Developers in the enhanced reality industry got a lot of love this week.
While Microsoft markets HoloLens 2 to the business segment, the company is still working hard to give the indie developer a chance to buy the next-generation AR headset. Meanwhile, developers can earn a free Magic Leap One headset from Epic Games based on the merits of their Unreal Engine projects. In order not to exceed, Facebook introduced several improvements to its Spark AR Studio tool and presented plans to expand the platform for Instagram and Portal.
Finally, Magic Leap is striking while Valaryian Steel is warm by releasing its Game of Thrones AR experience for all Magic Leap One owners.
Microsoft Intros HoloLens 2 Development edition with Unity Software Perks
Much of the excitement around HoloLens 2 has moved to many wondering when we can finally get the hands on what is now the best enhanced reality on the market.
Meanwhile, Microsoft has decided to introduce a new package called HoloLens 2 Development Edition, which comes with a few valuable software add-ons, Un from Unity, and the ability to save some money on your Azure usage.
Continue reading to learn more about the HoloLens 2 Development Edition and what comes with it …
REALITY BITES: Google I / O takes place next week and based on the event schedule, it appears that we get some new features for ARCore, which will be described in the session. What's new with ARCore. Google has several other interesting AR sessions planned, including designing AR applications, enhancing AR realism with light and depth, developing the first Google Maps AR experience and increasing faces and images. If it's not enough, the Google I / O app has AR navigation features this year.
Epic Games Give 500 Magic Lipsticks to Affordable Developers
With $ 100 Million in Grant Financing Already Available to Developers via its MegaGrants Epic Games program, the pot provides some equipment for Magic Leap developers.
At last week's Unreal Engine Build: Detroit's 19th event, Epic Games announced it would deliver the Magic Leap One headset, which retail for $ 2,295 free to a limited number of developers working with Unreal Engine's geographic computer software. .
Read on to learn more about the program, how to apply for a headset and why give the headset meaning to Epic …
REALITY BITES: As hyped as augmented reality, it may not be right for all business . Darrell K. Rigby, Mikey Vu and Asit Goel of Bain and Company have four questions that decision makers have to answer before adopting AR for their businesses.
Facebook extends Spark AR Studio to Instagram, expands Portal Market
] Facebook has encountered a scandal of controversy over its use of user data during the past year, so the increased reality took the backseat to Facebook's new emphasis on integrity in year.
However, Facebook introduced several quality enhancements to Spark AR, including the addition of Windows support for the Spark AR Studio software and the opening of Instagram to the AR creator.
Read on about the new features of Spark AR and see a preview of some new tricks coming to the platform soon …
REALITY BITES: ] See an undeveloped Environment is one of the advantages that increased reality gives to the architects and the general contractors. ArchDaily has rounded off the nine most useful AR devices for architecture, technology and construction industry, which include a mix of hardware and software at company level and some mobile apps on the market.
Magic Leap Spreads Game of Thrones AR Public Experience
It turns out that the video Magic Leap was released earlier this week really was a teaser for the public release of the game Thrones' experience meant for all Magic Leap One users.
Now available for download in the Magic Leap World section, the app is a free download that lets you enter the world of Game of Thrones for the first time.
Continue reading to read more about Game of Thrones AR is experiencing and how it capitalizes on one of this year's hottest pop culture subjects …
REALITY BITES: The technical industry has formed over the last two years a series of symbiotic relationships that are now convering in augmented reality space. In our Future of AR series, we have taken a step backwards to look at these interrelated technologies and how they shape the way forward for increased reality.
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