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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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Microsoft workers protest the lethal use of Hololens2 in the $480m deal with US...

Microsoft employees are outraged over the company’s $480 million deal with the U.S. Army to provide them with Hololens2, Microsoft’s latest augmented-reality headsets, to...

Adobe Acquires Allegorithmic, a popular 3D editing and authoring company

Yesterday, Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic. Allegorithmic is the creator of Substance, and other 3D editing and authoring tools for gaming, entertainment,...

How are Mobile apps transforming the healthcare industry?

Mobile App Development has taken over and completely re-written the healthcare industry. According to Healthcare Mobility Solutions reports, the Mobile healthcare application market is...
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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...
Augmented reality headset Magic Leap One expected soon

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...

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