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VR, Augmented Reality, Drones, and interesting stuff that’s a little bit off-topic from 3D printing.

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Make Your Own Amazon Alexa-Enabled Furby

With just $50 dollars of parts, you can turn a basic Furby into a supercharged IoT Amazon Alexa-enabled Furby.

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5 Best Fidget Spinner Tricks Tutorial Videos on YouTube

Looking for cool fidget spinner tricks to impress your teacher? Here are the 5 best fidget spinner tricks tutorial videos.

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Check Out This Insane Real Time Projection Mapping

University of Tokyo researchers have recently shown off their developments in projection mapping, giving us a glimpse at a real time system that dynamically projects 8-bit color images at almost 1,000 frames per second.

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Apple’s iOS ARKit Makes 3D Sketching and Modeling Easy

With Apple's release of iOS 11, later this year, will come the ARKit which could be set to have many 3D or CAD style applications.

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Playtime Reimagined
Škoda Celebrates New Launch with Laser Cut Cardboard SUV

With the launch of the new ŠKODA Karoq, the company commissioned designer Liam Hopkins from Lazerian creative studio to create a cardboard version of the car filled with everything a kid could ever need in an automobile.

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A Blade Runner's Sheath
VR Tour of Deckard’s Blade Runner Apartment

BladeRunner 9732 is a virtual reality tour of Rick Deckard's Los Angeles apartment, developed by Quentin Lengel. It goes live on Steam on January 7th.

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How to Make Augmented Reality Apps, Games & More

Augmented reality apps attract much attention. We review the best software that will help you create your own custom AR apps and games.

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"Its all about the content"
Interview with Evelyn Hriberšek: Creating Mixed Reality Art

Evelyn Hriberšek's EURYDIKE interactive art piece puts you in the dark; figuratively and, at times, literally. We caught up with the artist after experiencing the extended run of EURYDIKE.

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Legoland to Open VR Roller Coaster Ride in Florida

Lego is now opening the first VR roller coaster ride called the "Great Lego Race" in March at the Legoland Florida resort. Visitors have the option of wearing a headset and plunging themselves into the Lego world.

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Virtual Life Lessons
VR Prepares Colorado Inmates for the Real World

These men were sent to prison before experiencing life as an adult. 20 years later, they're learning how to live in today's world with VR.

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Magic Leap One
Magic Leap Finally Reveal their First Augmented Reality Glasses

Magic Leap One Creator Edition is finally here with the first version being made public but the company reserves the right to change the design before it's delivered.

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Lego’s First AR App Brings Dragons and Pirates to Life

Imaginations come to life with Lego's first augmented reality app. Capture the flurry of dragons, trains, and pirate ships on video!

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Leica Adds 3D Laser Scanner with 1km Range to Product Lineup

Capturing 3D data and HDR imagery, the Leica Geosystem's ScanStation P50 can scan things over 1 kilometer away.

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Home AR-Drone
Epson Partners with DJI to Release AR Drone Simulator

Epson collaborates with DJI to bring a virtual drone to your home. All you need are Moverio BT-300 glasses and a DJI drone control pad.

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Disney Releases Star Wars Augmented Reality Video Game

Last Friday, Disney released "Star Wars: Jedi Challenges", an augmented reality game with equipment developed in cooperation with Lenovo.