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A Christmas Carol in VR

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Yule love this interactive VR experience that gives a new spin to Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Mince Pies might have been out on the supermarket shelves since September, and spare a thought for the poor store clerks who are already sick of having to listen to those Christmas tunes.

Learning With AR

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Award-winning director creates voice-activated Augmented Reality Experience that boosts children’s confidence.

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Flying with Virtual Wings

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How a young entrepreneur wants to use virtual reality to help young people in conflict zones to achieve their dreams.

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Retailers Exploring New VR And AR Concepts To Drive Sales In 2019

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With more retailers integrating immersive technologies in both their logistics and customer-facing operations, will consumers finally start buying into VR?

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Cutting Edge VR

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Fundamental VR is partnering with the Mayo Clinic to democratize the next generation of haptic surgical training simulation tools. Globally, 5 Billion people don’t have access to safe surgery due to lack of trained professionals. In the U.S.

Upgrading VR Storytelling

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This year’s Raindance Film Festival in London showcased an amazing selection of immersive stories. Here’s what got Tech Trends really excited: Raindance is a very well-established and well-respected independent film festival, but it isn’t a particularly flashy one.

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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.

Bringing War Home

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VR makes you choose between life or death for a family facing the horrors of urban conflict. Most of us are lucky enough not to have experienced urban conflict first-hand, but VR can give us a sense of what that looks – and feels – like for people on the ground who have to actually live that reality.

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Get Ready for a VRevelation

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Is this the miracle VR has been waiting for? Tech Trends checked out the world’s first feature length immersive film at its London premiere.

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Tech Trends @ VR Sports & Entertainment Summit 2018

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The 2nd Annual Immersive Technology in Sports & Entertainment Summit will be held in San Francisco on November 13-14, 2018. Tech Trends is excited to be a media partner for the event so watch this space for key highlights.

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Packaging the Future

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Tech Trends went to Sweden to see how Tetra Pak is moving into Industry 4.0 by using technologies such as Mixed Reality. Tetra Pak is one of the largest companies that most people never heard of.

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Exploring a Wounded Mind in VR

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A BBC Virtual Reality experience takes you on an emotional journey through the perspective of two young women dealing with a life-altering brain injury. Is Anna OK is a poignant VR experience based on a true story. Anna and Lauren are identical twins.

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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.

Moving Beyond VR Games

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How immersive technologies like Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality bring real-world benefits to us all. Companies big and small are using Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality solutions to solve pain points, save money, connect people and make workflows more collaborative Click To Tweet.

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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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Seeing the Blitz in VR

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A new BBC Virtual Reality experience takes you back to Berlin in 1943, at the height of the WW2 blitz.

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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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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Experiencing Epic Storytelling in VR

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Entertainment industry heavyweights partner up to bring Renaissance plot to room-scale VR. Michael Conelly is a prolific visual effects designer.

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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.

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.

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.

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

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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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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Report: VR Enabling Better Health

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Adopting immersive technologies can improve patient outcomes and save costs for healthcare providers. Every day thousands of patients are tasked with making critical decisions about their healthcare.

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.

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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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

Experiencing Art With Augmented Reality

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

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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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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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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.

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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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 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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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.

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.