2019

Nissan Augmented Reality Concept Assists Drivers in Detecting Unseen Obstacles

Next Reality AR

While the technology companies continue to drive forward with autonomous vehicles, Nissan's vision of the future of self-driving automobiles lies in a cooperative experience between human and machine, facilitated by augmented reality.

How to get started with Oculus Quest development in Unity

The Ghost Howls

As soon as my Oculus Quest arrived, I immediately started playing with it and have fun with Beat Saber, Robo Recall, Creed and all the other titles. But then, as a developer, I felt the urge to understand how to develop my applications in Unity for the Oculus Quest.

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#SXSW2019 – Feeling Real Sensations in Virtual Reality

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The world of Ready Player One might be a lot closer than we think. At South by Southwest, Tech Trends checks out the haptic suit that promises to take immersion to the next level. . By Laura Kobylecky. The Telasuit looks like something straight out of science fiction film.

Oculus Sold $5M in Quest Content in Two Weeks After Launch

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Oculus Quest Shortage Is A Good Sign For VR

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Industry insiders weigh in on the potential impact of the standalone headset. Facebook’s standalone 6DOF headset, Oculus Quest hit retail stores on May 21 st , and in just one week after launch, the VR headset was listed as sold out at many U.S.

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SteamVR Adds Full Support For Oculus Rift S

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Valve just added full support for the recently released Oculus Rift S PC VR headset to the SteamVR platform. When the Rift S launched, haptic feedback on the Touch controllers wasn’t working in SteamVR. Valve released a hotfix less than 24 hours later to resolve this.

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Magic Leap Takes Nreal to Court Over Trade Secrets Theft

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In a legal brief entered on Monday, Florida-based startup Magic Leap has filed suit against the founder of Nreal, a former employee of Magic Leap, claiming that the company's Nreal Light smartglasses were built using Magic Leap's intellectual property. The documents, which were filed with U.S.

Magic Leap Achieves Full Hand Tracking & Lays Foundation for Magicverse with Latest Lumin Update

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After improving hand-tracking and adding multi-user sharing features in the last Lumin OS update, Magic Leap has upped the ante yet again. In the Lumin OS 0.95

Pepsi Celebrates Summer with Hundreds of Instagram Camera Effects for Soda Drinkers

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With the upcoming Memorial Day weekend serving as the unofficial start of summer, Pepsi is turning to Instagram to help sell its soft drinks to quench the thirst of beachgoers and BBQers.

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Toyota Rolls Out Web-Based AR Advertising Campaign via 8th Wall

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While Toyota ranks as the leading automotive brand in the world, the company is a follower when it comes to augmented reality. Nonetheless, Toyota is catching up with the competition with a web-based augmented reality advertising campaign for the 2020 Corolla.

Magic Leap Acquires Augmented Reality Telepresence Startup Mimesys

Next Reality AR

Just months after we previewed the augmented reality, volumetric video conferencing powers of Mimesys, the company has undergone a major change — it's now a part of Magic Leap.

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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Putting AR into Art

Tech Trends VR

A Viennese start-up is the first company from Austria to be accepted to Berkeley SkyDeck accelerator. Artivive recently beat over 600 competing entries to become the first Austrian start-up to join the Berkeley SkyDeck program (considered one of the top ten accelerator programs in the world).

Analysis: Monthly-connected VR Headsets on Steam Pass 1 Million Milestone

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Valve’s monthly Steam Survey has long offered useful insight into the share of VR headsets in use on Steam. But the figures provided are relative to the non-static Steam population, which obfuscates the actual adoption trend of VR headsets on the platform.

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Checks Out HaptX And Their VR Gloves

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HaptX debuts bimanual VR gloves at inaugural re:MARS Conference. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos literally went “hands-on” with the future of robotics this past week during Amazon’s inaugural re:MARS conference in Las Vegas, NV.

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E3 2019: The Walking Dead: Onslaught Nails The Franchise’s Iconic Gore In VR

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I’ve killed a lot of zombies in VR. I’ve blown them up, cut them to pieces, shot their heads off, and spent my fair share running away from them across a multitude of games.

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Here's How Augmented Reality in Google Search Works

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Lions and tigers and bears are just a few of the animals that Google users can now bring into their physical environments.

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.

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

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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.

Hollywood Exhibit Uses HoloLens to Transport Fans into the Worlds of 'Back to the Future' & Halo

Next Reality AR

The potential of augmented reality is often shown in science fiction movies, but a new exhibit marries the genre with very real world AR technology, to great effect.

Hands-On: Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs Reinvents the Franchise for Mobile, but Smartglasses Are Its Destiny

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Finland-based Rovio, one of the pioneers of mobile gaming, is now ready to break new ground in augmented reality with its Angry Birds franchise.

Hands-On: Here's How Augmented Reality in Google Search Works

Next Reality AR

Lions and tigers and bears are just a few of the animals that Google users can now bring into their physical environments.

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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Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health

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Limbix is building up immersive content that therapists can use to treat phobias, depression and anxiety. There are over 300 peer-reviewed studies that show VR is an effective tool for treating mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and addiction.

‘LOW-FI’ is a Moody Cyberpunk Game That Presents a Dark but Plausible Future

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LOW-FI is an upcoming VR game from the veteran indie VR developer behind TECHNOLUST (2016). The game presents a dark but plausible future where most of the population lives in a VR simulation, while at the same time the city’s poor inhabitants live unseen on the streets of the real-world.

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Vuzix Blade AR Smart Glasses Will Soon Support Real-Time Language Translation

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The Zoi Meet language subtitling service makes its AR debut next month.

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E3 2019: Beat Saber In 360 Mode On Oculus Quest Feels Like A New Game

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Beat Games is a studio that just won’t stop. Not only did they release a brand new music pack this week for Beat Saber featuring licensed music from Imagine Dragons, but they also debuted 360-degree versions of two of those new songs (Believer and Thunder) at E3 2019.

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Jack Daniel's Joins the Augmented Reality Marketing Fray with Interactive Label & App

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While Jack Daniel's is one of the most iconic brands in the liquor business, when it comes to augmented reality marketing, it's joining a long list of others telling a very familiar story in the growing marketing medium.

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

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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.

The Magic of Microsoft's HoloLens 2 Hand Interaction on Display in Mixed Reality Toolkit v2 Demo Video

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Describing how and why the HoloLens 2 is so much better than the original is helpful, but seeing it is even better. Back in February, I had a chance to test the HoloLens 2 for a couple of extended periods, and I was very impressed.

USA Today Builds Latest Augmented Reality Story Around the World's Tallest Skyscrapers

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While The New York Times' augmented reality section has largely been dormant in 2019 (so far), USA Today has continued to crank out AR news stories.