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Swedish Dev Auctioning Off One-Of-A-Kind NFT VR Studio

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This unique one-off VR space is up for auction with bidding starting at 30 ETH ($60K). Swedish VR developer Fredrik Ekholm has partnered with one of Sweden’s biggest interior designers to create a high-end VR experience that will be auctioned off on Opensea.io as a one-of-a-kind NFT collectible.

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Pico Neo 3 to feature XR2 chipset and Wi-Fi 6

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I’ve received today a press release by Pico about the upcoming Neo 3, and since no other VR outlet seems to report it, I thought it could be a good idea to inform the community about it.

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Neuralink Reveals Monkey Playing ‘Pong’ Using Only Its Brain

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Neuralink, the brain-machine interface (BMI) company created by Elon Musk, released a video showing off a live trial of its brain implant in a monkey.

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Intel Takes Us Inside to Reveal How HoloLens 2 Is Transforming Computer Chip Production

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The enterprise applications powering the adoption of the HoloLens 2 are only just ramping up as developers continue to work with the still relatively new hardware.

10 Virtual Reality Trends to Look Out for in 2021 and Beyond

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Virtual reality has been used successfully for business applications for a while now. However, we are still witnessing innovations each year that will reflect positively on various industries – and that’s bringing VR to brand new milestones.

Goodwill And Accenture Are Using VR To Help Former Prisoners

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Project Overcome looks to help the recently-incarcerated prepare for today’s workforce using VR technology. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 10,000 incarcerated individuals are released from state and federal prison every week.

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NVIDIA Adds Eye-tracking Support to VRSS Foveated Rendering Tech

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NVIDIA is upgrading its Variable Rate Supersampling (VRSS) with support for headsets with eye-tracking, allowing the rendered application to improve performance by increasing quality where the user is looking, while decreasing it elsewhere.

Hulu, Coinbase, Ray-Ban & Captain Morgan Unlock Advertising Gold with Interactive AR Ads

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We've reached the point in the trajectory of augmented reality's growth where AR advertising experiences are becoming commonplace tactics rather than rare experiments.

NVIDIA Unveils Grace: A High-Performance Arm Server CPU For Use In Big AI Systems

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Kicking off another busy Spring GPU Technology Conference for NVIDIA, this morning the graphics and accelerator designer is announcing that they are going to once again design their own Arm-based CPU.

HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition Launches Next Month

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HP’s professional-grade VR headset will be available for purchase this May starting at $1,249. HP today announced that the HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition will be available for purchase next month starting at $1,249 , just over $600 more than the standard HP Reverb G2.

Facebook Announces Oculus Gaming Showcase For April 21

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Facebook will host an Oculus Gaming Showcase streaming to various sites on April 21. The event will stream to Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube in the United States and Japan at 3 pm Pacific time on April 21.

HTC Announces VIVEcon Event on May 11th & 12th, Teases Headset Reveal

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Following subsequent teases of an unannounced Vive headset, HTC today announced an event called VIVEcon, set for May 11th & 12th. While there’s no details so far on what the event will entail, the company is clearly teasing the reveal of its new VR headset.

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The AR Location Wars, Part III: Facebook

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A s you likely know, one of AR’s foundational principles is to fuse the digital and physical. The real world is a key part of that formula… and real-world relevance is often defined by location. That same relevance and scarcity are what drive real estate value….location,

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VR Mindfulness: Is Immersive Technology The Next ‘Big Thing’ in Workplace Well-Being?

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The idea of ‘workplace well-being’ is increasingly recognized as a top priority for employers, spurred on by the growing body of evidence correlating employee well-being with retention and performance.

Oculus To Host First-Ever VR Gaming Showcase Next Week

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Tune in to the official live stream on April 21st to catch a glimpse at new games and updates to fan-favorite titles.

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Painting VR Is Boneworks For Artists On Oculus Quest, And It’s Great

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Painting VR isn’t an incredible new Tilt Brush competitor. It isn’t about sculpting 3D assets or swiping a brush through virtual space. It’s actually just about bringing the traditional experience into headsets.

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HTC Appears to be Teasing a New Vive Headset

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Following the teasing that preceded its recently released VR accessories, HTC is back on the teasing train, this time showing what may well be a new Vive headset.

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AMD Ryzen 5000G APUs: OEM Only For Now, Full Release Later This Year

Anand Tech

With the high demand for semiconductors causing most companies to focus on their high margin, high profitability components, I wasn’t expecting to see many launches of low-to-mid range hardware for the rest of 2021.

Snap Partners With LACMA on “LACMA × Snapchat: Monumental Perspectives” Project

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America has been increasingly having some difficult and meaningful discussions regarding how it remembers itself through its public monuments.

Doctors Perform One-Of-A-Kind AR Surgery In Boston

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Surgeons were able to view 3D anatomical information in real-time thanks to Dr. Steve Murphy’s AR guidance platform.

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HTC Vivecon Coming May 11 & 12 With Likely Headset Reveal

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HTC is planning a “Vivecon” for May 11 and 12 that’s likely to reveal new headset hardware. A new tweet from the @htcvive Twitter account teases “Mark your calendars” with what looks like the front face of a VR headset outlined in the image.

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HTC Teases “VR Headset Confirmed” with Photo of Veiled Device

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As if there was any doubt about HTC teasing a new VR headset late last week, the company also reconfirmed that it’s definitely on the way with an image of the device sitting under a veil. A blogpost titled “VR Headset?”

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First-ever Oculus Gaming Showcase is streaming next week

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Virtual reality has had the reputation for being something only for games and entertainment, a perception that VR companies and advocates are trying to dispel with more serious applications.

A Look at VIVE’s Top 100 Global VR Social Influencers List

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VR giant VIVE just released their “Top 100 Global VR Social Influencers of 2021” list.

Multiplayer Arcade Game ‘Space Slurpies’ Heads To Quest

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Take control of a luminescent snake and slither your way through 20+ maps in this goofy arcade experience. Developer Starcade Arcade’s (Starblazer, Virus Popper) latest title Space Slurpies is now available on Oculus Quest headsets for $6.99 via the App Lab.

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HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Launches In May For $1,249

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The HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition, an enhanced version of the company’s new VR headset designed for professional use, is launching next month, starting at $1,249. HP itself confirmed the news today, adding that orders will be taken from its official website.

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NVIDIA CloudXR is Launching on Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and AWS

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NVIDIA is continuing the rollout of its CloudXR technology on the three leading cloud computing platforms: AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.

Behind Facebook’s AR Strategy, Part II

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A mong tech giants investing in their own versions of an AR future, Facebook arguably has the highest stakes. We’ve estimated that its annual XR R&D spend — not including its $2 billion Oculus acquisition — approaches $10 billion. It’s playing a long game and is firmly committed.

VR Game Review: Keep the City Moving in “Traffic Jams”

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Generally, I enjoy VR games that imitate physical reality so I thought it might be fun to guide pedestrians, give instruction to impatient drivers, and deal with unforeseen disasters in Traffic Jams , developed by Little Chicken Game Company and published by Vertigo Games. Job Training.

LACMA & Snapchat Erect AR Monuments Across Los Angeles

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Explore five virtual monuments and murals honoring the history of Los Angeles and its various communities. This past December we learned that the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) was collaborating with Snap Inc.

HoloLens 2 Review: Ahead Of Its Time, For Better And Worse

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Is HoloLens 2 proof that AR is the future? Find out in our HoloLens 2 review! For both better and worse, Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 is ahead of its time. The $3,500 headset is a trailblazer, offering a tantalizing glimpse of a future we otherwise only read about in patent filings.