Mars 2030 Brings Red Planet To VR Next Month

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Mars 2030 looks like one of the more polished experiences to feature the red planet, though, and it’s coming soon. Developer Fusion Media Group this week announced that Mars 2030 will be landing on the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR (PSVR) in July, with non-VR versions also available on both PC and PS4 too. Tagged with: Mars 2030 Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Experiences Gaming Mars 2030

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Hands-on: NASA-backed ‘Mars 2030’ Launches Today – A Beautiful, Educational, & Buggy Trip to the Red Planet

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The education-focused Mars 2030 launches today on SteamVR for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, soon to come to PSVR. Unquestionably, Mars 2030 ’s greatest assets are… its assets. As described in our first experience of Mars 2030 at GTC 2016 , the team went to great lengths to represent the martian terrain in the most realistic manner, using Unreal Engine 4’s physically-based rendering.

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Every Bentley will be totally electric by 2030

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By 2030, the century-old British motor company will only produce batter-powered cars, Bentley CEO Adrian Hallmark said Thursday. But since all its models will be electrified by 2030, the first Bentley EV could simply be a modified version of one of its existing internal combustion engine cars.

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It's 2030, and This Is the Stuff That Doesn't Exist Anymore

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Welcome to 2030! future fiction 2030 slideshowWell, we all made it and only a quarter of us died! How about a trip down memory lane with AI-Powered News Aggregator Bryan Menegus II and the brain of former Gizmodo EiC John Biggs in a jar. Read more.

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Hands-on: I Saw A Very Early Build of ‘Mars 2030’ And I’m Not Quite Sure Why

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The post Hands-on: I Saw A Very Early Build of ‘Mars 2030’ And I’m Not Quite Sure Why appeared first on UploadVR. entertainment Experiences fusion Mars 2030 nasa nvidiaThe mission to Mars seemingly isn’t just the next frontier for space exploration, but also for VR.

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Elon Musk says Tesla will probably be producing 20 million cars per year by 2030

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We do see Tesla reaching 20M vehicles/year probably before 2030, but that requires consistently excellent execution," he tweeted. Elon Musk has some predictions about the electric car market, and — surprise — they're quite optimistic.

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Apple pledges to become completely carbon neutral by 2030

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The tech giant wants to reduce its greenhouse emissions by 75%. Apple News Apple carbon neutral breaking twitter carbon neutral environmental

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PwC’s ‘Seeing is believing’ Report Forecasts VR/AR Tech to add £1.5 Trillion to Global Economy by 2030

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billion GBP to the UK economy by 2030, equating to a 2.4% trillion to the global economy by 2030, with AR once again provide the bulk of this, accounting for £985 billion. PwC predicts the healthcare sector will provide a boost of £316 billion to global GDP by 2030 while development and training will add £265.2

The Mars 2030 VR experience takes all the stakes out of a Mars mission via @verge.

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Hands-on: NASA-backed ‘Mars 2030’ – A Beautiful, Educational, & Buggy Trip to the.

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Hands-on: NASA-backed ‘Mars 2030’ – A Beautiful, Educational, & Buggy Trip to the Red Planet via @RtoVR [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) July 28, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

Lyft makes ambitious pledge to only use electric vehicles by 2030

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So much so that, by 2030, every time you order a Lyft ride, it'll be an all-electric vehicle that shows up. Lyft is going all in on electric. At least, that's the promise company leaders made in an announcement Wednesday with the Environmental Defense Fund.

Lyft promises all rides will be in electric cars by 2030

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The company says it's time to stand up and address the climate crisis. Cars News electric cars Evs Lyft ridesharing

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Sheffield Doc Fest Returns Next Week with VR Premieres, Awards and Summit

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360 Video Experiences Darren Emerson Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel Home: Amir Hugo Ward invisible Jessica Brillhart Mars 2030 Sheffield Doc Fest virtual realityLast year’s Sheffield Doc Fest made hugely progressive steps towards highlighting VR. This year the event is taking it even further. The post Sheffield Doc Fest Returns Next Week with VR Premieres, Awards and Summit appeared first on UploadVR.

Robots could soon make up a quarter of U.K. army, top general suggests

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The head of the British armed forces has suggested that a quarter of the nation's army could be made up of robots by 2030. News breaking twitter robot army robot soldier Robotics Robots Tech For Change

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The Questions That Remain About Apple’s New Carbon-Free Aluminum

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By 2030, Apple has promised to make its products and supply chain carbon-neutral. That’s a lot of work to accomplish in fewer than 10 years, especially for a company responsible for a whole lot of extractive and energy-intensive products. Read more.

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We Could Breach the 1.5 Degrees Celsius Threshold in the Next 5 Years

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Remember that earth-shattering climate report from a couple years ago that said we have to massively cut emissions by 2030 to ensure we don’t exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) threshold of global warming above pre-industrial temperatures? Well, there’s a chance we’ll cross that benchmark a lot sooner… Read more. world meteorological organization climate crisis 15 degrees celsius paris agreement uk met office

What Do AR’s ‘Exploring 20s’ Have in Store?

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Its latest report looks to define what we call AR’s “exploring-20’s,” projecting out to 2030. $34 project a $5 billion smartglasses market by 2025, and $34 billion by 2030. The firm believes smartglasses will largely replace smartphones and smartwatches by 2030. Breaking that down, Immersive Edge projects annual smartphone sales of 25 million units by 2030.

The Future Of Banking Has Arrived

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The drivers of the future are evolutions of the past – some playing out now, others that will be far more prominent by 2025 and table stakes by 2030. […].

Can Virtual Reality Help With Depression?

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In a report on global mental health and sustainable development, the Lancet Commission estimated that mental disorders can cost the world $16 trillion by 2030. Since the late ’90s, mental health professionals have been using virtual reality to treat post-traumatic stress disorders.

Varjo Partners With MeetinVR For Native VR Collaboration Platform Out Now

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Last week Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg himself said he expects around half the company’s staff to be working from home by 2030. Work-focused VR collaboration platform, MeetinVR , is launching a public beta today, along with announcing a partnership with professional-grade VR headset maker, Varjo. MeetinVR is another VR service that allows users from around the world to meet up inside headsets and work together using a set of tools.

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Thinks AR/VR is a Solution to the Housing Crisis

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By 2030, he says, AR and VR telepresence could allow employees to work remotely from anywhere in the world, alleviating the affordable housing crisis of increasingly populated cities. If we deliver on what we’re building, this should be much closer to reality by 2030. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today laid out a range of topics on which he and his company will focus over the next decade.

The Global Skills and Education Forum in Dubai Showcases the Convergence of VR/AR and Education

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This March, the Varkey Foundation’s Global Skills and Education Forum (GESF) again solidified its place as the world’s premier education event and conference, bringing together over 2,000 professionals to dream up what the future of education might look like in 2030. An event that proved the importance of XR’s role in the future of education.

AR Drone Technology That Can Help Save Lives

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The presentations were part of the HCL 2030 Ecosystem Platform, which explored how humanity’s relationship with technology will evolve through the next decade of rapid innovation. First responders will be able to use drones equipped with augmented reality technology to better deal with emergency situations. .

The Future Of Banking: Invisible, Connected, Insights-Driven, And Purposeful

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By 2030, banking will be invisible, connected, insights-driven, and purposeful. Leading banks are pivoting and rebooting their strategy — capitalizing on the pace of change and innovation and setting their course for the next decade.

Understanding Renewable Energy with AR and VR

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Department of Energy’s “20% Wind Energy by 2030” outlining an exponential increase of wind energy capacity over the coming years, revolutionary educational reform is needed to meet the demand for education in the field of wind energy. With initiatives such as the U.S.

Training employees is 4 times quicker with VR

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trillion to the global economy by 2030, and up to $294 billion of that amount will be for training,” said Likens. Training in virtual reality. Image courtesy PwC.). It is four times faster to train employees soft skills when using virtual reality than when using traditional in-person classroom or online training, according to a new study by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

The COVID crash: Why 150 million people could enter extreme poverty by 2022

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In 2015, the United Nations declared its first and most important Sustainable Development Goal was to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030.

World Bank Turns To VR Filmmaking To Fight Global Poverty

VRScout

It is estimated that by 2030, FCV countries will be home to 46% of the world’s most extreme poor. Sparking action against global poverty using the power of VR filmmaking. The numbers are horrific. 3 billion people around the globe are living on less than $2.50 per day, including the 1.2 billion living in extreme poverty, existing on less than $1.25 per day. .

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U.S. Census ends in a month. Here's how to get counted online and why it's important.

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The Census happens every 10 years, so the next one isn't until 2030. It's time to get counted. You have until Sept. 30 to be counted in the 2020 U.S. Census, which is a month earlier than originally planned, according to NPR. That's only a month away.

AR/VR : Creating Work Ready Graduates

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million jobs worldwide will be using VR and AR by 2030 – about 27 times more than currently. In an article published by the Guardian, Australian universities are facing the prospect of lost revenues from COVID-19. Founder Dan Lejerskar believes the wider conversation should include creating work ready graduates with the help of AR/VR. Australian universities facing $16bn black hole as Covid-19 student numbers plummet.

Can XR Slow Climate Change?

ARPost

Ontario is doing its part with reductions from 1990 emissions levels of 15% in 2020, 37% in 2030 and 80% in 2050. We live in a dangerously unhealthy world.

Celebrate Earth Day With These Nature Themed VR Experiences

VRScout

According to a report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, global carbon pollution needs to be cut in half by 2030 and continue to decrease to a net zero by 2050 in order to circumvent the absolute worst effects of global warming. Immersive experiences that highlight the importance of environmental protection. There’s no better way to celebrate Earth Day than hitting the streets with a garbage bag and cleaning up random litter scattered around your local area.

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Understanding Renewable Energy with AR and VR

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Department of Energy’s “20% Wind Energy by 2030” outlining an exponential increase of wind energy capacity over the coming years, revolutionary educational reform is needed to meet the demand for education in the field of wind energy. With initiatives such as the U.S.

Facebook’s Chief Researcher: ‘When The Next Generation of VR Shows Up, It Will Be Because We Did It’

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Abrash warned that compelling AR glasses are approximately five years out, and doesn’t expect the technology to reach even the “Blackberry stage” until 2030. But based on Abrash’s statements, this can’t happen until well into the 2030’s or perhaps even 2040. Facebook’s chief VR researcher revealed his belief that the tech giant will be the company to deliver next generation VR.

The Biggest HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 07/30/17

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Mars 2030, from FMG Labs. Mars 2030 is designed to let us get a taste of the first manned mission to Mars years before it actually happens. There’s some interesting new releases for the HTC Vive this week. Cutting through the usual flood, we’ve got some big shooters like Archangel and Gunheart and some other things for people searching for something a little different.

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The Biggest Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases For The Week Of 07/30/17

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Mars 2030, from FMG Labs. Mars 2030 is designed to let us get a taste of the first manned mission to Mars years before it actually happens. It’s a good week for Rift and Gear owners, with interesting new releases on both platforms. Rift players can get trigger happy with two big new releases and Gear sees the return of High Voltage Software. If you missed the previous entry of this list you can see those new releases here.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.07.20): Oculus ready to manufacture the Quest S, Pico doubles-down on 3DOF, and more!

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6G is coming to 2028–2030. It’s been a great week for me, where I reviewed two very interesting gadgets like the SenseGlove force-feedback gloves and the standalone headset Pico Neo 2.

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