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HTC Vive: Greg Plays 'Name that Amiibo' in VR (Augmented Reality Test, Chaperone Demo)

Asif shows his Amiibos and the Chaperone feature on the HTC Vive to Greg.


One of the biggest differentiating features of the HTC Vive is the front-facing camera and its augmented reality capabilities. I decided to turn this demo into a new game show, "Name that Amiibo!" Please take a look.

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Asif Khan is the Luminary and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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      April 5, 2016 4:32 PM


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      April 5, 2016 4:50 PM

      Cool, will have to watch when I get home.

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      April 5, 2016 5:55 PM


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      April 5, 2016 7:09 PM

      Awesome video guys just finished watching it. Man I had no idea it had that safety grid thing(such a good design) and augmented reality stuff, that is insanely cool.

      Seems like the Vive is doing a "D10 battle ship sunk" the Oculus Rift tech wise. For all the extra stuff you get with Vive for the price its 100% worth it if your into VR no question. Vive or go home LOL :)

      Sucks you can not play Rift games on it, I heard they are really good.

      I would totally build some sort of cable arm bendy thing from the ceiling so I don't trip on the cord and have it always above me.

      Very cool stuff, thanks.

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