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Leap Motion Open Sources the Project North Star AR Headset's Schematics

Leap Motion has long been a proponent of immersive technology. When VR hardware began to emerge in the consumer market, Leap Motion quickly adapted its technology for VR input. Now it has turned its sights to the budding AR market, but instead of offering to license its tracking technology to...
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Feral Interactive aims to improve its Linux game performance with a new open source tool.

This Week in Open Source News: OpenContrail Moves to The Linux Foundation, Enhanced Performance For Linux Games & More

This week in Linux and open source news, OpenContrail SDN becomes Tungsten Fabric, a new open source tool aims to improve the Linux gaming experience, and more! Stay in the open source know with our handy weekly news digest! 1) "This move is intended to expand the open source SDN developer...
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Developer salaries
Developers earn the highest salaries if they live in North America and work on backend web applications, machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR) software. Source: VisionMobile, State of the Developer Nation 2017.

VisionMobile Report Lays Out Developer Salaries by Skill, Software Sector, and Location

Developers earn higher salaries when their software skills are scarce and more complex, according to VisionMobile’s 12th annual report on developer economics released this week. In 2017, that means skilled cloud and backend developers, as well as those who work in emerging technologies including...
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A-Frame VR
Build virtual reality experiences in your browser with WebVR and A-Frame.

Opening Up Virtual Reality Development with WebVR

“Virtual reality (VR) is nothing new — people have been experimenting with it for decades. But only recently, we have come to terms with having commercial hardware like Oculus or HTC Vive to experience and enjoy VR content within our home,” says Rabimba Karanjai, a full-time graduate researcher and...
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Valve Launches SteamVR Support for Linux

Valve has been giving Steam users Linux love since 2012, and it's not stopping with VR. The company just launched SteamVR for Linux, letting developers create Linux content for the HTC Vive VR headset, trackers and other hardware. The program is in beta, meaning developers must use an NVIDIA...
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Build a VR App in 15 Minutes with Linux

In 15 minutes, you can develop a virtual reality application and run it in a web browser, on a VR headset, or with Google Daydream. The key is A-Frame, an open source toolkit built by the Mozilla VR Team. Test it Open this link using Chrome or Firefox on your mobile phone. Put your phone into ...
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Docker and Machine Learning Top the Tech Trends for ‘17

AR, microservices, and autonomous team structures tipped to surge in the coming year. With 2017 fast approaching, technology trends that will keep gathering steam in the new year range from augmented and virtual reality to machine intelligence, Docker, and microservices, according to technology...
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