Interesting articles about VR – week #26

HoloLamp AR put 3D Hologram in your physical world without any AR glassAR-Hologram

HoloLamp AR is the latest addition to the world of Augmented Reality. It is a desktop Spatial Augmented Reality projection system and the world’s first glasses-free and hands-free handy augmented reality device. It most stunningly creates optical 3D illusions or Hologram on your physical environment.


YouTube’s VR180 solves some of VR’s biggest problems – by chopping it in half


If you’ve ever spent an extended period of time using a VR headset, you know that the whole 360-degree video thing can get old pretty fast. Don’t get me wrong; I’ve had some amazing VR experiences that gave my neck a serious workout, but a significant portion of the content would have been just as fine only looking forward.


How VR technology is revolutionising the enterprise space


The ability of virtual reality (VR) to immerse consumers within virtual environments and media has received much exposure in the news, raising mainstream awareness of the technology. However, it would be a mistake to assume that the adoption of VR is restricted just to consumers. As the technology continues to gather pace, a separate audience is busy building a future with it — the enterprise.


Europe’s virtual reality sector has grown to nearly 300 companies


Europe’s booming virtual reality ecosystem now consists of nearly 300 companies, according to the first European Virtual Reality landscape released by The Venture Reality Fund and France’s LucidWeb.


Russian Artist Arrested for Refusing to Take off Her VR Headset


Moscow artist Ekaterina Nenasheva claims she was arrested and taken to a psychiatric clinic. The crime? Refusing to take off her VR headset according to reports.


Apple just created, and killed, a generation of AR businesses


Two weeks ago, Apple introduced ARKit, its solution for placing 3D objects realistically into a ‘real’ place. Basically, augmented reality.  And it just so happens that the Holy Grail of the home decor and architecture game has been, for years, being able to place decor and furniture inside a customer’s actual space. Over the past decade, as mobile has taken off, that dream has been transferred from the desktop web browser to phones and tablets.


Apple ARKit: 11 Facts, Thoughts, and Conclusions


At the recent WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) in California, Apple announced a tool called ARKit, which has been designed to provide advanced Augmented Reality (AR) features and capabilities on iOS.


VR Used in Multiple Industries


There’s more that meets the eye in the world of virtual reality besides long nights strung out on Redbull and waking up with Cheetos crumbs on your shirt. With the twenty-first century under our palms, it’s hard to imagine a life where churning butter is the highlight of the afternoon. Technology abounds and virtual reality makes living in a new dimension possible within multiple aspects of daily living from the medical field and construction to education.


vSpatial Offers Virtual Reality Personal Productivity Platform


vSpatial, a company focused on using virtual reality to increase productivity, is poised to release a virtual reality application that allows users to create unlimited screens in a virtual reality workspace. vSpatial’s vision is to provide an environment that changes how and where we traditionally work and play.


Google introduces new YouTube 180 format


With YouTube’s major announcement on Thursday about their YouTube 180 video format, we’re hearing from customers who are interested in it, and what it might mean for their work and 360 video. It’s an audacious move by YT, and is effectively YouTube saying “360 is too hard”, so we’ll make it easier for a whole swathe of people (read… consumers) to produce. They are not giving up on 360, which will continue to be supported.

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