Developers in the augmented reality industry have found much love this week.
While Microsoft markets the enterprise-class HoloLens 2, the company is still working hard to give the indie developer community a chance to buy the next-generation AR headset. Meanwhile, Epic Games developers can purchase a free Magic Leap One headset based on the merit of their Unreal Engine projects. Not to be outdone, Facebook introduced some enhancements to its Spark AR Studio tool and revealed plans to expand the platform for Instagram and Portal.
Finally, Magic Leap suggests while the Valary steel is hot by posting its Game of Thrones AR experience for all owners of Magic Leap One.
Microsoft Intros HoloLens 2 Development Version with Unity Software Benefits
Much of the excitement surrounding the HoloLens 2 has turned into a lot of issues when we finally are able to do so. 1
Continue reading to learn more about the HoloLens 2 Development Edition and what goes along with it …
REALITY BITES: Google I / O will take place next week. Based on the event schedule, we'll probably get some new features for ARCore, which will be described in the What's new at ARCore session. Google has planned several other interesting AR sessions, including designing AR applications, enhancing AR's realism with lighting and depth, developing the first AR experience for Google Maps, and enhanced faces and images. If that's not enough, the Google I / O app has AR navigation features this year.
Epic Games Grants 500 Magic Leap Headsets to Honored Developers
With $ 100 million in grants, developers can already benefit from the MegaGrants program, Epic Games sweetens the pot with some equipment for the Magic Leap developers , 19659002 At the Unreal Engine Build: Detroit & # 39; 19 event last week, Epic Games announced that it offers Magic Leap One headsets, which are available for free for $ 2,295 to a limited number of developers working on applications to work for spatial computing in Unreal Engine.
Continue reading to learn more about the program, to learn more about the program, how to apply for a headset, and why giving away headsets to Epic makes sense …
REALITY BITES: Just as augmented reality is hyped, it can not be right for any business. Darrell K. Rigby, Mikey Vu and Asit Goel of Bain and Company have four questions that decision makers need to answer before taking on AR for their company.
Facebook Expands Spark AR Studio on Instagram, Expands Portal Market  Last year, Facebook was confronted with an avalanche of controversy over how to deal with user data, leaving Augmented Reality behind in Facebook's renewed emphasis on privacy.
Nevertheless, Facebook introduced some quality of life improvements for Spark AR, notably Windows support for the Spark AR Studio software and the opening of Instagram for AR creators.
Continue reading to learn more about the new features in Spark AR and see a preview of some of it coming soon new tricks on the platform …
REALITY BITES: Seeing Unbuildded Environments is one of the benefits that augmented reality brings to architects and general contractors. ArchDaily has assembled the nine most useful AR apps for the architecture, engineering, and construction industries, which includes a mix of enterprise-class hardware and software, as well as some consumer mobile apps.
Magic Leap spreading Game of Thrones AR experience to the public
It turns out that the video released this week Magic Leap actually a teaser for the public release of the Game of Thrones experience for all Magic Leap One user was.
The app is now available for download in the Magic Leap World section and is the free download that will allow you to enter the world of Game of Thrones in Augmented Reality for the first time.
Continue reading to learn more about the . Game of Thrones AR experience and how it benefits from one of the hottest pop culture themes of the year …
REALITY BITES: In the last two years, the tech industry has made a number of symbiosis relationships now con in augmented reality space. In our Future of AR series, we've taken a step back to take a look at these interrelated technologies and how they pave the way for augmented reality.
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