One of them, that comes together with ARCore 1.9,

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