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This Japanese VR Headset Is Meant To Be Used In Bed

VRScout

Finally, a headset for us lazy VR users. Japanese company Diver-X recently unveiled the HalfDive, a one-of-a-kind VR headset meant to be used in bed while laying down.

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Oculus Quest 2 passthrough now works without boundaries

The Ghost Howls

Today I made two little big discoveries about the Oculus Quest 2 that together mean that you can use this headset as an AR device whenever and wherever you want. Let me explain everything to you! Yes, I’ve also made a video about this article… you choose if reading it or watching it!

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The XR Week Peek (2021.09.20): Quest 2 Pro leaks, Xiaomi smartglasses, Half Dive headset, and more!

The Ghost Howls

This one is the last AR/VR news roundup for this summer! Here in Turin, the sun is shining, but the temperature is getting colder, and autumn is coming too fast.

A $240 Quest App Tests the Boundaries of Oculus App Lab

Road to VR

Separate from the main Quest store, Oculus App Lab gives developers an official ‘unlisted’ and uncurated means of distributing Oculus Quest apps.

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Google Adds Famous Monuments & Iconic Buildings to Augmented Reality Search Feature

Next Reality AR

Even with unlimited resources and a serious case of wanderlust, its unlikely that you or I will be able to see all of the most famous structures in the world in person. That being the case, Google can now bring those landmarks to you in augmented reality.

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‘Half-Life 2 VR’ Seemingly Back From The Dead

VRScout

A popular VR mod for Valve’s legendary first-person shooter is set to return years after losing compatibility with modern headsets.

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Oculus Quest Passthrough MR Hands-On Impressions

The Ghost Howls

After Venice VR Expanded has come to an end, I have finally had the time to experiment with Oculus Quest AR Passthrough. I’ll make a tutorial for you about it next week (I know, you can’t wait to make a cube in passthrough AR), and today I want to tell you my opinion about it.

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New Social VR Platform Debuts With an Immersive Muse Concert You Can Watch with Friends

Road to VR

Stageverse is a new social VR platform debuting this week with a two-hour immersive capture of the Muse: Simulation Theory concert. The platform allows multiple viewers to experience the concert together through 360° 3D footage captured from multiple angles around the venue.

This Billie Eilish Oculus Quest 2 Video Inadvertently Offers a Peek at AR Gaming on the VR Headset

Next Reality AR

It's always fun to get an unexpected glimpse of the future, especially when that peek is so close you can actually feel the excitement of the new emerging dynamic. Such is the case thanks to a new Oculus Quest 2 commercial designed to promote a new aspect of the VR dance game Beat Saber.

How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

Who Will Build the Metavearth?

AR Insider

The metaverse is still early and undefined. But what will be its physical-world equivalent? Building on the principles of the AR cloud, we take a look at the Metavearth, and how it could be constructed. The post Who Will Build the Metavearth? appeared first on AR Insider.

Men In Black Is Getting Its Own Location-Based VR Game

VRScout

Dreamscape’s latest VR experience has you riding intergalactic hoverbikes while battling evil Octopoid invaders. Location-based VR provider Dreamscape Immersive is back with another location-based multiplayer experience.

Stageverse Muse concert first impressions

The Ghost Howls

Many people on social media advised me to try The Muse concert inside the new virtual events platform Stageverse … and so I did. I have no time today to write a full review for you (stay tuned on the HitMotion: Reloaded blog to discover why!),

Buy an Oculus Quest 2 This Week and Get a Second for $100 Off

Road to VR

Ahead of what promises to be an eventful sales season, it seems Facebook is getting a head start today with the launch of a week-long sale on Oculus Quest 2 headsets. Starting today, the company is launching a week-long deal that will save you $100 when buying a second Oculus Quest 2.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Everything Microsoft didn’t announce at its fall Surface event

Digital Trends

Microsoft unleashed a bevy of new products, but some didn't make the cut, leaving some of them in long need of an update. Computing Microsoft surface surface event 2021

Best VR Fitness Games

ARPost

When it comes to exercise and fitness , there’s not a “one size fits all” experience. It’s important for individuals to assess their own needs, limitations, goals, medical issues, and interests.

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‘RC Rush’ Is An Addictive Pint-Sized VR Racing Game

VRScout

Realistic physics and arcade-style gameplay come together to deliver an awesome RC VR racing experience.

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Long Defunct ‘Half-Life 2’ VR Mod Sees New Signs of Life

Road to VR

Many years before the release of Half-Life: Alyx , a group of fans built a rudimentary Half-Life 2 VR mod which allowed the game to be played with early VR headset development kits.

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Sable has the best sound design you’ll hear in a game this year

Digital Trends

Sable's art style may garner curious eyes, but its detailed soundscape deserves just as much attention. Gaming indie games Raw Fury Sable Shedworks

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VR Party Game Loco Dojo Hits Oculus Quest Next Month With Cross-Buy

Upload VR

Make Real’s VR party game, Loco Dojo, comes to Oculus Quest next month as Loco Dojo Unleashed. The frantic four-player experience launches on October 7. The studio announced the news this week, though we previously confirmed the game was coming to the standalone headset earlier this year.

Netflix Just Launched Its Own VR Game On Oculus Quest 2

VRScout

Explore a colorful landscape inhabited by peaceful robots in this free VR experience based on the Netflix anime. This past July, Netflix announced a major partnership with prolific television showrunner Shonda Rhimes to develop VR and gaming content for the video streaming platform.

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How is Camera Commerce Producing Results Today?

AR Insider

We hear a lot about AR's ability to boost consumer purchases through more informed buying decisions. But where's the proof? We examine the evidence in the latest report excerpt. The post How is Camera Commerce Producing Results Today? appeared first on AR Insider.

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‘Space Pirate Trainer’ Multiplayer Arena Offers a Glimpse into the Future of Arena-scale VR

Road to VR

Space Pirate Trainer (2017) on Oculus Quest received a substantial update last week, which brings to the wave-based shooter two new multiplayer modes, one of which basically turns your Quest into a mobile laser tag machine for some 1v1 multiplayer action.

How to buy a refurbished Mac or MacBook computer

Digital Trends

Buying a refurbished Mac can save you a fortune. Here's what you need to know when shopping for refurbished Apple products to ensure you get the best deal. Apple Buying Guides Computing How-To Laptops Mac refurbished

F2P Shooter Gun Raiders Jumps From App Lab To Oculus Quest & Rift Store Soon

Upload VR

Free-to-play VR shooter, Gun Raiders, is graduating from App Lab to the full Oculus Quest and Rift stores later this fall.

VR Film ‘Space Explorers’ Just Won A Primetime Emmy

VRScout

This year’s winners include Ted Lasso, Saturd ay Night Live, and Space Explorers: An ISS Experience. Last night was the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards, an annual ceremony honoring major achievements within the modern television industry.

Virtual Reality and Team Building: An Outlook

ARPost

Sponsored content. Sponsored by Reason. These days, most folks have experienced virtual reality in some shape or form: it could be a Google cardboard, VR kiosk at a local mall, or an at-home VR headset from HTC or Oculus. VR headsets create interactive environments that anyone can have access to.

Air Guitar Rhythm Game ‘Unplugged’ Launches on Quest October 21st, on PC VR Later This Year

Road to VR

Unplugged is an upcoming VR rhythm game which makes use of full finger-tracking for a Rock Band -like experience, but with an ‘air guitar’ instead of a plastic peripheral.

Kena: Bridge of Spirits review: A legendary adventure

Digital Trends

Kena: Bridge of Spirits quietly gives Sony its best console exclusive since the PS5's launch. Gaming Ember Lab Epic Games Store Kena: Bridge of Spirits PS5 sony playstation

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