Virtual reality

5 Google ARCore Experiments That Inject Magic into Everyday Life – Road to VR

https://www.roadtovr.com/5-google-arcore-experiments-inject-magic-everyday-life/ Google just released a preview version of ARCore for Android as the company’s answer to Apple’s ARKit. Since ARKit was released a few months ago, we’ve seen a bevy of really cool experiments and potential apps to come from developers from all over the world, but now it’s ARCore’s turn to shine.

The four waves of augmented reality (that Apple owns) | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/18/the-four-waves-of-augmented-reality-that-apple-owns/?ncid=rss&utm_source=tcfbpage&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29&utm_content=FaceBook&sr_share=facebook Augmented/virtual reality is seen as the fourth wave of consumer technology. AR could become much bigger than VR.  AR itself is comsists of four waves: mobile AR software, mobile AR hardware, tethered smartglasses and standalone smartglasses. These four waves could drive AR from tens of millions of users and $1.2 billion last year, to more than a

AI Creates Fake Obama – IEEE Spectrum

http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/robotics/artificial-intelligence/ai-creates-fake-obama You can’t trust anymore what you see or hear in videos anymore.  Artificial intelligence software could generate highly realistic fake videos of former president Barack Obama using existing audio and video clips of him, a new study [PDF] finds. Essentially, the researchers synthesized videos where Obama lip-synched words he said up to decades beforehand. Such work could

HoloKit is like Google Cardboard for augmented reality | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/02/holokit-is-like-google-cardboard-for-augmented-reality/?ncid=rss&utm_source=tcfbpage&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29&utm_content=FaceBook&sr_share=facebook The revelation behind Google Cardboard was that if you put your phone close enough to your eyes, it’s basically a VR headset — but it’s not quite that simple for mixed reality setups like Microsoft’s HoloLens. Or is it? HoloKitis an extremely clever DIY solution for a quick and dirty augmented reality experience with

360 degree videos and cameras

Three years ago few people other than hardcore gamers and those working in specialist industrial fields were still talking about VR. Now 360 degrees and VR videos is becoming a popular video format. Virtual  reality video is a new kind of video that gives you a sense of depth in every direction so you feel

360 degrees and VR videos

Virtual  reality video is a new kind of video that gives you a sense of depth in every direction so you feel like you’re actually there. To view those videos so that you can feel you are in there, you will need virtual reality glasses or smart phone with Google Cardboard viewer. It is also