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The Future of Location-Based Virtual Reality

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With home-based systems getting better and cheaper every day, can VR Arcades keep the punters interested and turn a profit? We talk to some key players about what it takes to be successful in that space.

Learning Real-World Skills in Virtual Reality

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From utilities companies to first responders, more industries are adopting rich VR training experiences. There is a growing plethora of Industry 4.0

Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality

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A new game lets you dive deep into the infamous ship’s history. The golden rule for creating compelling VR content is that you should allow people to experience something that would be either impossible or too dangerous, expensive and/or difficult to do in real life.

Taking a Virtual Spin Around The Solar System

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A French company is creating beautiful educational space simulations in VR.

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Creating Two Sides of the Same Reality

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Immersive Technology turns out to be the perfect medium for ARtistic expression and exploring identity.

Virtual Battles on Your Coffee Table

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Mixed Reality adds a new dimension to tabletop gaming, but there’s more to this tank show-down than first meets the eye. Yes, tabletop gaming is very much still a thing. But just because it’s been around forever doesn’t mean it’s not keeping up with the latest tech.

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PokerStars VR is Something New

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Played poker before? Not like this, you haven’t! The world’s leading poker brand, PokerStars, has combined live and online poker in a truly immersive & social VR experience.

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Building Spaceships with Mixed Reality

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Lockheed Martin’s space division has partnered with Scope AR to support the manufacturing of spacecraft, including NASA’s Orion.

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Report: Using Extended Reality in Healthcare

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. The healthcare industry is ripe for embracing immersive xR learning technologies in training professionals and informing patients.

Creating Virtual Museum Experiences

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Intel and The Smithsonian partner up with Sansar to bring everyone the ephemeral art of Burning Man.

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How Mixed Reality Will Bring Us Industry 4.0

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More sectors are realizing the potential of immersive technology to dramatically maximize efficiency and profits.

Expert View: How Technology is Making Us Rethink the Way We Think

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Virtual, augmented and mixed reality are changing everything from training to marketing and storytelling. By Daniel Fraga, VR/AR Designer at Somewhere Else innovation agency. You don’t only think with your mind. Your notebook is part of your thinking.

Accelerating Mixed Reality

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The University of Hull has launched an accelerator dedicated to developing Mixed Reality tech for the Microsoft HoloLens.

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Learning to DJ with Virtual Reality

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The crossover between fun and training might well bring about the killer VR app we’ve all been waiting for. “We

Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

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Google harnesses the power of photos and street view to deliver simplified VR development for teachers and students.

Report: VR in Retail and Marketing to Generate US$1.8 billion in 2022

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Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality technologies will bring opportunities for merchants as consumer adoption grows. There is high consumer interest to use VR for making purchase decisions while shopping online or in-store. Click To Tweet.

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Report: VR and AR Device Market to hit $1.8 billion in 2018

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Latest forecast by analyst firm CCS Insight paints an optimistic picture of Immersive Tech adoption.

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Expert View: 3 ways VR is transforming Learning & Development

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. Immersive tech and training go back 50 years, but how has that relationship changed? Are we in for disruption or just another buzz-term? By Daniel Fraga and Christophe Mallet – Somewhere Else. As VR is evolving, we’re not only learning skills safely through simulations anymore.

How VR and AI Will Supercharge Learning

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We are getting to a tipping point where the convergence of Artificial Intelligence and Immersive Technologies will transform the way we teach and learn beyond recognition. What does this mean for educators, and the rest of us? “It

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Experiencing Art With Augmented Reality

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Artists and galleries are embracing immersive technology to create an emotional connection to their audiences.

Creating Personalized Virtual Experiences

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How a group of high school students used VR to bring their coursework to life. The most exciting possibility that Immersive Technologies bring are to accelerate and supplement learning in ways that simply haven’t been possible, practical, or scalable before.

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Immersive Technologies Helping Children and Older Patients

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Learning Science shows that there are added benefits to using Virtual and Augmented Reality with young and elderly people.

Infographic: The Future of Virtual Reality

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We’re halfway through 2018 – how the heck did THAT happen? – so seems a nice place to stop and take stock of how the immersive tech market has been doing.

Developing the Future of VR Apps

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. These coding school graduates are showing off some cool immersive tech applications. Fullstack Academy is one of the nations top coding schools which so far has helped over 1,000 people enter the field of software development.

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VR Minecraft – But Not As You Know It

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From animal anatomy to digital twinning and mining simulations, this Canadian company is bringing game development know-how to immersive experiences.

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Immersive Tech Transforming Learning

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Experiential learning enabled by technologies such as VR and AR are set to disrupt education as we know it, but what will the future of learning actually look like? Photography by Tom Atkinson @R3Digital.

Taking AR Walk in the Woods

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With AR, Greenpeace hopes to create greater empathy between us and forest ecosystems under threat.

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Mixed Reality Lending a Helping Hand

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Go ahead and call me weird, but of all the Mixed Reality demos I did at this year’s Build, the one I found most fun had me repairing an electric panel.

Watching the BBC Proms in Virtual Reality

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The world’s biggest classical music festival is embracing Immersive Technology. This summer for the first time, the BBC Proms are holding an event in virtual reality.

Putting Education at the Heart of EdTech

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Technology is key to tackling the global education and skills challenge of equipping young people for the future. But to get it right, we need to get back to basics.

Emirates Embracing Emerging Tech

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Those looking for the VR OASIS of Ready Player One should head out to the deserts of the UAE. It’s a truism among VR creators that the best use of the medium is to allow you to do things that are either impossible or extremely difficult to experience in real life.

How Science Can Help Build Immersive Products

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Revolutionary tech industry concepts such as Lean Startup and Agile Software development are underpinned by the age-old scientific methodology. I spent 25 years in the “Ivory Towers” of academia leading my own brain science of human learning and performance laboratory.

Experiencing the #RoyalWedding in Augmented Reality

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As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare to tie the knot this weekend demand for traditional wedding souvenirs is sky high.

Building New Worlds in Virtual Reality

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AltspaceVR brings out new tools to make it easy for anybody to make and share their own personalized virtual environments. Recently unveiled updates to Microsoft’s social VR platform will allow anyone to build customizable VR spaces.

Finding our True Selves in VR

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A new documentary explores how embodying digital characters in virtual worlds like Second Life empowers people of all abilities to find their voice and identity. In Our Digital Selves: My Avatar is me!

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Will Mixed Reality as a Service be a Game Changer for Microsoft?

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The new HoloLens subscription service could prove a catalyst for SMEs to embrace immersive technology.

Book Review: Experience on Demand

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Professor Jeremy Bailenson from Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab explains what Virtual Reality is, how it works, and what it can do. I’m still old enough to remember a time when typing a message on a touchscreen keyboard felt very cutting-edge indeed.

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Making a VR Experience for Less Than $1000

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Immersive storytelling doesn’t need huge budgets – it’s about graft and creativity. When the storms of nature kill Camila’s papá, the viewer must help her create clouds for the burning world below Click To Tweet.

Shopping Malls 2.0 – The Future is Virtual

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Can immersive technologies help struggling bricks-and-mortar retailers to create new shopping experiences and gain an edge against the likes of Amazon? The past decades have seen a dramatic decline in traditional retail spaces as more people shift towards online shopping.

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Leaping Into the AR Magicverse?

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Magic Leap finally materializes into a product some of us can actually buy, yet the real test will be whether developers take the bait.