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
Virtual reality can help with training, where people can gain new skills without endangering the lives of others. Learning new experiences becomes more vivid and memorable as users can interact with a virtual world, beyond books and web pages. There are mutiple experiences which help people learn in 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
The First Time Is Not Easy. Most people who have tried virtual reality once would like to experience it again. However, for most people, the first time is not an easy process as it usually requires some sort of adjustment. Some people say that after their first virtual reality experience, they felt very disjointed. Others complained about motion sickness. However, once they have tried virtual reality for a second time, they adjust well to the experience until they get so used to it.
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.
From entertainment to business, from ease of communication to employee training, augmented and virtual reality technology is the key to more immersive experiences and simpler work procedures. Walmart started experimenting with virtual reality technology for employee training this summer, selecting 10 pilot stores.
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
Oculus VR is a company that launched a Kickstarter project to release virtual reality goggles in the 2010s. Their goggles brought a lot of interest to virtual reality after many years of not a lot of interest by industry or consumers.
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
The VFX-1. We can’t do a list about the history of Virtual Reality and not include the VFX-1. Released in the middle of the 1990s, the VFX-1 system was one of the most capable virtual reality headsets released on the market at the time. With stereoscopic 3D, multi-axis head movement detection and rotation, and the ability to play games that were not truly supported by the system, the VFX-1 was the true Virtual Reality deal at the time. Furthermore, their price tag was relatively cheap compared to other products on the market, coming at a mere $600. However, the VFX-1 was too advanced of a technology and it didn’t really take off. Later on, the company Vuzix that made the glasses was bought by Forte Technologies, which released a more expensive VFX 3D version, but it also didn’t manage to achieve huge success.
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
Adhere to the whole machine drive, system traction, focus on virtual reality modeling, display, sensing, interaction and other key links, strengthen dynamic environment modeling, real-time 3D graphics generation, multi-data processing, real-time motion capture, real-time location tracking, fast rendering processing Such key technologies are underway to accelerate the development and industrialization of virtual reality visual graphics processors (GPUs), physical computing processors (PPUs), high-performance sensing processors, and new near-eye display devices.
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?
No Single Person Invented Virtual Reality. Virtual reality enthusiasts can’t point to a single person who is responsible for the creation of VR. Instead, many people contributed to the technology’s growth. There are at least five people who can lay significant claim to the title: Morton Heilig, Jaron Lanier, Douglas Engelbart, Ivan Sutherland, and Myron Krueger.