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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 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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Magic Leap unveils Mica, a human-like AI in augmented reality

In the keynote of their developer conference L.E.A.P., which took place Wednesday, Magic Leap showed a demo of their new human-like AI. Dubbed, Mica,...
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MagicLeap acquires Computes Inc to enhance spatial computing

MagicLeap has announced that they are acquiring Computes Inc to bring in advancements in the field of computing. Computess Inc had already been working...

Oculus Connect 5 2018: Day 1 highlights include Oculus Quest, Vader Immortal and more!

Facebook Oculus' annual virtual reality developer conference, ‘The Oculus Connect 5 2018’ started yesterday on the 26th of September, in San Jose, California. It...
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Torch AR, a 3D design platform for prototyping mobile AR

Yesterday, the Torch community announced the launch of Torch AR, a 3D design platform connecting the world of web and mobile application design to...

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Facebook open sources Spectrum 1.0.0, an image processing library for better...

Yesterday, Facebook open-sourced Spectrum 1.0.0, a cross-platform image transcoding library for Android and iOS that makes uploading larger images easier. Spectrum has also improved...

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