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The Phi Centre + Future of Storytelling Present: The New Storytellers III
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The Phi Centre + Future of Storytelling Present: The New Storytellers III

This Wednesday, December 6, in collaboration with New York’s Future of StoryTelling, the Phi Centre — a key player in the world of Virtual Reality around the globe — invites storytelling artists, professionals, and amateurs to reflect on this fascinating question for The New Storytellers III, presented alongside Phi Centre’s Lucid Realities exhibition. The day…

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…

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…

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…