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The real world simply isn’t enough. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are beginning to grow throughout businesses and advertising. That’s why Packt Hub provides the latest news around AR and VR. Mobile Virtual Reality gives developers the opportunity for limitless creativity with tools such as ARCore and SteamVR.

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HTC, Intel, Lenovo showcase their products at Day 2 of CES 2019

CES 2019 is kicking off in Las Vegas, Nevada today, January 8, Monday for 3 days. The conference unofficially kicked off on Sunday, January...

Introducing Feelreal Sensory Mask, a VR mask that adds a sense of smell while...

FeelReal launched their Feelreal Sensory Mask, earlier this week, that not only allows you to see things in virtual reality (VR) but also gives...
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IEEE Computer Society predicts top ten tech trends for 2019: assisted transportation, chatbots, and...

IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) released its annual tech future predictions, earlier this week, unveiling the top ten most likely to be adopted technology trends...
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Facebook releases DeepFocus, an AI-powered rendering system to make virtual reality more real

Facebook released a new “AI-powered rendering system”, called DeepFocus yesterday, that works with Half Dome, a special prototype headset that Facebook’s Reality Lab (FRL)...
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Microsoft wins $480 million US Army contract for HoloLens

Microsoft won a $480 million contract, earlier this week, to develop and supply prototypes for augmented reality systems, for use in combat and military...

How to build a location-based augmented reality app

The augmented reality market is developing rapidly. Today, it has a total market value of almost $15 billion; according to Statista,  and this figure...

Magic Leap introduces an Independent Creator Program, offers grants between $20,000 and $500,000

The Magic Leap Independent Creator Program is a development fund to help individual developers and teams to kick-start their Magic Leap One projects. They...

Top 7 tools for virtual reality game developers

According to Statista, the virtual reality software market is booming. It is projected to reach a value of around 24.5 billion U.S. dollars by...
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Following Instagram founders, Brendan Iribe, Oculus co-founder, leaves Facebook

The co-founder and former CEO of Oculus, Brendan Iribe announced yesterday on his Facebook page that he’s leaving Facebook. This is the second high...
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Mozilla partners with Khronos Group to bring glTF format to Blender

Mozilla has announced a collaboration with Khronos Group and developers of existing open source Blender tools, to bring GL Transmission Format (glTF) import and...

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Oculus Rift S: A new VR with inside-out tracking, improved resolution...

At GDC 2019, the team at Oculus launched a brand new addition to their VR collection, Oculus Rift S in partnership with Lenovo. The...

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