From key AR and VR industry statistics, to how immersive technology will change the way children learn, to how to design for mobile augmented reality, these are the 18 stories ARPost readers clicked on the most in 2018:
Key Statistics for the Virtual and Augmented Reality Industry in 2018
Statistical data for virtual and augmented reality industry for 2018 indicate the growth path for these technologies and their potential for future market share.
The 5 Best Virtual Reality Music Experiences You Must Try
Benefits of Virtual Reality
Virtual reality has brought entertainment to a higher level. Discover the most immersive ways to enjoy music with the help of virtual reality.
Shoe Unboxing in Augmented Reality: adidas Originals launched a Global AR Shoe Unboxing On Mobile Web To Debut the Deerupt Sneaker
Rose Digital and Annex88 create together the first web-based augmented reality unboxing experience for the adidas Originals Deerupt shoe model.
5 Ways Augmented Reality Will Improve Your (Everyday) Life
Virtual reality has been added to some theme park roller coasters since 2015.
Augmented reality has developed into a technology that can enhance and alter the way we live. But, can it change our lives for the better?
5 Amazing Virtual Reality Startups to Watch in 2018
These virtual reality startups are among the most promising companies which will take VR technology to new levels of application and innovation.
The Best Virtual Reality Apps for Children
Let your children discover the amazing world of virtual reality through these safe, fun and educational virtual reality apps, developed especially for children.
Creating 3D Characters and Animations for AR Children’s Books
A comic book artist, writer, editor and producer, provides a step-by-step guide to creating the character and animations for an AR children’s book.
Top Augmented Reality SDKs for Developers
Discover the most popular augmented reality SDKs used by developers to create mobile AR applications and games.
How Virtual and Augmented Reality will Change the way Children Learn
The Stuntmaster and the Cybermaxx. The 1990s were huge for the development of VR, even though the devices didn’t truly capture the market the way they did now. However, they were nonetheless extremely immersive for the time. Two of the most notable head mounted displays are definitely the Cybermaxx by Victormaxx and the Stuntmaster. They basically had an LCD screen embedded in a visor, that had a head tracking system, colorful stereoscopic 3D with a price tag that was a bit below $1000. Both devices also had huge support from games on both console and PC, but they didn’t achieve the huge success the industry needed.
Exploring the ways in which education will evolve with the help of virtual and augmented reality technologies.
The Best Virtual Reality Racing Games
Buckle up and discover the most engaging, realistic and immersive virtual reality racing games you can play on your tethered VR headset.
Is Virtual Reality Technology Bad for the Environment?
A look into how the production of virtual reality technology impacts the environment, and how producers and consumers can explore VR with minimal environmental impact.
Four Books to Help you Learn About Augmented Reality
Understanding what augmented reality is about can help you to get the most from what it has to offer. Here are some book that could help.
Pi Square: Making Animations Render 1000 Times Faster With Only 10% Cost
Pi Square, exhibitor at SIGGRAPH Asia 2018, is dedicated to revolutionizing the future of animation production.
Top Players in the Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Space
Virtual Reality Is For Phones, Too. One of the biggest misconceptions with virtual reality is that you need to buy expensive viewing gear in order to participate. That is not true at all. In fact, the latest cell phones allow you to use it as a device for virtual reality. You might need to make or buy an additional piece to use it for that, but it is usually at a low cost. Google, for example, offers a 3D cardboard kit for your phone for less than $10.
Discover the top companies around the world that create value and develop innovative products for the AR and VR space.
Arcona Marketplace: Your Chance to Own Digital Land and Create Your Own Augmented Reality World
The creators of the first AR ecosystem, Arcona, open up its digital land for auction, allowing users to develop their own augmented reality world.
Apprentice.io Secures $8M for the Launch of the First Conversational AI and AR Platform
Apprentice.io managed to secure $8 million Series A funding to launch its conversational AI and AR platform for pharma/biotech industries.
Augmented Reality Glasses Bring U.S. Historic Sites to Life
Visitors to the historic homes of America’s presidents are now enjoying AR-enhanced tours, thanks to the AR storytelling expertise of ARtGlass and Epson’s augmented reality glasses.
Designing for Mobile AR When the World is Your Interface
Designing for mobile augmented reality presents a unique set of challenges. How can designers maintain some level of control over the user experience while sustaining the AR illusion?
Although virtual reality can be used for gaming, it is also becoming popular for other purposes such as allowing a person to feel as if they are in a virtual reality documentary.