So what did we miss? What happened in the virtual reality world? What happened in the mixed reality world? What happened to companies, how does this affect the field ?, all in the article in front of you.


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So what did we miss? What happened in the virtual reality world? What happened in the mixed reality world? What happened to companies, how does this affect the field ?, all in the article in front of you



Wow what a period! Time to move somewhere else.

So what did we miss? What happened in the virtual reality world? What happened in the mixed reality world? What happened to companies, how does this affect the field ?, all in the article in front of you.


As I said in the previous article, the virus has accelerated the process of adoption of the realm of laminated reality, which, it was clear, has become mandatory.


In order to mess things up, you have to go back in time for the outbreak of the epidemic to this day.


The Corona epidemic is an ongoing global epidemic of Corona Virus 2019 (COVID-19). [2] [3] The virus, the SARS-CoV-2 strain, has passed from infected animals to humans and has so far infected more than two million people and the deaths of over one hundred thousand. [4] The epidemic was first spotted in December 2019 in Wuhan city of China, but by mid-February 2020 it began to spread rapidly throughout the world [5] and triggered panic, accompanied by a sharp fall in oil prices] and a sharp fall in world exchanges.


(Taken from Wikipedia).


That's what happened in general, and now let's go over headlines, the world of VR \ AR \ MR and the like.



Let's start with the "negative" effects depending on who you ask.


Feb 27, 2020

 

Facebook Cancels F8 Developer Conference Over Coronavirus Concerns


Facebook cancels Oculus annual conference, Facebook announced today that its F8 annual developer conference will not be held this year due to concerns about the Corona virus (COVID-19).



Mar 2, 2020

NVIDIA is Making GTC Online-Only Due to Coronavirus Concerns


NVIDIA's technology conference will not be scheduled this year because of concerns about the Corona virus (COVID-19). The company says it will still offer a vital developer presentation by founder and CEO Jensen Huang and record conversations from the various conference speakers.



ar 11, 2020

E3 2020 Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns


E3 2020, the main gaming conference in the gaming industry, was canceled due to concerns from the Corona virus. The cancellation is the latest in a series of disruptions at conferences that are cornerstones of the VR industry. The organization creates a software and entertainment association, one of the field's leaders says "it is exploring options for" an online experience to show news and news in the industry in June 2020. "



Mar 12, 2020

Report: AR Startup Magic Leap is Looking for a Buyer


Magic Leap, the multimillion-dollar startup that may look into the sale, argues Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter. Other options that are considered are potential partnerships and stock sales.


 

Oculus Rift S Still Out of Stock? Here's Your Alternatives


Looking for Oculus Rift S? You may be disappointed to know that Facebook's virtual reality goggles for the world's unpopular popularity from supply shortages. We have some alternatives you can consider.



Mar 24, 2020

Sony to Slow PlayStation Downloads in Europe Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Following streaming services such as YouTube and Netflix that reduce video quality in Europe, PlayStation console owners will soon see a slowdown, though this should only affect download speeds.




It is important to note that this is only a fraction of what has happened in the past two months. Now let's talk about the "positive" things very briefly.


Mar 9, 2020

You Can Now Cast Oculus Quest to Xbox One with AirServer

AirServer, the casting software for Xbox One, received an update a few weeks ago that now allows users to switch the view from Oculus Quest to Xbox One without the need for a Chromecast device.



 

BBC Launches 'Micro Kingdoms' Experience for Magic Leap, Narrated by Stephen Fry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HHL9S_vhZM&feature=emb_logo


BBC Studios and AR / VR PRELOADED studios today launched BBC Earth - Micro Kingdoms: Senses, an interactive documentary for Magic Leap 1. Told by Stephen Fry, the AR experience brings the user to the tiny world of insects.



Mar 13, 2020

'Tilt Brush' Update Adds Direct Sketchfab Export Function

Tilt Brush (2016), Google's virtual reality art app, now allows VR creations to be directly exported to Sketchfab, the popular online 3D repository for 3D models.



Tilt Brush has had the ability to import from Sketchfab for some time, though the export process was manual.



Mar 16, 2020

Facebook's Game Developers Showcase Starts Today, Promising New Oculus Reveals

The 2020 Gaming Conference (GDC) would have started today had it not been for the Corona, like any exhibition that should have been held this summer. But Facebook promises a solution and it will host what it calls the Showcase for game developers and it begins today.



Starting March 16 - 19, Facebook will announce new updates and trailers from what it calls "upcoming games" that will hit its Quest and Rift platforms.



 

More Than 20 Oculus Quest Titles Have Surpassed $ 1M in Revenue

Facebook announced today that 20 Oculus Quest games have broken the $ 1 million revenue threshold, a major milestone for the VR industry as a whole.




Mar 18, 2020

Gabe Newell on Brain-computer Interfaces: 'way closer to The Matrix than people realize'

Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve, sat down with IGN to talk about the company, a future promise for VR, and Newell's bleeding edge project, brain computer interfaces (BCI).



Mar 20, 2020

New iPad Pro Gets LiDAR Scanner for Improved AR

LiDAR, the light and range detection technology, is usually in commercial and industrial equipment for things like scanning 3D buildings, land, and other objects. Now, Apple has announced that its latest iPad Pro includes LiDAR hardware, making it what the company calls "the world's best device for augmented reality."



 

GDC Summer Coming to San Francisco in Early August

After countless major vendor cancellations in the global outbreak of virus virus (COVID-19), the Annual Game Developer (GDC) Annual Game Conference was postponed this year. Exactly when it would resume we weren't sure. Now, GDC organizers say the summer conference will begin in its place.



 

HP Teases New Reverb G2 Hea

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