Happy XR Winter Holidays 2021!

The Ghost Howls

That old man is up to something for sure… Jokes apart, it’s the time of the year where I also think about what I personally did in 2021. The post Happy XR Winter Holidays 2021! It’s that time of the year again where I wish you great Winter Holidays!

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Black Friday 2021 Deal Roundup – VR Headsets & Games

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Here’s our concise roundup of Black Friday 2021 VR headset sales and VR game sales. Black Friday 2021 VR Headset Sales. This applies to both Quest 2 (128GB) and Quest 2 (256GB) Here’s the breakdown: Quest 2 (128GB) Black Friday 2021 Sale.

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My predictions for virtual reality in 2021

The Ghost Howls

The global pandemic has changed the rules for everything, and the situation is so confusing and so rapidly evolving that any prediction for 2021 is completely unreliable, too. 2021 won’t be the year of VR. Well, let’s be honest, this won’t happen in 2021, either.

Cannes XR 2021 – Your Guide To The Virtual Exhibition

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As previously stated, this is just a tiny sampling of the full catalog of VR experiences available as part of Cannes XR 2021. VRScout is a 2021 media partner for Cannes XR – Marché du Film*. The post Cannes XR 2021 – Your Guide To The Virtual Exhibition appeared first on VRScout.

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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.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2021

The Ghost Howls

Two days ago, I’ve given you my predictions for virtual reality in 2021 (read it, in case you missed it). 2021 is going to be an interesting year for AR. We're excited to develop more innovative effects in 2021! But AR in 2021 won’t only be about creativity.

Road to VR’s 2021 Game of the Year Awards

Road to VR

This year has been all about getting back to business though, so in that spirit we present our 2021 Game of the Year Awards without further delay: After the Fall. Release Date: December 9th, 2021. Release Date: October 7th, 2021. Release Date: August 24th, 2021.

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Venice VR Expanded Announces 2021 Lineup

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The 2021 Venice Film Festival is set to kick off this September, bringing with it yet another diverse collection of groundbreaking projects from some of the most creative minds in the field. SURREAL HAZARD SXSW XR 2021 THE DEVOURING THE EDGE THE FORT THE HALLWYL MUSEUM THE JUNKYARD?

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AWE 2021 Returns With In-person Conference Planned for November

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The post AWE 2021 Returns With In-person Conference Planned for November appeared first on Road to VR. News VR Event Awe awe 2021 awe 2021 date awe 2021 in person awe 2021 location awe 2021 virtual

Here Are The Nominees For The 2021 VR Awards

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The post Here Are The Nominees For The 2021 VR Awards appeared first on VRScout. News 2021 VR Awards Academy of International Extended Reality International VR Awards VR FIlms vr gaming

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Our Favorite VR Game Announcements From E3 2021

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It looks like we’ll have to wait until the games launch in Q3 2021 to find out more. The post Our Favorite VR Game Announcements From E3 2021 appeared first on VRScout. The Upload VR Showcase returns with new information on 18 killer VR games.

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Free VR Games For The Oculus Quest 2 – 2021 Edition!

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The post Free VR Games For The Oculus Quest 2 – 2021 Edition! News Cards & Tankards Facebook Free VR Games Free VR Games 2021 Gorilla Tag Marathrun Oculus Oculus Quest Oculus Quest 2 Real Commodore 64 – Virtually Touring Karts

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The 2021 Venice Film Festival Invades ‘VRChat’

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Venice VR Expanded 2021 features 37 immersive projects in total: 23 projects in the “Competition” catergory (including 24 world premiers). The post The 2021 Venice Film Festival Invades ‘VRChat’ appeared first on VRScout.

Your Guide To Sundance 2021 In VR: What, Where, How To Access

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This Thursday marks the start of the 2021 Sundance International Film Festival , a seven-day celebration of independent filmmaking, emerging storytellers, and new media projects. The 2021 Sundance Film Festival runs from January 28th to February 4th.

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How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

The best AR and VR news from CES 2021

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I guess we’ll discover this in Mid 2021 when these glasses will launch. Rendering of the 2021 version of the Panasonic VR glasses (Image by Panasonic). The French startup has presented at CES 2021 the latest evolution of its robot Reachy , and it is incredibly cute.

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Unpacking Connect 2021 – What it Means for the Metaverse of the Future

Road to VR

We’re just one week past the Connect 2021 event where Meta (formerly Facebook) laid out its grand vision for both XR and the metaverse, including rebranding its entire company around the concept. Facebook Connect 2021 Meta News ben lang facebook connect 2021 meta voices of vr

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AWE 2021: Hands-on Lynx-R1 mixed reality headset

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At AWE 2021 I have finally been able to try the Lynx-R1 headset and meet its creator Stan Larroque. The post AWE 2021: Hands-on Lynx-R1 mixed reality headset appeared first on The Ghost Howls.

The Oculus Quest 2 Is One Of Oprah’s Favorite Things 2021

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American talk show host and living legend, Oprah Winfrey, has returned with her highly-anticipated holiday gift guide, Oprah’s Favorite Things, offering shoppers a highly-curated list of her favorite products from 2021. News Facebook Holiday 2021 Meta Oculus Quest 2

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Rumor: Apple Will Debut AR Headset & Tracker In 2021

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The post Rumor: Apple Will Debut AR Headset & Tracker In 2021 appeared first on VRScout. Veteran analyst Ming-Chi Kuo returns with fresh predictions for the new year.

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‘Medal Of Honor: Above And Beyond’ Makes History At 2021 Oscars

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Developer Respawn Entertainment made history during last night’s 2021 Academy Awards after a short film included as part of its VR WWII shooter Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond took home the award for Best Documentary (Short Subject).

Vivecon 2021 Scheduled For May, New Headset Teased

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pic.twitter.com/02OMyZ3daR — HTC VIVE (@htcvive) April 12, 2021. Taking place May 11th through the 12th, Vivecon 2021 will be conducted remotely, according to a somewhat vague response by HTC. The post Vivecon 2021 Scheduled For May, New Headset Teased appeared first on VRScout.

5 Free VR Games On Oculus Quest 2 – November 2021

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The post 5 Free VR Games On Oculus Quest 2 – November 2021 appeared first on VRScout. Watch YouTube with friends, mix your favorite music, or go head-to-head in a variety of classic board games. Another month, another round of free games and apps for the Oculus (Meta) Quest 2.

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10 Highly-Anticipated VR Games We’re Excited To Play In 2021

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2021 is absolutely packed with exciting releases, from VR adaptations of tentpole franchises to highly-anticipated originals built from the ground up for VR headsets. Here are 10 VR games we’re excited to play in 2021: AFTER THE FALL. Hitman VR arrives Q3 2021 via PlayStation VR.

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HTC Reveals Vive Pro 2 & Vive Focus 3 At Vivecon 2021

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New hardware and business-focused software announced during the first-ever Vivecon 2021 event. The post HTC Reveals Vive Pro 2 & Vive Focus 3 At Vivecon 2021 appeared first on VRScout.

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AWE 2021: Hands-on with Holoride and its automotive VR fun

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pic.twitter.com/cG2cLQ8RbO — e- (@eminus) November 9, 2021. The post AWE 2021: Hands-on with Holoride and its automotive VR fun appeared first on The Ghost Howls. Yesterday was my last day at AWE.

5 Free VR Games On Oculus Quest 2 – September 2021

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The post 5 Free VR Games On Oculus Quest 2 – September 2021 appeared first on VRScout. Soar above Hogwarts, experiment with Passthrough API, and race other players for real-world money in these free games and apps for Quest.

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My experience as a VR professional at Gamescom and Devcom 2021

The Ghost Howls

The post My experience as a VR professional at Gamescom and Devcom 2021 appeared first on The Ghost Howls.

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All AR news and announcements from Apple Event 2021

The Ghost Howls

AppleEvent pic.twitter.com/fSLJVN8OSM — TonyVT SkarredGhost (@SkarredGhost) September 14, 2021. The post All AR news and announcements from Apple Event 2021 appeared first on The Ghost Howls.

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Could 2021 Be The Year VR Basketball Takes Off?

VRScout

That being said, things are beginning to look up for headset owners, with several interesting-looking VR basketball experiences set to arrive on Oculus and SteamVR headsets throughout 2021. The post Could 2021 Be The Year VR Basketball Takes Off?

Gamescom 2021 is Moving Forward with Plans for Hybrid Event

Road to VR

Gamescom 2021 is set to take place from August 25th – 29th in Cologne, Germany. We’re hoping to have feet on the ground at Gamescom 2021 to bring you all the latest in VR/AR gaming. News gamescom gamescom 2021

Watch Facebook Connect 2021 Keynote Livestream & Sessions Here @10 AM PT Today

Road to VR

For updates you can also register for Connect 2021 , which will give you updates on all the stuff happening today. The post Watch Facebook Connect 2021 Keynote Livestream & Sessions Here @10 AM PT Today appeared first on Road to VR.

The Auggie Awards 2021

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The Auggie Awards are a highlight event at AWE. The main ceremony took place last Wednesday evening, but the awards for Best in Show VR, Best in Show AR, and the Awesome Award were awarded at the AWE closing ceremony on Thursday.

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Nolo VR Reveals $200 6DoF Cloud VR Bundle At CES 2021

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VR motion tracking specialists Nolo VR revealed several new additions to its lineup of VR hardware during CES 2021 this week, including a brand new 6DoF cloud VR solution costing less than $200. The post Nolo VR Reveals $200 6DoF Cloud VR Bundle At CES 2021 appeared first on VRScout.

XR Education in 2021

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The year 2021 has seen a number of these products and services adopted in major ways by educational institutions that do offer diplomas. See Also: Highlights, Trends, and Announcements From iLRN 2021. VR is for games and AR is for industry, right?

Facebook’s 2021 XR Investments to Total $10 Billion, Even More in 2022 & Beyond

Road to VR

In the company’s Q3 2021 earnings call Facebook today said it expects its XR investments this year to top $10 billion, and advised investors that it plans to spend even more than that in subsequent years.