Sat.Nov 16, 2019 - Fri.Nov 22, 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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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.

Snapchat Gives Users the Ultimate Selfie Filter with Time Machine Aging AR Lens

Next Reality AR

After achieving viral and financial success with its Gender Swap and Baby Face camera filters, Snapchat has returned with the augmented reality equivalent of Benjamin Button.

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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!

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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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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‘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.

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.

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.

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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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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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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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.

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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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.

Pre-Purchase Half Life: Alyx Listed At $59.99, Free For Valve Index Owners


PC VR headset owners can now pre-purchase Half-Life: Alyx on Steam, though the highly anticipated game will be free to owners of the Valve Index VR headset or controllers when it releases in March 2020.

Detective Game Glimt Will be Resolution Games’ Second for Magic Leap

Peter Graham

Last year Resolution Games diversified into augmented reality (AR) with Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot for Magic Leap One.

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.

‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Trailer Revealed, Release Date Set for March 2020

Road to VR

Valve today announced Half-Life: Alyx a “full-length VR entry in the award winning series.” ” A new trailer gives the first glimpse of the game, and Valve has also revealed the Half-Life: Alyx release date, price, and headset compatibility. .

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Half-Life: Alyx Has Smooth And Teleport Locomotion, Roomscale + Standing Support


Don’t worry VR fans; you’ll be able to play Half-Life: Alyx with the locomotion method of your choice. Valve just launched a new website for its triumphant return to the Half-Life series. One page confirms a bunch of accessibility options for the game.

Can Virtual Reality Improve Science Education?


Not too long ago, all educators needed to impart knowledge were a blackboard and some chalk. As the last few years have proven, technology affects nearly every industry. The education sector isn’t immune to the disruption of revolutionary innovations, including virtual reality.

Half-Life VR Game Officially Confirmed, More Info Coming This Thursday


Valve’s flagship VR game Half-Life: Alyx announced, internet goes bananas. Welp, those rumors didn’t take long to confirm. Earlier today, we reported on a potential leak of the long-rumored VR Half-Life game.

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Lenovo Partners with Varjo to Validate Enterprise PCs as ‘Certified for Varjo’

Road to VR

Varjo, maker of ‘bionic eye’ headsets, is gaining increasing notoriety as the high-end option in the enterprise VR space.

Valve ‘Would Love’ To Bring Half-Life: Alyx To PC But It ‘Can’t Really Translate’


Half-Life is back, but not in the way you’d expect. Instead of a traditional PC game, Half-Life: Alyx is a full PC VR title coming next year. It can only be played with SteamVR-compatible headsets. Why is that?

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