Cannes NEXT Explores New VR Storytelling Trends

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” At NEXT they hinted they might be releasing a special toolset for Unreal programmers, so keep an eye out for announcements later this year. See how the Danish students achieved stereoscopic 360 with two Samsung Gear VRs: The post Cannes NEXT Explores New VR Storytelling Trends appeared first on VRScout. Cannes NEXT, now in its second year, displayed a variety of cutting-edge immersive content.

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Spatial Beats: Facebook, Snap & Epic Games

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Sketchfab is integrated into Epic’s popular Unreal Engine game and special effects paltform, and notably, all of its competitors, starting with Unity, Snap’s Lens Studio, Facebook’s Spark AR, and even Tilt Brush. Even if we were, how is Unreal Engine being harmed financially?

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Epic Games CEO: “HTC Vive is outselling Oculus Rift 2-to-1 worldwide”

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Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of Unreal Engine, has a unique position in the virtual reality industry. I think that trend will continue.” News Oculus Home SteamVR Unreal Engine 4 epic games htc vive oculus oculus rift sales openvr steamvr Tim Sweeney unreal engineAs an active supporter of VR and head of one of gaming’s most important VR-compatible game engines, when Sweeney speaks, we tend to listen.

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Basics of Hand Interactions in VR

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Trending AR VR Articles: 1. gamedev unity vr unreal-engineWhen working with VR , the most common way of interacting with the world is through the players hands.

‘Assetto Corsa Competizione’ Announced With VR Support, Coming This Summer

Road to VR

Announced as “The Official Blancpain GT Series Game” , the sim brings many technology upgrades over Assetto Corsa (2014) , thanks in part to the move to Unreal Engine 4. The time is right for a graphics engine upgrade, and the teaser trailer above highlights the benefits of moving to Unreal Engine 4, enabling rain and night scenes for the first time. Unreal Engine’s comprehensive VR support could benefit the new sim in these areas.

Spatial Beats: Fortnite, Nvidia & Snapchat

AR Insider

The maker of the mega-hit game and Unreal Engine game development platform has landed another cool billion in a new round of funding. Contributors Trend Analysis Spatial BeatsW elcome back to Spatial Beats.

Spatial Beats: Oculus, Snapchat and new XR Funding

AR Insider

The MetaHuman tool is powered by the Unreal Engine. Contributors Trend Analysis Spatial BeatsW elcome back to Spatial Beats. This week we cover a handful of new funding rounds, new Snap AR milestones and Oculus Quest sales Inflections, among other items.

Spatial Beats: Snap, Google & Digilens

AR Insider

On the more comical side of the news, Unreal is suing Chinese smartglasses maker Nreal because the brand names are too similar and will cause confusion. Contributors Trend Analysis Spatial BeatsW elcome back to Spatial Beats.

What’s the Business Model for VR Events? Part II

AR Insider

“Trendline” is AR Insider’s series that examines trends and events in spatial computing, and their strategic implications. But it’s made by Epic Games whose Unreal Engine is used in VR development. Features Trend Analysis trendline

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OpenBCI: games using brain-interfaces are coming in 3 years

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OpenBCI created Galea based on our observations about trends in the neurotech/XR space and feedback from our customers and partners. Will it be compatible with Unity and Unreal Engine for development? Yes, it will be compatible with both Unity and Unreal via the BrainFlow SDK.

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Training Professionals: Take Control of Your VR Content?—?Motive.io

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Developers build everything in Unity or Unreal, including all training modules. The only path would be for you to become a Unity or Unreal developer. Trending AR VR Articles: 1. The developers code and create that content in Unity or Unreal. No need to use Unity or Unreal.

XR Talks: Augmenting Hollywood

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The latest augmentation that came to our attention isn’t a new technology but one that isn’t often associated with AR: the growing trend of LED walls in film production. ILM specifically uses Unreal Engine.

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The AR Experience Honoring Scientist Jane Goodall

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In fact, it’s part of some pretty exciting trends. The idea of using light and sound to create an unreal experience was also used in the Unreal Garden this summer. While these are all location-based experiences, they all mark a significant trend toward using XR as outreach.

The Spaces Between Reality: Understanding Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality!

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The umbrella term that covers all of the various technologies that enhance our senses, whether they’re providing additional information about the actual world or creating totally unreal, virtually simulated worlds for us to experience. Trending AR VR Articles: 1.

The XR Week Peek (2021.02.22): Samsung AR glasses leaked, Kura price revealed, and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Another big trend that is going on is virtual clothes. Digital fashion is a big trend on the rise, and if you are interested in fashion, you MUST have a look at it. Last week I told you about MetaHumans creator, the tool to create realistic humanoid avatars in Unreal Engine.

Theatre Critique: Neverland

ARVR

Trending AR VR Articles: 1. She had to be real English girl in a totally unreal situation, and she was. Any production of the Peter Pan story that is not in VR has the big big problem of working within reality to show unreal scenes and situations.

Can Virtually Live Replace Pay Per View Television?

VRWorld

Couple of years ago, we witnessed a trend of “cutting the cord”, i.e. canceling the cable subscription in the United States. TH: Front end engine; we worked with both Unity and Unreal Engine on different experiences. For now, the experiences will continue to use either Unreal Engine or Unity… we’re both engine and platform agnostic, putting the experience on all the VR platforms as well.

Why There Is Rising Future Of Virtual Reality Industry

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Trending AR VR Articles: 1. Several non-commercial applications of VR games created with Unity 3D or Unreal can be practiced to provide troops for any variety of battles. She is a versatile tech writer and loves exploring latest technology trends, entrepreneur and startup column.

Reaching into 3D Data, Exploring CAD Designs, Virtual Meetings, and More

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Scroll through time to see the graph change and provide insights into data trends. From Unreal community plugin creator getnamo , NexusVR is a space between worlds, where you can move between different VR experiences. VR has the power to transform our lives and connect us in new ways, while hand tracking lets you reach beyond the digital divide and take control.

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XR Programs?—?a Starter Pack

ARVR

Trending AR VR Articles: 1. Unity Website Unreal // Unity’s higher fidelity sibling Unreal Engine is the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool. XR Programs?—?a

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Mike Highlights VR Artists?—?Danny Bittman

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This ideally would be some kind of VR editor in a gaming engine, but luckily Unity, Unreal Engine, and Blender are all deep in development on this. Trending AR VR Articles: 1. MIKE HIGHLIGHTS // VR Artists?—?Danny

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Twist the Gears of a Massive VR Music Engine with Carillon

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In some ways, though, this is an ongoing trend. Rob: Carillon was built within the Unreal Engine and uses the Open Sound Control protocol to connect motion and actions in the game environment with a music engine built within the Pure Data computer music system. The Leap Motion integration to Unreal uses getnamo’s most excellent event-driven plugin to expose the Leap Motion API to Unreal Blueprint and slave each performer’s avatar arms and hands to the controller.

What Are Texture Maps And Why Do They Matter For 3D Fashion?

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PBR is used in real-time applications like Unity and Unreal game-engines as well as the web. Trending AR VR Articles: 1. Texture maps are essential to make your 3D images look real. They are applied to 3D models to create special effects, patterns or repeating textures.

Top XR Events in 2021 That Should Be on Your Must-Attend List

ARPost

The event is an opportunity to explore the latest developments and trends in the XR industry, meet other professionals and negotiate B2B deals.

CES 2021 Goes Virtual

ARVR

The Gear There were some exciting announcements this year in the AR/VR industry, and here they are (in no particular order): (Image courtesy Vuzix) Trending AR VR Articles: 1. Top 17 Augmented Reality Statistics, Facts and Trends for 2021 and Beyond 3. New Show, Who Dis?

How I got started with virtual reality (and you can, too)

The Ghost Howls

Since I was getting an audience, I started looking online how I could manage my social media channels better , and I also kept an eye on the social trends of XR, so that to understand what worked well and what not.

10 Insights to Achieve Unparalleled Realism in VR Spatial UX Design

ARVR

Software development engines like Unity and Unreal are becoming more elaborate , there are myriads of SDK libraries, countless knowledge exchange communities and free-for-use collaboration tools. Trending AR VR Articles: 1.

7 Tips for Powering Up Your Sales Enablement Using a Virtual Reality Platform

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Trending AR VR Articles: 1. There is something magical about making an unreal world feel real, and people’s positive emotional response demonstrates this wonder. Sales practices are constantly evolving. There are always new ways to serve the buyer’s increasing expectations and demands.

Augmented Reality Software: ARKit vs ARCore vs Vuforia vs AR Foundation in 2021

ARVR

Trending AR VR Articles: 1. Just like ARKit, ARCore can work with Java/OpenGL, Unity, and Unreal. If your choice is for Unreal Engine 4, you can do so with GoogleARCore plugin. MarketsandMarkets forecasts a stunning USD 77.0 billion for the augmented reality market by 2025.

Super Bowl LV Was a Win for Augmented Reality

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Pepsi Continues the AR Marketing Trend at Super Bowl LV. CBS Sports rendered AR graphics in real time using Unreal Engine and motion picture capture as the basis for a virtual production pipeline. Alright marketers, brand strategists, and creatives–let’s huddle up.

9 Must Have Skills To Become An AR/VR Developer (With Course Recommendations)

ARVR

Trending AR VR Articles: 1. This course from the University of Michigan focuses mainly on developing XR apps with WebXR, Unity & Unreal — Developing AR/VR/MR/XR Apps with WebXR, Unity & Unreal Skill 5?—?Machine

NewImages, Cannes, Tribeca Join Forces In Unprecedented Collab

VRScout

” “The acceleration of innovation coming from the video game industry is being driven by real-time game engines, like Unreal and Unity, primarily used in XR and video games, and now more and more in the cinema industry.” It’s a very interesting trend.

Larcenauts -An amusing heroshooter with weaknesses and bugs

ARVR

Trending AR VR Articles: 1. The developers claim that there is a problem with the Unreal Engine 4, and you can see the commentary here: Commentary of the developers: Unfortunately we ran into an issue with UE4 and SteamVR compatibility so it is Oculus only for now.

Tim Sweeney On Apple AR: ‘There is Going to be an Incredible Rush of Developers’

UploadVR

Sweeney, whose company makes the Unreal Engine toolset used in creating some of the biggest budget 3D projects, outlined in a blog post this week why he saw this as a huge moment for immersive computing: Apple’s debut of VR support for Mac and AR support for iOS are true game-changers. With both Unity and Unreal integrating with ARKit for iOS, the two major tools for creating virtual worlds are now available to developers for building apps on hundreds of millions of Apple handhelds.

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The best AR and VR news from CES 2021

The Ghost Howls

It is something that I would wear on the streets , and this trend of smartglasses make me confident of a future where we will all leave with glasses on our face. The pandemic has hit also one of the most important technological expo of the year, the CES, that this year was held digitally.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.03.08): Microsoft launches Mesh, HTC and Pico tease new hardware, and more!

The Ghost Howls

It is very rough and limited, but the vocal chat, the use of the “monke” trend, and the original locomotion mechanic where you throw yourself with your arms make it a very fun game. Happy Women’s Day to all the women in XR !

The XR Week Peek (2020.09.28): The debate on Facebook continues, Microsoft acquires Zenimax, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Personally, I think that this trend that every country wants to keep its data inside its boundaries in understandable, but it risks also creating a collection of walled gardens, as it is happening with USA vs China). Happy Autumn everyone!