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New Nintendo Labo Kit to Teach Basic Engineering

Earlier this year, Nintendo released its Nintendo Labo platform. A series of cardboard accessories, it enables you to build extensions and peripherals for its Nintendo Switch video game platform. The latest set to be released is the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 3: Vehicle Kit.

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Producing Animations with an Automated Light Painting Rig

A recent University of Maryland graduate has shown how he automated the light painting process using a custom built rig, precise camera movements and robot-controlled lights. The results are spectacular.

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“David Bowie is” Exhibit to be Re-Launched as VR and AR Experience

After six years and twelve cities, the "David Bowie is" exhibition has now ended. However, if you didn't get a chance to view the exhibition in person, it will soon be relaunched in AR and VR. 

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Aniwaa Launches VR and AR Comparison Engine and Guides

Aniwaa, a startup offering a comparison engine for 3D printing and scanning, is growing and expanding. It's now launching a comparison engine tool for VR and AR to help make choosing a headset easier for everybody.

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Buyer's Guide
15 Best Drones for Beginners of 2018

Looking for a beginner drone? Check out our 2018 buyer's guide to the 15 best drones for beginners on the market right now.

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Coming Soon to a Headset Near You
Looking Back on AR and VR at Tribeca Film Festival

This year's Tribeca Film Festival in New York City featured over 30 VR and AR experiences. Although the technology isn't quite mainstream enough for home enjoyment yet, the creativity on show certainly assures us of the future for the medium. 

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[Project] 3D Printed NeoPixel Butterfly Ring That Flutters with Light

Want a 3D printing project that will hone your design and circuitry skills, all while giving you a butterfly ring that flutters with light? Then break out of that cocoon and build yourself this 3D printed NeoPixel butterfly ring.

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MIT Trains Drones to Fly Using VR “Flight Goggles”

Engineers from MIT have built a virtual reality system for drones which they hope will reduce the frequency that the pilotless aircraft crash during training. The VR training system is called "Flight Goggles".

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Test Target Beauty Products Before you Buy with AR Makeup Studio

Target is using augmented reality (AR) to help customers decide whether their chosen product really suits them in a sanitary way. The technology is now available and will see future updates such as online Beauty Concierges.

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Microsoft Debuts Xbox Adaptive Controller for Limited-Mobility Gamers

Developed at Microsoft's expansive campus in Redmond, Washington, the Xbox Adaptive Controller is a first of its kind for the company: a hardware peripheral created with an inclusive design approach.

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AUGMED Trains Police and Aid Workers for Terror Related Attacks using VR

Due to the number of terrorist-related attacks increasing, researchers at Sheffield Hallam University have developed a new training method using virtual and augmented reality to better prepare police, first responders and air workers called AUGGMED.

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South Korea Develops Virtual Reality Movies for Cinema-Goers

Virtual Reality is making it to cinemas in South Korea with film tech labs and visual effects houses rapidly creating popular content. Cinema-goers are fully immersed with both VR and 4DX which brings feel, touch and smell to the experience.

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Google Maps to Improve Walking Navigation with AR Fox and Giant Arrows

At Google's I/O Developers conference this week, the company's Vice President, Aparna Chennapragada, demonstrated how AR could be used to improve navigation using Google Maps. The result is a cute AR fox and huge arrows to point you in the right direction. 

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Export Collada Files from New PSVR Painting App

A new VR painting application has just released for PlayStation 4. Titled CoolPaintrVR, the app allows you to paint and sculpt in VR and export your creations to 3D modeling software and platforms.

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Autodesk Ditches Subscriptions for SketchBook, Now a Free Download

As of the end of April, Autodesk's SketchBook artwork software has transitioned from a paid subscription model to completely free for individual users. Users can sketch away on any device to their heart's content without spending a dime.

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VR Makes it to Art Galleries Down Under
Terminus Exhibit at the National Gallery of Australia Blends VR with Physical Art

Two New Zealand artists collaborated to create Terminus, a "five-part immersive experience" at the National Gallery of Australia. Their work blends art with virtual reality and creates some interesting results. 

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Lenovo’s $300 VR-Camera “Mirage” is Available Now

Lenovo and Google collaborated to create the Lenovo Mirage Solo VR headset for $399 and the Lenovo Mirage Camera for $299. Both are now available to buy.

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China’s Communist Party Measures Member’s Loyalty with VR Test

Members of China's Communist Party (CPC) in Qingyang town, Binzhou city, in East China's Shandong Province are the first to undergo a virtual reality (VR) loyalty test. 

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Google Takes Us to the Moon with its First VR Doodle

To celebrate its first VR Google Doodle, the internet giant dreams big with a charming animation charting illusionist and film director Georges Méliès, creator of early cinema classic Le Voyage dans la Lune.

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Snapchat Introduces Interactive AR Games Called Snappables

As well as being able to use Snapchat's Lenses for changing your looks and location, you can now play their new AR experience, Snappables, with your friends. 

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