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20 Augmented Reality resources to bring you up to speed - AGBeat

20 Augmented Reality resources to bring you up to speed - AGBeat | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Augmented reality has cemented itself as part of many marketers' toolkit, and some predict it will be a mainstream technology within the next three years, are you up to speed?
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The 7 Drivers Of The $150 Billion AR/VR Industry

The 7 Drivers Of The $150 Billion AR/VR Industry | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
To hit true market scale, AR and VR will need to rapidly transition from 2016’s early adopters to 2020’s mass consumers by delivering against 7 key..
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Education Technology - theory and practice: Google Cardboard, Copter drone, Theta camera and 360 Youtube

Education Technology - theory and practice: Google Cardboard, Copter drone, Theta camera and 360 Youtube | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
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The best virtual reality apps for iPhone, compatible with Google Cardboard

The best virtual reality apps for iPhone, compatible with Google Cardboard | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Before virtual reality headsets become mass-market products, iPhone owners can sample the futuristic technology in a cheap and easy way, thanks to Google Cardboard.
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These are the most funded VR and AR startups

These are the most funded VR and AR startups | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
There is no VR revolution without an affordable way for people to experience presence so they can travel to other worlds.
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(1) MAGIC LEAP:  Investment: $542 million led by Google in October 2014, following $50 million in February 2014.

(2) MATTERPORT:  Investment: $30 million raised in June 2015, $56 million to date.

(3) RAZER:  Investment: $50m in 2011, “undisclosed figure” from Intel Capital.

(4) JAUNT:  Investment: $35m over three rounds, including a $27.5M series B in 2014.

(5) IMPROBABLE:  Investment: $20 million added in March 2015 by the same people that helped Oculus.

(6) WEVR:  Investment: An investor’s release in July 2015 indicates Vive-maker HTC is buying a 15 percent stake for $10 million, bringing the total to $18.6 million over 7 rounds.

(7) HIGH FIDELITY:  Investment: $17.5 million over four rounds, $11 million raised in series B in February.

(8) NOD LABS:  Investment: $16 million in total, $13.5 million series A in June.

(9) ALTSPACEVR:  Investment: $15.7 million over three rounds,  $10.3 million series A in July.

(10) VIRTUIX:  Investment: $7.5 million over four rounds, with $1.1 million in Kickstarter backing.

(11) NEXTVR:  Investment: $5 million raised in July 2014.

(12) RELOAD STUDIOS:  Investment: $2 million raised in June 2015.

(13) WORLDVIZ: Investment: “Multi-million” dollar investment from Intel in April 2015 as well as a $1 million seed round in 2014.

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Mark Zuckerberg says virtual reality is the obvious next step for Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg says virtual reality is the obvious next step for Facebook | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Facebook has another quarter in the books, and the company's business continues to boom. Its revenues rose roughly 40 percent year over year, to $4.04 billion. But its net income declined compared...
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AltspaceVR Raises Extra $10M to Accelerate Growth and Product Development - Road to VR

AltspaceVR Raises Extra $10M to Accelerate Growth and Product Development - Road to VR | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
AltspaceVR, the virtual reality communication platform, has announced it’s to receive an additional $10M of funds to help accelerate the company’s product development. AltspaceVR
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Richard Platt's curator insight, July 29, 2:15 PM

AltspaceVR is a social communications platform which allows networked VR participants to meet, share, present and talk in virtual reality. Founded in 2013, the company has ridden the wave of VR’s growth and now plans to expand its team as it sets its sights on delivering a final product.

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Consumer HTC Vive to be Revealed in October, 2015 Release Reassured - VRFocus

Consumer HTC Vive to be Revealed in October, 2015 Release Reassured - VRFocus | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
VRFocus reports on the news that the consumer version of the HTC Vive is set to be revealed in October 2015 ahead of its launch for the holiday season.
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First Look: Nokia's 'OZO' 3D VR Camera Aims at Professional Market with Real-time 3D Preview - Road to VR

First Look: Nokia's 'OZO' 3D VR Camera Aims at Professional Market with Real-time 3D Preview - Road to VR | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Nokia today announced a new VR camera that they’re calling ‘OZO’. The camera, built specifically for the professional market, shoots 3D 360
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Nokia Ozo - Virtual Reality Camera

Nokia Ozo - Virtual Reality Camera | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Nokia says Ozo is the most advanced VR filmmaking platform yet. It certainly looks amazing a spherical rig the size of a large cantaloupe, roughly 6 pounds
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Nokia reveals the Ozo virtual reality camera with 8 shutter sensors and 8 microphones

Nokia reveals the Ozo virtual reality camera with 8 shutter sensors and 8 microphones | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Nokia today introduced Ozo, a new virtual reality camera geared toward people who make content.
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Nokia julkisti salaisuutensa - se onkin virtuaalikamera

Nokia julkisti salaisuutensa - se onkin virtuaalikamera | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Kuten etukäteen huhuttiin, Nokian uusi tuote liittyi virtuaalitodellisuuteen, mutta se onkin kuluttajien sijaan suunnattu ammattilaisille.
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Education Technology - theory and practice: Virtual Reality 360 Cameras

Education Technology - theory and practice: Virtual Reality 360 Cameras | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
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YouVisit brings brands and businesses into virtual reality

YouVisit brings brands and businesses into virtual reality | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
From restaurants, to hotels, to music festivals, brands are turning to virtual reality to attract customers, and YouVisit is providing the means and the platform to do that.
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Kat Walk VR Treadmill Passes Kickstarter Goal With 3 Weeks to Go - Road to VR

Kat Walk VR Treadmill Passes Kickstarter Goal With 3 Weeks to Go - Road to VR | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Kat Walk, a VR treadmill from China based company KatVR, can now add its name to the list of omnidirectional treadmills currently in
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Education Technology - theory and practice: Google Cardboard v 2.0 unboxed

Education Technology - theory and practice: Google Cardboard v 2.0 unboxed | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
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Nokia reveals Ozo, a futuristic new camera for filming virtual reality

When Microsoft bought Nokia's handset business in 2013, two big questions hovered above all. The first was "why?" and we never got a convincing answer: Microsoft wrote off $7.6 billion in Nokia...
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Newest VR Games & Experiences - WEARVR

Newest VR Games & Experiences - WEARVR | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Explore the latest and greatest virtual reality games and experiences for every VR device on the market. We work with individuals, indie developers, established studios and agencies, giving them all a platform to showcase their content.
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Hands-on: Nokia's OZO VR Cam Impresses with Capture Quality, Unique Playback Solution Has Pros and Cons - Road to VR

Hands-on: Nokia's OZO VR Cam Impresses with Capture Quality, Unique Playback Solution Has Pros and Cons - Road to VR | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Nokia has taken a firm stride in VR territory with the introduction of Ozo, a VR camera designed for professional content makers,
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Richard Platt's curator insight, July 29, 2:19 PM

There is more work to be done on this VR platform from Nokia,  with the capture quality and playback issues noted, the success or failure of Ozo will be equally decided by whether or not the camera can find adoption among professional VR filmmakers (the real market it is shooting for).

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LinkVR Reveals Prototype Virtual Reality Camera - VRFocus

LinkVR Reveals Prototype Virtual Reality Camera - VRFocus | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
VRFocus reports on LinkVR revealing a prototype 360 degree virtual reality (VR) camera called FOCUS which is being engineered in-house.
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Microsoft Details HoloLens Streamable Live Action Video Recording Technique - Road to VR

Microsoft Details HoloLens Streamable Live Action Video Recording Technique - Road to VR | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Microsoft researchers have published a paper detailing a technique to record live action ‘holographic’ video suitable for the company’s HoloLens augmented reality headset.
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Oculus is trying to convince filmmakers to make virtual reality movies

Oculus is trying to convince filmmakers to make virtual reality movies | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
The company's pitch is to lure filmmakers to use the technology and produce content that attracts consumers for the Rift, its virtual reality headset.
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Introducing OZO: Nokia’s New Virtual Reality Camera - YouTube

Share your videos with friends, family, and the world
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The best virtual reality on a phone: Gear VR revisited

The best virtual reality on a phone: Gear VR revisited | Virtual Reality VR | Scoop.it
Gear VR Innovator Edition is still an amazing experience six months later, but newer tech lies on the horizon. We revisit Samsung and Oculus' creation.
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