Unity 2019.2 Arrives, Improves VR/AR Performance and Capabilities for Developers

Peter Graham

While you may not really pay attention (or care) about some of the logos at the start of titles, one that crops up quite a lot is Unity. As with any release of this kind Unity 2019.2 These include VR support for Unity’s High Definition Render Pipeline (HDRP).

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Unity Vision VR/AR Summit 2017: Courtside for the Convergence of Realities

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When it comes to changing the game for XR, Unity Technologies just can’t stop. Vision Summit 2017— Unity’s VR/AR-centric industry conference held this Monday and Tuesday at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood—doubled down on this push in a dramatic way. “We Google Tango with Unity.

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Oculus & CHLA Bring VR Medical Training To Eleven New Facilities

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These immersive training programs create high-stress environments that challenge users to make life-saving decisions under extreme pressure. Using Oculus Go for our VR modules will allow for on-the-spot training without the need for the extra real estate.”.

Oculus Go Used For In-Flight Pilot Training Demonstration

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” CTO John Nagle wrote in an email to us that they used mapping software Mapbox along with the Unity world engine and “Oculus Go in this case because it represents the lowest cost VR device, and we wanted to show it was fundamentally capable enough to work.”

Unity CEO Wants ‘Equivalent of LittleBigPlanet’ Made In VR

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Unity is hoping that, one day, something will do the same for VR. Unity CEO John Riccitiello said as much to UploadVR in an interview at this week’s Vision Summit. Unity may be the company to make it happen. Tagged with: unity Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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Learn To Create Full VR Experiences In Unity With Our 10-Week Intensive Night Course

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We are offering a 10-week intensive night course at our campuses in both San Francisco and Los Angeles to teach you how to create full VR experiences from the ground up in Unity. Tiffany Raber is a Unity developer, 3D asset creator/designer, and biomedical illustrator.

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JLG Virtual Reality Training Simulator Featured at 2017 Unity Vision Summit in Los Angeles

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The post JLG Virtual Reality Training Simulator Featured at 2017 Unity Vision Summit in Los Angeles appeared first on VRJournal. Press Releases VR Industry and Technology JLG Virtual Reality Training SimulatorMedia Announcement: JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, showcased.

HaptX Gloves make virtual training feel real

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We’re traveling to IMSH , the leading healthcare simulation conference, to share our first medical training experience created in partnership with Engineering & Computer Simulations, ( ECS ), an award-winning global services and solutions company, headquartered in Central Florida.

San Francisco VR Weekend Workshop: Learn Unity VR for Vive

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In just 3 short days you’ll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine. 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Dinner. • 8:00pm: Intro to Unity | Building your first VR Experience & Selecting your project. • Education Unity VR VR JobsStart your journey as a VR creator! You’ll get to work directly with instructors, hear from two industry experts, and meet the local community.

XRDC: From XR Technology in Entertainment & Gaming to Brand Experience, Training & Safety

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XRDC has eight tracks – Games, Entertainment, Healthcare, Brand Experience, Enterprise, Training, Safety, as well as Partners. Carrie Shaw of Embodied Labs will talk about XR technology in senior home training. XR for Safety and Training.

?How VR is training the perfect soldier

VRCircle

Plextek, an electronics design consultancy in the UK has been making training simulations for the British government's Ministry of Defence since the late 1980s. The company specialises in building training programmes for army medics. It was also, thanks to the development tool Unity, which comes with a store filled with ready-to-use 3D models including tanks, guns, huts and soldiers, relatively cheap and easy to develop for. Source: ​HOW VR IS TRAINING THE PERFECT SOLDIER

VR Training Program Now Required At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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Oculus is giving standalone VR headsets to 11 medical institutions as part of an expanding program investigating best practices for training medical professionals in virtual reality. A “pilot study” was launched last year at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with training software made in Unity focused on “resuscitation procedures for childhood seizure and shock.” “Now we are looking to see its effect over time as training.”

Upload LA Education: Learn Unity for Vive And Oculus June 16 – 18

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In just 3 short days from June 16 – June 18 you’ll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine. 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Dinner. 8:00pm: Intro to Unity | Building your first VR Experience & Selecting your project. Education How-to Unity Engine VR JobsStart your journey as a VR creator!

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Upload LA & SF Event: Learn Unity Development In One Weekend

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In just 3 short days from Friday August 25 through Sunday 27 August you’ll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine. 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Drinks. Start your journey as a Virtual Reality creator! You’ll get to work directly with instructors, hear from two industry experts, and meet the local community.

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Upload SF Workshop: Intro To VR Design And Development With Unity

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In just 3 short days from September 22 – 24 you’ll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine. Learn More About Upload San Francisco’s Virtual Reality Weekend: Intro to VR Design & Development with Unity. 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Drinks. 8:15pm: Intro to Unity | Learn the Unity Interface. Start your journey as a Virtual Reality creator!

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TheatreXR Is A Training Program To Bring Live Art Into VR And AR

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Created by UK-based TOMtech, a division of Brighton’s The Old Market that specializes in educating creatives on the technical side of theatre, TheatreXR is a new intensive training course designed specifically to teach artists about VR, AR and how they might integrate it with their work. However, the tools required for this work are rather different to stagecraft – this new training programme starts to address that.”

Vantage Point Announces Public Release of VR Sexual Harassment Training Program

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Vantage Point , a fully-immersive sexual harassment training solution conducted in Virtual Reality. After a recent crowdfunding campaign Vantage Point attracted the interest of many thought leaders in the VR space including Tony Parisi of Unity Technologies.

Japanese Students Construct VR Roller Coaster Attraction Inside Classroom

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According to SoraNews24 , the talented developer-in-training utilized a version of Minecraft modified with ExRollerCoaster, as well as a improved lighting and shadow effects. unity????????????? News Minecraft Takanawa Junior High School Unity VR Roller Coaster

Varjo Promises “Human-Eye” Resolution With VR-1 Headset

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Varjo hopes these hyper realistic environments will serve as the perfect tool for fields such as architecture, construction, engineering, industry design, training simulations, and other industries where accuracy is paramount.

UNITE Los Angeles 2016 Brings Cool Gaming News

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Following the Unity Training Day on Halloween, October 31st, Unity launched pretty awesome features during the opening keynote for Unite Los Angeles 2016 conference.

2018 Highlights: Award-winning VR gloves, global customers, and a growing team

HaptX

Dozens of leading companies around the world in the automotive, aerospace, industrial, and government sectors are already seeing incredible results with the HaptX Gloves Development Kit for design and training applications.”. A new generation of HaptX Gloves.

Cool AR apps to try with Apple’s new phones

Hypergrid Business

“Industry and consumers alike will be able to easily interact with digital content aligned to the real-world for purposes including training, gaming, health and many more.” The developer kit works on Unity, Unreal, and Scenekit engines.

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WorldViz VR solutions help university research

Hypergrid Business

Huge Immersive Virtual Environment (HIVE) of Miami University is a 1,000 square meters virtual reality environment, and is used for the university’s research work such as spatial cognition and medical training simulations in nursing programs. The university is now using Unity heavily.

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Oculus Quest Developer Shares Tricks To Optimize Rift And Vive Ports

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Now early third-party Quest developer Immerse is revealing exactly how art reformatting brought a PC-caliber enterprise training app to the Quest in only five weeks. Due to the business of the client, the training is played out in a huge, bright warehouse environment,” Parry says.

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Creating VR Content With Zero Coding Skills

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Those unfamiliar with immersive technology have often perceived VR as some form of modern black magic that only highly-trained developers can properly harness. But today you no longer need to be a Unity professional or 3D designer to get into this sacred industry.

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Axon Park To Offer Expert Level In-Headset VR Design Course

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The company wants applicants to have experience in game development, particularly in Unity. Survios CTO Alex Silkin will teach a semester-long course called Unreal Engine VR Master Class. Have you ever wanted to attend a course on VR software design from the comfort of your own headset?

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Work With Upload To Teach Others About VR Development

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Have extensive Unity experience? Passionate about helping train the next generation of developers and artists? Love VR and AR? You might just be a perfect fit to be an instructor for one of the many classes we offer at Upload in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Designing Cat Explorer

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But it also serves as a proof of concept for intuitive interaction in training, education, visualisation and entertainment. Fun and slightly twisted, Cat Explorer is also a proof of concept for intuitive interaction in training, education, visualization and entertainment. The importance of this should be obvious to those working in training, education and industry, where countless hours are lost to learning complicated software and byzantine interfaces.

New Procedural Speech Animation From Disney Research Could Make for More Realistic VR Avatars

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The left face is overlaid with a mouth generated from the system based only on the audio input, after training with the video. A new paper authored by researchers from Disney Research and several universities describes a new approach to procedural speech animation based on deep learning.

Bell Says Latest Helicopter was Designed 10 Times Faster With VR

Road to VR

Working alongside Sector 5 Digital , which specializes in 3D design and production, the initial design and model was generated in CAD software, and then transferred into Unity so that it could be tested and modified in real-time with VR.

Build AR & VR Apps With the Open-Source Virtuoso SDK

Peter Graham

The most popular tend to be videogame engines such as Unity and Unreal Engine which have been fine-tuned over many years. VSDK is a Unity-based solution for developers looking to create naturalistic user interactions whilst supporting a wide variety of headsets (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Oculus Quest) and peripherals (bHaptics TactSuit, Leap Motion, and ManusVR gloves.). There are a number of ways to create your own virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR) app/videogame.

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Data Point of the Week: Are Creative Pros Embracing AR?

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It includes Unity , Amazon Sumerian and Adobe Aero. And the subset of that group that actively uses and is trained in AR creative production stands at 720,000 today, growing to just over 6 million by 2023.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.09.09): Vive Cosmos probably on sale at €799, Kura reveals 150° FOV AR glasses, Oculus “Cablegate” and much more!

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This is possible thanks to three cameras installed on (and in) the headset, that match the current visuals with a model trained with another special headset, that instead has nine embedded cameras. It’s time for some amazing VR news, isn’t it? Top news of the week. Image by Ars Technica).

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What Makes a Spoon a Spoon? Form and Function in VR Industrial Design

Leapmotion

Import a 3D model of a spoon into Unity and you’ll be able to see the mesh in full 3D but it won’t do much else. It acts as a set of comforting training wheels for users as they begin to understand the language and patterns of a new platform.

Blocks By Google VR – 3D Modeling for the Masses

VRScout

For the last month I’ve been working with Google to test Blocks, a new VR creation tool that enables anyone to 3D model low polygon objects without training. This will feel limiting at first, but it is a life saver when working in Unity.

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