Mon.Oct 15, 2018

‘No Man’s Sky’ Developers Poll Players On Potential VR Support

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Since the game’s release in 2016, VR gamers have been asking for VR support for No Man’s Sky, the sandbox space survival game from Hello Games.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: ‘Oculus Quest Completes Company’s First-Gen Lineup’

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Oculus Quest, the newly announced standalone 6DOF VR headset (ex-Project Santa Cruz), completely stole the show at this year’s Oculus Connect with the promise of offering some very Rift-like experiences in a mobile form-factor.

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Community Download: What Is The Most Underrated VR Game?

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Community Download is a weekly discussion-focused articles series published every Monday in which we pose a single, core question to you all, our readers, in the spirit of fostering discussion and debate.

Magic Leap's Chief Content Officer Rio Caraeff Opens Up on Walled Gardens, Data Privacy, & Blockchain

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Over the years, Magic Leap's long cultivated shroud of mystery led some onlookers to buy into the company's dream before even trying the device, while for others, the secrecy seems to have stoked the kind of resentment and overcorrecting critique usually reserved for the mighty Apple.

Hands-on: Twin Peaks VR Takes The Festival Of Disruption To Glastonbury Grove And The Red Room

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An official Twin Peaks VR experience premiered at the Festival of Disruption in Los Angeles. Presented by Collider Games , the demo was less than 10 minutes long in an HTC Vive headset with hand controllers.

Owlchemy Labs ARCore Experiment Lets Android Users View a Friend's VR Experience from Their Smartphone

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Google subsidiary Owlchemy Labs has cooked up an experimental ARCore mobile app that enables smartphone users to follow along with their VR friends as they play games in a head-mounted display. Called Mobile Spectator, the app uses ARCore to track the smartphone's position in physical space.

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Learning Real-World Skills in Virtual Reality

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From utilities companies to first responders, more industries are adopting rich VR training experiences. There is a growing plethora of Industry 4.0

Lenovo Mirage Solo on Sale for $320 at Amazon US

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Launched right on the heels of the Oculus Go earlier this summer, the Lenovo Mirage Solo, the company’s standalone Daydream headset, is currently selling for an $80 discount off the original $400 price tag on Amazon US.

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Oculus Rift’s ASW 2.0 Could Greatly Reduce Artifacts On Low-End Systems

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Low framerate in VR is not just a visual annoyance, but can also cause physical discomfort and even sickness. Your graphics card failing to deliver a framerate as fast as the headset’s refresh rate can be incredibly frustrating.

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Magic Leap Brings Star Wars’ Adorable Porgs To Mixed Reality

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It’s like Tamagotchi, but in a galaxy far, far away. Magic Leap made their fair share of announcements during their inaugural L.E.A.P. developer conference last week, showcasing an impressive collection of upcoming, as well as already-released experiences and updates.

Magic Leap’s LEAP Con 2018 round-up: all the major announcements in only one place

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Magic Leap has just organized its first developers’ event, dubbed “L.E.A.P.” ” It has taken place in LA in October, 9-10th 2018 and has been attended by various believers, innovators, developers and journalists.

The Sims FreePlay Adds Multiplayer AR In ‘Brilliant Backyards’ Update

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Real-time cooperative building and AR functionality arrive in a seasonal themed update to EA’s mobile Sims experience.

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Jaunt Shuts Down VR Operations

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Jaunt is letting go “a significant portion” of its staff and “winding down a number of VR products and content services in the coming weeks.” ” The prepared explanation comes in a Medium blog post and an additional statement sent over email: “Today we had to make some difficult decisions in an effort to realign Jaunt for continued success. We are restructuring the company, resulting in letting go of a significant portion of our staff.

10 Industries Using VR in Marketing Strategies

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10 years ago, the virtual reality industry was just getting started. A few games had come out that were barely functional, along with the occasional flight simulator. Just in the past couple of years, everything has changed.