8 Cool AR Apps to Try Now That Apple iOS 11 is Here

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8 Cool AR Apps to Try Now That Apple iOS 11 is Here
Apple’s newest iteration of the iOS mobile operating system is here, and with it comes the ability to turn your iOS 11 compatible device into an honest-to-goodness augmented reality viewer. Thanks to a few months of lead time with Apple’s developer tool ARKit, the App Store already has plenty of useful apps and interesting games boasting AR […]
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HTC Partners to Stream VR Games to Vive in China, Cutting VR-Ready PCs Out of the Equation

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HTC Partners to Stream VR Games to Vive in China, Cutting VR-Ready PCs Out of the Equation
Oculus and HTC have already reduced the prices of their respective headsets, with the Oculus Rift now selling for $500 and HTC Vive for $600. While graphically-capable PCs are cheaper than ever thanks to new GPUs and software optimizations, you still need to pony up the cash for a min-spec system ($699 for an OEM-built machine). HTC […]
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2013-era Crowdfunded VR Puzzle-Adventure ‘XING: The Land Beyond’ Finally Launches Today

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2013-era Crowdfunded VR Puzzle-Adventure ‘XING: The Land Beyond’ Finally Launches Today
XING: The Land Beyond (2017), a puzzle-adventure from White Lotus Interactive, is set to ship today—a good 4 years after they initially launched their Kickstarter and successfully stretch-goaled their way to include Oculus Rift support. Of course, back then the team was targeting the Oculus Rift DK1, and with only $30K at their disposal, the lengthy development period must […]
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VRChat Raises $4 Million Round Led By HTC

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VRChat Raises $4 Million Round Led By HTC
Startup VRChat just raised a $4 million Series A round of funding led by HTC. The money for the social VR startup comes in the wake of AltspaceVR running out of cash and the earlier closure of Convrge, though Altspace has found a lifeline of sorts. There’s still High Fidelity running strong and Linden Lab […]
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After Successful Pilot Testing Ford Is Expanding Its HoloLens Program

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After Successful Pilot Testing Ford Is Expanding Its HoloLens Program
Over the past year car maker Ford has been one of a handful of companies to try out Microsoft’s HoloLens headset through pilot testing in the company’s design center. This week, the company is announcing that it’s expanding its testing after positive early results. You can get a sense for what this expansion means in […]
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Google Buying HTC’s Pixel Team for $1.1 Billion

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Google Buying HTC’s Pixel Team for $1.1 Billion
HTC retains brand but lets part of their smartphone business go. Google has announced a $1.1 billion cooperation agreement under which certain HTC employees – many of whom are already working with Google to develop Pixel smartphones – will join Google. Leading into today’s news, shares of HTC were halted on the Taiwan Stock Exchange […]
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Galaxy Note 8 Screen Protector,Nakeey Note 8 Tempered Glass,Samsung Note 8 [Bubble-Free][Anti-Scratch][3D Curved Edge]9H Hardness Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Galaxy Note 8 Screen Protector,Nakeey Note 8 Tempered Glass,Samsung Note 8 [Bubble-Free][Anti-Scratch][3D Curved Edge]9H Hardness Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy Note 8
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iPhone 6S Screen Protector, Maxboost Tempered Glass Screen Protector For iPhone 6 6S [3D Touch Compatible] 0.2mm Screen Protection Case Fit 99% Touch Accurate- Clear

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iPhone 6S Screen Protector, Maxboost Tempered Glass Screen Protector For iPhone 6 6S [3D Touch Compatible] 0.2mm Screen Protection Case Fit 99% Touch Accurate- Clear
[Compatible with iPhone 6S (2015) and iPhone 6 (2014) 4.7 Inch and Support 3D Touch] Slimmest Profile, Perfect Protection World’s thinnest 0.2mm tempered glass screen protector for iPhone 6/6S (4.7 inch). Featuring maximum protection from high-impact drops, scratches, scrapes, and bumps. Fully supports the 3D touch features on iPhone 6S. Design for iPhone 6S and […]
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AR Startup Mira Raises $1 Million, Starts Shipping Dev Kits

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AR Startup Mira Raises $1 Million, Starts Shipping Dev Kits
Mira’s Prism headset is a lot like Google Cardboard but for augmented reality, and investors at Greylock Partners think that’s a cool enough idea they led a $1 million funding round in the startup. The funding “will be used to provide more resources to the burgeoning developer community” while helping with “Mira’s content partnership initiatives,” […]
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HTC Getting $1.1 Billion Injection From Google To Aid VR And Phone Business

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HTC Getting $1.1 Billion Injection From Google To Aid VR And Phone Business
Google is taking a team from HTC that developed the Pixel smartphone, and getting access to HTC intellectual property, in exchange for $1.1 billion. The money could help HTC push its VR efforts into next steps, which likely includes a future generation of its HTC Vive PC-powered VR system as well as a coming standalone […]
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Preview: ‘The Gallery: Heart of the Emberstone’

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Preview: ‘The Gallery: Heart of the Emberstone’
The sequel to Cloudhead Games’ early room-scale VR hit, The Gallery: Episode 1 – Call of the Starseed (2016), is nearly here. We got our hands on a limited preview of the soon-to-release Heart of the Emberstone, and if the little we played accurately represents the fit and finish of the final product, we’re in for quite a treat. […]
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Behind the Scenes of Felix & Paul’s Emmy-winning White House VR Documentary

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Behind the Scenes of Felix & Paul’s Emmy-winning White House VR Documentary
The White House VR documentary People’s House by Felix & Paul Studios won a Emmy for the outstanding original interactive, and I had a chance to talk with Paul Raphael of Felix & Paul Studios about the challenges of producing a high-profile piece. LISTEN TO THE VOICES OF VR PODCAST http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/d1icj85yqthyoq.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Voices-of-VR-577-Paul-Raphael.mp3 Initially they didn’t know […]
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HTC Halts Stock Trading as Rumors of Sale Swirl

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HTC Halts Stock Trading as Rumors of Sale Swirl
According to the Taiwan Stock Exchange, HTC will halt trading of its stock as of September 21st, pending an unknown announcement from the company, reports Bloomberg. The move seems to lend weight to recent reports that the company is getting ready to sell off some or all of its business. Following several years of financial […]
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YouTuber Brings VR To Commodore 64

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YouTuber Brings VR To Commodore 64
The VR64 retro virtual reality headset is as cool as it is totally unnecessary. Remember the Commodore 64 home computer? No? That makes sense. After all, the revolutionary device was released all the way back in 1982, a year some of you younger folks probably consider the stone age. However for many veteran gamers the […]
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Houzz Launches Enhanced ARKit App to Let You Live Your Dream Home

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Houzz Launches Enhanced ARKit App to Let You Live Your Dream Home
Why not see what your living room looks like with that couch before you buy it? After months of viral videos and buzz surrounding ARKit, Apple’s Augmented Reality software solution announced in June, the official release of iOS 11 has brought with it a host of new AR apps and games. Among them is an AR overhaul […]
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2x Passive 3D Movie & Tv Glasses – Unisex – High Quality – Black / Orange and White / Turquoise – For Reald Cinema Use and Passive 3D Tvs Such As Lg “Cinema 3d” and Philips “Easy 3d”- Circularly Polarized – With Microfiber Cloth and Pouch

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2x Passive 3D Movie & Tv Glasses – Unisex – High Quality – Black / Orange and White / Turquoise – For Reald Cinema Use and Passive 3D Tvs Such As Lg “Cinema 3d” and Philips “Easy 3d”- Circularly Polarized – With Microfiber Cloth and Pouch
3D Glasses for TV and Cinema – suitable for him and her These high quality 3D glasses are the perfect addition to your passive 3D TV or 3D cinema visit. They impress with their combination of elegance and sportiness, and are comfortable to wear. The somewhat wider frame counteracts the scattered light which can cause […]
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ARise Is An AR Puzzle-Platformer For ARKit

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ARise Is An AR Puzzle-Platformer For ARKit
Unlike VR, AR’s rise in relevance hasn’t largely been fuelled by gaming (save for the enormous success of Pokemon Go). That’s why we’re so interested to see the first games for Apple’s new ARKit. Arise is one of those games. This is the latest project from Climax Studios, the developer of VR games like Lola […]
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‘Driver4VR’ Emulates Vive Trackers With Kinect for Cheap VR Body Tracking

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‘Driver4VR’ Emulates Vive Trackers With Kinect for Cheap VR Body Tracking
A new SteamVR mod from the developer behind WalkinVR now allows body tracking by emulating Vive Trackers via Kinect’s motion sensing data, enabling an inexpensive solution for full body motion tracking in VR. The driver, available at the official Driver4VR site, works for both Rift and Vive when running SteamVR; this could be particularly interesting for […]
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Aobiny Glasses Cardboard Quality VR 3D Virtual Reality Glasses for Google

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Aobiny Glasses Cardboard Quality VR 3D Virtual Reality Glasses for Google
▶ Features: ▶ ▶ 100% Brand new and high quality. ▶ ▶ Compatible With 4-6 Inch Screen CellPhone. ▶ ▶ DIY Virtual Reality 3D Glasse. ▶ ▶ Material:Cardboard + Resin Lens. ▶ ▶ Compatible FOR iPhone, Google,Nexus 6 & Samsung Mobile Phones &Other Brand Phones With 4-6 Inches Screen ▶ ▶ Product installation dimensions:13CM(Long)*8CM(Width)*9CM(High)/5.1″*3.2″*3.6″ ▶ […]
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Is Body Image from Perception or Attitude? – Studying Anorexia with VR Self-avatars

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Is Body Image from Perception or Attitude? – Studying Anorexia with VR Self-avatars
Do patients with anorexia nervosa suffer from body image distortion due to how they perceive their body or is it due to attitudinal beliefs? Betty Mohler has been using VR technologies to study whether body representation is more perceptual or conceptual. LISTEN TO THE VOICES OF VR PODCAST https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/d1icj85yqthyoq.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Voices-of-VR-576-Betty-Mohler.mp3 Mohler captured a 3D body scan of […]
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Enthusiast Hacks Together Headset & 3D Game for the 34 Year Old Commodore 64

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Enthusiast Hacks Together Headset & 3D Game for the 34 Year Old Commodore 64
The Commodore 64—a renowned 8-bit home computer system that debuted in 1983—may be approaching antique status at 34 years old, but one enthusiast has seen fit to make sure it doesn’t get left out of the VR craze. An enthusiast going by the alias ’64jim64′ has hacked together an impressive project for the beloved personal […]
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Shadow Of The Colossus And Other PlayStation Soundtracks Come To PSVR

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Shadow Of The Colossus And Other PlayStation Soundtracks Come To PSVR
Sony is exploring new ways to let you enjoy some of your favorite original scores to iconic PlayStation games in VR. At its 2017 Tokyo Game Show press conference today the company revealed a new app that will let you enjoy music from games like The Last Guardian, Shadow of the Colossus, Ico and Gravity […]
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Microsoft Schedules VR Event For Early October

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Microsoft Schedules VR Event For Early October
It looks like we’ll be finding out a lot more about Microsoft’s plans for VR and more in a few weeks’ time. The company this week announced that it will be holding a ‘Mixed Reality event’ on October 3rd. Mixed reality is Microsoft’s broad term encompassing everything from its HoloLens augmented reality device to the […]
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Augmented Reality Big At On The Lot Conference This October

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Augmented Reality Big At On The Lot Conference This October
The VR Society has announced details for this year’s On The Lot conference, which will now include an all-new augmented reality track to discuss the latest on Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore. “We have long wanted to showcase AR professionals and their new technologies. On The Lot allows us to bring them together with our […]
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Shinecon VR Headset Virtual Reality 3D Glasses 3D Viewing Glasses with Pupil Focal Distance Adjustable Suitable for Google/iPhone/Samsung Note/LG/Huawei/HTC/Moto Screen (VR SHINECON 4.0)

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Shinecon VR Headset Virtual Reality 3D Glasses 3D Viewing Glasses with Pupil Focal Distance Adjustable Suitable for Google/iPhone/Samsung Note/LG/Huawei/HTC/Moto Screen (VR SHINECON 4.0)
This is a new arrival 3D VR Helmet, which supports many smartphone models with Android and iOS system. Put your phone into this VR Shinecon, you can enjoy the super big screen effect 3D videos, no need to go to cinema; you can also play 3D games with it, which enables great immersion experience. User […]
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How VR Can Help Solve Dementia

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How VR Can Help Solve Dementia
How VR is helping us spot, research, treat, and raise awareness for dementia. Anyone who has suffered from dementia, or knows someone who has, knows that is a cruel, tough syndrome to battle. 5.5 million people in the United States alone suffer from dementia, which is marked by chronic degeneration of cognitive functions such as […]
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VR Headset,TEKPLUS Virtual Reality Headset 3D VR Goggles Glasses,Compatible with 4.0 inch – 6.0 inch IOS Android Smartphones for 3D Movies Video and Games

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VR Headset,TEKPLUS Virtual Reality Headset 3D VR Goggles Glasses,Compatible with 4.0 inch – 6.0 inch IOS Android Smartphones for 3D Movies Video and Games
Your IMAX Private Theater!!! TEKPLUS 3D VR Glasses is most popular and absolutely reliable. Fully suitable with most 3D videos movies and games, with large viewing angle 102 degree, providing an immersive 3D virtual reality effect, compatible with almost all smartphones. Adopted imported of optical materials, laser cutting, repeated nine times polishing robot,focal length and […]
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Crytek Adds HTC Vive & Oculus Touch Support to ‘Robinson: The Journey’

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Crytek Adds HTC Vive & Oculus Touch Support to ‘Robinson: The Journey’
Originally launched in November last year as a PSVR exclusive, Crytek’s Robinson: The Journey (2016) made its way early this year to Oculus Rift via Oculus Home and also eventually Steam too. Critically missing however was official support for HTC Vive and any support for motion controllers. Now, Crytek has finally launched an update on Steam which includes official support for HTC Vive, […]
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Apple iOS 11 Rolls Out Today, Augmented Reality Apps Now Showing Up on App Store

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Apple iOS 11 Rolls Out Today, Augmented Reality Apps Now Showing Up on App Store
Apple is rolling out iOS 11 today, its mobile operating system that’s compatible with “hundreds of millions of devices” including iPhones going back to the iPhone 5s, and a variety of recent iPads. If your device is able to update (check here), that means you may be getting a number of features like an optimized […]
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Sony is Bringing PS2 Classics ‘Gungrave’ & ‘Zone of the Enders’ to PSVR, Teaser Trailers Here

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Sony is Bringing PS2 Classics ‘Gungrave’ & ‘Zone of the Enders’ to PSVR, Teaser Trailers Here
Tokyo Game Show (TGS) is upon us, and Sony has today shown off some a few brand new teaser trailers at its PlayStation keynote. Among them were two PS2-era franchises getting new life on PlayStation VR: Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner and Gungrave. Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner Konami’s Zone of the Enders: The […]
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