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Facebook Expands to Enable 360 Photos in News Feeds
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Facebook Expands to Enable 360 Photos in News Feeds

Earlier last week, Oculus announced a handful of new changes to Gear VR, its mobile headset for Samsung phones, along with one big new Facebook feature created with virtual reality (VR) in mind: the arrival of 360-degree photo capability in Facebook’s News Feed. Soon, anyone will be able to upload 360-degree photos to Facebook’s News […]

“Teach-U: VR” A Tech Developed By Students Helps In Learning Music
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“Teach-U: VR” A Tech Developed By Students Helps In Learning Music

In a recent development, students from New York University Shanghai, have come up with an amazing technology called “Teach-U: VR” which is a stunning platform when it comes to learning music. According to media reports, Teach-U: VR is developed by Sean Kelly and Sam Shi, and both of them are from NY University Shanghai. The […]

Film Masterpiece: “Allumette” Debuts As First VR Narrative At The Tribeca Film Festival
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Film Masterpiece: “Allumette” Debuts As First VR Narrative At The Tribeca Film Festival

Allumette, the latest creation of Penrose Studios, a small startup comprised of Oculus Rift, DreamWorks and Pixar alumni including Eugene Chung, founder and CEO, who was previously Head of Film & Media at Oculus VR, debuts as the first virtual reality narrative at the Tribeca Film Festival. Six degrees of freedom is huge,” says Allumette […]

Huawei: China-based Manufacturer Unveils Gear VR-Style Headset Alongside P9 Flagship Series Smartphones
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Huawei: China-based Manufacturer Unveils Gear VR-Style Headset Alongside P9 Flagship Series Smartphones

Telecommunications giant Huawei expands its product line by launching its own virtual reality (VR) headset, the Huawei VR, alongside its recently announced P9 flagship, at an event in Shanghai, China. While the wearable device strongly resembles the design and functionality of the Samsung VR, the two aren’t necessarily going head-to-head. Huawei is going after the […]

First-ever Virtual Reality Operation Live-Streamed Worldwide
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First-ever Virtual Reality Operation Live-Streamed Worldwide

UK doctor turns the operating room into an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience using special cameras to live-stream a 360-degree view of a surgical procedure to users worldwide. Dr. Shafi Ahmed, a cancer surgeon at the Royal London Hospital, who is pioneering VR surgery, broadcast the first live surgery – in virtual reality April 14. […]

4D 360VR, AR installation with 3D Immersive Street Art – Mark Conference at Rutgers University by Anthony Cappetto
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4D 360VR, AR installation with 3D Immersive Street Art – Mark Conference at Rutgers University by Anthony Cappetto

Hello Readers, Art for After Hours is bringing 4D emerging technologies such as 360 degree virtual reality and augmented reality into our 3D hand drawn/painted anamorphic street paintings as an immersive experience differing from anything on the scene to date. Yes, I’m posing for the camera but this picture was just before a lecture that […]

Microsoft HoloLens Review – Bridging The Gap Between AR And VR
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Microsoft HoloLens Review – Bridging The Gap Between AR And VR

BY NERMIN HAJDARBEGOVIC – TECHNICAL EDITOR @ TOPTAL Microsoft has a long tradition of spicing up relatively dull product announcements with compelling tech demos, and the Windows 10 announcement was no exception. The software giant used the opportunity to create a fair amount of buzz about the HoloLens, a futuristic headset that offers a glimpse […]

4D Immersive Street Art – A New Terminology for Chalk and Pavements…
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4D Immersive Street Art – A New Terminology for Chalk and Pavements…

  So what is 4D? As an early adopter of what is becoming known as emerging technologies, Art for After Hours and its founder Anthony Cappetto say what it isn’t – its just not a vertical panel and a ground panel put together alone. (or in this case, a ground drawn piece but the premise […]

Newcomer from Japan: mirama Smart Glasses with Gesture Control
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Newcomer from Japan: mirama Smart Glasses with Gesture Control

Not at last when it comes to the productive use of Augmented Reality (AR) smart glasses in business environments, interaction is a critical component. Thus, a common approach is gesture recognition. Until today, no standard solution has been established and because of that, the game is still running and open for everyone, not only for the […]

4D 3D Augmented Virtual Reality Street Artist: Anthony Cappetto
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4D 3D Augmented Virtual Reality Street Artist: Anthony Cappetto

My name is Anthony Cappetto, an augmented virtual reality street artist and I am presenting my first of many posts about my thoughts and my developing initiatives integrating (or ‘blending’) my dedication to an art form with roots in the Renaissance with the unfolding developments of emerging technologies such as augmented and virtual reality such […]

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