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    • Dance Tonite, an ever-changing VR collaboration by LCD Soundsystem and fans

      Sometimes beautiful things happen when worlds collide. In 2002, LCD Soundsystem mashed together electronic dance music and punk rock—an unlikely pairing that brought fun and humanity to two genres that had moved away from their experimental beginnings. I’ve always admired the band’s combination of minimalism, honesty, and contagious energy—and today I’m pleased to introduce D ...

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    • Google and 826 Valencia invite you to a “planet ruled by love”

      In 2015, 826 Valencia—an organization that helps under-resourced students develop their writing skills—won a Google.org Impact Challenge grant to expand their programs in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. After receiving the grant, 826 turned to a group of volunteer Googlers to figure out how to use technology to amplify students’ voices.

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    • Step inside of music

      What if you could step inside your favorite song and get a closer look at how music is made? That’s the idea behind our new interactive experiment Inside Music. The project is a collaboration with the popular podcast Song Exploder and some of our favorite artists across different genres—Phoenix, Perfume Genius, Natalia Lafourcade, Ibeyi, Alarm Will Sound, and Clipping.

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  • Daydream Labs: Experiments with ARCore

    … and see Street View panoramas from the front of Great Russell Street. Helping you see the future With AR, we prototyped a way for architects to overlay models on top of construction in the real world to show how a finished home would look. Skills training with ARCore We brought our VR version of the Espresso Trainer into AR. You can use…

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  • Building for Daydream gets easier with new tools

    … smoother experience on Mac. V1.1 also includes lots of other little goodies like controller emulator compatibility, the ability to see the controller battery level on the rendered controller, and a new streamlined setup process that lets you auto-push the APK to your phone and get started with Instant Preview immediately. You can check all these tools out on the Google VR developer site, and we look forward to your feedback and input.…

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  • Daydream Elements: Foundational VR Design

    … Daydream Elements launched at Google I/O this year. It’s a set of best practices and reusable code for some of the most fundamental things you do in VR — like walking around and interacting with the environment. So whether you're a seasoned app developer, an immersive design enthusiast, or just curious about VR, you can take a look at the first…

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  • ARCore: Augmented reality at Android scale

    … With more than two billion active devices, Android is the largest mobile platform in the world. And for the past nine years, we’ve worked to create a rich set of tools, frameworks and APIs that deliver developers’ creations to people everywhere. Today, we’re releasing a preview of a new software development kit (SDK) called ARCore. It brings…

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  • Daydream brings you inside Vogue Supermodel Closets

    … and Vogue, we created a VR series to give you a peek into the closets of models and hear about the stories (and sentimental value) behind their favorite articles of clothing. “Supermodel Closets” was created to celebrate Vogue’s 125th anniversary and their upcoming September issue. In the first of five episodes, you’ll hear from Kendall Jenner and see…

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  • Daydream Summer Sale

    … on a micro-planet. Defend yourself against a gigantic army of enemies. Wands: Challenge other Wielders with your own set of spells and skills. Toy Clash: Your desk has been invaded! Use your toys and magic to defend your towers. Feeling artsy? Grab a comfy chair and let your inner sculptor shine with SculptrVR. You can build incredible worlds in VR with an entire 3D canvas at your disposal. Check out all the apps on sale on Google Play or your Daydream app. …

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  • Daydream Labs: Bringing 3D models to life

    … Blocks is a tool that lets anyone create beautiful 3D objects in virtual reality, with no prior modeling experience required. You can use the objects or characters that you make for many applications, like VR games or augmented reality experiences. Check out the Blocks gallery for some fantastic examples of what people are creating—we’ve been…

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  • Introducing an original VR video series by MLB and Daydream

    … Virtual reality helps filmmakers tell stories from a new perspective, bringing you into the action. The Daydream team works directly with creators of all types—movie studios, TV networks, musicians and YouTube Creators—to help bring their awesome ideas to (virtual) reality. We’ve partnered with Major League Baseball on some exciting VR…

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  • Daydream Labs: Teaching Skills in VR

    … You can read every recipe, but to really learn how to cook, you need time in the kitchen. Wouldn't it be great if you could slip on a VR headset and have a famous chef walk you through the basics step by step? In the future, you might be able to learn how to cook a delicious five-course meal—all in VR. In fact, virtual reality could help people…

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  • Adventures Abound: Explore Google Expeditions On Your Own

    … Google Expeditions makes it possible for teachers to take their classrooms on virtual reality field trips to amazing places like the Taj Mahal or Machu Picchu. Today, we’re starting to roll out a new solo mode of Expeditions for Android, so that anybody can explore more than 600 different tours on their own. Just download the Expeditions app…

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  • Tilt Brush Artist in Residence: Meet Estella Tse

    … in the Tilt Brush app itself. In this series, we go deeper into these artists’ process, explore their creative influences, hear about their experience using Tilt Brush and share any tips they have for aspiring VR artists. Want more? Check out our previous posts on Steve Teeps and Isaac Cohen. As an artist in residence, Estella Tse created…

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  • Experience Dunkirk in WebVR

    … VR headset that supports WebVR, like Cardboard and Daydream. Experience Dunkirk is a collaboration between Warner Bros, the Google Chrome VR team, Jam3, and Google Zoo, our in-house creative think tank for brands. Check it out now and catch Dunkirk (the film) in theaters on July 21, 2017. …

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  • Exploring virtual worlds with WebVR and Matterport

    …. While you can access Matterport Spaces through a web browser on desktop or mobile, exploring them in virtual reality takes an additional step. Previously, you had to download the Matterport VR app from the App Store, Oculus Store, or Google Play and switch to the app whenever you wanted to go into VR. Now with Matterport’s implementation…

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  • Blocks: Easily Create 3D Objects in VR

    … Today, it takes complex software and a specific skillset to create compelling VR and AR experiences. That software also requires building 3D objects on a 2D screen—something our brains aren’t wired to do. It occurred to us that creating the objects while in virtual reality could make this easier. So we developed Blocks, a VR app for the HTC…

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