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Windows Mixed Reality Headsets are going to Outsell Oculus Rift + HTC Vive
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Windows Mixed Reality Headsets are going to Outsell Oculus Rift + HTC Vive

I’m half-half when it comes to predictions, as I’m aware that major research companies base these predictions on a healthy mix of data & gut feeling, although that gut feeling is usually based on tangible and applicable experience in the subject. However when the folks at SuperData publish a study and/or make statements, I tend…

Leonardo DiCaprio becomes Investor and Advisor for Virtual Reality Company MindMaze
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Leonardo DiCaprio becomes Investor and Advisor for Virtual Reality Company MindMaze

There are many working in the Virtual Reality Industry wondering whether or not this “thing of ours” will ever “go mainstream”… Well, according to a report from Fortune Magazine, the industry just got a little positive push from none other than Oscar-winning actor and Environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio. The reports states that Leo is joining MindMaze, a…

LEAKED: New Google Daydream View, Google Pixelbook, Google Home Mini, more
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LEAKED: New Google Daydream View, Google Pixelbook, Google Home Mini, more

So Much Google News lately!!! As reported late last week, Google revealed plans to unveil new Pixel smartphones at an October 4th event. The video above, courtesy of Business Insider, shows everything we know about the phones so far. But the new Google Pixel 2 & Google Pixel XL 2 may not be the only thing unveiled at…

VIDEO: Google to Announce New Pixel Lineup Oct 4
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VIDEO: Google to Announce New Pixel Lineup Oct 4

Google will unveil the Google Pixel 2 this next October 4th, exactly a year after announcing the original model. The tech powerhouse released a simple, yet masterfully crafted video with a list of questions that people have asked en masse on the popular search engine, hinting at potential areas its next generation smartphones will focus on. They…

VR & AR Programs Being Developed to Help People Suffering from Asperger’s
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VR & AR Programs Being Developed to Help People Suffering from Asperger’s

A team of doctoral candidates and a University of Houston professor are developing various augmented reality and virtual reality programs, which include programs designed to help people with Asperger’s identify emotions. The programs are being developed primarily for the Microsoft HoloLens, an augmented reality headset that places holograms and information over the physical world, said…

Cappasity Introduces ARToken – Decentralized AR/VR Ecosystem for Content Exchange
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Cappasity Introduces ARToken – Decentralized AR/VR Ecosystem for Content Exchange

Now THIS is Interesting. We here at the 360VR Community have always believed that technologies such as VR/AR/AI/Blockchain, and even IoT, are destined to be interlinked. Well, it seems the Future is NOW. Also, before we go on, if you are not 100% sure on what Blockchain is and how it works, watch the quick…

The First Masters Degree In VR/AR launched in Russia – Game Dev Market Booming
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The First Masters Degree In VR/AR launched in Russia – Game Dev Market Booming

Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) and the leadership project of Cyber Russia Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) have agreed to launch the Game Development & VR Master’s Program in six study areas from September 1, 2017. Students will learn how to develop and implement promising types of software based on virtual and augmented reality technologies. “By 2020,…

Force Friday II has arrived – Unlock Star Wars Characters through the AR Experience
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Force Friday II has arrived – Unlock Star Wars Characters through the AR Experience

Walt Disney Co will send “Star Wars” characters into the realm of augmented reality this weekend to draw fans into stores as they release new merchandise tied to upcoming movie the “The Last Jedi”, the company said in a statement on Thursday. Following the global phenomenon of Force Friday in 2015, Disney and Lucasfilm today announced…

VIDEO: How the latest Depth-sensing tech from Qualcomm challenges Apple
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VIDEO: How the latest Depth-sensing tech from Qualcomm challenges Apple

Qualcomm Technologies unveiled a new image signal processor (ISP) and line of camera modules that promises to accelerate depth sensing in Android smartphones, XR headsets, and more. Depth sensing isn’t new to smartphones and tablets, first seeing significant use in Google’s Project Tango and Intel’s RealSense Technology. Tango used a laser-based implementation that measures roundtrip times…

LG Officially Unveils V30 – Daydream View + AR Ready
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LG Officially Unveils V30 – Daydream View + AR Ready

The LG V30 was finally announced today, and it is chock-full of features that will excite the 360VR & AR Communities. One of its standout features is the big 6-inch P-OLED display with Quad HD+ resolution. Thanks to the low refresh rate OLED displays typically have, the V30 is actually Daydream-ready, making it the first LG device to support…