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YouTube stereoscopic 3D support for 360º video

YouTube just announced support for stereoscopic 3D 360º video, or “VR video.” Previously, the company had supported only standard monoscopic 360º video. In addition to announcing VR video support, YouTube announced that it was making every one of its videos compatible with Google Cardboard. The videos will play in a “kind...

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Oculus 1.0 Audio SDK beta

The sound inside VR experiences is getting a major upgrade with the 1.0 beta release of an Audio SDK from Oculus. The new software should make it easier for developers to add immersive sound to their apps as Facebook’s VR division moves closer to a finalized platform for the launch...

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New Magic Leap Footage

Magic Leap debuted some footage of their mysterious tech at WSJDLive today, a yearly conference held by The Wall Street Journal. “Shot directly through Magic Leap technology on October 14, 2015. No special effects or compositing were used in the making of this video.” CEO and founder Rony Abovitz narrates. Magic Leap...

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Lucky’s Tale Developer Gets $25000000 Investment

Lucky’s Tale is unashamedly inspired by 3D platformers made famous by on the first rush of 3D capable consoles in the 90’s. When you play Lucky’s Tale, you can see homages to the likes of Mario 64, Conkers Bad Fur Day and Crash Bandicoot, and that is no bad thing....

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New Report Forecasts the Mobile AR Market for Advertising

Over the course of the last year numerous reports have been created, focusing on the virtual reality (VR) and augmented (AR) markets. All these reports have forecast the rapid rise of VR and AR technology, over approximately the next five years. Newly released by market research company Research And Markets...

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Oculus Touch’s Toybox

A new video from Oculus VR that took a look at the Oculus Touch position-tracked controllers for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). The video showcased the Toybox software that the company has been exhibiting with the device at various events around the world over the past...

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John Carmack Now Working on Minecraft for Oculus Rift and Gear VR

One of the biggest moments at last month’s Oculus Connect developer conference was the revelation that Minecraft, the stratospherically successful retro-styled social title, is coming to the Oculus Rift and Samsung’s Gear VR. Now, Oculus CTO John Carmack has stated that he’s working hard himself on optimising the title for virtual reality....