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VIDEO: Introducing ARCore – Google’s Answer to Apple’s ARKit
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VIDEO: Introducing ARCore – Google’s Answer to Apple’s ARKit

Earlier this year, Apple created a Tsunami with its release of its Augmented Reality toolkit, the ARKit. Those of us who thought Google‘S AR Division was still lagging far behind with dreams of Tango were happily surprised when Fast Company first reported the news of this launch a few hours ago! Google’s Augmented Reality division…

Google VP of VR Clay Bavor Talks VR/AR/MR on RECODE’s Too Embarrassed to Ask – Podcast + Full Transcript
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Google VP of VR Clay Bavor Talks VR/AR/MR on RECODE’s Too Embarrassed to Ask – Podcast + Full Transcript

Recode’s Too Embarassed To Ask is one of my Favorite podcasts, as it makes Technology easy to understand to those who are not as Technology inclined as we are, which is such an important thing for Technology itself: to be understood. Google VR boss Clay Bavor talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode of The…

VIDEO: Lucasfilm Will Premiere New Virtual Reality Technology at NYFF
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VIDEO: Lucasfilm Will Premiere New Virtual Reality Technology at NYFF

Just over a month ago, we reported on how Lucasfilm’s ILMxLab had harnessed the power of Virtual Reality to create its Oscar-Nominated camera work behind the space battle above Scarif in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The video above shows a glimpse of the technique used, while the interview below provides a more in-depth explanation….

VIDEO: FaceDisplay… Not sure this is what they meant by Social VR…
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VIDEO: FaceDisplay… Not sure this is what they meant by Social VR…

The product description sounded good on paper, although the product’s name should have warned us: “FaceDisplay: Enabling Multi-User Interaction for Mobile Virtual Reality”. Then, we saw the product introductory video. My reaction was… Well let’s just say that Ace Ventura said it best: “Aaaaaallllllrighty then…” Taken from the white paper: We present FaceDisplay, a multi-display mobile…

This Virtual Reality Test Could Diagnose Early Onset Alzheimer’s for 18-30yr Olds
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This Virtual Reality Test Could Diagnose Early Onset Alzheimer’s for 18-30yr Olds

Researchers at the University of Bonn in Germany, considered one of Europe’s most important institutes of higher education, have been working on using technology, such as Virtual Reality, for help them find a cure for one of our planet’s most devastating diseases: Alzheimer’s. They started using VR back in 2015, developing a test that could be…

YouTube Reviewer Marques Brownlee Gets Hands On with RED Hydrogen Prototype Smartphone!
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YouTube Reviewer Marques Brownlee Gets Hands On with RED Hydrogen Prototype Smartphone!

Alright people… For those of you living under a rock, a little something about RED, and why this is important for the 360VR & AR Communities: the odds are that your favorite blockbuster Hollywood Movies, Netflix Shows, Oscar/Emmy-Award nominated/winning flick/series has been shot using RED cameras. Basically, it is the go-to camera company for Cinematic results….

Jon Goldman raises $15.6 million fund for Greycroft to Invest in VR, AR, and esports
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Jon Goldman raises $15.6 million fund for Greycroft to Invest in VR, AR, and esports

Who said there was no money to be made in VR, again? Venture Beat Reports that Los Angeles based Greycroft Venture Partner Jon Goldman has raised a fund of $15.6 Million in order to continue to invest in the VR/AR/esports. Although Goldman only recently secured this fund, he has already made 20 investments in since early…

VIDEOS: Avegant Lightfield Tech – what Mixed Reality has been Waiting for?
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VIDEOS: Avegant Lightfield Tech – what Mixed Reality has been Waiting for?

Video above Courtesy of The Verge, posted today on their Facebook Page – Make sure to Like & Follow The Verge, we at 360VR Community absolutely LOVE them! Avegant Light Field Technology is a new mixed reality platform that enables the visualisation of objects at multiple focal planes. It delivers ultra-high quality, detailed virtual objects…

Interview with Element AI CEO JF Gagné – How Does Ai Impact VR? 🤔
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Interview with Element AI CEO JF Gagné – How Does Ai Impact VR? 🤔

Unless you have been living under a rock, you may have noticed in the news that there is an infatuation with the city of Montréal, Canada, when it comes to all things concerning Artificial Intelligence. Super Giants Google & Microsoft have installed AI Labs in the quaint North American city that feels like half-Brooklyn, half-Paris….