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September 2017

Lightfield Captured Hallelujah Launches On Within Today

Using Lyrto’s lightfield technology, Tribeca attendees were able to explore a full, photorealistic environment with six degrees of freedom.It features a performance from  Bobby Halvorson, aided by a choir, signing directly at the viewer, making for an intimate and engulfing experience.Now the experience is available in the Within app, meaning…
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Gamasutra

But Falstein, who is a true believer in the future of VR, AR, and MR, says that neuroscience is the compass to point this new technology in the correct direction.“One of the first things that comes up in VR is the potential of motion sickness,” Falstein said.“I think we’re always going to have some people at the end of that spectrum who just have…
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Ikea’s augmented reality app for iOS 11 lets users virtually test if furniture fits in a room (so one less argument to have in-store)

Shopping for furniture from Ikea can be a serious source of friction in a relationship, but a new app could make choosing the right sofa that bit easier.From sofas to armchairs, developers say all the products in Ikea Place app are 3D and true to scale - meaning customers might not need to go to the store at all.At launch, 2,000 products will be…
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How Virtual Reality Could Help You Fall In Love

“The most interesting thing from the research,” said Kevin Cornish, the director of Fall in Love VR, “is this premise that the thing that creates human bonds is not the words we say to each other, but the act of conversation.”In Cornish’s new virtual reality project, released today for the Oculus Rift, users confront the question of whether it’s…
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