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Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality

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.

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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Top 7 modern Virtual Reality hardware systems

Since its early inception, virtual reality has offered an escape. Donning a headset can transport you to a brand new world, full of wonderment...
ARCore application

Build an ARCore app with Unity from scratch

In this tutorial, we will learn to install, build, and deploy Unity ARCore apps for Android. Unity is a leading cross-platform game engine that is...

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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Getting started with building an ARCore application for Android

Google developed ARCore to be accessible from multiple development platforms (Android , Web , Unreal , and Unity ), thus giving developers plenty of...
Google’s Daydream VR SDK finally adds support for two controllers

SteamVR introduces new controllers for game developers, the SteamVR Input system

SteamVR announced new controllers adding accessibility features to the Virtual reality ecosystem. The SteamVR input system, lets you build controller bindings for any game,...
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Unity plugins for augmented reality application development

Augmented Reality is the powerhouse for the next set of magic tricks headed to our mobile devices.  Augmented Reality combines real-world objects with Digital...
AR gaming

Introducing Minecraft Earth, Minecraft’s AR-based game for Android and iOS users

Last week, the team at Minecraft introduced a new AR-based game called ‘Minecraft Earth’, which is free for Android and iOS users. The most...

Why does Oculus CTO John Carmack prefer 2D VR interfaces over 3D Virtual Reality...

Creative immersive 3D experiences in Virtual reality setup is the new norm. Tech companies around the world are attempting to perfect these 3D experiences...
Augmented Reality

Why mobile VR sucks

If you’re following the news, chances are you’ve heard about Virtual Reality or VR headsets like Oculus, Samsung Gear, HTC Vive etc. Trending terms...

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