Start-Up Firm Illumix Reveals Technology for Dynamic AR Videogames

The release of Apple’s iOS 12 includes improved augmented reality (AR) capabilities thanks to the ARKit 2 toolset integrated into the new OS, but so far few apps and videogames have truly taken full advantage of the technology. Start-up firm Illumix is hoping to change that by allowing the AR content to react to the…

First-Person Angry Birds Game Announced For Magic Leap One

One mobile gaming’s most prolific franchises arrives on the Magic Leap One this fall. Since the launch of its first game in 2009, popular mobile franchise Angry Birds has received an astonishing 17 different releases, 4 spin-off games, a comic book series, even an animated film voiced by a cast of A-list celebrities. Now the…

First-Person Angry Birds Game Announced For Magic Leap One

One mobile gaming’s most Since the launch of its first game in 2009, popular mobile franchise Angry Birds has received an astonishing 17 different releases, 4 spin-off games, a comic book series, even an animated film voiced by a cast of A-list celebrities. Now the seemingly unkillable franchise has set it sights on the world…

‘Firefox Reality’ Web Browser Now Available On Oculus, Viveport & Daydream

Mozilla Firefox arrives on VR & AR headsets as an open-source, cross-platform browser tailor built for immersive content. Earlier this year the Mozilla Corporation announced plans for a powerful new version of their popular Firefox browser tailored specifically for web-based mixed reality content on standalone VR & AR headsets. We’ve since been waiting five grueling…

Angry Birds Gets a Mixed Reality Makeover for Magic Leap One

Resolution Games has already made a name for itself in the virtual reality (VR) industry with videogames like Bait!, Wonderglade and Narrows, while Rovio Entertainment has yet to enter the immersive market. That’s going to change soon enough, with both companies collaboration on a new mixed reality (MR) experience for the Magic Leap One Creators Edition headset, Angry Birds FPS:…

First-person ‘Angry Birds’ AR Game is Coming to Magic Leap This Fall

Angry Birds, the mobile breakout hit, is coming to Magic Leap in a brand new game called Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot. Due to launch this Fall, the game is quite literally a first-person take on the physics-based slingshot smasher game. Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds franchise is one of the smartphone world’s earliest smash-hits. The…

Angry Birds Is Coming To Magic Leap One Creator Edition

Magic Leap One is getting its first videogame from a major brand: Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds. Resolution Games, a Stockholm-based developer best known for VR games like Bait! and Narrows (and was notably founded by former members of Candy Crush Saga developers, King), today announced Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot, which is on its…

‘I Expect You to Die’ Studio Working on Sword Fighting Game for Multiple VR Platforms

Schell Games, the makers of the critically-acclaimed spy-themed escape room game I Expect You to Die (2016), recently announced that they’re currently developing a dual-wielding sword fighting game that has elements of what the studio calls “a lightweight dungeon crawler.” Talking to Variety, studio founder and CEO Jesse Schell says they’re developing the new sword fighting…

Oculus Will Livestream It’s 5th Connect Conference On Oculus Venues

Learn more about the latest in Oculus technology while wearing the latest in Oculus technology. Oculus Connect, an annual conference dedicated to showcasing the latest advancements in Oculus VR technology, is just around the corner and with it a new heap of rumors, announcements, and excitement. For those who were unable to attend the technology…

Oculus Will Livestream It’s 5th Connect Conference On Oculus Venues

Learn more about the latest in Oculus technology while wearing the latest in Oculus technology. Oculus Connect, an annual conference dedicated to showcasing the latest advancements in Oculus VR technology, is just around the corner and with it a new heap of rumors, announcements, and excitement. For those who were unable to attend the technology…

Make Real Creates its own Racing Line Towards Content Creation

Make Real and its sister company Tammeka Games have been involved with virtual reality (VR) for quite a number of years now, with the latter’s first commercial project being Radial-G: Racing Revolved. This has been followed up by several other VR additions including the latest which has arrived today, Vodafone – Working at Height. Firstly, lets start…

Make Real Creates its own Racing Line Towards Content Creation

Make Real and its sister company Tammeka Games have been involved with virtual reality (VR) for quite a number of years now, with the latter’s first commercial project being Radial-G: Racing Revolved. This has been followed up by several other VR additions including the latest which has arrived today, Vodafone – Working at Height. Firstly, lets start…

Make Real Creates its own Racing Line Towards Content Creation

Make Real and its sister company Tammeka Games have been involved with virtual reality (VR) for quite a number of years now, with the latter’s first commercial project being Radial-G: Racing Revolved. This has been followed up by several other VR additions including the latest which has arrived today, Vodafone – Working at Height. Firstly, lets start…

Make Real Creates its own Racing Line Towards Content Creation

Make Real and its sister company Tammeka Games have been involved with virtual reality (VR) for quite a number of years now, with the latter’s first commercial project being Radial-G: Racing Revolved. This has been followed up by several other VR additions including the latest which has arrived today, Vodafone – Working at Height. Firstly, lets start…

Oculus Connect VR Livestream Coming to Gear VR and Go, But Rifters Get Left Out

Oculus today announced it will offer an immersive livestream during the company’s annual Oculus Connect developer conference, including coverage of the opening keynote and several VR esports championships hosted during the event. Owners of the Oculus Go or Gear VR headsets can join the immersive livestream via the Oculus Venues app which is unfortunately not…

Augmented Reality Comes to the World of Tanks

Since the launch of Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore, a number of developers have sought to experiment with augmented reality (AR) technology. Though AR apps already existed, the new toolkits give them a scope that was not previously possible, such as turning the immensely popular World of Tanks mobile videogame into an AR experience. Nina…

Hello Kitty Visits The Real World In Her New AR Mobile Game

One of Japan’s most iconic characters comes to life thanks to the power of augmented reality. Let’s just get this out-of-the-way now: Hello Kitty is incredibly cute and it’s almost impossible to look at her without smiling. These facts are undisputable. What you might now know, however, is that behind the adorable cartoon character is…

Lucyd Release Prescription Compatible Smart Glasses

Recently the Singapore based Lucyd Pte Ltd released their first product, Lucyd Loud, the world’s first prescription-compatible Bluetooth smart glasses. Loud uses bone conduction technology to deliver clear, open-ear sound to the wearer, and brings the functions of a Bluetooth headset to a normal sunglass form factor among many other features. The new Lucyd Loud…

Augment The Playground To Create New Experiences With Biba

Visiting the playground with your kids can be a fun time. Of course, as you visit the same playground multiple times the amount of fun that everyone has will start to lower. What if you could change up the playground experience using a mobile application and the power of augmented reality (AR)? Well, that is…

This Week In VR Sport: Basketball Training, Realistic Driving And VR Golf

Every weekend VRFocus brings you a number of sports and eSports related virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) stories as part of This Week In VR Sport. This week, Nex Team are using the latest AR technology of Apple’s flagship smartphone to help basketball players improve their game. The VR driving simulator T3R has confirmed it will…

Augmently Partners With 360Booth To Transform The Way Automotive Dealerships Attract Buyers

Lost Angeles based augmented reality (AR) agency specializing in three-dimensional/life-like AR technology and creative virtual world innovations, Augmently, has announced a new partnership with 360Booth. This means that Augmently will be able to leverage 360Booth’s patented car dealer photo studio solution to bring multi-dimensional experiences to automotive dealerships across the globe. 360Booth allows car buyers…

Weather Channel Demonstrates Dangers Of Hurricane Florence Using Mixed Reality

MR & AR technology showcase the potential destruction of the cat 2 storm currently hitting the Carolina states. Torrential rain, wind speeds of up to 110 miles per hour, coastal deterioration, massive flooding; these are just a handful of the dangers Carolina residents will endure as Hurricane Florence begins its battering of the lower East…

Augmented Reality To Tackle Face-Blindness

Imagine you are at a party, someone greets you by name and enthuses about seeing you again. However, you have no idea who they are. This is a problem regularly experienced by those who suffer from prosopagnosia, more commonly known as face blindness. A start-up company called SocialRecall thinks that augmented reality (AR) could help…

L’Oréal Paris Launches New AR Tool For Trying Out Make Up

A number of companies and brands have begun using augmented reality to allow consumers to try out products and see how they might look in the home or about your person. There have even been a number of make up brands which have launched virtual try-on apps for testing out new looks, however most of…

Why Schools Should Take The Plunge Into The Deep-end Of VR

As the new academic year begins, more and more educators around the world are beginning to look for ways to incorporate virtual reality (VR) in their classrooms to enrich lessons and provide unique learning opportunities for their students. Most of them however are still focused on VR mobile headsets with either iPods or cheap mobile…