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Will 3D Cities Unlock Immersive Experiences?

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I n 2006, I attended a launch event in San Francisco for Microsoft Virtual Earth 3D. It let you essentially fly around a city, sort of like Google Earth but in three dimensions. In fairness, Google Earth offers 3D features. And Google Earth VR , lets users fly around cities in strikingly immersive ways. Force Multiplier.

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Will 3D Cities Unlock Immersive Experiences?

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In 2006, I attended a launch event in San Francisco for Microsoft Virtual Earth 3D. It let you essentially fly around a city, sort of like Google Earth but in three dimensions. In fairness, Google Earth offers 3D features. And Google Earth VR , lets users fly around cities in strikingly immersive ways.

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Microsoft’s Meandering XR Strategy Could Lead to Another Zune Moment

Road to VR

Microsoft released the first-gen Zune in 2006, an MP3 player that looked to compete with Apple’s largely dominant line of iPods. Azure Cloud Platform competes alongside AWS and Google Cloud. Could we be in for another ‘Zune moment’? If Microsoft goes in half-cocked, maybe. Breaking the Zune Curse?

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The New Age of Learning Science with Virtual Reality: A Literature Review

ARVR

A 2006 study found that the use of educational games in different learning models and mixed realities are more likely to increase a student’s motivation to learn (Pan, Cheok, Yang, Zhu, & Shia, 2006). 2006) and also found that students generally find learning with virtual reality enjoyable. Trending AR VR Articles: 1.

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

VRScout

You can enjoy the full audio recording below: In this weekly VRScout Report, Google Earth in VR is a rush, Facebook analyzes your face w/ augmented reality, GE uses AR to talk to machines, the funding wrap-up, cure lazy eye with VR, and more…. GOOGLE EARTH IN VR IS A RUSH. GOOGLE VR BRINGS 100M UK SCHOOL CHILDREN.

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Who Will Own the Metaverse?

AR Insider

When you’re “wearing” in Vernor Vinge’s 2006 book Rainbow’s End, contact lenses and computers woven into clothing serve up an assortment of competing realities and overlays. The World Map in this world therefore isn’t a 2D street map like we have with Google Maps or Open Street Map, nor is it a 3D map with terrain and building volumes.

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Designing ?Virtual Virtual Reality?, One of Mobile VR?s Most Immersive Games Yet

Road to VR

Launched initially on Daydream in early 2017, and now available on Gear VR, Oculus Go, and Oculus Rift, Virtual Virtual Reality’s smart interaction design gives players freedom and control which—combined with a narrative tying it all together—makes Virtual Virtual Reality one of the most immersive mobile VR games to date.