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This Unique AR Fashion Show Features ‘No Clothes’

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The one-of-a-kind show served as a showcase for Doddz’s new AR fashion line Defy.

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Bytedance announces Pico 4 for just €429, with accessories and BIG developer incentives!

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Pico has just announced today its new headset: the Pico 4. It is the first real consumer-oriented HMD released by Pico on the market with wide availability, after the Pico Neo 3 Link has been used to test the waters in limited beta quantities.

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NVIDIA announces Unity connector for Omniverse at GTC 2022

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[Disclaimer: This article has been written as part of a paid collaboration with NVIDIA. It’s been written by me, on a topic I had an interest in, and trying to convey useful information to the community, so I hope you’ll like it].

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Warhammer 40K Free-Roam VR Game Announced

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Step into the armor of a superhuman Space Marine in this multiplayer free-roam experience.

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Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

High-end Haptic VR Glove Company HaptX Raises $23 Million Investment

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HaptX, which makes-enterprise focused haptic VR gloves, has announced the closure of a $23 million investment. The company says it will use the cash to accelerate the rollout of its next-gen products. HaptX has been enhancing and refining its enterprise-focused haptic VR gloves for several years now.

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Case Study: AR Helps Toyota Customers Accessorize

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Toyota's Accessory Augmented Reality (TAAR) program lets consumers visualize car accessories – maximizing customer lifetime value and tapping into the $46 billion auto accessories market. Our latest case study dives in. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Data Trend Analysis ad tracker

Hands-on: ‘Resident Evil Village’ on PSVR 2 is a Visual Feast of Unprecedented Detail

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Resident Evil Village is one of the best looking games on PS5 to date, and its forthcoming VR version will be one of the best looking games in VR to date.

VR and Pop Culture Merge at Upcoming FanConXR

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VR and pop culture unite! The countdown is on for what is touted to be one of the comic fandom’s most unique comic-con experiences this year – the FanConXR.

Pico 4 Ships October 18 To Europe, Japan & South Korea For €429

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Pico 4 ships October 18 in Europe, Japan, and South Korea – starting at €429. Pico is no newcomer to VR – it revealed its first headset in 2016. Last year it was acquired by ByteDance , the Chinese tech giant behind TikTok.

Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

The XR Week Peek (2022.09.19): Pico 4 is launching on 22nd, PSVR 2 gets reviewed, and more! [+ Giveaway]

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This is the last newsletter of this Summer 2022! The weather is starting to get cold here, but our XR ecosystem is getting hot, with the upcoming launches of Pico 4 and Quest Pro, not to mention the upcoming NVIDIA GTC where I hope to see RTX40 graphics cards being revealed! Are you excited?

How To Play The New Half-Life 2 VR Mod

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While the mod itself is free, you will need to own a copy of the game in order to play. The Half-Life 2: VR Mod launched in public beta on Steam earlier this week, allowing those with a headset to play Valve’s near-perfect first-person shooter game from start to finish in VR.

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Meta is Adding Private Homes to ‘Horizon Worlds’ for Hangouts with Friends

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Horizon Worlds, Meta’s social VR platform for Quest users, has featured its own ‘Personal Space’ zone for a while now, however now the company is rolling out a more social version to more users that will let you better flesh out your home area for others to visit.

Coca-Cola Creates Virtual Environments and Assets in Ongoing Campaign

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Coca-Cola decided to launch its newest flavor in the metaverse. The result has been a series of immersive experiences including AR games, virtual concerts, and more. While some of the events are live, others run whenever you find the QR code, so it’s not too late to take a look.

The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

Can AR Streamline Warehouse Work?

AR Insider

Can AR streamline the staid practices of warehousing? We're talking "pick & pack" work for logistics or eCommerce. AR is proving its ability to supercharge this work with line-of-sight guidance. We break down GE's latest execution. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Pico 4 Price & Details Leak: Preorders Start September 23 For €429

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Pico 4 details have leaked a day early. It seems Pico attached a text transcript to its scheduled YouTube announcement , but for some reason it’s accessible even before the stream goes live. It reveals the specs, features, starting price, and initial preorder date for Pico 4.

VR Recording On Quest Gets A Major Upgrade

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Update v44 will begin rolling out on Quest headsets over the next several weeks. Meta today announced the rollout of update v44 for Meta Quest and Meta Quest 2 headsets, offering players a suite of new features designed to improve your in-headset experience.

Pico 4 Announced with October Launch, Aims to Compete Head-on with Quest 2

Road to VR

Pico today announced the Pico 4 standalone VR headset, with pricing and content aspirations that make it clear the company hopes to compete directly with Quest 2. The headset will launch in October starting in Europe and some Asian regions, with no plans for a US launch just yet.

Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

Immerse Launches VR in a BOX for Simplified Enterprise VR Training

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Immerse just put out its latest product, VR in a BOX. The platform provider for virtual reality training knows that enterprise VR has a steep learning curve for many. According to the company, VR in a BOX is a compact, frictionless solution for enterprises that want to start using VR.

How Much is Spent on AR Enabling Tech?

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How much will AR developers pay to license software that helps them build AR experiences? What about brands looking to connect to their customers on deeper levels? We dive into spending projections in this week's Behind the Numbers. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

Editorial: Pico 4 Is Everything Quest 3 Should Be – Did Meta Lose Focus?

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Nearly four years after Mark Zuckerberg personally announced Oculus Quest the standalone VR market for consumers may have real competition.

VR Could Lower The Need For Sedation During Surgery

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Who needs drugs when you can meditate in a serene meadow during surgery? We’ve seen immersive technology used for a variety of medicinal purposes over the years.

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Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.

Quest Update Replicates One of SideQuest’s Most Useful Features, Lets Parents Block Sideloading Entirely

Road to VR

Quest’s v44 software update is rolling out now, and it’s serving up some long-overdue video capture options along with it, like the ability to record in 16:9 aspect ratio, and increase frame rate and bit rate for video capture.

NASA Declares Tanking Test of SLS Megarocket a Success

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A demonstration to confirm a repaired hydrogen leak appears to have gone well, with NASA declaring Wednesday’s cryogenic tanking test a success.

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Can AR Negatively Impact Self-Image?

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AR's impacts are mostly positive, including utility for users (product try-ons) and enterprises (line-of-sight guidance and training). But is there a dark side? Can AR amplify the negative effects of social media on self-image? We take a look. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors

Microsoft Delivering First Batch Of Wide-FoV HoloLens IVAS To US Army

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Microsoft is delivering the first batch of HoloLens IVAS to the US Army, Bloomberg reports.

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.