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Watch Synth Engineer Tatsuya Takahashi Explain How to Use 19 Classic Synths

Tatsuya Takahashi, former chief engineer at Korg, has partnered with Red Bull Music Academy for a 19-part series called First Patch that was released …

Synthesizers

The Reality Ecosystem: What AR/VR/XR needs to go big

AR/VR/XR are going to be big, but not everyone will win. Today’s market is a collection of related point solutions to specific problems, but not a fully functioning ecosystem. Not yet. For the market to begin to challenge incumbent platforms (particularly mobile), great tech alone is not enough. …

Augmented Reality

5 Excellent Electronic Albums Made With a Single Synthesizer

Your average electronic-music studio is a hodgepodge of hardware: Rack upon rack of synthesizers, drum machines, sequencers, effects, and all manner of inscrutable-to-outsiders black boxes—a warren of tangled cables and blinking lights. Things have gotten more streamlined in the digital era, but …

Hospital Introducing HoloLens Augmented Reality into the Operating Room

Alder Hey, an important children’s hospital in Liverpool, England, is working on integrating <b>Microsoft</b> HoloLens augmented reality technology into its …

Augmented Reality

iOS 12: All you need to know about ARKit 2

ARKit 2 is Apple's third major release of its Augmented Reality reality platform enabling developers to deliver enhanced AR apps alongside iOS 12. We …

Hands-On: Riff VR Has Potential To Realize A Full Rock Band VR Vision

When I reviewed Rock Band VR last year, I loved what the team at Harmonix did to bring the feeling of playing a guitar, on-stage, in front of a live …

Magic Leap One Creator Edition Is Looking Like A Solid AR Developer Kit

I tried the Magic Leap One “Creator Edition” headset this week, after nearly five years of waiting to see what Rony Abovitz and his team have been …

How Survios crafted a creative music VR experience with Electronauts

The founders at Survios are true believers in virtual reality, and they’ve poured a lot of effort into the hit VR games Raw Data and Sprint Vector. Now they’re switching from games to something more like an immersive music experience with Electronauts.<p>The VR app will enable music fans to remix, …

Music Production

AltspaceVR lets you build your own sharable space in virtual reality

AltspaceVR has released tools to let users create their own sharable spaces in virtual reality.<p>It uses a drag-and-drop interface, allowing you to place objects in a 3D space using AltspaceVR-compatible headsets — including Oculus Go and Gear VR. It’s one of the first major upgrades since Microsoft …

Virtual Reality

Sigur Rós in collaboration with Magic Leap Studios | Tónandi

Magic Leap

I tried Magic Leap and saw a flawed glimpse of mixed reality’s amazing potential

When you write about augmented reality headsets, you’re supposed to start by describing something impossible — like a pastel dinosaur stomping its feet in a quiet office space in Florida. This dinosaur is made of fist-sized blocks that look like candy, and the office belongs to Magic Leap, a …

Augmented Reality

3D Audio Spatializer (VR Audio) Comparison in Unity 3D Demo Apps

Uncomplicating 3D Audio with Unity Apps and Code<p>Both confusing and complex, we make 3D audio harder to access by referring to it by various names …

Virtual Reality

How the Smithsonian is turning its art exhibitions into virtual reality experiences

The iconic museum recently announced a partnership with Intel and Linden Lab (creators of Second Life) that turns its current exhibition, No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man, into a virtual experience on Linden Lab’s social VR platform.<p>Just as artists and curators are creating or commissioning …

Virtual Reality

How mixed reality is sparking a new vision at Mercedes-Benz Global Training

Two years ago, Walter Bauch received a sweet gift and a stern challenge. Both came from his son.<p>The gift: his first-ever smart phone. The son’s …

Augmented Reality

‘Electronauts’ Review – Unlock Your Inner Groove

<i>Electronauts</i> sits at an interesting intersection somewhere between game, experience, and tool. Your experience with <i>Electronauts</i> then may vary …

Virtual Reality

Google preps Classroom, Drive updates, more VR, & ARCore on Chromebook tablets for new school year

With the new school year almost underway, Google is launching a number of education features across its products. Many were announced earlier this year and are coming out of beta, including a big revamp to Google Classroom, formating updates for Google Docs, and a suite of new AR/VR features.<p>Google …

Google

How CableLabs envisions learning with video walls, light field Holodecks, and AR/VR

As CEO of CableLabs, Phil McKinney’s job is to dream big. He gets paid by cable TV providers around the world to do research on the future and how to build the networks that the future will require, particularly to serve the needs of education.<p>Today, CableLabs is releasing a short film called “The …

Augmented Reality

How VR’s Next Generation Shows Key Signs of a Maturing Market

VR feels like it’s simultaneously moving fast and slow. It’s been two years and four months since the leading PC VR headsets, the Oculus Rift and HTC …

Virtual Reality

How Survios Crafted A Creative Music VR Experience With Electronauts

The founders at Survios are true believers in virtual reality, and they’ve poured a lot of effort into the hit VR games Raw Data and Sprint Vector. …

Employees at Google, Amazon and Microsoft Have Threatened to Walk Off the Job Over the Use of AI

"The engineers are right to worry. But the stakes are higher than they think."Call it an “engineering insurgency.” In the last few weeks employees at …

Artificial Intelligence

Flipboard

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

JavaScript Systems Music - Learning Web Audio by Recreating The Works of Steve Reich and Brian Eno

<b>Systems music</b> is an idea that explores the following question: What if we could, instead of making music, design <i>systems that generate music for …

A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

3 Rules for Designing Primo Virtual Reality

It’s Christmas 2016—prime gift-giving season. As many in the retail industry predicted, millions of people are unwrapping a Vive, Rift, PlayStation …

Virtual Reality

Speaking to the people who live out love affairs in virtual reality

<i>Most of us have pretty much never lived our adult lives without the internet. It’s affected us in innumerable ways – some good, some very bad – and despite not really knowing what a world without it looks like, it still continues to surprise us. In our Extremely Online series, we explore the apps,</i> …

Virtual Reality

ARCore v1.4 adds support for 10 more devices, gets several improvements

We published a teardown of ARCore v1.4 a few days ago in which we discovered a few new supported devices, but there wasn't a full list and we didn't …

Google

XRDC’s 2018 AR/VR Innovation Report Finds HTC Vive Still Most Popular for VR Developers

Over the last couple of years the XRDC (previously branded the Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC)) has released an annual report on the …

Virtual Reality

How to Design Gesture Interactions for Virtual and Augmented Reality

Gesture interactions have become an easy and convenient form of interaction on touch devices largely because we have developed conventions for how …

Augmented Reality

Unreal Studio Powers Photorealistic VR and AR for Product Design Teams

While Unreal Engine has been established as a pioneering software for real-time rendering since the late 1990s, it wasn’t until the more recent boom …

Virtual Reality