Unity’s Incredible Mixed Reality Demo is Coming to Quest in 2022

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Earlier this year the Unity Labs team shared an incredible proof-of-concept mixed reality demo that shows the power of blending the real and virtual worlds together. ” This week Provencher affirmed that Unity Slices: Table will be released as a demo on Oculus Quest for anyone to try.

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NVIDIA announces Unity connector for Omniverse at GTC 2022

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A few weeks ago, while reading the news about SIGGRAPH, I saw NVIDIA teasing the release of the Omniverse connector for Unity , and as a Unity developer, I found it intriguing. Unity connector for Omniverse. How to use Unity with Omniverse. USD and Unity.

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Rec Room’s New Unity-powered Creation Suite Brings Industry Standard Tools to Social VR Platform

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Social VR platform Rec Room announced it’s released a new creation suite that allows you to publish content directly to the Rec Room platform from inside Unity, essentially letting its users create content using a host of industry standard tools. Unity Terrain Editor.

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How to make SteamVR input work with Unity XR Interaction Toolkit in Unity

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It is a short guide to implement some sort of compatibility between the SteamVR Unity plugin and the Unity XR Interaction Toolkit , that under the new XR Plugin Management in Unity are not working very well together. I personally used Unity 2019.4 Hello everyone!

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How to build and run OpenXR applications in Unity

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After a long time with my lovely Unity 2019.4 LTS, I have decided it was time to switch to something new, not to miss the new features that Unity has implemented these years. I have so started using Unity 2021.3 Let’s see how to build a Unity 2021 application with OpenXR.

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How to implement Oculus Mixed Reality Capture in Unity

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Oculus MRC in Unity – Video Tutorial. I have made for you a video tutorial where I explain everything I learned about Oculus Mixed Reality Capture in Unity, including the complicated problems with XR Interaction Toolkit, URP, and object transparency.

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VR Studio Releases Free Unity Development Framework for Building Rich VR Interactions

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Veteran enterprise VR studio VRMADA has released a public version of its VR toolset for quickly building immersive interactions for VR within Unity. But VRMADA wants to make it easier and to that end has released UltimateXR , a development framework to build rich VR interactions in Unity.

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Mozilla Updates the Unity WebXR Exporter to Run VR Apps in the Browser

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While the tools for building WebXR apps are designed to be familiar to web developers, many VR developers use game engine tools like Unity to build their apps. The company says that the Unity WebXR Exporter supports Unity 2018.4 (LTS) LTS) and all versions of Unity 2019.

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Unity’s Latest Trends Report Declares 2020 Will Be A Breakthrough Year For VR And AR


Timoni West, Director of XR Research Unity Labs says UX designers will have to adjust in order to meet the demand for these new kinds of experiences. Image Credit: WCCFTech, Unity, VR Visions Inc.

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Microsoft Partners With Unity On HoloLens 2 Development Edition


The developer-focused release includes $500 in free Azure credits, 3-month free trials of Unity Pro. Following the announcement of the Microsoft HoloLens 2, Unity has revealed a new partnership with the US-based multinational technology company to release a developer-focused version of the upcoming mixed reality headset. The addition of Unity Pro and the PiXYZ Plugin makes it easy to import 3D design data in minutes rather than hours.”. Unity Unity Pro

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How to easily make a cross-platform VR application in Unity for Oculus, Wave, and SteamVR

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” Given my recent experience with Unity developing, I could give myself only a clear answer: “NO” With nowadays Unity tools, it is much easier to make cross-platform content, and with OpenXR this will be even better. Create a Unity project.

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AWE 2022: Unity CEO talks about his vision of the metaverse

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With the show floor still closed, the highlight of the day has been the speech by Unity CEO John Riccitiello that spoke about the metaverse , telling us what he thinks it is and how he thinks it can evolve. The Unity CEO talks about the metaverse.

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Oculus Unity Plugin Adds Experimental OpenXR Support & Latency-reducing Tech for Quest

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The latest version of the Oculus Integration for Unity, v23, adds experimental OpenXR support for Quest and Quest 2 application development. OpenXR Support for Oculus Unity Integration. Phase Sync Latency Reduction in Unity and Unreal Engine.

Unity Is Expanding To Deliver VR And AR Beyond Gaming

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‘The Unity Cube’ is the Worst Quest Game on Oculus App Lab—on Purpose

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The Unity Cube is an experiment from developer Tony “SkarredGhost” Vitillo to test the limits of what Oculus will allow into the App Lab program. As the name implies, the app is simply a blank Unity environment with a grey cube—that you can’t even interact with.

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How to get started with WebXR in Unity

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WebXR is a technology with enormous potential, but at the moment it offers far worse tools to develop for it than standalone VR , where we all use Unity and Unreal Engine. As a Unity developer, I think that it is a very important enabling solution. I downloaded Unity 2019.3.11

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How to remove unwanted Unity audio permissions to submit to App Lab

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For sure you remember that together with my tutorial on how to develop and submit an application for App Lab , I have actually submitted to App Lab my majestic “The Unity Cube App” , an application with just a cube and some avatar hands (Yes, I’m a troll).

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How to build your passthrough AR app for Oculus Quest in Unity

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So let me show you how you can develop an AR app for Oculus Quest 2 using Oculus Passthrough APIs in Unity. In this tutorial, you are going to replicate the fantastic The Unity Cube experience, this time in AR! Open Unity (I’m still on Unity 2019.4

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Spatial Beats: Niantic, Unity & Qualcomm

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This week, we look at Niantic's Lightship rollout, Unity's big Weta purchase and Qualcomm's new platform play. The post Spatial Beats: Niantic, Unity & Qualcomm appeared first on AR Insider.

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How to get started with nReal glasses development in Unity

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In this article, you may find the answers to all the above questions : I will guide you in developing a little Unity experience for the nReal glasses (the typical grey cube!), How to get started with nReal development (and emulator) in Unity (Video tutorial). It’s a lot of topics: all you need to know to get started with nReal development in Unity … and you can find them in only one video, that you can watch here below! Unity. Finishing configuring Unity.

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Unity Technologies Raises $181 Million

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Oculus Makes Improvements to Iteration Time for Unity Quest Developers

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Oculus has introduced three changes to significantly speed up the iteration process for developers building Quest applications with Unity. The company has introduced three improvements for the Quest Unity integration which can drastically reduce iteration time.

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Your Definitive Guide To Oculus & Unity’s All-In-One VR Development Course


Learn the ins-and-outs of Unity development and have your project reviewed by Oculus experts. From the initial prototyping stages to testing and final submissions, students will be guided through every stage of VR development for Oculus Rift/Rift S and Oculus Quest headsets on the Unity platform. The roughly 20-hour course is broken down into 11 individual lessons, each taught by expert developers from both Unity and Oculus. Image Credit: Oculus, Unity.

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Unity ‘Accelerating efforts’ on OpenXR Support, Preview Expected by End of Year

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Unity has long been a public supporter of OpenXR—an industry standard designed to streamline VR development by making it easier for apps to support a wide range of headsets—but the company has yet to deploy support for the standard. Technical Product Manager of AR/VR at Unity.

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Unity Adds Support For Google’s Daydream VR Platform

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Unity just made a blockbuster purchase with massive metaverse implications

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Unity will acquire Weta Digital, the VFX company behind Avatar, Lord of the Rings, and more in a $1.625 billion deal. Gaming News Facebook Meta Metaverse Peter Jackson unity

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Unity Reveals New VR Tools and Google Daydream Support


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. Aside from new tools and features to provide enhanced graphics and performance, Unity stepped in to preview a completely new video player that will make it easier to import and play 4k video and seamlessly-rendered 360 VR videos.

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How To MAKE A VR Game: Newbie's guide to Digital Fact & Unity XR Plugin


A beginner’s guidebook to Unity’s XR Plugin and how to start off that VR … supply. Videos augmented reality tutorial game dev gamedev how to make a virtual reality game how to make a vr game how to make a vr game in unity Justin P Barnett unity 2020.1

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2022 Circuit Stream Unity Developer Bootcamp


The Unity Developer Bootcamp will run from October 11, 2022, to April 8, 2023. Why the Unity Developer Bootcamp Is Being Launched. See Also: XR Technology for Industry According to Unity’s Andre Gauthier. Hence, the need for the Circuit Stream Unity Developer Bootcamp.

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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. EditorVR (which the company calls EVR for short) provides a robust virtual reality interface for Unity that’s said to support both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

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Unity and Volvo Open Source Digital Models of Car Designs


Unity has long been in the frontline of companies leading the democratization of 3D assets and tools, including for XR applications. However, when Volvo wanted to make their 3D models and emulators more accessible, they reached out to Unity to help them do it. Why Unity?

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Reality Bytes: Instagram, Adobe & Unity

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What are the biggest insights and observations in immersive tech & media this week? Welcome to Reality Bytes, featuring lightning-round video commentary from AR Insider partner, M7 Innovations. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Commentary Reality Bytes

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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. During Unity’s Vision AR/VR Summit opening keynote, Google’s PM for Developer Platforms Nathan Martz took to the stage to announce that, the company’s AR focused platform Tango will join its VR counterpart Daydream in receiving official, native integration in the Unity game engine. of Unity.

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ArcGIS Maps for Unity: Unlocking New Capabilities for Immersive Experiences in Various Industries


This is what the collaboration between Esri and Unity brings to the world. The launch of ArcGIS Maps SDK for Unity version 1.0 ArcGIS Maps SDK for Unity enables developers to integrate ArcGIS directly into the Unity platform. With ArcGIS Maps SDK for Unity version 1.0,

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Oculus & Unity Release Free VR Development Course with 20 Hours of Content

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Then you may be interested in Oculus and Unity’s new intermediate level VR game development course, which is not only free, but can get you some valuable feedback from Oculus on your creation. Broken down into 11 units and estimated to take more than 20 hours to complete, you’ll learn from a dozen Oculus and Unity experts covering basic topics such as how to prototype and plan a VR experience, VR ergonomics, spatial audio, VR user experience (UX) design, and app optimization.

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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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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 says that compelling interactive content using standard 360 video should be possible using these simple techniques, and it is already available to try in the Unity 2017 beta.