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Report: Immersive Experiences in Education

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A newly published white paper investigates the pedagogical theory and use cases for deploying mixed reality in the classroom. It is easy to get excited about the possibilities the Mixed Reality spectrum brings to education.

Finding the 5G Spot for XR

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Qualcomm’s futureproof XR2 chip has got us excited. . By Sophia Edelblute and Tara Mendenhall. Today Qualcomm has announced the release of the Snapdragon XR2, which the San Diego-based tech giant claims will fundamentally transform the entire XR user experience.

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#BuildTheFuture Immersive Collaborative Environments

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The Wild partners up with Igloo Vision to bring real-time collaboration to shared XR environments.

Report: VR as an Empathy Builder

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Todd Maddox delves into the Neuroscience behind immersive technologies’ unique ability to make us experience things from another person’s perspective.

Exploring Location-Based VR

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Location-Based Virtual Reality is experiencing a huge surge in popularity, and an exclusive webinar will explore the present and future of the medium.

Expert View: Exploring Dreams through [AR]T

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How AR Artists in Residence Are Shaping Project Aero. By Stefano Corazza, Fellow and Head of Augmented Reality, Adobe. Immersive media is becoming increasingly ubiquitous and already changing our everyday interactions.

Playing With XR

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How immersive technologies like Augmented Reality are changing TableTop gaming and making it even more social. By Brian Thomas at Enlightened Digital. The gaming market has been on the rise for a long time now. The industry as a whole is projected to hit over 90 billion dollars by 2020.

Immersive Training for Retention

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How Virtual Reality training can help healthcare professionals retain crucial information. Healthcare professionals are tasked with learning and retaining an enormous amount of knowledge and skills.

#SXSW2019 – Feeling Real Sensations in Virtual Reality

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The world of Ready Player One might be a lot closer than we think. At South by Southwest, Tech Trends checks out the haptic suit that promises to take immersion to the next level. . By Laura Kobylecky. The Telasuit looks like something straight out of science fiction film.

Swapping Bodies in VR

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How interacting with virtual beings powered by Artificial Intelligence can teach us to become better humans.

Building Better XR Training

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Todd Maddox reports on why A/B tests are sub-optimal in building and optimizing immersive training and performance tools.

Putting AR into Art

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A Viennese start-up is the first company from Austria to be accepted to Berkeley SkyDeck accelerator. Artivive recently beat over 600 competing entries to become the first Austrian start-up to join the Berkeley SkyDeck program (considered one of the top ten accelerator programs in the world).

You’re Taking Me for ARide

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This Augmented Reality smart motorcycle helmet is as cool as it sounds, and looks good in the bargain.

Engaging Audiences With Immersive Technology

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“In what new ways might arts institutions engage audiences through immersive experiences?”. That’s the million-dollar question. Or near enough.

Bill V Bowie: How (not) to sell a tech idea

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Sometimes technology is so transformative that you have to take a step back to get people excited. The year is 1995. Bill Gates explains to a skeptic David Letterman on his late-night show why the Internet is “the new big thing.”.

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Top 10 XR Trends for 2019-20

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As another year hurtles inexorably towards Christmas, it’s an opportune time to take stock of how far XR has come so far, and what 2020 might hold in stock for building a virtual world we might actually want to live in. . Haptics.

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Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health

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Limbix is building up immersive content that therapists can use to treat phobias, depression and anxiety. There are over 300 peer-reviewed studies that show VR is an effective tool for treating mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and addiction.

Naked Tech for a Plastic-Free World

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Lush’s new concept shops are leveraging innovative technology to create a package-free customer experience.

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The Brain Science of Simulation Training with Virtual Reality

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In many high-pressure situations such as emergency medicine, law enforcement, firefighting, air traffic control and the military the litmus test for success is behavioral performance.

Extending Retail

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XR is a powerful tool being used to attract, engage, and retain customers as online commerce and bricks-and-mortar converge. How can we increase AR awareness & adoption and what does the future look like? Click To Tweet.

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I Have AR Dream

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Madame Tussauds is using Augmented Reality to bring its iconic wax figures to life.

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Report: XR Medical Device Training

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Todd Maddox examines how Extended Reality (XR) is an ideal tool to enable faster and more efficient familiarization with complex medical devices. Medical devices are essential for safe and effective prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of illness and disease.

Report: XR Health and Safety Training

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Why extended Reality (xR) is an Effective Tool for Environmental Health and Safety Training: A Brain Science Analysis. A critical function in nearly all industrial and manufacturing settings is to provide high-quality and effective training in environmental health and safety (EHS).

AR Glasses You Can Be Seen In

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Are we finally getting closer to affordable, good-looking AR wearables? Let’s face it, humans are vain and fickle creatures, so the fact that most HMDs look dorky as heck doesn’t really help with the whole mass market adoption issue.

Can You See Yourself Eating It?

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This app helps you make up your mind with ultra-realistic Augmented Reality menus. Part of the experience of going to a good restaurant is being presented with lots of tempting choices.

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#SXSW2019 – What does Augmented Reality Sound Like?

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Tech Trends checks out the AR Bose Frames as we wrap up our coverage of the South by Southwest 2019 festival in Austin. . By Laura Kobylecky. In addition to the regular programming of sessions, SXSW also attracts brands looking to launch exclusive products.

#SWXW2019 – Augmenting ARt

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Brian Behm is an Artist Using the world as his canvas and digital elements as brushtrokes. Tech Trends catches up to him at South by Southwest in Austin. . By Laura Kobylecky. Brian Behm is here at The South by Southwest Conference in Austin as both a speaker and mentor.

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Could Sony’s Next Headset Finally Crack the VR Gaming Market?

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If anybody can do it, it’s probably Sony. Ever since the Playstation was first launched – if, like myself, you’re old enough to remember it, you may pause a moment here to consider your own age and mortality – Sony has been in the business of reinventing gaming.

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Tech Trends at #VRX2019

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The World’s Premier Extended Reality Event will take place in December in San Francisco. According to one study , the extended reality (XR) market is forecast to grow to more than $209 billion in the next four years, an 800% increase from their 2018 prediction of $27 billion.

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Top XR Stories of 2019

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A lot has happened in the immersive space over the past 12 months. What’s in store for 2020?

Banishing Your Nightmares with VR

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New research shows how immersive technology can help patients treat recurring nightmare syndrome.

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Moving Towards Experiential Marketing

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Engaging both existing and potential customers through meaningful, immersive and multi-sensory experiences is a growing marketing trend. Many influential brands such as Coca-Cola and IKEA have used VR and AR to create campaigns to enhance the customer experience.

Charting the Future of XR

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L’Oréal, Ford, HTC Vive, Nestlé and more discuss the future of immersive technologies across different industry verticals in the massively popular VRX webinar series.

Tech Trends at #ISTE2019

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We’re headed to Philadelphia for the biggest event in the EdTech calendar. The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a nonprofit organization that serves over 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world.

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Getting Hands-On with the New HoloLens

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Microsoft’s new piece of kit doesn’t disappoint, but the real excitement of its MWC announcement goes well beyond the hardware.

Exploring Immersive Technology in Training and Education

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An exclusive webinar will explore how VR & AR are Transforming Training, Education & Worker Guidance.

Emerging Tech in Emerging Markets

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As India’s first-ever Immersive Technology festival wraps up, it highlights how the market for making and consuming technologies such as Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality goes well beyond Silicon Valley.

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