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Unity’s In-VR Game Editor Launches Tomorrow, This Is What It’s Like

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Tomorrow Unity plans to launch the first experimental build of EditorVR, a component of the Unity game engine which will let developers build games within virtual reality. Timoni West, Principal Designer at Unity Labs, has announced that EditorVR will launch tomorrow, December 15th.

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New Unity Tools Bring Interactivity and Real-time CGI to 360 Video, Now in Beta

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Natalie Grant, Senior Product Marketing Manager of VR/AR/Film at Unity , showcased an interactive 360 video today produced by VFX studio Mirada, built using Unity 2017 Beta (see the video heading this article).

Unity Technologies Raises $181 Million

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Google Brings Native ‘Tango’ AR Support to Unity

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Google has announced that its augmented reality platform Tango will be getting native integrated support for Unity later this year. Google’s Nathan Martz, Photo Courtesy Unity. of Unity.

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Valve Releases ‘The Lab’ Unity Renderer for Free

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Valve have released the Unity based renderer for its superb VR experience collection The Lab in an effort to encourage adoption of what it sees as optimal rendering techniques for VR experiences.

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Unity Reveals New VR Tools and Google Daydream Support

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During the first-day of the Unite 2016 conference in Los Angeles Tuesday, Unity Technologies unveiled a number of new updates and features to help support VR and AR creators around the world developing interactive 3D, VR and AR experiences. News EditorVR Google Daydream UniteLA Unity

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Starting Tomorrow You Can Make Unity Games From Within VR

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Unity was reluctant to put a final date on the launch of Editor VR when it was last shown at Unite 2016 in November, but we now know it will be with us very, very soon. Unity sees VR development going down this path in the future. Tagged with: Editor VR , unity , VR Development.

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Unity’s Awesome VR Editor Gets a Release Window in Fresh Look

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VR editors are set to change how developers make their games, and Unity just let us know when its take on the concept is coming. Experiences gaming Editor VR oculus rift oculus touch unity Unity VR Editor

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Unity CEO: VR Will Get Huge, But Devs Need to Survive and Avoid Hype Until it Does

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At VRLA 2017, Unity CEO and games industry vet John Riccitiello dumped a little cold water wisdom on the hype surrounding the red-hot VR industry. John Riccitiello is the CEO of Unity Technologies , one of the world’s leading game engines.

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Unity Planning To Release In-VR Authoring Tool Next Month

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We’ve seen Unity’s impressive in-VR authoring tool a few times throughout 2016, with no real clue of when it’s coming. Unity (@unity3d) November 1, 2016. West pressed a ‘Unity button’ to bring up a menu, which hovered above one controller.

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Unity 5.4 Officially Releases With Streamlined Multiplatform VR Support

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Scene Fusion Brings Multi-User Development To Unity’s Editor VR

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Back at GDC 2017 at the start of this month Unity gave us a brief update on Editor VR, its new platform for developing 3D content within headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Tagged with: Editor VR , KinematicSoup , Scene Fusion , unity.

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Watch: Latest Unity VR Editor Shown Off at Unite, Releasing in 2016

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During the opening keynote to their annual Unite conference yesterday, Unity announced that their in-development VR authoring tool EditorVR , which allows creators to step inside and work on their projects using virtual reality, is on its way within the next couple of months.

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Unity 5.5 Update Brings Microsoft Hololens Integration And More

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The Unity game engine is a versatile tool that developers, from beginners to those well-versed, utilize to fully realize their video game concepts. Such a move eases the process for developers, increasing efficiency by allowing them to do a larger amount of their augmented and mixed reality work within the Unity Editor. Unity confirmed to UploadVR that its Editor VR solution is still on track for release this year. You can find the Unity 5.5

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Unity Aims To Let Anyone Make Interactive Content While Inside VR

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Unity’s impressive demonstration of its Editor VR software was the highlight of yesterday’s Unite conference keynote. ” He stated that eventually users will be able to “assemble content through Unity pretty much without writing a line of code.”

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Exclusive: OTOY Is Bringing Lightfield Baking And More To Its Unity Integration

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The road to photorealistic VR is long, but OTOY is helping to shorten it with the integration of its technology into the free version of Unity. You could import a simple item from the Unity asset store, apply the renderer, and have it look strikingly realistic.

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Google Daydream SDK Launches Out of Beta, Adds Unity Integration

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In addition to the Unreal Engine Daydream integration which has been improving since its launch alongside the Daydream announcement, the promised Unity integration has finally arrived in the form of a ‘technical preview’ which developers can download today.

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Unity Adds Support For Google’s Daydream VR Platform

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On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Unity’s Head of VR & AR, Tony Parisi

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Unity’s Tony Parisi weighs in on how we might come to find it. Today we hear from Tony Parisi, Head of VR & AR at Unity. He is currently Head of VR and AR at Unity Technologies, where he oversees the company’s strategy for virtual and augmented reality.

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Developer’s Vision for ‘ModBox’ is a More “Fun and Intuitive” Creation Tool Than Unity

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The post Developer’s Vision for ‘ModBox’ is a More “Fun and Intuitive” Creation Tool Than Unity appeared first on UploadVR. Development gaming VR Industry News community dev game creation game development indie mod Modbox modding unity vr experience

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Google’s ARCore Gets Unity And Unreal Support

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World-building engines Unreal and Unity are both on board with support of Google’s new ARCore augmented reality toolkit. If you want to get started with Unity you need Unity version 2017.2 Then download and import the ARCore SDK for Unity.

59% of VR Developers Use Unity, But Devs Make More Money With Unreal

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Unity Technologies and Epic Games are in a grudge match for the hearts and minds of game developers. I interviewed both John Riccitiello, CEO of San Francisco-based Unity, and Tim Sweeney, CEO of Raleigh, N.C.-based Unity’s started out at the low end, enabling mobile devices to run better 2D and 3D graphics. Riccitiello said in a press event and in our interview that Unity-based games were installed more than 16 billion times in 2016, up 31 percent from 2015.

‘Tilt Brush’ Toolkit Turns Artists Into Animators With Unity Integration

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A Unity SDK has been added to the Github that will allow you to take your sketches into projects being developed with the engine. Now that Unity developers can use Tilt Brush creations with the standard editing modes, could we see Editor VR integration follow on?

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Unity Hires VRML Co-Creator Tony Parisi In Bid For VR Dominance

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Unity closed out its Unite 2016 Keynote in Los Angeles today with a huge focus on VR. “We want you to make all your VR and AR with Unity,” he said, promising renewed investment in the industry. Unity Engine VR Industry News tony parisi unity

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With 6,000 Downloads, Unity’s Editor VR Is Making VR Dev Accessible To All

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Unity launched its Editor VR service in an alpha form late last year, and the engine-maker appears to be pretty happy with the results so far. Editor VR is an in-VR section of the larger Unity engine that lets you edit virtual scenes in games and more. The Unity Labs team is developing an XR Foundation Toolkit to help #VR creators design, prototype & test experiences. Unity (@unity3d) February 28, 2017. Tagged with: Editor VR , unity , XRFT.

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GDC 2017: Google Daydream Support Coming To Unity On March 31st

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At GDC 2017, Unity held a keynote discussing their impact on the gaming industry, future updates to the engine, and much more. The Unity engine and titular company have been very accommodating when it comes to VR development, having added a feature that even allows developers to work within VR and provided the framework that makes it easier to develop for VR in general. Unity 5.6 Tagged with: 2017 , cardboard , GDC , Google Dardream , OpenXR , unity , Vulkan API.

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Start Working In VR and AR With These Unity and Udacity Degree Programs

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By participating in these two cutting-edge programs, students are educated on the fundamentals of designing and engineering captivating immersive experiences using the power of Unity on the Udacity online learning platform. .

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GDC 2017: New Unity Plugin Increases Streaming Capabilites

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Many companies are making waves across the gaming industry at GDC this week and Unity has certainly contributed to a few headlines. A new announcement related to the game engine isn’t directly pointed at VR, but it certainly will affect VR streamers as a new plugin has been announced that will increase the power of streaming within Unity-developed games. Tagged with: Developers , development , gaming , streaming , unity.

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Unity Rolls Out Major Update With NVIDIA VRWorks Support

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Unity rolled out a major update to its development platform bringing with it a number of improvements across the board. update to the Unity toolset includes highly touted features like a timeline for producing cinematic content and trailers, while also adding NVIDIA VRWorks to render VR more efficiently on recent NVIDIA graphics cards (at least GeForce 9 series or higher).

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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.

Unity Is Creating VR Ads For A New Film In The Saw Horror Franchise

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Today, we’ve learned that Lionsgate is embracing that concept by partnering with Unity to promote a new entry in the Saw horror franchise. The Jigsaw VR ad experience, releasing before the film, will be in the form of a “Virtual Room” which is a new tool Unity wants to use to showcase VR’s growing potential for advertising. Advertising Experiences Unity Engine Lionsgate Studios saw

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Watch The Latest From Unity At Unite Austin

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It’s about time for another one of Unity’s many, lengthy press conferences, this time coming from Austin, Texas. The next Unite showing kicks off today, and we’re expecting plenty of updates from John Riccitiello and co at the show. You can watch it below at 4pm PT/7pm ET.

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Unity CEO Predicts Progress But Not ‘Explosive Growth’ For VR in 2017

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As CEO of Unity Technologies, John Riccitiello leads one of the most important companies in VR’s future, but he doesn’t expect the industry to see “explosive growth” next year. ” Despite the long-term prediction for mass VR adoption, Unity is making big moves in the industry already. Going forward, Unity has ambitions to let people make entire games within the system. Tagged with: John Riccitiello , mainstream , Unity Engine , VR sales.

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WorldViz Laughs Off Room-Scale VR, Introduces ‘Warehouse-Scale’ for Unreal & Unity

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That’s what WorldViz is asking today as it introduces Unity and Unreal Engine support for its self-labelled ‘Warehouse-Scale’ VR technology. hardware PPT system Unity 5. Room-Scale tracking is currently the pinnacle of immersive VR, but why stop at your living room?

Unity Gets $400 Million Investment From Silver Lake

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Unity Technologies’ Unity Engine is playing an increasingly important role in the VR industry, and new funds announced today should help it grow further still. Unity Technologies is getting $400 million from private equity firm Silver Lake. “The second act that I think attracts a lot of investors and investor interest is the fact that we have about 70 percent of AR and VR content built on Unity,” Riccitiello said.

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Silver Lake Invests $400 Million in Unity

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Private equity firm Silver Lake has agreed to a $400 million investment in Unity Technologies, said John Riccitiello, chief executive officer of the gaming software maker. Other of Unity’s earlier investors include China Investment Corporation, FreeS Fund, Thrive Capital, WestSummit Capital, serial entrepreneur Max Levchin, and Sequoia Capital, which remains its largest shareholder. Games and apps developed using Unity reach 2.4

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Superhot VR Wins Best Game At Unity Vision Summit 2017

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Today is Unity’s Vision Summit in Los Angeles. The event is a chance for the 3D visuals company to focus on its support for the VR/AR industry and encourage creators to develop using its tools.

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Unity CEO: VR Price Problems Will ‘Solve Themselves’ In 2018/19

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The head of Unity says that problem will solve itself very soon. Speaking to TechCrunch , Unity CEO John Riccitiello looked towards the future of VR, referencing the tech’s “slow start” with consumers. The biggest app in history was Niantic’s Pokémon GO, powered by Unity. We might have seen big price drops on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive recently, and Microsoft’s new headsets are the cheapest yet, but VR remains an expensive proposition.

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